How to take portrait selfies on your iPhone X

With iPhone X, Apple brings iPhone 7 Plus-exclusive Portrait mode to the front-facing camera, allowing users to capture stunning selfies. iPhone X offers multiple Portrait Lighting modes to spice up your shots. However, taking portrait selfies on iPhone X may be a little bit confusing to some newcomers. Don’t panic because we are here to help.

In this tutorial, we will go through the steps to take portrait selfies on your iPhone X. For some background, Portrait mode was first introduced on the iPhone 7 Plus, allowing users to capture a DSLR-like photos. With the iPhone 8 Plus, you can mimic studio lighting, while you can do the same on the selfie and rear cameras.

How to take portrait selfies on your iPhone X

  1. How to take portrait selfie on your iPhone X

Step one: Launch the Camera app from your home screen, then swipe to access Portrait mode and tap on it

Step two: Now just simply hit the Camera Swap button to switch to the front-facing camera. Once you are done, select Portrait Lighting effect and then select your effect

Step three: Follow the on-screen instruction to customize your photos and then hit the Shutter button to capture portrait selfie.

  1. How to edit a portrait photo on your iPhone X

Step one: Open the Photos app from your home screen and then select the portrait mode photo you want to edit

Step two: Once you are done, hit the Edit button at the top right corner of the screen and then hit the cube on the screen

Step three: Now just simply swipe on the cubes until you locate your desired lighting option. Once you are satisfied with your work, hit the Done button to complete the task.

  1. How to remove portrait mode effect from your photo

Step one: Open the Photos app from your home screen and then locate your desired photo

Step two: Hit Edit button and tap on Portrait at the top

Step three: Now just simply hit the Done button to complete the task

  1. How to turn portrait photos into the standard photos

Step one: Open the Photos app from your home screen and then hit Edit

Step two: Tap on the Revert button at the bottom right corner of the screen.

Also read: How to fix Wi-Fi not working issue in iOS 11

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