How to turn off macro photos on iPhone 13 Pro in iOS 15.1

How to turn off macro photos

Looking for a way to turn off macro photos on iPhone 13 Pro? Make no mistake, this is a spectacular feature of iOS 15. However, it can get annoying at times. The viewfinder shakes when the camera module automatically switches from wide angle to ultra wide angle!

IPhone 13 Pro Macro Photo Facts

By default, iOS 15 is set to automatically switch to Macro mode when an object is detected in close proximity to the iPhone’s camera.

Apple advises that you can take Macro photos and videos at a distance as close as 2cm (less than an inch away). The problem is the distance that causes Macro mode to trigger. In some cases, Macro mode may start even when you do not want to take a Macro photo!

How to turn off macro photos on iPhone 13 Pro

how to turn off macro photos on iPhone 13 pro

  • 1. Open Settings and press Camera.
  • 2. Scroll to Auto macro.
  • 3. Turn it off using the toggle.

That’s it! You have now prevented the iPhone 13 Pro from automatically switching to Ultra Wide Camera to capture macro photos and videos.

Macro photography not available?

Unfortunately, this is an iPhone 13 Pro and iPhone 13 Pro Max feature.

IPhone 13, iPhone 13 mini, and earlier devices will not show Auto Macro option in camera settings.

Advice: If you have a compatible device and Macro mode is not triggered, force restart your device and try again!

How do you prefer to use the Macro photography setting of iPhone 13? In automatic mode? Or do you just prefer to turn it on briefly when looking to take a macro photo or video? Please use the comments section to share your comments.

Related: Do you know how to use iOS 15’s new Cinematic mode? This feature is available for all four iPhone 13 models!

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