Here is how you can lock camera lens when filming video on iPhone 7 Plus

One of the bestselling points of the iPhone 7 Plus is its dual-camera system. Basically, iPhone 7 Plus new camera setup offers 10x digital zoom for shooting videos and 2x optical zoom for snapping photos. Apple seems to pour a lot of love into the 7 Plus camera. Last year, Cupertino-based company launched Portrait mode that takes fully advantage of the iPhone 7 Plus dual-camera system.

Filming with the dual camera system is a little bit tricky and it may sometimes fail to function the way you want. In this case, your iPhone 7 Plus camera will automatically switch lens while you are recording a video. This may not be super annoying, but it will stop you from capturing the your memorable moments.

Luckily, there is a simple way you can use to stop this from happening. The best shot for dealing with this is to lock your iPhone 7 Plus camera lens and we will show you how to do that.

Steps to lock camera lens when you are filming on iPhone 7 Plus

Step one: First off, you are supposed to head to the Settings app from your home screen. Scroll down a little bit and tap Photos & Camera

Step two: Once you are done, all you have to do is to tap Record Video under the Camera section. After that, you simply need to tap Lock Camera Lens

Once everything is done, your iPhone 7 Plus camera lens will not automatically switch as you capture a video.

Steps to turn on Portrait Mode in iOS 10.1 on iPhone 7 Plus

As mentioned above, Portrait mode is exclusively available for the iPhone 7 Plus, but it is not automatically enabled in the stock Camera app. Here is how you can enable it

Step one: Open the Camera app from your home screen

Step two: Once you are in, you simply need to slide the Camera wheel until you locate Portrait Mode

Step three: To capture a portrait with iPhone 7 Plus’s camera, choose your object, follow the command. After that, you will see a yellow banner, Depth Effect and you simply need to tap the shutter button to take the shot.

Also read: iPhone 8 will reportedly come with 3GB of RAM and 64GB/256GB storage options

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