Video tips for iPhone, iPad and Mac

023 - Quick! Take a Photo

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The best moments can be over in an instant. Activate your iPhone camera as fast as possible.

If you have a TouchID iPhone, activate the lock screen by lifting your phone for iPhone 7 or 8, or clicking the sleep/wake button on previous models.

Once the lock screen appears, swipe to the left to activate the camera.

On FaceID iPhones you can raise to wake or tap the screen to wake and present the lock screen.

You can then swipe to the left, or Force Touch, which is pressing firmly on the camera icon.

For all phones there is a third option. If you have Hey Siri enabled as I demonstrated in CrunchyTip 11, say “Hey Siri, Take a Photo” .

Want one more trick, try “Hey Siri, take a Selfie”

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