You’re using your iPhone camera WRONG – the little-known setting that could be making your photos look worse

PEOPLE who love taking photos with their iPhone have been warned that a little-known setting could ruin your chances of getting a decent snap.

The setting in question is known as Prioritize Faster Shooting, and it’s good for a lot of things.

Try disabling Prioritize Faster Shooting


Try disabling Prioritize Faster Shooting

It is designed to capture series of photos on your iPhone.

So it helps you to take a photo of your dog’s movement or kids running around.

However, part of the achievable quality is lost as a result of the function.

That’s because less power is being pumped into the images, allowing the lenses to focus more on capturing, they say Tom’s guide.

Therefore, for photo subjects with less erratic movement, it is not necessarily necessary to prioritize “Faster shooting”.

However, it is enabled by default.

If you go into settings and turn off the feature, you can give some of your photos a boost.

How to Disable Prioritize Faster Shooting on iPhone

go inside Settings and search camera.

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Scroll down to Prioritize faster shooting.

Now turn it off.

Of course, if you know you’re going to be taking some quick action shots, you can turn Prioritize Faster Shooting back on.

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Alley Einstein

Alley Einstein is a USTimesPost U.S. News Reporter based in London. His focus is on U.S. politics and the environment. He has covered climate change extensively, as well as healthcare and crime. Alley Einstein joined USTimesPost in 2023 from the Daily Express and previously worked for Chemist and Druggist and the Jewish Chronicle. He is a graduate of Cambridge University. Languages: English. You can get in touch with me by emailing

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