How to Use Portrait Mode on iPhone X?


Portrait mode is a function of the digital camera, and we usually use it to take single subjects, and it will automatically use a large aperture to help keep the background out of focus by using a narrow depth of field, in this way the subject will be the only thing in focus. Then we’ll get a beautiful blurred background photos. Now from this article, we’ll learn how to use portrait mode on iPhone X, read it and learn more.

How to Take Photos in Portrait Mode

Before taking photos in portrait mode, we’ll need to switch to portrait mode in our carema. See below steps.

Open camera on your iPhone X, and you can see several options at the bottom line.

Swipe it and find “Portrait Mode” option, click it, then find yellow Portrait box.

When finish it, click round circle image icon at the bottom center of your page, which looks like virtual Touch button.

How to Take Selfie in Portrait Mode

Also we can take selfie in portrait mode, see below steps.

Open camera on your iPhone X, and find “Portrait Mode” from the bottom line options.

Click it, then click the button, which looks like a camera image with two recycle arrow on it. Now we can use our front camera to take selfie photos now.

Just hold iPhone X in front of your face, snap the selfie photo with one of your volume buttons.

How to Remove Photos’ Depth Effect on iPhone

When you don’t need depth effect on your photos, you can also remove it, follow below steps and have a try.

Open Photo app on your iPhone or iPhone X, find the portrait mode photos you need to remove depth effect.

Now click “Edit” button on the right top corner, then click “Portrait” button when it appears on the top of your screen.

Then click “Done” at the right bottom corner. And your photos depth effect will be removed.

Tips: you can only do it when your photos are taken on iOS 11 or later.

Backup Portrait Mode Photos on iPhone X

When you have plenty of portrait mode photos on iPhone X, and you want to backup them selectively to keep them safe, you can come to iRefone to help.

iRefone can not only help us backup photos as well as other iPhone data selectively, it can also help us recover more than 16 kinds of files even we have no backups, including contacts, notes, messages, photos, reminders, calendars, call history, WeChat messages ect. And it’s 100% safe and it can be compatible with iPhone, iPad and iPod.

Now you can download and install the free trial version to have a try.

Step 1. Run iRefone, connect your iPhone X with PC. Click “Recover from iOS Device”, then tap on “Start”.

Step 2. Then new interface will show up with many data icon and media icon that iRefone can recover, find and click “Photo” icon, and it will be scanned by the software.

Step 3. After scanning, you can preview and choose portrait mode photos you need, tap on “Recover to PC”, and choose folder path to save them.

For more similar issue, you can check below article for reference:

Recover Voice Memo from a Dead iPhone X

Recover Text Messages Free for iPhone

Recover iPhone App Data after Uninstalling App

Recover Lost WeChat Data due to Accidentally Reset iPhone

Recover WeChat Contacts from Frozen WeChat Account