Here are steps to turn off HDR duplicates on your iPhone

Here are steps to turn off HDR duplicates on your iPhone

iPhone is one of the best camera phones in the market. Aside from advanced camera-shooting features, iPhone’s camera includes the basic things you will find on any other smartphone out there. Like other camera phones, iPhone’s camera allows users to take HDR (High Definition Range) photos with much improved exposure.


Basically, HDR allows you to create more balanced exposures when you capture photos in high contrast scenes such as landscapes. What you’ve got with HDR mode enabled on your iPhone is a photo with more color and detail in both dark and bright elements. However, one of the most annoying things when it comes HDR mode on an iPhone is that it saves two copies of the image in your photo library, an enhanced HDR version and a regular photo.

This may put a lot of pressure on your storage, especially if you take many HDR photos on your iPhone. If your iPhone’s storage is shrinking, it is time you turned off HDR photo duplicates to save more space.

In this step-by-step guide, we will walk you through the steps to stop iPhone HDR from saving multiple photos on your iPhone

Steps to disable HDR duplicates on your iPhone

Step one: First off, you need to launch the Settings app from your home screen. After that, all you need to do is to scroll down a little bit and tap on Photos & Camera

Step two: Next up, you are now supposed to flip the Keep Normal Photo switch to OFF position. Once you are done, your iPhone will not save two versions when you capture your photos in HDR mode. If you change your mind, you simply need to turn on the switch under HDR section

Steps to capture HDR photos on your iPhone

Step one: First off, you are supposed to launch the Camera app from your home screen

Step two: Once you are in, all you need to do is to tap on the HDR mode at the top-left corner and select ON

Also read: Here is how to stop Portrait Mode from taking two photos on your iPhone 7 Plus

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