iPhone 13 Macro Mode Toggle In Camera App (New In iOS 15.2)

iPhone 13 Macro Mode toggle in Camera

iPhone 13 Macro Mode toggle in Camera


Starting with iOS 15.2 you’re able to toggle the iPhone 13 Macro Mode directly in the Camera app. A new Macro icon is displayed in the bottom-left corner of the viewfinder when the appropriate settings are configured.

How To Enable iPhone 13 Macro Mode Toggle In Camera

turn off Macro Mode in settings
Macro photos on iPhone 13 and 13 Pro are enabled by default. Starting with iOS 15.1, users were allowed to turn it Off in Settings, thanks to the Auto Macro toggle.

Now, you can turn Macro Mode On and Off in Camera. To enable this proceed as follows:
how to enable Macro Mode toggle

  • 1. Open Settings and browse for Camera.
  • 2. Scroll all the way down and disable Auto Macro.
  • 3. Scroll back up an tap on Preserve Settings.
  • 4. Turn On Auto Macro.
  • How To Use iPhone 13 Macro Mode Button In Camera

    iPhone 13 Macro Mode toggle in iOS 15.2
    Open the stock Camera app on your iOS 15 device.

    If you try to snap a photo and the iPhone 13 pro camera automatically switches to Macro Mode and you don’t want that, you can tap the yellow flower-icon, available in the bottom left corner of the screen.

    It will disable Macro Mode and you can snap the picture in normal mode or vice-versa.

    Do you plan to use this new iOS 15 Macro Mode functionality? Share your feedback in the comments section.

    Related: Besides Macro photos, with the new iPhone 13 and 13 Pro you can also shoot cinematic videos, Apple ProRes videos and Photographic Styles.