How to Take Photos and Selfies Using the Camera Timer

This feature was added in iOS 8. Apple added a shutter timer to the iOS camera. You can now take a series of pics that are taken shortly after you press the capture button. Perfect for selfies!

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How to Take Photos and Selfies Using the Camera Timer
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To enable the shutter timer launch the camera app. Next, select the timer icon at the top of the screen.

To enable the shutter timer launch the camera app. Next, select the timer icon at the top of the screen.

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The shutter timer has two settings, 3-seconds and 10-seconds. Select one of the options and then press the camera capture option.

The shutter timer has two settings, 3-seconds and 10-seconds. Select one of the options and then press the camera capture option.

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As soon as you press the capture button the camera will beep and countdown 3-2-1. Then, it will capture 10 photos. Pick your favorite!

As soon as you press the capture button the camera will beep and countdown 3-2-1. Then, it will capture 10 photos. Pick your favorite!

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One thing to note, the shutter timer turns itself off after each time you use it. So, if you want to use it again you need to enable it.

One thing to note, the shutter timer turns itself off after each time you use it. So, if you want to use it again you need to enable it.

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iOS 8 or later 
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