14/03/2017 11:32 GMT

The iPhone Has A Hidden Magnifying Glass Feature, Here's How To Turn It On

This is SO cool.

One of the biggest selling points about Apple’s iPhone is that its software is so easy and intuitive to use.

Sometimes though that means that many of its best features can become hidden, ignored under the assumption that it simply isn’t there.

Well we’re here to highlight one of these incredibly cool hidden iPhone features and explain how you can get it.

Turn Your iPhone Into A Magnifying Glass:

That’s right, your iPhone can actually use its camera to become an incredibly powerful magnifying glass, letting you zoom in on close objects and even take pictures.

So how do you get this feature? Well it’s actually really easy just follow these simple steps:

1. Go into Settings - General

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2. General - Accessibility

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3. Accessibility - Magnifier

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4. Magnifier - On

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5. Open Camera and then triple-click the Home Button

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There you have it. You can zoom using the yellow slider on the right-hand side and then tap the filter button at the top to swipe through a number of different image filters which can make text easier to read.

Tap on the image in question and the camera will re-focus while the lock button will force the camera to focus on a particular point and not change.

If you want to take advantage of some of the iPhone’s other hidden features then Apple’s own Tips app is a remarkably useful resource.

Apple don’t update it often but it does contain some great tips and advice on how to make the most of your iOS device.

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