How To Take Live Selfies With Retina Flash On iPhone 6s [Tips & Tricks]

What’s more trending on social networking sites would be Selfies, which may lead to the end of the world and of course they are amazingly most popular amongst pretty much averyone now. For that Apple has created a new album in iOS 9 Photos. With the introduction of Live Photos in iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus, it’s time for Live Selfies a notch.


Both the new iPhones are in raze and hands-on with millions of iOS customers, but still delyaed in some regions of its shipment. With a major 1.2-megapixel upgraded camera found on the iPhone 6s and 6s Plus, which makes it s new FaceTime 5MP sensor. Now that Live Selfies setup already there, interested ones can follow the setep-by-step guide below and folllow some instructions to capture Live Selfies with Retina flash on both the devices.

How to take live selfies on iPhone 6s

Numerious way there to access camera for quick selfie shots. For instance, you can slide it up from the lock screen, ask Siri, or use Quick Actions with 3D Touch to launch the front-facing camera from the Home screen.


Before you go wild, you will need to make sure the Live Photo is enabled. Assuming that, make sure that the yelllow Live button is On. Notably, these Live Photos take up to 1.5 seconds before and after your photo is shot, so try to keep the camera relatively steady during the process.

Now, with the front camera On and show your face in the frame, and try snapping your Live Selfie. Make sure again, Live button is On, and smile please. Selfie taken with a nice animation. Up until now, its the way to capture Live Selfies and there’s another tutorial on using Retina flash on your iPhones.


Use Retina Flash on your iPhone 6s

The 5MP FaceTime HD cam also includes Retina Flash, which indeed makes use of Retina Display rather than using LED flash, which is a new custom dispal chip that drives Retina display to flash three times brighter than usual. It also makes use of True Tone technology, used in the rear LED flash to match the lighting color and etc. So, by using that tech you can make flash used for taking selfies.


For that, toggle the Flash icon (yellow lightning bolt) On and your Live Photo. Finally, the front sreen will flash, providing enough light to improve and optimize your selfie images.

View and Share Live Selfies

Which is nothing but a Live Photo, and viewing it on an iPhone 6s or 6s Plus is quick and easy, where you’ll need to use 3D Touch to animate a Live Photo. Go to your Photos secition and find it or tap on the thumbnail in the Camera app. Press firmly on the live photograph. It will blur the screen a second and will animate the Live Photo. Animate when you swipe between them in the Photos app, so that is the better way to figure out.

On older devices running iOS 9 without 3D Touch, you can still view Live Photos. Instead of pressing into an image, just tap and hold and the Live Photo will seamlessly animate. In OS X El Capitan, you will be also be able to play and view Live Photos when it is released on September 30th.

In order to share your Live Selfies. Tap the Share button and send it off via your choosen platform and method of image transportation. Since Live Selfies works by saving not only the photo you take when you hit the shutter button, but also those that are acptured 1.5 seconds before and afterwards. Tricky enough and keeps the camera relatively focused for 3 seconds or wait until the yelllow LIVE label goes off to avoid recording the camera up and down movement.

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