Live photos is an iPhone camera App feature that introduced in iPhone 6S and later model. While iOS users open their iPhone camera app to shot a picture at that time live Photos feature auto turn ON as well while they off the App and open camera app back, then same thing happened. Generally, Live Photos is capture moment just before and after take a picture with sound. Hence, it takes much storage space than still image, so definitely user feeling uncomfortable. Because still iOS 10.1.1 there is not any option into software to disable/ Turn off live Photos permanently on iPhone. But now it is available as a Preserve settings in Apple iOS 10.2.
Luckily, this highly anticipated settings would be helpful for iPhone 6S/ 6S Plus and iPhone 7/ 7 Plus users. iOS 10.1.1 and earlier iPhone users doesn’t seen Preserve Settings, those users required updated iOS 10.2. Let’s see here how to turn off live Photos on iPhone in iOS 10.
Eanble Preserve Settings to Turn off live Photos permanently on iPhone
Step 1. Open Settings App on your iPhone home screen.
Step 2. Tap on Photos & Camera.
Step 3. Now Under the Camera label – Tap Preserve Settings
Here you can appear there are three options mentioned below.
Live Photo: Turn Live Photos ON, to do turn off Photos permanently on iPhone in iOS 10.2. This will preserve whatever you had Live Photos set to the last time you used the Camera app rather than returning to the default setting.
Photo Filter: Preserve the last filter, such as Chrome, rather than automatically reset to None
Camera Mode: Preserve the last mode, such as Video or Square, rather than automatically reset to Photo.
So this turned off your Live Photo will stay off in camera app until you not disable Preserve Settings. Live photo ON under this Preserve setting mean just way to disable Live photo in camera app, it doesn’t uninstalled entire feature out of the software.