Similar to earlier iPhones, the camera app on iPhone 14 and 14 Pro allows users to take a timed photo. The option to set a time delay on iPhone 14 camera is great for hands-free photography and comes in handy on various occasions.
For instance, you can put a delay to capture long-exposure photos of moving subjects like light trails or waterfalls. The 10-second delay timer further lets you get in a group photo while your iPhone is mounted on a tripod.
By enabling the camera timer, you can also take high-quality selfies with the rear camera and get better macro and low-light shots.
As the self or camera timer prevents shaking, you can set a timer on iPhone 14 camera to take relatively better photos. You can choose either a 3-second or 10-second timer, present within the native camera app on iPhone.
iPhone 14 camera timer not showing?
Perhaps, if you’re new to iOS or just got your first iPhone then you might find it difficult to find the camera timer setting. That’s because the timer function isn’t accessible from the main UI of the camera app on newer iPhones.
Worry Not! This quick guide shows how to use the camera timer on iPhone 14, 14 Pro, and 14 Pro Max.
How to set photo timer on iPhone 14, 14 Pro, and 14 Pro Max
- Open the Camera app and switch to Photo or Portrait mode.
- Tap the up arrow icon at the top center of the screen or swipe up on the viewfinder.
- A toolbar with circular icons will now appear, right above the shutter button.
- Tap the timer icon. TIP: Swipe the icons row to the left if you don’t see the timer.
- To set a timer, choose the 3s (3-second) or 10s (10-second) option.
- When the timer is enabled, the chosen delay time will appear at the top right corner of the camera UI.
- Tap the shutter or volume button to take a photo with timer on your iPhone.
That’s it. As the setting is preserved only for a short time, remember to enable the camera timer whenever you want to take a timed photo on iPhone 14.
How to turn off the timer on iPhone 14 camera?
Looking to turn off seconds or remove the 3-second delay on the iPhone camera?
To turn off the timer, go to the Timer setting in the Camera app and set it to Off.
How does camera timer work on iPhone?
Once you set a delay timer (3s or 10s) and press the shutter button, a countdown timer appears on the screen before automatically capturing a photo. The camera flashlight also blinks every passing second, indicating the countdown.
It is worth noting that the iPhone captures a burst shot of 10 photos instead of a single photo when using the timer option. Also, you can set camera timer on iPhone 14 for both the front and rear camera.
How to set a timer on iPhone 14 without Burst?
The Burst mode for timer comes in handy as one can choose the best shot from 10 burst photos. At the same time, you end up taking multiple photos of one subject even when you don’t need them.
Unfortunately, there is no option to disable Burst mode when using the timer. However, there is a quick workaround that you can use to turn off burst mode on self timer.
To use the camera timer without Burst on iPhone 14, simply switch to Live Photo or Portrait mode, or turn on the flash on your iPhone. Now take a photo with the timer turned on and the Burst mode won’t kick off.