New Shortcut for accessing the Camera in iOS 11


We’ve all done this. We are in a mad rush to open the camera on our iPhone as quickly as possible to catch the perfect action shot or incriminating video. You may know Apple lets you get to the camera in multiple ways: by swiping left on the Lock screen, using the Camera button in Control Center, and tapping the Camera icon on the Home screen. Well with iOS 11, Apple added another shortcut that could be useful: try this from within any app – swipe down from above the top of the screen to display the Lock screen, and then swipe left to get to the camera. I’ve been ‘training’ myself to open the camera using this technique as it’s a simple two-step process from within any app.



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