Daily tip: How to rotate a photo in iOS 5
Ever taken a landscape photo when you meant to take a portrait, or vice-versa, and wondered how to change it so your iPhone or iPad displays it correctly? One of the new features of iOS 5 is the ability to rotate images directly with the Photos app.
- Open the photos app
- Tap the photo you wish to rotate
- Tap Edit
- Tap the rotate button on the bottom left. It looks like an upward arrow curving to the left.
- This will rotate the photo 90 degrees to left (or counterclockwise). Tap it as many times as you need achieve the desired rotation.
- Tap Save.
There have been many times where the accelerometer of my iPhone didn't trigger the camera rotation when taking a photo, the photos was awesome otherwise, but I didn't want to be share it on Facebook because I didn't want to be the loser who uploaded an incorrectly-oriented photo. Well those days are over! Now you can rotate the photos where the iPhone made an error and used the wrong orientation. Don't be that guy on Facebook or Twitter ever again!
Let us know how this worked out for you. And if you have any questions, let us know in the comments below!
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