Smart HDR is available on iPhone XS, iPhone XS Max, and iPhone XR. The feature uses AI and other computational photography techniques to get the best photo. Typically, this is a great feature that should stay enabled the majority of the time. Follow along to learn how to disable Smart HDR on your iPhone.
How to disable Smart HDR on iPhone
- Open Settings > Camera.
- Toggle Smart HDR off.
Unfortunately, there’s no way to enable standard HDR on the newer iPhones.
For all other iPhones, you can disable Auto HDR:
- Settings > Camera.
- Toggle Auto HDR off.
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