How to Turn Off the iPhone 13 Inverted Camera

When you wish to turn off the inverted camera or mirror effect on your iPhone, you can do so easily.

Simply navigate to your iPhone’s ‘Settings’ menu. Select the ‘Camera’ option, then seek the ‘Mirror Front Camera’ option under it. When you find it, turn it on. This effectively disables the inverted camera effect.

Following these steps will ensure that your selfies and front-camera photos show in the same orientation as they do in the viewfinder.

Continue reading our page about how to disable the iPhone inverted camera, which includes screenshots.

See this iPhone video on how to turn off an inverted camera for additional information.

How to Stop Your iPhone From Mirroring Selfies (With Pictures)

The steps in this post were completed on an iPhone 13 running iOS 16.

Step 1: Open the Settings app on your iPhone.

open Settings

Step 2: Scroll down and select Camera from the list of menu sub-categories.

choose Camera

Step 3: Tap the button to the right of the Mirror Front Camera to turn it on or off.

how to turn off iPhone 13 inverted camera

Now that you know how to turn off inverted camera on iPhone 13, you’ll be able to find and toggle this setting whenever you need to change it for a picture you’re taking.

Instructional Video for Using the iPhone’s Inverted Camera Mode

More Information about iPhone Mirrored Selfies

You will not be able to mirror the camera if you have an older iPhone that has not been upgraded to iOS 14.

If you want to manually flip an image on one of these earlier iPhones, open it in the Photos app and use the editing tools available there.

On an iPhone, use the Photos app to flip a photo. The steps are as follows:

  1. On your iPhone, launch the Photos app.
  2. Locate and open the image you wish to flip.
  3. In the upper right corner of the screen, click the Edit button.
  4. At the bottom of the screen, tap the Crop and Rotate button.
  5. Flip the image with your finger by tapping the Flip button in the top-left corner of the screen.
  6. Press the Done button to save the inverted image.

The procedures described above are for flipping a photograph in the Photos app, although other apps or photo editing tools available on the App Store may also allow you to do so.

Summary – How to Disable the iPhone’s Flipped Camera Mode for Better Selfies

  1. Navigate to Settings.
  2. Select Camera.
  3. Touch the Mirror Front Camera button.


You might be wondering why the images you take with your iPhone’s front-facing camera don’t seem the same in the final form as they did when you took them.

Looking in the viewfinder of your camera app while taking a selfie with the selfie camera will be similar to looking in a mirror. Because this is how we perceive ourselves in mirrors, it does not register as being reversed.

Photographs saved to your Photos app, on the other hand, will not be mirrored in this fashion, which may result in an image that you despise.

The images you take using your iPhone’s front-facing camera will differ from the photos in the images app.

This happens because what you see when you take the shot is meant to look the same as what you see when you look in the mirror.

However, after capturing the photograph, the iPhone will alter it to show the image as it would appear to others.

When you look at yourself in the app’s viewfinder while wearing a shirt with typography, the text looks reversed.

The final image, however, will flip that text so that it reads correctly.

You can modify a setting on the iPhone so that the finished image looks exactly like the one you saw when you snapped the photo.

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