Stay Images are a cool however inessential function of the iOS images expertise that protect the moments earlier than and after you’re taking a photograph, together with the sound. They’re nice for bringing a selected photograph “to life,” and so they’re particularly wonderful for making your personal GIFs from pictures—however in addition they take up plenty of space for storing. The information are normally twice as massive as these for a daily photograph. That may be an issue in your photograph storage, contemplating that Apple retains Stay Images on by default.
Fortuitously, it’s comparatively simple to show the function off, and you may simply (and quickly) swap it again on if you wish to take a selected shot as a Stay Picture. First, I’ll present you hold your Digicam app from mechanically taking Stay Images, then I’ll present you ways make Stay Images act like common pictures if you share them with different iOS customers.
Easy methods to disable Stay Images
Launch the Digicam app.
Within the photograph interface, press the Stay Picture icon to show it off. It’s situated within the higher proper in iOS 16.
That’s all! The subsequent time you open your Digicam app, the Stay Picture icon ought to already be turned off. You may reactivate Stay Images by urgent the icon, and with this setting lively, it ought to keep on till you determine to show it off.
Easy methods to disable Stay Picture options in a photograph you’ve already taken
That is useful for sharing older Stay Images you took earlier than you have been enlightened by the data above. You may merely disable each Stay Picture bell and whistle earlier than you ship it. When you’ve achieved that, it’ll appear to be a daily photograph if you ship it. Right here’s do it.
Open the photograph you need to edit within the Images.
Press Stay within the higher left nook.
A pop-up menu will seem. Faucet Off on the increase of the record to show off Stay Picture.
Sadly, this doesn’t delete the Stay Picture data, so these pictures will proceed to take up a ton of room in your cellphone. Alternatively, it means it’s comparatively simple to reactivate animations on a Stay Picture at a later date: Simply undergo the identical steps above and press Stay once more.
As you may see, the menu additionally has different choices in your Stay Picture. These choices set how the Stay Picture performs again, and you may swap between these choices. The default is Stay, which performs the photograph from begin to finish. Listed below are descriptions of the opposite choices:
Loop: Playback begins over and over.
Bounce: When playback hits the top, it performs backward to the start, then ahead, time and again.