That way, you can turn on the mode so that your device’s screen background is blurry when recording stories, reels, or live via social networking apps, which wasn’t possible until iOS 14. The new one, however, only works on iPhone models that have the A12 Bionic chip – ie iPhone XR, XS and XS Max generations onwards.
Until the previous system version, video recordings had to be shot with a normal background – that is, without blurring – while photos had to be taken by the native iOS Camera app with Portrait mode, and then imported and posted to Stories. Accounts.
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In the tutorial below understand how to record Instagram Stories with iOS Portrait Mode, i.e. background blur on your iPhone.
How to Record Stories with Blur Background on iPhone
Phase 1: On your iPhone, open Instagram and drag the screen to the left. In the app recording style options, select and choose between “Story”, “Reels” or “Live”.
Phase 2: Access the iOS Control Center by dragging down the top right of your device screen. In the top left of Control Center, as new in iOS 15, you’ll find an on-camera Effects tab. Click “Effects”.
step 3: Click to activate the Portrait Mode effect on your device.
step 4: You’ll notice that the Effects tab of Control Center will now indicate that Portrait Mode is being applied to your device’s camera for use on Instagram.
Step 5: Return to Instagram and you’re done, the Portrait Mode effect will be applied in-camera, allowing you to record stories with a blurry background on your iPhone.
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