Instagram 'Focus' is Portrait Mode for Single-Camera Phones

Instagram 'Focus' is Portrait Mode for Single-Camera Phones

You can take photo in Focus mode with blurred background either with the rear camera or the front camera.

Here's how to get Instagram's new "Focus" Feature.

Photo and video-sharing app Instagram has received a new update to its camera.

At this point, if Focus detects a face, you should see the background of the shot blur slightly. Instagram just rolled out a new feature called Instagram Focus that ensures your selfies are on lock.

You can also record videos using the Focus mode, and apply stickers, filters and text once the picture is clicked. But how? This so-called Portrait Mode has actually been around for a while in the ... Instagram tested these last month, but now they're becoming available to all iOS users. Now, however, with the new sticker, users of the service will be able to tag others in a much more visible way, with the sticker itself adopting a new rainbow color effect.

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Instagram confirmed it is working on deploying this feature in the near future, which is already available to a select few random users.

That said, this Focus mode can be found in the Instagram Stories section sitting right next to the Superzoom option under the record button. Interestingly, this new addition is coming to the iPhone 6s and later. From there they can be added to your story, saved to your camera roll or sent as direct messages.

The mode can be used for both photos and videos.

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