How to Open Camera App from iPhone Lock Screen in iOS 5

Since, Apple iOS 5 has been proved to be the best operating system ever shipped by Apple for a mobile device. In iOS 5 Apple has introduced a new camera icon feature that facilitates a user to access the Camera directly from the lock screen window.

While your iPhone is locked, tapping Home Button twice will show a new icon beside Unlock Slide bar.

How to Open Camera App from iPhone Lock Screen in iOS 5:

  • Tap Home Button twice while your iPhone is locked.
  • A new Camera button would appear on the right side of Unlock Slide bar.

iPhone Camera Lock

  • Tap on the Camera Icon for instantly accessing the Camera.

Additionally, the volume buttons can be used to zoom in and out of the camera app. The volume buttons can be used to zoom in and out in both video and image capturing modes.

This distinctive feature was not available in the predecessors of iOS 5 because Apple did not provide high quality camera modules. Since previous Appleā€™s release of iPhone 4 primarily focused on enhancing the camera up-to 5 mega pixels. Most recently Apple introduced 8 mega pixel camera in iPhone 4S with LED flash offering to capture high quality images and video recordings any where and even during the night.

With the new Camera Icon, user can quickly access the camera app from iPhone lock screen in iOS 5 to make high quality pictures and videos anywhere.

Recent application integrity and development showed that camera app can also be accessed by the user by using headphone and user can snap photos as well.


About Bilal Hameed

Posted on December 10, 2011, in Apple, iOS, iPad, iPhone and tagged , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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