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How to convert Live Photos to Still Photos on Apple iPhone/ iPad?

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Convert Live Photos to Still Photos on Apple iPhone/ iPad:

We all heard about the latest Live Photos option in iPhone right? This feature was provided with the release of iPhone 6S and iPhone 6S Plus along with iOS 9.  You can experience a real feel of watching a moment when we look at these live photos. But do you know how to take Live Photos and How to convert Live photos to Still photos on iPhone 6S? It is ver simple, and easy process just follows the below steps to convert Live photos to Still photos:

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To turn the live photos to still photos, select a live photo and open it in the image viewer.

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From the picture viewer, you can identify a set of options from the viewer. Tap on the Edit button at the top right corner of the image viewer.

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Now, you can find the photo edit options from the picture viewer. From the options available, tap on the concentric circles icon (multiple circles surrounding a single circle icon).

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When we tap on the concentric circles icon, you can find Saving Photo message on the screen.  Now the photo gets converted to a Still Photo. It is how you can convert live photos to still photos. What is the case you want to revert the changes, i.e., what if you want to turn a still photo to live photo?

Converting Still Photos to Live Photos on Apple iPhone/ iPad:

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The solution is quite simple. Just perform the similar actions on the converted Still photo like you convert Live photos to Still photos. Select the converted Still photo on your Apple iPhone.

Now, tap on the concentric circles icon to turn the Still Photo to live photo. Your Still photo is now converted back to live photo.

But keep in mind that, you can only turn the still photos back to live photos which were initially taken through live photos option in iPhone.  It is how you can convert Live Photos to Still Photos on Apple iPhone and vice versa.

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