How to Flip an Upside Down Picture on an iPhone

The orientation of pictures that you take with your iPhone will either be in portrait or landscape, depending upon how you were holding the phone when you took the picture. But, in some rare situations, you may find that you have taken a picture upside down.

This has usually only happened to me when I have my iPhone locked in portrait orientation, but it can be a difficult problem to manage. Your iPhone will always adjust the image based upon how you are holding the device, so trying to read wording or properly view an image when a picture is upside down can be very challenging. Fortunately your iPhone has some picture editing tools that will allow you to rotate your image so that it is facing the correct way.


Rotating a Picture on Your iPhone

The steps in this article were performed on an iPhone 6 Plus, in iOS 8. Steps for previous versions of iOS may vary.


Step 1: Tap the Photos icon.

open the photos app



Step 2: Locate the upside down image that you wish to rotate.

find the upside down picture



Step 3: Tap the Edit button at the top-right corner of the screen.

tap the edit button



Step 4: Tap the square icon at the bottom of the screen.

tap the crop icon



Step 5: Tap the rotate icon at the bottom-left corner of the screen. You will probably need to do this twice to get the picture to the proper orientation.

tap the rotate button



Step 6: Tap the Done button at the bottom-right corner of the screen to save the adjusted image.

tap the done button



Are you looking for a way to take a picture without the loud shutter sound that typically accompanies it? This article will show you how. newsletter

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