Are you a student or a business person, and you have a lot to do with written text files and assignments? If you are, then you must need to capture that text many times while working. Don’t worry, if you are in such need, because technology is always there to help you.

In this article, we are going to discuss about how to make use of Live Text on your iPhone, to capture any sort of text, whether it is from a picture, hand written or copy of some assignments.

How to Make Use of Live Text on iPhone

Live Text is a wonderful feature introduced by iOS that can be helpful for you in many ways. This feature works on iPhone having iOS 15 or more.

Use of Live Text in Camera App

If you have iPhone having iOS 15 or more, then follow the given steps to use Live Text in Camera app:

  1. Launch the Camera App.
  2. Now, point your camera on the text.
  3. Now, tap on the Live Text icon.
  4. Then, click the Copy option.
  5. The text you want to copy, hightlight using Blue Markers, then tap Copy option.
  6. Open the other app, where you want to paste the text.
  7. And paste this text in that app.

That’s it, you have done it.

Use of Live Text in Photos App

Here we have shared the instructions to use Live Text in Photos App for you:

  1. Launch the Photos app on your iPhone.
  2. Open the photo,that has the text.
  3. Now, tap on the Live Text icon.
  4. To select the text, use blue selection markers.
  5. Now, you will see different options, select any option according to your need.
  6. As you can select Look Up, Copy or Translate the text, any option that you want.

And that’s it.


Q: What is Live Text Feature in iOS?

Ans: Live Text is an amazing feature introduced by iOS, this feature identifies the text in any image and makes you to copy, paste, translate, search for and do anything you want with this text.

Q: On which iPhone can I use Live Text?

Ans: You can use Live Text on the latest iPhones as iPhone 11, 12, 13, iPhone XS and XR,  iPhones having iOS 15.

So, this read was to help you know about how to make use of Live Text on your iPhone by following the simple and easy methods that we have shared for you.

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