How to Turn Off Inverted Camera on TikTok

March 2, 2024
David Sunnyside

Using the inverted camera on TikTok is not only funny, but it also helps you understand what other people see when they look at you. Seeing yourself inverted can be a little startling, but don’t worry; you don’t look worse or weird. You’re still the you that your friends and family know and love, just with a different face.

The inverted image is a result of mirroring, a feature that was once common with film cameras. Filmmakers would place their subjects in front of a mirror to view the subject through it, rather than directly looking into the camera lens. This is similar to how you see yourself on a video call: your image is mirrored and reversed.

You can disable the inverted camera on iPhone by accessing your Camera settings and turning off the “Mirror Front Camera” option. This should resolve the issue and ensure that your photos and videos appear correctly. You can also try conducting a test call or using video conferencing apps to verify that the camera orientation is displaying as expected.

Inversion of camera controls is controversial among some gaming groups, since it can cause players to feel ghettoized by their preference for inverted control orientations. While most gamers prefer un-inverted controls, there is a minority of individuals that prefer to use inverted controls for increased efficiency and accuracy in games. This article will show you how to adjust your gaming settings to your preferences and turn off the inverted camera for a more enjoyable experience.

David Sunnyside
Co-founder of Urban Splatter • Digital Marketer • Engineer • Meditator
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