Monday, May 15, 2017

How To Disable The Blurred Camera Effect In The FaceTime App On iPhone

If you prefer to jailbreak your device and take advantage of different Cydia tweaks features then you can learn how to disable the blurred camera effect in the FaceTime app installing NoBlurFrontCamera tweak. By default the FaceTime app on your iOS 10 iPhone displays a blurred silhouette of yourself via your device’s front-facing camera any time you’re in this app. It’s an interesting aesthetic effect, but it’s a waste of battery and a deterrent for camera-shy people.Developed by CydiaGeek, NoBlurFrontCamera tweak officially allows you to disable this effect, replacing it with a simple dark background.

How this tweak can be useful for many people.First and foremost, because it disables camera activity in the FaceTime app, except for when you’re in a video call, it’ll be great for anyone who hates being on camera during simple actions like checking FaceTime call history.

Secondly, turning off the blurred camera effect also helps keep your device’s battery from draining too quickly while you sift through your call history. While you probably don’t spend a lot of time staring at the FaceTime app for no good reason, every bit of battery savings can be useful when you’re taking several precautionary steps to conserve power on your jailbroken iPhone.

So how to disable the blurred camera effect in the FaceTime app? If your iPhpone is jailbroken go to Cydia’s BigBoss repository and download NoBlurFrontCamera tweak. It is available for free and is compatible with jailbroken iOS 10, 9, and 8 devices. Right after installation NoBlurFrontCamera will add a dedicated preferences pane to the Settings app, from where you can toggle the tweak on or off on demand.

There is no need to respring your device to save the changes you've made. But you have to force-quit and re-launch the FaceTime app from the App Switcher aplly your settings and save them.


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