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Show Someone How to Flip a Picture on iPhone

"Flipping a picture on your iPhone is easier than you might think! Follow our step-by-step guide to easily flip pictures with the Photos app on your iPhone."

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Published Dec 15, 2021

Difficulty: Easy

Duration: 5 minutes

What you'll need: iPhone

  • Finding out how to flip an image on your iPhone can be a tricky process.
  • Learning how to flip a picture on iPhone enables you to create more dynamic and engaging images.
  • In this article, you will learn how to flip a picture on your iPhone quickly and easily.

Having a flipped picture on your iPhone can be eye-catching and fun. Whether you are looking to make a collage, add a text overlay, or just want to try something new for your profile picture – flipping an image can give it that extra pizzazz. In this guide, we will discuss the steps needed to flip an image on the iPhone's Photos App. We’ll cover how to do this in either portrait or landscape view as well as how to save the results so you can use them whenever necessary. So let's get started!

how to flip a picture on iphone

To flip a picture on iPhone, tap the image to open it in the Photos app, then tap the Edit button at the top of your screen. Next, tap the crop tool icon that looks like a square with two arrows pointing in opposite directions and select Flip Horizontal or Flip Vertical from the menu options to flip your photo left to right or up and down. Finally, click Done when you are finished.

  1. Open the photo in the Photos app.
  2. Tap on the Edit button in the upper right corner of the screen.
  3. Swipe left or right with two fingers to flip your picture.
  4. Tap Done, and then tap Save to save your flipped picture.
Our takeaway

Flipping a picture on your iPhone is easier than one might think. With a few simple steps users can be quickly flipping their images and creating the perfect meme. If you thought that flipping was going to be hard work, fear not! Now that you know how easy it is to flip an image on an iPhone, why not try it out right now? Get creative and have some fun - who knows what kind of interesting pictures you can cook up with this new skill!


1. How do I rotate a picture on my iPhone?

To rotate a picture on your iPhone, open it in the Photos app and then tap Edit. You can then use two-finger rotation to adjust the angle of the image.

What app do I need to use to flip a picture on my iPhone?

You can use the native Photos app or many other third-party photo editing apps available in the App Store to flip a picture on your iPhone.

Is there a way to edit multiple pictures at the same time?

Yes, you can use Apple's Photos app to quickly select and edit multiple photos at once. Simply open the Photos app and select the photos you want to edit, then tap on Edit in the top right corner of your screen. You'll be able to adjust brightness, saturation, contrast and more for all selected images simultaneously.

How can I crop a picture on my iPhone?

You can crop a picture on your iPhone by using the Photos app. Open the photo you want to crop, tap Edit, then tap the Crop button. You can drag any of the corners to resize your photo as well as rotate it if needed.

Can I save flipped pictures directly to my camera roll?

Yes, you can save flipped pictures directly to your camera roll by using the Photos app. Open the picture and tap "Edit" in the top right corner. Then select "Crop" from the bottom menu. From here, you can use two-finger rotation to flip your image horizontally or vertically. When you are finished editing, tap "Done" in the top left corner and choose either "Save as a Copy" or "Save to Camera Roll". This will save a new version of the image with any flips or edits made.

This article was originally published on 15 Dec 2021 but has been regularly updated to keep the information current.
Kyle Crisp
Kyle has been using Apple products for over 25 years. He loves helping people learn how to use their Apple devices.
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