Apple® iPhone® - Take a Panoramic Picture

Note The steps below apply to the following models:

  • iPhone X / XS / XS Max / XR 
  • iPhone 8 / 8 Plus
  • iPhone 7 / 7 Plus
  • iPhone SE
  • iPhone 6 / 6 Plus / 6s / 6s Plus
  • iPhone 5 / 5c / 5s
  • iPhone 4s


  1. From the Home screen, tap Camera Camera icon.
    Note You can access the Camera from the lock screen by swiping right or accessing the Control Center.
  2. Swipe left until "PANO" (panoramic) appears above the Start icon Pano start icon (at the bottom).
  3. Aim then tap the Start icon to begin taking the panoramic picture.
  4. Move the iPhone continuously from left-to-right until the process completes.
    Note If desired, tap the Stop button Pano stop icon to manually stop the process.