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iPhone 13 Pro getting automatic macro mode toggle in iOS 15.1

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As promised, Apple has introduced a toggle that allows iPhone 13 Pro and iPhone 13 Pro Max users to switch off auto-macro mode on their devices.

In its current form, macro mode automatically kicks in when an iPhone detects a subject within 10 centimeters of the lens. Some users have been annoyed by the lack of granular control over the feature. In response, Apple said a toggle to disable it would arrive "this fall."

Now, it appears that an auto-macro toggle will be available in the final version of iOS 15.1. Apple introduced the toggle in the third beta build of the software, which was released on Wednesday.

Users running the latest beta can find the toggle in the Camera section of the Settings app.

Macro mode has been a key selling point for the new iPhone 13 models. Since the iPhone 13 Pro's debut, at least one doctor has also used the mode to take macro images of a patient's eye to monitor treatments.

Alongside the macro toggle, Apple in iOS 15.1 beta 3 introduced support for ProRes video capture on the iPhone 13 Pro and iPhone 13 Pro Max.