Portrait Lighting Enabler – iPhone X Portrait Lighting on iPhone 7 plus

Just like every other device, iPhone X comes with its own set of features, such as portrait lighting, that are exclusive to it. Here’s how you can enable portrait lighting on your iPhone 7 plus.

How Portrait Lighting Enabler works

Developers are beginning to port iPhone X features to older devices, thanks to Coolstar. Here’s a new tweak that ports yet another iPhone X feature.

As its name suggests, Portrait Lighting Enabler Cydia tweak unlocks the iPhone X-exclusive Portrait Lighting feature. It is developed by tweak developer, OverNightmare.

Portrait Lighting Enabler

For those who don’t how the portrait mode works on modern devices, here’s a video that explains it in detail.

Unsurprisingly, the stock feature works better than a tweak. Portrait mode on iPhone X and iPhone 8/8+ are way snappier than that on iPhone 7 plus. Other than that, there’s absolutely no difference whatsoever in terms of the photo quality.

Can portrait lighting be ported to older iPhone models?

Unfortunately, this tweak can only support iPhone 7 plus and no other iPhone model will be supported in the future.

Other devices such as iPhone 7 and iPhone 6s plus are incompatible because they lack dual rear-cameras.

Dual rear-cameras are a prerequisite for enabling Portrait mode. Therefore, this feature is only available for the following devices –

  • iPhone 7 plus
  • iPhone 8 plus
  • iPhone X

Download Portrait Lighting Enabler

This is a solid tweak for all iPhone 7 plus owners. Developers have neglected this device for quite a long time so it’s your time to rise and shine. Highly recommended.

Although this tweak works flawlessly, it does have one minor bug. If you click a photo in natural lighting conditions or the default portrait mode, you can’t adjust the Portrait Lighting.

Portrait Lighting Enabler is available for download as a ZIP archive here. It is compatible only with iPhone 7 plus running iOS 11.

You can follow my iOS 11 tweak installation tutorial if you don’t know how to install it.

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