Snapchat Augmented Reality lenses camera now works on iPhone rear camera

Snapchats’ latest update for iPhone users let them use augmented reality lenses with rear camera. Lenses feature in iPhone was introduced in September 2014, with latest update in IOS software the feature has gone a lot better.

With augmented reality and advance face detection feature users can add real time effects in snaps. Before the update in IOS, lenses were only available via front facing camera.

“Today, we’re adding new ways to use Lenses,” said Snapchat. “While Snapping with the rear-facing camera, simply tap the camera screen to find new Lenses that can paint the world around you with new 3D experiences”.

The video is the overview of new Snapchat feature.

To use the rear camera feature, open Snapchat to the camera screen and tap new button on the Top-right corner to switch between selfie and rear camera. Tap on any surface and select different lenses appear on screen bottom.

Just swipe over to the World Lens you want to use and tap it to switch between different options.

You can also drag a Lens to move it around or pinch your fingers in and out to change its size.

Keep in mind that Text Lenses are currently available in a few specific places but the company has promised to launch them in other other areas soon.

The ability to apply different Lens effects via the rear-facing iSight camera requires Snapchat version 10.6.2, which can be downloaded at no charge from App Store.

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