Wednesday, September 15, 2010

How To Enable iOS 4.1 HDR Photography On iPhone 3G And 3GS

If your iPhone 3GS or iPhone 3G is jailbroken then you can enable iOS 4.1 HDR (High Dynamic Range) Photography feature, so your iDevice can capture a wider range of light intensity. To enable HDR you can follow the following steps:

1. Firstly you need to jailbreak your iPhone, here is the tutorial to jailbrek your iPhone 3GS and for iPhone 3G here.

2. Install OpenSSH, by heading to Cydia - tap on "Search" and then search OpenSSH, once you have found it, then install it and restart your iPhone.
OpenSSH Cydia iPhone

3. Connect your iPhone to computer but don't launch iTunes.

4. If you use Mac then download and install Cyberduck, if you use Windows then install WinSCP. Afterward enter the following details to login to your iPhone:

  • Server: The IP address of your iPhone. Settings –> WiFi –>
  • Username: root
  • Password: alpine
  • Protocol: SFTP (SSH File Transfer Protocol)
  • Hostname: The IP address of your iPhone. Setting –> WiFi –>
  • User name: root
  • Password: alpine
  • Protocol: SCP
5.Copy the property file list according your iDevices:
  • For iPhone 3G, copy the following property list file at: /System/Library/CoreServices/    (Paste it on your Desktop and edit it)
  • For iPhone 3GS, copy at: /System/Library/CoreServices/ (Paste it on your Desktop and edit it)
6. Edit the property file list at step 5, and look for the Capabilities section, add the following inside it:  hdr-image-capture and set the boolean value to true

7. Save the modified plist and upload the file through SSH back into the iPhone.

8. Reboot your iPhone.

Watch the Video Demo Of HDR Photos on iPhone 4

Via: RedmondPie.


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