How to use distance measurement on iPhone

If you have upgraded to iOS 12, you will see the Measure feature right outside the main screen. And do not let you wait any longer, we will guide you to use the distance measurement feature on iPhone to turn the device into a versatile, handy gauge.

Measuring the distance on the iPhone (Measure) is one of the pretty good features added by Apple on iOS 12. It uses augmented reality (AR) to allow you to measure the distance and length of objects via iPhone camera without measuring tape. In fact, AR applications like this already exist in the App Store from previous versions, but now they come with iOS 12.

If you have upgraded to iOS 12, you will see the Measure feature right outside the main screen. And do not let you wait any longer, we will guide you to use the distance measurement feature on iPhone to turn the device into a versatile, handy gauge.

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Instructions for using the Measure feature to measure distances on iPhone

Step 1:

First of all, you open the Measure application, which is pre-installed on your iPhone, iPad device after you update iOS 12.

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Step 2:

At the main interface of the application, you will see a circle with a mind . Now, to measure the distance on the iPhone, you just need to circle at the starting point then move it slowly to the destination. You can capture the measurement results by pressing the round button icon at the bottom right of the screen.

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Note: One point that you need to grasp is that the application only supports straight line measurement, but for curves or circles it is not possible.

Step 3:

After selecting the round button icon, the application will display the result details that you used the Measure feature, measure the distance on iOS 12 as shown below.

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In addition to measuring the distance of an object, the Measure feature also lets you calculate the area of ​​an object from measured dimensions. Pretty useful right?

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In general, Measure gives quite accurate measurement results, of course there is also a false case but not too much just about 1cm. Compared with other AR applications, the Measure feature on iOS 12 has an advantage that is not required to connect to the Internet you can still use to measure the size of objects on the iPhone.

Hope you are succesful.

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