Many sites have limitations for uploading images such as your photo or documents. Such a practice is in place for sites to handle a large database of photos without affecting the overall site performance. So if you’re trying to upload a photo or photocopy of a document, you can reduce its file size right from your iPhone.
With better cameras, the file size of the photos and scans of the documents have also bumped of drastically. Those pictures are suitable for printing purposes. When it comes to sharing, you need to cut down on photo file size for a quick upload or transfer process. If you have transferred those photos from Android to iPhone or Mac and want to cut down on image size, then read along to find how to do it.
REDUCE PHOTO’S FILE SIZE ON IPHONE
There is no native way to reduce the photo file size on the iPhone. You can’t even see the photo file size from the default Photos app. You will have to save photos to the Apple Files app to view the size. Let’s look at the way to reduce image file size on the iPhone.
1. Change Camera Capture Format
The most common form of picture and video formats might be the reason why your camera pictures are taking up so much space. Apple introduced the new High-Efficiency Image Container (HEIC) format as an option over JPEG. HEIC offers high-quality images in a smaller size. Follow the steps below to change the camera capture format.
Step 1: Open the Settings app on the iPhone.
Step 2: Scroll down to the Camera section.
Step 3: Navigate to Formats and select High Efficiency from the following menu.