2 Cheats for Zooming in on Instagram Photos on Your iPhone

PHOTO: The Instagram logo is displayed on an Apple iPhone on Dec. 18, 2012 in Fairfax, Calif.

Ever wish you could get a closer look at an Instagram photo?

The photo sharing app is full of selfies, sunsets and food porn, but is missing one important feature: the ability to zoom in on images.

Thankfully, here are two quick cheats iPhone users can choose to get a closer look at friends' festive Fourth of July snaps.

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Cheat No. 1

This cheat is ideal for when you want to zoom in on several photos in your Instagram feed.

On an iPhone, click on Settings > General > Accessibility > Zoom. Toggle the zoom switch to "on" to magnify your screen.

Now, go back to your Instagram stream.

Double-tapping three fingers will magnify the image. Dragging three fingers will allow you to move around the screen. You can also double-tap three fingers and drag to change the zoom.

When you're done, simply repeat the steps you took to turn the zoom feature on, and toggle the switch to "off."

Cheat No. 2

Take a screenshot!

Press the home button and power button simultaneously to take a grab of the photo you want to examine.

Next, open the photo app and use your two fingers to zoom the "traditional" way.

Happy 'gramming!

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