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Does Live Text Work on iPhone 8 Plus and iPhone 7?

Does Live Text Work on iPhone 8 Plus

People around the world are now praising iOS 15’s Live Text feature. Recently, A TikTok video trending online shows how a user copies text from the computer screen via Live Text in the class. On the other hand, many users are struggling to activate Live Text on their iPhone.

Everyone thought iOS 15’s Live Text feature was available on every iPhone model with iOS 15. Some users are asking does Live Text work on iPhone 7 or iPhone 8 Plus. Also, many users think that Live Text not working on iOS 15. But the thing is, users should know which iPhones support Live Text. So here we will tell you why Live Text is not working on iPhone 8 Plus and iPhone 7.

Is Live Text Available on iPhone 7?

No, Live Text is not available on iPhone 7 even though you have installed the new iOS 15 update on your iPhone. 

Does Live Text work on iPhone 8?

No, Live Text does not work on iPhone 8 or iPhone 8 Plus even after installing the iOS 15 update.

Why Doesn’t Live Text Work on iPhone 7 or iPhone 8?

iOS 15’s Live Text feature uses OCR technology to get text, email addresses, phone numbers, and more from pictures. Only iPhones with the A12 Bionic processor can support Live Text. Hence, Live Text is supported on iPhone XS and later devices. So, Live Text does not work on iPhone 6S, iPhone 7, iPhone 8, and iPhone X.

If you want to use the Live Text feature on your iPhone, you have to upgrade to iPhone XS or later iPhones. There is no way to use Live Text on older iPhone models. 

I hope you read the article carefully and understand why Live Text does not work on iPhone 8 Plus or iPhone 7. If you still have any questions regarding Live Text or any other iOS 15 feature, don’t hesitate to ask us through the comment box. Stay tuned for more news and update about Apple products.

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