HDR Photos on Apple iPhone 3G and iPhone 3GS

Looking to add the HDR functionality to your older iPhone? Well, if you've jailbroken your iPhone 3GS or 3G and have iOS 4.1, it's just a few steps away:Make sure you've installed OpenSSH through Cydia. SSH into your device (also use "passwd" command to change your password from default "alpine")If you've iPhone 3G, grab the […]

Looking to add the HDR functionality to your older iPhone? Well, if you've jailbroken your iPhone 3GS or 3G and have iOS 4.1, it's just a few steps away:

  • Make sure you've installed OpenSSH through Cydia. SSH into your device (also use "passwd" command to change your password from default "alpine")
  • If you've iPhone 3G, grab the file located at /System/Library/CoreServices/SpringBoard.app/N82AP.plist
  • If you've an iPhone 3GS, grab the file located at /System/Library/CoreServices/SpringBoard.app/N88AP.plist
  • Add a key named "hdr-image-capture" with a boolean value of "true" to "capabilities" section of this property list
  • Save it, and use SSH to replace the copy on the device with your modified version
  • Restart SpringBoard, or just reboot your device. You should now have access to the HDR setting in the camera application.

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