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How to use the Measure app in iOS 12, iOS 13

iOS 12 and iOS 13 come with a Measure app that allows you to draw (virtual) straight lines to measure objects and surfaces both vertically and horizontally using your iPhone or iPad camera, and automatically detect dimensions of rectangular objects. Here’s how to use it:

After opening the app, move the white dot to your starting point and tap the “+”  button.

Move the white dot to your endpoint and tap the “+” button to mark it.

You can now see the final measurement located in the middle of the line that appears.

We know that some of our readers either also use Android devices or have family members or friends who use Android. We asked our friends at Joy of Android what they use for measuring, and they provided us with a list of the best measuring apps for Android. Enjoy!

Dennis Sellers
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Dennis Sellers is the editor/publisher of Apple World Today. He’s been an “Apple journalist” since 1995 (starting with the first big Apple news site, MacCentral). He loves to read, run, play sports, and watch movies.