iPhone Camera Remote might just be my favourite Apple Watch feature

To get the most out of your Apple Watch, you need an iPhone. But you knew that – until 2020, the Watch couldn't even be activated without one. There are a myriad of ways the two devices work together, but I think I've just discovered what might lowkey be my favourite. 

Camera Remote lets you operate your iPhone's camera, yes, remotely. The Watch acts as a viewfinder and also allows the user to set a shutter timer. It's perfect for taking photos from a distance – and for a long time, I didn't even know it was there. (Want to experience this game-changer for yourself? Check out the best Apple Watch Series 8 deals.)

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Daniel John
Senior News Editor

Daniel John is Senior News Editor at Creative Bloq. He reports on the worlds of art, design, branding and lifestyle tech (which often translates to tech made by Apple). He joined in 2020 after working in copywriting and digital marketing with brands including ITV, NBC, Channel 4 and more.