Newer iPhones Allow You to Measure Someone's Height Instantly — Here's How

iPhone 12 Pro and Pro Max, iPhone 13 Pro and Pro Max, and iPhone 14 Pro and Pro Max models feature a LiDAR Scanner next to the rear camera that can be used to measure a person's height instantly in Apple's preinstalled Measure app.

iPhone Measure Height
To measure a person's height, simply open the Measure app, point your iPhone at the person you want to measure, and make sure they are visible on the screen from head to toe. After a brief moment, a line should appear at the top of the person's head with their height measurement. You can choose to have the measurement displayed in feet-and-inches or in centimeters in the Settings app under Measure → Measure Units.

The app measures a person's height from the floor to the top of their head, hair, or hat. You can even measure the seated height of a person in a chair.

The circular shutter button in the bottom-right corner allows you to take a photo of the person with their height measurement and share it with them.

The feature is not available on iPhones without a LiDAR Scanner.

Top Rated Comments

SVTmaniac Avatar
18 months ago
Perfect for verifying the accuracy of your Tinder dates profile.
Score: 76 Votes (Like | Disagree)
Mr. Awesome Avatar
18 months ago

It’s just a toy - like the measure app itself. For anything important — get out the tape measure.
Obviously you wouldn’t be using this on a construction project, but if you have a LiDAR scanner the Measure app is actually pretty accurate, and is way more convenient than a tape measure if you need to measure a piece of furniture or see if there’s enough space to fit something somewhere.
Score: 30 Votes (Like | Disagree)
willzyx Avatar
18 months ago
Nothing beats drawing on the door frames
Score: 27 Votes (Like | Disagree)
Surf Monkey Avatar
18 months ago

I hope you’re not serious. ?
Should have read “no one should use those.”
Score: 19 Votes (Like | Disagree)
blazerunner Avatar
18 months ago

it's over for tinder liars
Next party trick will be fillers detection. Along with botox, plastic surgery, implants, etc.
Score: 17 Votes (Like | Disagree)
Joe Rossignol Avatar
18 months ago

Feet and inches. Nobody uses that.
You can choose to have the measurement displayed in centimeters in the Settings app under Measure → Measure Units.
Score: 17 Votes (Like | Disagree)

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