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How to use the FaceApp old age filter

FaceApp old age filter

After the children's filter and the Snapchat gender swap filter, the filter that makes you old of FaceApp gone viral. Celebrities and mere mortals are posting photos of when they are older. We have seen these apps before, but what sets FaceApp apart is how effective and photorealistic these filters are. If you are curious and want to try how to use the FaceApp Old Age filter on yourself, proceed with reading this guide.

What is the Et filter of FaceApp?

FaceApp an app appreciated for the application of face filters and for editing selfies. The recent addition of the Old Age filter has made it popular again. With this filter you can take any photo (taking a selfie, loading a face from the Camera Roll or taking any image from the web) and apply a filter that makes you old. This basically means that I will bleach my hair, add wrinkles to the skin and so on. What it does is simple enough, but the way it does it extraordinary.

How FaceApp's Old Age filter can be used

The filter that makes us old is now used by everyone, personalities, influencers and celebrities. Since FaceApp simplifies the search for any image online and applies a filter, many people have published aged images of their favorite celebrities. If you visit your Facebook feed, you will also see people who also do it with pictures of friends.

How to use the Old Age filter in FaceApp

Step 1: download the app FaceApp from the App Store for iPhone.

Step 2: after opening the app, you will be asked to sign up to get the PRO version. You can touch Reject this offer to continue. Now you will be informed that each photo selected for editing will be uploaded to their servers for image processing and face transformation. Click on I accept to continue. Since some concerns have been raised about the privacy of your photos, even if you do not want to grant the app permissions to access your photo library, it will not allow you to continue. So, allowing access to the Camera Roll is a forced choice. You will also be asked to activate notifications to report app updates. In this case you can also click on Not now.

configure Faceapp

Step 3: click on the camera icon you see in the center of the screen to take a selfie. You will be asked to allow access to the camera. Needless to say, this is also a must if you want to take selfies. Choose OK. Take your face selfie now. Then tap the button USA.

selfie with Faceapp

Step 4: the app will process the photo and the process will take some time.

Step 5: Alternatively, you can browse the photo library to find any photo of yourself or a friend, then tap it to select the photo you want to apply the Et filter.

Step 6: Once the photo has been processed, many different filter options will be displayed under the image, such as emoticons of smiles, impressions, et and more. Here, tap the button Et.

Step 7: Then, select Elder from the options and then tap apply.

Your aged photo will now be generated. can touch the button Layouts to create a comparison between the original and the filtered image.

Step 8: How to save the aged image in the photo gallery? Simple, just click on the download icon at the top right, which is indicated with the down arrow. Now you can decide to share the photo on social media, or save it. For the latter option, click on Other and then click on Save image.

If you open the image, you will notice that the word AppApp will appear on the lower right edge. In the Free version you cannot remove it.

How to edit photos from the web with FaceApp

You can create an aged photo with the Et filter with any photo taken from the web. When you open FaceApp, scroll to the sources at the bottom of the page and select celebrities. Here are a few famous names, but you can search anyone else on the web. Choose a photo from Google Images and apply the filter Et.

famous photos

Privacy concerns

FaceApp, recently ended in the crosshairs on several aspects concerning the privacy policy. Its privacy policy is very clear and requires that any photo uploaded to the server gives you full rights to the company, which can use it in the way it prefers, without limits.

The other concern that FaceApp is a Russian app and that it can be used to spy on users around the world, especially in the United States. The risk that, instead of uploading only a photo or a selfie, FaceApp may upload the entire photo gallery of your phone to its servers. According to a Guardian report, this is not true:

FaceApp CEO Yaroslav Goncharov said that only a single photo chosen by the user will be uploaded from a phone and that the app does not load a user's entire photo library, a claim supported by security researchers.

He said the data was never transferred to Russia and instead was stored on U.S.-controlled cloud computing services provided by Amazon and Google. "FaceApp does most of the photo processing in the cloud. We only upload a photo selected by a user for editing. We never transfer other images from phone to cloud ".

Since it is a relationship made in collaboration with security experts, it can be considered credible. If you are doubtful about these claims, you can always choose not to install or use FaceApp on your iPhone.