Category: Customize

How to Customize Photos Widget on iPhone

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Have you been using the Photos widget on your iPhone’s home screen to reminisce about your memories? If so, you may want further control over what is shown on the widget, and perhaps see just your favorite photos rather than everything in your Photos library. Fortunately, there’s a workaround for that using a third party widget.

The ability to add widgets to the iPhone home screen is one of the biggest features that iOS 14 and newer has to offer, at least visually, as it allows users to customize their home screens considerably. However, the stock Photos…

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How to Customize the Dock on Mac

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Want to customize the Dock on your Mac? Perhaps you want to add or remove some apps from the Dock, or change how the Dock looks by making it larger or smaller, or even change its position? Whatever the case, you can customize the Dock on your macOS system according to your liking within minutes.

If you’re new to the macOS ecosystem, the Dock is the panel located at the bottom of your desktop that houses a bunch of apps on the left side, and files, folders, and minimized folders on the right side for quick access. It’s similar to the Dock on iOS and iPadOS…

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How to Change Wallpaper on iPhone & iPad

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Ever wondered how to change the wallpaper background on iPhone or iPad? If you’re new to the iPhone or iPad ecosystem, one of the early things you may want to learn is how to change the default wallpaper on your device to something else, whether it’s one of the other default options or a photo of your own.

The default iPhone background may vary depending on the iPhone or iPad model you have, but you can use any other wallpaper of your choice if you want to personalize it. Apple gives you a decent selection of stock stills, dynamic, and live wallpapers in…

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How to Change App Icons in iOS 14 with Shortcuts

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Did you know that you can set a custom icon for any app that you want to launch on your iOS or iPadOS device? Thanks to the Shortcuts app that comes preinstalled on iOS and iPadOS devices, you can actually use any image as an app icon. This lets you effectively change icons of apps on your home screen, and if you get really committed to it you can basically theme your device screen this way.

With the recent release of iOS 14, home screen customization has become increasingly popular, mostly due to the fact that you can now add widgets to your home screen of…

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How to Change Paper Appearance Style in Notes on iPhone & iPad

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Do you use the stock Notes app on your iPhone or iPad to write down important info, manage checklists, scan documents, make to-do lists, quickly jot down notes, draw, or share info? For whatever purpose you use Notes, you may be interested in changing the paper style to lines, grids, or default, whatever is a better suited style for your needs.

By default, the stock Notes app has a blank paper appearance, but this can be changed to better suit the type of note or work you’re doing. For example, people who use Apple Pencil with their iPad to take handwritten…

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How to Customize Home Screen of iPhone in iOS 14

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Apple has added some interesting visual features to change the way your iPhone home screen looks with iOS 14. However, you likely won’t notice any change right away after updating your device, but you can customize it yourself and completely revamp your iPhone home screen’s appearance.

Ever since the introduction of the original iPhone, the iOS home screen has stayed pretty much the same for the most part, with grids of apps and folders, making it consistent but perhaps lacking in terms of some functionality. Thankfully, this all changes with the iOS 14…

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How to Add Widgets to iPhone Home Screen

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You can now add widgets to the home screen of iPhone. This is one of the biggest changes to iOS 14 visually, and the ability to bring custom widgets to your home screen is already quite popular, making it one of the best new features in iOS 14. If you see a widget on the home screen of an iPhone, you can be certain that it’s running iOS 14 or later.

For the longest time, the iPhone’s home screen has looked pretty much the same with grids of apps and folders, making it not just boring but also limiting in terms of functionality. If you’ve ever used an…

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How to Change the Accent Color on Mac

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You can change the accent colors used in MacOS to better customize the appearance scheme to suit your individual preferences.

Accent colors impact the highlight color of menu items, files in the finder, buttons, and other interface elements, and you can pick from blue (the default), purple, pink, red, orange, yellow, green, or gray.

How to Change the Accent Color of Mac OS

  1. Go to the  Apple menu and choose “System Preferences”
  2. Select the “General” preference panel
  3. Look for “Accent color” and select the accent color you want to choose; blue,…

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What Do the F1, F2, F3, Through F12 Keys Do on Mac Keyboards?

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If you’re sat in front of your Mac now, take a look down at your keyboard. Sure, it has all of the characters you’d expect from a keyboard, but there are some keys along the top of the keyboard that might not be familiar to you. These are called function keys and all have Fx written on them, where x x is replaced with a number, like F1, F2, F3, F4, F5, F6, F7, F8, F9, F10, F11, F12. So what do the the F keys on a Mac do?


Glancing at the F keys on a Mac keyboard, you’ll see an icon if you look above the function key number, and that icon shows what else

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