Category: icons

How to Clear Icon Cache on Mac

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Occasionally, Mac users may notice that icons in the Finder of MacOS or the Dock of MacOS either display as generic icons, or the icons do not align with what they should (for example, seeing a generic document icon instead of a PDF thumbnail, or seeing a VLC icon instead of a zip archive icon, or seeing a generic application icon rather than Safari icon).

If you experience an issue with the icon display on the Mac, you can manually clear the icon cache, which will force the icon cache to rebuild, thereby resolving the inaccurate display of icons on the Mac.

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Icons Randomly Missing on iPhone? Here’s a Fix

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A peculiar issue can occur for some iPhone users where the icons on their device screen are missing. The icon names may or may not appear, or the icon badges may or may not appear, but the icon itself is usually gone.

Sometimes the entire bottom row of icons in the Dock are missing, along with other icons that are supposed to be on the iPhone Home Screen or within folders.

When the icons are missing, the places they should appear on the screen are still taken up, but they are not clickable, and nothing shows up there at all. It’s a very strange issue and it…

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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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