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Quickly Re-Dial The Previous Number On Your iPhone 0

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Quickly Re-Dial The Previous Number On Your iPhone

This is on of those tips that is usually hidden until you accidentally stumble upon it. If you make a call using your phone, you can quickly redial the previous number by pressing the big green dial button. This will load the previous number into the phone field. Press the green button again and you are dialling. A quick tip but hand if you need to re-dial.

App Wont Display When Switching To It When Full Screen 0

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App Wont Display When Switching To It When Full Screen

Normally when you have you full screen apps set up, when you Alt + Tab or click on them in the dock they will automatically switch to that application. It is the normal way of getting to them. However, if when you do those actions all you end up with is the menu bar of the app, and the full screen app doesn’t display, it can be rather annoying. There is a very simple fix to this which allows you to restore this functionality.

Bringing Back Advance Screen Calibration Options 0

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Bringing Back Advance Screen Calibration Options

One of the annoying features of every update that Apple provide to there operating system is the removal or hiding useful advance options were in the previous versions of the operating system. In this case Apple have hidden the advance calibration options, very useful if you want to calibrate your screen colours. The options is in the normal location, but give no clue that it is there.

Fixing iTunes Cannot Sync To iPhone Because Photos Library Is Unavailable 2

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Fixing iTunes Cannot Sync To iPhone Because Photos Library Is Unavailable

I love the way iTunes, Photos and my iPhone sync together. It works and is a great way of ensuring all devices are up to date with the latest information. There does seem to be a reoccurring problem with iTunes and Photos library and the inability to sync photos correctly. Once in a while (which seems to be getting more common) iTunes will fail to sync photos. The underlying problem seems to be due to a permissions error which is easy to fix.

Removing Vignette From Photos – Reversing The Dark Shadow In The Corners 0

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Removing Vignette From Photos – Reversing The Dark Shadow In The Corners

When you take photos you may notice a darkening in the corners of the image. This is called vignetting, and is a limitation of the lens you are using to produce a clear image, although it isn’t too common on your iPhone, certain lens – particularly SLR lens and macro lenses will produce it. Good camera settings will help you avoid this for the most part, however sometimes it is easier to remove post processing. In this example we are going to use the built in app Photos to remove it.

Getting Apple Mail SMTP Setting With Gmail Working When Settings Are Correct 0

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Getting Apple Mail SMTP Setting With Gmail Working When Settings Are Correct

I use Apple Mail to manage my emails. It works great most of the time, however for the past half year I have ran into problems sending emails, even when other accounts would work. The problem, it turns out, is not with Mail but with Gmail, and the Google Account settings. This problem started once I turned off 2-step authentication, having it on caused some problems. This problem was further compounded by the fact that other Google email accounts would work perfectly.

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