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3 Great Photo App Tips for iPhone, iPad, & Mac That You May Have Overlooked

May 9, 2024 - 4 Comments
Some helpful overlooked Photos app tips for iPhone, Mac, and iPad

The Photos app is a major part of the Apple ecosystem, providing a ton of powerful capabilities for managing and editing photos whether you’re using Photos on iPhone, Mac, or iPad. While you may already be familiar with some great tips like editing photos for color, cropping, applying filters, and creating folders for your photos, … Read More

How to Bulk Image Edit on iPhone & iPad wth Copy & Paste Edits to Photos

Apr 16, 2024 - 2 Comments
How to bulk image edit on iPhone and iPad with copy and paste edits

Bulk image editing can be a tedious task, but the Photos app for iPhone and iPad has a fantastic feature that makes editing a series of images a lot easier. Essentially how this works is that you make edits to one photo, and then you copy those edits, and paste them to other photos that … Read More

Fix “Photos Quit Unexpectedly” Error on Mac

Feb 15, 2024 - Leave a Comment
Photos quit unexpectedly error on Mac

Rarely, Mac users may experience an issue with the Photos app crashing during usage, or crashing in the background when not in use, but a pop-up error message appears on the Mac stating “Photos quit unexpectedly. Click Reopen to open the application again. Click Report to see more detailed information and send a report to … Read More

How to Transfer Photos from iPhone to Mac Without iCloud

Dec 6, 2023 - 15 Comments
How to copy photos from iPhone without using iCloud

If you’re accustomed to using iCloud to keep your photos synced between your iPhone, Mac, or even Windows PC, you may not be familiar with the process of transferring pictures off of the iPhone without using iCloud. This tutorial will walk through the steps required to get pictures from your iPhone to your computer, without … Read More

How to Stop Photos from Showing in Spotlight Search on iPhone & iPad

Aug 4, 2023 - Leave a Comment
Stop Photos from showing up in Spotlight search results on iPhone and iPad

If you have ever been using Spotlight to search for stuff on your iPhone or iPad, and found a situation where photos are showing up in search, and you’d rather them not at all, then you can make a settings change to make sure this does not happen. Whether you’re wanting images to stop showing … Read More

“Export IPTC as XMP” in Photos for Mac Explained: What Does Exporting IPTC as XMP do?

Mar 26, 2023 - 3 Comments
Export IPTC as XMP in Mac Photos app

If you have used the “Export Unmodified Original” option in the Photos app on Mac to export images or videos from the Photos app or iCloud Photos, you likely have noticed an optional toggle to enable that says “Export IPTC as XMP”. And if you’re like many Mac users, you are likely wondering what the … Read More

How to Protect Private Photos with Passcode, Face ID, or Touch ID on iPhone & iPad

Mar 24, 2023 - 2 Comments
Enable authentication to view Hidden photos album on iPhone or iPad

The “Hidden” photos album on iPhone and iPad offers a place to put photos on your device that you don’t want hanging around in your general Photos camera roll. But since the Hidden album is still visible to anyone who knows where to find it, even if you hide the Hidden album, if you want … Read More

How to Download All Photos from iCloud to Mac

Mar 20, 2023 - 8 Comments
How to Enable iCloud Photos on Mac

If you have a bunch of photos and videos stored in iCloud Photos, you may be wondering how you can download all of your photos and videos from iCloud Photos to your Mac local storage, or to an external hard drive. For example, let’s say you have 40GB of iCloud Photos that you want to … Read More

How to Delete Comments from Shared iCloud Photo Streams

Mar 5, 2023 - Leave a Comment
Delete comments from shared iCloud photo streams on iPhone or iPad

iCloud Shared Photo Albums are one of the better features available for users who want to privately share pictures and videos with groups of people without blasting them onto social networks. You can even leave comments on photos and videos on the shared streams, but what if you left a comment that you want to … Read More

How to Copy & Paste Edits to Photos on Mac

Jan 11, 2023 - 1 Comment
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The latest versions of Photos app for Mac supports a handy feature that allows you to copy and paste the edits you make to photos or videos. Copying and pasting photo edits is useful since it allows you to apply the same edits to multiple photos quickly. For example, if you put some effort into … Read More

How to Duplicate Photos on iPhone & iPad with iOS 16

Jan 5, 2023 - 3 Comments
How to duplicate photos on iPhone or iPad

Making a duplicate copy of a photo on your iPhone or iPad is easy, but if you’re unfamiliar with the process you may not stumble into it on iOS or iPadOS. You can duplicate either photos or videos on your device through the Photos app. The need to duplicate photos is somewhat obvious; many users … Read More

How to Identify Flowers & Plants with iPhone with a Cool Hidden Feature

Jun 2, 2022 - 36 Comments
How to identify plants and flowers with iPhone

Did you know your iPhone has a built-in ability to identify many common flowers, plants, and objects? Thanks to Siri Knowledge, your iPhone camera can easily identify a surprising amount of plants, flowers, items, and other objects that you point the camera to and snap a picture of, but most people don’t know about this … Read More

How to Disable Live Text on Mac

May 3, 2022 - Leave a Comment
Disable Live Text on Mac

The Live Text feature available in modern MacOS releases allows Mac users to select text from within images and photos, but some users may find this feature to be more annoying than helpful, and thus may want to turn Live Text off on their Mac. This may be particularly true for some designers and image … Read More

How to Take Macro Photos with iPhone 13 Pro

Apr 11, 2022 - 2 Comments
How to use Macro Camera mode on iPhone

The iPhone 13 Pro includes a really great macro photo capability, allowing you to take super close-up macro photos of objects, items, textures, or whatever else you want to snap a macro image of. Using the macro mode on iPhone camera is pretty easy but you’d be forgiven for not noticing how to activate the … Read More

How to Save Images from Chrome to iPhone or iPad

Jan 28, 2022 - 2 Comments
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If you use the Chrome web browser on iPhone or iPad, you may come to a situation where you want to save an image from the web to your device. This is super easy, and if you’re familiar with saving images from Safari to your iPhone or iPad you’ll find the procedure is already second … Read More

How to Copy & Paste Text from Photos on iPhone & iPad

Oct 13, 2021 - 1 Comment
How to Copy & Paste Text from Photos on iPhone

Did you know that your iPhone and iPad can detect text in images? Thanks to a unique feature called Live Text that debuted in iOS 15, you can now copy text information from photos, and paste that text anywhere you’d like.

How to Take Photos on iPhone & iPad with Siri

Oct 6, 2021 - 4 Comments
How to Take Photos on iPhone & iPad with Siri

Did you know that you can use Siri to take a picture instead of pressing the shutter button yourself? This may come in handy when you’re taking group photos and you want everyone in the shot. Apple’s Shortcuts app makes this possible and it’s pretty easy to set up.

How to Search Photos by Captions on iPhone

Sep 28, 2021 - 1 Comment
How to Search Photos by Captions on iPhone

If you have thousands of photos stored on your iPhone or iPad, then finding a specific photo could be a tedious process. If you use Photos captions, the search feature in the Photos app makes it a whole lot easier to filter out specific photos and find just the ones you need.

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