iOS settings

Turn on/off HEIC format for photos on iPhone (+ convert on Mac)

Similar to HEVC format videos, HEIC format photos are more space-efficient on Apple iPhone. However, they don't offer as much compatibility with editing programs, social media apps, messengers or Windows computers that you send them to. How you can set the iPhone so that the camera app saves the photos taken in the widely used JPG format instead of the HEIC format, which ...

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iPhone color filters: grayscale and color blindness settings

In the iOS settings you will find some options to customize the display. In addition to text size, light and dark mode and other adjustments, there are also some color filters. You can use this to either adjust the colors so that they are easier to see if you are color blind. Or you activate the grayscale, also called black and white mode. This not only counteracts the sensory overload caused by the colorful ...

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