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How To View HEIF Files With HEIC Extension On Windows 10

Windows 10 icon_800x800For viewing HEIF / HEIC images on Windows 10 you need a HEIF viewer application for resolving the .HEIC extension. Photos captured with an iPhone or iPad running on iOS 11 are saved in the HEIF format. The .HEIC extension format  cannot be opened and viewed on Windows 10. CopyTrans HEIC for Windows is a plugin which can view, open, print and convert HEIF files with the HEIC extension on Windows 10.
Yet, Windows 10 (Fall Creators Update, October 17, 2017, Redstone 3) does not support viewing HEIF and HEVC files:

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iOS: How To Sync Android Photos To iCloud Photo Library And Photo Stream

iCloud Photos icon 200x200Sync Android Photos to iCloud Photo Library and iCloud Photo Stream by using an IFTTT applet to upload and automatically transfer camera photos taken on an Android device to an iOS device or a Mac. In addition, the Photosync app, available on iOS, macOS and Android, is a versatile tool to transfer and sync already taken photos in bulk or complete albums to iCloud Photo Library and iCloud Photo Stream via iPhone or iPad.

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iOS: Fixing iPhone No Notifications Sound When Locked

iMessage_icon_800x800Messages, Mail, SMS, Twitter or Facebook notifications and notifications sound are not working on your iPhone 7, iPhone 8 or iPhone X, or your iPhone has no notifications sound after updating to iOS 10 or iOS 11. You may lost text notifications sound with incoming texts alerting you with a sound whenever you receive a text. If your iPhone is locked, a text message coming in alerts in the watch only. If it is unlocked then the notifications sound is heard. This article explains how to fix your Apple device is not making any sounds every time you get a new message.

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How To Move Outlook AutoComplete NK2 File To Outlook 2016, 2013 And 2010

Outlook icon 300x300Outlook AutoComplete NK2 files are moved to Outlook 2016, Outlook 2013 or Outlook 2010 by the Outlook built-in ‘outlook.exe /importnk2’ command. If you migrate an Outlook 2010, Outlook 2013 or Outlook 2016 AutoComplete file to a new profile or computer, just copy and paste the stream_autocomplete*.dat file to the correct folder path or use the app NK2Edit. The freeware NK2Edit is the right tool for editing, converting and merging NK2 files (Outlook 2007 and earlier) or AutoComplete .dat files (Outlook 2010 and later).

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6 Years Of Blogging: miapple.me – Tech.Blog’s 6th Anniversary

miApple.me icon 2015_RGBSince today, I have been blogging for six years and this is my 380th post on miapple.me -Tech.Blog! I published my first blog post “My First Apple Anniversary on January 21st, 2012!” on miapple.me on January 21st, 2012. Exactly seven years after I got addicted to the Apple world (my first Apple product was an iPhone 4), I can look back to a very exciting year 2017. After the increasing 1st year2nd year3rd year and 4th year, the 5th year and 6th year of miapple.me were two years of consolidation. 😉 Less posts, more content. I will give you a summary about the last year in the following.

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How To Connect AirPods To Apple TV In tvOS 11

Airpods 225x225AirPods connect automatically to Apple TV (4th or 5th generation) running on tvOS 11 if you’re signed in to your iCloud account. When you have already paired your AirPods to your iPhone, especially your iPhone X, before, the wireless earbuds are automatically connected and paired to your iPad / iPad Pro, Mac / MacBook, Apple Watch or Apple TV with the same iCloud account by automatic setup.

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iPhone X: Apple Store Shows Fake Shipping Date At First

iPhone X_300x300iPhone X shipping times are displayed at 3 to 4 weeks on the Apple Store (U.S.). Indeed, the real and confirmed shipping date is far later. On November 12, 2017, Putting a iPhone X, silver, 256 GB into the bag at the Apple store shows shipping forecast at 3 to 4 weeks. If you proceed the buying process, the shipping g is dated December 13 to December 20, 2017. This means a shipping in more than 4 to 5 weeks.

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Fixing AirPort Utility ‘Device Not Found’ For AirPort Extreme And Time Capsule

AirPort Utility icon 946x946If ‘Device not found’ appears in the Airport Utility app on your Mac, it means that your AirPort Extreme, AirPort Express or Time Capsule is not showing up in the AirPort Utility app and hence, not accessible. Nevertheless, your AirPort or Time Capsule device is still working and reachable via Finder app. The Fix ‘Device not found’ in AirPort Utility for AirPort Extreme, AirPort Express and Time Capsule is done by unplugging the AirPort device and then deleting Apple ID in Back to my Mac.

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How To Fix ‘Cannot Delete Time Machine Backup Files From Trash’

macOS Time Machine iconDeleted Time Machine Backups in the trash cannot be emptied because of System Integrity Protection (SIP), introduced in Mac OS X 10.11 El Capitan. If a Time Machine backup fails or gets interrupted then incomplete backups can result. The Time Machine will be unable to successfully complete a backup until this corrupted file is deleted. However, if you try to empty the trash, such backup files get stuck on ‘Preparing to empty the Trash…’. Deactivating System Integrity Protection enables emptying the trash in macOS 10.13 High Sierra, macOS 10.12 Sierra and Mac OS X 10.11 El Capitan.

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macOS Photos App: How To Import Folders To Albums

macOS Photos app icon 216x216macOS Photos app cannot import selected folders of images to albums sustaining the original album’s name. macOS Photos app is only capable to make bulk import of images. Further more, macOS Photos app can even not import nested folders and convert them to nested albums in  the Photos app. However, nested folders images are easily imported to nested albums in the Photos app using an app based on an applescript conserving the folders’ original names and nested structure. The app is working on macOS High Sierra 10.13, macOS Sierra 10.12, Mac OS X El Capitan 10.11 and Mac OS X Yosemite 10.10.