How to Fix WidgetSmith not working Grey, blank in iOS 14
|How to fix Widget smith nor working|
In iOS 14 now iPhone users can add widgets to your home screen, which is really cool as Apple never allowed its customers to play with home screen. Widget Smith is a great app to manage all your’s Widgets, you can place them in a fix size, time them to appear on the screen. Widget Smith is a really cool app to manage and create widgets for .
But lots of iPhone users after using WidgetSmith are facing issue that Widgets are not loading properly and are showing as grey box or blank widget screen.
Why is my widgetsmith grey ?
Widgetsmith showing gray can be due to multiple reasons, since it a third party app we can not say what exactly can be issue. The Widgets might not be loading due to issue with Widget Smith app or issue with issue with widgets itself, or it can be iOS 14 bug.
Not only widget Smith but lots of iPhone users after updating to iOS 14 are finding that widgets are not working in iOS 14. After adding the Widget from the home screen + icon or WidgetSmith, the Widget starts to appear on the home screen but does not show any content.
If you are facing issue after adding or deleting content from iPhone. For example in case of photo Widget, if you delete some photos from Memories section, it will cause Photo Widget to Show show grey.
How to use WidgetSmith, please read this tutorial about using WidgetSmith.
The article will provide fix For:
My WidgetSmith is now showing anything
Widget Smith showing blank, grey only
Widget not working in Widget Smith
How to fix WidgetSMith
iOS 14 widgetsmith grey
How to fix WidgetSmith not working in iOS 14, showing grey: iPhone 11 Pro Max, iPhone X, iPhone XR, iPhone 8,7 Plus
Solution 1: Make sure you save the customization
Many user who are facing WidgetSmith not working are doing actually not saving the widget properly. Please note after all the adjustments done to the widget you need to back out of the edit screen in WidgetSmith app and there’s a save button on the top right that actually saves the customization and automatically adjusts it on your Home Screen.
Solution 2: Fix Permission issue
Many widget requires to access your iPhone data to show/load widget properly for example photo widget will require access to your Photo album or Fitness widget will require access to iPhone user health data. In case you did not give permission for the first time when app asked for it, to fix this you will have to manually grant permission WidgetSmith app.
Go to -> Setting->General ->Permission-> Photo or health app (relevant for app) – > Make sure you have given necessary permission.
Solution 3: Tap on the widget to refresh it
First you should check if the Widget added to Widget Smith works as stand alone. add the widget directly from home screen and check it it loads fine, if not then its an issue with iOS or Widget not with WidgetSmith.
If Stand alone widget is also not loading, please note that in iOS 14 many of the iOS widgets are reported with issues like widgets not refreshing. No issue is reported with clock widget and weather widget. Same is for News widget where news widget it is blank. Widgets not loading or the refreshing can we issue with iOS 14 or something selective with the widget. If you want to refresh the Widget you will have to tap on it, so if your Widget is grey and not showing any content on it and check if it updates.
Solution 4: Data not ready for the widget
A common case when widget Smith does not work is when the widget selected in widgetsmith does not have data to show. for example if you have selected a photo widget and source album has no photo, Widget smith will not show any data and grey box will appear on home screen.
Solution 5: Remove and re-add the widgetSmith Widget
If WidgetSmith is not showing anything , then you should consider removing the Widget and re-adding it. Usually if have done editing to a widget in the app, sometime the existing widget on home screen does not load well. Please try re-adding widget 2-3 times. Check again if Widget is loading fine.
Solution 6 : Try different size Widget
If the widget is not working in WidgetSmith, try loading the widget in different size and pattern. Check if the widget loads fine in other sizes.
Solution 7: Check with other WidgetSmith Widget
If now Widget Smith Widget is not working or loading, you should double check by adding some different type of Widget and see if that is also giving error like grey box. If all the Widgets are not loading in your iPhone then most likely it is an issue with iOS 14 in this case you should consider resetting your phone or doing a full restore.
Hopefully this article helps you to fix issued related to Widget Smith not working.
Solution 8 :Update WidgetSmith app
As widget Smith is an app and just like other this app may also have lots of bugs in it. For better and stable version please consider updating it.
STEAM “purchase for myself” link not working [Fix]
Many users are facing issue while making a purchase on STEAM. When you try to buy Valve complete bundle on Steam, it will not work. Also if you have few games in the cart and when you will press purchase for myself or purchase as a gift nothing happens, it will not work.
|Steam purchase link not working : 2021|
Even if you have money in your wallet or you have a gift card the user is not able to purchase the game on steam. Even if you succeeds to purchase the game and bought a game but it will get stuck on pending transaction. Payment is still pending for my games.
For example While trying to buy life is strange episodes and rocket league , added them to cart and click on purchase for myself nothing happens , tried multiple time but not working. After clicking “Purchase for myself” button and see only “Login” title and white empty page
How to fix Steam purchase not working/ Payment Stuck 2021
Solution 1: Check Server Status
If you are also not able to make a purchase on STEAM then this could be issue with their server getting slow. You can check server status here at https://steamstat.us/ and it this show server in your region is not working properly then you might face issue like STEAM “purchase for myself” not working.
Solution 2: Try on different devices
If you are doing it in the app, do it in the browser, if you are in the browser do it in the app. Worked for me
Solution 3: Pay using Steam Wallet
This is a workaround which can help you to purchase game if Steam. First you should try adding money to steam wallet. Now try to make a purchase on steam. This may now work with better chances.
Hopefully this helps.
Gif file saved as normal photo on iPhone 12 [Solved]
Many iPhone user are facing issue with downloaded gif files. The downloaded gif files in the iPhone are saved as normal photo. Any GIF file downloaded from browser only save a photo of it and not the actual gif with multiple frames.
|Gif not playing iPhone|
The issue in happening on the latest iOS 14 as well. The issue is with only downloaded gif in the iPhone from internet using a web browser. There is no problem in downloading the GIF to google chrome but the problem is downloading a gif from chrome to your photo album on iPhone. In the iPhone Gif Animation is not playing. This can be issue with iOS version or with the GIF file itself.
If you are also facing this issue than we have listed below workaround for the issue. Please try these and let us know if it helps to fix the issue.
How to fix iPhone GiF Animation not playing : iOS 14/ iPhone 12, 11 Pro Max, XS,XR,8/7/6s Plus
If Gif in the iPhone album is saving as normal photo then this could be issue with the Chrome as other browsers are working just fine. In iPhone if a GIF are saving as normal photo then try changing the browser to download the GIF file. Like in Bing Browser or , Aloha browser etc works well. The GIF downloaded from these browsers opens normally in the iPhone album.
Why is Instagram not letting me like Phots/posts 2021?
Many a times you may face a situation where Instagram don’t let you like, comment or follow people. This is very common policy from Instagram. A very common reason is you have crossed the limits set to like posts. This may be limited to number of post sent in a day or rate at which you are liking the photos on Instagram.
|Unable to like Instagram posts|
While there are chances that Instagram is a Block distantly in this case you can try to send or contact them through their contact page.
So below are the possible reason if you are not able to like picture in Instagram:
- Using Autobots to like post – – Instagram have strict policy against Autobots. If it finds you are using Bots to like posts it may permanently disable your account. .
- You have crossed the limit of post in an hour. Same is the case or commenting and follow request.
- Instagram had mistakenly detected your account for spamming. You should contact Instagram with valid reasons.
- You are using a VPN. In this case also Instagram finds your request from suspicious IP address and may block your activities.
How to fix Unable to like post on Instagram on iPhone/Android/iPad/PC/Mac:
Quick Fix: Log Out/ Login or Uninstall Instagram and reinstall
If you are in hurry and can’t wait for Instagram team to reactivate all your ID access. First Try logging out from your Insta account and login back again. If still issue persists uninstalling and reinstalling Instagram app should help.
In general you should wait for some time or a day to reactivate all access of your account. If after couple of days your account is not working normally you should contact Instagram. Follow link to access help centre of Instagram https://help.instagram.com/
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