Friday, 25 November 2022

How to fix fridge freezing food Daewoo John Lewis American freestanding fridge freezer problem



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Does your fridge FREEZE your food? That's what happened to us, and couldn't work out why the fridge was frozen all the time. We defrosted it, we turned it off and back on... and then I tried this... 
Removing the quick can cooler on our Daewoo/John Lewis refrigerator reveals this secret door...
It's called a Damper, and this is way too much time on video devoted to our Damper.

The secret door in our FRIDGE... FIXED!



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okay so this is uh quite an experiment let's see if we can see the damper closing so I'll put the camera here... [FRIDGE BLEEPS]
hello welcome back to the dad delivers Vlog where I try new things every day to make your family happy and today I'm making the family happy with... with this and making the family ecstatic 
this is going to be really short dull very specific video 
does your fridge freezer or rather your fridge freeze all your Food? 
that's what was happening to us and this is what's left from the... well it's quite a healthy load of stuff but it's mainly jars because we're having to throw out all of our stuff because the fridge was freezing all of our food 
I'll talk you through quickly everything that I've tried 
this solution might help you fix your fridge 
the second thing to rule out is... is your thermostat Frozen? 
maybe your bits inside your fridge are frozen and need defrosting so turn your fridge off for a day and see if that fixes the problem 
I just realized that I'm suggesting “turn it off and on again” over an extended period 
that didn't work so then I tried adjusting the doors which... which is... is a challenge it has to be said 
there's a nut in there and up here so I used that with a spanner to... to lift the door to make sure that the door seal was right 
I thought it was that, but no the fridge froze everything again and I thought this was the one that was causing it 
you can see where the door meets the fridge here and I thought that it didn't look like a good fit and I thought that's where the cold air was escaping and it was kind of constantly keeping the fridge on 
so we tried... tried fixing that 
tried cleaning the door seal as well that didn't work so I... we were just on our final phone call to Daewoo and we couldn't even get through and I was just looking through the internet and I found... found out by chance about this little door this Secret Door that's caused all the problems 
oh it's open okay that's exciting! 
let me adjust the camera, maybe I'll get some light in there as well 
let's go in there properly look at this! 
there's a door 
it's like Narnia 
this little door is what has caused all the problems but you won't see this little door and I'll show you why in a moment 
but I think it's a... it's a little portal to the... to the freezer and when it wants to cool the fridge down this little door has got a motor on the side and it closes and opens to keep the... or to regulate the temperature in the fridge 
should I leave... should I leave the camera in? 
I'll show you how it works 
it's really... I found it quite exciting to discover this and I'll show you... I'll show you in a minute how I got to the... the Magic Door 
okay so I'm Gonna Leave the camera running but also run the microphone cable into the fridge so this might not go very well so hopefully you can still hear me even though the camera is... is in the fridge 
so I'm now going to adjust the temperature of the fridge and put it up to eight degrees and I'm hoping that that will trigger the thermostat and you should see the motor closing this little secret door 
let's open the fridge 
yeah it's closed! so you saw it closing before your very eyes 
I think... I think it's the first time I've put my camera into... into the fridge so that is what the problem is 
that little door there - what you need to do is check that that door... that door was open 
let's go through it again - that little door it's called a damper - was stuck open and it... it had ice on it 
I had to kind of scrape it with my hand 
you can open the door, open and close the door yourself 
I used a screwdriver to open it but it was jammed open 
anyway so I pushed it closed and all this ice fell off in my hands so that's the problem 
the problem is there's a an ice build-up on the hinge and it stops that door opening and closing 
let me show you again so I'm going to set the fridge to five degrees and put the camera in again 
I need the light again - oh there it's going let's go!
behold that now lets the cold air in to bring the temperature down to five degrees 
so the final pain point to get to that - and the pain point that I'm in right now, why I'm Vlogging this, is that... that door isn't exposed 
they hide it with this nice bit of Kit called the quick can cooler 
it's the name for a group isn't it? “quick can cooler” and it was quite difficult to get out so I'm going to try and get it in on camera and that will be our dad delivers success for today if... if it happens. Please let it happen.
the problem with it is that when you push things back in you feel like you're going to destroy your really expensive Appliance - and this is why I'm sharing it on the internet in case you need to take this off and put it back on again 
I think the trick is, it doesn't help that the doors open - as well the little damper door 
let's give it a try - I've gotta - I've got to put this back - I love that little beeps on our Daeoo fridge that to me is like the... the radio 2 theme
[FRIDGE BLEEP]
[Music - RADIO 2 JINGLE] 
so what I'm doing is I'm lining up these sides and I'm gonna force it up but it won't because the latches need to go in so I'm gonna... oh don’t want to snap it - I really do not want to snap this - right I'm forcing it back that's the way 
oh my goodness all right I tried this for an hour last night so what you do is you line it up so it's level with the ceiling the roof of the fridge and just push it back with force 
and then in here there are two screws so I'm going to screw back those 
[Music] 
[SINGS] radio two! That was handy, my camera's holding the lid up and obviously to get to the damper door you need to do the reverse of this okay [SINGS] radio two now... 
our fridge has been freezing things for three months so I am calling this an unqualified dad delivers success! 
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Thursday, 24 November 2022

Sony ZV1 wide angle lens is Neewer or Ulanzi better?



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Make your Sony ZV1 camera BETTER! Neewer vs Ulanzi wide angle lens



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I'll give the uh the windshield a fluffy hairdo! 
There we go! whoa there we go 
hello welcome back to the Happy Hut - it's a very sad day today because today's the day that I'm going to take off this Ulanzi wide angle lens! 
it's coming off today 
it's been really useful but I don't like it 
and I'm going to explain why it's been good for me and the zv1 or zv-1 camera - I think that's gonna be the last time that I say zv1 - the Sony zv-1 camera 
and the reason I'm taking it off is this! 
It's the Neewer wide angled lens for the Sony zv1 camera 
I'll be unboxing that in just a moment and I'll be comparing the two lenses 
I'll be comparing this Ulanzi against the Neewer against how the Sony zv1 looks straight out of the box with no wide-angle lens on the front 
if you're interested in getting a Sony ZV-1 camera or you already have one you'll already know the frustration with the lens 
so let's just recap the problem the Sony ZV 1 or zv-1 is a wonderful camera 
it's beautiful I love mine, I use it all the time 
I'm up to about 2000 videos that I've shot on it - you know 2000 individual video files but the zv1 is absolutely terrible as a vlogging camera 
it's terrible for vlogging 
it's been sold to us by Sony in its advertising as... as the perfect vloggers camera and it's not: because for me vlogging is being able to hold the camera at arm's length and for it to take a good shot at arm's length 
I'm standing a little back from the... the camera now, if I move forward and hold the camera with my hand so this would be holding the camera at arm's length... this is what the shot should look like 
it should... it should have me in and enough of the background for it to feel like a good piece of vlogging because I'm talking about the place where I'm at 
but if I take the lens off... and this is the Ulanzi wide-angle lens this is the shot that you get 
if I hold the camera like a vlogger would. like Fun for Louis, or Emma Chamberlain or any of your favourite vloggers - this is too close! 
my head is too big in frame 
this is not very comfortable - if I really stretch out this is the kind of shot you get 
let me take it off the tripod 
this is the shot that Sony thinks is... is the shot for vloggers 
I... I hate to disagree with you Sony, you give us so many wonderful products but my big face on my videos isn't one of them 
it should be further back and I'm really, really stretching my arm out now 
so if you're out on the streets - out in public - and you're really craning your arm out like this while you're goose stepping down the sidewalk, uh trying to talk to the camera at the same time as... as holding the thing it's not good 
it's not good enough 
this shot is too tight and the reason it's too tight is because the... the lens isn't wide enough, so the wonderful people at Ulanzi 
I think they were the first out of the gate to make this 
it's a wide-angled lens that you put onto the end of the camera like this 
it just screws on so this is what the shot looks like 
sorry, I've got some rain spots because it is starting to rain we're going to get through this quickly 
this is the shot with the wide angled lens on 
there's an added complication with the Sony zv1 as well which is that there's inbuilt stabilization so if I take the lens off 
I have now taken the built-in stabilization off 
it's called active stabilization 
I have no stabilization now and if I walk around you might notice that maybe it's not quite as steady as it could be 
so I'm going to walk to the end of the garden - this is with no wide angle lens on 
this is how I would hold the camera so this looks like a better shot because my face isn't quite as big 
but the movement is really jerky 
the zv1 has some inbuilt stabilisation which smoothes that out 
but to do that it zooms into the picture a bit so let me turn on the stabilization 
this is the camera the zv1 camera with active stabilization on so it should feel a bit smoother and a bit less jerky 
but look at the size of my face! I can't even look at the screen 
this is way too close for you to be near me 
I... I'll try and put the camera down - we'll do a straightforward side by side comparison now 
this is what the shot looks like normally with active stabilization with no lens stuck on the front and this is how the shot looks on the Sony zv1 with the Ulanzi wide angle lens so this is with the wide-angle lens on and this is with the wide-angled lens off so just pure natural camera lens 
you can see the shot is tighter 
this is how the shot looks with the wide angle lens back on the camera 
I've got two other features that I can show you if you are interested in this lens 
there's a link in the description uh down below 
if I go behind the camera you can zoom in - so the zoom seems to work completely normally and now going into digital Zoom
and I'm going to zoom out
so the zoom seems to work completely well with the wide-angle lens on 
let's go in further
I'll pan up
it's the same - stabilization seems to work and the zoom seems to work completely fine with the wide-angle lens on the camera this wide angle lens seems to have served me really well 
especially when I've been shooting in the bathroom for some of my DIY videos 
there's no way I could have done that on my zv-1 because the field of view would just be too tight so at least I can get most of the room in with this lens on 
but there are a few cons I think with this particular lens 
the biggest one is it's ugly! 
it looks stupid! 
I don't like my beautiful ZV-1 looking like this 
it's got this Big Blob on the end of that really elegant pop out Zoom and the worst thing is this, thing is held on by sticky tape!  
I've got some footage of... of unboxing the Ulanzi wide-angle lens 
this is what comes in... in the box but you need to stick a plate onto the end of your camera lens and this wide-angle lens then screws onto that plate 
now my plate looks slightly different because I've used the JJC stick-on plate 
I kind of like how the... the centre is cut out like a box but I'd already stuck mine on to the camera and it fit the Ulanzi lens so that was handy 
but it's a $700 camera and I'm sticking a lens on with double-sided sticky tape! 
Sony what are you doing to us! 
for me it's been useful: this has been stuck on here for two years and I've even been able to use the stick-on ring to put an autocue on the end of the camera 
I've got a link to that video for the autocue - portaprompt - that I use 
that's in the description but the ring has been on the whole time and I just hate my camera looking like this 
it looks like it's squished its nose or something but I have used this lens a lot so here are the pros 
the biggest one is that it's $50 at the moment so it's much cheaper than the Neewer wide angle lens that we're about to see in a moment 
the sticky tape that I've used has lasted two years so the system works 
I'm not looking forward to taking it off though 
I'm not sure how easy that's going to be 
there is also a macro lens on this thing 
so there are actually two lenses 
if I unscrew the outer one - it's a bit fiddly - but it leaves a second lens on the camera which is a macro lens 
which is a lens that you can hold very close up to close objects without it falling out of focus 
so I've got a really nice mushroom growing out of the table next to the Happy Hut. 
my demonstration table 
if I push close you can see how much detail it picks up so this is with active stabilization on and look how close I can go 
or I'm gonna get the mushroom touching my camera 
you see how close that is 
I'm going to grab my fake coffee in my YouTube logo mug
I'll leave a link in the description but this is a really sad and exciting time for me 
can you be excited sad? because we've got the Neewer - it's just about raining so this is very well timed 
I've got the Neewer wide angle lens waiting for me, so I'm going to take off the lens 
perhaps for the very last time so sad 
okay let's get the lens cap on thank you for your service 
now moment of truth - I'm going to take this ring off 
like I said it is JJC but it's exactly the same as the... the ring that comes with the Ulanzi 
I think I'm going to borrow my daughter's hair dryer to warm up the glue gently 
I probably... probably don't need the diffuser do I 
I'll give the uh the windshield a fluffy hairdo! there we go whoa! there we go 
and oh can it be true? oh let's take... it's brilliant the tape has stuck to the ring not my beautiful lens 
oh hello lens there you are! 
I've missed you! 
you now look like how cameras look 
now we get to fit the Neewer wide angle lens so the first thing we need to do is to fit the tube onto the camera 
in the instructions it says that the Neewer logo should be up 
I guess they want it to be seen but also there is some kind of strange cut out here so if you put it this way up I guess it... it can do that but if you if you put it on the way they suggest then the centre cut out means that it's kind of flush with the bottom of the camera 
so I'll get the precious Allen key and as you've probably guessed it grips the outside of the lens on the zv1 
I kind of like the look of this! I might leave it on 
so now this is on, you then line up the tube the extension tube - Red Dot to Red Dot and press the button on the side here and now when you turn the camera on... because it pushes it out slightly so I'm going to turn it off 
There we go - it disappears inside 
now we can put the lens on 
now one question I... I did have when I was buying this was can you put the Ulanzi lens - where is it? 
can you put the Ulanzi lens on this extension tube? and you can't, because they're two completely different sizes 
yeah that doesn't fit at all 
and then we'll just screw it on here - take the lens cap off - I prefer the look of this 
I feel like I can hold the camera with it 
it has a like a rubberized grip so this section here this ring here is rubberized which feels it feels really good to hold 
the rest is plastic for weight and this is metal and glass 
this is bolted on and it... it feels great so you press the button to release the tube and the lens like that and put it back 
oh this is good - this already feels good 
I'll turn the zv1 on 
it pushes out slightly - there's some people online saying it looks really loose and dangly 
I guess if you really give it some Force the spring inside does give a little 
you do really have to boing it up and down to do that if you're just holding it... it doesn't feel too bad 
let's turn the camera on and we are now recording on the zv1 
I'm actually holding the camera by the Neewer extension tube this is how the Neewer wide angle lens looks on the Sony zv1 
I'm holding the camera like vloggers do 
what I can do, I can just pop the button to take the lens off and we can compare it with how the zv1 looks with no wide angle lens so... whoa this... oh sorry I'm shaking a bit 
this is how the zv1 looks with no wide angle lens on - straight out the camera 
this is what it looks like at arm's length with active stabilization 
this is how the wide angled lens looks the Neewer wide-angle lens for the Sony zv1 this is how it looks! 
this is how the Ulanzi wide-angle lens looks with active stabilization and with me holding the camera at arm's length 
we'll do a side-by-side comparison so this is the Neewer action lens at arm's length on the Sony zv1 camera - active stabilization 
and I've got this playlist! 
my zv1 playlist: my Sony zv1 videos all of them - accessories, tips and tricks, everything that I've gathered while using my camera for two years I put into that playlist there 
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Tuesday, 22 November 2022

How to clear GOOGLE drive storage in phone



How can you recover Google storage on your phone? Are you getting warning messages that your Google Storage is full? Here's how to clear your Google storage without deleting all your photos, videos and files PLUS how to increase your Google Photos storage for free!

I fix the Google Account Storage is Full problem by using the "Clean up space" options to clear my Google Drive storage using my desktop, but if you use the links below you can clear Google Photos storage in phone. Then I use a "Recover Storage" option to reduce ALL the photos and videos in my Google Photos to Storage Saver Size. There is no option to see what photos & videos are in my Drive at Original Size, so the only way is to compress all the photos and videos to free up some storage.

Finally, I show a way to create a Google Account for storage JUST for Google photos... and set up my phone to upload and sync photos and videos with this new Google Account. We can then use Partner Sharing to share those Google Photos and Videos with my personal Google Account.

How to clear GOOGLE drive storage in phone



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Hello welcome back to the Happy Hut, I'm Neil and your Google drive storage is full 
I know exactly how you feel because you're getting error messages like this in your Google Drive and Google photos, saying “out of storage” 
Even better we're getting emails saying that Google photos has stopped backing up and even an email on Gmail to say that Gmail doesn't work! 
Worse than this though is that in every single message from Google, Google is just trying to get us to do one thing and that's this - to buy storage 
It's not buying storage, it's a subscription. It's a monthly fee that you and I would have to pay for the rest of our lives. 
But don't worry, you and I are going to fix this right now, and we're going to clear storage in real time step by step without deleting everything and definitely without giving Google any money.
Plus when the storage works again, I'm going to show you this system that I use to avoid it happening ever again and to get free Google storage for Life! 
Yes I know it's a bold promise but I think I can get you Google storage for life so stick with the video. 
The first thing we're going to do is to go to Google one, which is one.google.com and this is where our storage is managed. 
I'm doing this on a desktop just so it's easier to see on the screen but if you're doing this on a mobile I've put some links in the description so you can just click those and follow along. 
In Google One, you can see right at the top “your storage is full” - upgrade - we're not going to do that... it's going to ask us at every point to try and buy storage but if you go down to the first box here “storage” we can click on the three dots. 
That brings up this little mini menu “view storage details” 
Let's click on that and we can see that on my account all 15 gigs has been used in Google photos. 
Now I know yours might look differently, you might have bigger files in Gmail mail or drive but this is a place to find out where most of the storage is being used up 
Let's go back and there's another box here which is “clean up space” so if I click on “view” that brings up some options of some things that we can delete... 
Like this first one here: “emails in trash”. If we click on “review and clean up” these are all the emails in our deleted folder. 
We could go up to the button here in the top right hand corner “delete all” 
Let's scroll down to the next section: “large photos and videos” 
You can select them individually by clicking on the little tick boxes one by one, or you can check this box to select all items but I've got a way to do this without deleting your photos and videos. 
And it's here! I've put a link down in the description it's photos.google.com/quotamanagement which opens this page where we can manage storage in Google photos. 
We can scroll down and review and delete things like large photos or blurry photos and that might help but the big option for us is down here: recover storage. 
“Convert existing photos and videos to storage saver” 
You might know this already but there are two ways to upload and sync your photos on your phone with Google photos... and that's to upload them as original size or storage saver size. 
And it's really easy to check: firstly go into Google photos and then click on your avatar in the top right hand corner and there's an option down here at the bottom “photos settings” 
The top option... this is so this is so buried! The top option is “backup and sync” and if you click on that, and you can scroll down to these three options at the bottom. 
The first one is “upload size” so if we click on that it gives you the two options to choose “original quality” or “storage saver quality” 
I would choose storage saver quality. I've been using this for years and honestly I can't really tell the difference and the original files if you want them they're on your phone. 
Let's go back to “manage storage” in Google photos and we're going to click on “learn more” which brings up this window: “recover storage” 
“Recover some storage by switching existing photos and videos to storage saver quality” 
If we tick this box it's going to take all of the photos and all of the videos and make them all “storage saver size” so it kind of crushes everything in your photos down to this smaller size. 
“I understand that compressing cannot be undone” and then we're going to click down here “compress existing photos and videos” 
Now don't forget your original photo files are on your phone this is just for the photos and videos in Google photos. 
Now don't panic, I made a mistake here. I thought I've done all of that and it's not done anything! 
It looks like we are still out of storage - that's what I thought but look let's scroll back down to “recover storage” and it says “Compressing... this may take several hours” so Google is now compressing and making all those video and photo files smaller. 
It's going to take some time but while it's doing that I'm going to show you my system to stop this happening ever again.
We are going to create a Google account just for our photos and videos. 
I've opened up a window in Incognito or you could open a private window so that you're not logged into Google at all 
Go up to the top right hand corner and click sign in and then on that sign in page down on the left hand side there's “create account” 
You've got some options here, I'm going to go for “work or my business” and on this page we're going to make up a username for our photos account.
I'm calling it my lovely photos 2025. 
Obviously you can call it anything you want and you can make a new one of these every year... and then I'm going click “next” 
Now we can fill in these other details to help us recover this account, so now we have a Google account that we can use just for our photos and videos! 
We are now going to go to Google photos on the phone and in the top right hand corner we're going to click on the Avatar, and we're going to click on the little pull down menu next to your account name, which brings up this menu 
We're going to go to “add another account” 
Now you have the sign in page so we'll put in our brand new photo account “my lovely photos 2025” and then we'll put in our password... and now we have Google photos on our phone, but with this new photo account. 
It can see the photos on my phone. 
We need to click the avatar on the top right hand corner again and choose “my lovely photos 2025” and it gives us this option: “do not back up” or “turn on backup” 
I'm going to “turn on backup” and now if I click on the Avatar you can see it says “backup is on - getting ready to back up” 
Basically it's now going to back up your phone to this whole new Google account that's just for your photos. 
So that way you can keep it completely separate from Gmail and Google Drive and also you can create a new one of these every year of your life or every month! 
While it's doing this, do not forget go to photo settings, “backup and sync”, “upload size” 
They're already here by default this is how they get us! 
“Upload size original quality” we don't want that! 
I'm going to click on storage saver and then when we click back it's now going to upload photos and videos at that slightly smaller size so it's going to take longer to fill up the 15GB again. There's one more thing that we can do to make life much more easy for us and that's to share photos from this account with our personal Google account... or I'll still be able to see these photos without them taking up storage on my personal Google account. 
If you click on the Avatar again in the top right hand corner and we'll go to “photos settings” - if you scroll down here all the way to the bottom can you see it says “partner sharing”. 
“Automatically share photos with a partner” 
Well I'm going to share them with MYSELF, so if I click on that option: “A better way to share with your partner” so get started! 
All we'll do is type in our personal Gmail address here and then all the photos and videos will be shared with me but the photos are being stored on their separate account or any other separate accounts and I can partner share all of those accounts with my personal account. 
I've been running this system for about a year now and it's working! 
I'll put in the description if I hit any problems I'll put it in the description but I think this is a way to avoid maxing out your storage. 
Let's go back now to Google photos, manage storage, because I know you're dying to see if this works, and yes! We did it! We absolutely did it! About one year of storage left. The 15 gigs maxed out storage - we have now cleared storage in our Google drive because we've cleared out some space in Google photos 
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