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How to get a refund on Google Play for past purchases

You can get a refund on Google Play for certain purchases on the service.  Depending on what you got, from an app to a movie to music, one or more of the approaches should help you get your money back if you're not happy with your purchase. Google Play refunds hit at different times depending on the payment method used, with some refunds coming in a single day, while others can take up to a month. You may get an automatic refund if you uninstall a paid app shortly after you paid for it, so if ...
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How to enable your camera on Google Hangouts on a computer or mobile device

You can easily enable the camera on Google Hangouts by giving your computer or mobile device permission to access your camera and microphone.  Your computer will have to meet specific requirements to enable a camera on Google Hangouts. Visit Business Insider's Tech Reference library for more stories. You can video chat with up to 25 people in Google Hangouts. To make a video call on a desktop, note that there are a variety of system requirements.  A video call works best with a USB web camer...
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How to reset your Netflix account on a connected computer or mobile device

You can reset a Netflix account by deactivating and reactivating devices on a computer. You can also reset a Netflix account by on a mobile device by deleting and then reinstalling the app.  Visit Business Insider's Tech Reference library for more stories. If you're having issues with Netflix, shutting down the device and then restarting it often solves the problem.  If the issue still isn't resolved, deleting and then reinstalling the Netflix app on your mobile device often works. To re-ins...
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How to watch 4K shows and movies on Netflix with a compatible device

To watch 4K shows or movies on Netflix, you must be signed up for the service's "Premium" subscription tier.  To stream Netflix in 4K Ultra HD streaming on your TV, you will need a 60Hz screen and an internet connection speed of at least 25 megabits per second.  You can also watch Netflix media in 4K on Windows 10 using the Microsoft Edge browser or the Windows Netflix app.  Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. 4K Ultra High Definition is about as close to life-like as your TV...
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'What is Slack?': Everything you need to know about the professional messaging program

Slack is a messaging program designed for use in the workplace, as it can help colleagues keep in touch, plan schedules, share documents and files, and stay connected.  Slack apps are available for desktop and mobile devices, and the program can also be used through the Slack website on a web browser.  While there is a free version of Slack, its functions are limited — if you want to use the full version, you or an administrator will have to pay at least $6.67 per month per person in the "...
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How to open Google Hangouts in Gmail to connect with others over text, video, or voice call

You can easily open Google Hangouts in Gmail to chat with friends over text, video, or voice call. If the person you're trying to reach is not on Hangouts, an invite will be sent to the contact asking them to join you on the platform. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Google Hangouts allows you to video chat, voice call and text chat with your friends for free.  Group chats can accommodate up to 150 people; and video calls can connect up to 25 people.  You can also send ph...
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How to block a website on Mozilla Firefox using a third-party extension

You can easily block a website on Firefox by using a Block Site extension. After downloading the third-party extension, you can add websites to a blocked list in Firefox's "Add-Ons" menu. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. You can easily block websites on Firefox — but you'll need to download an extension first. To begin, download the Block Site desktop extension from the Mozilla website.  Then, you can access your settings and add blocked websites to the "Add-ons" section o...
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How to change your gender on Facebook to better represent yourself on the platform

You can easily change your gender on Facebook to the classification that best fits you. On top of the male and female options, Facebook also has a custom alternative which you can modify according to your own preferences. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Everyone changes as they grow older. Sometimes a person's gender might change, too — in which case, you probably want to have your new identity reflected on social media as well. Fortunately, Facebook allows its users to c...
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How to use Google Drive with Slack by connecting your accounts to send files

To use Google Drive with Slack, you first need to connect the app to Slack or access your Google Drive account in your browser. With Slack's growing reputation as an online work-sharing tool, it makes sense to connect it with Google Drive, a file-sharing tool. The easiest way to connect Google Drive and Slack is to add a Google Drive link to a message, then follow the prompts to connect them. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Slack has quickly become a preferred tool for wo...
Tags: Google, Google Drive, Trends, Watch Google, Best Buy Lenovo, Google Drive and Slack


How to backup your Google Chrome bookmarks in 2 ways, so you never lose track of your favorite sites

You can backup your bookmarks in Google Chrome in two ways: through account syncing, and through an HTML file. All your Google Chrome bookmarks are synced to your Google account, so you can load them onto any other computer that's running Google Chrome. You can also use Chrome's Bookmark Manager to save an HTML file for your bookmarks, which can be opened in most browsers. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. You can tell a lot about a person by the websites they visit most. Th...
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How to change your default search engine in Google Chrome, and switch between Google, Bing, and more

You can change your default search engine in Google Chrome by heading to your Settings menu. In that menu, you can change Google Chrome's default search engine from Google to Bing, Yahoo, DuckDuckGo, and more. Both the Google Chrome desktop app and mobile app allow you to change your default search engine at any time. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Google might seem like the natural choice for a default search engine in Google Chrome. But like a Windows user with an iPhon...
Tags: Google Chrome, Google, Trends, Nasa, Google Bing, Best Buy Samsung, Best Buy Lenovo, Bing Yahoo DuckDuckGo


How to delete photos from your Google Hangouts profile in 4 simple steps

You can easily delete photos from Google Hangouts, but note that the other people in your group may still have access to them. Google Hangouts allows you to share your photos with friends in the same group. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. When you open a Google Hangouts with friends, you can share photos with each other using the platform.  All of the photos and videos that you share will be available in the Google album archive. From here, you can download and delete ph...
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How to use Zoom on your computer or mobile device — a quick guide for video meeting basics

You can use Zoom to participate in or host video meetings on your computer or mobile device. Zoom is a video conferencing service used by companies and universities for remote communication. The service is similar to competitors such as  Google Hangout, BlueJeans, and Skype. Its basic functions include the ability to chat and call individual contacts, as well as schedule meetings for future events. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Whether it's your Friday team check-in or ...
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You don't need a Google account to join a Google Hangout, as long as you have a G Suite invitation — here's what you need to know

You don't need to have a Google account to join a Hangout meeting, but you would need an invitation to participate. Specifically, the user who invites you needs to have a G Suite account in order to access the feature that allows non-Google users to join a meeting as a guest. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Hangouts is a Google platform for chatting with people, but you don't necessarily have to have a Google account to use it.  For the most part, you'll need a Google acc...
Tags: Google, Trends, Beverly Hills, Jeff Bezos, Google Hangouts, Google Hangout, G Suite, Best Buy Lenovo


How to unblock someone on Discord and start chatting with them again

You can unblock someone on Discord in two ways, both of which should only take a few clicks. When you unblock someone on Discord, you'll be able to read their messages again in any server you share, as well as direct message them. You can block a user you've unblocked again at any time. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Blocking someone on Discord prevents them from sending you direct messages, and also prevents you from seeing messages they send in servers you share. While ...
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How to find someone on Slack on a computer or mobile device

You can easily find someone Slack to direct message them if you know the contact's name. If you don't know your potential contacts' names, you'll need to use the regular search bar to type in phrases they've said or work titles that are associated with them. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Finding people on Slack can be daunting if your workspace consists of hundreds of people, or you're just new to the company.  But if you know the name of the person you're looking for, t...
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How to italicize text in Google Hangouts and use other formatting options

You can italicize text in Google Hangouts in the desktop version on your Mac or PC. If you use the classic version of Google Hangouts, you can create italicized, bold, or underlined text using keyboard shortcuts. Google's new platforms, Google Hangouts Chat and Meet allow for text formatting using simple symbols as well, such as asterisks for bold writing. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. When you're not speaking to someone face to face (even if that's via video) or over t...
Tags: Google, Trends, Google Hangouts, Best Buy Lenovo


How to change your status on Google Hangouts, and let your contacts know what you're up to

You can change your status on Google Hangouts using both the desktop website and the mobile app. On the desktop site, you'll need to head to your settings page to change your Hangouts status. In the Google Hangouts mobile app, you just need to go to the "Status" menu. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. If you use Google Hangouts, you may have noticed that you can set a status, much like you can on Facebook. However, these statuses are more like the away messages you could set...
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How to delete your Google Hangouts conversation history on a computer or mobile device

You can easily delete your Google Hangouts conversation history with another use by going into the chat settings. You cannot, however, delete the chat history for a group; you can only leave the group. Here's how to delete your message history with another person on the desktop or mobile version of Hangouts. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Google Hangouts can be a solid option for keeping in touch with friends and colleagues, but sometimes you don't necessarily want your ...
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How to end a Google Hangouts call on your computer or mobile device

It's easy to end a Google Hangouts call — simply click on the red button at the bottom of the screen or shut the window or app. A Google Hangouts call will continue until the last participant has exited it even if the host of the call has already left the meeting. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Google Hangouts makes it easy to chat with friends, family, or colleagues, both one-on-one or in a whole group. When you're done with a video call or an audio call, ending the cal...
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How to adjust the volume of a Google Hangouts call, or mute your own microphone

To adjust the volume on a Google Hangouts call, you'll need to adjust the volume of whatever device you're listening on. You can also mute and unmute yourself on any Google Hangouts call, although this won't change anyone else's volume. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Google Hangouts is one of Google's many communication apps. Unlike others, however, Hangouts prioritizes video chatting over all else. This is useful if you want to talk face-to-face with someone you're not n...
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How to send a Zoom invite in 4 different ways, to set up group meetings with colleagues or classmates

You can easily send a Zoom invite to add colleagues or classmates to current and future conference calls. The process to add contacts or send invites via email or phone number on Zoom looks a bit different depending on if you choose to do so on your phone, tablet, or computer. Here's how to send invites and add participants on both types of devices. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Once you set up a Zoom account, it's easy to send a meeting invite for colleagues or classma...
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How to find someone on Google Hangouts on a computer or mobile device

It is easy to find someone on Google Hangouts if the contact is already in your Google contacts — you just have to type in their name or email into the search bar. You can use the same method to find a new contact via Hangouts, but you will need to send the new contact an invite to connect. You can change your invitation setting on Google Hangouts to only have people who have your phone number or email address to connect with you. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Google Ha...
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How to turn on your microphone on Google Hangouts on a computer or mobile device

You can easily turn on your microphone on a Google Hangout if you haven't given the software permission.  Turning on the microphone is a simple process, and you will usually see a prompt to enable it when you jump on a Hangouts call.  If you're using Google Hangouts on a mobile device, you will need to give Google Hangouts permission to use your microphone before you can start a call. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. For the most part, Google Hangouts should ask you for pe...
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How to join a Zoom meeting on your computer or mobile device

You can easily join a Zoom meeting whether it's a scheduled event or live call. To join a pre-planned meeting, click the invitation link sent to you, which will open Zoom and prompt you to enter a Meeting ID. You can also enter the Meeting ID provided on the main screen of your Zoom app. You can join a Zoom meeting and communicate remotely on any of your devices. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. It's easy to join a Zoom meeting — whether you accept a call or open an invita...
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How to make a Zoom account on your computer or mobile device, so you can send group meeting invitations

It's easy to make a Zoom account on either your desktop or mobile device. You can sign up for the video conferencing service from your Mac or PC or from your phone or tablet after downloading the app. To sign up, you'll need to download the app and then complete three steps on your internet browser, and have access to your email to verify your account. While you can still join a Zoom meeting without making an account, it's extremely helpful to have your own so you can invite others to meetings...
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How to delete a page in Google Docs in 3 different ways, to properly format your documents

You can delete a page in Google Docs in several ways. The easiest way to delete a page in Google Docs is to simply use your Backspace or Delete key to erase all the content on the page. You can also edit your margin size, which can help move text off a page and delete it. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. If you've spent a lot of time working on a very important document, no matter what it's for, you're going to want it to look as perfect as it possibly can. A lot of this co...
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How to delete your Google Hangouts account, or change its settings so you won't receive calls

The only way to delete your Google Hangouts account is to delete your entire Google account; Hangouts is inextricably linked to your main Google account.  If you don't want to delete your entire Google account, you can change your Hangouts settings so that no one can contact you. You can also delete the Google Hangouts mobile app, so that none of its data will be on your phone.  Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Google Hangouts is a great platform for friends or family wh...
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How to send GIFs on Google Hangouts using your computer

You can easily send GIFs in your Google Hangouts chats using your computer. You can only add a Giphy bot to Google Hangouts if you have permission from one of your G Suite administrators. Here's what you need to do in order to add the Giphy bot to your hangout, and start sending GIFs. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. GIFs have become somewhat essential online, and if you use Google Hangouts to chat with friends or coworkers, you've probably noticed the lack of the feature ...
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You can use Google Hangouts internationally to connect with others abroad, but it may cost a fee

You can use Google Hangouts internationally to make oversea calls. There are fees for calling locations outside of the US and not all locations are available for these kinds of calls. Here's what else you should know about using Google Hangouts to make international calls. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. If you're looking for a way to call your friends and family overseas and are a fan of Google products, you can actually use Google Hangouts to get it done.  It's importan...
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