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How to recover deleted emails in Gmail on a computer or mobile device

Gmail allows you to recover deleted emails on a computer or mobile device within 30 days.Getty Images You can recover deleted emails in Gmail for up to 30 days before they are permanently deleted. To restore a message, just find it in the Trash folder and use the Move or Move To command to put it elsewhere. If you are an admin, you may have an additional 25 days to recover a message from the Admin console.  Visit Insider's Tech Reference library for more stories. When you delete a Gmail m...
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How to post on Pinterest from a computer or mobile device

You can post a Pinterest pin on desktop or mobile.SOPA Images/Contributor/Getty Images You can post on Pinterest using either the Pinterest website or the mobile app on your iPhone or Android. You can upload a photo you own or choose a website and select an image from there. Be sure to enter as much information as you can, including a title, description, and alt text.  Visit Insider's Tech Reference library for more stories. Pinterest's popularity as a social media site that's foc...
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How to create a Roku account and set up your Roku device

To begin using a Roku device, you'll need to create an account.Sean Locke / EyeEm / Getty Images You need to create a free Roku account to set up and use a Roku streaming media player.  You can create a Roku account from the Roku website, the Roku mobile app, or the Roku player itself. You'll be prompted to create a Roku account when you set up a new Roku device. Visit Insider's Tech Reference library for more stories. You'll need a Roku account in order to set up and use your...
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How to cancel Roku subscriptions from the streaming device, the website, or mobile app

If you've subscribed to streaming services through Roku, you'll need to cancel through Roku.Steve Kovach/Business Insider If you've subscribed to a paid or premium channel through your Roku account, you can cancel the subscription from the Roku player or the Roku website. To cancel, select a channel using your Roku remote, press the asterisk key, and choose "Manage subscription."  If you don't see the subscription on the website or Roku device, it probably means you purchased ...
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15 essential Alexa skills that Amazon's AI assistant can learn to help make your life easier

Alexa skills can greatly enhance the utility of your Amazon Echo devices.Shutterstock Amazon Alexa skills allow you to customize the artificially intelligent assistant to suit all sorts of needs. You can add new skills to Alexa from the mobile app, a web browser, or even by asking Alexa to add the skill.  Here are 15 of the best skills for Amazon Alexa. Visit Insider's Tech Reference library for more stories. Alexa, the voice assistant built into Amazon's family of Echo speakers and s...
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How to recover a Facebook account if you're locked out and can't access your profile

Facebook allows you to recover your account from a computer or mobile device.Shutterstock You can recover your Facebook account in a browser or using the mobile app if you can't log into your account normally. On a computer, find the problematic account using someone else's Facebook account and then follow the menu to choose to recover the account. On an iPhone or Android, you can follow the forgot password link on the login page to recover the account.  Visit Insider's Tech Refer...
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How to update your Roku device and all its channels

There are a few ways to install updates on a Roku.Hollis Johnson/Business Insider Your Roku automatically checks for updates every day, but you can update it manually in the Settings menu. You can also update your Roku's channels by pressing the star button on the remote. The newest major Roku update, OS 10.5, includes new voice control features. Visit Insider's Tech Reference library for more stories. Roku devices are designed to stay connected to the internet 24/7. Because of this, ...
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How to game share on PS4 and play with a friend on another console

Your PS4 offers two ways to share games — by designating another console as the primary PS4, or by activating Share Play. To give a friend access to your game library, sign in with your PSN account and set that console as your primary PS4. Using Share Play, you can invite a friend to take control of a game remotely or even multiplay together for up to an hour. Visit Insider's Tech Reference library for more stories. Want to share a game with friends or family members? Sony allows you to sha...
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How to bypass the Activation Lock on an iPhone, iPad, Mac, or Apple Watch

Bypassing the Activation Lock on your Apple device is simple — if you have the password.Kwanchai Lerttanapunyaporn/EyeEm/Getty Images Activation Lock is a feature on Apple devices that's meant to prevent theft. To disable the Activation Lock on your device, you need to log into the device's Apple ID account. If you don't have access to the Apple ID account, you'll need to ask Apple for help. Visit Insider's Tech Reference library for more stories. Activation Lock is a feat...
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How to update your AirPods, AirPods Pro, or AirPods Max

All models of AirPods are set to update automatically.Carol Yepes/Getty Images AirPods, AirPods Pro, and AirPods Max all update automatically manually when a new update is available. For an automatic update to begin, your AirPods must be in their charging case, with the case  charging and near your iPhone.  You can check what firmware version your AirPods are currently running in your iPhone's Settings app. Visit Insider's Tech Reference library for more stories. In an effort to make ...
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How to update your AirPods, AirPods Pro, or AirPod Max

All models of AirPods are set to update automatically.Carol Yepes/Getty Images AirPods, AirPods Pro, and AirPods Max all update automatically manually when a new update is available. For an automatic update to begin, your AirPods must be in their charging case, with the case  charging and near your iPhone.  You can check what firmware version your AirPods are currently running in your iPhone's Settings app. Visit Insider's Tech Reference library for more stories. In an effort to make ...
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How to set up WhatsApp Web and use the messaging platform from your computer

WhatsApp's web version and desktop app offer certain advantages over the mobile app.Tara Moore/Getty Images You can use WhatsApp Web from your computer's browser by linking your account through a QR code from the WhatsApp mobile app. You can also use WhatsApp from your computer by installing the WhatsApp desktop application. You can open multiple WhatsApp accounts on your computer as long as you use a different browser window for each one.  Visit Insider's Tech Reference library f...
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Hit-Monkey Composer Daniel Rojas On Music Themes, Industry Trends, And La La Land [Interview]

These past few years have been tremendously busy for rapidly rising composer Daniel Rojas.Between Netflix's "Kipo and the Age of Wonderbeasts" and the Hulu/Marvel one-two punch of "M.O.D.O.K." and "Hit-Monkey," Rojas has made the transition from commercials and short films to major feature films (he contributed to the soundtrack of 2015's Brie Larson-starring "Room," 2016's "Money Monster" and the Alexander Payne film "Downsizing" in 2017) and name-brand shows look impossibly easy. That's not to...
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How to change or reset your PlayStation Network password

You can reset your PlayStation password in a few different ways.Shutterstock To do a PlayStation password reset, you'll need to go to the "Account Management" section of your PS4's Settings. If you forget your PlayStation Network password, you can reset it using Sony's account management webpage. You can also add two-factor verification to your PSN account from the account management web page.  Visit Insider's Tech Reference library for more stories. Just like your computer an...
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How to sign up for Spotify's Family plan, the streaming service's membership for up to 6 people

Spotify's Family plan is one of the service's four available Premium subscriptions.Thiago Prudêncio/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images The Spotify Family plan costs $15.99 per month and allows up to six users to use the service. The Family plan also includes a Family Mix playlist and access to a child-friendly Spotify Kids app.  Spotify has four Premium plans designed for individuals, couples, students, and families. Visit Insider's Tech Reference library for more stories. S...
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8 ways to troubleshoot an app that keeps crashing on your Android device

You can try a variety of solutions whenever an app keeps crashing on your Android device.Hollis Johnson/Business Insider Apps crashing on an Android device is not uncommon, but there are several ways to troubleshoot the problem.  You can often fix a crashing app by force-stopping the app and restarting it. If that doesn't fix the problem, check your WiFi and make sure you have enough free storage space. Try each of these eight troubleshooting tips to fix a problematic app.  Visit Insider&...
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How to delete your Pinterest account or temporarily deactivate it

You can delete or deactivate your Pinterest account on a computer or mobile device.SOPA Images/Contributor/Getty Images To delete a Pinterest account on a computer, open the Pinterest website and find Account settings in the Settings menu. You can delete your account in the Pinterest app by opening the Settings menu and going to the bottom of the Account settings page.  If you want to leave Pinterest, you can choose to temporarily deactivate your account, which hides your profile and pins.   ...
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How to cancel your Apple Music subscription on any device

Apple Music subscribers can cancel their subscription from a computer or mobile device.Pavlo Gonchar/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images You can cancel an Apple Music subscription with just a few clicks or taps on any of your devices.  To cancel Apple Music on an iPhone or iPad, you'll use the Settings app; on an Android, you can find the Cancel Subscription option in the Apple Music app's Account settings. You can also sign into the Apple Music website and cancel your subscripti...
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How to set up your Apple Watch and pair it with your iPhone

It doesn't take long to set up a new Apple Watch.DenPhotos/Shutterstock To set up an Apple Watch, you'll need to turn it on and pair it with a nearby iPhone. The iPhone that you use to set up your Watch needs to be connected to the internet and have Bluetooth enabled. If your Apple Watch has cellular capabilities, you can also set that up after pairing it. Visit Insider's Tech Reference library for more stories. Setting up a new Apple Watch is pretty straightforward, no matter wha...
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3 ways to turn off the voice narration on your Roku device

If your Roku streaming device is reading things aloud to you, you can turn off that feature.Hollis Johnson/Business Insider You can turn off the voice on Roku by pressing the asterisk button on the remote control four times quickly.  Many streaming apps offer an accessibility feature called descriptive audio that describes the scene aloud, but it's turned off by default.  If you need to disable descriptive audio, it's controlled separately for each streaming app. Visit Insider's T...
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How to activate a new or used iPhone and get cell service

It should only take a few minutes to activate a new or used iPhone.Hollis Johnson If you're setting up a new or used iPhone, you'll need to activate your iPhone with a cellular service provider. Activating your iPhone will involve inserting a SIM card into it and connecting to your cellular service provider. If you have activation problems, there are a number of steps you can take to troubleshoot, including resetting the SIM card and trying to activate via Wi-Fi. Visit Insider's T...
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Communicate More Value and Win More Business

“If you add more and better value than your competitors, you will get hired and attract more clients for life.” I will never forget Dave Johnson, my father, teaching me this while taking me out on sales calls when I was eight years old.  Every single step in the client experience that he made in his successful commercial printing company was designed to intentionally add more value to the client’s experience. He went on to tell me that adding differentiating value would create clients for life....
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How to log into Pinterest on a computer or mobile device, and what to do if you can't login

There are several ways you can log into Pinterest on a computer or mobile device.Getty Images You can log into Pinterest on the platform's mobile app or through any desktop web browser. To log in, enter your email address and password; alternatively, you can log in with Facebook, Google, or your Apple account. If you forget the email address or password, use the password reset link on the login page to recover your account. Visit Insider's Tech Reference library for more stories. Like...
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How to turn on Microsoft Word's dark mode to help reduce eye strain

Microsoft Word users can enable a dark mode in the program with a few clicks.Gorkem Yorulmaz/Getty Images You can run Microsoft Word in dark mode, which uses a dark color palette to help reduce eye strain in low light settings. You can choose to make the document white or black using the Switch Modes button in the ribbon's View tab.  If you always want documents to appear white even in dark mode, use the "Disable dark mode" toggle in the Options menu.  Visit Insider's Tech Reference l...
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Laptop keyboard not working? 6 ways to fix it

A simple restart may be enough to fix a laptop keyboard that isn't working.ISSOUF SANOGO/AFP/Getty Images If your laptop keyboard is not working properly, there are several things you can check to troubleshoot. See if restarting your laptop solves the problem, and thoroughly clean the keyboard.  You can also check to see if your keyboard driver and layout settings need to be changed.  Visit Insider's Tech Reference library for more stories. Many computer problems are tricky to diagnos...
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How to download and listen to Spotify on your Roku device

Just like you can stream movies and shows on your Roku, you can stream music from Spotify.Milan Markovic/Getty Images Spotify comes preinstalled on most Roku players, so you only need to open the app to start listening. If your Roku player is very old, it might not work with Spotify — you need to have a model 3600 (the Streaming Stick from 2016) or newer.  If Spotify isn't already on your player but it's compatible, you can install it using the Roku player, the mobile app, or the Chan...
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How to set up your Roku device and connect it to your TV and WiFi

Setting up your Roku device involves connecting it to your TV, setting up WiFi, and activating your Roku account.Fozan Ns/Shutterstock For Roku setup, you'll need to plug it in, connect to WiFi, pair the remote, and activate the device.  You can pair an enhanced Roku by inserting the batteries or pressing the pairing button, and the standard Roku remote doesn't need to be paired at all.  You need to create a free Roku account to activate your player, or you can use an existing account...
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12 tips and tricks to use your Roku remote

Different Roku remotes have a number of different capabilities.Hollis Johnson/Business Insider To use your Roku remote to the fullest, there are a number of settings and buttons you should know about.  Depending on what model of Roku remote you have, you may be able to use it to control the Roku with voice commands. Many Roku remotes can control your TV's volume and power, as well as offer private listening via a headphone input on the side.  Visit Insider's Tech Reference library for...
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AirPods' microphone not working? 6 ways to fix it

There are several ways you can troubleshoot your AirPods' microphone when it isn't working.Reuters/Beck Diefenbach If your AirPods' microphone is not working, there are many possible causes, but you can try a variety of fixes quickly. Put the non-working AirPods back in the case, wait, and then try to use them again. You can also force your iPhone to "forget" the AirPods and then pair them again. Visit Insider's Tech Reference library for more stories. Having trouble with your...
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How to create, update, and reset your Roku PIN and customize preferences

Setting a Roku PIN can help you prevent unauthorized purchases and downloads on your account.Hollis Johnson/Business Insider To create, update, or reset your four-digit Roku PIN, you need to log in to your account on the Roku website. Click "Update" in the website's "PIN Preferences" to add or change the PIN as well as choose payment and parental controls settings.  If you forget your PIN you can easily reset it using your Roku account login information. Visit Insider's Tech Reference...
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