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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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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 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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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 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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How to lock WhatsApp on your phone and prevent unwanted access to the messaging app

You can lock WhatsApp using your smartphone's touch or face ID. Soumyabrata Roy/NurPhoto via Getty Images WhatsApp offers a lock feature that secures access to the messaging app by using your phone's biometric sensor. WhatsApp can be easily set to unlock with a fingerprint on your Android device or with Touch ID or Face ID on iPhone. You can find the setting to lock WhatsApp in the app's settings; once there, tap Account followed by Privacy. Visit Insider's Tech Reference l...
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How to create a WhatsApp group and send an invitation link so your contacts can easily join a group conversation

You can create and share a WhatsApp group through a link in a few simple steps. mirtmirt/ShutterStock A WhatsApp group chat link is a shareable invite that enables your contacts to join a group conversation by tapping on a hyperlink. WhatsApp group chats are a good way to include multiple people in ongoing conversations. Group chats and invite links work for people who have either an Android or iOS device. Visit Insider's Tech Reference library for more stories. WhatsApp is one of ...
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How to use WhatsApp Status, the messaging app's 'stories' feature for sharing ephemeral content

WhatsApp Status is the messaging app's take on the "stories" feature. Thiago Prudêncio / SOPA Images: LightRocket via Getty Images WhatsApp Status is similar to Snapchat or Instagram Stories; you can post updates with photos, video, and text in the app's Status tab. To share an update, tap "My Status" in the Status tab and use the camera control and photo gallery. You can mute a contact to hide their updates as well as hide your updates from specific users. Visit Insider's Tec...
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How to hide your chat messages in WhatsApp to organize your conversations on the messaging platform

You can hide chats in WhatsApp in two ways on an iPhone and one on Android Getty Images To hide a WhatsApp chat thread, you need to either long-press or swipe on your conversation. By hiding your message history, you are archiving it, not deleting it. Archived conversations can be restored the same way as they are hidden. Visit Insider's Tech Reference library for more stories. WhatsApp is one of the most popular encrypted messaging services available today. Although it doesn't ...
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How to delete your Tinder account when you're done using the dating app, or hide your account temporarily

Teerawit Chankowet/Shutterstock To delete your Tinder account, tap on Delete My Account in the app's settings. If you delete your account, your Tinder profile will be deleted along with any matches and chats you've made. You can also hide your profile from the app's Discovery section so users will no longer see your profile. Visit Insider's Tech Reference library for more stories. If you've tried your hand at online dating, you've almost certainly used Tinder, th...
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How to use Google Chrome's Password Manager to save all your login info for online accounts

Anadolu Agency/Getty Images Google Chrome's Password Manager compiles all of your login credentials for websites in one place. The feature allows you to autofill your username and passwords for saved sites. You can edit or delete your saved passwords in Chrome's Password Manager with a few clicks. Visit Insider's Tech Reference library for more stories. Among its features, Google Chrome has a password manager that creates an archive of passwords for your profiles across variou...
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How to log into Tinder, the popular dating app, using a computer or mobile device

Thiago Prudêncio/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images A Tinder login requires you to enter your mobile phone number. You can also link your account to your Apple ID, Google, or Facebook account to log in quickly. You can access your Tinder account from a web browser on your computer, in addition to the popular mobile app. Visit Insider's Tech Reference library for more stories. Tinder, the app that popularized the concept of swiping right or left to sort through potential dating ...
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How to create a survey on Google Forms and share it with others to collect their responses

Use a computer to create and share a Google Forms survey that fits your needs. Andia/Universal Images Group via Getty Images A Google Forms survey is a free tool that can be used for fun or professional research purposes. You can customize Google Forms questions and answers in many different ways. After you've created a survey using Google Forms, you can share it with others to collect their responses. Visit Insider's Tech Reference library for more stories. Google Forms is a free ...
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How to download files from Google Docs for offline use or sharing

You can download Google Doc files on any computer or mobile device. Marko Geber/Getty Images You can download a Google Docs file on your computer by opening the document in a web browser and using the File menu. Both Android and iPhone owners can download Google Docs as a Microsoft Word file or PDF, or make a document available offline. Visit Insider's Tech Reference library for more stories. Want to make a Google Docs document available offline? Downloading a document from Google Docs...
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How to use the strikethrough feature in Google Docs to indicate text that should be removed

You can add a strikethrough in Google Docs text on a computer or mobile device. damircudic/Getty Images The strikethrough feature in Google Docs puts a line through selected text to indicate words not meant for publication or a change of thought. The strikethrough function is accessible through the Format tab of Google Docs in its desktop version. You can add a strikethrough to text in the Google Docs mobile app through the Font toolbar option. Visit Insider's Tech Reference library f...
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How to use Google Docs' dark mode on any device to make late-night writing more comfortable on your eyes

You can use a dark mode in Google Docs on a computer or mobile device. Justin Paget/Getty Images Google Docs' dark mode can make the writing tool more attractive and comfortable to use in a dark room. You can enable dark mode in the Google Docs app on any iPhone, iPad, or Android device. Dark mode is not available in a browser, but a third-party Chrome browser extension can add it. Visit Insider's Tech Reference library for more stories. Dark mode is a popular interface option that...
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How to use the Google Docs résumé template to create and edit a professional document for job applications

You can create a resume without much hassle using a Google Docs resume template. Westend61/Getty Images Google Docs offers five résumé templates, making it simple to personalize a résumé while using a standard, professional layout. To get started, open Google Docs and click Template gallery, then click the template you want to use as the basis for your résumé. You can choose a template and create a résumé using the Google Docs mobile app as well. Visit Insider's Tech Reference library...
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Why do my apps keep closing? How to troubleshoot malfunctioning apps on any mobile device

You may need to try a handful of troubleshooting methods to fix apps that close unexpectedly. DenPhotos/Shutterstock If an app keeps closing on your mobile device, there are several ways to troubleshoot the problem and prevent it from happening. To make sure the app isn't buggy or incompatible with the latest version of the operating system, install the latest updates. Restart the mobile device, and if the problem persists, you can reinstall the app, clear the cache, and free space on ...
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How to unsend an email in Gmail on a computer or mobile device, and change how long you're able to unsend messages

Gmail's desktop site and mobile app allow you to unsend email. Shutterstock You can unsend an email in Gmail on a computer or mobile device with Google's Undo feature. On a computer, messages can be recalled up to 30 seconds after sending; on the mobile app, you have up to five seconds. You can change your desktop settings in Gmail to unsend messages within five, 10, 20, or 30 seconds after sending them. Visit Insider's Tech Reference library for more stories. Whether you'...
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How to use Find and Replace in Microsoft Word to make quick edits to a document

The process behind using Word's Find and Replace feature differs on MacOS and Windows. Ye Naiquan /EyeEm/Getty Images Find and Replace in Word is a tool that searches a document for a specific word or phrase. You can use the tool to replace a word or phrase with another. You can review each instance of a word before replacing it, or replace all instances at once. Visit Insider's Tech Reference library for more stories Find and Replace is a helpful tool in Microsoft Word that search...
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Review | Polaroid Zip Mobile Printer with Zink Technology

Last winter i purchased a Polaroid Zip Mobile printer, and decided to give it a first try-out on the road, as it was intended to be used. Here’s my review, and what I learned!
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