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How to Add Private Labels in Google Maps

Google Maps offers various recommendations for travelers, including important landmarks to nearby businesses. If you want to save your own recommendations to Google Maps to quickly find in the future, you can do so by adding …

How to Delete Version History in Google Docs

When you make a change to a Google Docs document, a copy of the previous version is saved. This allows you to roll back changes, but if you prefer, you can hide or delete the version history. Here’s how….

How to Export Contacts in Gmail

If you’ve built up an extensive network of email contacts in Gmail, you may want to export them to another service. To export Gmail contacts, you’ll need to use Google Contacts, which you can access through Gmail itself….

How to Use the TRIM Function in Microsoft Excel

When you copy text into Microsoft Excel, it can occasionally come with characters you’d prefer to see removed, such as unnecessary spaces. Rather than remove these manually, you can use the TRIM function to do it for you….

How to Change Your TikTok Username

If you signed up for TikTok in haste, you might be regretting your choice of username. Rather than sticking it out with something embarrassing, it’s a quick and easy process to change your TikTok username….

How to Add Headers or Footers in Google Sheets

A Google Sheets spreadsheet doesn’t have a visible header or footer until you decide to print. If you want to add headers and footers to a Google Sheets spreadsheet, you’ll have to use the printer settings menu—here’s how….

How to Disable Conversation View in Gmail

Gmail tries to help you navigate huge email chains by grouping replies together in a single conversation thread where replies are listed sequentially. If you want to see each reply individually, however, you’ll need to switch…

How to Merge Spotify Playlists

If you’ve put together several Spotify playlists, but you’re looking to consolidate your collection, you may want to look at merging them. There isn’t a built-in method for merging playlists on Spotify, but there are ways to …

How to Clear Your Recently Played List on Spotify

Thanks to Spotify’s “Recently Played” section, there’s no hiding your secret music vices. If you want to keep your music habits secret, you’ll need to clear the entries from your Spotify “Recently Played” list by following th…

How to Add a Traffic Report Using Google Maps

Traffic reports in Google Maps allow you to quickly determine if the route you’re taking is busy or not. If you’re a passenger on the road, you can update Google Maps by adding your own traffic reports. Here’s how….

How to Change Your Status on Discord

Your Discord status shows whether you’re busy or AFK. You can change it on the Discord website, the desktop app for Windows or Mac, or the mobile app for Android, iPhone, or iPad.

How to Sort by Multiple Columns in Google Sheets

When you’re analyzing complex data sets in Google Sheets, you can take advantage of its built-in sorting feature to organize the data. You can sort by individual columns or, for more complex data, you can sort by multiple col…

How to Change the Server Region on Discord

Discord automatically selects a server region through which to route your voice communications. However, you might find selecting a different server region improves the quality of voice chats, especially if you’re chatting wi…
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