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How to Use the Follow Up Option in Outlook

One of Outlook’s most useful and least-understood options is Follow Up, the program’s email reminder tool. If you struggle to remember to answer emails after they’re no longer on the front page of your inbox...

How to Add Branching in Microsoft Forms

Microsoft Forms is a great tool for creating free, easy-to-use surveys, polls, quizzes, and questionnaires. It includes branching, which allows you to send users to different questions depending on their previous answers. Her...

12 Family Tech Support Tips for the Holidays

The only certainties in life are death, taxes, and having to provide tech support for your relatives over the holidays because you “know computers.” Save yourself some time, and follow our 12-step plan to clean an...

How to Enable Reddit’s Dark Mode

Here at How-To Geek, we love dark mode and use it a lot. If you’re a Redditor and dark mode enthusiast, rejoice: Reddit’s site and mobile apps for the iPhone, iPad, and Android have a dark mode. Here’s how ...

What Is Markdown and How Do You Use It?

Markdown is a simple syntax that formats text as headers, lists, boldface, and so on. This markup language is popular, and you definitely have apps that support it. Here’s a quick primer on what Markdown is, and how and...

10 Ways to Personalize Your Slack Account

Slack is a popular communication service primarily used in workplace environments. The defaults are sensible, and it looks pretty. However, you can personalize your Slack account, so it looks and acts the way you want it to....

How to Save an Email to Your Hard Drive

Emails normally stay in your email program, but occasionally you might need to keep a copy as an offline backup. Here’s how to save an email to your hard drive so it’s always available and accessible....

How to Customize Gmail on the Web

Gmail is an enormously popular email provider with an easy-to-use web interface. However, not all preferences and screen sizes work well with the default settings. Here’s how to customize the Gmail interface....

How to Read Message Headers in Outlook

Phishing and other email scams are on the rise. One of the best ways to identify scam emails is to examine the email header for detailed information about the sender. Here’s how to do that in Outlook....
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