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How to Mark an Image as a Spoiler on Discord

If you’re sending a spoiler image to someone on Discord, consider using the spoiler tag so that your recipient needs to click the image to view it and that it doesn’t open directly. You can do this on both your desktop and mo…

How to Search Comments on Reddit

Reddit users have been clamoring for the ability to search comments for years, and now the social media website has rolled out the feature site-wide. Filtering searches by comment means less time scrolling results and more ef…

How to Share a Playlist on Apple Music

Sharing playlists is a great way to introduce friends to your favorite music. It’s easy on Apple Music, though sometimes you can run into problems. We’ll show you how to share your playlist, and what to do if you’re not seein…

How to Unlink PayPal From Discord

PayPal is one of Discord’s supported payment methods. If you don’t wish to use PayPal to pay for Discord purchases like Nitro, it’s easy to unlink both your accounts. We’ll show you how to do that using two different ways….

How to Make a Spotify Playlist Private

Spotify allows other users to see the playlists you create. If you’d like to keep your playlists hidden, you’ll have to make each playlist private in your account settings. We’ll show you how to do that from your desktop and …

How to Delete a Gmail Account

If you’re leaving Gmail for something better, or you simply want to retire an old account, it’s easy to delete your Gmail account and all its data. We’ll show you how to do just that.

How to Edit or Delete Contacts in Gmail

If you want to change a contact’s saved details, or you’d like to get rid of a contact forever, Gmail makes it easy for you to update and delete your contacts. Here’s how to do that on desktop, Android, iPhone, and iPad….

How to Use Google Street View

With Google’s street view feature, you can virtually walk through the streets of many cities around the world. Street view is also available for popular landmarks, natural wonders, museums, and more. Here’s how to access it o…

How (and Why) to Access Gmail in Basic HTML

In addition to the standard view, Gmail offers a basic HTML version that has all your emailing options but without any fancy features. You can access this barebone Gmail version from your desktop, and we’ll show you how….

How to Delete a WhatsApp Contact

If you no longer want to communicate with a person, it’s a good idea to delete their contact from your WhatsApp list. This way they no longer clutter your chat list, and we’ll show you how to do that from your iPhone or Andro…

How to Unblock Someone on Gmail

If you’ve changed your mind and you’d like to start receiving emails from a blocked user, it’s easy to unblock someone on Gmail. We’ll show you how to do that on your desktop and mobile phone.

How to Download Emails From Gmail

If you want to save an email for offline use, or you’d like to send that email as an attachment to someone, Gmail allows you to download your emails in an offline EML format. We’ll show you how to do that on your desktop as y…

How to Stash Changes in Git

Need to switch to a different branch, but you’re not ready to commit the changes you’ve made in your current branch? You can stash your changes and come back to them later. It’s possible in Git, whether you use GitHub or anot…

How to CC or BCC in Gmail

Like all other email providers, Gmail supports CC and BCC fields so you can send additional copies of your emails. We’ll explain what these terms mean, how they’re used, and how to use them in Gmail on desktop and mobile….

How to Switch Branches in GitHub

To ensure there’s no downtime due to pushing problematic code straight to the main branch on GitHub, you should create a new branch and work there. Before you can actually work there, though, you’ll need to switch to it….
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