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How to Create a New Folder in Gmail

Your inbox can quickly get overwhelming. One way to better maintain your email account is to create folders (known as “labels” in Gmail) and organize your emails accordingly. Here’s how to create them in Gmail….

How to Change Your Display Name on Gmail

When you send an email from your Gmail account, your display name (along with other information) will be shown to the recipient. You can change the display name associated with your Gmail account in a few steps. Here’s how….

How to Mark Emails as Read in Gmail

Not all emails are worth reading. Some you can block, some you can’t. Instead of seeing the unread count go up and up, use this trick to quickly mark emails as read without opening them in Gmail.

How to Type Emails Faster in Gmail

Most of us always have a pile of emails we’ve procrastinated about answering. After all, there are only so many you can read and send in a day. Thankfully, Gmail offers a range of tools that can lend a hand when you’re compo…

How to Recall an Email in Gmail

We’ve all had moments where we’ve immediately regretted sending an email. If you’re in that position and you’re using Gmail, you have a small window in which to undo your mistake, but you only have a few seconds to do it. Her…

Why Am I Connected to Wi-Fi But Not the Internet?

It’s happened to all of us at some point. Your Wi-Fi signal is strong, but there’s no internet connectivity. That’s because Wi-Fi and the internet are two different things, and understanding the difference can help you troubl…

How to Clean Up the Gmail Sidebar

If you’ve been using Gmail for several years, the site’s sidebar can easily get cluttered with unused labels and old Hangouts Chats messages. Not to mention the new Google Meet section. Here’s how to clean up the Gmail sideba…

How to Use Multiple Email Signatures in Gmail

An email signature is an important way to quickly add a personalized touch to the end of every email you send. But different types of emails call for different signatures. Set up several signatures in your Gmail for work, fri…

How to Celebrate Mother’s Day Over a Distance

If you’re bound to spend Mother’s Day separated because of social distancing or other logistical reasons, there are still lots of ways to celebrate the ones who made us. Bring family together, wherever they are, and find ways…

How to Use TikTok’s Parental Controls

TikTok is a social media platform on which you can create, remix, augment, or share short videos. Because it’s so popular with teens, parents obviously want to protect their kids from inappropriate content. Fortunately, TikT…

How to Build Your Own Cloud File Sync with Nextcloud

Services like Dropbox make it easy for you to access your files on multiple devices. However, you might want more control over them. In less than 30 minutes, you can have your own cloud-syncing service up and running on a ser…

How to Use Cloudflare DNS’s Parental Controls

Cloudflare now offers “1.1.1.1 for Families,” new DNS servers with built-in parental controls. Cloudflare’s standard 1.1.1.1 DNS server doesn’t perform any filtering, but Cloudflare can now block malware and adult content. S…
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