How To Block And Unblock Contacts In WhatsApp Desktop App For Windows

The official WhatsApp desktop app for Windows is useful when managing Whatsapp conversations from the PC without using a browser. (Here is a quick primer on how to use it). Blocking contacts: There are a couple of ways to block contacts directly using this desktop app in Windows: Click on the contact name from the left pane to open the message window. Then click the three dots icon from the top right...

How To Unsend Emails In Outlook.com

The web version of Outlook.com has a useful feature of undoing sent emails. This feature is disabled by default but can be turned on. Here’s how: Login to Outlook.com Click on the gear icon from the top right and select View all Outlook settings. Next, choose Mail > Compose and reply. Scroll down to Undo send section and drag the slider to right. The maximum interval up to which the emails...

How To Stop Sharing Files In OneDrive

Files and items in OneDrive can be shared in different ways like using a shareable link and through email invites. These files can at anytime be stopped from being shared. Here is how to do it (this example uses the OneDrive Personal account): Login to OneDrive. Then click on Shared from the left pane. This will display a list of files that are shared so far. To stop sharing, right-click on the specific...

How To Manage Favorites In The New Microsoft Edge Browser

The new Microsoft Edge browser makes managing bookmarks/favorites simpler. You can directly rename them, choose only the icon view for them and even selectively display the favorites bar. Here is how to do all of these: Rename favorites: To rename any existing favorite website, right-click on it and choose Edit. Then, rename it along with the URL as needed and click Save. The changes will immediately...

Read Aloud Web Pages In Google Chrome And Firefox With This Add-on

It can be useful to have text to speech option when scrolling through web pages or reading documents and ebooks on the web. Read Aloud is an extension that translates the text from webpages to speech and is available for Chrome and Firefox. (By the way, the new Microsoft Edge browser already has this feature built-in.) For Firefox, download and install it from here, while for Google Chrome it can be...

The New Microsoft Edge Browser: First Impressions

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The new Microsoft Edge browser which is now redesigned and based on Chromium is available to download and use. Download and install it from here. During the installation, the existing Edge browser (legacy) will automatically be upgraded to this new version. Once the installation starts, click on Get Started. A new feature that this Edge browser has is that you can choose how the blank tab page looks...