How To Use PDF Tools In Microsoft Edge

Microsoft Edge browser now has a PDF toolbar by which you can annotate the text in the PDF documents, draw in them, make the text audible, and so on. This is included with the Windows 10 October 2018 updates along with Learning Tools. Here is how to use these PDF tools in Edge: Open any PDF document in Edge. Hover at the top to see a PDF toolbar that will be available. This toolbar can be pinned/unpinned...

How To Schedule Calls In Skype

Skype calls and meetings can be scheduled using the Windows 10 calendar app. Also, you can directly schedule calls for contacts from within Skype even without sending an email invite. This feature is available from both the Skype desktop app as well as the web version. Here is how: Login to Skype and click on the contact for whom the call is to be scheduled. At the end of the message box, click on...

Add Outlines To Screen Captures Taken With Snip & Sketch In Windows 10

Snip & Sketch app in Windows 10 is useful for taking screenshots and annotating them. It can be configured to add a default outline or border to these captured screenshots or snips. Here is how: Open the Windows 10 search box (Win key + S) and type in Snip & Sketch. Choose the app and open it. Click on the ellipsis buttons at the right of the Snip & Sketch window that is displayed. Then...

Enable Periodic Scanning Of Windows 10 PC With Microsoft Defender

Microsoft Defender Antivirus can be set to periodically scan Windows 10 PCs even if a third-party antivirus product is installed and active. Here’s how: From the system tray, right-click on the Windows Security icon and select View security dashboard. Then click on Virus & threat protection. Scroll down to the Microsoft Defender Antivirus options section and expand it. Over here enable...

Rename Virtual Desktops In Windows 10

Virtual desktops in Windows 10 have a default naming scheme like Desktop 1, Desktop 2, and so on and can be directly accessed using the shortcut keys Win key +Tab. (More on keyboard shortcuts for virtual desktops can be found here). However, with the May 2020 version 2004 update, you can now rename them too as needed which makes it easy to locate and use them. Checking and updating to version 2004: For...

Schedule Skype Meetings Using Windows 10 Calendar App

Skype meetings can be directly scheduled using the Calendar app in Windows 10. The attendees only need a Skype account to join and it can be done directly through a browser or with the Skype app. Here is how: Open the Calendar app from the Windows 10 start menu. You can also search for it using the search icon from the taskbar or by using Win key +S. Next, click on the + button to add an event in...