How to again setup Google Authenticator after Phone reset or switch

setup Google Authenticator Phone Reset

When you enable the two-step authentication for your Google account, it allows you to setup a Google Authenticator App.  The app generates codes and is useful when either you are out of cell coverage network or don’t want to use the SMS option. However,  if you reset your phone, setting up Google Authenticator is not that simple. In this post, ...

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How to create and transfer Google Alerts to Non-Gmail Email Address

Google Alerts Non Gmail

Google Alerts is one of the services that always needed a Gmail account to receive it. But let’s say your primary email id is not on Gmail but instead on Yahoo or Outlook or Hotmail or any other service.  How do you get those alerts to Non-Gmail accounts? In this post, I will share a handy trick which allows you ...

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Firefox: How to Export username and password from Profiles

Firefox Export username password

Many of us use the browser for saving username passwords of different websites. Firefox also offers inbuilt password manager, and it can sync it across devices. While they are encrypted and locked down with your account, if you ever wanted to export username and password from Firefox, here is an extension that can get the job done for you. Instead ...

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Find which program is blocking USB device when ejecting

Program blocking USB ejecting

Many a time when you try to unplug your USB drive, you get an error message that the drive is in use by some program. It’s a reasonable precaution from Windows. It keeps you warned about a data transfer that might be taking place or any other use. If you unplug during that, it can result in data corruption. However, ...

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View and manage downloads from statusbar in Firefox and Chrome

View and manage downloads from statusbar in Firefox and Chrome

So, what do you do to view the status of an ongoing download while downloading a file using Firefox, the way is, have a look at the Download window, i.e., by using the key combination ‘Ctrl+J.’ Here are a Firefox add-on/ Chrome extensions–Download Statusbar which allows you to have a look at the download status. Usually, the status bar is ...

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How to increase partition space by extending in Windows 10

increase Partition space

It may so happen that you might need to increase your partition size of an existing drive. One option is where you get a new hard disk, but if you have enough space on the primary drive, you can increase/decrease the size to create more space. In this post, we will suggest how to increase Partition space or hard disk ...

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Filter images by size before downloading from any website (Firefox)

Filter images by size before downloading from any website (Firefox)

Sometimes we need to download a lot of images from one particular website. However, we need only of a specific size or images which are in range with a minimum of Image size. There is where the Image Picka Extension for Firefox helps to filter images by size before downloading. Filter images by size before downloading from any website (Firefox) ...

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How to disable Switch to Tab in Firefox and Chrome

disable Switch to Tab in Firefox and Chrome

Switch to Tab, is a feature in Firefox and Chrome which saves your time by switching to the already existing tab which matches the URL you type in the address bar, instead of reloading the page again. Though this feature handy, sometimes people do not want to switch, for example, I would rather open the URL once again and compare ...

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How to Restart Firefox in Safe Mode or Refresh Firefox

Restart Firefox with addons disabled

Using a browser with extensions is very common. When you have multiple addons, and your Firefox is not working as expected, it is best to disable all the addons. In this post, we will share how you can restart the browser with all Addons disabled. There are two options. One is you can choose to restart Firefox in Safe mode, ...

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