Category Archives: Tech Tip


Tech Tip – Exporting/Importing Google Chrome Bookmarks

Tech Tip – Exporting/Importing Google Chrome Bookmarks

If you’re switching devices or need to re-install Google Chrome from scratch but don’t want to lose your collection of bookmarks, here’s how to export and import them. Export – From Chrome’s ‘More’ menu (the three dots, top right) select ‘Bookmarks’ > ‘Bookmark manager’. – Go to the three-dot menu (top right) and select ‘Export bookmarks’. – Save the bookmarks as a html file. Import…

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Tech Tip – Re-Open A Recently Closed Tab

Tech Tip – Re-Open A Recently Closed Tab

Sometimes you can accidentally close an important browser tab. Here’s a fast and easy way to re-open that tab: – In Google Chrome or Microsoft Edge, right click on the title bar of the browser (the part above the address field). – Select ‘Reopen closed tab’. – Alternatively, press Ctrl + Shift + T.


Tech Tip – Sending ‘Private’ Emails in Gmail

Tech Tip – Sending ‘Private’ Emails in Gmail

If you need to send an email containing private/sensitive information, you can do it in Gmail using confidential mode. Here’s how: – Open Gmail and log into your account. – In the upper-left corner of the screen, select Compose. – At the bottom of the New Message window, marked by a padlock and clock icon, is an option to ‘Turn confidential mode on/off’. Turn it…

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Tech Tip : Using Alexa As An Intercom System

Tech Tip : Using Alexa As An Intercom System

If you have Amazon Echo devices in your home (or office), the ‘Drop In’ feature allows you to use Alexa as an intercom through your Echo devices.  Here’s how: – Open your Alexa app. – Tap ‘Devices’ (lower-right corner). – Tap ‘Echo & Alexa’ to display a list of all of your Echo devices and enable ‘Drop In’ on each device. -Scroll down to ‘Communications’ and…

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Tech Tip – Add Or Remove Comments In Word

Tech Tip – Add Or Remove Comments In Word

Using comments in Microsoft Word is a good way to leave feedback and reply to feedback in documents that you and your team are working on. Here’s how: – To add a comment, click the ‘Review’ tab (top of the screen). – Highlight a word in the document or place your cursor on the screen and click ‘New Comment’. This opens a comment box (on…

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Tech Tip – Setting Up An ‘Out Of Office’ Autoreply In Gmail

Tech Tip – Setting Up An ‘Out Of Office’ Autoreply In Gmail

Many people may be familiar with how to set up an ‘out of office’ email in Outlook, but it can also be done in Gmail too. Here’s how: – Log in to Gmail and select the ‘gear’ (settings) symbol (top right). – Select ‘See all settings’. – Scroll down to ‘Vacation responder’ and change the setting to ‘on’. – Select the date of the first…

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