Super Power Your Gmail by Installing These Extensions

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Gmail increased current standards for what we expect in an email service, however in the event that you’re just utilizing its local components, you’re getting only an essence of its energy. There are an abundance of Chrome augmentations that grow Gmail’s capacities and help you streamline your work process -Super Power Your Gmail by Installing These Extensions

Below are some great extensions for Gmail to get the most from it.

Full Contact

Full Contact’s Gmail app is the ultimate unified address book solution, it is perfectly simple yet powerful and is endlessly convenient for managing multiple address books in one place.

Basically this extension shows all the profiles of the Professional contact when you receive email from them.

If you receive an email from some professional contact this extension will help you to learn more about this person by searching their social profiles like Facebook, twitter, LinkedIn and other social networks within your inbox.

Any changes made (taking notes, tags) are synced directly to your Google, I Cloud and other devices.

Full Contact also has support for Android and IOS.

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Snap mail

Want to send your contact a sensitive email but also want to make sure its deleted and no one other than the recipient sees it.

Snap Mail is just the right extension to make this happen.

When you install Snapmail extension it will add a button next to Gmail’s Send button.

If you want to send sensitive information over email you will need to hit the “Snapmail” button instead of the regular send button.

After pressing the Snapmail button it will send the recipient a hyperlink to the self-destructing email along with this message: “Sending you a secure message via Snap mail. It will self-destruct in 60 seconds.”

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MixMax

If you are someone who uses your email a lot – it could be prospecting, networking etc., you would certainly need this add-on. It simplifies your task and keeps you efficient and helps in maintaining clean email inbox.

And that’s not just it, with the availability of several great features this extension offers you can easily manage to achieve a high level of productivity on your day to day activities by cutting down the time spent on sending emails, invitations and arranging meeting schedules.

Some of the great functions which MixMax adds to Gmail, include ‘instant’ meeting scheduling, embed polls and surveys, business templates, personalizing bulk emails and email tracking.

With email tracking, you’ll know about the status of your email just like a WhatsApp message. MixMax gives you the ability to track whether your email has been opened/read by your recipient.

The snooze feature lets you automate the follow-up and lets you defer emails until you can actually take action on them which helps you stay inbox zero.

Overall Solid add-on for regular and power Gmail users.

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MailTrack

Sometimes it is critical to know if important emails are read and when, especially if action needs to be taken within a certain time frame.

If an email is not read in a timely manner, a phone call may be necessary. Without MailTrack, it is a guessing game.

On the off chance that somebody read your email MailTrack Add the twofold check marks (✓✓) to your Gmail.

MailTrack tell exactly the time at which the email is read by the recipient.

If you send your email to several recipient MailTrack help you track which of the recipient from the list has read your email.

MailTrack’s double check marks for ‘read’ receipts are completely free and unlimited.

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if you know any other extension for Gmail let us know in the comments below.

Windows Shortcuts ! 10 Amazing Windows Shortcuts keys You Should Be Using

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We all find our self in a situation where we are looking at something on our computer and it needs to go immediately because maybe someone is coming down the hallway or your boss is walking towards your cubicle. Well that’s needs to go..Windows Shortcuts keys..

Here is a simple shortcut to save yourself in these situation.

Windows Shortcuts keys

Quickly Minimize to Desktop

All you have to do is put your finger on the windows key and the D key and press both buttons at the same time. Voila you are back at the desktop. Now act like you are doing something important.

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Reopen a Closed Tab in Your Web Browser

All of us browse lots of thing on the internet. For this purpose, we open as many tabs as we can. If accidently we close the browser, then it becomes very difficult to recover all these tabs. It takes lots of time to open all the tabs one by one.

With this little shortcut all you have to do is press CTRL+SHIFT+T and it will open all your closed tabs. The shortcut works in every browser like Firefox, Chrome and Internet Explorer.

Press CTRL+SHIFT+T and it will start opening all the previous tabs.

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Quickly SNAP Windows to the Side

If you want to put two windows side by side for comparison use Windows+ → or ←.

Just select one window on your screen and hold down the windows key. Now press the left or right arrow key it will shift over to the other side. Do the same thing for other window and you can compare it side by side. It also works if you want to maximize or minimize the window. To maximize it just press the up arrow. If you want to minimize it press the down arrow key.

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Paste Text Without Formatting

If you have ever written an email on online platform like Gmail, Yahoo. You may have noticed that when you copy something from another page and the paste in into your email it retains all the formatting. It looks very strange when you paste it in there and you are about to send it to someone else.

To make all the text uniform here is a simple shortcut for that. Instead of hitting CTRL+V use CTRL+SHIFT+V. it will paste unformatted text directly into your email.

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Instant Screenshot to a File

Taking a screenshot in windows is used to be a big issue. Either had to use snap tool or hit the PrntScr button then paste it into paint and exported out as an image. Will there is no need to use any of these methods.

If you want to quickly screenshot the active window just hit Windows+PrntScr utton. It can also be done by hitting the Alt+PrntScr button. Images will be saved to your photos folder by default.

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Quickly Lock Your PC Screen

If you are doing something important like writing research and you don’t want anyone to see it but you are late for the meeting. Just hit Windows+L key. This shortcut will lock your PC or Laptop.

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Copy a File with a Simple Click and Drag

If you need to make a copy of a file there is no need to do the copy paste it. Just hold down the CTRL key and drag the file over. It will instantly make a duplicate when you release the mouse button.

Delete Entire Words Instead of Just Letters

If you do a lot of online trolling, you will know the importance of finely crafted words and proper grammar. Sometimes you realized that you have missed up and you couldn’t be more insulting. Now removing the words by pressing the Backspace key can take a lot of time. Letter by letter by letter by letter…

However, if you hold the CTRL key with Backs
pace you can delete the entire words in one stroke. It will also save you some time.

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Magnify Your Screen

If you want to magnify the screen press CTRL++. You can go back by pressing CTRL+- key. This will work on any app running from the desktop. It comes handy when your grandma is using the computer.magnify screen

Quickly Access your Hard Drives

Sometimes you have like 20 windows open and you need to get to your E drive or D drive. If you want to quickly access your drive just press Windows+E buttons. It will open the My Computer directory and give quick access to your drive.

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These shortcuts are global and works on Windows 7, 8, 10.