Top 7 useful tech tips 2020

Top 7 useful tech tips 2020

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Who doesn’t love tech tips and tricks? These tech tips and tricks help to make your tech-related work faster and convenient. Many people use technology in their day-to-day activities but they lack ideas about certain quirks that can explore the technology.

Also In this time of the pandemic, you may spend a lot of time in quarantine with the tech you already own, especially if your work is from a home office. You may be working with tech the hard way when you could be cutting corners for free using various tech tips. So, below are the Top 7 useful tech tips in 2020.

Tech tips 

1. Reopen a closed browser tab

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This tip is essential to you if you work with many tabs open in the web browser. You must be irritated when you close a tab accidentally, and you have to again open it in a new tab. But what if you can reopen the closed tab? Use the short keys provided below:

  • Press Ctrl+Shift+T on your PC
  • Press Command+Shift+T on your Mac

2. Sharing YouTube videos at a precise time

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Everybody loves watching videos on YouTube. Also, you can share videos with other social media. But do you know that you can share YouTube videos at a precise time? meaning that when the shared video by you to your friend is opened then the video resumes from the time you allocated.

Follow the steps below for Sharing YouTube videos at a precise time:

  1. Open the video you want to share
  2. Click the share button then at last there will be a tick option
  3. Tick and set the time

Note: This cannot be done from mobile.

3. Search using “Site:”

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Google is the site where we search for everything but the problem is it provides many results for a query. So if you want to find a site you then type “” in the search bar without the quotation mark.

4. Snipping Tool

How to take Screenhots with Snipping tech tips

Among the Tech Tips, this tip is quite helpful to all. When you want to capture the screen you use the screenshot short-keys. It captures the whole screen, but what to do when you want to capture a certain part of the screen? Follow the steps below:

  • Go to the search bar of windows and search for snipping tool
  • For Mac, use Command + Shift + 5, and a rectangle shape will emerge, which you can use to crop the portion of the screen you as you want.

5. Put your USB drive in the right way the first time

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We see various memes on the USB drive inserting method and those are true because we always struggle to insert USB for the first time. So here is the method to insert it in one go, Before inserting look at the port of the USB drive and insert it putting the capsule logo upside. Done! you have solved your most struggling process.

6. Sharing screen on Facebook Messenger 

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Previously, the shared screen on Facebook Messenger was really a boring task for users since it requires a different app or software to do. Not only this, but the same app or software should also be there on other sides too. So, it was really a confusing problem, let’s say. 

But nowadays Facebook has solved this problem in almost every smartphone. How? Well, Facebook has come up with a new feature- ‘screen sharing feature’ where you can show your screen to others easily. However, this feature is available on both iOS and Android devices. 

Click here for Steps for Sharing screen on Facebook Messenger.

7. Snooze Feature in Gmail

Gmail tech tips

Have you ever missed emails due to many emails incoming time and often? If yes then you can use the Snooze Feature in Gmail to avoid this problem. This feature helps to snooze emails as you can select a custom time for the email to pop up & remind you at a preferred time. We can apply snooze features to any emails and also Gmail has separated a folder for snoozed emails.

Click here for steps to use Snooze Feature in Gmail

How to Do Reverse Image Search tech tips

Reverse image search is one of the useful features that help you search for the original source of the image. When you are browsing through the internet, you may come across some beautiful pictures that you would want to know more about.

Click here for steps to reverse image search

7. Diagnostic test

Diagnostics tech tips

Last, on the tech tips is the Diagnostic test. A Smartphone diagnostic test is an approach used to identify the problems in a smartphone. This test helps you to know what exactly is going wrong on your phone.

If you have a phone which you bought a few years back or you are using a second-hand phone then you may notice some lag in your phone’s performance and less activity. So this is where the diagnostic test comes to the rescue. The test will perform a diagnosis in order to pinpoint the problem and find a solution for it.

Click here for steps to run a diagnostic test

These are the tech tips which can be useful to you to enhance the working experience with technology.

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Ayush Palikhe

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