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These days ads while surfing the internet are getting even worse and frustrating. If you want an ad-free and smooth internet browsing experience, then you can use a powerful ad-blocking extension. In this article, you are going to learn about some of the best Chrome extensions that are known for blocking ads flawlessly.

Top 5 Best Ad Blocker Extensions for Chrome

1. AdBlock 

If you are looking for a one-stop solution for preventing ads on your Chrome, then AdBlock extension should be your choice. AdBlock is capable of blocking multiple ads, and it also prevents different types of popup ads. The extension is surprisingly easy to use, no matter if you are using a Mac or Windows PC. Once it is successfully installed on your device, it will start working by itself. You will be able to browse the internet without any exploiting ads and banners.

2 Adblock Plus 

Is AdBlock Plus extension somehow a part of the AdBlock extension? The short answer is no. This app has no relations with the AdBlock extension. So please don’t confuse with it as AdBlock Plus extension has just been released a while ago. It is one of the most popular ads-blocking Chrome extensions. This extension is also known as ADB; its logo contains the branding of ADB in a red octagon shape.

3. AdGuard 

Most of the ad blockers are not capable of preventing multiple popup ads at once. However with the AdGuard ad blocker that’s not the case. It is capable of blocking many popup ads at once without even missing a single ad. AdGuard is based on an algorithm that identifies popup links and then prevents them from opening.

4. uBlock Origin 

Most of the people on the internet want free adblocker. However, some users prefer premium things because premium software offers incredible service and doesn’t threaten people’s privacy. If you can afford and are willing to pay a few bucks for blocking ads on your Chrome browser, then you can go for it.

5. Ghostery  

Ghostery is a tool that identifies and prevents web trackers from threatening your privacy and online activity. It also blocks online analytics tools from gathering your personal details. This extension also has an inbuilt ad blocker which can block most ads by itself. However, this Chrome extension is not primarily an adblocker. You can use this tool for enhancing your privacy and security while accessing the internet. For blocking ads, you can install any extension mentioned in this article.

Wrapping It Up  

Generally speaking, all ad blocker extensions noted in this article, are up to the mark and can stop ads. If you want a pure ad blocker, then go for anyone mentioned in the 1 to 4 number.

Source url:- https://mcafee.today/best-ad-blocker-extensions-for-google-chrome/

Ava Williams is a McAfee product expert and has been working in the technology industry since 2002. As a technical expert, Ava has written technical blogs, manuals, white papers, and reviews for many websites such as mcafee.com/activate

FLV is a video file format which is not a very common video file type. FLV files are not supportable in every piece of electronic equipment. But MP4 file format is being used in most of the devices, and most of the digital devices can play it if the resolution is compatible with the hardware. Sometimes we have to convert FLV video files into MP4 so that it can be played on an iPod or phone. In this article, we are going to teach you how to convert these kind of videos into MP4 format. So why are you waiting? Let’s get in.

What are the FLV Files?

FLV stands for Flash Live Video, which is a file that has.FLV extension. It transmits video and audio on the web by using the Adobe Flash Player. Some of the FLV videos are embedded in the SWF file format.

How to Convert FLV to MP4 on Windows?

To convert FLV files to MP4, you have to install a free third party video FLV conversion tool from the internet. The software is surprisingly fluent and has a pleasant user interface. The pro version of this software enables you to edit your FLV videos and then export them as MP4. However, the free version will let you convert the files. See the instructions given below to know how to convert FLV to MP4:

  1. Go to a file convertor software site.
  2. Hit the Download Now button. Read the on-screen steps to download the installation wizard file. There are also instructions for installing the application safely into your device.
  3. Once the installation is done, you can click on the Add File button located on the top-left corner of the application. You can also import files by tapping the Add File orange button located in the middle.
  4. Select the FLV file which you want to convert.
  5. Once the file is imported, you can choose the output format as MP4 or anyone else that you want. However, the MPEG-4 video is recommended.
  6. If you want to switch from the default output folder, then click on the dropdown located beside the Output folder.
  7. Hit the Convert orange colored button to start the conversion process. The process may take a while to complete. The conversion time can be a bit more if your device is running on a low-grade processor or low RAM.
  8. When the process completes, you will be able to play and transfer your newly converted MP4 video.

The whole method is entirely secure and takes less time when compared with other methods.

How to Convert FLV to MP4 on Mac?

We are going to use the Free MP4 Converter (Mac OS X) for converting the FLV files. This software is extremely lightweight and available for free along with video editing tools. This tool is capable of converting a video file into various video formats at once.

See the tutorial given below to convert FLV to MP4 videos:

  1. Navigate to the Free MP4 Convertor site in your Mac’s web browser.
  2. Hit the “View in Mac App Store” option to head to the App in the Mac App Store.
  3. Now go to the Free button and then provide your Apple credentials if asked to do so.
  4. The installation will begin, and your program will be installed in a while.
  5. Once the application is installed in your device, open it.
  6. Hit the Add Video option located on the top-right corner of the software.
  7. Browser the file that you convert as MP4
  8. Select the location where you want to keep the converted video.
  9. Hit the Convert button.

Source url:- https://mcafeecomactivate.uk.com/how-to-convert-flv-to-mp4-on-windows-and-mac/

Ava Williams is a McAfee product expert and has been working in the technology industry since 2002. As a technical expert, Ava has written technical blogs, manuals, white papers, and reviews for many websites such as mcafee.com/activate

Find My Friends is a feature in Apple devices which is used to locate your family and friends. You can use this feature to track their locations, for example, if your partner has left for work, then you can know where they are. You can also keep an eye on your kids and loved ones. This feature is beneficial when your kids are going out and you want to track their live location. In such cases, if they go the wrong way, then you can send help to them.

The tool is without any doubt deserves a thumbs up, but do you know that on iOS 13 and iPad OS the feature is missing. Apple said that the Find My Friends feature is uniting into one.

Now it is known as Find My, and we are going to learn how to use it on your iOS 13 and iPad OS. So what’s the wait? Let’s get started.

What happened with the Find My Friends feature in iPad OS and iOS 13? 

In iOS 13 and iPad OS, The app is actually tied up with another app. This will provide us a new app which is a mixture of two apps. The new Find My app can be used for the same purpose but with refined features and layout. You can find your family members and friends with this app.

This service is surprisingly easy to use and can become one of the essential apps on your device. Let’s see how to use it like a pro.

How to Access Find My feature in iOS 13 and iPad OS?

Find My new app can be accessed by following the instructions mentioned below:

  1. The app is located in the same place where the Find My iPhone was placed.
  2. However, there is a way to access this service even more quickly. We are going to use the Spotlight to access the Find My app on your device. So first of all, head to the Home Screen of your tablet or phone.
  3. Swipe your finger downwards from the center on your device screen.
  4. This will trigger a search box over the screen, and you have to type “Find My” into this search bar.
  5. Now hit the Search or Enter key. By doing so, it will find the app for you.
  6. If the app isn’t installed on your device, then it will bring the download link for you to install it. You can download it right from there.
  7. If the app is available in a folder of your device, then it will bring the folder for you. You can access the app right there.

That is how you can easily access the Find My app on iPad OS and iOS 13.

How to Make a Find My App Shortcut on the Home Screen on iOS 13?  

  1. Head to the Shortcuts app on your Apple device no matter what device you are using be it iPhone, iPad, and iPod.
  2. Hit the + button located on the upper-right corner to make a new shortcut.
  3. Now a search bar will appear on your screen, in that search bar type “Find My” and press Enter.
  4. Now choose the Find My app from the list and then select the most appropriate option according to you. Or you can also select the “Open App” option.
  5. Now select the open Find My option. After that press the “More” option located on the upper-right corner.
  6. Activate the “Show in widget” option.
  7. Hit the Next button and then give it a name of your choice.
  8. Press the Done option.

Now the Find MY shortcut widget will be available on the home screen. From there, you can easily access the app whenever required.

How to Find Your Friends with the Find My App on iOS 13? 

Share your location to your Loved Ones

If you want others to see where you are, then follow the guidelines mentioned below:

  1. Head to the Find Me app.
  2. You will be asked to share the location access with the app then allow it for your location. You will be given three options you have to choose the Allow while using the app option.
  3. Now in the app, go to “Me” on the lower-right of the display of your device.
  4. Activate the Share My Location toggle button.

Now others who are linked to this app can see your location.

How to Add Your Friends and Family Members on Find My App? 

  1. First of all, share your location with them. To do so, go to the People in the app.
  2. Press the Start sharing location option.
  3. Choose the people with whom you want to share your location.
  4. Decide a time period according to your choice.
  5. Once the invitation is sent, you can tap on the contact to see more options.
  6. Now ask them to share their location with you by pressing the “Ask to Follow Location” option.

Source url:- http://en-us-office.com/blog/how-to-access-find-my-friends-feature-on-ios-13-or-ipados/

Ava Williams is a Microsoft Office expert and has been working in the technology industry since 2002. As a technical expert, she has written technical blogs, manuals, white papers, and reviews for many websites such as office.com/setup.

If you have had many Windows running on the background of the computer, then the system starts working slow, and you will face many errors. In this article, you will get to know the steps to stop all processes in Windows 10.

Here’s how to stop all processes in Windows 10

  • Block processes manually
  1. Click on the Windows and R keys together.
  2. Enter control.exe.
  3. It will launch the Control Panel menu.
  4. Choose the View by option.
  5. It is located on the upper right-hand corner of the screen.
  6. Press on the System and Security menu.
  7. Below Windows Defender Firewall menu, you need to choose the Allow an app option by using the Windows Firewall tool.
  8. Unselect both the checkboxes till the menu list gets completed.
  • Allow Windows Firewall from blocking all outgoing traffic and after that, choose exception
  1. Click on the Windows and R keys together.
  2. Enter the control.exe in the provided section.
  3. It will launch the Control Panel menu.
  4. Choose the View by option.
  5. You will find this on the upper right-hand side of the screen to Small symbol.
  6. Press on the Administrative menu.
  7. Choose the Windows Defender Firewall Menu which has the Advanced Security option.
  8. Press on the Windows Firewall Properties menu.
  9. It is provided on the right-hand corner of the screen.
  10. Press on the next to Outbound connections option.
  11. After that, choose the block option by going to the menu list.
  12. Verify the changes by choosing the OK button.
  13. Start removing the block all outgoing traffic section.
  • Using the IPSec
  1. Press on the Windows PC.
  2. Enter the MMC in the text field.
  3. Choose it by going to the menu list.
  4. By going to a new tab, press on the Files menu.
  5. Press on the Add or Remove Snap-In option.
  6. Choose the Add the IP Security Policy Snap-In option.
  7. Press on the OK button.
  8. You need to right-click on the center column.
  9. After that, press on the Create IP Security Policy option.
  10. Go through the window through default values.
  11. Also, any title you wish to.
  12. Once the first window gets open, you will get the new tab on the screen.
  13. After going through all these steps, press on the Add option.
  14. Press on the Next option thrice.
  15. Then, press on the Add option.
  16. Give a title to that option such as like Block all.
  17. After that, press on the Add option.
  18. Check the window with the default values.
  19. Choose the Block All option.
  20. Then, press on the Next button.
  21. After that, click on the Add option once again.
  22. Go through the window.
  23. Provide a title Block to that option.
  24. After that, choose that option.
  25. You need to choose the appropriate source, protocol or destination
  26. After that, choose the Permit option.

Source url:- http://now-mcafee.com/how-to-stop-all-processes-in-windows-10/

Ava Williams is a McAfee product expert and has been working in the technology industry since 2002. As a technical expert, Ava has written technical blogs, manuals, white papers, and reviews for many websites such as mcafee.com/activate

Nikon camera has a strong flash for taking the best photos even when there is no light. But, you will face some of the issues with the flash of the Nikon camera. Many users are complaining about the Nikon camera flash not working error. Other users are reporting that when the flash start showing on the screen, it doesn’t fire. So, if you need to fix this error, then you have to follow the different methods given in this article.

Here’s how to fix Nikon camera flash not working error’

  • Cleaning the dust

Before you go through the troubleshooting the Nikon camera procedure, ensure that the camera you are currently using permits flash to work properly. Here are the steps mentioned below to do so:

  1. It might be possible that there is dust in the hold of the camera flash.
  2. This can impact on the camera sensor, which is causing an error with the flash.
  3. Firstly, try to clean the flash section in case there is any dust.
  4. Start using the blower for blowing out the data from the flash section and also the other things which are causing errors with a flash.
  5. In case you do not have the blower at your home, start using the clean cloth for cleaning the flash section.
  6. You need to start wrapping the cloth to the screwdriver.
  7. After that, remove dust from the flash section.
  8. After completing all these steps, ensure that you are already enabled the Flash option.
  9. Press on the photo.
  10. Then, you need to check if the flash of the Nikon camera is working properly or not.
  11. Or, you have fixed this issue or not.
  • Troubleshooting the flash sensor

In case the sensor of the Nikon camera is not supporting the flash, then you need to follow the steps mentioned below:

  1. Put the camera into the Auto mode.
  2. If you have close the camera shutter half, then it is compulsory to have the flash.
  3. It will show you the flash option on the camera screen.
  4. You need to free the camera shutter.
  5. You have to close the camera shutter again half.
  6. After that, you need to check whether you hear the clicking sound or not.
  7. In case the sensor of your Nikon camera is working properly, then the camera will not hide the flash option.
  • Fix the sensor of the Nikon camera
  1. Firstly, take out the two screws from the flash front side.
  2. Take out the rear plastic envelope.
  3. In the rear plastic envelope, you will find the small button on the right-hand corner of the flash option.
  4. Take out the spring screw from any other corner of the screen.
  5. Start taking out the bracket.
  6. Take out the white sleeve which is located on the right-hand corner of the screen.
  7. The sleeve moves smoothly.
  8. You need to place the flash bracket into the camera because the wire is thin.
  9. You will get the white plastic bearing with the two little clips.
  10. This should be through the bracket and hole.
  11. After that, you need to place the flash again so that you can take out from it.
  12. You need to fire the flash so that you can check if the flash is working properly or not.

Source url:- http://retailcard-activation.com/blog/how-to-fix-nikon-camera-flash-not-working-error/

Ava Williams is a self-professed security expert; he has been making the people aware of the security threats. His passion is to write about Cybersecurity, cryptography, malware, social engineering, internet and new media. He writes for Mcafee products at mcafee.com/activate

Many users are unable to exit from the Diagnostic PC mode. Some of the affected users try to restart their system, but their system shows dark screen and also the logo. If your system is affected because of this error, then follow the instructions mentioned in this article to fix this issue.

Here’s how to fix Windows 10 stuck on ‘Diagnosing your PC’  error

  • Boot in Safe Mode and Clear Space
  1. You need to turn on the system.
  2. Begin clicking on the F8 key.
  3. It will launch the Advanced Boot Options list.
  4. Once you have used the Advanced Boot Options list, start using the arrow key to choose the Safe Mode.
  5. Otherwise, click on the corresponding key.
  6. Wait till the booting process gets completed.
  7. After loading the Windows completely, click on the Windows and R keys together.
  8. It will launch the Run prompt box.
  9. After going in the Run prompt box, enter “cleanmgr” in the provided box.
  10. Click on “cleanmgr” in the given box.
  11. Click on the Enter option.
  12. It will launch the Clean Manager option.
  13. After going in the Disk Cleanup display, you need to choose the disk which you wish to remove.
  14. If you wish to remove the OS drive, then you need to choose the C drive.
  15. After going in the Disk Cleanup display, press on the Files to Delete column.
  16. Choose the things which are not important and you want to remove.
  17. After choosing each thing which you wish to remove, press on the Clean up system files option to begin the procedure of removing everything.
  18. Once you have finished the procedure, you need to start the system again.
  19. Now, you need to check whether this issue is fixed or not.
  • Run the SFC and DISM scans
  1. Start the system again.
  2. Before getting the startup sequence, begin clicking on the key for booting the Windows installation media.
  3. After loading the Windows display, press on the Repair your computer option.
  4. It is located at the end of the left-hand side of the display.
  5. You need to choose the Troubleshooting option.
  6. Press on the Advanced button.
  7. By going to the Advanced button, choose the Command Prompt option.
  8. After going in the Command Prompt menu, enter the below-mentioned command:
  9. sfc /scannow
  10. Once you have finished the scanning process, start the system again.
  11. After going back to the option, enter the below-mentioned commands:

Dism /Online /Cleanup-Image /CheckHealth

Dism /Online /Cleanup-Image /ScanHealth

Dism /Online /Cleanup-Image /RestoreHealth

  1. Click on the Enter button.
  2. After finishing the process, start the system.
  3. You need to check if the error is fixed or not.
  • Run the System Restore utility
  1. Place the installation media.
  2. Start the system again.
  3. After getting the booting display, click on one of the keys by going to the installation media.
  4. After loading the Windows setup, find it into the end left-hand corner of the screen.
  5. Press on the Repair your computer option.
  6. By going to the repair list, start accessing the Troubleshoot option.
  7. In the Troubleshoot option, press on the Advanced Options button.
  8. After that, choose the Command Prompt menu.
  9. It is located on the menu list of the utilities which are currently available on the menu list.
  10. In the Command Prompt menu, enter the below-mentioned command:

rstrui.exe

  1. Click on the Enter button.
  2. It will launch the System Restore menu.
  3. After opening the System Restore menu, you need to press on the Next button.
  4. Go through the checkbox registered with the Show more restore points option.
  5. Press on the Next button.
  6. You need to wait until the booting procedure gets completed on the system.

Source url:- http://quick-product-activation.com/blog/how-to-fix-windows-10-stuck-on-diagnosing-your-pc/

Ava Williams is a creative person who has been writing blogs and articles about cyber security. She writes about the latest updates regarding mcafee.com/activate and how it can improve the work experience of users. Her articles have been published in many popular e-magazines, blogs and websites.

The applications you download on your iPhone from the App Store will automatically get saved on the Apple Watch. The App Store permits you to install applications directly on the Apple Watch. If you want to know the steps to use the App Store on Apple Watch, then follow the instructions mentioned in this article.

Steps for finding the App Store on Apple Watch

  • Click on the Digital Crown option.
  • You will find this option on the Home screen on the Apple Watch.
  • Click on the App Store.
  • Press on the Search bar.
  • Click on the method which you wish to use to find that option.
  • The options include the Dictation and Scribble.
  • Start speaking or scribbling the application which you wish to search.
  • Click on the Done button.
  • On your Apple Watch application, you will get the results for all the apps compatible with your Apple Watch.
  • In case you are not able to search for the application you are looking for, you need to go to the App Store on the iPhone or iPad.

Steps for downloading the application or game from the App Store on your Apple Watch

  • Open the Digital Crown.
  • It will open the Home screen on the Apple Watch.
  • Press on the App Store.
  • Click on the Search option.
  • Press on the method which you wish to use for searching the option.
  • These options include Dictation and Scribble.
  • Start speaking or scribbling the application which you wish to find.
  • Press on the Done button.
  • Click on the application which you wish to download.
  • Click on the Get option.
  • Click on the Enter your password option.
  • Start using the scribble.
  • Otherwise, use the iPhone keyboard.
  • Type the registered password.
  • Click on the Done button.
  • Otherwise, press on the return option.
  • You will find this option on the iPhone.

Steps for checking the updates in the App Store on your Apple Watch

  • Click on the Digital Crown option.
  • You need to find this option on the home screen on the Apple Watch.
  • Click on the App Store.
  • Go down to the end by using the finger.
  • Otherwise, click on the Digital Crown option.
  • Click on the Account option.
  • Press on the Updates option.

Steps for viewing the purchased applications in the App Store on your Apple Watch

  • Click on the Digital Crown option.
  • You will find this on the home screen on the Apple Watch.
  • Press on the App Store.
  • Go down to the end with the finger or Digital Crown.
  • Press on the Account option.
  • Click on the Purchases option.

Steps for viewing ratings and reviews in the App Store on your Apple Watch

  • Click on the Digital Crown.
  • It will be in the Home screen on the Apple Watch.
  • Click on the Ratings and Reviews option.
  • You have to go down to view it.
  • Press on the Read More option in case you wish to get the full reviews.

Source url:- http://quickproductactivate.com/blog/how-to-use-the-app-store-on-apple-watch/

Ava Williams is an avid technical blogger, a magazine contributor, a publisher of guides at mcafee.com/activate, and a professional cyber security analyst. Through her writing, she aims to educate people about the dangers and threats lurking in the digital world.

You can use the Digital Touch messaging feature for sending the sketches, taps, or also the heartbeat directly from your Messages application. You can easily send sketches and drawings to any other user by using the Apple Watch. If you want to know how you can use the Digital touch messaging in your iPhone and iPad, then follow the instructions mentioned in this article.

Steps to send the sketch in the Messages app

  • Open the Messages option.
  • Click on the Store option.
  • Press on the Digital Touch option.
  • Press on the swatch option.
  • It is located on the left corner to select the various colors.
  • Keep pressing on the swatches option to modify the color palette.
  • Start sketching the canvas section at the end of the display.
  • Press on the Send option.

Steps for sending the Heartbeat in the Messages app                    

  • Open the Messages application.
  • It is located on the home screen.
  • Click on the Store option.
  • It is given between the camera option and also the text box.
  • Click on the Digital Touch option.
  • Keep pressing with two fingers on the canvas section.
  • After releasing the buttons, the Heartbeat will send automatically.

Steps for sending the tap in the Messages app             

  • Open the Messages application.
  • It is located on the home screen.
  • Click on the Store option.
  • Click on the Digital Touch option.
  • Click on the canvas option.
  • Send the tap.

Steps for adding the digital touch on the upper side of the photo or videos in the Messages app

  • Open the Messages option.
  • It is located on the Home screen.
  • Click on the Store option.
  • It is located between the camera and the text box option.
  • Click on the Digital touch option.
  • Click on the Camera option.
  • It is located on the left-hand corner of the display.
  • Click on the Camera Switch option.
  • It is located at the end of the right-hand side to change between the rear camera and selfie camera.
  • Click on the white Camera Shutter option.
  • It is provided at the end left-hand corner to capture the photo.
  • Otherwise, you will find the Video Shutter option.
  • It is given at the end to begin the recording process for a few seconds.
  • You need to move the finger to the Sketch option.
  • Keep pressing on the two fingers for adding the Heartbeat.
  • Otherwise, click by using the one finger.

Source url:- http://en-us-office.com/blog/how-to-use-digital-touch-messaging/

Ava Williams is a Microsoft Office expert and has been working in the technology industry since 2002. As a technical expert, she has written technical blogs, manuals, white papers, and reviews for many websites such as office.com/setup.

If you turn on the dark mode on your iPhone and iPad, then it will cause the application on your device and interface elements like notifications and widgets, to get a darker hue, changing from the dark gray to pitch black. To know the steps to use dark mode on your iPhone and iPad, you need to follow the instructions mentioned in this article.

Here’s how to activate dark mode on your iPhone and iPad using Control Center

  • Go to the Control Center menu.
  • You will get this menu on the iPhone and iPad.
  • Go down from the upper right-hand side on the iPhone X.
  • Go on the upward direction from the end side of the display on your iPhone 8.
  • Keep pressing the screen brightness slider menu.
  • Click on the Appearance option.
  • It is located in the left-hand corner. Use it to change between light and dark options.

Steps for setting up the dark mode toggle in the Control Center

  • Go to the Settings tab.
  • You will find this option on the iPhone or iPad.
  • Click on the Control Center menu.
  • Click on the Customize Controls menu.
  • Click on the plus symbol given near the Dark Mode option.
  • You need to click on the handles for changing the positions of the buttons by going to the Control Center menu.
  • Now, you will get the Dark Mode option in the Control Center menu.
  • You need to launch the Control Center menu.
  • Click on the change appearances option.

Steps for activating dark mode on your iPhone and iPad using the settings tab

  • Click on the Settings tab.
  • You will get this on the iPhone and iPad.
  • Click on the Display and Brightness option.
  • Click on the Light or Dark option to select which appearance you wish to use.
  • Click on the switch option.
  • It is given near the Automatic option in case you wish to change the light and dark modes automatically in the iPhone or iPad.
  • Click on the Options button.
  • Click on the Sunset to Sunrise option.
  • This option helps you activate the dark mode.
  • Press on the Custom Schedule option in case you wish to set the time as per your wish.
  • Click on the Light Appearance option.
  • This option helps you to select the light mode.
  • Click on the Dark Appearance option to select when you wish to activate the dark mode.

Source url:- http://instal-office.com/blog/how-to-use-dark-mode-on-your-iphone-and-ipad/

Ava Williams is a Microsoft Office expert and has been working in the technical industry since 2002. As a technical expert, Enne has written technical blogs, manuals, white papers, and reviews for many websites such as office.com/setup.

Outlook is primarily known as an email client from Microsoft. It is also a personal information manager as it includes, contact manager, calendar, note-taking, journal, web browsing as well as a task manager. This means it can do much more than just emailing.

There could be various reasons for connecting a Gmail account to Outlook. You may want to access your Gmail emails on Outlook, etc. Although connecting your Gmail account to Outlook is useful, you can’t just access emails of your Gmail account, but also manage them, sync your other data and do much more straight from Outlook. Moreover, Outlook has provided a simple route to connect your Gmail account. If you use MS Office, then possibly you’ve installed Outlook already in your device.

Note: You must have enabled IMAP in your Gmail account and created App password for Outlook in Gmail to connect your Outlook account to Gmail.

Linking your Gmail account to Outlook

Although, this can be done from both Outlook website as well as Outlook app. The instructions given below are for Outlook app, but if you want to do it through the website, then the process will be a little different.

  1. Start the ‘Outlook’ app on your computer.
  2. If you are not logged in to Outlook, then fill up the login details and open your account. To do so, you’ll need to use the email and password of your Microsoft account. Follow the further instructions, if prompted.
  3. After that, click on the ‘File’ tab at the top-left corner. The File tab will not appear on Outlook website and if you don’t see this option in your app, then possibly the app version you’re using doesn’t allow to add accounts. In Outlook for Mac, click on ‘Tools.’
  4. Now, click on ‘Add Account’ under the Info section. Or select ‘Accounts’ in Mac.
  5. Type the complete email address of your Gmail account that you want to link to Outlook in the field of add account dialog.
  6. Then, click the ‘Connect’ button.
  7. Choose the other settings and click ‘Done’ to finish.

Outlook account will be connected to your Gmail account. Now, you can view, read, manage, and delete your Gmail emails from the Outlook app.

Importing your Google Contacts to Outlook

This will be done in two steps; first, you’ll have to export the contacts and then import them to Outlook. Here is how.

Step 1: Exporting your Gmail contacts

  1. Go to ‘www.google.com/contacts/’ and open your Gmail account. This will directly open the Google contact page.
  2. Now, click and mark the box at the top-left corner. Doing so, select your all Google Contacts.
  3. Click on ‘More’ dropdown option and select ‘Export.’
  4. Then select ‘All contacts.’
  5. Under Export as heading, select ‘Outlook CSV’ format. For the Mac computer, you’ll need to select ‘vCard’ format.
  6. And then, click on ‘Export.’
  7. Browse and choose a folder to save the contacts file, when prompted.

Your complete Google Contacts will be saved into the selected file format without their photos. Now, you can proceed to import them.

 Step 2: Importing Google Contacts to Outlook

  1. Start the ‘Outlook’ app on your computer.
  2. Click the ‘File’ tab at the top-left corner.
  3. Then, select ‘Open & Export’ section from the left menu. Options for Open & Export will appear inside the right box.
  4. Now, click on ‘Import/Export’ option. This will open the ‘Import and Export Wizard’ window on the screen.
  5. Select ‘Import from another program or file’ option from the “Choose an action to perform:” box.
  6. Click ‘Next.’
  7. In the Import a File dialog, select ‘Comma Separated Values’ for the file type to import.
  8. Click ‘Next.’
  9. Then click on the ‘Browse’ button.
  10. Go to the folder you’ve downloaded the contacts (.csv) file and select the file.
  11. Then click ‘Open.’
  12. Now, choose one from “Options” to import the contacts.
  13. Click ‘Next.’
  14. Under the destination folder box, find the ‘Contacts’ folder and select it.
  15. Click ‘Next.’
  16. And click ‘Finish.’

In a few minutes, all your Google Contacts will be imported to Outlook. After that, you’ll be able to view them on Outlook by selecting ‘Contacts’ from Address Book.

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