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How to restore closed tabs and sessions in your web browser

You’re surfing the web, don’t have time to finish picking out the perfect shoes or reading an interesting article – and then you close the wrong browser tab by mistake and your page is gone.  Or even worse, your entire browser closes with all your open tabs. more
264 people found this article helpful.

What is a web browser?

Whether you surf the web on a laptop or smartphone, a web browser is the program that makes it possible. But there are a few things you might not know about web browsers. When were they invented?  Do you have to use the browser that’s preinstalled on your device? Our blog connects the dots. more
412 people found this article helpful.

Browser extensions and add-ons: What are they and are they safe to use?

Do you wish your internet browser offered a spell checker? Would you like to block ads from popping up in your browser window? Looking for an accountability buddy to keep you from surfing for hours? All of this is possible – with browser extensions. more
322 people found this article helpful.

How to use MailCheck to stay logged in to your email

Have you ever been eagerly waiting for an email, but you have other internet surfing to do? Goodness! Don’t you just wish there was a way for you to quickly check if that important email finally came in without having to switch browser windows, type in your log in details, click log in, and search your unread emails? more
284 people found this article helpful.

What are push notifications and what is the best way to manage them?

*Ding* Your smart phone lights up. *Vibrate* A notification appears on your lock screen. And what’s that pop-up in your browser window? Push notifications help keep us up to date at all times. This has its advantages, but it can also be distracting or even annoying. more
151 people found this article helpful.

What are cookies on a website and how are they used?

Unfortunately, website cookies are not a yummy treat – although the fact that they only exist in the virtual world means that at least they don’t contain calories! When the pair of shoes you were admiring weeks ago suddenly appears in ads on every website you visit or online shopping sites know your name, website cookies are behind it. more
2,027 people found this article helpful.

How to turn on email notifications with mail.com

Tired of checking for new emails through multiple sources and accounts? Surely, you think, there must be an easier way to stay on top of your messages! And there is: MailCheck provides quick access to your inbox(es) as well as instant email notifications in your browser. more
1,849 people found this article helpful.

Search operators: How to refine a search for targeted results

Ever search for something on the internet and get thousands of results that don’t really match what you're looking for? Did you know you can get more accurate results by using “search operators"? These are special words, characters and commands you add to search term(s) to give you more refined and targeted results. more
121 people found this article helpful.

How to turn a pop-up blocker off in your web browser

We remember the days when web browsing was interrupted by pop-up ads – those small windows would suddenly appear in the foreground, distracting our attention. Because they can be so annoying, web browsers now automatically block pop-up windows. But blocking all pop-ups can also disable website features you need. more
156 people found this article helpful.

How to view and delete your browsing history in all browser types

Shopping for Christmas presents online and want to keep your shop visits secret from your family? Don’t want your browser to save information you’ve entered into an online form? Clearing your browser history is the solution! We show you how. more
49 people found this article helpful.

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