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How to Merge Multiple Gmail, Google Calendar, or Google Contacts Accounts

Jessica Greene / February 13, 2018

Let’s start with the bad news: there’s no fully automated way to merge two or more Google accounts into one. If you have a G Suite at school or at work that’s going to be deleted and want to move the data to a different account first...

How to Use a Customer Feedback Database to Turn Insights into Action

Eileen Ruberto / February 8, 2018

Just as you probably do, we love hearing from our customers. User needs are the compass that guides the features we create and helps inform how we decide to build them. But with a lot of valuable feedback coming in from so many sources—user research, support tickets, and more...

Inspect Element: How to Temporarily Edit Any Webpage

Auri Pope / January 25, 2018

There's a powerful tool hiding in your browser: Inspect Element.

Right-click on any webpage, click Inspect, and you'll see the innards of that site: its source code, the images and CSS that form its design, the fonts and icons it uses, the Javascript code that powers animations, and...

How to Use Slack's New Shared Channels: 6 Ways They'll Help You Send Even Fewer Emails

Aja Frost / January 23, 2018

Like many other people, I almost never email coworkers these days. My default is Slack. Slack conversations are quicker, more productive, and—let’s be honest—more fun than email. (Emoji all the things!) And when you keep everything in Slack, it's easy to find files, search previous discussions...

How to Build Your Own Slack Bot

Matthew Guay / January 19, 2018

You're discussing a problem with your team and need a link to the bug to show them exactly what you're talking about. You could open your browser, search for the bug, and, once found, paste it into your conversation. Or you could type the bug's name in...

How to Share Your Internet Connection

Matthew Guay / January 16, 2018

The internet doesn't always just work. Try as you might to connect, sometimes airport and hotel Wi-Fi networks won't let you get online or they limit you to just one connection—and, if you're anything like me, your home and office internet always seems to go out...

The Zapier Guide to Line Items

Matthew Guay / December 12, 2017

e pluribus unum. The timeworn phrase that graces most US banknotes—Latin for "Out of many, one"—was intended to represent the United States being one nation of many states, could easily have a double meaning. After all, so often when you open your wallet to pay a receipt or...

How to Quickly Learn Essential Keyboard Shortcuts in Any Program

Emily Irish / November 30, 2017

Keyboard shortcuts are simple commands that keep your fingers on your keyboard instead of jumping back and forth to your mouse. You probably already know common keyboard shortcuts like CTRL + C to copy and CTRL + V to paste, but there are tons of other shortcuts to do just about anything...

Steal This Workflow: How to Use Zapier to Automate Everything

Joey Blanco / November 28, 2017

You found workflow automation tool Zapier, which puts you ahead of the pack. Now you can start building workflows and connecting all your apps. But where should you start? Which apps should you link together with a Zap (that's our word for the app connections you can build)?

How to Make Any Printer a Smart Wi-Fi Printer

Matthew Guay / October 30, 2017

Printers are the worst. No, really: that's a direct quote from every discussion our editorial team has about printing. Printers jam, clog, slurp up multiple sheets of paper instead of one, randomly drop Wi-Fi connections, and require regular diets of ink that seem to nearly cost their weight in...