Tuesday, 9 February 2016
Yahoo is currently one of the biggest email service providers worldwide. It operates a portal that gives the latest sports, entertainment, and news information. It also provides people access to other Yahoo services including:
- Yahoo Messenger
- Yahoo Mail
- Yahoo Groups
- Yahoo Finance
- Yahoo Maps
- Yahoo Answers
Features of Yahoo
- Group Conversations
- Friends + Family
- Large attachments
- Powerful search
- Enhanced Security
- Share large files with Dropbox and Flickr
Yahoo is widely used site for email services and quite a lot of people could face an obstacle in making use of these services. A lot of new users on Yahoo, kids and rare account users generally face troubles logging in their account. Here are the steps involved in logging in a Yahoo account.
Steps to login to a Yahoo account
- Access the Internet and go to Yahoo.com or go to yahoo.co.in or yahoo.co.uk depending on which country you stay in. For example Indians will have to type .in to access yahoo for India
- Click on the link ‘Mail’
- Once the site opens, click on the option Mail on the top left corner of your screen to access the email section of Yahoo
- To access mail you can also click on mail on the left side of the main page.
- A third option is available as well on the top right corner of the page.
- Option ‘Sign In’
- In case you click on the option mail and not sign in which is available on the top right corner of the page, you can click on the ‘sign in’ to access your account on Yahoo
- Upon clicking this option you will be taken to a page to type in your username and password
- Username and Password
- Once you have clicked on sign in you will have to put in your username and password
- Username is unique for every account. You can even type in your email id instead of username in case you don't remember your username
- After filling in your username, you need to fill in your password. A password protects your email id and shouldn't be shared with anyone
- After typing in your password it is advisable to uncheck the option of keep me logged in, especially if a lot of people use your laptop or computer.
- Click on ‘Sign in’
- After clicking on sign in you can have a full access to your account and can use it for any purpose required
Signing in a Yahoo account is an easy process. In case you're not well equipped with Yahoo’s mail services this 5 step process would ease the pains of exploring it without any information on it.
Gmail is one of the most commonly used email services and falls right behind Yahoo on Comscore. Email services have been there since a long time and have become an integral part of the way we communicate with friends staying over a great distance and more importantly business associates and clients. Google realises the necessity of this mode of communication in today's time and hence has invested in Gmail. Gmail is not only all about work but is also pretty trendy and stylish in its layout and design.
- Gmail Labs
- Tabbed inbox
- Spam filter
- Gmail Mobile
- Social network integration
- Google Voice in Gmail chat
- Gmail Search
- Language input
- Money transfer and payment options
- 2-Step Verification
- 24-hour lockdowns
- Child pornography on Gmail
Steps on how to make a Gmail account:
- Go to Google.com
- You can go to google.com
- After that, you will see an option by the name of Gmail. You may click on it. On doing this, you'll be taken to a page to sign up to your account.
- Create an account
- Upon following the above steps properly, you will be taken to the signing in page.
- At the bottom of this page is a link ‘create an account’.
- Click on this link to create your account
- Fill in personal information
In this dialogue box you have to type in your full name.
- Choose your username
This username will be your Gmail Id. For example, if your username is abc, your id would be firstname.lastname@example.org
It is important to choose a username which isn't taken else it won't be accepted. Gmail assistance in suggesting a username is available.
- Create a password
This dialogue box has to be filled with your choice of a password.
It is advisable to keep the password complicated and add a few numbers as well.
- Confirm password
Re enter the password you entered earlier.
Select your month, day and year of birthday
Select your gender
- Mobile phone
This is an important part to fill since Google verifies your account through your mobile phone.
- Current email address
In a scenario where you would forget your password, having another email id on which Google can send a link to change your password is helpful and secured as well.
- Miscellaneous information
The next few things to fill up are nothing but a check box to prove you're not a robot, a text to type to prove the same, selection of country and another check box to agree to terms and conditions.
Wednesday, 30 December 2015
How to download and use Hike messenger
There are many messengers available in the market but one of the best one is Hike Messenger. An amazing app that can be used for instant messaging. It came into market on 12 December 2012 and within 2 years of time it attained 15 million users. It is available in all the major platforms like android, apple, windows, and blackberry. It uses Internet to run but it comes with many features and advantages.
Download Hike App and Hike Login
- Install the app using your device's app market
- Enter your number
- You will receive verification code
- Then you can enjoy this wonderful Hike messaging app
- It is completely free
- User friendly
- Many different stickers to use
- Chat theme changing option available
- In groups you pin something like we use stick notes
- Share images
- Share videos, location, audios
- You can also share PDF files
- Chat in your Local Language
Unique Features of Hike Messenger
You can use this app for voice calling which uses Internet to make the call instead of your mobile balance. Stickers are very brilliantly created and they are available in different types and for different occasions. You have many choices of themes, which you can customize for each and every chat. You can nudge which is just like poke in facebook to pin the other person. You can customize your visibility according to your wish. You can decide who can see you’re last seen. The main key feature in this is the different variety of stickers. You have a tap hold button where you can record your message and send it to other person.
Type of Stickers available
- Hikins stickers
- Festival stickers
- Many regional language sticker
- College based stickers
- Girly stickers
- Boyish Sticker
- TV shows based stickers
- Many Bollywood and tollywood stickers
- Sports stickers
- Special stickers during T20 matches
- Special stickers during FIFA
- Special stickers on World Cup
During Cricket matches they give you updates regarding the match. They also have special feature in which you receive one quote everyday. You can disable this feature if you don’t want to receive quotes. If you have selected someone as favorite then you can see their last seen.
You are provided with some free messages, which you can use, while someone is offline they notify you that someone is offline. In that case you can select and send those messages via free messages which does not need any Internet access.
A special feature was launched by Hike through which you can connect to a person in the area ranging 100 meters. In this range you can connect them using the feature named as Hike Direct. When you are connected to someone through hike direct you can send him or her messages without Internet access.
Hike became famous because of its amazing stickers. It is a wonderful app with comes with many feature along with instant messaging. One will definitely enjoy using this app. So use it and enjoy experience its different features. You can customize it according to your wish. Enjoy the app and its unique features.