Apps

Knowledge

1. Windows Computer

Browsers

General use: Toolbar – ‘Page back’ (click to go back, hold to see history), ‘page forward’ (click to go forward, hold to see history), ‘reload this page’ buttons and address bar with ‘view site information’ padlock, then extensions, profile icon (see when signed into Chrome with Google Account), plus Bookmarks bar and ‘Customise this page’ pencil icon – bottom right
Introduction to ‘Customise and control Google Chrome’ to see ‘Incognito window’, ‘History’, ‘Bookmarks’, ‘Print’ and ‘Find’
Make Chrome your own: click on ‘Settings’ and check out ‘Appearance’, ‘Search engine’, ‘On start-up’ and decide ‘Default browser’
Bookmarks – Add new bookmark and/or organise with ‘Bookmarks’ ❯ ‘Bookmark manager’
Passwords –  Store and retrieve safely  ‘Settings’ ❯ ‘Auto-fill’ ❯ ‘Passwords’
Sync is on? Sign in to Chrome with your Google Account – and save your info to it, so if you change devices (for example, if you lose your phone or replace your main computer), you’ll get your synced info back. Google search: “Turn sync on and off in Chrome”
Allow Chrome sign-in? – See ‘Settings’ then scroll down the page to ‘Other Google services’. If ON Chrome will automatically sign you into into Google sites such as Gmail or Google Photos.
General use: Toolbar – ‘Page back’ (click to go back, hold to see history), ‘page forward’ (click to go forward, hold to see history) and ‘Refresh’ buttons and address bar with ‘view site information’ padlock, then extensions, profile icon (see when signed into Edge with Microsoft account), plus Bookmarks bar and ‘Page Settings’ cog icon top right
Introduction to ‘Settings and more’ to see ‘InPrivate window’, ‘Favorites’, ‘History’, ‘Print’, ‘Find on page’ and ‘Read aloud’
Make Edge your own: go to ‘Settings’, ‘Appearance’, ‘Start, home, and new tabs’ Tip: check out ‘Privacy, search and services’ where you can change the default search engine – scroll down to ‘Address bar and search’
Favorites Open Favorites page (Favorites ‘…’) and organise or just add a new one.
Passwords – Store and retrieve safely with ‘Settings’ ❯ ‘Profiles’ ❯ ‘Passwords’
Sync? Sign-in to Edge with your Microsoft account and save your  passwords, favorites, extensions and collections to it so they can be added to a new computer or your phone’s Edge app. Google Tip: Search “sync settings in microsoft edge”

Tip

See the throbber in favicon area on Browser Tab when page is loading!