G Suite: How to enable and disable POP and IMAP

To allow a G Suite user to access and use desktop clients such as Mail, Outlook, Outlook Express, Microsoft Outlook, Thunderbird, or Apple Mail, n POP or IMAP access (Post Office Protocol and Internet Message Access Protocol) of G Suite must be turned on. It can be enabled for every user of the account or some specific organizational users. After setting up POP or IMAP in the Gmail account, Gmail users can also sync their account (ex. Outlook or Thunderbird) with a client.

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How to Login into Google Admin console

If you want to manage Google services for a user of an organization, then you need to access Admin console. And to sign in into Admin console, you should have access of an administrator account. Without an Admin account, you can’t access Admin console and hence can’t manage services. Here is how to sign in into Admin console.

  1. Open ‘Google Chrome.’
  2. Visit ‘admin.google.com’.
  3. Click on ‘Add account’ button.
  4. In the Sign In window, enter your admin account (not your @gmail.com address) email address.
  5. Click ‘Next.’
  6. Then enter your admin account password.
  7. Click ‘Sign in.’

How to turn on and off POP and IMAP

  1. Open ‘Google Chrome.’
  2. Go to ‘admin.google.com.’
  3. Sign in with your Google Admin account, if you’re not.
  4. On the Admin console main page, click on ‘Apps.’
  5. Then select ‘G Suite.’
  6. Click ‘Gmail.’
  7. Scroll down on the Gmail page.
  8. And click ‘Advanced settings.’
  9. Go to the ‘Organizations’ section.
  10. Select the organization you want to configure.
  11. Go to ‘POP and IMAP Access.’
  12. Click the box of ‘Disable POP and IMAP access for all users’ to disable and enable it for all users.
  • When the box is checked, POP and IMAP access are completely disabled of all the users of the domain. When it is disabled, members can’t access their emails as well as POP and IMAP settings.
  • When the box is unchecked, POP and IMAP are enable with security standards. However, for the less secure apps IMAP will remain disabled.

To access and use IMAP with less secure programs:

Google blocks the user who tries to sign in with an app or device that doesn’t meet the security standards. If a user wants to use IMAP with these types of apps then, he/she has to turn on IMAP into their Gmail account settings.

How to remove folder size limits for IMAP mail

  1. Go to ‘Gmail.’
  2. Open your Gmail account.
  3. Open ‘Settings’ from the top.
  4. Select ‘Settings’.
  5. Select ‘Forwarding and POP/IMAP.’
  6. Check the ‘Do not limit’ box under “Folder Size Limits.’
  7. And click ‘Save Changes.’

To view folders in Gmail:

  1. Go to ‘Gmail.’
  2. Open your Gmail account.
  3. Open ‘Settings’ from the top.
  4. Select ‘Settings’.
  5. Open ‘Labels’ tab.
  6. Click ‘Show in IMAP’ for All Mail.

Edward Lewis is a self-professed security expert; she has been making the people aware of the security threats. Her passion is to write about Cybersecurity, cryptography, malware, social engineering, internet and new media. She  writes for Norton security products at norton.com/setup.

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How to Use Guided Access on iPhone and iPad

It is a simple procedure to switch among applications on the iPhone and iPad. In case you do not want any other person to look at your device screen, then the Guided Access will help you put a security code on your device display to any particular application so that the things on your iOS remains safe. If you wish to know the steps for setting up or using the Guided Access on iPhone and iPad, then go through the steps listed below.

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Steps to Set up Guided Access on iPhone and iPad

In case the users wish to set up or use the “Guided Access” on their iPhone or iPad, then they need to follow the steps mentioned below to start the procedure of setting up the Guided Access.

  • Click on the “Settings” tab.
  • Tap on the “General” option.
  • Press on the “Accessibility” option.
  • Go down to the menu list located at the end of the screen.
  • Click on the “Guided Access” option.
  • Press on the “Guided Access” option to enable it.
  • Click on the “Passcode Settings” button.
  • After that, press on the “Set Guided Access Passcode” option.
  • Type the “Passcode” on the required field.
  • Write the passcode again for verifying it.
  • The users can use “Guided Access” after completing the set up procedure.

Steps for Starting and Ending the Guided Access Session

The users can go through the using procedure of Guided Access through the application on their iPhone and iPad. It only takes a few minutes to complete its start and end procedure and the iPhone will save all the settings the users place as their favorite so that they do not have to set it again. Follow the steps mentioned below for starting and ending the Guided Access session:

  • Go to the application as per the users wish and after that, triple-click on the “Home” option.
  • In case the users wish to put the limitations on some of the parts of the display which is responding to touch, using your finger for drawing a round shape on those selected parts.
  • Click on the “Start” button.
  • You will notice that the Guided Access Session is automatically getting started and you cannot move applications till the session come to its end.
  • In case you wish to end the “Guided Access Session”, then triple-click on the “Home” option.
  • After that, click on the “End” button.
  • Type the “Passcode” on the given field.

Steps for Controlling the Features which are Available

  • Disable the “Sleep or Wake” option.
  • Turn off the “Volume” options.
  • Toggle the “motion” into the disabling button so that your iOS will not get wake up when shaking or rotating it.
  • Disable the “keyboard” so that it will not display on your screen.
  • Turn off the entire “touch commands” so that your iOS device starts involving instead of influencing.
  • Apply the limitation of time for all the other users.

Edward Lewis  is a self-professed security expert; he has been making the people aware of the security threats. His passion is to write about Cyber security, cryptography, malware, social engineering, internet and new media. He writes for Norton security products at norton.com/setup.

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How to Turn Off Facebook Chat

Everyone becomes busy in their life and start finding the Facebook Chat notification annoying or they do not have that much time to chat on Facebook. So they can disable the Facebook chat by signing to their Facebook account.

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You can adjust the status of your Facebook chat by clicking on the active or inactive button. In case you are logging to your Facebook or Messenger on any different computer or smartphone, then you have to also disable the Facebook on that system also. Here are the steps mentioned below to turn off Facebook chat on the PC, iPhone, Android or Internet browser.

Steps for Disabling the Facebook Chat on the PC

In case the users are signed in to the Facebook account on their PC, then they can disable the Facebook chat by going to the “Facebook Chat” window. Here are the steps are given below for disabling the Facebook Chat on the PC:

  • Sign in to the account which is linked with Facebook on the PC.
  • Tap on the “Gear” symbol located in the end right-hand side of the display or any other webpage on Facebook.
  • After tapping on the above-mentioned symbol, it will start showing the Facebook chat window.
  • Tap on the “Turn off Active Status” option. After tapping on that option, it will start showing the “Activate Status” webpage of Facebook.
  • Press on the “Turn off Activate Status for All Contacts” option in case the users wish to disable the Facebook chat tab for the entire facebook contacts.
  • Tap on the “Turn off Active Status for All Contacts Except” option. In case the users wish to permit particular Facebook contacts to have a conversation with them. Enter the name of that person with whom the users wish to have a conversation on Facebook.
  • Press on the “Turn Off Active Status for Only Some Contacts. They just need to enter the names of that person who they wish to stop having conversations with.
  • After that, tap on the “Ok” button.

Steps for Disabling the Facebook Chat on the Android or iPhone

After signing in to the Facebook account on the iPhone or Android, the users can go through the turning of procedure of Facebook chat by clicking to the “Facebook Chat” option. Go through the steps given below for disabling the Facebook Chat on the Android or iPhone:

  • Go to the “Facebook” application on the iPhone or Android.
  • Click on the “menu” icon located in the top right-hand side of the display.
  • Go down and click on the “Settings and Privacy” option.
  • Click on the “Settings” tab.
  • Click on the “Active Status” below the “Privacy” option.
  • Click the switch nearby the “Show When You’re Activate” option for disabling it.
  • Press on the “Turn off” button located on the “Active Status” tab and after completing the procedure, click on the “Exit” button to leave that window.

Steps for Disabling Facebook Chat in an Internet Browser

In case the users are signed in to their Facebook account through the internet browser on their smartphone, they can disable the Facebook chat function also. Go through the steps given below to disable the Facebook Chat in an Internet Browser:

  • Ensure that the users are signed in on their Facebook account on the Internet browser like Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, and Safari.
  • Click the “hamburger” option provided in the top right-hand side of the display.
  • Click on the “Settings” tab.
  • Press on the “Active Status” option below the “Privacy” button.
  • Click on the “Turn Off Active Status” URL.

Edward Lewis is a creative person who has been writing blogs and articles about cybersecurity. He writes about the latest updates regarding mcafee.com/activate and how it can improve the work experience of users. His articles have been published in many popular e-magazines, blogs, and websites.

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How to Stop Skype From Starting Automatically in Windows 10

Every user of Windows 10 finds difficulty in stopping the Skype application from running automatically on their PC and the Skype runs constantly in the Windows 10. Just go through the steps for stopping Skype application from starting automatically in Windows 10.

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Steps to Stop Skype from Running Automatically in Windows 10

After the users go through the procedure of downloading and installing the whole Skype application on the PC, then start up procedure will automatically get started on the PC.This procedure will log you in to the Skype account and the application will start running on the Windows 10 desktop.

Go through the steps mentioned below to know how to stop Skype from running automatically in Windows 10.

  • Go to the “Skype” window application on the PC. The users can go to Skype by pressing on the “Skype Shortcut” on the window by pressing on the “Skype” application which is given on the applications list.
  • Log in to the account on Skype by entering the username and password in the required section.
  • After that, press on “Tools” located in the upper pull-down menu.
  • Tap on the “Options” button located in the pull-down menu.
  • Remove the trick from the “Start Skype when I start Windows” box and after that, press on “Save” button.

Once you follow all the steps mentioned above,you will get the “Skype” application which will start automatically on the Windows 10 PC. This procedure will start after the users’ press on the “Skype shortcut” and they need to open the “Skype” application on the PC.

How to Stop Preview From Running Automatically in Windows 10?

After the users press on the “Skype Preview” application, the application will show an option to log in through Microsoft email account.

In case the users log in to the “Skype Preview” application, they will stay on the login page even after starting the PC. The “Skype Preview” will get started automatically on the users’ system.

Go through the steps given below to know how to stop Preview from starting automatically in Windows 10:

  • Tap on the “Start” option given in the Windows 10.
  • After that, press on the “Skype Preview” application.
  • Tap on the “Profile” symbol provided at the end left-hand side of the display.
  • Then, go down to the end of the display.
  • After that, press on the “Log Out” button located in the “Skype Preview” window.

Once the users follow the above-mentioned steps, they will get log out from the “Skype Preview” application automatically. They will do not get “Skype Preview” to start automatically on the Windows 10 PC.

How to Stop Skype for Business From Running Automatically in Windows 10?

Go through the steps to know how to stop Skype for business from running automatically in Windows 10:

  • Tap on the Start” option located in the Windows 10.
  • After that, tap on the “Skype” application for using it as a business application.
  • The users have to log in to the “Skype” application for using it as the Business account.
  • Then, press on the small “Down arrow” option, given nearby the “Wheel” symbol.
  • From the pull-down menu, tap on the “Tools” option.
  • After that, tap on the “Options” button.
  • Press the “Personal” option located in the left-hand corner of the drop-down menu.
  • Remove the tick from the box of “Automatically start the app when I log on to Windows.”
  • At last, press on the “Ok” button for saving the changes you had made in settings for the purpose of Skype Business Application.

Edward Lewis is a creative person who has been writing blogs and articles about cybersecurity. He writes about the latest updates regarding mcafee.com/activate and how it can improve the work experience of users. His articles have been published in many popular e-magazines, blogs, and websites.

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How to Connect Smartphone with Xbox One

Smartphone apps are one of the best companions in our day-to-day life. They connect us with the world, provide entertainment, and help us complete various regular tasks. If you are a gaming freak with an Xbox, you have something interesting in your smartphone too. And, that is Microsoft’s dedicated Xbox app, which helps you stay connected with your friends on the move. You can easily share content, check achievements, purchase games and do more in the application.

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Though, you need to connect your Android or iOS smartphone with the Xbox first, to achieve the complete control. Pair your devices quickly and easily by following the guide given below.

How to Download Xbox for Android or iOS?

If your smartphone is not updated, it is better to update first for best results. Android users must have version 4.1 or higher and iOS users need to have version 9.0 or newer to use the Microsoft’s Xbox smartphone app.   When successfully updated, go to the Play Store if you are on Android or iTunes for Apple devices. Enter the term “Xbox” in the search bar and find the original app. Tap Install to start downloading and launch when it completes. Last but not least, sign in using your Xbox login credentials when the prompt appears.

How to Connect to the Network?

First and foremost, both – the smartphone and Xbox One – needs to be online for syncing them with each other. Check the network on your Xbox One by visiting the Settings menu, click on Network, and go to Network Settings at last.

Move forward to the network/Wi-Fi menu in settings or device’s system preferences and check the connection. Set up a wireless network connection by choosing the relevant network and entering the password when it prompts, if your Xbox One is not connected. Your devices need to be close to each other for ideal connection.

How to Sync Smartphone with Console?

The upper-left corner in your Xbox app features triple lines that showcase the main menu. Tap Console option over there, and you will see a Connect to your Xbox One option on the next screen.

The list of all the Xbox consoles that are available will pop up, and you can choose the ideal one, and Turn on for use.  Your device successfully integrates with your Xbox One. Now you can use your phone as not only a keyboard but also a controller.

How to Use the App?

The three lines option present in the top-left of the screen provide you access to most of the features. Like, you can see your profile, achievements, screenshots, recorded clips, manage the Xbox store, and do a lot more things. The avatar icon will show you your friends list as well the nearby icons are for notifications and messages. Even you can party chat on the move in this app with the three avatar icon present on the screen.

How to Control Xbox One through Smartphone App?

Managing Xbox one with the app is not as smooth as the controller, but it is possible. After connecting your devices, your bottom-right section of the app’s screen will show you a small remote symbol that you need to tap. It will take you to a black screen with the four face button along with menu, view and home buttons. Now, drag your fingers around to select a tile and press A in the middle to confirm. It might not be the best way to control Xbox though! All in all, this is how your Android or iOS smartphone will be the best companion for your Xbox One!

Edward Lewis is a creative person who has been writing blogs and articles about cybersecurity. He writes about the latest updates regarding mcafee.com/activate and how it can improve the work experience of users. His articles have been published in many popular e-magazines, blogs, and websites.

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How to Check RAM Usage on Computers and Phones

In the Smartphone, each app uses some space of RAM. While multitasking the RAM usage will become high, and hence this will affects the device performance. You can check the RAM status of your device to see how much is used and how much is free. Here is how to check the RAM Usage of your device.

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How to check RAM Usage on Windows

  1. Press and hold down ‘Ctrl + Alt + Del’ button together on your keyboard.
  2. Select ‘Task Manager’ from the options.
  3. Switch to ‘Performance’ tab from the top of the Task Manager window.
  4. Click on the ‘Memory’ tab at the left side menu.
  5. On the middle of the screen, you can see device memory Usage.

The RAM Usage will appear in the graph format under the “Memory usage” and in number under the “In use (Compressed)” section. Here you can see both available and free memory on your Windows device.

How to check RAM Usage on Mac

  1. Click on the ‘Spotlight’ (Magnifying glass icon) button at the upper right corner.
  2. Enter and Search for “Activity Monitor” into the search bar.
  3. Open ‘Activity Monitor’ program from the result.
  4. When the Activity Monitor app opens, here you can view your Mac’s RAM Usage.
  5. Click on the ‘Memory’ tab from the top tab bar.
  6. On the bottom section of the window, you can see your device memory usage.

In the bottom section, many types of Memory usage you will see. See how much RAM your Mac is using under “Memory Used.” “Physical Memory” showing how much total RAM your Mac have.

How to check RAM Usage on Android

  1. Go to ‘Settings’ of your Android device.
  2. Go down and tap on ‘Apps.’ Or first tap ‘Device’ > and then > Apps.
  3. On the Apps screen, switch to the ‘Running’ tab.
  4. Here three types of RAM Usage are given.
  • Under ‘System,’ you can check the total RAM of your Android device.
  • Under ‘Apps,’ you can check the RAM currently used by the running apps.
  • And under ‘Free,’ you can view how much RAM is free on your device.

How to check RAM Usage on an iPhone or iPad

Unfortunately, iPhone users cannot view the RAM usage of their device. They are only able to check the one type of memory that is storage. If your device is getting slow, check the RAM usage of your device. If the RAM usage is full, then reboot your device to clean it.

Edward Lewis is a creative person who has been writing blogs and articles about cybersecurity. He writes about the latest updates regarding mcafee.com/activate and how it can improve the work experience of users. His articles have been published in many popular e-magazines, blogs, and websites.

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What to Do If Your Home Internet Does Not Perform Well

Wireless interference, broadband router, and many other technical issues are going to affect the stability and speed of the net connection. Get to know about those issues and fix them accordingly that slows down your net connection.

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  1. Check the settings of your router for speeding up the connection of your net

The main center of a network is a broadband user. It is solely responsible for the slow connection of internet. For instance- incorrect MTU setting will lead to problems regarding performance when setting high or low. Make sure that settings of your router stay consistent with documentation of manufacturer and ISP.

  1. Avoid that signal interference that slows the speed of internet

Specific wireless connections usually perform terribly probably due to obstruction of signals. Your system needs to resend the messages for overcoming the signal overlapping. Sometimes your neighbor’s wireless networks could also interfere with your system. Position your router again for better performance. Users can even change the channel number of Wi-Fi. The device needs to be close to the router for a better connection of Wi-Fi.

  1. Beware of worms and other malware

Internet worm is one malicious software app that spreads from one device to another device via networks. If the PC gets infected by a net worm, then the connection will become slow. Keep an up to date anti-virus software for removing the infections.

  1. Stop Background Programs that Hog Bandwidth

Some software apps run in the background that is behind other applications. Some of the applications have been designed for outstanding work. Programs and games that work with videos need proper bandwidth. Sometimes you forget that programs have been running in the background.

  1. Ensure that your router and other network are working well

When the cables, routers, and modems are not working correctly, then they do not support network traffic properly. There are various issues in the networks that affect functioning negatively. For fixing the fault, arrange and configure the gear again while working with several configurations. Decide to bypass the router, swap the cables and test with many devices for isolating slow performance.

  1. Check if your network speed is slow or not

Run the speed tests at times for checking the quality of the net connection. The tests will tell if the local computer connection is impaired or not. Maybe the issue lies with your system. Your system may struggle for maintaining maximum performance. Sometimes the issue is with the computer because it is overtaxed not because of the network.

Edward Lewis is a self-professed security expert; he has been making the people aware of the security threats. His passion is to write about Cyber security, cryptography, malware, social engineering, internet and new media. He writes for Norton security products at norton.com/setup.