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How To Make Your Computer Browser’s Homepage

All computer browsers come preloaded with their own themes, settings, and a homepage – the first thing you see when you launch a browser. As more developments are being made, the need to ensure a software satisfies the users became the utmost goal of all software developers. This led to what can be termed the customization ability all software was given. With this ability, users of the software are able to change as many things they want using a set of pre-set tweaks the developers released. These tweaks include but not limited to design layouts, themes, etc. and are released on a regular basis.

If you are someone like me who uses google a lot when trying to get an answer to a question bothering me, then it is okay if you want to change the theme and layout of your browser. This is because it can get pretty boring if you have to look at the same thing over and over again whenever you start-up your browser. There are several ways you can modify your browser and several things you change your homepage too. One of the most popular homepage people turn to is the google search engine.

The Google search engine is always changing its logo, thus it is one of the few homepages that offers flexible access to users. Also, it would save you time as all you need to do is simply enter the words you want to search for. In addition, you can choose to use another homepage. This article will look walk you through how to make homepage on chrome, Mozilla Firefox, and other computer browsers.

  1. Google Chrome
How to make homepage on chrome is a little different from the other browsers. Here are the steps you need to take to set up a new homepage for yourself on the Google chrome.

·  Open the Chrome browser and go to the menu. To do this, you need to locate the renowned three vertical dots that denotes menu almost all the time. Click on the dots. This will reveal the overflow dropdown menu box.

· Next, you need to locate the “Settings” option on the menu panel. Click it and you would be taken to the settings screen.

·  The next thing is to locate the “Appearance” section. You would have to scroll down to do this. You need to look for “Show home button”. Under this option, you will see where you can toggle it. You need to turn it on.

·  If you do it correctly, you will see a blank box just under it that will display “Enter custom web address” in it. Enter the URL of the page you want to use as your homepage.

·  Close the settings and google chrome will load your new homepage

  1. Internet Explorer
Internet Explorer is one of the oldest browsers when it comes to computer browsers. They are gradually not being used much due to the flexibility of other computer browsers. Nevertheless, they are still very much around. To customize them is also very straightforward.

This is a particularly useful option for people who find it difficult to interact with Internet explorer’s default homepage. The default homepage of internet explorer can be complex for new users hence the reason why you should change it.

·  As soon as you open the browser, you will see a gear icon at the top right corner of your screen. You need to click on the icon. This would present a dropdown menu for you.

·  Now from the list of options, you need to choose and click “Internet options” from the menu. Another separate tab will be opened; It will be a pop-up box in the older version of the Internet Explorer.

· Locate the “General” section. The first thing in this section is the “Home Page”. This is the option that you will use. You can now select “custom URL” as your homepage. Once that is done, you need to enter the web address of what you want your homepage to display.

·  Since you are probably going to use google as your new homepage, you should enter https://www.google.com. Click apply and your changes would be saved.

  1. Mozilla Firefox
The Mozilla Firefox browser is quite popular among computer users. It is one of the best, fastest and lightest browsers you can use. To customize your homepage you can follow the following steps:

·  Start-up your Firefox browser. At the top right corner, you would see a gear icon. This is the icon that would open the preference setting menu on your browser. The tab will be opened in a new tab and if it does not take you straight to the tab, you need to open it yourself.

·  If you are using the latest version of Mozilla Firefox, the preference settings menu contains a list of options on how you can customize your browser.

· Under the “Home” tab, you would see a box next to “Homepage and new windows”. Click on the bow and a dropdown menu will be displayed.

· On the dropdown menu, you would see custom URLs, Firefox (default) and Blank page. You can select either of the three, but since you are more concerned with customizing your homepage, you need to choose “custom URLs”.

· If you want to create a google homepage, you need to enter Google’s web address i.e. https://www.google.comIf you plan on using another thing as your homepage, you can enter the web site URL of the website.

· Once this is done, you can then close the tab and your Mozilla Firefox browser will proceed to open with the new homepage.
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How To Recover Deleted Text Messages On Android

Can I recover deleted text messages android? Well yes, you can! There is always that chance of a small slip of mind where you suddenly delete something important and realize it after the deed has been done. Sometimes we do it with the best intentions in mind only to realize you mixed something up. There was a time I needed space to install an app on the Google play store, so I started scrolling through my Android device’s file manager and suddenly saw a folder named “mob”. On checking the size of the file, I saw it was holding less than 100MB. Immediately I opened it and saw it contained hidden files. Seeing as I needed the space, I swiftly deleted the folder. Later that day I opened ‘Road warriors’ a game on my smartphone and realized all my saved progress was gone. I later surfed the internet for various steps to recover android phone data, the important thing I learned was that the file was gone. This is because as soon as you delete a file, your Android device does not delete it instantly. Instead, it waits for you to add new data on the phone so that the new file can overwrite the data.

The same goes for text messages. There are some text messages that contain vital information that there is no thinking what would happen if it is lost. This article will help you answer the can I recover deleted text messages android question.

Note: The are various ways you can recover your deleted data including:

  • Google drive
  • Computer software
  • Local backup
Everyone using an android phone knows that Google drive offers about 15 GB of free space which can be extended if you want by paying a fee. The easiest way is to back up your device to your google account. This article will address only one method. This method is becoming increasingly popular and we would like to help people know if they need it or not or how effective they are.

Computer software

Computer software has come a long way in redefining the use of the computer. There is hardly a task you want to do on the Computer that does not have its own software. The important thing is to make sure you install the program from respectable sources to prevent phishing or virus and you are good to go. There is a lot of software available for download on the internet. Each one comes with its pro and cons i.e. advantages and disadvantages. While some software finds a balance between the two of this, some don’t. Here is our choice – FonePaw. It’s a working program (one for windows computers, the other for Apple or iOS computers) that will ensure you do not waste your time searching for useful software to use for.

  • FonePaw Android Data recovery software (Windows and Mac PC)
This software allows you to install on both mac and windows computer. To get started:

-  You need to download and install the software from the official site of the software developers. Then launch the program; it should look like.
           
-   Next thing is to connect your phone to the computer. As soon as you connect your phone to the computer, you also need to navigate to your phone’s setting. Once you are on your setting’s menu, you need to scroll down to Developer’s option and toggle on USB Debugging.

-  If the developer’s option is not activated on your phone, scroll down to the last option on the menu “About Phone”. You will see an option that says “Build number” or “Kernel number”. Tap the option between five to seven (5-7) times. If you get it right, you would receive a message that says ‘you are now a developer’. Now go back to the settings menu and activate the USB debugging as stated above.

-  Once you do this, your computer should display that it has successfully connected to the phone. In other words, you should see.

-  You can now select the deleted files you want to recover. There are a lot of data you can recover. You can recover Pictures, audios, videos, documents, WhatsApp messages and attachment, text messages, etc. Since you are more concerned with recovering your text message that is logically what you should go for. Once you select text message (Messages and Message Attachments) as the option, click next.

-  If you do this right, you would see a prompt on your android device that requires you to give the software access to the deleted data on your device. After you do that, the program running on your computer’s screen will begin to scan.

-  Here is the tricky part you will see all your messages all right, both your deleted text messages and the existing ones. Simply click the text messages you want to recover and press “Recover”. And if you want, you can only preview it.

-  Should you choose to restore, the messages will be saved on your computer at a specified location – usually on the desktop. You can now access your messages and read them albeit on your computer.

NOTE: It is important you that as you decide which of the aforementioned software is best for you, you also keep in mind that the only way to get the best out of this software is by purchasing the plan to upgrade your account. The software has a Pro version you must upgrade your account to. If you don’t the only thing you can do is preview the deleted messages without recovering it.
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