12 Ways To Manage your chat settings in Gmail

The chat function in Gmail is a great way to communicate with friends and family, but it can also be an annoyance if you are using it for work. Luckily, there are 12 ways that you can manage your chat settings in Gmail! In this blog post we will talk about how to set up chat on desktop and mobile devices as well as how to turn off notifications from specific people. Along the way we’ll discuss some of the lesser-known features such as “Do Not Disturb” mode or managing offline messages.chat settings in Gmail

12 Ways To Manage your chat settings in Gmail

  1. Turn off chat for a specific conversation or group of conversations: Open the “Inbox” view and find the desired email thread. Click on Settings at the top right corner of your inbox, then click Chat in settings. You will see a list that shows you all your active chats with an option to turn it off next to each one.
  2. Turn off chat for the entire inbox: Go to Settings and select “Chat” in settings. You will see an option at the bottom to turn it off entirely.
  3. Block messages from a specific contact or group of contacts: Select Settings, then Chat > Blocked Contacts (or All Contacts). When you block someone, you can also choose to turn off chat messages from them.
  4. Block all contacts except for specific contact or list of contacts: Click Settings > Blocked Contacts (or All Contacts) and select Add Contact, then enter the email address of those you wish to unblock in the “Email” field.
  5. Turn on desktop notifications for specific conversations: Open the “Inbox” view and find the desired email thread. Click on Settings at the top right corner of your inbox, then click Chat in settings. You will see a list that shows you all your active chats with an option to turn on desktop notifications next to each one.
  6. Turn off desktop notifications: Go to Settings and select Chat > Desktop Notifications. When you turn off desktop notifications, a notification will not appear on your computer when someone messages you in Gmail chat
  7. Turn off all notifications: Go to Settings > “Chat” settings and uncheck the box for “Show new chats at top of the inbox.”
  8. Mute email threads that you no longer want to receive notifications from: Open the “Inbox” view and find the desired email thread. Click on Settings at the top right corner of your inbox, then click Chat in settings > Mute conversations.
  9. Enable threaded conversation mode for chats with contact or group of contacts: Go to Settings > Chat > Threaded Conversations and select “Enable threaded conversations mode.”
  10. Change the settings for individual Gmail chat threads: Open the desired email thread. Click on Settings at the top right corner of your inbox, then click Chat in settings > Conversations tab. You will see a list that shows you all your active chats with an option to change each one’s subject line, chat sounds, and more.
  11. Change the settings for all Gmail chats: Go to Settings > Chat > Conversations tab and select “Enable threaded conversations mode” or “Show new messages at top of the inbox.”
  12. Turn off notifications while browsing other tabs: Click on the desired chat thread. You will see an option next to each thread to turn off notifications.

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What are Cache Files? | Windows and Android Devices

When we visit any website, download any app or files (images, audios, videos, and other documents ) a temporary set of files automatically generated and get stored in the memory of a device is called cache data. This data helps the device in accessing the information of those files when we use them.

Is it okay to delete or clear cache files from your Devices?

The answer is big yes!!  There is no problem in clearing cache data because these files generated automatically and contain files of temporary nature.

CACHE IN MICROSOFT OUTLOOK:

Outlook does have cache data. These data help in accessing it in a bit faster mode by using already stored files. But sometimes there accumulation lowers down the speed. Hence deleting them to maintaining a pace is necessary.
Outlook has basically three kinds of the cache. One by one you will get to know the process of how to remove them.

  • The cache of pending tasks.
  • The cache of complete tasks.
  • Popup notification.

FOLLOWING ARE THE STEPS THAT WILL HELP YOU IN CLEARING CACHE DATA IN WINDOWS 10

Clearing an outlook cache files is a very easy task as like uploading a picture. You need to follow only these two simple steps.

Step 1: Start with saving your current files. Then switch to find out where the outlook cache files are stored.
You can find out outlook cache by following these small steps:

  • Tab on window key along with R to use the run box.
  • Now, type the following words in the Run dialog box to locate the location of cache files data. i.e ., %localappdata%/Microsoft/outlook and press the enter key.
  • A folder named outlook will appear on your device click on it to open. And now click on the subfolder named Roam cache folder, here you will find outlook cache files.

Step 2

  • To delete cache data.
  • Open up the Roam Cache folder.
  • Mark all the files as selected either by clicking on them one by one or by using the shift key. Then hit on the delete key and all your data will be disappeared in a couple of seconds.

HOW TO CLEAR COMPLETE CACHES:

Complete caches are created when we send a mail through Gmail. The Autocomplete cache list includes the name of the receiver, address, etc. However, sometimes the auto-complete option can be a huge problem, especially when you’ve made simple mistakes and the tool decides to save it. In that case, the best option is to clear the auto-complete cache. Then follow the steps below to do that:

  • Step 1: Start with opening Outlook, select on the File, click on Options.
  • Step 2: Now, go to the mail section
  • Step 3: Go to send messages presented on the right-hand side section.
  • Step 4: Here, go to the Empty Auto-Complete List OK option presented at the last of the list

HOW TO STOP POPUP TEXT FROM APPEARING:

If you are getting any notice from the Microsoft written “Microsoft respects your privacy” then you can block that too.

Just follow this simple process.

  • Go to the account privacy of the Bs.to option and open it.
  • Here, you will see your data option, open this option.
  • Now go to last here you will find out the Connected experience option.
  • Next step to mark before the text starts with the word “let office” and ending with an “improvement”
  • Now, disable the popup box (yellow in color).

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