10 amazing tech hacks and tips you should know

Technology is fun! no doubt about that but sometimes getting around to do stuffs done on our computer could be tedious, so here we post some amazing tech hacks and tricks that make your tech life very easy. You can learn lots of simple hack that save your time and also increase your knowledge about tech. read the below lines and know some tech hacks and tech tricks for your window PC and learn to use it.


Simple Tech Hacks and Tricks

1.  Quick Google Calculator

Need a quick calculator? Just Google in your math problems in the search bar or URL bar and you see google calculator for solving math problems quickly.

Google Calculator Online


2.  Access any control setting on your computer in a folder

In Windows, create a new folder and name it with “Control Panel Shortcuts.{ed7ba470-8e54-465e-825c-99712043e01c}”. Immediately after changing the file name the icon will automatically change open the folder and then you will have full access of any control settings in the folder.

In Windows, create a new folder and name it "Control Panel Shortcuts.{ed7ba470-8e54-465e-825c-99712043e01c}". Access any control settings in the folder.


3.  Show password hidden behind dots and asterisks

Have you ever tried to unveil password hidden by dots and asterisks? well this is your lucky day, follow the below steps to get this done

  • Simply right-click on the password field, click on “Inspect Element” (Chrome and Firefox).
  • You will see the HTML code that the website consists of. You will also see something like type=”password”. And once you double click on “password” you’ll be able to edit this field.
Computer hacks and tricks

At website login pages, you can view masked passwords by changing the password input type as text.


4.  Solve all your maths problem

Ever get stuck in a maths problem before? Download PhotoMath and take a photo of the maths problem and get it solved instantly for you. Only available on android mobile.

Solve Math Problem from Android Camera with the help of photomath android app


5.  Easy download link to any movie or song

Want to download a movie and finding hard time getting its download link? Use this trick!

  • Simply open your browser and and paste this link “[movie name] -inurl:(htm|html|php|pls|txt) intitle:index.of “last modified” (mkv|mp4|avi)”. Note: put the name of the movie in the [movie name] column without the [ ] sign.
  • Example: “spider man -inurl:(htm|html|php|pls|txt) intitle:index.of “last modified” (mkv|mp4|avi)”. Enter the first link and download.
  • If you want to find musics, simply change the last part (mkv|mp4|avi) to (mp3|wma|aac|flac). It tells Google to show webpages with any of these terms: mp3, wma, aac, or flac. You can also replace with terms of other file formats like pdf, zip, rar, etc.
Computer hacks and tricks

To find direct download link for movies, search “[movie name] -inurl:(htm|html|php|pls|txt) intitle:index.of “last modified” (mkv|mp4|avi)”.

6.  Play game on Chrome browser while having bad internet connection

Chrome gives a privilege to enjoy dinosaur in the web browser experiencing bad network. To initiate this, just tap on your spacebar while on the error page to start the T-Rex game.

Computer hacks and tricks


7.  Corrupt your file to fetch you extra time for your project

Unable to finish your assignment or project on deadline day? corrupt your files and you got more time for finish your assignment from college or office. Corrupt-a-file.net corrupts your assignment files so that you can ask for extra time.

Corrupt a file dot net


8.  Convert a YouTube video into animated GIFs

Do you know there’s an easy way to make animated GIFs out of yor favourite YouTube video? Just navigate to URL of the YouTube video you will like to turn into an animated GIF. Add gif before youtube in the URl (e.g – gifyoutube.com/watch/?v=ZE1ZCOv1RiA)

Instantly, you will be redirected to gifs.com and you will see the video getting converted into an animated gif.

YouTube trick


9.  Clean up spammy emails on Gmail

Time to clean up useless emails from your inbox. Simply search “unsubscribe” from the search button and unsubscribe to spammy emails.

Delete spammy emails from Gmail


10.  Want to avoid calls? 

Switching off your phone sends switching off notification to Mobile Switching Centre (MSC) which will only tell callers that your phone is switched off, instead remove your battery to avoid calls. If you want to turn off your phone to avoid calls, remove the battery instead.

Off, On option

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As a young entrepreneur and a webmaster in Nigeria, I love technology! As a result, and to earnestly contribute to tech awareness within individuals, I find the need to give digital-based insight of the technology world today, hence, making individuals well tech rounded and get the need to acquire technical skills.

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