Your Business Quick Tip Newsletter
Vol 20 No #195 – 25th March 2021
- You’ll Love This Excel Tip
- iPhone Get A Privacy Report For Every Webpage You Visit
- Have You Noticed These Two Gmail Improvements?
- Taking A Stand
- Samsung S21 ‘Instant’ Covid App Access
1. You’ll Love This Excel Tip
To scroll between Excel sheets within the same workbook, simply hold down control and page up or down to move one by one.
2. Get A Privacy Report For Every Webpage You Visit;
Open Safari on your iPhone or iPad and visit any website. Tap on the Aa button in the address field at the top of your screen. At the bottom of the options list is a new Privacy Report. Just below the label you’ll see the number of trackers that are actively being blocked by Safari from tracking you. Tap the Privacy Report button to view a more detailed 30-day log of ad trackers that Safari blocked or kept from keeping tabs on your browsing habits. (click on Image to enlarge)
If nothing else, you’ll be more aware of just how prominent ad trackers are online, with nearly every website and service using them.
3. Have You Noticed These Two Gmail Improvements?
As you know when you reply to an email, the original incoming email stays in your Inbox.
Gmail has a function available that enables you to send the reply AND archive the inbox email simultaneously (see image).
This must be enabled by going to Settings > General > Send and Archive option. Change its setting to show ‘Send & Archive’ button in reply
Contacts Sidebar in Gmail
Have you noticed the sidebar on the right hand side of your screen in Gmail ? If not look for a tiny little arrow which will open it. Up until a short while ago it only held the icon for Calendar, Tasks and Keep. Clicking the icon, opens the app right in Gmail. What is new is that the icon for Contacts has now been added.
4. Taking A Stand
I have another personal story for you.
If you’re a long term subscriber to this newsletter, you’ll know about my son Daniel – the AirNZ Pilot (no more).
Daniel is now working in Tauranga with a new (additional) occupation in land surveying.
When visiting him last weekend we went to the supermarket to buy the ingredients to make Lemongrass Chicken.
He picked up the free range chicken thigh – at $24 a kilo; instead of the non free-range priced at $14. “Daniel, this is so expensive. It would take you over an hour of work after tax to pay for this. Why not buy the non-free range chicken” I asked?
Daniel said “if I am going to eat chicken, I want to ensure it had a happy life beforehand”. My son was willing to put his (limited) money where his mouth was – though he was brought up in a house where his mother was always looking to get the best buy.
The Point? Daniel’s action met his words, even though it was an expensive choice to make. I can’t honestly say I follow his example on a regular basis.
How interested are you in trying to live more sustainably? In a few months Plastic Free July will roll around again. I’m volunteering and on the committee this year.
Hopefully I’ll be a better example. If you’re interested in learning more about P.F.J. please email me About Plastic Free July
5. Samsung S21 ‘Instant’ Covid App Access
The February Quick Tips had a tip on having your covid app open immediately on your iPhone. I mentioned that this isn’t possible for Samsung. Well, thanks to Rossana Rogers, here is the how-to for Samsung S21.
- Go to settings> Advanced features
- Click on Side key
- Turn on Double press
- Under Open app, click on settings icon
- Choose NZ COVID Tracer
Once set up, you can just double press the power button and the Covid app will automatically open, then scan away.
P.S. – If you are having or know of a Conference with an opening for an entertaining, memorable yet practical session on improving personal productivity or business success – I’d love to help. Email me at firstname.lastname@example.org