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5 Tech Tips to Keep you Safe Online and Connected to Friends & Family

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As we spend more time indoors, we’re likely also spending more time on our computers, tablets, smartphones, and any other tech we have in the house. Our technology and devices provide so many benefits – from helping us work-from-home and shop online to video chatting with the grandkids at dinner time. But it can be frustrating when our devices stop working out-of-the-blue – or worse, when we hear about another online scam or computer virus.  

Support.com has been in the business of solving technology issues for over 20 years. A U.S. company that employs U.S.-based Tech Pros, Support.com is a one-stop-shop to troubleshoot your tech issues, 24/7. Any device, any issue, any time, no matter where or when you bought it.

Below are five articles written by our Tech Pro team with tips and tricks to help keep you safe online and get common video applications working to stay in touch with friends and family.  

1. Avoid COVID-19 Online Scams
Don’t let hackers take advantage of you during these uncertain times. In this article you’ll learn a few tips on how to protect yourself from being scammed online. Read more.

2. Browse the Internet Privately 

Your computer stores everything you do on the internet. This article will show you how to use Incognito mode to browse the internet without leaving a trace. Read more.

3. Secure Your Zoom Calls

Zoom video calls are one of the many ways to stay connected with colleagues, family, and friends. Learn how to prevent uninvited visitors from showing up in your Zoom room. Read more.

4. Stay Connected Using Facetime

If you have an Apple device, you’re only a couple of steps away from a video “visit” with friends & family. Get instructions on how to use Facetime on your iPhone or iPad. Read more.

5. Setup a Google Hangout for Video Calls

No Apple device? You can still video “visit” friends & family using Google Hangouts on any computer. Read this article to learn how to set up audio and video for your Hangout. Read more.

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