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How to Activate UAN on EPFO Portal — A Step by Step Guide

Universal Account Number (UAN) is the account where employees’ provident fund (EPF) deposits are made. In many companies, salaried employees are given EPF as a benefit that saves taxes and adds to long-term savings. Many employees are aware of money being added to their PF deposits, but don’t often know where this money is and how to access it. To …

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How to Activate DND on BSNL or MTNL Mobile Number

BSNL and MTNL are both state-owned telecom operators. BSNL is active in the whole of India except Mumbai and Delhi, where its customers automatically switch to MTNL’s network. Getting a BSNL or an MTNL SIM card has the same implications as getting any other phone connection in India. You will be pestered by telemarketers with constant spam text messages and …

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How to Activate DND on Airtel Number (Prepaid or Postpaid)

Here’s how to activate DND on Airtel Airtel is one of the largest telecom operators in India and that means it’s pretty important to activate DND on Airtel. If you don’t do this, you will be inundated with spam messages and calls. There’s no real way to avoid all of this without using apps that have the potential to violate …

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How to Turn Off Windows Defender in Windows 10, Windows 8.1, Windows 7, Windows XP Permanently

How to turn off Windows Defender in Windows 10 or other versions of Windows Though it used to be optional with earlier versions such as Windows XP and Windows 7, the anti-malware and the anti-virus protection suite Windows Defender now comes pre-installed with the latest, Windows 10. It’s fairly decent in keeping your computer safe from various security threats, though …

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How to Set Up Alexa on Echo, Echo Dot, Echo Plus, Android Phone, or iPhone

Photo Credit: Amazon India Amazon says it has sold over 100 million devices with Alexa built-in, be it those that are made by itself and sold under the Echo sub-brand, or those made by others that have Alexa integrated in one way or another. The voice-based digital assistant has slowly become part of the mainstream, with some of its fails …

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How to Record WhatsApp Calls on Android and iPhone

Recording phone calls is relatively straightforward and that got us thinking — how to record WhatsApp calls? We all make several WhatsApp calls throughout the day because these are more reliable than phone calls (thanks to frequent call drops). As journalists, recording phone calls is essential for us especially when we’re interviewing people over the phone so figuring out how …

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How to Activate DND on Vodafone India

DND or Do Not Disturb is an essential service for everyone who has a mobile phone connection in India. If you have an active SIM card in India, it means that you are getting lots of spam messages and calls from telemarketers even though you never signed up for these in the first place. This can be reduced to some …

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How to Record a Call on iPhone or Android Device for Free

Here’s how to record a call on Android or iPhone There are many reasons why you might want to record a call. It could be an interview with someone and you want to make sure you are quoting them correctly. It could be because you want to document all your conversations with a company representative. You might want to record …

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How to Record a Call on iPhone or Android Phone for Free

Here’s how to record a call on Android phone or iPhone There are many reasons why you might want to record a call. It could be an interview with someone and you want to make sure you are quoting them correctly. It could be because you want to document all your conversations with a company representative. You might want to …

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