How to Access Skydrive Files from Your Gmail Account?

Microsoft released the official Chrome extension of that will allow access to your Skydrive files from your Gmail account. With this extension you can attach and share your Skydrive files with your Gmail contacts and can also save attachments from Gmail to your Skydrive folder. It is a very useful app for Skydrive users who got lots of official files saved in the cloud and needs to be shared with their Gmail contacts. Integrating Skydive with Gmail is very easy:


  • Visit and add the Chrome extension.
  • Press ‘Click to get started’ and allow access to your Google account.
  • Link your Skydrive account to Gmail by login in with your credentials.
  • Allow access to and your Skydrive account is linked to Gmail.
  • You can attach files from your Skydrive account or send a particular file to Skydrive through Gmail.

Not only this, you can also allow to save files automatically from particular senders on the go or wherever you are. Additionally, allows you to link other popular cloud platforms like Dropbox, Box and Google Drive which can be integrated with your Gmail account.




How to Share MS Word 2013 Documents with Facebook, Twitter and Linkedin?

A certain number of times it happen that you have to go through a lengthy process to share your official documents with your colleagues or friends. You create a document in MS Word, save it, attach in an email or manually share them in social networking sites. But the new Office 365 makes this work very simpler for you and you don’t need to go through such a long course. With MS Office 365 you can directly share your documents with popular social networking sites like Facebook, Twitter and Linkedin which is very hassle free.

Steps to Share your MS Word 2013 files with Social Networks


  • Open MS Word 2013 and create your document.
  • Go to File > Save as > select your Skydrive folder.

Save the file in your Skydrive folder. This process might take a few seconds, wait till then.

  • Again go to File > click on Share > Post to Social Networks.
  • Select the networks where you want to share the document.  You can also add a personal message with the document.
  • Click Post.

Thus, your document is shared with your preferred social network.


Thanks TWC for the tip! 🙂

Browse and Insert Apps from Microsoft Office Store Right from MS Word/Excel 2013 [How To]

Microsoft today unlocked its Office Store for developers and consumers from where you can insert Office apps on your MS Office Word/ Excel 2013 (Customer preview) documents. The Office Store got featured apps like LinkedIn for Outlook, Dictionary, Twitter, Adlib PDF Publisher, Bing Maps and lots more. The store can be visited directly by visiting here or you can insert the apps right from your MS Word/Excel 2013 by following the steps below.

  • Open MS Word/Excel 2013. If you do not have MS Office 2013 Customer Preview installed on your Windows PC then download it.
  • Click on the Insert tab on the ribbon and go to Apps for Office > See all.
  • Click on the Featured tab and click on the app you want to insert and then click Get it now.
  • You’ll be redirected to the Microsoft Office Store website.
  •  Click on Add and you’ll be redirected to the Office Store login page. Login with your Microsoft account id and password and you’ll see the app installed on your MS Word 2013 and MS Excel 2013 docs.
  • Now to access the app on your Word 2013/ Excel 2013 docs, head over to Insert > Apps for Office > See all > click the Office Store tab and you’ll find your installed app there.
  • Click on the app and then Insert.

Enjoy apps on your Office 2013 docs :).

How To Access Full Google Play Store Services from Anywhere Outside The US?

Google recently announced about the addition of Books, Movies, Music, TV shows and Magazines in the Play Store that will be limited only to US residents. Only Apps and Games can be downloaded worldwide but that is not enough since everyone would also like to download the new additions from the store. So this question might arise in your mind that “Why is everything allowed to access in the US and not outside?” Nothing to worry about because m.sabra, an XDA Developers community member, has put a method though which you can purchase and download Books, Movies and everything from the Play Store from outside the US.

To start following the process you should have an internet/WiFi connection, a rooted Android device and Busybox installed.

Steps to access all Google Play Store services

  • Download and install the latest Google Play Store v3.7.13 APK.
  • Download and install the Martket Enabler app (MarketEnabler.apk) from here.
  • Download DroidVPN from the Play Store and register.
  • Verify your DroidVPN registration in your mailbox after which they’ll send you your password.
  • Open Market Enabler and select any fake US carrier (e.g. T-Mobile, Verizon, etc.)
  • Open DroidVPN and login with the email and password they sent you and press ‘Start’.
  • A green icon will display in the notification bar which means you are connected.
  • Clear the cache in the Play Store app.
  • Run the full US Google Play Store.

Enjoy downloading! 🙂



How To Download and Install Google Play Store 3.7.11 APK on your Android Device?

Google Play Store has been upgraded to its latest v3.7.11 along with the release of Android 4.1 ‘Jelly Bean’ at Google I/O Conference. Although the refurbished version has been made available only in Jelly Bean devices, developers extracted it from there to make it accessible on any Android device. The new Play Store version brings a fresh new UI and lots of improved features and fixes. To enjoy the v3.7.11 presence on your Android device you’ll need to follow a few steps given below.


Steps to Download and Install Play Store 3.7.11 on Android

  • Download Google Play Store 3.7.11 APK on your PC.
  • Connect your Android device to your PC and transfer the downloaded file (JB_Play_Store.apk) to it.
  • Disconnect your device from the PC and open the downloaded .apk file on your Android device.
  • A pop-up window displaying ‘Replace application’ comes up –> click Ok –> Install.
Image credit: Best Android Blog

After the installation is completed you’ll be asked to select ‘Accept’. In case you’re asked to select ‘Unknown sources’, click on it to complete the upgrade.

Thus, Google Play Store 3.7.11 is present on your device. Enjoy! 🙂


[Best Android Blog]