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  1. M

    Old Linkedin Messages

    My old messages seem to be missing in Linkedin. I have been with Linkedin since the early days. I never archived the old notes. I never deleted them. So, does Linkedin automatically delete them at some point in time?
  2. M

    Can't reactivate my linkedin account

    I need help reactivating linkedin on my Samsung galaxy phone
  3. Paul Wagenseil

    Don't Give LinkedIn Access to Your Phone's Bluetooth

    The LinkedIn app for iOS wants to use Bluetooth to connect to nearby devices, presumably so you can get strangers' details. Don't let it. Don't Give LinkedIn Access to Your Phone's Bluetooth : Read more
  4. M

    but if there is no EDIT button?

    But if there is no EDIT Button ? How can I do the process? I tried to call Linkedin, but after a long time I got a reply from them with a too complicated Process So please if you can forward my words here to them, trying to solve this dilemma! I am Mohamed my email [don't post your email address...
  5. Paul Wagenseil

    How to Check If Your LinkedIn Was Hacked

    LinkedIn promised to tell users if they were part of a massive data breach, but many users are finding out from third-party sites instead. How to Check If Your LinkedIn Was Hacked : Read more
  6. D

    LinkedIn - viewing sent messages w/ invitation to connect

    As of the date of this writing, the "Sent" option to view the sent messages or sent invitations, is no longer available. So where did it go? Just to be clear, I'm referring specifically to viewing sent messages that went with the invitation to connect. Thank you.
  7. A

    On LinkedIn how do I change the order of the Schools listed in the Education section?

    On LinkedIn how do I change the order of the Schools listed in the Education section? I can drag and drop complete sections like Education and Summary but in the Education it is showing the schoool where I got the bachelors degree at top and I want to show the graduate degree at the top.
  8. E

    Removed resume from Linkedin now i can't add a new one

    I deleted my resume from Linkedin today to add the "new and improved" resume. After deleting the old resume, when I click on profile, edit profile - there is no prompt to add the new one. What am I doing wrong?
  9. G

    Social Networking Tutorials

    Social Networking Tutorials & How-To's Facebook Check What Others Can See On Your Facebook Profile Opt Out of Facebook Tracking your Browsing History Prevent Strangers from Searching For You on Facebook Twitter Revoke Access to Third-Party Apps in Twitter Find Worldwide Trending Topics Send a...
  10. viveknayyar007

    Transferring LinkedIn Contacts to Microsoft Outlook

    There can be several reasons why you want to transfer your LinkedIn contacts to Microsoft Outlook. You may want to send direct emails to the contacts, you may want to have a backup copy of your LinkedIn contacts for future reference. In order to transfer your LinkedIn contacts to Microsoft...
  11. viveknayyar007

    How to Receive Open Profile Messages in LinkedIn?

    In order to receive messages from other members on LinkedIn for free, turning on Open Profile on your LinkedIn account alone is not sufficient. You must also configure your account’s message reception settings. Configuring your LinkedIn Open Profile to receive messages is the second step, where...
  12. viveknayyar007

    Adjust Your LinkedIn Open Profile Settings

    With your LinkedIn’s Open Profile settings turned on, you can allow other LinkedIn members to send you messages without InMail. The best part is, the members can message you without any extra cost, and you will be able to receive the messages seamlessly. However in addition to turning on your...
  13. viveknayyar007

    Review the Applicants for a Job You Posted On LinkedIn

    Once you have posted a job opening on your LinkedIn business account, you will likely receive several applications from job seekers. After you have received sufficient amount of job applications, you may want to review the applicants and shortlist them for interviews. As per your...
  14. viveknayyar007

    Make Your Job Search Activity on LinkedIn Private

    LinkedIn is a social network for professionals, and many use it to search for their next job. You may want to hide your job search activity, though, if you are currently in a job and don't want your current employer to know that you're looking elsewhere. Thankfully, LinkedIn allows you to hide...
  15. A

    How to Remove Connections on LinkedIn

    LinkedIn is a website that can help you stay connected to business associates or other people you know well. It is different from Facebook due to its focus on professional networking and contacts. If you wish to remove a connection, you can do so by following the steps below. After you do this...
  16. viveknayyar007

    Request That A Deceased Family Member or Loved One's Profile Be Removed From LinkedIn

    If a family members or a loved one that has passed away used a LinkedIn profile, it is important to let LinkedIn know about it. You may request the administration team remove the deceased’s profile from LinkedIn. A couple of steps and a few documents are required to be sent to LinkedIn before...
  17. L

    Sony VAIO SVF13N24CXB Flip PC laptop. svf13n24cxb. 3 months old. svf13n24cxb.

    Sony VAIO SVF13N24CXB Flip PC laptop. svf13n24cxb. my 3 months old Sony vaio fit 13 was running okay yesterday.... the computer tried to install update, it took a day and hung. i power off. I can't turn on. i pressed the ASSIST button. it went dead. completely dead. no power and won't...
  18. tomsguideUS

    How to Post a Job Opportunity on LinkedIn

    As a social networking website for professionals, LinkedIn allows you to post job opportunities. However posting a job on LinkedIn is not free, and you are required to pay for a posting. At the time of this writing, LinkedIn offers three job posting methods with different features available...
  19. tomsguideUS

    View Sent Messages and Invitations on LinkedIn

    When you send an inbox message to any of your LinkedIn connections, or if you send a LinkedIn invitation to any other user to connect with you, your sent messages and invitations are stored in the ‘Sent’ section of your LinkedIn’s ‘Inbox’ folder. In order to check your sent messages or...
  20. tomsguideUS

    How to Start a Discussion in a LinkedIn Group

    If you are a member or owner of a LinkedIn group, you can start a new discussion. When you start a group discussion, all the group members who have configured their group settings to receive notification emails are automatically notified about the new discussion via an email. When a new group...
  21. tomsguideUS

    How to Share LinkedIn Job Postings

    LinkedIn allows you to search for relevant jobs as per your area of expertise. Since you may have several connections added to your LinkedIn profile, there may be times when you come across job openings that may be of interest to some of your connections. LinkedIn allows you to share such job...
  22. tomsguideUS

    Send a LinkedIn Group Announcement as Group Owner

    If you are the owner of a group (or even if you are a member), you can send up to one announcement per week to group members. All the group members who have configured their settings to receive the relevant group emails are then notified about the announcement via an email. In addition to...
  23. tomsguideUS

    Send an Invitation to Connect with another LinkedIn User

    While using LinkedIn, you'll want to increase your network in order to expand your visibility and get more job opportunities. The first thing that you can do in order to expand your social network on LinkedIn is to connect with other LinkedIn users.. In order to connect to people on LinkedIn...
  24. tomsguideUS

    Send a Targeted Update on LinkedIn

    If you have created a company page on LinkedIn, sometimes it might be important for you to allow only a few people and not all the followers of the page to view a particular update that you post on your LinkedIn page. In order to respect your privacy and your company’s norms, LinkedIn allows...
  25. tomsguideUS

    How Can I See Which LinkedIn Members Have I Blocked?

    Just like many other social networking websites, LinkedIn allows you to block unwanted members from your profile. When you block a LinkedIn user from your profile, neither of you can access each other’s profiles, and you remain invisible to each other. In addition to this, any endorsements that...
  26. tomsguideUS

    Save a People Search That You Performed on LinkedIn

    LinkedIn allows you to search people who are also the members of LinkedIn. You can search for people by their names. Once you have performed a people search on LinkedIn, you can save the search that you have performed. You might want to save the search so that you can perform the same search to...
  27. tomsguideUS

    Revise or Withdraw a Recommendation You Provided on LinkedIn

    Once you have provided a recommendation for a connection on LinkedIn, you can revise the brief description that you added while recommending the person. In addition to this, if you want, you can also withdraw the recommendation altogether. There can be several reasons for revising or...
  28. tomsguideUS

    How to Request a Recommendation from Another LinkedIn User

    If an employer you have worked for is one of your connections on LinkedIn, you can ask them to provide you with a recommendation for your profile. Although most of the time your employers would recommend you for your skills and your work on their own, a request to the employers for a...
  29. tomsguideUS

    How to Reopen My Deleted LinkedIn Account?

    When you close your LinkedIn account, your account does not get permanently deleted until 20 days after you make the request. This means that you can reopen your LinkedIn account within the 20 days after you have deleted your account. In order to reopen your deleted LinkedIn account, you must...
  30. tomsguideUS

    How to Remove a Source from LinkedIn Contacts

    Besides automatically inviting all of your contacts from the email account you used to register on LinkedIn, it also allows you to synchronize the contacts from other, widely used email addresses and/or sources. In order synchronize the contacts from the other sources, you are required to go to...
  31. tomsguideUS

    How to Recommend a LinkedIn Connection

    If you have ever hired an employee and liked their work, you can recommend the person on LinkedIn if they are one of your connections. When you recommend a person on LinkedIn, your recommendation is displayed on their LinkedIn profile that can be viewed by all of his/her connections and the...
  32. tomsguideUS

    How to Remove a LinkedIn Connection

    Although it'is unlikely that you would ever want to remove a LinkedIn connection from your profile, you might want to do so if any particular connection is behaving obnoxiously or you think the connection may harm your reputation. The process of removing a LinkedIn connection is more or less...
  33. tomsguideUS

    Promote Your LinkedIn Public Profile

    If you have a LinkedIn account and you also play a leading role in your organization, or even if you own one, you might want to promote your LinkedIn profile on your personal blog, website, or forum in order to gain popularity and increase visibility. In order to help you in the process of...
  34. tomsguideUS

    Opt-Out of Endorsements on LinkedIn

    LinkedIn profiles are set up to receive endorsements from other users regarding your skills. Profile owners can be endorsed on skills by all of their connections. In most cases it is advisable that you leave the endorsements on and allow your connections to commend you on your skills. On the...
  35. tomsguideUS

    How to Invite Users to Join LinkedIn

    While creating your LinkedIn profile using any valid email address, LinkedIn allows you to import your email contacts to your profile. Imported contacts receive an automatically generated email notification inviting them to join LinkedIn. The process is somewhat semi-automated and not much of...
  36. tomsguideUS

    How to Introduce Two LinkedIn Connections

    LinkedIn as a full-fledged and professionally equipped social networking website, also allows you to introduce one connection to another or many other connections. You might want to introduce one of your connections to others in order to broaden his/her career opportunities and to help him/her...
  37. tomsguideUS

    How to Import Email Contacts to LinkedIn

    Although the LinkedIn profile creation process prompts you to import your email contacts if from the email address that you have used to register for your LinkedIn profile, you can do it later on if you skipped that step. Besides importing the email contacts from the email address associated...
  38. tomsguideUS

    Import My Contacts from Outlook to LinkedIn

    Apart from importing your contacts from your LinkedIn associated email and other email addresses, LinkedIn also allows you to import your contacts from Outlook. Since Outlook is one of the most popular and widely used email clients, a large number of corporate and home users configure Outlook...
  39. tomsguideUS

    How to Hide LinkedIn Skill Endorsements

    While using your LinkedIn account it is likely that you will be endorsed by your connections on the skills that you possess. Although it is a good way to brag about your area of expertise, sometimes you might not want some of your endorsed skills to be seen by anyone. In this case, you can hide...
  40. tomsguideUS

    How to Hide Updates from LinkedIn Connections

    By default, your LinkedIn profile is configured to show all your updates only to your connections - the people who are added to your LinkedIn profile. In most situations, the default configuration is ideal as it is expected that you want to display your current activities on your LinkedIn...
  41. tomsguideUS

    How to Follow a LinkedIn Group Discussion

    With LinkedIn’s default configuration, you are notified via email every time a new discussion in a group starts. In addition to this, LinkedIn also sends you daily group digest emails to keep you posted about the activities that took place in the group. However, the issue with that setup is...
  42. tomsguideUS

    How to Follow a Company on LinkedIn

    While using LinkedIn, you can easily search and follow any company that meets your line of work and/or your area of expertise/interest. You might want to follow several companies on LinkedIn in order to remain updated about their latest activities, news, updates, and/or job openings. To follow...
  43. tomsguideUS

    Find Which LinkedIn Users Have Viewed My Profile

    Unlike some other social networking sites, LinkedIn allows you to see which users have recently visited your profile. If your LinkedIn profile was viewed by any user within the past 3 months (90 days), the name of the viewer will be displayed on the ‘Who’s viewed your profile’ page of your...
  44. tomsguideUS

    How to Find Archived LinkedIn Messages

    If you think your LinkedIn inbox is overpopulated with messages, you can archive the ones you know you won’t reference that often. When you archive any message in LinkedIn, the message is moved to the Archive section of the Inbox folder of your profile. If you wish to re-read any message that...
  45. tomsguideUS

    How to Export My Linkedin Connections

    LinkedIn allows you to export all your connections to an offline file that can be stored on your computer’s hard disk drive. The file can be exported and saved in various formats depending upon the destination service/application where you want to import the contacts. You might want to export...
  46. tomsguideUS

    How to Disable Group Digests in LinkedIn

    When you create a LinkedIn group, or even if you are added to any existing group, you receive the group's digest emails on daily basis by default. The frequency of the digest emails for all groups can be controlled by changing the email notifications from daily to weekly. If you do not want to...
  47. tomsguideUS

    How to Customize Your LinkedIn Profile URL

    When you create a new LinkedIn profile, the website automatically assigns you a URL that ends with a unique number that is automatically generated. Since the automatically generated number is random, it becomes a bit challenging for others, and even for you, to memorize your LinkedIn profile...
  48. tomsguideUS

    How to Create a LinkedIn Group

    Just like many other social networking sites, even LinkedIn allows you to create groups where members of common interests can discuss and share their ideas. You can create a LinkedIn group whether you're a free or a paid member Once a LinkedIn group is created, you can control how people can...
  49. tomsguideUS

    How to Create a LinkedIn Business/Brand Page

    If you are an entrepreneur and have an active LinkedIn profile, it is a good idea to create a LinkedIn business or brand page. With such a page, you can advertise your brand/business, allow others to follow your page, and share business updates with others. While creating a business or brand...
  50. tomsguideUS

    Control Who Can Send You LinkedIn Invitations

    LinkedIn is a social networking website that is mostly used by professionals and allows people from similar or different professions to connect with each other. Its default configuration is that anyone can send you invitations to connect. Although the default settings are ideal if you are open...
  51. tomsguideUS

    How to Choose Which Language My LinkedIn Profile Appears to Visitors

    LinkedIn allows you to create multiple secondary profiles in different languages. With the help of the secondary profiles, visitors from different regions can view your LinkedIn profile according to their preferred language. For example, if you are from United States but want visitors from...
  52. tomsguideUS

    How Can I Change My LinkedIn Profile Language Settings?

    When you create a new LinkedIn profile, the default language is set to English. If you want to change the default language from English to something else, you can, by all means, do so by following the steps below: ■Log on to your computer system. ■Open your favorite web browser. ■Open the...
  53. tomsguideUS

    How to Change the Visibility of a LinkedIn Profile

    While using LinkedIn, there may be times - like when looking for a job - that you don't want others to see changes you make to your profile. To respect your privacy, LinkedIn allows you to hide your public profile from everyone without removing any content or deleting your entire profile...
  54. tomsguideUS

    How to Change the Frequency of Group Emails on LinkedIn

    By default your LinkedIn profile is configured to send automatically generated email digests from your groups daily basis. As per the default configuration, if any new discussion is posted in the group, you do not receive an individual email for the discussion. If you are a member of an...
  55. tomsguideUS

    Change the Position of your Education on your LinkedIn Profile

    Rearranging the order of your education and other designations is not required while using your LinkedIn profile. But if you want to customize the way your page appears to visitors, it's easy to rearrange the order with just a few mouse clicks. Note: You can only rearrange the order of your...
  56. tomsguideUS

    How to Add Skills LinkedIn Connections Have Endorsed You For to Your Profile

    LinkedIn being a social networking site for professionals. It allows your connections to endorse you for your skills. If your connections have endorsed you on the skills, you must add the skills to your profile as soon as possible in order to broaden the scope of your career opportunities...
  57. tomsguideUS

    How to Add a Suffix to Your LinkedIn Profile Name

    While using your LinkedIn account, sometimes it is important to add a particular suffix with any additional qualifications (eg. PhD), to your profile name so that the profile visitors or your LinkedIn connections know your profession and/or your area of expertise. At the time of this writing...
  58. tomsguideUS

    Adding a Group Logo or Association to My LinkedIn Profile

    If you are a member of any group on LinkedIn, you can display the official logo of that group on your LinkedIn profile. You may want to do so in order to let the profile visitors and your connections know about your associations and the groups that you are a part of. Although it is simple to...
  59. tomsguideUS

    How to Add Certifications to your LinkedIn Profile

    LinkedIn is a website for professionals that allows you to add your certifications to your profile. This allows you to display your area of expertise to your connections and others who visit your profile. The certifications that you can add on your LinkedIn profile may be the global...
  60. tomsguideUS

    How to Apply for a Job on LinkedIn

    Since LinkedIn is a social networking site that is mostly used by professionals, it also allows employers to post the job vacancies on the site. If you are a LinkedIn user, you can easily search for the jobs related to your area of expertise and apply online. You can apply for a job on LinkedIn...