FAQ


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  1. What is Flipora?

    It is a Personalized Search and Discovery engine that is made by Infoaxe Inc.

    Bored on the Web? You'll never be anymore. It recommends great websites to you automatically on topics you care about. Discover the freshest, most interesting websites of the day that are automatically recommended to you based on what your friends and other like minded people enjoy each day.

    Have trouble finding that website you loved? You never have to waste time bookmarking or tagging pages that you want to get back to. It automatically saves all the webpages you browse and makes it searchable from any computer or browser.

    To sum up, this helps you remember the great websites you visit (with web history search) and recommends great websites to you based on what you've liked in the past.

  2. How can I make this my homepage?

    Internet Explorer

    Go to menu Tools >> Internet Options. Change Home Page to this search URL: http://static.flipora.com/web_search.html

    Chrome

    Go to menu Settings, select "Open a specific page or set of pages" in the "On startup" section. Click "Set pages" and enter this search URL: http://static.flipora.com/web_search.html

    Firefox

    Go to menu Firefox >> Options. Change "When Firefox starts" box to "Show my home page" and update "Home Page" field to this search URL: http://static.flipora.com/web_search.html

  3. How do I cancel my account?

    Please visit out Cancel Account page

    Cancelling your account will

    1. Immediately unsubscribe you from ALL our emails.
    2. Stop all outgoing invitation emails from you to your friends that you had chosen to send
    3. Disable your flipora add-on and restore your browser's homepage back to its settings before Flipora
  4. How does web history work?

    You can enable or disable history using the instructions below. Then you will be able to search your webhistory from any computer with internet access. Your webhistory is private and will not be shared with anyone. You have the ability to toggle webhistory for entire browsing sessions.

    1. How can I view my history?

      You can click on the person icon on the right side of our toolbar. There will be an option that says history. You can also bookmark http://feedshare.flipora.com/history.jsp

    2. How do I turn history on/off?

      Chrome: Click on the Wrench icon >> Settings. Then click Extensions on the menu on the left. You will see all your installed extensions. Scroll down to Flipora and click on Options. There is a toggle button that will allow you to turn web history recording on or off.


      Firefox: Click Tools >> Flip Settings. There is a check box labeled "Record Webpages Browsed." Check it to record web history, uncheck it to disable recording. Click save.

    3. Where is web history stored?

      Web history is stored on our servers. That way you can access it from any computer or browser where you have installed this add-on. We will not share your information with any third parties without your consent

  5. What platforms are supported?

    All major web browsers: Chrome, FireFox, Internet Explorer. If something doesn't look right on your browser, please email support@flipora.com

  6. How do I unsubscribe from your emails?

    You can click the unsubscribe link at the bottom of our email. Alternatively, you can unsubscribe from our emails by going here.

  7. How can I uninstall this add-on?

    Uninstalling this add-on removes the static.flipora.com (Web Search) home page and resets your home page and search settings to what you had earlier.

    There are two ways to do this, as explained below:

    1. Please visit out Cancel Account page

    Alternatively,

    2. You can manually remove the add-on by following the instructions below:

    Internet Explorer

    1. Go to the Start Menu >> Control Panel



    2. Click Uninstall a Program



    3. Double click Flipora - Discover the Web with Friends

    Note: if you don't see "Flipora - Discover the Web with Friends" in the list, find and remove following two programs: "Discovery Tools" and "Search Settings".




    Chrome

    1. Go to Menu >> Tools >> Extensions



    2.Click the trash can icon next to Flipora

    Note: if you don't see "Flipora - Connect with Friends" in the list, click trash icon next to "Discover the Web with Friends" extension.




    Firefox

    1. Go to Firefox Menu >> Add-ons



    2.Click the remove button next to Flipora




    1. How do I reset my homepage?

      Follow the simple steps below on how to change your homepage to Google.com. [In the instructions below, replace google.com to the website you prefer as your homepage]:
      http://support.google.com/websearch/bin/answer.py?hl=en&answer=463

      Additional instructions on how to change your homepage in different browsers:
      Chrome: http://support.google.com/chrome/bin/answer.py?hl=en&answer=95314
      FireFox: http://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/How to set the home page
      Internet Explorer: http://support.microsoft.com/kb/252464
      Email support@flipora.com if you have any questions or need assistance.

    2. How do I reset searches from the address bar/search bar?

      To change the default search provider for your browser, please follow the directions below.

  8. How do I contact Flipora?

    For product suggestions/issues/bugs etc., you can email us at support@flipora.com