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What is a “Locked Topic” on Google Product Forums?

Visiting the Google Chrome Help Forum, I see some topics that are marked as Locked. There is a small gray padlock icon to the right of the title. Here’s an example: ...
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Google groups for offline use [on hold]

We use google groups for different issue posting/solution within our company. Now are moving to some other solution but We want this knowledge base to be backup and can be used offline within company ...
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How do I legally download a Google Play Music playlist to my computer?

I have a Google Play Music 'Unlimited' subscription. How do I make the songs in my playlist available offline, as you can do on Spotify and the Mobile Apps? I am not talking about just the 'Free and ...
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Google search results contains rectangles

EDIT: I'm using Windows 10 on a desktop and Firefox 46. This problem occurs on different machines but only in one account. So there might be a account specific setting? Since today my google search ...
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Scala program optimize [closed]

import org.apache.spark.SparkConf import org.apache.spark.SparkContext import org.apache.spark.rdd.RDD object DecisionTree { def calcShannonEnt(dataSet: RDD[Array[String]]): Double = { val ...
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Google Movies showing placeholder images

I have been using Google Movie Showtimes to browse movies. However recently something has happened with the site, and the movie posters have all been replaced with placeholder images: What can ...
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Google Apps Directory Sync with MS Exchange Dynamic Query Group

I have had Google Apps Directory Sync working great for a while now. However I am wanting to add a couple of new groups from my AD environment that are based on Microsoft Exchange Query-based ...
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Add all users from an Organization to a Google Group

In my Google Apps directory I have 5 user organizations. I would like to have a group for each organization. Is there a way that I can create a group that automatically adds all the users from a ...
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Indexing all my site's pages by Google [closed]

I have a website it is much like this site I mean it is a search engine. I created a site map with 4500 pages. I need all my pages get indexed by Google. Because like this website if one question is ...
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Revoke YouTube / Google linked permission

I linked my YouTube / Google account to a website and want to revoke that. I am looking into https://security.google.com/settings/security/permissions but the service I linked the account at isn't ...
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What happens if I delete devices from Google Dashboard? [closed]

I have some old non existent devices in Google Dashboard and I want to delete them. If I delete all the devices, data(calendar, keep, contacts, ecc) on my current smartphone will be deleted?
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How to remove the association between two Gmail accounts?

I want to remove that other account. Both of them are Gmail accounts. How could I do?
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Is it possible to set a recurring reminder for an email in Google's Inbox by Gmail?

I feel like I'm missing something simple here... When creating a new reminder it's simple make a recurring reminder; pick a date/time and then select "Does not Repeat" and pick a repeat period. ...
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How to make chromium-browser faster on linux ( how to use extension running backgrounds) [migrated]

I'm using Zoris OS and I tried to make Chromium launching faster using chrometana extension which run on the background.But the problem is whenever I run Chromium(a desktop entry) it creates new ...
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How do you import multiple VCF or CSV Files to Google Contacts

I was trying to find a way to import multiple VCF/CSV contacts to Google Contacts in one shot, instead of adding one by one.
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Disable “Stay signed in” for Google Inbox/Gmail

Title says it all... When I sign in to Google Inbox, the "Stay signed in" box is checked by default on the password screen. Sometimes I forget to uncheck it. Is there a setting somewhere to disable ...
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How to Google “::” (double colon) [duplicate]

I would like to search for answers to a problem related to a code issue in PHP with Class::method. While I was searching for answers I realised Google seems to drop the :: in all search queries. The ...
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How can I login on Google via Tor?

Every time I try to login on my Google account via Tor, I'm presented with the following message: Google couldn't verify it's you, so you can't sign in to this account right now. Try again ...
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Disabling all Gmail's April fools

Is there any way to disable all future Google's April fools in Gmail (and even better, in all Google services)?
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Are YouTube videos you upload posted to the connected Google+ account?

I just started a new YouTube channel and I'm wondering if the videos you uploaded get posted to your Google+ account? Basically I have my main Google/YouTube account and I went and created a new ...
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Is there a way to not show my full name on Google Docs?

I want to share a document with my guild in an MMO, but for obvious reasons I don't want every single person to have knowledge of my real name. Is there a way to make it so that the name displayed is ...
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Error message when trying to change Google Account name

Each time I try to change my Google Account name, I receive an error message stating Ooops, Something went wrong. What is causing this and how can change my name without encountering this error? ...
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Clicking on “more details” on an event an embedded calendar brings back the Google Calendar site

I have embedded a Google calendar into our website (a church) as there are many meetings and events at this church. When I preview the calendar on the church website (not published yet), the calendar ...
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Make pre-existing strings of single events repeating in Google Calendar

I imported a calendar from an external site onto Google Calendar for a church website. I need to string together separate events into one repeating event so that they can be edited en masse. For an ...
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Google apps password reterival [duplicate]

I have lost my admin as well as secondary email (use as to retrieval of admin pwd) password. Please suggest steps which really works. I know its possible but that person who knows is not ready to tell ...
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Google Maps: How do I start a route that I've saved to My Maps?

I've started using Google's My Maps feature for planning both an upcoming trip to California and some semi-regular motorcycling routes. I've figured out how to create maps and share them with people, ...
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How can I change image size using direct image url in Picasa Web Album?

I know I can get the direct image URL from Picasa Web Album in a Public Album. And I can also get a lot of image URL in Google Product, such as Google Photos, Blogger, and Play Store. And this URLs ...
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To have one Language in Google in Many Countries?

I would like to have my primary language (English) as the main language in Google Searches. Secondary comes the following languages I need to stay many days per month in Latvia; and many other ...
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How to add alternate email to Google account given error “This address is already used with another Google account.”

I'm trying to associate an email address with my Google account so I can receive calendar nominations. From https://myaccount.google.com, I go to Personal info & privacy > Your personal info > ...
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Going from offline to online mode in Google applications

I've had a flaky internet connection lately and noticed that both Keep and Inbox go into "offline mode" and I'm unable to kick them back into "online". I tried to "share" a note from Keep and this ...
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What are the requirements for Google AdMob? [closed]

In order to use Google AdMob, which of the following are compulsory (active accounts): Adsense Adwords Play Developer Account If anyone of these are suspended does that mean you can’t use AdMob? ...
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Reactivate a YouTube channel associated with a deleted Google Apps account

A friend said to me: What happened was the following: our Youtube channel was created with the email info@website.com, which was created via Google Apps. Yesterday we deleted our Google ...
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Googling “Time in [location]” does not work when logged in

Normally, googling "Time in Paris" or "Time in California" will output the local time at the given location in a small box, like so: However, for me, this only work when I'm not logged in. As soon ...
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How to delete “Google My Business” information that is not mine but its associate with me?

I was poking around the apps in Google Apps. It appears Google has made an incorrect association with a business and me. I'm trying to delete the association or record. Google has an account page for ...
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Can I have 2 recovery phone numbers in my Google account?

When I travel abroad, it often happens that my original carrier is not valid, which means that sometimes I have to change my phone number to another carrier when I am in another country. So ...
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Google Drive temporary account for school group projects [closed]

I have an existing Google gmail account. I have created a Google Drive account using a new gmail account for a school group project and shared this Drive account to members of the group. I don't like ...
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Get notified when friends come online in Google Plus

Is there anyway to set up Google Plus so that you get notified when friends in your Circles come online in Google Plus? If this is of any importance, I have a Google account without Gmail. This will ...
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Can I cut and paste projects from a Google sheet using a script?

I want an automated method of cutting and pasting completed projects from one sheet to another sheet. I want to have a column where users can go in and type "DONE" at the end of a row to state that ...
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Why does Google always show an unflattering image of Trump? [closed]

When searching for a celebrity or politician, Google will almost always show a photo of that person on the right hand side panel, along with some relevant facts and almost always a Wikipedia link. ...
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How is Google reducing file size of my backed up photos when image stats are unchanged?

I have my Nexus5 set up to automatically back up my images to Google photos. On my phone there are 2 options for backing up photos: High quality Great visual quality at reduced file size (free ...
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Random alarms on Google calendar

I would like to set a certain number of alarms at random times within certain criteria, i.e.: number of alerts in a day; minimum amount of time between successive alerts; they should be between X am ...
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Someone signed in to Google services using my Yahoo email. What should I do now?

I don't remember having my Yahoo email used in any of Google services, but today someone just signed in using my Yahoo e-mail. I might just did use Google services with Yahoo email a long time ago. ...
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Can you block youtube words? [closed]

Say you want to block a word like "ferry", is there a filter that if you type the word in the search engine, it will block channels, playlists, dates, anything related to the word? I want to block ...
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Register app with Gmail account

I have an app which is a website locally on my machine and all it does at the moment is send out emails through a form. I registered my app with my Gmail account (a long time ago) to be able to send ...
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Change language of Google websites?

Google have set my language to dutch but I hate it for a million reasons and one of these is when something is wrong I could get a lot more help if I get feedback from Google in English. Is there a ...
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No picture when sharing video from Google photos on Facebook

Why is this happening? In my Google photos on some video when I click share - get link or share / Facebook - getting link for Facebook. It almost never displays the video thumbnail in a post. Just a ...
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How do I get Google Inbox to ask me to be a mailto handler?

Google Inbox doesn't appear to offer to handle mailto: links as Gmail does. Is there a way to enable this in Google Inbox?
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Is there a way to generate edit response url for google form

I have a Google Form With a Google spreadsheet to store responses. In my spread sheet I have 4 column: name, email, revenue, and a fourth column Id which is used to identify the particular recipient. ...
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Google Account without a mobile number [duplicate]

I would like to make a Google account (email, youtube etc.) and it requests a mobile number. It makes sense, so it can stop robots making spam designated email accounts, but I don't own a mobile and I ...
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How to remove an account from Google login options? [duplicate]

When I am in the main screen where I get to choose which account, it does not give me the option to remove an account. When I click the arrow, it just signs into that account.