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How to search a particular Google Group and Body (versus Subject)

I'm trying to search for a past post to the Google Group Android Security Discussions. The search I used is: app rating site:groups.google.com/forum/#!forum/android-security-discuss I'm getting ...
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possible to link to a single layer in google maps?

In Google Maps, you can create layers over maps to show custom information. Is it possible to link to a specific layer (or the map showing that layer), rather than the map showing the first defined ...
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Google Play Music Gapless playback on web app?

I read that Google had added Gapless playback a while back, in apps. Does anyone know if there is a way to get gapless playback on the web version? I don't use the service on my Phone or iPad nearly ...
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How to convert PDF to google doc for several files, to save space

I'm trying to save space on my google drive. I noticed I have several PDFs stored, most of which are over 1MB. According to the website, Google Drive can convert PDF to google doc (which is nice as it ...
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Create direct links to videos on Google Drive

How to create non-expiring direct links to video files on Google Drive that will download the file instead of opening them in the browse ?
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How to delete contacts in People imported from Google account that is now closed?

I closed and deleted all contacts from 2 google accounts. But all the contacts are still showing up in People. Is there anyway to delete them?
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Force Google Chrome Browser to use google.com [migrated]

I have a U.S.-based google account, but I am currently in India. I always want google.com search results, not google.co.in. I go to google.com, but I get immediately redirected to google.co.in. ...
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How can I choose the number sms messages are “sent from” in Google Hangouts on PC?

Google help says you can set hangouts on android to tag sms messages with a custom origination number. Can I do this on a PC? If not, is there an online text message service that let me specify the ...
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Forgot my username and password for my Gmail account [duplicate]

I need help as I am unable to access my phone. Someone used the incorrect pattern to unlock my phone and now my phone is Blocked. In order for me to unlock my phone they require my username and ...
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Why is my iPhone registered in my Google Account Permissions?

Having realized that I was still using app-specific passwords for my Gmail account on my devices, I just switched to OAuth. I had a look at my account permissions which showed the following: The ...
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How to search for products from small websites only?

I am interested in browsing the inventories of small business websites, not the larger well known ones. It is enjoyable to find a product on some low-budget website, and then support the owners by ...
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about recovery of password [duplicate]

I know my username but have forgot my password I have went through all the question's and answers but every time I get to the end it keeps saying answers don't match try again so what can I do to ...
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Change or add email address to Google account

My primary email address is going to be invalid soon. So I want to change my email address for my Google account. However, it seems that I can't change my email address and I can't even add a new ...
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How to search for an email address in Google

You know how there are operators and other functions to make Google Search easier… Is there such thing for searching email addresses? For example, if you wanted to search in a website, you can type ...
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How to utilize Google Maps from PC to mobile device?

I want to use the destination that I search for in Google maps on a computer, and send that to a mobile device. How is this done? Is a functionality that is part of Google maps.
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Google email - how to add more than 5 POP3 email accounts?

I currently have 5 POP3 emails in my GMail account. I need to add more 4 POP3 accounts? How to do that? Is there any way to add more POP3 accounts to my GMail? Or do you I need to create a Google ...
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Google form: how to add and add what script to add the total scores of 33 questions to show to the users immediately in the form

How can i add the sum of the 33 questions and give out the total summary scores to the users immediately? what computer script did i need to paste into the Google form to do that?
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Google Slides Displays Emoji in Black & White

I am using emoji in a slide show. However, when I play the slideshow, the emoji show up in black & white. Any idea how to fix this? I know I can download the show as a pptx file, but I also want ...
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How to create a Google Cloud SQL instance?

I'm trying to create a Google Cloud SQL instance but always getting the error Could not complete the operation. See screenshots below. Any idea what's going on? Thanks.
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Search Site on Google Exclude a Folder

I'm familiar with searching a specific website on Google. site:yahoo.com I'm in a situation where I need to exclude a certain folder. Which I would have expected to be as follows. site:yahoo.com ...
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Deleting links to multiple google accounts

How do I delete links to various google accounts that have been set on my computer? Some belong to friends who used my computer when visiting, one is an old shared account which I no longer use, but ...
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My google chat window and contacts have disapeared [duplicate]

How do I get my chat window and contacts to come back on my gmail screen? I have gone through the settings and made sure its on and the labels and such are there. Nothing has helped
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Delete second row in a cell in Google Spreadsheet

In order to create some list, I've been copy some data from the web. Unfortunately it looks like it has been added second row for each record it need. For example: Each record is in the same ...
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How to merge multiple spreadsheet content having the list of keys to them?

Input: column of Google keys for spreadsheet that contains tables with some data, eg: date | refNum | Name | Description Require: a sheet that will contain a merged table with data from ...
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“Google Photos” my drive and Google+ confusing

I see a new feature in Google drive which says Google photos. I now have a Google photos folder on my computer. Can I upload to this folder by transferring photos into my local file system and have ...
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I have been tagged in a photo on google plus

I deleted the post from my phone, but did deleting it take my name off of it? Or does the person who tagged me still have it? I'd like to know if, on my settings, I can stop anyone from tagging. Or ...
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How to stop google from changing results according to the links you press

Basically the title. I'm talking about how Google results seem to change to stuff about your region, and on links that you click often, it seems to rise to the top. Is there a way to stop that? I ...
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How do I prevent Google from killing access to sister/brother sites?

My free portfolio on google.com allows me partial functionality on some accounts. For instance It allows me to use the googlemail account almost without hitch (at times hangout will simply keep ...
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Google Groups - “Don't Display at Top” nor “Delete” are working. How to get help from Google?

I have several posts which are pinned to the top of my Google Group. For some reason when I click "Don't Display at Top" they temporarily seem unpinned until I reload the page... they instantly re-pin ...
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How to have keyboard shortcuts in Google Search not skip over results?

Using Firefox 36; I look up this query in Google Search, with Javascript enabled for google.com: https://www.google.com/search?q=something&ie=utf-8&oe=utf-8#q=something+pdf Then I click on ...
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New Gmail account requires mobile number only on select devices

On creating a new gmail account, they first asked for all the details. I didn't add my mobile number as I did not want to give it away and left Current Email as blank. After agreeing its TAC, the ...
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How do I get my custom email domain back from gmail?

My uncle who recently died hooked me up with an gmail account through his company, Radsoft. My email was ******@radsoft.com It expired february 22 and now I can no longer receive emails from that ...
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Finding what terms would return a given image in Google Images

If I go to images.google.com and type in a search term (for instance "clouds") I get a number of images returned as a result. But for a given image in the search results, how can I find all the ...
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What does {:literal} mean in a Google search?

I searched for Adam Sandler today and I saw this: I couldn't find anything in Google search docs about {:literal} search operator. Any idea why I might've seen this and what it's supposed to do?
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Google reverse search phrase--where does it come from?

I am using Google Chrome, and I use the Google reverse search engine, by right-clicking on the image and choosing the "Search Google for this image". For some images that you have used with this ...
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How to search for “python” the programming language on Google Trends?

If I type ruby on Google Trends then it suggests "the programming language", which is what I want. But if I type python then it doesn't suggest the programming language. Question How can I get it ...
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Why did Google Search stopped showing me site descriptions?

Suddenly Google Search results stopped showing me descriptions. Why?
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Google account History/apps/bookmarks sync between two different accounts?

Have changed my Google account and want to copy all my browsing data & apps etc.. to my new chrome account. Is it possible?
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What is the maximum number of phone numbers per one contact in gmail?

Does anyone know what is the limit for number of phone numbers (any type) I can add to one single contact in gmail? There's information online regarding the maximum number of contacts you can have, ...
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Transfer ownership of a Google My Business page without account access

How can I transfer ownership of a Google My Business page without knowing what account they are linked to? We have acquired companies and have no access to the Google accounts.
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How to prevent Google from translating familiar pronouns into respectful pronouns?

When translating via Google from German to French, it always translates the familiar "Du" into the more formal "vous". For example, "Wo bist Du?" is translated to "Où êtes-vous?", instead of "Où ...
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Google Sheets IMPORTRANGE + QUERY won't import IMAGE

I use Sheets in my business to create product catalogs for wholesale prices. I have different sheets for different companies but the data in many of them is the same. I'd like these sheets to sync ...
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Error 550 5.2.1: Every time I receive an email I get a second with page of coding then a copy of the email at the bottom.

I have an iMac, macbook and iPad. For two weeks every time I receive an email I get a second with page of coding then a copy of the email at the bottom. These pairs of emails arrive together on all my ...
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OK to change YouTube channel name to help merge brands? Side effects? [closed]

I posted my early videos under my first YT username, JeffOYB. I got 390 subscribers, 300k views, 47 videos. Then I started an OutYourBackdoor YT acc't. That's my main business name. I've uploaded a ...
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Automatically creating sheets across different google spreadsheets

I have one spreadsheet that collects the Google form data that is submitted. I then created spreadsheets titled "A-D", "E-H", "I-L", and so on to create the alphabet. I would like students to use ...
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Using secondary domain for Google Hangouts URL

My primary domain name is foobar.com. My secondary domain name is fizbaz.com. When I create links in Google Calendar to do a Hangout, the URL always includes foobar.com no matter what, but I'd like ...
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Is there a way to prevent oversubscription using Google Forms

I am in a team of people organising an event. . So in the picture, for the first session, each person only attends one of the strands and not both. I would like to know if there is a way of ...
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Table of Contents with URL for each sheet

I have a spreadsheet with 600+ sheets. I have a lovely script that will alpha sort the sheets for me (more are being added each week), but what I really need is a Table of Contents tab that lists that ...
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How to add attachment option in Google Form?

I need to make a Google Doc Form, in which the users need to upload a Word file. Is it possible to do so using Google Docs form? If yes, then how?
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How can I disable audio phone calls from Google Hangouts?

I have recently started using the new Google app, Hangouts. I downloaded the official Hangouts app to my iPod Touch 4th generation. Upon looking up the features of Hangouts for the first time, I ...