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My whole Google account [on hold]

This 2 step verification stuff has me ALL confused. Can I completely delete my Google account and start a new one and leave the verification stuff completely out? I have been trying to get a password ...
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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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Sometimes my IPv6 address shows as regular IPv4 [closed]

Google shows my IP in ipv4 format but other sites generally use my ipv6 address. Is this a bug? EDIT: After I restarted chrome it now correctly uses IPv6 again.
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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 can I search reminders in Google Inbox, but not search emails?

I am using Google Inbox and I'm looking for all of the reminders in my account with "keyword" in them. Problem is that "keyword" also shows up in tons of my email (way too many to page through), and ...
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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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Account Recovery is not available for your account [duplicate]

I was able to recover my username via recovery phone number but for some reason I cannot recover my password with the same number. My username is angelamariajobs@gmail.com. Please help me.
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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 to update Google “My Maps” when Spreadsheet data changes?

In the process of building a Google My Maps map, I found that it's quite handy to import spreadsheets from your Google Drive to use it source for your map layers. As using spreadsheets is pretty much ...
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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.
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Give another account full access to all files in one account?

My school gives us Google Drive accounts to do all of our school work in, and teachers frequently "share" files with us through Drive. However, I don't like having two separate accounts — one for ...
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Wrong user names in Google services everywhere! How can I fix it? [closed]

When I first sign in to any Google service (for example, Gmail) I see the correct name 'Dmitry' below the photo. If I go to the 'My Account' I see 'Dmitry' there in the 'Personal Info'. Sign out and ...
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Timestamp in Google Sheets [duplicate]

I want a timestamp to appear in last column when previous comment has text. I need to do this on multiple sheets and it isn't always the same column for each sheet. I want the timestamp to show when ...
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Obtain dump of IPs used by a mobile device

Using Google Takeout it is possible to get a dump of geo-locations that one visited using the mobile (or maybe it also involves the desktop/notebook?). Anyway, is there a way to get a list of IPs that ...
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Gmail profile picture visibility

I cannot set profile picture visibility for one of my profiles in Gmail. I have tried following this guide. I have also looked at How do I change my Gmail profile picture? The problem I am facing is ...
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How did I get two Google logins for the same Google account?

I have a Google account, with Gmail enabled, that I set up for work purposes. For the sake of example, let's say it's catfoodwork@gmail.com. I tried to create a separate Google account for personal ...
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Change Google account name

How to change Google account name? I was trying to find answer with google, but got many not actual information since google has done many changes in its use interface.
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Login to a website/app without social login buttons [closed]

Many Android apps request an account to use it, and many have the possibility to login via Google, Facebook, Twitter, etc via a button. Sometimes the apps have a desktop website and usually those ...