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picasa tool app [on hold]

I have all my pics and couple vidios I took with my phone and few vidio I have downloaded from Facebook in the picasa tool app on my phone and I can't watch the vidios keeps telling me I have to buy ...
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I Need Help Trying To Make A Picture a Background In Google Docs [closed]

Listen I Have A Social Studies Project Due Tomorrow And I Need To Know How To Insert My Picture As A Background... What Should I Do?
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Is it possible to go back to the free version of Google Apps?

Is it possible for us to “downgrade” a Google Apps account after we have gone for the paid version? I don't mean during the guarantee period (if there is one).
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Does Google Calendar send SMS notifications for free?

I am somewhat new to Google Calendar. What strikes me is that apparently it can send SMS notifications to mobile phones around the world free of charge (or, at least, I don't see any warning text ...
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Google Calendar: All-day-event notification: how to get notified during event, on the same day?

On the Google Calendar page I can access via a web browser, I can click on: Settings cogwheel | Calendars | to the right of any calendar entry click Edit notifications. The help icon next to All-day ...
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Can you restrict Google Sheet to editing just text with restrictions on formatting?

I simply do not want people who edit the sheet to mess up the formatting. I'm sharing a file with well over fifty people, and if someone messes up the document, it'll probably set off a chain. Thanks ...
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What can I do to show my app on google results? [migrated]

I uploaded my website to the server 2 days ago. I'm already being indexed by google and bing. I have a sitemap that they can read as it's confirmed in my g-analytic report and webmaster tools. Robots ...
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How do I escape google functional characters

I wasn't quite certain how to name or ask this question, and I couldn't look it up because I don't know how(that's why I'm here). My question is, How do you search searches that include google ...
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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's feeling lucky search engine in chromium [migrated]

Basically I've had fl search engine for some time: fl = http://www.google.com/search?btnI=I&q=%s And it worked well till now. For example I could type "fl tv wiki shameless" and it took me ...
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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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Alternative to Personal Blocklist for Safari [migrated]

I’d want to filter a bunch of spammy sites from the search results on Google, just like the Personal Blocklist extension does on Chrome, is there an alternative to Google’s Personal Blocklist ...
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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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Restricting date selection

Is there a way to restrict the user of a Google form from selecting today's date? I always want them to be able to select the next day but never the same day.
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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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Stop Google From Hiding Results

The web-based Google user interface works as follows: On http://www.google.com , I enter a search term, e.g. latex superscript letters. I hit Return. Google displays the results list. I notice most ...
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How to retrieve disabled Gmail account? [duplicate]

I want retrieve gmail account. I used 2 year before, 2 year before some security problem happened suddenly gmail account blocked, i cant use gmail account up-to now. I tried to create same username, ...
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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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Is it possible to embed a Google sheet's in a non google-site website?

I'm creating an internal site for my users and I don't want to be constricted by the limitations of hosting a site through Google sites. But I also want to be able to embed Google documents and ...
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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 ...
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Inserting an image into HTML text editor [closed]

I have a question about inserting an image into html. How can I insert an image tag? I am using a text editor in Google called < TXT >. I tried to contact support for the website but could not ...
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Can I get a Google Apps for Work Collaborative Inbox into a mail client?

I have set up a collaborative inbox for a customer using Google Apps for Work, through the Google Groups for Business App. I want to know if it's possible to get this email address to work in a mail ...
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How to hide text in Google document?

I would like to share a Google Document to other people. But, certain sections in the document are not complete, so I would like to hide them such that when they view or even edit the document, they ...
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Why does Google Talk think I am “signed in from a different location that doesn't support invisibility”?

I only occasionally use Google Talk, and only via Gmail in my browser. I always stay invisible, and only use it when someone asks me (say, via text or email) to chat with them, and then I send them ...
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To block private Instagram profile from Google Search?

Many social media application have setting by which you can prevent your profile in Google search. However, Instagram does not have it. They also ignore the users' feedback by not offering customer ...
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Moving data between columns in google sheets

I want to manage my tasks in Google Sheets. Right now I list all my tasks in column C (as shown below) Is there a way to 'indicate' that a field in column C has been done (like I have in Column A) - ...
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Change Google Groups email address, but address not listed

I have changed my business email to another Google address and would like for my Google group messages to go to the new one. However, when I try to adjust the settings, it only lists the old email ...
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Can a hyperlink close the previous window in Google sites?

I want to use hyperlinked images for navigation between Google site pages. Right now the hyperlink creates a new tab when opened. Is there a way for the hyperlink to 'replace' the current page - ...
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Preventing my birthday to be shown in other people's Google calendar

How can I prevent my birthday to be shown in other people's Google calendar? I saw my contacts' birthday appear by default in the aggregation of my Google calendars: I know I can unselect the ...
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Google Drive Search: Unexpected Results

My GDrive contains files and folders such as: csci402 (a folder) csci402 schedule.xls csci402-schedule.xls Here's a series of searches by file/folder title, some of which yield surprising--wrong, ...
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Switching a YouTube account to a different email address

I have a Google+ business page and gmail address. I have a YouTube account that has a lot of data that somehow got linked to a different email address and Google+ page (with no info). I have been ...
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Can't add separate domain to Google Apps account

I'm trying to add a separate domain to my Google apps account (different from a 'domain alias'). However the button that used to appear on the 'Domains' page seems to have disappeared. I've added two ...