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How long does Google for Work take to release an alias?

I want to remove an alias from a Google for Work account and create it as its own Google for Work account. How long, after I remove the alias, will Google take to release it for use in another account?...
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How to change black Google bar back to white? [closed]

Today, the Google Apps bar went to black. How do you change it back to white?
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Why can't new group members see a folder that I have shared with the group?

I have a folder that I am sharing with a Google Apps group - marketing@acme.org When a new user joins the group, I add him in the Google Apps admin panel groups section, I then expect the user to ...
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How can several Google users share their photos from one place?

I take pictures of my kids with my phone, and the phone auto-uploads them to Google+ so I can share them. My wife also takes pictures with her phone, but her photos can't go into the same destination ...
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Why can't I set up a Google Group with collaborative inbox on my own domain?

We're using Google Apps to handle our email (me@example.com), and according to Google you could set up a collaborative inbox for your business email through Google Groups (link). But when I sign in ...
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Google Apps Sync is not enabled for your email account

I am trying to set up Google Apps Sync on a Windows 7 (64 bit) machine. The only thing I really want it for is to sync my calendar from Outlook to Google so that if someone sends me a meeting request ...
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Google Apps for Business Local Backup

Is there a way to backup the entire organisations documents locally? We aren't so much worried about data loss as we are access: what happens if our internet connection goes down? (and it has in the ...
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Add Gmail account to Google Apps account

I want to send as user@gmail.com in my user@mydomain.com Google Apps for Business account. Whenever I try to Add another email address you own under accounts in my Google Apps account, I get the ...
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Google Apps will not accept deleted domain as alias, claims in use

I had two domains registered under separate Google Apps accounts. I decided that I would like to add domain (B) to domain (A) as an alias instead of having two separate Google Apps instances. I was ...
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Blocking spam in Google Groups for Business

My company is using Google Apps for its email service. We use Google groups for business as shared inboxes for general company enquiries and correspondence, e.g. info@mycompany.com, to which outside ...
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View all posts within a Google Apps domain

My organization uses Google Apps, and Google+ is enabled. My coworkers can share items with everyone in our Google Apps Domain, which is handy for sharing intra-organizational information. Can I ...
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Merging Conflicting Google Accounts

I believe the answer is no, but I think that just having the question out there may let the community work together to figure out what we can do to get what we are looking for done. My organization ...
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Multi-account Google Apps Calendar Free-busy status?

I have 3 google apps domain accounts and a personal google account, and until recently, there was little need for the google app's calendars to have any real use; Now however the powers that be ...
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How can I share Google Drive folders with a group?

I'm using Google Apps and trying to share a nested folder structure with many files with a google group. Example Group test@example.com Group Members user1@example.com user2@example.com etc. ...
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Easiest way to transfer Google data between accounts

Previously we had free accounts with Google for our Calendars, Contacts etc. We are now signed up as App Business and have new accounts. What is the easiest way to transfer: Google Calendar Google ...
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How do I create a decent email signature in Gmail?

I've recently signed up for Google Apps because of the email support. I only use the web based gmail client for all my mail. I'd like to have a professional email signature for each email that I send ...
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Can you downgrade from premium (paid) to standard (free) Google Apps?

I got the paid version because I thought I needed to to get domain email... but turns out this isn't the case and I really can't see what I need from the paid version. Is it possible to downgrade ...
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Any alternatives to Google Apps for your domain? [closed]

I'm specifically interested in a webmail service, but I will appreciate suggestions to replace other components too.
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Is it possible to change the theme for a Google Apps e-mail account?

I like the way I can choose a theme in regular gmail, but I don't seem to find the option for my GoogleApps account. Is is possible to change it?
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How can I generate a list of delivered-to addresses in Gmail?

I really want to turn off the catch-all option in my Google Apps email service. Before I do that however, I would like to get an idea about the usernames that are actually received mail on a semi-...
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Is it possible to only use Google Apps for Gmail?

I am interested in using Gmail via Google apps for my domain. I have had success with the emails but not with the website portion. My question is would it be possible to only use Gmail Google Apps as ...
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Find folders/documents in Google Drive shared outside the organization?

For security reasons we'd like to see all documents in Google Drive which are shared with people outside the organization (Google Apps users). Is this possible? I know you can search for "to:[email]" ...
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How do I merge Google calendars together?

Within one Google apps account, I have 2 Google Calendars (called Program1 and Program2) with >100 events. How do I merge the events from both calendars into a single calendar? Program 2 has now ...
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Since Google Apps supports unlimited groups, is it possible to use groups as a substitute for aliases?

Google Apps supports unlimited group email addresses, but only 30 email aliases per user. Does this mean that instead of creating an alias myalias@example.com for michael@example.com, I can just ...
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How do I get “Tasks” in my list of calendars?

I am the administrator of a Google Apps domain. On at least four accounts in my domain, one of which is my own, (and on any new accounts that I create) the Tasks calendar is not in the list of ...
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Does Google Apps have a “Global Contact List”

We recently cut over to using Google Apps for our mail/calendars/docs etc... One thing I haven't been able to figure out is how to create a Global Address List for the company. When in Google Apps ...
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Transferring files across from restricted Google Drive account

I'm using Google Drive with my organisation account (i.e. x@y.com not x@gmail.com). I'm trying to transfer all my files to my personal account (x@gmail.com). However, when I go to share everything and ...
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Can the administrator download/mirror everyone's email from Google Apps for Business?

Does Google Apps for Business provide a way to download all emails from all accounts periodically? The format of the download is not important. We'd just not want to set something up for each ...
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Move Google tasks from Gmail to Google Apps account

Is it possible to move Google tasks from Gmail to Google Apps account? or Is there any way to export the Google tasks from my Gmail and import it in Google Apps account?
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Does Google Authenticator work with personal accounts?

Is it possible to set up Google Authenticator for my personal accounts or is it only available for Google Apps accounts?
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Publish spreadsheet as Atom/RSS not possible in Google Apps for Business

I am trying to publish a Google spreadsheet as an RSS feed using Google Chrome. When I go to File → Publish to web and then go to Get a link to the published data, the option Atom/RSS feed is not ...
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Is there a way to switch “To” and “Cc” fields in Google Groups Collaborative Inbox?

I'm currently evaluating the Collaborative Inbox of Google Groups to be used as a group inbox for sales orders. The inbox will be able to receive messages from the public. I'm unable to find how to ...
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How to remove Google Apps search history?

As of March 1st a lot of people seem to be jumping ship from Google due to their new privacy policy. EFF has posted a neat little guide to how one might opt to remove their search history, but this ...
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How to handle multiple email addresses across multiple domains using Google Apps?

I've got domain1.com, domain2.com and domain3.com. Domain1 is my primary business email address setup with Google Apps as a catch-all email. I've added and verified domain2.com but I have to create a ...
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Google Sync on iPod touch: instructions lead to dead end on calendar control

I have a family domain set up with Google Apps Standard. Everybody has their own calendar, and then a shared family calendar. I configured my daughter's iPod Touch to talk to GMail using the Google ...
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How to open my Google account and my Google Apps account at the same time?

I have a "normal" Google account I use privately and I have a company account on Google Apps. Since yesterday, it was possible to open both, side by side in two tabs of my browser. When I try this now,...
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Find out the other members of a Google Apps group without admin access

My company uses Google Apps and has a number of email lists (I think they're called groups) e.g. group1@example.com. group1@example.com has me as a member. Is there any way for me to find out who ...
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every 4th Monday?

is there any way I can set up Google Calendar to remind me to pay rent every 4th Monday (= every 28 days)? Not monthly and every 4th Monday. That's why I missed my last payment ....
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Allow users to email Google Apps group but not be members

I have various groups set up for my organization to facilitate easier sending of emails to their members. Everyone is a member, except that I am an owner of these groups. Several others need access to ...
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Is there a GTalk widget to embed on a website? [closed]

Is there a web client or Google Service that allows one to put a widget for GTalk in a website? Like the one in G+ or Gmail but on my own web-app.
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Migrating Gmail account to new Google Apps email and leaving a copy behind

I can't find an easy and reliable way to migrate my old emails from Gmail to Google Apps that will leave me with a backup copy on the original account. Using Mail Fetcher, it migrates, but it doesn't ...
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How can I recover a deleted Google Apps domain?

I have deleted the account for Google Apps by misguidance. Is there any chance that it can be recovered? When I try to create a new one for the same domain, it says This domain has been ...
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Upload emails to Gmail account from the Google Takeout generated .mbox file

In the past I've downloaded my emails from a Gmail account using Google Takeout. This gave me a .mbox archive. Is there a way I can upload this into a another Gmail account?
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Google Drive Share with my Apps workgroup without having to add them manually

I thought the video about sharing with my workgroup mean that I didn't have to add my teammates as editors if I allowed my company to see and edit a doc: So far I had to add them to the list to get ...
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Force cell to zero if result is below zero or N/A

I currently have the exact function set up here: Summing a column based on another column in Google Spreadsheet The number I'm getting from the query is almost always negative (a list of transactions)...
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Google Apps for business email forwarding

We have somewhere in the region of 900 users, but of these, only 200 or so are important to us. We are thinking of migrating over to Google Apps for business and need to know if we could simply set ...
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Does ghs.google.com CNAME work for Secondary Domains

Is it posible to use ghs.google.com for a secondary domain within your Google Apps organisation? eg. acmepaper.com (Primary): mail.acmepaper.com -> CNAME ghs.google.com - acmestaples.com (Secondary)...
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Where can I host EXE files?

Where and how can I host an EXE file (basically an installer for our desktop product) for users to download (e.g. for trial)? My company uses Google Apps for nearly everything (at least for now). We ...
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Sync, not export, Facebook events with Google Apps calendar

I have tried this before but didn't get anywhere. I have a Google Apps account of my own domain that I use for email, calendar and contacts. I sync all of these with my iPhone. I would like to sync ...
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Is it possible to set the default Google Docs styles for all users in an organisation?

Most people in our 60+ organisation have the default Arial/Helvetica heading styles. However, a number of people seem to have quite different Trebuchet headings. These people haven't explicitly ...