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How to open Google Drive and Google Plus links with my non-primary Google account?

My personal email is my primary Google account. But my company uses Google enterprise, and colleagues are always sharing Google Plus and Google Drive links with me. When I click them, I usually see ...
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Resizing Google+ photos from standard to full size

I have lost hard copies of a number of photos and they are saved in Google plus and Picaso. They were saved as the smaller, standard size photos. Because of the lower quality, I cannot utilize them ...
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Difference between getting Google profile picture via Google+ API and Google Profiles API?

From what I can tell, Google provides two methods to get a profile picture. The first is through the Profiles API: https://developers.google.com/google-apps/profiles/#retrieving_photo The second is ...
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Why doesn't my Gmail photo change?

I have changed my Google+ photo 6 months ago. I even removed my old photo from the list of profile photos to be sure the old photo is gone. I even changed my photo in Gmail → Settings → My picture. ...
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Merging two contacts within the same circle

I'm a bit disappointed with Google+. It won't let me merge two contacts in one of my circles where such two contacts are actually the same person. Suggestions welcome.
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How do I remove “Birthdays” from Google Calendar? [duplicate]

I noticed a turquoise entry had creepily appeared on my Google Calendar for someone called "Gavin" (I know several). A recent update adds a "Birthdays" calendar. It turns out these come from Google+ ...
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Prevent sharing existing YouTube comments on Google+

Whenever I make a comment on YouTube, it's shared on my Google+ profile for everyone to see my recent activities/comments. I've figured out how to prevent sharing in the future, but: how can I make ...
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How can I view a post someone shared with me ONLY on Google+?

I saw a notification that someone has shared a private post + video with me, but now that notification has disappeared. All I can see in notification window are the posts to my YouTube videos, I can't ...
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How to delete all the Google+ stories (auto-awesome images) created while backing up from Android

I enabled recently the backing up of my images/videos on my Android 4.4 Nexus 5 since it was suggested to me, as described here ...
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Deactivating Google plus account and reactivation

If I've deactivated my Google+ account can I reactivate it again and continue with all the previous information, eg. circles and posts? Can I unblock my self is someone blocked me? If I deactivate ...
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The share via email option has disappeared in GPlus

There used to be a little box you could check to share your Google Plus post via email that's not there for me anymore - It just disappeared. Any idea how to get it back?
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Google+ hashtaging words with the hash symbol in it?

In Google+, how can one hashtag the words containing hashes such as F#? I tried writing #F#, but it captures #F leaving the trailing # separated.
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How can I use both Disqus and Google+ comments on Blogger?

I have a blog with Blogger. I used Disqus before and there are a lot of comments on that. However now I want to use Google+ comments on Blogger because I use Google+ a lot. But I cannot find a ...
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Prevent display of “shared on Google+” in YouTube

When I share some video from YouTube on Google+, on YouYube, under this video, appears a comment that I've shared it on Google+. Is it possible not to display those comments on YouTube? How can I turn ...
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Google+ and Android KitKat Caller ID service - how to delist number

Google has a service called "Caller ID" which allows any user of Android KitKat or newer to fetch from the caller's Google+ profile information by 'phone number, if that number is associated with a ...
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What's the difference between a “normal” Google+ page and a “My Business” one?

I just tried to correct our company's address on Google Maps and ended up creating a "My Business" Google+ page in the process. We already had a Google+ profile, but this "My Business" page is also ...
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How do I hide my Google plus profile picture from myself?

I use my actual face for my Google+ profile but since I'm not a narcissist, I'm already sick of seeing it every single time I'm using Youtube, Gmail, Maps, Calendar and of course Search. How can I ...
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Google+ photo comments error: “Sorry, we are temporarily unable to post your comment. Please try again in a few minutes.”

I keep getting this error in Google+ every time I post a comment on a photo that is privately shared with me. What am I doing wrong? Chrome 38 with AdBlock.
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Never did +1 but have hundreds of +1's in my Google account data

I have a Google account but I use it mostly for Gmail, never had any activity in Google+ and didn't +1 anything ever. Today I went to the account data page to review / disable some things and the ...
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Request removal of a Google+ page when all other ways of accessing it fail

My friend has forgotten her Google+ email address and wants to delete her Google+ account. She can't access it any more, none of the account troubleshooting steps help, what can she do? There is a ...
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How to stop Google+ Notifications?

Google+ unread notifications serve their purpose well on Google+ website but I don't understand their need of popping up across entire Google ecosystem. For ex: If I am doing some search on Google, I ...
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Google+ following

How do I know if or when I was following a person on Google+ ? Does Google have history on it? Would Google+ send me email notifications suggesting to follow someone, if I was already following them? ...
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Linking YouTube Channel with Google+ Profile

I have a YouTube channel and a Google+ Profile and I want to link them together to have managers on YouTube. I do not get a button saying would you like to link this to Google+ nor do I get one that ...
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Google storage is out of space

I deleted all my photos from Google+ Photo, but it still don't show space is free. I also deleted all from my recycle bin in Google Drive, GMail and Photos recycle. How can I to fix this issue? May ...
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Add location to a Google+ Story

My story currently has a location but it is wrong and the options it offers in the edit dropdown are not right either. How can I add a location in a Google+ story?
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Adding Photos To Blogger Blog Automatically Adds Them To Google Plus Photos: How To Disable

When I add a picture to my Blogger Blog, the same picture gets added to my Google Plus photo gallery. I then delete them in Google Photos because excess clutter bothers me. It's not that the Blogger ...
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How does Google Plus' Photos guess which photos to include in a story?

I took about 30 photos on differente places (in Azores), different days, using my DSLR. I uploaded those photos with minimal metadata to Google's Photos. Some weeks later I get a notification saying ...
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Google+ Auto Backup missing some photos

Why will only some of my photos backup? I have tried clearing the Google+ data and deleting the photos on Google+, but the same 25 of 74 photos backup where as the others do not. Why is Google+ ...
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Can I add my business in Google Maps without add it on Google+?

Can I add my business in Google Maps without add it on Google+? I have a Google+ page for my website of this shop and I don't want a second Google+ page for the real store. Is possible?
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Can I use Google+ for image hosting on forum sites?

Often, I need to host an image that I want to post in a forum or phpBB site that doesn't accept attachments. I used to use ImageShack until they started charging for their service. I have a Gmail ...
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How does Googles “Auto Awesome” choose images?

I accepted to let Google peruse my images and auto awesome them earlier today. Just now I got a notification that one of my images had been awesomified. What I find strange is that it was one of the ...
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How to find and remove duplicate Google+ photos

Is there an easy way to find and remove duplicate photos within a Google+ album?
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Is there a way to share photos in Google+ with people who do not have a Google+ account?

I want to share photos with family and friends who do not necessarily have Google+ accounts. In Picasa I could save photos as Private so they just needed the Private Link. But I don't see that ...
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Share all photos from Android phone with company Circle

We use Google Apps and a bunch of Android phones. We do civil construction work and my people are always on the ground taking pictures with their Android phones. The phones are only for work-related ...
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Can I disable the Google/Youtube notifications for people +1'ing comments?

I voted for or replied to a comment on Youtube and now the Google bell icon thing won't leave me alone. (And it's everywhere!!) I don't want to know if someone else +1'ed a comment I replied to! I ...
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Is it possible to publish a video stored in Google+ directly to YouTube?

I have a video in my Google+ account, which I would like to publish directly to YouTube, without the need to download and re-upload it first. Is this possible? My YouTube and Google+ accounts are ...
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Google+ auto invite after putting a contact in google circle

I've moved my 1000+ contacts into google circles which I thought of as contact categories. Prior to creating my circles and assigning all my contacts to the appropriate circle I checked my profile ...
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How do I export my Google+ pictures?

I'm starting the process of leaving Google+, but have a couple larger albums there that I'd like to save (so, going to each picture and saving it individually would be very painful). Exporting the ...
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How to effectively manage Google+ storage usage for images and videos?

Google Drive storage also includes Google Docs, Gmail, Picasa web images, and Google+ image backup. All of which have a total of 15 GB of storage. My storage shot up to 99% and I can't seem to reduce ...
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Google Plus public photo album shows in public news feed but not under photos

I've created an album in Google Plus, and uploaded photos to it, publicly shared it to my profile, and users can publicly see the album from my profile, but it does not show up in the photos tab. ...
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My posts in community is visible only to me

I joined 2 Google+ photo communities and made 2 posts with photos. I can see them on the community page and my profile, but other people don't see them on the community page. Also, when logged out, I ...
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How can I make the WP Publicize plugin share my posts to (all or specific) Google+ circles?

I use Wordpress, and I'm trying to use the Publicize plugin to auto-post new blog posts to my Google+ circles. However, when I publish a Wordpress post, the plugin correctly picks it up and puts it in ...
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Google+ Accidental Add to Circle

Accidentally added someone I really shouldn't have added on Google+ and 2 seconds later, upon realising the mistake, un-added. Will that person still receive an email with my name? Or did I cancel the ...
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On youtube “google+” how can I restrict notifications to just people replying to me?

on youtube when I looked at notifications I see notifications showing me comments that have nothing to do with me How do I stop getting notifications just because somebody commented on a post that I ...
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How can I make Google+ give me desktop notifications?

How can I make Google+ show notifications in the Mac OS X menu bar? I believe that menu bar icon is showing me Desktop Notifications. I have those enabled... and I have no exceptions set for ...
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Can I hide my Google+ URL from Links section

Hi this user managed to hide Google+ URL profile from Links section on his profile as showed here: https://plus.google.com/u/0/110667092496358652876/about How can I do this on my profile? I tried ...
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Private videos visible in 'view profile as public'?

For some reason I can see private videos in the videos tab in my profile when I use "view profile as public" mode. Why is this? Are they really public despite being private?
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Is it possible to get Google+ to create one story from 2 people's camera roll?

I love Google+’ Stories feature, where it takes camera photos you've uploaded and automatically infers when you go on holiday / have a trip away and presents it as a sort of slideshow. Often though, ...
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Google+ not showing posts on communities

Basically on my screen, it only shows what I have posted publicly all the way when I first created my account and it does not show any posts from communities. It does show posts I put publicly (posts ...
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How to associate different emails with one Google+ account

I have a Google Apps for Business account and an email within it's user system - max@radcode.com I have a Google+ account associated with it. When I write e-mails to others in gmail interface they ...