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Phantom Google Contacts

I'm experiencing a problem related to Google Contacts, or what I consider to be "Phantom" Google Contacts. I use GMail for email, but Trillian for chat to connect to my Google Talk account. In my ...
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Cloning/Merging Circles in Google+

Google+'s Circle's feature is a fun way to organize your contacts. Like of Facebook lists, only better. That said, it's not so fun the nth time you do it. Starting some scratch each time you want to ...
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Is there any way to circumvent Google Plus recompressing the new large cover photo for pages

I have the problem that when adding a Google Plus page background image for a product page for an image editing and image quality related product aimed at professional photographers Google's strong ...
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Allow someone else edit an album on Google+

Is it possible to allow someone else to edit photos within a specific Google+ album? Like adding a legend or a location for the photo(s)?
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A Link to my Google+ Profile

Is it possible to get a link to my Google+ profile that I can send to anyone so they can see my profile and add me to their circle? This is a very common feature in Facebook but I am not able to find ...
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If I block someone from Gmail chat, will it block them on Google+?

Somebody I have added to my Google+ circles is now showing up as chattable in my Gmail chat sidebar. I don't want her to be able to see me as online whenever I've got a Gmail tab open - just when I'm ...
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Privacy when signing in with Google

Lately many websites allow users to sign in using their Google accounts, which seems to be fine, but I am a bit worried about privacy issues... I have been taking a look, and most of the information ...
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My Google+ settings aren't saving

I'm trying to edit my Google+ profile (date of birth, gender, relationship, etc.) and it's not letting me proceed to save my changes. I have no idea why this is happening.
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How do I migrate circles from a Google Apps for Business account to a regular Google Plus account

I have a Google Apps for Business account and a regular Google account. I want to transfer my G+ circles from the Apps account to the regular one. I have attempted this by logging in to the Apps ...
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Can I remove or change the link between YouTube and Google+?

I have a Google+ account, and I have a YouTube account that created a linked Google+ page on my Google+ account. In my YouTube settings, there is no link to disconnect the Google+ page (as seen in the ...
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How do I invite a non Google+ member to a hangout?

When I try to invite a non Google+ member to a hangout it appears to send an email invite but the email never arrives. I have tried about 5 different emails that I have access to to test it out but no ...
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How does Google+ pick the image to put in a post?

We are trying to share a post on Google+. As you know, as soon as you enter a URL, Google scouts the page and adds an image to it. There's an image on the page we would like to have associated to the ...
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Why was my Google+ custom URL not approved?

Google offered me a custom URL, but it's not significantly easier to type than the number string: google.com/+TorbenGundtofteBruun is still longer than the one I currently use: torben.g-b.dk/+ so I ...
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2-step verification check box does not work

I have set my Google account for 2-step verification through the phone number. But when I check the Don't ask for codes again on this computer option, it doesn't work, and every time I want to post a ...
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In Google+ if I +1 a post shared only with me then will my friends be able to see it

Say one of my friends shared a picture only with me on Google+ and I +1 it. Will my other friends (or people in my circles) be able to see that post? In Facebook if any of my friends like a post which ...
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Google Plus +1 order

I have some posts where people hit the +1 button, but then some of them I can only see that they have hit the +1 if I see the message activity. In the front of the post they don't show up, even if all ...
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How to find people who +1 my comment?

Anyone knows how can I find the full name of a person who +1'd my comment? I get a notification of several people who +1'd it recently, but I can only see all of them in a small square and their ...
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Google plus - disable all post changes

Am I able disable new changes for a G+ post? Say I post an image on G+ and somebody writes a really bad comment. I want to "conserve" the comment (disable new changes like deletion or editing of the ...
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Tagging my Google+ profile in a share post

I kind of want to have a link in my blog post (which says "plus me"). Once the user clicks this, the following should happen: The browser will navigate to the visiting user's Google+ profile; It ...
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Google+ profile suspened

We've run into a wall with this. Whenever and wherever we log on to our basic Google account, it defaults to Google+ and tells us our profile has been suspended. We never set up a Google+ account; and ...
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If I cancel my Google+ account, will I lose my Google OpenID functionality?

I wanted to close my Google+ account, but when I went to do so, one of the items in the “Read this before proceeding” section mentions: You won't be able to use the "Sign in with Google" button ...
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Can I have multiple Gmail accounts associated with Google+?

I have two accounts that I wish to have associated with my Google+ profile. Meaning that I would like to be able to sign into either account, and have access to the same Google+ profile. Is this ...
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Trouble with duplicate Google + pages and YouTube account

I'm having trouble with Google + linked to my YouTube account. I originally did not want a Google + page and held out until YouTube forced me to do so. The first time this happened I took the time to ...
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How can I download all photos from Instant Upload (Auto Backup)?

I've been uploading via Instant Upload (a.k.a Auto Backup) from my Android phone now for about a year. There are many photos and now I want to download them all to my computer. However, I can't ...
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How to download all my Google+ auto backup photos at once? [duplicate]

My Android phone uploads all my photos to Google+ using the Auto Backup feature. I'm struggling to find a way to download all these photos to my computer without individually selecting each photo and ...
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Change the display name of my friends in Google+

Some friends chose weird nicknames that I cant relate to them and I cant recognize them in the Chat list. I went to "Contacts" in my Google account (https://mail.google.com/mail/#contacts) and I ...
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Changed name in google but still old name in Google

I changed my name in google for privacy reasons but if I search for my real name in google I see the following result: Real Name - Google+ from Fake Name Fake Name hasn't shared anything with ...
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Removing a Game from your “Your Games” list on Google +

I have tried a lot of games on Google+ and hated most of them, there's only two-three games that I find worth-while. Google has a List called "Your Games" where it arranges all games ever played by ...
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See the full list of posts, not external websites, +1ed in Google+

Where do I go to find a list or collection of all the posts in Google+ that I have ever marked with the +1 button? The +1 tab on my G+ profile shows only web sites I +1'ed and not the posts that I ...
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Google Photos “Auto backup” vs “Instant Upload”

In my picasaweb library, a new directory "Auto backup" has appeared. It contains several albums (one per shooting time). What is the difference with "Instant upload" (that still exists)
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Are uploaded photos shared?

If I uploaded a photo to Google Plus, did I post or share it too, or will it ask me first? Is there a way to see what you have shared in Google plus, or what dates you shared or posted?
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Linking existing YouTube channel to Google Apps account

We had a YouTube channel under a Gmail account. Since then we have signed up for Google apps business and we want to use this for all access to Google services where possible. This is what we tried ...
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Stop my photos from getting onto Facebook?

How can I stop photos of me from getting onto Facebook or Google Plus? I am not a user of social networks and do not want my photo on these networks. I am very concerned I may be added by friends or ...
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What happened to Youtube comment replies?

Ever since google forced users on YouTube to use Google+, I have been un-able to find replies to comments anywhere. They aren't as notifications, and they aren't in my inbox, because that doesn't ...
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How can I get Custom Vanity Google plus URLs?

I see that Google and Blogger and maybe other have a customized Google Plus URL. Ex: http://plus.google.com/+google/posts http://plus.google.com/+blogger/posts
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How can I share a private YouTube playlist?

I created a private playlist in YouTube. Then I would have shared it with my friend via share button using Google+. I got this alert: This playlist is private. It can be shared, but others will ...
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How can I list all the comments I wrote on Google+?

Is there any way to list list all the comments I wrote on Google+?
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How to check if someone is on Google+ by email address?

We're trying to get some Google reviews for a company by contacting their past clients and asking them to leave reviews. The process is substantially easier if they already have a Google+ account. Is ...
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Celebrating milestones on Google+ Page: +1s or followers?

The +X number on top of the Google+ Pages is a combination of engagements with the page's posts and total number of followers/people who have the page in their circles (see here). It seems to me ...
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How to add shared album to my albums on Google Plus?

A friend of mine shared an album with me on Google Plus. I'd like to add this album to my albums so that I can see it in the Photos section. How to do it? There is no button for this action, does that ...
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Is it possible to merge two Google+ accounts?

I have managed to get myself two Google+ accounts. I created the first when it was in beta, but used a non Gmail address when signing up (I really can't remember why). I can't add my existing Gmail ...
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After I merged Youtube and Google plus I can't get the password of Youtube

I just merged my Youtube account with Google Plus. I was using an app to upload my videos to my Youtube channel, now this password is rejected. I only have one password, I don't remember creating a ...
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How can I email a photo from Google plus via gmail?

I have a photo under Photos on G+. I want to email it to someone. Ideally, I could do this from Gmail, but if I can do it from G+ that would be great. I don't see any way of doing this from Gmail. In ...
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Uploading a picture to Foodspotting, Google Local and Yelp at the same time

Is there any way to upload a picture to Foodspotting, Google Local and Yelp at the same time?
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How to make YouTube to stop asking whether I want to use my full name without making the actual choice?

I am not ready do decide whether I want to use my full Google+ name on YouTube. I would like to keep using my YouTube nickname for now but be able to switch to the full name later. But YouTube keeps ...
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How to add user to an existing post in Google Plus?

I shared a link with friends and then realized others people might be interested by the content. But I don't see any button that allow to update/edit sharing list. I know I can re-share the posts, ...
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Google Forms link sharing to Google Community as Google Page owner

I have a Google Plus Page and Google Plus Community connected to the page. If I share a Google Form link as the page owner to the Google Plus Community I got an error, whereas sharing the same link as ...
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How to not appear on others' “Add friends to see what they're sharing” list on Google+

As in the following: Some people on there appear out of nowhere, ones I have contacted years ago once through my associated Gmail address. I'm assuming I'm appearing on their wall(?) as well. Is ...
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How to save my current location in Google Maps or Google+ Android's app [closed]

I used to have some app that would find my car, but now what I do is use Google+ and "Check In" wherever my car is at, or whenever I just want to remember a location (a friends house, etc...) and ...
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How can I see list of albums I've shared on Google Plus, including the messages I composed

I would like to look back and see messages and albums I've tried to send through Google plus. I composed a long message and sent it and he album (I thought) to a friend and myself. It never showed ...