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Problems with 2nd Gmail address affecting Blogger and Google+ profile

I have a small business and I have a blog using Blogger (http://straightforwardconsultancy.blogspot.co.uk) which I set up using a Gmail address and later connected to a Google+ profile. All was fine ...
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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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Can't login to YouTube since changing account name

For a while I got periodic messages on YouTube telling me to move my account to Google Plus and to change the name. Ever since I made that change I can no longer login to YouTube. I get the following ...
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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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Is there a way to share a link to a public Google+ post?

I know I can re-share the post to my stream, but how do I point a non Google+ user to a publicly shared post?
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How do I get an RSS feed of my friends in Google Plus?

I want to follow my friends on Google+ with an RSS reader. Is there any means for obtaining all of their RSS feeds all at once via Google+?
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How to format code blocks in Google Plus?

I want to post some code to Google Plus. Eg.: #!/bin/sh adb shell screencap p | perl -pe 's/\x0D\x0A/\x0A/g' > adb-screenshot$(date +%Y%m%d-%H%M%S).png but dashes - makes the code stroke ...
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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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I have 3 Gmail accounts and I want only one of them to be associated with my Google+

I have 3 Gmail accounts. I have created a rule in Gmail settings to link all these three to the primary one, meaning I can change my "from" field to be any one of the three and I get all mails from ...
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Comments to flagged posts on G+ badminton community

Recently, I became a moderator for the largest badminton community on Google+, mainly to remove spam and/or to respond to flagged posts, see pic: In order for me to apply some sort of a "three ...
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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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How to set Google+ photos to be Public-Unlisted (as you could do with PicasaWeb)?

Previously, if I uploaded photos from Picasa to PicasaWeb, I could specify them as Public but Unlisted. So you had to have the link to view them but no login was required. I don't see that option now ...
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Is there a way to join Google Hangouts without a Google+ account?

One of my friends insists that I should use Google Hangouts because it's so much better than Skype. I would like to give it a try, but I wouldn't like to create a Google+ profile for that. Is there ...
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Sending post to Google+ group via email?

I see there is a way to send an email to Google group but is there also a way to email a Google+ group without actually going to the Google+ platform?
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How can I change Google Plus Custom URL?

Today I set my Google Plus Custom URL but there is a mistake in the URL that I didn't notice until now. Is there any way to change this URL?
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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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Sync Facebook/Twitter posts with Google+

My business uses a Facebook page to post all of their updates on, which (I'm told) are also automatically posted to Twitter. I have just set up a Google+ page for the business, and I would like the ...
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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 ...
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Track views of a Google+ post?

Is there a way I can track how many times a Google+ post has been viewed, similar to the views on a SE question?
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How to link directly to a Google+ Hangout?

If I start a Google+ Hang out, is there anyway to send my friends a link directly to that Hangout post? I couldn't find any options. So I have to send people a link to my profile, and let them click ...
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Visibility of Google Plus posts marked public viewable

If I mark a post to be viewable by public, does it mean it is viewable to all my circles? Or should I add the post to my other circles even after marking it as public?
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Gmail chat contact - cannot edit contact info

I am trying to remove a particular contact from my Gmail chat list. The following question describes my original dilemma: How do I remove a contact from the Gmail chat list without blocking or ...
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Google Groups versus Google+ groups

Google Groups or Google+ Groups? I am confused as to which is a better solution for my small mastermind group. We want to do the following: Have ability to forward things via email to one email ...
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What are the reasons NOT to upgrade from a normal Google account to a Google Plus profile?

I have a Google account that does not yet have a Google Plus profile. I remember there being some reason why people didn't want to use Google Plus, but without upgrading to Google Plus I also can't ...
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Google+ URL for Page (not personal) user without TLD suffix e.g. without couk

Some colleagues are looking at having a custom URL for their organisation page on Google Plus. However, looking into it, Google+ offered +theirsitecouk based on theirsite.co.uk domain (TheirSite use ...
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How to change the name in the Google account? [duplicate]

I created a Google account and set the wrong name. Now I'd like to change it. I edited the name in the Google Plus profile. Now the correct name is being displayed there. But when I send an email, ...
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Multiple Google Plus pages for one Google Account

Is it possible to create multiple Google+ pages (also fanpages for organizations), that are bind to one single Google account? The background of this question is following case: I have (1) a private ...
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How to display and sort all Google+ posts based on most voted video/photo?

I would like to display all Google+ posts into my website and I would like to categorise them into: most voted video/photo most recent video/photo How can I achieve the above? I know how to embed ...
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How to post from HootSuite to Google+?

I have a HootSuite account and use it to post to Twitter, Google+ and Facebook. My Google+ account has my personal profile and a business page. When I connect HootSuite to my Google+ account, it only ...
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Gmail strangely switching out Gmail Contact information to Google+ information

My boss has a business email address, say boss@job.com, and I have him listed in Gmail contacts under his name, say "John Doe." Now, apparently his wife has a Google+ account under the name "Mary ...
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Unable to Request Different Custom URL For Google+

I received the notification on Google+ Page pre-approved custom URL and would like to request for a different URL. On the Google+ Help Page, it stated there that we can request a different URL but ...
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Google storage usage on two accounts are counted different

I have two google accounts and about 1GB uploaded photos on each. I see that on my first account photos use storage, but on another no (0% used of 15GB). All photos are max 1600 pixels width/height. ...
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Welcome to Google+ Hangouts stuck in a loop

Backstory I cannot get the hangouts going from Google+, Gmail, or the Chrome desktop app. It also gives me the welcome to Google+ message on my KitKat Nexus 5 in the hangouts app frequently when I ...
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How can anonymous mobile users access my public Google+ posts?

Let's imagine my mother gets a new laptop and a new smart phone. My goal would be for her to be able to see my Google+ "Posts" page without having to log into Google. From a laptop, without logging ...
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Add my business and current Google+ page to Google places

I have a Google place page I do not want to erase or migrate, it contains YouTube videos with insights, posts, photos etc. When I try to add my business in Google Places, it automatically creates a ...
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Add photos to a post with only one shared photo (from the desktop or otherwise)

I want to know if it's possible to add more photos to a post that got created by sharing a single photo. I can't find a way. In contrast, when I share a couple (or more) photos in a post, a kind of ...
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Google+ share image (not full album) via public URL?

In Picasa Web, you could get a public link to individual images that you had set to public. But in Google+ I can't figure out how to get a public link for an image. I can only get a link to a public ...
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Write code with indentation in Google+'s stream

I am trying to paste a piece of code in my Google+ stream but it removes the whitespace from the start of the lines making the code less appealing, aesthetically speaking. Basically, the functionality ...
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Picasa without G +

Is there a way to use Picasa Web albums without having to use/share it on Google Plus?
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How can we get a vacant, custom URL for Google+

We need a Google+ custom URL for our company. However, Google suggests one different from what we wanted. How can we acquire our particular, vacant, custom URL?
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Linking / Using Google Plus on Gmail with multiple Google Apps domains

I started my G+ account on my private Gmail account. Now G+ is also available for Google Apps (I also have 2 email addresses at other organisations who are using Google Apps). Ideally I would like ...
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How To Hide My Google+ Profile?

if I want to hide my Google+ profile from everyone i.e make it from public to private, how can this be done? I have different strangers adding me into their circles which I don't like.
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Can I post to a Google+ community and to my circles at one time?

If I post content to a private Google+ community to which I belong, is there a way to simultaneously post the content to my circles? I know there are two setting for private G+ communities ...
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Migrate Google+ Stream and other content to another account

With Google Takeout, there's an option to "Transfer your Google+ connections to another account," which means your circles, blocks, and other connections are transferred. However, your Posts, About ...
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Decrease in Google+ followers

I'm not getting this. From last week, whenever I sign in my Google+ account I find a decreased number of followers. In fact, they didn't unfollow me. Is it really a bug or is it just me suffering with ...
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How do I get Blogger to show Google+ comments when using Disqus?

I have Disqus in the comment section of my blog. I want to show the Disqus comments and Google+ comments together. Is it possible? In the mobile view I can see the Google+ comments, but not Disqus ...
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Can I create a post in a Google+ Community direct from Gmail?

In migrating an organisation from Yahoo Groups to a Google+ Community, we're finding that one of the features that users miss the most is the ability to start a new thread from an email sent to a ...
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Force Google+ to login using correct user

I have multiple Google App accounts. I have one for work and one(or more) for personal use. Whenever I visit http://plus.google.com, it will attempt to open Google Plus for an arbitrary account. ...
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How can I list all my videos longer than 15 minutes in my Google+ Photo account?

https://support.google.com/picasa/answer/6558?hl=en says: Google+ Photos: Only photos over 2048 x 2048 pixels and videos longer than 15 minutes count towards your storage limit. In order to ...
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Clarifications about custom URLs in Google+

I want to register a custom URL for my Google+ page (I'm eligible) I have some questions. Suppose my page name is John Doe. Google forces me to have google.com/+JohnDoe + some extra characters in ...