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How do I delete my Google+ account while keeping Gmail?

How do you completely get rid of Google Plus and still use Gmail and not have it pester you about registering for Google+?
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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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How to un-auto-awesome photos in Google+?

I made few nice high-resolution pictures but the evil "auto-awesome" made them into one ugly blurry low quality GIF. I know there is a setting to disable "auto-awesome"ness but it was enabled on ...
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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 the Hangouts panel on Google Plus?

On the Google+ website (plus.google.com), the Hangouts panel appears on the right hand side. I already have the Chrome Hangouts extension so I don't need it there at all.
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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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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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Where can we see the list of all shared albums on Google Plus?

I can't find the page where I could see all the albums other users have given me access to on my Google+ albums photo https://plus.google.com/photos
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Is there a way to leave an anonymous review on Google+?

You used to be able to leave anonymous reviews using Google+. Is there any way to do that anymore? Not sure if giving your full name and photo with your review is wise.
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Google Plus circle and email

I had a Google Plus circle with one person in it. I understand that an outsider can see on my profile who is in the circle, but can this outsider see emails, chats, hangouts, etc. too?
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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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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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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 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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Disable Google+ and enable only Gmail functionality [closed]

Is it possible to disable Google+ and only enable Gmail features basically includes email and chat only functions? Certain instances may cause Google+ as a mere distraction, knowing that by default ...
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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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Change Image Date on Google+

I've uploaded some images to an album on Google+, however the camera which the photos were taken on did not have the correct date/time. Therefore my images appear out of order (as they are displayed ...
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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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Can I stop Google+ from asking me to “Find my friends”?

It seems that whenever I visit Google+, I get a big long screen suggesting people to encircle, like this: Is there any way to stop it from nagging me about this? Everyone it suggests is either not ...
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What are all the formatting options for a Google+ post?

What is the markup language for creating posts (and responding to posts)? I know of the following ones: To make text bold, use stars around the text: *bold text* To make text italics, use ...
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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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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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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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Youtube account connected to google+ profile, how switch to google+ page?

When youtube forced us (I think) to link our youtube to a google+ profile, I linked it to and I guess created a google+ profile. This profile has my name and so does my youtube account, as a result. ...
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How to export or share Google+ photos with Facebook?

There must be an easier way to do this than re-upping hundreds of photos all over again? I have tried everything I can find in Facebook apps and an iOS app called Facebook Photo Importer which looks ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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. ...