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How to make to an existing public post private in Google Plus?

I wrote a post, tagging two people, intending it for their eyes only. A good conversation was had, but a week later, I noticed getting +1s on it from other people I didn't intend to share it with. I'd ...
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Delete all Old Google Plus Posts

Is there a way to delete all of my old (all is also fine) posts on my personal Google+ profile without deleting my Google Plus account?
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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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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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How can I get to the admin of a Google+ Page?

I created a Google+ Page and filled it up with placeholder info until I get the content ready. Now I've logged in again as me. How can I get back to the Page admin again? Facebook has this feature ...
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How can I prevent anyone on the web from seeing comments on my Google+ profile picture?

When I view my profile as "anyone on the web", they see one post on my profile. This post if of me selecting my profile picture, and includes my friends' comments on that picture. I don't mind my ...
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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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Why can't I see who +1'ed my Blogger post?

I run a blog on Blogger with the Google Plus sharing enabled. According to Google, I should be able to see who is recommending my posts on G+. When I click the +X link in the admin panel, the older ...
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How do I add everyone on Facebook to Google+?

Simple: how do I attempt to add all my Facebook friends to Google+
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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 disable chat on Google+ but not in Gmail

How can I make the chat boxes disappear and disable the friend list on Google+ but not on Gmail?
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How can I search for posts in Google Plus near my current location?

Lets say I post a whole lot of updates in Google+ with locations attached. Maybe I go to places I enjoy eating and post about them, and tag the post with the location using my phone. How can I then ...
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How do I invite my Facebook friends to join Google+?

I would like to know if there is a way to automatically invite my Facebook contacts to join Google+.
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How to see which Google Plus posts share a certain URL?

On my blog powered by WordPress, I see a "g +1" button with a counter next to it. Is there a way to find all the public posts that shared my article?
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What happens if you remove a game app on Google Plus?

If you remove a game app in Google Plus, does your game account and game data get removed from the game's database? Or does it depend on the game's publisher? I wonder what's Google Plus's policy ...
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Can I specify pre-generated playlists for Google+'s YouTube integration?

Google+ recently added some amount of YouTube integration in the form of a fly-out widget which lets you create playlists off of YouTube search queries. When sharing a video from one of those ...
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In Gmail, will merging contacts with phone numbers and contacts with G+ profiles violate their privacy?

Ever since I started using Google+, it has added the people in my G+ circles as new entries to my Gmail contacts. The only information, apparently, in these new contact entries, is those people's G+ ...
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Why is YouTube showing me notifications that I disabled?

I receive these absolute rubbish notifications. Not in email, but in YouTube. I only really want notifications where people have replied to me. Here are the settings I have ticked/unticked: ...
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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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Google Plus didn't accept my email through my friend's invitation [closed]

My email is example.user@gmail.com. So when I look at my friend's laptop, it shows that the invited email is exampleuser@gmail.com (without the period/dot in the username). What can I do to solve ...
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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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How to export “circle” connections from Google Plus

Is it possible to export one's "circle" connections from Google Plus? For example, I have a circle of interesting people I'm following and would like to send the list to a friend. How do I do ...
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Google+ +1 tab missing - where do I find what pages I have given +1?

I want to know what pages I have given a +1 in Google+. Previously I could see this in the +1 tab on my Google+ profile. The help still describes this as the place to look However, I can no longer ...
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How to use ifttt to post Google+ updates to Facebook?

I found this recipe, but it doesn't work. I put in either https://plus.google.com/103156295300828440975 or http://plu.sr/feed.php?plusr=103156295300828440975, but I keep getting an error Trigger ...
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Set a circle as the default tab in a Google Plus profile [duplicate]

When I click Myname+ on a Google site, it loads the G+ profile with the "All" tab enabled by default. That means, it shows updates from all streams (all the circles I have created more or less). I ...
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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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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 do I set up a Google Calendar for my group?

I belong to a group that puts on events. Different people organize different events, but we are all under the umbrella of one group name. We want to create a Google Calendar where we can all add ...
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How to notify a G+ circle?

Is it possible to make a post which notifies the users who are in a circle I have shared it with? I understand that this would be ridiculous if I was to share a post with a huge circle, but if I have ...
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Can I view Google+ check-ins on Google Maps?

Is there a way of viewing my Google+ check-ins as pointers on a Google Maps? UPDATE: Now that Google Latitude has been retired, my answer is no longer relevant. How can I view my Google+ check-ins ...
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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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View new posts in Google+ Trending Topics

Is there a way to only see new posts of a Google Plus trending topic, such as the #TreeTuesday theme? I only want to see the ones posted on that day and not ones from months in the past.
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How do I delete Google plus pictures from my profile?

Is there a way I can delete all my Google+ pictures?
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Who sees my posts shared with “Extended Circles” in their stream?

I'm not sure my own answer to this guestion is correct: When to post to "Extended Circles"? When I wrote that question and answer, I thought that sharing to "extended circles" would ...
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I want to activate Google+ on my Google Apps account but I am not given the option

I want to activate Google+ on my Google Apps account. When I click on https://www.google.com/a/cpanel/primary-domain-name the page that opens has the following option only; Sites, Docs, Calendar, ...
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Is it possible to automatically add people to a Google+ circle by their Google Profile ID?

I have exported a list of profile IDs I've been following on Google Reader. Is it possible to import them as a circle in Google+?
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How do I add Sparks in Google+?

I am trying to add more sparks to my Google+ account but I cannot find where the link to add them has gone. It seems to have been moved and I don't know where. How can I add more sparks to my Google ...
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Getting a Google Plus profile unsuspended

Google+ has suspended my profile for using an invalid name. I changed my name but my profile is still suspended. How do I get it unsuspended? How do they check if the name entered is real or not? ...
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Photo slideshow in Google Sites that works without Flash?

Just inserted a Google+ photo album on a web page built with Google Sites, then realized that it requires Flash! This means it doesn't display on my tablet, for example. Without requiring Flash, Is ...
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Is there a way to force Google Photos to create a story of a certain time range?

I had someone visiting me for 16 days in another country. We travelled a lot, took pictures, videos. It would be amazing to have a Story made by Google Photos on Google+ out of this time range. I ...
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Using Google+ multiple Gmail Accounts

Is there a way to make a Google+ account work across say 6 different Google email accounts or do you have to to create a new Google+ account for each email account?
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How to exclude people when posting in Google+

I want to share my post in Google+ with everyone except a specific user. Is it possible in Google+? (If it matters, this user in one of my circles.)
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Google+ Remove Cover

Is it possible to remove the profile cover once you've set one? Basically, have it revert to the initial "default" one of that particular account.
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Can I make my plus-1 public on Google+?

I have +1'ed few sites, and they are showing in my Google+ profile to my "extended circles" (people in my circles and their circles). However, can I make my plus-ones public? The same way that I can ...
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How do I get 'pages' notifications into my own notification inbox?

Both Facebook and Google+ show me notifications in a little menu when someone mentions me or comments on my posts. This is useful. Both Facebook and in Google+ lets me create pages, and so I've ...
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posting in google+ that is automatically reposted on Facebook

How can I post in Google+ that is automatically reposted on Facebook? Are there any browser extensions for this in Google-Chrome or Firefox?
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How to change photo sharing settings on Google+ (For photos uploaded from Mobile)

I have uploaded one photo from Google+ application on my Android phone. Although I am pretty sure that I have selected only one Circle while uploading but may be due to some bug it is visible to all ...
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How to use just Nickname instead of Full name on G+?

I'm following these Desktop steps to add the nickname for my G+ profile, however I'm not able to use my nickname to display on comments. For example going to some Chrome web store and posting the ...
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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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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 ...