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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. Thank you.
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Delete YouTube channel in order to unlink G+ from YouTube

I want to get my old YouTube username back and completely abandon the nightmare that carries the name Google+. In order to do so, I need to delete my G+ channel, and in order to do that, I need to ...
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Duplicate Google+ Page with same verified address

I have one Google Plus account with two pages, I own them. The two pages a verified on the same address. When I visit Page Setting, I can't remove link to google map for any page. What can I do to ...
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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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Hide who a Google+ post is shared with

How can I hide who a Google+ post is shared with? Currently, it looks like anyone I share a post with can see who else I have shared the post with.
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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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I can't get in to my Google+ account; I don't know what email I used

I made a Google Plus account for my business a few years ago and now I need to edit it. I tried all my Gmail accounts to retrieve it, yet none of them work. How can I find the correct email used to ...
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Changed Google Page ownership, now can't log into email

I had a Google Plus business page where and I changed the ownership of the account to a new manager. The Google Plus page had an associated email account that could be logged into just like any other ...
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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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Can I have a YouTube account while having nothing to do with Google Plus?

This page describes three options for what name will be displayed for you on YouTube, but they all seem to involve associating with Google Plus in some way. If you want your Google name used in both ...
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Why don't I see posts from my family members in my stream?

I have a Family circle with 7 members. I have my subscription level for this circle set to the highest setting: "Also subscribe to notifications for all new posts". Yet, on several occasions, family ...
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Delete Google Photos and start again using picasa , for creation of new content?

I've backed up all my photos to external hard drive by first downloading from online ,using picasa. I've down some work on sharing rights and sorting into folders and tagging. Now I want to start ...
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Photos not shown in all Google+ Communities when shared

Sometimes I share same photo with same text, and link, to different communities and when I check some of those communities with private browsing my photos are not shown. I have noticed this since few ...
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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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Blogger profile changes to nameless profile when I try to follow blogs

I have a blogger profile (seen in www.planetzella.blogspot.com) (Zella). I am NOT using Google+ (and I don't want to start using it either) and do not have a Google+ profile, just an Gmail-account ...
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How to join a Google+ community I have been invited to if the “accept invitation” button does not work?

I have been invited to a new private Google+ community and the "accept invitation" button just does not work (Firefox 27), also "Loading..." label is displayed if I try Chrome (32). Restarting the ...
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Why can't I see who all my friend shared a post with?

When a friend shares a post privately on Google+ and I'm one of the ones they shared it with, I can click on the "shared privately" link and it will show me everyone the post was shared with and then ...
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Google+ photos to edit (possibly through Google Drive)

I do not understand why pictures that I do not want to edit are editable in Google+ whereas those which I do want to edit are not editable. I do not see Edit button for them. I hear that Google ...
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Does adding a Google+ Instant Upload photo to an album create multiple copies?

I'm using Google+ Instant Upload to backup all my photos online, since I purchased Google Storage about two years ago and made extensive use of Picasa. My question is simple - does adding an Instant ...
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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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Converting a suspended Google+ profile to a Page, without affecting YouTube name?

A year ago I created this YouTube user called CmisSync CMIS Synchronizer and uploaded some video tutorials about my product called "CmisSync". Somehow I also got an associated Google+ account with ...
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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 through Chrome 44, with or without with AdBlock or ...
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How to stop your YouTube comments/activities from showing on Google+

I don't want anyone know what videos I’m watching/liking/commenting or any of my activity from YouTube to show on my Google+ page or stream. I found a few settings on the privacy page: But I can't ...
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Search public images in Google Photos

On Picasa Web Album, I can search all public photos via the explore features, for instance a search by tag: https://picasaweb.google.com/lh/view?feat=tags&psc=G&filter=0&tags=wikimania ...
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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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Best way to migrate Google Account to another

I'm looking to migrate my current account, created years ago when I was a child and with a badly unprofessional nickname, to another more serious Google account. My current account is connected to ...
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How do I remove myself from Google+ search?

Sorry if this is confusing. I received notification in my Gmail saying someone added me to their circle and invited me to join Google+. I'm assuming Google+ allows users to find people by name or ...
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How can I make my Google+ posts and comments available to the public communities that I've joined?

Every time I commented on a Google+ post, I noticed that my comments were being ignored and no one seemed to even see my comments. I've made comments on various posts from communities that I've ...
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Unable to add someone to my circle

My granddaughter and I both have Google accounts and I have her in my circles. However when she tries to add me to her circles, she cannot. I have checked her status and I have not blocked her. ...
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I can't change my Google+ profile name

So I really want to change my Google Plus name, but it's telling me that I've changed it too recently. I know that the current name policy is a maximum of 3 changes per 90 days, (or 3 months) and I ...
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How can I hide YouTube comments from my Google+ stream?

Lately my Google+ stream seems to consist almost entirely of comments people posted on YouTube videos. I have absolutely no interest in seeing these. How can I hide/filter these posts?
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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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A way to programmatically add people to my Google+ circles

Back when Google+ was just launched, me and my friend started a service that works as a directory of Lithuanians using Google+ (lplius.lt). The Lithuanian Google+ community is small, yet rather ...
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Google Hangouts with fullscreen screenshare

We would like to use Google Hangouts for corporate multi-user communication, mainly for screensharing. The default setting does not support fullscreen mode, the only option is to resize the browser ...
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Google+ pictures becoming corrupt

Recently, I was browsing through my Google+ photos on my Android phone and I noticed that many of them appear to have been corrupted. They are covered in varying patterns of colored bars. I've noticed ...
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Have more than nine members as part of the Google+ Hangout audience

I am doing a talk show with significant crowd turn out where it will be a conversation between three people in three locations over video conference. The rest will be an audience but Google Hangouts ...
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How can I upload images to Google+ via email?

Is it possible to upload an image to my Google+ profile via email? All other social services seems to have this feature available, but I can't find it on Google+.
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If you add a non-member to a circle in Google+, do they get an email notification?

If I add someone from my Gmail contacts to a circle, and they haven't got a Google+ account, do they get an email saying I've added them on Google+?
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filter out certain posts in Google+

How can I filter out certain posts from showing up in my Google+ feed? For example, if I don't want to see more and more posts related to "disney AND lucasfilm", is there any way that I can add such ...
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Dissociate Youtube channel from google + account

I created a google + page with the wrong account. Now I am trying to delete this page but everytime I try to do so I get that before deleting the page I have to dissociate my youtube channel. I have ...
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Deleting my Gmail profile picture doesn't remove it from conversations in Gmail

Basically, see the title. I do not have a Google+ account, just that screen that begs you to make one. Whenever I send an email on Gmail, it normally has my YouTube account profile picture. I went ...
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How do I remove a photo from a Google+ album without deleting it?

If you accidentally add a photo to a Google+ album (e.g. via the "Move" button), it seems there's no way to remove it without deleting it.
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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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What can be the reasons for me being no more able to share to Google+ communities?

I did share successfully 2 posts to a G+ community beginning of April 2015 and now I tried doing it again (to the same community) last week. The post shows up in the community when using my account ...
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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 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 separate two accounts on the same Google Mail?

I have got two different Google accounts on the same mail address, one of them has got my real name on it, the other one my YouTube account name. Is there a way to erase one of the two accounts ...
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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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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. ...