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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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Will I lose my YouTube username by using Google+ settings?

I have my old YouTube Channel which is: http://youtube.com/user/blablabla And when I go to Google+ Settings to get the Custom New URL I have options to choose from and then I'll have this URL: ...
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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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471 views

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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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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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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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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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 with AdBlock.
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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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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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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 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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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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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. ...
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Google Plus: How much storage do I have for photos?

I sync my photos from my iPad with Google Plus and Dropbox. One day I found that Dropbox doesn't have enough space for my photos, but Google Plus takes all of them. How much storage space do I have ...
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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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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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Can I add my business in Google Maps without add it on Google+?

Can I add my business in Google Maps without add it on Google+? I have a Google+ page for my website of this shop and I don't want a second Google+ page for the real store. Is possible?
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My Posts Not Visible In Google+ Community?

I have joined a community and apparently recently I am unable to post to the Google+ community. I mean I am able to post, I can see my post in my profile or the community but other people tend to be ...
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How does Google+ Photos know the location where the photos were taken in?

I took a photo in the UTC +2 time zone with my Samsung. I then uploaded it to Google+ Photos. Then Google Photos automatically created a "story" for me, which is a compilation of various photos (that ...
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How to change the public url of picasa album

My picasa web album is linked to my google plus account. My public url has a long string of unique numbers on it . My Question is how do we change the string of numbers to my gmail account username. ...
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URL for a photo from Google+ album with a specific dimension

Does anyone know if it is still possible to get the URL for a photo from a Google+ album with a specific size (800 x 600 pixels, for example), as it was possible to do with Picasa before?
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Resizing photos in Google+ to standard size

Can I resize my uploaded photos in Google+ to standard size? I'm about to run out of Google Drive space and the standard size would be enough, but I can't find an option to resize the pictures. It ...
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Picasa and Google +

I don’t want to join Google+. Can I just keep updating my Picasa Web Albums or will I be forced to transfer them all to Google+? And if the latter, how do I do the transfer?
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Google+ required for Picasa Web Albums?

Do I now have to use Google Plus to load & view my Picasa web albums? I can't find out how to NOT use Google+ when trying to view my web albums.
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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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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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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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Google storage is out of space

I deleted all my photos from Google+ Photo, but it still don't show space is free. I also deleted all from my recycle bin in Google Drive, GMail and Photos recycle. How can I to fix this issue? May ...
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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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How to find and remove duplicate Google+ photos

Is there an easy way to find and remove duplicate photos within a Google+ album?
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How to open list of my posts in google plus filtered by people group I posted for

I logged in google plus, just added post. And I want to see what I posted earlier filtered by people group I posted for. I can open all my posts: Home -> profile -> posts. But how to filter ...
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How to embed a single photo from Google+ into a blog

I've created photo galleries on my blog. I used tables and it was easy to embed pics from Picasa. I did some complicated thing to embed pics from Google+ not too long ago but I cannot figure it out ...
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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 ...