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How to delete Google search history

I forgot I was logged in with my school account which is hosted by Google. How do I delete my search history?
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Shortcut to jump to first search result from omnibox

Are there any keyboard shortcuts to jump to first result in Google search after landing there from omnibox? Right now I need to press Tab 18 times, which is very inconvenient.
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How to modify a URL to get a Google cached version of page?

I want to look at a Google cached version of a webpage, but can't find it through the usual mechanisms, as per this related question. Is there a way to modify the URL in the address bar to take me to ...
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How to download Google Search history?

Google Takeout used to give an option of exporting your all Google search history in .json file, but today when I created an archive of my data, it said at bottom: Note: Your past searches aren't ...
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Where I can find my own Google+ Play reviews and ratings?

I know that Google Play reviews and ratings are now connected with my Google+ account and my name. But where exactly I can find a list of my own reviews and ratings on Google Play apps?
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Use I'm-Feeling-Lucky type url on 3rd party website

An answer to this post explains that it is possible to use a url to link somebody to the first webpage in a Google search result, like "I'm feeling lucky" does. For example https://www.google.com/...
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Easy to read Google search URL agurment _Image Tab Results_: q=how+to+create+google+search+url+argument+open+images+view+only

I like to be able to create easy to read URLs and I want to know how to modify the google search URL so that the results return showing the _image_I cannot see how to open Google results on images tab ...
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Why doesn't Google look up the backtick as a keyword on search? [duplicate]

When I search for the usage of the "`" (backtick) keyword, Google didn't look for it. I want to know why Google didn't search for it?
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Google Voice Search: Multiple languages in desktop search?

The Google application on my iOS device allows me to search both in English and in foreign languages, at the same time. In other words, I just start speaking, and it will recognize the language. It ...
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Turning off Google search results indirection

In Google search results, in Firefox or Chrome, I get URLs that go through Google and not directly to the target site. For example, at http://www.google.com/search?q=foo the first result is http:/...
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How to force Google search to only return English results?

I'm in France and trying to use Google in English only. My Google settings are set to English everywhere: I've also clicked on the link "use google.com" but when I do a search, it still shows some ...
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How can I do a truly verbatim search on Google

In order to find a solution to a certain problem I'm having, I'm trying to do a Google search with the terms: copy "msgstore.db" to new phone A bit of context must be provided before I can continue:...
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How to search all links from a specific page?

How do I search for site:X keywords with X is all the links you get from a specific Y page? I can't come up any solution.
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Is there a workaround where I can enable Google Safe Search but disable YouTube Safety Mode?

Google recently forced my legacy YouTube account to merge with my Google Account without confirmation. Due to this, I cannot see YouTube comments by default because I prefer enabling Safe Search (...
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Why doesn't my Google group show up in Google Search?

I created a group three days ago. It is a private group (meaning people need permission to become members) but everyone can ask to join. I specifically marked "List this group in the directory", and ...
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Does Google log your search to your Google account?

When I go google.com and do a search while being logged in to my Gmail account (or Google account). does Google log that search to that specific account or will it only log that search to the browser?...
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How to setup Google search to *never* return results for translated keywords?

I am interested in - using or studying - several different languages, and I often Google-search a unique word to gain context about its usage or meaning (within the context of the language it belongs ...
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URL for “I'm Feeling Lucky” within specific site

I'm looking for an URL that goes directly to the first Google hit from a certain domain as in "I'm Feeling Lucky" but limited to a certain domain. I'm using this formula, but it typically doesn't ...
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How to look up a specific Google phrase having punctuation in it [duplicate]

Before run yum remove ceph-release, I would like to look up ceph-release. But quotes like ' and " still brings results like ceph releases, release ceph. So how to look up exactly "ceph-release"? ...
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How do I stop Google from providing me language localized search results? [duplicate]

For several webpages, Google provides me with language localized search results. For example, I search for bread and I get as a result: www.cooking.example/bread/de which is the German localized ...
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Is there a name to the search query syntax that Google uses?

Google has a standard search syntax e.g. quotations marks (") for a phrase, a prefix such (-) for qualified terms or the use of OR between words instead of AND. Sounds like it is a standard with a ...
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No results on Google Search in normal mode, but results in incognito?

In normal browsing mode, when I search for "pimp scroll bar html", I get no results: However on Incognito mode (for Google Chrome), suddenly I get results: I disabled all my extensions, and yet ...
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Instruct Google Search to blacklist w3schools.com from search results [duplicate]

Every time I Google for any CSS property, the first result is always on w3schools.com (a.k.a. the most useless, bogus and misleading site around). Is there a way to add it to some sort of a black ...
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How to export Google search results

I want a list of the Titles and URLs for the search results of a particular query. In my particular situation, there are only about 20 pages of results so it's not that much data.
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Google (Timer / Stopwatch) | Controls | parameters to start timer upon search

Let's just say you're getting tired and you decided to boil water at midnight. You decided to take a short nap...but little did you know that nap would've cost you your life. A simple question to ask ...
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Google search results contains rectangles

EDIT: I'm using Windows 10 on a desktop and Firefox 46. This problem occurs on different machines but only in one account. So there might be a account specific setting? Since today my google search ...
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What can you NOT find on Google? [closed]

Google claims to be fair, and it is in the company's interest (most of the time) to scour the Internet for anything and everything that its spiders can access. I want to know: What type of (...
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Is it better to exclude non essential words in Google searches

For example, if I had a question about iMovie, should I search Google: How to add transitions to multiple clips in iMovie Or something like: Add transitions multiple clips iMovie
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Limit search results to only tweets in Google?

I am trying to search for a particular string and I want to see only results from all user's tweets. "site:twitter.com" - doesn't work, because it searches in user's bio, name, etc., which I do not ...
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How to search something on across multiple sites with a single Google query?

I tried (search term site:stackoverflow.com) OR (search term site:superuser.com) OR (search term site:stackexchange.com) search term site:stackoverflow.com,superuser.com,stackexchange.com search ...
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Google seach query without omitting similar results

Many times google omits search results which are similar (you can click on the last results page to show the omitted ones). How can I query google search without omitting the similar?
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Restricting parts of boolean Google queries to one domain only

If I want to search this in Google Search, Keyword1 OR Keyword2 OR (Keyword3 site:SOMESITE.com) In theory, this should find Keyword1 or Keyword2 on any webpage, and only Keyword3 should be ...
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Why doesn't this Google query work as I expect?

I expect this Google query -site:ripper234 link:ripper234.com/p to return all links to my posts (pages starting with http://ripper234.com/p) that do not originate from my blog. This doesn't seem ...
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Differences are between the following three ways of restriction of Google searching?

There are three similar ways of searching in Russian webpages: searching with keyword site:*.ru advanced searching by selecting Russia country as the region where webpages were published advanced ...
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Search your Google+ conversations

Google provides the dominant Internet search. Moreover, it puts forward its Google+ social network (discussions), particularly, converting every YouTube conversation into one. How do you connect these ...
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How do I link my Google Profile to my blog?

Google search results show a link to the Google Profile for the author of appropriate search results, how do I ask Google to do this for the content I've created? I have a necessary parts (blog + ...
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Short url for Google News and Google Videos

On some occasions you want to provide some particular Google Search. You could simply copy the link from your browser's address bar, which often gives a very long link containing a lot of redundant ...
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Google indexed pictures or content

is it possible to remove content which is indexed in google? sorry if i am asking the question in wrong forum, let me know where to ask this otherwise. some pictures of mine and certain statuses are ...
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Display Google Search results over whole page

When I search using Google, the results page only takes up less than half of my screen. The longer titles are even cut of, such as: Bla Bla long title about ... even though the page has enough room ...
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How can I add a photo from my Google Photos to the Google Image Search?

How can I make a photo from my personal Google Photos available to the Google Image Search?
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How can I obscure Google Image and video thumbnails while allowing Google text searches?

Currently Google search results for images and videos produce thumbnail images for each entry found. This is done even if a site is blocked. For example a blocked pornographic site will still have a ...
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Keyboard shortcut to select an item in a dropdown menu in Google search

Is there any keyboard shortcut to select an item in a dropdown menu in Google search?
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Why is Google.COM redirecting to local? [duplicate]

When I try to search on google.com (United States), it redirects me on google.ca (the local one for me). I can access all google's sites in this list, except the one for United States. Can someone ...
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To have one Language in Google in Many Countries?

I would like to have my primary language (English) as the main language in Google Searches. Secondary comes the following languages I need to stay many days per month in Latvia; and many other ...
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Google treats vbscript as exact match of cscript, how do I deal with that?

When I google for CSCript refference, google returns VBScript results. Even when I put CScript in quotes. Have a look: I don't want to match vbscript but also I don't want to exclude vbcript ...
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Is it possible to “downvote” a Google web search result?

Google added a '+1' feature to promote certain results. Once a few people upvote a result, it's universally seen closer to the top of the results page. The Google Help pages include a way to report ...
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How to Google “::” (double colon) [duplicate]

I would like to search for answers to a problem related to a code issue in PHP with Class::method. While I was searching for answers I realised Google seems to drop the :: in all search queries. The ...
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Browse Google without being logged in while still logged into Gmail

As title states, I'd like to be logged into Gmail but not have Google search logged in. I've tried DuckDuckGo but nothing beats the search results from Google in my opinion. Besides using incognito or ...
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Google still features a page of mine I erased 40 days ago

Up to how long can it take for Google to clear its cache? Is it normal that it still shows the website I erased 40 days ago, and can I do something about it?
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I am looking for a cached copy of a website

I am looking for a cached copy of a website (www.shopthepackersgear.com). They have recently changed their website, and I would like to find a copy of their old one. When I use Google Cache it skips ...