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How do I prevent Google from killing access to sister/brother sites?

My free portfolio on google.com allows me partial functionality on some accounts. For instance It allows me to use the googlemail account almost without hitch (at times hangout will simply keep ...
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Google Groups - “Don't Display at Top” nor “Delete” are working. How to get help from Google?

I have several posts which are pinned to the top of my Google Group. For some reason when I click "Don't Display at Top" they temporarily seem unpinned until I reload the page... they instantly re-pin ...
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How to have keyboard shortcuts in Google Search not skip over results?

Using Firefox 36; I look up this query in Google Search, with Javascript enabled for google.com: https://www.google.com/search?q=something&ie=utf-8&oe=utf-8#q=something+pdf Then I click on ...
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New Gmail account requires mobile number only on select devices

On creating a new gmail account, they first asked for all the details. I didn't add my mobile number as I did not want to give it away and left Current Email as blank. After agreeing its TAC, the ...
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How do I get my custom email domain back from gmail?

My uncle who recently died hooked me up with an gmail account through his company, Radsoft. My email was ******@radsoft.com It expired february 22 and now I can no longer receive emails from that ...
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What does {:literal} mean in a Google search?

I searched for Adam Sandler today and I saw this: I couldn't find anything in Google search docs about {:literal} search operator. Any idea why I might've seen this and what it's supposed to do?
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Google reverse search phrase--where does it come from?

I am using Google Chrome, and I use the Google reverse search engine, by right-clicking on the image and choosing the "Search Google for this image". For some images that you have used with this ...
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How to search for “python” the programming language on Google Trends?

If I type ruby on Google Trends then it suggests "the programming language", which is what I want. But if I type python then it doesn't suggest the programming language. Question How can I get it ...
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Why did Google Search stopped showing me site descriptions?

Suddenly Google Search results stopped showing me descriptions. Why?
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Google account History/apps/bookmarks sync between two different accounts?

Have changed my Google account and want to copy all my browsing data & apps etc.. to my new chrome account. Is it possible?
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OK to change YouTube channel name to help merge brands? Side effects? [closed]

I posted my early videos under my first YT username, JeffOYB. I got 390 subscribers, 300k views, 47 videos. Then I started an OutYourBackdoor YT acc't. That's my main business name. I've uploaded a ...
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Automatically creating sheets across different google spreadsheets

I have one spreadsheet that collects the Google form data that is submitted. I then created spreadsheets titled "A-D", "E-H", "I-L", and so on to create the alphabet. I would like students to use ...
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Using secondary domain for Google Hangouts URL

My primary domain name is foobar.com. My secondary domain name is fizbaz.com. When I create links in Google Calendar to do a Hangout, the URL always includes foobar.com no matter what, but I'd like ...
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How to add attachment option in Google Form?

I need to make a Google Doc Form, in which the users need to upload a Word file. Is it possible to do so using Google Docs form? If yes, then how?
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Inserting an image into HTML text editor [closed]

I have a question about inserting an image into html. How can I insert an image tag? I am using a text editor in Google called < TXT >. I tried to contact support for the website but could not ...
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Can I get a Google Apps for Work Collaborative Inbox into a mail client?

I have set up a collaborative inbox for a customer using Google Apps for Work, through the Google Groups for Business App. I want to know if it's possible to get this email address to work in a mail ...
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Why does Google Talk think I am “signed in from a different location that doesn't support invisibility”?

I only occasionally use Google Talk, and only via Gmail in my browser. I always stay invisible, and only use it when someone asks me (say, via text or email) to chat with them, and then I send them ...
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To block private Instagram profile from Google Search?

Many social media application have setting by which you can prevent your profile in Google search. However, Instagram does not have it. They also ignore the users' feedback by not offering customer ...
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Moving data between columns in google sheets

I want to manage my tasks in Google Sheets. Right now I list all my tasks in column C (as shown below) Is there a way to 'indicate' that a field in column C has been done (like I have in Column A) - ...
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Preventing my birthday to be shown in other people's Google calendar

How can I prevent my birthday to be shown in other people's Google calendar? I saw my contacts' birthday appear by default in the aggregation of my Google calendars: I know I can unselect the ...
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Google Drive Search: Unexpected Results

My GDrive contains files and folders such as: csci402 (a folder) csci402 schedule.xls csci402-schedule.xls Here's a series of searches by file/folder title, some of which yield surprising--wrong, ...
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Switching a YouTube account to a different email address

I have a Google+ business page and gmail address. I have a YouTube account that has a lot of data that somehow got linked to a different email address and Google+ page (with no info). I have been ...
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Is it possible to sign into Gmail only?

Normally when you sign into Gmail, it signs into your whole Google account - YouTube, Gmail, Google Search, etc… Is it possible to sign into only Gmail and leave the others not logged in? From a ...
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How do I unlink Google accounts?

I accidentally linked two of my google accounts, so when I log into one it logs me into both. I cannot seem to find a way to undo this. How do I separate them again?
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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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Trust a device for more then 30 days in Google Two-Factor Authentication

When I log on to my Google account and have to enter a two-factor code, I get an option to trust this device for 30 days: Some time ago, this option trusted the device permanently - which is a lot ...
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Resizing Google+ photos from standard to full size

I have lost hard copies of a number of photos and they are saved in Google plus and Picaso. They were saved as the smaller, standard size photos. Because of the lower quality, I cannot utilize them ...
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Google Maps shows wrong name

Recently I posted a question Business won't show up on Google Maps. It turned that I had to wait a bit longer for Google to put my business on its maps. Now I have a new problem - the name of the ...
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combine 2 chrome accounts

Can I merge 2 chrome accounts? I have one from a former job that is deleted, but has all my bookmarks. I want the bookmarks but not the account. I have a personal account and want all old work ...
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How long is GMail legally allowed to keep my emails after I delete them?

I have a gmail account since long before 2008, I wondered should I delete some or all of my mails, how long could Google legally still claim the right to internally keep them. I've checked the ...
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Hide/remove Google Plus red notification number on Gmail etc [duplicate]

I have scoured the web to no avail. The solutions here Disable the Google Plus red notification number on Gmail, Google search, etc does not work anymore. I don't know about the chrome plugin, ...
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How to add a text input field along with radio input button in Google Form?

I am creating a Google Doc Form for a company's internal survey. One question is like: 'Do you have a Dental School Program by Another company or organisation, if yes What?' How can I add a text input ...
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Google Apps email (or Zoho) forwarding to regular Gmail account? [duplicate]

I have a Google Apps email account that I'd like to close. But, I'd like to retain emails that go to the account. Can I forward emails that are aimed at my Google Apps account to my regular Gmail ...
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How can I google search a defined set of domains/sites for a certain string [duplicate]

I want to search for a string and limit that search to certain sites. For instance I may want to search Google TV site:walmart.com Google TV site:amazon.com Google TV site:bn.com Google TV ...
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How to change name on Google Account

Following the steps outlaid here: https://support.google.com/accounts/answer/27442?hl=en I signed in, clicked edit under Personal Info, and I can see the First Name and Last Name but I can't edit ...
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Gmail “suspicious sign-in attempts” email - legitimate? [duplicate]

I got two emails this week from Gmail, claiming to have prevented "suspicious sign-in attempts" to my account. These emails came from the address: signins.activityalerts@gmail.com (using the name ...
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Is it possible to run both Outlook and Google Apps on the same domain?

My company uses Outlook for email/calendars but I'm a big Google Apps user and was wondering if it's possible to implement Google Apps for my company so there can be a choice if someone wants to use ...
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The share via email option has disappeared in GPlus

There used to be a little box you could check to share your Google Plus post via email that's not there for me anymore - It just disappeared. Any idea how to get it back?
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in chrome: gmail zoom in returns to default

I surf in gmail via chrome. I usually zoom in (pressing ctrl and +) to 150%. when i click on "inbox" \ drafts \ sent mail the view reset to zoom 100% but if I press ctrl and + I see the zoom ...
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How long does Google for Work take to release an alias?

I want to remove an alias from a Google for Work account and create it as its own Google for Work account. How long, after I remove the alias, will Google take to release it for use in another ...
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My Google search results use to include a “Translate this page” link alongside each search result

My Google search results used to include a “Translate this page” link alongside each search result. This does not appear now and I have tried to find a way to bring back that option for many hours ...
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How to enable dictionary search in Google?

Ho do I enable Google dictionary search in Google web results? If I do a google web search (e.g. for the word 'pertain') in my private gmail account, I don't get any Google Dictionary definitions. If ...
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How to prevent user from downloading my Google Sheets

I have made a few useful spreadsheets for my company. I want to put them on Google Sheets, so my colleagues can use it online to make inputs and get results. But I do not want them to know the ...
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How can I prevent the Google Maps Country Redirect?

Google maps has started to redirect me to my local country domain - from www.google.com/maps to www.google.at/maps. Is there any way to prevent this without using cookies? Llike the "No Country ...
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Why should I use the Google Authenticator app instead of SMS?

I use Google's two-factor authentication, because I know that access to my email account is the skeleton key to all my other accounts. And... it's pretty annoying - I'm frequently swapping computers ...
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Is there some fix to make Google Alerts work again?

I see some recent articles recommending Google Alerts, but in my experience it does not send any new updates lately like it's stopped working completely. I see some people also experience problems ...
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Set a broad, soft deadline in Google Tasks?

All - is there a way to set a broad deadline in Google Calendar / Google Task? What I mean by that is for example: - November - This week - Next week
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I have no admin access to my domain name via Google Apps

I registered a domain name via Google Apps ages ago. I get expiration reminders for the domain sent to my normal google gmail account. However I never logged into the domain's admin section, or ...
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How to use different Google account for selected services?

I have account A of Google for work stuff and account B for registering other accounts (which hides my identity). I would like to log in to Google Drive, Gmail and Blogger with account A and other ...
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Google Fonts make use of CSS3? [closed]

Just a quick question. Does Google Fonts just make use of the technology of CSS3? (Which means they just host fonts in their servers, instead of ours. And let us load their fonts, with some of their ...