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Changed name in google but still old name in Google

I changed my name in google for privacy reasons but if I search for my real name in google I see the following result: Real Name - Google+ from Fake Name Fake Name hasn't shared anything with ...
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How can I view my starred items across all Google tools?

I'm a fairly heavy user of Google tools & am wondering if it's possible to view all items starred in each application. For example, I remember reading about in something recently and am trying ...
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Google translate OCR supported alphabets

Google translate support input from camera (OCR), but which alphabets they support? They support latin for sure, but what about other (arabic, cyrillic, thai, chinese, ...)?
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How to download our Google Web History?

In Google Web History, I can view all my past web searches. How can I download this data, instead of viewing them page by page on the website?
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Cant go invisible on google chat on my computer after installing hangouts on my cell phone

Oops! You are not invisible because you're logged into Google Talk from another client, device, or location that doesn't support invisibility. I uninstalled the hangouts from my phone & made sure ...
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What happens if I integrate my work Google account with my personal Google account?

I have two Google accounts, one for personal with a @gmail.com address, and one for work with a @mycompany.com address. I created the @mycompany.com account to use a separate Google calendar for work. ...
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Google Image Search - New tab

Ever since Google's new Image Search format, it's not respecting my "Open each selected result in a new browser window." setting. When I click on an image, it will open the selected link in a new tab, ...
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Unable to reset administrator password for Google Apps

I have been trying to reset and administrator password for my domain however I have been unable to. I have attempted following the instructions as per below link. however they appear to be out of date ...
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How do you select which Google profile is used with the Google Bookmark Bookmarklet?

I have 2 different gmail/google accounts. I'm usually logged into both. When I set up Google Bookmarks and dragged the bookmarklet to the toolbar, all was well. It was associated with the right ...
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How can I keep secondary Google services like Google Analytics and DoubleClick after changing my primary domain?

I understand that the steps required to change my primary domain to a subdomain are as follows: Delete mysubdomain.com from myprimarydomain.com Create new account mysubdomain.com Migrate our ...
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Signing in to Google through very different IP addresses

Because I connect to many different VPNs and make it appear that I'm in very different geographical locations, how do I add a whitelist of IP addresses that are allowed to sign in to my account so I ...
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get a “.ics” Outlook calendar file into Google Calendar

My office IT prevents me from saving an ics file on my computer (at least I can figure out how to do that), but i am able to email myself a calendar at my Gmail address. I open the mail message and ...
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How to sync two Gmail accounts

I have my college Id, collegeid@college.com (hosted on google apps) and a personal gmail id, username@gmail.com I created forward-to address in collegeid@college.com as username+college@gmail.com ...
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Emails marked as spam

I am creating a newsletter for my customers and in the presses I sent many "check" emails to myself. At some point, Gmail started marking them as spam. My question is, if my account marked it as spam, ...
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How to set session timeout for my google+

How to set session timeout for my google+ ?
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Is it possible to merge google docs folders from different users

UserA has company/folderA/subfolderA/fileA UserB has company/folderB/subfolderB/fileB If UserB leaves company and if we want to transfer ownership to UserA will it merge properly at the folder ...
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“An error occurred while communicating with the server. Reload” error in new Google Groups

When accessing Google Groups I get the following error: An error occurred while communicating with the server. Reload The error happens only when I'm logged in and when the new interface is ...
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Creating Google+ profile has changed a Google Apps for Business email name

We use Google Apps for business for email, docs etc. For one account sydney@domain.com I setup a Google+ profile but didn't realise it would change the name of the email account Was: From email name: ...
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Can't login to Yahoo Mail with OpenID

When I try to login to Yahoo Mail with my Google account, I get the error below. I thought it was a fluke when it first happened Wednesday, but now it's Sunday and still happening. I don't know what ...
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Is there a results limit on Google Custom Search?

I recently started dabbling in Google Custom Search and everything is fine, but my search results are restricted to 10 pages of 10 results. Is this an intentional limitation on the free version? ...
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Why is Google not accepting my phone number?

I'm trying to create a Google account but I fail the verification. The problem is that I get this message: This phone number format is not recognized. Please check the country and number. I have ...
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How can I use a quoted search on a Google Alert?

Lately my Google Alerts have been turning up less relevant results, and I realize that they seem to have stopped search for the phrase I entered and have started just giving results that include each ...
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How to jump to a particular date when viewing a person's posts stream on Google+?

I would like to bring up something I or somebody else has shared on Google+ months ago. It is time consuming to just scroll down and down and down, clicking more and more. Can I just jump to a ...
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How to permanently set the language of market.android.com?

My Google account and most of the Google services are all in English, but the web market keeps reverting to Italian every time I visit it. If I change the language using the dropdown at the bottom of ...
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Gmail Business Account - Not receiving emails

I have set up my business email through Google but I'm not receiving any email. I tried sending email through my business Gmail account and it worked but, again, I'm not getting incoming emails. I ...
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Getting all news on a topic in Google News

I subscribe to a Google News RSS feed on a topic. To me it seems like the feed only gives me a digested version and doesn't show every news item with the terms. Is there a way to tell Google News to ...
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New Google Group registration reCAPTCHA image not loading

I'm trying to create a new Google Group and I can enter the group name and description, but on the next page, the reCAPTCHA image is not loading. I'm getting a 403 forbidden for it. Is it just me or ...
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How to get Google Calendar to send notifications and daily agenda again?

I configured Google Calendar to send me a daily agenda email (to my gmail account) as well as reminders for my events, and for the past month or so I have received no emails from Google Calendar at ...
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Can you restrict Google Sheet to editing just text with restrictions on formatting?

I simply do not want people who edit the sheet to mess up the formatting. I'm sharing a file with well over fifty people, and if someone messes up the document, it'll probably set off a chain. Thanks ...
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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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Finding what terms would return a given image in Google Images

If I go to images.google.com and type in a search term (for instance "clouds") I get a number of images returned as a result. But for a given image in the search results, how can I find all the ...
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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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Transfer ownership of a Google My Business page without account access

How can I transfer ownership of a Google My Business page without knowing what account they are linked to? We have acquired companies and have no access to the Google accounts.
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Google Sheets IMPORTRANGE + QUERY won't import IMAGE

I use Sheets in my business to create product catalogs for wholesale prices. I have different sheets for different companies but the data in many of them is the same. I'd like these sheets to sync ...
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Error 550 5.2.1: Every time I receive an email I get a second with page of coding then a copy of the email at the bottom.

I have an iMac, macbook and iPad. For two weeks every time I receive an email I get a second with page of coding then a copy of the email at the bottom. These pairs of emails arrive together on all my ...
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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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Table of Contents with URL for each sheet

I have a spreadsheet with 600+ sheets. I have a lovely script that will alpha sort the sheets for me (more are being added each week), but what I really need is a Table of Contents tab that lists that ...
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How can I disable audio phone calls from Google Hangouts?

I have recently started using the new Google app, Hangouts. I downloaded the official Hangouts app to my iPod Touch 4th generation. Upon looking up the features of Hangouts for the first time, I ...
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How to hide text in Google document?

I would like to share a Google Document to other people. But, certain sections in the document are not complete, so I would like to hide them such that when they view or even edit the document, they ...
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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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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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Change Google Groups email address, but address not listed

I have changed my business email to another Google address and would like for my Google group messages to go to the new one. However, when I try to adjust the settings, it only lists the old email ...
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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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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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Common spam filters for Google Analytics

I've noticed that spam bots visit my websites a lot and I've been slowly but surely battling every one of them (for example, the infamous semalt). Are there any spam filters you apply for Analytics on ...
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Google Fit and RunKeeper

Earlier in the week when using RunKeeper on my phone I had a big banner pop up and tell me that RunKeeper is now compatible with Google Fit. Brilliant! Except that it doesn't actually seem to do ...
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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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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 ...