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Add non-Google login option to Flickr account

I signed up to Flickr using my Google account. This has become a major usability headache since I moved to China: While flickr itself is not blocked here, Google's authentication redirect dance (which ...
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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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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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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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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 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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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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Creating a script to add a menu that allows me to add a new column to a specific range

I want to create a script that adds a row to a specific range copying the format and functions and data validations of the row above it. Example Spreadsheet Use the link to the sheet above as a ...
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How can you increase similarity in Google image search?

In Google you can image search, which will return images which are visually similar to the image you searched for. How can I increase how similar the returned results are?
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The Google Maps layers button does not show as decribed by Google support at http://maps.google.com. How to display it?

I do not have the layers button at http://maps.google.com as described here https://support.google.com/mymaps/answer/3024933?hl=en and the layers shown here https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AE-Al5mNu44 ...
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Is it possible to have only one view in Blogger's Dynamic View template?

How can I disable other views in Blogger's Dynamic View template and do not allow users to select different views?
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Google Script: setValue function on form submit

I have written the following code function myFunction(e){ var options={cc: 'x@abc.com'}; MailApp.sendEmail(e.values[2], "New SMS Blast request", "A new SMS blast request has been entered, the ...
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How to increase LinkedIn X-Ray search result count?

I am using LinkedIn X-Ray Search to get information. Problem: Maximum number of results is 1000. I had tried start=1001 it is not working. How to overcome this problem?
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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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possible to link to a single layer in google maps?

In Google Maps, you can create layers over maps to show custom information. Is it possible to link to a specific layer (or the map showing that layer), rather than the map showing the first defined ...
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How to search for products from small websites only?

I am interested in browsing the inventories of small business websites, not the larger well known ones. It is enjoyable to find a product on some low-budget website, and then support the owners by ...
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How to create a Google Cloud SQL instance?

I'm trying to create a Google Cloud SQL instance but always getting the error Could not complete the operation. See screenshots below. Any idea what's going on? Thanks.
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Deleting links to multiple google accounts

How do I delete links to various google accounts that have been set on my computer? Some belong to friends who used my computer when visiting, one is an old shared account which I no longer use, but ...
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“Google Photos” my drive and Google+ confusing

I see a new feature in Google drive which says Google photos. I now have a Google photos folder on my computer. Can I upload to this folder by transferring photos into my local file system and have ...
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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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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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Avoid Download and Upload in Google Drive to Share when I am not owner

I have been shared a folder by my client and I am not the owner of the folder. I know that sharing this folder is not possible, however presently I am forced to download the folder and upload it ...
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Google Correlate Draw Not Working

Google Correlate has a draw capability so you can draw a line on a graph: http://www.google.com/trends/correlate/draw?p=us It was working fine for me a week ago and now I get an error message. Here's ...
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Google Calendar event loading

I have a public google calendar that displays events like a list. See (right side of container): http://www.ucmbookstore.com/SiteText.aspx?id=11055 My problem is that I have events in the calendar, ...
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Google Play Music: Import playlists from Spotify to Google Music All-Access?

Import playlists from Spotify to Google Play Music All-Access? I tried this tool (http://www.maui.at/2013/06/portify/) both in Windows and Mac OS X (running it with Node.JS cmd tool) but doesn't ...
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embedding editable Google Calendar

We are a small company and want to have an internal calendar (available on <some-internal-ip>/calendar) where we can track customer visits, travels, conferences, etc. Ideally it would be a ...
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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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Google password changes

After a mandatory password reset by Google, I am unable to set a password on which my smtp setups critically depend. Despite being 8-chars long, it is deemed too weak ("common words are easy to ...