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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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I forgot my username and password

I have forgot the username and password, how to reset for all even though I enter the back up email
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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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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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What is the maximum number of phone numbers per one contact in gmail?

Does anyone know what is the limit for number of phone numbers (any type) I can add to one single contact in gmail? There's information online regarding the maximum number of contacts you can have, ...
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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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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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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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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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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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How does Google Plus' Photos guess which photos to include in a story?

I took about 30 photos on differente places (in Azores), different days, using my DSLR. I uploaded those photos with minimal metadata to Google's Photos. Some weeks later I get a notification saying ...
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Is it possible to see several versions of a webpage using GoogleCache?

When using GoogleCache, is there a way to see several previous versions of a site - or is it only possible to see the latest one? (Yes I know - and eagerly use - the WayBackMachine (archive.org), but ...
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How to link two forms in Google Forms

Is there an option where I can link two forms? Example: I have a form running in production say "A", I am introducing new form say "B", in the new form "B" for a particular question the question type ...
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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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Can't open a bug on Google Code

Why can't I add a bug for OpenAirplay? The submit issue is always greyed out. I wanted to report that the source code Java doesn't compile in Eclipse. ...
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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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How can I set translator link in the new Google design?

I see Web, Images, Maps, Shopping and More, but even in more there is no Google Translator. Why are Shopping and Books links, but no Translator link? How can I get it back? In the old design, with ...