Questions about Google on a broad level and concerns one or more of the following web apps: Google Search, Google Maps, Gmail and Google Voice

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Google Play Music: How can I distinguish between Purchased/Uploaded and All-Access tracks?

In Google Play Music (web client or android app), How can I distinguish between Purchased/Uploaded and All-Access tracks?
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Is there a way to remove overlaying events in Google Calendar?

Is it possible to change behavior of these events to stack next too each other instead of overlaying?
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How to disable Google's annoying remembering users on this machine page?

I use several google accounts on a computer and it's not appropriate for all of them to be continually associated with this particular machine (browser). Swapping accounts is a nightmare because of ...
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google drive widget/gadget needed [closed]

Is there a widget that will allow me to display perhaps the 10 most recent updated/added files on Google Drive (preferably in a specific directory) on a website. It'd be a very useful addition to our ...
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what search engine returns pages with all keywords in query nowadays, if Google seems broken?

I have a nagging suspicion that Google has changed their algorithm to return pages for "relevance" rather than for faithfully containing all the keywords in a long query. They also, conveniently, got ...
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Is there a search engine that allows you to search for a specific string including special characters that has similar coverage to Google [duplicate]

Let's say I want to search for "100-Coins Star" (with the speech marks to tell Google to search for that specific term). Google comes up with results for 100 Coins Star. Ignoring the spaces and dash. ...
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Show search results from my Google Bookmarks while doing a Google search

When I do a Google search, is there way (or setting) to show results from links stored in my Google Bookmarks (if any) at the top and then after that results from web? As of now, I have to search in ...
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Repeat an FILTER or ARRAYFORMULA n times in Google Spreadsheets?

I would like to repeat an ARRAYFORMULA or FILTER n times. Let's assume I have A 1 a 2 b 3 c Now I set =ARRAYFORMULA(A1:A3) and I get the same output. But now I want it to repeat n times, ...
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Does linking a Google account managed by an administrator to a personal account cause any security issues

I have a company-managed google account and I'm reading from here that the administrator has full access to all data on the account. ...
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How to COUNTIF cells are years in Google Spreadsheet?

I have several dates in let's say A1:A with this syntax: dd/mm/yyyy and I would like to COUNTIF the cells are years. I had this first: =COUNTA(UNIQUE(YEAR(A1:A))). But that didn't work.
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Why was my Google+ custom URL not approved?

Google offered me a custom URL, but it's not significantly easier to type than the number string: google.com/+TorbenGundtofteBruun is still longer than the one I currently use: torben.g-b.dk/+ so I ...
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Is Google hosting service down, or have I misconfigured my blog?

I created a blog on Blogger with a custom domain, and it's not working with it. It works on the blogspot.com domain. I've inspected the request, and it turns out that Google hosting service is ...
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Delete YouTube channel in order to unlink G+ from YouTube

I want to get my old YouTube username back and completely abandon the nightmare that carries the name Google+. In order to do so, I need to delete my G+ channel, and in order to do that, I need to ...
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Problem with Google OR operator in Google News

Have a problem with Google News Search, maybe I'm doing something wrong way. When I'm trying to find news either on Russia LNG export or on Uralkali on Google News Search with the setting ...
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GMail's new attachment preview not work for only jpg attachment

Recently Gmail launched a new attachment preview & direct save to google drive. Really it is pretty cool. But for me, only jpg or image attachments not working at work (business app gmail ...
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How to recover Google bookmarks from Google Chrome

How do you recover your bookmarks from your Google account? The bookmarks were made on a different computer, using the same account.
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What bookmarklet converts Google search into YouTube search?

You used to be able to perform a search in Google and then press the YouTube button to convert the search to a YouTube search. However, now (presumably for equity reasons) they have a "video" button ...
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Delete Contact is grayed out in the More drop-down box

I'm trying to delete an old email address from auto-complete in the To: field. I can't see the contact listed in any contacts group, but its' searchable from the search field. When it displays it ...
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Why is google.com not showing doodles anymore?

i have noticed tha my google.com page is not showing doodles anymore. Thinking better i've not been seeing doodles for a while, i guess since they introduced the new page layout. This is what i always ...
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How can I save a set of directions in Google Maps?

How can I save a set of directions in Google Maps? If I have some directions that I searched for, How can I save these so someone else can use them as well?
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Totally confused by YouTube / Google+ integration

HELP! I'm losing my mind. At some point YouTube had me choose to create a new "channel" linked to a new "google+" profile -- maybe I had the option to keep my old gmail-linked channel -- I can't ...
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Google vCard image specification?

I import vCard with multiple contacts to Google and some pics aren't set as the contact pics. I guess they violate some format restrictions. What are the rules for contact pictures in Google? All my ...
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Does Google Hangouts live streaming have a viewer count limit?

Looking at the Hangouts On Air common questions - and within those FAQs under "Invites and Viewership" there is this question, How many people will be able to watch the broadcast? with this answer: ...
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Possible to use Google Trends to find most popular phrases involving certain word or combination of words?

I'm wondering if it's possible to use Google Trends or some other app to figure out the most commonly search phrases that involve a certain word. Let say I want to find phrases that are above three ...
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See all shared items in Google Drive

In Dropbox there is a place you can see all the shared items in your account (ie. all the items you have granted others access to). Is there a similar feature in Google Drive ?
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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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Where can I get a cached copy of a website from Google?

I've heard a lot about websites saved thanks to Google's cached copies of them. Where can I access these cached copies?
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Activate traffic view in new Google Maps?

How do I activate traffic view in new Google Maps? I can find the feature and see the color bar from fast to slow traffic view. I select traffic, but nothing happens.
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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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Multiple entries shown for Feedly in “Connected Sites, Apps, and Services” in my Google account

I have a Feedly account to which I login via my Google account. In my Connected Sites, Apps, and Services for Google I see multiple entries for Feedly. I tried revoking access to all of them but ...
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Ignore watermarked stock pictures from image search

When I search for images on Google, mostly it gives results related to stock websites with watermarked images. I want these sites to be ignored when I perform a search—is there any possibility to do ...
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Display a users Gmail Profile photo when an email is sent from them to other email accounts?

Is it at all possible to display the profile photo of a users Gmail account to their recipients when they are send out emails? So if a Gmail user with a photo sends an email to four users who use the ...
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Can I remove or change the link between YouTube and Google+?

I have a Google+ account, and I have a YouTube account that created a linked Google+ page on my Google+ account. In my YouTube settings, there is no link to disconnect the Google+ page (as seen in the ...
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How to change google applications language?

I used to live in Brazil. But I'm now back in France (my country) and I would like to have google webs apps in French. When I log in to google from a French computer, google sets the language to ...
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How to get of this error Invalid format for header X-GData-Key [closed]

I am trying to run the google sample codes YoutubeVideoApp When i try to upload the video to Youtube it gives me error saying Invalid format for header X-GData-Key I have put my DeveloperKey in the ...
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My replies are missing from Gmail threads when using 3rd party mail clients

When using gmail in 3rd party email clients (iOS Mail, Sparrow for Mac and Airmail for Mac), my replies are missing from threaded conversations. Take the following example; Bill emails Jon, Sue and ...
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Unable to Request Different Custom URL For Google+

I received the notification on Google+ Page pre-approved custom URL and would like to request for a different URL. On the Google+ Help Page, it stated there that we can request a different URL but ...
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Custom domain with Google App Engine app

I have setup my GAE app with my registered domain. And from the Admin page: Your users can access myapp at: https://myapp.appspot.com http://www.myapp.com *Note: app name is not actual However, ...
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Google Translate: Sync between google chrome and Google Mobile application

I ask about this feature: 'History sync between google chrome from desktop/laptop to mobile device' What I mean: I like that my mobile device (iPad) have a history of what I transleted. This feature ...
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I want to link my Google/YouTube account to my company YouTube account

I have some company videos I would like to upload to my company YouTube account, but Microsoft movie maker won't let me upload them as it says my "Google account is not linked to a YouTube channel. ...
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Share a shared calendar OR automatically copy all events to one calendar

I have an iCal format calendar that's generated by my employment scheduling software. I have that calendar imported into my Google Calendar, and it works very well. However, I want to be able to share ...
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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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How (can?) you search the Google Trash for a particular folder that was deleted?

A bug in Google Docs sync created a 16 GB duplicate folder on my desktop and when I deleted it it deleted the source fold (of which folder(1) was a duplicate). So now I want (hopefully!) to restore ...
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Running a Google survey through an online panel

I will be conducting a survey through an online third-party panel and need to upload my Google survey link but they require a unique ID tag for them to be able to identify unique responses. Do you ...
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'Only the owner can change permissions' option is not inherited to subfolders

Recently I have tried to share a folder with subfolders using the 'Only the owner can change permissions' option (the option that appears at the bottom of the sharing dialog window). The folder that ...
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Change date format in Google search

In Google, when you turn on web history, Google shows which links you have visited before and when. But the date format is in MM/DD/YY and I want to display it in the DD/MM/YY format. Is there any way ...
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Privacy when signing in with Google

Lately many websites allow users to sign in using their Google accounts, which seems to be fine, but I am a bit worried about privacy issues... I have been taking a look, and most of the information ...
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Prevent the cell from expanding to the size of cell contents in a Google Docs spreadsheet every time I open the doc?

I know how to "Wrap text" to make this happen, but my issue is I am having to do this EVERY time I open a google doc. It is a quick couple of clicks, but it adds up. Is there a way to make is so the ...
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iGoogle dynamic themes on other websites

Now that iGoogle is being shut down, is there a way to add the dynamic themes to another webpage? I cannot seem to find a suitable replacement (Google+ does not support backgrounds, let alone dynamic ...
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Assign an event to multiple calendars, one shared calendar and another topic related calendar which is not shared

I want to assign an event to multiple calendars without making a duplicate the event in each calendar. I need to share one calendar with family and coworkers for scheduling purposes, but not share all ...