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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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Google search result returns number of result with time fraction—what does it represent?

When we search something on Google it returns results with a light colored text at the top, like About 1,270,000,000 results (0.29 seconds). What does it represent and what is Google’s logic behind ...
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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 ...
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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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Recurring email in Google Apps for Business

I need to send out weekly reminder emails from my Google Apps for Business account but it is going to be tedious and error-prone to have to manually remember and send the emails out. Can I automate ...
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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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Can I create a new Google Apps user with the same email address as an existing alias?

I’ve got an Google Apps for Business account, in which I have a main email address that I use for everything related to my company—studio@... I created an alias of this called careers@... which I ...
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Google+ auto invite after putting a contact in google circle

I've moved my 1000+ contacts into google circles which I thought of as contact categories. Prior to creating my circles and assigning all my contacts to the appropriate circle I checked my profile ...
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How do I tell Google that the supposedly suspicious activity was me?

Since a few months ago, all Google web apps have been telling me that they suspect suspicious activity on my account: "Warning: Someone signed in to your account from a different location. Was it ...
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Suspicious Gmail login - by Google ??

I received a "Suspicious sign in prevented" email this morning for one of my Gmail accounts. I changed my password just in case but upon inspecting the email details it looks odd. It was accessed by ...
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Using “Google 2 Step Verification” while on vacation

I'm using Google 2-Step Verification and I'm about to go for vacation. My biggest concern is that I will not have my phone with me and therefor will not be able to receive texts with code whenever I'd ...
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Google indexed pictures or content

is it possible to remove content which is indexed in google? sorry if i am asking the question in wrong forum, let me know where to ask this otherwise. some pictures of mine and certain statuses are ...
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Can Google Apps Admin monitor the chat history of users?

This may sound a too silly question. My company uses Google Apps for all the employees . So all of them have example@companyname.com as their official email. I understand that there would be an admin ...
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How can I search “c— language” in google? [duplicate]

How can I search "c-- language" in google? How does google deal with these kind of special characters?
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default gmail account

my daughter logged in to her gmail account and it seems to be the default; when I open gmail, hers is first choice, then mine; she lives in another state and only used her account here once. How do I ...
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How can I get into an old gmail account then I dont remember anything but the actual email? [duplicate]

I have a old gmail account I want to get into so I can find a youtube channel I was subscribed to that I cant remember the name of. I know my email but not my password or any other credentials (date ...
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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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Could I access a large number of permalinks via Google or OneDrive?

How do I access OneDrive file permalinks without having to go to each file and get the link? Ideally, I'd simply like to append the file names to a link which specifies the directory on OneDrive. ...
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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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How not to use Google Sync at a particular computer?

Yesterday, I logged in to Google from a rather public computer using Google Chrome to check my emails. As soon as I logged in, a popup window appeared and informed that my bookmarks, passwords, ...
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Gmail + Google Apps Sync + Outlook send mail as

Win7-64 / Outlook 2010 / GAS 3.5.370.990 We use Google Apps for Business. Our company main domain @abc with other domains (e.g. @xyz) associated. Our primary email setting is with the @abc domain. I ...
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How to change google time from EST to IST?

When I search something time related in Google like "when will X telecast","X vs Y" like this, the result shows for EST time. I'm in IST timezone and would like to get the result accordingly. My ...
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Rename Column in Google Spreadsheets

Does anyone know how to rename a column in google spreadsheets? Seems easy enough in excel. https://productforums.google.com/forum/#!topic/docs/ewnE52j57YU I was hoping that ideally I could see what ...
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How do I move a Google Spreadsheet document from one Google account to another?

I created a moderately complex Google Spreadsheet document in my personal account, which become popular amongst my colleagues and is now officially adopted by our team. Therefore, it would make sense ...
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Can an IP address be incorrect?

Today while doing a Google search, I noticed at the bottom of the search results page a city and state that is not mine and the phrase "From your Internet address." I don't know if this has always ...
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How to change font type, size, and colour in Google form

How can I customise the background, font type&size and the color of a Google form?
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Grab locations to KML from custom map owned by a different person

I have a Google map and I need to grab these locations. Is it possible to grab locations to a KML file from custom Google maps that are created by other users?
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How do I default to international search in Google?

I have now reached the threshold for the amount of time I want to spend searching for how to disable a feature. I'm unsure if it's a Google feature or a Google Chrome feature. How do I search ...
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Is there a way to download all Google docs?

I know that you can download a ZIP file of all Google Docs, but I have so many documents that the download fails and Google sends me an email with a list of errors about exceeding file size. What is ...
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How to display more search results in Google Scholar?

By default it shows only 20 results. Unlike the main Google page, there doesn't seem to be a way to increase it to 100.
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How do I not show my real name when commenting in a Google Doc, while signed in to my Gmail account?

I have a Gmail account and it has my real name on it. I don't know how to keep everyone from seeing my real name if they visit my account. I also do not know how to keep people from seeing my name ...
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Transfer data from a form to a new spreadsheet

I have a simple form that inputs entries into a spreadsheet in Google Doc's. All I want to do is open a new sheet and import the data from the forms spreadsheet so I can manipulate it in my own way. ...
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Can I activate YouTube's “watch later” function on my mobile phone only?

Is it possible to have YouTube’s “watch later” function be active only on my mobile phone rather than on all of my devices and web browsers? I want to deactivate this feature when using my web ...
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Where does Google get its dictionary data?

Use "define:" in Google and you will get dictionary definitions and etymologies. For instance: define: dictionary. Where is Google getting the definitions, etymologies, and pronunciations? I doubt ...
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My google account has an email address that is no longer correct

My google account has an email address that is no longer any good. How do I change my google account email address
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Problems with 2nd Gmail address affecting Blogger and Google+ profile

I have a small business and I have a blog using Blogger (http://straightforwardconsultancy.blogspot.co.uk) which I set up using a Gmail address and later connected to a Google+ profile. All was fine ...
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“SSL search is off” notification on Google

The Problem Since this morning, I have been getting pop-up notifications on Google SERPs like this one: Looking up at my address bar, Google indeed wasn't using HTTPS. The Background SSL ...
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Gmail Alternate Username

On my Google Account link https://www.google.com/settings/personalinfo My core Google account of coreAddressLongSilly@gmail.com lists an Alternate username of alterUser Primary email ...
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How can I reorganize App Launcher icons on a Google Apps Account?

Google recently added the option to drag icons in the App launcher as shown in the animation below: I've done that on my normal Google account, but I am unable to drag around apps in my Google Apps ...
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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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Signature with an image is randomly displayed automatically

When I setup an Email signature for a client on a Gmail account, the image is not being displayed when I look at it on my own Gmail account, but with other Gmail accounts it works. I tried different ...
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Remove contact from Gmail

After I have removed and blocked a particular contact from my contact & chat list, when I search with the contact's name in the search option of my Gmail account, it still throws up the contact's ...
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On Google Drive is there a way to connect Adobe Reader using “Connect more apps”

I want to open PDF files using Adobe Reader on the Google web drive. There is no problem on the local Google drive, but when on the web, one has to use various apps offered by Google that are ...
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What are Google Sites Shared with me and where to view them?

I've recently checked my Google Account details on the Google Dashboard site. The paragraph "Sites" told me that I have one Site and over 700 thousand sites "shared with me" What are those "Shared ...
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Can I make a Google spreadsheet deploy as a web application?

Well, this is what I'm planning to do: my spreadsheet looks almost done to me (a few changes here and there of course, but that'll continue forever). I want to deploy it as a web-app and then who ...
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Add existing Gmail account to an existing Google account

I have created a Google account using a Microsoft email, Hotmail in particular. Let's say that this account is google_account@hotmail.com. I also have a separate Gmail account, let's say it's ...
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Changing default YouTube account

Is there any way to permanently change the default YouTube account we're logged into right after loggin in to our master Google account? I have both a G+ and the "old" (non-Google) YouTube account ...