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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 to detect invisible users on google chat

I have found several web pages that explain how to find if a user is invisible by sending them a message. One of the websites had a link to a page explaining a way to detect an invisible user without ...
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Google Apps Email for new Primary Youtube Email

I have a YouTube account that I want to change the primary email for but every time I try to add a alternate address it says it is already associated with another google account. The email is a ...
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Google weather gadget/widget like the one on search

When searching for "weather " with google.com like http://www.google.com/search?q=weather+cupertino a formatted weather forecast with icons is shown before the first actual search result. Is there a ...
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How to get Google+ Auto-backup link to a video?

If you have enabled Google+ Auto-backup on your phone, then pictures and videos are uploaded to Google+. The problem is that there are no links to the videos, and if you try to download and video, and ...
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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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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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How to Customize Google homepage Taskbar?

How can I customize the Google Homepage Taskbar? By Default it shows: Web Images Videos Maps News Shopping etc....and have to click on More to get Books, Calenders, Docs. Is there anyway I can ...
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Can a hyperlink close the previous window in Google sites?

I want to use hyperlinked images for navigation between Google site pages. Right now the hyperlink creates a new tab when opened. Is there a way for the hyperlink to 'replace' the current page - ...
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Google Calendar: How do you add an event from invitations to your non-default calendar?

I got two calendars in google calendar - my private one, which is primary and my secondary one, which is called "Work" for work-related meetings only. Every time someone invites me to an event by my ...
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Problem adding Image to hyperlink in Google Sheets

I want an image to be my hyperlink in Google sheets. Here is my code: =HYPERLINK("google.com/de", IMAGE("http://s5.favim.com/orig/69/hi-love-quote-start-Favim.com-658946.jpg")) The image shows up ...
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All my Gmail messages and contacts are gone - how do I get them back?

I have just logged in to my Gmail account to check on an email received about a job and my account is empty. It is as if I have just opened a new account! This is an account I use for work and I ...
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Make dynamic array blank based on adjacent values in Google Spreadsheets

I'm attempting to indicate certain months that fall between the end of one period and the beginning of another. I have the months of the year in column C: values 1 through 12. It's a running snapshot ...
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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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Is it possible to go back to the free version of Google Apps?

Is it possible for us to “downgrade” a Google Apps account after we have gone for the paid version? I don't mean during the guarantee period (if there is one).
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Google Calendar: All-day-event notification: how to get notified during event, on the same day?

On the Google Calendar page I can access via a web browser, I can click on: Settings cogwheel | Calendars | to the right of any calendar entry click Edit notifications. The help icon next to All-day ...
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Is there a way to prevent oversubscription using Google Forms

I am in a team of people organising an event. . So in the picture, for the first session, each person only attends one of the strands and not both. I would like to know if there is a way of ...
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How to add attachment option in Google Form?

I need to make a Google Doc Form, in which the users need to upload a Word file. Is it possible to do so using Google Docs form? If yes, then how?
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Can't add separate domain to Google Apps account

I'm trying to add a separate domain to my Google apps account (different from a 'domain alias'). However the button that used to appear on the 'Domains' page seems to have disappeared. I've added two ...
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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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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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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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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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Login to Google without going to “Google Accounts”

At work, they blocked personal email. Our IT staff couldn't find a good way to block only Gmail so they blocked ALL Google accounts. I asked my supervisor if all Google sign-ins should be blocked and ...
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How can I see a graph of Google Play Referrals on Google Analytics

I am able to see the referrals in the referral flow section. but i cannot find them again anywhere else. I need to see stats about each referral over time. Any way to so this?
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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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ImportHTML spreadsheet function to update every 5 mins

I have a Google spreadsheet fetching stock exchange data using an ImportHTML function: =ImportHtml("http://www.xxxx.xx.xx/xxxxxxxx/livefeedfull.aspx/?"& year(now()) & month(now()) & ...
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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 Takeout Download Fails

I've successfully created a Google Takeout archive, but every time I try to download it, it quits at the very end. When I used DownThemAll, it deleted what it had already downloaded and instead ...
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Is there a way to get the Google Maps Driving Time without traffic via Google Distance Matrix API?

As already said: Is there any possibility to get the google gaps driving time without traffic via Google Distance Matrix API? I do not need current traffic. I do not need any kind of average driving ...
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Is there a Google Groups Group? A place to leave feedback regarding Groups?

Most (if not all) Google Groups forums (at least the product forums) lack the ability to edit posts I'd like to leave some feedback regarding this, but I don't know where to take it Seems that ...
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How do I delete a suspended account on Google Developer?

My previous Google Developer account has been suspended for non-payment issue. After three month I just created a new ID, and completed payment for developer console. But now, I can't publish my ...
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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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Remove Gmail “send mail as” for former employee (new problem)

So, I basically have the same issue as the earlier posting (Remove Gmail “send mail as” for former employee), but the previous solution will not work for me since the emails were already being ...
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Google news delete section?

I can't delete a section in 2014 Google News. When I got my tablet, it opened a new version and I have duplicate sections that seems impossible to fix. How can I delete it?
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How to limit access to individual clients to view or print their file in Google Drive

I have many clients at any one time who I need to supply a report file too after completing a survey (The Report). How can I restrict each client to access just their file, and not any others?
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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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Transfer Abobe file to Drive, open & edit

I received a compressed Adobe file via email. I unzipped using WinZip and uploaded the file to Google Drive. It is a docx file and shows in Drive as a Word file. Right clicking to open using Google ...
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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 ...
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Infinite redirect loop after search performing from Google search box in Google Chrome. How do I fix it?

Got redirect loop after any Google search performing from Google search box (see screenshot below), while search from Omnibox (google default search engine) does not induce any redirecting. Tried: ...
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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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Google Analytics- Different Reported Visitors for the same day in different views

In Traffic Sources > Overview I can see traffic on March 26th at around 8000. This is shown when multiple days are selected in reporting period. When March 26 is selected as the only day the ...
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Is there a way to force Google to show cached link for long page title or long URL?

Is there a way to force Google to show cached link for long title pages or long URL? Because I can't see it when the web page title is too long or the URL address is too long. Please tell me how to ...