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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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How to recover Google bookmarks from Google Chrome [closed]

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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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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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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'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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How do I Upload a Complete Site to Google Sites?

Let us say that I have created a site at Google Sites. Now I can use templates as per my own wish to add folders, sidebars, footers to annotate the site. I am not talking about this. I already have ...
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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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How can I view my starred items across all Google tools?

I'm a fairly heavy user of Google tools & am wondering if it's possible to view all items starred in each application. For example, I remember reading about in something recently and am trying ...
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Google translate OCR supported alphabets

Google translate support input from camera (OCR), but which alphabets they support? They support latin for sure, but what about other (arabic, cyrillic, thai, chinese, ...)?
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Add links to new (2013) Google top bar?

Google decided to remove the black bar from the top of all their sites and replace it with links to Gmail, Images, and an icon to pull down other Google apps. Is it possible to add links to that ...
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how do i change my google e-mail account address without losing my stuff? [duplicate]

I got my google email when I was quite young, and the name is kind of childish. I want to change my email address but not lose my google account, my youtube, my chrome start page, etc. any ideas? I ...
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Regaining Google's Old Style Homepage Layout? [closed]

Google Chrome's recent update and of its homepage has incorporated smaller website thumbnails underneath its search dialogue box. I prefer the old layout where you could switch between larger website ...
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How to make google.com not redirect to my country's local version of Google search? [duplicate]

When I try to load google.com in my browser (Firefox), Google redirects me to its local version of Google Search for my country: Notice how, even though the URL is google.com, the page is ...
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New Google URL open up when I type google.com

When I type in google.com, it redirects me to this URL: https://www.google.co.in/?gws_rd=cr&ei=LMQxUoCCO8qfiQfSl4HgAw What does &ei=LMQxUoCCO8qfiQfSl4HgAw mean?
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How to view the folder size in Google Drive?

In Google Drive, you can use Sort split-button and choose Quota Used to show the size of each file there. However, folder sizes are not shown. I guess it's really a basic requirement in order to ...
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How to get definitions of a term through Google

I used to be able to search define:xyz on Google, where xyz is a term I want defined. It's not working any more or it only shows one result and no link to see the rest. Here's an example: I tried ...
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Is it possible for one to disable Google's suspicious login attempt detection?

I am traveling quite a bit and due to that, I'm being requested a confirmation code by Google, which requires the use of a mobile phone I am unfortunately unable to use due to differing cell networks ...
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Google Apps Email - how to add several domain names?

I signed up for Google Apps for Businesses, paid (I guess) $5 a month for this service. My primary goal is to use Google Apps for email accounts for my projects (with custom domains). I added one ...
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Is it possible to get Gmail Password sent to my recovery email address?

I want my Gmail password to come to my recovery email address without changing the password. Is it possible. If yes, how can it be done?
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Google Apps Admin account username and password lost

I created an Google Apps business (free edition) account for my friend back in 2012. After that we never logged in to that account. Now today when tried logging back in we don't remember username or ...
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Search for publicly shared files on Google Drive

Is there any feature in Google Drive to search for files and folders shared publicly by other users? I have uploaded some e-books online and I need to know how the public users can access them without ...
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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: ...