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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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 ...
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What happened to the Google Calculator? Does it still exists?

What happened to the Google Calculator? Does it still exist? I no longer see it.
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How do I change the supported devices list in Google Play?

Is it possible to enable or disable all devices: in Google play? by a particular vendor? by a wildcard? by a starting letter? It feels like I have to click five thousand times on each device to ...
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Way to automate collection of goo.gl data into Google Spreadsheet?

Is there a way to automatically collect analytics data from goo.gl into Google Spreadsheets or Excel? Specifically I am looking to automatically bring the total clicks from my links into a spreadsheet ...
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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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Import/export Gmail contacts?

I have two Gmails. One is for school, and is part of the organization. The other is personal. I've already set up forwarding from school to personal and set it so that I can send email from my school ...
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Google account - how to set my alternate (non-gmail) address as the account primary?

I'm a big fan of Google services in general, and use quite a few of them. I don't happen to use gmail though. I do have a gmail address as part of my account, but I don't ever check it. I have ...
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Is there any way to tell Google to use a particular account for all Google services by default?

I typically use 2 Google accounts simultaneously in my browser. So whenever I fire up any Google service like Google Maps or YouTube or Google Search, it uses one of the accounts. The problem is that ...
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Use Group Email (hosted by Google) to create an account on Google Play Store

I am trying to create a Google Play Store account but with a group email (hosted by Google). Is this possible? For example, I have a group email on my Google Apps Business Console (hello@company.com) ...
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Why does Google Drive delete files removed from the local computer?

I recently installed Google Drive in my Windows 8 Pro and there is a folder for Google Drive. When I put my files into this folder it got uploaded to Google Drive. When the uploads were completed, I ...
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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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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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Can I block a certain website from google results? [duplicate]

Whenever I need to know a simple fact, google often finds it in answers.com. I loathe answers.com's user interface, and inability to deliver the information I need after I click through google, ...
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Will I ever get a Facebook Looking back video again? [duplicate]

I got a facebook looking back movie, however, I didn't post it immediatly. I then deleted some photos and went back to watch the rest of the video then share it, but all I saw were like six pictures.I ...
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Use Domain from Google Mail for Business

A friend started to use "Google Apps for Business" (Mail) where he has to pay for it. He also registered through Google a Domain with his name (office@namename.com) When he now enters the domain ...
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How to download all Google Search images results

Is there a way to automatically download all the images that Google shows up on Google Image Search? I do not want to download the thumbnails and only the actual images in their actual sizes.
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How do I delete text messages from Google Voice?

I want to delete about 3 text messages from Google Voice. How? I only have the option to delete the entire conversation.
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IP Address from Web History

The web history help page (https://support.google.com/accounts/answer/54068?hl=en&ref_topic=14148) states that along with search results it collects the IP address data for each search, i.e., an ...
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Initial post to external email address in Google Groups for Business

Ok, so I've set up a Collaborative Inbox on Google Groups for Business. It looks good so far, but one thing I can't seem to figure out: I would like to use it for career@mycompany.com, and one of the ...
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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 “My Library” behaviour when removing tracks

I've found that if I add tracks to "My Library" using Google Play Music All Access, and play them, I get a play count added to the tracks the same as I would on any other track. However, if I now ...
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Can I have application-specific passwords without 2-step verification for my Google account?

Is it possible to use application-specific passwords on Google without going through all the hassles of the 2-step verification authentication? What if I don't want to tie myself to a phone number on ...
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Google Apps Free to Business and Change primary domain

I have a Google Apps Free with 2 domain: A is primary domain (3 users with many many mail, docs, calendars, etc...) B another domain (0 users) A company made ​​me a very attractive confirmed ...
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sharing only select rows

I'm trying to create a sheet with data compiled via application forms which are filled out by many people. I want to be able to edit that information and share portions of it with the people who fill ...
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What happens when you no longer pay for your Google storage?

Suppose you pay $5 every month for 100GB and you fill it with stuff. What happens if you don't pay after a while? Will Google hold your stuff hostage until you pay or will they erase it?
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...