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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 www....
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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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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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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: 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, let'...
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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. https://support.google.com/accounts/answer/181692?hl=en&...