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Changing Gmail account belonging to my Google+ account

I've had the same Gmail account now for 5+ years. I have a Google+ account associated with that Gmail account. I want to change my email address, so I created a new Gmail account. How do I associate ...
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How to un-merge Google Apps and Gmail Account?

I have Google Apps account and was login into it using mail.google.com/a/my_domain_name and I was using my person Gmail by going to mail.google.com. Now, I got some email from Google, and when I go ...
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Export Google Plus1 without web scraping

If I'm going to use it, I want to know I can get my entries out. While I can get my entries from my profile page, that only shows some at a time. If I had hundreds that could get tedious. Is there a ...
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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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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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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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How to publish your thesis on Google Books?

While searching for a certain thesis, I have often found that some of those thesis also show up on Google Books. I would like to know, is there a provision where I could publish my thesis online on ...
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Prevent receiving all mail: *@mydomain.com in Google Apps, being Super Administrator

I'm a Super Administrator for a domain associated with Google Apps. For some reason, I'm receiving all mail that is being sent to this domain. Here's what it says in the Account Settings of my Super ...
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How to synchronize Basecamp and Google Docs automatically?

Is there a way to synchronize Basecamp attachments with Google Docs? Are there any products on market doing this?
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Google Docs file upload limit

I am trying to load a 1.8 Mb .docx file into Google Docs and getting the following message: "This file could not be imported because it is over the 1 MB limit." I have no idea why this may be, ...
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Is it possible to get more than three suggested routes in Google Maps?

Can one get more than 3 suggested routes via Google Maps? If so, how?
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Adding a Google Hangout button to my site. When visitors click it, is there anyway for it to initiate a hangout with me?

Basically, I am adding a Google Hangout button to my Contact page. The idea is for my visitors to be able to press the button and for it to initiate a Google Hangout with me. Is this possible? Is ...
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Download or Forward a PDF from Google Drive iPhone app

How do I forward or download a PDF from the Google Drive iPhone application?
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Create input field in Google Docs form allowing only images

I need to make a Google Doc form, in which the users need to upload an image. Is it possible to do so using Google Docs form? If yes, then how?
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Using multiple Google accounts without logging in and out to use [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to Manage Multiple GMail Accounts on the Same PC/Browser? How do I set up multiple Google accounts so that I do not have to log out one to log in to the other? I ...
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Can I change someone else's display name?

Some contacts in my Google talk list are showing their username instead of their full name. Is there a possibility to show their full name instead? I don't like the strange names in between. I am ...
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How do I make Google default English in Chrome?

If I go to Search Settings / Languages / select English / Save, it goes to English but then keeps switching to Slovak. In my Cookies, I have 'Allow local data to be set' checked. I'm in Ireland and ...
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Multiple admins for a Google+ brand page [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I grant permission to another user for my Google+ product / brand page? Is there any way for a Google+ brand page to have more than one admin? I'm sure I can ...
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Report sites where owners post documents with my full name

Where can I go to report websites that have published my full name? There are some blogs and sites, but just a few hosts. These sites are posting content with my fullname, and I would like to report ...
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Will Google track me less if I pay for Google Apps for Business?

I'm increasingly freaked out by the relevance of ads I see across sites. For example, I receive a joke mail about planning a trip to Antarctica, and now I start seeing Antarctica travel ads across ...
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Google contacts moving from My Contacts to Other Contacts

For some reason a subset of my Google Contacts are being moved from the My Contacts list to the Other Contacts list. Unfortunately this has the effect of removing them from my iPhone as I have them ...
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How do I find out the cost per click for specific key words on Google Adwords?

I'm new to the "Adwords" feature of the Google search engine. I understand that for a fee measured in cost-per-click, I can have sponsored links appear in Google searches. I see that on the Adwords ...
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Trust a device for more then 30 days in Google Two-Factor Authentication

When I log on to my Google account and have to enter a two-factor code, I get an option to trust this device for 30 days: Some time ago, this option trusted the device permanently - which is a lot ...
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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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How to recover google account when two factor authentication is enabled but codes are lost [duplicate]

Does anyone know how one can recover your Gmail account which has Two Factor Authentication enabled when you lose the printed codes? your authorized phone + laptop are unavailable? I lost my ...
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Access Google Search tools faster

A feature in the google search I use often is the specification of the search area (in my case Switzerland) to find a product in my country. But since some days this so important feature has been ...
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What alternatives to Google Product Search exist? [closed]

A few months ago Google announced they would be getting rid of Google Product Search and be changing it to Google Shopping, so instead of delivering product results, prices, and reviews from all ...
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Google Calendar Sync changing meeting organizer of recurring appointment in Outlook 2010

In Outlook 2010 I have created a recurring meeting with my non-gmail e-mail address. After a Google Calendar Sync, Outlook does not recognize me as the organiser anymore. If I look in Google Calendar ...
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Search Gmail for emails with no text (except for signature)

I want to create a Gmail filter that uses the Canned Responses labs feature to automatically send a reply to messages that have no text in the body, apart from any signatures. How can I do this?
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How can I create a recurring task in Google Tasks?

There's a task that I need to do every Tuesday and Thursday. Is there a way to configure a recurring task in Google Tasks? I can't find it. :-(
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Limit a Google search to history only

In Google, I want to seach for words "rungs" "lunar module" but I want to search only the pages I have visited in the last 7 days. Does anyone know how to do this?
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Add Google Map to my Google Calendar

Ok. So, I have a saved map of my plans for Saturday on it. It's in "My Maps" on Google maps. Is there a way to link that map (as in attach it to the calendar event, not just paste a link in the ...
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Trusting apps from Google Apps Marketplace

From my experience with third-party Facebook apps, I'm wary of adding apps from the Google Apps Marketplace to my Google Apps installation. Can I trust apps from the from Google Apps Marketplace? ...
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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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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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How to get the “Save in Google Docs” Option when viewing an attachment?

Using Google Chrome on two computers, two google accounts. I can click "View" next to an attachment within an email, the document will show in a new Google Drive tab with an option to "Save to Google ...
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Implications of using Google to login to third-party websites

Nowadays a lot of websites (for instance CNET.COM and some forums) offer to login using your Google (Facebook, Yahoo etc) account instead of creating account on the website. Can anyone explain what ...
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Why does Google skip my search result?

Recently, I was actually searching for some pdf documents on Google. My search query was: conditions for view Serializability The result page looked like this: The first result was exactly what ...
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Can I ask Google to return single search result from each domain?

Can I ask Google to return single search result from each domain? For example, when I search php, it returns 3 results from php.net, e.g. www.php.net/, php.net/downloads.php, and ...
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Google Checkout “Integration” section is missing. How to get it?

Apparently, if you create a Google Checkout account while creating your Google Android Market account, the Checkout account created is not a full-featured account, it is missing some sections. Most ...
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Is there a way to import my booksmarks, e.g. favorites or delicious, into Google plus 1?

Since I have my booksmarks there, putting them into Google might make searches better without a lot of manual training. EDIT 8/16/11: a script that does this would be fine too.
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How do I change the time interval displayed in Google Calendar?

In Google Calendar's week view, the time of day is listed down the left side of the panel. Each hour is divided into two blocks. Is there a way to change this to "squeeze" down the time so it only ...
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Any way to auto-add “&hl=en” to URLs of Google services? [closed]

Google tries to "help" users understand English language content in its various services like Google Groups when the reader is located in presumably non-English speaking territories. There are a few ...
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Auto Saving a Google Search Result Page [closed]

I was trying to auto save a Google result page but when I opened the designated folder and clicked on the autosave file, it won't open the Google result page. There was a message that said Some ...
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How do I change my Google search location? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I access google.com outside the US? Is there a way to tell Google to speak to me in English, instead of German? When searching google by using the Chrome (12.0 ...
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Youtube account suspended, What now?

My youtube account has been suspended for the video that I have created. And I still suspect if it has broken any law. What to do now? Can I reinstate my youtube account or the least create a new ...
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How to get IP address from Google web history

Robbers have stolen my laptop and it seems they are using my Google Account on Chrome. Can I find their IP addresses from Google web history? Gmail shows me only the last ten logins and I need more. ...
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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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How do I get rid of the big blue bar at the top of Google?

How do I get rid of this big blue bar at the top of Google: It is really annoying! I am running Google Chrome on a Mac.
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How to disable Google's doodle

I am at work, and wanted to Google something, but then I saw the Halloween Doodle (and I played with it). Now I have no idea what I was searching for. How can I disable Google's doodle, to stop it ...