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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Gmail - problem with Hangout and filters

I've set up filter in Gmail to label all mails/chats/hangouts with my wife. Filter is quite simple: from:her-email-address@gmail.com set label "Wife" never send to spam But now every ...
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Hide who a Google+ post is shared with

How can I hide who a Google+ post is shared with? Currently, it looks like anyone I share a post with can see who else I have shared the post with.
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Google account time out

Is it possible to set a time out for my Google account to sign out my Google session in any device? I'm worried about not sigining out all my sessions, specially at the work desktop.
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How can you google search for pages updated recently? [duplicate]

I seem to recall years ago google had a feature where you could search for pages updated "last year", "last month", "last week" etc. Especially when searching through forums, is there's away to filter ...
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How to auto sync Yahoo! contacts with Google Contacts

I'm using Yahoo! as my primary mail agent, so my contacts are there. Now I decided to put all my contacts from different social networks (LinkedIn, Facebook, Thunderbird..) onto one Google Contact; ...
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Can one still get a free Google Apps Standard account?

I know there was a workaround that was working a few months ago to get a free Google Apps account for one user, however, when I tried the workaround this morning it didn't seem to be working. Does ...
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How would I report a problem to Google?

Suppose I find a broken sentence, or a feature that is not working. Is there a way to report this to Google in situations where there is no link to their Feedback System? Can you describe briefly ...
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How to download our Google Web History?

In Google Web History, I can view all my past web searches. How can I download this data, instead of viewing them page by page on the website?
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What does gws_rd=cr in the URL indicate?

On opening Google.com, gws_rd=cr is added to the URL. This has been happening only for the past day or so. What does this indicate? Why did this start showing up recently? I have been using the same ...
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2-step Google Authentication for Facebook?

I'm very confident for my account on Google, Dropbox, and Lastpass when they allow me to log in using two factors the username+password the Google Authenticator's code generated from my smart ...
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Google Calendar Tasks Not Displayed

Can anyone tell me how to display tasks in my google calendar? I can only see my tasks when I go to gmail. I need the ability to see the tasks in my calendar. When I go to settings - the TASKS option ...
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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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Google group breaks the sent-to email—how to avoid it?

I have a group in my Google Enterprise account, that includes 3 other users. I need that when someone sends an email to the group (group@nonce.com), it will be sent to the individual members, but the ...
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Google Calendar not showing updated entries from iCal URL

I've created a new Google Calendar to display entries from an iCal URL. Both methods, described below, were used to accomplish this: Google Calendar → Other Calendars → Add by URL Google Calendar → ...
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Searching with Google Maps from desktop then transfering route to phone

I use Google Maps on my phone for transit instructions and to find my way around. The problem is it's hard to work with a small screen and typing in complex addresses is a pain. I noticed sometimes ...
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What file format or coding standard is a Google Document in?

So if Microsoft Word uses .docx (formerly .doc), what 'format' is a Google document in? How does it all work? Does it just use the HTML standard to make up the document on the page you're working on? ...
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I deleted an account off of a website and it still shows up in Google searches?

Well pretty much I had two accounts that I really wanted to delete from 2 websites because they were embarrassing . I deleted both of them but whenever I search my name up on Google both of the ...
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How do you view all the cached versions of a web page?

I was wondering if there is anyway to view an older cached version of a website than the one that shows up when you click cached on google.
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How to sign in to YouTube and Google with different accounts?

One of my accounts got cancelled and I can't sign in to YouTube because it redirects me to the cancelled account page. Also I can't use the YouTube email as my main account. Is it possible to use one ...
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Cant go invisible on google chat on my computer after installing hangouts on my cell phone

Oops! You are not invisible because you're logged into Google Talk from another client, device, or location that doesn't support invisibility. I uninstalled the hangouts from my phone & made sure ...
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Are GitHub sources parsed by Search Engines?

I used Github search which is good though sometimes I like to use Google's parameters for better search handling of what I want. site:github.com foreach Unfortunately for the first few pages, I am ...
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What happens if I integrate my work Google account with my personal Google account?

I have two Google accounts, one for personal with a @gmail.com address, and one for work with a @mycompany.com address. I created the @mycompany.com account to use a separate Google calendar for work. ...
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Where are the DNS settings for my Google domain?

I purchased a domain through Google but I can't find the DNS settings page anymore. It used to be available from the control panel but not anymore. How do I access the DNS settings?
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Recover Gmail password using Google Apps admin user [duplicate]

I'm not sure if this is the best site to ask this question so sorry in advance. Last year I bought a domain and I created a Gmail account and registered the domain in Google Apps. Now I don't ...
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How do you delete a free Google Apps account?

I have looked over the article regarding deleting your Google Apps account many times, but after attempting to follow the steps, there is no visible way to delete the account. My admin console looks ...
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Is it possible to transfer ownership of a Google apps managed Youtube account?

I know it's not possible for normal Google accounts, but is it possible for Google Apps accounts ?
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Recover Google account [duplicate]

I have created a Gmail account some time ago. I still know the login, the recovery address (also used to forward emails, but the forwards do not work anymore), but not the password (which was a random ...
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Is there a way to make phone calls from Gmail when the new hangouts is enabled?

Gmail currently provides free domestic calling for users in the US and Canada, directly in the Gmail interface. It uses the Google Video Chat plugin to allow voice calls to be made to regular phone ...
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How can I access the US Google page and doodle from abroad?

I am located in Israel, and would like to access the American Google home page and "Doodle". Even when I choose the "google.com" option on the google.co.il page, the US page it takes me to does not ...
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How can I dock Google Hangouts inside the browser window, instead of floating or docked on the Windows system bar?

As of right now, when I run the plugin it is docked at the bottom of my screen on the Windows system bar. I preferred how Talk was docked in gmail. Is there any way to get that behavior back. NOTE: I ...
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Google Image Search - New tab

Ever since Google's new Image Search format, it's not respecting my "Open each selected result in a new browser window." setting. When I click on an image, it will open the selected link in a new tab, ...
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Does Google login automatically in Gmail?

Does Google log in/out automatically log in Gmail, if I registered the same Google ID and Gmail ID? And vice versa,i.e. Gmail log in/out auto log in/out Google ID as well?
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Unable to reset administrator password for Google Apps

I have been trying to reset and administrator password for my domain however I have been unable to. I have attempted following the instructions as per below link. however they appear to be out of date ...
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How to Signup for Google Inactive Account manager?

How do I sign up for Google Inactive Account manager? I have gone through support.google.com, read pages related to Google Inactive Account manager but I have not been able to find any link that would ...
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Google Docs doesn't do copy/paste and requires me to install Google Drive

Today I've got this message, when tried to copy data from my Google Docs spreadsheet: It says I can't use copy/paste if I don't install the Google Drive app. It seems this message is bound to ...
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How to export all items from Google Reader? [duplicate]

Now that Google Reader will soon shut down I would like to export/save all content. All archived items not just subscriptions or starred items. Anyone know of a way? Someone suggested ...
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How do you select which Google profile is used with the Google Bookmark Bookmarklet?

I have 2 different gmail/google accounts. I'm usually logged into both. When I set up Google Bookmarks and dragged the bookmarklet to the toolbar, all was well. It was associated with the right ...
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Merging two Google accounts

I currently have two "general" Google accounts. I set up the first several years ago to use stuff like Calendar, Contacts and also Analytics. I didn't want to use it for e-mail, as I already have an ...
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How to search for words with the same suffix on Google? [duplicate]

I thought it was possible by using the asterisk but that returns no result.
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I don't understand Google's 2-way authentication

What is the advantage of Google forcing me to keep me cellphone on, working and with me at all times? It just seems like this will prevent me from using my account some time in the future when I don't ...
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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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How can I recursively set ownership of Google Drive files and folders?

We recently moved from Dropbox to Google Drive for our whole company and I used one user account to move everything into Google Drive. Now most/all of the file/folders are owned by one account. The ...
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How does one check what websites a person logs into using their Google account?

When you create Stack Exchange accounts and you want them tied to a Google account, when you log into your Google account you get taken to a separate page where it asks for permission and whether you ...
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Google Groups: Enable posting by email

I am participating in a Google Group, and it is not possible to post by email: Delivery to the following recipient failed permanently: foo@googlegroups.com Technical details of permanent ...
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How to take out my Youtube history?

I would like download all my YouTube history in various formats like CSV. I don't think YouTube allows to do that directly so I've tried to check each Ajax call on this page ...
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How can I keep secondary Google services like Google Analytics and DoubleClick after changing my primary domain?

I understand that the steps required to change my primary domain to a subdomain are as follows: Delete mysubdomain.com from myprimarydomain.com Create new account mysubdomain.com Migrate our ...
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What is an example of a CRM that aggregates social data and real-time syncs it with Google Contacts? [closed]

As a Gmail/Android user, I depend on Google Contacts as my source for contact information. However, I am looking for an application that does the following: Aggregates information about my contacts ...
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Google Trends keeps coming up in Chinese

I'm having a problem with Google trends: it keeps coming up in what it looks like Chinese. I tried to eliminate several potential causes: Signed out of my Google account -> still in Chinese. ...
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How does google dynamically count on its space for gmail?

When we look at Gmail login page, we can see the space counting dynamically. What does it represent - does it mean that Google is dynamically increasing it's server space? What happens in the back ...
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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 ...