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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Google weather gadget/widget like the one on search

When searching for "weather " with google.com like http://www.google.com/search?q=weather+cupertino a formatted weather forecast with icons is shown before the first actual search result. Is there a ...
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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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New Gmail account requires mobile number only on select devices

On creating a new gmail account, they first asked for all the details. I didn't add my mobile number as I did not want to give it away and left Current Email as blank. After agreeing its TAC, the ...
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picasa tool app [on hold]

I have all my pics and couple vidios I took with my phone and few vidio I have downloaded from Facebook in the picasa tool app on my phone and I can't watch the vidios keeps telling me I have to buy ...
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373 views

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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I Need Help Trying To Make A Picture a Background In Google Docs [on hold]

Listen I Have A Social Studies Project Due Tomorrow And I Need To Know How To Insert My Picture As A Background... What Should I Do?
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Is it possible to go back to the free version of Google Apps?

Is it possible for us to “downgrade” a Google Apps account after we have gone for the paid version? I don't mean during the guarantee period (if there is one).
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1answer
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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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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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Does Google Calendar send SMS notifications for free?

I am somewhat new to Google Calendar. What strikes me is that apparently it can send SMS notifications to mobile phones around the world free of charge (or, at least, I don't see any warning text ...
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25k views

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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Google Calendar: All-day-event notification: how to get notified during event, on the same day?

On the Google Calendar page I can access via a web browser, I can click on: Settings cogwheel | Calendars | to the right of any calendar entry click Edit notifications. The help icon next to All-day ...
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Can you restrict Google Sheet to editing just text with restrictions on formatting?

I simply do not want people who edit the sheet to mess up the formatting. I'm sharing a file with well over fifty people, and if someone messes up the document, it'll probably set off a chain. Thanks ...
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Can a hyperlink close the previous window in Google sites?

I want to use hyperlinked images for navigation between Google site pages. Right now the hyperlink creates a new tab when opened. Is there a way for the hyperlink to 'replace' the current page - ...
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1answer
237 views

All my Gmail messages and contacts are gone - how do I get them back?

I have just logged in to my Gmail account to check on an email received about a job and my account is empty. It is as if I have just opened a new account! This is an account I use for work and I ...
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How do I escape google functional characters

I wasn't quite certain how to name or ask this question, and I couldn't look it up because I don't know how(that's why I'm here). My question is, How do you search searches that include google ...
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What can I do to show my app on google results? [migrated]

I uploaded my website to the server 2 days ago. I'm already being indexed by google and bing. I have a sitemap that they can read as it's confirmed in my g-analytic report and webmaster tools. Robots ...
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632 views

Gmail Alternate Username

On my Google Account link https://www.google.com/settings/personalinfo My core Google account of coreAddressLongSilly@gmail.com lists an Alternate username of alterUser Primary email ...
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Problem adding Image to hyperlink in Google Sheets

I want an image to be my hyperlink in Google sheets. Here is my code: =HYPERLINK("google.com/de", IMAGE("http://s5.favim.com/orig/69/hi-love-quote-start-Favim.com-658946.jpg")) The image shows up ...
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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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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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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 add attachment option in Google Form?

I need to make a Google Doc Form, in which the users need to upload a Word file. Is it possible to do so using Google Docs form? If yes, then how?
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How to stop google from changing results according to the links you press

Basically the title. I'm talking about how Google results seem to change to stuff about your region, and on links that you click often, it seems to rise to the top. Is there a way to stop that? I ...
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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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How do I prevent Google from killing access to sister/brother sites?

My free portfolio on google.com allows me partial functionality on some accounts. For instance It allows me to use the googlemail account almost without hitch (at times hangout will simply keep ...
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Google Groups - “Don't Display at Top” nor “Delete” are working. How to get help from Google?

I have several posts which are pinned to the top of my Google Group. For some reason when I click "Don't Display at Top" they temporarily seem unpinned until I reload the page... they instantly re-pin ...
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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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1answer
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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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Display all hidden chat members in Gtalk

Gtalk doesn't provide groups in chat window. If I am online, I am online for all. If I am invisible, I am invisible for all. So, I see a very large list when I get online. For me, say for example, few ...
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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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How to have keyboard shortcuts in Google Search not skip over results?

Using Firefox 36; I look up this query in Google Search, with Javascript enabled for google.com: https://www.google.com/search?q=something&ie=utf-8&oe=utf-8#q=something+pdf Then I click on ...
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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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How to sync/backup “my documents” to Google Drive

Google Drive (at $2.49 for 25gb) seems like a great option for cloud storage. But I'm looking for a program to backup/mirror/sync my documents folder to Google Drive. I've been looking for ...
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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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How do I get my custom email domain back from gmail?

My uncle who recently died hooked me up with an gmail account through his company, Radsoft. My email was ******@radsoft.com It expired february 22 and now I can no longer receive emails from that ...
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Finding what terms would return a given image in Google Images

If I go to images.google.com and type in a search term (for instance "clouds") I get a number of images returned as a result. But for a given image in the search results, how can I find all the ...
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4k views

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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Google Apps Email for new Primary Youtube Email

I have a YouTube account that I want to change the primary email for but every time I try to add a alternate address it says it is already associated with another google account. The email is a ...
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What does {:literal} mean in a Google search?

I searched for Adam Sandler today and I saw this: I couldn't find anything in Google search docs about {:literal} search operator. Any idea why I might've seen this and what it's supposed to do?
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Google reverse search phrase--where does it come from?

I am using Google Chrome, and I use the Google reverse search engine, by right-clicking on the image and choosing the "Search Google for this image". For some images that you have used with this ...
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How to highlight code in Blogger?

I am using Google Blogger and would like to highlight the code. I tried a couple of ways, but not satisfied with the results. Can anyone share how they have done it?
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Google's feeling lucky search engine in chromium [migrated]

Basically I've had fl search engine for some time: fl = http://www.google.com/search?btnI=I&q=%s And it worked well till now. For example I could type "fl tv wiki shameless" and it took me ...
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Can't add separate domain to Google Apps account

I'm trying to add a separate domain to my Google apps account (different from a 'domain alias'). However the button that used to appear on the 'Domains' page seems to have disappeared. I've added two ...
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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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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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Alternative to Personal Blocklist for Safari [migrated]

I’d want to filter a bunch of spammy sites from the search results on Google, just like the Personal Blocklist extension does on Chrome, is there an alternative to Google’s Personal Blocklist ...
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How do I search for “do a barrel roll” without Google … doing a barrel roll?

My brother and I used to play Star Fox 64 when we were kids, and when we did dog fights, we always loved doing barrel rolls so I decided to search for the quote that they always said the game in ...
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How to search for “python” the programming language on Google Trends?

If I type ruby on Google Trends then it suggests "the programming language", which is what I want. But if I type python then it doesn't suggest the programming language. Question How can I get it ...