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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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 ...
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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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Google+ auto invite after putting a contact in google circle

I've moved my 1000+ contacts into google circles which I thought of as contact categories. Prior to creating my circles and assigning all my contacts to the appropriate circle I checked my profile ...
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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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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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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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Google NoCaptcha Recaptcha: Anything new yet? [closed]

I recently implemented the new google captcha on my site. I've been a bit disappointed in that all I've seen so far from the new form are the same old distorted text questions. No kittens, no 'oh, you ...
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Resizing Google+ photos from standard to full size

I have lost hard copies of a number of photos and they are saved in Google plus and Picaso. They were saved as the smaller, standard size photos. Because of the lower quality, I cannot utilize them ...
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How to delete all events on many dates all at once but not the whole Calendar in Google Calendar?

How to delete all events on many dates all at once but not the whole Calendar in Google Calendar? I tried to click on a date that got an event to delete and dragged my mouse to 2 days after that date, ...
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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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Why does Chrome show huge empty boxes in web pages? [migrated]

How do I fix it? Is there anything I can do to fix it? I tried reinstalling it but it's still the same.
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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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Google Maps shows wrong name

Recently I posted a question Business won't show up on Google Maps. It turned that I had to wait a bit longer for Google to put my business on its maps. Now I have a new problem - the name of the ...
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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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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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Add non-Google login option to Flickr account

I signed up to Flickr using my Google account. This has become a major usability headache since I moved to China: While flickr itself is not blocked here, Google's authentication redirect dance (which ...
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combine 2 chrome accounts

Can I merge 2 chrome accounts? I have one from a former job that is deleted, but has all my bookmarks. I want the bookmarks but not the account. I have a personal account and want all old work ...
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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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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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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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Display Google Search results over whole page

When I search using Google, the results page only takes up less than half of my screen. The longer titles are even cut of, such as: Bla Bla long title about ... even though the page has enough room ...
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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 can I see a graph of Google Play Referrals on Google Analytics

I am able to see the referrals in the referral flow section. but i cannot find them again anywhere else. I need to see stats about each referral over time. Any way to so this?
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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 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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How long is GMail legally allowed to keep my emails after I delete them?

I have a gmail account since long before 2008, I wondered should I delete some or all of my mails, how long could Google legally still claim the right to internally keep them. I've checked the ...
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Wrong Google Drive Account

I have the wrong Google Drive account linked to my Trello; how do I correct this? The email address I use to login is the correct email for Google Drive, but the files are not showing when I want to ...
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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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Can Facebook pages be indexed by Google's search engine?

We know Facebook pages use iframes. Can these iframes be indexed by search engines for SEO purposes?
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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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How to change name on Google Account

Following the steps outlaid here: https://support.google.com/accounts/answer/27442?hl=en I signed in, clicked edit under Personal Info, and I can see the First Name and Last Name but I can't edit ...
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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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Hide/remove Google Plus red notification number on Gmail etc [duplicate]

I have scoured the web to no avail. The solutions here Disable the Google Plus red notification number on Gmail, Google search, etc does not work anymore. I don't know about the chrome plugin, ...
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How to insert copied text or images by right click in Google Drive

In Google Drive, is there a way to allow pasting by right click and selecting paste? Why do they disabled this feature by default? Sometimes it’s faster than pressing ctrl+V if your hand is already on ...
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Choose which calendar event goes into using Google Calendar Quick Add

Is there any way to specify which calendar the event should be put in when adding an event using Quick Add in Google Calendar. The help article on the topic gives all sorts of advanced options, but I ...
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Is it possible to run both Outlook and Google Apps on the same domain?

My company uses Outlook for email/calendars but I'm a big Google Apps user and was wondering if it's possible to implement Google Apps for my company so there can be a choice if someone wants to use ...
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How long does Google for Work take to release an alias?

I want to remove an alias from a Google for Work account and create it as its own Google for Work account. How long, after I remove the alias, will Google take to release it for use in another ...
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Google Calendar Issues - embedded calendar saying untitled event [closed]

I have an embedded google calendar in a PHP page, and it's displaying "Untitled Event" at the top of the page, and I have no idea how to get rid of it. Any ideas?
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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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What are Google Sites Shared with me and where to view them?

I've recently checked my Google Account details on the Google Dashboard site. The paragraph "Sites" told me that I have one Site and over 700 thousand sites "shared with me" What are those "Shared ...
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How to add a text input field along with radio input button in Google Form?

I am creating a Google Doc Form for a company's internal survey. One question is like: 'Do you have a Dental School Program by Another company or organisation, if yes What?' How can I add a text input ...
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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 subscribe by email to a Google Groups mailing list with daily-digest option?

I'm setting up a Google Group for use as a mailing list with a non-technical audience. I want to be able to allow them to perform all necessary actions without using anything but their email address. ...
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Common spam filters for Google Analytics

I've noticed that spam bots visit my websites a lot and I've been slowly but surely battling every one of them (for example, the infamous semalt). Are there any spam filters you apply for Analytics on ...
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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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Does Google Bookmarks show us how many total bookmarks we have?

Does Google Bookmarks show us how many total bookmarks we have? I've searched high and low for such a basic feature that I think it is really weird that there isn't such a feature!
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Google Apps email (or Zoho) forwarding to regular Gmail account? [duplicate]

I have a Google Apps email account that I'd like to close. But, I'd like to retain emails that go to the account. Can I forward emails that are aimed at my Google Apps account to my regular Gmail ...
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How to use different Google account for selected services?

I have account A of Google for work stuff and account B for registering other accounts (which hides my identity). I would like to log in to Google Drive, Gmail and Blogger with account A and other ...
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How can I google search a defined set of domains/sites for a certain string [duplicate]

I want to search for a string and limit that search to certain sites. For instance I may want to search Google TV site:walmart.com Google TV site:amazon.com Google TV site:bn.com Google TV ...
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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 ...