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Mailto button not working Google Chrome > Outlook [migrated]

When I click a mailto: link on a website, the browser quickly opens a tab and then closes the tab, does not open any other application. I have already set Outlook to my default program for all mail ...
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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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Deploy Google contacts to multiple phones (Android) / Sync Google contacts

I'm looking for an automatic way to have a contact database (updated regularly) deployed on multiple Android phones. Right now, the same Google account is connected to these phones, but since they ...
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Delete all Old Google Plus Posts

Is there a way to delete all of my old (all is also fine) posts on my personal Google+ profile without deleting my Google Plus account?
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Can I have 2 recovery phone numbers in my Google account?

When I travel abroad, it often happens that my original carrier is not valid, which means that sometimes I have to change my phone number to another carrier when I am in another country. So ...
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Google Drive temporary account for school group projects [on hold]

I have an existing Google gmail account. I have created a Google Drive account using a new gmail account for a school group project and shared this Drive account to members of the group. I don't like ...
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Get notified when friends come online in Google Plus

Is there anyway to set up Google Plus so that you get notified when friends in your Circles come online in Google Plus? If this is of any importance, I have a Google account without Gmail. This will ...
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Copying a Google “Maps” search field to an “Image” search field

Say I searched for my childhood's school on Google Maps: After seeing the "Earth View" of it, I feel like searching for Images of this college, on Google Image search. Is there a way to launch an ...
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Where can I find a list of the sites I've +1'ed?

If I go to my Google dashboard I can see the most recent +1 I made (below), but where can I find all the other websites/pages I've +1'ed?
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Can I cut and paste projects from a Google sheet using a script?

I want an automated method of cutting and pasting completed projects from one sheet to another sheet. I want to have a column where users can go in and type "DONE" at the end of a row to state that ...
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Is there a way to generate edit response url for google form

I have a Google Form With a Google spreadsheet to store responses. In my spread sheet I have 4 column: name, email, revenue, and a fourth column Id which is used to identify the particular recipient. ...
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Someone signed in to Google services using my Yahoo email. What should I do now?

I don't remember having my Yahoo email used in any of Google services, but today someone just signed in using my Yahoo e-mail. I might just did use Google services with Yahoo email a long time ago. ...
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Transfer complete domain ownership of Google Apps account

So, I have a domain example.com which is using Google Apps for Business account through a user x@xyz.com. I want to transfer (or migrate) all the complete ownership of my email, contacts, etc. ...
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Why does Google always show an unflattering image of Trump? [closed]

When searching for a celebrity or politician, Google will almost always show a photo of that person on the right hand side panel, along with some relevant facts and almost always a Wikipedia link. ...
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What keyword to switch from normal Google search to Images Google search?

Say I go to google.com and type in thingtofind X. What should X be, so that the result is equivalent to searching thingtofind in images.google.com? Obviously X=image is not what I'm looking for.
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What happened to Google Answers? [closed]

I was browsing around Google recently, and I found a link to Google Answers. Now I didn't even know there was a Google Answers, but when I clicked the home button, I got this: Does anybody know why ...
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Google account / forgot password [duplicate]

I need help ? I forgot my password to my Google email and I already tried to recover it and don't know what else to do
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IFTTT to Google Drive (Sheets) - How to write on the same row?

I'm looking for a way to get a recipe from IFTTT to Google drive (sheets) in the same row. The recipe writes in the first 3 columns, but if there is anything already in the same row it skips that row ...
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How is Google reducing file size of my backed up photos when image stats are unchanged?

I have my Nexus5 set up to automatically back up my images to Google photos. On my phone there are 2 options for backing up photos: High quality Great visual quality at reduced file size (free ...
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How do I get Google Inbox to ask me to be a mailto handler?

Google Inbox doesn't appear to offer to handle mailto: links as Gmail does. Is there a way to enable this in Google Inbox?
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How can I get a custom Google Plus profile URL using the new Google Plus?

I have a Google Plus personal profile, and I want to get a custom URL for it. I meet all of the requirements for getting a custom URL: You have ten or more followers (people who have added you to ...
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Random alarms on Google calendar

I would like to set a certain number of alarms at random times within certain criteria, i.e.: number of alerts in a day; minimum amount of time between successive alerts; they should be between X am ...
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Delete Gmail image from Google search [duplicate]

How to delete my Gmail profile image from Google search. It does not help to ask Google community as I cant contact any webmaster.
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I have forgotten email account

I am a Google play gamer on a Samsung device. In the midst of creating accounts for my games, I had to reset my phone to factory default. As a result my Google play app didn't retain any of my account ...
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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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As an Google App admin, can I track Google Takeout usage?

If my users are using Google Takeout, should I get an email alert with notification that xyz user has used Google Takeout and downloaded their data. I do not want to restrict, but just monitor, being ...
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Re-enable Google Drive results for Gmail searches in Google Apps for Business

Google Drive documents results used to be shown below Gmail search results. That option was a labs enabled tool where when you searched Gmail you would see matching Google Drive documents below the ...
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Is it possible to sign into Gmail only?

Normally when you sign into Gmail, it signs into your whole Google account - YouTube, Gmail, Google Search, etc… Is it possible to sign into only Gmail and leave the others not logged in? From a ...
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Can you block youtube words? [closed]

Say you want to block a word like "ferry", is there a filter that if you type the word in the search engine, it will block channels, playlists, dates, anything related to the word? I want to block ...
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How did I get two Google logins for the same Google account?

I have a Google account, with Gmail enabled, that I set up for work purposes. For the sake of example, let's say it's catfoodwork@gmail.com. I tried to create a separate Google account for personal ...
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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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Register app with Gmail account

I have an app which is a website locally on my machine and all it does at the moment is send out emails through a form. I registered my app with my Gmail account (a long time ago) to be able to send ...
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Change language of Google websites?

Google have set my language to dutch but I hate it for a million reasons and one of these is when something is wrong I could get a lot more help if I get feedback from Google in English. Is there a ...
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How do I change my username on Trello after I set up my account with my Google account?

I set up my Trello account by using the "Log In With Google Account" option. That created a username for me. I don't like that username. Can it be changed? If so, how?
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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 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 Google Mail account almost without a hitch (at times Hangouts will simply ...
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Google Maps Service Area Business - How many areas can I add?

I am adding our business to Google Maps, and since we're a web shop I am selecting that "I deliver goods and services to customers within this area: Now, there are two options. One is to set a radius ...
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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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Unauthenticate Google OAuth connections

I authorized access to my account by an application that turned out to not work. Now I want to remove the authorization in case it was malicious. How could I do this?
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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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No picture when sharing video from Google photos on Facebook

Why is this happening? In my Google photos on some video when I click share - get link or share / Facebook - getting link for Facebook. It almost never displays the video thumbnail in a post. Just 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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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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How to increase LinkedIn X-Ray search result count?

I am using LinkedIn X-Ray Search to get information. Problem: Maximum number of results is 1000. I had tried start=1001 it is not working. How to overcome this problem?
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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 remove an account from Google login options? [duplicate]

When I am in the main screen where I get to choose which account, it does not give me the option to remove an account. When I click the arrow, it just signs into that account.
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Google Account without a mobile number [duplicate]

I would like to make a Google account (email, youtube etc.) and it requests a mobile number. It makes sense, so it can stop robots making spam designated email accounts, but I don't own a mobile and I ...
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Give another account full access to all files in one account?

My school gives us Google Drive accounts to do all of our school work in, and teachers frequently "share" files with us through Drive. However, I don't like having two separate accounts — one for ...
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Wrong user names in Google services everywhere! How can I fix it?

When I first sign in to any Google service (for example, Gmail) I see the correct name 'Dmitry' below the photo. If I go to the 'My Account' I see 'Dmitry' there in the 'Personal Info'. Sign out and ...