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

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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Is there a way to automatically download all images from Google Hangouts conversations posted by other people? [on hold]

When I'm in a Google Hangouts chat in iOS, I can click an image that someone posts and choose "Save photo". Is there a way to automatically do this for every photo? Not onto the phone necessarily but ...
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How to search a particular Google Group and Body (versus Subject)

I'm trying to search for a past post to the Google Group Android Security Discussions. The search I used is: app rating site:groups.google.com/forum/#!forum/android-security-discuss I'm getting ...
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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 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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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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Keyboard shortcut to access the first link in a Google search page?

What is the keyboard shortcut to access the first result in a Google search page? Any "hacks" would be fine, as long as it does not require the mouse.
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possible to link to a single layer in google maps?

In Google Maps, you can create layers over maps to show custom information. Is it possible to link to a specific layer (or the map showing that layer), rather than the map showing the first defined ...
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How to delete contacts in People imported from Google account that is now closed?

I closed and deleted all contacts from 2 google accounts. But all the contacts are still showing up in People. Is there anyway to delete them?
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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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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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Create direct links to videos on Google Drive

How to create non-expiring direct links to video files on Google Drive that will download the file instead of opening them in the browse ?
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Google Play Music Gapless playback on web app?

I read that Google had added Gapless playback a while back, in apps. Does anyone know if there is a way to get gapless playback on the web version? I don't use the service on my Phone or iPad nearly ...
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Is it possible to make a dynamic route in Google Maps?

I am using a program that every 4 minutes sends me (via email) a GPS position in a format of a link to Google Maps, like so: Move to N10.0700+E50.8625 Move to N10.0700+E50.8925 Move to ...
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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 to convert PDF to google doc for several files, to save space

I'm trying to save space on my google drive. I noticed I have several PDFs stored, most of which are over 1MB. According to the website, Google Drive can convert PDF to google doc (which is nice as it ...
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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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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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Force Google Chrome Browser to use google.com [migrated]

I have a U.S.-based google account, but I am currently in India. I always want google.com search results, not google.co.in. I go to google.com, but I get immediately redirected to google.co.in. ...
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How can I choose the number sms messages are “sent from” in Google Hangouts on PC?

Google help says you can set hangouts on android to tag sms messages with a custom origination number. Can I do this on a PC? If not, is there an online text message service that let me specify the ...
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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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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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Choose which Google Account when accessing Google Groups?

I have a personal Gmail account, and a business Google Apps account. Throughout the day I am logged into both mail interfaces in my browser (Gmail and Google Apps Mail). With the fairly new feature of ...
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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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Forgot my username and password for my Gmail account [duplicate]

I need help as I am unable to access my phone. Someone used the incorrect pattern to unlock my phone and now my phone is Blocked. In order for me to unlock my phone they require my username and ...
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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 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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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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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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What happened to Google Answers?

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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My google account has an email address that is no longer correct

My google account has an email address that is no longer any good. How do I change my google account email address
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Why is my iPhone registered in my Google Account Permissions?

Having realized that I was still using app-specific passwords for my Gmail account on my devices, I just switched to OAuth. I had a look at my account permissions which showed the following: The ...
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How to search for products from small websites only?

I am interested in browsing the inventories of small business websites, not the larger well known ones. It is enjoyable to find a product on some low-budget website, and then support the owners by ...
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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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about recovery of password [duplicate]

I know my username but have forgot my password I have went through all the question's and answers but every time I get to the end it keeps saying answers don't match try again so what can I do to ...
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Change or add email address to Google account

My primary email address is going to be invalid soon. So I want to change my email address for my Google account. However, it seems that I can't change my email address and I can't even add a new ...
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How to search for an email address in Google

You know how there are operators and other functions to make Google Search easier… Is there such thing for searching email addresses? For example, if you wanted to search in a website, you can type ...
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Add links to new (2013) Google top bar?

Google decided to remove the black bar from the top of all their sites and replace it with links to Gmail, Images, and an icon to pull down other Google apps. Is it possible to add links to that ...
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Google account - how to set my alternate (non-gmail) address as the account primary?

I'm a big fan of Google services in general, and use quite a few of them. I don't happen to use gmail though. I do have a gmail address as part of my account, but I don't ever check it. I have ...
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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 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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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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Does linking a Google account managed by an administrator to a personal account cause any security issues

I have a company-managed google account and I'm reading from here that the administrator has full access to all data on the account. ...
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Suspicious Gmail login - by Google ??

I received a "Suspicious sign in prevented" email this morning for one of my Gmail accounts. I changed my password just in case but upon inspecting the email details it looks odd. It was accessed by ...
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Using secondary domain for Google Hangouts URL

My primary domain name is foobar.com. My secondary domain name is fizbaz.com. When I create links in Google Calendar to do a Hangout, the URL always includes foobar.com no matter what, but I'd like ...
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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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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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Google email - how to add more than 5 POP3 email accounts?

I currently have 5 POP3 emails in my GMail account. I need to add more 4 POP3 accounts? How to do that? Is there any way to add more POP3 accounts to my GMail? Or do you I need to create a Google ...
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Where can I get a cached copy of a website from Google?

I've heard a lot about websites saved thanks to Google's cached copies of them. Where can I access these cached copies?
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How to utilize Google Maps from PC to mobile device?

I want to use the destination that I search for in Google maps on a computer, and send that to a mobile device. How is this done? Is a functionality that is part of Google maps.