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How do I add a contact from within Gmail's contact interface to Google Plus circles?

I find it rather tedious to add a contact from within Google+ interface to a circle. I would rather add the contact from within the contacts section in Gmail. Is this possible? Better yet, can it ...
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How to remove the association between two Gmail accounts?

I want to remove that other account. Both of them are Gmail accounts. How could I do?
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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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Is it possible to set a recurring reminder for an email in Google's Inbox by Gmail?

I feel like I'm missing something simple here... When creating a new reminder it's simple make a recurring reminder; pick a date/time and then select "Does not Repeat" and pick a repeat period. ...
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Reactivate a YouTube channel associated with a deleted Google Apps account

A friend said to me: What happened was the following: our Youtube channel was created with the email info@website.com, which was created via Google Apps. Yesterday we deleted our Google ...
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Add Google Map to my Google Calendar

Ok. So, I have a saved map of my plans for Saturday on it. It's in "My Maps" on Google maps. Is there a way to link that map (as in attach it to the calendar event, not just paste a link in the ...
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google spreadhseets [on hold]

I am building a spreadsheet for sports analysis and Im stuck on a function that I can't seem to complete. I want to have a tab that has a drop down menu, in that drop down menu if vs. left is ...
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How to change font type, size, and colour in Google form

How can I customise the background, font type&size and the color of a Google form?
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Re-Validate primary domain for Google Apps for business

Hi I am setting up Google Apps for business for a client. They had someone set it up previously for and it has sat there dormant not being used. When they validated the primary domain they did so ...
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Unable to reset administrator password for Google Apps [duplicate]

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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My whole Google account [closed]

This 2 step verification stuff has me ALL confused. Can I completely delete my Google account and start a new one and leave the verification stuff completely out? I have been trying to get a password ...
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How to make chromium-browser faster on linux ( how to use extension running backgrounds) [migrated]

I'm using Zoris OS and I tried to make Chromium launching faster using chrometana extension which run on the background.But the problem is whenever I run Chromium(a desktop entry) it creates new ...
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Is there a “best way” to send Google feedback?

I did use the feedback thing, but I have no idea if that is the best way. I'll be honest, I don't think they will ever read it, but I wanna try all my options. If this helps, my feedback is about a ...
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Disable “Stay signed in” for Google Inbox/Gmail

Title says it all... When I sign in to Google Inbox, the "Stay signed in" box is checked by default on the password screen. Sometimes I forget to uncheck it. Is there a setting somewhere to disable ...
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How do you import multiple VCF or CSV Files to Google Contacts

I was trying to find a way to import multiple VCF/CSV contacts to Google Contacts in one shot, instead of adding one by one.
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To have one Language in Google in Many Countries?

I would like to have my primary language (English) as the main language in Google Searches. Secondary comes the following languages I need to stay many days per month in Latvia; and many other ...
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How can I save a Google Maps route offline?

Just what the title says. I've been looking everywhere and all I can find is how to save a particular map view, but not a route between two points.
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How to Google “::” (double colon) [duplicate]

I would like to search for answers to a problem related to a code issue in PHP with Class::method. While I was searching for answers I realised Google seems to drop the :: in all search queries. The ...
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Account Recovery is not available for your account [duplicate]

I was able to recover my username via recovery phone number but for some reason I cannot recover my password with the same number. My username is angelamariajobs@gmail.com. Please help me.
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How to sync/backup “my documents” to Google Drive [closed]

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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Youtube account suspended, What now?

My youtube account has been suspended for the video that I have created. And I still suspect if it has broken any law. What to do now? Can I reinstate my youtube account or the least create a new ...
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How can I login on Google via Tor?

Every time I try to login on my Google account via Tor, I'm presented with the following message: Google couldn't verify it's you, so you can't sign in to this account right now. Try again ...
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Disabling all Gmail's April fools

Is there any way to disable all future Google's April fools in Gmail (and even better, in all Google services)?
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Are YouTube videos you upload posted to the connected Google+ account?

I just started a new YouTube channel and I'm wondering if the videos you uploaded get posted to your Google+ account? Basically I have my main Google/YouTube account and I went and created a new ...
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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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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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Is there a way to not show my full name on Google Docs?

I want to share a document with my guild in an MMO, but for obvious reasons I don't want every single person to have knowledge of my real name. Is there a way to make it so that the name displayed is ...
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Error message when trying to change Google Account name

Each time I try to change my Google Account name, I receive an error message stating Ooops, Something went wrong. What is causing this and how can change my name without encountering this error? ...
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Clicking on “more details” on an event an embedded calendar brings back the Google Calendar site

I have embedded a Google calendar into our website (a church) as there are many meetings and events at this church. When I preview the calendar on the church website (not published yet), the calendar ...
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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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Make pre-existing strings of single events repeating in Google Calendar

I imported a calendar from an external site onto Google Calendar for a church website. I need to string together separate events into one repeating event so that they can be edited en masse. For an ...
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Google apps password reterival [duplicate]

I have lost my admin as well as secondary email (use as to retrieval of admin pwd) password. Please suggest steps which really works. I know its possible but that person who knows is not ready to tell ...
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How to get a Google Profiles name?

I already have a Google+ profile with this ugly long URL: https://plus.google.com/106542087505398120198/ I recently discovered in this LifeHacker article that the author has a much shorter Google ...
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Google Maps: How do I start a route that I've saved to My Maps?

I've started using Google's My Maps feature for planning both an upcoming trip to California and some semi-regular motorcycling routes. I've figured out how to create maps and share them with people, ...
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Is there a way to give Google storage to another user as a gift?

Google offers additional storage for its services (currently Gmail, Picasa Web, Google Docs). Is there a way to give this to another user as a gift? I.e. I'd like to pay for it for a year, enter the ...
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How can I stop Gmail from serving me auto translations based on my IP address?

When I go to Gmail website (FireFox, if this info is needed) with a different IP (IP from Germany), they automatically translate the page to German. How do I stop this behavior (in other words I want ...
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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 do I change the interface language in Google Groups?

Today I logged into Google Groups and, to my horror, that the interface language changed to Hebrew, probably because I'm accessing the site from Israel. (I speak Hebrew, but rather not use it on the ...
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How to update Google “My Maps” when Spreadsheet data changes?

In the process of building a Google My Maps map, I found that it's quite handy to import spreadsheets from your Google Drive to use it source for your map layers. As using spreadsheets is pretty much ...
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Google+ automatically sends invitations after addings contacts in Google+ Circles

I've moved my 1000+ contacts into Google+ Circles which I thought of as contact categories. Prior to creating my Google+ Circles and assigning all my contacts to the appropriate circle I checked my ...
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How can I change image size using direct image url in Picasa Web Album?

I know I can get the direct image URL from Picasa Web Album in a Public Album. And I can also get a lot of image URL in Google Product, such as Google Photos, Blogger, and Play Store. And this URLs ...
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Google Apps Email - how to add several domain names?

I signed up for Google Apps for Businesses, paid (I guess) $5 a month for this service. My primary goal is to use Google Apps for email accounts for my projects (with custom domains). I added one ...
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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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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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How to add alternate email to Google account given error “This address is already used with another Google account.”

I'm trying to associate an email address with my Google account so I can receive calendar nominations. From https://myaccount.google.com, I go to Personal info & privacy > Your personal info > ...
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What are the requirements for Google AdMob? [closed]

In order to use Google AdMob, which of the following are compulsory (active accounts): Adsense Adwords Play Developer Account If anyone of these are suspended does that mean you can’t use AdMob? ...
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Going from offline to online mode in Google applications

I've had a flaky internet connection lately and noticed that both Keep and Inbox go into "offline mode" and I'm unable to kick them back into "online". I tried to "share" a note from Keep and this ...
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How to make Blogger show the last modified date of any post? [duplicate]

How can I make Blogger show the last modified date of a post? When I edit an old post in Blogger, is there anyway to list the last modified date somewhere? anywhere?
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Googling “Time in [location]” does not work when logged in

Normally, googling "Time in Paris" or "Time in California" will output the local time at the given location in a small box, like so: However, for me, this only work when I'm not logged in. As soon ...