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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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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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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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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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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.
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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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Can I change someone else's display name?

Some contacts in my Google talk list are showing their username instead of their full name. Is there a possibility to show their full name instead? I don't like the strange names in between. I am ...
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How to view the folder size in Google Drive?

In Google Drive, you can use Sort split-button and choose Quota Used to show the size of each file there. However, folder sizes are not shown. I guess it's really a basic requirement in order to ...
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How to get rid of being asked for CAPTCHA? [closed]

Why does Google ask for CAPTCHA when I try to enter any website? How do I stop this? I have tried removing malware. I don't think there are any left.
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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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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 form: how to add and add what script to add the total scores of 33 questions to show to the users immediately in the form

How can i add the sum of the 33 questions and give out the total summary scores to the users immediately? what computer script did i need to paste into the Google form to do that?
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Google Slides Displays Emoji in Black & White

I am using emoji in a slide show. However, when I play the slideshow, the emoji show up in black & white. Any idea how to fix this? I know I can download the show as a pptx file, but I also want ...
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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 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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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 sheets: Conditional formatting based on another cell

I use Google Sheets to schedule office appointments. I have set conditional formatting so that if the appointment time slot cells are empty, they are highlighted yellow. (This makes it easier to find ...
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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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How to create a Google Cloud SQL instance?

I'm trying to create a Google Cloud SQL instance but always getting the error Could not complete the operation. See screenshots below. Any idea what's going on? Thanks.
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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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How do you delete a free Google Apps account?

I have looked over the article regarding deleting your Google Apps account many times, but after attempting to follow the steps, there is no visible way to delete the account. My admin console looks ...
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Google apps gmail missing import from other email service

My instance of Google apps gmail is missing import from other email service as shown in the screenshot below: I was expecting what I get below with normal/personal gmail Any clue?
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Search Site on Google Exclude a Folder

I'm familiar with searching a specific website on Google. site:yahoo.com I'm in a situation where I need to exclude a certain folder. Which I would have expected to be as follows. site:yahoo.com ...
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Deleting links to multiple google accounts

How do I delete links to various google accounts that have been set on my computer? Some belong to friends who used my computer when visiting, one is an old shared account which I no longer use, but ...
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My google chat window and contacts have disapeared [duplicate]

How do I get my chat window and contacts to come back on my gmail screen? I have gone through the settings and made sure its on and the labels and such are there. Nothing has helped
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Google Spreadsheet adding new lines in between

I've encountered an issue with Google spreadsheet. When I'm trying to add some text, I'm noticing a new line being added in between. Is anyone else having the similar issue?
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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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I want to activate Google+ on my Google Apps account but I am not given the option

I want to activate Google+ on my Google Apps account. When I click on https://www.google.com/a/cpanel/primary-domain-name the page that opens has the following option only; Sites, Docs, Calendar, ...
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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 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 merge multiple spreadsheet content having the list of keys to them?

Input: column of Google keys for spreadsheet that contains tables with some data, eg: date | refNum | Name | Description Require: a sheet that will contain a merged table with data from ...
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Create input field in Google Docs form allowing only images

I need to make a Google Doc form, in which the users need to upload an image. Is it possible to do so using Google Docs form? If yes, then how?
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Delete second row in a cell in Google Spreadsheet

In order to create some list, I've been copy some data from the web. Unfortunately it looks like it has been added second row for each record it need. For example: Each record is in the same ...
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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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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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Does Google log your search to your Google account?

When I go google.com and do a search while being logged in to my Gmail account (or Google account). does Google log that search to that specific account or will it only log that search to the ...
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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 ...