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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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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What can you NOT find on Google?

Google claims to be fair, and it is in the company's interest (most of the time) to scour the Internet for anything and everything that its spiders can access. I want to know: What type of ...
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Is there a way of disabling Google's password recovery feature?

I have a YouTube channel and it's running under a different Google account to my normal one. I have a secure password with it and alternate e-mail address set up but I thought I'd see how secure the ...
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Problems with 2nd Gmail address affecting Blogger and Google+ profile

Good evening I'm sure I am one of many who have done this so apologies in advance for asking the question but it's driving me mad. OK, so I have a small business and I have a blog using Blogger ...
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“SSL search is off” notification on Google

The Problem Since this morning, I have been getting pop-up notifications on Google SERPs like this one: Looking up at my address bar, Google indeed wasn't using HTTPS. The Background SSL ...
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Google Search to show only results with IP addresses

Is there a way that I could get Google Search to return only results with IP addresses in the URL? Please let me know. Thanks
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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 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 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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Remove contact from Gmail

After I have removed and blocked a particular contact from my contact & chat list, when I search with the contact's name in the search option of my Gmail account, it still throws up the contact's ...
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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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Setting up Google Authenticator without giving a phone number?

Google's support page at http://support.google.com/accounts/bin/answer.py?hl=en&answer=185839 states that if I set up two-factor authentication from my Android device, it will offer me a chance to ...
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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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Does google store search queries etc typed into its text box that are never actually sent like facebook allegedly does?

I think I read somewhere (I definitely read this somewhere on a hackernews article) that facebook stores the text you type into your text box while using facebook even if you don't send it, i.e. if ...
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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 to recover Google bookmarks from Google Chrome

How do you recover your bookmarks from your Google account? The bookmarks were made on a different computer, using the same account.
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Changing default YouTube account

Is there any way to permanently change the default YouTube account we're logged into right after loggin in to our master Google account? I have both a G+ and the "old" (non-Google) YouTube account ...
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Google Correlate Draw Not Working

Google Correlate has a draw capability so you can draw a line on a graph: http://www.google.com/trends/correlate/draw?p=us It was working fine for me a week ago and now I get an error message. Here's ...
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Deleting my Gmail profile picture doesn't remove it from conversations in Gmail (don't have Google+ account but it forces me to use a picture anyway)

Basically, see the title. I do not have a Google+ account, just that screen that begs you to make one. Whenever I send an email on Gmail, it normally has my Youtube account profile picture. I went ...
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Adding Pagenumbers to Google Drive Presentation?

Can someone tell me how can I add page numbers to my Google Drive Presentation? I've read that it should be under "Insert" but there's nothing even remotely relevant there. Here’s a screenshot:
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How to import objects from My Maps to Google Places

We have a map with hundreds of points but they don't appear in Google Maps search. I was told that if I put them in Google Places, they will appear in maps search. Is this true? And if it is true ...
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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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How do I make Google default English in Chrome?

If I go to Search Settings / Languages / select English / Save, it goes to English but then keeps switching to Slovak. In my Cookies, I have 'Allow local data to be set' checked. I'm in Ireland and ...
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Stuck on youtube.com/features

Pretty much no matter what I do, I'm stuck on https://youtube.com/features A direct link to a video will take me to that video, but almost nothing else works for me. I can't view my playlists. I ...
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Reorganize App Launcher Icons on a Google Apps Account?

Google recently added the option to drag icons in the App launcher as shown in the animation below: I've done that on my normal Google account, but I am unable to drag around apps in my Google Apps ...
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Gmail signature with an image is randomly displayed automatically

When I setup an Email signature for a client on a Gmail account, the image is not being displayed when I look at it on my own Gmail account, but with other Gmail accounts it works. I tried different ...
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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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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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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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Lost account - My Gmail account is now blank

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 email I use for work and I have ...
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Is it possible to automatically re-share files shared to a Google account?

Is it possible to set up one Google Account so that it automatically re-shares anything shared with it to another account? I tried doing it with IFTTT, but the Google Drive Channel has no Triggers, ...
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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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Joined a Google group now shared files appears to Google Drive?

I recently joined a Google group and upon joining several shared files started appearing in my Google Drive. Is there a way to prevent this from happening without leaving the group?
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Why does searching Google Drive turn up no results after moving files from Dropbox?

I have recently moved my files from Dropbox to Google Drive. However, I get no results from searching my Google Drive. Does anyone have an answer about why?
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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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If statement to input the next integer

I have a row of values that sometimes returns a value, and sometimes doesn't. I want to input the first number that is actually a number. Sheet Value Indicators Column A Column b ...
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Remove Gmail “send mail as” for former employee (new problem)

So, I basically have the same issue as the earlier posting (Remove Gmail “send mail as” for former employee), but the previous solution will not work for me since the emails were already being ...
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Can I make a Google spreadsheet deploy as a web application?

Well, this is what I'm planning to do: my spreadsheet looks almost done to me (a few changes here and there of course, but that'll continue forever). I want to deploy it as a web-app and then who ...
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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 (https://www.google.com/settings/dashboard?hl=en) The paragraph "Sites" told me that I have one Site (That is a test-site ...
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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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How to delete all photos and folders from Google auto photo backup

From my Android I enabled Google to auto backup my photos. Big mistake! Now I want to remove all the photos from the auto-backup folder. However, Google has created some 100+ folders with dates in the ...
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Why does Google Drive delete files removed from the local computer?

I recently installed Google Drive in my Windows 8 Pro and there is a folder for Google Drive. When I put my files into this folder it got uploaded to Google Drive. When the uploads were completed, I ...
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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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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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Google news delete section?

I can't delete a section in 2014 Google News. When I got my tablet, it opened a new version and I have duplicate sections that seems impossible to fix. How can I delete it?
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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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IP Address from Web History

The web history help page (https://support.google.com/accounts/answer/54068?hl=en&ref_topic=14148) states that along with search results it collects the IP address data for each search, i.e., an ...
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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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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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Embedding Google Transliterator (input tools) in my site. Help please? [migrated]

I want a transliterator (google's) to be embedded in my site. I tried embedding it, I succeeded mostly. It is giving result but it is not showing all available translations for a word typed on typing ...