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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Using “Google 2 Step Verification” while on vacation

I'm using Google 2-Step Verification and I'm about to go for vacation. My biggest concern is that I will not have my phone with me and therefor will not be able to receive texts with code whenever I'd ...
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Can Google Apps Admin monitor the chat history of users?

This may sound a too silly question. My company uses Google Apps for all the employees . So all of them have example@companyname.com as their official email. I understand that there would be an admin ...
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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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Why can't I see the offline option in Google Drive on my chromebook?

The help section says to go to settings but all I see is an option for language, nothing for sync or "offline"
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What spreadsheet program can handle 10 million rows? [on hold]

I have a data file with 14 columns and 9,523,125 rows. What online spreadsheet program (NOT A DATABASE!) can handle at least 9,523,125 rows?
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default gmail account

my daughter logged in to her gmail account and it seems to be the default; when I open gmail, hers is first choice, then mine; she lives in another state and only used her account here once. How do I ...
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What file format or coding standard is a Google Document in?

So if Microsoft Word uses .docx (formerly .doc), what 'format' is a Google document in? How does it all work? Does it just use the HTML standard to make up the document on the page you're working on? ...
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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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Why is ReCaptcha sometimes really easy and sometimes really hard?

Sometimes reCaptcha asks you to identify a slightly crooked number and a Google Street View scanned street number. Other times, it's mixed-case, barely legible text. Is there a reason for this?
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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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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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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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Can I have application-specific passwords without 2-step verification for my Google account?

Is it possible to use application-specific passwords on Google without going through all the hassles of the 2-step verification authentication? What if I don't want to tie myself to a phone number on ...
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How can I search “c— language” in google? [duplicate]

How can I search "c-- language" in google? How does google deal with these kind of special characters?
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How do I figure out my Google OpenID URL?

I'm trying to log in to the CakePHP website using Open ID: http://ask.cakephp.org/users/login The most correct looking URL I've found is: https://www.google.com/accounts/o8/id ..but I can't properly ...
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Google Form, How to add Hyperlink?

How can I add Hyperlinks in Google Form?
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Searching for video format like searching for mp3

Based on this question, I can use this: -inurl:(htm|html|php) in title:"index of" +"last modified" +"parent directory" +description +size +mp3 "name_of_what_I_am_looking_for" To search for all mp3 ...
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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 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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Automating tasks in the web browser [migrated]

I would like help with the following: I need to know how to automate a web browser (either Chrome, Firefox or Safari) to perform the following task. Take a word from a .txt file housed on my hard ...
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How to subscribe by email to a Google Groups mailing list with daily-digest option?

I'm setting up a Google Group for use as a mailing list with a non-technical audience. I want to be able to allow them to perform all necessary actions without using anything but their email address. ...
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How to disable Google translating the search query language?

My primary language is English and all the settings are set accordingly but I am fluent in a number of languages and use to search for things in them too. When I write a search query in a particular ...
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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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How can I view my starred items across all Google tools?

I'm a fairly heavy user of Google tools & am wondering if it's possible to view all items starred in each application. For example, I remember reading about in something recently and am trying ...
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How to search for things within this year with Google?

How to search on Google for things within one year? I found that when we want to find some tutorials, they are outdated and not useful anymore. So I want to restrict the search within one year.
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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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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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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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Problems with 2nd Gmail address affecting Blogger and Google+ profile

I have a small business and I have a blog using Blogger (http://straightforwardconsultancy.blogspot.co.uk) which I set up using a Gmail address and later connected to a Google+ profile. All was fine ...
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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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Is there any way to tell Google to use a particular account for all Google services by default?

I typically use 2 Google accounts simultaneously in my browser. So whenever I fire up any Google service like Google Maps or YouTube or Google Search, it uses one of the accounts. The problem is that ...
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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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Google Drive The app is currently unreachable

I am trying to open document files from my Google Drive account. But I am unable to open any file. Getting same message every time : "Google Drive The app is currently unreachable." How can I ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Could I access a large number of permalinks via Google or OneDrive?

How do I access OneDrive file permalinks without having to go to each file and get the link? Ideally, I'd simply like to append the file names to a link which specifies the directory on OneDrive. ...
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How do I transfer a Gmail account to a different Google account?

I am moving to a new ISP and realised that I'm going to have a problem with my email as i use my ISP's provided address. So, being smart, decided to take this opportunity to move to Gmail. I then ...
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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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How can I get into an old gmail account then I dont remember anything but the actual email? [duplicate]

I have a old gmail account I want to get into so I can find a youtube channel I was subscribed to that I cant remember the name of. I know my email but not my password or any other credentials (date ...
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Is it possible to see several versions of a webpage using GoogleCache?

When using GoogleCache, is there a way to see several previous versions of a site - or is it only possible to see the latest one? (Yes I know - and eagerly use - the WayBackMachine (archive.org), but ...
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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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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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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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How to link two forms in Google Forms

Is there an option where I can link two forms? Example: I have a form running in production say "A", I am introducing new form say "B", in the new form "B" for a particular question the question type ...
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How not to use Google Sync at a particular computer?

Yesterday, I logged in to Google from a rather public computer using Google Chrome to check my emails. As soon as I logged in, a popup window appeared and informed that my bookmarks, passwords, ...