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Questions about Google web applications on a broad level. If you are talking about the web search application (www.google.com, www.google.es, www.google.com.mx, etc.) use the "google-search" tag instead.

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How do I access the Google login page for a non-SSO account, if an SSO IDP is redirecting me?

I have a work google account and a personal google account. The work google account uses a SAML identity provider (like Auth0, Okta, OneLogin, etc). The personal google account is just a regular non-...
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Google Maps XXXXXXXX [on hold]

I go to Google Maps to direct me to a location. It does not show the street names and therefore is useless to me. Is there a way to do. Get the street names on the map? If there is I hope it is easy....
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Suggest/Recommend/Search Google Doodle featuring topics

How and where do we suggest or recommend Google Doodle featuring topics? For example, today is June 13, which is the birthday of one of the greatest physicists, James Clerk Maxwell. As far as I ...
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Google slides: How to add transparency to a background image?

How to add transparency to a background image in Google slides?
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Get Google Backup and Sync to only sync one file at a time instead of three?

I have Google Backup and Sync set to upload all files in a folder to Google Drive. The default behavior seems to sync 3 files simultaneously. Is there any way to set it to sync only one file at a time?...
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Disallow “Signing in with Google” to 3rd party sites

Google has a feature they seem to call "Signing in with Google" https://support.google.com/accounts/answer/112802?co=GENIE.Platform%3DDesktop&hl=en In the Google Account settings it's listed as ...
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How to activate time left notification in Google Family Link? [migrated]

I installed the Google Family Link app on my kid's phone, mainly to limit his screen time. He asked me to be notified before his time is running out but I can't find a way to activate such a ...
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How to undelete a message

I was texting from a phone conversation and deleted all previous conversation. Can I get them back?
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Google Sheets Custom Timed Animations

Is there a way to make animations automatically occur at certain times and continue indefinitely like in PowerPoint? I sometimes use a timer that occurs at 1 minute to let participants know they need ...
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Whenever I search for the meaning of a word, the suggestion “in hindi” and others appears on Google

What the title says. For instance, searching on google.com/ncr (no country redirect): I speak none of these languages. I'm searching for the meaning of an English word, using English terms, I expect ...
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How to list total files for every subfolder in Google Drive?

On google drive I have a directory with over 1000 subfolders. I want to list all subfolders with the total amount of files for each subfolder. This is the script I got so far but it doesn't work cause ...
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Suspicious sign-in prevented on Google account after changing password

Yesterday I received a "suspicious sign-in prevented" email on my University google account. The email said that someone used MY PASSWORD to access my google account from a suspicious app. I ...
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Can I create a custom ratio based on two fields in Google Data Studio?

I'm trying to create a custom ratio in Google Data Studio that is: 'sessions with a particular event' / 'all sessions' Can anyone tell me if this is possible? I tried using a calculated field, but ...
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Remove Google Search suggestions

Every time I type a word and then meaning (i.e. backpack meaning in...) Google suggests in Hindu, in Urdu etc. I have no interest in these languages and never googled for them. I would like to see ...
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How do I exclude sports-related results from Google Search?

There is nothing I hate more than searching the name of a city I’m visiting on Google and having all the relevant results that come up be related to football. Is there a way to tell Google that I’m ...
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Does advertising a website with GoogleAds improve the search-ranking in general?

So I have published a website a week ago and now I use GoogleAds to advertise my site in the Google-Search. And I asked myself now if clicks on the ad improve the search-ranking of my site in general ...
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Chrome Profile Picture Not Changing

The profile picture I set for my google account is not corresponding with my Chrome browser profile picture. I set the same picture for my gmail, youtube and google+ but my Chrome profile picture is ...
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Chrome Hijacking Media Keys

Recently when I've had a Youtube video open on chrome and I try to play a song on Spotify it instead starts or stops the video I have open. Any know how to not let Chrome hijack my media buttons?
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Strange Google Search UI

When I open this URL: https://www.google.com/search?q=google or any Google search results URL This is on my computer (Windows 10). It is the same on both Chrome and Edge. This is on my friend ...
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Need Help deleting data from columns and pasting them into another column on a script on multiple workbooks

I need help creating a script to move data from D2:E120 to B2:C120 accross multiple workbooks. Is this possible?
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Google sign in with 2 step verification but no longer have that number [duplicate]

I have a Google account that has over a thousand pictures of my daughter that was killed last year at the age of 23. My back up phone number was that of friend who also passed away around the same ...
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Calculated field in google sheet pivot table

I encounter a problem when trying to make a simple formula in calculated field. I can't reference a column with a space on its name. For example, if my column is "Column A" : formula : "='Column A'" ...
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How can I disable the authorization needed to open Google Sheets Macros?

Whenever I try to open any macro enabled sheets it requires authorization, even though it's a first party application. Is there any way to stop Sheets from asking it or give permissions to everyone I ...
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I've Forgotten The Gmail I Used To Create A Youtube Channel

2 years ago I created a YouTube channel, because I wanted to start making videos as a hobby. I uploaded a grand total of one video and promptly forgot about it. Now I want to try and get back into it, ...
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Google Sheets table of data wont create graph accurately?

So I am trying to convert some data into a scatter plot using google sheets. But 2 problems: 1) when I try and order the x and y so that the graph has x data on x and y on y it inverts it. May this ...
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Google Text to Speech - without API

I was using the public website of Google to "speak" some texts. Now I want to speak longer texts but the website is not responding well. I created an account and would pay for this service. But I only ...
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How to recover 2 years old google account? [duplicate]

I log in my google account last 2 years ago & I forgot password. I'm receiving code but not recovering account. what can I do now?
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How to log in to Google after closing University account?

The sign in button directs me to my old university but I no longer have an account there. I get no opportunity to enter any Google account or choose what account to log in with. I am stuck with no ...
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Google Form - inserting responses

I am using google form to capture a survey. I have about 7 questions regarding a conference lecture. I want to use google forms and was wondering if I can manually insert the responses?
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Can Google Form send email automatically based on entered field?

I would like to use Google Form as a help desk, hoping to find a script that can send email of the submitted form responses to different people depending on their option in one of the question? i.e. ...
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Any way to “Send As” from Gmail while maintaining 2FA security?

Say I want to "send as" gmail account 1 from gmail account 2. It seems that once I activate 2FA for account 1, I now need to use an "app password" to use it in account 2. But doesn't this defeat the ...
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Prevent Receiving from Google Photos

When photos are shared from Google Photos, if the recipient is a Gmail user, they are by default shared through Google Photos rather than email to the Gmail account. Is there any way to prevent people ...
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Google Drive not indexing searchable PDF

I have a fully searchable PDF. The PDF was scanned and then converted to text by Fujitsu's ScanSnap Manager #iX500 (W). For those who want all the details, here's the info from Document Properties: ...
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A (spoofed?) trusted device has logged in from an unrecognized location

Recently my Google account was hacked. I have 2-factor authentication turned on. 2-factor authentication was not required for the hacker to gain access to my account, nor did the hacker trigger ...
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Query is not bringing in data when column is between two dates

I am using the correct formula which has worked on other sheets: =QUERY(Patients!$A:$K,"SELECT * WHERE F > date '"&TEXT(B2,"yyyy-mm-dd")&"' and A <= date '"&TEXT(C2,"yyyy-mm-dd")&...
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How to create a line chart from a key-value dataset?

I have created a script that tracks twitter followers over time, for many accounts, the data is saved to a table that looks something like this: +------------+--------+-------+ | DATE | USER |...
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Does adding another Google account to your Android phone also sync phone setting? [closed]

So today I am adding my dad Google account to my phone to check his email regularly because he is not very good with the phone. When I am done adding my dad account my phone automatically sync ...
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How to send the mail to group by skipping one member

How to send the mail to group while exclude on member except creating rules (If we are creating rules that particular person knows that we are skip him..)
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How to remove accounts from “Choose an account” list in Google sign in?

When signing in with Google (OAuth), it shows a list of accounts it already knows about. How can I remove some accounts from this list? I know I can nuke all of them by deleting all cookies, but I'd ...
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Why does Google Sheets IMAGE() function change orientation?

If you look at this sheet you'll see that the image in cell B3 shows a duck with its head to the left, but the actual image — click on "enlarge" in cell C3 to see it — shows the duck with its head ...
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Syntax to for phrase match whilst excluding domains for search results

I'm trying to search Google for: "Alpha Beta" + "Charlie Delta" -excluding(pinterest.com), -excluding(facebook.com) What I'm trying to achieve here is to find results that contain the phrase "Alpha ...
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How to search within a Google Drive shared folder — with OCR

I've been making use of Google's automatic OCR functionality for a bunch of uploaded PDFs. I have tons within a folder, and I'll use "search within" using textual search terms. These are mostly old ...
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How do I choose which calendars show up in Google Calendar Day view?

Google Calendar has a Day View, which can be 1 column but by default has multiple columns with different calendars. In my case, it shows one calendar I am less interested in, and I want another one of ...
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Which Google products use reminders?

Since Google announced they are ending Inbox by Gmail in March 2019, I've been looking for replacements for their reminders, especially recurring reminders. I've noticed that Google reminders have ...
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How do I use shortcuts on Google web apps which conflict with macOS shortcuts?

When using Google Docs on macOS, the shortcut that Google has for adding a comment seems to be ⌘⎇M, which happens to be the same system-wide shortcut for minimizing all of the windows of a particular ...
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How do I let Google know of a problem so they can fix it?

My husband signed in to his gmail account on my laptop and when we tried to sign him out through his icon photo the drop screen wouldn't pop down to allow us to hit the sign out button. How do I let ...
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How and why are Google signing in to my outlook.com account?

I have an outlook.com e-mail account, and when signing in on account.live.com and browsing the security page, viewing recent sign-ins, I see many sign-ins and "unusual activity" originating from the ...
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Which service of Google provide redirector.googlevideo.com link?

I see some websites use redirector Google video link like this: https://redirector.googlevideo.com/videoplayback?requiressl=yes&id=a511c599c7e0fcf7&itag=22&source=webdrive&ttl=...
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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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Change language of Google websites?

Google have set my language to dutch but I hate it for a million reasons and one of these is when something is wrong I could get a lot more help if I get feedback from Google in English. Is there a ...