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How to fix the error?

Could not find your google account. Try using your email address instead. The phone number is already set in https://myaccount.google.com.
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I left my school Google on my phone and looked something up can they see it

I forgot to sign out of my high school Google account and I was in incognito and I looked something up that is not appropriate for school to prove my friends wrong. I was on my phone on my home WiFi ...
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Navigation by using MyMaps

I have marked some points of interest in my newly created map in Google Mymaps. But now I would like to drive to selected point. Is it possible somehow ask Google to create route to my POI?
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Google Sheets - summing numbers across a spreadsheet depending on the Column header

I am looking to automate our timesheet process. Each staff member has their own separate Google Sheet which has the dates down one column, and then a varying number of columns named after different ...
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Show places with rating higher than 4,7

Usually we see rating of places in Google Maps: Can I somehow ask Google to show all places in with rating higher than 4,7 in Belgium?
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How to search google doc filetype from google?

Is it possible to search for google docs documents/filetype from google search engine? I know it's possible to search for .doc file types like so trucks filetype:doc But is it possible to search ...
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How can I automatically sync deleted photos between my desktop and Google Photos?

Now that Google has decoupled Google Photos and Google Drive, Photos no longer syncs with my desktop Mac. Whereas before, deleting an image from the web app/Finder also removed that image from the ...
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Is it possible to set different languages for different Google apps?

If I change my Google account's default language, it sets it for Search and Google Maps, and Gmail and so on... Now I want my Search to default to one language and my Google Maps default language to ...
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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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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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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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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 [closed]

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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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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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 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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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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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 ...
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Login to a website/app without social login buttons [closed]

Many Android apps request an account to use it, and many have the possibility to login via Google, Facebook, Twitter, etc via a button. Sometimes the apps have a desktop website and usually those ...
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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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How do I prevent Google from killing access to sister/brother sites?

My free portfolio on google.com allows me partial functionality on some accounts. For instance: It allows me to use the Google Mail account almost without a hitch (at times Hangouts will simply ...
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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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Can I remove or change the link between YouTube and Google+?

I have a Google+ account, and I have a YouTube account that created a linked Google+ page on my Google+ account. In my YouTube settings, there is no link to disconnect the Google+ page (as seen in the ...
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How to change google applications language?

I used to live in Brazil. But I'm now back in France (my country) and I would like to have google webs apps in French. When I log in to google from a French computer, google sets the language to ...
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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 would I report a problem to Google in situations where there is no link to their Feedback System?

Suppose I find a broken sentence, or a feature that is not working. Is there a way to report this to Google in situations where there is no link to their Feedback System? Can you describe briefly ...
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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 Google login automatically in Gmail?

Does Google log in/out automatically log in Gmail, if I registered the same Google ID and Gmail ID? And vice versa,i.e. Gmail log in/out auto log in/out Google ID as well?
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How to Signup for Google Inactive Account manager?

How do I sign up for Google Inactive Account manager? I have gone through support.google.com, read pages related to Google Inactive Account manager but I have not been able to find any link that would ...
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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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Google Trends keeps coming up in Chinese

I'm having a problem with Google trends: it keeps coming up in what it looks like Chinese. I tried to eliminate several potential causes: Signed out of my Google account -> still in Chinese. Signed ...
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How does google dynamically count on its space for gmail?

When we look at Gmail login page, we can see the space counting dynamically. What does it represent - does it mean that Google is dynamically increasing it's server space? What happens in the back ...
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Is there a hard limit on the number of devices that can connect to Google's services such as Gmail, Drive, etc?

We have a shared inbox and wanted to know if there is a limitation of how many devices can connect to a given mail box or Google Drive account. For example, as we have over 100 people in a call ...
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Integrate Gmail and Google Calendar with login

Is there a way to get an embedded version of Gmail / Google Calendar with login? (like the one on iGoogle) I did find how to embed a calendar... but I want to see my very own calendar. (Writing an ...
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Modifying user information on Google Apps

I am an administrator of a Google Apps for Education account. When my users log in, they always receive warnings that their information can be accessed, modified, or deleted by an administrator at any ...
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Automated Pay-Days, Genuine Marketing or Scam [closed]

For last two days, I have been noting the add on many high traffic websites that reads Google pays me $5000 per month The add looks like the following on stackoverflow. When I click on the ad, it ...
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Submitting bugs and enhancement requests to Google Documents webapp

Question Does Google provide a public bug tracking system, issue tracking system, or enhancement tracking system (similar to, say, Bugzilla) into which their users could submit reports to actual ...
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How to stop following all blogs on Google FriendConnect [closed]

Somehow, I managed to add all of my subscriptions from Google Reader to Blogger's 'following' service: FriendConnect. This is really annoying, as my 153 subscriptions show up in a list in my Google ...
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Can I get my Google Voice data from Google?

Can I get a document showing any recorded messages that have been left on my Google Voice account? I have been using the generic message since I established the account without even a name recording. ...
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How to recover Google account when two factor authentication is enabled but codes are lost? [duplicate]

Does anyone know how one can recover your Gmail account which has two factor authentication enabled when: you lose the printed codes and your authorized phone + laptop are unavailable? I lost my ...
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Is it possible to “unclear” Google Tasks after you've cleared completed tasks?

In Google Tasks, after you've hit the "Clear completed tasks" button, is there any way to "unclear" the tasks? I'd like to leave them checked off, but return them to the main view with the unchecked ...
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How can I make my calendar in corporate Google account visible to someone outside? (But only availability)

The company I work for uses Google mail, calendar etc. I need to arrange a number of meetings but instead of emailing to people when I am available I would like to provide a limited access to my ...