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YouTube homepage looks zoomed, it only shows 2 videos in 1 row

This is how it looks: It looks like this when i open homepage The thing is that when I change account it works normal. It behaves like this only on homepage and in all browsers, on all computers ...
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Is there a way to allow users to access Google Sheets with installable triggers without manually signing in?

I have set up a Google Apps Script that validates data that is entered into various Google Sheets files. I am looking for a way to allow users to access those Google Sheets files without making them ...
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Change Google 2FA app from Gmail to another on iOS?

When logging into a Google service on the web with 2FA enabled, Google will prompt you to go to the Gmail app on the iPhone to confirm the login. If you delete the Gmail app, it will still prompt you ...
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How to prove that I'm the owner of a hacked google account

Please read the question before marking it as duplicate! It says that I know that standard answers and that I understand the WHYs, but that I have a different case. "You case is ignored by Google" ...
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No phone number [duplicate]

How do I find my gmail that's attached to my old number without the phone, my Galaxy S7edge won't take a charge, so I have no access to that phone, and disconnected the phone service please help
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Google Gmail account [duplicate]

I had to factory reset my phone, I do not have the phone number that I originally set it up with nor do I remember my password. How do I recover this email account?
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Migrating accounts in Gmail

My school is quite annoying in that they want to delete all email accounts once you graduate. Having graduated I now have to move everything from one email to another, but the thing is that email is ...
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How can I create a new password for my Gmail account?

How can I create a new password for my Gmail account?
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How to opt-out of a specific experimental feature by Google

Recently, I apparently got entered into an experimental new layout of Google Images. The layout I now get for images can be seen below: As you can see, the entire image preview is not much bigger ...
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Can't get search results on Google anymore

Since this morning, it appears that I can't get any search results anymore when I am logged in my account. If search anything, all I will get is "did not match any results". The only thing I ...
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How can I re-enable MFA challenges when I login?

I enabled MFA on my Google account because I wanted to protect it. Every time I logged-in, Google tried to get me to "Don't ask again on this device", and I un-checked the checkbox every single time (...
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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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Can my employer access my device's hardware info or control it in any manner even after I unregister? (On the Google apps/ business platform)

I added a new Google account on my device and signed in with my work account. It said that my device info like IMEI number, Mac address etc will be shared and the admins will also be able to control ...
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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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Lost phone contacts after deleting Gmail acount

How can I restore my Gmail account once I've deleted it and it's been almost a month since I deleted from my iPhone 10? I have lost most of my important contacts and no other way to recover
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How to remove accounts from “Choose an account” list in Google WITHOUT signing in? [duplicate]

I was helping my mother troubleshoot a problem with her Gmail and now every time I go to use Gmail, her account comes up as the default one. I don't know her password, but I can't sign out of her ...
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Can I have a Google form that allows users to upload documents but does not require a Google account?

I have a Google form that is requiring users (survey takers) to have a Google account to access the form. This form includes sections that require the user to upload files before they can submit. We ...
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What is the difference between accounts.google.com and myaccount.google.com

(EDIT: Linked to https://support.google.com/accounts/thread/6363189?msgid=6363189) I have my old Email address X@gmail.com Initially I used an eight char password, but later I changed to an 11-char ...
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How to recover my deleted gmail account after 6 months of deletion? [duplicate]

I am unable to recover my deleted gmail account after six months please solve my problem as soon as possible as it is very urgent.
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What is the mechanism behind linked email accounts in Chrome?

I have five email accounts. In chrome, I go to gmail.com, I log into one of them, and at the top right there is an icon for my account. If I click it I can see all my other accounts. Clicking on one ...
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When I change name and username on Gmail, will my name change in previous conversations?

I have recently changed my username and account name on my Gmail account. It works perfectly (for now) but I noticed when I entered in some of my past email conversations that it still shows up my old ...
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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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Why does google forms ask me to sign in even though I am signed in?

I have gmail account signed in and when I open google forms that I received in my inbox, it asks me to sign in to continue. When I click sign in, it again reloads the same page and again asks me sign ...
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Is it no longer possible to use YouTube anonymously whilst being logged in to Gmail?

I just noticed that, while being logged in to Gmail (e.g. having a Gmail tab open), I am also automatically logged in to YouTube. This did not happen before. I used to have my Gmail open whilst ...
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How to upload Google Data of one account to another Google account

While deleting the Google account, Google offers to download the data as a backup before deleting. The data includes Bookmarks, Calendar, Drive, Mail, Maps, etc of an account. I downloaded data ...
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Can I recover Gmail account after I forget answers to my security questions?

I have two Gmail accounts that I remember my password but forget answers to the security questions. I have used it for a while in my old devices. However, when I tried to log in to the accounts on my ...
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Enabling 2FA on a Google Account, how to get TOTP secret?

I am trying to enable two-factor authentication (2FA) on a Google account, but I'm running into a dead end trying to activate it. I'm using an up-to-date Firefox browser. When I try to enable 2FA, ...
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How to make Google ask for password when switching between accounts

When using Gmail, have the option of switching between accounts by clicking the user icon in the upper right corner of the screen. Currently, can switch between the accounts listed when clicking the ...
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See most visited sites on Google has disappeared?

I know for a fact a couple of years ago, I could go to history.google.com or google.com/history and it would greet me with statistics of my visited sites. It would show stuff like how many times I ...
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How to change Google Account language preferences? (NOT IN SETTINGS)

I was in Korea several years ago; I do not speak Korean, but my Google Account language preferences have since been very strange. I'm running into a problem where if I go to, say, https://www....
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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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How can I get Google account recovery to recognize an email address with periods?

Okay so I have two Gmail accounts: one is for business and one is for personal use. Let's just say my business account is jane.doe@gmail.com, and my personal is johnsmith@gmail.com. These are all old ...
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How can I recover my Google account when I can't get through 2 step verification

In May of 2017, I lost access to both my primary and recovery google accounts. I turned two step verification on for both and then broke my phone before updating recovery info. What do I do? I have my ...
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How to update credit card and the phone number?

I am trying to locate my Google account settings but can not get to the right screen. I am trying to update my credit card and phone number information.
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How can I clear my browser without deleting my Gmail password?

I tried to log on to my Gmail account this morning and I got a message that I had to change my password. I don't know exactly why that happened, but I think it's because I had cleared my browser ...
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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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Account recovery [duplicate]

I have tired 3 times to get into my Google account. I don't remember the password and the security question is not one I put in. Can you please help me recover my account? I lost my phone and need to ...
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Why YouTube shows two different names?

I created my channel with the name of 'enthusiastic ladka' and everywhere it shows expect my YouTube main title name. Why it is different? Here is the screenshot of my problem.
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How can I get back a Gmail account I deleted forever 10 days ago?

10 days ago I deleted forever by mistake a Gmail account that I need to recover (in the next couple of days). Is this doable? And if yes, how?
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Google search data

I went today through the process of deleting my entire data history from Google's servers. I went to myactivity and browsed through EACH TAB and clicked DELETE ALL ACTIVITY. I even went through ...
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How to close AdSense account with my unknown email address

I am trying to get an approval on Google AdSense account through my email address example@gmail.com but it keeps disapproving due to having another unknown gmail account already have Google AdSense. ...
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How to find signup date for Gmail account? [duplicate]

I would like to find out the month and year I signed up for my current Gmail account.
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Google links leading to different site

Each time I click on the 'sign in' link (or even a link to view a document sent by someone else) to sign into my Google accounts I am led to a different site completely. A little background that may ...
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Can't change my Google profile name [closed]

My Google name was "The Free Hugs Guy" for a while, and then it got changed to "donut DONUT," and I couldn't change it for three months, so I was like, "Okay, I won't post anything on YouTube or ...
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Can I automatically sign out of Google on browser close, but keep my cookies?

I'm paranoid enough that I'd like to use two-factor authentication for my Google account and automatically sign out of Google on browser close. But I'm not paranoid enough to use two-factor ...
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500 error code bug when trying to delete Google+ account

It is February 2, 2019. When trying to delete my Google+ account, I encounter a 500 error code bug. My account will not delete. How do I delete my account?
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Visualization of how Google storage space is used

Google has a limit of 15 GB storage space per account for consumer (free) accounts. Is there a simple procedure to visualize how the 15GB is used (photos, videos, email, documents)? Ideally, there ...
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Change picture of Google account

I tried to change the picture of my Google account. I did this through Gmail. However, the picture has not yet changed. I tried the things I have read in other related questions; remove/change my own ...
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Gmail refuses to open

Since a few days, my Gmail account is opening very slowly, or refuses to open for a very long time. I checked and this is not a wi-fi or internet connection problem. What can I do to make it open?
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Received an email saying someone has hacked my email account

The hacker said they have access to my contacts, social media, and that they've also installed a keylogger onto my system. They want money. The Gmail email header says: Similar messages were used ...