Questions tagged [google-apps]

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How do I get rid of "On Behalf Of" from my sent Gmail messages?

I have a Google Apps account with 1 primary domain and a secondary alias domain (let's say example.co.uk and example.com). When I send emails from the alias domain, the receiving person sees the ...
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Google Apps: 2-factor verification code for brand new user?

I am the admin of a Google Apps domain. I created a brand new user account. I tried to sign in as that user (in a new browser) and it told me that "Your organization's policy requires you to enroll in ...
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Google Translate an image, not on your phone

The Google Translate application now supports in-image OCR and translation of text: https://support.google.com/translate/answer/6142483?hl=en but this functionality does not seem to be accessible ...
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Google Apps as an online harddrive? [closed]

Google provides some pretty cheap online storage. My organization is interested in using this to host backups of some of our data on the Google Cloud. We may just want to use this as an offsite backup,...
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Is Google+ available for Google Apps accounts?

Google Plus launched today but when I try to check it out, I get the error: Google Profiles is not available for your organization. I have Google Apps on my domain. Am I missing a setting in my ...
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Google Sites: Markdown support?

My organization is interested in migrating our local Wiki from the office into Google Sites. I see that Google Sites supports some sort of Wiki interface, but I don't really like the GUI editor. Is it ...
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Transfer Google Docs from one account to another

My company just changed its domain name, and we all moved our Google apps accounts (say, from adam@old-domain.com to adam@new-domain.com). We have found sufficient solutions for transferring emails, ...
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How can I setup Google Apps Email for a subdomain?

I have Google Apps setup for "domain.com". I'd like to receive mail at "user@mail.domain.com" how can I do this?
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What causes the infinite redirect loop when I login to Gmail? How do I fix it?

Of course I can't reproduce it now! However, about 20% of the time when I try to login to my Gmail account (because my wife is logged into hers), it gets stuck in an infinite redirect loop. I always ...
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What Contact sharing options are there in Google Apps? [closed]

I setup Google Contacts in Google Apps for several people. I'm wondering if there is any way to share (at least some of) the contacts between everyone in this domain. Similar to how you can share your ...
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Transferring files across from restricted Google Drive account

I'm using Google Drive with my organisation account (i.e. x@y.com not x@gmail.com). I'm trying to transfer all my files to my personal account (x@gmail.com). However, when I go to share everything and ...
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"Google Calendar invitations cannot be forwarded via email." - why, and how to workaround?

Several people in my organisation get this message in the following set up: x@institution.edu (using Google apps) forwards everything to y@gmail.com Someone invites x@institution.edu While logged in ...
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How can I change the primary domain on Google Apps?

I have a Google Apps for your domain account for my domain which we will call DomainA I have since replaced that domain with DomainB which is set up in the Google Apps account as an alias. Since I ...
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Web-based Dropbox and Google Docs integration

At my workplace people heavily use web apps for productivity, Dropbox is used as a backup solution, and Google Docs (custom Google Apps domain) is used for ocassional documents that need to be edited ...
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Add .ics attachments in Inbox by Gmail to Google Calendar

I'm using Google Inbox with Google Apps for Work and unfortunately the .ics attachments sent by meetup.com are not added to my calender. But when I switch to Gmail then there is a button to add the ...
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Google Apps Account vs Google Account

Might be a strange question but... I run a google apps account for my own domain for myself and family members for email, calendar and contacts. Email name@domain.com I have found that when it comes ...
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Cannot share more than free/busy outside of organization

I am the organization admin for our Google Apps domain. I have the following pertinent settings configured: External Sharing options for primary calendars - Share all information, but outsiders ...
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Change primary domain on Google Apps without losing free account

I currently use my new domain as additional domain for my free Google Apps account but I actually would like to use it as the primary one. Unfortunately I read that it is only possible to change the ...
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Send mail from a Gmail catch all address

I just recently set up Google Apps (Standard) on my domain, and I have a catch-all e-mail address on it that I pull e-mail from locally, so I can easily receive e-mail to anything@example.com. Now I ...
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How/where to obtain a .p12 key file from the Google Developers Console?

I am using a custom component with Talend Open Studio that allows me to connect to Google Analytics Part of the setup requires specifying the location of a .p12 key file I have created a Project in ...
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How can I move Google contacts between two different accounts?

I want to move some contacts, using drag-n-drop, between two Gmail accounts. How can I do this? Please mind that I do not want to import/export all contacts, I just want to move some of them between ...
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Why does admin.google.com redirect to my university's Google Apps?

I work at a university. All students get a third party Gmail and Google Apps account but staff do not. Now I can't administer my domains that are expiring. Every time I try to go to admin.google.com ...
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Can the employer view my Google/YouTube history (on Google Apps Platform)?

I left myself signed in to my work Gmail account on my personal computer. I am not using Chrome. I had an internet session that was not suitable for work. At all. This included Google searches and ...
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Merge Google Accounts?

I have a Google Apps Account which has recently been changed to a full Google Account which has the email address me@mydomain.com . I also have a gmail account with me@gmail.com . The Gmail account ...
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How to see which contacts aren't in a group?

In Google Contacts/Gmail you can assign a contact to a group (or more than one group). I use this so that on my Android phone I can filter the list of contacts down to just work colleagues, just ...
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How can I stop users from syncing Company folders to their Google Drive desktop?

I do the admin for our 30 user company (Apps Premier account). We migrated from Exchange one year ago and I have gradually weaned people off their MS Office habits and now everyone uses GDocs/Drive ...
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How Can I Prevent Gmail from Opening a New Tab when I Switch Accounts?

It seems that about 2 weeks ago, Gmail began always opening a new tab (in Chrome at least) every time I switch Accounts. Previously it only opened new tabs when I logged into a new account, but if I ...
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How can I exclude a specific folder from Google Drive search results?

I want to search for let's say *.doc from all my files in Google Drive but I want to exclude results from a certain folder let's say old docs. What do I type in?
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Is it possible to use a custom domain with Gmail, but without Google Apps?

Is there any way to use a custom domain in Gmail without having a Google Apps account? I have configured my domain to use: MX 3600 1 ASPMX.L.GOOGLE.COM. MX 3600 5 ALT1.ASPMX.L.GOOGLE.COM. MX 3600 5 ...
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How do I setup a catch all email address in Gmail Google Apps that works the same as the old catch-all feature?

Google Apps for Domains used to have a catch-all feature. Now the docs say: If you’re using another G Suite edition, the Email routing setting with the Route to catch-all address control is no ...
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How do I download all Google Docs in a folder as PDF?

I have a Google Drive filled with Docs, Slides, and Sheets. The new Google Drive interface no longer supports choosing the file format for bulk downloads, and just gives me a bunch of useless ...
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New Gmail Compose - Drag and Drop Attachments, Photos

So Gmail has rolled out their new compose update to my company's Google Apps account. I've found the drag and drop function of Gmail to be really convenient in the past as I'm always attaching PDFs, ...
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Is it be possible to migrate Google+ accounts to Google Apps for Domain?

Does anybody know if it's possible to migrate a Google+ account running on a normal Google account to a Google Apps for Domain when they support it? I'm holding out on using G+ because I don't want ...
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Automatically create an out-of-office reply based on calendar events in Google Apps

I would like to change the content of the out-of-office (Vacation responder) message in my Google Apps account based on events in my Google calendar. (I am the admin of the Google Apps domain) For ...
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Find folders/documents in Google Drive shared outside the organization?

For security reasons we'd like to see all documents in Google Drive which are shared with people outside the organization (Google Apps users). Is this possible? I know you can search for "to:[email]" ...
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Bouncing emails from Google Apps (Gmail)?

I'm a user of Google Apps for receiving my email in. My inbox is the "Catch all" for my domain which is very convenient in the way I would like to use it. In some special cases I would like to bounce ...
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Is it possible to make letters upright (non-italic) in equations in Google Docs?

On this forum answer on Google Docs it is mentioned that commands such as \mathrm{} should be possible. Just like in regular LaTeX (or MathJax). I cannot make this command work on my page, though. ...
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Several Gmail accounts sharing one email address

In our company, using Google Apps, we need that everyone can check one special email address. What I did was to create a group for that special address and added everyone to that group so that all of ...
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Emails sent to Gmail domain suddenly not RFC 2822 compliant, Possible to bypass with Google Apps?

Four days ago emails sent to our Gmail accounts via our ISP's mail servies started being rejected due to not being RFC 2822 complainant. The following message to was undeliverable. The reason for ...
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Is it possible to access multiple Gmail accounts concurrently?

Related: How to Manage Multiple Gmail Accounts on the Same PC/Browser? I used to be able to access my primary Gmail account, as well as two Google Apps accounts concurrently in the same browser as ...
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Voting buttons in Gmail

In Outlook, you could attach voting buttons to a message to get a yes/no response from the recipients. I have a user asking me how to do this in Gmail after we have migrated from exchange to Google ...
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YouTube is not available as a Google Apps service on my domain

When I visit YouTube, there's a Sign in link but when I click it, I'm informed that: YouTube has not been enabled by the administrator of the domain @(mydomain). YouTube itself is fully available;...
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Google calendar: Show availability without revealing personal calendar details to admin

I have a "work" Google Calendar and several "personal" Google Calendars The work calendar is administered by my company I'd like to show coworkers my combined availability (work and personal), but ...
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Easiest way to transfer Google data between accounts

Previously we had free accounts with Google for our Calendars, Contacts etc. We are now signed up as App Business and have new accounts. What is the easiest way to transfer: Google Calendar Google ...
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Is Google Apps good enough for business? [closed]

We are looking at using Google Apps for Business for our emails and general "Outlook" functions. Are there any pitfalls to look out for, or something great that may have been overlooked? In general ...
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Why can't I share my Google Docs presentation outside of my college network?

I am a student at Smith College trying to make a Google Docs presentation visible to anyone in the world with a link. However, the options that surface when I click Share only let me share within ...
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How can I import existing emails into a new Google Apps email account?

I'm working on setting up a Google Apps account. As part of the switch, I'd like to import old emails for all users on the domain. I thought I could do this by using the mail fetcher functionality. ...
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Google Groups Email: Reply to author, and let other group members see reply

I'm a Google Groups user, using some paid account to access admin.google.com. I'm able to create e-mail addresses, groups and so on there. What I have done is this: Created e-mail addresses Created ...
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Can I “opt out” of Google Calendar while keeping my Gmail account?

I would like to handle invitations manually (in iCloud, actually) without any invitations, events, or anything showing up in my Google Calendar account. Because if that’s the case, there will be a ...
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How can I send a DKIM signed email from a domain alias in Gmail?

I have two domains setup with the Google app. Domain A is the primary domain, and domain B is a domain alias to A. Both domains have valid DKIM keys generated, added to the domains DNS as valid TXT ...
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