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Gmail opens PDFs in Google Docs Viewer. Is it possible to disable this? [closed]

In any browser I open, gmail has this annoying "feature" that previews pdf files (I haven't tested other files) in google docs viewer. This is inconvenient because when I try to print, it ...
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Google Accounts/History

So I have a two Gmail/Google Accounts, one for personal use and one for college. Let’s say I search up Google Slides on my college account then, I open a new tab switch to my home account and search ...
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Google Drive files opening in new window vs new tab?

This might be a duplicate of How to open Google Drive files in new window but that question is 5 years old and unanswered. When I'm in drive.google.com and I open a G Suite file (either double-click ...
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Disable "Get custom email with G Suite" popup while using Gmail

I've been using Gmail for years. In the past few weeks, I'm now being pestered by a popup to get G Suite. See screenshot. Clicking "No Thanks" has no effect. Every time I log in, there's that same ...
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The YouTube option "open transcript" is not working

I have a problem in my Chrome browser (not in other browsers): The YouTube option "open transcript" stopped working. It's showing an empty box without content like there were no captions at all. ...
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YouTube playlists no longer auto-play. How is this error fixed?

So when a video in a playlist ends it just stops and displays the thumbnail image and the play button. I opened up the console and notice that win the video ends I get: [Deprecation] HTML Imports is ...
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One-click solution to disable auto-translation in Chrome

Why do I have to reselect the option to block automatic page translation each time I open Chrome? Even after reseting a page to it's original language, the next page I open has auto-translation ...
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Can I force to check emails three times per day?

I'd like to continue to use Gmail from my web browser. I'd also like to see new emails at set times during the day, so I don't look at my Gmail many times in one day. The ideal is to have Gmail ...
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How can I prevent open tabs with YouTube videos from playing after Windows 10 restarts?

I have several tabs open with YouTube videos, in several windows. This is on Chrome, Windows 10. I know that if I sleep the computer, everything will come back OK. But if I log out of Windows, Chrome ...
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How do I make something the first option when searching?

So, say I am going to try searching up Twitter for example, but when I type in the letter t a Google search for tilt appears as the first option. How can I make it so that when I type in the letter t, ...
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Why I can open Reddit in Chrome but not in Firefox?

Instead, I got this: Basically, Firefox complains that Reddit has a certificate for firstmedia.com firstmedia.com is my ISP. In Indonesia, ISP is required to block bad sites and Reddit is one of the ...
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How to restore Gmail password if I still have an access to this account by redirection

I added another Gmail account to my primary Gmail account years ago through the Accounts and Imports option. I can get and send emails to/from this account, but I cannot log in into this account ...
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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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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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How do you retrieve deleted Google bookmarks back so you can use them?

How do I get deleted Google bookmarks back? I've looked in bookmark manager for them but I accidentally deleted the bookmarks ad I need them.
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How can I easily merge the tabs of two Chrome windows? [closed]

I have two Chrome windows open with a bunch of tabs. I want to merge the tabs/windows so that all the tabs are in one window. Is there a way to merge them without manually moving each tab from one ...
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One way sync in Google accounts?

I have created a Google account at my work. I also have my own account on my personal laptop and smartphone. Now what I want is sync the account at work with my personal account in a way that for ...
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Google Translate and Google Search are in the wrong language

For some reason, most Google pages have started being displayed to me in Czech. It includes Google Translate, as well as the main search page google.com. Oddly enough Gmail is still in my native ...
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Reset Google Search layout

I'm using Chrome on a Mac and all of a sudden my Google search layout switched back to its old interface with a black bar on top. I've tried logging out and logging in my account, cleared all ...
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YouTube - 4k 60fps - Dropping frames (Stutter/Lag/Freezes)

I'm trying to watch 2160p (4k 60fps) content on YouTube, however, I experience large amounts of dropped frames... i.e. the video freezes/stutters completely (the sound is fine). The YouTube example I ...
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Is there a way to use Google's advanced search parameters without triggering the CAPTCHA test?

When using Googles advanced search operators, I only ever get about three or four tries before I start getting harassed by these perpetual reCAPTCHA turing tests: Yes, I'm human. No, I'm not a robot. ...
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Google switches primary and secondary email accounts regardless of login order

I have two separate email accounts logged into Google Chrome that switch order regardless of the order I log into them. I want to stop this from happening. I log into my personal email first, so that ...
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Gmail shortcut keys overridden by DevTools shortcut keys

I can't get Gmail shortcut keys to perform the Gmail actions because (I think) the DevTools actions for that shortcut are performed instead. For instance, to mark an email as read is Ctrl+Shift+I, but ...
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Twitter bookmarklet is unavailable [closed]

Due to Buffer.com browser extension not allowing you to unshorten links when sharing on Twitter (they use their own shortener buff.ly unless you purchase a paid plan: https://faq.buffer.com/article/...
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Sync Chrome with personal G Suite account

I changed my gmail to a personal G Suite account. I'm the only user and the main reason was to have my personal domain with the G Suite (+ some of the benefits with storage). However I'm struggling ...
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Google maps 3D not working on VirtualBox

Why maps.google.com's 3D feature while running Chrome (latest) on Ubuntu 18 in a virtual environment (VirtualBox) with Windows 10 host is not enabled? Virtual Machine's settings: Oracle VM ...
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Play my YouTube's "Watch Later" playlist on another computer without signing in my whole Google account

My current setup involves two laptops side by side, a Mac and a Windows 10 PC. I use the Mac as my workstation and the PC for gaming, casual web browsing and media consumption (Twitch, YouTube, etc). ...
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How can I save the urls of the opened webpages into https://www.google.com/bookmarks/?

I have opened a number of web pages in Google Chrome browser in my android phone. Is it possible to conveniently save the urls of the opened webpages in https://www.google.com/bookmarks/? Chrome ...
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How do I disable Slack tab "badging" in Google Chrome?

When I have unread slack messages, the Slack icon on the browser tab is a bright white (with a red dot when I get a mention): When I have no unread messages, it is grey: Is there anyway to disable ...
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'Snips' pasted from clipboard into body of gmail message have broken “googleusercontent.com” after sending out the email

A user regularly sends emails by snipping to the clipboard and pasting it to the email body. They are not saving to a file and pasting that, but copying it straight to the clipboard and pasting. ...
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Quickbooks online app overrides Chrome "open last closed tab" shortcut

Quickbooks Online's web app for macros overrides Chrome's command+shift+t command to open the last closed tab. Is there a way to make Chrome win this fight, or disable Quickbook's keyboard shortcut?
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How to never launch the slack desktop app while loading a slack link?

When I go to a slack link in chrome, the page attempts to launch my slack desktop app. For example loading a link like this in chrome: https://box.slack.com/archives/CXXJDXXXX/pXXXX61509300XXXX ...
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Stop Gmail notifications for specific senders [closed]

I'm using Gmail in a Chrome tab on Windows 10, and it's set up to produce notifications for new emails. There are some senders for which I'd like to not get notifications for. There is a trick based ...
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Is it possible to delete my searches from my Google account?

I notice that Google's Chrome browser actually stores all peoples searches in their Google account. So for example, if I create a new user in Chrome, so a blank history, no bookmarks. And I log into ...
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WhatsApp web - recently used emoticons are not saved

I am using WhatsApp web on Chrome on my PC (Win 10, 64 bit). For some reason, recently used emoticons/emojis are simply not saved, which I do see working fine on another PC I have (and it always ...
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Reopening an incognito tab

I logged in my Facebook account through the incognito tab but accidentally closed it before logging out. The session still remains logged in... Is there another option to log out from this browser ...
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How to get keyboard shortcuts Gmail HTML version?

I want to be able to open emails in new tabs using Gmail and Chrome. I have found that using the HTML version works well for this (see 1 2), but now my keyboard shortcuts aren't working. Is there a ...
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Gmail: How to open emails in an 'independent' new tab?

When using CTRL+Left Click to open emails in new tabs they are 'dependent' on the tab from which they were opened, which I don't want. Example of problem: From Tab 1: Gmail inbox I CTRL+Left Click ...
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How to make the default Gmail account different from Chrome profile account?

I've tried other solutions to change the default Gmail account but they have only worked temporarily on Chrome. My Chrome is set to sync with the account with email A (and I want it to stay that way) ...
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How do Telegram "background notifications" work?

The Telegram web client (at https://web.telegram.org/) can send me notifications even when no telegram.org web page is loaded into any open tab in my Chromium web browser. How is it possible for a ...
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Why doesn't Google Translate by Speech function on Chrome?

I videoed this hitch on Youtube. As you can see, I disabled extensions and plugin. But Google Translate by speech doesn't look to be working? Step 3 never happens: When told to "Speak now," ...
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Save screenshot to Dropbox on PC having keyboard without PrintScreen button on Chrome [closed]

I have an HTPC where I watch tutorials on youtube or wherever, but the cheap BT keyboard I have for this doesn't sport a PS button. I want to take screenshots on this machine to my Dropbox so I can ...
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How can I open up PDFs in Google Drive with the Google Chrome PDF viewer? [duplicate]

I'm in Google Chrome, but when I click on the PDF in Drive, I can only read it in the Drive viewer. I'd like to be able to read it in the normal Chrome viewer. I know I can download the file and then ...
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Twitter stuck on an endless redirect loop due to the new GDPR pop up (Chrome)

About a week ago Twitter would no longer let me log in on their site due to a popup which caused an infinite redirect loop. I have tried Mobile mode and TweetDeck so far but none of these worked for ...
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Does changing Google account password log me out of Gmail on Chrome?

I used a public computer to check my Gmail. I forgot to log out of the public computer. I have just changed my Google account password and I have always had 2 factor authentication enabled. Will I ...
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GMail keeps logging into the wrong account,how do I remove one from the list?

My daughter logged into gmail on my machine running Chrome, and now every time I open gmail to it goes to her account. I can switch to mine using the "user menu" on the right, but this leaves the ...
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How to add event to Google Calendar (2018 design) from Chrome omnibar?

In the old design of Google Calendar it used to be possible to add a new event directly from Chrome's omnibar using the following URL: http://www.google.com/calendar/event?ctext=+%s+&action=...
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Chrome tab for Twitter shows new tweet count; any way just to show notification count?

When I have Twitter open in desktop Chrome, the tab label will display a counter of all of the new tweets in my feed. This isn't at all helpful since I'm not interested in re-checking Twitter every 30 ...
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Google Chrome always shows Twitter mobile view

I have been looking at twitter.com in Google Chrome browser, Version 64.0.3282.186 (Official Build) (64-bit). I use a number of extensions, all enabled except as noted: BehindTheOverlay 0.1.3 ...
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Google doc 100+ pages: how to automatically makes it load all the page (without having to wait)

I'm working on a 100+ pages google doc in chrome. Each time I open it, I need to wait for all the pages to load (I see the page increasing when I hover the scroll bar on the right). The problem is ...
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