Questions tagged [google-plus]

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How to add an email address to Google Plus?

I've registered for Google Plus with my Gmail address. How can I associate another email address with my account, so that people who have that address can find me?
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How does Google+ Photos know the location where the photos were taken in?

I took a photo in the UTC +2 time zone with my Samsung. I then uploaded it to Google+ Photos. Then Google Photos automatically created a "story" for me, which is a compilation of various photos (that ...
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Does adding a Google+ Instant Upload photo to an album create multiple copies?

I'm using Google+ Instant Upload to backup all my photos online, since I purchased Google Storage about two years ago and made extensive use of Picasa. My question is simple - does adding an Instant ...
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Is it possible to add all users of an organization to a Google Plus group automatically?

I am the IT manager of my organization and I wanted to add my already registered to Google Plus 1200 members to a specific group, can it be done automatically or by having them click a link that will ...
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How to report impersonation of Hangout account

Someone is trying to impersonate me and has created a Google+ account and Hangouts. The Google+ account has a picture of me and I reported the impersonation of it and it was removed by Google. But the ...
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Search public images in Google Photos

On Picasa Web Album, I can search all public photos via the explore features, for instance a search by tag: https://picasaweb.google.com/lh/view?feat=tags&psc=G&filter=0&tags=wikimania (...
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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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A way to programmatically add people to my Google+ circles

Back when Google+ was just launched, my friend and I started a service that works as a directory of Lithuanians using Google+. The Lithuanian Google+ community is small, yet rather vibrant and ...
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How to open Google Drive and Google Plus links with my non-primary Google account?

My personal email is my primary Google account. But my company uses Google enterprise, and colleagues are always sharing Google Plus and Google Drive links with me. When I click them, I usually see ...
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What are all the steps to transfer ownership of a YouTube account?

I have a channel for my website that I created with an old Yahoo email address (let's call this "A"). I now want to transfer this to my email (let's call this "B") I'm using for the website (info@...
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How to add emoji to YouTube/Google+ account name?

I watched a few videos on how to add emoji to a YouTube/Google+ account name, but when I tried to add the 🤣 emoji, it says Some characters aren't allowed. I've tried a few different emojis, but ...
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Changing Gmail account belonging to my Google+ account

I've had the same Gmail account now for 5+ years. I have a Google+ account associated with that Gmail account. I want to change my email address, so I created a new Gmail account. How do I associate ...
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Can I remove or change the link between YouTube and Google+? [closed]

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 jump to a particular date when viewing a person's posts stream on Google+? [closed]

I would like to bring up something I or somebody else has shared on Google+ months ago. It is time consuming to just scroll down and down and down, clicking more and more. Can I just jump to a ...
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How can I use both Disqus and Google+ comments on Blogger?

I have a blog with Blogger. I used Disqus before and there are a lot of comments on that. However now I want to use Google+ comments on Blogger because I use Google+ a lot. But I cannot find a ...
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Get back my old Google+ URL

How do I get my old Google+ URL to my new Google+ account after I deleted my old Google+ profile (not old Google account, only Google+)?
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Google+ hashtaging words with the hash symbol in it?

In Google+, how can one hashtag the words containing hashes such as F#? I tried writing #F#, but it captures #F leaving the trailing # separated.
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Can we “escape” a # word in a Google+ to avoid conversion to a hashtag?

Example : With some software the prefix of a pound-sign / hash / number symbol is significant. We don't want to it to be a hashtag. Here are a couple examples where I've tried to escape text so that ...
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How do I hide the Hangouts panel on Google Plus?

On the Google+ website (plus.google.com), the Hangouts panel appears on the right hand side. I already have the Chrome Hangouts extension so I don't need it there at all.
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Google+ Remove Cover

Is it possible to remove the profile cover once you've set one? Basically, have it revert to the initial "default" one of that particular account.
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Google+ pictures becoming corrupt

Recently, I was browsing through my Google+ photos on my Android phone and I noticed that many of them appear to have been corrupted. They are covered in varying patterns of colored bars. I've noticed ...
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With the destruction of Album Archives, where will all of the photos from a Hangouts be stored?

I have received many notifications from Google saying that Album Archives and Google+ are going away as no one is really using them. In this case, where will all of the new photos from Google Hangouts ...
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Is Google+ takeout including photos and videos already in my Google Photos app?

Since Google+ is about to close, I downloaded the takeout files. What called my attention is that the files downloaded are huge, 2GB and 0.6GB. I searched for one or two videos included in the takeout ...
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Why is my Google Talk buddy list now full of people from Google+? [closed]

I use Pidgin to log into Google Talk every morning and as of Friday, Feb. 3, 2012 my buddy list is full of people from Google+. Did Google announced this change? As far as I can tell, these new "...
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Liberate all data from Google+

Now that the final demise of Google+ is imminent, how can I get all of my data out of there? I know I have stuff in there I didn't post anywhere else. Will that also get the stuff I posted to various ...
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What are all the formatting options for a Google+ post?

What is the markup language for creating posts (and responding to posts)? I know of the following ones: To make text bold, use stars around the text: *bold text* To make text italics, use ...
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Can I hide my YouTube link in my Google+ profile and disassociate the two?

Can I hide my YouTube link in my Google+ profile and disassociate the two?
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Unable to domain restrict private YouTube videos using a brand account

I have a brand account with access to create a YouTube channel. I uploaded a video and set it to private. The problem is that I can't share this video with all emails of a particular domain, for ...
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Where I can find my own Google+ Play reviews and ratings?

I know that Google Play reviews and ratings are now connected with my Google+ account and my name. But where exactly I can find a list of my own reviews and ratings on Google Play apps?
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Can I post to a Google+ community and to my circles at one time?

If I post content to a private Google+ community to which I belong, is there a way to simultaneously post the content to my circles? I know there are two setting for private G+ communities (...
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How to stop Google+ Notifications?

Google+ unread notifications serve their purpose well on Google+ website but I don't understand their need of popping up across entire Google ecosystem. For ex: If I am doing some search on Google, I ...
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Is it possible to reply to Google+ comments via email?

When people reply to a Google+ post of mine or mention me, I get an email. On at least one of those emails, I was able to reply via email. That doesn't seem to be working any more and now messages ...
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Where can I change the URL for a Google+ business page?

Where can I change the URL for a Google+ business page? I've tried looking in the Google+ dashboard, but couldn't find anywhere to do it.
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Totally confused by YouTube / Google+ integration

HELP! I'm losing my mind. At some point YouTube had me choose to create a new "channel" linked to a new "google+" profile -- maybe I had the option to keep my old gmail-linked channel -- I can't ...
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Can't login to YouTube since changing account name

For a while I got periodic messages on YouTube telling me to move my account to Google Plus and to change the name. Ever since I made that change I can no longer login to YouTube. I get the following ...
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Where can we see the list of all shared albums on Google Plus?

I can't find the page where I could see all the albums other users have given me access to on my Google+ albums photo https://plus.google.com/photos .
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How can I make my Google+ posts and comments available to the public communities that I've joined?

Every time I commented on a Google+ post, I noticed that my comments were being ignored and no one seemed to even see my comments. I've made comments on various posts from communities that I've joined,...
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Privacy when signing in with Google

Lately many websites allow users to sign in using their Google accounts, which seems to be fine, but I am a bit worried about privacy issues... I have been taking a look, and most of the information ...
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How do I find all of my posts on Google+?

My profile page on Google Plus lists all of my posts. This is my profile page. However, for the life of me, I can't figure out how to see this Wall-equivalent from the web interface of plus.google.com....
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How to disable new popular post notification?

Can someone tell me how to disable the new popular post notification on Google+?
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Is it possible to filter out stream in Google Plus

Hello I like Google plus, but the problem is that I am part of many communities and sometimes I just want to see what my friends (real people, not communities) post so I like to see a stream without ...
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How to get Google+ Auto-backup link to a video?

If you have enabled Google+ Auto-backup on your phone, then pictures and videos are uploaded to Google+. The problem is that there are no links to the videos, and if you try to download and video, and ...
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How can I change a Google+ (Plus) community from private to public?

Is it possible to change the status of an existing Google+ community from "Private" to "Public"? This screenshot shows that my community is set to "Private" and I couldn't find an option to change it ...
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Problems with 2nd Gmail address affecting Blogger and Google+ profile

I have a small business and I have a blog using Blogger (http://straightforwardconsultancy.blogspot.co.uk) which I set up using a Gmail address and later connected to a Google+ profile. All was fine ...
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Google+ automatically sends invitations after addings contacts in Google+ Circles

I've moved my 1000+ contacts into Google+ Circles which I thought of as contact categories. Prior to creating my Google+ Circles and assigning all my contacts to the appropriate circle I checked my ...
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Force Google+ to login using correct user

I have multiple Google App accounts. I have one for work and one(or more) for personal use. Whenever I visit http://plus.google.com, it will attempt to open Google Plus for an arbitrary account. (...
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Resizing Google+ photos from standard to full size

I have lost hard copies of a number of photos and they are saved in Google plus and Picaso. They were saved as the smaller, standard size photos. Because of the lower quality, I cannot utilize them ...
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Does sharing Public posts with an additional circle make a difference in Google+?

In Google+'s “Add circles or people to share with...” box, I can enter “Public”, making the post visible to/shared with everyone. I can also enter a circle, with or without the “Notify about this post”...
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How can I get Custom Vanity Google plus URLs?

I see that Google and Blogger and maybe other have a customized Google Plus URL. Ex: http://plus.google.com/+google/posts http://plus.google.com/+blogger/posts
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How do I format text, specifically text links, in Google+?

Does anyone know how I would go about putting formatted text in a stream update in Google+? Specifically I'm trying to put text links in a post, without having to show the URL or have the page ...

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