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Is it possible to find public Google calendars?

I want to embed a Google calendar in my organization's intranet site. Google provides three options for sharing the calendar: Make it visible to anyone in the organization Make it visible only to ...
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What happens to shared Google Drive files owned by a deleted account?

If I’ve been shared files by someone and their account is deleted, what happens to the files? I’ve read that the files are also deleted, but is that really true? I’m thinking that when an owner (whose ...
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Blocked from sharing posts on Facebook, told to slow down

I am having trouble with sharing posts with friends or posting on my timeline. After about five or six 'shares', I get the message: slow down, you are going too fast or your are using this feature ...
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Can a Dropbox folder be removed by people its been shared with?

If someone shares a Dropbox folder, can the person it's shared with remove the files or will they remain on Dropbox for the person who shared them?
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Allow someone else to delete my Google Photos

I went with my gf on a trip, photographs are saved in Google Photos. I've cleaned them, but there are some she wants to decide before deleting on her own time. We are together, we really prefer not to ...
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How to share full path of folder in Google Drive?

We use Google drive for storing the files of our company and we share files and projects with coworkers, no problem with that. Imagine my drive like this: Root_folder -F1 -SubF1 -SubF2 -...
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Private YouTube video does not appear on channel, even when shared

I uploaded a YouTube video using account A, set it to private, and shared it with account B. Now B can view the video using a direct link. When I visit account A's channel using account A, the video ...
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How to share ONLY several fields of the contacts

I already know how to share google contacts with my team. But I need to share only SEVERAL fields with each people. Imagine I wish to share all contacts but not all the information, but only phone ...
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Is it possible to recursively share folders (with all their content) in Google Drive?

Say I have a folder on my Google Drive, which contains some files. If I share this folder with someone else (either as an editor or as a viewer), it will appear to them by default as an empty folder. ...
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Add a Shared Album to your VISIBLE Google-Photos Albums List

Assume Bob has a Google Photo Album and it is shared out to Mary. The two are coworkers, wherein Mary is creating a document which requires photos from the shared photo album. Although Mary can ...
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How can I save links to Google Drive?

Is there a way to save and share webpage links? For example, http://www.example.com. How can I save that webpage link to a folder and be able to share that link with others?
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Outlook calendar won't sync in Google

I want the events from an Outlook calendar to show up in my Google calendar. I control both calendars. In Outlook, I can share the calendar with a URL. In Gcal, I go to Settings, Add calendar, From ...
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Is a shared Google Photos album publicly searchable? [closed]

I'd like to share a Google Photos album only with one person and allow them to view and edit the album, but I do NOT want the album or any photos to come up in search results. I saw that the only way ...
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Can I be notified if a Google Drive (Sheets or Docs) document is changed?

I have a couple of documents in Google Sheets/Docs that, whenever they are changed by people they are shared with, I'd like to be notified (don't care if the difference of the change is sent, just "...
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When sharing a spreadsheet in "view only," frozen rows are included in "Sort A-Z"/"Sort Z-A"

Resources: You can see a copy of my spreadsheet in "View Only" mode here. To replicate my issue, just sort any column -- U is the one I've been doing. You can find a copy of my spreadsheet ...
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What happens when you share a Google Doc with a non-Google user? What do you have to do to make it work? [closed]

If you create a Google Doc, click Share and then enter a non-Gmail-address and uncheck "Notify user" (I don't want to share the link using clear text e-mail in this specific case), ...
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Is there a way to get multiple share links from Google Drive in order?

I have 100s of files on my Google Drive where the files are sorted by name. All I want is the share link of each file in the order they appear in Google Drive. I tried selecting all these files inside ...
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Show calendars that are shared with my Google account in third-party calendars (iCal, Fantastical) [closed]

My work uses Exchange, so I use Fantastical on mobile and Apple Calendar/iCal on my Mac to display both my work calendar (in Exchange) and my personal Google Calendar. I have two calendars in my ...
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Do owner/editor get notified when making copy of a google drive file?

Hello I am part of an organization that has most of their files on a shared google drive folder. I was recently selected to be part of it (there's an application process) so when I saw a file called "...
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How to share my friend's shared post that was shared by another user/page/group?

When we see a post from our Facebook friend that shares another post from someone else on Facebook, we want to reshare it. My issue is that the share button will share the original post and not my ...
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Can a Google Doc share link URL be changed?

Is it possible to change or regenerate the share URL for a shared Google Docs/Sheets/etc? For example, it could be useful after having shared it with the "Anyone with the link" option but ...
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How to see the participants' faces when I'm sharing my screen on Webex?

When I start sharing my screen on Webex, in the beginning, I can see the faces of the other participants at the top of my screen, but after some time they just disappear. Could you please help me see ...
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How do you share a Kindle books with your notes / hightlights, with another user?

Is it possible to share a Kindle book you are reading, along with your notes and highlights? I know you can lend it to them; I've done that before, but the person I borrowed it from didn't have any ...
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Google Sheets: shared 'Make a Copy' link but still requesting access to master copy

I have been sharing spreadsheet templates on Google Sheets via links which instruct the users to make a copy, so they are able to fully access and edit their own version (by changing 'edit' to 'copy' ...
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1 answer
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How to get a direct link to a post on MeWe?

I want to link to a particular post on MeWe, With fb, for example, I can get the link by right-clicking on the date, and copy to clipboard. I can't find it on Mewe. Clearly, mewe has a post ID, ...
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Search for publicly shared files on Google Drive

Is there any feature in Google Drive to search for files and folders shared publicly by other users? I have uploaded some e-books online and I need to know how the public users can access them without ...
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Sharing private YouTube Live with a Gmail mailing list

I'm trying to share a private YouTube Live broadcast with a Gmail alias that has 200+ people on it. Will YouTube allow sharing with a mail/distribution list, or do I have to enter each email one by ...
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How do i make a trigger only work for specific people?

I'm trying to create a sheet where it sends an email when a check box is checked based off the information in the row of the checked checkbox. I've got everything working except it sends an email from ...
42 votes
6 answers
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How to link or share an email in Gmail?

I often want to share an old email chain with a friend -- usually someone who was on on the chain in the first place. Is there an easy way to send a "link" or otherwise share that email?
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How to automatically share all Google Photos albums?

I share all my Google Photos with my wife, but despite that, she still can't see my albums unless I individually share them with her. Is there a way to automatically share all albums?
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Facebook: How best to get people to like/comment the original post, when sharing a post?

My wife has a Facebook account for her business, and a personal Facebook account. What she tends to do is to post from her business account, and then share those posts on her personal account. What ...
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How to reset a Google document sharing link

I have set the sharing permission for a file in Google Drive to Anyone who has the link can view. However, while I still want to be able to share this file, I want to generate a new link and revoke ...
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Private photos I'm tagged in on Facebook are not visible to friends when sharing to Everyone

Someone tagged a photo of me on Facebook and there's some privacy settings on that photo where my friends don't see that photo on my profile. I tried to re-share this photo with privacy set to ...
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Facebook share button missing from company page

I manage a company page on Facebook (https://facebook.com/emotionathletes). I am able to share it to my friends from my computer browser ("Partilhar" is "Share" in Portuguese): A ...
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Make YouTube video visible to only users in a particular domain

I'd like to make a YouTube video that is visible only to users in a particular domain (e.g., anyone registered as *@x.com). Is there a way to do that? The only settings I can see are Private, ...
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How can I share a link to Google Maps with 3D view enabled?

I can share a link to Google Maps with someone so that they can view the location from above: https://www.google.com/maps/@42.213931,-8.7751829,46m/data=!3m1!1e3 And it looks like this: Now, they ...
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How to share Entire Google Drive—right click menu with “share” option on “My Drive” not available

I can right click a folder But not the entire drive Background For my employer, I want to share my entire Google Drive space provided by them. I want to be able to have a direct URL to my whole ...
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How do I change default settings for link sharing on OneDrive?

I'm seeking to change my personal OneDrive default setting for shared links. By default, it generates links with "Edit" permission and I have to change each time to "View" ...
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How to make only one or a few cells publicly editable in Google Sheets?

I want to publish a tool using Google Sheets that should be as easy to use as possible, so I would not like the user to have to create a copy (requiring a Google account), then editing cells in that, ...
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How can I make my Tumblr blog public?

When I created nameOfBlog.tumblr.com I set it to require a password. I would now like to make it public. How can I do this?
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Download list of addresses with access to a particular Google Drive file

(This related thread did not answer my question: How can I see who has access to my Google Drive folders?.) My son's school counselor has shared my son's weekly report with a gazillion irrelevant ...
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Is there a way to share LinkedIn post to Instagram story?

Just the title says, is there a way to share a LinkedIn post to an Instagram story without coding, hitting APIs, but by using the default Instagram UI/UX (or third-party apps)?
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Improving screenshare quality in Google Meet?

I have been struggling with this for the past two months. The quality of my screensharing in Google Meet is really unacceptable for my business use (demos, training, reviewing google sheets, etc). Our ...
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How to share a Dropbox folder but hide collaborator/user’s emails?

I work with two different customers and need to share the same folder with each of them, but I don't want them to know of each other. At the moment, any user who joins a shared Dropbox folder can ...
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Sharing Facebook links on Twitter: why no link preview or snippet generated?

I want to share a Facebook page, or in fact any Facebook URL, on Twitter. (I.e., I want to "Tweet a link to a Facebook page, etc.") Why is no "link preview" generated? Why is no "snippet" generated? ...
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How do I share a private YouTube video with someone?

I have uploaded a YouTube video and marked it as private. Now I want to share it with someone. I have tried to share it a few times, but they have not received any email notification. What is the ...
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Notification whenever new sheets are added to shared google-drive spreadsheet

I am using google-drive mostly through Chrome on Linux Ubuntu. I would like to get notified whenever new sheets are added to a spreadsheet shared by many people. I've added the notification rule "If ...
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Super easy and free photo sharing site [closed]

I'm looking for an easy (very easy) photo sharing site where I can just pop a picture up quickly and easily AND easily share it by emailing a link. And also people can see it without any hassles by ...
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Can one determine the still image in a shared YouTube video?

If one shares a YouTube video in a post on a website (Facebook etc.) that shows a video player where you can press "Play", a still image is already showing. How is this image chosen from the video? Is ...
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When I move a file into an inner folder of a shared folder, does anyone lose access?

Let's say I have a shared folder called "Big Folder" and there is a file called "Hello" in "Big Folder". I create a new folder, called "Small Folder" inside "Big Folder". When I move "Hello" into "...