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Disable YouTube Auto Play in Watch Later

I'm looking for a way to disable YouTube's autoplay feature when watching videos from the Watch Later playlist. Previously it was possible to disable autoplay in Watch Later, and the setting was ...
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How do I disable the “interesting tweet” notification type on Twitter?

In the past, I would get Twitter notifications when someone liked or retweeted a tweet, or started following me. If I hadn't visited Twitter for a while after, I'd get an e-mail saying there were ...
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Yahoo! email address is a long string of random letters and numbers

Around 10 years ago, Yahoo! used to have this email program for minors that my mom signed me up for. Since then they have discontinued the system, while I was still a minor. Because of that, I have ...
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How can I mark videos as read in my YouTube subscriptions without opening them?

I use the YouTube Subscription Service to follow Channels. The only way I know to remove "new" videos from the sidebar is by opening and closing them. I would like to mark all videos of a channel (or ...
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Can I mitigate Spotify's memory leak?

I need to use Spotify's web player because I cannot install the player on my work PC. Unfortunately I have noticed that after 30 mins - 1 hour of continuous play, Firefox starts lagging; a few moments ...
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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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Automatically add a Facebook page's events to Google Calendar

Is it possible to add a Facebook page's events to Google Calendar, automatically when the page creates events in the future? Facebook offers the "subscribed to this page's events" functionality but ...
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How do I auto-reply to text messages received through Google Voice?

I recently got a new phone number, and I want people who contact me at my old number to be automatically informed of my new number. I've ported my old phone number to Google Voice and set up a ...
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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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How can I set a default font for text pasted into Google Slides?

I know that you can change the font for all predefined layout slides by going to View > Master in the menu bar. However, when I paste new text into my slides, it is still formatted with the Google ...
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Why doesn't Flickr love me?

I was going to ask why my upload never finished, but this was more interesting: x-flickr-loves-you: 0 This is an actual HTTP header returned by the URL https://s.yimg.com/pw/combo/1/3.11.0 during ...
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How to use Google Drive advanced search to find files that are not shared?

I'm trying to find files in Google Drive that are: Owned by me Located in "My Files" (not shared folders or Team Drives) Not shared with anyone The advanced search dropdown has options for 1 and 2, ...
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Add auto-updating image to Google Docs from Google Drive

I have several images in a Google Drive folder. I have added them to a Google Docs I'm working on (via Google Drive option). I often have to modify the images (keeping the same titles and path). I'd ...
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Link to a specific mail in Outlook 365

When I read a mail in Outlook 365, I would like to put a link to that specific mail in my external to-do list in order to open it directly. It's possible with Gmail but I don't see how to do that ...
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Google Docs mathematics equations reference numbers

I am creating a document with multiple equations and I want to reference these equations in later parts of the document. Is there any easy way to do this in Google Docs, preferable automatically?
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Additional sections in priority inbox?

I have been able to customize the categories in priority inbox like it details here. I thought I saw somewhere a hack to create more than the default 4 sections within priority inbox. I cannot find it ...
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Log in to Digg with email

I (accidentally) created another Digg account when I signed up for Digg Reader, because I used the same (my primary) email I used for Google Reader. Now I just realized I have two Digg accounts, one ...
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How can I set the (tel:)phone handler in Gmail?

Gmail is smart enough to turn telephone numbers into links (most of the time) and so they make them available to click on: They are a standard telephone link in the format of: <a href="tel:323-...
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Can Smart Reply be customized or influenced in any way?

Google rolled out a Smart Reply feature a while ago that gives me three possible replies depending on the content of the emails I get: I don't typically use those replies, however. I tend to be more ...
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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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YouTube abysmally slow; high connection speed and other HD streaming fast—what gives?

YouTube used to work just fine for me. I could stream videos in 1080p HD with no problems or buffering. Now, for the past few weeks/months I haven't had even close to that experience. Only 480p and ...
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Birthdays without years in Google Contacts (2018 version) are out by 1 day

When viewing a Contact in the new (2018) Google Contacts in a browser on desktop, the birth date is out by 1 day (1 day early) when the birth date is entered without a year, eg. "13 July" shows as "12 ...
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Disable redirect notice in Google Calendar

I regularly click on links in calendar events for work and every single time Google Calendar first sends me to this page: Since when is the default response to a user clicking on a link, "Let's send ...
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Fit text box to the text in Google Drawings

I would like to fit every box to the text. Seems like not an option in Format. Is this a missing feature?
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How to find large files and specific file types?

I've tried different options in the search bar and searched Google far and wide but can't find help. My unlimited Amazon Drive account has been discontinued so I'm trying to prune it of all the large ...
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Can I split cells within a table?

I have a table where each row might have one, two or three columns. For example, here is a similar table I made in LibreOffice Writer, using the split cell functionality: As far as I can tell, Google ...
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Dropbox is showing folders, and then isn't

When I first enter one shared Dropbox directory, it first shows me all of the sub-directories as well. After a brief moment, though, it stops showing them. They disappear completely from my browsing ...
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How do I get a Google N-Gram plot with a logarithmic axis?

I have an N-Gram plot where the frequencies span several orders of magnitude and are thus some relevant results are not really readable on a linear scale. I am aware that I can multiply some lines ...
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How do I quickly move a bunch of cards to a different list?

I'm reviewing a Done list that has been allowed to sprawl. I'm moving cards to Done (month) lists. This means I have to: (1) open card, review date; (2) click on Move; (3) click on the list dropdown, ...
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How do I undo blocks by anti-gamergate apps?

How do I unblock blocks made by anti-gamergate apps? I noticed that my twitter account had blocked Brian Cox because he was on a blacklist of an anti-gamergate app. Checking my Twitter Settings for ...
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Prevent 'reply all' in Facebook group message

I'm the admin for a Facebook group of approximately 50 members, and I want to send a single message to everyone in the group. I need to use a message because most members of the group do not receive ...
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How can I associate a street address with a Google Apps Calendar conference room resource?

Google recommends naming calendar resources, like conference rooms, like this NYC-14-12-Boardroom-15-VC. This means that when a user creates a meeting that will take place in that conference room, the ...
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Is it possible to quickly invite people to join a group rather than just adding them?

I recently created a Facebook group. I'd like to invite a bunch of people to join the group instead of adding them without their permission. Is this possible?
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How can I track investments in Mint that aren't on an online account?

I have some investments in some archaic funds that don't have an online tool for Mint to scrape data from. Is there a way manually to add a symbol and number of shares to Mint?
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How to turn a private plunk to public without forking?

I have a private plunk and I'd like to turn it public but I don't want fork it, so having two plunks. Any way just to change the visibility to public?
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How to block sites with Google News?

I'm fed up with the sensationalized stories from http://www.dailymail.co.uk and would like it not to appear in my news search results. I found a way to eliminate it from the news.google.com ...
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Can I set a preferred transportation method in Google Maps?

Every time I start a new search in Google Maps for directions, the default transportation method is always self-driving, and I need to change it to public transportation or walking. Can I set a ...
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How do you disconnect Facebook accounts from Instagram?

I signed up for Instagram and it said I already had an account with that email address. I didn't remember signing up but thought maybe I had done it a while ago. I reset my password and logged in. It ...
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How do I report spam/scam attempts in Hangouts?

I have kept the conversation open so this guy can be traced. He is using the persona of a topnotch COO of a very large reputable company in USA to "hire" people, hooking them via Freelancer.com. I ...
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Characters in email displayed like: =E2=80=99

I sent out an email recently that gave the wrong character representations. The email itself is a newsletter sent out through Gmail and the issue doesn't seem to happen too often. The recipient sent ...
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How to download an archive of all posts on Piazza?

Piazza has no official feature to download all posts. I can't use wget to crawl the site, because although I can get past the login using a cookies.txt file, the entire interface is dynamically ...
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Can I change my Flickr account to use Gmail instead of my Yahoo account?

I want to delete my Yahoo account (do you need to ask why?) but I realised it's used to login to Flickr. Flickr allows you to transfer your account to a different Yahoo account and allows you to ...
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Filtering spam / scraped / auto generated sites from Google alerts

I use Google alerts to monitor our company name online, my alerts search query is: "Company Name" OR "company.com" -site:pinterest.com Recently we have seen a ton of spam sites crawling, article ...
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Reference dynamic text from another document within Google Docs

I want to create a document that has ten pages in it (ten pages, each page a new set of unique information). I want that document to pull from ten unique, single page documents that users can update. ...
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How to share Google Keep labels with others?

I have multiple Google Keep labels and I would like to share them with other users. I know you can share a single note but I would like to share an entire Label. Is this possible? And if yes, how can ...
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How do I report/change the $ rating of a restaurant on Google Maps?

This place is rated $$, but it should be $$$$. I tried to "Suggest an Edit", but the dollar rating wasn't available to change.
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Gmail Filter Not Forwarding Email

I have a Gmail filter set up to forward some emails to another account. The filter is correctly finding all of the incoming emails and is labeling them "WAVE" as it is supposed to. But it is not ...
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Due date notification alert/alarm

Is there an option to set up an alarm when the due date passes? I know the notification is appearing 24 hours before exact time, but I am looking for something like an alarm when the due date passes.
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How do I know if a LastPass One Time Password (OTP) has been used?

I intend to give some LastPass one time passwords to close family. Is there a way to know if a one time password has been used? Is it possible to get an email notification that it was used?
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how to ‘like’ someone’s participation in (‘going to’) an event?

I want to like that someone is going to an event. IIRC, I can do it when I see it in the ‘Ticker’. It is also possible if someone already liked it; that shows up on the wall of the event. But when I ...

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