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How to disable " [member] asked to join [group]" Facebook notifications?

When you are admin of a Facebook group, you have to approve each member that wants to enter the group. In addition, you are notified every time someone asks for approval. If you are admin of a large ...
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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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Unable to see Add WhatsApp account in my Facebook business manager

I had tried to add a WhatsApp account in business manager settings. The guidelines in their helpcenter documentation stated that I could add a WhatsApp account from business manager settings. But in ...
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How to bulk identify Google Photos media items that count towards storage quota?

Across the years/decade as I've uploaded photos to GPhotos, some with storage offers, some without, I have photos and videos that some count towards the storage quota and most don't. How do I find out ...
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Is it possible to block Facebook's sponsored ads using uBlock now that they separate “sponsored” text onto different divs?

If you inspect the word "sponsored" on Facebook's sponsored posts, you'll see they break the word up across multiple elements to bypass uBlock Origin and other blockers. Is there a way to still block ...
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How to access "Snoozed" messages via IMAP in Gmail

NOTE: This question was originally asked about "Inbox by Gmail", when it existed, but Inbox has been retired and its Snooze feature rolled into Gmail. This question now applies to the Snoozed messages ...
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How can I delete all my direct messages at once in Twitter?

How do I delete all my Twitter direct messages in one go without having to click the delete button for each message? The Twitter help article About direct messages, as of February 26, 2023 says the ...
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Link to Bitchute Video at Specific Starting Time

In youtube, you can link to a video at a specific starting time by adding query string parameters, like ?t=23m3s, to the end of the URL. How can this be done with bitchute videos?
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Spark Mail by Readle not adding accepted calendar invites to my calendar

Anytime I get a calendar invite in spark mail when I accept it will not add it to my Google calendar. It even sends an RSVP to the person that sent me the invite but it won't add it to my calendar. ...
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Disable Google Calendar notifications for a specific event (Slack and Android)

I'm surprised this is so difficult. The company I'm working at uses Google Calendar to schedule meetings. We were recently told to add recurring events to block off times when we're not available for ...
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Templates for Slack posts

Is there a way to configure templates for Slack posts? e.g. I could type something like /template hi or just /hi and it would start the message with Hello world nice day isn't it, without actually ...
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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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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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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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How to create events in Google Calendar through plain text with dates?

For now, according to this help page, we can at best create events on Google Calendar with plain text after we have selected a certain day. This is rather restrictive given that I recall creating ...
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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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Slack keyboard shortcut to toggle active / away

I am looking for the keyboard shortcut in Slack macOS app to toggle active and away. I could not find it here, for example: Slack keyboard shortcuts: https://slack.com/help/articles/201374536-Slack-...
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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 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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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 to efficiently search all draft posts on Tumblr?

I have a large number of draft posts on Tumblr. I often want to find one draft post to continue editing the post. If I go to the drafts page, by default only the first few posts are listed. I have to ...
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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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Prevent "Friendversary" notifications in Facebook Messenger

I rarely use Facebook Messenger. But I am often given red Messenger badge "unread message" notifications for friendship anniversaries. The notification causes a red Messenger badge, which ...
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How to change indent of bullets in Google Slides Master

I have created a bullet list in a Google Slide, and it adopts the indentation as specified in the Master Slide. I can select the Level One bullets, and manually change their indentation so the layout ...
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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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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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Hide player controls while fullscreen in YouTube

Is it possible to prevent YouTube's (HTML5) fullscreen player controls from showing whenever it first goes into fullscreen mode? Like, don't show this automatically (at all): I want it to still show ...
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Gmail keeps turning off 'Less secure app access' feature

When attempting to send an email (using Gmail SMTP) from my web application I get error message about failed authentication. This is a result of 'Less secure app access' feature being turned off in ...
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How can I change when a week begins in Google Fit?

I have set a weekly running goal in Google Fit. However, a "week" means Monday-Sunday, but where I live the week is Sunday-Saturday. Is there any way to change the definition of a week to match the ...
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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 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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Is there any way to filter YouTube videos by language?

Videos in search results on YouTube are often in languages different than the ones I speak and so, useless to me. Is it possible to either make them not appear to me at all (e.g. by some account ...
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How to filter YouTube search result by language?

I want to get video result in specific language. I want want a filler like that: test, lang:ru Didnt work Or maybe in url parameter filter: https://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=test&...
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Resize table columns in Google Docs like AutoFit Contents in Microsoft Word

In Microsoft Word, you can resize column widths automatically using AutoFit Contents from the Layout ribbon's AutoFit pulldown menu. This resizes the selected table such that column widths are no ...
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Google Families Notifications

I am trying to turn off email notifications so that I don't get an email each time my son installs something. I have gone to all the steps guided in the support link: https://support.google.com/...
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Google Forms Answer Validation Based On Another Previous Given Answer

I am working on a form in Google Forms. At some point during my form, I need to validate an answer based in a previous answer. To make it more clear, I give you an example: How many hours do you ...
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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 do I use two languages simultaneously in Google Docs?

I am working on a document that involves two languages simultaneously. In Open Office I have created a 2-column table, with the left-hand column set to English and the right-hand column set to the ...
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Is there a way to add a notification that is more than 4 weeks in advance of a Google Calendar event?

It looks like Google Calendar event notifications can only be scheduled a maximum of 4 weeks in advance. For example, when I try to add a notification that is 5 weeks in advance of the event, I ...
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Refer to numbered item in Google Document

Is there a way to refer (dynamically) to a numbered item in a Google Doc? For example, say I have a list: Item one Item two Item three and I wish to refer to item 2. in a normal paragraph, but in ...
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Google top 100 words searched for

Is there any way to see the list of top words searched for on Google? I'm looking for a range of somewhere like 100-500 words. The problem with Google Hot Trends/Searches and Google Zeitgeist is that ...
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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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Is it possible to request to remove page snapshots from a personal social media profile you own from the Internet Archive's Wayback Machine?

My understanding is that if it is your domain, and you add a robots.txt, then you can exclude it from the web archive. And this unofficial page suggests that if you forgot to add a robots.txt, but ...
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How can I duplicate a row in Google Sheets while retaining all of the formulas and format?

I need help with Google Sheets. We are using a sheet as a working file and new rows will be added by different users. Formatting and formulas are included in various columns. How do I ensure the new ...
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Is there a way to view your status history on Slack?

I'd like to take a screenshot of some of my old status updates on Slack, but I can't find any kind of status history. Does such a thing exist? Update, July 2021: Not a complete history, but it looks ...
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Mimic "Mute" functionality that keeps muted conversations out of the Inbox but using a custom label

In Gmail I have two labels, Followup and Hold. Followup is to label messages where I still need to take some action. Hold is for messages where I'm waiting for something. I try to keep my Inbox empty ...
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How to organize Google Photos?

Is there any good way to organize photos into albums in Google Photos? I use photos for a lot of quick documentation and I need to organize them for efficient recall. I'm trying to filter the ones I ...
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Permanently turn off contribution-like notifications in Google Maps

Why am I seeing (from time to time) contribution-like notifications / suggestions: if I have disabled them: I don't want to contribute, I don't want to be annoyed with these notifications and want ...
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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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Are there any navigation shortcuts for edx courses?

I'm a passionate user of hotkeys. While using the edX (MOOC Platform) I wish I could use some to navigate between the videos without escaping the wide screen. Since the platform is open source, I ...
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