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How to locate WhatsApp backup file in Google Drive?

It's not possible to restore Whatsapp backup from Google Drive manually because the related files are on a hidden app folder. Related Q&A on Android Enthusiasts Read Whatsapp Backup from Google ...
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New Gmail contacts in Android

The new Google Contacts features at this time are only for the web interface. Regarding the "contacts has been cleaned", the new Google Contacts doesn't display the contacts that only have an email ...
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Is there a setting that allows LinkedIn to "forget" my email contact list?

According to info from LinkedIn's Help Center: "It's not possible to remove a connection from a mobile device." Here is the content they share related to your issue: To remove a connection from ...
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How do I write or read Google-Sheets "comments" on mobile devices?

You can do this now! Select the cell you want to add a note to. Tap in the blue area and select Note from the menu that appears. A text entry screen will appear. Type in your note and tap OK. Cells ...
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Is there a way to drag and drop in Trello on Android browsers?

An Android Trello app is now available and it allows you to drag and drop a card by long pressing on it. Just use the app. The Trello web application in Android browsers still doesn't have drag and ...
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When trying to access Google Docs from Android Firefox, I am stuck on "About" page

Looks like Google Docs (and their sister products Sheets, Slides, except Drive) does not support mobile view, so when it detects that the site is accessed on mobile, it will: try to open their ...
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Free Unlimited High Quality storage in Google Photos. How to know if working and what counts?

Although Google Photos is taking up your storage, the photos probably show up under Google Drive in a special subfolder called Google Photos. Go to drive.google.com, click on Google Photos, and click ...
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Stories to read - Google

Google News web app for computers has a section called For you. It shows a page with some stories to read which are quite relevant based on your interests, the same as it does on Android phones. It ...
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Android (mobile) Keyboard Shortcuts Google Sheets

The shortcuts won't work on Android. Instead, you have to use the formula =NOW() which will provide the complete date and time result in a cell. To get just the time value for conditional formatting ...
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Is it possible to add an entire album to a playlist on Spotify?

When you're viewing the album, tap the three dots in the top right corner and select Add to Playlist link1 link2 link3
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Can I make a shortcut of Google Sheets files in my Android phone?

Open your Widgets section. Go to Drive in widgets and choose "Drive Shortcut". Choose the account to use (if necessary) then select the document or whatever you want.
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Can't attach an apk file to the email in Gmail

Just rename the file so that it's extension is AP_. Gmail won't have a problem with this, and when the recipient gets this file, he need only rename it back to an APK extension.
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Can't attach an apk file to the email in Gmail

Three methods for transferring touchy files on Gmail : Compress/zip with a password. This may involve compressing twice, because even with a password Gmail can still see the names of the contained ...
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Can't attach an apk file to the email in Gmail

Google is blocking the apk because it detects it as a virus even though it could be a false positive. You can compress the file first see you can upload it, or even encrypt the apk with a password ...
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How I can get Hangouts notifications on my phone even if I have it open in my PC

Short answer The described behaviour is by design. There isn't a setting to disable it. In Google words... From [1] Hangouts are synced automatically across devices, so you can start a Hangout on ...
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Google Voice not automatically notifying new text message

In the app settings, go to "Sync and notifications" Under the Notifications heading, there's an option for "Receive text messages" Select "Via the Google Voice app" That worked for me.
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How can I use other color stars in mobile Gmail?

Same here. I think the only answer for now is logging in from the Puffin browser. It allows for the full desktop experience.
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How do I share a track with another SoundCloud member from the mobile version of the web app?

According to Mathis ("8 months ago"): Unfortunately, it is currently not possible to share private tracks on our mobile app. However, you can a) share the secret link for the track via email from a ...
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Searching with Google Maps from desktop then transfering route to phone

This is now baked in to the latest version of Google Maps. Just look up an address, then click the "send to device" link and choose your Android device. Then open the notification on your phone. This ...
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Searching with Google Maps from desktop then transfering route to phone

If you click the cog icon at the bottom, and then click "Share or embed map", you get a link. If you email the link to yourself and open it on your phone (or turn in into a QR code and scan it on your ...

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