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How do I export my Google+ pictures?

You can download everything via https://www.google.com/settings/takeout Click the blue Create an archive button Uncheck the Select all checkbox to uncheck everything, and then check just the Google ...
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How do I hide my Google plus profile picture from myself?

A solution that works is to: Use the page information feature of your browser to examine the images on the Google Search page and locate your profile image. For Firefox this is right click -> page ...
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Delete all Google Plus Posts, Comments, or +1's

Go to https://plus.google.com/apps/activities/ Click on Posts, Comments, or the set of activities you want to remove. Enter this code into the console: document.body.style.height = "200%"; // Always ...
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Where I can find my own Google+ Play reviews and ratings?

I'm guessing this changed since 2013, since now you can do this: Go to https://play.google.com/ On the sidebar on the left, click "My Play activity". This will bring up a page with all your app ...
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Gmail strangely switching out Gmail Contact information to Google+ information

In the contact for John Doe, you need to add a nickname John Doe. Then you will be able to type John Doe in the To field, and the contact will show as John Doe instead of Mary Jane. In other words, ...
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Is there a way to share photos in Google+ with people who do not have a Google+ account?

When viewing a Google+ album, click on "shared X" and you will get a lightbox where you can either directly enter email addresses of those without G+ accounts. They will get emails to view the album. ...
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How to stop your YouTube comments/activities from showing on Google+

Update: You don't have to do anything. The comments you make on YouTube will now appear only on YouTube, not also on Google+ The only YouTube activity that gets posted to Google+ is comments. To ...
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How do I embed a Google Photos album into a web site?

Proposed by an anonymous user, as a suggested edit to the accepted answer: Setting up Albums and generating the code to embed them in a web site is made unnecessarily complicated by Google. They ...
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How to make to an existing public post private in Google Plus?

Unfortunately, once posted, you can't change the privacy level of a post. Your only recourse is to delete the post.
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Why can't I "plus 1" certain pages in Google+?

The Google +1 Button extension disables itself on HTTPS sites that have query params (?foo=bar). Today, we’ve removed functionality from the button when you visit https sites with query parameters. ...
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How to disable "Trending on Google+" posts?

On https://plus.google.com/settings, look for the following setting in the "stream" section. Amount of Trending & Recommended posts to show in stream
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How do I remove myself from Google+ search?

As you suggest in your comments, they can find you with your alternate mail—the mail you add in case you lose your password / other security reasons. If your contact has a Google profile associated ...
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Will this delete my entire Google Account or just Google plus?

It looks like it'll just delete your public facing Google Profile and leave your actual Google Account intact. I imagine if you clicked any of the learn more links on that page you would be given the ...
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Google+ +1 tab missing - where do I find what pages I have given +1?

You can also find your +1 activity in your activity log: https://plus.google.com/apps/activities
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How can I change a Google+ (Plus) community from private to public?

Unfortunately, you cannot. A public community can be changed from being fully open to requiring people request to join, but a private community cannot be made public, or vice versa. (source)
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Unable to domain restrict private YouTube videos using a brand account

YouTube has an option for domain restricted videos, but it's only available for Google Business, Education, and Government accounts. Google Apps users who use their Google+ identity in YouTube will ...
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Resizing photos in Google+ to standard size

Google already has a built in way to convert your pics from original quality to High quality. https://support.google.com/photos/answer/6314648?hl=en Reduce the size of your photos & videos To ...
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Resizing photos in Google+ to standard size

Since yesterday, there is a new function in Google Photos. Now there is a button for this issue. How it works: Go to Google Photos Go to Settings (located under the three dots on the left) Click on '...
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Can I hide my YouTube link in my Google+ profile and disassociate the two?

Google+ Help Official Answer The only information that is always public is your profile name, your profile image and cover photo, and the link to the YouTube channel connected to your Google+ ...
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How does Googles “Auto Awesome” choose images?

Google has “When your Google+ photos match certain criteria”. Two possibilities are Motion and Mix, which can be selected manually, though only via an Android device. “Take at least 5 sequential ...
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How do I remove "Birthdays" from Google Calendar?

In the list of "My calendars", where it shows a color sample for each calendar including "Birthdays", click the color sample to hide that calendar: BTW the info on birthdays can come from your ...
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How do I find all of my posts on Google+?

I see three different methods: click your profile icon in the upper right, then click "Profile" pull down the menu in the upper left (defaults to "Home") and click "Profile" point your browser to ...
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Sort Google+ Photos Albums by name

You can sort by album title in Picasa Web Albums which shows the same photos/albums as Google+
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Is there a way to force Google Photos to create a story of a certain time range?

With Google Photos you can currently create Stories only from the Google Photos app on phone or tablet. Basically you click on the + icon, choose "Story" and then select the photos, see: https://...
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Changed Google Page ownership, now can't log into email

It seems that after having transferred ownership of the Google+ business page, the previous password for the Gmail account associated with that business page is reset or something. I guess maybe the ...
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Where can I change the photo for posting to Google Groups?

Check your Gmail settings. I know it sounds weird, but it worked for me: Gmail -> Settings -> General -> My Picture.
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Remove Google+ profile from Gmail contact?

This post helped me with the same problem: https://productforums.google.com/forum/#!topic/gmail/guDL_NmcTk4 Basically, I used the old Contacts UI to change contact name. Open Gmail Contacts On the ...
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Google+ +1 tab missing - where do I find what pages I have given +1?

It appears that that information is no longer accessible through a link on Google+ since the recent redesign. In order to view your previous "+1's" through a link, you'll have to go Back to classic G+...
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