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Visit Google Takeout. It’s a service by Google where you can download "all" your data of any Google service. Choose "Google Photos". This should contain all your uploaded images.


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I did some experimenting, although I didn't actually delete the photos (since I want to keep them). But I was able to select them all. I'm using Chrome on Windows 7. Open "Instant Upload" under your Google+ Photos Hit the End key. Your browser window will scroll down to the bottom of what's currently displayed. Google+ will load up more photos. Hit End ...


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You can disable the notifications on your phone (at least on Android) but you cannot on the website. I found this Google Group post where a Google Community Manager actually replied with: Hey Brian, I can understand where you're coming from and will pass the feature request along! I usually ignore the notifications and sometimes appreciate the ...


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I had the same problem as the OP: Google+ had uploaded 800MB of photos on my mobile without prompting me. Here is the solution I've found to delete whole album, which was not available in Google+ interface. Open https://picasaweb.google.com/home, there you'll see the instant upload photo album and the option to delete the whole album.


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As of now, it is impossible to change your Google+ Custom URL. The Google support page says: Once approved, this URL will be linked to your Google+ page or Profile, so be sure everything is exactly the way you want it. Once your URL has been approved, you can't request to change it. When you're certain, click Confirm. Change your custom URL ...


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Yes, it is. Click on "What's Hot" in your left sidebar and a volume slider will appear in the upper right corner. Slide this all the way to the left, like this: And no "What's Hot" posts will appear in your main stream anymore.


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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 Photos box. You can click on Edit on this line, but the default is to download all your albums. Click the red Create Archive button. Wait You'll receive email ...


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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 info -> media tab The URL will be something like https://[a google server]/[an internal id specific to you]/[lots of gibberish]/photo.jpg Add a filter into ...


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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 allow to scroll to wake the ajax (function deleteItems() { // All of the X buttons but from posts being removed const xButtons = document....


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Google+ doesn't stream the posts you have +1ed. So you can't retrieve that list. To Google, that +1 tab is for everything you have found around web and recommended. Inside Google+, +1 for the posts are just a feature to show the post owner that you like that post. That's all.


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Update: since May 2014 it is now possible to edit the date and time for individual photos on Google+. By heading to the photo details pane in the lightbox, you'll notice that the data next to "Date taken" is now clickable. When pressed, you are greeted with a popup in which you can edit the date and time stored in the photo's metadata. ...


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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, the names seem to take the following precedence: Nickname Google+ name Contact name Stupid, I know, but at least it works.


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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. Or you can use a direct link.


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Ronnie Bincer offers a technique for finding your comments: Use Google Plus SEARCH in a special way and you can find your comments (and other people's shares of your stuff, etc.) Use this technique to find your comments... Enter a Google Plus search like this: "Ronnie Bincer" -inurl:108210288375340023376 Where the name in quotes is ...


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Go to your Google+ page Bring up the left-hand sidebar and click on People (formerly Circles) Once in your People section you can select Have you in circles from the top, middle, grey bar Another way to see at least some of the Google+ circles you are in (larger, public circles) is using the Public Circles Database- though this definitely doesn't cover the ...


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Google uses Schema.org Microdata information that you have included as part of the page to help determine what it will show on the page. See https://developers.google.com/+/web/snippet/ for details on how you can set this microdata yourself. In general, you will want to make sure the page is recognized as having microdata by adding itemscope and itemtype ...


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There's something I just found. It's related to posting YouTube videos. Let's say you are posting a video and you want to make attention at particular part of it. Just write hours:minutes and Google Plus will automatically create direct link to the video frame. "9:15 - blabla" will be linked to http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=youvideoID#t=9m15s And yes - ...


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In case you're still interested, I found a way that you can see what you're looking for. In Google+: Hover your mouse over the top left of the screen to open the Google+ main navigation. Select Settings. Scroll down to the Apps and activities section and click Manage apps and activities. Select the Google tab at the top. Click on the Google+ link in the +...


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It looks like under an older Google Profiles system (such as Buzz) it was possible to have a pretty URL like you've found above. Google axed it as a default however, in part because it effectively exposed users' username / email addresses. The best article I could find on the topic was this blog post, which mentions: if you had selected a vanity URL for ...


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Google is only beginning to roll out these vanity URLs. Currently, only a few thousand verified and well known people and brands have it, although they will be adding more over time. See this post for (not much) more information. In the meantime, you should be able to create a redirect from your own website to your profile. (It may be argued that this is a ...


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A Gmail URL looks like this: https://mail.google.com/mail/u/0/#inbox. You might notice the 0, which is the index of the first element in the array of accounts you have, or the default account. If you change it to 1, it will automatically log you into the second account, and so on. In modern browsers, when you log into your second Gmail account you should ...


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I tried it out myself in creating a new contact group and moving my contacts around a bit on Google Contacts. I did notice a few things: For a new contact created through the Google Contacts interface (not linked to any Google+) account, you can only group it into the Google Contact groups and not into the Google+ circles。 For a contact via your Google+ ...


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Google Drive, Gmail, and Google+ Photos give you 15 GB of storage space for free. This storage limit only applies if you've chosen to upload "Original" size photos (bigger than 16 megapixels) on your desktop or with Auto Backup on your Android device. Any photos you upload less than 2048px (or that you let Google+ resize for you) won't count against your ...


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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 stop that from happening simply uncheck "Also share to Google+" when commenting.


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I'm not sure if this is a feature that has been introduced in the year since the question was asked, but it appears that you can use a limited version without a Google+ account via Gmail chat according to this support article: If you don’t have a Google+ account you can start or join a limited hangout, which only includes the option to hang out with 1 ...


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Yes. Public posts on your Google+ stream are visible to: all users in your circles other users you have never interacted with anonymous users who don't even have accounts Who can see your posts When you post publicly, people who've added you to one of their circles will see your update on their Home page. Your public posts will be displayed on ...


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The built in Share functionality is meant to just show a thumbnail, but there is a workaround for a purely Gmail solution. In the compose window you should be able to attach an image. IN the "Add an Image" window click on "Web address (URL)" Then, in your G+ window, right-click on the image you want to share and select "Copy image URL" You can now paste ...


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Google+ API is currently read only. So no automated posting is possible right now. You have to wait till Google lets people create posts via API.


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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 ratings and reviews.


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