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Google Apps: 2-factor verification code for brand new user?

Google has fixed this now. You can now go to Security > Basic Settings > Go to advanced settings to enforce 2-step verification. Then click New User enrollment period and set to 1 day. This will ...
Simon Woodside's user avatar
26 votes

Google Translate an image, not on your phone

Not Google, but similar. Yandex Translate has image upload using desktop web browsers. https://translate.yandex.com/ocr I use this in a Flotato browser which enables me to quickly translate screen ...
Matt Sephton's user avatar
16 votes
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Can you specify an accout to use with Google's “.new” doc creation URL?

Since Jul. 25th 2019 it's actually possible to specify in which account to create the new file, exactly as you stated in your question. From now on: docs.new/1 - creates the file in your personal ...
Bartosz Petryński's user avatar
14 votes

Google Translate an image, not on your phone

The purely Google approach I use is: Upload the image to your Google Drive Right click image and choose Open with > Google Docs A new document will be created containing the image and extracted ...
Matt Sephton's user avatar
11 votes

Transferring files across from restricted Google Drive account

Unfortunately, Google does not allow you to transfer ownership between domains (and it considers gmail.com its own domain as well). There are ways to create copies (and alternative ways), but to ...
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How do I setup a catch all email address in Gmail Google Apps that works the same as the old catch-all feature?

This is just a guess but, Under Apps > G Suite > Settings for GMail > Advanced Settings I added picked "Add Setting" with the following settings Specify envelope recipients to match: All ...
gman's user avatar
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Why does admin.google.com redirect to my university's Google Apps?

I don't have a reason for it, but I think I have a solution. Workaround You can navigate to: https://accounts.google.com/AccountChooser?service=wise&continue=https://admin.google.com And it ...
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7 votes

Gmail keyboard shortcut to indicate meeting attendance

There's no way to to this out of the box. I added custom search engine with keyword "yes" and search string javascript:[...document.querySelectorAll('div[role="button"]')].filter(i => i....
everyonesdesign's user avatar
7 votes

Is there anything like a symlink in Google Docs?

That probably doesn't answer your problem, but for the record, there is something that looks like symlinks (january 2019), but is not. In particular you can't change the target without recreating the ...
PPC's user avatar
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7 votes
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Gmail IMAP telling me to "please log in using your web browser"

While it may seem counter-intuitive, Google believes your IMAP client is a "less secure application" relative to your web browser. You must therefore Allow less secure apps: If you don't use 2-...
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How do I download all Google Docs in a folder as PDF?

The easiest way to download an entire folder is with the Google Takeout tool. You can download just the folder you need, and you can chose which format you would like (in this case PDF). https://...
Mark Hall's user avatar
6 votes
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Less secure apps for Gmail and Google Apps

You don't have the right to turn it on yourself. You can ask your Google Apps administrator to allow users to turn it on, they can do this at https://admin.google.com/EXAMPLE.COM/AdminHome#...
the's user avatar
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6 votes

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 ...
Stevoisiak's user avatar
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6 votes

How to unzip a .zip file on Google Drive?

Have a look at Google Colab: https://colab.research.google.com/ It allows you to run Linux commands on your Google Drive. To connect to your Google Drive, create a new Python 3 notebook. Then copy ...
Wikunia's user avatar
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Why does admin.google.com redirect to my university's Google Apps?

You can also fix this without clearing all your cookies if you leave your university (or other "G Suite" accounts)—just delete your Google "Sign In" cookies. In Chrome, you can do this by going to ...
avv's user avatar
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How can I send a DKIM signed email from a domain alias in Gmail?

The domain alias is not the problem. With Google the user account alias is the problem. How Google choose to DKIM sign or not For Google to add the DKIM signature the username must be one of the ...
hultqvist's user avatar
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5 votes
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Answer Google account disambiguation permanently

Choose "Individual Google Account" and then change the email address for that account. For details see the related official help article Change your username If you need to recover your individual ...
5 votes
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When did GAFE (Google Apps for Education) become G Suite?

Google Apps was renamed G Suite on September 26, 2016. G Suite for Education was introduced on October 4, 2016.
Vidar S. Ramdal's user avatar
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Adding a user to my "free Google Apps account" over my allocation of free users

In order to add the 11th user in your domain, you will have to upgrade to at least G Suite Basic as the max number of users for the Free edition is 10. You cannot purchase additional licenses and stay ...
Angry_Yodeler's user avatar
5 votes
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Disable warning about "unintended external reply" in G Suite / Gmail

I am also having this same issue. One of my G Suite accounts has many more options at the top, as seen here, which includes the ability to disable the "Unintended external reply" warning: However my ...
Aaron Riddle's user avatar
5 votes

Forward a suspended Google account's mail

For such a use case, global email forwarding can be used. To apply this: Login to https://admin.google.com/ go to Apps > Google Workspace > GMail > Routing (https://admin.google.com/ac/apps/...
themenace's user avatar
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How can I Set the Order on Items in a Chart Legend?

In Google Sheets, the order of the chart legend is based on the order of Series added to the chart. To reorder the legend, edit the chart and remove all series. Add the series back in the order that ...
varogen's user avatar
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Transfer Google Docs from one account to another

The only way I found to do it is by writing a script on my own. It will time out, and then you will need to restart the script. I wrote it so that it won't be a problem to restart the script. Copy ...
Ron Reiter's user avatar
4 votes

Is it possible to exclude a recipient when sending to a Google/Gmail group?

The short answer is Yes :) You can create a Content Compliance rule to prevent emails getting to certain Group members. In this example, I added the rule to the OU which has all users you do not want ...
larsen161's user avatar
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4 votes

Transferring files across from restricted Google Drive account

Well, 7 years old post. I was searching for a way to solve this problem as I had to keep the link of the file the same. The solution that I found is to create a shared drive (Not just a shared folder. ...
20Attila03's user avatar
4 votes

How to download all directory contacts?

Apologies for the late answer, but I have recently been wanting to accomplish this too. I used the latest version of Google Contacts at the time of writing, and the density layout of "Compact&...
idontknow's user avatar
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Consume emails from G Suite into my personal Gmail

I had the same issue while setting up to retrieval of email from my suite into my Gmail personal account. Called Google support to be able to fix it. There were 4 things needed: Gmail account/...
Ovidiu T.'s user avatar
4 votes

G Suite (Google Apps) without a custom domain?

This is according to GSuite: To use Google services with your organization or team, you need a domain name. This name will be in your users' email address as in [email protected]. And it can be ...
Holliday's user avatar
4 votes
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Does the person get notified when their calendar is being added by others?

Personally tested with multiple accounts on GSuite. There were no notification upon calendar being added by other members within the organization. So no, John will not be notified.
josephting's user avatar
4 votes
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(How) can I delegate Google Apps access from one G account to another?

Unfortunately, you cannot delegate access to anything in Google Drive, as you would Gmail or Calendar. The closest thing the 'manager' could do is create a folder and give the 'assistant' edit access ...
Angry_Yodeler's user avatar

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