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Sync Office 365 calendar to Google calendar

The solution is to log into Office 365 via https://portal.office.com, click on Calendar and then click on Calendar again under "My app settings". Go to publish calendar and publish the desired ...
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How to sync my local files in a shared Google drive folder?

Select the folder in Shared with me on a computer, then press Shift + Z. You can then add the folder to My Drive. You can sync folders in My Drive with your computer by using Drive for desktop.
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Sync Office 365 calendar to Google calendar

The best option I've found is to use Microsoft Flow with the Copy new events in Office 365 to Google Calendar and send a notification template. Events doesn't show up immediately, but it takes ...
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Google Calendar not syncing calendars that have been added by URL with Windows 10 Calendar

The solution to this problem is to go to https://calendar.google.com/calendar/syncselect and tick the calendars you wish to be synchronized. Then go back to Windows Calendar, and refresh the synced ...
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Share Calendar with two Google accounts

You can share your main calendar from Account1 with Account2. Just go to the settings (gear, upper right) in Account1, choose Calendars and enter "Share this calendar" right of your main-calendar. ...
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Two-way sync with Google Photos?

If you use Google Drive, you can connect the two so that everything in Google Photos is also copied to Google Drive. If you use Google Drive sync, then they'll all be on your hard drive. In Google ...
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Create unsyncable (online only) Google Drive folder

Short answer At this time there isn't a option on Google Drive to make a folder unsyncable. Explanation Google Drive sync settings to exclude folders from syncing are only available in the Google ...
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Which filename extensions are NOT safe to move outside of a syncing Google Drive folder? (because the corresponding Google Docs will be deleted)

Your list is almost complete: .GDOC .GDOCX .GDRAW .GFORM .GLINK .GMAP .GSHEET .GSLIDES .GTABLE Other possible Google extensions include: .GG, .GS, .GPI, .GPV
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How to sync my local files in a shared Google drive folder?

You will find detailed instructions to your answer within the Back up & sync files with Google Drive and the Drive File Stream help pages, depending on the kind of account you have. Having already ...
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How can I have two-way sync between Dropbox 'Camera uploads' and my phone?

The Dropbox "Camera Uploads" feature doesn't work that way. What it does is, when you take a photo, it copies the file to the "Camera Uploads" folder in Dropbox, which then syncs to your Dropbox ...
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I want to exclude certain local folders with Google Drive but I *keep* them on the computer

I know this is an old question and "Google Drive" is now "Backup and Sync from Google", however it still applies. It took me a while to figure out this solution so I could sync my projects without ...
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Highlight and comment in a web page and send them automatically to Evernote in a seamless way?

I was facing the same issue, but I have found a solution. I used IFTTT to create a recipe with Todoist and Evernote. Upon installing the Todoist Chrome Extension, I can highlight things, pull up a ...
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How do I sync my RunKeeper workout schedule with Google Calender?

There is a "If This Then That" recipe you could utilize. Notes: Uses http://iamnerdwin.com/work/runkeeper-activity-feed to export data from RunKeeper and then http://www.feed43.com to turn the ...
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Managing pictures with Google Backup and Sync, Photos and Drive

There is no right combination of settings. The Google Photos upload checkbox (in the Backup and Sync preferences) is a blanket toggle: it affects all the selected local backup/sync folders. So if you ...
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To share current Google Calendar to another Gmail account?

There's a help article from Google about sharing a calendar with another account: https://support.google.com/calendar/answer/37082?hl=en You can share the main calendar for your account, or another ...
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How to sync Google Contacts with Outlook 365 contacts?

Yes, it is possible. As @Luke the Geek pointed out in the comments, there are third-party utilities that will allow you to do this. This may be your best option if you have an older version of ...
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Does clearing one's Google Drive old photo files also remove photos in Google Photos?

I found the answer. Apparently because the relationship between the two products was confusing, starting in July 2019 Google decided to separate them so that: When you upload or delete photos in ...
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Editing Microsoft Word Documents in Google Drive

use Office Compatibility Mode (OCM) Taken from Save, edit & share Microsoft Office files, specifically from the following section: You can use Microsoft Office files in Google Drive in three ...
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I want to exclude certain local folders with Google Drive but I *keep* them on the computer

Unfortunately, you can't do that with Google Drive. Removing a folder from the list of folders to sync removes it from your local drive. Google Drive presumably assumes that the "master" version of ...
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How to sync Facebook events in Google calendar, but only those I'm going

This is not possible by default as it is at the moment. Some time ago, I stumbled upon this nifty site (which I am in no way affiliated with) that creates a new calendar-link you can use: http://...
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Copying data to *and from* another sheet based on the month of a date

From the question Is it possible for creating the subset (filtered by Month) in a way that if we were to make changes in that subset view, those changes would cascade back to the Master. Would QUERY ...
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How does Google Drive bi-directional synchronization work?

What happens if I delete one file in my online Google Drive interface in browser? The file will be moved to your Google Drive "Trash" folder and will be removed from your hard drive1. What happens ...
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Share Calendar with two Google accounts

Go to calendar.google.com. From the wheel icon from the top right select Settings. Under the Calendar tab find the calendar you want to share and in the right you have the option Share this calendar. ...
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How to sync Office 365 / Google Apps calendars because Google Assistant can't access calendar?

I completely agree about Microsoft Flow. It's the only working way I've found to integrate Outlook 365/Outlook.com integration with Google Calendar). Microsoft Flow is a service similar to IFTT, ...
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Google Photos Backup Size

You should be able to go to: https://www.google.com/settings/storage?hl=en Then hover over the pie chart and it will bring up a window showing your detailed usage. Google Photos should be in the ...
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How to backup and restore Google Docs files?

Is there any way to download Google Docs (or Sheets) files in the original Google Docs format? Not in the way that this could be generally understood but it's possible to Work on Google Docs, Sheets, ...
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Is there a way to synchronise 'attending' Facebook events with Google Calendar?

There is a web service at the following URL http://eventcal.flown.io/ that lets you filter your calendar sync by "attending (going)", "maybe/interested" and or "unanswered" Screenshot of EventCal ...
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Restoring previous file versions through Google Drive

While it's easy to do for Google files, Google Drive's support documentation says in reference to non-Google files that Only the most recent versions of past documents will be saved, unless you ...
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Synchronising one Yahoo! email account from another Yahoo! account?

What might be best if all your data is still on your old mailbox folder, backup what you have then delete it and do a full re-sync and check you have not got anything missing. Always best to backup ...
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How Drive synchronization works when we share a file?

They behave as though it's a pointer. No one outside of Google knows if they use separate physical files "under the hood" to achieve this.
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