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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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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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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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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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How can I tell the difference between photos that exist only online and those where the Google Photos-synced original is still on my phone?

Unfortunately, the answer is no. In order sync to work, Google Photos has access to your gallery and camera on your device, and your device has granted access for uploading to Google Photos. And here ...
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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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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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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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Duplicates in Google calendar

All you have to do is go under the calendars synced list on the left of your calendar. Expand to see all. There will be each separate account listed. Under all but one acct. Unchecked the holidays box....
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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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Remove past events from Google Calendar

In Google Calendar, the recurring events will be splitted if you modify one of them. So this is the trick: Find the latest event occurence you want to remove. Edit the subsequent event. Modify the ...
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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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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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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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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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How to synchronise a folder from GitHub repository branch upon commit to a Dropbox directory?

Have you tried: https://github.com/anishathalye/git-remote-dropbox ? A transparent bridge between Git and Dropbox - use a Dropbox (shared) folder as a Git remote!
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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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Deleting files from Google Drive

In case it's important for you to synchronize the account with a local directory on your computer, And you just do not want the files you deleted from the cloud to be deleted from the local directory ...
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How Syncing affects multiple Gmail accounts

That is something that happens when you use the same Window to log in with different email accounts. In the case of Google Chrome you have the ability to create multiple profiles, that means you can ...
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Migrate Google Chats from One Google Account to Another

Try Google Takeout: Then just import it where you need it with: https://github.com/jay0lee/got-your-back/wiki (https://youtu.be/efZpz75bM5M) https://www.cubexsoft.com/mbox-to-gmail/ https://www....
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Sync Chrome with personal G Suite account

The recommended way to manage multiple Google profiles is by adding People to Chrome so that you can keep each profile separate and essentially avoid the challenge you're facing now. Chrome allows ...
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Is File Stream really supposed to replace Google Drive (Backup and Sync Google)?

Update (March 22, 2018): This post has been updated to reflect that Google Drive for Mac/PC will now stop working on May 12, 2018 Drive File Stream is a new desktop application that allows you to ...
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Google Backup&Sync and Photos - double quota hit?

They're only counted once. If you choose to upload original files, they will use your drive quota, while "High Quality" (re compressed by Google) photos don't use quota. Both could appear in Drive and ...
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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 to sync files from OneDrive to Dropbox?

I know you asked for IFTTT, but since it's not possible I'm suggesting other solutions: Microsoft Flow Zapier Click the images to open the relevant template, it's pretty straight forward. Flow ...
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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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Keep multiple sheets synchronised (both ways)

This function can be used in each of the destination sheets to copy back to the main sheet. function onEdit(event){ var range = event.range; if(range.getSheet().getName() == "Sheet1" && ...
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