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Subscribing to Google Group RSS on Safari 9

Somewhat surprisingly, Apple seems to have added RSS back to Safari (I recently upgraded my computer), under the sidebar and "Subscriptions". However, I cannot for the life of me figure out how to ...
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Issues with Google's apps on iOS over Cellular

I recently got an iPhone 6 (iOS 8.3, Verizon), and I've been having recurring issues with Google's apps not being able to access the network when on LTE or 3G (Gmail, Google, Inbox, Play Music, etc). ...
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Is it possible to switch Spotlight in OS X to using Google?

Spotlight (in Yosemite) has the ability to search the web. However, this only works with Bing. Is it possible to switch it to using Google?
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How to sync iCloud contacts with Google?

I recently started using the Gmail app on my iOS devices because it has better search functionality than the native Mail app. However, that means that when I'm writing emails the app is using my Gmail ...
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Symlink Google Drive

I want to sync folders that are on my Mac to Google Drive, without having to drag the folders to the Google Drive folder and preserving my folder structure on my Mac. I assumed you would have to ...
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Using iCloud Photo Library and Google Photos Simultaneously

Does anybody have experience with this? Any best practice suggestsions? In my own research, I've learned the following: Desktop Uploader for Mac Seems oblivious to iCloud Photo Library. It offers ...
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Can't login with Google using Internet Accounts

I configured my Google account on El Capitan (OS X 10.11.2) using Internet Accounts and it worked fine for a while. However, after a restart the system asked again for the password and 2-factor ...
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Flashing blue dot on Google Map

I have an iphone 5S. Sometimes when I use the Google map and enter a destination, my current location is a flashing blue dot which is very convenient. Lately, the blue dot has been replaced with an ...
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Auto login to Google Talk via OSX Messages

Within OSX Messages, you can add a Google Talk account. In order to log in to Google Talk, i have to go to Messages > Window > Buddies > set to Available (or just press CMD-L to log in). Is there a ...
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Any way to auto download or sync all Google+ photos to my Mac?

Is there any way to automatically download or sync all photos backed up from my phone to Google+ to my Mac? I know there is an upload tool, but I want the reverse. Can they be viewed from Picasa ...
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How can I get Mail to open .ics invites with my Google Calendar?

Right now double-clicking the invite adds it to an iCloud calendar that I don't use, so I have to manually change calendars when I accept an invite.
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Phone playing tricks on me

Currently, I'm using an iPhone 5s with ATT service. When I was up in the mountains for a concert, my phone was showing no service available, and all my calls were failing consistently. However, I ...
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How to get rid of annoying Non-secure Jabber Login popup?

My Messages app out-of-blue started to complain that my GTalk credentials are being sent in non-secured manner. Your name and password will be sent in a way that is not secure. Do you still ...
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Google Photos Backup creates large Pictures/GPBackup folder

I installed Google Photos Backups on OSX (Mavericks). It created a /Users/rob/Pictures/GPBackup folder that is 10 gig in size, and it looks like it has copies of all my photos and movies. I don't ...
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Mail.app keeps asking for Google password

I've a Google account set up on a Mac of mine. OS X version 10.8.4 and everything else is up-to-date. And my Google account uses 2-step authentication. I'm having a problem with my Google account on ...
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Safari searches in the title bar require tapping “return” twice

This began when I upgraded to El Capitan. Sometimes when I search using the title bar of Safari for a google search, I have to hit the return key twice. A single return will sometimes load search ...
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How to reauthorise a Google account in Internet Accounts (after changing Google Account password) on Mac OS 10.11

My Google Account is connected to Mac OS X using Internet Accounts. I changed the password of my Google Account (at google.com) and now the OS - and especially Mac Mail - can no longer access the ...
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Google Photos integration with Aperture

Started this topic out in Photography. May be more appropriate at Web Apps. Moderator: I don't have points to create the tags 'google-photos' nor the tag 'online-backup' but I think both would be ...
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I Can't login with a Google account

The problem started after I restored from timemachine, but in a couple of days I saw that my gmail didn't work in Mail.app (my iCloud mail works fine) then I tried log out and log in again (with my ...
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How to kill google photos process?

My Google Photos service on osx is hung. There's no obvious process to kill and try to restart. I'm on OSX 10.11.2
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Alternative to Personal Blocklist for Safari

I’d want to filter a bunch of spammy sites from the search results on Google, just like the Personal Blocklist extension does on Chrome, is there an alternative to Google’s Personal Blocklist ...
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Notes has Google Notes. But Google has no such service. Where are they stored?

If you go to System Preferences -> Internet Accounts and add a Google account, you can see Google has Notes. If you open Notes (OS X app), it somehow retrieves the notes I had put long long time ago ...
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Google Calendar will not WorK or sync with Calendar.app after Yosemite or IOS 8.1.2

Just in last 3 weeks:- Have new computer 3 weeks ago, Yosemite. Had trouble with ical. Would open and load. After perhaps an update, realised the CPU was working hard, fan working hard, activity ...
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YouTube upload from iPhone going to wrong YouTube account

I have linked YouTube accounts. One is my personal Google+ account: here and the other is my normal YouTube page that I use for business videos, etc. here. Since I "merged" those accounts, it seems ...
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google photos backup app

Will Google Photos Backup avoid creating duplicates if I use the app to upload from two separate computers with overlapping photo collections in Mac Os Photos?
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Can't add Google Account to OSX

I can't set up my Google Accounts on my MacBook Pro. When adding my work (one step) or private (two-step) Google account in the internet accounts panel in system preferences, it doesn't go past this ...
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Internet Accounts - Login Issue with Google and iCloud

Google account issue I cannot login with my Google account on El Capitan (OS X 10.11.1). It accepts my mail, password and 2FA verification code too (Google Authenticator). After pressing the last ...
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Google Earth crashing when opening

Is there a definitive way to stop Google Earth from crashing when it loads? I'm on OS X 10.9.2 using Google Earth 7.1.2.2041 I've tried reinstalling, I've looked on various forums about removing ...
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Google Earth Pro randomly crashing on El Capitan (“EXC_BAD_ACCESS (SIGSEGV)”)

And I do mean randomly, sometimes I do the exact same thing and I can't reproduce this error, but it happens enough to make me look like an amateur at work sometimes. It didn't do this in Mavericks I ...
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Apple Calendar does not add forwarded attendees to calendar event

I am running OS X 10.11.2 with Apple Calendar using Google Calendar for Business and Google Mail. Unfortunately forwarded (and accepted) invitations will not be added to the event and marked as such. ...
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Googleapis outgoing connection

I have little snitch installed on my mac. Recently I am getting an alert about an outgoing connection to gcs-eu-00001.content-storage-upload.googleapis.com. The IP address seems to belong to google. ...
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Apple using Google Servers for iCloud Backups?

I was doing some QOS optimizing, when I noticed this oddity. 1e100.net being google owned, im curious why all my ios devices established a connection to this address when doing an iCloud Backup. Qos ...
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Yosemite: How can I diagnose problem where Chrome won't download anything

When I try to download anything in chrome, nothing happens (eg. saving an image with right click). When I try to download an extension, chrome says This item is already being downloaded and added into ...
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Prevent “Google password Required” notification (Mac OS X)

I know in Systems Preferences I can delete the Google account which will stop the notifications. However, I'd like to keep this account and simply stop being notified to enter my password. I ...
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How can I force Google SafeSearch on my kids' Mac?

I'm pretty sure there's a way to force enable Google Safe Search by editing a hosts file on my kids' Mac. Can someone tell me how? I'm guessing I need to sudo nano /etc/hosts According to How to: ...
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Contacts I add in the mac contacts app (google account) won't sync to iphone

My contacts are in google account. The mac contacts app and iphone both synced with the account. When I add a contact on the mac, it appears in google but not on the iphone. I have to disable and re-...
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Strange bug with Google Drive on Mac OS X?

It seems as though for random files after what seems to be a random amount of time, the file permissions are somehow changed. I have the app set up on a PC as well (running windows 7). This is ...
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How Google puts unwanted apps on our Macs?

I cannot find in my memory a situation when I was installing anything from Google except from Google Chrome (that is my main browser). Recently I saw on my Mac an app titled Google Search.app. (...
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Google Photos won't stop syncing on iOS

I have Google Photos installed on my iPhone 6S and would like it to stop automatically syncing my photos. I like to view my pictures but don't want everything backed up. I have gone into settings ...
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How to clear calendar cache?

I'm trying to clear the cache of my calendar, since I'm having trouble with calendar notifications after connecting to a Google Calendar. One of the recommended solutions is to clear the Calendar ...
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How to make Facebook for iPhone open links in Safari?

Is there a way to make Facebook for iPhone (and other iPhone apps like Google & Yelp) always open links in Safari (or YouTube, etc.) instead of in an internal web view? The native apps like ...
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Google Keep for iOS - Is there a setting to play a sound with reminder?

I'm trying out Google Keep for iOS 9 on an iPhone 5. I've given the app permission to produce banners, sounds and alerts in the Notification Center. Timed reminders from Google Keep do show as banners,...
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Google Maps won't start on iPhone 4

I tap on the icon for the app, the splash screen appears, and then it promptly crashes back to the home screen without a trace. I've updated to the latest version of the app and the latest version of ...
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Google chrome app redirects

When i try to download the google chrome app on my iphone or ipad, it redirects me to a page that says it will download the app...but jus keeps redirecting and wont load. How do i get it to load?
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Allowing attach from Google Drive pop-up on Fluid app pointing at Asana

I have setup a Fluid App for Asana, and I have whitelisted the various URLs required for logging in. However, I am unable to attach things using Google Drive because it requires viewing a pop-up. I ...
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Non-secure Jabber/Google Talk connection in Messages

Every time I enable my Gmail account (Google Talk) in Messages, I get a message asking if I wish to continue with an unsecure Jabber login. This message reappears every time I open Messages on OS X ...
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Sync google apps (gmail) contacts directory with Mac address book

We use Gmail (Google Apps for business) at my work. I have set up my Mac (OS X 10.7.5) address book to sync the local address book with my gmail account, however this only syncs "My Contacts" but all ...
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iOS 5 or iOS 4 upload to YouTube?

I have iPhone4 running iOS 5.1. No, I will not upgrade to iOS6 because it will delete my beloved pre-installed Maps application, and the new one from Google is [snip...] ... not performing up to my ...
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bi-directionally sync Google Photos on external drive

I see in this post (Any way to auto download or sync all Google+ photos to my Mac?) that there's a good solution to bi-directionally syncing photos between my laptop and my Google Photos account (...