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Cant connect to google intermittently

Sometimes either randomly or after waking my late 2008 MacBook Pro from sleep, I won't be able to access google.com or any of the services. It's mildly annoying, but fixed by turning off my wifi, and ...
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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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Does Google Photos Backup keep album structure?

Will the Google Photos Backup for OS X also back up the album structure from Photos.app? That is, will albums be available as collections on Google Photos after uploading?
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 google inbox on iPhone NOT show contact pictures

I am using the google inbox app for iPhone. Is it possible to set it up, so that it does not show pictures of people who is writing to me? I need to recieve work relevant emails from persons whos ...
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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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How to set custom DNS settings?

I'm trying to set my Macbook Pro to use Google's public DNS, but when I go to the DNS settings (System Preferences > Network > DNS) it will enter the new IP address but then immediately reverts it to ...
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Command+Click does not work in Google Scholar + Firefox

For example, see this page: http://scholar.google.com/scholar?hl=en&q=cancer&btnG=&as_sdt=1%2C33&as_sdtp= When I do command+click on the article titles, Firefox does neither open a ...
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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 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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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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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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How to spoof Firewire MAC address or hide Firewire and Ethernet - Need to add more than 2 Google Play Music accounts to machine

Google Play Music Manager app (GPMM) doesn't allow connecting to more than 2 accounts from the same machine. Apparently they limit it based on the MAC address of your network adapter. I tried to ...
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Google chrome extension between Mac and PC

I'm using Google Chrome both on my macbookpro and my pc. On my PC which running IDM extension on Google Chrome. But on my Mac i really don't need that. So my question is: how can i use google chrome ...
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Is it normal for iPhone to take longer than 8 hours to erase contents and settings?

I've been waiting 8 hours now for my iPhone 5C to erase content and settings and still not finished. How long is it normal to take to reset an iPhone to factory settings?
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How can I start a Hangouts phone call with Applescript/Terminal?

I want to initiate a Google Hangouts phone call with Applescript. Hangouts has an AS dictionary, but with only the default suites. I want to emulate opening the Hangouts popup, typing in a phone ...
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Messages.app not displaying messages sent while offline

Every once in a while, I will get signed out of Messages (which I use to interface with my Google Talk account) due to connectivity issues. If this happens when I am having a conversation with ...
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Is it possible to VIEW Google Contacts Customized Fields on iPhone?

We have some Google Contacts with Customized Fields (not customized email titles) such as: Certifications Attained: Years Experience in this Field: Among other customized fields that show up ...
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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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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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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 account cannot activate mail

I am trying to set up a Google Apps account on Yosemite. I can log into the account, up until where I select which services to active. It will only activate Contacts and Messages. Mail, Calendar, and ...
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Google Inbox Does Not Display My Contact Photo

When I send e-mails through my regular Gmail address, my contact photo appears. When I send e-mails through a third-party domain associated with my e-mail inbox, my contact photo does not appear. I ...
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How do eject a SD card that is being used by Firefox?

I have had several occurrences where I dragged photos from my mounted SD card to upload to my google plus account but then after the photos were successfully update, my SD card was unable to be ...
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How to make the Google search app open Youtube links on the Youtube app?

On iPhone (iOS 8.1.3) If I run a search on the Google search app (the one with the Google Now integration) for something like a song, some of the results would be, of course, Youtube videos. If I ...
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Looking at Earlier Browsing History on iPhone4s

I need to find a page I looked at maybe four months ago. It was really hard to find with the information on only that ONE website. I am doing a project on it now, but cannot find the correct ...
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Is the Google Translate Phrasebook Syncing not available in the iOS app?

Is the Google Translate Phrasebook Syncing not available in the iOS app? I can't find my phrasebook listing. It seems the list on the iPhone is not stored online as for the web. I suspect they ...
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Why do I not get my messages sent through Jabber from other clients?

So when I'm logged into my gTalk/FB/iCloud accounts in the Messages app, I can send and receive everything fine. But, when I send messages from Gmail or Facebook on their web clients, my messages do ...
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MacMail client getting notifications from Google+ in Chinese - why?

For some reason all notifications from Google+ are coming through in Chinese when sent to my dad's @mac.com email address (when accessed on iPhone, iPad or on his regular Apple computer). When the ...
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Can't connect to google

I'm using both a 3 year old iMac and a Windows 7 laptop. 80% of the time I am getting an "Invalid URL" error message. Problem exists with IE, Safari, and Chrome. All other sites (yahoo, netflix, ...
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Not all Google Calendar events synced to iOS

I've got an iPod Touch 5. I have a few calendars in Google Calendar, all which sync to my new device. However, some events from my primary calendar (the one with the same name as my email address) are ...
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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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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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Google Play Books app storage location for purchased books on iPad

I have purchased a book via the Google Play store but unfortunately they will not provide an ePub or pdf for offline reading for my reader of choice, the only option being to use the Play Books app on ...
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How can I access an app hosted on an OSX machine via a local network, that requires Google login?

I want to be able to access an app via a local network using my mobile device, for development and testing purposes. The app is hosted on my laptop running OSX Yosemite (10.10.3) I can access public ...
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Cast to multiple Chromecasts from the same computer

Is it possible to cast either the same tab or different tabs from one mac to multiple Chromecasts on the same network? It seems like when you open another tab and try and cast that to a different ...
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Can't Open google.com even though there is internet

My Macbook Pro cannot able to open up "www.google.com" or "www.facebook.com". But I can open up bing,msn and a lot other sites. Oh And also I am not able to Open up App store from my network. My ...
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How many cardDAV accounts to one google account

I have been looking a various CRM, none of which seems to have everything worked out, (shocking, yes...) and am now in to seeking workarounds. Does anyone know how many cardDAV accounts I can link to ...
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Silverlight for safari and Google Chrome

why does Silverlight not work on Safari and Google Chrome? Why does it also crash on Firefox? How can I prevent from happening?
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iOS 5 Maps : Google only gets directions for vague locations

I'm not sure if this is a Google problem or an iOS issue in general, but here is the situation. Case 1 : I search for directions for a vague address in the iOS maps (eg My Current Location to (say) ...
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Google thinks I am a robot when using Safari behind a proxy

Strange thing happened earlier. While being behind a private proxy I tried Googling in Safari. I was welcomed with the following message, shown below. This only happens when using Safari, and when ...