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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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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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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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Sync Google Contacts in Mountain Lion

I am having trouble with keeping my Contacts sync'd with my Google Apps account. In "Mail, Contacts & Calendars" there is no Contacts option: In the contacts program, I did get it to sync by ...
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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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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 do I change Spotlight search engine?

when I use Spotlight, it offers to "Search web for: " (something like that, my system is german). When I use this feature, Chrome pops up and searches with the Yahoo search engine. Chrome is the ...
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How to sync OS X Reminders with Android?

OS X Reminders doesn't sync with my Google Account although Calendar and Mails work OK. How to sync OS X Reminders with Google (or GTask Android App) to have it Android device?
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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 Calendar Delegates? [duplicate]

I've decided to start using my Google Calendar through iCal on my Mac. Although I've got a question regarding an annoying issue I'm having. When I go about adding calendars to my Google Calendar and ...
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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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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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Can not copy in Google Docs using Safari [closed]

I've had this problem for a little while now (can't recall what would have triggered it). I'm using Safari 6.0.5 on 10.8.4 on an early 2011 15" MBP. When I try to copy anything using the keyboard ...
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Google Talk Client for iOS

is there a Google Talk (gChat) client for iOS that: does not prevent messages showing up in other clients does not alter or send messages, add signatures or other spam?
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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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How does a Google iOS app save and restore active accounts across app deletion?

On an iOS 8 device, I installed Google Hangouts and upon first launch, it pre-populated an account that was previously associated with a different, and long ago deleted, Google app. Since I had just ...
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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 Hangouts client/app which supports group chats

On OS X Yosemite, I'm using Messages.app to chat with my contacts. But I can not participate or read group chats from Hangouts within Messages.app, for that I have to use the Gmail/G+ page. So, ...
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How do you compare the system resources used by two programs?

How do you compare the system resources used by two programs (e.g., Chrome & Chrome Canary)? I think the new 64-bit Chrome Canary is causing my computer to heat up a bit more but I'd like to ...
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removing results from Google searches on Safari

Is there any extension or whatever that I can use to remove the results I don't want form google for safari? I would like to be able to ban certain domains from appearing in any results on my google ...
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Google Quick Scroll extension for Safari

There is a great Chrome extension Google Quick Scroll that scrolls to funded text on a page after googling it. I want it for Safari but cannot find any alternatives or so. Is there?
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Google Contacts sync with iPhone 3G (iOS 4) without EAS

I'm setting up an old iPhone 3G (latest iOS 4.x.x) and I'd like to sync contacts with Google. Exchange ActiveSync (EAS) is no longer an option, and you can't use CardDAV on a pre-iOS 5 device ( ...
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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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Google Map directions on iPad

When looking for directions, Google Maps says "first of three suggested routes." It shows the first, but I can find no way of finding out what the other two suggested routes are. I've searched the ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Google + won't let me see my photos, they ask me to upgrade safari

Google + won't let me see my photos, they ask me to upgrade safari. My Safari update is ok I have MacPro Book OS x 10.6.8
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Google Hangouts on iPhone - how to have two accounts

Can I receive notifications from 2 Google Talk/ Hangouts accounts, by installing only one app? Does the official Google Hangouts app support this?
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How to Sync iphone contacts to gmail

I have the old iphone 3GS LATEST IOS I used to open Itunes to put songs on the phone etc and if I wanted to I would (manually)sync my phone. Syncing the phone enacts whatever your options are set to. ...
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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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Add .gsheets to Spotlight under spreadsheets

Currently if I'm searching for something and it happens to be a Google spreadsheet it shows up under other. Is there any way to have .gsheets show up under spreadsheets?
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How to Log In to Flickr in iOS 7 with a Google Account

iOS 7 now looks to include integration with Flickr for photo sharing. I already have a Flickr account, though I log in using a google (gmail) account. I would expect to be able to connect this ...
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How do I sync my Google calendar with my iPhone?

So I have set up my calendar on Google. I am trying to get it to sync those changes to my calendar application on my iPhone 4S. I currently have under "Settings > Mail, Contacts, Calendars" the ...
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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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iOS “Add to Home Screen” - Delete Data

I believe this is the best forum to ask this question. This issue is with iOS Safari's "Add to Home Screen", and is particularly specific to Google Keep. I added "Google Keep" to Home Screen through ...
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Highlight first Google result in Safari

In Safari 8, after doing a Google search from the navbar, the focus stays on the navbar instead of focusing on the content like any other webpage. This prevents the use of Google or DuckDuckGo ...
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Inbox by Gmail - making a small application

Now, I know some of us hate Google, but they have come up with a really good service at Inbox. I find it very easy to manage email that way and have been using it on my Windows PC as a chrome ...
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How to navigate google search results in Safari 8 with keyboard?

A while ago I remember being able to navigate through search results using J and K. Is there anyway to do that in Safari 8? I've tried changing tab behaviour in Safari prefs to tab through every ...
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Why is my Safari unable to open links from Google under VPN?

Safari 8.0.2, OS X 10.10.1--Problem occurring in Mac Pro 2009 and MBP ret 2012. Once I log into my employer's VPN, Safari has a quite unique problem: if I go to Google, do a search and click on any ...
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Yosemite cannot connect with Google, but with Bing

I updated my MacBook 13″ mid-2012 from Mavericks to Yosemite and everything was perfect, until I recognized that I couldn't check my YouTube feed. I tried again and again, but it didn't work. I ...
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Google chrome disable autoupdate

How to disable autoupdate on Mac OS X without removing any files or changing permissions?
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changing camera to thunderbolt display for google hangout

I use google hangouts for multiple-people video calls, but it never detects the camera in the Thunderbolt display. It keeps using the camera on my MacBook Pro. Is there any way to change the camera ...
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Open and edit Markdown files with Google Drive iOS App

Is there a way to open, edit and save back files from the iOS Google Drive app? I've tried some Markdown iOS apps, but I can't seem to open the files from within the Google Drive app. Are there any ...
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Sharing Google Calendar with wife so she can see it on iPhone

So I have two calendars that I share with my wife. One is normal (which she can see all details for) and the other (my counseling calendar) is for my therapy client schedule. I want her to be able to ...
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Mac Frequent SSL errors when trying to reach google.com

On my mac, I often try to go to Google.com and chrome gives me an error: "You attempted to reach www.google.com, but instead you actually reached a server identifying itself as www.apple.com. This may ...
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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 ...