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I am researching this problem with how iPhones handle calendar invites defaulting to iCal instead of using my Google Calendar and found this easy fix.
The only way I could resolve this was to delete the account and then add it back. This was from an account I had for years when google seemed to use jabber. Now it is GTalk which seems to be secure.
If you click the "Google Photos Backup" icon in your menu bar (looks like a gray pinwheel), you should see the "Preferences" option. Clicking this will open the preferences window. There you should see a checkbox for "Also copy photos/videos from external media to" (See image below). Uncheck this box and you shouldn't have the extra backups anymore.
I've been struggling with this issue as well for a few days on OS X 0.11.4, before that it worked flawlessly. In my case I went to Keychains > Login > Passwords > Google and removed all the security tokens. Now I can add Google accounts again.
This discussion talks about a similar problem, but even worse: the user isn't able to put in their password. A few suggestions from that thread: reboot upgrade to OSX Capitan (the problem seems assocaited with Yosemite) relaunch Mail if relaunching doesn't work, try: quit Mail open Preferences->Internet Accounts - hopefully you won't need to log into ...
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