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Google is a United States-headquartered, multinational corporation specializing in Internet-related services and products. These include online advertising technologies, search, cloud computing, and software.

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Disabled always use position for Google Maps, but I still get “Google Maps is using your position”

So basically, here are my settings for Google Maps for iOS: As you can see position, is set to "only when used", and background update is "off". But still when I exit from Google Maps, I get the ...
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Latest macOS Mojave update (10.14.4) and Mail.app Google accounts issue

After updating to macOS Mojave 10.14.4 two days ago and still, I have an issue with taking online Google accounts in Apple Mail.app. This problem appeared immediately after the update, although it ...
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Can I still cast to Chromecast on my MacBook?

In the past I was able to cast to Chromecast from my MacBook. But there's a lot of indications that this service may have been discontinued. For example, the Cast extension on Chrome has been ...
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Can’t access some webpages

When I go to certain websites, it says “safari cannot open the page because it could not connect to the server” Screen time is currently not blocking any websites, and this happens with YouTube.com, ...
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Google Chrome won't Force Quit and Keeps Relaunching - MacBook

I have been trying to force quit Google Chrome, I realise there is some malware issue, however I still Don't know what to do! Please can someone HELP me! Thanks
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Open Google Drive Link Locally in Finder (not corresponding app) on macOS

I can copy a link from the Google Drive finder extension and paste in a document (notes for example), but when I click this link it opens in the browser. How can I make a link which opens directly in ...
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Problem with Google Account on iPhone 7 iOS 12.1

I have had my iPhone for a couple of years now and configured my Google email account. The other day, I received a random message saying that there was no connection to the internet and I ended up ...
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How do I set Google as Safari Homepage on my iPhone?

I wish to set Google as Homepage for Safari on my iPhone. I’ve tried to do it through Settings app, Safari settings and notifications but to no avail. How do I accomplish this?
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How to quickly stitch a ton of albums back together into compilations?

I trusted Google Music Manager to download my music collection onto a new computer, importing the lot into iTunes. Only after I wiped my old computer did I realize that my music was now screwed up: ...
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Cannot Add new Google Account on iPhone

I have existing Gmail accounts for Mail on my iPhone, but I want to add a new one. I went to Settings -> Passwords & Accounts -> Add Account and I tap Google, and nothing happens. Here is a GIF: ...
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Google DeepMind Wavenet voices in mac TTS?

I don't know enough about code to do this, but is it possible to use the Google wavenet voices in the Mac TTS? Under System Preferences > Accessibility > Speech you can chose voices and if you ...
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Compress contacts onto iPhone (without iCloud)

I have contacts from several google accounts I would like to merge onto my iPhone local contact list, and eventually completely remove the Google dependency. I spoke with a Genius about this today ...
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How can I migrate Google Fit activity data to Apple Health?

Is there a first-party way of doing this? I exported all my data from Google using the Google Takeout interface, but this produced a zip file, which iOS cannot open. I also cannot install Google Fit ...
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Make the default location for all save and open actions Google Drive File Stream

Using macOS Mojave or High Sierra, is there a way to change the default file location for all save and open actions to Google Drive File Stream? On Windows I would change it in the registry to g:\...
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How to add managed GSuite account with mail disabled to iOS 12.0?

I'm at a university with a centrally-managed GSuite account. They've disabled Mail there (we're using Office365 for that) but the Calendar function does work. I'm trying to add my calendar account to ...
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How do I sign out of Google on my iPhone 7

How do I sign out of Google on my iPhone 7? Everything I read tells you how to delete it or remove it, but I want to be able to use it later. It appears that if you do not log out, Google merges ...
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How I can add a Google - not Gmail - account to the iOS Notes app?

In Settings/Notes/Accounts/Add Account I can add a Gmail account (eg foo@gmail.com), but a simple Google account (eg google@foo.com) I can not. No error, or success, message is displayed during and ...
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How to keep mail messages on servers for Apple mail?

My "late 2013" Mac Pro has a small internal SSD. Since Yahoo Mail and Google Mail have large storage on their servers, I don't see reasons for me to store mail messages on my local SSD. Can Apple Mail ...
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How to Copy a range of data from google sheets using an Applescript

I was wondering if someone could help me with a script that would copy a range of data that is constantly updating on google sheets. The site would be open and active in Safari. So I wasn’t sure if I ...
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On Safari, Google is showing some flag symbol [closed]

On my iMac --> Safari, open google search engine. On home page I seen flag type symbol. When I try to click on that nothing happens. Want to know what the indicates ? Here is image :
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Make Gboard default keyboard

I'm new to using iOS with regularity. (Employer-issued phone is an iPhone 7.) I can't stand the built-in keyboard. I've installed Gboard, but I can't figure out how to get it to come up. When I ...
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An apple script for google dictionary pronunciation

The following is the link to Goole dictionary pronunciation files: http://ssl.gstatic.com/dictionary/static/sounds/20160317/pronunciation--_us_1.mp3 If you substitute "pronunciation" with your own ...
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Is there a way to hide malicious google results in Mac?

When I googled, some links were marked by Google as malicious that can harm my computer. Since I don't want to mis-click any of those, I would like to know whether there are any configs that just ...
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Set Safari's default search engine to Google UK

How can I change Safari's default search engine to google.co.uk? Currently when I search in the address bar the results are always from google.com. Also if I highlight a term in Safari, right click ...
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Syncing Mac Calendar with an Android phone using Google gmail

I would like to sync my Mac Calendar using a gmail account with my Android phone Google Calendar also using the same gmail account. I'm able to enter an event on the phone's calendar and it shows up ...
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Google Wifi and Airport in one network?

I used to have a setup with an Airport Time Capsule downstairs. This was my router to the internet. Then I had an internet cable to upstairs to an Airport Extreme in Bridge mode. I had some ethernet ...
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iOS 10.3.1 : can't add a Google account to iPhone ! (gmail + contacts) [duplicate]

I have an iPhone SE on old iOS 10.3.1 and I dont want to update it. How do I add a Google account? This doesn't work: There is a web popup (I can enter email + password, password is valid) but after ...
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Google Assistant Notification Settings for iOS

I installed the Google Assistant app on my iPhone 6. I tried to set a reminder with Assistant but it said I had to enable notifications in the Assistant settings. There are no notification settings ...
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Applescript click on a button

Is this possible to click on the button "detailed" using AppleScript (Google chrome) for="7cd6f428-1are-41f2-9054-c452d7fe242-view-selector-e5f5de50-634a-45bc-bf30-98e2a64676cc">Detailed I would ...
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Stop Prompting to use Google or Safari

Every time I go to the web on my iPhone 6 it asks me if I want to use Google or Safari. Every time I select the option to not ask me every time but it still does. I have designated Safari as my ...
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How do I disable the prompt to discard or keep downloads in Google Chrome on Mac OS?

I have seen other posts asking similar questions to this but they were for Ubuntu and Windows. All answers were exclusive to the respective operating system. I have not seen something that will work ...
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Contacts + Google: Sync 'Collected addresses'

I'm using a Google mail account for work and I didn't really add any people to contacts. I just mailed people and with time Google autocompleted the addresses and added the names (I guess this is what ...
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Copy URL from Google in Safari

I do a lot of research using web sources found almost always in Google, which I then refer to in my writing. When the link points to a web page I can click it and then copy the URL from Safari's nav ...
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Important files and photos saved on Cloud service [closed]

What happens if the iCloud/GoogleDrive/DropBox data center where my important files (business info, family photos) are saved ever faces a catastrophic situation like a terrorist nuclear bomb attack? ...
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Google authenticator blank after backup restore

My iPhone 7 had issues and I had done encrypted backups using iTunes. Apple gave me new iPhone as replacement. When I restored from iTunes backup, my Google Authenticator is blank. I have lot of ...
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I cannot connect to (specifically) google.com with any app using cellular data

All other websites work and can be quickly accessed, even youtube.com will load. google.com will simply not load at all when I try to connect to it over cellular data. It does work over Wi-Fi, however....
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Terminal command to quit Google's “Backup and Sync”?

Is there a terminal command I can use to quit Google's "Backup and Sync" software? I am writing a Bash script to set the machine up for maximum battery life and I would like to shutdown all non-...
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Adding Google to the Internet Accounts is not working

After changing networks where i used a proxy to go online back home I got the message in Chrome that my login details are not up-to-date. I tried to log me in and it works until I close the browser. ...
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Not able login into Google account on Mac with correct password

I am trying to login into my Google account in browser (tried Safari, Firefox, Chrome) on newly bought MacBook Pro (macOS Sierra 10.12.4) but getting 'Wrong password. Try again.' error every time, ...
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How can I fix Gboard hang after I use google dictation (long press on spacebar)?

I'm trying to use Gboard dictation on my iPhone 6s+ running iOS 9.3.3. Dictation pops up when I long-press on the spacebar and it takes dictation BUT - once it decides to switch back to the requesting ...
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Can viruses travel through pictures I took with my smartphone?

I plan on uploading my photos/videos from my iPhone to my computer using a usb cable. I suspect that my iPhone may have a virus because I've been to questionable site on accident. If I upload photos/...
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Issue with iPhone to Google Photos backup

I typically backup photos from my iPhone (7+, iOS 11.0.1?) to Google Photos. Typically it goes quite well; I connect my phone to wifi, and the photos (all of them), automatically upload to Google ...
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Deleting Google Signins

Over the last few years, I've accumulated several "suggested" sign-ins to Google. in the "CHOOSE AN ACCOUNT" screen. See pic below: I'd like to delete almost all of these to reduce clutter. How do I ...
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Is there a Google Calendar app for Mac desktop?

I want to know if there is a Google Calendar app for the Mac desktop? I do not want to sync my Google Calendar to my Apple calendar. I want to have the Google Calendar app itself on my Mac. Has Google ...
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Does the Gmail app automatically upload photos to Google Photos?

Does the Gmail app on iPhone having access to your photo gallery automatically upload photos to Google Photos or Drive? Did any version of the Gmail app did this before if not now?
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Pesky Google acting up

Google installed something called GoogleSoftwareUpdateAgent That will run endlessly in background every hour, consuming resources and battery life. Here is a snippet from Console-system log. Aug ...
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Your browser does not currently recognize any of the video formats available

I am not sure what happened… My internet was working fine all day, so I do not know what would cause this message and notice my browser is currently not recognized.
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iCloud sent mail (from Gmail web interface) not listed

I trying to use the Gmail send mail as feature in which I use the iCloud mail credentials and smtp.mail.me.com. It works, I was able to send mail from Gmail web interface while the sender was my ...
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Create Google sheets shortcut in homescreen

How do you do this please? This quora answer instructs on how to create a shortcut to a sheet in safari, but how about creating a shortcut to a sheet in the sheets app?
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How to remove disabled Google account from Macbook?

I had a work Google account. When I left my job, the account was disabled, but whenever I try to use my Google account for accessing something, it asks me to choose between my personal account, and ...