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Google Sheets link to cell in same sheet not working in iOS

I am working on a shopping list spreadsheet and I want to have links near the top of the spreadsheet to quickly jump the main category sections or store names (e.g. Frozen, Bread, Dairy or Walmart, ...
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iPad Google Sheets and using Apple Pencil to enter a lot of text into one cell

There is a "pencil" area at the bottom and I have been able to write with the "pencil" until reaching the end of the line. And then it seems impossible or not intuitive how to keep ...
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Calendar gives error for Gmail Account: 403 CalDAVAccountRefreshQueueableOperation

Recently I started getting errors from Calendar.app about my synced Gmail calendars. I haven't made any changes to my Gmail security settings. Usually if Google needs to be authenticated for macOS ...
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Mac Software Updates and App Store don't work over Google Nest wi-fi

Not actually sure if this is a Google issue or an Apple issue, but appreciate any insight. My Mac won't load the App Store (the window stays white with no content) and won't download MacOS software ...
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How to prevent Google Drive File Stream from updating itself without permission?

My wife tutors for a company that uses Microsoft Teams and Google Drive File Stream to communicate to their students and assign lessons. A few days ago (2/1/2021), GDFS began "disappearing" ...
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What's the easiest way to transfer photos from Google Photos to iCloud Photos?

I have more than 5 000 photos stored on Google Photos and I'd like to know what's the easiest way to move them on iCloud photos. Since the free storage ends on June I want to move everything on iCloud....
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Can I have Google Photos delete backed up images on my iPad yet leave the ones in albums intact?

I use Google Photos on my iPad Pro to save a cloud copy of all my images. As we all know, once the photos are backed up on Google Photos, the program gives me an option to delete the photos from my ...
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Only sync new photos with Google Photos

Is it possible to only sync the new photos I take with my Iphone to my google photos? I want to keep some old photos on my phone, but not in the Google cloud. However I want any new photo I take to be ...
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How to fix persistent crashes in Google backup and sync?

I have set up Google Backup and Sync to automatically synchronise certain folders on my iMac to Google Cloud both for backup and enabling sharing with other computers. The process works well. But one ...
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Adding Google Account in Internet Account on Mac Book Pro: Authentication fails

On My 2019 Mac Book Pro, under internet accounts, I want to add a google account. It prompts me with opening a browser (Safari is the default browser). After a few seconds a window opens saying "...
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Google Drive on multiple partitions

I like to use the official Google Drive Backup & Sync software, however I have three partitions which I can't merge together. (1) 4TB (2) 4TB (3) 2TB. I installed Google Drive on Disk 1, but I ...
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Adding new Account: Failed to authenticate with Google, please try again later

I am trying to add a new google account in internet accounts in Mac. I get this error. I already tried 2 ways I found from google. Open the application "Keychain Access" Look for ...
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No sound when cast Google Photos to Chromecast using iPhone?

Problem: when I cast a video from Google Photos to Chromecast using my iPhone, I see that only the image of the video is cast to TV, the TV has no sound and the frame is lag, the sound remain on my ...
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Google authenticator iOS app crash / fails to load after iOS 14.2 update

When I tap the app, it immediately crashes. I don't want to delete and reinstall the app because I am scared to lose my tokens.
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How to preserve the HEIC format when downloading Google Photos to desktop

For reasons that escape me, I deleted about 15 jpegs from my iPhone XS (I only enabled iCloud Photo Library recently). I do maintain a copy of all photos taken on my iPhone to Google Photos, and so I ...
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Google Authenticator after an iphone motherboard replacement [duplicate]

A little while back my iPhone X started having motherboard issues and was unable to be booted up. I was using Google Authenticator to store many accounts, some of which may be impossible to get to ...
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Imported Google Contacts Not Displaying on iPhone

I recently decided to centralize all my contacts into iCloud (I had them split between iCloud and Google Contacts). I went to Google Contacts, exported them in the vCard (for iOS Contacts) format. ...
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Use Google speech to text instead of Apple's

Google currently has much higher quality speech transcription. You can try it easily by going to doc.new and pressing Cmd-Shift-S and talking. Compare to using the built in system from Apple (pressing ...
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How do I copy a Google search URL in iOS Safari?

I’m writing a Stack Exchange answer from my iPhone, and I want to include a Google search URL. How can I copy the URL of the search results from iOS Safari? Going up to the address bar and tapping “...
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What can I do to write forward slashes “ / ” in Google Docs without opening Help > Search menu?

I have a german keyboard MacBook Pro 2019 and I'm using a Portuguese Brazilian ABNT2 keyboard in the system. In this configuration, two keys have an native extra feature (not sure if its only on ...
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My search engine is Yahoo, how can I change it to Google?

I already follow some tips like, trying to find the extensions, but when I open it there's nothing in it. Also my search also already Google, so I'm confused right now.
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My Comments Not Posting on Youtube with Safari (macOS)

My comments are not posting on Youtube while I use Safari (11.1.2) on macOS? I only have one extension which is the Hoversee extension, nothing else, I'm almost certain that's not why YouTube is ...
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Can't sync events from Apple Calendar to Google Calendar in Android Phone

I am having Macbook in which Calendar is having my Google Account. The same account is attached in my Redmi Note 5 Pro, Android Device. Previously when I add an event in Apple Calendar then that same ...
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Cannot reset Chrome (Mac)

I've been getting a problem with Chrome where it keeps crashing when I try to refresh a web page. Bear in mind this only appears to happen on a local .html file that I'm building. So I tried to reset ...
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How does Google now I'm subscribe to Hulu? [closed]

New level of Google creepy for me. Was searching a show and somehow it knew I'm subscribed to Hulu. Check out the pic. It says subscribed under Hulu. I have no idea how I've never used Hulu on my ...
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How to sync Google Photo from phone to mac?

As of July 10, that's changing. Google says that Drive sync was causing confusion with users, so Photos will no longer include an option to sync with Google Drive. Is there any idea for seamless way ...
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Import a Takeout of Photos?

I have an iCloud account for my iPhone. My computer is Linux. I have in hand a Google Takeout of about 600 photos. How can I import them into iCloud? I would like to preserve the metadata that is ...
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(Dictated) text in Google Translate iPhone App doesn’t delete with X

Google translate has a little X in the upper right of the area where you enter the text you want to be translated: When you access Google translate using the web interface on Google Chrome and either ...
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Cyberduck Google Drive connection error

I've downloaded Cyberduck for Mac. I'm using Mojave 10.14.6 and Cyberduck 7.2.2 I have a google drive 2T account (Google One now) and my Google Backup and Sync is working fine. I open cyberduck and ...
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Why won't Time Machine restore my Contacts even though they're visible in a Time Machine backup?

I recently upgraded to Catalina but after a few surprises I went back to Mojave using a Time Machine backup to restore data. I use Google to sync contacts on my Mac and iOS devices, and Gmail runs ...
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Can't add Google account to iOS 13. Default browser not supporting cookies?

When I try to add my Google account (via “Settings” -> “Passwords and Accounts” -> “Add Account”), a browser window pops up and reads "You've reached this page because we have detected that cookies ...
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When an app on iPhone tries to log in through Google, must it be Safari? Can it be Google Chrome?

On the iPhone, if you use an app and it tries to log in through Google, Safari will come up and show you a page to log in. Can it be Google Chrome instead of Safari through which you log in?
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Is there still integrated login on the iPhone for Google, Facebook, and Twitter?

It seems that since iOS 11, integrated login for Facebook and Twitter was removed (which was introduced in iOS 6). What about for Google?
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Add a Google account to macOS 10.14.6 running Safari 13.0?

Starting on September 20, 2019, my macOS 10.14.6-equipped iMac began asking me to enter the password for two Google accounts I've long had connected to the machine. I clicked the notification bubble ...
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Why can't my iPad connect to any other machines on the same LAN?

I had an old iPad 2 lying around and decided to fire it up to test out a webpage I was making on my computer. Both devices are on the same LAN, connected using the same wifi ESSID and on the same ...
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How to investigate Mail app's random popup bug on Mojave?

My friend's computer (running the latest version Mojave) is experiencing that bug where mail.app suddenly — randomly? — and automatically takes focus while having his Google-account connected to it. I'...
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How can I use the desktop version of Google translate on my iPhone?

The desktop version of Google Translate has features that are not available when using the App on an iPhone (e.g., the phrasebook). I’ve tried to use these features by accessing the desktop version ...
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Chrome 76 text highlight bug

I am running Google Chrome 76+ on macOS Mojave 10.14.6. I have come across an issue where highlighting text in the browser will fail randomly. I ran into it enough times that I started trying to ...
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Gboard Keyboard Not Showing Up in Various Google Apps on iPhone Xr

iPhone Xr iOS 12.4 Gboard 2.2.0.247258495 Gmail 6.0.190602 Docs 1.2019.28202 Chat 0.156.259040960 Issue: I various apps developed by Google, such as Gmail, Docs, Chrome, Chat, the Gboard keyboard is ...
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How to use Secure DNS on MacOS?

My Problem I am using Google 8.8.8.8 DNS, and would like to use its Secure transports for DNS feature to make sure nobody is messing with the communication channel between Google and my Mac. What ...
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Why do some of my contacts not sync with Google?

When I add a new contact on my iPhone then after a few seconds I see it in my Google contacts. When I remove it from Google contacts, then within few seconds it's removed from my phone. So far so good....
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Can't enlarge photos in google images Safari

Until yesterday, I was able to tap on a picture on google images to view the picture in large. For example when you search "Apple" on google images you get many photos of it, and if you want to view ...
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HELP; CountIFs function?

Cells F25:F406 contain dropdown lists with 15 different names. Cells J25:J406 contain checkboxes. I want one cell to count when 1 of those 15 people select their name from the dropdown list AND ...
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Downloaded music in google music app get “unplayable file” in my 2017 crosstrek

Oddly specific question but I just got an iPhone 6S and with the memory upgrade I decided to download all my music from the google music app into the phone so I don't have to stream and save a little ...
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Downgrading Google Chrome version after disabling auto updates

I wish to keep using a particular version of Google Chrome macOS app. I have used this link to stop Google Chrome macOS app from auto updating. But, the problem is that I stopped auto updates while ...
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macOS prompts to log in to Google accounts on every wake

I have several Google accounts set up in System Preferences > Internet Accounts on macOS 10.14.5. The Google accounts have two-factor authentication. I'm able to log in the accounts via a Safari ...
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Safari extension for Google results navigation (↑/k, ↓/j)

Title says it all. I found some posts linking to some private locations (mostly dead). I wonder if there ain't something like that for Safari. Google Chrome has several of them. E.g. Web Search ...
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Disabled always use location for Google Maps, but I still get “Google Maps is using your location”

So basically, here are my settings for Google Maps for iOS (running on an iPhone): As can be seen Location is set to While Using, and Background App Refresh is turned off. But, still when I exit ...
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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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