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macOS keeps logging me out of Google accounts used in Mail

Yesterday I suddenly started to get the following error a couple of times per day: I haven't made any changes to my Google account in quite a while and I don't have any similar issues outside of the ...
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How can I change my background on Google Meet with my iPad 9 (iPadOS 15.6.1)?

I'd like to change my background on Google Meet with my iPad 9 (iPadOS 15.6.1). Typically I click on , but I don't see that button: How can I change my background on Google Meet with my iPad 9 (...
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Blocking Safari with Google Santa

I am trying to block the Safari web browser on our macOS devices. I am using Google Santa installed on user devices and pushing profile configurations via Intune in an attempt to block certain ...
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How do Google contacts change without me making the changes?

I have windows and apple devices but mostly apple. iMac, iPhone and iPad plus a Dell XPS. Contacts are from google. I've noticed for quite a while that a certain category of contacts are changed ...
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Issue with google chrome experience on mac book

I am facing issues with google chrome recently on my MacBook pro M1 updated to Sonoma 14.0 OS. When using chrome browser, some buttons and links are not clickable and refreshing the page sometimes fix ...
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How can one see what information is being shared when getting notified that “this allows the app in the websites to share information about you”?

I installed Adobe Premiere Rush on my iPhone 12, which runs iOS 15. When I attempt to login via Google, I get notified that: this allows the app in the websites to share information about you as ...
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Google Sheets data to Apple Reminders

I'd like to transfer a list of names and dates from a Google Sheet into Apple Reminders. The names would be the reminder text, and the date next to each name would become the reminder's alert date. ...
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Restore deleted Chrome Profile on Macbook?

I accidentally deleted a Chrome Profile and it is worth VERY much to me! I have no google sync or computer backup. Is there a software I can use to get it back, I do not care if it's expensive, just ...
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Google Authenticator app is asking for QR after factory resetting iPhone 11

I had a Google account up and said something about how I was not an administrator of the app, and then I could not do certain things. I'm on an iPhone 11 and I had to factory reset it yesterday. Now, ...
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Google login in 3rd party app

I installed a 3rd party app and logged in using another Google account. I then deleted the app. Then when I opened google website on safari browser, it had already logged me in using my account. How ...
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Safari setting to inform preferred language for Google search?

The goal is to configure my IOS ecosystem (iPad, iPhone, MacBook) to return Google searches in English. Is there a Safari setting to realize said goal?
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Turning off "Use Google Account to sign in..."

I googled up a random topic this morning and got this: Which is really odd, because I long ago did this: Does anyone know how to turn this crap off in Safari once and for all? macOS 12.6.5, Safari ...
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How to translate Facebook pages (including posts)? Chrome's built-in feature does not work

Is there a way to translate Facebook pages on Chrome/any other browser? I'm not talking about the Facebook built-in Bing translation on individual posts, but the entire page. Things I tried that didn'...
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How does Safari (desktop and mobile) know I have a Google account, even in private mode?

While browsing in Safari (Private Mode as well as non-private), I recently saw multiple times some new overlay/modal that offers me to quickly create an account with that respective page using the &...
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How can I prevent Chrome from reopening when it quits?

When I quit the Google Chrome web browser, it automatically reopens –– it won't stay closed! I tried quitting with Chrome –> Quit Google Chrome and Command-Q. How can I prevent Chrome from ...
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Why is Safari automatically accessing the log-in details of another app?

The other day, I logged in to a Google account with the YouTube app on iOS. Later, while doing a Google search, I noticed the Google account's profile in the corner, despite me never signing in to ...
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How can I switch from Google Authentication to Apple Authentication

Android user here since my first phone, I finally decided to switch to an iPhone. What a wonderful choice. I was able to switch to every Apple's services (passwords, mails, messages...) but I have one ...
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How do I recover my accounts with Google Auth after my phone died? [I have my codes] [duplicate]

I've done a bunch of googling and I find it difficult to find answer to this question. Here's the story. I had Google Authenticator set up on my iPhone. I used it to verify login for a bunch of ...
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Access Google Drive synced files while the Google Drive app is closed?

So the Google Drive app for macOS is great, but I find it often crashes randomly. The only fix for me is to restart the app, which takes quite a while. I have several large synced folders for offline ...
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How to remove Google FinderHelper - its taking loads of my CPU

When I click on my battery I constantly see this Google icon (FinderHelper) in there, is there any way to reduce its CP usage?
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How does one transfer data from an iPhone 6 to a Pixel 6 pro that has already been set up?

So this is not the first time I turn on my Pixel 6 pro. When I connect the devices with a cable no options appear so it is unclear what to do next to transfer the data and the video I was watching ...
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Tab equivalent for Mac while searching from website in chrome bar

For ex. In Windows Chrome if you type youtube.com on bar and press tab it enables a textbox to search on youtube, What's the equivalent in Mac OS?
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How can I use my Google Account with Apple apps (Mail, Calendar, etc) in OS X 10.10 and older?

For months, Google has been warning me that I "may lose access to apps that are using less secure sign-in technology". The warnings directed to this page with more information. Starting on ...
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Mac OSX and Google Meet - Permissions being blocked for full screen sharing [duplicate]

We are seeing a growing number of instances of this issue: Users have Macs. They use Google Meet, and have been using it. Randomly, Google Meet will not work with screen sharing within the meeting. ...
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How can I stop getting notifications about signing into my Google account?

I've tried configuring my laptop to sync my calendar and contacts, but not my mail, with my Google account. Now I've started to get notifications asking me to log into my Google account, but when I ...
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Google Drive installed itself in /Volumes not /Users/username

I am using a Mac running OS 12.1. I am switching to Google Drive from another cloud service. I didn't notice it at the time of installation, but it installed to /Volumes/GoogleDrive, with My Drive and ...
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youtube on safari doesn't auto sign in

I'm signed into my google account on safari, and things like gmail work fine. However, every time I go to youtube, it appears signed out, and when I click "sign in", it signs in without ...
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Strange Safari search bar issue

My wife just got a new MacBook Air. At the same time, she decided to switch to Safari after years of using Firefox. But something is driving her mad: when she types search terms into the address bar ...
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How can Google WorkSpace Shared Drives be seen by third-party iOS apps?

First, this question is not about "Shared Folders", but "Google WorkSpace Shared Drives". Google WorkSpace administrators set up "Shared Drives" for each department. ...
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Cannot connect to my Google accounts anymore

I'm on macOS 10.13.6 and Mail just started to prompt me to authenticate to connet to my two gmail accounts. So I did, using two-factor-authentication, everything seemed to work fine until the last ...
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Q: How to configure Contacts.app with Google Contacts so that labels show up as contact groups? [duplicate]

I'm trying to get the Contacts app on MacOS Big Sur to display my Google contacts correctly. I have the account configured and the contacts themselves show up, but the Google contact tags (what Google ...
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Google Drive macOS client can't dowload files inside mounted dmg virtual drive

I'm trying to let Google Drive client to sync files inside mounted dmg. I've added the folder (mounted dmg) to Google Drive client for backup. Everything works fine: upload of new files from my ...
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Why can't I add my non-gmail Google account to iPhone?

I tried to add my Google account to iPhone in order to see my calendar in the iOS Calendar app. However the Settings app just went back to the previous page, without any error message. What's going on?...
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Can't add Google account for syncing contacts on iOS

I want to sync my Google contacts on my iPhone. When I try to add my Google account on Settings > Contacts > Accounts > Add Account > Google, it show me the login page, but when I finish ...
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iOS equivalent to Gboard filling Google-managed passwords

How can I get the passwords which are managed by my Google Chrome, when logging to non-web apps on iPhone? On Android I know users can use it from Gboard. I don't want to use Gboard keyboard on iPhone....
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Stop Google account being shared between apps on iPhone

When I install and sign in to Google Hangouts (family won't switch to Signal) on my iPhone, Google Maps suddenly knows about it, and either signs me in automatically to the same Google account or ...
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Trying to login to Pokémon Go with Google and I get a Error 403 code? [closed]

I set up a Pokémon Go account for my 5 year old on an old iPhone and we've been using a hotspot so he can play. I also made him his own kids email account and Google account. A few days ago the app ...
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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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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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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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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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