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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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Sync Google Drive with Mac external hard drive

How can I sync my Google Drive to my external hard drive without using the Google Drive app? It's incredibly buggy and keeps crashing.
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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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Google Meet speaker silenced when someone else speaks

When we host Google Meet conference calls, our macOS users get silenced when someone else interrupts and starts speaking. This causes all mac users to have a clear disadvantage in calls as everyone ...
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Safari stopped opening google links in new tab

When looking at the google search results in Safari, I used to be able to open links in a new tab. But that behaviour stopped working recently. Now even if I command-click, the link opens in the ...
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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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Internal audio zoom into Google meet

I hope everybody are doing great! Simple question, is there a way to show closed captions during a zoom call who the owner reject it? My friend is hard of hearing but apparently the teacher does not ...
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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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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?

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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Google Chat mobile notifications for multiple accounts on iOS

I have been using Google Hangouts with multiple Google accounts for a long time on iOS. In the Hangouts app, you can enable/disable/snooze notifications for each individual Google account, a feature ...
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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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contact syncing between google and apple

Can someone help me understand what the current capabilities are with synchronising contacts between google and iOS? I'd like to manage my contacts in google, mostly as that's where they are today and ...
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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?

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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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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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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