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Two Chrome profiles point to the same gmail account - cannot get correct profile to sync

I have two Chrome profiles that point to the same email account. I need to completely eliminate one profile and get the other profile to sync with google. Profile 1 was used regularly, but never ...
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How to move Google Drive Backup folder from one PC to another?

I have a folder on my current PC that I regularly download lots of pdfs, etc to. This folder is backed up and synced through the 'Backup and Sync' desktop client of Google Drive to my account. I want ...
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How to sync folders from PC to Google Drive without modifying any of the existing folders in Drive?

I have certain folders in my Google Drive. For example- Folder1, Folder2, Folder3. Now I have a 'Folder4' on my PC and I wish to sync it to Drive, but the other folders which are already there on my ...
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Automatically block out time in Outlook calendar with meetings booked in G-suit

My work uses G-Suit/Google Workspace to manage email and calendars, and my client prefers to book meetings with Outlook. This leads to me being double booked fairly often, and I spend a lot of time ...
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Google Workspace with Outlook: set up multiple Gmail accounts to single Google Workspace mail profile

My client has a single Gmail account set up in Microsoft Outlook 365 on Windows 10 with Google Workspace Sync for Microsoft Outlook aka. GWSMO (formerly known as G Suite Sync for Microsoft Outlook, ...
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Cannot find the Chromium Sync feature anymore

I started up the Chromium browser and noticed that my Google User Profile picture was gone from the top right corner. I was all signed in previously on this browser and it was completely synced with ...
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In Chrome / History, how to open all tabs from a different synced computer's window?

I have several computers across the house. On my main computer, I'm working on several projects at once, so I have say 10 Chrome windows open and 20 tabs per window. Now, for whatever reason sometimes ...
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How to sync google photos to google drive or local desktop [closed]

Is it possible to sync or backup google photos to my local PC, now that google removed the photos->drive sync? Any 3rd party software is also considerable...
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How to safely consolidate duplicate folders on Google Drive and then delete the emptied ones, syncing the kept ones?

I was reinstalling my system, and I carelessly copied folders to the folder I use for Google Drive and started syncing at the same time. That resulted in my files being split between duplicate ...
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Send Tab to other device with Chrome?

Firefox has a useful feature of sending tabs to another device. It will cause some sort of reminder, when the browser is next opened on the targetted synchronized device. Is there anything similar ...
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How to merge duplicate folders with "name (1)", "name (1) (1)" etc. structure

Syncing between my Google Filestream, Google Drive, and Synology CloudSync and got all messed up and I'm left with hundreds of duplicate folders with the folder name followed by a "(1)" or "(2)" etc., ...
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HowTo: Logged in only in Chrome, not Google Website?

I want to use Chrome's built in feature to backup/sync my passwords and bookmarks to my Google account. Therefor I need to login with my GMail account in Chrome, but I don't want to be logged into the ...
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How can I stop Chrome from syncing my extensions/apps every time?

I like to sign into Google Chrome when I use different computers, such as the computers in the library at my University campus. Whenever I do so, Chrome automatically downloads and installs the ...
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How to sync directory symbolic link with Google Backup and Sync? (or how to sync files that aren't in the sync folder?)

In my Backup and sync folder on my computer, I have created several directory symbolic links so that the files on the "real" location can be backup on my google drive. The directory symbolic links ...
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Google Sync backs up non-media files

Google Backup and Sync on my Mac is configured to only sync photos and videos. Yet I see it made a backup of “photos.db” and “store.cloudphotodb” from Apple Photos, among other things. I only want ...
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Google backup and sync unable to sync a file

I have been using Google Drive for about a year and the sync tool (now called Google Backup and Sync) has been working fine until now. I have a set of documents that I edit from two locations (work ...
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Avoid syncing of Microsoft Office temporary files in Google Backup and Sync for pc

Is there a way to avoid syncing of Microsoft Office temporary files with names starting with "~$" in the new Google Backup and Sync client for pc? I have tried this new client, but it seems this old ...
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Is there a backup program for the Siemens Gigaset SL400? [closed]

I would like to synchronize my Google account with my Siemens Gigaset SL400. Is that possible?
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How to refresh blank bookmark favicons in chrome

I encounter a problem which I saw blank favicons in my bookmarks. I use Windows 7, Version 46.0.2490.86 m. I searched for other question on this subject and tried their solutions without success.
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Sync Windows sticky notes to Gmail

I have an iPad, with notes set to "Gmail", so, when I go on Gmail.com, they are all there. I want the "Sticky Notes" from my Windows 10 Computer to sync the same way. How can I do that?
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Download data from Google Chrome Sync before deleting

I would like to clear the data synced by Chrome to my google account: history, open tab, extensions, auto-filled form fields,... But, before, I would also like to download all the data on my account....
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Outlook always asks me to select profile, even after making the only one the default

After trying to install Google Apps Sync for Microsoft Outlook, each time I start Outlook 2013 I get this message. Despite checking "set as default profile" it comes back each time. Is there anyway ...
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Google Chrome undoes my bookmark changes

I'm trying to do various edits in my bookmarks but each time I make a change, after 10 or 15 seconds all the changes are reversed. I tried to sort the bookmarks and add some bookmarks to certain ...
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Google Calendar One-Way Sync

I use Google Calendar and wish to sync it with my Android phone. Events I schedule from my PC always show up on my phone after sync, but events I schedule on my phone never show up on my on my PC when ...
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How to prevent sync of files from the root of Google drive folder

I have the following issue: I only need to sync some folders from google-drive to one of PC: But there is a problem if I create any files(exactly files, not folders) in the root of google-drive ...
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"Sign in to Chrome" missing; No syncing options in chrome://settings; Chrome: 37.0.2062.102

When I launched Chrome (37.0.2062.102) today, all my extensions were gone, although yesterday everything was fine. I did some research into this issues of course, assuming that my user data is corrupt....
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KeePass, GoogleSync: "Error occurred while sending a direct message or getting the response"

When using KeePass with the GoogleSync plugin (to sync the keypass db with Google Drive), I somehow messed up my config and received this message on every sync attempt: Error occurred while sending a ...
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Google calendar sync setup

I want add my Google calendar to my outlook 2013 calendar. Calendar sync doesn't work with 2013 outlook. Have tried numerous things. Wasn't to be able to use this and sync with my android phone.
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My Google chrome is sharing history with another computer

My sister and I use Google Chrome but our computers are sharing history. All of my browsing history is appearing on my sister's computer and her history on mine. How can I resolve this problem?
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When using Chrome Sync, if i have two user accounts open, why cant i close down one?

If i have two user accounts open via Chrome Sync, is there anyway for me to close the window of one user account yet still saving the open tabs, so that when i open that particular user account the ...
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Sync / back up Chrome extensions' configuration for re-use

First of all, I'm aware that this question has kind of been asked before, but that's not really what I want to know.   Issue I use Chrome and its immensely useful sync feature on 5+ devices (...
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Google Calendar & Outlook Calendar 2-Way Sync as of February, 2013

I just got a new laptop and can't sync my outlook calendar with my google calendar. How can this be done now that google has stopped 2-way sync?
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Google Drive files and folders duplication

Despite of slow bandwidth at my home, I managed to upload my 4GB data to Google Drive from the internet cafe. Then, I manually copied files to Google Drive folder on my home computer and started ...
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Chrome bookmarks are duplicating over and over after each sync ... How to avoid?

facts: I use several pcs of Win7 and Ubuntu which Chrome-synced with my Google account. I am using Chrome since it's v.1. at that time it had not "sync"option. I used xbookmark or something like that ...
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Unable to Sign into Google Chrome and also unable to open some Google sites

I'm using both Ubuntu and Windows, I'm having problems with signing into Google Chrome to sync my user data across different computers and my mobile phone (I've stopped using my phone a while ago). ...
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How to stop Chrome from syncing search engines?

I just set up a Linux Mint virtual machine, and I installed Chromium in it. When I ran Chromium, I logged in with my google account. Then, Linux Mint proceeded to modify the "google" default search ...
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Bookmarks Syncing across browswer

I am using safari on Windows7 pc fairly ok,,, I have recently taken a liking to Google Chrome as it works on my work PC also,,, My Question is,,, is it possible to have my Bookmarks sync between ...
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Google calendar sync has stopped working

I set up Google Calendar to sync with Lightning in Thunderbird. It has worked well for the last few weeks. It has now suddenly stopped working. I have checked the CalDAV addresses and they are all ...
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Syncing Multiple Google Calendars and with Outlook and Android

Perhaps this is a multipart question, but I deal with a lot of calendars in my life, and want to know if there is some way to sync them all together, and maintain appropriate privacy. So I have a ...
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How to manage Chrome sync data? (Like delete something?)

I've got one problem with Chrome sync: I can't delete anything. It's like... merging everything from the past, to the latest minute. Everything. If I delete the applications I've tried (like ...
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Chrome extensions sync gone mad

I have at least four installations of Chrome: on my server, PC, laptop and the PortableApps version. I leave it open 24/7 on my server, so I can keep some web apps open. But, if I go to uninstall an ...
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Can't find my folders after installing Google Sync and syncing with Outlook 2007

I installed Google's App Sync program to sync MS Outlook 2007 with a Google account. Having done this, I can't see my old Outlook e-mail folders (I'm pretty sure they were offline, on my PC). Is there ...
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Is it possible to view saved gmail chat logs from Gmail in Outlook 2007 using Google Apps Sync?

I originally was going to post this to webapps.SE, but it's off-topic there due to asking about Outlook 2007. After using Google Apps Sync to sync Outlook 2007 with a gmail account, I've run into a ...
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Can I use Google Apps Sync for Outlook purely as a sync tool and not for email migrations?

I run Outlook 2010 against Exchange and will continue to do so. However on an ongoing basis I want to sync emails from Outlook to my Google Apps account. Essentially I just want to sync my emails to ...
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What's the significance of this Google Apps error code '0x8004010B'?

There seems to be a lack of good information around this particular Google Apps error code. Has anyone found common environmental information that causes this error? Any kind of solution? ...
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Google Chrome sync: Is there a limit for bookmarks & extensions?

Actually, Chrome is my favorite web-browser, and one of its most powerful features is synchronizing the actual data into a Google account. For the last years I gained a lot of bookmarks and from time ...
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An HTTP request to "m.google.com" never makes it out of my home network

I'm trying to call up "https://m.google.com" on my iPhone on my home WiFi. It's saying Safari "cannot verify server identity" of m.google.com, then when I press Details, it refers to https://m.google....
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What is the solution to the Google Calendar - Outlook sync, Windows outdated Time Zone problem?

I have a well known problem: You seem to have outdated time zone information. Please run Windows Update. Windows Update does not fix the problem. The there is Google Help Forum answer that ...
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Help recovering data from Google Chrome Sync - it didn't download my stuff

I had to reinstall Linux due to some errors. Anyway, so what I did was make sure that chrome sync said up to date as of less than a minute ago, and that all of my stuff was being sent up. Then I ...
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Open Multiple Instances of Outlook 2007 Simultaneously with Google Apps Sync

Is there a way to do this? I have several accounts all using Outlook 2007 and all using Google Apps Sync. But in order to access each mailbox I have to shut down Outlook and then open it again and ...
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