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Questions tagged [google]

Questions related to Google products and services.

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Google app stopped working on lumia 950

A few days ago Google app stopped working on my Lumia 950. I can search something but instead of showing the website or information I'm looking for I get a message saying"could not connect to the ...
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What are some good progressive web apps (PWA)?

I found out about progressive web apps (PWA), specifically for Google Maps from https://thenextweb.com/apps/2017/12/14/googles-lightweight-maps-go-is-just-a-progressive-web-app-heres-how-to-try-it/. I ...
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Is it possible to put Google Play on Windows Phone

I was wondering if it is possible to put Google Play on a Windows Lumia phone?
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How to set up 2FA for Google account?

After a minor security scare, I want to improve security for both my kids by walking them through setting up 2FA for all their important accounts - their Microsoft ID (aka Live ID), Google, Facebook, ...
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Windows Phone: How to edit files downloaded from the cloud?

I am using Google Drive for syncing my files between my desktop and my mobile (Windows Phone 8.1, Lumia 1020). The trouble is that when I edit a file on the phone, my phone doesn't allow me to save ...
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Google calender not syncing on Lumia 830

Why doesn't my Nokia Lumia sync with my Google calendar? And please do not suggest I use Outlook because I have a business email address on google that I cannot change. Thank you!
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Why does Microsoft Edge read PDF files but cannot preview them in Google Drive Web service?

Despite that Microsoft Edge has PDF viewing capabilities, it can't preview pdf files shared with me via Google Drive service. Can someone explain Why does this happen? My phone is Lumia 640 XL ...
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All Calendar events “changed” after WP8 to WP10 update

Our corporate calendar is in Google Apps for Business, which I was connecting to via my WP8 phone. When I updated to WP10 this morning, when the new calendar app sync'ed it pinged every event in ...
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Google calendar events after June 7, 2016 are not displayed on the phone

If I enter a calendar event on June 7, 2016 or earlier it works as expected. If I enter an event on June 8, 2016 or later it briefly appears on the phone then disappears. The event still exists when I ...
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Which Map app can I use?

I used before Google Maps on Android, now I have Windows phone (BLU Win HD LTE) and can't find map app, which is convenient and reliable. Google Maps is't available for Windows phone, at least I ...
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Google Maps doesn't work on Lumia 630

As the title says, I didn't use to have any trouble with using maps.google.com with Lumia 630 but now it will first load the page VERY SLOWLY and then get stuck. It is a terribly irritating as I need ...
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When Google Chrome available For Windows Phone 8, 8.1 and Windows 10 Mobile? [closed]

When Google Chrome available For Windows Phone 8, 8.1 and Windows 10 Mobile. Please we request make it available for Windows Phone all versions. We need all Google apps can run on Windows Phone 8, ...
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Is this possible to merge the Google Drive and one Drive [closed]

I have a question. Is this possible to combine or merge the Google and one Drive accounts. Please Let me know the details. Thanks in Advance.
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Is it possible to make birthdays appear as “free” instead of “busy” in the calendar?

I have a Google account containing my contacts. This automatically generates a Birthdays calendar (in the same Google account), with all the birthdays of my contacts. If I choose to display this ...
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Google voice in windows phone

Is there any Google Voice app for Windows? If I have a Google number am I able to receive call on my Windows phone, that can enable free calls?
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How can I use Google Hangouts?

My employer moved all of us to Google Apps. Hangouts is really useful to me, because it allows us to have one-on-one chats, a couple of chat rooms for departments and for specific topics and problems. ...
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Google Apps Engine domain ID sync

My college offers all students a gmail inbox on a domain ABC hosted via the Google Apps Engine. If my name is XYZ, my email ID is XYZ@ABC.ac.in On a web browser, I simply use the Gmail login page to ...
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Sync Google Calendar with Windows Phone 7 post CalDAV shutdown

I was attempting to setup a shared Google Calendar and found that Google shut down their sync service for Windows phones after July 2013. I never noticed with my personal phone, as I was ...
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How do I get Calendar to recognize that I use multiple calendars with my Google Apps account?

One of the new features I've seen listed for Windows Phone 8.1 is the ability to sync with Google Calendars with multiple calendars. I've seen this in effect on my GMail account, but it doesn't appear ...
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Google mail push notifications in WP8.1 - is it supported again?

It's fairly well known that WP lost the ability to receive push notifications (check for new email as it arrives) after Google made changes in the last few months. But I can't find a clear answer if ...
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Google account deleted. Phone number contacts not synchronised. How to get back?

I accidentally deleted my Google account. After that all my phone numbers saved with Google mail got deleted. Now when I re-added the Google account, though the contacts got synchronized. But phone ...
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Google contacts sync error on HTC 8X WP8 GDR3

I hard reset-ed my phone HTC 8X yesterday and added the contacts again and found out that it gives an error on the Google account!! Here is the error message: Google error Not updated Your ...
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Not all Google Calendars shown

I use Google Contacts and Calendars with my Lumia 920 (GDR2/Amber update) since beginning of 2013, so I'm one of the users, who access contacts and calendars still via Exchange Active Sync. I've ...
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Location History [closed]

Coming from Android I really miss location history (nee Latitude), is there anything on WP that serves a similar function? (Since the Latitude API has been retired any apps that used to update Google ...
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CalDav not working for my google apps account on Lumia 720 with Amber update

After updating to Amber I did a complete factory reset as my "Others" storage was huge. Then I set all my mail accounts as I previously did, getting all of them working ok (1 outlook and 2 gmail) but ...
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How to actually display calendars imported from google other than the main one?

I use google calendar on regular basis and I have separate calendars for different things (like one for appointments, one for classes, one for anniversaries etc.). I've recently acquired a Windows ...
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Syncing Windows Phone with Google Apps Free Edition

I'm thinking about switching from Android to Windows Phone 8. The only concern I have is whether I will be able to sync my email, contacts, calendar and tasks with my Google Apps Free Edition account (...
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Google Apps for Business with Windows phone?

I'm thinking about switching to WP8 from Android and evaluating what I need in order to live with it. I have business account with google apps. Use contacts, email and calendar. I found this: ...
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How can I make a Windows Phone interface with the Google cloud?

I'm looking at (finally) upgrading to a smartphone this year, and Windows Phone is currently at the forefront of my consideration. However, I'm concerned about how well it may integrate with the cloud-...
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Possible to hookup windows phone 7 with google contacts?

I am wondering can I setup my windows phone 7(nokia lumia 800) with Google Contacts?
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How can I stream music stored on my computer to my phone?

On my Android Phone, I use Google Play Music. I install an app on my computer that syncs my music with Google's cloud. On my phone, I can listen to this music whenever it is connected to the internet. ...
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Has Google removed “pin to start”?

The solution I accepted for an earlier question How to get Google's logo as a startup tile? no longer appears to work. I'm not seeing the "pin to start" option offered even after deleting IE history ...
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How to get Google's logo as a startup tile?

On a former phone I had this as my startup tile for Google (nice): Incidentally, this appears to be an alternative (also nice): But I'm stuck with this: which is nothing other than the default pin-...
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How can I make Google the default search provider instead of Bing?

I was wondering if Google could be made the default search engine by pressing the 'Search' button rather than Bing. I'm not sure if Microsoft is okay with this.