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Google Chrome Browser

Google Chrome OS

Google Earth

Google Maps

Google Music

Google Now

HOWTO: VIEW:

My Activity

https://myactivity.google.com/myactivity?hl=en_GB

Tasks

https://mail.google.com/tasks/ig?pli=1

Apps Status Dashboard

View it here.

Contacts

Standard

Preview

Apps That Have Access To Your Account

https://security.google.com/settings/security/permissions?pli=1

Devices That Have Accessed Your Account

https://security.google.com/settings/security/activity

Devices With Permission To Access Your Account

https://security.google.com/settings/security/permissions

Gmail In Basic HTML Mode

https://mail.google.com/mail/?ui=html&zy=h

Thanks to Google

Google Fit Activity

https://fit.google.com

Location History

https://maps.google.com/locationhistory

Mobile Web Page Layout

Turn On

https://www.google.co.uk/m

Turn Off

https://www.google.co.uk/?nomo=1

Google Photos Album Archive

https://get.google.com/albumarchive

Picasa Web Pictures (Picasweb)

Normally, Google will redirect you to Google+ Albums, but it's not as good as old Picasa...

Thanks to Picasaweb

Google Usage History

On these pages you can view various things to do with your usage of some Google services:

Web & App Activity - You can delete individual searches, or to delete them all go to the options menu (the three virtical dots) | Delete options | Advanced | Select date | All time | Delete.

Voice & Audio Activity - Yes Google records all of your Google Now searches, you can even play them back. You can delete individual recording, or to delete them all go to the options menu (the three virtical dots) | Delete options | Advanced | Select date | All time | Delete.

Device Information

Location History

YouTube Watch History

YouTube Search History

Each page gives the option of partial or complete deletion of the stored information.

HOWTO: SEARCH FOO:

Tipping

tip calculator

Definition

define word

Etymology

etymology word

Timer

set timer to 1 minute

HOWTO: ENABLE:

Inactivity Manager

https://www.google.com/settings/account/inactive

App Passwords

https://security.google.com/settings/security/apppasswords

HOWTO: IMPORT:

Import A Thunderbird Address Book In To Google Contacts

http://www.ghacks.net/2010/05/02/import-a-thunderbird-address-book-into-gmail-contacts/

Import A Google Contacts Address Book In To Thunderbird

http://www.ghacks.net/2010/05/02/how-to-import-gmail-contacts-into-thunderbird/

HOWTO: BACKUP:

Your Profile

https://www.google.com/settings/takeout

Thanks to Cyberrockk.

Google Calendars Via The Terminal

Save the code below to a text file called 'google_calendarzip.py', editing lines 5 & 6 to match your Google account details:

import mechanize
br=mechanize.Browser()
br.open('https://www.google.com/calendar/exporticalzip')
br.select_form(nr=0)
br['Email']='me@mydomain.com'
br['Passwd']='mypassword'
br.submit()
br.retrieve('https://www.google.com/calendar/exporticalzip','exportical.zip'

Install as required the following packages:

Gentoo

emerge setuptools
su - root
easy_install mechanize

Ubuntu

sudo apt-get install setuptools
sudo easy_install mechanize

Run python on the saved file (as a test)

python google_calendarzip.py

HOWTO: GOOGLE PLAY:

Family Library

Google Play Family, share purchased apps, games, books, movies, and TV shows with up to 5 family members.

Edit Devices

While you cannot delete a device you can remove from your devices menu as well as editing its name.

https://play.google.com/settings

HOWTO: CALENDAR

Setting An Appointment

Click on the downward pointing arrow to the right of the 'Create' button which will open the 'Quick Add' windows.

Enter your appointment in the following format:

Person you are meeting Date Time

for example

Fred Bloggs 2012-07-11 10:00 - 14:00

Reminders

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cPuvf2lzZMY

HOWTO: MOBILE FRIENDLY TEST PAGE:

https://www.google.co.uk/webmasters/tools/mobile-friendly/

FUN STUFF:

Reverse Google (elgooG)

http://elgoog.im/

Err not actually Google, but fun all the same.

change my documents location windows 7 to Google drive

http://www.allpcstuff.com/my-documents-folder/

http://www.techrepublic.com/blog/google-in-the-enterprise/quick-tip-add-google-drive-to-documents-library/

HOWTO: Install Google Cloud Print on a Linux server

https://support.google.com/a/answer/2906017?hl=en

HOWTO: Sync Google Keyboard Dictionary Across Devices

http://lifehacker.com/googles-android-keyboard-can-now-sync-your-dictionary-a-1708947794

http://www.androidgadgematic.com/2013/08/sync-personal-dictionary-google-account.html

HOWTO: Google Security Check

https://security.google.com

HOWTO: Pidgin Working With 2 Step Authentication

http://mylinuxbook.com/how-to-get-pidgin-working-with-gtalk/

HOWTO: Rich Snippet Structured Data Testing Tool

https://developers.google.com/structured-data/testing-tool/

HOWTO: Submit A Web Site

https://www.google.com/webmasters/tools/submit-url

HOWTO: Google Free Noto Fonts

https://www.google.com/get/noto/

HOWTO: Sign Up Without Gmail

https://accounts.google.com/SignUpWithoutGmail

HOWTO: Raise A DMCA Complaint

https://support.google.com/legal

HOWTO: Sync Ubuntu Linux With Google Drive

http://www.unixmen.com/syncdrive-google-drive-client-ubuntu-derivatives