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The official Google+ app requires Android 2.1 or newer, and as the market share for 1.6 and older is now vanishingly small, and getting smaller by the day (at time of writing the combined market share of 1.5 + 1.6 is 3.6%) it's unlikely to be modified to work on older OSs. Similarly unless there's a dev who's also stuck on 1.6 himself and desperate to use ...


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Open the Google Plus app, go to settings and disable "instant-upload". Please note if you enabled it: Each photo you take will be uploaded to Google Plus' staging area but not be shared immediately. It's just for convenience so that you don't have to grab your phone if you want to share some past pictures you took with your mobile. You will be able to to ...


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That is actually not true. As of yesterday you can. Here are the instructions. Make sure you have updated to the newest version of the G+ app. You should have version 2.3.1.242969 that came out yesterday. From there you need to go to messenger and find the person you want to hangout with and send them a message. Once you send them a message you will see ...


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The default Android external SD file structure You should have a default structure used by Media Scanner to collect data present on your system, that gets stored on a database, allowing it to keep track of all the media content present on the device: Music/ - Media scanner classifies all media found here as user music. Podcasts/ - Media scanner ...


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Version 1.0.7 is significantly larger than previous versions. Even after moving to the SD card I'm showing 14.5MB taking up system storage. That'll account for your 2MB reduction in space. Google generally hasn't allowed for their apps to be moved to the SD card, presumably so they can be sure widgets will work or other performance considerations. However, ...


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Obvious: It syncs Google+ notifications if you have a Google+ account. For example, comments on one of your posts (depending on your notification settings). Not as obvious: You need the Google+ app for it to work.


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From the Google+ app, select Settings -> Instant Upload and press the Upload all item, it will just upload any photos that haven't already been uploaded. As noted in the comments, you can also share individual photos in your album via Google+.


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Google Talk This will syncs to your Gmail account. this offers free instant messaging to all your Google contacts that you have invited to “talk” with. You can use the services within the Gmail web page, or download Google Talk and install it on your computer or smart phone. Google+ Messenger Originally called “Huddle”, which is a sub service to Google+. ...


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You have 2 main options: 1) Use web based Google+ through your browser 2) OR, root your phone and put a custom ROM that has android v2.1 or higher. If you are willing to do the latter, then google around or search here on http://forum.xda-developers.com find your device in the master list, and try to find root and rom instructions there. Chances are, if ...


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Google+ Messenger does require the Background data checkbox to receive messages/updates while it's not the active app. However your messages should be sent instantly since the app would be active then. Are you experiencing delays with other messengers using background data as well? e.g. WhatsApp A good discussion about background data, sync etc can be read ...


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I just did a test and got it to work. Thanks to Trebor Rude for the clue. You need to save your Camera Zoom FX photos to the same place as the default camera. You'll end up with the untouched photo as well as the photo with the applied effects in your Instant Upload on Google+. To change where Camera Zoom FX saves its photos... Choose Settings | All ...


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What is get my phone from local production? Since you mentioned about custom system are you referring to a modded ROM like Cyanogenmod, Paranoid Android etc? You have custom recovery in place? If so, grab the latest Google Apps from here appropriately for Android 4.0.4 aka ICS, more than likely, this version of gapps. Reboot into Recovery, select: ...


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Tap the post you want to share Open the overflow menu (three vertical dots) Tap "Link" You'll receive a message: "Post link copied to clipboard." You can now paste that link to whatever sharing mechanism you'd like Not the same as using the Android Share function, but, again, Google+ is not alone in doing this. I don't know when this function was added ...


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I think Google+ profile pictures have to be chosen by the people themselves. Your Google contacts are private to you while their profile picture on their public profile is public. In their profile information you will see private contact data as well, but it's explicitly mentioned and are additional. I don't think their is a way to do so because it just ...


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If you're talking about when your phone uploads to Google+ automatically using the built-in Instant Upload, then you can just switch that off in the Google+ notifications. In fact I think that you must have switched that on at some point because I'm sure it was off by default for me. Open the Google+ app, press Menu, select Settings, press Notification ...


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A lot of the recent HTC phones can take screenshots if you press Lock and Home at the same time, that may be what you're doing by accident. As previously stated, the Google+ app by default backs up your pictures to a (private) online album for easier sharing. This can be turned off entirely, or configured to only sync on wifi (to save your data allowance) ...


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It's a bummer but currently you can't. You can only join a hangout from the phone. From the Google+ help: On Hangouts for mobile, you have the ability to: Join a hangout You can't currently: Start a hangout Invite people to join a hangout (The January 2012 update of the Google+ app changed this, however.)


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Widgets don't work when the app has been moved to the SD card. When I originally tried moving the app back to the phone to test this, I couldn't get the widget to show up in the list either. However, I restarted the phone and then the widget was available to be used. So, if you want the widget back, move the Google+ app back to the phone and then restart ...


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Version 1.0.2 is out, and appears that it's going to fix your issue. From the release notes: What's in this version: Spiffy new profile icon on the menu screen Handle multiple Gmail accounts on first sign in Minor UI polish (emphasis mine) Unfortunately, I don't have my own invitation to Google+, so I'm not able to test this.


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Uhhh...I get Google+ Notifications all of the time. Check: Settings | Apps | Google+ | Show Notifications is checked In the Google+ app, Overflow menu (three vertical dots) | Settings | Notifications is ON. Tap that entry and choose which types of notifications to get. I see POSTS AND MENTIONS Mentions Shares Comments Comments on a post after I ...


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No need to worry. As of Google+ v4.1, this is going away. 5. Messenger is going away, Hangouts is sticking around Now that Hangouts provides messaging and video calls across Android, iOS and the web, we’re removing Messenger from the Google+ mobile apps (first on Android, then on iOS). Later today you'll be able to download all of your Messenger ...


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If you turn on the "Auto Backup" feature of Google+, your photos will automatically be uploaded and will only be viewable by you (until you share them, of course). If you want to do it manually, simply share with G+ and choose yourself as the only person you share with. I like to keep a Circle around with no one in it that I can share things to and so I'm ...


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I was able to select a different account just by clearing the data for Google+ in Manage Applications. (HTC Desire Z running CyanogenMod 7.1 RC1) I would really prefer to be able to switch accounts on the fly, though, much like the GMail app currently allows. Also I'm reconsidering my Google lifestyle -- might try to consolidate my many accounts...


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I have verified that Google+ version 2.4.1.271037 on Android 4.0.3 uses HTTPS for instant upload. I did what @shambleh suggested and performed a network trace at my Internet gateway. Enabled instant upload, snapped a picture, and saw a bunch of traffic hitting Google servers (IP address 74.125.226.70, but remember this may change) on HTTP port 443. Using ...


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Currently there is no app released from Google that will let you video chat with Google+ circles like Google+ Hangouts. You can use Google Talk video chat on Android 2.3 Gingerbread. Edit: Vtok is an app that allows google talk video chat.


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Ok, I think this might be helping, but it's an odd fix. . . After reading the answer to another question on this site I tried the following: Settings | Applications | Manage Applications | All | Media Storage | Clear Data rebooted phone opened Gallery app (nothing there, but I should have seen one picture) took a picture (now pictures started appearing in ...


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For using custom ringtones, I suggest Rings Extended app along with any file manager to browse the contents of your SD Card. This will allow you to pick any supported sound file to be used as a ringtone in any app. In Google+ app, go to Menu -> Settings. Under "Ringtone" you can select the WAV file (pick "Rings Extended" when prompted, and navigate to ...


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I didn't want all of my Google Contacts to display because that is not where I store phone #'s. I was able to get the GS3 to only show contacts that have a phone # by going to: Contacts > click on Settings button, scroll to bottom and click on Settings again and then choose "Only contacts with phones". This way, I have my Google Contacts on there, but not ...


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In Settings->Accounts and Sync->Your Google Account make sure Google Photos is selected This is in Settings->Google in 4.x. EDIT: I just checked, and reinstalling the Google+ all fixed this. Uninstall the app, then install it again. You then need to go into the settings menu and enable instant upload.



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