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How to change Google+ notification sound on Android 8

After the upgrade to 8.0, the Google+ app notifications sound change to the default notifications sound. I went through the settings to change the sound back the way it was but that setting is ...
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Can't set picture in Android Quick Setting

I want my Google Plus profile picture to appear in notifications Quick settings area, Prior to this update it used to work by going to google plus app> settings> contacts > then ticking two options ...
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How do I hide reviews on Play Store made by my phone contacts?

Consider a random app on Play Store. When I visit its page, the reviews shown to me at the top of the list are mostly by my phone contacts (not Google+ contacts). I do not follow anyone on Google+, ...
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Change personal name associated with email address

In the Gmail app our with any other Google app, how do I change the user name associated with one of my email addresses / Google accounts? Thanks.
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How can I change my name on Google Play Games?

I opened up Google Play Games and clicked my way through it and it has changed my name to 'HighLemon4719'. Previously it was 'crazymaster' with my icon for Google+. Every time I start a game on my ...
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Storage and Deleting Apps. How. What is Syncing and is it necessary?

I have a Sony Xperia and i can't delete apps or move then to my sd card cz I keep getting warnings about my internal storage. Some apps on my phone are not even using memory but they are still listed ...
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Override Google+ profile picture for my contacts

I have a contact with a Google+ account. Whenever I search her for Hangouts or call, I get the picture from her Google+ account. It does not matter if I go to google.com/contacts and I set up a new ...
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How do I change my Gamertag in games?

I need some help or clarification on if I can change my Gamertag in the few games that I play on my Android Device. For example, my First Name last Initial shows up along with my Picture in all the ...
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Google Play Games fails to find "Public Google+ Profile"`

I created a "Public google+ profile" after the first time it asked me, but it just endlessly asks for this every time I try to launch Google Play Games, or any game that relies on it. I deleted cache,...
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Does Google+ client come preinstalled on Android phones?

Does Google+ come preinstalled on Android phones? Is having it a mandatory requirement on manufacturers to be certified by Google?
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What's the difference between Google Plus Instant Upload and the new Google Photos?

Google Photos is a newly launched application from Google that now backs up all your photos for free (as long as you're ok with their being 16MP and 1080p). But I also have Google Plus with Instant ...
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Does Google+ to new Photos app "cut & paste," or "copy & paste" archives?

Does the new Photos app duplicate photos from Google+, or does it move them completely over? I pay $1.99/month for my Google Storage and was wondering if current system will delete the copies in "...
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Will Google+ Photos automatically migrate to the new Google Photos?

Today in their Keynote at Google I/O, Google announced their new Photos app that does most of what they did with my photos when they auto-uploaded to Google+, but with a few and some significant ...
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Picasa photos in gallery don't show up in photos app or google+ photos

I have some photos that show up in gallery>picasa, but not in the photos app. I know these photos were downloaded pictures from a previous phone, off a received email I believe. I may or may not have ...
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Google+ is filling up my phone

I was running out of storage space on my phone, mainly due to photos, so I decided to sync all my pictures and "home movies" to Google+ and then delete all the photos/movies from my phone (deleting ...
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Google+ Auto Backup does not upload older photos. How to reset?

I began to use Google+ Auto Backup for the photos, and I silly used the full quality option. So when I run out of space, I decided to switch back to standard quality, so not to use the allocated space....
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Can Google+ Friends See Your App Downloads on Play Store, or Just the Ones You Rated?

Can Google+ friends see all your app downloads on Play Store, or just the ones you rated?
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Google+ contact's phone number getting mixed up with operator's number

One of my friend has written "not for all" in place of this phone number in his Google+ profile. Now when his Google+ profile got synced with my contacts on phone a strange thing started happening. ...
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If an Android device is stole and wiped, does it stay connected to your Google+ Account/Dashboard?

I am asking out of curiosity. I think my phone may be stolen but I can't find it. I am wondering if a thief erased/wiped the phone would it "remove" itself as a listing on my Google+ account?
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Deleting photos on Google+ doesn't delete them on local storage on my phone

I'm still getting used to the Auto Backup functionality in the Photos app. I turned this feature on and all my photo's are correctly synced to Google+. When I delete a photo on my phone (Nexus 5) it ...
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Contacts in circles are invisible in Phone

I have a Moto G ver1 running Android 4.4.4 After the last update I noticed that any contact that is also added to G+ circles is NOT searchable on the phone. If I search by phone number the contacts ...
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Why won't Google Plus automatically upload all photos and videos?

I'm using an Android Phone by LG. Model #LG-D520. It's known as the OPTIMUS F3Q. I want Google Plus to automatically upload every photo and video that I record. My Auto-backup options for photos are ...
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Auto Backup gone crazy

My android phone has gone completely crazy by backing up hundreds of images onto my Google + photos. These are not photos from my phone camera but some sort of random pictures of all sorts of crap! It'...
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How to automatically delete photos after google plus upload?

Once Google plus uploads the images, then it automatically delete the image files on the phone for more storage space. Is it possible? Can it be used with tasker or any other app?
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Google Plus - Party Mode

So I created an event for Xmas today and I set the start time for the midnight and then 5 minutes ahead of creation of the event. But I haven't been given the option to enable party mode. And I have ...
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Why doesn't Google+ auto upload all my pictures consistently and in the right sequence?

Google+ doesn't upload my photos consistently, and sometimes it uploads them out of order. Why would the app not do its job consistently? There are missing pictures, and then a week later they ...
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Hide photos in the Google+ photos app

I want to back up my photos using the photos app, but I don't want some of them to show up when I open the app on my phone. Is this possible?
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Start/join Google Hangout without Google+ account

Is it possible to start and/or join a Google Hangout on Android without also having a Google+ account?
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How to turn off sound for Google+ notifications?

How do I turn off audio notifications for Google+ (mail and groups) on a Samsung Galaxy Note 3?
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Google+ sync automatically being enabled

I have setup my phone to to backup all my photos to Google drive. Under the Google sync settings there are three items Google+ Google+ Photos Google+ Uploads I keep only Google+ photos checked so ...
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How can I delete Auto backup photos in Google+

I couldn't delete them. What can I do? I know that it's private, but I have a little worry.
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How can I automatically delete the oldest Photos which are uploaded to the Cloud (Google+, Dropbox, …)?

When I was shooting photos mostly on my offline point and shoot camera, there was one obvious way to manage the pictures: copy them to desktop via USB, then delete from camera. This was typically ...
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How to prevent WhatsApp images and other local pictures folders appearing from Google+ Photos app?

I've enabled auto backup for camera photos except local folders. Although local folders are not uploaded to the cloud, Photos app keeps showing these folders and making a mess. I'd like to have this ...
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Deleteing photos from device but still have them in the backup (default Google+)

I've been looking all over for a proper explanation of how to delete photos from the device (nexus 5) to reclaim some space, while being sure that the pictures are still in the Google+ backup. ...
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Is it possible to Chromecast a Google+ video from Android?

I'm trying to Chromecast a video uploaded to Google+, using my Android phone (Sony Xperia Z). I thought this would be pretty straightforward, as video is already on the net, and it seems the ...
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Google + cloud autobackup confusion

I installed the Google+ application, I then enabled "Auto Backup" , and checked "Back up local folders" it says "uploading 173 of 600" and some of the photos in the gallery have a "cloud" icon on them ...
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Switching between my profile on Google+ and a page I manage

I have a Google+ account. I manage a page there, too. But how to switch between them using an Android device that its version is 4.2.2?
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Automatically delete local photos that have been backed up by Google+

I use Google+ to automatically back up any photos taken with my phone. Unfortunately my phone has only 8GB storage. Is there a way to automatically delete the local copies of photos that have already ...
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How to get specific contact's "+1" Play Store applications list?

I would like to get list of "+1" Play Store applications of specific contacts. Are there any ways to do this?
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How to get Full Screen Caller id?

In my Nexus 4 i have successfully synced the contacts with their google plus and assigned them with their profile picture. The issue is when i call them (outgoing calls) i am able to get their pic in ...
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How can I merge my social network contacts with regular contacts in android

Suppose, that I have a contact Ann Fisher in my phone (it's syncing with my google account). And suppose that this Ann Fisher has google plus account Annie Fisher. How can I tell my phone, that this ...
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Auto Backup / Instant Upload of other folders

Is there a way, natively or through 3rd party app that I can define folders to watch on my phone that auto backsup photos to a particular album or to the autobackup section of my Google+ account. I ...
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Google+ data connection issue on Samsung S4

I'm having a strange problem with my Samsung S4 using the stock, current firmware. The phone is new and straight out of the box. Updates have been allowed to proceed and now report current. Google+ ...
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Full size for previously uploaded Google+ Instant Upload/Auto Backup photos

At some point I changed my Google+ Auto Backup settings to upload photos at full size. I am now switching phones and would like all of the photos on the phone to be backed up to Google+ at full size. ...
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Which photos get automatically backed up to G+

When using the G+ Auto Backup feature, do only my camera photos get backed up? What about downloaded photos, those that I create, or the ones that I transfer from PC to my phone via USB? The support ...
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Is there a way to selectively sync photos?

I find the idea that all of my photos, no matter in which folder should automatically be synced to G+ a bit ridiculous. Is there a way to only sync a certain folder/album? I'm mainly interested in ...
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Google+ not working with proxy server since last update

Google+ on my device has stopped working since the last update. Every time, I get the message: Can't load data. Check your connection. All apps other than Google+ work absolutely fine. My device ...
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Put G+ back on share menu?

It use to be when I went to share a photo on from my Droid, a little menu would pop up with Facebook, G+, GMail, text messages, and more. After what I think was an update, that menu changed. G+ ...
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Picture converted to very low quality while sharing on Google +

I'm using a HTC ONE X with Android 4.2.2 and HTC Sense 5.0 I took a screenshot from my phone : the picture has the same resolution as my screen which is 720x1280. Then I share it on google plus : ...
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Photos synch google+,picasa,gallery

I'm trying to upload on google+ photos all my old pics so I have it backupped and ordered there, but unfortunatly I encountered some strange behavior. Here is what I did: Uploaded from my pc with ...
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