I didnt think Google Play services should be granted permission to my phone, SMS, biosensors etc on my new Samsung S7. So I switched them off . Now however, when I open a Google app (gmail, camera, Keep, etc) I get a warning pop-up stating that "Google Play Services requires all requested permissions to be enabled. Please click App Setting and review app permissions". I can click cancel and use the app just fine so far, but it is mighty annoying to have to click cancel every time. Assuming i dont want to root my phone, anything i can do about this? Now maybe google play services are totally above the board, but I would rahter not leave it to that as trust seems pretty misplaced these days.
Google contacts seems to be getting increasingly problematic for me. In some contact records, I have over a dozen random email addresses assigned to a contact (that have no relation at all). In others, the contact email is legitimate, but is now named after some individual I have never ever had any form of contact with, apparently through some google+ functionality (I have not signed up for google+). Aside from ditching this increasingly crappy platform, any advice how it make this work? I cant see hand fixing thousands of contacts....
Would like to export my contacts from Outlook 2003 to Google apps Mail. Have tried saving CSV files and then importing, excel files then saving as CSV, but every time the email addresses are assigned to the wrong place and end up in the misc area in Google contacts... this despite looking at the xcel spreadsheet header and seeing it properly labeled. What am i doing wrong?
Looking for someone to summarize the key advantages and disadvantages of going with a premier Google Apps account versus Hosted Exchange Service versus in-house Exchange (where we are now). We are a small non-profit 150 users with 1.2 FTE IT support. Why the desire to move? Recent experiences with worm have brought the cots of in-house to the fore in downtime and support time to fix things..
HELP ME get off of google I am addicted to google services: from gmail to igoogle, from google bookmarks to google reader to documents i am increasingly of the opinion that big brother is upon us and he has googly eyes i like the ease of use, and I am not terribly sophisticated at computer use, but can someone suggest step by step ways to rid myself of google?