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How do I keep emoji colors when printing them from Google Docs/Drive? [SOLVED]

It is well documented that printing from Google Docs (Google’s online Word equivalent) will result in black and white emojis. This happens despite the face that the emoji appear in full color on your screen before printing. Likewise, adjusting printer settings does not make any difference. Thankfully, here is a workaround so you can print color emojis in Google Docs! Save the Google Drive document as a PDF before printing Print the resulting PDF with full color emojis Voila, you

How to re-claim 100GB Google Drive space

Recently I purchased a LG G6 phone. The first time I opened Google Drive it offered me a free 2-year 100GB Google Drive promotion. I already pay for the 1TB a year plan for my account. However, my wife could certainly use the free 100GB. I actually already pay $1.99 a month for 100GB for her, so with the free plan I could cancel the paid plan and save almost $48 over the course of 2 years. Therefore, I promptly canceled out of the

MP3 Music on Google Drive

While Google Play’s music service allows for 20,000 songs to be uploaded, their Google Drive service can potentially allow for much more. 1TB = 1048576MB / 6MB per song = 174,762 songs. I use the 1TB amount as an example because anyone that purchases a Google Chromebook Pixel is going to have that amount of storage space for 3 years. Likewise, even lower-end Chromebooks get  100GB in Google Drive Space = 102,400MB / 3MB = 34,133 songs if you are willing to

Add fonts to Google Drive

I came across this great tip today: [W]hat many people don’t realize is that Google Drive actually allows users to access a huge library of fonts, comparable to or even possibly exceeding the number offered by its main competitor, Microsoft Word – you just have to add them yourself. To access all the fonts available to you on Google Drive, simply open up a document and click on your font drop down menu. At the very bottom is an almost unnoticeable