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I have managed to get myself two Google+ accounts.

I created the first when it was in beta, but used a non Gmail address when signing up (I really can't remember why).

I can't add my existing Gmail account to my Google+ account - the only option is to start a new one.

I thought I'd try from the other direction (adding Google+ to my Gmail address) but all that did was create a new Google+ account.

So, now that I've got two Google+ accounts is it possible to merge them? I don't want to abandon the first (I have lots of people in my circles etc.) and while I don't use my Gmail account that much I'd rather not abandon that completely either.

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Google, like Facebook and other online services, seems to have a big problem being helpful with accounts. Sure, they don't have the staff to deal with millions of accounts manually, but these large services are masters of automation; I'm sure they could work something out that would make the experience for users better. –  Iain Hallam Oct 31 '12 at 9:24

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According to Account merge and data move options , it's not possible:

Merging Data

Unfortunately, it is not possible to combine two accounts or to merge data.

However:

Tool for moving data

A data moving tool is available for certain services if you’d like to transfer your data to your Google Apps account. However, the tool only is available for transferring data out of conflicting accounts.

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You can't merge your accounts (link), but there is migration tool.

EDIT:

Also, you can transver it via Google Takeout (see how to do that).

I hope this helps you! :)

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That's what I suspected but didn't want to hear. –  ChrisF Oct 20 '12 at 11:55
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Google does not allow merging accounts. :( I have also had a problem with transfering Google Places business listing, so I removed it from the first account and added it to the second one. –  Vukašin Manojlović Oct 20 '12 at 11:57

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