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I have an account called address1@gmail.com and I used this account to make a Youtube account years ago (before Google bought Youtube). It got banned for some stupid reason so I made another Youtube account with address2@gmail.com and all was good.

address1@gmail.com is my main e-mail account that I use for everything. However, when I go to Youtube, I am "Logged out" because address1@gmail.com is banned. When I click on "Sign In", my only option is to "Sign out and log in with another account".

A workaround I found was to log in address2@gmail.com and Add Account with address1@gmail.com which works except now address2@gmail.com is my default account. So whenever I search, go to gmail, maps, etc. it will all be logged as address2@gmail.com

Are there any other suggestions as to what I can do?

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Perhaps a stupid suggestion, but have you tried asking them to remove the ban? –  johnny Aug 22 '13 at 5:28
    
@johnny I am pleased to announce that the ban was magically lifted with the new Youtube update. Probably has something to do with the Google+ integration. –  Jack Nov 9 '13 at 4:47
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The Chrome browser allows you to have separate "users" now. Go to "Users" > "Add New User". Each user has different extensions, logs into chrome with a different email address, and best of all it saves which tabs and active logins each user has open. So you'll have two separate browser windows but this should definitely solve the problem. Just don't accidentally go to YouTube on user 1!

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Google has enabled multiple sign-in with the use of Switch. YouTube also supports this ability to switch between accounts.

For Gmail

  1. Login to Gmail
  2. Click your full name or email address in the Google bar.
  3. From the dropdown menu, click Switch account or Sign in to another account...

For YouTube

  1. Click your username in the upper right hand side of the page
  2. From the dropdown menu, above sign out, click Switch account.

Once you're logged in to both accounts, you'll be able to go back and forth between them without having to log out and log back in with different accounts.

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That's the problem, I can't because my first account is banned from years ago. –  Jack Aug 16 '13 at 7:59
    
it means youtube account? –  Java D Aug 16 '13 at 8:45
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Simply use Chrome's Incognito Mode.

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Can you give a bit more details about how/why this should work to answer the question? –  Andrew Lott Aug 16 '13 at 9:42
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One way is to use two separate browsers.

Bring up Gmail in your favorite browser:Chrome, Firefox, IE, Safari.

Then bring up YouTube in your 2nd favorite browser.

I used to use this trick when I personal Gmail, and my company had Google Apps. I didn't want to get them confused.

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