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I am logged in to both the company google docs' gmail as well as my private (normal) gmail simultaneously (i keep both tabs open in chrome all the time), which seems to work fine most of the time.

But about half the time when i try to access a google docs spreadsheet, it says i'm not permitted to see it, it claims that my normal gmail account is not allowed to see it. It seems to ignore the fact that i'm also logged into the company google docs as well.

So i have to log out of my normal gmail, open the spreadsheet (or other document), then log back into my normal gmail.

Any ideas how to improve this? Or is this just another google bug?


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migrated from superuser.com Nov 14 '10 at 22:18

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Wow, what's with the storm of close votes. Be friendly guys, if you want to build a community. – Chris Nov 14 '10 at 22:04
Nobody's trying to be unfriendly, it's just that your question is off-topic for SuperUser and is better suited for Webapps Stack Exchange. Your question hasn't been completely closed, it was just closed on SuperUser and migrated to webapps. – nhinkle Nov 14 '10 at 22:20

Exactly the same happens to me. What I do is the following. 1. First open my work mail 2. open my googledocs from work mail 3. open a file of googledocs (this is just in case) 4. open my personal gmail

Another option is to use 2 different browsers

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If I'd want to have two Gmail accounts open, I'd use Chrome and Firefox. Try that, there won't be much confusion.

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