3
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95 views

Setting up “emergency shutdown” for Google account triggered by entering special second password

Sometimes a captured person can be forced to disclose a password for his online services. It would be useful if those services have ability to set up an additional password, which can tell the service ...
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1answer
83 views

Merge 5 Gmail accounts into one new Gmail account

I have 5 Gmail accounts that I have created over the years and am beyond tired of checking all of them. I would like to combine all 5 together into one and delete all of the old accounts. I know I ...
0
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0answers
12 views

How can I get into an old gmail account then I dont remember anything but the actual email? [duplicate]

I have a old gmail account I want to get into so I can find a youtube channel I was subscribed to that I cant remember the name of. I know my email but not my password or any other credentials (date ...
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1answer
178 views

Google wants my phone number…? [duplicate]

I would do this - I mean, it already wants my name and birthday - but I don't have a phone, and I don't want to give it a fake number. It would be unfortunate for a complete stranger to get my email ...
0
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0answers
19 views

How to change the name in the Google account? [duplicate]

I created a Google account and set the wrong name. Now I'd like to change it. I edited the name in the Google Plus profile. Now the correct name is being displayed there. But when I send an email, ...
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2answers
72 views

More than one Google account

Does Google allow someone to have more than one personal Google account? If not, is there any way to have more than one Gmail in an account?
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0answers
81 views

Lost access to Gmail

Here is my situation: Lost SMS service through carrier Reset phone, so lost OTP app Do not have backup codes No other backup phone on account Now I cannot access any of my Gmail accounts I cannot ...
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1answer
122 views

Cancelling a Gmail account

In reading all the responses about how to change a Gmail address it seems to me the answer is you can't do it. Is this really correct that once you get an email account are stuck with it the rest ...
6
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1answer
923 views

“Something seems a bit different about the way you're trying to sign in” to Gmail

I'm trying to log in to a very old Gmail account of mine. When I enter the correct password, I'm taken to a page that says: Something seems a bit different about the way you're trying to sign in. ...
0
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1answer
75 views

Problems with 2nd Gmail address affecting Blogger and Google+ profile

I have a small business and I have a blog using Blogger (http://straightforwardconsultancy.blogspot.co.uk) which I set up using a Gmail address and later connected to a Google+ profile. All was fine ...
1
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1answer
994 views

Remove account from Google Account chooser

I've looked at several forums like this one and this one but since Google changes their interface every couple days, they're all wrong. Here's what my sign in page looks like today and I can't remove ...
0
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1answer
178 views

Can't get into my Gmail account

Because of messages I received about the mail server being insecure, I was told to change my password. This I did with relative ease, got a "verification code" to use, went through two or three steps ...
0
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0answers
57 views

Remove Gmail “send mail as” for former employee (new problem)

So, I basically have the same issue as the earlier posting (Remove Gmail “send mail as” for former employee), but the previous solution will not work for me since the emails were already being ...
0
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2answers
362 views

Add existing Gmail account to an existing Google account

I have created a Google account using a Microsoft email, Hotmail in particular. Let's say that this account is google_account@hotmail.com. I also have a separate Gmail account, let's say it's ...
2
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1answer
450 views

Why does Google sometimes ask for a phone number and sometimes not? [duplicate]

What controls this? I've signed up for many g-mail accounts before without a phone number and for some reason I am being prompted for one. I tried clearing cookies. I am trying to sign up for a ...
0
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2answers
260 views

In a mobile browser, how do I sign in to a different Google account without adding it to an existing account?

I was struggling with this on my iPhone today. I have two browsers, Chrome and the built-in Safari. My wife signed in to her GMail account Safari, and I signed in to my (Google-based) work email ...
1
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1answer
112 views

How do I recover my Gmail folders after I emptied them by accident?

Can I get my Gmail folders back? I bought a new Android tablet and accidentally deleted them into the recycle bin and emptied them.
0
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0answers
265 views

Can't receive Google 2-Step Verification to my phone because I no longer use that number

I can no longer get into my Gmail account as I enabled Google 2-Step Verification. I have not used this number for almost a year, and I cannot get into Gmail with it. I've tried everything from ...
2
votes
1answer
894 views

Gmail “suspicious sign-in prevented” message - How to stop it?

I am a Spaniard living in China. Recently I have been receiving many alert messages from Google "Preventing myself" from accessing my account. I think because I use a VPN to connect to the internet. ...
0
votes
1answer
16k views

How do I change my Gmail profile picture? [duplicate]

I opened a Gmail account and uploaded my profile picture. Later I decide to change the picture, but I cannot find how to do it after the Gmail UI has been updated. How can I change my picture?
0
votes
1answer
14k views

Gmail is asking for a phone number verification to sign up. I don't have a phone or anyone else's number to give. What do I do? [duplicate]

None of my friends would let me, even if I asked them. And I sure can't ask my parents. Gmail won't create the account without a phone number, and I don't have access to a payphone, much less the ...
0
votes
0answers
63 views

Unable to access Gmail via Firefox

Starting today, when I when I login to my Gmail accounts, it always takes me to a page that looks like it may be trying to force me to sign up for Google+. I can't find any way to get to my inbox. ...
2
votes
0answers
281 views

How do I access my inactive GMail account?

A few years ago I created an GMail account, and over time it became inactive. Recently when trying to access it for reuse, it will not allow access with last known password. When trying to reset the ...
0
votes
2answers
54k views

How do I switch to a different Google account in Gmail?

Previously it was possible to switch between different accounts easily on Gmail. Now they suggest me only one account (of my wife) and without any option to re-login with mine. How can I add in my ...
1
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0answers
660 views

Gmail account recovery — forgotten password but still can get messages

Story is as follows: My girlfriend is managing gmail account for her father. She set it up, and then used gmails POP3 import feature to download messages from said account to her own account. She ...
0
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1answer
9k views

How can I recover my Gmail user name if I only have my cell number?

How can I recover my Gmail user name if I only have my cell number? I've created a Gmail account only to be able to create a Facebook account. I had to reload Facebook on my phone but I need my Gmail ...
2
votes
1answer
1k views

Gmail/Google gave me a new name. How can I undo that?

I had a separate nickname on my primary Gmail account and my YouTube account. I think I pressed something by accident when logging into YouTube. Now, when I am in my email account, when I look in ...
5
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4answers
3k views

How to login to Youtube and Gmail separately?

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 ...
2
votes
1answer
21k views

How do I change my Google account login email?

I have a Google account where I have to login using a Gmail address which is not my primary contact email. This is problematic because every time someone wants to share a Google doc with me, naturally ...
3
votes
1answer
8k views

Delete accounts associated with my Gmail address

I have a Gmail address, which somehow has a many (about 20) email addresses associated with it. I followed some instructions from somewhere and managed to get Gmail to email me a list of all the email ...
5
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2answers
1k views

Automatic logout of Gmail

Gmail is logging me out of all of my mail accounts with the following alert message: You have been signed out of this account. This may have happened automatically because another user signed ...
1
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2answers
2k views

How do I transfer a Gmail account to a different Google account?

I am moving to a new ISP and realised that I'm going to have a problem with my email as i use my ISP's provided address. So, being smart, decided to take this opportunity to move to Gmail. I then ...
2
votes
3answers
365 views

Google multiple sign-in fails to switch users!

I'm in Gmail with 3 Google accounts signed-in. When I choose to switch to a different user account from the drop-down menu in the upper right of Gmail, it pops open a new Gmail window for the same ...
1
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1answer
4k views

Can I change my primary Gmail account without losing my YouTube account?

I made my old Gmail account awhile ago, and it's stupidly named and embarrassing to the point that I avoid having my friends look at my computer screen. So I was wondering if I could make my ...
2
votes
1answer
2k views

Add Google Apps Email to My Google Account Email Addresses

I have an account ABC@gmail.com and just migrated my domain XYZ.com to Google Apps. I setup Gmail for my domain so now I have two different inboxes: (1) ABC@gmail.com, (2) me@XYZ.com . Now I want to ...
2
votes
2answers
4k views

I want to add Gmail to my Google Account, but Google won’t let me change my username

Now, to fully understand my problem I have to tell you that my parents own an Android tablet (which one is irrelevant). After not being able to sign into Google Play with my main Google account (which ...
1
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0answers
28 views

Abandoning immature Gmail address for formal address. How do I minimize the pain of switching within other Google Apps? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to migrate all my Google data to another acount? I'm leaving for college next year, and I want to leave behind my lame email address. I created a new address that ...
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1answer
1k views

How long does Google keep deleted IDs

If I deleted my Google account, I cannot register a new account with the same name. How long does Google keep that name taken, before I can register it again?
1
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1answer
254 views

YouTube account switching issues [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Getting Youtube and Gmail to work under two different accounts I have two Gmail accounts, one provided by my university, the other personal. The school one does not ...
7
votes
2answers
134k views

How can I recover my GMail account when I remember the password, not the username?

I have a GMail account that I haven't used in ages so I've forgotten the login name I used to sign up with. I've forgotten the recovery e-mail address setup on the account but I can remember my ...
5
votes
2answers
5k views

How to open my Google account and my Google Apps account at the same time?

I have a "normal" Google account I use privately and I have a company account on Google Apps. Since yesterday, it was possible to open both, side by side in two tabs of my browser. When I try this ...
5
votes
4answers
54k views

How do I change my primary Gmail email address on Google Accounts

How do I change my primary email address on Google accounts? (My current primary email is a Gmail address which seems to be the problem.)
2
votes
1answer
3k views

How to change setting in Google Groups with not gmail email address?

I don't have a gmail address (and I don't need one). I've been invited to a discussion group hosted at Google Groups. I accepted the invitation and now I can receive and send messages to the groups. ...
9
votes
4answers
3k views

Re-Associate YouTube Account

My YouTube account, which I use actively (both for watching and posting videos), is currently associated with my old AOL address. When I sign in to YouTube, that's what I use in the "username" field. ...
1
vote
1answer
156 views

Which apps that use Google Account sign-in are currently incompatible with 2-step authentication?

I decided to opt for Google's 2-step authentication for increased security. After setting up my Android device with the Google Authenticator and also configuring backup phones and printing out the ...
1
vote
1answer
259 views

Account on Gmail that I can log into, but not receive email on?

I have an additional email address additionalemail@gmail.com associated with my Google Groups account that I use as sender on some groups. I can use this account to log into gmail by providing ...
2
votes
3answers
1k views

is it possible to save settings in Gmail multiple account sign-in?

Using the (rather) new multiple account sign-in feature, I can access two or more gmail boxes: I need to sign-in to my mail account, and then choose to sign-in to another account and fill my other ...
1
vote
1answer
6k views

How can I change the name associated with my Gmail Account?

If I go into Settings > Accounts and Import, under Send mail as I see the name associated with my account. I would like to change this. If I click Edit Info, I see that the name is selected and it ...
1
vote
1answer
85 views

Change Google Account display?

My first name is Lacto and last name Mah. My Gmail is lacto.mah@gmail.com. But why does Google keep showing me: lactomah@gmail.com? It shows me that one when I have logged in into ...
2
votes
1answer
370 views

Can I use my Google Apps for domains email address as a Google Profile account?

I have an old Gmail account that I only have hanging around for a Google Profile, so I can use things such as Google Reader. Ideally I'd like to use my Gmail a for domains email address for this sort ...