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Forgot my Gmail Password,alternate id is not accessible and no mobile No

I forgot my gmail password and my alternate id is also not accessible. I haven't provided my mobile number. Now am not able to access mail and facebook account. How can I reset my gmail password. I ...
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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 ...
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Can I have a YouTube account while having nothing to do with Google Plus?

This page describes three options for what name will be displayed for you on YouTube, but they all seem to involve associating with Google Plus in some way. If you want your Google name used in both ...
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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 ...
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Is it possible to automatically re-share files shared to a Google account?

Is it possible to set up one Google Account so that it automatically re-shares anything shared with it to another account? I tried doing it with IFTTT, but the Google Drive Channel has no Triggers, ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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Sharing Google Drive file for editing with people having no Google account

I just created a file in Google Drive and made it "editable by anyone with the link". However, if I open the link in another browser where I'm not logged in Google, I seem unable to edit the file (I ...
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Change photo on Google sign in page

On the Google sign in page - where you can choose which identity you want to sign in as if you have more than one, my old photos still appear. I have altered on my profile and in Google+ but the sign ...
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What could Google’s error message “Your humanity is suspect… Please try again.” mean?

When I want to log in to http://forums.linuxonandroid.org/discussions with my Google ID, I get the completely useless error message Your humanity is suspect... Please try again.. What could this mean? ...
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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 ...
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App passwords and account hacking

I have 2-step authentication turned on for my Outlook.com account and I generate app passwords to access the services on certain devices. I am wondering about possibility of hacking my account with ...
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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 ...
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What's the maximum number of characters permitted for the password of a Google Account?

What's the maximum length of characters permitted for a Google Account's password?
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150 views

How can I join the Google accounts for two email addresses?

I've heard that Google has supported, for a while now, multiple email addresses linked to a single account. Now, I've had, for many years already, accounts for two addresses of mine - with different ...
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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.
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Google account - how to set my alternate (non-gmail) address as the account primary?

I'm a big fan of Google services in general, and use quite a few of them. I don't happen to use gmail though. I do have a gmail address as part of my account, but I don't ever check it. I have ...
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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 ...
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Is there any way to tell Google to use a particular account for all Google services by default?

I typically use 2 Google accounts simultaneously in my browser. So whenever I fire up any Google service like Google Maps or YouTube or Google Search, it uses one of the accounts. The problem is that ...
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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. ...
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How can I block my hacked Google account?

My Google account was hacked. I tried resetting my password, but Google takes 3-5 days to do this. In the meantime, I want the account turned off completely so the hackers do not do more damage. ...
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488 views

How can I log into a different Google account?

It only shows one of my Google accounts. I want to log into a different one but I don't want them connected in any way. What do I do?
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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?
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Google Wallet won't install [closed]

I would like to remove my Google Account, but I can't install the Google Wallet for the solution because this application isn't available in my country. What do I do?
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Primary email on Google account changed when added an account

On the Google login page there is an option to "Add account". When I selected this option to add an alternative Gmail account I created, it changed my primary email address of the Google account! My ...
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Can a custom Google Plus URL be migrated to another Google account?

I got a custom URL for Google Plus, but it isn't associated with the Google account I use with Analytics and Webmaster Tools. Is it possible to migrate that custom G+ URL to the right Google account? ...
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List and details of apps and accounts created using Google [duplicate]

Where can I find a list or details of all the websites and web apps I've authorised to use my Google account for sign-up? I've used multiple sites that allow me to sign up using my Google ID account, ...
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Google Doc shared with Google Apps account that doesn't have Docs

I have a personal Google account (example@gmail.com), as well as an institutional Google Apps account (example@example.com). However, the Google Apps account is set such that Google Docs is disabled ...
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How to log in to same web application from different computer?

So here is my scenario. I have multiple machines/devices which I use to log in to a particular web application using my Google account. From my laptop, iPhone, iPod, iPad, and ANY OTHER DEVICE I can ...
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Is there a way to transform a (free) Google Apps User Account into a Google Account?

The title basically says it: I have a Google Apps User Account within a free Apps-organization. Is there are possibility for me or for the administrator of the organization to dissociate the account ...
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Possible to set default account in YouTube?

With the recent YouTube change, it have now created a new account to me with my full name, instead of my old account, there I did not use my full name. I can switch between the accounts in top right ...
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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 ...
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Why do I get logged out of my Google Account when I log out of a web-app?

I log on to a web-app using my Google Account—Khan Academy for example. When I logout of Khan Academy I also get logged out of my Google Account (surely this is a major flaw in user experience). What ...
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How do I recover my Google password or username?

I have forgotten the password or username for my Google account. How can I recover my account? This Q&A is meant as a general description for all Google username/password questions. Please ...
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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. ...
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Totally confused by YouTube / Google+ integration

HELP! I'm losing my mind. At some point YouTube had me choose to create a new "channel" linked to a new "google+" profile -- maybe I had the option to keep my old gmail-linked channel -- I can't ...
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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 ...
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Accept and Cancel buttons are disabled in Google “Request for Permission” window

When I try to log in to Feedly on a specific computer using my Google account, the normal "Request for Permission" window opens, but the buttons are disabled. What can be the reason and is there any ...
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Separate my YouTube Channel from my current Google Account

I created a YouTube account linked to my Gmail account. Now, I wish to separate them. The YouTube account is for a small business, and I would like it to have its own email and for other people to be ...
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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 ...
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How do I protect my Google/Gmail account?

I have seen lots of horror stories of people who have lost control of their Google account, especially Gmail. How can I prevent the same thing from happening to me? What steps can I take to protect ...
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Multiple entries shown for Feedly in “Connected Sites, Apps, and Services” in my Google account

I have a Feedly account to which I login via my Google account. In my Connected Sites, Apps, and Services for Google I see multiple entries for Feedly. I tried revoking access to all of them but ...
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Change my name on Google

I've had my Gmail account for years and years. I wanted to change my name to match an identity (blog) which I've been building for years but Google won't let me do it. Is there any workaround? Google ...
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How do I change my Google password? [duplicate]

My account was hacked I and need to reset my password. What icon do I click? I can't see where it is written "change your Logon".
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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 ...
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Privacy when signing in with Google

Lately many websites allow users to sign in using their Google accounts, which seems to be fine, but I am a bit worried about privacy issues... I have been taking a look, and most of the information ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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Last Account Activity in Gmail

In Gmail, at the bottom of the page it says Last account activity. Is there a way to clear the history? When I click on “details” it shows the history and I'd like to delete it.
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Specify default Google account for different products

I have two Google accounts, my main one which is used for Drive (formerly docs), Calendar and also a lot of 3rd party apps via the 'login with Google' feature. The other Google account I use for my ...