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How to merge/combine two Google Drive accounts?

I have an old and a new Google account to work on Drive. On my old Drive I have a lot of shared folders from customers. Now I don't want to ask all my customers to invite my new account to their ...
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Forgot gmail password but google has flagged my account [duplicate]

What to do. Obviously I dont have the old laptop which was the only way I signed into that gmail account. So they are recognizing the account as compromised I guess as I have a new laptop and changed ...
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Make Google Sync use current credentials

When I first enabled Google Sync (a few days after it was first released) it was set to use my google account credentials, not a passphrase. The moment I changed my password I was told that my Google ...
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How do I sign out of all Gmail sessions without access to a computer?

I know the method to do sign out from all devices on a computer. (Go to Gmail page, in bottom right, click Details, and click Sign out all other web sessions) My question is, how do I do this if I ...
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122 views

Google redirects back to sign in page after entering correct username and password

I have the correct user name and password but when I enter them I just get put back to the sign in page in an endless loop.
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How to view which sites I am signed in that use Google Course Builder

I recently registered to a site that uses Google Course Builder (more specifically Data Mining with WEKA) using my Google Account, but I cannot find any section in my Google Account Settings that ...
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184 views

How to change phone number in Google account?

I gave Google my phone number to verify it, not knowing that it would change it, and now my phone number is completely different? What have I done, and how do I unverify it and change my phone number ...
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Google Apps - Access directory contacts on mobile devices

So after setting up Google Apps for a small business, I've been amazed at how it fills the role as a simpler Active Directory. However, how can I access these contacts on a mobile phone, e.g.,an ...
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If a YouTube channel gets banned, does the associated Gmail account get banned also?

I have a YouTube channel that recently got its first ever copyright violation. This YouTube account is linked to my main Gmail account with thousands of emails. My question is simple: if the YouTube ...
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How do I tell Google “NEVER EVER translate this language”?

How can I 'tell' Google not to translate a specific language (not only in a specific service like Chrome or YouTube)? Apparently if I specify I don't want to translate that language in a service, in ...
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238 views

Created new Gmail account while logged in with non-Gmail email

I created a new Gmail account for my daughter while logged on as myself (account was created using non-Gmail address). While I was doing it, it asked if I want to be able to manage this email using ...
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Google sign-in blocked by Google

I received an email from Google last night at 4:46am saying: Someone just used your password to try to sign in to your Google Account, using an application such as an email client or mobile device....
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Google 2FA: I only received the first verification code, no further codes

I've set up 2 step verification on my Google account using the SMS option. I received an initial verification code immediately, which I used to confirm turning it on. So far, everything worked ...
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Can I have two (isolated) YouTube channels on the same account?

If I start a second channel on my YouTube account, will there be any way people will know that my account is linked to two channels? I want to create a second channel but the subject matter is ...
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How to manage repeated notifications of attempts to hack into my account

Someone is repeatedly trying to gain access into my account. I have received 20 to 30 notifications of failed attempts of logging in. How do I stop them from continuing to try? They must have a ...
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114 views

Viewing files shared with second account on Google drive

I have a second Google account/email address. When someone emails a shared document to that email address, I have to sign out of my primary Google account and sign in with the other to view it. In ...
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What happens if I delete devices from Google Dashboard? [closed]

I have some old non existent devices in Google Dashboard and I want to delete them. If I delete all the devices, data(calendar, keep, contacts, ecc) on my current smartphone will be deleted?
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Locked out of Google email account [duplicate]

I can't access my Google email account no longer have the phone numbers attached to this email can't remember the passwords and have lost the info to my other recovery email account so nothing I have ...
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125 views

How do I get rid of old accounts I don't use, only one?

I added new accounts when I first started, I only use one now and would like to dispose of the others.
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188 views

How to choose the default Google account for a Google service?

I have 3 Google accounts - a personal account, a work account, and an NGO account I rarely use. When I open a Google service (like photos.google.com), it opens it using my work account, even though I ...
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Restricting access to Google Drive

I have many confidential data in my Google Drive. Also I have my google account signed in on multiple personal devices. Since many people around me would love to get hold of these files, (and they ...
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Google Account connected devices have no remove button/link

I can see a couple of iPhones in my Recently Used Devices. While probably not suspicious (I regularly log-in from friends phones), I'd like to remove that device (de-authorize it). The ...
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128 views

Closing Google Apps account: Can I migrate YouTube account and Android Apps?

I have a Google Apps account, which I use for my personal email and as my primary personal Google account. The Google Apps account is associated with my personal domain name. I am thinking about ...
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Suspicious device activity on Google Account

In a bit of an odd situation here. the password I use for my Gmail is unique and much stronger than other passwords I use as I consider my Gmail a high priority. I also have two-step authentication ...
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Reactivate a YouTube channel associated with a deleted Google Apps account

A friend said to me: What happened was the following: our Youtube channel was created with the email info@website.com, which was created via Google Apps. Yesterday we deleted our Google ...
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251 views

If I close my Gmail account will somebody be able to register my previous mail address?

If I close (is delete an option ?) my Gmail account, will somebody be able to register using my email address and read my mails? I want to close my Gmail account but I don't want anybody to ...
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How do I delete all my mail in Gmail for a mailbox I have disconnected?

So I deleted my Gmail service from my Google account from https://myaccount.google.com Now my Google Account is linked only to a different email address I use. However, in my Google Drive service, ...
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How to re-add the security question in Gmail?

As we all might know that today is "Safe Internet Day". So Google is reminding us for the security check-up. I tried it. And I saw that I could remove my security question. I did it with the belief ...
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Can I have 2 recovery phone numbers in my Google account?

When I travel abroad, it often happens that my original carrier is not valid, which means that sometimes I have to change my phone number to another carrier when I am in another country. So ...
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Strange ''sign in attempt prevented'' messages on Gmail

These messages from no-reply@accounts.google.com say something like this: Hi (my name), Someone just tried to sign in to your account (my Gmail)from an app that doesn't meet modern security ...
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Google account sign-in requires a phone number to continue

When I sign in a new Google Account, this message shows: We've detected unusual activity on the account you're trying to access. To continue, please follow the instructions below. Provide a ...
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324 views

Google “Account Action Required”

For the past few days, I've been getting this notice on top of all Google sites (Search engine, Gmail, Calendar, Contacts, etc.): If I click on it, it takes me to this page, which actually doesn't ...
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Cannot switch between multiple Google Docs accounts being signed in them correctly

Here https://support.google.com/docs/answer/2405894 I read I can sign in multiple Google accounts and easily switch between them in Google Docs app. But it is not true. It doesn't work. I'm talking ...
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Problems unlocking Google account due to incorrect phone number

I created a new Gmail account. When I tried to log in for the first time, it gave a message saying "Enter verification code sent to your mobile number". I then saw that I entered my cell number ...
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237 views

Gmail logout/login error [closed]

I am trying to log into my own Gmail account. However, I cannot logout of my daughter's account. Every time I put my own email address in it returns "wrong address". How do I log in as a different ...
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129 views

Is there a way to have multiple email address from multiple add-on domains under the same $5/mo account?

I'm looking to move my email accounts from a shared hosting solution to Gmail (Google Apps for Work), and I currently have a primary domain, as well as a few (4) "add on domains" that on my shared ...
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331 views

Change Google Drive password, NOT account login

How do I change the Google Drive password so only I can access it? I am the creator of it, but do not want other users of the same account (six of us can access the same Google account), who have the ...
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Can’t change my name in Google Accounts

When I go to my main Google account to update my name (which I've never done since I set it up) it is not changeable. The comment below my last name says This setting can't be changed for your ...
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Child over 13 cannot access Gmail account

I created a Gmail account for my sister when she was under 13. Gmail blocked it so we left it as is until she turned 13. Now that she's 13, we cannot access it and it asks verification questions that ...
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Recover Google account when someone changed the phone number and the email address that is needed for recovery?

Someone changed the password of my Google account. I tried to recover it by using Google recovery, but unfortunately that someone has already changed the phone number and the other email address that ...
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How to comment on YouTube without your name, but send from Gmail with your name?

I have a friend whose Gmail account name is a fairly cryptic series of letters, and who filled out equally cryptic strings when Google asked for his first and last name, so that emails come from ...
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329 views

Is it possible to bookmark a Google calendar or inbox for a specific account?

I have a Google account for work, and another personal account. I have on more than one occasion clicked the bookmark I made in my work folder and been confused by not seeing (e.g.) an important ...
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I need to remove an old phone from my Google devices but there's no remove button, how do I get it back?

I've recently bought a new phone so I've synced it to my Google account and installed all the apps I use. I've also done a factory reset on my old phone to wipe it. However, now when I go to https://...
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Google account disabled for unknown reason

Last night, my Google account was disabled. I don't know how or why. But I'm very worried because this is my personal account, and I have been using it over the past 4 years. I submitted an appeal by ...
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Changing primary Gmail email [duplicate]

I currently have a Gmail account with a really long email address. I want to change the primary email to a more professional one. Is that at all possible? And what do I do about all of the Google ...
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Transfer email and contacts from msn to Gmail

Here's the context: I've been with msn.com for a while and have also had a google account for a while, though I never decided to set up my google account for gmail. I've finally decided to set up ...
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439 views

New sign-in from myname1234@gmail.com

I have a Gmail account of the form my.name@gmail.com. I just got email from Google saying there was a new sign-in half an hour ago on Internet Explorer (which I haven't used in the last few days) to ...
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Password confirmation doesn't match when creating a Gmail account

When I try to set up a Gmail account the form keeps telling me that the passwords don't match, even though I paste them both. What is the problem?
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Google account by default

How can I change the main account by default with the one which is connected with my YouTube channel without loosing the information on my YT channel? I want to have only one account and I don't know ...
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What to do about an unrecognized sign-in on my Google account

Yesterday I got an alert from Google (New sign-in alert) that someone used my password. It says a Galaxy Note 2 with an IP 106.77.169.192 signed in. What can I do about this other than change my ...