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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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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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Password recovery of Google account [duplicate]

I have two Google accounts. But I am trying to recover my password from my old account. My android is not giving me the link to create a new password.
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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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591 views

How to connect a YouTube account to another email address

I recently got a YouTube account from someone, but I would like to be able to login with the Google account that I already have and connect it to the former YouTube account. How can I add my own ...
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How do I remove an account from Google multi-login?

I have three accounts among the multiple accounts I have for Google's products. One of them belongs to a friend who accidentally made his account one of mine when he was using my PC. How do I remove ...
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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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How do I disable the new device notification on my Gmail account?

Each and every time I sign in to a Gmail account, I get a notification with "New sign-in from Firefox on Windows". Moreover, I have another Gmail account which I sign in to on the same computer and I ...
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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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How to log into Facebook using alternative accounts (Google, OpenID)

Everybody has a Google account. Yet, I see no way to use it to enter the Facebook. Others say that I must check "Linked Accounts" in ...
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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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How do I Log out of Google Accounts, one at a time?

I volunteer for many organizations, earning me several Google accounts to manage. The Multiple account sign-in feature built into Google is wonderful, except when I click Sign out, its signs out of ...
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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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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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Can I remove a '.' from my Gmail username?

I know it doesn't make much of a difference, as Gmail forwards all messages to "john.doe" and "johndoe" to the same inbox, but I don't want it there anymore. The . shows up whenever my Gmail username ...
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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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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. ...
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Can the primary email of a Google account be changed to something other than the Gmail address?

I've added a Gmail address to my Google account and now it is stuck and displayed as primary address: david.black.co.at@gmail.com (Primary email) david@dasz.at Remove Is there a way to ...
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Is it possible to sign into Gmail only?

Normally when you sign into Gmail, it signs into your whole Google account - YouTube, Gmail, Google Search, etc… Is it possible to sign into only Gmail and leave the others not logged in? From a ...
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Re-enabling a Google Account on a device

I use Google two-factor authentication, so I am using application passwords for my devices (namely my phone). To protect my privacy, I disabled the account for my phone when I brought it to the ...
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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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Change Default Language in Google

All of a sudden, whenever I open any Google Page now, (whether logged in or not), it appears in the language of Hindi and I have to use Google Translator to Translate into English and use it. How can ...
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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 ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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Getting bogus recovery phone number changed emails at my recovery email for accounts that aren't mine

Recently I've been getting a lot of emails sent to my backup email address alerting me that the recovery phone number for my Gmail account has changed, but the account referenced in the email is not ...
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Gmail Alternate Username

On my Google Account link https://www.google.com/settings/personalinfo My core Google account of coreAddressLongSilly@gmail.com lists an Alternate username of alterUser Primary email ...
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How do I unlink my YouTube account from my Gmail account?

My YouTube account has been automatically linked to my Gmail account, but I want to keep my YouTube account separated from my Gmail account. I heard that the feature to unlink accounts was available. ...
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How do I recover my Google account (or Gmail) password or username?

I have forgotten the password or username for my Google account, or I'm unable to access my account for other reasons. How can I recover my account? (This Q&A is meant as a general description ...
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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 ...
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“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. ...
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Why is Google not accepting my phone number?

I'm trying to create a Google account but I fail the verification. The problem is that I get this message: This phone number format is not recognized. Please check the country and number. I have ...
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Change age in Google Account

I've looked on the internet and it says you can change the age in your Google account if you have a credit card. I entered my DOB incorrectly—it says I'm a year younger than I am. However, I can’t ...
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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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How do you remove managers and separate out YouTube accounts?

I have multiple YouTube accounts that are all linked together, which is super frustrating. Do you know how to separate them? I also created a YouTube channel through my first personal YouTube ...
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How did I get two Google logins for the same Google account?

I have a Google account, with Gmail enabled, that I set up for work purposes. For the sake of example, let's say it's catfoodwork@gmail.com. I tried to create a separate Google account for personal ...
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Error code: 85010020 while syncing Google account to mobile device

I'm trying to sync my Google account, [myid]@gmail.com, with a Windows phone, but I’m getting the error below: It looks like you may be using a Google Apps account that is not set up to ...
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Google Docs use multiple accounts without signing out

I have 4 four Google accounts and in two of them I use docs regularly. But I can't switch accounts in Google Docs (in drive I can): as you can see all other accounts are disabled. On some pages it ...
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How to recover the Gmail address previously locked up my YouTube channel name?

Many years ago I linked my Google account with username abc@gmail.com to my YouTube channel with username xyz (note that usernames are different). Recently YouTube prompted me to add a Google+ ...
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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 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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Change the Google interface language

I know this will sound as a strange question, but I looked everywhere - and I cannot find the problem. When I am logged in, for any google service that I use, Google thinks my default language is ...