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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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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 https://www.facebook.com/login.php?next=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.facebook....
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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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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 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 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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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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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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How do I tell Google that the supposedly suspicious activity was me?

Since a few months ago, all Google web apps have been telling me that they suspect suspicious activity on my account: "Warning: Someone signed in to your account from a different location. Was it you?...
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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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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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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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Cleared Gmail password by mistake [duplicate]

I can't log into my Gmail account. I was trying to clear the cookies and I think I touched the wrong button. Now I can't access my account I am desperate to recover it quickly.
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Change Google account name

How to change Google account name? I was trying to find answer with google, but got many not actual information since google has done many changes in its use interface.
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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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Can I change my Gmail email address?

I have a stupidly long email address on Gmail and would like to get it changed, or even just get a new one, but I can't see how. As soon as I log in on Google it knows who I am and signing up for a ...
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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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Should I give Google my phone number?

Gmail is bothering me lately with this message: Hey, this is important: We don't have a password recovery email address or phone number for your account. If you lose access, we may not be able to ...
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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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Find where my Gmail account is used for registration?

I have a Gmail account that I use for official purposes and another account for signing up to various sites. How do I find to which sites I have given my Gmail ID?
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...