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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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How are pages on different tabs notified when logging out from Google account?

When I logout in my browser (Firefox) from Google account, I can see that some pages in other tabs (not all belong to Google ecosystem) are refreshed and I guess that some logout notification was ...
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Google account shows unknown device logged in. Password reset and 2FA does not make this device go away

When I login to my google account and list the devices that have accessed my account, I see an unknown device access from India. I do not recognize this device and have subsequently changed my ...
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How do I change my default e-mail address in Google?

How do I change my default e-mail address in Google? I can not find any instructions on how to do this. I have tried everything.
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Google sign in & security shows unknown Linux under recently used devices

I signed into my Google account and see that there is this Linux that last synced recently..., under "recently used devices". I have no clue what this is. I don't remember using any Linux or do any ...
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Change secondary email address on Google account

I have a Google Account where the primary email is a non-Gmail address. By accident, I added a (silly) Gmail address to this account. Now I would like to delete the silly Gmail address and replace it ...
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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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How do I unlink Google accounts?

I accidentally linked two of my google accounts, so when I log into one it logs me into both. I cannot seem to find a way to undo this. How do I separate them again?
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Why is my iPhone registered in my Google Account Permissions?

Having realized that I was still using app-specific passwords for my Gmail account on my devices, I just switched to OAuth. I had a look at my account permissions which showed the following: The ...
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Is it possible to convert my appspot subdomain to a gmail id?

Need advice from a Google apps expert here. A few months ago, I tried desperately to register a gmail account that belongs to my name (prahladyeri@gmail.com), but the system absolutely refused saying ...
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666 views

Google Account deleted due to TOS violations

I receive the following email: Is there any way to know what part of the TOS I am supposed to have violated?
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Google Security Checkup Gmail Settings

Today, Google suggested running a security checkup. While almost everything was clear and helpful, one section Check your Gmail settings was unclear. It says: "Make sure that your Gmail settings are ...
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Could I add a new Gmail email address to my Google account?

If I delete my Gmail address from my Google account (with this method), then could I register a new one? Google support pages don't say anything about it, sadly. I think maybe it is possible because ...
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How do I change my default account with Google multiple sign-in?

After I enable multiple sign-in, and login to multiple accounts, I see that one of them says "(Default)". How do I change which of the accounts is the default one?
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Google account password reset

Everyone knows Google linked everything in one account, YouTube, gmail, etc. I'm trying to recover my YouTube account but it send me to my Google account so I don't remember that password. I go to ...
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Switching between Gmail accounts allows access to Facebook

After I logged into my Gmail account from my parents' home PC, where they too use to log into their own Gmail accounts, they are now able to: Log into my Facebook account View all of my Google ...
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Do I have to use my real name to set up a Gmail account

When signing up for a new Gmail account, it asks for your first and last name. Do I have to put in my real name? I have a few other accounts, along with a YouTube account, and every time I login to ...
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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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How to remove a personal Google account with the same address as an Apps account?

I'm using Google Apps for example.com. Before doing so, my example.com email address was associated with a Google account, probably because of Picasa. Upon attempting to reset the password for my ...
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How to recover a Picasa account username [duplicate]

Don’t ask me how, but I forgot my Picasa username and password. I don’t have the details on my Gmail either. I have searched high and low to check if there is any way of recovering my username of ...
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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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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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861 views

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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Hiding everything of a Gmail account?

I have a gmail account and i want to give my account password to someone else who will use it for another app that my gmail account is connected to. How do i let him use my email and password only ...
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Unable to watch videos on YouTube when logged in account

I have a pretty strange problem with YouTube: when I just go on YouTube and watch any video through Firefox, Chrome or Chromium (both with Flash and HTML5 players), it works perfectly. BUT! When I ...
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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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Login to Google without going to “Google Accounts”

At work, they blocked personal email. Our IT staff couldn't find a good way to block only Gmail so they blocked ALL Google accounts. I asked my supervisor if all Google sign-ins should be blocked and ...
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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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How to get IP address from Google web history

Robbers have stolen my laptop and it seems they are using my Google Account on Chrome. Gmail shows me only the last ten login's but I need more. Can I find their IP addresses from Google web history?...
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How do I change the sort order of items in Google's top navigation bar? [closed]

I guess this certainly qualifies as a "first world problem", but recently the link to Google Reader disappeared from the top navigation bar across all my Google Account services (Gmail, Calendar, etc)....
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Does Google log your search to your Google account?

When I go google.com and do a search while being logged in to my Gmail account (or Google account). does Google log that search to that specific account or will it only log that search to the browser?...
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How to recover Google Account when I only have my email address and a YouTube Name? [duplicate]

I had a Google Account that I used roughly 6 or 7 years ago for PlayStation Store Purchases. Since I am trying to recover my account on PlayStation Network (PSN) I am now looking for that Google ...
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How to remove profile image on YouTube on Google Apps account with Google+ turned off?

My daughters friend has a profile image on her Google Apps account from school, but wants none. It is already turned off in mail, but certain Google Apps use profile image from somewhere else, still ...
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New Gmail account requires mobile number only on select devices

On creating a new gmail account, they first asked for all the details. I didn't add my mobile number as I did not want to give it away and left Current Email as blank. After agreeing its TAC, the ...
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Can I verify my deactivated Google account without having a phone? [duplicate]

I'm lucky enough to live far away from literately everything, middle of freaking nowhere, and my land line doesn't work at the moment. So all I had for communication was my e-mail, in this case Gmail. ...
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How do I change my username for Google Code without creating a profile?

At the moment Google Code displays my username as a not-very-well-obscured version of my email address. This setting can be changed at https://code.google.com/hosting/settings - it can be switched to ...
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How to change name on Google Account

Following the steps outlaid here: https://support.google.com/accounts/answer/27442?hl=en I signed in, clicked edit under Personal Info, and I can see the First Name and Last Name but I can't edit ...
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How do I add an gmail username, without changing my primary username to the new one?

I have a business, and would like to add a secondary e-mail address to my account so that all my business related e-mails head to the secondary address/username. I don't know how to do that without ...
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Log in to different Gmail account [duplicate]

How do I log in to a different Gmail account? We have three Gmail accounts and every time I try to open a Gmail account the same one is opened. Why can't I enter the Gmail account that I am trying ...
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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 ...
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YouTube shows real name when I post

I forget when it happened but somehow YouTube linked with my Gmail account, which sucks because now when I post on a YouTube video everyone sees my real name. How can I change this? This question is ...
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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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Removing an alternate username from a YouTube Channel

One of my family members made the mistake of setting their Gmail account to my YouTube Channel. I have finally gotten rid of the email as the primary but now I can't seem to figure out how to delete ...
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Which Google Voice account is my cell number attached to?

How can I find out which Gmail accounts have my cell phone attached to them? I created accounts and now need to delete any that have cell number attached to them.
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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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Google won't let me sign up without providing my phone number [duplicate]

Google says I need to “verify” my account. I don’t want to give up my phone number to Google. Are there any ways to bypass this? I’ve already tried changing my IP address. It doesn’t matter how I ...
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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 ...
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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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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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How to use different Google account for selected services?

I have account A of Google for work stuff and account B for registering other accounts (which hides my identity). I would like to log in to Google Drive, Gmail and Blogger with account A and other ...