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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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521 views

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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285 views

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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138 views

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 ...
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Turn off Google Account Chooser

I'm having big problems with Google Account Chooser so I would like to try turning it off. I see that this url https://www.google.com/accounts/optintoaccountchooser?optout=1 is supposed to let me do ...
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How to get to my Gmail on a computer where someone has his Google account? [duplicate]

I am using a different computer than mine. I cannot get to my Google Account because that's the account of my brother which is registered.
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Google 2-step verification: Should my phone know my password?

Just enabled 2-step verification for my Google account. I have installed Google Authenticator on my Android phone, and I set up an application specific password for the Google account associated on my ...
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Gmail account recovery — forgotten password but still can get messages [duplicate]

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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Is there a way to recover a Google Account with just the User Name and Password? [duplicate]

I created a new Google account to use YouTube with a while back. Thing is, whilst I remember the Username I used and the password, I cannot actually remember the email address I used. Is there a way ...
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Setting up “emergency shutdown” for Google account triggered by entering special second password

Sometimes a captured person can be forced to disclose a password for his online services. It would be useful if those services have ability to set up an additional password, which can tell the service ...
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How to delete Gmail associated with friend's account

I am facing a problem in GMail. I accessed my GMail on my friend's laptop. At that time he added my account details to his account. After this, he is sending mails to everybody from his account, but ...
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How to login to Youtube and Gmail separately?

I have an account called address1@gmail.com and I used this account to make a Youtube account years ago (before Google bought Youtube). It got banned for some stupid reason so I made another Youtube ...
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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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129 views

How can I determine which websites I have created accounts on using authentication methods?

I have used my Facebook account and Gmail account to access dozens of sites. How can I find out on which sites I've used these authentication methods?
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Merge 5 Gmail accounts into one new Gmail account

I have 5 Gmail accounts that I have created over the years and am beyond tired of checking all of them. I would like to combine all 5 together into one and delete all of the old accounts. I know I ...
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Recover Gmail password from iPhone or phone number? [duplicate]

My laptop has just died and I don't know my Gmail password. I do however have Gmail set up on my iPhone. Can I recover the password from this somehow? I was thinking either finding what the password ...
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How do I allow sign-ins from unusual locations in Google?

I work for a company that provides internet to the users through proxy servers located in the USA and Switzerland, which results in all kinds of inconveniences, of which the most annoying is the fact ...
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How can I change the name associated with my Gmail Account?

If I go into Settings > Accounts and Import, under Send mail as I see the name associated with my account. I would like to change this. If I click Edit Info, I see that the name is selected and it ...
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Problems with 2nd Gmail address affecting Blogger and Google+ profile

I have a small business and I have a blog using Blogger (http://straightforwardconsultancy.blogspot.co.uk) which I set up using a Gmail address and later connected to a Google+ profile. All was fine ...
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Can't login to YouTube since changing account name

For a while I got periodic messages on YouTube telling me to move my account to Google Plus and to change the name. Ever since I made that change I can no longer login to YouTube. I get the following ...
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Remove Chromium Sync Data from Google account

I want to sign in to a new installation of Chromium with a Google account, but I don't want any previously synced data to be downloaded to the browser. How can I delete this data from my Google ...
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134 views

Someone's Google account under my domain, how to ask for removal?

I have a domain and that domain is mine since 2011. But when I bought it I noticed that there was a previous owner from the emails I was getting. I recovered his Google account to leave a message to ...
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default gmail account

my daughter logged in to her gmail account and it seems to be the default; when I open gmail, hers is first choice, then mine; she lives in another state and only used her account here once. How do I ...
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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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Changing primary email google

I was trying to make a new blog at blogger.com with a new email. So I register for a new one not knowing that I was already logged into mine. Now the email I wanted to associate with the new blog is ...
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How do I transfer a Gmail account to a different Google account?

I am moving to a new ISP and realised that I'm going to have a problem with my email as i use my ISP's provided address. So, being smart, decided to take this opportunity to move to Gmail. I then ...
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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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572 views

Google wants my phone number…? [duplicate]

I would do this - I mean, it already wants my name and birthday - but I don't have a phone, and I don't want to give it a fake number. It would be unfortunate for a complete stranger to get my email ...
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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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135 views

Multiple Google Plus pages for one Google Account

Is it possible to create multiple Google+ pages (also fanpages for organizations), that are bind to one single Google account? The background of this question is following case: I have (1) a private ...
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More than one Google account

Does Google allow someone to have more than one personal Google account? If not, is there any way to have more than one Gmail in an account?
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I want to add Gmail to my Google Account, but Google won’t let me change my username

Now, to fully understand my problem I have to tell you that my parents own an Android tablet (which one is irrelevant). After not being able to sign into Google Play with my main Google account (which ...
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Cancelling a Gmail account

In reading all the responses about how to change a Gmail address it seems to me the answer is you can't do it. Is this really correct that once you get an email account are stuck with it the rest ...
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Is there a way to merge a non-Google-Apps Google Voice account with a Google Apps account?

I have a Google Voice account that I created before it was available on Google Apps. I recently created a Google Apps account and maintain my e-mail as ben@mydomain.com. Is there a process that ...
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Forgot my Gmail Password,alternate id is not accessible and no mobile No [duplicate]

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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Blog readable only by people signed into a certain Google domain? [closed]

I am the webmaster for a school that uses Google Apps for Your Domain, so every family has an account at our domain. We would like to create a blog that can only be read by school families. Blogger ...
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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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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 ownership of a YouTube account over to another Google account

On a client project at work I had to create a YouTube account for them. We're about to hand over ownership of it all, but the issue is that the YouTube account is linked to my Google Account. I don'...
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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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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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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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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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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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Gmail 'Account Activity' consists of my Android logins?

Wanted to check if there is a way to see what is the IP address of my own Gmail (Hangout) account of my Android device. I don't have direct access to the device right now. But my Gmail/Google+/...
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How do I untrust a computer with Google two-factor authentication?

I use Google's two factor authentication to send my phone text messages with a string of 6 numbers every time I log into a computer that isn't mine. It has worked well so far until today. Today, I ...
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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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Logout out of all devices for a Google account

I want to force logout on all devices signed into my Google account. I don't actually use Gmail with this account, I use it for primarily for Drive and Calendar. Recently I've logged into a few third ...
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Google account time out

Is it possible to set a time out for my Google account to sign out my Google session in any device? I'm worried about not sigining out all my sessions, specially at the work desktop.