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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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My boyfriend has his gmail account and when I try to switch to different user account or add one it will not let me finish the process. [closed]

I type in my email and password and then a screen shows those areas blue blocks with arrow showing go back but nothing happens. What do I do?
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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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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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Duplicate Google+ Page with same verified address

I have one Google Plus account with two pages, I own them. The two pages a verified on the same address. When I visit Page Setting, I can't remove link to google map for any page. What can I do 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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YouTube is not letting me create a new channel with a new Gmail account that I have! Any suggestions?

I had a YouTube account through a school Gmail account 3 years ago. I no longer have the password to my school Gmail account. I made a new Gmail account and I was wanting to get on YouTube. YouTube ...
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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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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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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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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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How do I make my Google Account picture fit exactly in that box?

I uploaded my picture in the Google account but it doesn't fit in there. Can anyone please help me and tell me how I can resize he picture so that it fits in the Google account picture?
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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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 ...
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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, ...
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How to stay logged in to Gmail after shutdown?

If I'm logged in to Gmail, and then I shut down my computer — the next time I turn it on, I obviously get logged out. How could I keep myself logged in even after shutdown? (I'm using Chrome, ...
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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 ...
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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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Sign in to Google accounts

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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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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What does a very long Google verification code mean?

I just received a mostly usual SMS starting with "Your Google verification code is...". Only mostly, however, because: I definitely didn't attempt a new sign in with Google in the last hour. I have ...
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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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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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“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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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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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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Remove account from Google Account chooser

I've looked at several forums like this one and this one but since Google changes their interface every couple days, they're all wrong. Here's what my sign in page looks like today and I can't remove ...
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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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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 ...