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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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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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547 views

How to save embedded Google map to my account

Is there a way to save an embedded Google map with its pins to my account or my maps so I can view them in my Android mobile? For example, here's a map with ATMs of my city: ...
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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 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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2k views

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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259 views

In a mobile browser, how do I sign in to a different Google account without adding it to an existing account?

I was struggling with this on my iPhone today. I have two browsers, Chrome and the built-in Safari. My wife signed in to her GMail account Safari, and I signed in to my (Google-based) work email ...
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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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157 views

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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327 views

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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361 views

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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262 views

App passwords and account hacking

I have 2-step authentication turned on for my Outlook.com account and I generate app passwords to access the services on certain devices. I am wondering about possibility of hacking my account with ...
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272 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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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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605 views

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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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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Does signing into Chrome merge Google Accounts? [migrated]

I've been using my computer at work for about three months so far and it's accumulated its fair share of bookmarks and history entries. I wanted to be able to access both the bookmarks and history ...
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913 views

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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462 views

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

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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107 views

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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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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10k views

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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665 views

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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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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1k views

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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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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76 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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Removing a Alternate Username

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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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 protect my Google/Gmail account?

I have seen lots of horror stories of people who have lost control of their Google account, especially Gmail. How can I prevent the same thing from happening to me? What steps can I take to protect ...
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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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How can I get into an old gmail account then I dont remember anything but the actual email? [duplicate]

I have a old gmail account I want to get into so I can find a youtube channel I was subscribed to that I cant remember the name of. I know my email but not my password or any other credentials (date ...
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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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Change Google's notion of primary email 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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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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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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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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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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How to change the name in the Google account? [duplicate]

I created a Google account and set the wrong name. Now I'd like to change it. I edited the name in the Google Plus profile. Now the correct name is being displayed there. But when I send an email, ...
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792 views

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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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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Lost access to Gmail

Here is my situation: Lost SMS service through carrier Reset phone, so lost OTP app Do not have backup codes No other backup phone on account Now I cannot access any of my Gmail accounts I cannot ...