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Google Account without Gmail -> possible to obtain Gmail later?

If I create Google Account without Gmail today, will I be able to change my mind and acquire Gmail address in the future, keeping the same Google Account? (The last part is important because other ...
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Is it possible to use my name (in Greek) to create a Google account?

My name is Σ…ς Π…ς Χ…λ in Greek, and I would like to use this when creating a Google account. Is there anyway to get Google to use Unicode when creating my account so that my e-mail address will be ...
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How do you remove managers and separate out YouTube accounts?

I have multiple YouTube accounts that are all linked together, which is super frustrating. Do you know how to separate them? I also created a YouTube channel through my first personal YouTube ...
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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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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 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 to set up a Google Checkout merchant account in a non-US country?

I am a Canadian resident looking to sell paid apps on the Google Play store. According to this page: "If you want to sell products on Google Play — priced apps, in-app products, or subscriptions — ...
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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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I can't get in to my Google+ account; I don't know what email I used

I made a Google Plus account for my business a few years ago and now I need to edit it. I tried all my Gmail accounts to retrieve it, yet none of them work. How can I find the correct email used to ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...