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Questions tagged [google-account]

Google common user account needed to access services provided by Google.

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Gmail says the username is 'already in use' and 'not in use' at the same time [duplicate]

I'm helping my father today to update his Google account. Below is a step-by-step procedure of what we did, and where we got in trouble.   1.  The procedure step-by-step First we logged ...
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Is there such a thing as a Google Brand Account in existence?

When I try to create a Google brand account, it directs me to a Google support page called "Move YouTube channel to Brand Account", and on that page there is written - quote: "If your YouTube channel ...
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How to name and add information on Google to keep it private on YouTube?

My goal is to create a YouTube channel, create and publish content, but keep my actual name and details private. I have a name chosen for the YouTube channel, which is not my actual name. I don't ...
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Can't Recover Gmail Account Even when Signed In Through Chrome [duplicate]

I have a problem with recovering a Gmail account. I don't remember the password to this account, my recovery email doesn't exist anymore, and I no longer have the phone number associated with my ...
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I keep on getting strange notifications on my phone from my Gmail account (Calendar). Is it a virus?

This is the second time I get this strange notification on my phone. In the notification panel I see a "calendar event notification" (from google) with a strange title, something...hot... Example "...
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Is it possible to delete my searches from my Google account?

I notice that Google's Chrome browser actually stores all peoples searches in their Google account. So for example, if I create a new user in Chrome, so a blank history, no bookmarks. And I log into ...
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How do I NOT stay signed-in in Gmail?

What bothers me is that Gmail keeps me signed in until I sign out. I would like it to automatically sign me out after some time. YouTube and other Google accounts can stay signed in, but with Gmail ...
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Maximum number of Google accounts using the same mobile number

I have created a few Google(Gmail) accounts for separate purposes. I often provide my primary Gmail account and my (only) mobile number as the recovery email and phone number. My concern is that at ...
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How to migrate ownership of all files in shared folder to one account before shutting down the other

I currently have 2 Google Drive accounts (personal and school). Because I'm finishing my degree, my school account will shut down. I have one shared folder between both accounts and half the files are ...
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My comments on YouTube videos never appear?

I noticed that since a few days, when I place a comment or feedback at some YouTube video, it doesn't appear. Actually it does seem to appear on my session, when I'm logged in. But when I visit the ...
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Why do I need to login to Gmail twice?

Recently I have found that when I log in to a Gmail account it throws me back into the login page the 1st time but I always lets me in the 2nd time. Someone is not capturing my passwords are they?
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How can I find my Google Account name?

I can't remember the name of one of my Google accounts (account a), but it was signed in on a computer that was signed in to a different account (account b). is there a way to find account a in the ...
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Gmail want my phone# [duplicate]

I start using VPN, so the IP address change from time to time. Then Gmail doesn't recognize it is me and wants to have my phone# for verification, but I don't want to give my phone# out to Gmail. This ...
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Why does Gmail force a dot in my email address?

Google insists that dots don't matter in an email address. However: If I attempt to log in with firstnamelastname@gmail.com then it tells me I'm logged in as firstname.lastname@gmail.com. I am ...
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Can Gmail third party app access my phone number?

When an app (like signup using Google in website) access my Gmail contacts permission or other permissions, can that app know the phone number that registered with Gmail also used to recover the ...
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What are the requirements for a Google Plus (Google+, G+, Google Account) name?

The home page for Google+ has a "Join Google+" button near its upper-left corning. Clicking the button leads to Google Account authentication, and then a modal with inputs for entering a "given name" (...
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How can I share access to a Google account?

I help to run a small organization, which runs a camp for two weeks per year. We use a free Google account for e-mail, and there are some items stored for safekeeping in the Drive. There are a few ...
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Gmail inaccessible abroad

I have a Gmail account that's not registered on my phone. I have private data in there and I don't want to keep it as my phone account. Whenever I travel to another country, I can't access this ...
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How can I access my Gmail account if I forgot the address and don't have access to recovery phone?

Bit of a complex one. I went travelling for a year in Australia (2001/2016) so I got a SIM to put in my phone. 8 months in I created an email address (was similar but not the same as my original ...
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Automatically switch to another Google account during work hours?

I have two Google accounts: personal@gmail.com business@company.com Is it possible to automatically change between during working hours? Example: Monday to Friday 08:00 - 17:00 -> business@...
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I have been locked out of my G mail account Hangouts and e-mail [duplicate]

I have been locked out of my G mail address account and E-mails and hangouts my wife is overseas in the military and I desperately need to message her on hangouts. I do not own a cell phone only a ...
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How to recover my Gmail account [duplicate]

I was ask 3 questions I verified my recovery email but can't access it I provided month and year I established my Gmail then they said they needed more time I provided them with. My new Gmail and they ...
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Can't change language on Google Account

After using google from work behind proxy servers, for some reason they redirected me to Netherlands google. Ever since, my google account has been stuck in Dutch no matter where I use my google ...
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How do I change my Youtube nickname from “Firstname Lastname” to “Nickname” or just “Firstname”

I'm encountering a small but rather frustrating stupid problem that's driving me mad. At some point Google insisted on me specifying a first and last name. I entered "Stromboli" for both. Since then, ...
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Google script insecure?

For a couple of years a script is run in https://script.google.com, but now it is seen as an insecure app? Why? The service is provided by Google right? Third party?
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YouTube posting to wrong Google account

I have a secondary Google account. I can no longer share YouTube videos to it. It keeps sending to my initial Google account. I am using Google chrome, which was just fine beforehand. I have checked ...
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Unlink personal email address from old Google account

I've recently tried to add my personal email address A to my main Google account M. However, it complained that his email address is already associated with a different Google account. Indeed, I ...
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How can I remotely log out of my Google account on a recently used device?

I have noticed a device I don't recognize in the list of recently used devices in my Google account. I'm not overly-concerned about it, because I think the device belongs to one of my family members, ...
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Moved to a new city, new phone, new email, and cannot get back into my original gmail address [duplicate]

I have recently moved across the country. I received a new phone, new email account, and a new address. I forgot my password and have no way of getting any access to my old gmail account. This is very ...
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Google account recovery [duplicate]

I have accidentally deleted my Gmail account from my Phone- How do I restore it? - I do not wish to create a new account as this is used for school. Cant access the account on any device as its always ...
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Log Google Security Center - which insecure app did I disable?

By mistake I just disabled some app that Google deemed "insecure" in Google Security Center (I clicked "disable insecure app" and expected a new screen listing the app I was about to disable but it ...
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Logging into my Google account [duplicate]

I can't log in to my Google account and I haven't updated my cell phone number
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Forgotten VERY old Gmail account [duplicate]

I'm recently trying to get into my Samsung galaxy s8 phone again. I let my baby cousin play with and accidently did an unarthoriezed factory reset. I have so many different Gmail accounts but I ...
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Use new email for google account [duplicate]

I have a google account based on an email name that I don't really like(used native spelling instead of the English one and now live abroad). I have LOTS of things tied to it though, (Android, drive ...
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G-suite passwords need resetting on bulk upload

We use G-suite to manage users on an educational project. Our admin console looks like this: I created the users by uploading an csv file with relevant columns. This is ours: MacBook-Air:...
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Forgot my mail id & password of my google account , how recover id & password? [duplicate]

IForgot my mail id & password of my google account , how recover id & password ? my phone was rebooted and it cant start without google account & not accept any other google account pls ...
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My gmail account has been disabled for 1 month now [duplicate]

Its unfathomable as to WHY exactly Google suddenly disabled my account of 8 years. I am totally unaware that I have committed a google crime? apparently. I have exhausted every evenue to rectify the ...
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Chrome user login for one app only

I use google chrome and I would like to give permission for some people to use my account but only for one / two google apps like Google Calendar and Google Meet, but I don't want to allow them with ...
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Managing 3rd party accounts created with my Google Account?

Many services offer the ability to "Sign up using Google," such as Stack Exchange. Other examples are Quizlet, Yelp, etc. Essentially, you can create a user account using the credentials of your ...
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How to properly close Google AdSense account?

I had a Google AdSense account before (around 5 years ago) for an abandoned project. Now I have a new project and I want to monetize it with AdSense. I signed up for an account unknowingly I used the ...
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Transfer Google Accounts

I'm part of a nonprofit that runs workshops for schoolchildren. In these workshops they must edit Google Drive documents. Up to 90 children attend these workshops at a time and they all need a ...
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One of me Gmail accounts is being hacked; how can I inform Google?

I think one of my Google accounts is being attacked because without my desire G-XXX codes are being sent to my phone via SMS. I want to know which email is this code for and want to inform Google for ...
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Multiple Google accounts for multiple services of Google

If one has multiple different Gmail accounts not linked to each other, is it allowed to use one account for, say, Adwords as a seller and buyer, the other - for other Google services, the other -- yet ...
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Turn Off All Google (Gmail) Security

I want to turn off all gmail security and nonsense. Like back to the days when a SECURE PASSWORD was good enough. I travel a lot and have different cell phone plans for different countries I'm in. ...
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Forgot Google password [duplicate]

Forgot mygoogle password. How can I retreive it or reset it? I need to log into my account.Ive tried to hit forgot password feature and cannot seem to reset old password or retreive old one.
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Youtube get wide view

How do I get the wider view in Youtube? Me and my friend have the same display with the same resolution. However, youtube has a wider view on my friends display while my view is narrow. I think I ...
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How do I recover a deleted Google account [duplicate]

I accidentally deleted my Google account. I would like help getting it back.
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How to create Google account without phone number [duplicate]

I'm trying to create a Google account for my job that requires me to not only have email but a Google account and I don't have one at the moment. Normally I think it would be easy to create a Google ...
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How to bypass Google login verification screen?

I can't use my phone, and I'd much rather "let it be a hacker". What do I do?
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Google couldn't verify this account belongs to you [duplicate]

I tried to do all requirement of google:answer the question, enter code via phone and back up email but I always receive :Google couldn't verify this account belongs to you:. How can I do to get back ...