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

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What is the difference between accounts.google.com and myaccount.google.com

(EDIT: Linked to https://support.google.com/accounts/thread/6363189?msgid=6363189) I have my old Email address X@gmail.com Initially I used an eight char password, but later I changed to an 11-char ...
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What is the mechanism behind linked email accounts in Chrome?

I have five email accounts. In chrome, I go to gmail.com, I log into one of them, and at the top right there is an icon for my account. If I click it I can see all my other accounts. Clicking on one ...
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When I change name and username on Gmail, will my name change in previous conversations?

I have recently changed my username and account name on my Gmail account. It works perfectly (for now) but I noticed when I entered in some of my past email conversations that it still shows up my old ...
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Suspicious sign-in prevented on Google account after changing password

Yesterday I received a "suspicious sign-in prevented" email on my University google account. The email said that someone used MY PASSWORD to access my google account from a suspicious app. I ...
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why gmail inbox takes more time for openning than gmail account? [closed]

when i open my gmail account and open my inbox it takes less time than to open gmail inbox directly. why gmail inbox takes more time to open directly
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Why does google forms ask me to sign in even though I am signed in? [on hold]

I have gmail account signed in and when I open google forms that I received in my inbox, it asks me to sign in to continue. When I click sign in, it again reloads the same page and again asks me sign ...
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Why does google forms ask me to sign in even though I am signed in?

I have gmail account signed in and when I open google forms that I received in my inbox, it asks me to sign in to continue. When I click sign in, it again reloads the same page and again asks me sign ...
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Is it no longer possible to use YouTube anonymously whilst being logged in to Gmail?

I just noticed that, while being logged in to Gmail (e.g. having a Gmail tab open), I am also automatically logged in to YouTube. This did not happen before. I used to have my Gmail open whilst ...
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Uploading Google data of one account to another Google account

While deleting a Google account, Google offers to download data before account deletion. See the following snap. When we click on download your data it goes to next page where we select type of data....
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Enabling 2FA on a Google Account, how to get TOTP secret?

I am trying to enable two-factor authentication (2FA) on a Google account, but I'm running into a dead end trying to activate it. I'm using an up-to-date Firefox browser. When I try to enable 2FA, ...
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How to make Google ask for password when switching between accounts

When using Gmail, have the option of switching between accounts by clicking the user icon in the upper right corner of the screen. Currently, can switch between the accounts listed when clicking the ...
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See most visited sites on Google has disappeared?

I know for a fact a couple of years ago, I could go to history.google.com or google.com/history and it would greet me with statistics of my visited sites. It would show stuff like how many times I ...
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How to change Google Account language preferences? (NOT IN SETTINGS)

I was in Korea several years ago; I do not speak Korean, but my Google Account language preferences have since been very strange. I'm running into a problem where if I go to, say, https://www....
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How can I get Google account recovery to recognize an email address with periods?

Okay so I have two Gmail accounts: one is for business and one is for personal use. Let's just say my business account is jane.doe@gmail.com, and my personal is johnsmith@gmail.com. These are all old ...
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How can I recover my Google account when I can't get through 2 step verification

In May of 2017, I lost access to both my primary and recovery google accounts. I turned two step verification on for both and then broke my phone before updating recovery info. What do I do? I have my ...
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How to update credit card and the phone number?

I am trying to locate my Google account settings but can not get to the right screen. I am trying to update my credit card and phone number information.
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How can I clear my browser without deleting my Gmail password?

I tried to log on to my Gmail account this morning and I got a message that I had to change my password. I don't know exactly why that happened, but I think it's because I had cleared my browser ...
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Account recovery [duplicate]

I have tired 3 times to get into my Google account. I don't remember the password and the security question is not one I put in. Can you please help me recover my account? I lost my phone and need to ...
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Why YouTube shows two different names?

I created my channel with the name of 'enthusiastic ladka' and everywhere it shows expect my YouTube main title name. Why it is different? Here is the screenshot of my problem.
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Google search data

I went today through the process of deleting my entire data history from Google's servers. I went to myactivity and browsed through EACH TAB and clicked DELETE ALL ACTIVITY. I even went through ...
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How can I even unsubscribe from a very annoying website? (pushnice.com)

I don't really hysterically even remember how I got to subscribe from this very annoying website. If I search for the website's name, an error will appear and the website will not be shown, so I ...
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How to close AdSense account with my unknown email address

I am trying to get an approval on Google AdSense account through my email address example@gmail.com but it keeps disapproving due to having another unknown gmail account already have Google AdSense. ...
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How to find signup date for Gmail account? [duplicate]

I would like to find out the month and year I signed up for my current Gmail account.
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Google links leading to different site

Each time I click on the 'sign in' link (or even a link to view a document sent by someone else) to sign into my Google accounts I am led to a different site completely. A little background that may ...
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Can't change my Google profile name [closed]

My Google name was "The Free Hugs Guy" for a while, and then it got changed to "donut DONUT," and I couldn't change it for three months, so I was like, "Okay, I won't post anything on YouTube or ...
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Can I automatically sign out of Google on browser close, but keep my cookies?

I'm paranoid enough that I'd like to use two-factor authentication for my Google account and automatically sign out of Google on browser close. But I'm not paranoid enough to use two-factor ...
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500 error code bug when trying to delete Google+ account

It is February 2, 2019. When trying to delete my Google+ account, I encounter a 500 error code bug. My account will not delete. How do I delete my account?
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Visualization of how Google storage space is used

Google has a limit of 15 GB storage space per account for consumer (free) accounts. Is there a simple procedure to visualize how the 15GB is used (photos, videos, email, documents)? Ideally, there ...
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Change picture of Google account

I tried to change the picture of my Google account. I did this through Gmail. However, the picture has not yet changed. I tried the things I have read in other related questions; remove/change my own ...
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Gmail refuses to open

Since a few days, my Gmail account is opening very slowly, or refuses to open for a very long time. I checked and this is not a wi-fi or internet connection problem. What can I do to make it open?
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Received an email saying someone has hacked my email account

The hacker said they have access to my contacts, social media, and that they've also installed a keylogger onto my system. They want money. The Gmail email header says: Similar messages were used ...
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A (spoofed?) trusted device has logged in from an unrecognized location

Recently my Google account was hacked. I have 2-factor authentication turned on. 2-factor authentication was not required for the hacker to gain access to my account, nor did the hacker trigger ...
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How to identify the source of a Google Service Account

I inherited some websites that have Google Analytics configured on them. There are various users that have access to these analytics. One user is <id_here>@developer.gserviceaccount.com. I ...
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How do I remove someone else's Google account from my device?

My friend logged onto her Google account on my device. Now I can't access my own Google account. I've pressed sign out, removed the account with the "remove account" button, and signed back in, but ...
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Retrieving mails from deleted/disabled Gmail work account?

Long story short: my employer disabled my work account and I need certain archived emails from that account. Unfortunately recovering the account via Google doesn't work, since I don't have the ...
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Disallowing multiple logins from same account on Google Drive

My business model mandates sharing a folder containing a vault of videos with my clients. Unfortunately, when I share the video vault with one client, they can in turn share their Google login with ...
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Convert an adult's Google account to a child's account

I have created my daughter a Gmail account and accidentally entered the wrong DOB. I'm trying to add this account to my Family Link, however, it's not allowing me to manage this account via the Family ...
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How to remove accounts from “Choose an account” list in Google sign in?

When signing in with Google (OAuth), it shows a list of accounts it already knows about. How can I remove some accounts from this list? I know I can nuke all of them by deleting all cookies, but I'd ...
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About my Google account password [duplicate]

I can't get on my Google account need new password
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Transfer Google reviews to another Gmail account

For years I have had my Gmail account however now it has been overrun by spam and such. I created a new Gmail account but the problem is that all of my Google reviews 100+ are on my old gmail account. ...
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Alternate address to access https://accounts.google.com

We use Google services to sign on to a range of Web Applications as contractors for a company. But they have locked this address and state that this address enables file sharing - which I'm pretty ...
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Changed phone number associated to my Google account

I changed my cell # a while ago and I recently got into my email, I try changing my number from my old one to new but sadly, it asks me to confirm my old phone number before I change it to my new one. ...
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Google recovery doesn't send a code to my iPhone

I'm trying to reset my Google password on my Mac laptop. After I type in my last remembered password, I get a message that I will get a reset code sent to my iPhone. But it never comes. I get my ...
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Play my YouTube's “Watch Later” playlist on another computer without signing in my whole Google account

My current setup involves two laptops side by side, a Mac and a Windows 10 PC. I use the Mac as my workstation and the PC for gaming, casual web browsing and media consumption (Twitch, YouTube, etc). ...
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Migrate from personal Google to GSuite

I’ve been using Gmail for almost 15 years, including many Google products linked to that same account. I’ve now created a GSuite account, and I want to migrate as much as possible to that new ...
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I cannot remember my password [duplicate]

All of my saved passwords were wiped out. I changed this password a while back, and now I cannot remember it at all. I have followed all the prompts. I have tried and tried. The website then says ...
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Is it true that when I “add an account” in Google or Gmail, I can potentially increase the security risk a lot?

For example, if my main account uses a very secure password, and I never sign in using this user name and password inside of a game or mobile phone app. However, if I have a less secure account on ...
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Finding out which Google account is “already used with” my attempted alternative email address

When I try to add my non-Google address as a Google account alternative email address, Google bars me with this: I'm unaware of any Google account with which my email address is already used, except ...
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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 ...