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Questions tagged [google-account]

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

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How to remotely sign out from Backup and Sync?

Suppose I have a laptop with Google Chrome and Backup and Sync installed and my Google account logged in for both of these applications. Then, if my laptop gets stolen, I want to remotely sign out my ...
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How to hide accounts not used [on hold]

I have a laptop with a desktop and 2 virtual desktops. I have 3 Google accounts. I have a different account on each desktop. I want to hide the other account not used on that desktop. Can I do that,...
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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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How to Remotely Log out/Revoke Access of Google Backup and Sync, and Chrome? [migrated]

I am aware that one can sign out of Gmail web sessions through its main interface, and one can remove account access for devices through Google Account > Security > Your Devices. The latter only ...
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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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I'm having trouble logging into an old gmail account it is saying that they cannot verify the account belongs to me [duplicate]

Have old account need help getting into it password has been changed I've tried old password I have old phone number that is saying account can't be confirmed at this time when I go through all the ...
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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 ...
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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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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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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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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" (...