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Questions tagged [google-account]

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

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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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Can't get my Gmail account back [duplicate]

My Google account got changed it's password from another device and I don't know whereabouts of that device. I actually can't do anything with the alternative ways. I'm totally left helpless. My ...
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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" (...
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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:...