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Disable Google account additional security

Google forces me to verify my account on second device when is identified attempt to login from new location with message below This device isn't recognized. For your security, Google wants to make ...
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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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Can I change a Google account from "business" to "personal?"

The organization we work with implemented a weird rule that demanded that we change the name of our business. I hadn't setup a google account in a while, so I clicked the business account type during ...
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Unable to add recovery phone number to my child's Google account, no SMS verification code received

I tried to add a phone number to my child's Google Account. I checked that he can receive SMS messages in general. I also checked that we provided the right phone number as input. Still, when we get ...
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Can't add alternate email in Gmail

I am trying to add an alternate email address to my Gmail account but I cannot because Google says it's already in use. I can't find where it's in use and have been researching this for days. Any ...
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Do I have to create a new user in Google Workspace to create a shared inbox?

I have set up a Google Workspace with 3 users having a unique email. I also want an email "info@domain.com" that goes into a separate inbox that we all can collaborate on. Will I have to add ...
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How do I get my Google Account open everything pictures, poetry

My phone was stolen, I replaced it. My password was changed and I couldn't remember it. Google wouldn't let me recover my account due to not recognizing the device I was trying to recover my account ...
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Accessing Google Group archive without receiving group emails in Gmail

I have had a Gmail account, but don't want to receive emails there any longer. I signed up for a Google Group with a non-Gmail address. This prevents me from accessing the group archives. How do I use ...
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Post on Google using a Nick name

On the Google Play Store when you review a app right now it says posting publicly as my full name. Also on Google Maps when you review a place you been the same thing it says posting publicly as my ...
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YouTube and Google account - can you separate your emails?

I can't unlink my Youtube account from my Google account. My issue is that when my teen logs in as me so I can monitor his usage, he then has access to all my emails in Gmail, which I would rather he ...
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Do Google Chat attachments take up your Gmail storage space?

I remember with Hangouts, there wasn't any limit on the photos you could send, and I didn't think they took up any Drive storage space. Do Google Chat attachments take up space in your Drive?
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How to use multiple Google accounts with Google Classroom without G Suite being the default account?

I'm using Google Classrooms to support my course at a university through G Suite. Many of my students already have a Google account that is different from the G Suite account. So they are dealing with ...
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Have to get access to my database

Here is the I got: Error linking spreadsheets. Make sure you have access to the sheet you're trying to import from. Have can I have access to my DAtaBase spreadsheet. I am importing my contacts to my ...
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A suspicious app was blocked from accessing your account - How to check IP or app name?

Last days Google is sending me a "A suspicious app was blocked from accessing your account". I'm a developer and it can be one of my apps but I can't find a way to see what IP or App name is ...
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How can I access my Google account while overseas?

I received an email from Google today that says, starting 6 days from now, after I enter my password I'll need to complete a second step on my phone to log in. The problem is that I'm overseas, so I ...
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How do I allow sign-ins from unusual locations in Google?

I work for a company that provides internet to the users through proxy servers located in the USA and Switzerland, which results in all kinds of inconveniences, of which the most annoying is the fact ...
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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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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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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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Can a script on Google Docs or Google Sheets really access all my Google Drive files?

I see this security risk listed in my google account security check-up: "App details Has access to: See, edit, create and delete your spreadsheets in Google Drive See, edit, create and delete ...
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Can the Trello Android app support multiple Google accounts? [closed]

I have two Google accounts (for work and personal). This works fine in Chrome, but is there an easy way in the Android app to switch accounts?
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That username is taken

When trying to log into my gmail account on my PC, I get the error message "That username is taken." But I know as a fact, that the user name is the name I registered. As a matter of fact on ...
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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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Is OTP code 2-step verification no longer supported for Google account?

I tried to enable 2-step verification on a new Google account. I wanted to use OTP (e.g., Google Authenticator) as before, but I could not find such options. All I could find were How do you want to ...
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Google Translate and Google Search are in the wrong language

For some reason, most Google pages have started being displayed to me in Czech. It includes Google Translate, as well as the main search page google.com. Oddly enough Gmail is still in my native ...
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How do I delete my old deactivated google account?

this is about years ago so I don't remember all the details I had an account: mohsentux@gmail.com but something happened and I make another account mohsentux2@gmail.com which I'm using right now. I ...
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Are dotted and non-dotted Gmail addresses always different?

I am receiving very often emails with a dot in the address, such as jon.doe@gmail.com, despite my actual username is without dot (jondoe). According to Google, dots are irrelevant in Gmail addresses, ...
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How to delete all passwords saved on my google account?

I just found out, that without ever being asked Google stored a lot of my passwords in my google account. Most of them come back from when I was a kid and used Google Chrome for a while. I found these ...
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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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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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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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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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Migrate to another GSuite account with same domain

I work for 'B' which is run along with 'A' and 'C' by the same authority. 'B' wanted GSuite and 'A' offered to help by adding the domain to their GSuite account. So a.edu had a GSuite account under ...
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Recovering an ancient YouTube account

I have a YouTube account that dates from at least 2011, before the Google Accounts were fully integrated. I know the username and the email address, but not the password. Here's where it gets tricky....
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How to get my Gmail "User ID"? (a number like 1242343543557656)

My company uses a Gmail-based email server. For integration with a partner's system I have been asked for my Gmail "user ID", here is what they wrote: there are usually two emails associated, one ...
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Changing a created Child account to an adult/regular account

I created a joint account for me and my girlfriend using the date we started dating as the date of birth. Since that was only three years ago it is a child account. I want to know if I can convert ...
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2FA already disabled, Google still asks for 2nd verification

When I try to connect to my Google account from work, I am told that the device is not recognized. Google wants to verify that it's me. What I've found online is that I have to disable 2FA, but it's ...
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Change the country where Google account is managed

Many years ago, I had signed up for a Google Account when I lived in the UK. I have since moved to Germany, and changed my address, country for Google Play and contact telephone number all to Germany (...
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Can't add child's account to YouTube channel

I have a YouTube channel under my (adult) account where my kid posts videos. I'd like to add him as a member of the channel, officially but when I try to add him, I get this message: I tried setting ...
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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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Can Gmail third party app access my phone number? [closed]

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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Change display name on YouTube

I use the same Google account for all Google products (YouTube, Drive, Analytics etc). For YouTube, I'd like to use a different profile name (eg my display name) but still have it linked to the same ...
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How can I allow a second person to login to a Gmail account with two step verification turned on?

I want to have a trusted coworker access an email account that has two step verification turned on. How can I have him access Gmail without going through the actual verification on my phone? (I have ...
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Google recaptcha account lost

My company uses a recaptcha system in its website. I have in my possession the captcha key, but the company lost the user account from which the key was created. Do you know how I can find the account ...
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Google Forms permissions

I joined for a FitBit Zoom Webinar and then takes you for a Google Forms survey and when I leave Zoom to go Google Forms. I need Permissions. Any Suggestions on how to work this?
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In Google Drive, when making a share or download link for a file/folder, how can you make the Owners information private?

I'm trying to share some files and folders while still keeping some levels of privacy When creating a SHARE link for a folder, anyone who gets the link can see the System properties to the right that ...
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How to add alternate email to Google account given error "This address is already used with another Google account."

I'm trying to associate an email address with my Google account so I can receive calendar nominations. From https://myaccount.google.com, I go to Personal info & privacy > Your personal info > ...
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How to identify the Super Admin email of your GoogleApps

Our network guy left sometime ago, covid n all. He never told us which/what email was the super admin in our org. been over 5 months now. We are trying to add new users, how can we add new users to ...
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Ordering Google accounts

Recently I created some new Google accounts, which messed up my ordering (Ex: /u/3 > /u/7). I was wondering if I could change this ordering in the URL, as /u/1 - /u/3 are all accounts that I rarely ...
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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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