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Is it possible to transfer subscriptions, likes, watchlists, and comments from one account to another?

In YouTube, is it possible to transfer subscriptions, likes, watchlists, and comments from one account to another? I don't have a channel or own any original video.
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This phone number has already been used too many times for verification

tl;dr: When trying to login to a new Google account I'm getting a "This phone number has already been used too many times for verification" error, but I don't have another phone number. Is ...
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What should I do if my Gmail account has been taken over by someone else?

I had a gmail account and someone accessed it by changing my password. I am extremely angry about this. I changed my password and they accessed it again and changed it once more. I think she was able ...
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Other users are no longer able to verify our Google account using SMS

I use a Google account for my association that several of us use. For several years, everything had been working fine. But recently, other users can't click on their phone number to review their code ...
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How connected are Google brand accounts to their original owners?

Let’s say I transfer the ownership of an Google brand account to another person (a YouTube channel). You make them the primary owner and you remove yourself from it, making it look like you never made ...
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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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Need to continue retrying Gmail password without being presented with account recovery [duplicate]

I have a Chromebook. I started to use it again recently and because my Gmail password had changed since the last use, I had to enter the old one and use the new one. But…because of Google's stupid ...
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Add more Google Apps to gmail side panel

I mean to add more Google Apps to show when I click on the Waffle icon in the right side panel of Gmail. In particular, I want to add Groups. I know I can do two other things: The "+" ...
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Can't login to AdMob

When I try to login into Google's AdMob I get following error: You do not have access to the AdSense account that is connected to your AdMob account. Learn more Now from what I've found it all ...
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My Google and phone was hacked [duplicate]

My Gmail account was hacked. And everytime I create a new account it was always been hacked. I just saw odd Google app in my phone, Like accounts.google.com thing. So I assume someone stole my phone ...
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Google SSO is capitalizing my email address, I want lowercase

Let's get this out of the way: I know email addresses are case-insensitive, but my personal preference is lowercased. Over the past year or two, I've noticed that Google has been capitalizing my email ...
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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 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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How to remove a member from Family Link

I created a family with two kids: child that is under 13 years child that is above 13 years I got to the point I would like to delete a kid from the group, thus I searched google help and found this....
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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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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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Why won't Gmail allow me to change my profile picture?

I've tried many and multiple times to change my profile picture. all it says is, "Sorry, you can't change this photo for this account." It'll keep saying that over and over again. I hate my ...
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My Primary Google Email Address Has been Taken Over [closed]

My primary Google email address has been hacked. Someone, somehow, added an email address to my Google account. I was quick enough to access my account and remove it. My problem now is, that I now no ...
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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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How to manage repeated notifications of attempts to hack into my account

Someone is repeatedly trying to gain access into my account. I have received 20 to 30 notifications of failed attempts of logging in. How do I stop them from continuing to try? They must have a ...
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How to remove the Google Calendar duplicate events?

I have been using Google Calendar for quite a while now. But now I am facing too many duplicate events in my calendar. Here's what my setup is: Account 1 - Individual google account is given by my ...
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Can I recover Gmail account after I forget answers to my security questions?

I have two Gmail accounts that I remember my password but forget answers to the security questions. I have used it for a while in my old devices. However, when I tried to log in to the accounts on my ...
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How to switch account in google drive without losing the shared contents

Please note the shared folder you see isn't limited to my account. It's a shared link open for access to anyone with google account. So whenever I click on the shared link it always open with default ...
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How do I stop receiving "Remove risky access" emails about Google Scripts I have created?

I have created a Google Apps Script which I use frequently. I receive regular emails from Google: "Some apps or services that you allowed to access your Google Account have not been verified by Google....
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Account on Gmail that I can log into, but not receive email on?

I have an additional email address [email protected] associated with my Google Groups account that I use as sender on some groups. I can use this account to log into gmail by providing ...
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Should I give Google my phone number?

Gmail is bothering me lately with this message: Hey, this is important: We don't have a password recovery email address or phone number for your account. If you lose access, we may not be able to ...
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Log out all sessions of Google brand account

In Gmail, I’ve “logged out all sessions”. Will this also log out all sessions of brand accounts?
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Where is the Apps Script located which Google Account is referring to?

Scenario Under myaccount.google.com > security > Third party apps page, there are a few App Scripts apps listed, like so: But there is no link or project ID or any way to actually reach or ...
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Transfer all data from a Google Account to another

I have a managed Google Account and I'd like to transfer all my data, sync files, Drive, absolutely everything possible that is Google related with that account to a new Google account. Is it possible?...
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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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Google's "review account activity" has only one entry for a password change. Is it possible other entries were deleted?

I had a phone that got stolen.. it last synced at about 6am today.. I changed the password on my google account. If I go to https://myaccount.google.com/find-your-phone It says and if I click "...
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Error trying to login: "This service cannot be accessed because your login request contained saml assertion that has already been used once"

My Google Workspace account is disabled and I don't know why. I am seeing this error: "Google Workspace - This service cannot be accessed because your login request contained saml assertion that ...
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Browser doesn't stay signed into Google when logged in using GMail app confirmation

I have a case where I have a forgotten the password to my main Google account. I can signin by following these steps: Type in username. Click "Forgot password?". Switch to the GMail app for ...
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Installing Google takeout under a different Google account

The site Google Takeout allows you to back up all of your Google data to several takeout files anointing to 2GB each which can be downloaded once ready and backed up to a local pen drive and stored in ...
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File in google drive and access to a non gmail account

In the google sign in form can we login using a non gmail account? I have a case someone sharing a file in a google drive and saying that she provided access to the person's receiving the email link ...
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How can I see what Gmail accounts are using my email as the secondary/backup email?

I have an older Gmail account that I set up that I need access to. I know that I used my primary Gmail address as the backup account, but I can't remember the username that I used. I'd swear that I ...
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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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Can I allow my son to use my Google account to access YouTube but block access to my Gmail access tmy o access to my Gmail?

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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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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How do I prevent websites from prompting me to sign in with Google?

I'm using Firefox 102.5.0esr (64-bit) on Linux How do I prevent websites from prompting me to sign in with my Google account: "Use your Google Account to sign in to X"? I've followed Google'...
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Where can I see login attempts to Google account?

Where can I see login attempts to Google account? I remember in the past soemtimes Google would send an automatic email if there was a login attempt from an unknown device and I think it would give a ...
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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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Does Google Account Recovery ever require BOTH a working recovery email and working recovery phone number?

Some members of Google Account community believed that: Without BOTH a current recovery email AND a current phone number, previously set up in the account, (both must be accessible and up to date), ...
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How to prevent Google from changing the order of logged in accounts?

This happens on all the browsers randomly, most often when some account gets logged off, but also on other occassions. And if you have cached/stored URLs like these: https://mail.google.com/mail/u/1/#...
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Creating separate Google Drive account using alternate email of main Google account

(This question is related to Can't access Google Docs with different email?, which starts with the same difficulty. But that question does not address the workaround I present here, and thus does ...
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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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Cannot change country in Gmail

I want to change my country in Gmail. I originally set up my Gmail in Spain but moved back to the UK. It is showing both my Gmail and Play Store as Spain. I used the following advice: https://support....
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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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Does initiating Google account recovery immediately log you out of logged-in Gmail accounts?

I plan to initiate Google account recovery, but I'm still logged in to Gmail on my older model iPad and my iPhone. Will initiating account recovery immediately log me out of Gmail on my iPad and ...
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Edit list of Google accounts offered at login prompt

Google has changed the order of the suggested accounts in the list it offers when I log in. I want to reorder them so my personal account defaults to the top. I haven't been able to find the answer in ...

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