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Why are my edits and presence anonymous in Google document when I'm signed in?

I edited a Google spreadsheet document, while logged with my Google account. After looking into revision history, I could see that the revision is not under my name but under "All anonymous users". I ...
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How can regular non admin users see who is their G Suite admin?

For regular non admin users, is there a way to see who is their admin for their G Suite account?
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Sign out one at a time from multiple Gmail accounts in Chrome

Anyone has solution how to sign out one account at a time instead of signing out all at one time in Gmail? Because, for example, I use Gmail account A to Sync my whole data, like Chrome, Google Keep,...
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How do I Log out of Google Accounts, one at a time?

I volunteer for many organizations, earning me several Google accounts to manage. The Multiple account sign-in feature built into Google is wonderful, except when I click Sign out, its signs out of ...
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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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Google Docs use multiple accounts without signing out

I have four Google accounts and in two of them I use Docs regularly. But I can't switch accounts in Google Docs (in Drive I can): As you can see, all other accounts are disabled. On some pages it ...
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Someone can recover my gmail account by guessing the account creation date

Google has a function which allows you to recover your gmail account by submitting the account creation date. Someone guessed mine successfully, and was able to recover my account and use it for their ...
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Google search takes too long when logged in to Google account

Recently I've been experiencing very long loading times when searching in Google. On average around 4-5 seconds, however it has always been under 1 second. This happens only when I'm logged in to 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 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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Google private account login failure

How do I recover access to my Google private account, its not even showing prompts on password recovery or forgot password, I have all mechanisms but to no avail. I am unable to find the recovery ...
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Keyboard shortcut to switch between Google accounts?

I use multiple accounts with various Google web apps, including Gmail, Calendar, Docs/Drive, and Voice. Is there any way to get a keyboard shortcut to switch among accounts?
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How to disable “Verify it's you” on Gmail, without phone? [duplicate]

Sometimes, when I try to access my Gmail account from some other computer or country, an annoying security feature prevents me from doing so. I get the following message: Verify it's you ...
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How to disable Gmail's login verification “There's something unusual about how you're signing in.”?

Sometimes, I get this message: There's something unusual about how you're signing in. To show that it's really you, complete the task below. This usually happens when attempting to log in from ...
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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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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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“Add Account” is not letting me create a new Gmail account

I am trying to add a third email account to my google ID. It won't let me. It just takes me in circles. From the dropdown menu under my name icon, I select: Add Account That takes me to a new tab or ...
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How can regular non admin users see which G Suite package is used for their account?

For regular non admin users, is there a way to see which which package is used for their G Suite account?
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Can I have 2 recovery phone numbers in my Google account?

When I travel abroad, it often happens that my original carrier is not valid, which means that sometimes I have to change my phone number to another carrier when I am in another country. So ...
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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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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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How can I set up Google Authenticator (TOTP) for 2-step verification on my Google account?

I want to set up a TOTP tool like Authy (or Google Authenticator, 1Password's TOTP support, etc) on my Google account, which works the same way as Google Authenticator. However, I can no longer find ...
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When I add a Google Contact, if there is an existing photo, where does it come from?

In a few instances, I have added a new contact on my phone, which is synched to Google Contacts. When viewing in Contacts, there is an existing photo associated with that person. Where is this photo ...
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How to retrieve Google lost account [duplicate]

My phone was stolen for2 3 months ago and now I've forgot my google play games password n g mail
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I can't able to log in my Google account

When ever I try to login my Google account in my new phone ..I couldn't able to login even though I try differents ways
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Error while creating YouTube channel - “A name has not been set for this account. Please try again when a name has been set.”

I am trying to receive ownership of a YouTube channel at https://myaccount.google.com/brandaccounts. But I get the error "Failed to accept invitation". Also I am not able to create a new channel. ...
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Unable to set nickname/change name of Google account

I am trying to change the name in my google account at https://aboutme.google.com/. I get the following error. Trouble updating your information. Please try again later.
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How to comment on YouTube without your name, but send from Gmail with your name?

I have a friend whose Gmail account name is a fairly cryptic series of letters, and who filled out equally cryptic strings when Google asked for his first and last name, so that emails come from ...
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Audit log for logins google account

Facebook provides a very useful audit log that shows login attempts made, 2 factor authentication confirmations and logins and logouts. Google's Myaccount screen shows logged in devices but does not ...
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Attackers might be trying to steal your information from accounts.blogger.com

Occasionally Google askes me to re-authenticate myself. And I get the screen below after entering my password. Anyone else getting this too? Why is this happening?
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How to change the default Google account for Google webpages on Chrome?

So I have a Google account signed into Chrome through which I keep bookmarks, etc. However, I use a different (work) account for most of my calendar needs. How can I make it so that when I go to ...
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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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If a YouTube channel gets banned, does the associated Gmail account get banned also?

I have a YouTube channel that recently got its first ever copyright violation. This YouTube account is linked to my main Gmail account with thousands of emails. My question is simple: if the YouTube ...
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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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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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Previously synced Google account

How do I recover my previously synced Google account from another phone because previous phone has been broken.
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G-Mail logging me out unexpectedly

Problem: When I sign into two G-Mail accounts while using Chrome and then close the window, I'm logged out of both G-Mail accounts. Is there a way to prevent the forceful logout? For the things I've ...
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Google wants my phone number. I don't have one [duplicate]

I'm trying to create a new google account and it wants a phone number. I don't have a mobile phone number. What should I do? I need an account and don't have the time to get a new phone and pay for it ...
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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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Changing Gmail account belonging to my Google+ account

I've had the same Gmail account now for 5+ years. I have a Google+ account associated with that Gmail account. I want to change my email address, so I created a new Gmail account. How do I associate ...
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How to make all Google products appear in English?

Most of my accounts on various Google products are on English, but some consistently appear on my native tongue, Croatian (for example, Webmaster tools). I don't like this inconsistency, and would ...
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Reset the password for the Google account [duplicate]

I have forgot my password and now I want to recover my Google account, but I don't remember the old password, mobile number. How can I recover my Google account and how can I set new password? Please ...
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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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Can emails sent from my deleted Google/Gmail account be read?

I want to know if I can still read emails sent from my deleted Google/Gmail account in Gmail? Like say I sent an email to another Gmail account and deleted the account that sent the email. Can I still ...
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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 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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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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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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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 ...