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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 to turn child account in google into normal account AFTER the child is 13 years old? [duplicate]

I created a child account for my child However, after that, I can't login to play store. So I want to convert the child account into normal account. I did that by changing the date of birth in the ...
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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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Cannot complete Google's "Verify your account" with SMS

I'm trying to verify my account as: https://support.google.com/accounts/answer/114129?hl=en Now, I can login to gmail and send and receive messages. However, I cannot update the verification phone ...
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Google account recovery when hacker has added their phone

About 15 minutes ago someone managed to log in to my gmail account, and then added their phone number. I tried to follow the suggested steps but the problem is when it gets to the recovery part google ...
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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'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 make different default accounts for Gmail and YouTube

I have two Google accounts. One is banned from YouTube but I can still use it for Gmail. I have created another one for YouTube but every time I logon to YouTube with the new account and go to Gmail ...
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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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I've forgotten the Gmail I used to create a YouTube Channel

2 years ago I created a YouTube channel, because I wanted to start making videos as a hobby. I uploaded a grand total of one video and promptly forgot about it. Now I want to try and get back into it, ...
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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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Creating a new Gmail account

Ages ago I created a Gmail account to use, but I then deleted it. Does anyone know if the "current email address" I typed in when setting up the account can be used again to create a completely new ...
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Login to GMail using yourname@domain.com

I've set up a domain and linked the email there with Google using Settings > Account for sending emails (and I ticked treat as alias). As well as connecting by POP3 to get the emails. However I want ...
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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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Remove passwords shared between google accounts

I have 2 Google accounts, my personal @gmail.com account and my work 'Google Workspace' @[companyname].com.au account, both of which I have separate saved passwords on each account (eg. I have my ...
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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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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 do I change attribute enclosed in parentheses in my Google Account?

How do I remove the name which has ()? Please answer as soon as possible
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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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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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google recovery/twostep verification questions [duplicate]

How do I recover my account if I put a two step verification, but don"t have my 8 digit codes?
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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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Suspicious access to my Gmail account from "Authorized Application"

In the lower right corner of my Gmail page, there a link to see the access history and activities for my account. In the list, I discovered an entry of access from "Authorized Application (...
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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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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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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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How do I get email from another account (sent through POP) deleted from that account when I delete it from my account that the POP send it too?

That was a little wordy, but basically what I meant is that I have POP enabled for my work account to see messages sent to my home account. Whenever I delete a message sent to the home account, from ...
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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 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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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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Google Sign-in & security shows unknown Linux under recently used devices

I signed into my Google account and see that there is this Linux that last synchronised recently under "recently used devices". I have no clue what this is. I don't remember using any Linux or doing ...
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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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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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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 my account constantly violated?

It's the second time I change my gmail password and I keep receiving this warning ( see image). What can I do ?
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Gmail account hacked [duplicate]

Recently a few friends emailed me to say they received spam from my gmail. Gmail altered me to the fact my account was being access from China, and in the drafts folder I found another spam ready to ...
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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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who is in my chrome?

Someone is in my chrome and has entered my apps and I have changed my password over and over and they are still there. how do I delete my google account without deleteing my photos and other ...
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How do I make it so logging out from youtube doesn't log me out of gmail? (I don't want the two connected. And talking same browser window)

How do I make it so logging out from youtube doesn't log me out of gmail? (I don't want the two connected. And talking same browser window).
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Change the Primary Email on my Google Account

My Google account is currently under an obsolete email address, one which I can't actually access. It isn't a Gmail address, and the account doesn't have Gmail; just Google Photos, Drive, Docs, Maps ...
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How do I access the Google login page for a non-SSO account, if an SSO IDP is redirecting me?

I have a work Google account and a personal Google account. The work Google account uses a SAML identity provider (like Auth0, Okta, OneLogin, etc). The personal Google account is just a regular non-...
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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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I forgotten my gmail password and sim card [duplicate]

Unfortunately i forgotten my gmail password and sim card my mobile was snatch thats why I need email recovery for this email bismaali4455@gmail.com And please send all details about above account on ...

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