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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 do I recover my Google account (or Gmail) password or username?

I have forgotten the password or username for my Google account, or I'm unable to access my account for other reasons. How can I recover my account? (This Q&A is meant as a general description ...
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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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Will my employer be able to see this? [closed]

I was logged into my work gmail on my personal computer, and looked up some NSFW stuff on Google. Could my employer see that i looked this up, as I was logged into my work gmail and used the same ...
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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 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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How do I delete my recent google profile picture after I've changed it?

Every time you change your profile picture on Google it saves it, and I would like to know how to delete recent Google profile pictures.
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How to delete user accounts from Google

I have four Google accounts but I only use two of them. I'd like to delete the other two but all four show when I click the blue sign in from google.com. How can I delete the two I don't use and make ...
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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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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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How to sign out/remove a gmail account from chrome?

I am signed in to 5 accounts in chrome, I want to remove two of them, one having a session that expired and that I can no longer sign in to, because it's not mine. All I see is a button that says ...
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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 stop Google from translating a language for good

English isn't my mother tongue and not a main language where I live either. But I have a certificate for C1 level english. So I added English to my spoken languages in my google account and even ...
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My Hotmail Account [duplicate]

I need help with my account I accidentally deleted my primary email alias that I Been using for many years when I added a new one it used to be my old email address and now it's a different one with @...
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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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I updated my Google phone number but it won't update on my YouTube channel

I want to monetize on my YouTube channel but when I went to monetize, I realized that I had made a mistake by putting my home phone (which can't receive text messages of course) as the phone number on ...
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How to create shortcut for new Google Doc with for secondary logged in user?

I'm logged into my browser with two different Gmail accounts, one is personal and the other is my work account. I have created shortcuts for Google Calendar, Google Cloud Platform, etc. as following: ...
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How to remove profile picture in Google account?

I am looking for remove my profile picture and keep default Google account profile picture.
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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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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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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 it safe to sync passwords that have been deleted on another device?

A little while ago, I deleted my passwords in Google Chrome, thinking that this would only apply to that particular device. Unfortunately, I found that this action had been synced to all devices, ...
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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 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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Two Gmail accounts exist with same email id

Two weeks ago I created a Gmail account with id example@gmail.com in my Chrome browser. I was able to login to the account from the same browser but when I tried to login using a different browser or ...
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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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Unable to watch videos on YouTube when logged in account

I have a pretty strange problem with YouTube: when I just go on YouTube and watch any video through Firefox, Chrome or Chromium (both with Flash and HTML5 players), it works perfectly. BUT! When I ...
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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 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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How to log out of all devices on Google (-changing password/log out all - is not disabling gmail on android phone

I want to log out of all devices on Google. I went to a security page, changed my password, and selected log out of all devices. I pick up my phone, and I can read the e-mail that my password was ...
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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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I want to create a Google account but I don't want to use my real name

I want a Google account, but the thing is I'm a private person, I don't want to share My first and last name. Just for an account. So my question is, can I use a nickname when creating an account?
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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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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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Buy a YouTube video for someone else (i.e. as a gift)?

YouTube make it easy and straight forward to buy content for yourself. But suppose you want to buy some YouTube paid content for someone else. Is it possible, and if so, how? What I know so far I ...
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Last signed in date for Google Apps is not correct

I recently confronted a user for not using his Google Apps account - the admin console indicated he had not signed in for about a month. However the user had been signing in and using his account ...
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How to fix a repeatedly hacked Gmail account (where 2FA is enabled and passwords are changed)?

A friend of mine came to me for help with this issues. Her Gmail account has been hacked and keeps sending out spam emails to her contacts. This is happening to her on a monthly basis. Each time it ...
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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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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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Forward meeting requests

I have a (non-Gmail) email address. I also have a Google account associated with that email address, because I need it to use Google services on my Android devices. I don't use Google Calendar, ...
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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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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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Google account saved devices inconsistency

When I check out the devices logged in under "Your Devices" section for one of my accounts, details are shown for each of the device such as listing the computer model under its name Ex: (...
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How do I sign out of a single Google account?

I am trying to sign out of a Google account I have on Chrome, running on macOS. I do not see a "sign out," "log out," or a "remove account" button anywhere in the account dropdown. I only can see a "...
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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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gmail account // password entered incorrectly several times (decryption script)

yes i know, click restore, i only know 1 of the 3 questions that i have given, so my account is now blocked. Always when I think now the right thing came back to me, it wasn't. I copied the scripts ...
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Allow employees to login after “Why you need your phone”

Our employee is unable to access their Gmail account. I'm going to retype this whole error from a screenshot. We detected an unusual sign-in attempt. To make sure that someone else isn't trying to ...
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Specify default Google account for different products

I have two Google accounts, my main one which is used for Drive (formerly Docs), Calendar and also a lot of 3rd party apps via the 'login with Google' feature. The other Google account I use for my ...
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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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