Questions tagged [google-account]
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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 ...
How can I get around giving my mobile phone number to Google?
When I want to register an account with Gmail now, it says "Google will send a text message containing a verification code to your mobile phone." I don't want to give Google my mobile phone number!! ...
How do I protect my Google/Gmail account?
I have seen lots of horror stories of people who have lost control of their Google account, especially Gmail. How can I prevent the same thing from happening to me? What steps can I take to protect ...
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 ...
Can I change my Gmail email address?
I have a stupidly long email address on Gmail and would like to get it changed, or even just get a new one, but I can't see how. As soon as I log in on Google it knows who I am and signing up for a ...
How can I change my Gmail address? [duplicate]
How can my wife explain to gmail that her name changed when we got married? There does not seem to be a way to change my wife’s Gmail’s email address to use my surname. Whatever I try her now ...
How do I change my default account with Google multiple sign-in?
After I enable multiple sign-in, and login to multiple accounts, I see that one of them says "(Default)". How do I change which of the accounts is the default one?
How do I remove an account from Google multi-login?
I have three accounts among the multiple accounts I have for Google's products. One of them belongs to a friend who accidentally made his account one of mine when he was using my PC. How do I remove ...
How to Manage Multiple Gmail Accounts on the Same PC/Browser?
I have a Gmail address with my employer, a personal Gmail address, and a Gmail address for my personal business. My girfriend also has a Gmail address she uses on the same PC. Currently this requires ...
How does one check what websites a person logs into using their Google account?
When you create Stack Exchange accounts and you want them tied to a Google account, when you log into your Google account you get taken to a separate page where it asks for permission and whether you ...
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 ...
How to find a list of sites that I've authenticated with using my Google OpenID?
I use Google's Profile feature when logging into sites that support OpenID. Is there a way for me to get a list of all the websites that I have logged into using my Google Profile as my OpenID.
Can I re-create deleted Gmail accounts?
A long time ago, I created a Google mail account. I fell for a trap that was common back then (not sure how it is nowadays) and ended up with two Google accounts—one for Gmail (using the Gmail email ...
How a Gmail username can be taken but not recognised simultaneously?
Being at https://accounts.google.com/SignUp I enter a desired username (without @gmail.com which is supposed), and I get error: "That username is taken. Try another." But when I try to login into ...
Is it possible to bookmark a Google calendar or inbox for a specific account?
I have a Google account for work, and another personal account. I have on more than one occasion clicked the bookmark I made in my work folder and been confused by not seeing (e.g.) an important ...
How to view the full size and remove old Google Profile pictures
How do you actually view and delete profile pictures from a Google account? For example, in Google Drive, if I click on the picture of me in the top right corner > click change > under your photos, ...
How can I figure out which apps have access to my Gmail?
I authorized a few apps to work with Gmail. I want to figure out which ones and revoke permission. Do you know where I can find the list of those apps?
Which Google services have I signed up for?
I have three Gmail accounts. All of them have been used to sign up for different Google services. Is there a page somewhere that tells me which services are associated with my accounts?
If I close my Gmail account will somebody be able to register my previous mail address?
If I close (is delete an option ?) my Gmail account, will somebody be able to register using my email address and read my mails? I want to close my Gmail account but I don't want anybody to ...
Closing Google Apps account: Can I migrate YouTube account and Android Apps?
I have a Google Apps account, which I use for my personal email and as my primary personal Google account. The Google Apps account is associated with my personal domain name. I am thinking about ...
How do I unlink my YouTube account from my Gmail account?
My YouTube account has been automatically linked to my Gmail account, but I want to keep my YouTube account separated from my Gmail account. I heard that the feature to unlink accounts was available. ...
Merge Google Accounts?
I have a Google Apps Account which has recently been changed to a full Google Account which has the email address email@example.com . I also have a gmail account with firstname.lastname@example.org . The Gmail account ...
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 ...
Can the primary email of a Google account be changed to something other than the Gmail address?
I've added a Gmail address to my Google account and now it is stuck and displayed as primary address: email@example.com (Primary email) firstname.lastname@example.org Remove Is there a way to ...
How to replace the mobile phone number in my Gmail account
I have my mobile phone number in my Gmail account and that number has been changed. How can l add the new number to this account?
How to login to YouTube and Gmail separately?
I have an account email@example.com which I used to make a YouTube account years ago (before Google bought YouTube). It got banned for some stupid reason so I made another YouTube account with ...
How to register a Gmail account if I don't have any Phone?
I can't "verify" the registration because the Gmail site states that I need to verify it through my telephone. But I don't have one. What can I do? Get another e-mail service provider?
How to migrate all my Google data to another acount?
I'm using Gmail, Google Reader, calendar, Picasaweb and other services. I've decide to change my Google ID. And I am moving Gmail data first (via POP3), but it is a very hard job. I'm afraid to move ...
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 ...
How easy is it to migrate all your 'Google Account' based services to the 'Google Apps For Your Domain' trial
Just received the following email: I have services such as Reader and Picasa using regular Google Accounts. Is there an easy way to import them in one step? Do I have to export from every service on ...
How to open my Google account and my Google Apps account at the same time?
I have a "normal" Google account I use privately and I have a company account on Google Apps. Since yesterday, it was possible to open both, side by side in two tabs of my browser. When I try this now,...
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 ...
Gmail account becomes locked down after downloading many attached files in emails
I was trying to download the scanned PDF files attached to my previous emails in my Gmail account. Each scanned PDF file is about 10MB, and there are quite a few of them. After downloading some, my ...
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 ...
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 ...
How to login in two accounts in the same browser? [duplicate]
Possible Duplicate: How to open my Google account and my Google Apps account at the same time? I want to login in two users to Gmail using IE. The problem is that even when I open a new instance ...
How to remove the association between two Gmail accounts?
I want to remove that other account. Both of them are Gmail accounts. How could I do?
How can I log into a different Google account?
It only shows one of my Google accounts. I want to log into a different one but I don't want them connected in any way. What do I do?
How do I transfer a Gmail account to a different Google account?
I am moving to a new ISP and realised that I'm going to have a problem with my email as I use my ISP's provided address. So, being smart, decided to take this opportunity to move to Gmail. I then ...
Is there any way to tell Google to use a particular account for all Google services by default?
I typically use 2 Google accounts simultaneously in my browser. So whenever I fire up any Google service like Google Maps or YouTube or Google Search, it uses one of the accounts. The problem is that ...
How do I switch to a different Google account in Gmail?
Previously it was possible to switch between different accounts easily on Gmail. Now they suggest me only one account (of my wife) and without any option to re-login with mine. How can I add in my ...
How can I recover my Gmail user name if I only have my cell number?
How can I recover my Gmail user name if I only have my cell number? I've created a Gmail account only to be able to create a Facebook account. I had to reload Facebook on my phone but I need my Gmail ...
How to change phone number in Google account? [closed]
I gave Google my phone number to verify it, not knowing that it would change it, and now my phone number is completely different? What have I done, and how do I unverify it and change my phone number ...
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 ...
How do I remove permission from an app that I gave Google OAuth access to?
I gave Google OAuth access to this app that wanted to read Google Analytics API info. http://www.panguintool.com No problem, but now I want to take away that app's permission to read my data. Where ...
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 ...
Re-Associate YouTube Account
My YouTube account, which I use actively (both for watching and posting videos), is currently associated with my old AOL address. When I sign in to YouTube, that's what I use in the "username" field. ...
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 ...
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 (...
Limit Google "trusted computer" auth cookies to 30 days
It looks like Google's two-factor authentication has switched to using long-expiration cookies for remembering "trusted" user agents, instead of the 30 day expiration previously used. This seems ...