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My Google Username is a non-Google email address and I used it to log onto a new Pixel 6 Pro which now wont add my Exchange account with same address [migrated]

I have a new Pixel 6 Pro and have migrated Apps and settings from a 3A via my Google ID. My Google Username is my regular Outlook email address and not a Gmail address. When I now go to add my ...
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Where Do I Complain about Google's Login Form Requiring Multiple Round Trips for Credential Submission?

Where is the best place to submit a feature request to Google? Google's login form will not receive both username and password in one form-submission. In order to log in, you have to submit the ...
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How can Gmail be accessed from an email client WITHOUT using 2FA? [duplicate]

Preface: In asking this question, I am not soliciting for security advice. I don't want to hear that the thing that I should not do the thing that I seek to do. Now that Google no longer allows "...
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Cannot login my Google account

I try to login my Google account. After inputting the account/password, Google said it has sent a verification code to recovery email. I then input the code. Google then ask for a mobile phone and I ...
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Why is Google not sending a 6 digit code to recovery email?

This happens in both two different scenarios: Setting up a recovery email for my Google account. The Gmail I put in doesn't receive any email from Google. Not on spam either. The Send a new code. ...
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How do I get my husbands name and logo off my email account

when I go into my Google home account his logo of a wolf and his name appears above my email address, how do I change it to his email? Or Change the logo (picture) and put my name in.
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How do I find out if I made my Google account correctly?

When you sign up for a Google account it asks you whether the account is for yourself or your business and I can't remember what I used. How can I check whether my Google account is for business or ...
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Can't log in to Google on desktop, despite verified-as-correct email/password

I have a Windows 11 laptop with Firefox installed as my primary web browser, and Brave as backup. I logged into a company Google account on my Android 12 phone, adding it as a Google Account under the ...
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Migrate only some of the users from G Suite Legacy to Google Workspace

I have a G Suite Legacy Account that, as we all know, will soon be disabled and I have to migrate to Google Workspace. However the account that administrates the Workspace doesn't need any of the ...
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How can this Google Account oddity be explained?

My wife has for a while seen something strange related to Google accounts. If she logs into Google using her non-Gmail email address that she’s had for many years, Google shows the email address as ...
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How to share Google Account with limited access?

I'm thinking to share 1 Google Account for all my store keepers. But however how to limit their privilege for example only me can change the password? Otherwise each one can edit password and make ...
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Is there a way to send an invitation or share files with Gmail delegated parties?

Imagine if you have 2 addresses - team@ and team_group@. team@ is a delegated e-mail box used by multiple users of that team. Meanwhile, team_group@ is a Google Group of the same team, which is used ...
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Will the shared sheets be removed if I my account is deleted in company's gsuite?

The company that I work on uses some neuralgic spreadsheets that I created and shared with my team. I am the owner of them. If my account is deleted from company's owner (for various legitimate ...
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Can I change a Google account from "business" to "personal?"

The organization we work with implemented a weird rule that demanded that we change the name of our business. I hadn't setup a google account in a while, so I clicked the business account type during ...
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Do I have to create a new user in Google Workspace to create a shared inbox?

I have set up a Google Workspace with 3 users having a unique email. I also want an email "info@domain.com" that goes into a separate inbox that we all can collaborate on. Will I have to add ...
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How do I get my Google Account open everything pictures, poetry

My phone was stolen, I replaced it. My password was changed and I couldn't remember it. Google wouldn't let me recover my account due to not recognizing the device I was trying to recover my account ...
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Do Google Chat attachments take up your Gmail storage space?

I remember with Hangouts, there wasn't any limit on the photos you could send, and I didn't think they took up any Drive storage space. Do Google Chat attachments take up space in your Drive?
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Unable to add recovery phone number to my child's Google account, no SMS verification code received

I tried to add a phone number to my child's Google Account. I checked that he can receive SMS messages in general. I also checked that we provided the right phone number as input. Still, when we get ...
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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 do I delete my old deactivated google account?

this is about years ago so I don't remember all the details I had an account: mohsentux@gmail.com but something happened and I make another account mohsentux2@gmail.com which I'm using right now. I ...
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A suspicious app was blocked from accessing your account - How to check IP or app name?

Last days Google is sending me a "A suspicious app was blocked from accessing your account". I'm a developer and it can be one of my apps but I can't find a way to see what IP or App name is ...
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How can I access my Google account while overseas?

I received an email from Google today that says, starting 6 days from now, after I enter my password I'll need to complete a second step on my phone to log in. The problem is that I'm overseas, so I ...
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Are dotted and non-dotted Gmail addresses always different?

I am receiving very often emails with a dot in the address, such as jon.doe@gmail.com, despite my actual username is without dot (jondoe). According to Google, dots are irrelevant in Gmail addresses, ...
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That username is taken

When trying to log into my gmail account on my PC, I get the error message "That username is taken." But I know as a fact, that the user name is the name I registered. As a matter of fact on ...
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2FA already disabled, Google still asks for 2nd verification

When I try to connect to my Google account from work, I am told that the device is not recognized. Google wants to verify that it's me. What I've found online is that I have to disable 2FA, but it's ...
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Google recaptcha account lost

My company uses a recaptcha system in its website. I have in my possession the captcha key, but the company lost the user account from which the key was created. Do you know how I can find the account ...
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In Google Drive, when making a share or download link for a file/folder, how can you make the Owners information private?

I'm trying to share some files and folders while still keeping some levels of privacy When creating a SHARE link for a folder, anyone who gets the link can see the System properties to the right that ...
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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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Retrieve a Google account's email address or other information from a profile photo

I recently saw some very strange behavior in drive, similar to what's outlined here, and the only information we have on the user is their profile photo and URL. In the activity pane, you can see that ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Why Google asking me to verify myself with my old phone number?

I lost my phone and my phone number but luckily my account was still logged in my iPad, so I went to my Google account in my iPad and I removed my old phone number and I added a new one. Somehow I got ...
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Change Country Name in google Account

I moved from Australia to Canada and many applications I cannot find in Google Play due to my account's country is still Australia I googled how to change my account to Canada I found a way to do that ...
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Is it impossible to access old Google accounts even with access to all credentials (no 2FA set up)?

I have two old Google/Gmail accounts which I haven’t used in a long time. I’ve been trying to log into them again on several occasions over the past few months (even using different browsers), without ...
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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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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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This account is not eligible for Developer Profiles

When I go to https://developers.google.com/profile/u/me, I'm prompted to make a profile: Then when I click the "Create a profile" button, I'm greeted with the message: This account is not ...
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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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How to set your YouTube name to nothing?

So there's this YouTuber with the username of literally nothing. However, when I try to set my username to " " (just a space), Google doesn't like that. When I just don't put a username, ...
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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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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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How to find out the Google accounts that have answered a Google Form?

I have created a Google Form, but I have forgotten to add a 'fill in your email address' question. As a result I can not contact the applicants that have already completed the form. Unfortunately I ...
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