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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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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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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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Does adding a new user to my g-suite (for business) give that user access to my Google drive, email, etc.?

I have g-suite with my business's domain. I am bringing on a contractor and want to give them an email address with my company's domain. I've gone through the steps of adding them as a user and ...
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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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Re-enabling a Google Account on a device

I use Google two-factor authentication, so I am using application passwords for my devices (namely my phone). To protect my privacy, I disabled the account for my phone when I brought it to the ...
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How did Gmail/Google registration process tried to prevent the misuse/automation of the accounts creation?

My three niece were trying to create Gmail accounts for themselves on Samsung S9. When the first one was trying to create the account the phone number for the recovery of email or the phone number ...
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How to sign in to Google account and avoid that Chrome crashes

Chrome crashed during regular use on a Mac. After forced quit of Chrome I was unable to sign in to Google repeatedly. I could only find advice to rename the data folder on Windows machine. Any tips ...
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Recover a MFA enabled Google account with backup code, without password or OTP over phone

I have a Google account, of which I have all proof of ownership. However I forgot the password and I don't have access to phone number, I do know the phone number. I even have backup codes, which are ...
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Can't log into Google with my Chromebook

I can log into Google on my PC and tablet but I can't log in using my Chromebook. I have the same password for all devices, the keyboard language is correct and WiFi is good.
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How do I set up my Gmail profile picture so others can see it, and not just me?

I set a profile picture, but it only shows up for me, not to others on any emails I've sent to them. I can't get a Google+ account because I'm using my school email. So, is there a way to set it so ...
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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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Separate two businesses from one Google account

I have one Google business account but I have managed 2 different businesses in that account. Now I just want to separate these two business to 2 different account, I mean 2 different Gmail. How can I ...
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Get Google Meets to show my phone number as me

How can I get Google Meet to show my phone number as me? If I call in with a mobile number I just show up as an obfuscated number. I can set my phone number on my google profile, but it doesn't seem ...
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How to transfer Google Docs from GSuite to a personal gmail account?

I'd like to transfer all my docs from a GSuite (used to be called Google Apps) account to a personal google one. I see plenty of examples of how to move documents between GSuite accounts, or how to ...
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Recovery of my Gmail account

I had no access to my old Gmail account for last 6 years and it was linked to my Facebook account which have not accessed for last 6 years. How can I recover it.
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How do I “enable” and existing e-mail address on my Google account?

I have an existing e-mail address (hosted using Exchange) that I use for my Google account (for Calendar and Docs, etc.) and now want to enable e-mail on that account as well. I've found information ...
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Family Link child account has been disabled because of age restriction

I have created a Google account for my child about a year ago so that I could use it on a Chromebook for her to play with. The account has been added as a Child account in Family Link. Today, I ...
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Do sites know my name when I'm signed in to Google?

When I visit a site like https://medium.com/, I see a popup asking me if I want to "sign in to medium.com with Google", along with my Google account's name and profile picture. How does this work? ...
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Google's organization G suite and user history

Does the admin of an organization's G suite have access to the browsing history of users that logged in to chrome with the organization account? For example, I have a myname@company.com account that'...
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How to keep Gmail Clean and Organized?

Tl;Dr I am looking for ways to search and label or remove multiple emails, with the purpose of fast cleaning the email so that I am able to see with ease what is important or not Here is a detailed ...
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How do I figure out my Google OpenID URL?

I'm trying to log in to the CakePHP website using Open ID: http://ask.cakephp.org/users/login The most correct looking URL I've found is: https://www.google.com/accounts/o8/id ..but I can't properly ...
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Is it possible to access a Google account using a recovery address without changing the password?

I realized that the password of one of my Google accounts has probably been compromised for more than a year or so. I already changed the password of that account, however I am worried about other ...
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Access YouTube Account (created 2010) where emails are going to a gtempaccount.com address

The nonprofit I work for has a YouTube account with a lot of content, which hasn't been accessed in several years. Notifications for that account are being received via a gsuite admin account we ...
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Disallow “Signing in with Google” to 3rd party sites

Google has a feature they seem to call "Signing in with Google" https://support.google.com/accounts/answer/112802?co=GENIE.Platform%3DDesktop&hl=en In the Google Account settings it's listed as ...
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Having the same username in two different domains in GSuite

I've created a new domain in my GSuite account so there are two domains in there (not an alias but an actual new domain). There is an existing user 'user@olddomain.com' and I'm trying to add 'user@...
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Google account can't login because I forgot the password hint question. Even with the password remembered. What can I do?

I have an account named some1234.com@gmail.com (some1234.com is a domain owned by me, but this is a placeholder) Current situation of mine: I have the password. I am sure of this. I own the domain ...
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How can I hide my name on a shared Google Doc?

Just realized my name is clear as day on my documents that I'm sharing with strangers. Meanwhile they all show up as "Anonymous %animal%". How do I make it so my name doesn't show up?

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