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Is it possible to sign into Gmail only?

Normally when you sign into Gmail, it signs into your whole Google account - YouTube, Gmail, Google Search, etc… Is it possible to sign into only Gmail and leave the others not logged in? From a ...
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Best way to migrate Google Account to another

I'm looking to migrate my current account, created years ago when I was a child and with a badly unprofessional nickname, to another more serious Google account. My current account is connected to ...
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Someone signed in to Google services using my Yahoo email. What should I do now?

I don't remember having my Yahoo email used in any of Google services, but today someone just signed in using my Yahoo e-mail. I might just did use Google services with Yahoo email a long time ago. ...
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Choose which Google Account when accessing Google Groups?

I have a personal Gmail account, and a business Google Apps account. Throughout the day I am logged into both mail interfaces in my browser (Gmail and Google Apps Mail). With the fairly new feature of ...
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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 ...
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How to connect Google Account to Yahoo Account?

So I have this name@ymail.com account at Yahoo and I also have a name@gmail.com account. I want to log into Yahoo Mail with the Gmail account using OpenID. However, the only option available in Yahoo ...
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Log in to Yahoo! Mail using Google account or adding existing Yahoo ID to Google account

I want to use my Google account to log in to Yahoo account or email ID. So I want to link my Google account to the existing Yahoo account. I read the answer at this link: How to connect Google ...
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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 ...
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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,...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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Is there an URL that will let me create a Google Doc for a specific Google account I'm signed into?

I have a Personal and Work account with Google. I use Google Docs to take notes, but every time I want to create a new document for work, it requires me to switch accounts. Gmail lets you access ...
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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?
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Multiple Google accounts for multiple services of Google

If one has multiple different Gmail accounts not linked to each other, is it allowed to use one account for, say, Adwords as a seller and buyer, the other - for other Google services, the other -- yet ...
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Does Google log your search to your Google account?

When I go google.com and do a search while being logged in to my Gmail account (or Google account). does Google log that search to that specific account or will it only log that search to the browser?...
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Forgot my mail id & password of my google account , how recover id & password? [duplicate]

IForgot my mail id & password of my google account , how recover id & password ? my phone was rebooted and it cant start without google account & not accept any other google account pls ...
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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 ...
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How to bypass Google login verification screen?

I can't use my phone, and I'd much rather "let it be a hacker". What do I do?
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Transfer Google Accounts

I'm part of a nonprofit that runs workshops for schoolchildren. In these workshops they must edit Google Drive documents. Up to 90 children attend these workshops at a time and they all need a ...
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Having Google's multiple sign-in log in to the same accounts

Since Google Apps accounts and Google Accounts have combined, I can now sign into both accounts but their relationship only lives until the end of the session or I logout. I log back in I have to ...
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One of me Gmail accounts is being hacked; how can I inform Google?

I think one of my Google accounts is being attacked because without my desire G-XXX codes are being sent to my phone via SMS. I want to know which email is this code for and want to inform Google for ...
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Mom died. The family photos are on her Google account. I would like them released

Dad didn't spend much time on the computer, so mum stored the family photos under her account. I have provided ID and death certificate to Google, but now they want a California Court Order for them ...
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Google Settings: Visible on your content & to people who interact with you

Google Account ≪Gender, birthday, and more≫ settings says: Visible on your content & to people who interact with you (Cf 1; Cf 2.) What does it refer to for accounts without Google Plus?...
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Is Google Account birth year shown?

The page ≪https://aboutme.google.com/ ≫: (an example) When I click on the lock icon beside "Birthday", it's this: Yet when I click on the edit button, it shows: So is the account's birth ...
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Removing an alternate username from a YouTube Channel

One of my family members made the mistake of setting their Gmail account to my YouTube Channel. I have finally gotten rid of the email as the primary but now I can't seem to figure out how to delete ...
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How do I disable the new device notification on my Gmail account? [duplicate]

Each and every time I sign in to a Gmail account, I get a notification with "New sign-in from Firefox on Windows". Moreover, I have another Gmail account which I sign in to on the same computer and I ...
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Change age in Google Account

I've looked on the internet and it says you can change the age in your Google account if you have a credit card. I entered my DOB incorrectly—it says I'm a year younger than I am. However, I can’t ...
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How do I make my Google Account picture fit exactly in that box?

I uploaded my picture in the Google account but it doesn't fit in there. Can anyone please help me and tell me how I can resize he picture so that it fits in the Google account picture?
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Can't change Google profile name

My brother somehow changed his 'real name' in his Google profile to something ridiculous and now can't change it back. It seems the only place we can find to change this name on my account is by ...
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Secondary email on Google account showing different name

I have an email that I'm using from within my gmail account and it is also my secondary email address for the same gmail account. At some point in history, while I was setting up this email address ...
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Does Google send text messages about deleting your email?

I received a text saying, “Wait is over and security for obry****@gmail.com was replaced.” The email address is my email. Is this a scam?
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Log in using Google without logging into Google

I log into Stack Overflow (and others) using Google. I don't have any alternative means of login in many cases, like an email/password combination - Google is the only way of accessing those accounts. ...
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How do I access my inactive GMail account?

A few years ago I created an GMail account, and over time it became inactive. Recently when trying to access it for reuse, it will not allow access with last known password. When trying to reset the ...
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How to choose the default Google account for a Google service?

I have 3 Google accounts - a personal account, a work account, and an NGO account I rarely use. When I open a Google service (like photos.google.com), it opens it using my work account, even though I ...
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Why should I use the Google Authenticator app instead of SMS?

I use Google's two-factor authentication, because I know that access to my email account is the skeleton key to all my other accounts. And... it's pretty annoying - I'm frequently swapping computers ...
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How do I sign out of all Gmail sessions without access to a computer?

I know the method to do sign out from all devices on a computer. (Go to Gmail page, in bottom right, click Details, and click Sign out all other web sessions) How do I do this if I don't have ...
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Unauthenticate Google OAuth connections [duplicate]

I authorized access to my account by an application that turned out to not work. Now I want to remove the authorization in case it was malicious. How could I do this?
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Google account shows unknown device logged in. Password reset and 2FA does not make this device go away

When I login to my google account and list the devices that have accessed my account, I see an unknown device access from India. I do not recognize this device and have subsequently changed my ...
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Google account permissions legitimacy

I was reviewing my Google account permissions and noticed some items that I am having some concern in regard to their legitimacy. I'd like to know if there is a good way to determine the legitimacy of ...
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Is there a way of preventing Google account password reset by a former team member who keeps changing it?

A former member of our team who originally had our Google account password keeps trying to modify the password and it succeeds! I think he uses the password recovery feature and succeeds in his intent ...
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Find the sites that have been granted access to the Gmail account [duplicate]

So I've been trying to find out how you can see what apps and sites I have used my gmail for. I feel like this used to be possible, but all the answers I've gotten always lead me to a dead end where I ...
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If I change my name, do my contacts see?

I would like to change the name associated with my Google account, and for various reasons I'd rather a few contacts didn't know about it. What I wonder is when I change my name in Gmail, does it ...
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Will deleting your Google account delete all the YouTube comments you made with it?

I just deleted an alt Google account thinking it would delete all the YouTube comments I made with it. Is this true?
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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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Locked out of Gmail account/I have tried too many times [duplicate]

I have been locked out my Gmail account for the last 36 hours because Google complains that I have tried to log in too many ways. I have three different devices home so that would stand a recently yes....
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Accept and Cancel buttons are disabled in Google “Request for Permission” window

When I try to log in to Feedly on a specific computer using my Google account, the normal "Request for Permission" window opens, but the buttons are disabled. What can be the reason and is there any ...
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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?
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Why is my iPhone registered in my Google Account Permissions?

Having realized that I was still using app-specific passwords for my Gmail account on my devices, I just switched to OAuth. I had a look at my account permissions which showed the following: The ...
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I want to link my Google/YouTube account to my company YouTube account

I have some company videos I would like to upload to my company YouTube account, but Microsoft movie maker won't let me upload them as it says my "Google account is not linked to a YouTube channel. ...
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Does linking a Google account managed by an administrator to a personal account cause any security issues

I have a company-managed google account and I'm reading from here that the administrator has full access to all data on the account. https://support.google.com/accounts/answer/181692?hl=en&...

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