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Has clicking on the wrong link in a “Verify your Google Account contact email address” email changed my account?

I received the following email to my Gmail account. (all the pixellated sections represent the same string) I checked the email was legitimate (SPF, DKIM and DMARC all pass), and then I stupidly ...
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How can I gain access to my Gmail account with my password but without a recovery phone number or email?

I know my Gmail username and password. I don't have any recovery phone number or email. I recently moved to another location within the United States and Gmail won't let me access my account: I tried:...
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YouTube Kids Block List Desktop

The YouTube Kids app currently has a feature that allows blocking of specific videos and channels. I find this feature very useful, however from what I can tell the list can only be managed within ...
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How to set approved devices on Google Accounts?

I have an Android tablet that I have the Gmail app on and am signed into. I also have a desktop computer (Windows 10) and a laptop computer (also, Windows 10) that I frequently check my email on, but ...
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Google followers. Who are they?

I have the latest version on Google on a new laptop. I am not registered on Google+. I find I have 2 followers when I look at my Google account. How do I find out who they are? I can't find a 'people' ...
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Google 2FA: I only received the first verification code, no further codes

I've set up 2 step verification on my Google account using the SMS option. I received an initial verification code immediately, which I used to confirm turning it on. So far, everything worked ...
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How do I delete all my mail in Gmail for a mailbox I have disconnected?

So I deleted my Gmail service from my Google account from https://myaccount.google.com Now my Google Account is linked only to a different email address I use. However, in my Google Drive service, ...
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How to remove profile image on YouTube on Google Apps account with Google+ turned off?

My daughters friend has a profile image on her Google Apps account from school, but wants none. It is already turned off in mail, but certain Google Apps use profile image from somewhere else, still ...
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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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What happens if I integrate my work Google account with my personal Google account?

I have two Google accounts, one for personal with a @gmail.com address, and one for work with a @mycompany.com address. I created the @mycompany.com account to use a separate Google calendar for work. ...
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Signing in to Google through very different IP addresses

Because I connect to many different VPNs and make it appear that I'm in very different geographical locations, how do I add a whitelist of IP addresses that are allowed to sign in to my account so I ...
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How to sync two Gmail accounts

I have my college Id, collegeid@college.com (hosted on google apps) and a personal gmail id, username@gmail.com I created forward-to address in collegeid@college.com as username+college@gmail.com ...
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Disallowing multiple logins from same account on Google Drive

My business model mandates sharing a folder containing a vault of videos with my clients. Unfortunately, when I share the video vault with one client, they can in turn share their Google login with ...
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Google redirects back to sign in page after entering correct username and password

I have the correct user name and password but when I enter them I just get put back to the sign in page in an endless loop.
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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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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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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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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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If I have 5 google accounts, is it possible to create a persistent link to log into a certain account?

I have 5 google accounts and often I need to log into a specific one. It is tedious to click on my top right profile icon, then switch. I am hoping to have links in my browser bookmarks that I can ...
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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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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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Google Search and user display name

I made a google search of my full name to see results related to my name on the web using chrome. I had some YouTube videos results and wondered how these videos are chosen to appear on results. ...
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how to remove google account form sign in chooser without logout all account

I have 3 account login gmail and 1 is company account. I want to delete company account from gmail, without logging out from other account. because i have one account that I forgot the password, ...
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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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Recovery Code being sent to previous Employer Email id

I have been struggling past more than a year now to recover my password. I put the code recieved on my phone. Then on next page it says try another way and asks to recover code..where it is sending ...
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Attempt to access the mailbox redirects to https://www.google.com/intl/en/gmail/about/; cant simply sign in again

A friend of my aunt says that she is still logged in to her Google account (or at least going to google.com says so) but she cannot simply access her mailbox as she used to. Clicking 'Gmail' on google....
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Unable to change the mobile number to receive the Google account verification code

I wish to change/update the mobile number where I receive the verification code sent by Google via SMS. However, I am unable to do so despite looking into the Google account settings thoroughly. I am ...
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Google family account can login to gmail, can't login to chrome

I installed google family on my phone. I a created an under 13 account for my kid. I can sign into it with gmail, but not chromium sink. I do not have a device to associate with the account. How can I ...
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Old Gmail account doesn't exist anymore

When I was in high school we had a Gmail account provided by school. When I graduated, this account got deleted, so I don't have access to the account now. There are some files that I saved in Google ...
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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 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 do I login to YouTube VIEW ONLY and not allow posting, comments, Gmail or docs

I have a YouTube Premium Family account. The only people in the house all have our email addresses officially on the list. The issue is, Other people check and tamper with the account holder's ...
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How do I convert an existing Google account to G Suite?

I have an existing account using an e-mail at a domain I control (e.g., orome@my-domain.com) and would like to convert that account to a G Suite account. I'm unclear on the correct steps to do that ...
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Change mature Google account into child one

tl;dr: How to "convert" adult Google account (with fake birth date) into child account and add it to my family account? Each time I change birth date to real one, accounts gets blocked, because in ...
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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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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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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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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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Former member of our Google group deleted and can NOT be re added!

One of our members accidentally deleted his account and when we go to re add him we get this message: Some email addresses cannot be added to this group because their accounts are disabled or are ...
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How to move Google Photos albums from one account to another?

I have multiple free Google Photos accounts and I'd like to consolidate them all into a single paid account. I found a way to move photos from one account to another (basically make a partner account,...
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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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Move labeled subset of Gmail messages to another account

I want to move my messages from one Gmail account to another, but not all and that is the problem. All manuals in the web shows how to set up forwarding/import that moves all messages, but I don't ...
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Unable to set nickname/change name of Google account

I am trying to change the name in my google account at https://aboutme.google.com/. I get the following error. Trouble updating your information. Please try again later.
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Error while creating YouTube channel - “A name has not been set for this account. Please try again when a name has been set.”

I am trying to receive ownership of a YouTube channel at https://myaccount.google.com/brandaccounts. But I get the error "Failed to accept invitation". Also I am not able to create a new channel. ...
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Attackers might be trying to steal your information from accounts.blogger.com

Occasionally Google askes me to re-authenticate myself. And I get the screen below after entering my password. Anyone else getting this too? Why is this happening?
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Someone can recover my gmail account by guessing the account creation date

Google has a function which allows you to recover your gmail account by submitting the account creation date. Someone guessed mine successfully, and was able to recover my account and use it for their ...
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Previously synced Google account

How do I recover my previously synced Google account from another phone because previous phone has been broken.
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Changing a created Child account to an adult/regular account

I created a joint account for me and my girlfriend using the date we started dating as the date of birth. Since that was only three years ago it is a child account. I want to know if I can convert ...
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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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Change Google 2FA app from Gmail to another on iOS?

When logging into a Google service on the web with 2FA enabled, Google will prompt you to go to the Gmail app on the iPhone to confirm the login. If you delete the Gmail app, it will still prompt you ...