Questions tagged [login]

The process by which individual access to a computer system is controlled by identifying and authentifying the user referring to credentials presented by the user.

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Recover Facebook account without 2FA recovery codes

My wife has reset her phone to factory settings and the Google recovery didn't work for all apps, hence she has lost access to Facebook's 2FA mechanism. Unfortunately, she also lost the recovery codes ...
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How can I log into Facebook when I have lost access to the code genearator?

I have lost access to mye Facebook account. I Used two factor authentication, andused to receive the 6 digit codes from mye Android Facebook app. Now, suddenly I have been logged out from all my ...
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Facebook has merged two logins, so my friend cannot get into her account

A friend of mine is locked out of Facebook. This is what she suspects is the cause: When I got my phone I tried to log in from it. It created instead a new account, with a full stop in the email ...
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I can't login to Facebook because I forgot my password but I can't reset my password because it's sending it to an email I don't have access to?

My Facebook won't let me log in using anything but my old email. Much like many kids in the early 2000's I didn't have an email and begged my mom to make me a Facebook. She made an email for me but ...
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Google workspace how disable totally login challenge (risk based)

An mail account is watched by multiple people. There is a case where the login is made at an external location with a laptop. In this case, the new login must be approved. I want to turn it off ...
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Gmail two-step verification: can I ask for voice call instead of SMS?

I've configured 2 step verification, however, I can't currently receive SMS, only voice calls. Is there a way to ask Goole to call to call me with the code, instead of sending SMS?
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Unable to access dropbox linked to one account

I have two emails (personal and institutional) and had dropbox on both of these. While i'm able to access the one with personal email, i'm unable to access the other one associated with my ...
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Can't login on my instagram app anymore, screen turns blank after login

I try logging into one of my Instagram accounts, the other one works just fine without any problems. On the desktop page I get: Confirm Your Info on the App Confirm your information using the ...
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Why can't I use the Facebook confirm identity recovery process for lost access to 2FA?

Background I have managed to loose access to my Facebook account/Messenger by accidentally logging out all connected devices when doing something on the Messenger app (can't remember which action; ...
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Expected X-Requested-With header Repl.it Login page Error

Everytime i try to login to Repl.it with my account details it shows the error "Expected X-Requested-With header" on a blank page.
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Why are major email providers separating the username and password forms?

The trend started with Hotmail, then Gmail and Yahoo followed it. You enter only email address first, then press Next button and a new form appears for the password. Previously, there was a single ...
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Google AdMob account can't login

I made a new AdMob account about 5 days ago. Now I am seeing notice that I can't use AdMob at this time, with no warning or error indication such as account disabled suspended etc. Please check the ...
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Firm LinkedIn Account No One Remembers Opening

My firm has a Linkedin page and no one remembers the username or password. So, we cannot edit, close, etc. I am a new administrator and would like to close the profile/account. How? Help!!!
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How does LinkedIn determine whether to show a not-signed-in user a profile or login screen when viewing a profile?

For those without a LinkedIn account (or a user who's simply not logged in), it appears somewhat random as to whether it will be possible to view profile pages - sometimes they load as expected, and ...
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Facebook logged me in to my second account with my first account credentials

I have 2 Facebook account, each have different email and password, I was logged in to Facebook using my first account, but then I decided to reset my Google Chrome setting, and when I back to Facebook,...
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Facebook security check is broken and sends 5 digit code instead of 6

As the title suggests the security check has been sending a 5 digit code to my phone instead of a 6 digit one, which is not accepted. This has rendered my account unable to log in so I can't contact ...
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How can I keep prevent my logins to GitHub from frequently expiring?

I have to log in to github.com very frequently. I was previously signed in on the browser, but some time in the future I'll visit GitHub again and I'm not signed in. How can I stay logged in to GitHub ...
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How do I access the Google login page for a non-SSO account, if an SSO IDP is redirecting me?

I have a work Google account and a personal Google account. The work Google account uses a SAML identity provider (like Auth0, Okta, OneLogin, etc). The personal Google account is just a regular non-...
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Is it no longer possible to use YouTube anonymously whilst being logged in to Gmail?

I just noticed that, while being logged in to Gmail (e.g. having a Gmail tab open), I am also automatically logged in to YouTube. This did not happen before. I used to have my Gmail open whilst ...
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Purpose of Hiding Login and Registration Forms When Logged In?

I've looked and looked and cannot find a reason for hiding login and registration forms from a user after that user has logged in. Aside from the obvious, such as removing the login form because it is ...
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How do I log into Discord?

Every time I go to Discord, it asks me to claim an account. I click the button to claim the account and enter my username & password, but it says the email is already taken. That's because I ...
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How can I remove my user name from a friends Google login page? [duplicate]

I checked my Gmail on a friend work computer, whose company also has a work Gmail account. Now when either of us login to email, part of the other person's name appears. This is frustrating for me ...
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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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Someone trying to register my email with an Instagram account

Over the past two days I have been receiving Instagram Confirm your email address for Instagram emails telling me that an old Gmail account of mine has been added to an account: Hi [redacted]! You ...
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Facebook wants my phone number to let me in

All of a sudden I'm unable to access my Facebook profile, I'm asked to provide my phone number to be sent a verification code. I don't want to give Facebook my phone number, but I can't find another ...
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Can't login to Facebook

I'm having problems to enter my Facebook account, both from the website and the Android app. When I tried to enter, I was redirected to a page where I was told that I could not login and that I had ...
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2FA code Tumblr not sent?

Since September, Tumblr does not send me the 2FA code any more. So I can't login any more to my account and the Tumblr support does not answer to any of my messages. Has someone a solution to this ...
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How to avoid/prevent Facebook temporarily locking my account?

It has become frequent for Facebook to lock me out of my account when I try to log in from my PC. They ask me to verify my recent login, the exact message is: Please confirm your identity ...
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Facebook interferes with my login ID, how do I stop it?

My wife and I have Facebook ID's which only differ by two letters (our initials). If I log off and try to log in with her ID, Facebook 'helpfully' jumps in and tells me I've made a small typo and they ...
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Cannot log in to Facebook Account - No way to contact support

So I can't log in to Facebook and have no way of contacting Facebook support for help - I'm developing a Facebook app using calls to their API for a job/interview test. So, I created the app on my ...
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Unknown email on login page Facebook

I was using Facebook on Opera when I needed to clear the cache history. I then shut down the laptop and went to do something else. When I came back, I launched Opera (which opened the latest page I ...
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How to hide Facebook register/login message?

I don't have a Facebook account and I don't want any. The problem is many companies use their public Facebook pages as their websites these days, especially pubs, small shops etc. When I enter their ...
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What does a hacker/attacker see when they try to access your Google account?

i.e. when you get the email that says "suspicious activity was detected and sign-in was blocked." Do they see "password incorrect" or do they see "your sign in was blocked?"
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How can I find out my Facebook login name?

How can I find out my Facebook login name? What must I enter here:
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Disable "Stay signed in" for Google Inbox/Gmail

Title says it all... When I sign in to Google Inbox, the "Stay signed in" box is checked by default on the password screen. Sometimes I forget to uncheck it. Is there a setting somewhere to disable ...
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How can I login on Google via Tor?

Every time I try to login on my Google account via Tor, I'm presented with the following message: Google couldn't verify it's you, so you can't sign in to this account right now. Try again ...
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How do I login into Instagram with a password if I no longer own email?

What if you have a password to your Instagram account, but no longer have access to the email address used to register the account (nor have any sort of a Facebook accounts linked), and your account ...
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Login to a website/app without social login buttons [closed]

Many Android apps request an account to use it, and many have the possibility to login via Google, Facebook, Twitter, etc via a button. Sometimes the apps have a desktop website and usually those ...
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If I deactivate my Facebook account, can I still use the Facebook single sign-on feature?

I want to deactivate my Facebook account, but I use the Facebook login for a number of apps and games external to Facebook. Will sign on for these other apps fail if I deactivate my Facebook account (...
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Logging in to Gmail now appears to be an annoying 2-step process

In the past, logging in to Gmail was pretty simple. It presented a standard login page requesting your username (email address) and password. Now it seems that they have made it twice as much work. ...
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Short URL that will always get me to a Gmail login screen?

What short URL can I type in so that I always get to a Email + Password login screen for Gmail? Here is my problem - In Chrome, when I enter gmail.com into the address bar, I am redirected to a ...
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How do I revoke access to Twitter logged in from another site?

When using Twitter to log in to a site it wants to give that site certain abilities. How may that be taken back if it's regretted? I've already unfollowed some people that I didn't follow myself (...
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Emails from unknown sender with attachment

Today my Gmail login activity has shown me that I was twice logged in from a strange place and additionally, I found in my trash label two emails from (unknown sender) with subject 'Attachment' with ...
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New Gmail Account - Trying To Make Me Link Other Accounts

Recently I setup a new Gmail Account and now I get a different Login Interface where the new account never goes away. In order to login to another account I need to click a link that says "sign in ...
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How to change Spotify Facebook login to email login

Is there a way to change my Spotify login from using Facebook to using just email and password?
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Can’t log in to Flickr without cellphone

When I’m trying to login, Flickr wants to verify the account by call or messaging to the cellphone, that I don’t have access to. What alternatives do I have?
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How to log into Facebook using alternative accounts (Google, OpenID)

Everybody has a Google account. Yet, I see no way to use it to enter the Facebook. Others say that I must check "Linked Accounts" in https://www.facebook.com/login.php?next=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.facebook....
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Suspicious Gmail login - by Google ??

I received a "Suspicious sign in prevented" email this morning for one of my Gmail accounts. I changed my password just in case but upon inspecting the email details it looks odd. It was accessed by ...
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Is it better to register with Facebook, Twitter, Google, etc., or email? [closed]

A lot of websites these days (including this one) offer Facebook, Twitter, and/or Google login. Usually there's also an option to use old-style username/password credentials. I'm never sure which ...
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"Your account is temporarily unavailable. Regain access by logging in from a web browser" [closed]

A friend of mine has asked for help because his Hotmail account, and Facebook account associated with it, have been hacked. There's no way to recover the Hotmail account - the hacker has secured it ...
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