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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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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Suspicious sign-in prevented on Google account after changing password

Yesterday I received a "suspicious sign-in prevented" email on my University google account. The email said that someone used MY PASSWORD to access my google account from a suspicious app. I ...
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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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How to change login email of Facebook fanpage

An employee of our company created our company's fanpage from her personal facebook account. Now the employee is leaving the compay and we would like to know how she can give all control of the page ...
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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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Google links leading to different site

Each time I click on the 'sign in' link (or even a link to view a document sent by someone else) to sign into my Google accounts I am led to a different site completely. A little background that may ...
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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]! ...
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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 disable “Verify it's you” on Gmail, without phone?

Sometimes, when I try to access my Gmail account from some other computer or country, an annoying security feature prevents me from doing so. I get the following message: Verify it's you ...
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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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How to disable Gmail's login verification “There's something unusual about how you're signing in.”?

Sometimes, I get this message: There's something unusual about how you're signing in. To show that it's really you, complete the task below. This usually happens when attempting to log in from ...
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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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Problems unlocking Google account due to incorrect phone number

I created a new Gmail account. When I tried to log in for the first time, it gave a message saying "Enter verification code sent to your mobile number". I then saw that I entered my cell number ...
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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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How to share Google Drive folder without sign in required to view

I have a Google Drive folder shared to anyone with the link. The problem is that when anyone with the link tries to access it, everything on the page is unresponsive (clicking folders does nothing) ...
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Can I have application-specific passwords without 2-step verification for my Google account?

Is it possible to use application-specific passwords on Google without going through all the hassles of the 2-step verification authentication? What if I don't want to tie myself to a phone number on ...
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Invalid email addresses in email field at log in from autocomplete of first letter of address

On trying to log in to a Gmail account, the first field requested is the email of the account. I have two valid email accounts and these are offered in the pop up list, but there are other addresses ...
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Why do I get logged out of my Google Account when I log out of a web-app?

I log on to a web-app using my Google Account—Khan Academy for example. When I logout of Khan Academy I also get logged out of my Google Account (surely this is a major flaw in user experience). What ...
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Website Login Process

I have a subscription to a data service. It costs about $30 a year, really cheap service. My account expired last week but I noticed I was still able to access the site as a subscribed user. When I ...
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How to connect a YouTube account to another email address

I recently got a YouTube account from someone, but I would like to be able to login with the Google account that I already have and connect it to the former YouTube account. How can I add my own ...
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Log in to Digg with email

I (accidentally) created another Digg account when I signed up for Digg Reader, because I used the same (my primary) email I used for Google Reader. Now I just realized I have two Digg accounts, one ...
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Forced to identify photos during login on Facebook

Every time I log in to my account I have to go through a security check asking me to identify photos of my friends that are tagged, which is impossible. Now what should I do? I have already tried ...
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Does Google login automatically in Gmail?

Does Google log in/out automatically log in Gmail, if I registered the same Google ID and Gmail ID? And vice versa,i.e. Gmail log in/out auto log in/out Google ID as well?
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How do I circumvent Facebook's blocking of Pidgin?

I could connect to Facebook via Pidgin just fine until one night, when Facebook sent me a message about suspicious account access. I stupidly clicked "I don't recognize". Ever since, I get some "not ...