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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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What causes the infinite redirect loop when I login to Gmail? How do I fix it?

Of course I can't reproduce it now! However, about 20% of the time when I try to login to my Gmail account (because my wife is logged into hers), it gets stuck in an infinite redirect loop. I always ...
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How can I get the password of an openID associated site?

Login to Stackoverflow.com supports OpenID authentication. Alternatively, we can login using using Google account (among others). Once we associate any supported account, an openID is associated ...
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Is there a way to switch accounts in Google analytics?

I have several Google accounts. In products like Gmail or Calendar I see my address on the top right corner and when I click on it I can switch to other accounts I'm logged in with. But in Google ...
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How do you change your Microsoft Live global account information, like primary email address?

I've had my .NET Passport -> Windows Live ID for a very long time. Since that time, I've changed my primary email address and would really like to not have to use my email from highschool to still ...
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Google docs gets confused by my logins

I am logged in to both the company google docs' gmail as well as my private (normal) gmail simultaneously (i keep both tabs open in chrome all the time), which seems to work fine most of the time. ...
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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 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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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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“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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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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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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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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How can I get MediaWiki and WordPress to share login credentials in an intranet?

We have several products that our staff are required to login to in order to use. Is there a way to get MediaWiki and WordPress to utilize the same login information without manually setting each ...
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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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Login to Hotmail without a Windows Live ID

I have a Hotmail account which I haven’t used for about 6-8 years. I’m pretty sure that I didn’t have a Windows Live account back then. How can I still login to that account with my old credentials? ...
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Sign in to Gmail after typing email

I just tried to send an email in Gmail, and then it said that I needed to sign in. Since on the screen I was signed in, there is no sign-in link. How do I sign in without losing the email? I've ...
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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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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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TinyPic.com wants me to use Photobucket to login?

I'm trying to register an account with TinyPic.com and it tells me to register with Photobucket. I've been registered at Photobucket.com for something like ten years. When I type my username and ...
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How can we access a Facebook account if it was setup by a 3rd party?

A client of ours had their Facebook business page set up by someone who has disappeared. The business page is here: http://www.facebook.com/pages/A-Step-Ahead-Child-Development-Center/211673368859321 ...
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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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Facebook login problems

I have been facing a weird problem regarding login to Facebook account: I have two PCs; PC1 at home and PC2 at my office. I created my Facebook account from PC1. Now, I can log in to my Facebook ...
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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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I signed up via my Google account and now can't get on Trello

I signed up via my Google account but now when I try to login via my Google account Trello just loops back to the login page. Any suggestions?
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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 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 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 Yahoo Mail login page could store cookie on some different path on user's system?

Some time ago in Yahoo Mail's login page, there was an option to keep signature as text or image on user's system. So even after user logged out and come back again, can see the signature on the same ...
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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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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?"