Questions tagged [passwords]

Passwords are primarily used as a way of accessing information and also limiting the number of users who can get access to a machine. It is primarily used with a username for the authorization system.

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Turn Off All Google (Gmail) Security

I want to turn off all gmail security and nonsense. Like back to the days when a SECURE PASSWORD was good enough. I travel a lot and have different cell phone plans for different countries I'm in. ...
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G-suite passwords need resetting on bulk upload

We use G-suite to manage users on an educational project. Our admin console looks like this: I created the users by uploading an csv file with relevant columns. This is ours: MacBook-Air:...
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Chrome Version 92.0.4515.107 (latest version) is not offering to save new Google account logins, other sites ask normally

Is there any way around this issue without having to go back to previous versions of Chrome? 1 - I created a second Google Account 2 - I entered the Google login page 3 - I typed the email and ...
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Retrieve passwords saved for multiple Gmail accounts in Chrome browser

I have 3-4 Gmail accounts along with my primary Gmail account. Whenever I logged in to any of these through Chrome, the login was directly done without asking for password. But once I did some ...
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Really lost FaceBook password

Help, please, a friend, and client of mine cannot afford to lose her FB account. The password she created does not work, she has no "Trusted Contacts" to use to regain access and repeated ...
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Resetting the password field in Cognito-forms

Is there a way to reset the password field after the form is submitted or when the form is opened in edit mode? I have a form that requires the user to enter a password before proceeding with the form....
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What to do when a service asks for your Gmail password?

On many services, there is the request to connect to your Gmail (or other webmail service) account in order to retrieve your contacts information (so to add them to your network in the new service). ...
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Password protect a Google Sheets

Is there a way to secure a Google Sheets?
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Is changing e-mail password standardized?

I need to use a certain email account managed by a server I don't have access to. I have the credentials, I can log in using a client such as Mozilla Thunderbird or Evolution. However, I was not able ...
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Facebook forgotten password

My emails were hacked a few weeks ago, and in a panic I changed all my passwords. I think I must have made a typo when doing Facebook, since now I can't log in. I still have access via my iPhone's ...
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Is it possible to access a Google account using a recovery address without changing the password?

I realized that the password of one of my Google accounts has probably been compromised for more than a year or so. I already changed the password of that account, however I am worried about other ...
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Does LastPass browser extension store my passwords locally on browser storage?

Does LastPass browser extension store my passwords locally on browser storage? Is it safe? LastPass browser extension working insights required to confirm safe & secure logins to web application ...
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How to share my Facebook password to other people?

I have a Facebook account and I want other people to use it as well. (Of course this is not my personal one, just an account for work.) However, when I share it, Facebook constantly alarms me about ...
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How would I set up and manage someone else G-suite without a password?

Instead of running my own (low-quality) mail server, I advice my customers to use G-Suite instead and let me do the set up. For this service I charge them. However, every now and then an edit has to ...
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How to reset password without phone [duplicate]

My mobile phone has been stolen and I have blocked my number and bought a new sim with same mobile number. When I reset password and followed the instructions, it shows at the end of page: Google ...
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How can I clear my browser without deleting my Gmail password?

I tried to log on to my Gmail account this morning and I got a message that I had to change my password. I don't know exactly why that happened, but I think it's because I had cleared my browser ...
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How to restore Gmail password if I still have an access to this account by redirection

I added another Gmail account to my primary Gmail account years ago through the Accounts and Imports option. I can get and send emails to/from this account, but I cannot log in into this account ...
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Is it true that Microsoft doesn't allow more than 16 characters in their Hotmail password?

I'm trying to change my Hotmail password after a breach in LastPass but it doesn't seem to work. So I'm curious if Microsoft has a limit of 16 characters for a password? If so, this is very insecure ...
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Do Google app passwords expire?

I manage a shared email account (in Gmail) for a small organization. I have 2-factor authentication turned on and had generated an app password for an external app that accesses the inbox via IMAP. ...
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How to reset GoDaddy email password?

I haven't logged on to my GoDaddy email in several months. I tried to sign in and got an error message that my password is not correct. When I tried to "Reset Password", it asks me for my password, ...
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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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Does changing Google account password log me out of Gmail on Chrome?

I used a public computer to check my Gmail. I forgot to log out of the public computer. I have just changed my Google account password and I have always had 2 factor authentication enabled. Will I ...
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Choose the option to reset your security questions

I expect to see: but see: and then: Not knowing the phone number, how do I proceed? The clear, explicit, and wrong directions specify: Reset your security questions Go to iforgot.apple.com. ...
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How to recover a Google Account that I already have full access to and know the password?

I have a throw-away Gmail account for forums, etc. I barely ever log into it since I have my main Gmail account retrieve emails from it over POP3. Now, I would like to log in and Google is refusing ...
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Change Folklore.org account password

I have an account on Folklore, a popular website collecting stories about Apple's history. I wish to change my account password, but unable to find any link to access my profile or settings. Neither ...
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Security of browser only password managers [closed]

There are password managers like KeePass which store all the passwords in an encrypted container on the local machine. I would have to copy this container over to other machines to be able to have my ...
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passwords.google.com doesn't load passwords

It is about 2 weeks that https://passwords.google.com/ doesn't load my passwords. After logging in to https://passwords.google.com/ I'm stuck with "Loading…". I first tried to flush cache, reset ...
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AWS cannot remember or paste password

Hi my AWS remote desktop used to remember the password. Now it asked for it at the administrator login window. (I'm using a very long password from my company). The problem is I can't copy/paste the ...
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Log out of Twitter account on another device

My Twitter was logged in on my iPad before and I forgot to log out. Since it is now confiscated due to some issues, I wasn't able to log out from that device. What can I do to log ...
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How can I get Firefox to remember passwords for banking sites? [closed]

I wish for Firefox v4 to ask to remember passwords on Windows 7 for many banking sites that somehow cause this feature to be suppressed. Is there a way in Firefox or a plug-in that will allow these ...
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Is it possible to see passwords that Google Chrome has saved to my account from my Android phone or a secure website?

There's an option in Chrome for me to turn on automatic password generation for when I'm creating a new online account. I'd love to use this feature but one hurdle stands in my way. If I'm on a ...
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Any way to stop LinkedIn from asking for my email account password so it can spam my contacts?

On a regular basis, after logging in to LinkedIn and doing something like accepting an invitation to be "added to someone's professional network", LinkedIn will ask for my email account password. It ...
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Unable to connect to Gmail on a Straight Talk wireless plan [closed]

My phone needs me to sign in to Gmail, however, when I do it says my password is invalid. I have my service through Straight Talk and I cannot use the phone because it will not let me bypass the need ...
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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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Getting 2-factor Gmail authentication code from USA mobile number [duplicate]

I have been facing a serious problem for many months. Usually I get a 2-factor authentication code from 51501 when I am supposed to log into Gmail. But for months I am getting a code from a USA-based ...
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Getting 2-factor Gmail authentication code from Sweden mobile number

I have been facing a serious problem for many months. Usually I get a 2-factor authentication code from 51501 when I am supposed to log into Gmail. But for months I am getting a code from a Sweden-...
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Facebook account hacked, what to do? [closed]

Someone has hacked my Facebook account and changed the password and I couldn't reset it following the regular steps. Few days later, Facebook let me log in to my account but I'm not able to change my ...
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Protect emails from deletion in Gmail

In our company, we always create a common email address to put things to check by project common people. Maybe some important emails can be delete recklessly. So I feel some or all mails can be ...
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Can the "Suspicious Sign In Prevented" message from Gmail be sent in error?

I have multiple Gmail accounts. There's this particular Gmail account which I have not signed into for a pretty long time. The forwarding address for this Gmail account is set to my MAIN Gmail account,...
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Manage Passwords between multiple individuals [closed]

My co-workers and I frequently share passwords for many different online services. We are constantly emailing each other passwords and resetting them because of the difficulty in locating the old ...
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My Twitter account still on another iPhone

Okay so my very nosy cousin, I trusted with my Twitter account. She would tweet things I did not like and look through my things. I was fed up and told her to delete my account. She showed me that she ...
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How to log off Twitter on all devices? [duplicate]

I logged on to my Twitter on my dad's computer once and forgot to log off. He now constantly checks my Twitter to see if there is any activity because he does not know I have an iPod. And he knows ...
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Setting up "emergency shutdown" for Google account triggered by entering special second password

Sometimes a captured person can be forced to disclose a password for his online services. It would be useful if those services have the ability to set up an additional password, which can tell the ...
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Password management service - Web, iPhone and iPad - any ideas? [closed]

I'm looking for a password management service that's based in the cloud, has a web, iPhone and iPad app, and is secure. I don't mind paying a bit for the apps but I'd like something without a monthly ...
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MediaWiki attempts to login after entering several wrong passwords

When requesting a new password from MediaWiki, but failing to enter the correct password, the account will be locked for a day before allowing a request for a new password again. During this period, ...
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Is there a safe way to save passwords? [closed]

I have a lot of passwords from various websites. I never use the same one twice, but the problem is that I keep forgetting them so I want to save them somewhere. If I'm on the same computer I can save ...
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Any free online service which keeps track of all the passwords automatically? [closed]

I don't want to enter the password to a site to keep the record. I want a service which automatically catches the passwords and stores it.
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How can I search Gmail for password-protected PDFs?

I'm looking for an attachment that happens to be a password-protected PDF file (you need to type the password to open it). Is there a way to search Gmail for such files?