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How do I prevent websites from prompting me to sign in with Google?

From a GitHub post: Click the puzzle piece icon (Extensions). Click uBlock Origin (Open extension). Click the gears icon (Open the dashboard). Click the My filters tab. Insert the following line: ...
Dave Jarvis's user avatar
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Gmail IMAP telling me to "please log in using your web browser"

While it may seem counter-intuitive, Google believes your IMAP client is a "less secure application" relative to your web browser. You must therefore Allow less secure apps: If you don't use 2-...
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How do I prevent websites from prompting me to sign in with Google?

uBlock Origin (uBO) uBlock Origin (uBO) is a customizable web browser add-on that helps to block ads, trackers, and malware sites. uBO Github Project One of the features of uBO is the ability to ...
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How to un-do restricting website's access to Facebook?

In Facebook, on top top-right, click on the icon representing a lock to open the Security menu. Go to "See More Settings". On the next page, go to "Apps" in the list on the left. This will show a ...
Jerry Dodge's user avatar
2 votes

Fetching JSON in Google Sheets (ImportJSONAdvanced not defined?)

The function ImportJSONBasicAuthentication is basically just a wrapper function for ImportJSONAdvanced but changes some options before calling it (the line with var fetchOptions initiliaztion call ...
Tom Barstow's user avatar
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Is there a way to manage a gmail account without access to a cell phone?

Google does support sending codes via phone call, but you probably have it set to text message. When I go to 2-Step Verification settings and click "Voice or text message (Default)", I can ...
Laurel's user avatar
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How do I prevent websites from prompting me to sign in with Google?

Install the AdGuard addon for Firefox. In the addon's preferences, select Filters and enable "Annoyances". Click on the annoyances section, and you'll see many annoyances that you can ...
Nav's user avatar
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This phone number has already been used too many times for verification

The only thing you can do other than getting a phone number to use is try to contact Google, but the probability that you will get a response to overcome this limitation is close to zero. Below is ...
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A suspicious app was blocked from accessing your account - How to check IP or app name?

Go to https://gmail.com Click on Details (it's near the bottom right corner of the Gmail mailbox screen) They used to show the IP address (see “Suspicious sign-in prevented”. Suspicious or not?). ...
Rubén - Volunteer Moderator -'s user avatar
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Cannot complete Google's "Verify your account" with SMS

Google live person support offering have varied from time to time and the availability have depended on several factors. AFAIK several of them were not officially disclosed but people commented that ...
Rubén - Volunteer Moderator -'s user avatar
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Cannot complete Google's "Verify your account" with SMS

Is it possible to get through to a person, explain that the phone number on file is old and ask Google to authenticate using the alternate e-mail No. You will need to use Google's process for ...
Blindspots's user avatar
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What is an account verification method suitable for a Gmail account used by more than one person?

From Protect your account with 2-Step Verification Use backup codes Important: Never give out your backup codes to anyone. You can print or download a set of 8-digit backup codes to keep in a safe ...
Rubén - Volunteer Moderator -'s user avatar
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Have account but no cell phone. Will GitHub's new authentication require me to buy a cell phone?

GitHub has been using 2FA with email for a while. I couldn't find anywhere where they said they will be forcing users to signup with mobile phones. Email should do fine for the foreseeable future.
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1 vote
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Github leaks auth keys in a “comment left via email reply”

Everything is safe. I've contacted GitHub support about this, and this is their answer: I've confirmed with our notifications team that the email_token parameter is not sensitive nor poses any ...
Elijas Dapšauskas's user avatar
1 vote

Fetching JSON in Google Sheets (ImportJSONAdvanced not defined?)

I believe that's relying on the the JSON import library by Chris Keller, found here. As its description says, To use go to Tools --> Script Editor and add the script and save. This means the ...
Tom Woodward's user avatar
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Why should I use the Google Authenticator app instead of SMS?

SMS is the most common way to deliver OTPs. It’s convenient as almost everyone has a phone so they can easily get SMS. At the same time, SMS is considered as one of the least secure methods to get an ...
Christian's user avatar
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2-step Authentication Facebook - Is it possible to disable SMS codes?

Facebook currently (May 2017) requires either "Text Message" (SMS) or "Security Key" (U2F hardware token) to be enabled as a backup second factor in order to use 2FA. If you have a hardware token, and ...
smammy's user avatar
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Gmail two-factor authentication without a cell phone?

Use an authenticator extension Instead of using a phone app to generate codes, you can use one that's built to work in your browser instead. You'll first need to find and install one; though I haven't ...
Laurel's user avatar
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Accessing a password-protected iCalendar feed from Google Calendar

As of the current support page, only "public" calendars are allowed: You can only add a calendar using a link if the other person's calendar is public. (The support page is about adding &...
Márton Tamás's user avatar

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