I was able to work around this by turning on 2-step verification, setting up app passwords, then turning 2-step verification back off. When you turn it off, it asks if you want to clear verification data. I said no; I don't know whether that matters. After turning it off, the app passwords link is still available, and my applications still login fine.
It's likely that the number is only used to send you a code. I doubt you would be able to call the number to speak with someone.
You should consider a hardware key like the Yubikey for a second factor. SMS (and your phone number) are vulnerable to being stolen which could give a hacker access to your account. https://www.yubico.com/products/yubikey-...
When you login account using Facebook it synchronize your account with Facebook by using details from Facebook and didn't ask for password. But when you login account from a separate device or PC, it will ask for the password.
See from the Instagram Help Center how to reset/create a new password:
If you can't remember your password, you can reset it ...
Microsoft now no longer restricts password length for the Windows Live accounts unless you want to sign in to Xbox Live on the Xbox 360:
I successfully set a 32 character password with a password manager, and signing in to Windows Live does not work unless I enter the full password, so it seems they are not limiting to the first 16 characters anymore.
You are doing it right. When you login account using Facebook it synchronize your account with Facebook by using details from Facebook and didn't ask for password. But when you are deleting account they want you to login it separately and then delete.
From the Instagram Help Center page, To delete your account:
Leave the Instagram app and log into ...
I believe this goes away if you are a premium user. Free users agree to the Terms of Service that allows them to do trickery like this. It is annoying, but remember that you are using a free service and you have to deal with annoyances like this.
Facebook have a Help page entitled How do I claim a Page that already exists for my business? Can I merge it with my business's official Page? If no one is managing the Page, you can request to claim it:
From the Page, click below the Page's cover photo
Select Is this your business?.
Add and verify information about your business, like the address ...
Yes, the hotmail password is limited to 16 characters.
A few Reason for Maximum Password Length gives some reasons as to why some providers choose a maximum length.
See also Why are passwords limited to 16 characters?.
Source Outlook webmail passwords restricted to 16 chars - how does that compare with Yahoo and Gmail?
It seems that Outlook.com won't let ...
You should be able to revoke access via the Web using by going into Settings, then apps. This article in the support docs goes through the process in more detail: https://support.twitter.com/articles/20170805#revoke-access-web
In there you should see "iOS by Apple", click on revoke access and this should log you out of all iOS device using your Twitter ...
According to the Google Product Forums thread referenced by the asker, this was a bug that Google eventually fixed sometime before 2016-03-16.
Unfortunately, for this sort of question where there is really no action that the user can take to resolve the issue, the best course of action is to report the issue to Google. Google’s main support article for the ...
As it turns out, the recovery does not require a phone number associated with the account. Just any phone number will do. They send a text message to it and you can unlock the account.
Google here is not protecting your data. It's protecting itself.
You can't unless you can prove that you are dead
then you can use the access a deceased friend or relative recovery options that google has.
But even that might not help you.
I'm sorry but the same thing happened to me just recently.
Sometimes google gives you the "try another option" ...
Straight Talk is only the service provider so they would not have any need for you to sign into Gmail. This requirement most likely means that you are using an Android device. Android is the operating system that is provided from Google which in turn means that the OS is gathering and storing data and other content under your account. This means that you ...
The simplest way to accomplish this if the account has not actually been claimed/hijacked/deleted is to clear your browser cache and cookies then restart your browser. This would clear the cached data and cookies that Google sets to let it know of your previous answer to the age question.
On almost all modern browsers a simple Ctrl+Shift+Del (Windows) or ...
You can search for PDF attachments, certainly. But Gmail has no idea whether a PDF is password-protected or not.
should return all of your conversations with a PDF attachment.
If the sender mentioned that it was password-protected in the body of the message, this might be helpful:
filename:pdf has:attachment ...
Advice here is:
Reset your GoDaddy password
If you forgot your GoDaddy account password, you can reset it.
Go to the Password Reset page.
Complete the on-screen fields, and then click Submit.
Note: If you don't know your username or customer number, click I
If you cannot complete this form successfully, see this ...
Log in to your GoDaddy account.
Go to My Products, and next to Workspace Email, click Manage.
Click the email address you want to edit.
If you only hover over the email address, you'll get a pop-out window. Here you can click Edit, and continue.
In the Change password field, enter the new password.
In the Confirm Password field, re-enter your new password.
No, Gmail does not currently have such a feature. It's unlikely that such a feature would be added. (And if such a did feature did exist, what's to stop your hypothetical attacker from knowing about it, and sending himself an e-mail to make sure that you didn't activate it.)
I don't think that exists.
Alternative: You should have a separate email address for those "users with limited rights". Forward automatically all incoming emails to that second address and let those users access only that address. Then, they can then delete any emails they want, that won't affect the main email inbox. This is extremely easy to setup in ...
Go to https://security.google.com/settings/security and then click "Change password".
If the hacker changed your password and you can't access it, try to recover your account from https://www.google.com/accounts/recovery