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Can I automatically sign out of Google on browser close, but keep my cookies? [migrated]

I'm paranoid enough that I'd like to use two-factor authentication for my Google account and automatically sign out of Google on browser close. But I'm not paranoid enough to use two-factor ...
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How do I delete many (but not all) Chrome/Google Account stored website passwords at once?

I've seen many recipes to delete ALL Google passwords, but I do not want to remove all, just a big bunch of them! Is this possible? Some workaround, like backing up to a local file, delete all from ...
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How to get a history of Google verification codes

Yesterday I got Google verification code -- the problem is I didn't take any action that would require this. So I would like to check the history of verification codes -- see what what reason they ...
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How to block granting some permissions while logging in with Google Account?

On Ubuntu Linux there is an option to sync system calendar with Google Calendar. In order to do that, I need to log in with Google Account. Unfortunately, it also requires me to grant permissions to ...
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How can I change the default google account in google chrome?

I've been using Google Chrome on Linux since forever and I use Google products for pretty much everything: mail, calendar, contacts, docs. My company also uses Google for internal apps and I've been ...
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Sign out of chrome but use gmail

In the past, I could refuse to sign in to chrome - and still be able to use, for example, gmail. I would just select the tiny "skip" link when presented with the sign in window. With the latest ...
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Google Drive on Debian shows more than expected

I just added my Google account to Debian and looked at my main Google Drive folder to see if it worked. I found my regular five folders "documents", "media", "programs", "shared" and "todo" and the ...
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What's the best solution for switching Google (maybe other) profiles in Google Chrome?

The problem: I have several Google Accounts (say, personal & work). I need to quickly switch between them while working in Google Chrome. There are 2 obvious solutions that do not work: Use ...
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How to avoid “Sign-in again” when using a VPN with different servers (PIA manager) in Chrome

I'm using Google Chrome stable version 64 up-to-date. I'm on Linux Mint 18.3 Cinnamon 64-bit, but I also use Windows 10 Pro 64-bit and Android 7.0. I connect to the Private Internet Access using ...
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How can I prevent websites that use a Google Account login to log me out after a while of inactivity?

I observed that some websites that use a Google Account login, such as ShoutEngine or Zendesk, log me out of the session after a certain while of inactivity. Is there any way to configure my default ...
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Owning multiple Google drive accounts for cloud storage [closed]

Disclaimer: I have been searching this and other sites for previous answers, and always find questions/answers related to syncing multiple accounts to a PC via the Google Drive software. My concern is ...
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Someone hacked my Google account.What now? [closed]

I can't get into my Google account. My boyfriend got into my account and changed all my phone numbers plus changed my recovery email/phone number. Pictures of my kids birthday events and their birth ...
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Google Two Step Verification

We use Google Apps and we've implemented two step verification in our Organization. An issue we have is all of us use the various computers in the meeting rooms to view our drive / email at times and ...
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Can Chrome/Google Track Multiple Accounts After I use Ghostery, CCleaner, reboot router etc

I use two Google accounts, usually one for YouTube and another for Gmail (but sometimes usage may extend to other Google services too). I share the 'Gmail ID' only with people I know [might call it my ...
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How do I restore Chrome/Google account stored website passwords

I just cleared my Google Chrome history. Once it finished, I lost my synchronized passwords. Any help to get saved passwords back?
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Google Hangouts Won't Connect - Errors: 212, 213, 214

Recently Google chat was depreciated by Hangouts. One of our employees is experiencing a strange issue with Hangouts after this change -- She can't connect and can't receive messages. Hangouts works ...
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How to completely remove a person I contacted with (in Gmail and Hangouts) from my Google account and other services? [closed]

So I chatted and emailed with a person and then deleted their emails and chats on Gmail and Hangouts but still their name shows up if I say, create a Google calendar event and type the beginning ...
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Sync files with different google drive account on chromebook

I have got many files locally (which are in my downloads folder) on my Chromebook. But, how do I sync those files to a google drive account other than the currently logged in account?
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Does Edge show in the Google “Recently used devices” list as “Safari 537.36”?

The Google Account "Recently used devices" list shows a sign-in from Safari 537.36 on Windows. However, I don't use Safari (and Wikipedia says the last Windows version of Safari was in 2010). ...
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Google Chrome - setting a default starting user

I have three Google accounts: Personal account Work account External account (a client's apps, where the client has given me a login) On my work computer, I always want the browser to start up ...
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Can't Stay Signed in to any Google Accounts with IE 11 on just one of several Windows PCs

Can't Stay Signed in to any Google Accounts with IE 11 on just one of several Windows PCs. Here's how I normally use my Google account. I set all my browsers to open tabs for Google, Gmail, Google ...
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How do I delete ALL Chrome/Google Account stored website passwords at once?

I have hundreds of them, it takes .6 seconds to delete one in the browser and 3.7 seconds to delete one in the Google Account management page. There has to be a way to remove all of them at once... ...
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multiple google accounts - how to switch between them quickly?

My company uses google calendar, gmail, docs, etc.... and I do too for my personal stuff. how do i quickly go from personal to corporate accounts. I noticed there is an increment number 1 or 0 I can ...
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Prevent Chrome from discovering my Google account

I use Chrome and have all the privacy settings to the max. I never signed in to Chrome or made any type of Chrome account. For privacy, I avoid being signed in to Google unless I need to; then I ...
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Download data from Google Chrome Sync before deleting

I would like to clear the data synced by Chrome to my google account: history, open tab, extensions, auto-filled form fields,... But, before, I would also like to download all the data on my account....
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How to get rid of the “Google Accounts” giant letter on Google sites?

Notice this big pink circle: It’s distracting, and honestly kind of an eyesore. I’ve managed to get rid of it with uBlock in Gmail, but with Google Images, it just keeps coming back. Perhaps I need a ...
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Google account (mail / calendar) not syncing in Windows 10

I'm having a problem with the default Mail and Calendar apps in Windows 10. For a while I was able to sync my Google account emails (Gmail) and calendar in those apps, but about a week ago, it has ...
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Syncing Google Accounts with Windows 10

I recently upgraded to Windows 10. I am trying to add my Google Calendar to the native Calendar app and my Gmail to the native mail app. I click on "Add Account" and then "Google" but nothing happens. ...
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Google Chrome 2-step verification does not “stick”

I recently enabled 2-step authentication on my Google account. In general, it works great. However, for Google Chrome, I am able to successfully log in using the 2-step verification, however, after ...
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Setting Up Chrome on Public Computers

I'm looking for a way to automatically delete Google Accounts on a public computer. We have a few PCs and a few Macs in a library. Students are using GAFE accounts and it's becoming annoying to have ...
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What kind of information can Google get when I sign in using a Google account?

When I sign into a website using a Google login, what kind of information can Google see? For example on a website like Trello or StackExchange, can Google access all of my posts and personal ...
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Does signing into Chrome merge Google Accounts?

I've been using my computer at work for about three months so far and it's accumulated its fair share of bookmarks and history entries. I wanted to be able to access both the bookmarks and history ...
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What could have caused my Chrome and Google account to revert to it's original state a year ago?

About a year ago, in August 2013, I came home from work to find that my home copy of Chrome turned sour. I had tabs open which I didn't when I left home, my bookmarks were changed to my original ones ...
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Lost access to Gmail [closed]

Here is my situation: Lost SMS service through carrier Reset phone, so lost OTP app Do not have backup codes No other backup phone on account Now I cannot access any of my Gmail accounts I cannot ...
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How do I prevent Chrome Canary from updating -OR- How do I sync two Chrome profiles with the same account?

I might have a bit an unusual request, but my situation is as follows: I have a low-end pc, which means, I need to be careful about performance This is why I need to deactivate automatic updates in ...
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Remotely disable saved cookies/logins on gmail?

I just left my job (yay! freedom! money is for suckers) and realized I forgot to clear cookies on my PC. I can call an (ex) coworker and have them do it maybe, but I'd feel safter if it could be ...
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Totally unable to switch Google accounts

The Problem I CANNOT switch Google accounts without starting a new browser or going incognito! Whenever I click sign out, it pops up with this window and there is no way, I can tell, to enter in a ...
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How many android devices can I use with a single google account? [closed]

As the title, I want to know how many android devices I can use with a single google account. Is there any limit as Apple Appstore Id?
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Chrome: Can not change/delete/manage password/username on Google Dashboard [closed]

Well I am in a very awkward situation right now with updated Google Chrome. Previously it was possible to change/manage the saved password for specific sites, also, you could view the list of sites ...
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Using Google Talk with a non-apps, non-gmail Google account

I created a Google account with an existing e-mail address from a domain that is NOT hosted by Google. This address is not on an Apps domain and has no gmail service of any kind. Still I am able to ...
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Google application specific passwords and 2-step authentication

As far as I noted google's application specific passwords could be used to access for example, my Gmail, but from another email client (not web ui). So what is the point to use them then? Also, does ...
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Why is Google prompting me with Captchas?

Why is Google prompting me with Captchas? I turned on urlsnooper2 and found this (below). I don't know why my computer would request any of it. What I changed in the past few days is: Reformatted ...
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Text-only web browser that can log into google

I want to access my google account from a text-only web browser. I have tried several, but haven't got it to work. What is the problem? Is there a text-only web browser that can do it?
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Google account (ie OpenID) on a pendrive

Is it possible to store a Google Account/OpenID details on a USB drive so that instead of typing in the details you can just plug in the USB drive. Without any modification to the Browser. I use ...
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How can I delete my Google Wave account? [closed]

I would like to delete my Google Wave account. I just don't want to have anything to do with Google Wave any more, but I want to keep my existing Google account (Gmail, Docs, etc).