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I was wondering if this is something I am going to have to live with or is there a way to force gmail to think it is googlemail for the sake of my other openID accounts?

At the moment any new account I link to my google account will go in as gmail and is seen as a different user to my googlemail account.

Edit for clarity

I can log in with both @gmail and @googlemail, that isn't the issue. The issue is that on the SE side they appear to be treated as different openID accounts and therefore on sites like Meta I can't associate myself with my account on SO, this is because with meta gmail was picked up as my openID and on SO googlemail was used.

I don't seem to have any control over if it picks up googlemail or gmail. I guess the solution might be to add gmail to them all as this seems to be the new one, but if there is an easier way I would prefer it!

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Flag one of your questions or answers and request a merge, specify both accounts and be specific regarding the OpenID you want to use. –  Tim Post Jun 2 '11 at 8:36
    
Cheers, I have done this! –  Toby Jun 2 '11 at 8:56

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This is not fixable at the moment; you'd need to log in to every other account with your "new" old credentials to get them mapped.

We are working on a "push my credentials out to every site on the network" feature but it's not quite there as of the time I am writing this.


There's a "Copy {Site} login credentials to all Stack Exchange accounts" button on account tabs now. enter image description here

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