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Questions tagged [auto-login]

for questions regarding the feature which automatically logs you back into a site if you've already registered on it and have authenticated with the network.

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Does Universal Login not provide single sign-on recently?

I am a member of a number of Stack Exchange sites. Recently I seem to have gotten logged out from a number of them (Server Fault, Super User) and I can't figure out a way to log in without scrounging ...
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Network Login Troubleshooting fails on Messaging whereas Caniuse.com tests positive

A couple of months ago, I was forced to switch to the Vivaldi browser which I do happen to like a lot. The Vivaldi browser might be considered the spiritual successor to the Opera browser, sharing ...
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How does stackoverflow detect whether i'm a logged in user? [duplicate]

So when I enter https://stackoverflow.com/, I don't see anything on XHR. How on earth does the server know who I am? :)
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Logging in with Facebook, No login option for Facebook [duplicate]

App Version: 1.0.89 Device Manufacturer: HUAWEI Device Model: HUAWEI Y625-U32 OS Version: 4.4.2 (C567B105)
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Why is logon not automatic when coming from Stack Overflow via the Stack Exchange menu dropdown? [duplicate]

As logged on in Stack Overflow and clicking the Stack Exchange dropdown (top of window client area, far left) my expectation was to be automatically logged in to Server Fault... That ...
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Some site seems not share the stackoverflow cookies, I have to login one by one [duplicate]

It is weird only happen on chrome at home. At company, it does share the login session/cookies. After I login stackoverflow, only stackexchange.com can recognize the cookies. But askubuntu , ...
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How does SO's new auto-login feature work without any refresh?

How does SO's new auto-login feature work? The above link talks about how auto login is implemented in SO. Answer to that post points to this solution. Is there a new auto-login feature? Now ...
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Why do Stack Exchange sites seem to always forget my login?

It seems that all Stack Exchange sites do seem to be affected by a UX killing behaviour: it seems that every day you have to login again on each of them; they never remember your login. For someone ...
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Auto logon issue with Stack Overflow

If I jump directly to https://stackoverflow.com/ I am not logged on, which implies an issues with cookies on my PC. But If I jump to https://pets.stackexchange.com/ or http://area51.stackexchange.com/...
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Currently some Meta sites do not allow me to login

This started happening a couple of days ago. When navigating to the Information Security Meta page (after being logged into InfoSec) I'm greeted with the Sign Up and Login buttons. If I click Login ...
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Active login not recognized on Super User

While on other Stack Exchange sites like Game Development and Code Review they recognize if I am logged in to Stack Overflow or Stack Exchange and after refresh request from page I am logged in there ...
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Auto-login to private beta redirects to the home page

I had an inbox notification telling me of a comment reply on Portuguese Language Meta. I had not yet logged into Portuguese.SE or its meta on that particular browser instance. When I clicked on the ...
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Don't show the “How does SE work” banner to users who have accounts on other sites

When visiting a site where a user doesn't have an account, the "How does SE work" 1 banner doesn't really need to be shown to users who have accounts on other sites. If you've been on the network for ...
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Please stop disrespecting my wishes by logging me in where I've explicitly logged out

The recent changes to the global authentication system are disrespecting my explicit wishes. I am in the habit of logging out of some SE communities when I am done. In the case of one community I am ...
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Global auth is dead! Long live universal login

Update: Universal login is in place and considered "done". If you see anything weird, please submit new bug reports. As y'all know, our current flavor of "global authentication" leaves a few things ...
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Automatically log me in to my related account I've navigated to from my profile

When logged in and viewing your account profile, navigating to a related account where you are not logged in, means that you get the public view of the account. I always want to be automatically ...
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Infinite auto-login loop when using child sites

I appear to be having issues when visiting child sites from my Network Profile. When I go to the child site (seen so far on SO and SU) I appear to not be logged in: After clicking "log in", it takes ...
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Messaging failed - doesn't give more info. as to what to do about it [duplicate]

I am opening this so that if I run into the same situation would perhaps know what to do as well as others. I am trying to login to sites and most sites work except for some meta sites. For this I ...
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auto login doesn't work in Safari on Mac [duplicate]

Auto login is not working in Safari browser(Version 8.0.3 (10600.3.18)) on OS X (Yosemite 10.10.2) ie., it doesn't detect and show 'Welcome back, < user >. You've been logged in. Click here to ...
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Isn't the updated login screens a step backwards in terms of usability?

I'm a regular visitor to stackoverflow, serverfault and superuser, and up until today, logging into all three took far less steps. Before I could go to stackoverflow, hit login, choose log in with ...
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refresh for me instead of telling me to click here

Instead of telling me to Click here to refresh the page, please just do it automatically for me. Preferably by just saying logging you in as pictured below, so the user knows they are about to have ...
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Log-out everywhere and Auto-login both not working

I am running Google Chrome on Linux, and am using my Google Account to authenticate with SE sites. In the past, auto-login has always worked. (seeing the banner+refresh and I was logged in). I ...
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Why is global auth disabled?

My old computer broke down a few days ago, so I'm using a laptop until I can get it fixed. As a side effect, I no longer have my usual browser cookies, so I had to log back into Stack Exchange. ...
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Autologin on StackExchange sites didn't work [duplicate]

After the read-only period yesterday the autologin fails to login on StackExchange network sites. OS: Windows 8.1 Browser: Google Chrome 37.0.2062.76 (x64)
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Can't log in to chat - it logs me with the wrong user

Tested also in a new browser with no cookies/cache. I can login sucessfully to any site and meta site of the web, but whenever I try to login to any chat, it autologins with a different user https://...
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Staying logged in when using SEDE on multiple machines

I am having problems staying logged into SEDE if I move between machines. My work flow: Login to SEDE using Stack Exchange OpenID on laptop Run a few queries Move to desktop and log in to SEDE Run ...
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having a problem logging in [duplicate]

I'm running into an issue currently that is preventing me from logging into StackOverflow on Firefox (and only Firefox, Chrome and IE work fine). I was able to log in to Meta (clearly) as well as ...
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Why is there no Single sign-on across Stack Exchange Sites? [duplicate]

I am logged into Stack Overflow using Chrome. But once I'm going to another Stack Exchange site, it asks to log in again. Why? Is it possible to share authority?
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Log in details for every site [closed]

Is there a possibility that I log in once and can access all the set of sites which are under Stack Exchange as each and every time its annoying for me to log in into the website and work on the same. ...
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Login Error: Please return to the previous page and try again

For a few weeks I have not been able to login into any SE site except Stackoverflow using Safari on my iPad. Every attempt to login with Facebook (as I usually do) leads to the same message: Sorry, ...
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Account not getting logged out completely and still logs in automatically

At work, I logged into Stack Overflow once on the computer of one of my colleagues. Before I left his machine, I logged out, however, every since then, when my colleague visits Stack Overflow, my ...
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Unable to logout for good in IE11 on Windows 8.1

I can't seem to stop stackexchange.com from logging me in. Whenever I go to the login page, it will log me in automatically, which is the problem. I've logged out of openid.stackexchange.com and ...
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Adding more than one Stack Exchange OpenID credential

I'm trying to add multiple logins for my Stack Overflow account. In "My logins", I clicked "add more" and then when I click the "Stack Exchange" icon it's logging me into the existing account. I'm ...
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Don't prompt me to vote when I can't [duplicate]

I just visited What is your best programmer joke?, and Stack Exchange offered to log me in, so I did so (refreshing the page in the process). The page then told me that I should upvote the question ...
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Stackoverflow authentication data storage [duplicate]

Maybe this question has been asked, but I couldn't find it with google and stackoverflow. I have deleted all my cookies and yet after entering stackoverflow.com I'm asked to refresh the page, because ...
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I keep getting logged in to another user account

My friend logged in on my computer with his account once and since that time I cannot log in with my credentials without being logged in to his account... I think, that my email address got somehow ...
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Why can't I use my Stack Overflow account to access Android Stack Exchange?

I have a Stack Overflow account. My username is 'mdarwin' and I have the badge 'informed', whatever that means. Now I want to ask a question on Android Stack Exchange and for some reason it doesn't ...
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I can't get my account to not auto-login at work

This is absolutely unacceptable. I logged in to my StackOverflow on a shared work computer. After logging out, no matter what I do, I am automatically logged back in whenever someone visits 'log in'->...
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Stack Exchange login without prompt for credentials after logout?

I am experiencing logout problems on security.stackexchange.com. After logging out and restarting the browser the login page logs me in without asking for login/password. Anybody seeing this? I ...
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Don't tell me to log in to vote if I've already been auto-logged in

OK, we've all seen the "Welcome back [USERNAME], you've been logged in. Click here to refresh the page." auto-login notification bar, and I understand why it works the way it does. And having the up- ...
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Unwanted Auto login on LAN [closed]

We have a LAN which shares a common WAN IP address. My friend logged in into StackOverflow with his login from his PC. He sent a link of a question to me to check it. I opened it in incognito window ...
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Why I need to login to Programmers.stackexchange.com again when I already had a session in Stack Overflow [duplicate]

Well, first I thought about asking this in programmers meta, but decides against it since question about all Stack Exchange networks is allowed here, as per FAQ. I have already login to Stack ...
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chat room constantly re-loading

Loading The Whiteboard Just a second... This notice is popping up every a few seconds making chat unusable at least for that channel. I got the same results on Chrome, IE, Firefox and Opera. ...
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Why does auto-login sometimes auto-refresh and sometimes not? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Why does it says “welcome back -user- click here to 'refresh page'” Stack Exchange's autologin seems to have inconsistent behavior as to whether it ...
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How am I being logged in automatically even if I clear all my Chrome data from “the beginning of time”?

I cleared all my browser data and visited http://stackoverflow.com and it logged me back in. How? This happens on Chrome on OS X and Windows 7. Surely the security concerns outweigh the benefits to ...
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When does a login happen automatically?

When I'm surfing between SE sites where I'm a member (e.g. I'm on SO and I click on a link to Web Apps or something), any of these things can happen, seemingly at random: Everything is seamless and I'...
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Why multi login for each site [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Why not have one login to all stack subdomains? Why do I have to login multiple time for login on all the site of Stack Exchange. It's irritating to login to stackoverflow....
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Can we have a global auto-login button somewhere?

Edit: I've been having problems with the global auto-login since it was released. For some reason, my user (I've even switched to SOID) will not always trigger the auto-login. But sometimes it does... ...
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I have been logged in from completely new browser, new installation of Linux

I have installed Ubuntu after a while on my notebook, installed Chrome (but unfortunately ran Firefox - also untouched (but yes, logged in to Facebook)) and came to http://stackoverflow.com. It has ...
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I am automatically logged in on Stack Overflow without requiring authentication [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Why “log in” logs in automatically? I'm having this problem of Auto-Login. That is, whenever I log out from Stack Overflow and then try to click on "log in" -> "...