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Signing up during answer post can cause (partial) loss of answer [duplicate]

I just typed out an answer to a site on the SE network I did not use before (linguistics). After completing, I clicked on 'sign in' > 'sign in with google' to leverage my network account that has ...
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Bug when registering to stackexchange.com

I'm a new user that has logged in many sites of the stackexchange community, including Meta StackExchange, however when I try to log in in StackExchange I see a white screen which says: Completing ...
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Why do I now have to login into Stack Exchange if I'm already logged into Stack Overflow?

Until about a month or so ago, when I logged into Stack Overflow, I was also logged into Stack Exchange. Occasionally while logged into Stack Overflow, I'll get some status update about a post I made ...
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How can I split profiles? [duplicate]

How would one potentially split the accounts that one owns in relation to the different Stack Exchange sites? I would like to separate one of them out from my other accounts (that is to say, remove it ...
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How do I really change my login email address? [duplicate]

Fortunately, I can still login with this email address that I have lost access to. I have been searching around here for a way to update it to the current one I use. I have found many answers. But ...
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Sign in during asking does not preserve question data

I went to post a question using a new browser. I wrote in the question and then saw the login form at the bottom and realised I was not logged in on my account. I clicked Sign in with Google, signed ...
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Unable to change password in Q&A software

I want to change my password. I am able to log in. After login, i tried using the "My logins" page and change password functionality. After I entered my current password, typed in the new one ...
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Why can I not log in to Stack Exchange Android app using a Google account?

I recently installed the Stack Exchange app from Google Play Store, and every time I tried to log in to my account from the application using Google account, it shows me unable to verify your Google ...
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I changed my Stack Overflow account email address. Suddenly, my username and photo changed too

I was recently laid off from my company. I changed my Stack Overflow account's email address from my work email to my personal email. Upon doing this, my username, which was "Umbrella_Programmer," ...
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I can't log in to Stack Exchange [duplicate]

Every time I try to login to www.stackexchange.com, it says it will redirect me, but it doesn't actually do it. I am constantly stuck on this URL: https://meta.stackexchange.com/users/login?...
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Area 51 login no longer redirects nor logs in

For a long time, Area 51 has required a separate login process even after one has logged in to the rest of the network. One would click on the "log in" button in the header on Area51 and ...
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Can't log in to Server Fault, Super User or MathOverflow

Right now, on Server Fault, Super User and MathOverflow, I'm not logged in; if I log in with my Stack Exchange username and password, I'm redirected to the home page but I'm still not logged in. I've ...
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Does SO's still use localStorage to auto-login users? [duplicate]

I was searching about how SO authenticate and manage users sessions across multiple sites/domain and found this question from 2010: How does SO's new auto-login feature work? However, I didn't ...
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What is the minimum reputation amount required to view questions without replies tagged as “duplicate”"?

When not logged in, attempting to visit a question that is marked as duplicate of another and doesn't have any replies, redirects to the original question (i.e. the question displayed in the "possible ...
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Unable to merge with previous account because I don't know the profile ID

I registered my original Stack Exchange account using a university email address that is now dead due to my having graduated. I was able to continue using the Stack Exchange account anyway due to my ...
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Cannot log in to the Stack Exchange Android app with a GitHub login

I have my Stack Overflow/Stack Exchange account linked from GitHub, so when I log in, I do it using the log in with GitHub option. Now I'm trying to log in to the mobile Android app and am ...
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Sign in with GitHub only on Stack Overflow

I have noticed that you can add a GitHub login to your profile but there is only a "Sign in with GitHub" button on Stack Overflow and not on any other Stack Exchange sites so you can only use GitHub ...
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Logged out mid answer

I was writing an answer on math.se just a few seconds ago. When I went to submit it, it showed an error, something along the lines of “Unable to submit answer. See reason above”. There was, in fact, ...
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New verified email isn't recognized properly

I have changed my Stack Exchange login email address to a new email address in the following two configuration pages and verified the new email from its inbox. 1) https://stackoverflow.com/users/...
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Changing a login email done through Stack Overflow instead of Stack Exchange, and in two different places

First I should clarify that I don't ask a question like "How do change a Stack Exchange login email?" and there are already such few (duplicated) questions. I ask the following question to better ...
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Forgot password - Only on some Stack Exchange sites

The forgot password link appears on "Ask Different" but not on "Stack Overflow" or "Meta Stack Exchange" Why is this? Surely you should expand the forgot password feature to all sites. Is this a bug ...
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Forced to login to Meta to be able to login to Area51

I was forced to login to Meta Stack Exchange to be able to login to Area51. Is this expected?
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Why does an error message for less than 1 reputation exist?

I recently tried posting an answer and got the following error messages: You must have a minimum of 1 reputation to post on this site. You must log in to post. The first issue here is that as you ...
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Bug when trying to join Area 51 community

I'm having troubles joining Area 51 community. From here https://area51.stackexchange.com/ if I click on Log in, I'm redirected on a page saying "Completing log in to Area 51, you will be redirected ...
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Don't always have a 'Join this Community' Button [duplicate]

I already have accounts on a bunch of Stack Exchange sites. Mostly when I'm looking at posting on a new SE site, I can see a blue 'Join this Community' button, which gives me a painless "extend my ...
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Unable to login Area51 for more than a year

Earlier I faced a similar issue which was solved but this time I have been facing another error. Following screen is shown when I press on log in link: Following screen is shown when I press on ...
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Area 51 login apparently requires the HTTP referer to be on

I have a Mac on Mojave 10.14.6 (10.15 is newest) with Firefox 69.0.1 (according to Mozilla's website, the current release is 69.0.3). I just tried to log in to Area 51, and got stuck on the page ...
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Login Issues at Area51

I don't seem to be able to login to Area51. I tried many times but get the same issue: The URL I am getting redirected to is: https://area51.stackexchange.com/error?aspxerrorpath=/users/login-or-...
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Is it possible to merge an old and new data.SE login?

Today I try to login on https://data.stackexchange.com/ using my regular yahoo account but unable to login. I get: No OpenID endpoint found. When I login using Stack Exchange option I get new ...
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Cannot login using Google authentication [closed]

For some reason, I'm not able to login to an of the SE sites using Google authentication today. Did something change? PS. I had to create a direct login on SE using my other e-mail id to report this ...
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Why doesn't my general SE logged in status carry over to Super User? [duplicate]

I'll describe this like a bug report because it seems like a bug. I was logged into SE and able to move freely from site to site (among the sites I have already joined) -- EXCEPT Super User. To get ...
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Not able to log in to Area 51

Tried on Safari and Chrome, getting same issue. I can login to other sites like SO and this one. Tried on a different machine and still having same issue.
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Is it possible to have a login which isn’t an E-mail?

I would like to be able to manage my accounts (private information) independently of my e-mails (public information) because: I would like to avoid any sharing of accounts between different servers, ...
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Cannot log in to my unregistered Stack Exchange account

Yesterday I set up an unregistered account to ask one question on a site in which I am not a member of. I want to make it clear that I am not interested in merging the two accounts. I am not ...
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Logging in to Data Explorer (SEDE) in another window changes name in the first

When writing a question a few minutes ago, I logged into Data Explorer in a private window. When I logged back into it in a normal window, my username had changed to "Stormblessed31729" due to not ...
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Can we have Data Explorer send you back to the page you were on after logging in? [duplicate]

If you log in to Stack Exchange from any page (as far as I know) on https://stackexchange.com or any sites like https://scifi.stackexchange.com, the URL looks something like this and redirects to the ...
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Merging SO and SE accounts [duplicate]

I always have to log in again if I'm going from any SE website to SO. How can I merge my SO and SE accounts so that I don't have to log in twice?
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Not able to login to chat.stackoverflow.com [duplicate]

I have an account in stackoverflow.com, today I tried to join a chat room for some technical discussion and help. But I am not able to login to it. chat.stackoverflow.com is throwing "Something bad ...
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Not receiving account recovery email when attempting to recover account

I have been trying for the last week to access my 5 year old account on Stack Overflow. I've not logged in to the account for nearly a year. I can access the associated email account. But whenever I ...
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Replacing the login e-mail address doesn't replace the notification e-mail address

A few days ago, I changed the e-mail address associated with my Stack Exchange account by adding the new e-mail address, then deleting the old one and deleting the old address from the mail service. ...
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No new login, but cached login work

Someone know if there is a problem to login the main site ? I got that error from all browser; All my cached login work. Chrome on my laptop, Safari on my iPhone, but I can't login no more if I ...
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Add a login for all my Stack Exchange accounts [duplicate]

THIS IS NOT A DUPLICATE. The other question was about merging two accounts, my problem is to add a login for all the StackExchange sites I visit. I was logging in with OpenID, but now that it's gone, ...
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Unify login across all Stack Exchange sites

Currently, almost every Stack Exchange site has its own login area, meaning the browsers login auto fill doesn't always work. For example: Stack Overflow login: stackoverflow.com/users/login Physics ...
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Stack Overflow icon instead of Stack Exchange icon in login page [duplicate]

Not a serious bug, but when joining a new SE site, it says "using a login from Stack Exchange", whereas the Stack Overflow icon is used.
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unlinking a Google Account from stackexchange

If a user has a Google Account, a different website such as the Washington Post, might offer to "link" the Google Account to the Washington Post account. The Washington Post offers both link and ...
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Why does Stack Exchange not allow signing in with a username? [duplicate]

When I look at the URL to my profile I see https://meta.stackexchange.com/users/344066/jack-siro. I want to believe that 344066 is my userid or member number and jack-siro is my username all ...
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I changed my email address twice and still need to use my old address to log in

I used an old email address from a provider that is long dead now, so when I logged in stackoverflow, I clicked on my name, got into "emails" settings and changed the address in two different ...
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Should we prank not-logged-in users?

At the moment, this is what Interpersonal.SE looks like for a user who doesn't have an account and just followed a link from Google: Now, I'm a frequent user of this site and I know that it isn't ...
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Pressing “tab” in log-in form switches to “Forgot password?”

The login form used to have an intuitive behaviour up to a few days ago: pressing the tab key would switch from the email field to the password field, just like pretty much any such login form under ...
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Can’t login to Area 51 ( Unable to log in with your OpenID provider: No user found)

I think I originally signed up with a Launchpad account, but looking at “My Logins” I see two accounts: a StackExchange one (used yesterday) and Launchpad (used Jun 28 ’18) so I suppose I created a ...

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