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Why does my datascience.stackexchange automatically use someone else's profile? Is this a bug?

First of all, I want to make it clear that my internet connection is through a shared VPN. Many different people get access to internet using a same VPN server. This might be the reason for the ...
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How can I add my email to my account?

I couldn't remember my password, so I used the password recovery link, but was told that my email is not in the system. I also tried logging in with Google OpenID, since that's what I always use when ...
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Bug: Posting as guest prevents signing in with different email address

I didn't have my login credentials available on a laptop, so I posted an answer as guest using a different mail address than what I used to register at Stack Exchange. Later I decided to reset ...
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Password change consistently fails with error

My current password on Stack Exchange is old enough that it needs an update. I used Firefox to log into the gardening Stack Exchange with my email and password, clicked my user and on "Edit Profile &...
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“Framing not allowed” when using back button or re-opening closed tab in google chrome when logged in

First: I only have this issue on security.stackexchange.com, not on other sites (at least not on the few that I have tried), and only if I'm logged in. I get the "Framing not allowed" error message ...
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Why does the login not work across sites?

When I login to one page, why do I need to enter my password for every other SE site I visit? This used to work pretty well, but now it does not at all. I just visited superuser, was logged out (once ...
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Could login with GitHub be added?

This question seems to be asked already some years ago: Login with Github? Then it was said the option is not important, no open-id in github etc. However now, with the end of OpenId support, it ...
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How to login to SE sites that don't support SEOpenID without giving them my SEOpenID password?

When I'm already logged into openid.stackexchange.com (aka SEOpenID) then I am able to log into stackexchange.com (aka SE) by simply clicking the button "Login with Stack Exchange". I am not asked for ...
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No associated accounts found [closed]

I recently joined and I cannot find the answer to this question. I have a stack exchange account and when I click my profile I see: account14105511 No associated accounts found But when I go to ...
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Being above 10,000 rep, my newest edit was placed in a review queue as if I was a low-rep user?

I made a minor edit to: log difference measure and was informed that the edit was put in a review queue. In fact, it was, and I can even decide on my own edit: Note that I'm displayed as "anonymous ...
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Notify user that they've been logged out of SEDE (instead of appearing to function normally)

I'm an unusually frequent/avid SEDE user. It's like a gourmet buffet for a self-proclaimed "data geek" like myself. Thus, I've put off reporting this problem for a while, but it's continuing to cause ...
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how join two account from stackoverflow [duplicate]

I am new. I have two account on stackoverflow a personal and other for my work like developer and I think that moderators think , that I have multiple account and they say me that "please ...
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Adding alternate login doesn't work

I have been trying to add an Gmail login to this account for quite some time now. But irrespective of what I did, the alternate login doesn't get added. I tried adding email id + password. It doesn't ...
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Unable to edit my profile on Stack Overflow [duplicate]

Whenever I try to edit something on my profile the changes are denied and this message shows: Oops! There was a problem updating your profile: This email address is already registered. If it ...
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Can only log into chat by logging into Meta [duplicate]

Somehow I got logged out of Chat and SE in general recently. I logged back into Super User successfully using Chrome, but when I went to Root Access I was told that I need to log in to chat: So I hit ...
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Log-in flow on chat.stackexchange.com and stackexchange.com b0rken

I was auto-logged out from the chat.stackexchange.com server. And I couldn't log back in! I reproduced this issue both on Chrome 67 and on Firefox 61, both with regular tabs and Private / Incognito ...
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Why did I receive “IMMEDIATE ACTION NEEDED” email for OpenID EOL?

I think I already added my email address: But 18 hours ago, I received an email: You must update your account authentication options TODAY in order for your account to stay active. Why the bold ...
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How will the OpenID change affect me?

I have read various documents and still don't understand the open-ID change. What exactly is open-ID and how do the various parts of Stack use it? I am an occasional user of various parts of Stack ...
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Cannot log in to Stack Overflow through Opera

When I try to log in to Stack Overflow from Opera, it sends me to the default home page without logging me in. It isn't complaining that my password is wrong, it just won't log me in. It works just ...
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Log in Request Failed

On the Stack Exchange iOS app version 1.6.6.2, iOS 9.3.5 (old, I know, but it's the highest I can upgrade my iPhone 4s to), I am getting this error repeatedly when trying to log in with Google. I ...
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What happened to my old account?

I used to use Stack Exchange a lot with an email-based login, but I haven't been active for a couple years. When I came here just now I had an Inbox with messages, and the trophy icon showed me a list ...
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What forced a sign off of my Stack Exchange account?

I was just bouncing around the various Stack Exchange communities and upon going to upvote a question I discovered I'd randomly been logged out! I know that cookies expire, but I'm not accustomed to ...
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MyLogin removal not working

I am unable to delete one of my stack exchange logins entry from the list at Edit Profile & Settings -> My Logins The steps are the following: I remove the login credentials from the "My Logins" ...
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Has the Facebook login mechanism changed?

I've update my browser to Chrome 65 and it logged me out from sites (maybe because I ran git-bomb from incognito mode before I restarted the browser). I can no longer login to Stack Overflow using ...
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OpenID login on SEDE over HTTP is broken, doesn't show error

I was trying to log into SEDE using the Stack Exchange OpenID function. However, without any erros, I kept not being logged in. Eventually, I discovered I was using the HTTP to connect to SEDE, not ...
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I cannot login to Stack Exchange websites through my AOL OpenID

I cannot login to Stack Exchange's websites through my AOL OpenID. The Stack Exchange site I try to connect to (i.e. Stack Overflow) says : No OpenID endpoint found. I have tried to get a password ...
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My StackOverflow account is detached from my other StackExchange accounts

I can't log into my StackOverflow account using Google Mail. When I do I get this error message: When I log in using another StackExchange account and check the list of communities that I'm on, ...
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The sign-up process for alternative SE sites should be in the background [duplicate]

It's a bit of a hurdle to participate on a Stack Exchange site you've never used before. After reading something interesting, you have to stop and log in before being able to comment, vote, etc. ...
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Strange email login issue?

I changed my email address in Apple.SE's profile settings. But when I log in now, it still requires me to use my old email address. I'm using SE's own login, no fancy social media connections. I also ...
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No longer able to log in to Stack Exchange [duplicate]

I am suddenly unable to log in to Stack Exchange. I have OpenID set up to use Google's service, and it worked perfectly for years. Now, whenever I try to log in, I see this: The only way I was able ...
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How does one Stack Exchange site know that I'm logged in to the other?

Here's what I did: Completely cleared my browser of all cookies Open a new browser window in Incognito mode Navigate to askubuntu.com and log in Open a new tab and navigate to stackoverflow.com On ...
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Would Stack Exchange consider Portier-based logins?

Portier is a passwordless login mechanism based on your email address. It uses Google OAuth for Gmail addresses, and magic links sent via regular email for other domains. It considers itself a ...
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Log in to MSE Chat seems broken [duplicate]

Does someone know if the login's system for the chat is somehow broken? The link chat.meta.stackexchange.com gives me an error page. If I try to bypass that error and go to the Tavern chat room ...
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Gmail alias - Signup works, login doesn’t work

If you have a Gmail account, username@gmail.com, Google allows you to use an alias like username+somealias@gmail.com and still redirect all emails to root email. (Notice the + sign.) I just signed up ...
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To be logged in or not to be logged in that is the question [closed]

I suddenly feel like Schrödinger's cat as I am both logged in and not logged in! Please can someone open my box and tell what is going on? And if I click "log in" Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit, ...
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SEDE login loops back to “log in” link

I tried to log in to http://data.stackexchange.com/ and it appeared to succeed, but it didn't show my profile pic in the upper right, just the "log in" link. I selected the "Log in using Stack ...
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Redirect parameter `state` is missing in case of error

Testing OAuth authorization in my app I noticed a case when state parameter is not passed to redirect uri. I use state to track auth process at server side. If user doesn't authorize application, he ...
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Prompted to create account when I attempt to login to Stack Overflow

I seem to have gotten my Stack Overflow account in a weird state. When I log into another Stack Exchange account, I can view my profile and my Stack Exchange account will show up there, complete with ...
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Can't login to Area 51

When logging in into Area 51 (with my Stack Exchange credentials), I'm greeted with the following cryptic error message: I've tried clearing the cache and using another browser, but nothing helps. ...
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Cannot associate other communities to my Stack Exchange account

I log in to Stack Exchange using a Stack Exchange account (just Stack Exchange email and password – no Google, Facebook, etc.). So far, so good. But when I try to login or sign up to another Stack ...
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Weird login page for Area 51 and Chat on iOS

When logging in to Area 51 or the chat server on my iPhone with my Stack Exchange credentials, the login widget (sometimes) isn't loaded correctly. The placeholders are shown a few lines below the ...
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Banned from asking questions due to connecting a Google account that associated questions with my current account?

A few years ago I was a total programming noob and signed up to StackOverflow in order to get help (more like leeching) with programming issues I was having. My account was quickly blocked from asking ...
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`add-login` page tries to auth existing email/password login instead of creating a new one

I have a StackExchange email/password login, but I'm logged in via OpenID. (I assume the same thing happens if you're logged in via Google or Facebook, but I don't know that for sure.) Because ...
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Can't reset password for email credentials when logged in via OpenID

I log into SE with a Yahoo OpenID, which I have to stop doing by July. I apparently also have an email/password login. I don't remember ever creating one (although maybe that's what I used before SO ...
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How can I delete one of my associated logins?

I recently changed email providers, as of today, because I can no longer access my old email account. I somehow managed to associate a second login to my account. I want to delete the previous login ...
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Can't change my login

iirc, I already removed myself from openID a long time ago and have been logged in using a Yahoo account as shown under "My Logins" in my profile here in SE. I want to change to my Google account so I ...
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For a new account with an existing login, cookie requirement lacking action method [duplicate]

I had an account on a Stack Exchange site, not Law or Meta. I wanted to post on Law, so I had to confirm and create a new account with the existing login. Clarification: My browser was and is set to ...
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How can be possible to be logged-in only on certain sites?

I'm using Firefox in general, but just switched to Chrome for test one thing, and noticed that I'm logged-in on MSE and ELL, but not for other sites like enSO and ruSO: How this can be possible?
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Why I cannot log in to StackExchange.com?

The communities works fine such as MSE. But I cannot log in to main site. What is the issue? We apologize for any inconvenience, but an unexpected error occurred while you were browsing our site. ...
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Adding login/password credentials to Stackoverflow account [duplicate]

Is there a way to add plain login/password credentials to my Stackoverflow account? In the My Logins page (/users/login-add) I can only add new Google and Facebook logins. There is no option to add ...