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Questions tagged [login]

This tag is for questions or issues surrounding login to this site.

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UX error on new SE login page [duplicate]

So, I see the login page for SE has been updated, which is neat. However, when logging in by email, if I enter my email address and press tab, instead of taking me to the password field, it ...
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Wrong tab order on the login page [duplicate]

The new login page has the tab order: Username "Forgot Password?" Password It would be nice if this could be changed back to select the password field directly after the username field.
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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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Accounts made by temporary emails such as Temp-Mail

I thought one of the purposes of registering with an email was to verify the person was not a bot and of age. But apparently, there are services that can give you temporary emails, such as Temp-Mail. ...
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Google auth seems broken

I can't seem to login using my Google account. Luckily I still have an active session on the main things I care about but when I log into anything with my Google auth, I get: There was an error ...
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Use Google to login [duplicate]

I always use Google to login to SE websites. Now, I got a message that Google is cancelling GooglePlus, including the login options. Will this affect my ability to login to SE sites? If so, what ...
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Changed my email address and it screwed up logins across the network

I changed my Stack Exchange email some months ago and it has screwed up my logins across the network. I have to login using the old email address once before I can use my new email address for each of ...
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Is Area51 login broken?

Is Area51 login broken? I tried to sign up today and this happened: Unable to log in with your OpenID provider: An unexpected error occurred while logging in. It's not you, it's us. This is ...
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SEDE login authentication

I have the impression that SE's login is universal. Once logged into any one of the sites on the SE network, one can enter other sites without further login. For example, I'm logged into Math.SE, so ...
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Google login broken!

I tried to log out of Stack Overflow from the Google login because I was logged in to the wrong account, but when I clicked log in with Google again, it did not offer me the window to log in to Google,...
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Issue in the confirmation page icon, when joining a new community

When I'm trying to join a new community by clinking on the "Join this community" button in the non joined community, I'm receiving the following confirm page. In that I'm seeing the description ...
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Will Google+ APIs shutting down affect signing in into Stack Exchange sites?

According to this article, Google+ APIs will shut down on March 7, 2019. Since I am using Google to provide authentication for several web sites (SE sites included), I am wondering if SE network will ...
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Why would StackExchange logs show me logging in *from* a stack exchange server?

Looking at my login history (at https://openid.stackexchange.com/user) I see I've logged in several times from the IP address "198.252.206.71" but according to a quick whois search, that IP belongs to ...
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Sign Up link from upvoting on random SE Site does not suggest existing Network Profile

I just attempted to vote on a question I found via a google search: The Stack Overflow Unofficial Patch (SOUP) The site looked very similar to Stack Overflow, the programming Q&A site I use ...
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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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Got invalid certificate error trying to log in

I got an invalid certificate error for stackauth.com a few minutes ago when trying to log in to SuperUser via Google. I tried again (after taking a screenshot and blacking out the potentially ...
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Can't access my ServerFault account

The "Yahoo" login is no longer an option and, although I can still use most of the sites (including Meta, obviously), the ServerFault no longer recognizes me. Trying to use the "Forgot Password" ...
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Logged in throughout the network, but not on SO

I'm logged in on scifi.SX, and here on meta.SX - but not on Stackoverflow.com . What's more, there doesn't seem to be a box on the login page to enter an OpenID URL. What gives?
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Google Login broken on website

I just tried to ask a question, but I cannot sign in with my Google account. I'm using the Android app since I'm already logged in there. When I click the sign in button, nothing happens. I'm using ...
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Why am I being redirected to meta when I want to log in at stackexchange.com [duplicate]

Since today, when I go to stackexchange.com and click the login button, I am being redirected to the login at meta.stackexchange.com. When I login there, I am again being redirected to the main ...
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Where to ask questions about external sites (like Google accounts)

Today, I had a question about Google accounts. So, I went to stackexchange.com/sites and scoured for a possible site to ask about external unrelated sites. I searched and searched for minutes, but I ...
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Deleted account from Stack Overflow still accessible on Meta

I have created one account (another) on Stack Overflow and was able to login with Meta Stack Exchange without joining this community. Then I have deleted that account from Stack Overflow, and I ...
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Adding another login creates a new account

I'm gradually moving to a new email address, so I tried to add it as a new login using the "add more logins..." button: That took me to this form: I filled in the new email. But when I try login in ...
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I can log in everywhere with an e-mail address no longer tied to my account

A couple of minutes ago I discovered this by accident. So in short, I can log in on very Stack Exchange site with an e-mail id which is no longer associated with this account. The current e-mail ...
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“No login found” error trying to log in at Area 51

I just signed up for an Stack Exchange account. I am trying to log in on Area 51, but I get a No login found error. Specifically, I go to https://area51.stackexchange.com/ I click on log in which is ...
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Does StackExchange have any plans to offer 2-factor logins? [duplicate]

I've recently got hold of some Feitian U2F dongles and have been busily securing my online accounts. I was somewhat surprised to see that StackExchange currently doesn't seem to offer anything beyond ...
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How does identity follow me from site to site with Stack Exchange?

I've been a member of Stack Overflow for years and I also read other sites like https://security.stackexchange.com. This morning while I was logged into https://stackoverflow.com, I then went to ...
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Refused to login into iOS app using Google auth [duplicate]

Download the Stack Exchange app from the App Store. Run it and login with Google. Enter email and password for the Google account. Successfuly login into Google. Jump back to Stack Exchange app. Get ...
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2FA for Stack Exchange universal login

I'm aware there's already a FR for this, but it applied to OpenID. With OpenID now being deprecated, that feature request will never be implemented. Therefore, this feature request for 2FA asks ...
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Code 400 Bad Request on Android Stack Exchange Google Login [duplicate]

When I try to login to the Android Stack Exchange app with my Google account I get . I tried it on multiple networks and on cellular but it gives me the same error consistently. I also tried multiple ...
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Unlink Facebook login for Stack Exchange profile [duplicate]

When I first started with Stack Exchange I created a profile through a Facebook link. I am about to delete that Facebook account and was wondering if there was a way to 'unlink' my current Facebook ...
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The Stack Exchange app does not let me log in with my Google account and displays an error [duplicate]

I downloaded the Stack Exchange app on my secondary phone (Android 6.0) and installed it. I tried to log in with my Google account. However, an error occurred. I tried the next day on my main phone (...
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Login request failed with using Google account [duplicate]

I made an account of Stack Overflow and Stack Exchange with my Google account just a few hours ago. I do want to use this contents (Stack Overflow, something like that), so I try to log in with my ...
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Problem logging into SE app on IOS using Google [duplicate]

I've been using the IOS StackExchange app for a couple of years now, without a problem. Today I got a new iPhone Xs, downloaded the app, and tried to log in using Google, the way I always do. Each ...
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iOS app: Unable to log in with Google OpenID [duplicate]

Just got a new iPad Pro, installed the SE app and tried to log in using my Google OpenID. Getting this error every time (including deleting and reinstalling the app): On the first try I go through ...
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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 to connect to my old account which was using OpenID [duplicate]

I've noticed today that users can't use OpenID for login anymore. I have an old account with linked only to OpenID. How I can login into my old Stack Overflow profile now?
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Can't log in to the Stack Exchange app with a Google account

I tried logging in with a Google account, but I got the following error:
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I can't use the mobile app or change my password. How do I fix this?

I downloaded the mobile app for SE on my iPad today. The first thing it asks me to do is sign in. I tried to sign in with Google and used my GMail address. I never even got asked for a password, it ...
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Can't login with Google on recently released iPhones and iPads

I just switched from an iPhone 7 to an iPhone XR (both are on latest iOS version available). When I try to login into the Stack Exchange app with my Google account it says: Request failed Could ...
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Cancel button creating a new account is broken

I pressed the "Ask Question" button on a Stack Exchange site I wasn't part of (Mathematics) and got the "Confirm And Create This Account" screen. However, the "cancel" button did not work. When I ...
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Can't change password

I took the following steps to try to change my stackoverflow.com password: I browse to stackoverflow.com. Click Edit Profile & Settings. Click on My Logins. There is one, Stack Exchange. Click ...
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Understanding risks of logging into Stack Exchange sites from a shared computer or network

What are the risks of logging in from a shared computer? What about on a shared network, but on a personal laptop? I have, in many cases, wanted to log in from a shared computer or shared network, ...
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Login bug in email address

I have two valid email addresses in my account. As of 5-9 hours ago, I tried to log into one of the SE sites (superuser), and couldn't get in. Long story short, I reset my password and still couldn'...
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How to view E-Mail Address in App? [duplicate]

I think I created my account with Google, but if I try to log in with it, it say's the account is not created? At least I'm logged in in the App.
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Why am I not logged in to all of my communities when I log into StackExchange? [duplicate]

I noticed that after I log into SE I am automatically logged into most of the communities that I am a member of, but not all. Ask Ubuntu, for example, requires me to sign in again, but doesn't have ...
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Can a hacker who hacked a Facebook account access security.stackexchange.com through their linked OAuth account?

Recently Facebook was hacked with 50M accounts compromised. I just got a message from a moderator of Stack Exchange site Information Security that my account has been suspended. I'm writing ...
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Why is there no login option for site Y, if I already logged into site X?

Disclaimer: I will not use my SE account to upvote or benefit my other account. I am using Gmail accounts to log in into SE sites. Idea: I am mostly active on the Stack Overflow, Workplace, ...
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Unable to log in on Area 51 using Stack Exchange ID

For some days, I've been getting the following error while logging in on the Area 51 Stack Exchange site using the first option, "Login using Stack Exchange": Unable to log in with your OpenID ...