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Questions tagged [login]

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

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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 area51

I just signed up for an Stack Exchange account. I am trying to log in at area51, but get No login found error. Specifically, I go to https://area51.stackexchange.com/ I click on log in which is a ...
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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 ...
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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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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 my ...
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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 ...