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Questions tagged [login]

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

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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 iPhone XR

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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Fails to automatically log into Super User

This is not a duplicate. I am on Chrome and not blocking block third-party cookies. If you read the comments I already said that. My profile says I am a member of Super User and has a reputation. ...
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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 ...
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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 ...