Questions tagged [login]

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

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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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Does an iOS app with Sign In with Apple ID work on iOS 12? [migrated]

I want to know whether an iOS app with Sign In with Apple ID runs on iOS 12 or not.
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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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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 our ...
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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 [closed]

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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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 ...