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Questions tagged [merge-accounts]

For questions and requests to merge multiple (per site) Stack Exchange accounts of the same user.

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Asked question without registering, can't see my question after registration [duplicate]

This morning I've asked a question (on Academia) without registering. I've received an email with a link to set up an account and I've followed it. However it seems this new account is in no way ...
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Re-awarding badges after merging accounts?

When animuson answered my question on Merging Accounts Question Roundup, in part of their answer they said: "Badges are not transferred, but will be automatically re-awarded as the processes run ...
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By updating my job email settings, I have accidentally merged 2 accounts, how do I undo the merge?

A few years ago, I created a new account on SO with a new gmail address, and stopped using my old one which was associated with my personal email address. Now since then, I only go with the new one, ...
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Merging Accounts Question Roundup

So, what's the deal with merging accounts? What information do they have to confirm in order to merge? I know a screenshot of you logged into one of the accounts is required but what other info do ...
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Can I get my old user ID back?

This is a continuation of this problem I had earlier. I thought the problem was solved and it kind of was for some time. Today I logged into my SO account, after a break of 3 or 4 days, to find that ...
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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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Stop automatically merging accounts without asking the users

Currently, users are automatically merged if SE detects certain situations that indicate that the users belong to the same real person. Some aspects of this have been mentioned in meta posts, but in ...
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Merging an account caused my username to change on a site

When my Information Security account was merged to a secondary (IS) account, at least my Super User username was changed to this secondary account's username (username history, "recent names", is ...
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Merging accounts and the 200 daily reputation limitation

Some initial context A while back ago when I started using SE communities, I found out about the 200 point daily rep limit excluding awarded bounties, etc. Later on as time passed I found out about ...
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Automatically merge unregistered account with existing account when using same email

I asked a question on engineering.stackexchange.com before joining the site, and provided my email. Unfortunately, I used a different name than my username on the Stack Exchange network. Still, the ...
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Accounts not merged

In my profile it shows two accounts for Magento. I have no problem with it on the website, but in the mobile app, due to these multiple accounts, I am unable to view my profile content. These ...
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Merging accounts deletion

Before merging accounts (on Stack Overflow), I got a message: The account xxx will be removed, and all rep and votes will be transferred to account yyy as a result of this merge. Please click OK ...
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Earlier questions not tied to my account [duplicate]

I found around half a dozen posts from me, done back in 2012 ish, that are not tied into my current account. How can a link be established? Reading them it's obvious they're written by me, and not ...
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“Too many requests from this IP address” while attempting to merge accounts

Let me tell you a story: I want to merge two accounts. I proceeded as explained in How can one link / merge / combine / associate two accounts / users? (Anonymous / unregistered / cookie, or OpenID / ...
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Can I link my account to one that I deleted?

Say that I open two accounts by mistake on the same SE site. There's a procedure in place for linking them. Is there a similar procedure in place if I accidentally deleted my account? Can I dig up ...
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Improve the user profile merge template when contacting community team

When I use the moderator tool to contact the community team, one of the templates is "user profile merge" (Thanks for adding that btw!) The template is currently: Hello, I'm writing in reference to ...
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What would happen if someone who is suspended created a new account and tries to have it merged it later?

Let's say someone: has his Stack Exchange account suspended for a year; then created a new account; tries to merge it with his previous account after the suspension is over. What would happen then ...
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Zombie account was somehow created, and I am unable to submit a merge form (profiles already linked)

Update 1: scifi mod tells me a CM contacted me this morning, I haven't received any e-mail (I checked the spam too). Not sure if it's related. Update 2: got a reply for the latest form submitted from ...
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Problem with merging accounts

I have this account under an email that I ask this question from right now AND I have an old account here: https://math.stackexchange.com/users/18993/nikolajk that I made under an old email address. ...
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Unable to update profile at Stack Overflow [duplicate]

I try to update my account at Stack Overflow, but see this error: Oops! There was a problem updating your profile: This email address is already registered. If it belongs to you, log in above ...
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What should I do in the case of an account merge if I don't have access to one of the emails?

I found this account (on which I am posting) and requested a merge via Stack Overflow support. I clicked the confirm ownership link from the email associated with the other account, but as it stands, ...
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Just found an older account of mine, can they be merged? [duplicate]

I joined stackoverflow the other day with the ID DevTravis. Could these two accounts be merged, preferably the newer one being preserved and the questions from this one being migrated?
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Would it have been possible to get both versions of “Where in the World” with an account-merger?

There are two different versions of the hat "Where in the World?", which, according to the list of hat-triggers, is awarded [f]or participating on a site, when it's December 21 (the December ...
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My math.stackexchange profile showing 3 times my account and reputation problem

First of all in my first picture my math.stackexchange account is showing 3 times. Second problem my today and previous reputations are not showing instead my stackoverflow reputation is visible. ...
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Can I merge only questions from another account?

I have two Stack Exchange accounts, but I want one for questions (this one), and one for answers (the second one). In this account I have no answers at all. Can I ask a moderator to merge all the ...
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Reputation is not updated when merging chat accounts [duplicate]

I had 2 accounts, e.g: Account 1 having : 1000 reputation. Account 2 having : 50 reputation. After merging these two: the reputation while on the Stack Overflow site shows the updated Reputation i....
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Why am I merged with a totally different user?

My account (JM97-https://chemistry.stackexchange.com/users/23944/jm97) has been merged with another user (previously named "moderator") on the suspicion that the latter was my sock puppet, but this is ...
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Merge entire network account

I currently have two stack exchange IDs, one linked to my old google ID with all my rep and accounts on multiple stackexchange sites. While another that is linked to my new gmail ID. I wanted to merge ...
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Error while updating Stack Overflow account

When I try to update my profile, I get this error: Oops! There was a problem updating your profile: This email address is already registered. If it belongs to you, log in above or visit our ...
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I am trying to merge accounts. When It asks to put the stack exchange profile's link [duplicate]

I gave "network profile" link http://stackexchange.com/users/1552760/basam-nath but it says that is not correct. where do I get profile link?
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Is it possible to merge two user profiles with different email ids? [duplicate]

I had created a Stack Overflow account 4-5 years back using an email id provided by the company for which I used to work back then. I no longer work in that company and no longer have access to email ...
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Error when trying to merge accounts

Can anyone help me merge this old unregistered account of mine with my current official one? When I tried merging them, it says "e-mail address is invalid": What could be the cause of this ...
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Chat not working after account merge

I have recently merged accounts. However, it looks like the chats weren't been influenced by the merge, which makes me underprivileged to participate in chat. The screenshots of the problem are as ...
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How to find my StackExchange profile link

A bit lost sorry, can't find the answer. Obviously, I've 2 SE accounts and I want to merge them. Problem is when I fill in the merge form, I need to provide the links of my profiles. I thought those ...
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Data explorer site created new jon.doe account, instead of logging me to the old one

I've logged in to data explorer site, but it didn't recognise my old account and created a new one. Is it possible to merge those accounts, as I can't logging to my old account anymore. Related: ...
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Merge old Stack Overflow account with new one [duplicate]

I made this account a couple of years ago, however this email address is no longer in use (it exists, but I can't access it). Is it possible to merge this Stack Overflow account with my new one? ...
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Can I merge an old account into a new one? [duplicate]

I just remembered that I made an old account 2 years and 5 months ago. For some reason, I stopped using that login, and now I have my main account (the one I'm using to post this question). I went ...
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Merging accounts after that one of the accounts was suspended for a week

If someone has two accounts and merges them, but one of the accounts was suspended for a week... Will he get the reputation that he earned in the non suspended account? Will the answers and ...
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Reputation when merging accounts?

If someone has two accounts and he is going to merge between them, will he get the reputation of both accounts?
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As a moderator, what should I do to merge users?

Sometimes an unregistered user lost their cookies and register with same email, then we get flags like... I can't comment to my posts!!! In this case, what should I do as moderator? Encourage them ...
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Should the profiles with same email be automatically merged?

The full order of event related to this problem was: I asked a question on http://vi.stackexchange.com (not signed up) Decided to respond to one of the comment 2a. System said that for the feedback ...
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Merging Accounts didn't merge number of questions on Network Profile

I while back I merged an old Lifehacks account with my main account. Before the merge, I asked one question using my old account. The correct amount of questions are shown in my lifehacks account ...
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I keep getting an “Oops! Something Bad Happened” when I try to merge two accounts on Data Explorer

I logged in on the Data Explorer using my Stack Exchange account, the same I already use on other Stack Exchange sites, but I got logged in with a different user account. So, I tried to merge http://...
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Why do I keep receiving badge notifications from my old unused profile?

A moment ago, I noticed I got a gold badge related to this question. I clicked on it and I found it is related to another profile of mine I did not use for ages as I have no idea which email and ...
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Which profile details does an account merge preserve?

When one has to merge two accounts, they're prompted by something like this with input fields for each account link: Account 1: Account 1 link. Account 2: Account 2 link. When the merge ...
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How to maintain company profile in SO careers among several users?

I have a problem regarding stackoverflow careers. Think my company wants to create a job listing and I am telling it to my HR manager. So he creates an account in website and he put an ad. Then he ...
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If you've got Google, you don't seem to mean much anymore

Disclaimer: I'm writing this from my phone, so a lot of words may be misspelt, or changed due to auto-correct. I've got a cast on my wrist so that will definitely help too. Also, I'm not very happy, I'...
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Merge request profile link validation is fair to middling

Bungled an attempt to add a login to my account recently and created a sock instead. Decided not to give myself sweet sockpuppet rep, so I tried sending in a merge request. You can see from the ...
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Account merge unsuccessful

I created a new account on Ask Different this morning. I want to merge it into my main account. I used the "I want to merge my profiles" option of the Contact Us form in the Help Center. It sent ...
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Merge all accounts of these Stack Exchange-registered users together (not working)

NOTE: This is not a duplicate because the link this question duplicates does not solve my problem. OK I've read this link, but I am getting an error when I try to merge the following accounts: http:/...