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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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Multiple accounts on Stack Overflow [duplicate]

OK. So I have sinned and here I am at the confessional. Yes, the mods wern't too happy about it but I made a suggestion to one mod. How about pulling in all my various accounts under this IP and ...
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How long does it take for an account merge request to be processed?

Before anyone gets the wrong idea, I am not at all complaining. I could not find an ETA on the contact us page or from briefly scraping google and meta SO. What is the estimated time required for SO ...
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Allow community moderators to merge accounts where one is Unregistered

Community moderators used to be able to merge user accounts but that was removed on the basis of privacy concerns, especially the log-in credentials (as I understand). I am asking for the ...
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What is the privilege outcome of merging two accounts?

If I merge two accounts, what is outcome of posting privileges? One account does not have question asking permission, the other does. What should be expected if I merge?
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After adding additional logins, profile data not reflecting on the new account

I used to log in into stackoverflow using my myopenid profile.However, heeding the warnings given about myopenid, I finally created and added a stackexchange account to my profile using add more ...
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Is there a way to Merge two stack overflow user accounts [duplicate]

So my Google accounts primary email address has changed. This means now when I log into SO, I don't have access to my old posts as a new account seem to have been created :-( Is there anyway to ...
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Merge the two “merge user profiles” articles in the help center

The help center article I accidentally created two accounts; how do I merge them? reads: If you have two accounts that you would like to join together, please contact us to do so. You will need ...
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The merge feature does not kick in - Stack Overflow thinks that the users are two separate users

I have apparently recently created a user using Facebook login, and this will not merge into my main account (which uses OpenID and Google). When using the "merge procedure", a screen just shows up ...
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Editing 'My Logins' doesn't seem to work, can't merge accounts

I'm having trouble getting my accounts merged. It's about merging https://stackoverflow.com/users/2378523/not-sehe into https://stackoverflow.com/users/85371/sehe I followed the instructions https:...
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What happen exactly after merge two accounts of one stackexchange site?

What happen with the old account? It disappear? All the activity of the old account will appear as if were made by the new account at first instance or in some way is marked the old account activity ...
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Moving job listing to another Careers account

Our HR person create a job listing in Careers under her account. I then realized that we can't have more than one user associated with our company, so we probably want to link our OpenIDs to the same ...
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Merge Account: Steps not working

as per Merge Help, I try to add my second account Login [Google] to my main account which use Facebook login. System to do detect that my Google login is used by another account, but as suggested in ...
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Help Merging Accounts

So I found out today when trying to change my email in my account that I already had an account registered to that email. So I'd like to combine my two accounts, but the merge instructions aren't ...
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Can these accounts on Data.SE please be merged?

Normally getting accounts merged is a straightforward process that can easily be done by a moderator. However, that is definitely not the case over on Data.SE. I have accidentally created two user ...
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Merge old account information with new account [duplicate]

I had a Stack overflow account along with 160 reputations which was created with my previous company's email id and password. And now i have changed company and my previous company has blocked that ...
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How do I figure out which account I've used to log in?

This is my user account: https://stackoverflow.com/users/523350/smacdonald Is there a way to figure out which email address or account is associated with that user so that I can log in to it?
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Multiple logins and account association(Not working??)

At my work place I am not able to use Google id to login but for some reason I am able to sign in using Yahoo id. My primary account(reputation wise) is using Google ID and i am having trouble linking ...
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merge new account into old cookie-based account? [closed]

I had an old cookie-based account at https://stackoverflow.com/users/17684/oliver and would like to merge my new password-protected account (https://stackoverflow.com/users/2148773/oliver) into that ...
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Account association

I have my SO account registered in Gmail. In my office I couldn't access Gmail due to proxy settings. So my question is, if I create a new account using Stack Exchange, and merge them, I asked for ...
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Is Stack Overflow merging two different accounts by email without the user's consent?

I had one account through Google with email X and another account through myopenid.com. I happened to add the same email X to this myopenid.com account. My intention was to stop using the Google ...
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forgot password, log in, but account now different?

I haven't used stack overflow for a few years, but I had some rep on my old account. So i click on 'forget password' a reset link gets sent to my email, I click it, and it logs me in, I ask a ...
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Login to StackOverflow without using your StackExchange login [closed]

I have a problem. Some time ago I created a stackoverflow account and while I was browsing the other sites of the "stack" family, I decided to create a StackExchange account which I used to log into ...
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Failed to merge 2 accounts (Stack Overflow vs. Stack Exchange issue)

I followed the instructions on https://stackoverflow.com/help/user-merge and it did not work. I'll have my other account that I want merged in also post on this.
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Migration of a question have lost me ownership?

I originally posted a question on Serverfault: https://serverfault.com/questions/478828/best-selection-of-tansfer-method-of-digital-evidence?noredirect=1 It was later migrated by site admins to ...
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Where did my Unsung Hero badge go?

I have over 900 reputation and over a year of answering others programming questions on Stack Overflow, and I had a Unsung Hero gold badge about 2 weeks ago and I had just gotten it and within like a ...
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User merge page wording [duplicate]

On the user merge request page (for example, here), we read (emphasis mine): If you have lost access to your duplicate account, please click here to fill out the form. Clicking "here" gives three ...
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My account is Forked. [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can one link/merge/combine/associate two accounts/users? (Anonymous/unregistered/cookie or OpenID/registered) I noticed that my account has been forked as: https://...
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Author is changed for the same answer

I got stuck with this answer for one question. Firstly it was this: After 5 minutes it became this: What is going on? How the author was changed? Was that moderated?
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Fairly minor bug on Stack Overflow edit profile page

When trying to save my profile on Stack Overflow, and the email is already taken, this is what happens: The account recovery page bit is not linked, and the HTML code for the link is displayed. Yes, ...
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Help>Merge is asking for something impossible

From https://meta.stackoverflow.com/help/user-merge: If you have lost access to your duplicate account, please click here to fill out the form. If you click, you see this: If someone has lost ...
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How to avoid deletion and merging of accounts using the same network or computer?

My friends and I use the same network and sometimes the same computer due to scarcity of computer resources. My account got suspended due to irregular voting pattern. I am regretting that and serving ...
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Why have my user accounts not been merged?

I have requested merging my accounts twice. My first donation to Stack Overflow was without an active user. I have since connected with my Facebook ID, but lost the credit. I have then, as I said, ...
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Make it possible to merge user accounts in Data Explorer

This is my profile in Data Explorer. I logged in there with Gmail account which I am using in Stack Exchange. So my user id of any Stack Exchange site is automatically populated there. I have three ...
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Never received fez hat due to bad account linking - requesting proper account linking

For some reason my meta account hasn't been linked properly to my other accounts for quite some time now. It is sort of half-linked as some things work (such as Convention badge), but others don't. ...
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Make account merges propagate to chat

When two accounts are merged, all the posts/votes are moved over to the "master" account, and the other account ("slave"?) is deleted. The merge is propagated network-wide, so a similar thing happens ...
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Recovering Stack Overflow for forgotten associated e-mail address [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can one link/merge/combine/associate two accounts/users? (Anonymous/unregistered/cookie or OpenID/registered) I forgot my stack overflow account, so I create new account ...
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My account was incorrectly merged and then suspended

So I visited my Stack Overflow account and found this 7-day suspension. Then I checked my Questions Sections and found out question I never asked (It looks like a bug). So does anyone have an idea to ...
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Can not merge Stack Overflow accounts

I have two Stack Overflow accounts. Now I want to merge those two accounts. How can I do this? I followed these steps: Step 1 : Create Account Step 2 : login with https://stackoverflow.com/users/...
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Deactivate Stack Overflow Account

I have a Stack Overflow account with name NeverHopeless. I mistakenly created another account with the same name when I was posting here. These are the steps I followed and the account created: When ...
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Provide explicit moderator tools to deal with sock puppets

Determining whether a specific user is a sock puppet is not an exact science. While many cases are clear-cut, the line can get a lot fuzzier when for example coworkers and friends are involved. So ...
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How to merge reputation of my old account to new account

I have an old account which is blocked on stack overflow which have 92 reputations. and i have created a new account on stack and now i want to merge my previous account reputations into my new ...
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Merging duplicate SO accounts [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can one link/merge/combine/associate two accounts/users? (Anonymous/unregistered/cookie or OpenID/registered) I seem to have ended up with two accounts: https://wordpress....
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User merge request [closed]

Please merge all accounts of user mat. The user requests this merge in the comment of this answer: I noticed you finally registered an account. Congratulations. Would you like us to merge all of ...
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Can somebody merge my account? [closed]

I created account https://academia.stackexchange.com/users/2741/billy last night, but I want to be bobobobo on that site -- can someone merge my accounts? (new account:) https://academia....
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How can I prove ownership of an account? [closed]

After I followed the steps from the answer: My old SO account was registered with my previous work email I completed the form and received an email that said: If you are unable to log into one of ...
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Recovering Stack Overflow for forgotten associated e-mail [duplicate]

I forgot my stack overflow account, so i create new account just to ask how i can recover or merge my old account.. I have tried this: https://stackoverflow.com/help/user-merge but there are no ...
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Why can't I merge my two accounts?

This process is not working for me: Go to profile page Press "my logins". Empty list. I press "add more logins..." I press "log in with StackExchange" It asks Confirm This login is new to Bitcoin - ...
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is it possible to merge my unregistered account with current one ? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can one link/merge/combine/associate two accounts/users? (Anonymous/unregistered/cookie or OpenID/registered) I have asked some questions, before I create my existing ...
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Two logins from same openid

I was wondering if it was possible to change the Google account I have associated with my StackOverflow account. The old email I have registered at google (and associated with my SO account) is no ...
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merging some accounts [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can one link/merge/combine/associate two accounts/users? (Anonymous/unregistered/cookie or OpenID/registered) I just created an account I can log into: https://...