Questions tagged [openid]

OpenID was previously the main login flow for Stack Exchange; it has since been deprecated.

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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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In data.stackexchange a login action for an existing account created a new user instead

I've been using data.exchange for a few months now, and I've always used the "Log in using Google" to sign in, but today, I used "Login using Stack Exchange" for the same email. This option created a ...
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Universal login without OpenID

I just discovered I can't access to SE sites with my network account any more. To clarify, in the past, I did not need to create a distinct account for each SE site and, when I was logged to site A, 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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No way to change or delete Stack Exchange login

My Stack Exchange login is registered to a email address on domain that will soon be owned by another person. For security reasons, I would like to deactivate my login on Stack Exchange and dissociate ...
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Cannot sign up to Area 51 [duplicate]

I cannot sign up to Area 51. The error is 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 fault. Detailed information ...
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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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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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How do I change which Google account used for login?

Going through this process and accounting for this answer I am unable to change my Google account associated with my profile. Even going through this process: Open incognito chrome Log into my SE ...
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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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Stack Exchange & Area 51 sign up/ log in update

As of today, Stack Exchange and Area 51 no longer have separate login and signup pages. When you log in or sign up on either site you will be sent through meta.stackexchange.com flow. Currently, ...
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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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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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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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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 Stack Overflow account using Google Mail. When I do I get this error message: When I log in using another Stack Exchange account and check the list of communities that I'm 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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Is it still possible to log into Stack Exchange using an AOL OpenID?

I am posting from a new account I have created, as I have been unable to access my Stack Exchange account for several days. My account is tied to my AOL OpenID exclusively. For quite some time, ...
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Can't login to Area 51

When logging in into Area 51 (with my Stack Exchange credentials), I'm greeted with the following cryptic error message: I've tried clearing the cache and using another browser, but nothing helps. ...
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Can't reset password for email credentials when logged in via OpenID

I log into SE with a Yahoo OpenID, which I have to stop doing by July. I apparently also have an email/password login. I don't remember ever creating one (although maybe that's what I used before SO ...
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With the deprecation of OpenID support, how do I create a email-based login with the same email address

With the approaching deprecation of OpenID, I'd like to create an email-based login so that I'm not "part of the problem" anymore. I currently use the openid.stackexchange.com OpenID provider just for ...
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Why is log in via Stack Exchange OpenID so complicated?

I want to use one dedicated account for and only for all the OpenExchange sites. That means I don't want to use third-party login methods like Google or Facebook. For this reason I have created an ...
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Stack Exchange Facebook OpenID login issue

I was trying to search for an old message in my inbox on Stack Overflow and clicked on all Items link which redirected me to https://stackexchange.com/users/login which displays the following ...
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Adding new OpenID providers doesn't work anymore

I have successfully registered my website on https://openid.stackexchange.com. But when I go to my profile on any Stack Exchange site and try to add that as a new log in, it doesn't work. On My ...
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Chat simultaneously thinks I'm logged in and logged out

I am demonstrably logged in to chat, because I'm able to talk in any room. Within a room, I also have access to moderator functionality. All that is normal and expected. Likewise, when visiting the ...
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Weird logout after joining Monero

Today I experienced quite a strange behavior regarding the site login. After being active (and logged in) on several sites for about an hour I stumbled about a meta post on a page I hadn't a user on (...
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Why does my account disappear after I change the login email?

I found this question about changing the login email for Stack Exchange here. So I create another account with Google and log out and tried to add it to my account Munucial (mail@munucial) and ...
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Steam OpenID preventing me logging into existing Stack Exchange account

I have a Stack Exchange account, associated with my Gmail login. For some reason, however, I can't seem to login any more, on this browser. Every time I click on "Join this community", I keep seeing a ...
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Stack Exchange account instead of OpenID [duplicate]

I am currently using OpenID connected with a Yahoo email address. I want to create a normal Stack Exchange account and connect it with my current account. I don't want to use Yahoo OpenID any ...
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Do I have to enter email address to other communities also?

I already entered my email address while signing up at this site. But other sites still showing blank space under email address. Do I have to ignore and also tell me what will happen if I don't ...
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Can't log to Stack Exchange using Google (OpenID) when already logged in to Stack Overflow

I had registered my account through Google (AFAIK it was on Stack Overflow, but don't really remember), and I'm logged in on Stack Overflow. However, when I went to chat.stackexchange.com ...
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Please, let me log out nice-and-easy, Stack Exchange

Every time I log out Stack Exchange by clicking: Stack Exchange->Log out->Log out (yellow button). I actually get logged out. The problem is, next time I click Log in, I’ll be logged in with the ...
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Logging in to Stack Exchange if logged in to Stack Overflow via OpenID?

I log in to Stack Exchange family of sites via OpenID. So, if I login to, say, https://meta.stackexchange.com/, then I can just open the list of sites: ... and I can just click on any of the "...
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Unable to add Stack Exchange login or change e-mail address

I'm attempting to change the e-mail address used for Stack Exchange communications. There doesn't seem to be an option for doing that, beyond creating a new StackExchange OpenID and merging the two ...
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Cannot access my Area 51 account [duplicate]

I wanted to commit to a proposal on Area 51 so I filled in my name and email address. After hitting Commit I realized that Area 51 created a new unregistered account for me (although I already have an ...
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Unable to log in to Stack Exchange

I can log in to Stack Exchange network sites just fine, even join new ones (like this one), but I can't log in to stackexchange.com. When I try any of the login methods on my Stack Overflow account, ...
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Cannot login to Software Engineering via Yahoo OpenID

I've been trying to logon to Software Engineering via Yahoo OpenID for the last 20 minutes, at the very least 15+ attempts, and it isn't working. I am brought to a open.login.yahoo.com/openid/...
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Overlapping error message when trying to log in to Area 51

I was trying to log in to Area 51 using my Stack Exchange email/password, but I got an error overlapping most of the screen (the green bars were randomly added by me, not by aliens, in case there ...
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Adding login account

My Stack Overflow account is integrated to my university account which is now blocked because I have graduated. I want to add a new email id to my current account because I can't login to new devices ...
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Find my username and password for a Stack Overflow account

I know this might have been asked before. But here the scenario is somewhat different. So please read the question. I am a little bit confused with the thing about Stack Overflow. I created my Stack&...
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500 Server Error while connecting to Stackexchange

I am facing issue while connecting to Stack Exchange using OpenID And here's how it's reproduced - Step 1 Step 2 Step3 provide email and password and click login. Error Is it due to the fact ...
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How can I use my SE OpenID to log into other sites?

I want to post a comment at someone's blog. The author doesn't allow anonymous commenting. I am offered the opportunity to log in using OpenID. Supposedly, as a StackExchange user, I have an OpenID....
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“Facebook Data Query Failed” error when logging in

I tried to login to Stack Overflow in Firefox via Facebook. After logging into Facebook, I was redirected back to SO with the following error. What does this error mean and what may have caused it to ...
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After using custom domain name for WordPress, now Stack Exchange thinks I am a different user [duplicate]

I use my WordPress as open id to log in to Stack Exchange. My URL was like name.wordpress.com. I have upgraded it to use name.com. I can still log it, but now Stack Exchange thinks I am a new user. ...
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Facebook SSO fails after change of email address

I changed my Facebook email address, from first@gmail.com to second@gmail.com (both fictional). I'm using the Facebook SSO to log in on the SE network. Since I changed my mail address, my Facebook ...
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Possible bug or at least usability issue with login process involving OpenID

I visited ServerFault earlier and needed to login so I could post a comment; so I went to the login page, couldn't remember my login details, and didn't want to reset them as I didn't really need to ...
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What is Google-based account creation linked to? And how does it work?

Confirm Your New Account You are about to create a new account on 3D Printing Stack Exchange using a login from Google We will automatically link this account with your accounts on other Stack ...
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What are the plans regarding OpenID / OpenID Connect?

The OpenID protocol that is used by Stack Exchange websites has been obsolete for a while. Is it going to be upgraded to something that is not obsolete? OpenID Connect comes to mind.