Questions tagged [profile-sync]

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Suspended user can change display name by copying it from another site

I'll start from the bug result: Having the name "Community", with 1 rep, is causing confusion when the user has lots of content and activity on the site, especially for new users. Also, the user ...
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Let users refresh their chat profiles

Meta post How long does it take for chat profiles to update? says it can take up to an hour. This can be quite annoying for a new user who joins chat and then wants to customise their appearance. ...
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Profile changes in Q&A are not pushed to Area 51

I just noticed that the info text on my Area 51 profile is an older version of the text in my Q&A profile. I found this answer from April 2016 where Adam Lear says: Area 51 is a separate ...
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Network profile (about me) automatically syncs to the oldest account after some time

After recognizing status-completed of Don't force sync with my oldest account on my network profile, I changed (my oldest account is on Ask Ubuntu) my network-profile to that of Unix & Linux by ...
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How do I erase my profile description so that it is blank on every site I subscribe to?

How do I erase my profile description? I see only a choice to copy it from some other site. When I edit my local profile, erase the description there, and click "Save and Copy to All...", the changes ...
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Change to profile not propagating to all Stack Exchange communities

I have just been on Stack Overflow and changed my profile, then clicked: Save and copy changes to all Stack Exchange communities But although the changes pick up on some communities (Super User) ...
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Main SE profile does not get updated automatically when profile information is updated on another SE site

I recently discovered that if I go to, say, my Ask Ubuntu profile and I change the text for the about section for instance it will tell me that it has saved it across all SE sites, however even though ...
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Auto synchronize network profile information in case user never updated it manually

For almost two months now, we can choose the profile to sync info with in our network profile. This is nice and welcome, however a less known side effect is mentioned in a comment: (emphasis mine) ...
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When creating a new account, my SE network profile is reset to the text entered for the new account

According to this answer Don't force sync with my oldest account on my network profile states: Note that this is a one time copy, not an ongoing sync. If you want to update your profile on ...
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Broken link to StackOverflow profile in chat

While in a chat room and you hover over my photo and click on 'user profile on stackoverflow.com' it will go to this URL (404): https://stackoverflow.com/users/5207687/clayton Here is my chat ...
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Why are the links in my About section not working as on Stack Overflow

I wrote my About section on Stack Overflow. When I interacted with Meta Stack Exchange the first time, it asked if I wanted to sync the info from the first accounts. I said "yes". That ...
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Network profile about me parent account setting [duplicate]

I think about me on the network profile synchronises with the oldest account of the user (for example: for me, it is Ask Ubuntu). But I want that it would be synchronised with another account (say ...
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Don't force sync with my oldest account on my network profile

I tend to put information on my profiles that's relevant for that particular site. For example, my profile on Stack Overflow says what languages and technologies I'm familiar with and currently ...
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How to remove an unfavorited post from my Stack Exchange overall favorites?

Sometimes when I unfavorite a post, it still appears in my Stack Exchange favorites (which shows favorites across all SE network sites). This is clearly a bug, but I don't know how to fix it. ...
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Can't edit my network profile without it syncing to my oldest account [duplicate]

On Stack Exchange, not this Meta, my profile keeps syncing with my oldest profile, which is my Sci Fi and Fantasy profile. How can I fix this, or is it impossible to stop it from syncing? How can I ...
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Better management of User Profiles [duplicate]

Earlier, I was looking for a way of managing my "About Me" boxes across the different SE sites. Seems like the features are not available at this time. I'd like to suggest a new way of managing user's ...
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Changing/syncing the “About Me” profile description in SE sites and on the global SE profile

I have accounts in several SE network sites. The first one was on StackOverflow. I bothered to update the "About Me" box in SO and Photo.SE. In some of the other sites, and specifically in the global ...
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“Save and copy profile to all stack exchange accounts” does not appear

Save and copy profile to all stack exchange accounts button does not only "vanish" but does not appear at all for me on Stack Overflow. I came to know about the very existence of this button only on ...
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Allow choosing which part of the profile shall be synchronized

Updates to some information should be sync-able without destroying previously individualized per-site details. As an example, consider changing your location or homepage, while you want to keep your ...
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Allow “Save And Copy Profile To All Stack Exchange Accounts” to exclude selected sites

The "Save And Copy Profile To All Stack Exchange Accounts" button is quite useful for users with many accounts across the Stack Exchange network. However, many users have profiles on certain sites ...
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My meta profile's “website field” does not sync with my main profile

I created my profile on SO and synced it with my other accounts. It worked fine except my website. I changed my website on SO and it got synced to all accounts except my meta SO account. How do I ...
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Profile sync allows subverting the limit on display name changes [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Name Change Limiting can be Broken I played around with display names on SO testing out what input is really allowed. When I decided to change the name back later I noticed ...
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Why is there a sync with oldest profile link on my Stack Exchange account?

When I created a Stack Exchange account there was an option which offered to link my profiles on the various sites. I did and now I see all my accounts on Stack Exchange. But why is there a "sync ...
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How long does it take for chat profiles to update?

Following scenario: user registers, has 1 point user visits chat, notes he cannot post because of only 1 point and needs 20 user goes back to SO, answers a question. gets enough points to chat user ...
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Allow users to set the “base” profile that your stackexchange.com profile inherits from

According to Emmett, the aggregate Stack Exchange Profile you get on stackexchange.com is based on your eldest account, which is most often one's Stack Overflow account. While we've managed to ...
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Does it still make sense not to use the same OpenIDs for all SE sites?

In light of the newer global authentication, does it still make sense for each StackExchange site to maintain its own Open IDs? Why not have one pair of OpenIDs for all SE sites? The most obvious ...
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How to connect my meta profile with my main stackoverflow one?

I just signed up in meta.stackoverflow.com and created an account using my OpenID profile. In the end of my registration I think there was a question to "connect" this profile with my other one in the ...
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“Copy Profile From Stack Overflow” didn't copy alternate OpenID

I created a Super User account and copied my profile from Stack Overflow to it. Everything seemed to copy fine except for my Alt OpenID. Is this a known issue, or has anyone else noticed it?
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Synchronise changes in profile information across SO sites

When I change my profile information in one of the SO sites (Stackoverflow), the changes don't seem to be reflected across all the sister sites. Shouldn't that be the case? Edit: Just to clarify, I'...