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Questions tagged [user-accounts]

Refers to user accounts either generically, or across the network.

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404 after joining Bitcoin Stack Exchange [duplicate]

I clicked 'Join this Community' on https://bitcoin.stackexchange.com, then I 'Confirmed', then I received a 404 page:
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No associated accounts found [closed]

I recently joined and I cannot find the answer to this question. I have a stack exchange account and when I click my profile I see: account14105511 No associated accounts found But when I go to ...
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Two accounts via Google authentication - able to consolidate? [duplicate]

I opened this account some years ago, and a few months ago i opened another (i had forgotten i had one already) - somehow that was possible using my Google ID because Google recognizes two emails of ...
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How can I find suggested edits from before account creation?

As an anonymous user, I made a suggested edit on Server Fault. Something came up suggesting creating an account to save the reputation. I clicked it, registered and confirmed by the emailed link. I ...
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I came across a review item from my family member. What should I do?

I think this is somewhat a rare case. We are allowed to invite friends and family members to join an Area 51 proposal and contribute to the proposal. We can also share a link to Social media plat ...
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how join two account from stackoverflow [duplicate]

I am new. I have two account on stackoverflow a personal and other for my work like developer and I think that moderators think , that I have multiple account and they say me that "please ...
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Adding alternate login doesn't work

I have been trying to add an Gmail login to this account for quite some time now. But irrespective of what I did, the alternate login doesn't get added. I tried adding email id + password. It doesn't ...
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Unable to edit my profile on Stack Overflow [duplicate]

Whenever I try to edit something on my profile the changes are denied and this message shows: Oops! There was a problem updating your profile: This email address is already registered. If it ...
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How to leave from 4 networks out of 5 networks [duplicate]

I joined on the following networks with blind interest. Stack Overflow. Server Fault. Puzzling. Database Administrator. Game Development. Now I want to leave from all networks, expect Stack Overflow....
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Suspended account for the first time… for too long time

I have recently opened my second bounty question... For being a bounty, I've received a lot off-topic answers... finally, my patience was over and I've made a slightly irritated comment to an answer: ...
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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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What happened to my old account?

I used to use Stack Exchange a lot with an email-based login, but I haven't been active for a couple years. When I came here just now I had an Inbox with messages, and the trophy icon showed me a list ...
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What forced a sign off of my Stack Exchange account?

I was just bouncing around the various Stack Exchange communities and upon going to upvote a question I discovered I'd randomly been logged out! I know that cookies expire, but I'm not accustomed to ...
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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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MyLogin removal not working

I am unable to delete one of my stack exchange logins entry from the list at Edit Profile & Settings -> My Logins The steps are the following: I remove the login credentials from the "My Logins" ...
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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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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 StackOverflow account using Google Mail. When I do I get this error message: When I log in using another StackExchange account and check the list of communities that I'm on, ...
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Error trying to log in or create new account?

I believe I have a SE account under my email address, broXX@pa.msu.edu. That would not work yesterday and so I tried to create an account from my gmail account raymond.broXX@gmail.com. That worked ...
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As per the new data retention policy, when will inactive accounts now be deleted?

Prior to May 2017, accounts used to be automatically deleted if they met certain criteria. However, in May 2017, we stopped culling inactive users (see When will inactive accounts be deleted?). Today,...
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The sign-up process for alternative SE sites should be in the background [duplicate]

It's a bit of a hurdle to participate on a Stack Exchange site you've never used before. After reading something interesting, you have to stop and log in before being able to comment, vote, etc. ...
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Stack's 50+ credential rule is preventing open communication and turning away good answers. Why? [duplicate]

This is an all too common problem. I spent ~1hr debugging an answer an some SE site. Until I realized it was a simple typo. I had yet to make an account (usually just mooching off of other's answers ...
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Why does Joe Friend (and a few others) have two Stack Overflow accounts, each tied to the same Stack Exchange profile?

(Please read carefully. This isn't about sock puppets.) I just noticed that our friendly Joe Friend has two Stack Overflow accounts, only one of which has moderator privileges. He seems to have ...
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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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Meta SE account is shown 3 times in accounts

Earlier today I asked my first question on this site. So Meta SE was added to my accounts. But this account is shown three times: One of them also has a badge while the other two don't. The ...
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Update the Terms of Service to reflect the established community consensus on shared accounts

In this recent question the issue came up as to whether shared accounts were permitted on Stack Exchange. I remember this having been discussed many times over the years, and the consensus has always ...
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SEDE login loops back to “log in” link

I tried to log in to http://data.stackexchange.com/ and it appeared to succeed, but it didn't show my profile pic in the upper right, just the "log in" link. I selected the "Log in using Stack ...
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Stack Exchange account without site accounts

This user seems to have a Stack Exchange account but no accounts on individual sites in the network: I'd expect that for a user whose last account is destroyed, their network account will be as well. ...
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If you delete your account, can you still be suspended?

I've seen something that's bothering me, but I don't know if my loss of faith in good intentions is warranted. A highly controversial post was made, followed up by a lot of comments, edits and meta ...
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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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Parent profile on chat is not updated if the account is deleted [duplicate]

In Stack Exchange chat server, every user has a parent profile and it is linked to a site. They are shown as affiliated to that site. e.g My profile is linked to Movies & TV. Now, I have seen ...
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Prompted to create account when I attempt to login to Stack Overflow

I seem to have gotten my Stack Overflow account in a weird state. When I log into another Stack Exchange account, I can view my profile and my Stack Exchange account will show up there, complete with ...
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Cannot associate other communities to my Stack Exchange account

I log in to Stack Exchange using a Stack Exchange account (just Stack Exchange email and password – no Google, Facebook, etc.). So far, so good. But when I try to login or sign up to another Stack ...
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How can one determine one's OwnerUserId on SE?

In the archives of shelved Stack Exchange sites, the authors of a Q or A are identified by a field "OwnerUserId" in XML files. How can one determine one's OwnerUserId? Is it unique across SE sites? ...
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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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`add-login` page tries to auth existing email/password login instead of creating a new one

I have a StackExchange email/password login, but I'm logged in via OpenID. (I assume the same thing happens if you're logged in via Google or Facebook, but I don't know that for sure.) Because ...
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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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How can I delete one of my associated logins?

I recently changed email providers, as of today, because I can no longer access my old email account. I somehow managed to associate a second login to my account. I want to delete the previous login ...
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Can't change my login

iirc, I already removed myself from openID a long time ago and have been logged in using a Yahoo account as shown under "My Logins" in my profile here in SE. I want to change to my Google account so I ...
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Support for OpenID ended on July 25, 2018

NOTE: Official end of support date for OpenID was July 25, 2018. We are currently working on removing support, but it won't be done today. We will update here when support is removed. Stack Overflow ...
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Is it possible to have my account frozen? [duplicate]

I know this sounds really weird, but I don't want access to my Stack Exchange account for a while, but I would like to keep it to use in the future. Is it possible for the SE team to freeze my account?...
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I can neither upvote nor accept the answers on Mathematica SE

I am not able to upvote or accept answers to my questions on Mathematica SE. I am allegedly signed up, but have still the message "Finish signing up for your account" on the screen. What shall I do?
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How can I find out what email I used to sign up using the Android app?

EDIT: I tried logging the exact same way, except from Electrical Engineering (the first community I joined), and this time it worked. I though where you tried to log in had no impact on your Stack ...
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Don't show inactive users on the current top users

There are users that have earned thousands of rep that are in the (yearly) reputation leagues, but they haven't logged on in a couple years. It's usually a case where the user has decided, for ...
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Tried to ask an anonymous question with my main account's e-mail, ended up creating a new user account, and now can't log back in to it

I was trying to ask a question anonymously on one of the SE sites, so I logged out and came back, etc. I may have missed something, because after asking the question, the username does not show up as ...
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Change email for all subscriptions at once

I moved to a new email address and would like all of the StackExchange filter alerts I receive to go to that one. However, seeing as I have quite a few of these, it'd be a pain to set up by setting an ...
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How do I change country in user profile on Stack Overflow? [duplicate]

I registered on Stack Overflow when I was in USA, but now I am in Pakistan. Is there a way to change the country so it is shown correctly? Also I want to find my ranking among Pakistani users as well....
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How do I get into my data.stackexchange.com account?

When I log into http://data.stackexchange.com/ with either open id or google or stack exchange, it takes me to some fake username jon-doe27508 That's not me: http://data.stackexchange.com/users/27507/...
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Revoke Google Login Credential in Favor of Something Else [duplicate]

For professional reasons, I am abandoning my google account, possibly deleting it, and switching to a SE id or other account. If possible, I would like to keep my reputation that I have built up over ...