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Questions tagged [user-accounts]

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

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Stack Overflow profile account GUI bug in Google Chrome [duplicate]

Problem I had a problem with one bug in my Stack Overflow account user profile while I wanted to click on next badge. Solution Through Ctrl + Shift + I console I selected item boxes and ...
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Login bug in email address

I have two valid email addresses in my account. As of 5-9 hours ago, I tried to log into one of the SE sites (superuser), and couldn't get in. Long story short, I reset my password and still couldn'...
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Could migration to a site where the original poster is not active influence the involvement in the question?

I encountered this question correlation of features and target in predicting red wine quality in machine learning which was migrated from stackoverflow to stats.stackexchange I got puzzled about ...
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Why am I not logged in to all of my communities when I log into StackExchange? [duplicate]

I noticed that after I log into SE I am automatically logged into most of the communities that I am a member of, but not all. Ask Ubuntu, for example, requires me to sign in again, but doesn't have ...
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Why is there no login option for site Y, if I already logged into site X?

Disclaimer: I will not use my SE account to upvote or benefit my other account. I am using Gmail accounts to log in into SE sites. Idea: I am mostly active on the Stack Overflow, Workplace, ...
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Why is Stack Overflow the only account shown in my reputation tab?

In Stack Exchange, it lists all my different communities properly. However, when I look at my reputation tab I can only see Stack Overflow. I'd like to see my reputation in all the communities, like ...
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What to do with a user insulting my other personal accounts? [duplicate]

Previously a user posted a question that doesn't expose the real problem. It's likely that it's an XY problem and that has been explained clearly why in the comments. Anyway I've posted a real ...
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Why does my datascience.stackexchange automatically use someone else's profile? Is this a bug?

First of all, I want to make it clear that my internet connection is through a shared VPN. Many different people get access to internet using a same VPN server. This might be the reason for the ...
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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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Password change consistently fails with error

My current password on Stack Exchange is old enough that it needs an update. I used Firefox to log into the gardening Stack Exchange with my email and password, clicked my user and on "Edit Profile &...
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Deleting Main Stack Exchange Account [duplicate]

I want to completely delete everything I have with Stack Exchange, but I can only delete the accounts on specific communities. The main stackexchange.com account doesn't seem to have an option to ...
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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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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 ...