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Questions tagged [user-accounts]

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

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Notification for new activity goes to deleted account on https://unix.stackexchange.com/

For a while I had an account with the name bahamut. I asked to delete that account, because my English was too broad for understanding. Now it is a little bit better and I made a new account on Ask&...
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How to remove college information from Stack Overflow profile [migrated]

My college information is public on my stack overflow page and is not available on my other stack exchange accounts. This means that I might have added that info sometime in the past to my stack ...
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How can I choose which account to remain when merging user accounts?

I'm trying to merge two of my accounts, and I tried to follow the standard procedure from here (I need to merge user profiles). I put on "my profile link" my main account (this one) and in "the ...
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Not able to login to chat.stackoverflow.com [duplicate]

I have an account in stackoverflow.com, today I tried to join a chat room for some technical discussion and help. But I am not able to login to it. chat.stackoverflow.com is throwing "Something bad ...
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Not receiving account recovery email when attempting to recover account

I have been trying for the last week to access my 5 year old account on Stack Overflow. I've not logged in to the account for nearly a year. I can access the associated email account. But whenever I ...
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Please update the text in help for “User was Removed” reputation changes

Before May 25, 2019 - The help on all sites doesn't cover three things well enough IMO. https://meta.stackexchange.com/help/user-was-removed It doesn't acknowledge that in some cases - community ...
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How to merge two different Stack Exchange accounts?

I know that a similar question (How to merge two different Stack Overflow accounts?) was asked a lot of times, but the answer to all of them was the same: visit the help centre page on merging ...
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Would this two-account situation be appropriate? [closed]

Disclaimer: I know self-answers are encouraged. Take extra/illicit/morally reprehensible/dishonest rep gain out of the equation. This discussion will inform my actions on a similar online community. ...
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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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Unify login across all Stack Exchange sites

Currently, almost every Stack Exchange site has its own login area, meaning the browsers login auto fill doesn't always work. For example: Stack Overflow login: stackoverflow.com/users/login Physics ...
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Unable to join communities, it asks to sign up

I'm currently logged in Stack Exchange Network with Stack Exchange account (i.e simply by Email and Password, not through Google, Facebook etc.) Now, if I try to join other community by "Join ...
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Can a user make two accounts that both get the site reputation bonus at 200 rep then merge the two accounts, getting the association bonus twice?

If an alternate account earns 200 reputation and gets the association bonus, then the alternate account is merged with a different account that also has earned the association bonus, do both bonuses ...
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Implement Keybase integration for authentication via Stack Exchange profile proofs

As documented at Keybase ♥'s Mastodon, and how to get your site on Keybase, lots of people are now using Keybase to securely engage with other people who they know via a variety of public profiles, ...
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Populate “about me” from Network Profile instead of oldest site account upon joining a new site

Related: Don't copy "about me" from my oldest account when I join a community Use another profile other than the oldest when joining new community or site This is basically the feature-...
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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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Show network reputation next to site reputation

I have been around Stack Exchange for a while now and have a decent amount of reputation on some network sites (not crazy much but still a bit). But whenever I sign up for a new network site and thus ...
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Why do the network accounts not match up for many users? (it's not hidden accounts)

Consider this user's MetaSE profile. It shows he has 113 Network accounts: But his network profile only lists 107 accounts: (You can get a count of accounts by running $(".account-container").length ...
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How can I delete my Stack Exchange Data Explorer account?

How can I delete an account on the Stack Exchange data explorer? I can't find any way to request the deletion when logged in to the account. (Note that SEDE is an independent system. SEDE accounts ...
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What actually happens to someone whose account is hacked by a spammer or hostile?

In an answer on Meta Stack Overflow, Brad Larson ♦ mentions, In the vast majority of cases where the 100-point penalty is applied and a moderator notices, the account is also destroyed.... The ...
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Can’t login to Area 51 ( Unable to log in with your OpenID provider: No user found)

I think I originally signed up with a Launchpad account, but looking at “My Logins” I see two accounts: a StackExchange one (used yesterday) and Launchpad (used Jun 28 ’18) so I suppose I created a ...
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If I post as a guest and then decide to verify my email address, why aren't the accounts merged automatically?

I asked a question on one of the SE sites using the Post as a guest feature. I was really happy that SE allowed me to ask the question without a complicated sign-up process. After posting the ...
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Changed my email address and it screwed up logins across the network

I changed my Stack Exchange email some months ago and it has screwed up my logins across the network. I have to login using the old email address once before I can use my new email address for each of ...
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View only Stack Exchange sites which I have joined or am interested in in one window

My question is about how to remove the Stack Exchange sites I am not interested in. A feature request or plugin to see all sites which I am interested in one portal window without a janky code work ...
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Issue in the confirmation page icon, when joining a new community

When I'm trying to join a new community by clinking on the "Join this community" button in the non joined community, I'm receiving the following confirm page. In that I'm seeing the description ...
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Staff member has a diamond on a child meta but not on the main site

There is a user Sara Chipps (Engineering Manager at Stack Overflow), who is Moderator in Meta Stack Overflow but not the moderator on the main Stack Overflow site. Also viewing her network profile (...
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Account suspension for 1 year - what to do now? [duplicate]

I have been here in Stack Overflow for more than a year. Last week on Saturday I got a message from a moderator that my account is been suspended for 1 month for sockpuppet reason. I have a friend or ...
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Link registered account in Data Explorer to user profile page

Lately, I have been consulting and pulling data from Data Explorer Stack Exchange for performing review activities, adding data to meta posts, learn more about some pattern, etc.. I'd like being ...
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My username changed, but I didn't do it?

My username was previously "NetherGranite", but I came back to the Mathematics Stack Exchange to find that it was replaced with a generic "user____". Trying to change it results in a prompt saying ...
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Merge two accounts does not work out

So, I am having a few accounts. A while ago I registered one account via email. After that I started authentications via Google for like five other Stack Exchange accounts. When I try to merge them ...
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How can I delete the avatar auto-added to an anonymous question?

A few minutes ago, I asked an anonymous question while purposefully not logged into Stack Exchange (it was about a sensitive topic and I intended it to be anonymous). When asked for an email, I gave ...
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How can I list all user's accounts (or my own accounts) on all SE sites including metas?

When I visit accounts tab (https://stackexchange.com/users/userid/username?tab=accounts) I can see global Meta site and all SE sites but can't see any submetas of SE sites. Given the fact that meta ...
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Where to ask questions about external sites (like Google accounts)

Today, I had a question about Google accounts. So, I went to stackexchange.com/sites and scoured for a possible site to ask about external unrelated sites. I searched and searched for minutes, but I ...
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No option to edit Stack Exchange profile or close account

I'm trying to edit my profile on the main stackexchange.com site, but I don't have the option to edit my profile. I'd like to change the display name, and if I cannot do that then I'd like to delete ...
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Account creation page only accepts password with exactly 8 characters? [trouble when pasting passwords]

I just created an account and had trouble using a randomly generated long password. I got an error mentioning the rules of at least 8 characters and letters and numbers. I reduced the length of the ...
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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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Network Login Troubleshooting fails on Messaging whereas Caniuse.com tests positive

A couple of months ago, I was forced to switch to the Vivaldi browser which I do happen to like a lot. The Vivaldi browser might be considered the spiritual successor to the Opera browser, sharing ...
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Cancel button creating a new account is broken

I pressed the "Ask Question" button on a Stack Exchange site I wasn't part of (Mathematics) and got the "Confirm And Create This Account" screen. However, the "cancel" button did not work. When I ...
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Asked question without registering, can't see my question after registration [duplicate]

This morning I've asked a question (on Academia) without registering. I've received an email with a link to set up an account and I've followed it. However it seems this new account is in no way ...
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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 Stack Overflow 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: