Questions tagged [user-accounts]

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

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Same user name and notifications

My user name is 111 (https://math.stackexchange.com/users/100311/111) but there is another person with this user name (https://math.stackexchange.com/users/382126/111). I noticed that, because someone ...
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Adding logins when you have more than one gmail account

I have another computer that is associated with a different gmail account. I will be taking this computer with me to Georgia for the weekend but it auto logins in as a different user that was just ...
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Specific Latex commands for user's account

I think it would very useful to permit every user to add to their profile a list of Latex command, so that they are readily at disposal. For instance, in all of my .tex files I add in the preamble <...
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How do stackexchange sites know that two usernames correspond to the same person?

At my request Qiaochu kindly merged my two accounts here a few days ago ("elgeorges" and "user 3247") . As a completely unexpected result, I got a reputation bonus on another stackexchange site , ...
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Why is the number of votes displayed inconsistently?

If I view the bottom of my profile page, then it is displayed that I have cast $2087$ votes. On the other hand, if I click on the "votes" tab on the right of my profile page, and if I subsequently ...
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Which is my identicon?

I’m confused about my identicon. When I’m using iOS app, it’s a green one; however, on the website I get a blue purple one.....Could anyone tell me why? Thanks! PS: I now can see I have that blue ...
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Name duplication

Is it possible for two users to have the exact same username? In particular, I look here and here. I don't like that, I think. Another mixedmath prancing around... hmm. Is there any limit to the ...
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Regards to Registering and Unregistered User Account

I have a question. How can you register yourself with an openid, if you have used the site as an unregistered user and now want to register under the same website name and id. It seems to make me ...
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What happened with my account?

Something odd happened to my account - I think it has something to do with the merge I tried to do a while back. I have another account on the RPG stack exchange, and I attempted to merge that account ...
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Getting logged out

Since the last 2 or 3 weeks, I've been getting logged out of all stackexchange and stackoverflow sites. It started on my iPad and now it's happening on my iMac too. This happens randomly. It just ...
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Is there any way by which we get the information if any particular user adds any Q/A. [duplicate]

For the last few days I found that user134824 is dealing with problems which are of my interest. Few more users are there who frequently deals with problems which are of my interest. In this question ...
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Account-edit: “changing picture” (“for all communities”) changed(=overwrote) also all profile-descriptions

Thank you all - I've got nearly everything using the google cache. Current problem resolved. (But how can I prevent doing the same mess next time when I want to change my profile picture again?) Uhh, ...
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Potential Bug in Stack Exchange: Username changes after editing a wiki [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Old usernames and names of deleted users in CW-mode See this answer for reference: Advantages of IMO students in Mathematical Research Note that the last edit shows up as "...
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How to delete account? [duplicate]

How to delete account? (thirty character limit)
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Mathematics not showing up in Accounts section of profile

Typically I can click my user name and view the accounts I have for the various SE sites. Just noticed that for some reason my mathematics account isn't listed. Is this the same for others? Not a big ...
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changing email associated with account

I will be losing the email which is associated with this account over the summer, and I would like to switch it over to my new email. I added a new account on my new email (now a poor decision in ...
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Email confusion

So I wanted to know if I can change my email from one to another. What I mean is that I want to use the other email that I have other than the email I have already on the account. I just got a new ...
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Unable to login to meta (using my laptop)

It has been an issue (with my account?) since a past few months. I registered myself in meta.stackexchange.com a few months back. Since then I have not been able to access my meta.math.stackexchange....
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User not displayed in search

When I search for Robert Bryant under users I only see users 84371. Yet account 10727 seems to belong to him also, but this is not displayed in the search results. Is that a bug?
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“Can I merge as a guest ?”

I found an unregistered user that created (at least) four unregistered user accounts. He wasn't aware of that, so I asked him if he wants these accounts to be merged. But is this possible for ...
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How to deactivate other stack exchange accounts

I opened several Stack exchange accounts and they all are showing in my user' page. I am not using them regularly. So I want to remove them from my user page. How to do it?
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Merging two accounts at math.stackexchange

Merging two accounts. I have logged into math.stackexchange with a different openid and unfortunately now I have two(this and this) accounts at math.stackexchange. Please its my request that the two ...
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Can many people use a single account? [duplicate]

Can many people use a single SE account? This would lead to much faster accumulation of rep. It could also lead to certain posts being better than others (due to different authors), or even conflict ...
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What does exactly mean the number associated to an user account?

For example, in my case, why am I user119598? Does this mean that the number of registered users on this site is now around 120,000 and I was the number 119598?
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View sign-in history

A few days ago I recall finding a visual calendar of my sign-in history on Math Stack Exchange. It looked like an ordinary monthly calendar, where the days were white if I hadn't signed in, and green ...
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Deleting account, help needed

I would like to delete my account on MSE, but I dont know how to do it. Could anybody help me in this matter. Thank you in advance
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Deleted question causes account block?

When one tries to delete an answered question the following message shows up. Repeated deletion of answered questions can result in your account being blocked from asking. Are you sure you wish to ...
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Change of account from Facebook to Gmail

I am now using my Facebook account to log in to Math Stack Exchange I would like to delete my Facebook account so another option I am left with is to use Gail account.. In my profile I have already ...
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Is it possible to temporarily disable my account on MSE?

I have been obsessively checking MSE in the past month. In fact, I have learned a lot from this community just in the last weeks that I have been active here (I registered in April, but I never really ...
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Why answers appear to my questions out of thin air that I can't accept.

I keep fairly good tabs on my questions for a week or two after I ask them. Three or four times now it has happened that one of my questions was left unanswered, and then I come back months later and ...
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Merging unregistered User “S Halayka”

The unregistered user "S Halayka" appears twice: Here and here. Is it possible to merge them?
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How to move my math stackexchange account to another e-mail? Thanks!!

Hi am a statistical consultant building a portfolio and hence would like only my stats stack exchange account to be available online and would like to move the math stackexchange account of mine to ...
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About your merging accounts facility.

I'm user 128932 and user 201044 and asked to merge accounts. Now it expired and I can't use the reputation points from account 128932. What do I do?
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Strange behave of the tagging system/perhaps user-account mismatch in SE

If I access the question "divergent product" (Divergent products.) using the tag gamma-function or using the tag divergent-series I see the same name for the author of the question ("gerben") but one ...
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To find my guest user account again

I am hesitating too much in asking this question as a new user.I participate in Math stack exchange question answer site almost 10 days ago as a guest & I earned 45 reputations.But 3 days ago my ...
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What happened to user user9413?

I see answers by user9413 but no link to profile. What's the story with that? foe example : Is there an integral that proves $\pi > 333/106$? The user id is not a link. Thanks
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How can I participate in the discussion of my question if I lost the unregistered account?

I have asked a question being unregistered, now my account is lost. I would like to participate in the discussion and in particular comment answers (concerning which I have questions)? Is that ...
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What to do when you have forgotten password of your own profile

I have asked this previously also. Again posting it since I am in deep trouble I had an account named learning maths https://math.stackexchange.com/users/178656/learning-maths The problem is I have ...
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Why is my “old” meta profile still available for viewing?

Now some months ago there was technical glitch involving my profile which got like deleted and a new one created. The old profile on main is no longer there but why is my meta profile still around? ...
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How to redeem my Math SE privileges [duplicate]

I used to enjoy using math SE to get help with questions I was struggling with. I'm no advanced mathematician and hence I can't really contribute lots of answers to the site. I must have added a few ...
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Stack Exchange acting weird [closed]

Why Stack Exchange is acting weird? Yesterday morning when I opened my account there were lot of notifications. It was something disturbing (-10 -10 -10…) When I looked my name it was changed (I ...
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Could I have two accounts?

I want to create a new account. How to create a new account? The new window in my computer for creating a new account always can't be open. Thanks any help:)
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Is it possible to “transfer” your old account's “contents” into a new account?

I want to make a new account on math.stackexchange, but I want to import everything from my previous account. Please do not criticize. Just simply answer the question.
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Should account-merging be mentioned in the FAQ?

It occurred to me today after I encountered two "different" users with the same name and gravatar (though one of them recently changed names...and genders, apparently...but I digress) that it might ...
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could someone merge my accounts?

Before registering, I answered a few questions via https://math.stackexchange.com/users/41865/julien-s-r Would it be possible to have that account merged with my current one?
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Editor's name is inactive

Here, a question was edited. But editors name is inactive; I mean it's written in gray and one can not click on it. Why? Thank you.
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How can I convert my “myopenid” account into a (stackexchange) “openid” account?

I'm usually not a DAU in the computer-world... but it didn't appear to me how I could change my stackexchange-login, for which I'm using my "myopenid"-account, into a "stackexchange-openid" account; I ...
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How do I log in on another device? Also “my logins” is broken.

I tried to login on another device and the login page asks for my email instead of my username like it used to. I tried putting my username in instead but it said it was invalid. Leaving it blank gave ...
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How do I find if the particular removed user to check if they affected my other SE sites?

Can I have the name or profile of the user removed to see if they have affected the other SE sites I am on?
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Can I create several other users for specific purposes? [duplicate]

Can I have more than one user? Is there a limit? They'll have decent questions I think, but may stay dormant for a while...