Duplicate GMail Addresses

ron40

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I have 2 identical Gmail addresses with different passwords & different sites, (see attachment). The attachment omits the actual email address. I understand that deleting 1 of 2 identical Gmail addresses renders them both invalid for future use, forever.
Is this true?
Are these addresses truly identical if they have different sites & passwords?

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ron40

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This is a correction to the first post which gave incorrect information.

I have 2 identical Gmail addresses with different passwords & different sites, (see attachment). The attachment omits the actual email address. I understand that deleting 1 of 2 identical Gmail addresses renders them both invalid for future use, forever.
Is this true?
Are these addresses truly identical if they have different sites & passwords?

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Total Physical RAM: 16 GB
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I am not quite understanding the question... You can only have one G-Mail account so you shouldn't have say [email protected] on abc.com and [email protected] at 123.com if both are using the gmail email system.


The second link in the image smtp.gmail.com is just the server that sends email out from G-Mail. You would use the same credentials to send out as you would to receive the emails.
 

ron40

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I would like to delete one of the emails without compromising the other. I just want to keep 1 of them. Can I do that & still keep the other address?
 

Cookiegal

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You're not understanding what Couriant said. It's impossible to have two "identical" GMail addresses. Perhaps you're saying you received two identical email "messages" through GMail and want to delete one of them?
 

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I think what is happening, one will get you to your Google Account, and then another will get you your email account.

How are you accessing these two accounts?
Step by step please!
 

Couriant

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Let me rephrase; [email protected] is one Google Account. This account can be used at account.google.com, gmail.com (redirects to mail.google.com); docs.google.com, youtube.com, etc. So one account to access many Google sites.

So if you are signing into say account.google.com, and then signing into gmail.com, then it's the same account. If you delete it, then you will not be able to sign into any other Google sites with the same account, or any website that uses Google to authenticate.

Now, having said that, my son has a Google Account, where his username to his Microsoft Account is the same as his G-Mail address, not a Microsoft email address. These are separate from each other so if he deletes his Microsoft account, then the G-Mail account will not be affected, and vice versa, but he may have issues authenticating... but that's something else to worry about later lol

What caused my confusion is that you had a screenshot of both accounts.google.com and smtp.google.com (which I assume is doctored? smtp.google.com is not a website, or at least shouldn't be visible to the public) and that would be the same account as outlined.
 

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To DaveA: I go to (in Thunderbird) (Options-Security-Saved Passwords). When I click on "Show Passwords) I get the table posted here. The attached file shows an image with the Password listing, . I notice that the description is "saved logins" not "saved passwords." I think that's a clue to what everybody has been saying, that not all of them are Gmail passwords.
 

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OK, so this is for Thunderbird. If you remove them, then if you have an active account in Thunderbird, it will ask you for the credentials every time until you save the information again.

I would not recommend removing any of the information, unless they are from old accounts that you do not have have in Thunderbird or have access to anymore.
 

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