After the reset and reboot, you can set up the device like new using a new Google account. For instance, Google Now might not work properly. Contact your administrator to make changes to your account. Ryan Morehart: I guess there is no other way than to do a factory reset as suggested by you. However, sometimes we may forget which account we used to install an application from Google Play Store. This doesn't work with unsupported services yet.
However if I instead try to log in to Youtube with my Gmail account, I'll get logged out of my Gmail for Apps session and logged into my other Gmail account. Select your profile picture on the top-right and then click Sign out from the menu. But the problem is that it only works if it is not the primary gmail account that I am trying to delete. If an account is set to default, it should look like this in the account list: Default when you are not on that account. Such third party cookies may track your use on Gizbot sites for better rendering. You can then sign in again with your choice of the new default account. This article was co-authored by our trained team of editors and researchers who validated it for accuracy and comprehensiveness.
This becomes the primary Google account. This opens a new browser tab to a list of data that will be deleted if you proceed. This includes cookies from third party social media websites and ad networks. Use your credentials to sign in to the account you want to use. You'll lose your saved text messages, but your contacts are tied to your Google account so you'd have to add the old one back for it to sync those and if you have a Verizon phone then it will automatically pull down the same apps again. In case you need an additional Google account, you can add it to your Android device and keep the data synchronized to the device as per your requirement.
You will be prompted to create a new account or login using an existing account. I hope this short guide was helpful. If you first set your google account to multiple sign-in and as default account and then set your youtube account to multiple sign-in as secondary account and then login to google account and then login to youtube account, the youtube account takes over the default account position and you are forced to switch accounts every time you want to view Igoogle with your google account settings. Use your credentials to sign in to the account you want to use. The Google menu at the top-right also suggests the default account when you use multiple sign-ins. If you attempt to restore before your data is permanently deleted, you'll get your account back.
This is the rule you will see in action every time. Make another email address somewhere and use it only to sign up for things. It can be important because many of us have multiple Gmail accounts separated as work and personal. You can always check the list of alternate email addresses you have added to your account by going to your Account settings. Once you've saved the change, you should receive a verification message at the email address you just entered. If it the primary gmail account, it say says that the account information is being used by other applications and in order to delete that account, I would have to do a factory reset. Remembering the right account can save you time and energy.
Do you think multiple account sign-in is smooth for Google services? I wonder if other 3rd party apps that I installed can get hold of that info and send it somewhere without my knowledge. I am not quite sure how secure my account info is in my Android 2. Hit edit then turn it off. Filed Under: Reader Interactions i backed up everything on my note 8. The primary Google account is the one that is used for all the main functionalities such as Google Now card, Google searches, voice commands, etc. On top of that, switching accounts may lead to Google Now not working properly. You will also receive email notifications at your primary email address.
Normally the Android does not allow you to change the primary account without deleting everything on the device. Especially the fact that all searches go through the main account presents a privacy issue if any personal searches are performed with your work or school email. The method given in the link provided by you, and the others that I found by myself did not work for me. Unfortunately, if you really need to change the main Google account, this is the only option unless you gain root access. Hello Everybody, I am new to Android. The accounts that you have setup will be listed there. My question is that is there any other way to switch between the accounts? The accounts that you have setup will be listed there.
Does not work, although I can delete my second account without any problems. If you had any issues, feel free to drop a comment. Also Read: You can get to know the steps to change the primary Google account on your Android device from here. If we choose to remove other Google accounts from our systems and leave only one Google account, if there are applications installed from Google Play Store by using the Google account that we want to remove from our systems, then we will not be able to remove the account from the system unless we remove those applications. Because when you do, then you can delete your Google+ Plus Page without deleting your main Google account.
The phone chose my wife's account as the primary so when I sent text messages they would be sent from my wife's Google account. Usually, switching the primary account might result in some issues in the device's functionality. This article was co-authored by our trained team of editors and researchers who validated it for accuracy and comprehensiveness. This feature allows you to view the content of your other accounts while logged in to one. You cannot use some of the Google tools from two accounts at once, and they default to using the first account you signed in with. Using your Android phone to check your work emails and calendar often requires you to connect your work Google account with your phone.