I tried using the standard e-mail app to pull down this account, but am running into problems. From there, you'll be prompted to create an account name and enter in some basic information. Use Astro to back up all your apps, or use Atrackdog to back a list of all your apps. What you said works for my phone too. When I got the phone I set it up to pull down my personal Gmail account.
You will be prompted to create a new account or login using an existing account. I once had a gmail account that I used for a business I was working for. Decide if you want to delete your old address. Once you've added your old account, you can even send mail from the old address using Gmail. He is a web explorer and he enjoys finding useful information on the Internet. Send out an email from your new email address informing your important contacts of your new address. Just drop me a mail:.
Once you've got your new address set up and forwarding configured for your old address, you can add your new address to your mobile devices. Doing this will wipe all data and settings from the device. Everyone starts at level 1 and can rise to level 10. You may not need to delete your old email address. When you export your contacts, you'll be given a file that contains all of your contacts' information.
However, I my company e-mail address is hosted by Google Apps. Filed Under: Reader Interactions i backed up everything on my note 8. Factory reset is only way as far as I know. Changing email addresses can be a frustrating experience. If someone has access to your email account, they'll likely be able to gain access to any accounts you've created with it. This can save you a lot of effort, and you won't have to worry about messages or contacts being forgotten.
Spidle maintains a number of blogs featuring poetry, short stories and other fiction. Clear cookies if you have to. In case this helps anybody. Chances are you've used your email address to set up a variety of accounts online over the years. I haven't found a way to change my primary account either. I am not quite sure how secure my account info is in my Android 2.
Log out and then create a new address. Might seem arrogant but our policy is to not let you down. You could remove all your accounts and then start fresh. According to Google: You can use alternate email addresses to sign in to your Google Account, recover your password, and more. I want to change the primary address on my Google account. Generally, you'll find the forwarding settings in the Settings menu of your email service.
With all the above steps completed, you can continue to use your google account and services, but every incoming and outgoing message will look like it is going to and coming from an entirely different account. Having a post marked and removed as abuse will slow a user's advance in levels. Inform your contacts that your email address is changing. I believe I had a similar problem. You can also configure your current Gmail account to add the new email address. If you reply to them, Gmail should automatically respond from your new address - theoretically nobody would know about your old address. So, do backup all your contacts and other data.
I just got my Hero this past weekend and didn't have my gmail account info with me. Hence, I would like to know if there is a way to change the primary gmail account info in my phone preferably without doing a factory reset. However, sometimes we may forget which account we used to install an application from Google Play Store. Set up two-factor authentication if it's available on your new service. Import your contacts into your new email account.
I entered the new password and then found that Google syncing was working again so the new password must've taken effect there too. Do not forget to backup your data and contacts before proceeding. Afterwards, you can sign in with any of your alternate email addresses, using the same password for your main address. So, for the sake of familiarity, we will refer Google account as Gmail account from now on in this article. Do you know if I will be able to restore my paid apps without buying them again after I switch primary gmail accounts?. My name is Mitch Bartlett. Some people call Google account as Gmail account for the simple reason that Gmail is the most used Google service, apart from the search engine, of course! Please add it to your contacts! Instead of adding your old email address, why not leave things the way they are and simply add the new address to the other email app, thereby leaving your paid apps and such intact.
Not the answer you're looking for? Two-factor authentication is an extra layer of security that will help prevent unauthorized users from gaining access to your account. Try sticking to just your name, and avoid using a name based on a fad or your current interest, as those are likely to change over the years. Hopefully this will help somebody out there. I wonder if I could temporarily add my old gmail address, restore my paid apps, then remove that old gmail address? Update your accounts online with your new email address. Enter your new email address.