But still it is better to change the default account for convenience. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. The account you logged into at the very first will become your default account till you stay sign-in. But there is a simple way to set your most required Gmail account as a Default account for your browser. But for now it will only slow down your browser as it starts loading all your accounts at once. Sign back into the account you want to be your new default, then sign back into another one of your accounts 4. Since Chrome 69 any login to a Google app causes an automatic login to the Chrome Browser with the same account.
Enabled Dice fix auth errors 6. Now you can add multiple Gmail accounts which will work only in that particular browser. To verify that your intended account is now set as the default, click on your profile picture located in the top-right corner of any Gmail inbox. Sign out of it, as well as any other Gmail accounts you're signed into. You can change your default Google account in a few quick steps, choosing which account you prioritize and see first on a 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.
I've been using Google Chrome on Linux since forever and I use Google products for pretty much everything: mail, calendar, contacts, docs. I have confirmed this with Google directly. The very first account you will log into will become your default Gmail account till you stay sign-in. Click your profile picture or icon in the top right corner of your screen. Once I restart Google Chrome, the default account for 1. Let me know your experience after trying this feature.
How to change your default account 1. On the new fresh laptop, I logged into the preferred google account on Firefox first to get it set up correctly. The primary Google account is used for Google Now card, voice commands as well as all searches done with Google. I've disabled Identity consistency between browser and cookie jar, logged out from all accounts, restarted Chrome, logged in the right order, and I can confirm that the order of my Google Accounts is now persisted across Google Chrome restarts. I am using this feature for so long and this really saves a lot of times in my line of work. That way, you'll see those emails first, but you'll be able to switch over to your other linked accounts whenever you want.
If you had any issues, feel free to drop a comment. Why can't there be an initiation screen after sign-in asking you to select services you intend to use on device? The multi log-in feature has simplified the process to some extent but you can simply sign out and change the default account using the steps described above to complete the task at hand. Is anyone else running into this issue? When I log out of personal gmail, close Chrome, then reopen my Chrome home tab set, the gmail login defaults to work email. Follow the steps below to change your default account. And why the heck don't we even have the option to disable Playstore as a feature in our account settings? If you can't open this setting, it might not be possible to change your email or username.
It should only take a few minutes to accomplish. Now I understand why a lot of people dislike it. I hope this short guide was helpful. Choose one that isn't already used by another Google Account. You'll need to open the email and click the link. Most of us usually use multiple accounts for different purposes. Remember: The default can be different from device to device, and the method described above will only apply to the device you complete the steps on.
So if you want to update the default for all of your devices, you'll have to do that individually. Learn How to Update Your Account Order If you have set an auxiliary account as default by mistake you might face the trouble of switching to the one you need more often. As seen in the screenshot attached, the default Gmail account has changed to 6. You can, however, with a different Gmail username. Open Google in your browser Google. You will find the default account which is open at the top right of the screen.
I suspect is related to the fact that I am logged in Chrome with my personal account. Not only that, when you use multiple Gmail accounts in a single browser window, there are times when you cannot access certain Google products such as YouTube, Google Drive and Google+ among others because the e-mail currently in-use is not the default one for that session. To change your default Gmail account, you'll need to sign out of all existing accounts and then re-sign in on a browser that will save your preferences; you can then add your other accounts to your new default. How to change your default Google account 1. You need to signout all accounts first and then the very first sign-in you do it will be set as your default gmail account on your browser. I am having the same problem. First, we curate information from authentic and verified sources and then write the newsletter in an easy to understand format with images and summary for each update.
Now you just have to go to the Gmail log in page and log in with the account you want to set as your default account. It is not necessary to have the default account open in the browser to change it to another one. Once sync is complete, it immediately switches to the incorrect wifey google account. This article was co-authored by our trained team of editors and researchers who validated it for accuracy and comprehensiveness. Your default Gmail account is what dictates your default YouTube page, your calendar events, and much more. Why does google have to make added google accounts universal on your device by default? Sign out of it, as well as any other Gmail accounts you're signed into. Now that you have sign-in to your primary Gmail account.
A few days ago, I tried helping a friend out with something on my google account, I signed into his phone, and before I could recall, google had already Synced all my stuff, how stupid is that? Then again you have to select again your required account from the multiple accounts list. Here's how to do it. So, if you have Account1 and Account2 on your phone and you use Account2 to get an app, only credit in Account2 can be used for in-app purchases for that particular app. This e-mail address is now your default Gmail account and can be confirmed by logging into another account. Found solution to your problem? That's when it's time to change your default Google account and therefore prioritize a certain one over any others you have.