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Have work gmail and Time Warner gmail. I set up both but now I have to log out of one to get to the other. Can I separate them for bookmarking?

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I have 2 gmail accts. To view the one I'm not currently logged into, I have to log out of the one I'm in and log into the other one. Gmail prevents me from being logged into both at the same time.

I want to bookmark each in the Firefox browser and to view each without them being connected and requiring logging in and out of each as I check each one frequently throughout the day.

I also have checked the "Don't ask again on this computer" but it keeps requiring I input a verification code. This will get very old when just wanting to check that particular email.

I will also want both gmail accts on my phone with notifications for each. Is that possible?

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Does the work one always require authentication or is it the last one?
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Easiest way to do this is to probably just use two separate browsers. So Chrome for one account and Firefox for the other.
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Easiest way to do this is to probably just use two separate browsers. So Chrome for one account and Firefox for the other.
I tried using 2 browsers thinking that would work, but I could still only be logged into one at a time. I'd go to one browser and log in as Time Warner acct, then go back to browser with work email and my work email changed to Time Warner acct. lol

What I ended up doing is just use both accts together and I go from acct to acct by just clicking on which one I need. I'll just have to make do with that.
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I tried using 2 browsers thinking that would work, but I could still only be logged into one at a time. I'd go to one browser and log in as Time Warner acct, then go back to browser with work email and my work email changed to Time Warner acct. lol

What I ended up doing is just use both accts together and I go from acct to acct by just clicking on which one I need. I'll just have to make do with that.
That doesn't make sense if you were truly logged out of both. It's possible you needed to clear cookies. What browsers were you using?
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Does the work one always require authentication or is it the last one?
Thanks.Yep, the work one was asking for authentication. It was driving me crazy. I found out even if you tick to not ask for a code, it still will prompt you.

I ended up just having 1 bookmark with both accts connected. I just go from one acct to the other and if I keep logged into both, I don't get asked for a authentication code.

I had to do the same for android phone app and everything seems to work fine. I'm getting notifications for both thank goodness and it seems pretty easy to go from one acct to the next.

When both connected, you can even go into your acct and 'view all' and read all unread mail from both accts at the same time. without having to go into each.

What I did is get rid of Outlook and put all in Gmail. Now if I or anyone in my family buys a new laptop or pc, no more finding pst files and importing. With gmail, your mail is always there. I added Time Warner acct to gmail and then made it the default email so all emails are showing the sc.rr.com email. I was also able to import all the emails in the TW acct into the Gmail acct without even needing the pst files. I had the pst file from old computer but didn't even need to use it.
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That doesn't make sense if you were truly logged out of both. It's possible you needed to clear cookies. What browsers were you using?
I want to say Chrome and Firefox. I think I was even using private browser hoping that they wouldn't both read each other.

ETA. I bet I wasn't logged out of both? I'm not 100% sure. Maybe that is why.
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Thanks so much.
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you also can set up both accounts with outlook so you have the plusses of both gmail web app and outlook I have 3 different accounts set up with outlook.
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you also can set up both accounts with outlook so you have the plusses of both gmail web app and outlook I have 3 different accounts set up with outlook.
Cool. That would have been a great option if I had kept Outlook. I was trying not to have to buy Microsoft Office for Outlook. Open Office seemed to work fine for my needs so didn't really need all that just for email. This new laptop was not for me but for a family member and thought I'd save them some money this way. They seem happy enough with Gmail and having all in one place.

Work email was already using Gmail and personal Time Warner was on Outlook on old computer.

I think this past weekend I learned a lot about gmail and all the settings. It was a bit of a pain but once you kind of learn how it works and how to put your settings, it's great. I did a lot of googling and youtubing for answers because for me it wasn't user friendly. Nothing seemed intuitive.

I was just so happy I didn't have to pay for Microsoft Office any longer and I was so happy that all old email ported over. Cool that you can use gmail with cable company email and even if gmail, you can make personal email the default and it will send and receive as your personal email and not a gmail email. I was so excited to learn that.

What I like most is if computer dies, there is one less worry about putting old email on new computer.

I think att.uverse does the same with Yahoo. I have my personal ATT Uverse email going thru Yahoo and I use Libre Office. I like gmail better so may try later to switch to gmail.

The Gmail app works great. But when setting it up, the work email was syncing fine but the personal acct wasn't. I had to figure that out and finally both were syncing. Yay.
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You need to check if you can get office thru work on the home use program or thru kids

https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/e...fault.aspx


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What I like most is if computer dies, there is one less worry about putting old email on new computer.
Plus there's that added bonus of having Google and their partners reading all of your emails. Mwahahaha. EEK!
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