To change default account, just click on Sign Out which will sign out all Google accounts currently signed in. I have a feeling the Droid is going to tell me that the old gmail address is required and cannot be removed just like it is doing now. If you don't, then something like Titanium Backup can backup and restore all your apps. What is a primary account? You have to remove the accounts themselves. It took my phone a few minutes to sync the new account but all is running well now! Of course they made me set up one while I was there. You do that in the Settings applications, under privacy.
It is only a firefox issue. When I got the phone I set it up to pull down my personal Gmail account. This article was co-authored by our trained team of editors and researchers who validated it for accuracy and comprehensiveness. Doing this will wipe all data and settings from the device. 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! Then I let it Firefox sync with my account that I use on multiple machines including the one with the wifey account problem. Edit: You will only see default next to your email if you are not on your default account. .
Do not forget to backup your data and contacts before proceeding. The accounts that you have setup will be listed there. To switch it off, go to the settings button in the top right corner, then account settings. I have logged out of all 3 of my Gmail accounts, and then logged back into the one account I wish to be the default. If you have multiple Gmail accounts registered on your Android mobile phone, and you do not want the first account listed as the primary account, delete it and add the next account on the list to make it the primary account.
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. Using your Android phone to check your work emails and calendar often requires you to connect your work Google account with your phone. Doing as you suggest above fixes it for 5 minutes, but even after removing the wifey account, it keeps coming back, usually after about 5 minutes. The wikiHow Tech Team also followed the article's instructions and validated that they work. Talk, Mail, contacts Possibly related question: As of mid-2011 the Android Market supports multiple accounts. This article was co-authored by our trained team of editors and researchers who validated it for accuracy and comprehensiveness.
All the searches go through the main account and may pose a privacy issue in some cases. Note: Your first log in should be with the account you wish to set as your primary account, this will be set as your default account in your multiple Gmail accounts list. The selected email becomes the primary email account on the selected Android device. The very first account you will log into will become your default Gmail account till you stay sign-in. However, I my company e-mail address is hosted by Google Apps. You can then sign in again with your choice of the new default account.
When I got the phone I set it up to pull down my personal Gmail account. What you said works for my phone too. This would remove your account from that device and you would be asked to map a different account for your device. Actually, that wasn't obvious to me, so thanks for stating it. Usually, switching the primary account might result in some issues in the device's functionality. While doing multiple accounts things got mixed up time-to-time and account While doing multiple accounts things got mixed up time-to-time and account got juggle. The settings work all work and the account is set up, but it won't pull down any e-mail messages.
Hopefully this will help somebody out there. But the problem is that it only works if it is not the primary gmail account that I am trying to delete. 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. Otherwise, without being rooted, from the settings panel, go to accounts, and remove it from there. Then again you have to select again your required account from the multiple accounts list. Google are still working the kinks out of the multiple account sign-in process.
That should allow you to attach the phone to a new gmail account. I am not quite sure how secure my account info is in my Android 2. I wonder if I could temporarily add my old gmail address, restore my paid apps, then remove that old gmail address? Use Astro to back up all your apps, or use Atrackdog to back a list of all your apps. And now this Google account is default for your next new contact. It will be removed from your list.
If you change your preferences on one device, it automatically changes on the other devices as well. If your job is related to internet stuff then you must be having multiple Gmail accounts and at that time handling all that accounts at once is quite difficult. Navigate to settings page of your Android Device 2. Does not work, although I can delete my second account without any problems. He is a web explorer and he enjoys finding useful information on the Internet. For example, you may end up compromising on your privacy if you perform a personal search using your official account.