Does this affect how I sign in to my G Suite account?
If you have a conflicting account because you either:
- Started using an email address through your work, school, or other organization before November 18, 2010 and used products outside of G Suite core suite of products (Mail, Calendar, Sites, Groups, Docs, and Video) with your G Suite email address.
- Your domain has recently started using G Suite, and you previously used your email address to access Google products before your domain started using G Suite.
The changes only affect the sign-in credentials for a conflicting account. Only your sign-in credentials for your personal conflicting account will change. This does not in any way affect the credentials you should use to sign-in to your work, school, or other organization account, or how you access the data in your account. You should still sign in to your organizational account with email@example.com, and your contacts should still email you at firstname.lastname@example.org.
You may see 'An update to your account is required' when signing in with your email@example.com address because you previously had a conflicting account with the same name as your firstname.lastname@example.org organizational account and we're not sure which account you're trying to access - the personal conflicting account, or the organizational account. When you see this 'An update to your account is required' page, you will need to decide where your conflicting account data belongs and then rename your conflicting account.
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