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Minor updates to your Google sign-in experience

Hi everyone,

Today, you sign in to Google on a page that includes both the ‘email’ and ‘password’ fields on the same page. We’ll be gradually splitting those two fields into separate pages in the coming days; the sign-in process won’t change otherwise.

As we’ve said many times, we're working towards introducing new authentication solutions that complement traditional passwords. We’ve already separated the ‘username’ and ‘password’ fields onto separate pages on a successful launch in Android last year. This change to our web sign-in page is another step in that direction.

To help make sign-in easier and more personal, you may see a screen with your profile picture and full name when signing in to Google. We’ll only show this information if you are signing in from a location or device you’ve signed in from before, like your home computer.

This new Google account sign-in flow will provide the following advantages:

  • Preparation for future authentication solutions that complement passwords

  • Reduced confusion among people who have multiple Google accounts

  • A better experience for SAML SSO users, such as university students or corporate users that sign in with a different identity provider than Google

If you have any feedback about the new sign-in flow, please feel free to reply directly on this thread!

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It does NOT "make sign in easier" to have to enter information on TWO screens instead of one in order to get into a Gmail account. Instead, it wastes time -- which is something none of us have enough of!
Frodo Baggins Hakr
Frodo Baggins Hakr
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before you would type the name , then click once to get to the password field ,  now  you still only click ONCE to get to the  password field , it just happens to be on a new page , but its the same amount of clicks 
Frodo Baggins Hakr
Frodo Baggins Hakr
clicking to get to pass field?!! HAH! thats what the tab key is 4
Expert - Gold
then press TAB > ENTER 

only one more click  ................
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Goran Karlic
Goran Karlic
PLEASE, please, please, restore the single screen login -- it seems to me EVERYONE else is also asking for it...
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