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11/12/13
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Max Heiliger

Getting rid of the new "Choose an account" function?

Hi, I was wondering if there's any way to get rid of the new account sign in on Gmail, and make it more like the old one, where you type in everything instead of selecting some icons. Say you have a fake email that you don't care about, and don't want to see it there, or are using a public computer and don't want to have to delete it afterwards.
 
If you're not understanding what I mean, sign out of your email account, and try to sign back in. You'll see this thing that is titled with "choose an account," and has your account, and any other accounts signed in on that computer. Then, if you want to sign in with another account, it makes you (I guess I would call it) register that account on the computer, to be visible the next time you log on.
 
I understand how this is a useful function, but I would like to have the option not to do it. Is there any way around that?
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The C Man (Call me C) Ex TC
11/12/13
The C Man (Call me C) Ex TC
Use the Remove button from the first sign in page until it tells you there are no more to remove.
11/12/13
Original Poster
Max Heiliger
Hi, thanks for trying to help, but, (in case you missed it) I said that I didn't want to have to delete it afterwards. If I do delete it afterwards, next time, I'll just have to re-register the account on that computer, and then re-delete it afterwards. Thanks anyway.
The C Man (Call me C) Ex TC
11/12/13
The C Man (Call me C) Ex TC
Just make sure you don't allow it to be remembered.
11/12/13
Original Poster
Max Heiliger
How do you do that?
The C Man (Call me C) Ex TC
11/12/13
The C Man (Call me C) Ex TC
Max,

Have you done the first suggestion? If your pc was set to never remember then that is what it should do. https://support.google.com/chrome/answer/95606?hl=en

On public computers they should be set to always ask but you can always carry a browser on a usb stick.. This is the safest way as you don't need to type in passwords which a key logger can copy and if you take your laptop with (can still be read by remote key loggers) I would suggest using KeyScrambler Personal which you'll only need to switch on when in a public area.
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The C Man (Call me C) Ex TC
12/10/13
The C Man (Call me C) Ex TC
Back to "square one" guys. If you see a Remove button it means you used the Add Account. Use the Remove (you can also use the x next to the account names) until it tells you there are no more to be removed. Unless you clear cookies after doing this the sign in box should revert to it's old behaviour even when you use the Add Account button.
 
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