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I wish to have a shorter username in my email (gmail) address. How can this be done?

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None so far. Computerwise I am a 78 year old idiot

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Email technician: Josh, Computer Enthusiast replied 1 year ago
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Email technician: Josh, Computer Enthusiast replied 1 year ago

You cannot change your email address without creating a brand new account.

For example, if your email is***@******.*** and you would like***@******.*** then you would need to create a brand new account.

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Email technician: Josh, Computer Enthusiast replied 1 year ago

I am checking back up on you about your issue. If the issue is resolved or you do not need anymore help, please rate our session as 5 stars and press Submit so I am credited with helping you otherwise please reply back so we can continue with the issue.

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