The very first account you will log into will become your default Gmail account till you stay sign-in. The account you logged into at the very first will become your default account till you stay sign-in. You have successfully changed your default Gmail account. Now, Google as a service has many ways from where you can log in; it even has a feature that allows for the sign up of multiple accounts but the problem arises when we have to figure out which one is the default. Anson Alexander Anson Alexander is a blogger, author, educator and web conqueror. This doesn't work with unsupported services yet.
Anson records, edits, and publishes content for his site, provides technical and business services to clients and is an avid self-learner. 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. This initial sign up will dictate which account is the default. Now try it once and you will get used to it in no time. Click on your Profile picture on the top right corner after opening your inbox to get to know how many accounts are logged in at that time and check in the drop-down menu to see which is the current default account in progress. Multiple sign in is a feature that allows you to view content of your other accounts while logged in to one. I recently did a format on my laptop and installed Google chrome again.
With this your account used in other products like Maps, Drive etc also changes. Then again you have to select again your required account from the multiple accounts list. Remember, the first account you log in to becomes the default always. We can hope that in near future, Chrome starts handling multiple accounts without the need to logging in for different accounts, similar to our. The same is properly shown in the picture below so you can be sure of what process you are following. After the , you may have concerns about email privacy.
This issue can be problematic, whether you are a user who has more than one Gmail accounts or has a computer that is used by multiple users, such as a family computer that is being used by siblings who have their individual Gmail accounts. Navigate to to access your Gmail inbox. You can try pestering the developers to update it on github. Today here I am going to show you step-wise instructions to set a Default Google Account for Multiple Gmail Accounts. Now you can add multiple Gmail accounts which will work only in that particular browser. This is the rule you will see in action every time.
Remember, the first account you log in to becomes the default always. However, do not be alarmed if any service asks from a little bit of user input or prompts with an authentication alert; your accounts are safe and that is just Google enforcing its security for the welfare of their customers. Our solutions for Edge and Safari are not ideal, but, then again, neither are they. Case 2 — If the user is already logged in using A Google account If the user is logged in with one single account, then that account is considered as a default account. This is despite the fact that my personal gmail shows as the default email.
Do this for all your account. So, you may be required to change the Gmail account depending on the task at hand. Open Google in your browser Google. Read more: How to Set Up a Default Google Account Setting up an account to default from multiples is a simple process. For some good photo applications, read our article. Step 8: After logging in, the default account is set and can be seen by clicking on the user icon on the top right. This article was co-authored by our trained team of editors and researchers who validated it for accuracy and comprehensiveness.
Or you might be using Google Apps on a work account and regular Gmail for personal stuff. In all cases, your first account will be considered as your default Google account. Sign back into the account you want to be your new default, then sign back into another one of your accounts Sign back into your chosen default account first, then sign into your other accounts. But there is a simple way to set your most required Gmail account as a Default account for your browser. If you want to switch from defaults you have to repeat step 3 and do 4. Setting Gmail as the Default Email Client on Windows 8 and 10 To make Windows use Gmail by default, you first set your browser of choice as the default email application. You then set it to use Gmail, using the relevant guide.
You need to signout all accounts first and then the very first sign-in you do it will be set as your default gmail account on your browser. Then sign out of whichever account you are in and sign into the preferred one. 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. Whichever account you log into Google with first will be set as the default account. It is not necessary to have the default account open in the browser to change it to another one.
A good way of separating your personal and work-related stuff is by having multiple accounts, each specific to your requirements. Opening multiple accounts through a sign-in feature of Gmail is helpful but maintaining so many accounts on one window can be a tedious task to perform to get information as there can be mixing up of information from one to another account. This feature allows you to view the content of your other accounts while logged in to one. Since it is open source, you can even try updating it yourself. As you can see in the attached screenshot, the default e-mail id currently is 4.
It will be colored, not gray, if it is. Or else the setting you change are not going to be applied permanently. Step 1: Open Chrome and give gmail. This will be given after you click the icon on the top right corner of any Google service like Gmail or the search engine website itself. It promises , after all. Instant Switch Accounts: — You can switch easily from one account to another account just by clicking on your avatar icon. This e-mail address is now your default Gmail account and can be confirmed by logging into another account.