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Dot or period in username is being ignored during login

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Dot or period in username is being ignored during login ortiz.ryan 1/18/11 4:42 PM
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My username is "ortiz.ryan". However, when I try logging in using "ortizryan" it allows me the same access. Are the periods ignored such that, I can use "ortizryan" as my username?

I don't think this is the case because I've been receiving Google Verification Codes on my phone and other email address. I'm guessing someone is trying to access the "ortizryan" account.

I'm afraid that someone may be trying to hack my email account.

Ryan




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Re: Dot or period in username is being ignored during login bkennelly 1/18/11 6:54 PM
The dots are ignored in Gmail usernames.  See the first section of this page: