Dual youtube/gmail accounts?

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  1. the_randomizer
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    Okay, so I recently created a secondary youtube account (for backup purposes and/or if I receive false/trolling 3rd party copyright claims) using my yahoo email account. Well, that presents an issue, as I used a gmail account with my primary youtube account. Every time I sign out of my primary account, and into my backup account, I need to use my yahoo email. However, when I go to gmail (while being signed in my second YT account), gmail prompts me to make yet another gmail account (which isn't what I want). Heck, I didn't know it was going to give me such hell all for creating a second account on youtube. I hate having to sign out of my secondary YT account to sign into my primary Gmail account. Does this make any sense? Well, I hope it does. What I want to know is, is it possible to sign into my secondary/backup YT account, while being signed into Gmail with my primary Gmail email?

    To sum up

    Primary YT and Gmail account are tied w/same email address
    Seconday YT account is shared with a non-gmail (Yahoo) email address, but disallows one to use primary Gmail and secondary YT account simultaneously

    Can this be resolved without causing major issues to either accounts?
     
  2. prowler

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    No.

    When you sign up for YouTube, you sign up for a Google Account - regardless of what other Email service you used.
    So because you signed into YouTube, you signed into Google, which signs you out of the first account. Get me?
     
  3. The_Dragons_Mast

    The_Dragons_Mast GBAtemp Advanced Fan

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    Use a different browser/profile for each account or go to private/incognito mode when you want to open the backup
     
  4. the_randomizer
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    Dang. That's what I was afraid of. Oh, well. Now, to find a way to get more views on my videos.... But I could use Firefox for my primary and Chrome for my secondary..that's what you're saying, right? Or use incognito mode.
     
  5. The_Dragons_Mast

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    Yeah you can simply open one at each browser or if you perfer only firefox you can set another profile for the other account & if you plan to just take a look then go to incognito mode, login in the other acount & once you finish close it & you will be back to the old account .
     
  6. the_randomizer
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    I didn't think opening two browsers would work, but, I'll give it a shot.