Handling Accounts with Multiple LoginsPosted by Gabriela Nárožná Jul.15, 2014 in Tutorials & Tricks
If you’re like me, you have at least one website or online account with more than one user login. There are lots of reasons to have several logins to a website like, let’s say, Gmail – because they make it so easy to handle email from several domains. Or, you might have a different Gmail account depending on the type of email you receive: one for personal, another for work or resumes, and maybe a throw-away account that you use when a stranger asks for your email address in a store.
Since we’ve been talking about Gmail, I’ll use a Google Account for this example.
If you want to create a new account for Google, simply enter your existing Email and Password and click Sign in. The Sticky Password dialog will appear prompting you to save a new account.
Click Add New Account to create a new account with one Login.
Adding an additional login is just as simple as creating the initial account.
Enter another valid Gmail Email address and Password and click Sign in. Sticky Password will prompt you to save a new login. Click Add New Login. Sticky Password recognizes that the Google Account (Gmail) account already exists and will add a new login to any that are already saved.
Both of your Gmail logins are now stored in the Sticky Password database under the same Gmail account and are ready for use.
You can edit all the logins to your account from the main Sticky Password window. Click the Sticky Password icon in the lower right corner and select Open Sticky Password.
Select the Web Accounts tab. Here you can see all your web accounts and the number of logins you have saved under each account.
To edit an account with multiple logins, click the pencil icon and select Edit.
If you want to edit one of your logins, click on the downward arrow next to the Logins field and select the login you would like to edit.
Note: If a login is highlighted in bold (automatic log-in), this means that this login will be automatically used to log you into this account when you visit the website.
For this example, select the highlighted Login.
Now you can change the settings for a particular login.
The automatic Log-in option is enabled (checked). This means that when you visit the Gmail web page (mail.google.com), the johnsmith login will be used as the default and you will be logged in automatically using this login.
When you have several logins to an online account, you may prefer to disable the Automatic Log-in feature – it’s up to you. By turning off this feature, you’ll be prompted to choose the login that you would like to use when you visit the website.
To disable Automatic Log-in, uncheck the checkbox and click Save.
Now when you visit the Gmail website (mail.google.com), Sticky Password will prompt you with a list of all the logins that are saved under your Gmail web account.
Simply click on the login you would like to log in with.
Congratulations! Now you can have Sticky Password handle your accounts with 2, 10 or more logins!