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Re: Help, Google just disabled my email accounts
« Reply #60 on: November 15, 2016, 01:18:17 AM »
You don't, you wait until it gets in the news and then someone from up top says to give everyone their accounts back.
How do we get it there?

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Re: Help, Google just disabled my email accounts
« Reply #61 on: November 15, 2016, 01:18:38 AM »
You don't, you wait until it gets in the news and then someone from up top says to give everyone their accounts back.

I keep googling this issue and no one else is posting about it on the web :(. Ah I really need my account(s) back

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Re: Help, Google just disabled my email accounts
« Reply #62 on: November 15, 2016, 01:23:28 AM »
Anyone try twitter?
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Re: Help, Google just disabled my email accounts
« Reply #63 on: November 15, 2016, 01:23:47 AM »
I keep googling this issue and no one else is posting about it on the web :(. Ah I really need my account(s) back
official example of a company targeting DDFers, what a bunch of racists
How do we get it there?
If it's really this isolated then it may not make it, we'll have to see if reports come in from more places. If nothing changes I would say write/call/email some higher level people and see what they can do.
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Re: Help, Google just disabled my email accounts
« Reply #64 on: November 15, 2016, 01:27:26 AM »
It's not isolated, anyone who bought phones (for the resellers at least) had the accounts shut
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Re: Help, Google just disabled my email accounts
« Reply #65 on: November 15, 2016, 01:44:38 AM »
It's not isolated, anyone who bought phones (for the resellers at least) had the accounts shut
What percentage of phones was that?

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Re: Help, Google just disabled my email accounts
« Reply #68 on: November 15, 2016, 06:26:03 AM »
I am hopeful that Google will reinstate the accounts. But looking online, it seems that are in no rush to do an account review and it can take up to 5 business days.

I think in this case, I wasn't so much the number of phones ordered, rather the shipping address was flagged. I don't have anything to back this, but it's my feeling.

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Re: Help, Google just disabled my email accounts
« Reply #69 on: November 15, 2016, 08:19:53 AM »
I placed 2 orders of 5 phones each, they closed the main account from each set of 5. Is that what happened to everyone else?

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Re: Help, Google just disabled my email accounts
« Reply #70 on: November 15, 2016, 08:37:59 AM »
I placed 2 orders of 5 phones each, they closed the main account from each set of 5. Is that what happened to everyone else?


Yes. They closed all the primary accounts used to order the phones, but left secondary accounts open.

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Re: Help, Google just disabled my email accounts
« Reply #71 on: November 15, 2016, 09:25:04 AM »
I'm always paranoid about losing all my emails. I have multiple accounts with Google/live mail and yahoo. All my emails are forwarded to them so everything is backed up.

But I'd love to have a private server :)

Checkout mailinabox.email

Fairly simple email server to setup.

You will need to purchase a hosted VPS.

You could get for $5 a month from vultr.com

Once server is setup you counderstand have as many email accounts as you want.

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Re: Help, Google just disabled my email accounts
« Reply #72 on: November 15, 2016, 09:43:52 AM »
Unfortunately I'm in the same boat , I ordered 5 google pixel phones and now they shut my account , has anybody have a number I can call or anything of the sort

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Re: Help, Google just disabled my email accounts
« Reply #73 on: November 15, 2016, 10:37:56 AM »
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Re: Help, Google just disabled my email accounts
« Reply #74 on: November 15, 2016, 10:56:01 AM »

Has anyone seen success with that route?