Renamed github account

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Cristian Diaconescu

16 Apr, 2015 08:43 PM


I have linked my Appveyor account with my github account (cristian_diaconescu)
Later, in GitHub, I renamed the account to "diaconesq"

The problem is, I can't login with the GitHub login button ("account already exists")
I also can't update (or delete) the github account in my 'Profile' page.

Any suggestions?

  1. Support Staff 1 Posted by Feodor Fitsner on 16 Apr, 2015 08:47 PM

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    Use email to login then link another GitHub username on profile page.

    - Feodor

  2. 2 Posted by Cristi Diacones... on 17 Apr, 2015 07:05 AM

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    Thanks for the quick reply.

    I did login with email/pass combo, but I can't find a way (on the Profile
    page) to link to more than one github account, or to delete the currently
    linked (and wrong) account.
    This is what I see on the profile page:

    [image: Inline image 2]

  3. Support Staff 3 Posted by Feodor Fitsner on 17 Apr, 2015 02:12 PM

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    I've unlinked it through the database. You can link it back to your new username.

  4. 4 Posted by Cristi Diacones... on 17 Apr, 2015 02:17 PM

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    Thank you!

  5. 5 Posted by Raphael DUCOM on 25 Oct, 2015 12:52 PM

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    I have the same problem, I renamed my github account.
    old name : raphsharp
    new name : rducom

    Can you unlink it manually ?
    Thanks in advance

    PS : a little "unlink button" should be great :)

  6. Support Staff 6 Posted by Feodor Fitsner on 25 Oct, 2015 05:37 PM

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    It's been renamed.

  7. 7 Posted by Luis Enrique on 22 Jan, 2016 05:37 PM

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    Hi, I also have the same problem.

    My old github account was: lepa930322
    actual github account: luisenrike

    can you help me?

  8. Support Staff 8 Posted by Feodor Fitsner on 22 Jan, 2016 06:45 PM

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    It's been renamed.

  9. 9 Posted by J on 05 Mar, 2016 08:21 PM

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    Hi, please rename mine

    old Github account titanium007
    renamed to justcoding121


  10. Support Staff 10 Posted by Feodor Fitsner on 06 Mar, 2016 01:02 AM

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  11. 11 Posted by Jeroen Ooms on 14 Mar, 2017 01:56 PM

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    Hi, same problem here.

    old github username: jeroenooms
    renamed to: jeroen

  12. 12 Posted by Jeroen Ooms on 14 Mar, 2017 01:59 PM

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    Never mind it seems fixed already.

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