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I can't verify my account with the new email address

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I have changed my email address and received an email at the new address to verify my identity. I did not change my password ONLY my email address. When I try to verify using the new email address and the old password it will not allow me to verify. What am I doing wrong?

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Re: Change of email address

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Hey there (@werd), have you received the verification email on your new email address & you’re following the link on said email to verify the change? If you’re unable to follow that link can you let me know what happens? Alternatively, is there any slight chance that you had changed your email address in the past & now you’re unable to sign in to your account using the new email address?  
 
Please do let me know if any of the above applies to what you’re currently experiencing or if I’ve misunderstood your initial description & we’ll take it from there. Thanks! 

 


Jane
Community Moderator @ Dropbox
https://dropbox.com/support


 


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Re: Change of email address

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I have received the verification email on my phone.

When I open the email it has a "Verify your email" blue button which I click on.

It takes me to a web page and asks; "Please log in to verify your identity." My OLD email address is in the email field. Since I am trying to verify my NEW email address, I change this OLD email address to my NEW email address. Then, I enter my existing (OLD) password as it did not ask me to change the password when I changed my email in my profiles settings on the Dropbox we site.

It doesn't work and says "Invalid email  or password."

 

 

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Re: Change of email address

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...and no, I haven't changed my email address in years.

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Re: Change of email address

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I was able to verify the new email address using my computer. For some reason it doesn't work on a phone.

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Re: Change of email address

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Thanks for letting me know of the progress on your end (@werd)! While luckily this has now been sorted for you, I’ve included a note of your comments here on my report internally to our higher-level technicians, as it seems that the discrepancy appeared for you only while browsing on your phone. 
 
Once again, thanks a lot for sticking with me until the end on that conversation; it was a pleasure working on that with you. Happy Dropboxing ahead & please feel free to drop us a line here if you have more questions or thoughts!

 


Jane
Community Moderator @ Dropbox
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