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recovery of old DB, have new one now.

New member | Level 2

I got a DB account a few years ago but don't remember email address or PW of that account. Would like to link that one to my new account I just started today.

Can I put in a name to access my old account?  If not, what can I do to link my new one with the old one? I have new email now. Any help? 

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Re: recovery of old DB, have new one now.

Collaborator | Level 10
If you don’t remember the email address you used, that would be the biggest roadblock. The email address is the unique identifier for the accounts.

Re: recovery of old DB, have new one now.

Advanced Collaborator | Level 16

Hi @sonhouse,

If You are lucky, then may be there is some device (computer or mobile) still connected to Your old account (look around You). Take a look at 'setting' in such a device. There is noted the email used. winking face

Good luck!


Re: recovery of old DB, have new one now.

Super User II

@gregoc is right. Without the email address its impossible to get access to the account. 

Have you tried searching your email accounts for emails from * to see if that gives any clues?

Also, its worth pointing out that dormant accounts are deleted after 12 months of no use.


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recovery of old DB, have new one now.
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