GMail: Account Suspended = Account Forever Lost

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In the first days of August I have created a brand new GMail account to use some of thervices Google provided...15 to 20 days later I had to access that account via web interface...unfortunately happened that I had forgot the password and after some attempt the system blocked my account.

I tried every so-called password recovery procedure that google has, tried to fill every form they provide with all the in formation I could remind and this was their automated reply:

"Thank you for your report. The account in question is disabled, and we
can't provide you with access to it. For more information about disabled
accounts, please visit the following link in the Google Accounts Help
Center: ... etc etc..."

which basically brought me to the same password recovery shit tried before.

I tried to look in their user assistance forum and saw that many many people have the same problem...after an account block it seems there's no way to resume it, writing to the assistance center is pointless..they don't reply anyway.

As you can immagine I'm a bit disappointed by the low quality of the service provided by google with GMail, I have many free emails account made with different companies that offers similar services and it never happened something like this.



8 comments

  1. #1 da Franci - Saturday March 2010 alle 01:15

    Vuoi che ti mandi un invito per creare un nuovo account? Non so nemmeno se ti serva ma se ne hai biogno non ci sono problemi. Francesco

  2. #2 da Guardian - Saturday March 2010 alle 01:15

    I don't think I'll open another GMail account in the near future.

  3. #3 da Will Asrari - Saturday March 2010 alle 01:15

    A service that is permanently Beta doesn't have to try very hard. ;)`

  4. #4 da Olga Maya - Saturday March 2010 alle 01:15

    Can you give more information on this?

  5. #5 da Lamont R. Janney - Saturday March 2010 alle 01:15

    Hi nice post, i read your blog from time to time but i was wondering something. I also run a blog on a similar topic, but i get 1,000's of spam comments and emails every day does that happen to you.. Any ideas to stop it? I currently have commenting disabled but i want to turn it back on.. Thanks!

  6. #6 da Nicholas Bouchard - Saturday March 2010 alle 01:15

    :O So mush Info :O

  7. #7 da Antique Ring - Saturday March 2010 alle 01:15

    I usually do not comment on blog posts but I found this quite interesting, so here goes. Thanks! Regards, P.

  8. #8 da Guardian - Saturday March 2010 alle 01:15

    For this blog I use the 'Akismet' plugin, it's usually enough to stop spam comments; if you see too many of them to bypass Akismet, you can also use some captcha mechanism to your comments

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