Due to the University of Colorado's aggreement with Google, it has gained the right to institutionalize all @colorado.edu accounts. Conflicting accounts occur if a user has priorly associated their @colorado.edu email address with Gmail and other Google services. If you fall into this category, please follow the documentation below to resolve your conflicting account.
Please visit the Google FAQs for further information on why conflicting accounts occur.
You will need to create a new personal Google account to hold the data that currently exists in your conflicting personal account.
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*Note: Google allows for some product data (YouTube, Analytics, AdWords, among others) to be moved between a personal to an organizational account. However, many tools will not allow for data transferred between accounts (notably Google Drive). If you have the ability to move some of your data a Move data to your organization's account >> will appear (as shown in the image below).
Your account conflict will now be resolved and your data will be associated with your new Gmail account.
To work with your existing Google documents in your new @colorado.edu associated Google account, you can share them with the new account’s address and provide the account Can edit rights. Google does not allow transfer of ownership accross domains, but sharing all the documents in your drive with your @colorado.edu account will allow you to still view and edit these documents. To share and add all your My Drive documents:
You can not change document ownership across domains. To establish a new owner for the personal account documents you shared with the organizational account you will need to copy all the files individually. To do this: