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Profile information and visibility

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Duplicate profiles

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I have two profiles - why did this happen and how can I fix it?

Duplicate profiles are sometimes created because of the various ways you can sign up to ResearchGate.

If you have two ResearchGate accounts, you can merge them quickly and easily. Merging allows you to transfer all your publications (including their related

data

stats, such as citations and reads) from

your duplicate

one account to the account that you want to keep. Profile views, followers, followings,

 and

and questions will not be transferred.

The duplicate account will then be removed. Removing the duplicate account is irreversible

When you merge accounts, one of them is removed

Merging accounts is irreversible, so be careful when choosing which account to delete.

Please note: You should

Note: You can only keep an account that you are currently able to access.

To

 

Here's how you can merge your accounts:

  1. Log in to the ResearchGate account you want to keep
  2. Visit the profile page of your
duplicate
  1. other account
Visit the the duplicate profile's Experience tab and select the Report profile button
  1. Select More on the right-hand side of the page and select Report profile
  2. In the pop-up window select Report duplicate
  3. Enter the email addresses associated with both of your accounts and select save. 

Your request to merge your accounts will be reviewed and you will receive an email confirmation from us when the merge has been completed.

For more information about reporting duplicates, see Reporting duplicate publications and profiles

If you cannot recall both of your login emails, please Contact us for further assistance.

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