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    #1

    timeout setting

    Hi.

    I find that I frequently have to re-login. It is just an inconvenience but then I have seen somewhere here that there is a timeout setting to automatically sign you out of the website.

    I often take several minutes composing a response. Sometimes I bounce between other sites and this site for one reason or another and I can pretty much guarantee I will logged out by the time I try to post another response.


    Is that setting adjustable by the individual or is it set within the software and cannot be adjuster by a user?
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    #2

    Re: timeout setting

    Just check the "keep me logged in" box when you log in. Why not?
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    #3

    Re: timeout setting

    I do. But that doesn't effect a timeout situation. It it just makes logging in again easier.
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    #4

    Re: timeout setting

    Hmm. I wonder if your browser is failing to store cookies for this site. I stay logged in for weeks at a time.
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    #5

    Re: timeout setting

    If you check the remember me or stay in option, then you should stay logged in and not get timed out. Which browser are you using?

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    #6

    Re: timeout setting

    Quote Originally Posted by Tdol View Post
    If you check the remember me or stay in option, then you should stay logged in and not get timed out. Which browser are you using?
    Yup, and there's a chance that this could be due to a corrupt cookie from the site so try clearing cookies from UsingEnglish.com. For help doing this see https://support.google.com/accounts/answer/32050
    I'm not a teacher, so please consider any advice I give in that context.

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