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Thu, Nov 5, 2020 8:00 PM

I can't change my primary e-mail address

Every time I try to change my primary e-mail address I receive the following error:

Logged in user or user to be modified is invalid or blank.


So I created a new Manager user with my new e-mail address, activated the account, transferred admin rights to my new account to become the primary, and removed my old primary one. Now I can't add a phone number because it's still associated with my previous primary account and I still can't add a new e-mail address due to the same error.




I'm using Chrome Version 86.0.4240.183 (Official Build) (64-bit) on my Windows 10 desktop. I then cleared all cookies, cache, and etc. in Chrome and still had the issue. I then tried logging in an incognito window and had the same issue.


Then in an administrative CMD prompt I ran:

ipconfig /flushdns

netsh winsock reset

shutdown /r /t 0


When my computer came back on, the above troubleshooting steps didn't work. Firefox, Edge, and IE had the same issues as well and I even cleared their cookies, cache, etc. for good measure. As a last resort I tried on my Android phone's Chrome browser with the same browser troubleshooting steps, no dice.


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7 m ago

Hi there @aaron_wiltjr,


You can re-invite the deleted/demoted secondary (formerly your primary) role here:  https://customer.xfinity.com/users/add-user and remove the email and phone number, then delete the identity again. 


Let me know if that works, if not private message me and we can fix it. 

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