Recognize gmail addresses with or without periods
My friend invited me to Splitwise using my gmail address email@example.com. When I tried to log in using firstname.lastname@example.org (same address, but Google lets us put periods for easier dictation and understanding), Splitwise did not recognize this as the same account. Confused, I created a separate account using the email address without periods, only to find that now I have two Splitwise accounts. Having the ability to add multiple emails would also address this issue.
Update: sorry for the delay! We now handle this correctly.
Definitely a good suggestion – we’ve had similar confusion with “@gmail.com” vs “@googlemail.com” in the UK and some other territories. We hope to add support for multiple emails later this summer, and better support for Gmail specifically.
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Siddhant Saraf commented
Yes, please fix this!
Oh, and please also remember, Gmail also allows appending an alias to your username with a plus sign.
Gmail help article: https://support.google.com/mail/answer/12096?hl=en
"Gmail doesn't offer traditional aliases, but you can receive messages sent to email@example.com. For example, messages sent to firstname.lastname@example.org are delivered to email@example.com.
You can set up filters to automatically direct these messages to Trash, apply a label or star, skip the inbox, or forward to another email account."