log into

log into

1. To sign into one's account or computer. I'm having trouble logging into my computer, so I haven't had a chance to check my email yet. Make sure you log into your account on the website before you attempt to make a purchase.
2. To give someone access to an account or computer system. In this usage, a noun or pronoun can be used between "log" and "into." Can you log me into your computer? I need to check my email really quick, and my phone's battery is dead.
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log into

v.
To provide the necessary information to a computer for someone to be allowed access to some set of computer resources: I logged into my student account to see if I owed any money to the university. This new software will automatically log you into the company's private website.
See also: log
References in classic literature ?
Perceiving their simplicity, he cast down a huge log into the lake.
Conversion of middle diameter sugi log into sawn lumber-sawing yield by using sawing patterns in consideration of log quality.
Cyclades AlterPath(TM) Manager E2000 provides a central point from which IT professionals can log into to securely view, access and manage serial console, Keyboard-Video-Mouse (KVM) switches and power management devices from various vendors, resulting in reduced maintenance costs and faster problem solving.