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When I type this: IBMQ.load_account(), I am getting this error. What does this mean, and how can I rectify it?

NameError                                 Traceback (most recent call last)
<ipython-input-2-beb09c0bf764> in <module>
----> 1 IBMQ.load_account()

NameError: name 'IBMQ' is not defined
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  • $\begingroup$ @met927 I have the same problem, I did install the ibm provider using "pip install qiskit-ibmq-provider" as said in the answer. still I am getting the same error. I am actually reproducing a code given in IBM summer-school youtube, so there should be something wrong with the installation or python version I have? $\endgroup$ – Delaram Nematollahi Nov 3 '20 at 15:01
  • $\begingroup$ What's your qiskit version? from qiskit import __qiskit_version__ $\endgroup$ – luciano Nov 3 '20 at 17:50
  • $\begingroup$ Uh I already fixed it. I had a typo mistake $\endgroup$ – Delaram Nematollahi Nov 4 '20 at 0:26
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Please check you have qiskit-ibmq-provider installed. You can do this by running pip show qiskit-ibmq-provider in a terminal. If this returns a warning that it isn't installed, you can then install it using the command pip install qiskit-ibmq-provider.

Then go back to your code and make sure you have the statement from qiskit import IBMQ before this line of code.

That should take care of things.

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