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Was wondering about strange icon in settings

Can someone tell me what's this top icon with android doing in the add account section of settings. Is it some kind of hidden admin? Backdoor?
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Missing account name and app icon in account entry - NothingToSeeHere account

Screenshot (click to enlarge) See that account with the Android icon and missing name? It's an account called "NothingToSeeHere". Does anybody know what could it be and how can I check it? I turned ...
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switching my google account

so I have two Gmail accounts. I made one of them my account on my cell phone and then now, a year later, I switched to my other account. has anything happened? anything changed? and also, why do I ...
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AccountManager: how can passwords be stored and retrieved without also storing the decrypt key?

Can the Android AccountManager be hacked and its account passwords retrieved? I mean, how is the decrypt key stored in a way that is safe from being retrieved by password-spoofing software? Is special ...
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How do I sever the connection between an account and my phone?

I have a Note 4, and recently I signed into a certain account so I could do something, nothing important, so I'd rather not say. Then, I removed it by going to Settings> Accounts> (Accountname, or ...
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Using google apps with separate google account

I have two Google accounts. One use for certain google stuff and one for other. I want to be able to use Google apps on my android phone with both of those accounts. I want to use some with one ...
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Accounts problem

Using Gmail, if I click on the 3 horizontals bars top left, near Inbox, on top I see my primary account (a) with an arrow on the right. If I click on this arrow, I see 2 secondary accounts (b) & ...
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Google account and installed apps disappeared after an unexpected restart

I have a Note 3 N9005, Lollipop installed on it. My phone just restarted in my pocket, by my clothes "pressing" power and home button (why does that restarts the phone?). After it restarted various ...
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Method for installing apps on corporate devices to be deployed to users

I'm trying to figure out what the best method is to pre-install and setup the airwatch agent on devices that are going to be deployed. Currently, we log into Play store with our generic account and ...
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How to copy app data to another user profile (on same device)?

I've created an extra user profile for my kid and want to move his game progress (such as Angry Birds and the like) over to his profile, but am unsure how to go about doing this. The profile is not a ...
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Will changing password of a Google account revoke access to it on a lost device?

I had a Samsung Galaxy Star Pro Duos with my Google account logged in to the apps (Google+, Gmail...). Now it is lost. I can remotely remove all my accounts from the web browser, but I do not know how ...
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How can I audit access to Android Accounts?

I want to audit the calls made to the Authentication Providers by connected applications. The reason is that I am investigating a rogue application that seems to collect more data and permissions ...
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Settings keep Crashing when going to “Accounts” tab

I have a problem with my phone because every time I go to Settings>Accounts, it crashes saying, "Settings has stopped." I went to safe mode to get there again, but it still crashes. Now, maybe the ...
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How to remove Guest account on lollipop? [duplicate]

I'm on android 5.0.2 Cyanogen OS. One of the newest feature in lollipop is the multiple user accounts. However, I don't wish to have any other account other than the admin. Settings> Users doesn't let ...
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How can I move contacts from one account to another?

I have some contacts in my gmail account that I'd like to move to my exchange account. Is there any way to do this on the phone, without exporting and importing the contacts in question?
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How do I reverse “sync turned off” in my Google account?

Under the Settings -> Accounts -> Google, there's an account in the Accounts section and under that it says "sync turned off." When I tap on it there is a list of services that can be synced (e.g. App ...
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Android 5.0.1 LG Spirit no user accounts

I'm trying to add new users on my mobile phone - LG Spirit - but I don't have section/button "users" in my settings. I have android 5.0.1 and I have read that new, or guest users can be created in ...
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How do I manage users on my HTC One with Android 5?

I have HTC One (M7) with Android 5.0.2 (the unlocked ROM 7.17.1540.7 from HTC website). I want to set up several user accounts. I've found two documented ways to do it: The one concerns Nexus and ...
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My google play is logged in a different E-mail than my google account

For some reason my google play is under some other E-mail but my google account it still signed in.. So when I tried to purchase an app it made me add my card info and it added it to this other ...
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S6 Android 5.0.2 account sync missing

I cant find option in ANdroid 5.0.2 to disbale or enable sync for a particular apps. Say i have 3 accounts and i want to enable contact sync just for one account, but in my case it is enabled for all ...
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Creating multiple user accounts on the same terminal with Android 4.4.2

I need to create different user accounts on the same Android phone. Is it possible to do that with the Samsung Galaxy note 3 with Android 4.4.2. If yes how can you do that ?
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Using Facebook authentication system without installing the app

Is there a way to add Facebook account to Android Accounts in order to ease login with apps, without installing the memory consuming and invasive Facebook app ?
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Default account in Twitter app

I have two Twitter accounts in my Twitter app, one personal and one for work. I added the personal one first, and it appears first in the Android Accounts settings. I want the Twitter app to use the ...
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Remove user account in Android 5.0.1 on Galaxy S4

I have a Samsung Galaxy S4 with Android upgraded to 5.0.1. There is a GMail account added that I've linked in order to install a specific application (Google Domain Policy) and now I want to remove ...
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Facebook App won't sync after re-install

Need help: I uninstalled and reinstalled Facebook app on my Huawei M931 running Android 4.0.4 . When I go to "Accounts and Settings" in phone and add The FB account, then push the grey "sync" ...
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Android Facebook Sync doesn't activate in System“Accounts/Sync” Setting

I re-added my Facebook app account to "Accounts and Sync" (in System Settings) but it won't activate sync. The button stays grey. Sync of overall phone is on. This is after a delete and reinstall of ...
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I changed user i.d. in Facebook app now no sync

I have several gmail and Yahoo accounts on phone apps, when i changed username of Facebook all notifications stopped sync. It is Android 4.0.4 system
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Reinstalled Android-Facebook app won't sync-enable in Accounts and Sync settings. Global/device setting is on

I'm unable to activate sync for Android Facebook app in phone "Accounts and Sync" settings. This only happened after after username change, email accounts added, and phone # added to other FB ...
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Using global accounts to log in inside browser

Is there a way to log in on google, facebook, twitter, etc. in browser if you are already logged in on phone?
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switching Google accounts (apps(all free), etc)

I got my first smartphone, a Nexus 4, last year. I've been using two different Google accounts for e-mail etc, and I want to switch everything to one. I signed up for all my apps, etc on my nexus 4 ...
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Does deleting a Google account also remove his/her installed apps?

I have the HTC Wildfire S. My friend gave it to me and it already has a Google account on it. Now she forget the password. I was just wondering, if I delete the account, will it delete all apps that ...
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How to use two whatsapp accounts on one phone

I have a Samsung galaxy Duos and want to use my two whatsapp accounts at the same device. Is it for example possible to run dual two whatsapp client apps on one phone?
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Is it possible to set up a Google account for Gmail only?

As the title says, is it possible to setup a Google account on an Android device in a way that it will only be used to access Gmail? I have several apps from the big G installed on my phone ...
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Set up new device with very long Google password

My Google Account password is hundreds of characters long. It's intractable to type. That's normally OK, because I use a password manager, but I recently did a factory reset on a 2012 Nexus 7. Tap ...
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Organizing accounts order

I have multiple emails that I usually sign-in with my android device, and I'm used to have email (A) at the top, email (B) the second, and finally email (C) at the end, but I don't know why when I ...
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Lollipop - multiple Google accounts, setting the default

I have two Google accounts - one personal, one for work. I added the work account last, and it seems to show up as the default for the OS and apps I install. I'd like the personal account, which I ...
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Passwords and SIM change

The Android idiosyncrasy of forgetting all passwords on SIM change is annoying in this world fettered by daylight robbery otherwise known as roaming fees. Has anyone figured out a way to make it ...
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Disabling the guest account completely [duplicate]

Is there any way to disable Lollipop's Guest account completely? I don't want the functionality at all because I don't need it, and I don't want someone to be able to create a Guest account on my ...
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Add apps to default Guest account on Lollipop

I like the guest account feature on lollipop, but I would like to add apps to the account, so that a guest can use more than just native google apps, that I have available on my device. I know this ...
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Can't add hotmail.com address into Gmail 5.0

I tried under KitKat and Lollipop on my Nexus 4 but I can't add my old account. I also tried both manual and automatic setup, but same result: credentials are incorrect. Any solutions about this? ...
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Email aliases in Gmail app

My university gives me an email that looks like ab123456@domain Fortunately, I am allowed to make an alternate name for my email, like first.last@domain All of the email is still sent through ...
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Unable to add corporate account with same email address as google account on Lollipop

Just upgraded my Nexus 5 to Lollipop and have bumped into a serious issue with account management. I have my Google account registered to a non-gmail domain, and use Exchange Online to host it. Up to ...
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How can I delete a Hotmail account from the Email app on Android 4.4.2?

I want to remove a Hotmail account that I added to the Email app in Android 4.4.2. I do not see a 'Remove account' option anywhere in the app. How do I do this?
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Security, keylogging and accounts

An in-app purchase requests password verification before the transaction. Thus, all the following input into the onscreen keyboard is the user's password. Is handling keyboard events prevented at ...
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Unable to uninstall apps for secondary account [duplicate]

I have a Nexus 10 on which I have a master account, and a secondary (restricted) account for my kids. Recently, one of them got hold of it while it was logged in and installed a bunch of games. I ...
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Google Play apps, login in someone else's account

I have this weird problem on my tablet. Most of the time I can download a game in Google Play and create a game account or just play normally with a local save. But there's a long list of games I just ...
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android samsung note 2 unsync gmail and other accounts

My phone was stolen and I want to unsync my gmail and other associated accounts in it. Is there a way for me to do that even if my phone is not with me? Thanks in advance!
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How can I log out in com2us' Tower Defense application?

I use com2us' Tower Defense application. How can I log out of my account?
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Android 4.1.2 Settings Subcategory missing

I have a japanese phone (Fujitsu F-02e) and recently I did a factory reset. After the factory reset I found out that the Accounts subcategory is missing. Does anyone have any idea how to get it back? ...
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What kind of account does the Calendar support?

I cant add events to the Calendar, nor the default nor aCalendar because I need to have an online account to sync them. In Settings/Accounts I have the option to add a Corporate Account (Exchange), ...