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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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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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How to use multiple google accounts, but allow only one to locate my phone in device manager

I am using multiple google accounts, both private and company accounts. I want to see all calendars in my Calendar app. Events in all calendars. Same with Gmail. I want to be logged in and be able to ...
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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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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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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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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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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), ...
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Exchange and Coperate Account in android

What does Exchange and co-operate account means. I have being seeing it in my setings and do not really know how to use it. Also, how do set up a working email like the microsoft outlook account in ...
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Android and gTalk

I have three Gmail accounts. All of them are configured on my Samsung Galaxy 5. My phone is on Wi-Fi almost every time so accounts are always active. Gmail has an ability to chat. The problem is when ...
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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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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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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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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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Second google account never shows up

I want to add a Google account to use as the primary (paying) account in Google Play. I have tried to add the account in the Google Play app or in settings under Accounts and sync. I get no error, ...
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Exchange Active Sync email on Galaxy 10.1 disappears.

One of our reps has a Galaxy 10.1 and she has now for the 3rd time in two months complained about her corporate email disappearing, I’ve read a few of the posts here and on other sites and the one ...
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uninstall app that was installed under another account

I have an android with an app installed. The app was installed with one account that I have no access to. I removed the account but now I can't uninstall the app. Does that make sense? What can be ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Oneplus X Google Services not working

After the OxygenOS 2.2.1 Patch, Google play services no longer works. Youtube, Maps, and the Play store could not sign in, even though my login info is correct. My phone was rooted so I thought ...
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Is there a way to deactivate LDAP contacts suggestion on android 6.0?

When I write emails, android suggests plenty of contacts as recipient because my email is connected to an exchange enterprise account. But the company is very big and at every mail, I have suggestion ...
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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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Cannot add Facebook account

I am trying to add a Facebook account in my account settings, but as I do so I am sent back to the settings menu. I simply cannot add a Facebook account. How can I solve this?