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Is it possible to activate an android device using a 'google apps' account

I'm using Google Apps for my personal domain and email. Is it possible to use such an account (e.g. "name@mydomain.com") to activate an android device?
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Should I root before or after activation?

I purchased an evo on Sprint that I'm going to root. I'm wondering, should I root the phone before or after activation on Sprint's network? Does it make any difference?
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How to re-activate android device (with another email address)

I have an android device (registered to my gmail account), which I want to give to someone else. What steps do I have to take, so that the device is no longer activated/registered/linked with my ...
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Activate Android device on IPv6-only network

Is it possible to activate an Android phone on a network with IPv6-only access to the Internet? Does Google support all their services over IPv6? Has anyone tried it? I'm going to need to activate ...
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3answers
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Can I use (via wifi only) my original VZW Droid without a voice or data plan?

I have a situation similar to Can I use an Android phone without an Internet access plan? but with one key difference, I don't even want to use it as a phone. Just a PDA. I have an original VZW ...
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How to use a Droid 2 without Verizon service activation

I purchased an old Droid 2 with a clean ESN today, rooted it, installed Droid2Bootstrap, loaded Monster_D2_2.3.2_4.5.153 onto the sdcard, cleaned the cache, wiped the data, rebooted into recovery, ...
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1answer
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How can I bypass the activation on my Droid 2 Global?

I want to put a custom ROM on my D2G, but I think I went about it in the wrong order. I thought that I had to do a factory reset, but that wound up setting me back. The phone demands that it be ...
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How to enable device administrator for exchange after user has declined

it appears that a user has declined the device administrator prompt for an exchange email account on samsung galaxy. It doesnt prompt anymore just displays a message about requiring a device ...
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Can 2 SIM cards be activated on one phone? [closed]

If I get a new T-Moble SIM and activate it on my Google Nexus 4, then put the old one back in, will the old one still work?
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How do I bypass the Verizon activation on a Samsung Fascinate?

I want to use a Samsung Fascinate (model SCH-I500) in WiFi only mode for development and testing purposes. The device has been factory reset and boots to the Verizon activation screen. How do I bypass ...
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1answer
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Find when device was activated [duplicate]

I am trying to figure out when my devices (tablet, tv dongle, etc) were activated. Is there a place (in google account settings, device files, anywhere) this data can be obtained? My devices are ...
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Verizon Activation Setup Galaxy s3

I recently bought a new contract-free Verizon CDMA Samsung Galaxy S3 for testing purpose and I couldn't pass the activation setup wizard. When I reached the customer service they said I have to ...
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Unable to Bypass Activation Screen S5

I've tried every combo I've seen for bypassing the S5 Galaxy (SMG900VZKV) Samsung's activation screen. Phone is Verizon branded. Anyway around this screen with 4 corners or volume button presses? ...