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Google Play is putting adds up when I'm doing anything on my phone. text, games, gallery etc

When I open my text message and start to reply to the friend. Google play opens with an Android add. I hit the back button and it takes me to Google play home. So then I have to back out. When your in ...
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Can t download apps [on hold]

I have installed Gmail on my phone but it still wont let me download apps. How can I clear devices on my google.play account and start over?
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Can someone please explain why my google services and my data optimizer are using so much data?

Can someone please explain why my google services and my data optimizer are using so much data? This is ridiculous. Here is a link: http://m.imgur.com/TwiuCoL
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Google locations showing another location during day and accurate location during night

I am using two android phones both have been purchased in last six months and are updated & I am using google location app on both phones for last 20 days. One phone is showing accurate location ...
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Recover deleted Google Settings on my Android LG

I accidentally deleted my Google Settings. I wanted to download this other app but it said, "insufficient storage available". So I just deleted a random app I did not need. But now I have lost my ...
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Google's personal journal?

Recently, I was wondering why there is no preloaded note-taking tool on my phone, since it was pretty standard component of PIMs for cellphones for more than 15 year now (well, that's for ...
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Googleplay stopped synching and load game saves

So randomly googleplay stopped working. I can see my games achievements and so forth but loading the game loads me as a new user completely and I have tried on 9 devices all with the same issue.
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List of apps that can be frozen?

Is there any list of apps that come preinstalled in stock Android from Google that can safely be frozen with Titanium backup? Like Google newstand, Slides, Google Play Movies etc?
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Google Fit interprets traveling in a bus as “Running” and traveling in a cab as “Biking”

Just as the title says, Google Fit is interpreting me traveling in a bus as "Running" and traveling in a cab as "Biking" What should I do to correct this error? Is this the state of the current ...
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Restore settings from Google account

I updated Android manually but all my settings are now lost. I remember that in the previous updates it would download all the apps again and restore settings from my Google Account. But this time I ...
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Google Play Services has access to my car speed

Digging around in my Note 4 settings and discovered under location that the Google Play Services has access to my car speed? Really??? Why would Google need to know how fast I drive?? What if any ...
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Screen reader for google docs on android

I have a Samsung Galaxy Core LTE G386W running Android 4.4.2. Using Google Drive I have a Google Doc open. How can I have the text read out loud to me, say while I am walking? AFAIK Android has some ...
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Error:(62, 28) No resource found that matches the given name (at 'value' with value '@integer/google_play_services_version') [closed]

I added a new build rule in the dependencies of the application module like: 'compile 'com.google.android.gms:play-services:3.1+' After adding this rule i am getting an error like: Error:(62, 28) ...
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on my Galaxy Mega, google search pops up unwanted

Android 4.4.4, Galaxy Mega. Google search interrupts my YouTube viewing quite frequently. in settings the option "voice command" is disactivated. What can I do to disable google search from ...
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Google drive only backup new photos

How can I only backup photo's I make after I turned on automatic backup?
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Android x86 (Lollipop 5.0.2) stuck on logo during boot

I downloaded Android Lollipop x86 for my Toshiba Satellite L505D-S5965 and installation went perfectly. I pressed reboot when it was finished and the GRUB menu was there and I started Android. ...
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OS X Yosemite - Nexus 5 - ADB Device Offline

I've been trying to initiate ADB commands on my Nexus 5 using my MacBook Air. However, when I type adb devices into Terminal, my Nexus 5 is listed as offline. I've tried disabling/enabling USB ...
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uninstall for good, certain apps on kitkat

I want to remove internet browsing and the gmail/email apps on my phone. I know that i can root it. I don't use it for calls or texting. Just for wifi. And i don't want browsing or emails just gaming. ...
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Play Store error when installing google play services

I am using Samsung galaxy tab3 and i use to play games and i have one that needs to be backed up by google+ unfortunately my tablet doesn't have google+ and google play services app installed in it so ...
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Google Calendar app entries on Android Device inconsistent with web browser entries

I cannot make sense of the entries on my Google Calendar for android application. When compared with the web version of Google Calendar (see screenshots below), I can see the following differences: ...
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Couldn't sign in to Google

I'm experiencing this issue from couple of days : I have already : Disabled 2 step verification from Google Account Factory Reset Clear cache from recovery Reflash the ROM
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English active input method

I have Huawei mate7 and when I use google keyboard I can't find English language to select....but find other languages
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what to do if my all google apps are not working properly

I need a serious advice from android experts. When I was managing my apps space in my android phone, I accidentally crashed all inbuilt google apps like google account manager, google play services ...
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ADB not recognizing my Micromax Canvas Xpress A99

It seems so obvious to me facing this problem.Before 3-4 days ago i have just updated my a99 from kitkat 4.4.2 to Lollipop 5.0 from the official software updater in the phone. Before updation,I can ...
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Google Authenticator

I had no problem using Authenticator for the first month. Two weeks ago, my phone's operating system upgraded and now Authenticator will not work. I have uninstalled it, re-downloaded it, and ...
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Is it possible to bulk download photos from Google photos app?

I have lost my phone and want to bulk download all the photos that were auto backed-up to the Google photos app to the album/gallery on my replacement phone. Is this possible? P.S. I'm new here, ...
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Recovering google authenticator codes on a broken phone

So recently my galaxy s3's screen broke and I lost my Google authentactor app. I thought I had all the backup codes stored in my laptop but when I went to recover them I found out that one of my ...
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Google Location History shows location I have never been to…6,000 miles away

I was looking at my GPS location history on my phone, just for fun. When the map loaded, it displayed all of the places I'd been to, AND a long red line connected to a few red dots in Algeria. Mind ...
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kindle fire apk's from google [duplicate]

Is it possible to get apk's from google for kindle fire 6? I've tried but every one asks for google play services and I am having a lot of trouble with that.
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google play services is not supported by kindle fire

I installed google play services on my kindle fire 6. Except whenever I try to launch it, it always crashes. And when I try to launch another app, YouTube for example, it says "Google Play Services, ...
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how do I get Google Play back [duplicate]

I need help re-installing Google Play I don't know how to. I have tried turning off my phone, but it doesn't work. I want to download Temple Run 2, but I can't because I don't have Google Play. I am ...
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Create a range of numbers with Android google spreadsheet

I am trying to create a simple range of numbers on Google spreadsheets in Android the same way you would do it on a computer: drag the corner spot down selecting 2 consecutive numbers. So I would ...
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Purchased music won't play without wifi

Why won't the songs I purchase from Google play actually play without wifi? I have set the settings to download without wifi. I don't care about the data. I don't like waiting until I get home to be ...
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How to turn off image for particular sender in Gmail app?

I am using Samsung Galaxy Grand 2. My question is related with Gmail v5.0.1 (1642443). First see below given image. The red bordered option is used to turn on image in email from particular sender. ...
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Distance Accuracy [duplicate]

I am trying to find out how on Feb 18th and 19th of 2014, I was in Louisville Ky, but my location history is showing that I was in Somerset Ky.
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Why won't my android phone charge from my computers USB port? It actually seems to drain the battery

Why won't my Android phone charge from my computers USB port and why does it seem it actually drains my battery?
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I use the Icelandic krona, but my google play account uses yen?

My google account seems to know that i'm from iceland, yet it thinks I use yen!
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Google Voice question

I'm traveling internationally soon and will have unlimited internet usage but regular calling/texting will be restricted or I'll have high roaming charges. So I'm wondering how Google Voice works... ...
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Android update default settings

Does updating your android set your cellurar data settings to default(ON)? I'm absolutely sure that I turned off my cellular data before updating, but when I updated, somehow my Nexus 4 had used up ...
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Can't establish a reliable connection to the server google play?

Ok so i have samsung galaxy s3 i rooted it a week ago and it worked flawless then afterward when today i opened google play it says no connection .i tried all methods like setting date and time ...
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WiFi network in range, but could not be connected!

In my mobile phone (CyanogenMod 11-M12, Galaxy SIII I9300), in WiFi section my WiFi SSID is shown and under its name is Save, secured with WPA/WPA2. WiFi is ON. If I press SSID, a pop-up ask me to ...
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factory reset ,re-install

i recently factory reset my phone and wiped everything off it. i have re-installed my phone and logged back in to the play store with the same Gmail account. my question is , why is it when i look up ...
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What is the APK (and package) name of the Google App?

On my Android 4.1.2 I can see force stop, uninstall updates, clear data, clear cache and view permissions of my installed apps via Settings > Manage apps but I am unable to tell their APK and/or ...
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Everything is messed up on my phone

I'm using the stock system on my Samsung GS3, and one day the phone just started restarting itself randomly. It might restart itself once or twice a day, and no pattern was observed. Then all in a ...
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Official Google Android OTA Links

Today, I felt the right time to OTA-update my out of date Nexus 5 from 4.4.4 to 5.0. It worked pretty well and I found the required image within seconds. What I'm curious about is where to get the ...
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Google Drive auto uploaded files from computer doesn't appear on Android phone

I am using Google Drive on my computer to automatically upload files onto my drive. It syncs well, all my files and folders are shown on my drive when I login onto my computer. However, when I try to ...
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Which file is the new Google Ad ID saved in?

Regarding Google's new Ad Id, has anyone found which Linux file it is stored on KitKat? I'm rooted.
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Google now stopped working on Lg G2 4.2.2

last week my Google now suddenly stopped working. I see this now: Any idea what I can do now? Thanks!
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Google Contacts Information

How can I set my Google contacts in order to see in my phone (Nexus 4) business data of my contacts (job title , company, aso)?
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No audio when casting to Chromecast from certain apps

When casting from ES File Explorer or CastBox, I get video but no audio. How can this be resolved? I am using a Nexus 7 2013.