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App-specific passwords not working anymore under Android 5

I am using multi-factor authentication for all my Google accounts. I am pretty sure that I once used app-specific passwords on my Android (that time version 4 of Android) devices to authenticate. ...
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How can I check in my Android has been compromised?

I noticed this morning that there was an email in my drafts folder. Inside, was some semi-gibberish text (a couple partial words crammed together). It was definitely not something I typed. I ...
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Can I delete Gmail account on Android safely without affecting my Gmail on computer?

Can I delete my Gmail account from my phone without the Gmail and Google account (with contacts, photos, etc) being deleted from my computer?
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gmail can't sign in

Why my gmail account can't sign in on gmail android app ? while I try to do that , an error message that sound like this come 'can't establish a reliable connection to the server , this could be a ...
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Not Receiving Short Code SMS on Google Fi [closed]

I recently switched my Nexus 6 from T-Mobile to Google Fi. I am now not receiving short code SMS messages. Does anyone have a solution to this issue?
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“You can't delete contacts from read-only accounts.”

I'm trying to delete contacts from my Google account that's synced with my Nexus 5. It's synced as a Google account, not using Gmail IMAP or anything like that, but all of the contacts display this ...
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I forgot the Google account name that I used for buying apps on Google Play, can I recover it somehow?

I am not sure if this fits here, but I saw a couple of other account related questions, so I'm giving it a shot. I just resetted my phone and forgot to take note of one of the two Google accounts I ...
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What sync options are required for a Google Play account only for purchases?

I have two Google accounts I synchronise my Android device with. One account is for my calendar, contacts, and email. Another I use only for the Google Play store. I use this second account so I can ...
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On line and last on line status

If my bf's viber shows he's online and then in the middle of the night it changes to offline, what does this mean? Does it mean that when he's at home and within reach of the internet it shows him to ...
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“Can't establish a reliable connection to the server” when trying to add Google account in Samsung Galaxy Star Plus

I'm trying to add a Google account to my Samsung Galaxy Star Plus and it tells me this: (Click image to enlarge) My connection is super fast. I don't know what to do. I have restarted my phone ...
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How to remove the synced Facebook account in my Google account? [on hold]

I made my Facebook account synced with my Google account. And now I want to remove it or unsync it. What should I do?
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Google Account deleted, Calendar gone?

I had my phone linked to a custom google account made and monitored by my school. Since I graduated a month ago, the school now deleted that account without any notice. So I deleted the account from ...
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wiping device and re-entering account info reloads all previously loaded apps

My phone was running quite slow so I decided to wipe it and re-enter my account info into it. After I did that all the apps I had previously had installed started re-downloading themselves. My contact ...
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samsung galaxy s cannot add google account

My HTC was run over by a bus and I am temporarily using my Samsung Galaxy S whilst the phone is being repaired. I discovered yesterday that my google account was syncing. I was able to login into my ...
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Can't use Google Photos app with main Google Account

I have an OTA update (5.1.1) that fails to install on my Nexus 6 (currently 5.1.0) so as suggested online, I factory reset my phone. The OTA update still doesn't install (I get the red triangle next ...
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Prevent phone unlock by secondary google account

What I have done: I have added multiple google accounts to my device. Also did set screen pattern lock and pin as fallback. Tried to give wrong pattern and selected unlocking by google account, I ...
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Unable to sign-in into Google Play Store after logging out

I downloaded Freedom app, but I didn't find it interesting, so I uninstalled it completely. After a while I tried opening my Google Play Store, but it didn't open and shows: "No connection - retry". ...
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Use another person’s Gmail account in your phone to continue from his game progress

I have synced my Gmail account in my phone, but my friend has got leveled up troops in the app Boom Beach in his phone. I want to use his Gmail account into my phone so that I could continue playing ...
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How to switch a Google account without resetting a phone?

On my Android LG Optimus Dynamic phone I originally entered an incorrect email when setting up the Google account to use. I want to switch emails now, but when I add the correct account and then try ...
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How to know on which Google account text messages (SMS) are saved?

I have 2 Google accounts on my phone. How can I know on which Google account text messages (SMS) are saved? I use a Samsung Galaxy S5 SM-G900A with Android 5.0.
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“This app won't run without Google Play Services, which are missing from your phone”

When I tap Google+ and try to sign in with my Gmail account it says couldn't connect to the server, but I can receive email, and when I'm trying to download apps in the play store it says error ...
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how to chage default account for in app purchase

(Sorry my English is not good) I have two account in google play and i want to use my second account for in app purchase but when i try for in app purchase it will show my first account and say ...
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How to handle maps in google maps app?

I am having some trouble with some easy stuff on Google Maps and was wondering if anyone could help. I am running Google Maps on Android 4.4.2. When I click on the menu icon in the upper left and ...
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how can I know which Gmail account was on my Android device?

I had a Gmail account active on my Samsung S3. I made backup of contacts , and I uploaded them on my Google Drive account. I later did factory reset on the device, and I can't recall which Gmail ...
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Google Play Games without Google Plus

Lots of Android games have some "achievement" features that give you badges for completing some task in the game. This sounds like fun and I'd like to try it. Apparently, those features are only ...
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Google account doesn't accept app password

While setting up a Google account on a Cyanogenmod 12 mobile phone, the app specific password that I generated is not accepted, but my real password is accepted. Since I have enabled two factor ...
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How can I remove my Google account from my friends phone?

I used my Google account to set up my friend's phone but she gets all my info. How do I stop my information from going to her phone?
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How can I unlock my s6 Edge Lock Screen w/o having to factory reset it?

Given how sensitive the fingerprint sensor on this phone, the 5 tries were used and the phone was asking for the backup password after. The problem is that i cant even remember the PW. I can unlock it ...
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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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Sharing paid apps between two devices

I've checked the posts saying how a paid Google app can be shared between two devices, but no-one says how to do it. There's all this stuff about using the same Google account, but what does that mean ...
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Recover WiFi password on another phone using Google account

How to backup WiFi password using Gmail? Manually? My old phone was broken, and I have signed-in to Google and sync it there. Then I bought a new phone. When I signed-in on my new phone, my WiFi ...
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Sharing photos between two accounts

My wife and I use Google Photos to share pictures between our devices. We like it because it has Auto Backup and automatically syncs pictures between our two phones. To make this work, though, she ...
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Can't get my old contacts

The screen on my old phone went black and I don't remember my Gmail name or password. Store told me that I was S.O.L. concerning getting my info. Is there anything I can do to get my info?
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How to update Google Play Services without having a Google account?

I have installed an app which apparently requires a newer version of Google Play Services. How can I upgrade these services to a newer version without having a Google account? This is on Android ...
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Can't add Google Apps account with SSO using ADFS

SSO - Single Sign-on ADFS - Active Directory Federation Services My school requires Active Directory authentication, where after logging in through Google you are redirected to an Active Directory ...
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How do I change the email address used for Google Play?

My email address I use for the Play Store will be invalid soon, so I need to change it. However I don't want to make a new account because I want to keep all my apps. How can I do that?
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Unknown Permissions on VirusTotal analysis

I have noticed unusual and unwanted behavior from a few of my system apps, most notably Google Play Services, Google Account Manager, and Google Services Framework. These apps cause force closes on ...
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There was a problem communicating with Google servers, try again later - Galaxy s3

Got the dreaded "There was a problem communicating with Google servers, try again later" error. This all started with notifications stating my account could not Sync with any of my apps. Seen many ...
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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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A Windows PC software is pushing its app onto my android devices. How can I avoid it?

This weekend I installed a popular Windows antivirus in my PC laptop. The installer offered the android app, and I denied it. Nonetheless, a couple hours later all my android devices had the ...
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Contacts are mysteriously disappearing from Moto G (1st gen)

I have a Motorola Edition G 1st Generation running Android Lollipop 5.0. I have contacts that have been synced thorough Google Contacts and are cross synchronized through 4 Google Accounts. Some of ...
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Remove other peoples' Google accounts on my device?

My friend used my phone to check his email but forgot to clear his account on my device, now his mails and notification come to my device, how do I remove his Gmail account and remain with only my ...
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Why does the play store require multiple account login to display my apps in the Google play store

I recently changed my 2nd gmail account password. When I open the play store to check my apps it gave an error: Authentication required. You need to sign in to your account. (click image for ...
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Factory reset: will home screen order, file, and folder layout, and account usernames and passwords be restored after adding Google account back?

I have a Samsung Galaxy SIII device. I would like to know: if I configure a Samsung account and factory-reset my device, then when I add the Samsung account back will I get my Android home screens, ...
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How do I use my Google account when I have a FIDO U2F Key attached?

I have recently attached a FIDO U2F Key to my Google Account to make it more secure. How can I now actually log into my Google Account on Android again? Whenever I try to log in, it says wrong ...
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Server error launching Google Play Store

When I start google play store I get a white page with the message "Server error" and a "retry" button. logcat tells me: 03-07 11:31:29.148: E/Volley(7984): [13] BasicNetwork.performRequest: ...
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How to prevent Android from auto signing in to gmail, hangouts etc?

I just got an Android phone. To be able to download apps, I need to sign-in to Google Play with gmail account. I did. But now gmail, hangouts, maps, drive etc. are all automatically configured with ...
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Frequent “Google sign-in” error

On my Android device, I have added three Google accounts, and probably on average of once (or even twice) per week, all three accounts will have "Google sign-in" errors to show me. Unlike the question ...
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Can't log in to Google account

I am trying to log in with my Google account but I can't, it says : "Can't establish conection to server. This could be a temporary problem or your phone may not be provishioned for data services". I ...
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Wifi symbol always show exclamation mark since Lollipop upgrade

Since getting the recent Lollipop upgrade, the wifi symbol always has an exclamation mark. Wifi seems to work fine, and I gather this symbol means something to do with inability to access Google ...