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How to remove an account from Google Hangouts?

I logged in to Google Hangouts using an account (which is NOT the account I use in play store). But now I cannot remove it. I can sign out, but to sign back in, it does not for the password and ...
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problem in installing apps in karbonn A5i [duplicate]

I am using karbonn A5i.while installing apps it says no space to install though the sd card has sufficient space.please help me.
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Phantom device showing on Google Play

I was going to install an app to my device from Google Play on my desktop, when I noticed a "No carrier Samsung GT-N7000" in my device list: (the Nexus 7 is mine) Apparently this device is the ...
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What options do I have to purchase a play store app for another account?

Recently my wife gave birth to our son and I purchased the tinycam pro app to use with my d-link DCS-932L as a baby monitor. After some tests I was satisfied with the results and decided to buy the ...
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Does Android upload my address book to Internet if I never explicitly enabled this?

Suppose the following scenario: User gets an Android device; User created Google account, not enabling any "sync"s or "backup"s; User inserts a SIM card with contacts; User copies then to the "Phone ...
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something permanetly reset my email accounts from installed mail applications (Samsung Note II stock and Gmail app)

I've met with a very annoying and strange issue regarding email applications on my Samsung Galaxy Note II. My search in Google across multiple Android forums has has not given any result. I used for ...
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Deleted mobile number keeps returning Galaxy S4

I've got a Samsung Galaxy S4, running ICS. I keep my details including my own mobile number in my contacts. Whenever I go to look at it, there's another number included (I think it's one I had a ...
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Can I Install Only The Google Account rather than the entire stack?

I am currently running an Aosp-based custom rom on Android 4.4.2 with zero bloatware, yeah, I detest bloatware. After going through struggles with the amount of resources Google's play services do to ...
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In android does my google account saves my custom words from the dictionary of the keyboard?

In android does my google account saves my custom words from the dictionary of the keyboard ? Additionally is there a way to import/export that custom dictionary?
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Why I am not able to login on two smartphones?

What is the meaning that I an not able to login on another device? I am sure that user and pwd are correct but on the second device it give me this message "user/password are not correct". I try to ...
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During locked screen: Notificaton 'Rights requested'. Google Account manager then crashes

Since a few days ago, my device has started showing an exclamation mark in the status bar when the lock screen is active. Today, this happened several times. In the notification area there is a ...
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I have duplicate contacts, Google Contacts not helping!

I have several contacts in my phone which are duplicates. For example I have one contact "John Smith" which contains my friend John Smith's phone number. Then I have another contact name JohnSmith87 ...
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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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Disable “Enjoy your app!” popup

Every now and then, after installing or updating an app from the Play Store, a popup with the following text appears: Enjoy your app! If you ever forget your password, we can help you restore ...
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Android Play store [duplicate]

I wanted to change my email address on google play store in Sumsung Galaxy S3, because it is getting trouble. I should be thankful to for this favour.
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Can't establish a reliable connection to the server

I bought huwaei G6 and upon giving my user and password it says Can't establish a reliable connection to the server I have been trying many forums but nothing I found that is working. I tried ...
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On android, is there any way to sign into Google Play without also signing into Gmail?

I have an android tablet. I would like to sign in into the play store in order to get other apps, but I do not want to sign in gmail/contacts/calenders/g+ etc. This device will be shared among ...
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What exactly gets deleted when removing Google account

When I try to remove my Google account I get the message that messages, contacts and other data from the phone will be deleted. What does messages include? Mail messages, SMS, Whatsapp,...? And what ...
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Crash while adding google account

Facing trouble while adding Google account to my android device. In logcat I got these two messages: java.lang.RuntimeException: Unable to create service com.google.android.gms.gcm.GcmService: ...
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downloading apps which are not available for particular region [duplicate]

want to download some apps which are not available for my region,kindly suggest how to achieve this. Some are suggesting to change the region in phone i can do it over wi-fi or using cellular ...
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Bluestacks ask Google Play Service eventhough it was installed

I'm trying to play Clash of Clans on my Windows 8 PC with Bluestacks app player. Installation was successful and after launching the game and click on Sign-in to Google+, it said Google Play Service ...
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Cannot connect to the real [website.com]

I just bought a Galaxy Tab 4 and I'm trying to set it up for development. Being behind a proxy that needs authentification, I installed drony to provide my credentials. I'm now able to surf most http ...
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I can't access my old android device [duplicate]

I have Samsung Galaxy S1 and I don't use it for over a year. In the last time I used it, apparently I put pattern lock. I forgot it' and I can't access it with my Google account because it's my old ...
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Still prompted to sign in after Google account removal

We have a Galaxy Tab 2 that is primarily used by my wife. Until recently my Google account was on there too, I removed this on the device in Settings > Accounts. But... for some reason she still gets ...
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does google know my browsing history by virtue of my phone being linked to my google account?

I am completely new to the smartphone world - I have just purchased a Galaxy S4. I want to know if there is any way for me to "log out" of my google account and browse (and generally use the phone) ...
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when i download apps from my computer to send to my new motorola i1 they go to my old phone

My Problem: My device doesn't show up on Google play. Only my old phone, the one my Grandmother is using. The apps I download go to her phone! Please help!
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Toggle between 2 gmail calendars?

I would like to have 2 separate gmail calendars, one for work and one for personal. I have 2 different gmail accounts but I can only find how to sync them together instead of going back and forth ...
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How to remove google acccount from my LG 4X HD/ P880

I had my gmail account from an old employer disabled. It keeps on notifying me on "Account Action Required". I can only disable the sync in "Accounts and Settings", not remove it entirely. How do I ...
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Gmail on Android separate from google play

Is there any way to read mail (and calendar) from a gmail account on a Android phone without tying the account to a play-store account used on the same phone? Theoretically this should not be a ...
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Low Resolution Images of Google Contacts in the People App

Before I used the HaxSync app on my Nexus 5 (running stock Android 4.4), people app was showing up all high resolution images which I have assigned from my gallery. After using HaxSync I opened the ...
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Connect a phone to a Google Play account without giving my account details

I am setting up a new phone for a family member. I like to administer the phone from my Google Play account. Can I do that without leaving my Google Play credentials on the phone? And have contacts, ...
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Create Backup Image for my Nexus 5 without root? [duplicate]

I have Nexus 5 with 16 GB Model, and almost 90% of Storage is filled ... I want to take backup of every thing and save it on my computer as ISO or any image file . Do a factory reset ...
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Android Custom ROM Missing “Add Google Account” Option

In the customized Android system, all pre-installed google apps are missing and it's not allowed to add google account. I downloaded the Gapps from http://goo.im/gapps, but I cannot install the apps ...
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Restore Personal Dictionary

I had a Nexus 4 on which I have created an elaborate Personal Dictionary. I had to reset that device to factory defaults a few times and every time it restored my Personal Dictionary along with other ...
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Wifi and Google Play access after factory reset for off contract Sprint HTC Evo 4G

I no longer use my old HTC Evo 4G I got from Sprint. I want to give it to my toddler so he can play games. Currently, since it is off contract it can't access the mobile network but it still can ...
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Google Contacts - only My contacts, not Others

I have Samsung Galaxy Note II, Android 4.3 I have synchronized it with my Google Account. The problem is that when I search for a name, it also searches all the contacts I have ever send an email to. ...
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Are there any solutions other than flashing Gapps, to have Google accounts on CyanogenMod?

I've flashed CyanogenMod, nightly, and it is working perfectly. When I flash Gapps, then battery is drained fast, and the device is getting overheated. So, are there any solutions other than flashing ...
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How to recover your google account contacts

I merged my contacts with Google. Later, I accidentally removed my Google account by removing it from contacts the options. There aren't any contacts visible to me now. Is there a way I can get my ...
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locked out with wifi off [duplicate]

I have an Aakash android tablet. The tablet was locked by too many patten attempts. Now I have to give my google account to log in. But the WiFi is not turned on in the tab. So I cannot log in with ...
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My Gmail is signed in through the app on ex-boyfriend's phone

I had my email signed in on the Gmail app on my boyfriend's phone who is now on the other side of the country. I've asked him a couple times to disconnect it but recently checked out Google Play and ...
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Multiple Google Contacts Linked but not merged

I have a contact both on Skype and Google+ in my contacts on my Nexus 7, one with a filled-in Google account and one with an empty one. I guess the empty one is there just in case if I'd ever want to ...
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“invalid download uri” from Play Store on a Huawei phone

I have a g350-u00 device that was shipped with JB 4.1.2 but without Gapps. To add Google account, I rooted the device and copied .apk files to /system/apk from gapps package ...
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How can I add two new tablets to my Google Play Store account?

I have my mobile added already, but I bought my kids a tablet each and I can't find a way to add them to the Google Play Store account so I can download games onto the tablets. Thanks.
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Google accounts on my Galaxy S4

I would like to get rid of one of my Google accounts since I don't use it anymore. Currently I have both my Google accounts (gmail, Google+..) on my phone (Galaxy S4, had to link/transfer data from my ...
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How can I search in all contacts but display only a group?

I use a personalized view for my contacts (only "My Contacts" from Google). The drawback is that searching within the "Contacts" app only returns results within these selected few. Is there a way ...
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Has google actually synched my contacts?

So when I first set up my phone I selected the option to synch my contacts/app data/etc to google. Now I've tried rooting my phone but I've run into some issues with it. I want to do a clear ...
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Google account not saving Wifi passwords, apps, etc

My favorite part about Android is how Google backups almost everything for you without you actually really noticing. I just got a Nexus 5 and logged in to my Google account right away. I noticed it ...
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Syncing fails after changing Google Apps user's email

A few days ago, I changed the primary email of a Google Apps user from user@domaina.com to user@domainb.com Ever since doing so, Android refuses to sync using either the new or old email address, but ...
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gmail application logout

I let my friends log into my gmail app to check their mail, and have since, have NOT been able to get rid of their accounts. I'm sick of seeing their names and I'm sick of being tempted to read their ...
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Auto-Sync won't turn on

Yesterday I bought Videocon A27 with Android 4.2.2 I'm not able to turn the auto-sync feature on. It is located under Settings -> Data Usage -> Menu -> Auto-sync data. When I check the option and ...