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Swap first and last name in contacts

As I could not see SIM card contacts in my contacts app, I just imported all contacts (well over a hundred items) from my SIM card to Google account. On my SIM, my contacts were stored as Last- ...
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How far can google apps for work affect my personal mobile privacy

the system in my job requires to work with google apps for work. When I tried to activate my account on my android phone, it asked me to permit access of my mobile info of what coming below: Device ...
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What is this Google Settings app that installed itself on my phone?

Today, all of a sudden I saw this app in my Samsung Galaxy Y mobile phone: I am talking about the app named "Google Settings" I uninstalled it immediately only to find it installed again a few ...
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Google Account Sign in atempt prevented! Cannot sign in to play store

I cannot sign in to a Google Account for enabling Play Store in my Device(Galaxy Y duos GT S6102). When I try to add a Google account, it says that my Username & Password don't match. Then when I ...
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How can I save all contacts into google account?

I did it using Gingerbread (Samsung Galaxy Ace 2), but with Ice Cream Sandwich (LG L5) I don't see appropriate action for that. Previously I entered Contacts (ok), then selected Settings (ok), ...
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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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Sync Issue from Phone to Gmail contacrs

I deleted all my contacts from my android phone But have all of them in my gmail account, What will happen if i sync my accounts ? means It will copy all contacts to phone or delete all ...
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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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I can't get my device supported by Google Play Services to get my Snapchat to work

I recently updated my phone, before updating Snapchat was working fine but now it logged me out and I can't log back in as it says " Google Play Services which most applications rely on, is not ...
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Switch between accounts in Android 4.2

I would like to know if it's possible to easily switch between two Google accounts in Nexus 4 running Android 4.2 JellyBean. For example, I have at the moment two Google accounts set up in the ...
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How can I select the apps to sync when auto-sync is turned on?

When I turn on auto sync it sync all my accounts like Google, Twitter, Facebook, BBM etc. How can I set auto sync to sync only selected accounts so that only my Google or Twitter account will be ...
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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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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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How to move from one Google Account to another?

I work at a company that has its own Google account , usually used for Gmail (not sure how it works and what is this service called, but they have it). However, I've used it for Gmail and many other ...
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5k views

Check if Google Play Service is up to date

I have a Sony Xperia Z3 compact, and when I trying to broadcast my video live on YouTube from Xperia , I sign in with Google+ account and I received "Error when trying to sign in, please check if ...
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How do I change the password of my main Google account on a Droid X?

I changed my Google Account password (on my computer). I now need to change it on my Droid X. I cannot figure out how to do this. I Googled, and everyone says go to Settings > Accounts. I did ...
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Can't log into Google Play Store or my Google account

Through a series of mishaps, I deleted Google Play Services, Google+ and probably many other apps. I did a factory reset, but it did not bring back my missing apps. My phone was rooted and I used ...
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Google account without gmail

I have a google account for G+ Picasa and some other services i like to use. What i do not like is gmail it is i believe complete junk. Be it as it may. I have purchased a new android device and ...
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Unable to login to the android stackoverflow app

I'm not sure if this is the right place to ask. I've the stackExchange Stackoverflow app on my android smartphone. I signed up to stackoverflow on my PC using my g+ account. The app's login screen ...
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weird problem with auto sync on LG G2

sorry for the long post I need your help with a weird problem. I usually don't write in forums, instead search for solutions for a similar problem that someone else has asked before (and usually find ...
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Your username and password don't match

I've tried to log in to my Google Account on my phone and tablet, I've tried on a friends HTC and mine are Samsung. On all the devices, I get "Your username and password don't match" and instructions ...
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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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Google Play Services alternative

I have a phone without google apps installed. I want to use some apps which are requiring Google Play Services (eg. gett and uber). Is it possible to install some alternative (or mock that ...
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Very strange: Google keeps on sending 2-step sms

I have 2 phones: an android one, sim-less, that I use only on wifi, and an old Nokia I use everyday (charging it once a week, which is what I need) I enabled google 2-step authentication on the ...
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Samsung Galaxy S3: cannot sign in to Play Store

I just got a Galaxy S3, and would like to use it as a development device. Factory reset-ed it, and it runs 4.1.2 I successfully log in to my google account The weird thing is every time I'm trying ...
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Will changing password of a Google account revoke access to it on a lost device?

I had a Samsung Galaxy Star Pro Duos with my Google account logged in to the apps (Google+, Gmail...). Now it is lost. I can remotely remove all my accounts from the web browser, but I do not know how ...
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Problem installing paid app using google play on mobile

I have previously bought an app from google play and I am trying to install it on a new phone I just bought. On mobile: When I go on MY APPS on Google Play on mobile, it is there but asks me to buy ...
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Unable to Setup Google Account on Android 2.3

After Factory Reset, In order to use Play store and Gmail I want to setup Google account on Samsung GT-S6802. When I tries to setup Google Account, In-spite of right user-name and password, following ...
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How to see the device list of a given Google account

I have many test Android devices and added my Google account to those device to reuse my application collection. Recently I often recieve payment notification via gmail for application which I really ...
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Cannot connect google account to Samsung Galaxy Ace Plus S7500

I am helping my girlfriend to connect her Samsung Galaxy Ace Plus S7500 with a new android account. We set the phone to factory settings and are now trying to connect a(!) google account to the ...
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How-to unlink the main Google account from android device without a factory reset

While setting up my HTC Hero phone, I have entered my gmail account in the setup. But now I want to remove it (I don;t want to change with another account). How do I do it ? I have searched a lot on ...
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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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Unable to sign in to GMail

I can't sign in to the GMail app. When I try to login, an error pops up saying: Can't establish a reliable connection to the server. This could be a temporary problem or your Android device may ...
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how to remove my synchronised data from my gmail account

I want to remove all data in my Mail Account. I want to delete all contact, image ,whatup-data and any all think which is synchronized in my account. how to remove all information of my Email account ...
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Can I use the same google account on 2 differnt Samsung G5 Phones? [duplicate]

My husband and I are tired of multiple e-mail and accounts and would like to use the same Google account on both of our phones. Is this possible? This would also help us stream line contacts. I have ...
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What does “SMS Messaging Account” mean in Hangouts?

I'm using Nexus 5. In my Hangouts settings, I noticed that the setting called "Default SMS Messaging Account" was set to my email address with my full name (And can alternatively be changed to "SMS" ...
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Can't install any apps and can't login to market

I had some apps installed on my HTC Explorer with Android Gingerbread. Recently the phone restarted by itself many times; I thought it to be memory problem, so I did a factory reset. Now I can't ...
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Getting “Authentication is required” when trying to access the Play Store

Over the past week, whenever I try to open the Play Store/Market app on my phone, the app thinks for a while and then displays this error message: Authentication is required. You need to sign ...
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Google Account activation: What should I consider concerning privacy?

In order to be able to use google-play-store, I will need a Google Account, and activate this on my Android device. Does this give Google access to all my private data? Is there anything I can to to ...
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gingerbread google login error

After so many days I have returned back to old android phone galaxy s(GT-I9000) I have tried darky ressurtion edition and CM7.2.0 which are gingerbread base. When tried to add Google account it gives ...
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What's the difference between “Contacts” and “People details?”

In Settings -> Accounts -> Google, when I tap on my Google account, I see a "Sync settings" page with a list of different Google services that can be synced (App Data, Calendar, Drive, Gmail, Google ...
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remove google account from android device

if i sync a google account account to my android mobile, all my gmail, contacts will be synced with the google account and i can view my mobile contacts, photos from a web browser in pc by signing in ...
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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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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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Okay google, show me my reminders does not work, tested on note3 and lg g4 non rooted

Does anyone know what account configuration I may have wrong that causes commands like 'okay google, what do I have scheduled tomorrow' 'okay google, view reminders' 'etc...' to only search the web? ...
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No 'Add google account' option

So I have a rooted S3 Mini VE (i8200) with stock custom rom (samsung apps and gapps but with custom theme). I just installed it recently. I could add my google account successfully. I was playing ...
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Google account deleted, all contacts gone

I saved all my contacts to google instead of the SIM card. I had a Google email for work, as well as my personal one, I don't work there anymore, so obviously I don't have access to the account, so I ...
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How can I set up my Google account without syncing Gmail?

I got a Nexus 7 tablet. Is it possible to use my Google account just to download apps and for backup purpose? I'd rather not see my emails, chats and contacts on the device as it's not with me all ...
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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 do I change a Google account for Android mobile (Xperia 10)?

When I first set up my Xperia 10 (running Android 1.6) I selected a 'dummy account', not knowing that it might be somewhat difficult to change it afterwards to a real account (I wasn't warned). I ...