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Can I restore my contacts on new phone?

I was using Samsung Galaxy S Duos, which was stolen 2 months back. I now have a new Android phone - the Micromax. I thought I lost all my contacts, but somebody insisted that you can restore it using ...
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How can I restore remembered wifi networks and saved wifi passwords?

I know this question has been asked before and I have searched google for far too long to not have an answer. So the situation is I have done a data wipe and a clean install. During the setup ...
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Locked phone-google account info not working to unlock-can't use device manager

My Samsung Galaxy is locked due to me letting my grandbabies draw incorrect pattern too many times. Screen on phone says"to unlock, sign in with your Google account". I have tried this. Phone ...
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How to use multiple google accounts, but allow only one to locate my phone in device manager

I am using multiple google accounts, both private and company accounts. I want to see all calendars in my Calendar app. Events in all calendars. Same with Gmail. I want to be logged in and be able to ...
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Connecting an android app with a google account not showing in the Connected apps & sites

I have installed IMDB app on android. From the IMDB app, use log in and choose a Google account. They request basic info. Check the Connected apps & sites (https://myaccount.google.com/security#...
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Google password compromised?

A few days ago I noticed my phone notify me about my Google play account as if I had changed my password. Yesterday I found out I had been infected with a rootkit and a packet sniffer. I was able to ...
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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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Unknown device on Play Store [duplicate]

Something very strange happened, I was trying to install the Steam app and my LG device disappeared, a different device I never seen took it's place: Telstra Samsung SM-G900F. The first device is my ...
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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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Google Play Music : Error retrieving information from server [RPC:S-7:AEC-0 xxxx-xxxx-xxxxx]

When trying to subscribe to the trial of Google Play Music, I came accross this error. I *had 2 accounts (removed secondly account while trying to resolve issue), primary is the only one active. ...
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Sign-In error with Google Account Manager

Why does my Android (version 4.2.2, Jelly Bean) phone keep wanting to sign-in with someone else's Google account? I keep getting: Sign-in error for (someone else's name). Touch to sign in to your ...
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LG Optimus L70 Google Apps Gone

I dropped my phone and the battery fell out. When I put it in and turned on my phone, all my Google apps were gone! Play Store, Chrome, etc. My accounts won't sync; I get this play services error and ...
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Is Enable LOCK AND ERASE in Android device manager wipe all data in lost phone?

My Friend Mobile Lost yesterday and i tried to wipe his all data from android device manager but it shows only ring button and "Enable Lock and Erase" , and I Clicked that "Enable Lock and Erase" , I ...
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How to sort Google Account on Setting

lot of email currently signed in to my phone. I accidently remove my email due Google Play Games problem. I want to my email back at top on list. Is there any a way to do it? Thank you
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Some Google contacts are not synchronized

I am a long time user of Android and Google and have all my contacts in Google Contacts, synchronized on my phone. So do my wife and my children. Within the same domain (managed via Google Apps) I ...
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Cannot add google account (It is not in the list of available account)

I bought the tablets from China, and if I want to add Google account (from Settings.Account.AddAccount) ther is no google account in the list.. There is only Corporate IMAP POP3 tablet: x-302 of ...
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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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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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App data sync service

Which service is responsible for syncing app data? On my phone (KitKat) it doesn't sync any more. The error is: "Sync is currently experiencing problems. It will be back shortly." Last sync was on ...
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Tap & Go feature not working in Nexus 6

While I try sending from my HTC DNA Droid to my new Nexus 6, Tap and go doesn't work. Is it because Droid runs KitKat and Nexus 6 runs Lollipop? What is my best alternative? My another question is, ...
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Purpose of “sync” in stock mail app (Android 5.1.1)

How does sync differ from fetching mail (IMAP)? Does it sync data to my google account, or is it just double checking (syncing) the folder structure etc. with the mail server?
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account action required - multiple gmail accounts

Storing this for future reference and to help others. Summary 2 (multiple) gmail accounts desktop computers fine android mobile phone 1 gmail account accessible the other not had removed google ...
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How do I setup a Gmail account with 2-step verification in K-9 Mail?

I'm trying to setup my Gmail account in K-9 Mail, but when I'm setting up the incoming server, I keep getting the error: "Wrong username or password". When I'm trying to set up an outgoing server, I ...
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Can I have more than one tablet on the same email account?

I have two tablets for each of my kids and I set them both up with my email account on the app store to get them games. But when trying to use the PC to choose the games for me it will only let me ...
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Remove my Google account on other people's device

I once had to log in my Google account on my friend's phone and I forgot to delete my account on his phone. Is there any way for me to remotely delete my account on my friend's devices?
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My phone somehow accessed my boss's Gmail account?

I have access to my boss's Gmail account, with his blessing, so I can monitor it for him. He contacted me today, pissed off, because yesterday someone had obtained unauthorized access to a different ...
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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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CyanogenMod error signing school Google account on the Oneplus One

Phone: OnePlus One OS: Cyanogen OS 12.1.1-YOG7DAS2K1 Andorid Version: 5.1.1 I recently purchased the Oneplus One used. I love everything about the phone and OS, however I cannot seem to sign into ...
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How to access my Google contacts without access to my phone?

My phone is in repair at the moment. I would like to access my contacts to reset them, but I cannot log in. How can I gain access to my contacts? They are all stored on my Google account.
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Is there a way to always open Google Drive shortcuts from the same account?

I have 3 accounts attached to my Galaxy S6. I have a Google Drive shortcut to a spreadsheet on my home screen, but every time I click it, a popup asks me which account I want to view it from. The ...
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Gmail Error Code: 206 on Outlook

I got this error while I was trying adding a Google account into Outlook. What is the description of code 206 and how can I fix it? I'm using Lollipop 5.0.2 on a Samsung Galaxy Tab A Click image ...
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authentication of my acount

I try to get into my Google acount for all my password for some reason wasn't right Since then I haven't been able to get a Google account runing followed all that I've been told to do to reset it ...
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How to prevent Google aggressively associating my account to my searches?

I understand they can access my searches when I'm logged in, and of course know the search terms I use, but how can I prevent them to logging searches to my account when: I'm not logged in and in ...
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Mute/disable specific Google account

I have two Google accounts connected to my phone: my personal account, and my business account. I'd like for my work account to be inactive each evening/night/weekend so that I'm not tempted to answer ...
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couldn't sign in/there was a problem communicating with Google servers - Xiaomi Redmi 2 Pro

I have a new Redmi 2 Pro and I am unable to sign in to my google account. I have Android 4.4.4 KTU84P version and MIUI 77.00.99. I'v already tried to login with other google accounts, I disabled 2-...
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Change android Jelly Bean google account with no data loss

How to do it? What I'm doing: add new account in phone settings sync new account remove old one Is that correct? Android Jelly Bean version.
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Please Help me : Samsung MetroPCS [duplicate]

So my cousins gave me a phone and she forgot to take the password off so since she wasnt responding with the passowrd i got in paitent and i went on and reset the phone by holding all 3 buttons up ...
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How to download an app from another region/country?

I've found duplicate posts, but they are outdated. The solutions no longer work as some of the apps have been deprecated, and things have changed since 2013. My phone is NOT rooted, I have a HTC ONE ...
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Finding my Google email and password. I've made too many accounts

I really need help because I just got this tablet for Christmas and only had it for 2 weeks. I wanted to set the security on facelock, so I didn't have to remember the password. Instead, I set it to ...
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Is it possible to set up a Google account for Gmail only?

As the title says, is it possible to setup a Google account on an Android device in a way that it will only be used to access Gmail? I have several apps from the big G installed on my phone (...
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Can't add google account after phone reset

I have a leagoo lead3 running android 4.4 and after factory resetting it I'm no able to add my google account. The error I receive is "Couldn't sign in" " There was a problem comminicating with ...
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Is there a way to use a different account with YouTube?

I'm having problem using YouTube. I use different Gmail accounts for email and YouTube and I would like them to be separated. Is there a way to tell YouTube to use a different account from the "...
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Retrieve wifi password from Google Acc to Windows (PC)

I have a phone, Samsung Galaxy Core Plus (SM-G3500) and a computer, both connected to a Google account. My phone backs up wifi passwords to Google. My computer, and I, have forgotten a password ...
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Can't turn wifi on , Locked HTC One x

I'm using HTC One x , my phone got locked after some attempts to unlock it by my brother. I remember my Google acc , but I changed my password recently , so it's different from the password that is ...
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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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Multiple Google Accounts contacts Syncing

I have 2 google accounts lets say 'me@gmail.com' and 'work@gmail.com' Personal email has 500 contact of my friends and family. Work email has 1100 business contacts. I share the work emails contact ...
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Somehow Googles Records Lost for all Play Store Purchases

Its a long story how it happened but my google account used to pay for over 100 items on google play has gone. I kept all the emails acknowledging my purchases. The address was a Goggle Work hosted ...
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Will wipe request from Android Device Manager affect replacement device?

I had a Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 stolen, so a remote wipe was sent from Android Device Manager. I have a spare tablet of the same model that I need to set up with the same account as the stolen one. When ...
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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 Play Store - “An unexpected error has occurred. Please try again later”

Since Yesterday I have been getting this message from the google play store when ever I try to save something to my wishlist. This has occurred both on the app and the web version of the play store. ...