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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 ...
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How to skip welcome page after factory restore? I don't have access to Google

I'm from China and I can't access google without setting up a vpn/vps. I recently got an update to 5.0.2 for my Nexus 7 2013 (WIFI) tablet. I got stuck at the Welcome page. I think I'm supposed to ...
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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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Add existing Google account without accepting Google Play agreement

I've received a new Samsung Galaxy S5. I want to add my existing Google account to the phone, to be able to use Gmail and my calendar. However, when adding my account under Settings, the phone ...
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Transfer Boom Beach account to another Android device

I had Boom Beach on my phone and I have leveled up a lot. Now I wanted to download it and continue to play it on my tablet. I thought I had signed into my Google Play account on my Boom Beach on my ...
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Unable to upgrade and install whatsapp

I didn't checked whatsapp in a few days, so I tried clicking into it, I got a message like this version of whatsapp is too old, please upgrade. I clicked the upgrade button and was led to the google ...
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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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Google shows wrong country [duplicate]

Play Google does not show apps for my country. I visited another country and came back and store is stuck to that country, I tried clearing data, removing my addresses and cards from Google wallet ...
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I can't put my email in when i try to sign in

Every time I try to sign in like when you restart your phone I go to the play store and I press existing I when I do my email and password it says I can't sign in. And its an ice cream sandwich.
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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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Set up new device with very long Google password

My Google Account password is hundreds of characters long. It's intractable to type. That's normally OK, because I use a password manager, but I recently did a factory reset on a 2012 Nexus 7. Tap ...
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Can't authenticate account on the Google play store

I've been having authentication issues on the google play store for a while now while using my tablet. I have a Galaxy tab II 10.1, My phone authenticates just fine. I just reset the password on ...
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Passwords and SIM change

The Android idiosyncrasy of forgetting all passwords on SIM change is annoying in this world fettered by daylight robbery otherwise known as roaming fees. Has anyone figured out a way to make it ...
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Configuring a google account for a child

My kids each recently got tablets, but I am struggling with setting up their accounts. I have 'temporarily' set the one up to have my google account as the account holder, because I was not able to ...
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Using Android without Google account [duplicate]

I don't like the idea that my personal information are gathered and by some company that make profit out of processing and selling it (or even when it has a possibility to do so). And yes, that's the ...
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How to delete a Play store accpunt through system [duplicate]

I have sold my old android mobile to a person and made sure that the mobile was completely formatted. But, when I try to view the list of devices in Play Store it is listing both my new and old ...
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Adding a Google Apps account to Android L with External Authentication

I want to add a Google Apps account to my phone with Android L. When I put in my username and hit next, it redirects to a page and says I do not have authentication. This isn't strange, for some ...
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How to login only to Google Music and not the other Google services?

I have Google Music All Access and I have an old unused Huawei Honor floating around. I want to set it up as a Google Music playing device for the kitchen. I am wondering now: How do I login only for ...
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App registered to wrong account; how to fix this?

I have three Google accounts registered to my Android: my main, personal account (let's call it account A), and two volunteer community accounts whose emails I manage (call them accounts B and C). ...
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Is it possible to use hundreds of Android devices with the same google account? [duplicate]

We have developed a App that uses GCM push, that seems that needs Google Play Services (Google account). Customer has 100-200 devices, it it possible to use the same google account in all devices? ...
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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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Logout from Gmail account without logging out Google Play Store account

I tried logging out the account on Gmail, but it logged out the Play Store as well. How can I logout of my Gmail account without logging out of the Google Play Store? Is it possible?
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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?