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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 restores autobacked up photos from cloud to my device

My old phone broke and I had to buy a new one. Now, I can access my photos through the "photos app" but they are all online, on the cloud. I want them back in my device. Without going to 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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1answer
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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?
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Unable to add corporate account with same email address as google account on Lollipop

Just upgraded my Nexus 5 to Lollipop and have bumped into a serious issue with account management. I have my Google account registered to a non-gmail domain, and use Exchange Online to host it. Up to ...
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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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Cannot remove the lock from android [duplicate]

my issue is when i try use Google services that Allow remote lock and factory reset. if the mobile stolen, then i want to try it and i locked my personal phone successfully it locked by password when ...
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Account, paid for Apps and new account

My children have nexus tablets. They have their own google accounts with email adresses. My ex-wife has changed the google passwords so i cannot set up a new android phone for the children. If i set ...
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646 views

Change user account in google hangouts samsung s3 mini

I've just signed up to Google Hangouts but am using a shared phone, as my friend already has an account and is logged in I don't know how to add an additional gmail address to switch accounts within ...
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391 views

How to Create Additional Google Play Account Under 1 Google Account?

I have just set up new Google Account on my tablet that uses new Google Play account. I want to add another Google Account that I use as main that already has history of apps I bought in the past and ...
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2answers
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How do I retrieve my contacts from my google account to my phone!

So I saved all my contacts by selecting the google account instead of saving on the phone. But I removed the accounts from the phone, and when i added back the accounts to the phone, i could not find ...
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Why every new contact added to my phone gets delted after sycn with my google account?

It's been for over a month. In android 4.4 and 4.3 I have tested. Any time I add a new contact to my Google contacts, the second I turn on my wifi it gets disappeared. I guess the problem lies with ...
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Google play is asking for Google account

My phone (Samsung s3 mini) isn't accepting any Google account: every time I try to enter anything like Googleplay for example it would ask for the Google account. It sais either EXISTING or NEW, and ...
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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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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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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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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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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 ...