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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 can I check in my Android has been compromised?

I noticed this morning that there was an email in my drafts folder. Inside, was some semi-gibberish text (a couple partial words crammed together). It was definitely not something I typed. I ...
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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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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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“You can't delete contacts from read-only accounts.”

I'm trying to delete contacts from my Google account that's synced with my Nexus 5. It's synced as a Google account, not using Gmail IMAP or anything like that, but all of the contacts display this ...
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I forgot the Google account name that I used for buying apps on Google Play, can I recover it somehow?

I am not sure if this fits here, but I saw a couple of other account related questions, so I'm giving it a shot. I just resetted my phone and forgot to take note of one of the two Google accounts I ...
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What sync options are required for a Google Play account only for purchases?

I have two Google accounts I synchronise my Android device with. One account is for my calendar, contacts, and email. Another I use only for the Google Play store. I use this second account so I can ...
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“Can't establish a reliable connection to the server” when trying to add Google account in Samsung Galaxy Star Plus

I'm trying to add a Google account to my Samsung Galaxy Star Plus and it tells me this: (Click image to enlarge) My connection is super fast. I don't know what to do. I have restarted my phone ...
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Google Account deleted, Calendar gone?

I had my phone linked to a custom google account made and monitored by my school. Since I graduated a month ago, the school now deleted that account without any notice. So I deleted the account from ...
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wiping device and re-entering account info reloads all previously loaded apps

My phone was running quite slow so I decided to wipe it and re-enter my account info into it. After I did that all the apps I had previously had installed started re-downloading themselves. My contact ...
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samsung galaxy s cannot add google account

My HTC was run over by a bus and I am temporarily using my Samsung Galaxy S whilst the phone is being repaired. I discovered yesterday that my google account was syncing. I was able to login into my ...
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Prevent phone unlock by secondary google account

What I have done: I have added multiple google accounts to my device. Also did set screen pattern lock and pin as fallback. Tried to give wrong pattern and selected unlocking by google account, I ...
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Unable to sign-in into Google Play Store after logging out

I downloaded Freedom app, but I didn't find it interesting, so I uninstalled it completely. After a while I tried opening my Google Play Store, but it didn't open and shows: "No connection - retry". ...
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How to switch a Google account without resetting a phone?

On my Android LG Optimus Dynamic phone I originally entered an incorrect email when setting up the Google account to use. I want to switch emails now, but when I add the correct account and then try ...
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How to know on which Google account text messages (SMS) are saved?

I have 2 Google accounts on my phone. How can I know on which Google account text messages (SMS) are saved? I use a Samsung Galaxy S5 SM-G900A with Android 5.0.
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“This app won't run without Google Play Services, which are missing from your phone”

When I tap Google+ and try to sign in with my Gmail account it says couldn't connect to the server, but I can receive email, and when I'm trying to download apps in the play store it says error ...
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how to chage default account for in app purchase

(Sorry my English is not good) I have two account in google play and i want to use my second account for in app purchase but when i try for in app purchase it will show my first account and say "...
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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 4.4....
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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, ...