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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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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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Google accounts on my Galaxy S4

I would like to get rid of one of my Google accounts since I don't use it anymore. Currently I have both my Google accounts (gmail, Google+..) on my phone (Galaxy S4, had to link/transfer data from my ...
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Lost all my contacts after flashing custom rom (sg2)

I got a Galaxy S2 as an upgrade from my HTC Hero around January this year. My phone contacts have always been synced to my Gmail account and the backup worked since I got all my contacts on my SGS2 ...
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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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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 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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Auto Backup lost [duplicate]

I have over 658 pictures that were auto backed up on my old phone then got transfered to my new phone, but something was deleted under the "auto backup" folder to where I can see my pictures, but when ...
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How to know which email address was registered to my lost phone?

My phone(Samsung Galaxy Note 2) is lost. I want to delete data from it, especially my personal photos. I don't remember my play store account which was associated with my Note 2. I tried to contact my ...
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How to stop web browser offering to sign into Google account

This question seems to be all over various forms, but i haven't yet found an answer. On my Android phone, the stock web browser offers to sign in to my Google account when i visit Google websites. At ...
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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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How to login only to Google Music and not the other Google services?

I have Google Music All Access and I want 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 ...
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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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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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I lost my phone, can I recover the data from my Google account?

I've lost my smartphone (Samsung Galaxy Star duos) last month. And now I realized that it contained very important data of mine. I believe that my phone was connected to the Google account almost all ...
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Google account on HTC desire & galaxy tab

just got my new shiny galaxy tab out of the box and am attempting to add the same google account i have setup on my HTC desire. after entering my username and pass, i am given the worded picture that ...
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Unable to access Google account in Android Market on HTC Desire HD

After resetting factory settings, I am not able to access my Google account in Gmail / Market / Talk. Whenever I try to "sign-in" to Android Market using Google account, it shows error with title as ...
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How to transfer installed apps from one account to another

On my Note 2 I have two accounts configured my.email@gmail.com my.work.email@company.com Usually I have the Play Store configured to buy/install apps under my.email@gmail.com but somehow it got ...
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Account Sync - where is the master database?

I have trouble updating my contacts, I have more than 3 devices and If I correct a contact info on one device its saved initially but reverted back to old info once synced. Assuming web based google ...
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How to install google play and get a google account on a fairphone when both are missing? [duplicate]

I have a fairphone (1st generation / FP1) running android 4.2.2 and must have deleted my google account on this phone at some time. Now I don't have "google" inside settings/add account. And I don't ...
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Why do I need a Gmail account to use Android?

I am a new user of Android phone. I used to own an iPhone. I don't remember needing an Apple account besides using it to download applications from app store. Now I need a Gmail account to do even ...
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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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How do I delete a Non - primary Gmail account from Gmail app 4.3.1?

This was easy to do before the upgrade, now it doesn't do this. It doesn't make sense to have to do a factory reset! It's less intuitive!
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How to remove my google account from 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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Sync App Data Error

Okay so I got a weird situation here. First thing first, here is my device condition : Device : Samsung Galaxy Note 3 Neo (SM-N750) OS : Android Kit Kat 4.2.2 Number of google account in this ...
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Google Backup: Multiple devices using the same account - what happens on Restore?

It is nothing new that one can use multiple Android devices with a single Google account. Switching on a new device for the first time asks whether one wants to store one's data with Google, which ...
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Google apps device policy is showing just add account?

I have installed device policy for google Apps. The problem is when I open it , it only shows add account button, though I have already added an account. , when I click an account it opens the google ...
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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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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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new account for GMail only

I added a second account in the GMail aplication, in order to be able to send/receive mail using that account. I realized that the account has been added not only for GMail, but the Market (Play ...
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Cannot connect to the real [website.com]

I just bought a Galaxy Tab 4 and I'm trying to set it up for development. Being behind a proxy that needs authentification, I installed drony to provide my credentials. I'm now able to surf most http ...
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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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Contact is removed after sync with Google?

I don't remember when it has started happening but currently when I save a new contact it get removed as soon as Google syncs my contacts. App Data and Contacts syncing is enabled under Google ...
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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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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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Cannot sign-in Google account on Samsung Galaxy S with 2-step authentication

I recently use 2-step verification to sign-in my Google account. But after turning this on, I cannot sign-in my phone since no SMS is sent to my phone. What can I do to sign in now?
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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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Cannot connect my Galaxy Ace to my Google account

I have 'Market' and every time I attempt to log into it using my Google account it says that it 'Can't establish a reliable data connection to the server.' Any idea what could be done to get it ...
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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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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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How to change android primary google account [duplicate]

During the "in-app purchase" I am unable to switch the Google account I would like to use for "in-app purchase". Currently, in order to change the primary Google account on Android operating system, ...
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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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How to get my lost Xperia SL back even after factory reset?

I'm new to this forum, I have lost my Xperia SL yesterday in a bus. I have registered police complaint with my IMEI number. I was trying to locate the phone using android device manager when someone ...
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Deauthorize an app

I installed MightyText the other day. But I haven't used it so I uninstalled it. Then I remembered it required links to my Google account - so I went to Google Account security. But it doesn't list ...
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Can't establish a reliable connection to the server

I bought huwaei G6 and upon giving my user and password it says Can't establish a reliable connection to the server I have been trying many forums but nothing I found that is working. I tried ...
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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 ...