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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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Viewing Google back-up

How can I tell if I backed up my phone to Google? I don't know if did, but I sure hope so because I have to reset it - the phone won't turn on. Thanks for your help.
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Can't add one of my Google Apps for Work accounts

I have several Google Apps accounts, and two of them I've added without a problem. I'm trying to add a third, and after I enter my email address, password and two-factor token from Authy, it tells me "...
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What does “sync app data” do?

What does "sync app data" do when enabled on "Google Account Sync Settings"? And what is the difference between it and "Google Sync People Details"?
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Couldn't communicate with Google servers

Does anybody know how to fix this error? My Android device is a tablet running 4.4 KitKat. I have Google Play Services but for some reason I still can't login or even add a new account. The app giving ...
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cannot login to gmail app on android phone, will not sync

I have been given old android phone by a relative who added me as a user to accounts and sync. My account would not sync and I could not delete her default account. I kept getting a signin error you ...
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Change personal name associated with email address

In the Gmail app our with any other Google app, how do I change the user name associated with one of my email addresses / Google accounts? Thanks.
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Phone stuck on “Sign in with a google account that was previously synced on this device”

My Motorola Moto G3 was stolen yesterday (a man on a moped grabbed it from my hand). When I got home I changed my google account password and then went to Android Device Manager and requested that the ...
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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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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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google play doesn't work on my home wifi but works fine on every other wifi

I bought a new phone yesterday and i've had this problem since i got it. the phone works great with all wifi connections but not with my home wifi connection. when it's connected to the home wifi i ...
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Google contacts not imported to my new Android 5.1 phone (UMI IronPro)

My Google contacts haven't been automatically 'imported' onto my new phone, a UMI Iron Pro, running on Android 5.1. I didn't have this issue the last couple of times I switched to new phones - my ...
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GoogleAccountDataService appears to have been spoofed by: com.google.android.gms

Context: I'm trying to install Google Apps onto a ROM built from AOSP, running on a Nexus 5. When I try to add a Google account to the device however, it gives me an error message saying: "There was ...
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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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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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Error deleting Google account from Samsung Galaxy S4

I recently upgraded my Samsung Galaxy S4 to Android Lollipop (5.0.01). I created a new Google account and then added it to the device; when I triee to delete the old Google Account from the device I ...
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How to fixy ZTE that has been factory data reset

I bought a phone and I tried to transfer my phone number to this phone but due to it being factory data reset the phone won't take my number and when programing it's asking for a google account t I ...
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I need authorization from google before downloading messenger but it wants me to sign into my google account I am signed in everywhere

Help me please I need authorize to down load messenger it says sign into your google account im signed in everywhere I dont understand what im not doing right
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Google account sign in “can't establish a reliable connection to the server”

I have tried many a times for ex:- changing date and time n every thing that I may attempt I did but I was not able to rectify it so plz help me ...I'm not able to use any g-apps its showing retry in ...
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Locked out of Playstore

Play Store locked me out saying "Couldn't log in. This account has been disabled." This because Play Store required that I create a Gmail account, which I did, but then I was unsuccessful in logging ...
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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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Allow usage of SID and LSID cookies in Android browser

I have a fresh Android 5.1 phone with two separate Google accounts already configured. I just started up the Android Browser and got a confirmation dialog about whether I want to allow Google to use ...
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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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Is it possible to use 2-step verification with multiple accounts on a phone?

Using 2-step verification with Google Authenticator on an Android handset provides good security for accessing Gmail and other Google services. What I am curious about is whether Google Authenticator ...
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Access to Settings > Account > Google crash Settings

I can't access to my Account Google settings, Settings crashing each time : "Unfortunately, Settings has stopped". Restart phone not works. Factory reset not works. I can't back to previous version ...
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How do I remotely log-out my Android device without reporting it as stolen?

Today I sent my phone in for servicing but I forgot to log-out/disassociate my account beforehand. Is there a way I can do this remotely other than: Changing my Google password---but it's been less ...
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Device Protection locked me out

I just ordered a new HTC One M9, which arrived today. The ones I previously ordered came preinstalled with Android 5.0, so I just created a new Google Account (tmp<random_number_of_random_numbers&...
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Cannot add Google accounts on Huawei U8825D/G330D

This is a Huawei U8825D/G330D running Android 4.0.4 on a contract with China Unicom. I have used two Android phones in the past, and was always able to sync all my Google services by logging into a ...
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Samsung S7 edge - IMPOSSIBLE to change country (playstore) / I TRIED EVERYTHING

This has not been answered before as I tried every answer on this forum. Samsung Galaxy S7 edge, bought in the US, I did reset it to factory settings for X reasons and set it to UK a month ago. ( I ...
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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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Android AccountManager security

I've asked this question before, but got no suitable replies, so here I go again. How does the Android AccountManager which is used to store your Google, Facebook, Twitter, etc... usernames and ...
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Lg G4 email verification bypass cant do anything

I recently got an LG G4 phone from a friend and I was really excited until I got to the screen where it said enter the account previously any get. I was so frustrated and thought they set me up but ...
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How we can get Pre-Register / Unregister button on Play Store? [closed]

As we know Google launching new app called Allo and Pre-Registration of this app started on playstore. Here I got surprised to see Pre-Register button instead Install. I want to make my own Pre-...
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Tired of losing contacts due to Google sync

I'm tired of losing contacts after Google sync. Almost always after I add a new contact and the contacts are synced, the contact disappears without any warning. If I reenter it, it will not be deleted ...
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I created a new Google account. How can I migrate my android device to use this new account?

I just made a new Google account, and I wish to migrate my android device to use this new account for Google Play et al. I've spent about an hour researching this so far, and the only answer I've ...
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What will happen if I do sync just after factory reset?

I'm curious about one thing. Basically if sync is on & I delete a contact then it also get deleted from my google account. But today when I did factory reset then don't know why restore didn't ...
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I lost my Andriod, can i recover the data from my Google account?

I have lost my Android device. Is it possible for me to recover the data in the phone using my Google account?
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New contacts added to my phone get deleted after sync with my Google account

Any time I add a new contact to my Google contacts, the second I turn on my WiFi it gets disappeared. It's been for over a month on Android 4.3 and 4.4 I have tested. This is new and I have not had ...
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Cannot connect to Google account

I was having trouble signing in to my google account, and after attempting various things with no success, i reset my device. I still cannot connect to my Google account. when I open any google app, ...
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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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Synchronize google apps with private server?

Is there a way to synchronize google apps with my own server? Does Google offer something like that? Maybe for business use? Or is there maybe an unofficial way of doing it? I couldn't really find ...
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How to bypass “Verify your account” (Factory Reset Protection)

I won a Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge, signed into it with my Google account, played around with it, wiped it, and sold it. Now the person can't get past setup because it's saying he must login with an ...
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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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Cannot connect to google account tablet

I have a tablet and an older smartphone that I wish to use as a mini-tablet. while the tablet does have Play functioning I cannot log in to google account for other purposes. It just says cannot ...
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Google Now not Speaking or Executing Comand

My Google Now for some time ago stopped speaking and executing commands. When I do a command like 'set timer for ten minutes from now' it only searches Google for the text. Same for 'play Jimi ...
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Resetting Nexus 6 requires previous account

Same wifi previous person registered on the phone left I reset the phone after language selection (and wifi selection), I get the problem Device says This device was reset. To continue, sign in ...
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Can you bypass the FRP on a Huawei Mate 8?

I just bought a Huawei Mate 8 and I can't set it up due to the Google account verification in the setup process. I've messaged the seller asking for the account details but he doesn't know. I don't ...
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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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My phone is lost how do I track it?

I can't get in to my Google account because I can't remember my password. I can't get a password changed as it won't send to my Gmail. What can I do?
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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 ...