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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Can I turn off Google/Google+ notifications on Samsung Galaxy S3?

I know you can turn off notifications from the native email client, but is there a way to turn them off for Gmail, Google+, and other Google apps? I have my Google account set up on my phone, which is ...
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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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Bluestacks ask Google Play Service eventhough it was installed

I'm trying to play Clash of Clans on my Windows 8 PC with Bluestacks app player. Installation was successful and after launching the game and click on Sign-in to Google+, it said Google Play Service ...
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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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moving a contact to the bottom of the list

I have a Galaxy Note 2 with CM 10.2 and gapps installed. I keep my contacts in Google and synchronize them to the phone. This works fine. I would like to move selected contacts to the bottom of the ...
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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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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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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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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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Logging in with a non-gmail account

I got here an ePad running Android 2.3 and I want to set up Market on it for its owner. He doesn't have a Gmail account, neither he wants one. I have just made a Google account that is associated with ...
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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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How do I change the password of my main Google account on a Droid X?

I changed my Google Account password (on my computer). I now need to change it on my Droid X. I cannot figure out how to do this. I Googled, and everyone says go to Settings > Accounts. I did ...
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How can I use Google Play without storing any Google account information on my phone?

I am using HTC Wildfire handset, but I think following question applies to all Android-based handsets. My Google Account has been added under Settings -> Accounts & Sync --> Google (under ...
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Migrate connected apps to new email

I have google+ login accounts on certain games and services, I was wondering if it's possible to migrate them to a new account? For example, any.do provides a google login and pretend I have ...
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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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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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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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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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How to prevent Google aggressively associating my account to my searches?

I understand they can access my searches when I'm logged in, and of course know the search terms I use, but how can I prevent them to logging searches to my account when: I'm not logged in and in ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Switch between accounts in Android 4.2

I would like to know if it's possible to easily switch between two google accounts in my Nexus 4 For example, I have at the moment two google accounts set up in the device, my personal account and my ...
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Using a separate account for Play Store purchases

My family own a number of Android devices. We each have our own google account but ther is no credit-card linked to any of them. I'd like to keep it that way. But occasionally, I'd like to buy an app, ...
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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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How can I select the apps to sync when auto-sync is turned on?

When I turn on auto sync it sync all my accounts like Google, Twitter, Facebook, BBM etc. How can I set auto sync to sync only selected accounts so that only my Google or Twitter account will be ...
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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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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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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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Backup contacts, photos, apps, remove google account, and replace with dummy account

I want to unlink my main Google account from my phone and use a dummy account instead. I don't really use any of Google's services on my phone like gmail, voice, etc. For security, loss reasons and to ...
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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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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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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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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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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 ...