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How to sync contacts in one direction only — from phone to Google?

Samsung Galaxy Ace 2, Android 2.3. I just lost a lot of time after syncing contacts -- executed from the phone. I assumed that all the changes will be transferred to Google account (as initially) but ...
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Google account and installed apps disappeared after an unexpected restart

I have a Note 3 N9005, Lollipop installed on it. My phone just restarted in my pocket, by my clothes "pressing" power and home button (why does that restarts the phone?). After it restarted various ...
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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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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 move from one Google Account to another?

I work at a company that has its own Google account , usually used for Gmail (not sure how it works and what is this service called, but they have it). However, I've used it for Gmail and many other ...
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how to make Google cards always appear?

I really like the Google card thinghies but I don't like that they disappear. Is there any way to force them to stay on the home screen as widgets? I want the weather and the currency exchange one ...
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May 2013 Gmail app update: “Reply as” multiple accounts gone? (Android 4.2.2)

I have two gmail accounts hooked up to my Samsung S4. When I go into the Gmail app and compose an email, I'm given the choice to send as any email address associated with either account. It used to be ...
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Google two-step identification not working on my phone

I just turned on two-step identification on my Google account. It works fine on my desktop. It also works fine on my iPad with help of application-specific password. But I have troubles with my HTC ...
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Recover password with phone logged in? Need to set up additional device

I bought a new android tablet but I can't remember my google acoount password. I can't reset it because my phone is already logged in. It says I need to be logged off for 4 days. Is there a way to ...
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Second google account never shows up

I want to add a Google account to use as the primary (paying) account in Google Play. I have tried to add the account in the Google Play app or in settings under Accounts and sync. I get no error, ...
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CyanogenMod error signing school Google account on the Oneplus One

Phone: OnePlus One OS: Cyanogen OS 12.1.1-YOG7DAS2K1 Andorid Version: 5.1.1 I recently purchased the Oneplus One used. I love everything about the phone and OS, however I cannot seem to sign into ...
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Mute/disable specific Google account

I have two Google accounts connected to my phone: my personal account, and my business account. I'd like for my work account to be inactive each evening/night/weekend so that I'm not tempted to answer ...
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Very strange: Google keeps on sending 2-step sms

I have 2 phones: an android one, sim-less, that I use only on wifi, and an old Nokia I use everyday (charging it once a week, which is what I need) I enabled google 2-step authentication on the ...
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Problem installing paid app using google play on mobile

I have previously bought an app from google play and I am trying to install it on a new phone I just bought. On mobile: When I go on MY APPS on Google Play on mobile, it is there but asks me to buy ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Lost Google account information after sync to local Outlook 2003

Normal newbie disclaimer... I've looked and I can't find an answer, so apologies if a duplicate. After quite a bit of trial-and-error, I've managed to sync all my contacts on my local Outlook 2003 ...
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how to sort my contacts from pc on google account to most frequently used. not including the default email list

How can I sort my contact list from my PC to show the most-used contacts or most-recently-used from my Google account without my Android in hand? This does not include the default 20-most-contacted ...
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Default calendar doesn't show any calendar; not able to create a new one

My tablet runs Android 4.0.3. The stock calendar app complains that there's no calendar available, however I'm pretty sure that my calendar exists because I can read it online through other devices. I ...
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Create a Gmail address for a Google account but use another email as the login

I want to add a Gmail address to my account (that I will not use) but I don't want that address to be my main address (i.e. my login) for Google, because I already use me@example.com everywhere. I ...
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account action required - multiple gmail accounts

Storing this for future reference and to help others. Summary 2 (multiple) gmail accounts desktop computers fine android mobile phone 1 gmail account accessible the other not had removed google ...
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My phone somehow accessed my boss's Gmail account?

I have access to my boss's Gmail account, with his blessing, so I can monitor it for him. He contacted me today, pissed off, because yesterday someone had obtained unauthorized access to a different ...
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Gmail Error Code: 206 on Outlook

I got this error while I was trying adding a Google account into Outlook. What is the description of code 206 and how can I fix it? I'm using Lollipop 5.0.2 on a Samsung Galaxy Tab A Click image ...
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authentication of my acount

I try to get into my Google acount for all my password for some reason wasn't right Since then I haven't been able to get a Google account runing followed all that I've been told to do to reset it ...
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Retrieve wifi password from Google Acc to Windows (PC)

I have a phone, Samsung Galaxy Core Plus (SM-G3500) and a computer, both connected to a Google account. My phone backs up wifi passwords to Google. My computer, and I, have forgotten a password ...
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Can't turn wifi on , Locked HTC One x

I'm using HTC One x , my phone got locked after some attempts to unlock it by my brother. I remember my Google acc , but I changed my password recently , so it's different from the password that is ...
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Somehow Googles Records Lost for all Play Store Purchases

Its a long story how it happened but my google account used to pay for over 100 items on google play has gone. I kept all the emails acknowledging my purchases. The address was a Goggle Work hosted ...
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How far can google apps for work affect my personal mobile privacy

the system in my job requires to work with google apps for work. When I tried to activate my account on my android phone, it asked me to permit access of my mobile info of what coming below: Device ...
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Using google apps with separate google account

I have two Google accounts. One use for certain google stuff and one for other. I want to be able to use Google apps on my android phone with both of those accounts. I want to use some with one ...
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Unable to login to the android stackoverflow app

I'm not sure if this is the right place to ask. I've the stackExchange Stackoverflow app on my android smartphone. I signed up to stackoverflow on my PC using my g+ account. The app's login screen ...
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weird problem with auto sync on LG G2

sorry for the long post I need your help with a weird problem. I usually don't write in forums, instead search for solutions for a similar problem that someone else has asked before (and usually find ...
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Samsung Galaxy S3: cannot sign in to Play Store

I just got a Galaxy S3, and would like to use it as a development device. Factory reset-ed it, and it runs 4.1.2 I successfully log in to my google account The weird thing is every time I'm trying ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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On line and last on line status

If my bf's viber shows he's online and then in the middle of the night it changes to offline, what does this mean? Does it mean that when he's at home and within reach of the internet it shows him to ...
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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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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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Can't use Google Photos app with main Google Account

I have an OTA update (5.1.1) that fails to install on my Nexus 6 (currently 5.1.0) so as suggested online, I factory reset my phone. The OTA update still doesn't install (I get the red triangle next ...
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Use another person’s Gmail account in your phone to continue from his game progress

I have synced my Gmail account in my phone, but my friend has got leveled up troops in the app Boom Beach in his phone. I want to use his Gmail account into my phone so that I could continue playing ...