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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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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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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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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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Some Google contacts are not synchronized

I am a long time user of Android and Google and have all my contacts in Google Contacts, synchronized on my phone. So do my wife and my children. Within the same domain (managed via Google Apps) 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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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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Google Play Music : Error retrieving information from server [RPC:S-7:AEC-0 xxxx-xxxx-xxxxx]

When trying to subscribe to the trial of Google Play Music, I came accross this error. I *had 2 accounts (removed secondly account while trying to resolve issue), primary is the only one active. ...
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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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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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Locked phone-google account info not working to unlock-can't use device manager

My Samsung Galaxy is locked due to me letting my grandbabies draw incorrect pattern too many times. Screen on phone says"to unlock, sign in with your Google account". I have tried this. Phone ...
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App data sync service

Which service is responsible for syncing app data? On my phone (KitKat) it doesn't sync any more. The error is: "Sync is currently experiencing problems. It will be back shortly." Last sync was on ...
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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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How to sync chrome data in one direction?

I have accidentally removed all my chrome password from my desktop. The syncing was enable and hence those information was also wiped out from my account as well. I have an android device which has ...
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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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Connecting an android app with a google account not showing in the Connected apps & sites

I have installed IMDB app on android. From the IMDB app, use log in and choose a Google account. They request basic info. Check the Connected apps & sites (https://myaccount.google.com/security#...
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Sign-In error with Google Account Manager

Why does my Android (version 4.2.2, Jelly Bean) phone keep wanting to sign-in with someone else's Google account? I keep getting: Sign-in error for (someone else's name). Touch to sign in to your ...
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Tap & Go feature not working in Nexus 6

While I try sending from my HTC DNA Droid to my new Nexus 6, Tap and go doesn't work. Is it because Droid runs KitKat and Nexus 6 runs Lollipop? What is my best alternative? My another question is, ...