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Google Dialer crashes when Contacts are disabled

I disabled the Google "10003 Contacts" App in the Apps preferences, and although I have installed CardDav for my contacts that I use via my owncloud, the Dialer crashes when I click on a Contact in ...
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“set_metadata_recursive: some changes failed” while updating Gapps-Kk-20140606-Signed.zip

Tonight I updated my Motorola Droid 4 from CM11-M2 to M7, and I thought I could update gapps too, but I'm getting this error: set_metadata_recursive: some changes failed Am I missing something?
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Why does Google Search suddenly need a lot more permissions?

I obviously have Google Search installed on my stock Nexus 4, however, a recent update for this app appears to require no less than 11 new permissions. Google does not appear to give any explanation ...
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Do GApps 4.4.4 work on Cyangenmod 11 with 4.4.2?

Okay, this is the first time I've been through stuff like rooting, installing another recovery tool, new system, flashing etc. I've installed Cyangenmod 11 which has Android 4.4.2 and I've also ...
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Most links don't directly retrieve me to the android App

I am wondering about retrieving a link address, that can be found on a web page, into the downloaded app on smartphone. For instance, if I find a Facebook link within a website, the actual page ...
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Force Android to display in grayscale

Is there a way to force all of Android to display in monochrome(also known as grayscale)? I'm working with a someone who has ADHD (and I am mildly ADHD myself). The colors are too much for him/her to ...
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Remove Gapps from cyanogenmod 11 [duplicate]

people I just installed Cyanogenmod from the installer on my Samsung galaxy s4 and it came with Google-apps Pre-installed. Now i'm not a big fan of Google so i want to get rid of Google-apps how can ...
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Icon issues in Google Play Store 4.8.20

I'm running Android 4.2.1 and recently the Play Store app updated to version 4.8.20 and since then I'm facing icon issues within the store. Click for larger version As you can see, there's a weird ...
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Google Apps on HTC Explorer (custom rom)

I have rooted HTC Explorer (Pico) and installed OmniROM. There is no working version of GApps for it. One isn't working, another - crashing, third - can't connect to servers, there are more but they ...
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Why is Youtube draining the battery and what could we do?

A friend of mine just asked me a nice question: His (stock) Samsung Galaxy S4's Youtube is draining his battery. He said, that he hasn't been in the app today, and this morning he had the phone ...
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Install google APPs in Nexus7 with Cyanogenmod already installed

A few days ago, I installed the latest Cyanogenmod (version 11) on my Nexus 7. When I booted it up, I discovered that all the Google Apps were gone. I downloaded a .zip file from ...
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Can you fully remove Google system apps from Android including the Play Store updates?

Believe it or not, but I want to remove a few Google Apps which I have no use for and want to free up space, resources and mobile data usage by not having them on my phone at all. These include: ...
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How do I remove gapps from CyanogenMod

I installed CyanogenMod 11 on my HTC One with CyanogenMod Installer. So I got also the google Apps (gapps) on my device. But I need a CM11 without gapps. I did then the following without success: ...
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Where can I get the software that installs google apps for CyanogenMod

I installed CyanogenMod a while ago. Yesterday I uninstalled Google Play and Google Play Services. Now I need to reinstall them again. I downloaded the gapps zip file but I need to know what was the ...
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Can the Mobile Management facility of Google Apps For Business be used to control which apps are installed from Google Play?

Am considering buying Google Apps For Business to improve management of a large number of Android devices. We will provide an app that we have created to our users through our private channel. We do ...
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Google services not connecting

I have a Samsung tab 3 and I'm having a problem with Google services. I am logged in with my Google account but none of my apps are syncing. In youtube it says check network connection. In drive it ...
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Installed google apps on generic tablet, services are there but no entries in the menu

(This post is a follow up of my previous one ) I managed to root and install gapps in my generic tablet, but now there is a small pending issue. When I go to Manage Apps->All, I can see some newly ...
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“My Places” in Google Maps

I want to mark "My Places" from my Android tablet but can't find the option in Google Maps. Are there any alternative apps? If possible, how can I edit my earlier marked places and / or find their ...
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Installing GApps on an old bargain tablet (Impression i10a)

I recently was given a free tablet that is turning out to be more trouble than it is worth. I've been trying for weeks to get some form of GApps installed. I've read through the only resource I've ...
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Is it possible to watch Youtube videos on the Youtube App while multitasking

I currently have Kit Kat 4.4. Is is possible to play a Youtube video in the background or while multitasking like checking email, use other apps or surf the web on Android? As of right now, I have to ...
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How to add a contact to People from Hangouts?

I'm using KitKat. I have Hangouts conversations with people who are not in my contacts (this may be an artifact of using a Google Apps account provided by my school). How can I add someone from one of ...
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Syncing fails after changing Google Apps user's email

A few days ago, I changed the primary email of a Google Apps user from user@domaina.com to user@domainb.com Ever since doing so, Android refuses to sync using either the new or old email address, but ...
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Can I install gapps after I have finished installing the new ROM?

I have recently installed a new ROM on my Galaxy S3 and I did not flash gapps with the ROM itself. Can I go to reboot mode and flash gapps even after I installed the ROM?
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Install GApps onto HTC One w/ CyanogenMod 10.2 + ClockworkMod Recovery 6.0.4.3

I'm currently trying to install the GApps onto my HTC One. I got CyanogenMod working using the installer app on the play store, but now I don't have any of the GApps. Help me? How can I install the ...
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GTalk_ASYNC_CONN wakelock detailed report. Keeps draining batteries

It's been a month since I've tried dealing with this wakelock. I've read a lot of articles, including this. A week ago I was also dealing with NlpWakelockCollector, which sometimes gets stucked ...
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Can not delete picture from Android phone

An image someone sent me to my gmail, has ended up on my phone gallery, I am unable to delete. Any ideas?
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Turn off syncronisation of contacts in CyanogenMod

I want to use my phone with the google calender, but I don't want to upload all my contacts from my phone to google. How can I achieve this? I said in the contacts App under Settings that the App ...
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How do I install Google Apps 20130812 into CyanogenMod 10.1 (Android 4.2.2)?

I am attempting to install the Google Apps (gapps) 20130812 update for Android 4.2.2 on my Samsung Galaxy Fascinate which is running CyanogenMod 10.1-20130723-NIGHTLY-fascinatemtd utilizing ...
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Where can I find the 4.3 Camera app with Photosphere?

I just updated Cyanogenmod 10.1 to 10.2 (nightly) and noticed that the Camera app (not Focal) no longer has the ability to take Photospheres. I'm guessing it's related to this. How can I get the ...
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Latest version of Play app on Android 2.1

I've got a device (HTC Magic) with Android 2.1 (rooted, with CyanogenMod). It has Google Market app v2.23.6 - pretty old. I wonder, what's the latest version of Play that runs on Android 2.1? In the ...
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“Settings” is crashing after installing gapps

I've install custom rom called JELLYTIME on my HTC Desire HD phone. Recently I tried to update it to most recent version. After the update I installed google apps from this website: ...
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Galaxy Note 2 custom roms - Google Apps crashing

I wanted to move from the default 4.2.1 kernel on my Galaxy Note 2 to customized ROMs, primarily to fix some issues with Bluetooth. I first tried CyanogenMod 10.2 (Android 4.3) with ...
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How do I remove all social integration features with Google+/Google applications

I bought a Nexus 4. It's my first Android device, and I'm really disappointed at how this thing is a complete intrusion of my privacy and online behavior. Just in upgrading the default applications ...
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How install gapps with adb commands

How can I install google apps with adb commands ? I don't know how to unzip . I used busybox. But it is not useful. Please guide me . Thanks to all and everythings. :)
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Remove unneeded 'system apps', and notifications (tool)

There does appear to be cumbersome methods: (that you may not know of ..) (1.) Goto: Settings > Applications Manager For each application, un-tick 'Show notifications', press 'Ok'. ( repeat 100 ...
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Error on Samsung S4: “UNFORTUNATELLY the process . com.google.process.gapps has stopped.”

I am getting an error message on my new S4. It is "UNFORTUNATELLY the process . com.google.process.gapps has stopped." How do I solve this problem?
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Different ROMs need different GApps?

I am currently using ParanoidAndroid rom and I am switching to Cyanogen 10 on my Galaxy Nexus. Do I need to download/install a new Gapps .zip file?
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Not all Google Apps in SuperNexus Rom on Galaxy S3

I installed the SuperNexus 2.0 Build 4 ROM on my Galaxy S3 (i9300) last weekend. I also installed the gapps-jb-20130301-signed.zip to install the Google apps. However, that does not seem to have ...
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Getting GApps error message

Hi I have a Samsung Galaxy S3 and this message started appearing. process com.google.process.gapps has stopped Please help with a solution. Is this linked to a failure of the Google Play Store ...
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“Application has stopped unexpectedly” error when starting Play Store or browser. How to fix?

How to fix the application Google Services Framework (process com.google.process.gapps) has stopped unexpectedly error? It's showing like 10,000 times and I can't get into the Play Store or the ...
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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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What is the main activity of Google Keep called?

What is the launcher activity of Google Keep called? I thought a short Google search would help, but apparently not.
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Galaxy Note N7000B com.android.gsf.login fails

I am having Galaxy Note N7000B . I am having Samsung ICS 4.0.4 DCLR8 (Thai version) installed on my device. Phone shows Unfortunately com.android.gsf.login has stopped and phone hangs. ...
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YouTube app on Android “signing in” forever

I use my Nexus 4 with a Google Apps account outside USA. There's no YouTube option in my GApps dashboard, as confirmed by this support page: YouTube is not an available service for Google Apps in ...
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How do I install Google voice search on a rooted gb custom rom?

I recently moved to X-gamer, a gb based stock rom. I flashed gapps for gb thinking I would get back voice search and talk. However it seems only talk got installed. Voice search link on Google play ...
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Are the signatures of gapps from zips checked?

Are the gapps (e.g. from goo.im) signed in a way that prevents tampering? Is there a way to verify they're the same as you'd get from Google? Do all / most ROMs check for this?
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Android keyboard stopped working

I did a revert from CM10.1 to CM10. Now, my keyboard is broken. It does not stop crashing. I tried everything: Clearing data and cache restart of the app factory reset clearing dalvik and normal ...
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Missing Google Apps after 4.1.2 was built in Nexus S

I built Android 4.1.2 from source for my Nexus S using these instructions. Later I found that there are no Google Apps on the phone and so I cannot set up my Google account or use the Play Store or ...
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Synchronisation of contacts and calendar suddenly stopped working

While working fine for almost a year now (since I've installed CyanogenMod on my device), a couple of days ago synchronisation stopped all of a sudden: Network indicators turned white (no longer green ...
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Have to clear google services framework on android ice cream sandwich

I recently had issue to sync with google as the following are affected: gmail app says no internet connection play store says no internet connection tablet is set to EPOCH (Jan 01, 1970, 00:00) I ...