These are applications designed and distributed by Google, including core Android apps, such as the Play Store.

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How can I install the Google Apps Package (Play Store, …) on my Android device?

I have recently installed a custom ROM and cannot find the Play Store. It seems like all apps that belong to Google are missing. How can I install the Google Apps Package (Play Store, ...) on my ...
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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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Firm Gmail, i.e. Google Apps -email, with K9 -email program?

I am struggling with this kind of Google Apps -site, example from Google.com -site here. I use two email-clients in Android: default Gmail -client (because it is tied to my Gmail) and K9. I ...
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Do apps included in the gApps zip get updated via Google Play?

While using alternative ROMs like CyanogenMod 9(as i currently am), one flashes an additional zip file called gApps which contains apps provided by Google. As Google releases newer versions of ...
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Google Services is killing my battery by keeping phone awake

In the last few days my Galaxy S3 has gone from lasting 12-13 hours to about 6 hours. On checking the battery monitor it seems to suggest that the phone is constantly staying awake and that Google ...
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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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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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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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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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Where Can I Get The Latest GApps (Google services framework)?

I need the latest version of GApps for my rom (running Android 4.1.2), however none of the sites that I found allow me to download it (I think it is an issue with my internet). What is the best place ...
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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 ...
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com.google.process.gapps crashing [closed]

I uninstalled a few of google's default apps such as talk, timescape, voice search, roadsync and now I keep on getting this error, does anyone know how to fix this? I've already tried to factory reset ...
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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 ...