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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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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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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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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 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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Kindle Fire: Google Services Framework

So I rooted my fire using Burrito Root. The SuperUser app was available once that was complete. I got a version of Google Services Framework from ...
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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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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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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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How to set up Google Apps Gmail on an Android -phone? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Firm Gmail, i.e. Google Apps -email, with K9 -email program? I have this kind of firm url, https://www.google.com/a/cpanel/firm.com. I want to have an IMAP -email ...
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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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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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Android devices shows up in wrong account on Google Dashboard

I noticed today that my Android device shows up in the Google Dashboard for my work (Google Apps) address, as opposed to the Google Dashboard for my personal address. I am wondering if this is even ...
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Bought a cheap android tablet, how can I install GMail, Play Store and the other Google apps? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I install the Google Apps Package (Play Store, …) on my Android device? I met the IFA here in Berlin on the last day. This was a great chance to buy one ...
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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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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 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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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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Google Apps won't flash on HTC Desire (Cyanogenmod)

One of my co-workers has a HTC Desire CDMA phone and is having a problem with flashing CM7 with Google Apps. It flashes CM7 just fine, and it even says that it installs the Google Apps zip (the GB ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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Can I use the latest version of ICS gapps without using the latest ICS?

I'm using AOKP M5 on my SGS (it didn't have a I when I bought it). I'm using the version of gapps that was available when I installed AOKP. I got a notification that there's a new version of gapps. ...
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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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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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Android HTC G7 without Google applications [duplicate]

I recently got an Android HTC G7 phone which claims to be Android 2.2. But I do not see any Google applications installed (market, maps etc). Is there a way to install these libraries and get started? ...
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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 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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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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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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Renamed Google Apps User and Sync. How to reconfigure?

Since renaming his Google apps account, one of my employees Droid Razr can't sync. I'm sure it's still pointing to the old user name. He is running 4.0.4 on his Razr. Can he reconfigure his device ...
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Why does my tab 4 lose apps

After downloading some apps on my Galaxy Tab 4 they have disappeared. I downloaded them again but the same thing keeps happening, any idea why and how to stop this. FPR
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Boot Android Virtual Device into recovery mode

I am trying to install the Google Applications packages on an Android virtual device (emulator), and one of the steps requires me to be in recovery mode. I tried adb reboot recovery, adb reboot ...
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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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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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“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 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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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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Sync problems with Samsung Galaxy I9000

I'm having the following issues: 'Market' not functioning ('A network error has occurred. Retry, or cancel...') Gmail not functioning ('No connection') Red triangle in top-left of screen = ...
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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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How to update google apps in miui5

I have purchased a Redmi 1s mobile. It has miui v5. It seems that we can't update Google apps in miui. So, how can we update Google apps in miui. I've just seen that the updates are shown in apps ...
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Help me reinstall Gapps in my Rooted Xperia SP

Recently, I rooted my Xperia SP (running on Stock Jellybean 4.3). Out of excitement, I uninstalled a few Google Apps (gapps) from my phone. But I think I require the Play Store. How can I reinstall ...
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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 ...