Google Play services is used to update Google apps and apps from Google Play.

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Reenable Google Play Services after disable

I am developing an app that requires testing without google play services (I'm on a Samsung S3). I've turned google play services off in Application Manager and tested everything. Afterwards, I went ...
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What is the meaning to close Google apps source code

According to the recent news, google apps are closed source and one cannot use it after forking android. But, as I understand, I can fork Android, create my own OS and then install Gapps manually. ...
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Google Play Services and Play Store crashing

I have very little internal memory (user memory 150mb), so after the auto update of Play Service and the Play Store, I took a back up (using ES File Explorer). I have root access, so I pasted those ...
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Installing TextSecure, but missing Google Play [duplicate]

I am running a rooted Android 4.2.1 and removed all Google packages. Now I want to install TextSecure from Whisper Systems, bu to support push messages Google Play is needed for Google Cloud Messages. ...
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How many devices don't run Google Play

I've recently integrated AdMob into my app. AdMob requires Google Play Services, which requires the Google Play app. How many devices do not have Google Play available? I'm worried about losing ...
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Why is com.google.android.gsf.login warning me that I need to install Google Play Services?

This is a Nexus device running the latest stock OS version (v4.4.2), I already have Google Play Services installed (v4.2.43 according to the App Info in settings). Why is some unknown app asking me to ...
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How to get Google Play Services back

I have a Samsung Galaxy S2. Recently I was trying to clear space, so I deleted a whole bunch of apps. I deleted Google Play Services, not knowing its function. I have since tried to reinstall Google ...
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Can we run an App with Google Map v2 on Emulator Running Android 4.3?

It is still not clear if we can test Google Map v2 on Android emulator or NOT. It is all about Play Service and they "Google Android Team" have announced the following: On Android-Developer Blog ...
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Request Persmission after changing Google password

I changed the password on my Google account a week ago, and ever since then I've been getting notifications on my Nexus 4, requesting permission for my account. When I press it, nothing happens, but ...
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Cannot install google play services

My HTC Desire S (Rooted and installed with Sabsa Prime ROM) have Avast Mobile Security as antivirus. Recently I was given a free Premium Security code by Avast. But I'm unable to update the code on to ...
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How to install Google Play Services?

In notification panel, I have a notification that says "Instal/update Google Play Services" (or so). How can I solve this problem?
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Where should issues with Google Play Services (e.g., fused location provider) be reported?

Google is bundling a number of services, including Location Services, in the Google Play Services application instead of including them in the open-source Android platform. Main reasons behind this ...
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What exactly is in AOSP?

With recent news about Google shifting more and more of the Android experience out of core Android and into Google Play Services, I got curious. If I were to download Android's source code from the ...
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How can I install Google play services on Android 2.2?

I have an unbranded tablet running android 2.2. I was trying to develop an application using gcm and wanted to test it on the tablet. But somehow SERVICE_NOT_AVAILABLE error was coming. I then came ...
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“Incompatible with other applications(s) using the same shared user ID” when installing Google Play service?

I need to run Google Plus, and Google Plus needs the Google Play service. Every time I install google play service from the Google Play store it fails to install with this error: Incompatible ...
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Can't use Foursquare because it needs Google Play Services, which “is not supported by your device”

I've installed Foursquare, but it does not start, instead I get the following error: Google Play Services, which some of your applications rely on, is not supported by your device. I don't know ...
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My foursquare does not work [duplicate]

The app says : google play services, which some of your applications rely on, is not supported by your device. What does it mean? What should I do?
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Google Play Services taking more and more storage

I'm using HTC Desire A8181 with Android version 2.2.2. I'm currently running out of free internal space. Besides of some applications growing bigger from release to release, the greatest space ...
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Can Google services be firewall-filtered (market yes, sync no)?

I recently asked about the availability of calendars with limited sandbox permissions, since I felt that most of them ask for access that is too wide, and hence are not as secure as I'd like. I also ...