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Disable “Enjoy your app!” popup

Every now and then, after installing or updating an app from the Play Store, a popup with the following text appears: Enjoy your app! If you ever forget your password, we can help you restore ...
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replacing stock download manager

The stock download manager that came with the phone somehow got, not just disabled, but removed from my phone. The Google play store will not load without it. It tries but closes immediately. So, how ...
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my security data deleted

The mysecuritydata present in the file manager got accidentally deleted and there has been no major difference but only the fact that I cannot move my photos and videos into the applock vault, what ...
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Is using Google Play Gift Card remove Google Play Country Restriction?

I can't able to download some of the popular apps from Google Play Store due to the country restriction. Moreover, online payments are not supported yet at my country. So I've to use 1 Mobile Market ...
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Google Play updates on mobile connection despite setting

Even though I have set the option not to update apps on mobile connection, it still updates them and Google Play app is the number one in my mobile connection usage. How to fix it?
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Error installing Google Play Store on tablet [duplicate]

I have a tablet which doesn't have Google play store. I downloaded it but when I open it, it says "Unfortunately Google play store has stopped." I have already cleared data but it is not working.
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Resume broken apk download

I am trying to install Asphalt 8 game which is 1.35 GB in size. However my wife network is erratic due to which the downloading stops after sometime. Is there any way to resume the download from the ...
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Search in Google Play Store

When I search in the website (play.google.com) for something like "adobe reader", it show some results that start with the Adobe Reader itself. But when I search the same thing in the Play Store app ...
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I can't get feedback on my comment from the Google play store

So I commented on Smule Sing! App and I gave it two stars. Everything was normal until I got feedback on my comment from Smule. I got an email and I tried to click on the link but it wouldn't let me, ...
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Android google play no connection error

About a month ago my application updates ate all of the memory of my phone (samsung galaxy young), so I decided to uninstall, or disable and downgrade applications. I did this to google play as well. ...
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Normal behaviour of Quad Core Android device? Is mine normal?

I have a MINIX X7 Pro, with 2GB Ram and 16 GB ROM Quad Core 1.6 Ghz, which seems to me a very powerful device available on the market though now may not be the high-end end. What surprises me though.. ...
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Application cannot be installed in the default install location (all apps)

I am updating 30 apps, and they are all giving me this error. I'm trying to update through the normal Play Store. I have tried restarting my phone, no luck. I have the Samsung Galaxy S2 Skyrocket, ...
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Does the Play Store app verify the APKs?

Many people (including me) are downloading/installing/updating applications in public networks where we cant be sure of a secure connection without MiTM attacks, does Google's Play Store transmit the ...
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Unable To Open Google Play

I've encountering a problem. The problem is that i can't access my Google Play on a my Wi-fi. It is not on a particular tablet or phone. Its all the devices me an my family own. That includes 4 phones ...
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Android phone rejects valid Google login

New (to me) Samsung Galaxy Appeal, running Gingerbread. Want to buy / install apps from Play Store. Try to add Account to device using my perfectly valid Google credentials (with which I am posting ...
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Updates are not showing on Play Store

I read in news that a new Google Search update is rolling out (version 3.5.14). When I checked on the Play Store it was not showing the update, although update date was listed as June 26th and the ...
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What rights do I have with music purchased through the Play Store?

I was about to buy an album that Google Play recommended, and I thought was good. Just as I'm about to enter my password, I noticed that nowhere does it show what type of music I'm getting. Am I ...
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Apps which change region in google play store [duplicate]

I search for applications which change region in Google play store. I found Market Enabler apk but it is not a good choice. Any reccomendation?
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Why do i have the greek language in online programs while my phone is in english

My Android phone is in English, as are all my apps. however if I go online with it to a.e.google play the language changes to greek in the browser (parts are in English parts are in greek. I am just ...
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Do refunded Google Play purchases show up on credit card bill?

When you purchase an app that costs money on Google Play but then refund it within the 15 minute leniency period, does any record of the purchase and subsequent refund show up on the bill from the ...
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downloading apps which are not available for particular region [duplicate]

want to download some apps which are not available for my region,kindly suggest how to achieve this. Some are suggesting to change the region in phone i can do it over wi-fi or using cellular ...
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Get rid of Google Play

I would like to freeze, or in any way disable Google Play on my Android 2.3.6. I tried to prevent the autorun: it always finds its way. I tried to freeze it with Gemini App Manager: even blocked it ...
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Candy Crush on HTC Desire? [duplicate]

Am I not able to install Candy Crush game on my HTC Desire. The telephone is not rooted and just hard reset How can I solve it?
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How to install an application from Google Play on Nexus phone with USB cord?

I want to install an application on my Nexus 5 phone from https://play.google.com with USB. How can I do it? I do not want to use WiFi of mobile internet, I want to install an app with USB. When I ...
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Is there any way to know when an app is published first time in Google PlayStore? [duplicate]

I want to collect some data for my projects which requires when an app is published first time in Google Play Store. i.e when first version of Facebook, Gmail, or any other app is published first ...
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Google Play App Icon is gone, and cannot be installed

With a recent update to my Verizon Android Galaxy S4, the Google Play store icon has disappeared from my apps list. I have done adb shell pm list packages and com.android.vending is there, but I get ...
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Play Store updating over Mobile Data when it is not supposed to

Today I got a bit of a nasty surprise with my mobile data and I am not sure how to correct it. In my settings for the Play Store I have (and had for ages) download only on Wifi. This month something ...
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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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cannot view bookmarked map in android google maps engine

I have a bookmarked map in my Google maps engine when viewing via Chrome browser. When I open the Google maps engine android app, I can only see maps created by me or shared with me. Not ones save as ...
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GOOGLE PLAY - APPS show as installed, but device grayed out?

SO, my DROID 4 went into the drink yesterday - I am in the process of getting a new DROID - while preparing to learn how to reload my GOOGLE APPS - I went to the PLAYSTORE and noticed that while ...
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apps downloading to old phone instead of new phone!

Help! I've just bought a new phone and I've viewed my apps on Google Play but when I try to install they say they have already been installed and opens a drop down box with my old phone name. There ...
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View “What's New” in landscape in the Play Store

When I'm on my Nexus 7 (2013) in landscape mode, the Play Store shows me the permissions list, but nothing about what's changed in the application being updated. In portrait mode I get the full ...
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How does my phone start installing apps so quickly when initiated from the play on-line store?

When I go to the Google Play on-line store and install an app, how does my phone know to install it? Is it using push notifications? Quite often it happens within a few seconds so presumably it can't ...
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Why might an app not auto-update, despite not requiring any new permissions?

I have an app installed from the Google Play Store with "Auto-update" enabled. Normally such apps update silently, with a notification when it's complete. Such apps usually only prompt me when they ...
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Change gmail account which will make in-app purchase?

What is the procedure to change email account which you want to use to make in-app purchase? Take a look at the image. I am using 2 gmail account and only 1 has credit card attached. The primary ...
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Insufficient storage error on Google play store [duplicate]

I tried to install an app from Google play, which said it was about 12mb to install. According to Storage in settings, I have 90mb available on external memory and 144mb in internal memory. When I ...
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Android secret hidden code to open settings [duplicate]

I have rooted the phone. After few days I reset the phone. Thereafter it didnt showed anything .My phone is Intex Aqua 4.0 with android 2.3.5 Can you tell me the telephone code to open the settings ...
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I have insufficient storage space [duplicate]

On my Samsung Galaxy y, I tried to update watsapp but found there was insufficient storage space. I deleted apps, videos,pictures and downloads. I also tried all suggestion on the internet but none ...
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How to reinstall google play store app in jellybean?

I have telus samsung galaxy s2x with android jellybean 4.1.2 (non rooted). When going on play store I got an error about authentication needed. So I did uninstall updates from application manager (as ...
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Why does the Play Store need access to NFC?

In xPrivacy, I can see that the Play Store asks for getNfcAdapter. What does it need it for?
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Error problem with market on my ZTE score x500M

Tried to download several different apps but with each one I got "App name could not download due to error" I tried all suggestions listed here and it still doesn't work. One thing I did notice was ...
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Google Play site says the app is compatible but the Google Play app says otherwise

I am trying to download a game from Google Play to my VirtualBox. The site (browsed with my Windows 7 laptop and Firefox) says the app is compatible with all of my devices. I happily clicked the ...
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Installing Whatsapp on Galaxy Note Pro

I have installed whatsapp in my galaxy note pro previously but uninstall a few days later. Now that I want to install back again, it says device does not support whatsapp. Please advise why am I ...
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Error retrieving information from server [RPC:S-7:AEC-0] [duplicate]

I keep getting this error when trying to install any application from the Play Store. I've tried steps described here Error when downloading application from the play store: RPC: S-3, but to no avail. ...
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Google Play Store No connection

Why when I enter Google Play Store using my LG-P875 phone, it shows only "No Connection Retry"? A few days ago I was deleting some apps and other stuffs to save up my storage space, and I wonder if I ...
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Why is my phone not an available option on the online Play market?

I have to Android devices, a phone and a tablet. I recently upgraded both to Android 4.4. When I go to Google Play's website using a browser on my computer, and select an app to install, my list of ...
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Play store - Wishlist server error DF-DFERH-01 - ZTE Blade III

My android was working fine until one day, i saw Error retrieving information from server. [DF-DFERH-01] with a RETRY button. This is happening only in the "My wishlist" menu. No errors before. ...
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Best rated apps ? Any list of them?

Thousands of apps on playstore but there is no way to sort them on best rated.is there any site of way to find best rated apps (from playstore or otherwise) ???
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Minimal .apks for play store

Introduction I just installed CyanogenMod 10.2 on HTC One X+ and I want to install ONLY the Google Play Store. I know there is Gapps, but I want to have even less apps on my phone than what is in ...
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Is it possible for Google to detect app updates that have not been delivered through Play Store?

I'm playing a game that is developed by a sub-division of Google. (Ingress/Niantic) Usually new versions of this game pushed out through staged roll-outs, which means if you are not one of the lucky ...