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Does putting my app in alpha/beta counts towards the 30 days to get on top new app list? [on hold]

I have my app in closed beta for two weeks and released it to production two days ago. I just found out about it's much harder to get on the "top new app" after 30 days. Does anyone know if google ...
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how install an app from adb and setting originating uri or reffer

hello im trying to install an apk through adb shell with the command pm install i want to add an originating uri or a referrer to the google play refferer i tried to do this : pm install ...
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Error 931,401..in android 4.4 while downloading apps [duplicate]

I have 4GB memory card but still its showing insufficient storage unavailable and also shows error 501,931.. in Android 4.4 version while downloading apps from Google play store and i also installed ...
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how to root the new version for galaxy 3? [on hold]

how to make sure that i make the right steps for the new downloading? if i did the steps right how could i confirm it on other Here's a link! And a reference-style link to [a panda][1]. References ...
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Real voice lie detector apps for Android? [on hold]

When browsing the Google Play Store for "lie detector" apps, I was only able to find "fake" apps (used for pranks, but that don't really work). But I've seen several TV programs where the protagonists ...
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App review keeps disappearing

I've written a review for an app on the playstore which was not positive. Basically I questioned the permissions the app requires after an update. After a few days I checked the app and saw I could ...
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How Google can check whether an application is installed from Play Store or Not?

If a developer turns ON Google Play's Anti-Piracy setup, the application cannot access the play services if it is not installed from Play Store(so says Google). My question is how Google verifies ...
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Why doesn't Google Play perform partial updates, rather than re-downloading the entire app? [duplicate]

I would like it if Google Play could download only partial app updates, instead of re-downloading the entire .apk file. On my 4.3 device this doesn't exist. Is there any reason behind this?
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How to root a Samsung Note 3 Neo bought in China?

I bought a brand new Samsung Note 3 Neo here in China, just to find out that all the major google apps are obviously not working. Could have thought of it before! I found some comments in this forum ...
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Xperia U USB connection and companion problem

When I connect USB to my phone , then it starts charging and my pc companion software also cannot find my mobile ?
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Google Play keeps asking for an account (new or existing) and does not start anymore

Suddenly Google Play stopped working and now it is always asking me to provide an existing account or that i create a new one. When i try to use my existing one, it tells me that that account is ...
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My app was suspended due to an issue with ads [closed]

today Google suspended my app saying that my ads violated Google TOS but I don't know what did it actually violate. I think there might be something wrong with my code structure i guess because I ...
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Can I purchase app use Direct Carrier Billing method that its SIM card in other phone?

Currently there is only 1 mobile operator that its balance can be directly deducted if I purchase app in Play Store. Unfortunately, my Android phone doesn't use that supported mobile operator and I ...
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cannot download music album via google play on medion junior tab S7316 [duplicate]

help please, i am trying to download Christmas album for my 9 year old who wants to learn "Walking in the air". when click to buy it comes up with Error ... error while retrieving information from ...
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Regarding the “Error Downloading: insufficient space” error in the Google Play store [duplicate]

I've spent a long, long time searching for a viable, long-term fix for this problem; though I'm beginning to believe that Google Play (or Google Play Services) is to blame. I recently factory reset my ...
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How does this behaviour get marked in the Play Store?

It's my understanding that when somebody has an app in the Play Store, they can monitor the number of installs and uninstalls of their app. A few days a go I flashed my phone from the L preview to ...
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Avoid opening Play Store after NFC scan for unlocking with Smart Lock

I want to use the Smart Lock feature of Android 5.0 Lollipop together with NFC. I've configured it and it works well, but my problem is, that after scanning the NFC Tag (and also after unlocking the ...
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Google Play Store doesn't auto update apps on my Motorola Moto G

I have a German retail Motorola Moto G (2013) running Android 4.4.4 stock, no root. I have the Google Play Store not auto updating my apps despite it being set to do so (over Wifi only). I tried ...
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How to avoid update and go right into the application?

Whenever i open Clash of Clans, it gives a popup saying Update is available! Good news! A new version of the game is available There is no cancel option. No matter if I click the back button or ...
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Auto Backup lost [duplicate]

I have over 658 pictures that were auto backed up on my old phone then got transfered to my new phone, but something was deleted under the "auto backup" folder to where I can see my pictures, but when ...
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How to change the Google Play email [duplicate]

I recently have gone from IPhone to Android. And my Google Play store is under an old email that has deleted its self. I have a purchased app that I need for school on this account, is there a way ...
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Android MINUS Google? [duplicate]

On my Lava mobile, I run Android 4.2.2 as it came installed. However, I want to remove Google completely. FWIW, I am not too pleased with the ToS and Privacy Policy of Google. Moreover, I almost ...
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How do I get to the “Home” in Play Store?

I feel really dumb for needing to ask this. When I'm using the Play Store app, how do I get back to the main screen? Currently I hit "Back" multiple times to get there, but if I have done a lot of ...
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Why does app not show up on my device in Google Play? [closed]

Perhaps this is a programming question, not sure if this is the best community where to post this question. The manual for my Samsung Galaxy SIII does not list that the device has a pressure sensor ...
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Unknown error code during application install: “-25”

I uploaded an app to Google Play Store. But some users reported that they were able to download the app, but unable to install the app. They are getting the error Unknown error code during ...
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How to delete a Play store accpunt through system [duplicate]

I have sold my old android mobile to a person and made sure that the mobile was completely formatted. But, when I try to view the list of devices in Play Store it is listing both my new and old ...
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Want to download an app from Kenya in the app store [duplicate]

Possible duplicates of How can I circumvent regional restrictions in Google's Play Store? How to change country? Nevertheless, as the answers provided in the previous threads were not ...
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Sending Google Play Credits

Is there a way to send or 'gift' a person Google play credits? We would like to allow students to redeem points they earn for good grades, etc for Google play credits.
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List of purchased apps and app install/uninstall history log anywhere?

My device was damaged and since then I've had to order a hardware replacement. Given that all purchases and application installs/uninstalls via Google Play Store are carried out in connection with my ...
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Play Store android apps are not updating in android Lollipop

I have installed latest factory image for android lollipop version from google site to my nexus 5 device. When I am updating apps from play store update all option is not working. some of individual ...
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How to 'force' update apps?

I am currently using Huawei's smart phone. The has KitKat installed and it is rooted. Huawei's app center shows that updates are available for a number of apps (not system) but the same apps ...
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internal storage error

I hav my new htc desire 816g. Its been a month i hav been using it without any problem. But after i updated my software build no. To 1.24.720.001, i m hav this issue that there is "insufficient space ...
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Can't log into Google Play Store or my Google account

Through a series of mishaps, I deleted Google Play Services, Google+ and probably many other apps. I did a factory reset, but it did not bring back my missing apps. My phone was rooted and I used ...
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Updates installed on auto

I have found that my Samsung Galaxy SIII's Play Store is auto-updating applications without telling me anything. This is not acceptable, since it is updating apps most of which I never use. How do I ...
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Play Store Purchased Apps

I've kind of a dumb question. I've recently purchased an app from play store. I've not installed it yet, but I notice that there is a remove option for it. My question if I remove it, do I have to ...
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How to bring back GOOGLE PLAY SERVICES

NOTE: MY PHONE IS ROOTED. A few days back my GOOGLE PLAY STORE started showing '"NO CONNECTION...RETRY" even when the phone was connected to WIFI. All other internet using apps worked normally but ...
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Unable to play games after using RAM Expander

I can't play any games after activating ROEHSOFT RAM Expander. They hang after activating swap file, and I don't know how to force Android to use the swap file.
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can i use the european playstore from canada? [duplicate]

Im Canadian is there a way for me to access the European version of the google playstore (besides using a EU credit card and faking my address)? Alternatively; has anyone figured out a way or ...
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“there is insufficient memory on the device” [duplicate]

Well my dad just bought some phone for me "x-touch ocean" and I've beeeeeen trying to download apps but it keeps saying "insufficient memory on the device" I tried deleting apps I already found in the ...
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When updating an app, is it newly installed or only part of it updated?

While updating an application, is the application newly installed, or only updated-part added to previous application? Is it possible to download only updated part of the application?
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how to reinstall with future updates in play store

Am rooted my mobile xoloq600s. And unfortunately uninstall the play store.in my mobile always showing ((Google exchange service is stopped)) And am install the play store with my frnds backup file it ...
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Please help me change the country for google Playstore [duplicate]

My son has a Galaxy mini s3, uses PlayStore. I have tried to change his country from Israel (where we were when he originally opened the playstore account) to America (our permanent address), but I ...
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Error in Installation -24 [duplicate]

Im trying to reinstall some apps after ive factory reset my phone but when it wont complete the process cos this messages pops up saying Unknown error in installation '-24'. What does that even mean? ...
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App update for removed countries in google play store

An Android app was available in all countries in the playstore. After a few months, the app was removed from one country ("country XXX") what will happen if a new version of the app becomes available ...
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I'm trying to download an app, but it wont let me press certain buttons…whats the matter? [duplicate]

So I have 7 inch long android tablet. I am trying to download an app, but whenever I click on install it asks me to confirm, but it wont let me press continue or skip. Ive tried doing the paint app ...
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Whitelisting an application catalog/store

As the title says, does anyone know how to "whitelist" an application store ? Here are the reasons I want this : 1, Keeping the "unknown sources" flag always enable, is "dangerous". 2, Switching ...
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Samsung Galaxy S3 update deleted Play Store and a bunch of other Google apps

Today my Galaxy S3 alerted me that there was an update to Push Services available. For once I actually thought "hey, let's not dismiss this update" and went through the whole process. There were no ...
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Logout from Gmail account without logging out Google Play Store account

I tried logging out the account on Gmail, but it logged out the Play Store as well. How can I logout of my Gmail account without logging out of the Google Play Store? Is it possible?
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I updated to Google Play Services 6.5 and I want to revert back to actual official version

I found the latest 6.5 release for the Google Play Services here. I installed it hoping the smart lock position feature would work and sadly it does not. Since it was the only one for Lollipop I ...
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Error “package not correctly signed correctly. uninstall the previous app” on new Micromax A108

When updating the built-in apps like Opera Mini, I'm getting the above error. I even tried downloading some apps like WhatsApp but those give me an error that the Google Play app is not updated and ...