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What does Google do with a report a user sends regarding the application issue?

Normally there are many bugs in an application. It could be unwanted behaviour(app crashing, screen flickers, app store crashed while downloading etc.) , the app failed to start or the unwanted pop ...
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Android tablet not auto-updating applications

I have an android tablet that is leveraging an internal company network. It appears that this device and all others similar to it are not auto-updating applications from the Play Store even though all ...
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Website auto redirects to playstore app [duplicate]

I have runkeeper installed and within the app they direct yoy to there website to create routes. However when I browse to runkeeper.com it redirects me to the playstore app automatically. How can I ...
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Hosting own ad with AdMob…legal? [on hold]

My app is free in the Google play store with AdMob ads. I have a sponsor who wants to use their ads for 30% of the impressions along with AdMob ads. I understand the concept of house ads in AdMob. ...
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How to find release date for Google Play apps? [duplicate]

At some point it seems that Google Play showed "Release Date" for its apps. Now i can not find this. Does anyone have any ideas here? Does anyone know what OS of Android used to show this? Note ...
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How to fix a consistently freezing app download?

On my new Motorola X, I am downloading an app (Amazon's Kindle app) from the Google Play store and it is consistently getting to 91% downloading and then freezing there. I can cancel the download ...
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Nexus 7 2013 LTE (DEB) is acting weird

Every time I open a Video in the official YouTube App (from Google), on my Nexus 7 2013 LTE, it tries to play in 720p. I see in the middle (where the play button would be) of the black rectangle (the ...
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Why is the play store displaying same app twice under the My apps section

Under the All apps the true caller is shown twice by the play store (click image to enlarge) Android Version:4.1.2 Jellybean Device: Samsung Trend Duos. In the above image the True Caller ...
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Closing mobile browser tab after redirecting to Playstore [on hold]

I'm Redirecting to google play store(The App) in Android Phones via some referral link but I'm unable to close the browser tab after redirection. I tried window.close(); but it's not working. just ...
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World Of Tanks Blitz is not on Google Play Store [on hold]

I am very new to Android ecosystem. I can't seem to locate this game title on Play Store. Should it be on Google Play Store?
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I want to uninstall Playstore

I need to uninstall the Playstore on my Android device due to internal memory issues. All my updates are done externally. I want to inquire if it is safe to do so?
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How to view video/photo from smartphone to TV?

Is it possible to view media contents from the smartphone to the TV? I would like to buy a movie from the PlayStore but I am not sure on how to view it. I need a specific cable (to connect the HDMI ...
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game loss and if it will happen

If I delete my Google play store data will it delete my games? Because I had games on my tablet then I switched to a different account on it and I tried to download games but it said I need a pin to ...
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Android App unavailable for download in Isle of Man [duplicate]

I'm having the same problem as the BBC iPlayer app for Android where our Android app is not available for download in the Isle of Man, from the Google Play store. As IoM is part of the UK, it should ...
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Emulator with Google Play Certification

I am looking for an Android emulator that has been authorized by Google to include Play and other apps. One I am looking into is called Andy. Is Andy authorized to use GApps? If not, are there any ...
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Is it possible to hide an application from Google Play? [duplicate]

Some perspective: Hi, my mobile phone is from 2011 and my manufacturer stopped providing updates past a certain version so I decided to put a Cyanogenmod based ROM on it (CM 10.2, 4.3 based). ...
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Making Calls with Google Voice on Nexus 5

I'm wondering how(if possible) I can use the Google voice technology on my Nexus 5. I have it downloaded it on my laptop and it works great, but I'm unable to download it on my nexus 5 (the app is ...
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I have lost my MOTO E [duplicate]

My device has stolen by someone,,, i need to block the Device as completely useless Find the following IMEI Details, IMEI No.: 359299053253550 359899053253568
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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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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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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 ...