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Google play store not working when default install location is SD card

I have a non-rooted Android 5.0 device. The Android installation of my phone provides an option to set the default storage location (analogous to adb shell pm set-install-location 2, I think). After ...
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Can't remove stolen phone from account

So I had an Android phone stolen - nearly two years ago now. When it was taken, I immediately reset my Google account password (and most others). I have 2-factor auth on my Google account. I have ...
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How to transfer app from one account to another account [on hold]

I installed many app from my friends email, because i have create google play publish account through my friends. Now, I have credit card and i create self from my email address.Here, first i created ...
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Why will a video game from the google play store be asking me for root/super users permissions?

So I don't know if this is a question for here or security.stackexchange.com but the thing is I installed a game that ask me for root access to my system it seems suspicious and strange why will a ...
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Package name not working with apk downloader

I am trying to open a google play store app on my PC. I have followed all the instruction (twice) to make sure I had it right. I downloaded a package name viewer too. When I copy and paste the package ...
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Can't get into Google Play Store after changing Gmail password

After resetting my Gmail password, my Android phone (Galaxy S4) can't get into the Google Play Store. It keeps telling me "A change in your account requires that you sign in again." I sign in with ...
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The problem still remains [on hold]

I had constant errors `google play services has stopped.So I did a factory data reset.The phone rebooted but even then the same error comes.What is the solution to this particular problem?
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How do you change the language on Google Play? [duplicate]

How do you change the language on Google Play? I'm American, so I want it in English. I live in Luxembourg, have a Lux SIM card and bought my phone in Thailand and yet the Google Pay Topics are all in ...
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Google Movie Showtimes App [closed]

please help I'm looking for any application of android that receives information of this google site: https://www.google.com/movies this is the closest I found, but does not receive information ...
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How to gift in-app purchase?

I'm trying to gift my SO the pro mode of an app (Pomodoro challenge, specifically). This is an in-app purchase, not a separate, premium app. Is there a way to do this?
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How to export conversations from Bluestacks to an Android?

I used to have WhatsApp on Bluestacks but now I own a cellphone and want to restore my conversations and contacts from bluestacks to my phone. How could this be done? Is it possible!? When I try to ...
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How to tell when Google Play Store credit will expire?

For Google Play Store credit that does expire, how does one see when it expires? For credits that do not expire, see this QA.
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Generic way to find the real reason why an app is incompatible

So I recently saw this app in a science magazine (which normally don’t advertise things). However, when I went on the play store, I got a message telling my device was incompatible with that version ...
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Is apkmirror.com safe?

Is it safe to download and install Google Play from apkmirror.com? How can I check this is a safe download? Backstory: I had to factory reset my original Samsung Galaxy Tab as it refused to start ...
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Can I have more than one tablet on the same email account?

I have two tablets for each of my kids and I set them both up with my email account on the app store to get them games. But when trying to use the PC to choose the games for me it will only let me ...
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why do i keep getting cant recieve data from server [closed]

I am on my straight talk android phone and every time I try to get on Google play it keeps giving me can't receive data from server rh-01
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Reset Google Play password

I forgot my son's password to filter which apps he download through the Google Play Store. How can I reset it?
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Phoenix OS and gapps : strange behaviour on my nexus 10

I've just installed the latest version of Phonenix OS on my tablet Nexus 10. Since a little of space is left,I have installed the pico version,that I found here : ...
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prevent google play from showing books only

I want to prevent google play from showing any books because there are some inappropriate books and google play's parental control didn't work perfectly(as they said not 100%). I don't want to ...
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Can an app installed from Play Store being dropped support due to changing requirement in Android version?

Can an app installed from Play Store being dropped support due to changing requirement in Android version? If a very low percentage of app users still uses a very old Android version, and the ...
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How to use an older version of an application?

I was using an application. Then the multiplayer mode stopped working, so I decided to reinstall it. After I uninstalled the app, I realised that an update had been made and my Android version is too ...
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Is it possible to see the download history of a certain app?

I was trying to figure out if and when my daughter downloaded and used the kik messaging app. I have searched the play store with no such luck.
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issues after inserting 16 gb memory card

I have been using a Samsung Galaxy Grand 2 ph with 8 gb internal memory and 2 gb external sd card. Recently i got a 16gb samsung memory card space problems. Since i have started using my phone with ...
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my samsung tab 2 not able to downlaod

Why is my Samsung tab 2 not being able download anything with Google play store app? I have tried to downlaod programs like mozilla firefox, avast antivirus for android, my bible etc and have tthe ...
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How to get notified about removed apps from play store?

Recently I found some apps (which I already installed) have been removed from play store for different reasons according to google. Is there a way to get notified about removed apps from play store? ...
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Where is the root drive of an android is located

I want to know that where is the root drive or folder is located in an android. Please tell me for installing the app
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Unable to download apps from google playstore via wifi

Is there any possibility to block app downloads from google play store via WiFi? I tried all the steps like Clear cache data from playstore app Delete google account and recreated it Factory reset ...
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Is there a way to turn off app updates when global and app-specific autoupdate setting is already set to Never/Off?

On Monday, January 18th, 2016, on a never-network-locked-or-branded Nexus 5, I've noticed that the Google Chrome app was suddenly updated, together with the user-installed "My Cricket" and one other ...
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Get a list of all applications I have ever installed on any phone [duplicate]

This is strongly related to Android market. I have once used an application which I now cannot find using the search function. Unless it was withdrawn, it must still exist and I want to find it. ...
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Verification Phone Play Store

I want to create a different/new Play Store account in my new device, but when the Play Store asks me for my phone number, it says that it was used too many times. Is there a way to fix this? ...
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Google Play says my device isn't compatible with the app even though it meets required Android version

I have a Hisense HS-U601 with Android 4.4.2 but when I try to download apps on Google Play that requires 4.0 and up it always says it's not compatible. For instance I can't update my Instagram app ...
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Samsung Twitter for Android

On a Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 2014 edition, Twitter (version 4.1.3) is pre-installed. This app can be updated via the "Galaxy Apps" app, to version 5.49.0. However, the version of the Twitter app in ...
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Chrome Browser is not supported on this device (Samsung GT-P7500)

I have a tablet Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 (P7500) with stock firmware P7500XWLPG (Android 4.0.4). I want to install Chrome Browser on it. But when I find it in Google Play I see message "This app is ...
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Installing apps issue

I have Samsung Note 2. I can install neither play store apps nor APK. I can simply download APK, but the installation is never finished. When I download apps from play store, it simply downloads ...
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Samsung Galaxy S6 64GB “Insufficient Storage Space” after Hard Reset and tried every fix

I have tried all the fixes I can find online about deleting the cache but I just hard reset my phone and installed apps. This has happened twice so not sure what to do. Could it be the formatting was ...
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Unknown Android devices in Google Play

In Google Play when I go to an app (e.g. Facebook) It says this app is compatible with all your devices (I have no Android devices) and shows 'No carrier GT-I9100' (Samsung Galaxy S II) and 'No ...
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Play Store Downloading of Updates Stuck part way through download

I have a Samsung Galaxy S3 & I have 3 updates in the Play Store. When I click on them they start to download but part way through between 40%-60% they will just stop downloading. The phone looks ...
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New Nexus 7 Android 4.1.1 no Google Play Store

0 down vote favorite Hello and thank you for taking time to read this. I currently possess a Nexus 7 Tablet running Android v4.1.1 with Kernel v 3.1.10-00001-g2cd7831 which was given to me as a ...
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cant access google play store

i lost my first gmail account password and have tried using other passwords like excellency, excellently and so on to see if i can access it but to no avail so i re-opened a new account with the name ...
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Huawei ascend g6 complaining about internal storage when installing an app

I'm having a problem with my Huawei Ascend G6 smartphone. I'm using this smartphone without an SD card, the device has 8GB internal storage. The operating system is android 4.3 with Huawei EmotionUI ...
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Error: “Unfortunately, Google Play services has stopped”, when using some Google apps

Whenever I use Tinder, Gmail, Youtube, or Hangouts I get the error Unfortunately, Google Play services has stopped Then it asks if I would like to report the error. When I select to report the error ...
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Google Play Error 486 - Coby Kyros Tablet

I am experiencing Error 486 when using Google Play on a Coby Kyros tablet. What is this and how can I fix it?
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Error Retrieving information from server, Google account problem(?)

thanks for helping.. I have 2 google account,and logged in to a same gadget, Cross A10. --The first one have a problem, cant install any google play apps "Error Retrieving information from server" ...
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Google Play Store does not open

i have a alcatel onetouch, since two days ago i try to open the Google Play store, but it does not show up, i looks like it will open but it get closed inmediatly, i don't know why does anyone can ...
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couldn't sign in/there was a problem communicating with Google servers - Xiaomi Redmi 2 Pro

I have a new Redmi 2 Pro and I am unable to sign in to my google account. I have Android 4.4.4 KTU84P version and MIUI 77.00.99. I'v already tried to login with other google accounts, I disabled ...
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I can't download apps on the play store

My device will let me open but when I click on an app for more info it says authentication required, and won't load app details. I rebooted the device and the connection is fine, I've downloaded many ...
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How to download an app from another region/country?

I've found duplicate posts, but they are outdated. The solutions no longer work as some of the apps have been deprecated, and things have changed since 2013. My phone is NOT rooted, I have a HTC ONE ...
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How can I download apps from play store directly to my external SD card?

So my phone is an Alcatel One touch that has about 1.88 GB of internal storage, I downloaded about 3 apps and the memory isinsufficient. Obviously I bought a 16 GB external SD card, the problem is the ...
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Google play reports insufficient memory despite being able to install apps from F-Droid

I have a Motorola Photon Q running CyanogenMod 12.1 (Android 5.1.1). I've read through all the questions listed in the insufficient-memory wiki, and none of them have helped me so far. Whenever I try ...
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What does 'No carrier *' mean?

I tried to install google cardboard. But I found "No carrier Samsung SM-J700F". What does this mean? Why can't I install cardboard?