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After phone reset - how to download all my apps from google play store?

In the web front end all my apps are still there and I added the google account in my phone. Now how do I get the apps down to the phone?
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Clear Download cache on Alcatel devices?

I am using an Alcatel 997D with Android 4.0.4. I need to clear the Download cache, the normal way to do this is to go to Settings - Apps - all apps, then select Download and then clear cache. However ...
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Where I can find my own Google+ Play reviews and ratings?

I know that now Google Play reviews and ratings are connected with my Google+ account and my name. But where exactly I can find list of my own reviews and ratings Google Play apps?
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No “delta updates” in Google Play Store on Android 4.1+

I have noticed that since updating my Asus TF300T to Android 4.2.1 (official stock rom) I no longer receive delta updates (i.e. where only changes are downloaded instead of the complete file). Before ...
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Samsung Galaxy Tab: Cannot download from Google Play

I bought this tablet without a SIM card. I have a WiFi connection, but it still doesn't let me download from the Android Market. How do I fix this?
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Can apps update without Google account?

Scenario: - No Google account is attached to the phone - No apps have been installed beside ones that where already on the phone (even after a factory reset) Questions: - Is it possible to let the ...
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Google Play Store - Not Working [duplicate]

I'm currently using an Arnova 10G2 that has never been used as it was a relatives christmas present. When trying to load the Google Play Store on the device after re-downloading it from Softpedia, a ...
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Cannot add Google account for Playstore, SSL not working

I had Google Playstore installed on my Android 2.2 mobile. But unfortunately when I went to service centre the mobile was resetted to factory settings and all my data was lost. Thereafter when I ...
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Problem with Play Store on Samsung Galaxy Note II: Play Store does not open

I was a regular Galaxy SII user, recently moved to Galaxy Note-2 - so far so good, but since today, I am finding my Play Store application, is not working on Note-2 [it was, earlier], even from the ...
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How to allow auto-update of apps in Play Store only when plugged in?

I would like apps to be updated automatically when my phone is plugged in (charging) and on wifi. I can easily allow auto-update only when wifi is on with the appropriate option in the Play Store ...
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Why do certain apps always try to install to a specific Google account?

I have 3 Google accounts on my Android phone: gmail and 2 Google Apps accounts (one at my full-time job and one for my small business). I want all my apps to install under the gmail account, so I've ...
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Deleting a device from the Google Play Store?

Yesterday I bought a new Android smartphone & performed a factory reset on my previous HTC handset. Naturally (I think) I set up my new phone under the same Google account as was registered for my ...
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Cannot connect my Galaxy Ace to my Google account

I have 'Market' and every time I attempt to log into it using my Google account it says that it 'Can't establish a reliable data connection to the server.' Any idea what could be done to get it ...
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Keep getting invalid package error when downloading app from Play store

I can't download any app from Google Play, I get invalid package message. I know this is an old problem and I that I have to clear Dalvik cache. Problem is that I can't down load the file manager to ...
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Nexus 7 with AOSP, what is missing from stock?

I would like to install AOSP version of Android OS on the Nexus 7. However, I am wondering what would I miss by doing so. I know that by compiling the AOSP android-4.2.2_r1, I should get Android ...
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How is installing an app from web-based PlayStore implemented?

As you are probably aware, when browsing the web-based PlayStore, it is actually possible to install an app right-away. Upon pressing the "Install" button (like the one in the image - taken from the ...
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How do I remove previously download apps from my Google Play account? [duplicate]

When I click on "My orders and settings" it shows me all the apps I've ever installed, including ones I've deleted from my phone. I would like for apps I've uninstalled to not appear in this list. How ...
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Samsung Galaxy Ace S5830 - Google Play Store Installing

I hava Samsung Galaxy Ace S5830 and my Android version is 2.2.1 I have not Google Play app on my phone. Can I install Google Play app with this specifications. If not how can do it? I just do not ...
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Google Play Store gives error “No Connection”

I have an HTC Desire HD. I am having trouble connecting to the Google Play Store. Every time I try to connect it just come up with an error "NO CONNECTION". I really want to download some apps (in ...
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Whenever I try to download an app, it keeps wanting to download it to my old Android phone

I bought a used Coolpad, but like new. Whenever I try to download an app, be it an old one already installed on old phone or a new, never before loaded one, it keeps wanting to send data to old phone, ...
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my google play uninstall by itself.. how can i install it again ?

I have just reset my Samsung Galaxy Ace and now Google Play doesn't shown up. I've already restarted my phone but nothing happens, and I've downloaded a different Play Store but it doesn't seem to ...
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One device does not show on Google Play

I just purchased two identical Android tablet for my kids, running ICS 4.0, both using the same gmail account. I have the Google Play store installed on both of them, but only one of them show on my ...
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Insufficient storage with Link2sd [duplicate]

I finally got Link2sd to work. I have Nexus One with 168 MB of internal storage. After some linking, I ended with 41 MB of free space. Now I'm trying to install Swiftkey, which is 6 MB download. ...
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Google play is not displaying

I'm trying to open google play on my computer but it displays me like below image: Doesn't display any of the application not even when I select from categories.
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Where does the Play Store store the apps I am currently downloading?

I was downloading Facebook from the Play Store awhile ago when the phone suddenly hanged up so I forcefully shut it down by removing the battery. Now when I re-boot Facebook is no longer in the queue ...
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No Google Play Store in Craig 4.0.3 Android tablet [duplicate]

I have a Craig 4.0.3 Android tablet. Can it download apps from the Google Play Store? My tablet does not seem to have the Google Play app. Is there a way to download the Google Play Store app? I ...
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how to capture any .apk download

We are seeking a reliable method to get the .apk file for any arbitrary application that may currently exist on Google Play store. ("legit" reasons may be e.g. to later restore to application v8 even ...
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If we install the apk outside the Play Store, does it affect Google Play statistics?

If we install the apk outside the Play Store, does it affect Google Play statistics?
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Continue using app after developer refunds purchase?

I'm an app developer and wondering about refunding purchases. I use Google's standard License Check library. If a user requests a refund and I refund the entire purchase price, does that prevent them ...
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on grid view, when updating an app, this one is taken at the end of the grid

In the app drawer, when an application is updated, its icon goes to the last page, in the last free place... Is that normal? Is there a way to make the application stay where I put it? I mean, I sort ...
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how to fake my personal information

I downloaded a game from Google Play. In the permission page, I noticed that it asks for my personal information. Allow this application to: Your personal information read sensitive log data. Why ...
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Removing Gmail app for guest device in my home

I recently picked up an HTC One V phone for practically free. I want to use it as a "media device" in my home. I have it hooked up to a dock and would like to have Netflix/Pandora/Play Music (linked ...
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Re-installing Google Play Store

My Google Play store, as well as all of my apps, are messed up. Every one of them has an Android icon and an SD card emblem at the bottom right. I do not know how to get my Play Store back, and I can ...
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How can I stop downloads from Google Play when net balance is ending (or zero)?

In my SIM, the net balance is zero. But, the device shows that it is still downloading applications. Because of this, I am losing my main balance. Also, the battery is getting lower every 3 hours. ...
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Permanently indicate to Market an application should refuse upgrades?

Some applications update frequently, (like Dolphin Browser), but to my needs the current version is clearly enough, barring a major advance of the application. Some applications (like Slacker Radio) ...
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How to list my recently updated apps

I would like to be able to see a list of my apps sorted the date the app was last updated. Descending order is preferred, but honestly I'll take anything. One use case: Earlier today I had two apps ...
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Android Apps from Old Tablet to New Tablet

I have a Motorola Xoom running Jelly Bean and am moving to the Asus TFT-700. I plan on giving my Xoom to someone in a factory default condition so that my Google account will only be on the Asus. Do I ...
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Cannot buy apps in Play Store

I recently made an Android Application for a company and today they ordered 10 tablets (Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 3G GT-P5100) with my application. I created a Gmail Account for each Tablet and updated the ...
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Re-installed Play Store doesn't work

I have a rooted Samsung Galaxy Y GT-S5360, running on Gingerbread 2.3.6. I accidentally uninstalled the Google Play Store. I re-installed it and I am able to search for applications on the Play ...
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Will Rooting android give me access to Google Play?

If I were to get an android tablet that uses an app market like GetJar, would rooting it allow me to use the google play store? I want to get a Android Hipstreet Flare, but I am hesitant because it ...
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Error 110 while installing apps [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I fix “Unknown reason -110”? I have been getting 'error 110' while installing an app from the playstore. I have an HTC HD Desire. What does this error mean, and ...
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How to effectively search for apps on/without using Google Play?

Okay, so basically the Google Play store search is only for typing in the exact name of the app you already know and want to install. Every time I look for an app with certain functionality, Im ...
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Is it possible to disable Google Play indefinitely?

I have an HTC Desire. This phone sadly has very limited internal memory although plenty of memory card memory. Since owning it I've become accustomed to moving any apps I download onto the SD card and ...
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Reading pdf books on my phone

When I want to get/download books from Google Play Store, I usually get this notification: But then I am not sure what to do afterwards to be able to read those pdf books on my phone. I've ...
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How do i find apps which weren't installed from Android Market

The Sky Go application will not work for me because it thinks my Samsung Galaxy Nexus is rooted even though I have never rooted it. According to the Sky customer service agent I chatted to, this can ...
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Can I change the gmail account associated with google play store? [duplicate]

When I got my android phone I had a gmail account, gmail-1, but have now created another account, gmail-2. Is it possible to transfer my play store info (i.e. app download history) from gmail-1 to ...
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Cannot see, buy, or download apps

I have a Samsung Galaxy S3. Sometimes when I'm looking for an app, it says "not available in your country". It's very weird that I cannot see or buy paid apps, when others can see them. Is it ...
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Automatically update all Apps

I have some problems with the update feature for some apps. I cannot update them via Google Play, because there is no "Update" button, only the "Installed" button. However, there is clearly a new ...
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Google Play app hangs during updates

I have Sony Ericsson Live with Walkman with android 2.3.4. Recently, every time I try to update my apps over WiFi, the updates get stuck and I have to cancel that particular update to proceed. Now, ...
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Google Play Store Doesn't Open

So, in the end of the past year I have finally got to root my china replica (fake) Galaxy SIII Everything was working just fine, until I remove some app from the /system/app directory, because this ...