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change phone properties so I can download an item from Google play?

I have a Huawei u8160(A.K.A Vodafone 858 Smart) which had an original Froyo ROM , Now it's upgraded to CyanogenMod7.2(Gingerbread) and even after upgrading Google play apps are the same exactly. I ...
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How to change the device name in Google Play (formerly Android Market)?

I have bought a new phone and need to change the old device name to the new one. How do I change the device name in Google Play (formerly Android Market)?
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List of banned market apps [closed]

I recently came across fireplace market, which hosts fired apps banned by google. However it's apparently down. I'm not really interested in the market app, I just would have liked to browse what ...
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Where are my Apps gone? Not shown under all apps, in my phone

I have a nuumber of Android apps installed. When I use them from desktop shortcuts of phone, they work normally but in "All apps" (having up arrow symbol) section, it only shows 4 apps: Latitude, ...
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Google Play Store on a Samsung Galaxy Ace missing

I have a Samsung Galaxy Ace with Android 2.3.4. The phone came with Samsung App Store not the Google market. I would like to install the Google market or Google Play as there is a better selection of ...
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How to hide updates from market? (Given Titanium backup “detach from market” doesn't work)

I have an app that a recent update has removed functionality, so I would like to make the market think I no longer have this app so it'll stop trying to update it and I can safely use the "update all" ...
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Where did my purchased Apps go when I upgraded my Phone?

I have read through many questions here and totally understand that when you upgrade your phone your purchased apps should be accessible for reinstalling at https://play.google.com/store. I upgraded ...
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If I buy a software and change smartphone, should I buy it… AGAIN? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Reinstalling purchased apps on a new phone? I've just tweaked my Google Play application to believe I have an HTC Desire S so I can buy all the games that I can't buy ...
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Package error “package file was not signed correctly” when updating Google+ [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Updating GPlus Signature Error In trying to update Google+ I receive: "package file was not signed correctly uninstall the previous copy of the app and try again". The ...
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How To Selectively Update Applications On Google Play?

I would like to know how to update manually only apps that I want and not all apps at once when every other day they get updated again. How to checkmark only specific apps I want to manually update?
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Connection Timeout on Google Play

I have a brand new ASUS Transformer Prime tablet running ICS which I have been using for the first time over the last few days. I can access the internet without issue using the email, Gmail, ...
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Where to modify the pseudonym used to rate Android apps?

I am currently rating android applications that I downloaded with the username firstname.lastname where firstname and lastname are mine. However, I would like to put a pseudonym on it because my real ...
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How does an app such as “Plants vs. Zombies Great Wall Edition” get downloaded or purchased on Android? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Why are some apps on the market incompatible with my device? I read that Plants vs. Zombies Great Wall Edition is available on May 18, 2012, but on an ASUS Transformer ...
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What is error code 495 on Google Play and the YouTube app?

"Facebook" could not be downloaded due to an error. (495) How do I solve this error?
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How to install Google Music on a non-US phone?

I am trying to install Google Music on my phone from outside the US. After using Market Enabler Play Store correctly displays and even downloads the app, but then aborts with "this app cannot be ...
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How to enable multiple users on Google Talk for Android 2.3.4? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Use Google Talk with multiple accounts I always use two Google accounts. One for personal use, and the other for professional-related things. On my phone, I have Android ...
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Install button greyed out on play.google.com

I tried installing an app on my phone from the Play Store website, but the install button is greyed out. What could be the problem? The phone is a Samsung Epic 4G running 4.0
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Why do I get small size download than listed size of app from Play Store? [closed]

In this screenshot, you can see listed size of app is 6.33MB, but I am getting 3.17MB download. What is this? I thought, variable size based on device was limited to in-app downloads. If Play Store ...
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How can I get the apk file of an app downloaded from Google Play?

I want to get the apk file of an app downloaded from Google Play. How can I do this?
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Install applications on android market through my computer

My phone model is Xperia Neo. My computer has an internet connection but my phone doesn't. I followed following steps to install app to my mobile from computer Go the market app website. It shows my ...
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How to get updates for apps which use Google Play on my Kindle Fire?

A number of apps on my Kindle Fire indicate that updated versions are available and prompt me to "tap here to update" or words to that effect. The trouble is this: so far all the apps with updates -- ...
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How do I remove an app from the “My Android Apps” page? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to remove apps from “all downloaded” in Play Store I have a bunch of apps that I tried before then uninstalled. Now they're showing up on ...
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App Updates - Are they dependent on Google Market?

I noticed on another android phone there were "updates" such as new Youtube, Gmail, etc. I never received a notification for these on my device. Are these delivered via Google Market, or is there ...
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How can I get a google play acct to be able to download from the market? [closed]

I recently obtained a used HTC Wildfire phone which unfortunately had no memory card. I have replaced the memory card, but of course there are no apps on it. If I try to download apps, i am taken to ...
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How does Google Play's “Market license check” work?

About a month ago I bought a game called Whale Trail during a sale on Google Play. Today, when I tried to play the game on the subway, it asked to verify the game's license, and failing to do so ...
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Is there a way see if any of the apps on my phone have updates available?

Is there a way see if any of the apps on my phone have updates available? I occasionally get a notification that updates are available but is there a way of checking manually? If I clear the ...
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What countries is Google Play Books available?

I wanted to install Google Play Books app from Play store. Unfortunately I got message, that This item cannot be installed in your device's country. Can someone point me to list of countries, ...
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Link to app will not open in Google Play

I am using the URI format http://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=<package_name> described in Linking to Your Apps on Google Play in order to open the app in Android Market or Google Play ...
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How long does a posted review last on the Android store?

I have given reviews before and then came back some time later and noticed they were gone. What is the duration that the android store displays my reviews? Thanks!
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What happens in background when an app is linked or unlinked to/from Play Store?

If you are rooted, you can use Titanium Backup to link or unlink an app to/from Play Store. What does Titanium Backup do for it? I don't think Android API supports this directly. It alters a file or ...
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How to detect that an app is linked to Play Store or not?

Previously, Android Market didn't show Uninstall button for apps which aren't installed using it. So, this button was a nice identifier of linking status. Now, Play Store displays the button for every ...
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Is there a way to clear your Google Play App history? (Not the search history) [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to remove apps from “all downloaded” in Play Store I'm looking to see if there is a way to clear the actual history of installed apps in Google Play, as ...
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Do Google Talk and Play Store still require background sync on Ice Cream Sandwich?

When I used Android versions up to 2.x, some apps like Google Talk and Android Market (now Play Store) required background synchronization to be activated via Settings -> Account and synchronization ...
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Who can see how many people have uninstalled an app?

A few months ago I installed a free comic viewer app from a local publisher because I always have bought the comics on paper anyway so it seemed a logical way to do. This publisher is boasting about ...
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View just the “App” apps, without the games?

The Android Market / Play Store is structured with three main headings at the moment (at least in Australia, might be different elsewhere): Apps Games Books However, when you delve into the "Apps" ...
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Is there a way to sort apps in Google's app store by size?

Is there a way to sort apps in Google's app store by size? I would like to know what are the heaviest apps and the lightest apps from a search result. For example, to search for a lightweight RSS ...
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new account for GMail only

I added a second account in the GMail aplication, in order to be able to send/receive mail using that account. I realized that the account has been added not only for GMail, but the Market (Play ...
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Hide “Successfully Updated” notifications from Google Play/Market

I have a lot of apps on auto-update and I really don't care when most of them update. I almost always have 3 notifications saying some app has successfully updated. Is there any way I can the ...
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Deleted Google Talk on accident

Okay, got a bit carried away in Root Explorer and deleted GTalk. Cant access Google Play. I tried reinstalling versions online, those crashed instantly. Then, i grabbed my ROM zip and pulled out ...
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Why did the Market app disappear on its own, and how can I get it back?

The Market application recently disappeared from my device. I did not install any OTA updates or other system upgrades to cause this. Why has the Market disappeared on its own, and how can I get it ...
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Tablet Market: How to know if a game supports tablet size?

I'm shopping the android market on my tablet (TF Prime) but can't seem to find anywhere if an app/game support tablet size. I don't want to spend money on a game that is zoomed so much that I can ...
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Is there a way to organize the numbered MP3's from Google Play?

Music purchased from Google Play is stored on my phone as untagged, numbered MP3 files. Is there a way to get the information Play has about these MP3 files, then rename them and set the ID3 tag so ...
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How do I update all my apps with the new Google Play Store?

I want to update my apps, but I can't find the option in the new play store. How can I do this?
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Searching for Android apps [closed]

Searching an app on the Play Store for new apps results in a failure most of the time. By failure I mean we don't find the desired app although the name matches exactly. Popular examples are Temple ...
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Any reason why Swype isn't in Play Store? [closed]

Have developers of Swype keyboard ever told anywhere why they haven't added their app in Play Store yet? As Play Store is easiest way of installing and updating apps, it'd be nice..
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When I search for apps, what determines the order in which they are ranked?

When I search for apps in the Google Play Store, what is the determining factor of the order in which they are presented to me? Is it the number of downloads? Or reviews? Or total star rating? ...
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How can I turn songs from Google Play Music into ringtones?

Is there a way to easily use music from Google Play Music as ringtones on my phone?
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Gift app on Google Play [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to buy an app for a friend? I want to gift a Google Play app to some people. For the iOS version I can "gift this app" using iTunes. How can I gift the app to the ...
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Google play error after updating 4.0.4?

I have some problems with google play after updating to 4.0.4 on my Motorola xoom. The store doesn't open and gives Server error!!
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Trouble updating Android Market to Google Play on Logitech-Revue (Google-TV)

When I try to go into the Android Market on my Logitech-Revue it says it needs to update, but never does. On my Acer A500 tablet the Android Market updated to Google Play, so I assume that is the ...