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Problem Sync'ing/Downloading from Google Play

Android Enthusiasts I've been having problems when trying to download apps from Google Play. I'm relatively new to the Android Scene. Whenever I try to download and install from Google Play, I get a ...
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How do Google Play app updates work? Are they free?

Let's say I paid for an app, and after some time there is an update for this app. Is this update free? Will all future updates be free? Or do I have to pay some fixed % of the current price of the ...
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BSNL Penta TPad 701C Android ICS - Play store closes immediately after opening.

When I got the tablet, new version of play store was pre-installed and was working fine. Initially my 3G dongle was not connecting to Internet. After complaining to customer care, I was provided a ...
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How can I get a list of all my paid (only) apps in the Play Store?

I'm interested to know all of my apps that I paid for in the Google Play Store. Is there an easy way to retrieve this list filtering only paid applications?
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Show only new available and new updated apps in Google Play Store

Is there a way to show only new apps and games or new updated games and apps in the Play Store? I don't mean the top new games section because apps in there are mostly old (few days/weeks). A few ...
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How to display comments from devices that I don't own?

It is now possible to filter the comments in the Google Play Store using the devices you own as filter. Is it possible in some way to filter comments by devices that I don't own? I am trying to ...
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Downloading Kindle for Android tablet

I got Android tablet with the latest OS (4.0). I am trying to install Amazon Kindle app on it. I access the Google market via browser and select install. Then it is saying it will be downloaded ...
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Rent movies in a different language [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I circumvent regional restrictions in the Android Market? Is it possible to rent movies on Google Play in a different language than that in my home country ...
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Google Playstore force-closes [closed]

I have a Samsung Galaxy 10.1 tablet. I cleaned up some applications, deleting them via settings, and now I receive an error message when I open some applications. The message reads The ...
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Play store icon in App drawer disabled in Nexus 7

i use the stock rom JB 4.1 on Nexus 7 8G. There is a small play store icon in the top-right corner in app drawer(not app icons in ap drawer). i found that the icon in my cm10 version phone and my ...
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Google Play Store App error

I upgraded my Samsung Galaxy Note GT N7000 from Gingerbread to ICS. (Had used the software update option: Settings → About Phone → Software Update → Update[check for updates] And thus the Google ...
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Changing Google Play from French to English [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I circumvent regional restrictions in the Android Market? I recently bought a lovely Nexus 7 for my wife. We live in France although we are English. The Google ...
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Can I buy apps from the play store without having an Android phone?

How can I buy apps from the play store with only a google account and no phone? Planning to buy the phone next week, but would like to grab the sale prices for various apps before they expire.
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Package file is invalid [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Package Install via Market sometimes fails and gives seemingly random error message Every time i try to download a app from the android market place to my HTC desire it ...
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Play Store showing wrong HTC phone type

This was previously addressed for another device, but I have the HTC Inspire and my google account sees it as HTC Desire and won't allow me to download some apps. how can I correct it?
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Auto-update security

I've found this comment: Any reason not to allow automatic updating for an app? - is that safety feature documented anywhere ? I'm about to turn on automatic updates but I don't feel comfortable doing ...
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Unregister device in Google Play [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to remove device(s) from My Market Account? I've two devices showing in my Google Play Account, probably because of some old ROM. I want to remove the old entry. I ...
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How to change the frequency of Google Play update checks?

Every day I get a notification on my Inc2 that there are app updates available in the market. Is there a way to change the frequency of these update checks? I see no reason to be prompted to update ...
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Can I download large downloads on the PC?

I just got my new Nexus 7 and found out that most big Android games download their data over WiFi. This is problematic for me as I don't have a good WiFi connection and most downloads freeze halfway. ...
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How can I install an app if I have inconsistent UIDs and the market app crashes?

I am having issues with inconsistent UIDs. Trying to understand what was going on, I got the advice to install a terminal emulator. The problem is that when I go to the Market app, I receive a (very ...
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Android in app purchase issue: You already own this item

I am interested in purchasing the Game from Google Play Store, but when I try to purchase it using the buy Button in game menu it takes me to Play store and there I get a message "You already own this ...
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Trusting the manufacturer like Google Play

I just purchased a Toshiba Excite 10. I was surprised when I attempted to update manufacturer-bundled software and found that I couldn't because it wasn't installing through Google Play. Is there a ...
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Why the play store prompts “no network connection” while I use reverse USB tethering? [duplicate]

I used reverse USB tethering to share my laptop wired network connection, and my phone's browser works as normal, but the play store prompts "no network connection", why? How to enable it?
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At what application size does android add the WiFi tag to it?

In the Google Play Store, when an app is too large in size, a "WiFi" tag is mentioned next to the app name. That way the user can know that the download is heavy. At what application size does Android ...
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How can I bulk install apps with Play Store or App-Brain?

I'm trying to restore a new device with apps from my old device, but neither Android Market nor AppBrain seems to automatically bulk install them? When I use the Execute method in AppBrain it seems to ...
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Does installing and re-installing my own app affect my app's rating/ranking? [closed]

I just released my first app not too long ago. To test it in the Play store, I installed my own app. After discovering some bugs, I uninstalled it, and installed the one I would code to fix from ...
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Server Error! Play Store failing

I can't go on to the Google Play Store! I do not know why. Last time I did, I tried to download 'HOM 2' which is a game, and cannot download it. It says "package invalid" and "phone storage is getting ...
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How can I install the Google Apps Package (Play Store, …) on my Android device?

I have recently installed a custom ROM and cannot find the Play Store. It seems like all apps that belong to Google are missing. How can I install the Google Apps Package (Play Store, ...) on my ...
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Where can I find official statistics of most downloaded android app in play market? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Is there a way to see the top apps across all categories? Where can I find official statistics of most downloaded android app in play market? I would like to check which ...
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Can I configure Google Play to see App Reviews in several languages?

By default Google Play is configured to display reviews only in my native language (not english). But there are a lot of reviews in other languages, especially in english and I want to see them also. ...
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How to reset the device information in Google Play Store?

I was using Samsung Galaxy with android, then I bought the new Motorola DROID RAZR using same SIM card. when I'm trying to download any app from Google Play Store, it still refers to my previous ...
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Google Play: Error downloading app - insufficient space

After one of the latest updates (not sure if it was the last one or a previous one) of the Google Play app, I am having an error trying to update a large app (42MB). It says: Error Downloading . ...
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Where does Google Play store its ebooks on an Android device?

In the Google Play Books Android application, there is an option to keep an ebook on a device if the user wants to do it. So when you decide to do such a thing, the ebook may be stored somewhere on ...
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Is there a way to turn off translation in Google Play

I have HTC Desire with Norwegian language set up. In Google play, all program descriptions are translated to Norwegian. I find this quite annoying because most of the translations are bad, and looks ...
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How can I replace stock download manager that Google Play uses?

Yesterday I upgraded my rooted LG Optimus One (P500) running v20g 2.3.3 to CM10 (unofficial) 4.1.1 through this post. Since the new ROM is unofficial and is in alpha/beta stage there are few known ...
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Can Google Play be installed on Andoid Virtual Device, running API 10 (Android 2.3.3)? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I run Android applications on my PC with the Android emulator? Not sure if I am searching with right terms but I could not figure out if it is possible to ...
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Removing Apps from “Other apps in my library” in Google Play? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I remove an app from the “My Android Apps” page? Is it possible to remove some apps from appearing in "Other apps in my library" in "My Apps" in ...
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WANTED: Download Archive of Old Google Apps (APKs) for G1 (1.6 Donut)

Are old APKs for Google Android apps available for download from some official or trusted source? I just reset my G1, and would like to reinstall some of the (older) Google apps that don't appear to ...
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Development App with Syntax Highlighting & Auto-completion? [closed]

I have been trying many applications for development, and am trying to find a good one with Auto-completion and Syntax highlighting. I know many offer Syntax Highlighting, but I am unable to really ...
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Can't buy any paid apps on Google Play store, shows “An error occurred. Please try again.”

On my Nexus 7, I keep getting An error occurred. Please try again. Over and over when attempting to buy any paid apps on the Google Play store. It works fine for free apps, but always returns ...
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I've deleted Google Play Store. How can I reinstall it?

I've been having an issue with my apps where an error "Package file is invalid" keeps appearing. I read a tutorial somewhere which told me to "uninstall updates" for the Google Play Store application. ...
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2answers
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Installing Android Market/Google Play on non-rooted Kindle Fire

Is there a way to install either the Android Market or Google Play on a Kindle Fire (Android 2.3 and Kindle version 6.3.1) without first rooting it? I have access to a Windows 7 computer with Admin ...
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How To Track My Stolen Phone Without Usin Wifi [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: My phone was just stolen an hour or so ago. Are there any options for tracking? My Phone Is Stolen I Need To Know How To Use It
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Apps I never installed appear in web store under “Other apps in my library”

TL;DR version--do you have apps in your Google Play "Other apps in my library" that you know you've never installed? In my Google Play account, under the section labeled "Other apps in my library", ...
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Package file is invalid [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Package Install via Market sometimes fails and gives seemingly random error message Whenever I try and download an app from the Google Play Store, or update an existing ...
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149 views

Google Play Store disappeared from my phone [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Google play disappeared from my phone My google play store is not showing on my home page and it's not in the app drawer and it's not in All Apps under settings. My ...
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Google Play does not work on Samsung S3 (GT-I9300) purchased in China Unicom [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Does China Mobile Galaxy S3 model GT I-9308 have Google Play Store? Just want to check Whether Google Play support Samsung S3 (GT-i9300)? I have downloaded the Google ...
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I can't install or update Apps from Play Store: Error 905. How to fix?

Suddenly (after a Play Store update?) I can't install or update any Apps. I always get error code 905 when I try to do so. How can I fix this?
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Install Android apps in Kindle fire with Jelly Bean 4.1

I upgrade my Kindle Fire with Android Jelly Bean 4.1 but i can't install some apps from Google Play site, it mentions that they are not compatible with the device, the only solution now would be ...
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How to make an application to ignore updates?

In my rooted LG Optimus One (a.k.a P500) running stock 2.3.3, I have few Google's applications preinstalled. When updates are being checked, notification for presence of updates are included for ...