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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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1answer
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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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2answers
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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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1answer
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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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1answer
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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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1answer
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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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3answers
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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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1answer
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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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1answer
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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 ...
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Is There A Way To Be Notified About Google Play (Android Marketplace) Discounts? [closed]

Is there a website or even Android app that keeps its subscribers updated of any possible promotions/discounts going on at Google Play (previously Android Market)? I hate to miss the train.
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Market Application (process com.android.vending) has stopped unexpectedly

I have an HTC Android running 2.2. The market application was running perfectly before I updated it. It was when the Google changed Market application "Android Market" to "Google Play". As soon as I ...
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1answer
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How to reinstall corrupted Android applications with ease?

The other day I woke up, my Android phone was frozen and only removing the battery helped to reset it. It looks like overnight something terribly went wrong as the memory card was not readable anymore ...
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5answers
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What's the “MTC Мобильная Почта” update on my Samsung Galaxy?

What's the wierd looking update that's just turned up on my Samsung Galaxy phone? "MTC Мобильная Почта" by "OJSC Mobile TeleSystems". The review section has lots of one-star comments saying its ...
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1answer
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How to check if an available update will take up more storage or less than the one currently installed version?

How can I check if an available update of a given app that I already have installed will take up more or less storage space than the one currently installed from the information in the play.google.com ...
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Is there a way to spoof the phone model that shows up on app ratings/comments on Google Play?

When a user enters a review comment for an application their phone model/version listed below it. Is there a way to spoof or otherwise change that information?
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Why does Play Store update twice in a row the same app to the same version?

Why does Play Store (formerly Android Market) mark for update twice in a row the same app to the same version? Here is a typical example of what happens. Yesterday I checked the My Apps section from ...
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1answer
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Android market questions

On google store, do you actually have control over the purchases you make like access to the pc? For example you decide to buy a movie then can you transfer it to the pc? or if you decide to buy book ...
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Questions regarding purchasing on google store [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Android market questions Now if I purchase a comic in google store where will it end up?. Am I able to access the file through a folder and transfer to my computer for ...
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Upload my own videos to Google Play?

Is it possible to sync my own video with Google Play Video (like in Google Play Music)? I know that it's not possible on Google Books, I am wondering how about videos. What will be a good ...
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1answer
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Why does the Google Authenticator app have “obsolete” in its title on Play Store?

Why does the Google Authenticator app have "obsolete" in its title on Play Store? Does it work? Can I still use it for two-factor authentication? Is there a preferred method?
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3answers
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How to change country? [duplicate]

I want to install this application https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.scoompa.callrecorder.open but I can't, because I'm in a wrong country. I would like to change country. Do I need ...
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3answers
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Why does Google play show a “no connection: retry” error?

Recently I bought a Spice MI 280 with Android 2.3.4, I downloaded apps from the Android Market like App2sd, Task killer, Soundhound etc. A few days ago Android Market was upgraded to Google Play and ...
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4answers
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“App_Name” Could not be downloaded due to an error (500)?

I developed an app for android. I used my two devices (Galaxy Nexus running 4.02 & Galaxy Tab10.1 running 3.1) to test the app before I published it. When I published the app to the Market, I ...
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2answers
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Can't install previously installed apps from Google Play

My Samsung Galaxy S2(I-9100) was upgraded to 2.3.6 by the technician at a Samsung Service Station. This resulted in a wiped-off of all the apps that I had installed along with some other data(like ...
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How to re-activate android device (with another email address)

I have an android device (registered to my gmail account), which I want to give to someone else. What steps do I have to take, so that the device is no longer activated/registered/linked with my ...
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5answers
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How to remove apps from “all downloaded” in Play Store

In the new Android Market/Play Store (3.5.15) they have now got a list of "all downloaded" apps. I have had an android phone for a good 2/3 years now and the list is huge, plus sightly more ...
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How to search the Play Store by permissions?

How do I specify that I do not wish to see apps that require for example internet access? Or to only show apps that use a specific permission? A specific repository with search on its webpage? An app ...
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1answer
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How to upgrade google play app? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Phone not updating Market to Google Play? I'm having 3.4.4 of google market. But google has change it to google play and upgrade it's app to 3.4.7 But it doesn't ...
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1answer
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What's the difference between free and premium version of Aldiko Book Reader?

When it comes to epub format ebooks reading, Aldiko Book Reader is the best Android app on Earth and nobody will oppose it, as I think. I have been using it for 5 months and really satisfied. Now, I ...
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How To Switch To A Higher Storage SDHC Card With Less Hassle And Problems? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to upgrade / swap SD card without losing data and installed apps? I am about to switch to SanDisk 16GB SDHC from 8GB storage flash card of same brand, but currently ...
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1answer
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Android Market on Google TV not working after update to Google Play

I have both a Sony and a Logitech device. Yesterday I opened the Market from my Google TV and it immediately began updating it to Google Play. It looked like was not updating for very long time but ...
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1answer
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market links to google play in browser

I just bought a desire HD. I did the factory reset. When I click on Market (old app or at least old icon), it opens a new window in the browser with the policy of google play. At the moment I click, I ...
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2answers
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Phone not updating Market to Google Play?

I have the TELUS Samsung Galaxy S2 X (T989D) running Gingerbread (v2.3.5). Today my friend (who has the Samsung Galaxy S2 (TI9100)) told me that they changed the Android Market to Google Play. I ...
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2answers
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Is Google Play rebranded app being pushed to India? [closed]

My Android Market is still Android Market. I am eager to update it manually, but I prefer official way when payment is involved. In India, only app store is available.. no music, book and movie ...
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1answer
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Problem purchasing android apps

I bought humble bundle for PC, which comes with some games available on android market, played the games a bit, uninstalled, then I went to market and wanted to buy a second copy of OSMOS HD, but it ...
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1answer
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Update Market Application to Google Play Market Application

I have the problem with latest update which re-brands "Market" app to "Google Play Market" app. At one moment "Market" icon disappeared from both home screen and applications. I was seeking for the ...
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5answers
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Getting “Authentication is required” when trying to access the Play Store

Over the past week, whenever I try to open the Play Store/Market app on my phone, the app thinks for a while and then displays this error message: Authentication is required. You need to sign ...
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1answer
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Tagged for Android not compatible with Mi320? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Why are some apps on the market incompatible with my device? I use CSL Mi320 and I tried to download 'Tagged for Android'. The problem is that it stated that the app is ...
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1answer
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How to find only SD card movable applications on the market?

As I do not have more free space on my HTC Desire, I am interested only in applications which can be moved to the SD card. How to find them on the market (via web interface, or on the device, does not ...
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How to keep two versions of an app installed?

Android Market has just updated an app in my device. I liked the update, but its fully different from last version which was also my favorite. So, I want to keep last version too. I have last ...
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3answers
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How can I get missing apps back after factory resetting my rooted x10 Mini?

I rooted my Sony Ericsson xperia x10 mini and linked my apps to my sd card using link2sd, I then factory reset my phone from the android privacy settings. superuser still exists on my phone how do ...