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Force to buy app with old version of Android

I have two smartphones: HTC Desire (unrooted / android 2.2 / normal-sim / operator1 / my account) Nexus 4 (android 4.4.4 / micro-sim / operator2 / my account) Both smartphone are regurarly logged ...
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How to download a Google play book

Can someone tell me how to download a Google play book so that I can read it off line on my Android table which? I attempted to use the download option on the MyBook list (the three dots). The file ...
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My samsung s2 is being spammed & I have 2 apps that I can't uninstall. Please help

My son was playing games on my samsung and now I am being spammed all day long for the past week. I have installed Airpush Detector and it said that they don't detect any push ads on my phone from ...
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Is there a way to change device type on Google Play

I have an HTC One V, but I rooted it and installed CyMod 10.1. The problem I am currently facing is that the device shows up on Google Play as HTC One V which came with 4.0, whereas my phone now has ...
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Possible to estimate the number of users for an Android app?

Are there any statistics that indicate how many users an Android app has based on the number of reviews for it? Are there other ways to tell how many users are using an app?
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Does Google provide a global games achievements system like Game Center? or Xbox LIVE?

Does Google Play offer an achievement tracking system similar to Apple Game Center, Xbox LIVE, and Steam? For keeping track of achievements, game progress, time spent in a game, what your friends are ...
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Play Store not downloading app without wifi

I have just bought Samsung Galaxy Grand phone featuring android jelly bean. I am trying to download some app using my mobile data. But, it doesn't download application, while I am not connected to ...
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Market app crashes when I try to scroll

For the last day or two I have had trouble in the default Market application. When I try to scroll in the "Just In" area the application just stops working. I get a black screen for while then I get ...
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How do I update WhatsApp from Google Play Store?

I want to update my WhatsApp to be able to use the calling feature. I've used a third party app to update WhatsApp till now. How do I update from Play Store, or will it only happen automatically and ...
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How can I get Google Play store to work on my Samsung S3 mini with CyanogenMod OS?

I got the CyanogenMod OS installed on my Samsung S3 mini a couple of months ago but since then my Google Play store stopped working, giving the error message: No Connection. Retry. OR Check your ...
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Unable to find Android WebView in Google Play store

A recent Chromium blog post contains a screenshot of a Google Play store page for the "Android System WebView". I am unable to find this page. I have tried searching the Play Store on my Nexus 7 ...
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google play store says “check your connection and try again”

Yesterday I got a Xiaomi Redmi 1s and I updated the phone to the latest OS version. First I created a new Google account and then opened the Play Store. It just shows "Check Your Connection and Try ...
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Clear purchase history?

can the purchase history be cleared? I want to remove my history of purchase so I have no comments with my spouse. Thank you I haven't found anything yet on the net.
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I updated to Google Play Services 6.5 and I want to revert back to actual official version

I found the latest 6.5 release for the Google Play Services here. I installed it hoping the smart lock position feature would work and sadly it does not. Since it was the only one for Lollipop I ...
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Missing “Google Play”app [duplicate]

My phone (Nokia XL) did not come with Google Play application. How do i install it (i've already tried with some weird .apk files)? If my phone cant use Google Play can you at least tell me if there ...
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cannot longer share apps on latest version of Google Play Store

Stock Galaxy S4 GT-I9505, latest public version of Google Play Store, now when I open an app I do see the uninstall / Open or Update buttons and a new visual showing nicer/bigger application icon and ...
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Will Google play store auto update in future if I install latest store APK manually for now?

I'm desperately waiting for play store to update to 4.9.13, now it's been three weeks since update release and I'm losing control now. I want to ask that for now if I update play store manually with ...
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Google Play site says the app is compatible but the Google Play app says otherwise

I am trying to download a game from Google Play to my VirtualBox. The site (browsed with my Windows 7 laptop and Firefox) says the app is compatible with all of my devices. I happily clicked the ...
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How many devices don't run Google Play

I've recently integrated AdMob into my app. AdMob requires Google Play Services, which requires the Google Play app. How many devices do not have Google Play available? I'm worried about losing ...
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Installing/updating apps over mobile data

On my LG G2 device running Android 4.2.2, I can't seem to install or update any applications while on the mobile network. I can still access the Play Store but upon tapping "Update", the download ...
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Get rid of google market localization limitation to install an app [duplicate]

I'd like to test last HBO GO android application to see how they implemented chromecast, but I'm in Canada and my devices are registered to play store Canada so I'm not able to install it. I have been ...
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Google Play Store is not working

I updated my Galaxy S3 three months ago and since then, my Play Store went wrong. I can't open it anymore, not to mention my phone often got stuck for hours. I tried every method I could find like ...
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will i lose my pictures during a factory reset?

I accidentally deleted my app store and cant figure out how to get it back or open it again. I've read that I should do a factory reset. What will I lose if I do that? Im worried about my pictures.
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Issue Updating Google Apps - “Not Signed Correctly”

First and forehand, I am running JB 4.2.2 AOKP on my AT&T Samsung Galaxy S3. I have the latest gapps package installed after every time I flash an update to my ROM. For some reason though, ...
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Digital magazines on google play/android Market: does it work like Apple newsstand?

I apologize if I may seem a bit confused but actually I need some direction to make up my mind about digital magazines publication on google play /android markets. I'm comparing to the Apple store/ ...
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Can I make Google Play not run a background process (on CM10)?

There is always a background process for Google Play Market in the CyanogenMod 10 system (Android 4.1.x). I don't like this. Since my device (Samsung Galaxy S) doesn't have much memory, I'd like to ...
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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 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 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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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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Dangers of Apps running in “Hidden mode”?

I have downloaded an app to record all my calls. The app is working great but the trouble is that it doesn't shows up under the "Ongoing" in the notification bar nor does it shows up in "active ...
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Can't get Google Play after flashing firmware

I've recently rooted my phone in pursuit of freeing up the internal memory from system apps. I then tried uninstalling Gmail by deleting the file and then trying to reinstall it from the play store ...
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Update from app store stuck on “downloading..”

There are three apps that needs an update on my device, I've got an always-on 3G connection and it's working (I can use whatever app I need), but when trying to download the update from the app store ...
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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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Installing official Google Marketplace on a chinese Asus Eee Pad Transformer 101 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I install the Google Apps Package (Play Store, …) on my Android device? I'm currently living in China, so I bought my Asus Eee Pad Transformer 101 here. ...
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buy an app - message: “none of the accounts on your phone are supported”

I tried to buy my first app on the HTC EVO. My mail is working fine. It says "none of the accounts on your phone are supported", then it offers me to 'add a google account". I click "Already have a ...
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App Installation Fails Every Time [duplicate]

My wife uses a Droid (first gen) running v2.2, and in the past month or so she can no longer download or update apps from the Market. We've tried rebooting the phone without any luck. The phone has ...
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I accidentally deleted the updates of my google play

I was exploring my cellphone. I came to the uninstall updates of google play. Now I can't open it nor can update my apps. What do I do?
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android apps not getting dowloaded from playstore

today i tried to download an application from play store. but instead it showed the error message not enough store space in device memory. i tried to search the solution for it on net. so i did few ...
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Can I play a game on a second device with the same profile with out starting over?

I have been playing boom beach on an android tablet. The tablet is no longer accessible to me. Can I play the game on another android tablet without starting over?
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How can I solve Play Store Error ”unknown error code during application install:-102“

When I update the ES File Explorer today, I met the error. And I have checked a lot of site. Most of the site never mentioned the -102 error code. How can I solve it. I have checked this post on the ...
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Are there different results, depending on how you uninstall an Android app?

When uninstalling an Android app, is there any resultant difference between any of the following three procedures: Find the app in the Play Store, and select "Uninstall" or Open Settings, Select ...
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Cannot report app crashes

In the rare event that I get an app crash notification (unfortunately "app" has stopped working), I am never able to report the event. When I press the report button, I get a second notification, this ...
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“There was a problem parsing the package” when uninstalling an app

I have Android phone which I flashed. Now, I want to download WhatsApp, but after downloading it, I can't open it. It continues to display "There was a problem parsing the package" when I try to ...
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On how many devices can you install a paid app purchased from the Amazon App Store?

Several questions on Android Enthusiasts (including this one) seek to determine on how many different Android devices an app purchased from the Google Play Store can be installed. The answers ...
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Why does the play store require multiple account login to display my apps in the Google play store

I recently changed my 2nd gmail account password. When I open the play store to check my apps it gave an error: Authentication required. You need to sign in to your account. (click image for ...
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Switch play store account without accepting ToS?

I accidentally swapped accounts(to Account2) on the play store and now I cannot switch back to the original account(Account1) without accepting the ToS for Account2. Is there any way to switch back to ...
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Cant download apps on my new huawei

I just bought my new huawei model H30-U10 I have synchronized my gmail account and whenever I try to download any app, the download bar keeps loading forever and doesn't even throw any error I am not ...
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Does increasing cache size of memory translate to higher I/O speeds?

Hello Android Enthusiasts! I recently came across this app SD Booster on the Play Store that claims to increase I/O speeds. On installing it, it showed me that the default cache size for my device is ...
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How can I make Google Play Services appear in the Play Store

Recently after an OTA update I got the "Can't run this unless you update Google Play Services" message (due to the version in the image being older than the one running on the previous image). ...