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How can I install Skype on my Acme tablet?

I have Acme 7" tablet. How can I install Skype on it? When I go to the Skype for Android site it seems to allow installation for mobiles only. Also, when I go to the Android Market and sign in with ...
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Workaround needed: Buying an application for someone else in the Android Market

Reading around I can see that Android Market doesn't yet support Gift tokens or similar, and while Amazon's Android market does, its only available in the USA. So the question is, what sort of ...
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Is there a service that rates app security/permissions?

Is there a service/company/app that vets Android apps and reports on their "trustworthiness"? I recently moved from Blackberry to a Galaxy S2 which does not have an LED indicator light. I searched ...
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How can I disable the Android Market temporarily?

My kids play games on my tablet, and I would like to disable the Android Market and in-app purchasing for the duration of their use of the device. Is there any option, third-party software or any ...
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Manual Update: Exclude a certain apps from notifications

I have an application with a manual update available. I do not want to update it (I prefer the older one). In the previous Google Market app (it changed, sorry I do not remember older version number) ...
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Market on phone showing different prices to web browser? [closed]

Has anyone experienced this weird problem with the Android Market when accessing on the phone. Firstly, I'm in Australia, so expect prices for apps to be shown in AUD, but when I first open the ...
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Android Market cannot be opened and cannot download any applications

When I first bought my GT-i5801, I could easily access the Android Market and there was no hassle in downloading any applications I want. But then one time it had a virus or something that doesn't ...
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How do I remove a review I've written from the Android Market app?

How do I delete a review that I have written from the Android Market? Somewhere in Google's issue tracking software someone has raised this issue (I've lost the link, sorry), and the answer given was ...
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Problems with downloading apps

I have recently brought a Samsung Cooper and when i was trying to download an app from the market it keeps saying insufficient memory on device. My phone has a 16GB memory card and the internal memory ...
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How to sync android market account if I have the app but the market isn't in my add account? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I install the Google Apps Package (Play Store, …) on my Android device? I've been trying to get the new market on my phone for a while, I finally did then ...
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Can the buying process from the Market be made more secure?

I just took advantage of the $0.10 promotion of several apps on the Android Market. However, I noticed that I can buy apps by just selecting my saved credit card. There is no further verification ...
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Can I purchase apps from Android Market without installing them?

There's currently a promo on the top 10 applications, available at barrel-bottom prices. I'd like to purchase them but not install them just yet. My phone is low on internal storage and there's just ...
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How can I modify the phone model in build.prop to get unsupported apps?

I currently have a rooted HTC Legend. In light of the current Android Market sales, I would love to be able to purchase some of the apps on sale without a compatible handset, since I plan to get a ...
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PIN reset for purchases on Market

I created a PIN for accepting purchases on the Android Market, and I seem to have forgotten it. How can I reset it? It looks as though I can't access User Controls without said PIN. It's not a huge ...
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How can I buy an app that isn't supported on my (current) device?

As you may know, the official Android Market is in the process of having a sale, charging only 10 cents for a bunch of apps for 10 days. They're going to pick 10 new apps each day, so the apps for ...
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How to download apps without a wireless data plan

I bought an i7500, no data plan. I had assumed that connecting to my router would allow me to download apps from the marketplace; apparently not. I get a message about not being able to connect via ...
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Remove google accounts from Android Market

I have 2 accounts synced with the device, lets call them Account A and Account B. When I got the device, I first entered A to be the account for the market, for gmail and everything else. Then, I ...
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Android Market not showing full list of app updates

When I have app updates, the android market notifies and takes me to the list of apps that have updates but some apps that have updates are not shown sometimes. Only when I go to search and key in the ...
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Application ROM Manager is uninstalled, but market wants to update it every day

I uninstalled ROM Manager. Since I did so, I've received daily notifications from the Market saying there's an update. I've logged into the market via the desktop browser and ROM manager is not ...
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How to install Android Market on HCL ME X1 tablet?

I bought an HCL ME X1 tablet one month ago. Its main drawback is that it does not support the Android Market and manually installing the Android Market's APK file does not seem to work either. It ...
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Always seeing “No connection: Retry” in Android Market

I have an HTC Touch with Froyo installed that I use for app development. I haven't used it for a couple of months, and when I fired it up today I'm seeing the same error every time I launch the Market ...
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Package Install via Market sometimes fails and gives seemingly random error message

Some times when I install an application, the installation will fail. However, the errors it throws are not only incorrect, but seemingly... random. An example is, it'll fail and throw 'Insufficient ...
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Apps' update status in Market app not always reliable?

So this is kind of a two fold question but it all falls under the same umbrella of update status reliability and might even be caused by the same factor. First, this morning I saw that my Logitech ...
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Will android market work (update app) after I install a new mod in my phone

I am going to root and install cyanogen mod 7 on my samsung I5801 (Having froyo). Will the android market work in cyanogen mod i.e. will I be able to use and update all the applications (whenever ...
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How can I update the Market app on my device?

I have an HTC Desire S with Android 2.3. After I purchased my phone Google released an update for the Android Market, but I haven't receive this update. How can I update to the new version of the ...
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The last App update keeps downloading after reboot

When I update an app everything works fine. Android Market shows that the update was succesful and nothing is downloading. Also there are no items in "downloads". But when I reboot, the progress bar ...
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Why are some apps on the market incompatible with my device?

I own a Motorola Flipout, Android 2.1 stock ROM. According to the market the app "Handyticket Deutschland" is not compatible with my phone. The required Android version is 1.5 or above. How can I tell ...
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Accessing the Android Market using a US SIM card from outside US

I have a Nexus S phone with Android 2.3 and a SIM card from a Canadian carrier. While I'm in Canada, I want to download applications from Google's Android Market (e.g. Google Music) without rooting my ...
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How do I get the new “Music” section of the market to show up?

It appears Google has updated the market application. Including documentation in the new Google Music application for a link to /music in the market. The link does nothing on my phone except take me ...
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Multiple update notifications from Android Market

I have recently upgraded my HTC Desire to run CyanogenMod 7. The main reason I did this was so that I could use a more recent version of the Android Market that supported multiple accounts. The ...
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Reapplying market updates after using “uninstall updates”

I had an issue with an application that couldn't be updated, and solved it by uninstalling the market updates (maybe there was another method, but in my case it worked). Problem is, now I can't find a ...
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Can I view the sales reports/information from Android Market of my App somewhere?

Is there a tool I can use to download the sales information for my android app. For the itunes store, apple provides a tool for the same here: ...
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I have multiple Google accounts on my phone. How can I delete some of them?

I have an annoying problem with this Samsung Epic 4G touch. I set up a new Gmail account, which I use for Google Talk and the Android Market. However, I logged in to YouTube under two usernames at ...
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Unable to use Market because of my own mistake

Yesterday I rooted my Phone(Samsung Galaxy Ace), because I wanted to remove stock application Talk and Gmail. But I did something stupid, I went to /system/app and issued the following commands rm ...
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How to check update log for apps on the phone

I am suspecting one of the app update causing a problem on my Galaxy S2 after I did a app update (about 15 apps) through Android Market. Is there a way to find out the app updating history (dates/app ...
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apps missing from My Apps part of Market

I have a HTC Desire, with the official Android 2.3.3. My problem is that not all the apps I have installed are showing on the Market, which means that I can't check for updates to them. To pick one ...
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Can't install from market: INSTALL_FAILED_DEXOPT

I have an LG Optimus V with CyanogenMod 7.1. I cannot install/upgrade anything from the Market. I keep getting "Package File Invalid". I think it may have something to do with s2e, though I only ...
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How can I force the Market to reinstall an installed app?

I have an app, installed from the Market, which I just updated. The "updating" notification was present for several hours, so it appears to have gotten stuck somehow. I believe it now claims to be ...
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Marketplace offers downloads in notifications but when I tap notification none are available

I've seen some other places with this question, but no answers that explain/help with what's going on. I've got a Droid 3, and about once a day I get a notification that there are updates available ...
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One purchased app stuck at “Starting download…” but others download fine

I purchased an app from the Android Marketplace and the download will not start. It is stuck at "Starting Download..." and none of the suggestions on the support site worked. I can download other apps ...
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How do I force stop an application downloading from Android Market?

As I posted Some of the applications are getting downloaded more than once ... I need to stop the downloading an application from the Market. Its really waste of time and waste of data(I use 2GB data ...
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Android Market gone after emulator reboot

I have installed Android Market on Android Emulator successfully using steps mention in [How to] Install Android market on Emulator Market is installed without any issue but after emulator reboot ...
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Hide secondary account in Android Market

I have a problem with my android phone: I have two Gmail accounts. The first on is my main account, with everything synchronized on my Android phone (mails, contacts, calendar, apps, ...). The other ...
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How do I install apps. from Android market on my Android tablet if the market is telling me that there's no android devices associated with it?

Just bought a cheap MID 7" Android 2.2 tablet. Tried opening the icon on the desktop that says Install Apps and all I got was a page with a heading of AppInstaller and then /mnt/sdcard. When I tried ...
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Are alternative, mostly Asian, Android Markets safe and fair?

I'm getting mailing from various alternative Android markets, mostly from Asian regions (last one from Ndoo Networks), offering hosting of my free Android app. Although broader reach for my app would ...
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How to rate in Market on Honeycomb tablet? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I rate an app in Honeycomb? I own Asus Transformer TF-101 Android tablet, running Honeycomb 3.2. I cannot figure out how to rate installed applications in the ...
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How to hide updates from market?

I have an app that has updates that reduce the functionality of the app. Is it possible to hide the updates so that I can use the "update all" feature, or update all apps from the list without ...
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Can I set the schedule for automatic Market updates, e.g. every night?

Is there a way to schedule when the Market updates my installed apps? Ideally I would like to run it late every night, that way I won't have to be bothered with them when I'm actually using the phone. ...
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Multiple Google Accounts and the Market

I have multiple Google accounts like below: Account A (my primary account). Account B Account C I only have the extra two accounts for gmail (via Google Apps for domains) and don't use them for ...
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Can't install new apps, all incompatible with Android phone (ZTE Blade)

After spending a few moments moving some apps from my phone's internal storage to my SD card, I'm no longer able to download/install apps. Every time I try to get one (like the Wikipedia app) I get ...