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Get rid of Google Play

I would like to freeze, or in any way disable Google Play on my Android 2.3.6. I tried to prevent the autorun: it always finds its way. I tried to freeze it with Gemini App Manager: even blocked it ...
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How to install an application from Google Play on Nexus phone with USB cord?

I want to install an application on my Nexus 5 phone from https://play.google.com with USB. How can I do it? I do not want to use WiFi of mobile internet, I want to install an app with USB. When I ...
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Is there any way to know when an app is published first time in Google PlayStore? [duplicate]

I want to collect some data for my projects which requires when an app is published first time in Google Play Store. i.e when first version of Facebook, Gmail, or any other app is published first ...
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cannot view bookmarked map in android google maps engine

I have a bookmarked map in my Google maps engine when viewing via Chrome browser. When I open the Google maps engine android app, I can only see maps created by me or shared with me. Not ones save as ...
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GOOGLE PLAY - APPS show as installed, but device grayed out?

SO, my DROID 4 went into the drink yesterday - I am in the process of getting a new DROID - while preparing to learn how to reload my GOOGLE APPS - I went to the PLAYSTORE and noticed that while ...
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apps downloading to old phone instead of new phone!

Help! I've just bought a new phone and I've viewed my apps on Google Play but when I try to install they say they have already been installed and opens a drop down box with my old phone name. There ...
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View “What's New” in landscape in the Play Store

When I'm on my Nexus 7 (2013) in landscape mode, the Play Store shows me the permissions list, but nothing about what's changed in the application being updated. In portrait mode I get the full ...
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Why might an app not auto-update, despite not requiring any new permissions?

I have an app installed from the Google Play Store with "Auto-update" enabled. Normally such apps update silently, with a notification when it's complete. Such apps usually only prompt me when they ...
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Insufficient storage error on Google play store [duplicate]

I tried to install an app from Google play, which said it was about 12mb to install. According to Storage in settings, I have 90mb available on external memory and 144mb in internal memory. When I ...
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Android secret hidden code to open settings [duplicate]

I have rooted the phone. After few days I reset the phone. Thereafter it didnt showed anything .My phone is Intex Aqua 4.0 with android 2.3.5 Can you tell me the telephone code to open the settings ...
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I have insufficient storage space [duplicate]

On my Samsung Galaxy y, I tried to update watsapp but found there was insufficient storage space. I deleted apps, videos,pictures and downloads. I also tried all suggestion on the internet but none ...
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Error problem with market on my ZTE score x500M

Tried to download several different apps but with each one I got "App name could not download due to error" I tried all suggestions listed here and it still doesn't work. One thing I did notice was ...
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Installing Whatsapp on Galaxy Note Pro

I have installed whatsapp in my galaxy note pro previously but uninstall a few days later. Now that I want to install back again, it says device does not support whatsapp. Please advise why am I ...
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Error retrieving information from server [RPC:S-7:AEC-0] [duplicate]

I keep getting this error when trying to install any application from the Play Store. I've tried steps described here Error when downloading application from the play store: RPC: S-3, but to no avail. ...
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Google Play Store No connection

Why when I enter Google Play Store using my LG-P875 phone, it shows only "No Connection Retry"? A few days ago I was deleting some apps and other stuffs to save up my storage space, and I wonder if I ...
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Why is my phone not an available option on the online Play market?

I have to Android devices, a phone and a tablet. I recently upgraded both to Android 4.4. When I go to Google Play's website using a browser on my computer, and select an app to install, my list of ...
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Play store - Wishlist server error DF-DFERH-01 - ZTE Blade III

My android was working fine until one day, i saw Error retrieving information from server. [DF-DFERH-01] with a RETRY button. This is happening only in the "My wishlist" menu. No errors before. ...
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unable to log into google+ account or google play acount via chrome or app

I have a new smartphone (samsung galaxy s4) without a SIM currently. when i try to login to my google+ account with it google says that the password is wrong although it works on my desktop computer ...
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Including permissions in searches

Is there a browser (firefox, chrome) plug-in or other method to search google play not only by keywords, but by also limiting certain permissions? Wouldn't this be a great way to filter out a ...
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Why there is a delay when I install app from play store on my pc

When I install any app from Google Play from pc, it wont install soon. I need to click 2 or 3 times install to install the app in my phone. But when I click install it will show as installed but it ...
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-24 Google Play Error on installing eBay [duplicate]

Whenever I try to install the eBay app from the play store I get a -24 error code: "unknown error when installing application". I have googled the error and I cannot find anything relating to this. ...
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Does 'installation unsucessful' apps occupy space in SD card

After downloading some of the apps from google store I get a notification stating phone memory low and subsequently the installation gets failed.My question does these not installed app files get ...
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My Samsung Galaxy S2 Android v4.1.2 won't auto-update my apps

I have a Samsung Galaxy S2, SHV-E120K and auto-update from Google Play store won't start for already installed apps. The auto-update checkbox is checked and there is an updated version ready on the ...
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Google Play not working with firewall

I installed a firewall on a rooted device (tried two: Avast and Droidwall) but I was not able to make Google Play work (download apps from internet). What apps or services do I have to whitelist ...
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Download previously purchased [duplicate]

I've two android devices galaxy Note2 and galaxy S4, i purchased apps in my note device, can i use the same app that i purchased in the other one? i saw in this page ...
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Rooted Huawei Ascend Y300 reboot fails when play store process is opened

I'm on jellybean (4.1.1) using my Huawei Ascend Y300's stock ROM, however with root, as already stated in the title. Every time I attempt to reboot my phone and the google play process is opened the ...
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Rooted Android Phone - Add Latest Google Play Store to System App for future factory reset

I rooted my Android Phone and deleted some unwanted apps with google play store, google play services and google text to speech. Now how to add these apps again (latest version) as a system app for ...
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Where can I see all my +1 and app ratings?

Where can I see all my +1 and app ratings?
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Google Play Services and Play Store crashing

I have very little internal memory (user memory 150mb), so after the auto update of Play Service and the Play Store, I took a back up (using ES File Explorer). I have root access, so I pasted those ...
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How am I getting anonymous ratings on my app?

I thought that with the integration of Google+ into everything, all ratings were no longer anonymous. That must not be the case, though. While some of my app's ratings have a review and username ...
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Had to reset my android tablet and my google play app appears on the home but when I tap it it says app not installed!!

I can not open google play store on tablet. app shows when tapped it says app not installed. I have tried going into settings and the app does not appear there to try to reinstaLL it. I have tried ...
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Why are preinstalled apps not registered in play store on new devices?

This is the 2nd time I noticed this. Once with a new Samsung galaxy s3 (with newly created Google account) and now with a new Samsung Galaxy Note (also with a newly created Google account). I've just ...
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Error 492 in Google Play Store

I have android 4.0 and I am getting Error 492 while downloading any app from Play Store. I have tried resetting my SDCard and doing Factory Reset. I have HCL ME U1 Tablet and It isn't rooted and I ...
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My Gmail account has many emails. If I add another Gmail account to my phone, can I make the new Gmail primary and still use my apps

I have an (old) Android phone (HTC Incredible ADR6300) which I have configured with 1 Gmail account. I have downloaded a bunch of apps from Google Play. Most of the apps are Free, but I have a few ...
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Installing TextSecure, but missing Google Play [duplicate]

I am running a rooted Android 4.2.1 and removed all Google packages. Now I want to install TextSecure from Whisper Systems, bu to support push messages Google Play is needed for Google Cloud Messages. ...
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Gmail on Android separate from google play

Is there any way to read mail (and calendar) from a gmail account on a Android phone without tying the account to a play-store account used on the same phone? Theoretically this should not be a ...
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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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Huawei bought in China, can't access Google Play (g510 t8951)

I bought this huawei cellphone in China and I can't access the google store. I can access some apps through Baidu Store but then some doesn't work because I don't have Google Play Service. I've tried ...
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Connect a phone to a Google Play account without giving my account details

I am setting up a new phone for a family member. I like to administer the phone from my Google Play account. Can I do that without leaving my Google Play credentials on the phone? And have contacts, ...
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What is the market share for different app stores across the European countries and overall across the continents?

I have been looking all over the internet to find the answer to this question, but I haven't succeeded yet. Is there anyone who can help me to share such information? I would love to know what is the ...
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Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 - 2014 Edition (Chinese version)

I live in China. Just purchased a Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 - 2014 Edition (SM-P600) tablet. Since I have other devices that came with Google Play Store, I had no idea that Samsung's wouldn't. I was ...
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Download failed because you may not have purchased this app

I purchased this app from the Google Play store. After it installs and attempt to open it I get the error message: "Download failed because you may not have purchased this app" Screenshot (click for ...
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Can't access my play store account

Due to some reason my phone got stuck. I took out the battery and put it back and restarted my phone, but after that the time shown in my phone was in a back date. As a result I'm getting "I can't ...
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Where can I find the version numbers of old updates of a Play store app? [duplicate]

I want to install an old version of the Netflix app as three updates ago the app refused to work as it should on my S3 even after the last new update. I want to find the version numbers of the last ...
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How to install 'Google play services' over an android phone samsung galaxy Y S5306 using my PC?

How to install 'Google play services' over an android phone samsung galaxy Y S5360 using my PC? Will it require kies?I am facing the similar issue as faced by this gentleman (Can't install Google ...
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Samsung Galaxy Ace S5830M CyanogenMod 7.2: Google Play gives error 492 after factory reset

I have a Samsung Galaxy Ace S5830M from Telcel, Mexico running CyanogenMod 7.2. Per a previous thread I managed to install Google Play from the Google Apps package from the CyanogenMod Wiki for CM 7.2 ...
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find the source of an app on my tab3

It has an Android robot with a cloud over his head with the letters dlna in the cloud? I downloaded an app from google play and can't find the source to look it up to figure how to make it work.
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what's the directory location for Newsstand documents?

System: ASUS MemoPad 302C I saved a few magazine issues using the options available in the Google Play Newsstand app, but can't figure out where the files are stored. Nothing showed up in the ...
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How can I customize the time to update my android applications? [duplicate]

How can I customize the time to update my android applications? The update process likes to start when I am using my phone. I would like to set a time at night to update applications when I don't use ...
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HTC One Google Play install problem

I've got an HTC One that I've rooted and flashed with GPE 4.4. A couple of apps now won't install, eg Beautiful Widgets and Swiftkey. They fail with "Couldn't install to USB or SD card". An extensive ...