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Samsung Galaxy S3 update deleted Play Store and a bunch of other Google apps

Today my Galaxy S3 alerted me that there was an update to Push Services available. For once I actually thought "hey, let's not dismiss this update" and went through the whole process. There were no ...
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Why are most of my Pre-Installed apps that connect to Google not working?

Okay, I am using a Huawei m865c (Ascend II), running Android 2.3.6. I am trying to open Google Play, but it tells me that there is no connection. I am connected to a 20 mb/ps with all bars. I tried ...
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Why can't I install apps after a factory reset?

I factory restored my samsung galaxy S3 its not letting me update or download and apps on google play when I do try at the end it says unknown error install of191 I believe that what it says can ...
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Changing Google Play country: Are there any side-effects?

The question of how to change your Google Play country has been asked over and over. However, it's not clear whether this has any (unwanted) side-effects. Some possible issues that come in mind: ...
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storage space running out error? [duplicate]

So on my android tablet that I've had for about five months I'm getting an error in my notification bar that says storage space running out some system functions may not work. I don't know how to fix ...
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Is there any way to make the Google Play Store wishlist more useful?

The wishlist in the Google Play Store is barely useful. It doesn't seem to be sortable or searchable. Is there any way to make it more useful? I've been using the MarketMarks app to get around the ...
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Can I use a Canadian Google Play gift card on an American account and vice versa?

Can I use a Canadian Google Play gift card on an American account and vice versa?
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How to reduce minimum internal storage free space when installing/updating applications

On my Nexus 4, if the free space on the internal storage goes below 500MB the phone is unable to install/update apps (reports "There is insufficient space on the device") From what I've found online, ...
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Clearing recommendations in the Google Play store?

Due to some careless browsing being hacked, definitely hacked, my play store recommended apps are somewhat NSFW... Is there someway to clear those recommendations or do I have to just keep browsing ...
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how to get a list of latest apps released on playstore sorted with date?

I was wondering if there is any way to get a list of recently released apps, sorted according to date added from google playstore.
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Error: Duplicate Provider Authority

My android phone is asking me to update Google Play Store services, however when I hit update it will stop with the Duplicate Provider Authority error. Ive noticed that others who had this error with ...
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I need Google Settings again in my phone, but I can't install it again without the Google Play Store

I have uninstalled an application called "Google Settings" by accident. So now whenever I go to the Google Play Store it says "server error". Whatsapp need to be updated, but for me to do update it I ...
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Google Play No Connection

I have tried all suggestions in the answer and everything the asker did specified on this question without any luck. I reflashed GApps and CyanogenMod at least 13 times, as I have lost count. The only ...
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Website auto redirects to playstore app [duplicate]

I have runkeeper installed and within the app they direct yoy to there website to create routes. However when I browse to runkeeper.com it redirects me to the playstore app automatically. How can I ...
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Making Calls with Google Voice on Nexus 5

I'm wondering how(if possible) I can use the Google voice technology on my Nexus 5. I have it downloaded it on my laptop and it works great, but I'm unable to download it on my nexus 5 (the app is ...
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Google Play App Icon is gone, and cannot be installed

With a recent update to my Verizon Android Galaxy S4, the Google Play store icon has disappeared from my apps list. I have done adb shell pm list packages and com.android.vending is there, but I get ...
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Icon issues in Google Play Store 4.8.20 [duplicate]

I'm running Android 4.2.1 and recently the Play Store app updated to version 4.8.20 and since then I'm facing icon issues within the store. Click for larger version As you can see, there's a weird ...
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Find when an app was released on the google play store [duplicate]

I tried searching for a tool online but couldn't find how you can find out when an android app was first released on the google play store? On google play it just mentions when it was last updated. ...
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According to Link2SD I only have 2% system space left

I have plenty of space everywhere else. How can I fix this?
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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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How to check for updates of sideloaded apps

And if possible also check if there is a beta/orevennewer version of the app. I often flash new rom or restore and I have to use a backup application to restore apps and other things(The best I know ...
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Newbie needs help: Not sure how to get Google Play apps on CyanogenMod [duplicate]

I finally decided to install CyanogenMod on my Samsung Galaxy Nexus (Verizon). The installation process went pretty smoothly (I only had to pull the battery twice ;)), but I am having no joy ...
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Android Google Play Hangs

When ever i download an app from google play my entire UI is stuck until i press back button. Is it a device problem ? I don't see this in some other devices but seen in some also. Persistent ...
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Undo “Flag as spam” on Google Play Store?

I've accidentally marked some reviews for some apps as spam, and they were removed (or were hidden from me). The problem with clicking on this button is that there is no going back. It doesn't ask ...
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Play Store keep crashing while updating apps on Nexus 5

Ok so, I have a Nexus 5, stock, updated to last Android version. When I update apps, some of them, while downloading the update, make the Google Play Store crash to home. I start again the play store ...
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Problem with downloading files from play market and websites

I have nexus 5 (android 4.4.2, TeamWin Recovery Project, root). Recently, problem with downloading files from play market and websites appeared. I see infinite downloading in the play market. I see ...
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Android apps on amazon Kindle Fire HDX?

Is there a way to use Google play or regular android apps to work on a kindle fire HDX? Any help would be much appreciated.
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How do I access Play Store?

I got a Samsung Galaxy S4 mini today and had it set up for me in the shop and when I got home I set up a gmail acct as prompted. Now I want to use Play Store but when I select it, it comes up on a ...
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Disappearing Apps on Galaxy s3

During the download of an app, or after the app has finished downloading, it will automatically disappear. It will be recorded in the Play Store as being "Installed" but it is nowhere to be found on ...
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Couldn't install on USB storage or SD card - I don't even have external card?

I was just playing around on google play, but some apps cant install. I get the following error: Couldn't install on USB storage or SD card I have tried: Finding a certain file smdl2tmp1.asec, ...
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Forward button functionality in the Play Store

l was watching one of the Play Store app videos on Note 3 and accidentally touched the back button twice. And That's when I realized HARD one more time that I can not do a forward (back to what I was ...
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Is there a way to see what what devices an application is compatible with in the Play Store? [duplicate]

Not sure how to phrase this, but the Play Store's online interface reports whether or not an application is compatible with the devices you own, marked by a checkmark or a cross next to each ...
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how to ask google to repair nexus 4?

Glass on my Nexus 4 is broken (touch doesn't work) after it falled from relatively small bed (just about 50 centimeters from the floor). I purshased Nexus 4 on google play, can they fix this by ...
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Can't connect to Play Store. Asks to sync app data instead

Device: Droid Razr Maxx Every time I go to the Google Play store, a dialog box asks if I want to turn on background data. So I click enable, and it just brings up popup of a bunch of apps I have on ...
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How do I remove apps from my apps on the webpage [duplicate]

Is there a way to remove apps that I've uninstalled from the My Apps section on the website?
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Paid app uninstalls after reboot of the device

I have one paid app, which is uninstalls after a reboot of the device. So, I have to re-install it from Google Play after every boot. All other apps are still installed. Does anyone know what the ...
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Certain apps fail to update from Play, while others work

I have been having this issue between ROMs, as well as between connections. I am currently running ParanoidAndroid 3.94 (Android 4.3) with franco.kernel 3.0.89. Other apps consistently update fine. ...
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The Play Store(web) doesn't show my device on my default Google Account

So I had three different Google Accounts set up on my Nexus 4: personal google account - personal device personal google apps account company google account - two company devices (both no longer ...
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What time does Google Play update apps when it is set to auto-update?

I'm not getting on what basis Google Play will update apps when auto-update is enabled. Is it time-specific, or something else?
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Cannot make calls in Microsoft Lync 2010 app

Device: Sony X10a Android: 2.3.3 Can the Microsoft Lync 2010 app on the play store make calls? I can login to my office365 lync account and send messages, but the phone icon is greyed out. Is voice ...
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How to tell the Play Store to list apps in different languages?

Apparently the search in the Play Store only returns results of apps that belong in some way to the locale my phone is set to. For example, there is an app from a German bus company with their ...
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How to change Android's primary Google account [duplicate]

During the "in-app purchase" I am unable to switch the Google account I would like to use for "in-app purchase". Currently, in order to change the primary Google account on Android operating system, ...
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unlinking android mobile from google play store [duplicate]

I have 2 android mobiles and now I'm not using one of them.Is it possible to unlink the mobile which I'm not using from the Google play store?
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How do I install Google Play on Cyanogen Mod 10.1? [duplicate]

I see CyanogenMod 10.1 removed Rom Manager. How do I now install Google Play?
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Unable to access Google Play

I have a Samsung Galaxy S Duos, and ever since I bought my cell phone, I am unable to access the Google Play Store due to the error message: Authentication is required. You need to sign in to your ...
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How do I delete a comment under Google Play [duplicate]

I want to delete a comment made by my daughter under Google Play.
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If I delete a game that I've downloaded from google play, can I still install it later? [duplicate]

As the title says, If I delete a game that I've downloaded from google play, can I still install it later? For example I have payed for GTA Vice City on my Galaxy S4 and if I want to try another ...
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android “market place” hangs on start up

I have Samsung Galaxy s2. After setting up a Google account on my phone and using android market for first time, it shows a notification about removing "market place" application and replace it with ...
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How to change Gmail account on Google Play but keep applications [duplicate]

I am using my Gmail account on Google Play. I bought several applications by using my Gmail account. Now, I have some problems with this account and I want to delete it. Can I switch to an additional ...
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Play store stuck in old country [duplicate]

I moved from France to Italy, and it seems like my Play Store is stuck in France. The Operator is recognized correctly as Vodafone on the play store, but I still see the app recommendations in French ...