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How do I deal with unknown installation error code -505?

I have a Nexus 7 and it has just been updated to Android 5. Two apps give me trouble after the system upgrade, games that my kids play. Dumb Ways to Die and VVVVVV. Both of these had icons after ...
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Google Play Store not Updating in my New HTC Desire 816 [duplicate]

I bought a new HTC Desire 816 Dual Phone and it prompted me to sign in to my G mail which i did. But it requested for update to my Google Play store which returned with Error 403. I cant download any ...
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Google Play/Wallet/Hangout NOT working AT ALL Please help

This particular issue is driving me mad. Issue : 1) Google Play, Google Wallet, Google Hangouts, Account Sync shows connection Error. "check your connection and try again" 2) No matter which ROM I ...
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preinstalled apps not registered in play store on new devices

I have a new android phone and I have activated it using google account that never been used as android account. Play store didn't listed the pre-installed applications and didn't suggested any ...
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How to play the same game over two devices

My brother and I want to play the same game on two different devices. This game is connected to his Google Play account. The problem comes in where I have to sign in with my PHONE into his account in ...
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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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Android 2.1 will not update market or any apps

I'm still using an old Sony Ericsson X10 mini (not rooted). It's still running ok, although a bit slow. What I periodically do to make the device again a bit faster is reinstall the firmware using ...
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Select which application to (NOT) update

I always knew how to disable the auto update for a specific app. But since some time Google decided to forbid this useful functionality and force the users to update their app. And I mainly do NOT use ...
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How to change the Play store language

I live in Hong Kong, and the play store displays everything in the local Cantonese language. I have set everything I can (Android language, Account language, even the app locale via Xposed Module "App ...
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How to see download count of an Android app on Google Play store?

I cannot see the download counts of one app on Google Play. How can we know that number of one app?
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Deleting messages in whatsapp with mobile data off [duplicate]

i sent a whatsapp message with my mobile data off. And then deleted it before turning on my mobile data. does this message get delivered?
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Aptoide has update for Google Play Store?

Installed Aptoide and noticed that it had some updates of some of the independently installed apps and updated it. But I noticed it had an update for Google Play store, yet the Google Play Store ...
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Google Play Store crashes after update integration on Samsung S4

I'm on rooted stock Samsung Galaxy S4. I integrated Google Play Store with updates to the system partition with Titanium Backup. And after that the Play Store stopped working. I cleared the cache and ...
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problem on my phone motorolla [duplicate]

I am living in India and my uncle gave me a brand new MOTxt912 verizon phone but I have inserted a non verizon sim and there is no signal and I got the following error message "This sim card is from ...
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Internal memory runs out even though i clear cache

I use walton primo R3 android set.i am facing internal memory run out problem.for this I dont want to "root" my phone.today i was using my apps. There was 154 mb left in my internal memory Yesterday. ...
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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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How do I view a different country's Google Play store?

I would like to look at the Google Play store for a country different than my own, but I've spent an hour trying to figure out how to find or view the stores for any other country and I can't find the ...
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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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My android doesn't download [duplicate]

My android is an alcatel onetouch pop c7 I was just transfering the game and it says error:the device doesnt have enough space(something like that)but the app is 5mb and i have 130mb My device is ...
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Simultaneously install app on mulitiple devices registered with single Google Play account

I have multiple device registered on my Google play account. When I install an app I can select on which device I want to install the application. Can I select more than one device to install the app? ...
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How frequently are Android apps in Google Play updated?

I wish to know how frequently apps in Google Play are updated on average? For instance, statistics such as average number of apps updated per day or number of days in-between 2 successive updates of ...
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Micromax Canvas A1 is unable to install apps from Google Play Store

I have a Micromax Canvas A1 device. I can open Play Store and can search the apps. But, when I click Install, it just shows (endless) download animation and no actual downloading happens. An example: ...
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Google Play Store is not updating

I unistalled Google Play Services and Google Play Store and later when I reinstalled them both, the Google Play Store was again back to an old version, and now it's not updating. Before I uninstalled ...
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Android 2.3.2 - Google apps missing after unexpected shutdown

I am writing to solicit some assistance with an issue affecting my coworker. She has Android OS 2.3.2. She said her phone had a strong battery charge last night and she put the phone in her bag. ...
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Some games won't install on Moto G (3g)

I have just bought my Moto G. However, while other games installed without any issues, any Temple Run games just took forever, so I had to give up, despite Google Play saying they had been installed. ...
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How do you leave a review on the Google Play Store without a Google+ account?

I would like to leave reviews for some of the Android apps I really appreciate. But leaving reviews on the Google Play Store requires signing up for Google+. Like many others, I refuse to add ...
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Why is the Play Store not working?

I have Wi-fi and everything, but when I go to open the Play Store, it comes up with a message saying 'Check your connection and try again'. I have cleared all the data, even did factory reset, but it ...
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storage space running out error?

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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There is an error which tells me that there is insufficient place [duplicate]

When i gi to download apps on play store and click on accept terms.. There pops up an error which says that there is insufficient place on my device. There is 5gb internal storage and almost 1gb on SD ...
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Can't download any app why? [duplicate]

Okay i can't download any app to my phone without it alway sayrERROR DOWNLOAD APP THERE IS INSUFFICIENT SPACE ON THE DEVICE. I'VE ONLY GOT 1 APP MYSELF DOWNLOAD TO MY PHONE IT CALKED VAULT FOR MY ...
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How to hide my Google Play downloads from my friends?

I am new to android and just by going into Google Play I can see every app my friends downloaded. I am really feeling uncomfortable about this since I don't like to feel exposed. Does anyone knows ...
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How do I download an app from another country? [duplicate]

I have a Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini and when I go to download certain apps and it will not let me because 'it is not available in my country', however other people within my country have these certain ...
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Remotely uninstall an app via Play Store [duplicate]

Is it still possible to remotely uninstall an android application from a web browser via the Google Play Store? According to the linked question in the comments this was possible in 2012, but it ...
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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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google play error: Error while retrieving information from server [DF-SA-01] [duplicate]

I am receiving this error message on google play store error:Error while retrieving information from server [DF-SA-01]. Do you have any idea how to fix it please?
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MarketMarks app: How to perform Backup and Restore

MarketMarks is an excellent Android app to create a sortable wishlist for apps offered in the Android Play Store, complete with editable tags, update dates, prices, and custom notes. I can't get the ...
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How to install app in playstore without Google playstore in android emulator

I had installed AndroVM to use Android apps in computer. But when it comes to games like shadow fight even with OpenGL support enabled, AndroVM couldn't run many games such as Hill Climb racing, ...
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Google Play Error Code: 495 on Android One [duplicate]

I am using an Android One mobile phone. When I try to install apps via WiFi I get Error Code: 495, but, when I do the same via mobile data it's working fine. When follow the procedure mentioned in ...
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Why am i unable to view the applications installed in the Play Store>All section

In the play store under my apps we have two options. 1)Installed Apps 2)All Previously i could view the complete list of applications which i had installed and also uninstalled previously(the apps ...
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Galaxy S3 insufficient space

I've got a couple GBs worthof space and my internal and external SD storage are about at 25% full each. No matter where I try to download apps to, it says I've got insufficient space. I've already ...
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I keep getting error 911 when downloading large apps

When I download anything over 70 mb onto my phone, the download gets about ~95% then it stops and a pop up saying something along the lines of, this app cannot be downloaded due to error (911) ...
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Android market not working on LG GT540 android 2.1

I recently did a factory reset on my LG GT540 and when I boot it up it gives the warning: UIDs on the system are inconsistent, you need to wipe your data partition or your device may be unstable ...
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License certification fails with Google Play Store

I've a SGS3 running PAC-ROM and newest pa_gapps and since some days pro apps fail to check the license include 3C Android Tuner Action Launcher Link Bubble PowerAmp installed Lucky Patch 4.8.3 ...
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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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Tinder app won't work without Google Play services

I was trying to use the latest version of Tinder 3.3.1 but each time I get the following message: Get Google Play services This app won't work without Google Play services, which are missing ...
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Why is Myanmar excluded in Google Play Store?

I am an Android developer and noticed that my apps can not be sold in Myanmar (and other countries) - the country appears in the list but with a strike-through formatting. I found web forum posts ...
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insufficient space [duplicate]

i have qmobile a700 whenever i download new thing an error occurred insufficient space and i have all the data to sd card but still i get the same error if anyone know how to fix this then plz help me ...
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Cannot Update or Install Apps from PlayStore

Currently I'm using HTC Flyer. I cannot update or install apps from appstore and tried resetting the tablet. Still no use. Device Info: HTC-Flyer P510e Android Version : 3.2.1 Any way ...
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Recommended way to restore transparency about permissions after Google Play store changed rules

It's been quite a time when Google decided to not any more let the customer decide whether or not to let apps access the internet. (see ...