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Google Play Store is showing “top developer” sign randomly and wrong. Why?

I was trying to search for podcast apps. When the apps are listed, some of them have "top developer" sign (blue diamond), and when I select one app and go into it and come back to search results again,...
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Google play does not recognize wifi on note tablet

I have 2012 note tablet. After some software update google play stopped working. It cannot recognize any wifi. (Home or hotspot). Tried resetting to factory settings. No luck. All existing apps work ...
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Why is 'no connection' error appearing while accessing Google Play store?

I have this common, annoying problem while trying to access Google Play Store from my phone. It just shows 'no connection', and won't load, even though the internet access is surely working. The ...
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Cannot install Google Camera on Nexus 5 running CM 12, neither from Play Store, nor with ADB

I need to reinstall Google Camera, and I tried to remove it via Settings -> Applications. Everything went fine, but when I tried to install it back via Play Store, it said: Unknown error code ...
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App nationality in Play Store while updating from different location

For some reasons I have to use VPN for downloading apps from play store. I want to know when I change the IP for example to US and my Play Store change to US. Does it give me different app in US ...
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How do I stop Play Store connecting to a specific WiFi SSID?

The WiFi network at an office I frequently visit has firewalled the Play Store, or some port that the Play Store uses. In any case, it is impossible to connect to the Play Store over that network, and ...
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Play store is downloading tablet versions instead of phone's ones

I recently flashed Resurrection Remix Custom ROM on my LG G3. Once finished, I flashed Gapps and everything worked just fine. However, I noticed a strange behavior while searching and downloading ...
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Looking for a more efficient way to avoid apps that require creating online accounts

Here's an example of a recurring problem: I'm looking for a simple GPS-based pace-keeping app to keep me on track timewise while cycling, running, hiking, etc. So I find a candidate app via the play ...
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How to fix white/grey wifi and connection bars?

My android phone is running on the 2.3.6 version. Recently, my phones wifi and connection icons have gone white/grey. All my apps/games are working. Gmail and google+ are working and so is google. ...
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Google Play is putting adds up when I'm doing anything on my phone. text, games, gallery etc

When I open my text message and start to reply to the friend. Google play opens with an Android add. I hit the back button and it takes me to Google play home. So then I have to back out. When your in ...
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can't install/update apps on my android phone

My Galaxy Ace 3 (GT-S7272) keeps restarting after updating the apps and removing the app after restarting. Here's what I did to solve the problem but no hope: I tried clear factory reset and ...
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Icon pointing to app upgraded through Play Store no longer works. What's up with that?

Sometimes when an app is upgraded through the Play Store, the icon for it in the launcher no longer points to the app. Other times, it works fine. What's up with that? Seems totally random for ...
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A Google Play application installed and not installed in the same time

Few days ago I was asked to install Mailbox from Dropbox, Inc.. I went to Google Play and clicked on the Install button to request remote installation on my machine. Yesterday, I have realised, that ...
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How to emulate an Android in Japan, Tokyo?

Actually I am trying to get an region lock application to work. The steps I have done is having BlueStack setup in Japanese, while attempting to get VPN to Tokyo, I tried Hola and it didn't work, ...
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Google Play doesn't recognize my Genymotion device

I run Android 4.4.4 in Genymotion. I installed the Google Apps, which include Google Play. I logged into my Google account, and I see in the Google Play application on my phone that I'm logged in. ...
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Restore backup from internal storage

My first problem: My Google Play had a persistent "No connection" error. There are a bunch of fixes but none of them worked. So I decided to try the final fix: Restore device. Now I knew this would ...
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Google Play app seems corrupted

I have a Samsung Galaxy Skyrocket SII (yes, quite old now) and it's had a litany of issues as of late, but the one I find curious of all is the issue with my Google Play app. Every bit of text within ...
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Can I purchase app use Direct Carrier Billing method that its SIM card in other phone?

Currently there is only 1 mobile operator that its balance can be directly deducted if I purchase app in Play Store. Unfortunately, my Android phone doesn't use that supported mobile operator and I ...
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How does this behaviour get marked in the Play Store?

It's my understanding that when somebody has an app in the Play Store, they can monitor the number of installs and uninstalls of their app. A few days a go I flashed my phone from the L preview to ...
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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Clear Download cache on Alcatel devices?

I am using an Alcatel 997D with Android 4.0.4. I need to clear the Download cache, the normal way to do this is to go to Settings - Apps - all apps, then select Download and then clear cache. However ...
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on grid view, when updating an app, this one is taken at the end of the grid

In the app drawer, when an application is updated, its icon goes to the last page, in the last free place... Is that normal? Is there a way to make the application stay where I put it? I mean, I sort ...
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Problem installing skype

I am running android 4.1.1 on asus transformer tf300t. When trying to install skype using the google play, i am getting: unknown error 24 All other applications I am trying to install are working ...
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Market not working on droid 2 with 2.3.3 after factory reset

I did a factory reset on the phone, to switch to a different email account. Since it's cell service contract expired a while ago, I used this to bypass activation and get to the home screen, then ...
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Why does my app crash when I download it through 3G?

I have developed an application and published it on the Play Store. My problem is that when I download it from the Play Sore via 3G, the application crashes. However, when I download it via wifi it ...
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Android Market is not opening on Samsung galaxy GT-P7500

When I try to open the Market on my Samsung Galaxy GT-P7500 it shows the following dialog: Your client is out of date. It will be automatically updated shortly. Does anyone know the solution ...
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Why do apps from the play store get moved back to internal storage after update

I've got a good amount of apps installed on my phone's internal storage and I've moved the majority of them (anything taking up more than 15MB) to my SD card. My Android version is Lollipop now. After ...
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Buttons remapper: safe app?

My concern is related to the following message received before I've tried to activate the app using an A5 Samsung / Lollipop 5.1.1. The app is installed from Google play no other external source. ...
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Locked out of google play store payement app on tablet

Set up google account all OK from previous settings on laptop. Went to buy an app from google play, re-entered password and was told it was unable to process try again - did that. Then checked laptop ...
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google play doesn't work on my home wifi but works fine on every other wifi

I bought a new phone yesterday and i've had this problem since i got it. the phone works great with all wifi connections but not with my home wifi connection. when it's connected to the home wifi i ...