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Why do I get the same “updates available” for apps even though I have already updated that app before on my S3?

I have noticed that my Google Play apps keep notifying me of apps with new updates but when I click on it I see that's it's sometimes an app a old update which I have already installed but the ...
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My Nexus 7 shows a widget “Install Google Play Services” but it won't work

I've just powered up my Nexus 7 and instead of the Google Now widget it shows "Install Google Play services". However, if I tap the button, I'm told that Google Play is not supported on my device. ...
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Unable to connect to network after factory reset

Today I did a factory reset on my phone (Galaxy y GT-S5360T) to attempt to free up some space (it worked, thankfully) and now I can't seem to connect to any wifi network. I am currently running the ...
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Remove recommendations from Google plus friends at Google Play

Has anyone encountered that? I entered in my Google Play account and I saw that some apps are recommended by Google+ friends. How can I disable my recommendations to be available? Or at least make ...
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How can I download apps from Google Play to my Tab using my PC's Internet connection? [duplicate]

I don't have access to the internet on my Samsung Tab 3 and don't have wifi either. Only my PC has internet access through a landline and non wireless modem. How can I download apps from Google Play ...
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How can I update apps using google play website?

Earlier, there was an option to update apps from Google play website. If new updates were available, it was showed in the homepage, but now it is not there. Can I do it now? Is there an option for ...
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How are apps ranked differently between GooglePlay search and Category listings

When I do any search like "games" or "business" in GooglePlay, I get a certain way in which the apps are ranked. But for some reason, in the category listings, the app are listed in an entirely ...
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can I install any android app on a google TV?

I mean "does it allow me" to install any android app. Presumably, some apps wont work (for lack of specific hardware). If it does allow me, what are the common problems ? (low-resolution, perhaps ?) ...
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Why can't I see Google Play “Staff Picks”?

I used to see the Staff Picks section in Google Play, both on the website and on my device. Recently, I can't find it - I can see only the "Editor's Choice", this seems to be the only lists of apps ...
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Google Play Store mobile payment

I'm haing a problem with google play store from few weeks, I can't purchase any app with carrier billing option. it says "Your mobile payment service isn't available, try again later" any ideas how to ...
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Latest version of Play app on Android 2.1

I've got a device (HTC Magic) with Android 2.1 (rooted, with CyanogenMod). It has Google Market app v2.23.6 - pretty old. I wonder, what's the latest version of Play that runs on Android 2.1? In the ...
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What would be a good method to find popular, low rated apps on the google play store?

Apart from just scouring through the charts and clicking on each app individually. I calculate that would take a full week to complete. I can't find any site that lets you sort the apps by rating, ...
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Not getting current location even if Location Services are enabled

Device: Samsung mobile phone Android: 4.0.3 My Location Services are enabled, but I am not getting the current location. When I restart the phone, it works. What could be the problem here?
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closed ports wifi problem

I have these following issues : 1) wifi connects but the signal bars stay grey 2) I can open and search apps in market but when I try to download them , it says "waiting for network" 3) facebook ...
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Android Tablet Restored, Can't Reinstall Same Apps

My Android tablet 'broke'. Sent it in to the OEM and they fixed it under warranty and shipped it back. Now, when I go to re-install certain apps, they won't install to my tablet because Google Play ...
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Is it possible to disable Google Play updates?

Is it possible to disable updates to Google Play and Google Play Services? I have automatic updates switched off, but this 2 Google apps are upgrading itself without my permission, and I can only ...
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I deleted Google Settings App

I deleted the Google Settings App on my Xperia and now I can't use Play Store anymore. The reason I did this in the first place is that I was trying to update my whatsapp but insufficient storage ...
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What is the meaning of the set of Play Store icons at the top of the screen?

Why are there a set of Google Play Store icons at the top of an Android (Nexus 10) screen? What do they mean?
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Android Market or Google Play Store for black Pandigital Novel [duplicate]

I'm looking for an easy way to get the Android Market or Google Play Store on my black Pandigital novel. I've searched and searched, but I couldn't find any ways to get either of them. If anyone knows ...
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How to find a stolen android phone without internet connectivity?

Is there any app which could send me a text for the new sim and the number and with the help of the number can i send a text back to perform some remote locking features. The point is when the phone ...
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Why is Kivy Launcher giving “your device isn't compatible” with Nook HD+?

When I bought my Nook HD+ a week after Google Play was enabled for it, one of the first apps I installed was the Kivy Launcher. It worked great for a few times, then stopped working mysteriously - ...
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My SGS2 got stolen and I want to reset it through a PC - how?

My phone got stolen and I want to reset it through a PC how do I do that?
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How can I install the UPS Mobile app in Sweden?

If I visit the American version of the Google Play Store while logged in I can search and find the app. But I am met with a message that says I can't install it. This app is incompatible with your ...
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Google Nexus 7 3G free storage not recognised by Play store

I have 85% free space of my 32 GB internal storage (there is no external sd card on this device), and yet I cannot download any new app or even update an old one, because Google Play Store keep ...
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Can't seem to configure my phone to download to SD card by default

Well, I have a Motorola Razr I and, as expected, my internal storage was pretty limited (only 5 gbs). Of course, I already had a SD card which I inserted into my phone to expand it's memory to 25 gbs ...
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After phone reset - how to download all my apps from google play store?

In the web front end all my apps are still there and I added the google account in my phone. Now how do I get the apps down to the phone?
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Cannot connect my Galaxy Ace to my Google account

I have 'Market' and every time I attempt to log into it using my Google account it says that it 'Can't establish a reliable data connection to the server.' Any idea what could be done to get it ...
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Keep getting invalid package error when downloading app from Play store

I can't download any app from Google Play, I get invalid package message. I know this is an old problem and I that I have to clear Dalvik cache. Problem is that I can't down load the file manager to ...
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Insufficient storage with Link2sd [duplicate]

I finally got Link2sd to work. I have Nexus One with 168 MB of internal storage. After some linking, I ended with 41 MB of free space. Now I'm trying to install Swiftkey, which is 6 MB download. ...
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Google play is not displaying

I'm trying to open google play on my computer but it displays me like below image: Doesn't display any of the application not even when I select from categories.
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Re-installing Google Play Store

My Google Play store, as well as all of my apps, are messed up. Every one of them has an Android icon and an SD card emblem at the bottom right. I do not know how to get my Play Store back, and I can ...
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Cannot buy apps in Play Store

I recently made an Android Application for a company and today they ordered 10 tablets (Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 3G GT-P5100) with my application. I created a Gmail Account for each Tablet and updated the ...
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Android Market gone after emulator reboot on Windows [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Android Market gone after emulator reboot I am having the same problem as mentioned here. But my specs are as follows: OS=Windows 7 SP1 SDK Revision = 21.0.1 OS = ...
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Is it possible to filter Google Play search results by permission? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to search the Play Store by permissions? I would like to exclude apps that require permissions I find too intrusive from Google Play search results like network ...
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Play Store server error

I have a Razr M and every time I hit the Google Play Store I get an error that says "server error". I have tried everything. The account is correct and that account works on all my other devices. ...
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RPC:S-5:AEC-0 error on brand new tablets [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Google play fails to install application with RPC:S-5:AEC-0 I recently bought 2 of these tablets, which had good reviews. I bought them for my young daughters for ...
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Does Google Audit all apps that enter the market place? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Are the apps safe? How can I make my Android more secure? There are several 'requires root' apps in the market and one of the most famous ones have more than 5 Million ...
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How to determine what capabilities are blocking an app from installing

My bank has an app for Android phones, but that same app won't install on my tablet. Is there a way to determine what capability or permission is blocking it from even being listed in the Play store? ...
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Google Play app dissappeared [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Google play disappeared from my phone I have a Samsung Galaxy S and have recently discovered that the Google Play app has disappeared from my phone. I am not sure when ...
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How to virtual box android 4 to download apps from market?

Google play truly don't work for my phone ,i did everything recommended on other forums. i don't want factory reset my phone or root it. i decided to install android 4 on virtual box. does google play ...
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List all free application on google play [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to get full list of apps in play-store Is there a way I can get list of all free apps on Google Play. Normally only 24 apps are displayed on one web page.Something ...
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How can I install an app if I have inconsistent UIDs and the market app crashes?

I am having issues with inconsistent UIDs. Trying to understand what was going on, I got the advice to install a terminal emulator. The problem is that when I go to the Market app, I receive a (very ...
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How To Track My Stolen Phone Without Usin Wifi [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: My phone was just stolen an hour or so ago. Are there any options for tracking? My Phone Is Stolen I Need To Know How To Use It
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Google Play Store disappeared from my phone [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Google play disappeared from my phone My google play store is not showing on my home page and it's not in the app drawer and it's not in All Apps under settings. My ...
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Does China Mobile Galaxy S3 model GT I-9308 have Google Play Store? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I install the Google Apps Package (Play Store, …) on my Android device? Does this Galaxy S3 have Google Play Store pre-installed so I can download Android ...
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Questions regarding purchasing on google store [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Android market questions Now if I purchase a comic in google store where will it end up?. Am I able to access the file through a folder and transfer to my computer for ...
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Market App crashes on Samsung Galaxy Ace

i have samsung galaxy ace, yesterday i rooted my phone and installed the link2sd application, everything was fine, today when i tried to install an application using market, the market just crashes ...
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Is cm7's stable 7.0.3 market limited with apps?

For some reason, the apps available on the marketplace for my nook is extremely limited. Am I doing something wrong? I have very few apps, and I only have 2 things to select. Top paid and Top Free, ...
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Can not install in country [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to install apps which are targetted for another country? i would like to loadthe bbc news app but i get the following error on android market place. This app is ...
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How do I download an app from the market that is restricted in my location? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I use the Android Paid Market from a region where it's not available yet? I want to download the Kindle for Android app, but it is not available in my ...