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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 ...
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Why some apps still need a manual update although having been configured to be automatic update? [duplicate]

Today I got Facebook app's update notification. I thought I forgot to check the automatically update box but I didn't - it is already set for auto already. So why the app still need our manual ...
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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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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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No Google Play Store in Craig 4.0.3 Android tablet [duplicate]

I have a Craig 4.0.3 Android tablet. Can it download apps from the Google Play Store? My tablet does not seem to have the Google Play app. Is there a way to download the Google Play Store app? I ...
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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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Warranty on Nexus 7

I just won an auction on the Nexus 7. The seller claims that he doens't have the original sales receipt but says I will be able to sign up for the warranty online with the registration & ...
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Android 4.1 unable to connect to Google Play but other wifi functions work - how to fix?

I'm using a Rikomagic 802III running Android 4.1.1, connected to my TV. Until today, I was able to connect to Google Play, and my widgets were showing data. Now, when I open Google Play, I get an ...
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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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How can I get old Android softwares? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Where can find older versions of Apps? Sony LiveView -application dropped the support from the old Android versions -- some problems here -- and now I cannot use it. I ...
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Package file is invalid [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Package Install via Market sometimes fails and gives seemingly random error message Every time i try to download a app from the android market place to my HTC desire it ...
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Unregister device in Google Play [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to remove device(s) from My Market Account? I've two devices showing in my Google Play Account, probably because of some old ROM. I want to remove the old entry. I ...
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Why the play store prompts “no network connection” while I use reverse USB tethering? [duplicate]

I used reverse USB tethering to share my laptop wired network connection, and my phone's browser works as normal, but the play store prompts "no network connection", why? How to enable it?
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Where can I find official statistics of most downloaded android app in play market? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Is there a way to see the top apps across all categories? Where can I find official statistics of most downloaded android app in play market? I would like to check which ...
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Can Google Play be installed on Andoid Virtual Device, running API 10 (Android 2.3.3)? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I run Android applications on my PC with the Android emulator? Not sure if I am searching with right terms but I could not figure out if it is possible to ...
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Google Play does not work on Samsung S3 (GT-I9300) purchased in China Unicom [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Does China Mobile Galaxy S3 model GT I-9308 have Google Play Store? Just want to check Whether Google Play support Samsung S3 (GT-i9300)? I have downloaded the Google ...
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If I buy a software and change smartphone, should I buy it… AGAIN? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Reinstalling purchased apps on a new phone? I've just tweaked my Google Play application to believe I have an HTC Desire S so I can buy all the games that I can't buy ...
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Gift app on Google Play [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to buy an app for a friend? I want to gift a Google Play app to some people. For the iOS version I can "gift this app" using iTunes. How can I gift the app to the ...
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“App_Name” Could not be downloaded due to an error (500)?

I developed an app for android. I used my two devices (Galaxy Nexus running 4.02 & Galaxy Tab10.1 running 3.1) to test the app before I published it. When I published the app to the Market, I ...
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How To Switch To A Higher Storage SDHC Card With Less Hassle And Problems? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to upgrade / swap SD card without losing data and installed apps? I am about to switch to SanDisk 16GB SDHC from 8GB storage flash card of same brand, but currently ...
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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 can't I download anything from the Market after CSC change?

I changed the CSC to my country and after that, I couldn't download anything from the Market. It gives this error: "app name" could not be downloaded due to an error. (-101) I tried updating to ...
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How to sync android market account if I have the app but the market isn't in my add account? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I install the Google Apps Package (Play Store, …) on my Android device? I've been trying to get the new market on my phone for a while, I finally did then ...
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How to rate in Market on Honeycomb tablet? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I rate an app in Honeycomb? I own Asus Transformer TF-101 Android tablet, running Honeycomb 3.2. I cannot figure out how to rate installed applications in the ...
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Google Map alternatives with offline navigation support [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: alternatives to Google Maps Hi All, Does google map application provides voice guided navigation ? Does it supports offline navigation ? Any app which supports ...
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disable apps on Google playstore

Is there a way to temporarily disable apps I downloaded from the Google play store without having to uninstall them?
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How to download OBB files without using the Chrome/Firefox Extension?

First of all, let me emphasize that I AM NOT TRYING TO PIRATE ANYTHING. My situation is that I have this game which needs to be updated, but I have been failing to finish the update every single ...
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Play Store crashes when menu or back button are tapped

Since the Play Store was updated to version 4.9.13 on my LG Optimus L5II (LG-E450f), it crashes every time the menu or back button are tapped. Click image for larger version. Everything else ...
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How to stop Google's Play Store from auto-updating itself (without rooting)?

I have a problem with my tab. With the new version of Play Store, My tablet PC keeps restarting. So, I restored Google Play to the Factory Default. Soon after, it updated itself, causing the device to ...
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google play store says no connection retry [duplicate]

When I open the Google Play Store it says, no connection retry even when I am connected to wifi and when I hit Sign In in the Youtube app it says, An error occurred.
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Android keyboard and play store not working

Android Keyboard and Google Play Store app are not working on my Jelly Bean device. There is a message popping up repeatedly telling me that android keyboard has stopped. What can I do to get out of ...
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Samsung Galaxy Ace S5830 - Google Play Store Installing

I hava Samsung Galaxy Ace S5830 and my Android version is 2.2.1 I have not Google Play app on my phone. Can I install Google Play app with this specifications. If not how can do it? I just do not ...
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my google play uninstall by itself.. how can i install it again ?

I have just reset my Samsung Galaxy Ace and now Google Play doesn't shown up. I've already restarted my phone but nothing happens, and I've downloaded a different Play Store but it doesn't seem to ...
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Cannot choose apps to share with in Google Play Store

When I click the "Share" button at bottom of the app description page, I do not get the usual sharing panel. Instead, it pastes the link to SMS, from where I have to copy, discard SMS option and then ...
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Locked out of my Samsung Galaxy Player 5.0

I have been locked out of my Galaxy Player. When I clicked on "forgot password" it told me to log in to my Google Play account. I forgot my password to it too. I need help to figure out how to change ...
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Cannot add Google account for Playstore, SSL not working

I had Google Playstore installed on my Android 2.2 mobile. But unfortunately when I went to service centre the mobile was resetted to factory settings and all my data was lost. Thereafter when I ...
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How to change country? [duplicate]

I want to install this application https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.scoompa.callrecorder.open but I can't, because I'm in a wrong country. I would like to change country. Do I need ...
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Where does Google Play Store put downloaded apps?

I want to know where Google Play stores downloaded .apk files. I've heard that Google Play doesn't send you an .apk file and installation is completely online. Is it true?
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Search Play Store history for an app?

My droid phone died recently and I got a replacement. I was trying to install a phone silencer app that I liked which was on my old phone, but I couldn't find the exact one in the Play Store. Is there ...
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How can I prevent installation of NEW applications on an Android 5.1 device, but keep auto-updates of existing applications?

We will soon have to provide a phone to a person who is obviously not familiar with IT stuff at all, and not capable of learning anything about information security, etc. (and probably not capable of ...
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Google Play downloads app to wrong tablet

I bought my daughter an Android tablet and tried to download Angry Birds onto it. It showed the message that app would be downloaded shortly, but it never did. A little while later, I logged onto my ...
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World Of Tanks Blitz is not on Google Play Store [closed]

I am very new to Android ecosystem. I can't seem to locate this game title on Play Store. Should it be on Google Play Store?
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How do I change my debit card details in Google Play?

How do I change my ATM card details in Google play as my old card has been damaged and I cannot purchase anything from my Android phone?
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Where can I get the QR code for an app on the Play Store? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What’s the easiest way to create a QR code for a link? I searched the site, and I've searched google with no answer. Posting QR code images on a webpage is convenient, ...
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Problem accessing the Market

I have a Sony Ericsson Xperia with Android. I can't download from the Market because there is some Gmail account that I don't have an idea how it got there. This means that I don't know the ...