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Block Adult app recommendations on play store

I always get adult app recommendations (under "Recommended for you") on play store though I have never used one. I find it quite embarrassing. Is there any sort of content filtering possible.
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Do people in your circles/contacts see your downloaded apps in their recommendations?

is your app/movie/book history available to people in your circles/contacts by means of recommendations or some other way
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How to reinstall google play app after deleting it? [duplicate]

I have a rooted phone and tried to link my play store app to the second partition of my memory card. However, when I wiped the data on the second partition, I forgot to remove the link of my play ...
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How can I identify Mobile Speaker issue and how to reduce the noise while Music is playing in Speaker?

I'm using Samsung Galaxy Grand2.Recently I'm facing Noise(with some vibration) while listening to Music in Mobile's Speaker.How to confirm that it's mobile speaker issue and also how to fix it? Kindly ...
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How to stop one app from ever updating? [duplicate]

Recently BBC updated their app with the new Material theme, and it completely ruined the app, I reverted back to the previous version using Titanium backup, and I want to ignore BBC app updates ...
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Unable to purchase apps

I am new to Android but have got a new phone running 5.0.1 using my Gmail account administered by my university in New Zealand. However I am unable to purchase apps in the Google Play store. I am able ...
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Error retrieving information from server

Whenever I try to download an app from Google Play Store, it allows me to accept the App Conditions but I don't see it downloading. A sign that shows there's an error pops up, 'Error retrieving ...
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Why does the play store show “deactivate” instead of uninstall

I was reviewing the recent update changes for the Outlook app when I noticed that instead of the normal uninstall button, it says dectivate instead: Screenshot showing the button (click to enlarge) ...
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apps missing from My Apps part of Market

I have a HTC Desire, with the official Android 2.3.3. My problem is that not all the apps I have installed are showing on the Market, which means that I can't check for updates to them. To pick one ...
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Where does Google Play store its ebooks on an Android device?

In the Google Play Books Android application, there is an option to keep an ebook on a device if the user wants to do it. So when you decide to do such a thing, the ebook may be stored somewhere on ...
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Some APKs are autoupdated from Play Store while some are not

A have option on my Play Store account - always auto update apps. Thus I see that some installed apps require update. Mainly Google apps are autoupdated in first term, but I see that even some of them ...
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I rooted my mobile and my google play store is not working

I uninstalled updates and force stoped it. I even uninstalled the updates and cleared cache. I did factory reset but not working. Now i can't even add or sign in my old account. What should I do? Help ...
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Uninstalled apps still show up on “Apps installed on” in Google Play Store

I already uninstalled the unwanted applications from my device, but they still show up on "Apps installed on" in my Google Play account. Does it mean that the apps I got rid of are still stored in ...
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McAfee Free Antivirus won't update from Play Store returning error -505

I am putting McAfee in System/app directory to prevent standard users from uninstalling it. Once I try to update the package from Play Store, the download progress reaches 100% and when it tries to ...
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I'm having trouble opening my play store

I have a galaxy s3 and the play store will not open, I've i tried every way I can think of to open it but it won't work: I restarted my phone many times, I've also tried opening it from the ...
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Samsung Galaxy Tab: Cannot download from Google Play

I bought this tablet without a SIM card. I have a WiFi connection, but it still doesn't let me download from the Android Market. How do I fix this?
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When I search for apps, what determines the order in which they are ranked?

When I search for apps in the Google Play Store, what is the determining factor of the order in which they are presented to me? Is it the number of downloads? Or reviews? Or total star rating? ...
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Ridiculous error on all google play store Using CM 10.1.3

I have a crazy problem. Whenever I update anything I get this error update for (insert Google app here) could not be downloaded due to an error (error while retrieving information from the server. ...
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Moving app sync from one google account to another

Okay I am using a new Gmail account on my PlayStore to browse my tablet. Now the problem is that all the apps that I downloaded using my first account, so when I log into the using my second account I ...
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Add an app to the Google Playstore installed list

I have recently have had to flash my GApps package on Cyanogen. As a result all the application that were previously listed in the installed apps section are no longer present any more. Is there any ...
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Unable to sign-in into Google Play Store after logging out

I downloaded Freedom app, but I didn't find it interesting, so I uninstalled it completely. After a while I tried opening my Google Play Store, but it didn't open and shows: "No connection - retry". ...
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Installing File Explorer on Droid 2

I have a Droid 2 (very old, model from 4-5 yrs ago). My phone is stuck on airplane mode and I am unable to turn airplane mode off. I found a way to fix it that looks very promising. ...
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“insufficient storage” though nothing is installed

I can't download any apps onto my android tablet. I have put it back to factory settings and it has nothing saved on it at all and is still telling me I have insufficient storage. I can't even install ...
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Google play infinite login loop

I recently changed my Google password, but now when I open Google Play and Gmail, it prompts me for my password and won't accept it. It works in the YouTube app only. I've tried rebooting, but this ...
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Unistalled Updates on pre-installed app

So my Facebook wasn't working, and would only load for a while then crash when I tried to open it. I uninstalled the app updates, then tried to install them again but when the updates were installing, ...
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Google Play store crashes and gapps process not working since upgrading to Jelly Bean on Samsung Galaxy S II

My phone is about 9 months old and has not given me any problems before I upgraded to the latest Android version - Jelly Bean 4.1.2. I downloaded an original version (not a cracked version) when I got ...
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Does using various app stores in parallel cause any issues?

I am using a Android phone with Lollipop and found that apps can be installed from various app stores like Google Play, Amazon App Store or F-Droid. Are there any problems I can run into if apps are ...
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Is there a guaranteed safe way to sideload the Google Play Store on FireOS?

I recently got a fire phone, and wanted to get the google play store on it. I found this page (http://sideloadfirephone.com/google-play-for-the-amazon-fire-phone/) with links to the google play store. ...
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Why isn't Xposed framework available on Google Play?

So why isn't Xposed framework available on Play Store? Also, why are modules available there?
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I want to remove credit card information from Play Store

Please let me know how can I change my credit card information that I entered when I set up the Play Store.
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Is there a service that rates app security/permissions?

Is there a service/company/app that vets Android apps and reports on their "trustworthiness"? I recently moved from Blackberry to a Galaxy S2 which does not have an LED indicator light. I searched ...
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How to get rid of update notifications for a given app in Google Play Store?

General question I have an app X installed on my device in version Y. I don't want to update it to any newer version (Y+z) for some reason. Still, the Google Play Store app always lists updates for ...
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Can't install country-restricted app even if I'm physically in this country [duplicate]

I am trying to install this banking app from Google Play: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=pl.ing.ingmobile This app is allowed to be installed only by users in Poland. My Google account ...
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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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Android 4.4.2, Google Play Store error: No connection, but pages loads fine in browser

The Android version is 4.4.2. When I open Google Play Store, it says "Error, no connection"But when I open browser I can load pages like Google.com. I tried clearing cache, logging with other Google ...
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Google play: one account multiple devices [duplicate]

I have paid for an app on the Google Play store and I've downloaded it on a device (my Android smartphone). Now I have a tablet, should I pay again for the same app? Or will logging in with the same ...
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How to change my device location on the Play Store

I'm trying to download an App on the Play Store, specifically the Vue Cinema app, but this app is only (presumably) available in the UK. I have just relocated to the UK, so how do I set my location ...
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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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Is “m.okgame.im” a legitimate and trusted Android Repository?

I installed Opera Mobile Browser. In the Speed Dial section, there is a pre-defined bookmark for "m.okgame.im" Android repo. The site have many games just like in Google Playstore, plus it can ...
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Why am I Unable to login to playstore app after password reset when I can login with the same password in the desktop version

It's almost an hour and half I had reset my password on gmail and selected log me out of all devices. So for which I need to re login to play store in order to view my apps. But the problem is that ...
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None of the google apps are working on Moto e2

I have this moto e 2nd gen (not the 4g one) It worked fine for 3-4 months.. Today morning i see strange "Unfortunately google play services has stopped" error.. Slowly I figured out that all google ...
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Google Play “can't establish a reliable connection to the server”

I have tried all methods to make Google Play work but it still says this: Please help me.
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Google Play downloads last forever

I have been trying to download several apps from google play. I've got a 3G tested connection but whatever I try to download the download lasts forever. Can I somehow reinstall google play? What can I ...
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How do I install Google Play store?

I have a rooted Huawei G700-U10 with android 4.2.1. I removed the Android Play Store and Services, but now I need it. How do I reinstall them?
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How to avoid update and go right into the application?

Whenever i open Clash of Clans, it gives a popup saying Update is available! Good news! A new version of the game is available There is no cancel option. No matter if I click the back button or ...
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Where to check what apps I have purchased

I got a statement from my bank and I have 2 transactions I do not know what they are. Google *E-Commerce Ltd GOOGLE.COM of 15.99 Normally I have a text, which indicates what app or service I ...
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I am having a problem with getting games from google play store [duplicate]

I have tried to get games like barbie and coloring games. But it shows an error message and it says that there is Insufficient space on my device.
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How to install google play store on AOSPA 5.1 Falcon?

My moto G is rooted. I am just about to instal Paranoid Android from a zip file, but then I'll need google applications. I dont want to install a package with stuff that I dont need. I just simply ...
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What is the “Duplicate Provider” error?

I have installed Angry birds from the official android market. I tried installing the Angry Birds Seasons free version today, and while installing I got a pop-up message saying "Duplicate provider" ...
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How to disable installing apps via desktop browser

I read about a security vulnerability in Android. It's possible to install apps on your phone via the desktop browser, if logged in with the same account. When you visit the Playstore in your browser, ...