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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, ...
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how can I auto connect to open wifi?

I have Galaxy Note2. Is there a way to tell it to auto connect to open wifi when availble? Whitout me needing to scan and choose open wifi?
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Google Play Store: Error No. 905 [duplicate]

I have Motorola Moto G XT1033, rooted. I installed CM12 Nightly. I am not able to download apps sized more than 200 MB from Play Store. No option to uninstall updates of Play Store. How to fix it?
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How do Xiaomi and YU! (CyanogenMod) phones have Google Play Store in India?

Earlier I had asked a query on how CyanogenMod is it from Android. The answer mentioned an interesting point: CyanogenMod is not permitted to ship the Google-Apps with their ROMs, you have to ...
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Paid apps when using 2 Google accounts on a same device?

I have seen here that we can use paid apps on several devices because play store apps are saved on a Google account (not on one device). I have one android device but it will be connected depending ...
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how to chage default account for in app purchase

(Sorry my English is not good) I have two account in google play and i want to use my second account for in app purchase but when i try for in app purchase it will show my first account and say ...
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Pause download on Google Play Store

I'm a Nexus 4 user. I tried to download Injustice from Google Play Store last night and it got cancelled a couple of times due to poor speed of my connection. Is there a way to pause the download so ...
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Play Store “Connection Timed Out” on Micromax Yureka

I purchased a new Yureka yesterday and have inserted both the SIM cards properly. Today when I switched the mobile data on and wanted to download apps through Google Play, but was unable to do so and ...
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Syncing music from device to cloud with Google Play Music

On my Android device, I've recently downloaded some music. The Google Play Music app recognized the music, and shows it within the app. However, I am not sure how to sync this new music from my ...
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Buying games for my kids, without me “attaching” a credit card

My child has his own email address and his own account on a tablet that we share. He wants to spend his allowance on a video game, and I wish to trade his allowance cash to me buying this game for him ...
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i am getting error 905 while downloading big games i have tried uninstalling the updates,can anyone help please? [duplicate]

i am getting error 905 while downloading big games i have tried uninstalling the updates,factory reset(note3) but its still not working Can any one tell me how to fix it please
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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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Fix Google Play insufficient storage error without rooting my phone

This question is essentially the same as Google Play: Error downloading app - insufficient space, but I want to fix it without rooting my phone. Clearing Cache, uninstalling Google Play updates and ...
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Google Play: Error downloading app - insufficient space

After one of the latest updates (not sure if it was the last one or a previous one) of the Google Play app, I am having an error trying to update a large app (42MB). It says: Error Downloading . ...
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authentication is required when I try having an access to the google play store [duplicate]

I am not able to install my favourite games such as ZOMBIES KILLER 3D. Whenever i ha ve tried installing this games the pla store send me a message and that is "authentication is required you need to ...
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How can I replace stock download manager that Google Play uses?

Yesterday I upgraded my rooted LG Optimus One (P500) running v20g 2.3.3 to CM10 (unofficial) 4.1.1 through this post. Since the new ROM is unofficial and is in alpha/beta stage there are few known ...
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Why app updates download entire app instead of only “updates”?

I find it rather strange that for updating an app in Android (or even iOS) the entire app is downloaded instead of only the actual "Updates". The reason I find this strange is because in Windows ...
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Can't use smart update (Delta update) [duplicate]

I have questions about delta update: Is delta updates world wide? What version of Android work with delta updates? Are all apps supported for delta updates? Is there any work to do to activate this ...
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How do I update app installed from 3rd-party with Google Play Store's version?

I want to update my WhatsApp to be able to use the calling feature. I've used a third party app to update WhatsApp till now. How do I update from Play Store, or will it only happen automatically and ...
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Insufficient memory. First aids tried. Everything is tried! Pls help!

We have two phones with same problem. 1) Micromax Canvas A110 1GB RAM, 4GB Internal, 8GB EXTERNAL SD CARD Ice cream sandwich 4.04 LATEST PROBLEM: On rebooting( turning the phone and switching it ...
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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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Error in Play Store: Insufficient storage available

I'm using a Moto E. A while ago, my phone decided to show me the following message when downloading apps, despite me having around 300 Mb more than was required: Error while downloading (Insert ...
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Paid app after phone reset missing

I have bought an app 3 months back. Recently I reset my phone to factory settings. I could not be able to find my app on google store. ( the one I bought 3 months back) Please help. Thanks
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Market App Downloads always fails/never starts

Brand new LG GT540, everything works except for the Market. Clicking on Install on any App resultings in it sitting on 'Starting download..." for several seconds then as soon as it changes to ...
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How can I stop Google play from automatically updating?

How can I stop Google play from automatically updating to the latest version? I tried deleting my hosts file but it's not being deleted. My phone is rooted.
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Why are Android devices now not working with a hundred megs

I have an android 4.4 kit kat RCA Voyager tablet. I have 100 mg of internal storage on it. I went to download an app from the Play store that was 10 mg and an error popped up saying I had insufficient ...
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How to bring back Wishlist option for an app which is showing as installed in playstore but not actually installed on my device?

I recently came across some apps in playstore and I want to install those apps. Since I don't have sufficient internal memory I can't install them. It says Error downloading app "xyz app". There ...
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Error code 505 during app installation.

Error code 505 during app installation problem has resurfaced with Lollipop 5.02 upgrade. Solution suggestions welcomed.
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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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when i try to download apps on my android (Samsung galaxy s2) it says ERROR while downloading. There is insufficient on external storage [duplicate]

it seems to me that it was a waste of money to bye GTA on my phone because it keeps on coming up with this annoying error. i will be very grateful if anyone could help me.
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Google Play Payment Options is Blank cannot purchase app

Google Play Payment Options Always Blank when i select for payment. I am unable to buy any app. can anyone help to resolve this issue?
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How to upgrade android market to Google play

I am using Micromax Android A60( version android 2.1 ) phone since two years ago. Now the Market app is not working. When I download any other app it gives error download unsuccessful. Even the ...
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Play store 927 error and insufficient space though i have enough space in internal memory and SD card [duplicate]

Please Help I have more than 1 gb space in internal memory and my SD card is of 8 gb still playstore shows insufficeint even if i am downloading an app less than 1 gb. And it shows error 927 i ...
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Blacklist recommended apps in Google Play?

As the title says. I want to remove apps I have zero interest in from the so-called recommend apps list. Also block certain contacts from influencing the recommendations if possible.
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Will installing Google Play services to SD Card Mess my phone up? + Google play app info uninstall updates button GONE

Okay, So i am running a Sony Xperia E1. It is not rooted or anything like that. Here is a load of information about it: - Free space on Internal: 2GB (Enough to update GP Services, but if you read ...
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How can I circumvent regional restrictions in Google's Play Store?

I'm travelling to country X. I want to install an application which isn't available in my country, but is available in country X; but I prefer to download and install it in advance, while the data ...
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how to fix error of insufficient space

Even though I have tons of memory I can't install apps because it shows insufficient memory in Google play..I tried all things such as uninstalling Google play store and typing *#9900# and clearing ...
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Google Play Music - Error while retrieving information from server

Google Play Music - Error while retrieving information from server. When tapping Get Started. Screenshot:
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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 question that this is a supposed duplicate of, this was possible in ...
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'Error retrieving information from server' while downloading app from Google Play [duplicate]

I recently reset my Samsung Galaxy Tab plus which runs on Android 3.2. I then tried to set up my tablet again by downloading applications, but it shows that there was error retrieving information.
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Sharing paid apps between two devices

I've checked the posts saying how a paid Google app can be shared between two devices, but no-one says how to do it. There's all this stuff about using the same Google account, but what does that mean ...
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How to fix error 905 in play store? [duplicate]

I can't download large apps like CSR racing, Asphalt 8, and Trial Xtreme due to error 905. I tried to uninstall play store updates but as soon it reinstalls error 905 occurs.
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How to enable Play Store auto-update for just a few apps?

As the title says, I'd like to enable auto-update for trusted apps (e.g. Google apps), but if I open the app in Play Store and check Auto-update, I get the question "Auto-update is currently disabled ...
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Changing country in play store [duplicate]

I've read through all the methods listing under previously asked questions however nothing seems to work. I currently live in S.Korea and would like to download apps here however am blocked by region ...
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Installing Google apps; “Google Services Framework has stopped” after installation

The following are the steps I took to get Google apps (Playstore mainly) on my Galaxy Mega 5.8 Root Downloaded APKs for: Google Services Framework, Google Login Service, Google Play. Using Root ...
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Problem With Restoration Using Helium (Carbon)?

I Have Asus Fone Pad "7 ME175CG K00Z Tablet Running On Android 4.3 Jelly Bean *More Info Below I Backed Up All My Game saves using carbon Premium Version it was working in backup and restoration (no ...
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Unable to download Google Play Service [duplicate]

Everytime I try to download Google Play Service I get this message : "Incompatible with same users id". I need Google Play Service to save my account on Clash of Clans. Kindly help me guys?
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This item cannot be installed in your device's country

I bought my phone in Germany, used it for a while in several different countries, then recently moved to the US. For several mainstream apps (e.g. Google Wallet, Google Voice, Yelp, my bank's app) I ...
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How to find missing application?

I have a new phone. The old one died. I want to install all application that I had on old phone. I am 100% I miss one application in google play-my apps. I may be uninstall it on the old phone due to ...
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Logout from Gmail account without logging out Google Play Store account

I tried logging out the account on Gmail, but it logged out the Play Store as well. How can I logout of my Gmail account without logging out of the Google Play Store? Is it possible?