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categorization of reviews on playstore listing

recently i noticed that there is some count is displayed on review listed under the product listed on play store. The attached image is reviews of google Chrome browser for android. But the ...
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What resources are available to investigate the disappearance of an app from Google Play?

I used to use an app called "Image Privacy" to strip EXIF data from images on my phone. I noticed that it was not installed on my current Android phone and went to the Google Play app store to ...
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How to find a paid version of an app? [closed]

I want to buy Clash of Clans pro version and install it on my device. I found that this game has pro/premium version available. I went to Play Store to install it. I searched this game's pro version ...
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Filtering Play Store

I often look for "best" application among other similar. Of course, what is best for me, is not necessarily best for anyone else. When I look for "best" application for desktop operating system, I ...
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whenever I attempt to update or install an app I get and error

I have been trying to update apps and install games for a month. I have looked all over for help. I was told to turn phone off and then back on and go to step two which didn't work. The problem I'm ...
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Google play store not working when default install location is SD card

I have a non-rooted Android 5.0 device. The Android installation of my phone provides an option to set the default storage location (analogous to adb shell pm set-install-location 2, I think). After ...
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Can't remove stolen phone from account

So I had an Android phone stolen - nearly two years ago now. When it was taken, I immediately reset my Google account password (and most others). I have 2-factor auth on my Google account. I have ...
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Why will a video game from the google play store be asking me for root/super users permissions?

So I don't know if this is a question for here or security.stackexchange.com but the thing is I installed a game that ask me for root access to my system it seems suspicious and strange why will a ...
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Can't get into Google Play Store after changing Gmail password

After resetting my Gmail password, my Android phone (Galaxy S4) can't get into the Google Play Store. It keeps telling me "A change in your account requires that you sign in again." I sign in with ...
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How do you change the language on Google Play? [duplicate]

How do you change the language on Google Play? I'm American, so I want it in English. I live in Luxembourg, have a Lux SIM card and bought my phone in Thailand and yet the Google Pay Topics are all in ...
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How to gift in-app purchase?

I'm trying to gift my SO the pro mode of an app (Pomodoro challenge, specifically). This is an in-app purchase, not a separate, premium app. Is there a way to do this?
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How to export conversations from Bluestacks to an Android?

I used to have WhatsApp on Bluestacks but now I own a cellphone and want to restore my conversations and contacts from bluestacks to my phone. How could this be done? Is it possible!? When I try to ...
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How to tell when Google Play Store credit will expire?

For Google Play Store credit that does expire, how does one see when it expires? For credits that do not expire, see this QA.
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Is apkmirror.com safe?

Is it safe to download and install Google Play from apkmirror.com? How can I check this is a safe download? Backstory: I had to factory reset my original Samsung Galaxy Tab as it refused to start ...
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Can I have more than one tablet on the same email account?

I have two tablets for each of my kids and I set them both up with my email account on the app store to get them games. But when trying to use the PC to choose the games for me it will only let me ...
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Reset Google Play password

I forgot my son's password to filter which apps he download through the Google Play Store. How can I reset it?
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Phoenix OS and gapps : strange behaviour on my nexus 10

I've just installed the latest version of Phonenix OS on my tablet Nexus 10. Since a little of space is left,I have installed the pico version,that I found here : ...
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prevent google play from showing books only

I want to prevent google play from showing any books because there are some inappropriate books and google play's parental control didn't work perfectly(as they said not 100%). I don't want to ...
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Can an app installed from Play Store being dropped support due to changing requirement in Android version?

Can an app installed from Play Store being dropped support due to changing requirement in Android version? If a very low percentage of app users still uses a very old Android version, and the ...
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How to use an older version of an application?

I was using an application. Then the multiplayer mode stopped working, so I decided to reinstall it. After I uninstalled the app, I realised that an update had been made and my Android version is too ...
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How to get notified about removed apps from play store?

Recently I found some apps (which I already installed) have been removed from play store for different reasons according to google. Is there a way to get notified about removed apps from play store? ...
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Unable to download apps from google playstore via wifi

Is there any possibility to block app downloads from google play store via WiFi? I tried all the steps like Clear cache data from playstore app Delete google account and recreated it Factory reset ...
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Is there a way to turn off app updates when global and app-specific autoupdate setting is already set to Never/Off?

On Monday, January 18th, 2016, on a never-network-locked-or-branded Nexus 5, I've noticed that the Google Chrome app was suddenly updated, together with the user-installed "My Cricket" and one other ...
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Get a list of all applications I have ever installed on any phone [duplicate]

This is strongly related to Android market. I have once used an application which I now cannot find using the search function. Unless it was withdrawn, it must still exist and I want to find it. ...
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Verification Phone Play Store

I want to create a different/new Play Store account in my new device, but when the Play Store asks me for my phone number, it says that it was used too many times. Is there a way to fix this? ...
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Google Play says my device isn't compatible with the app even though it meets required Android version

I have a Hisense HS-U601 with Android 4.4.2 but when I try to download apps on Google Play that requires 4.0 and up it always says it's not compatible. For instance I can't update my Instagram app ...
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Samsung Twitter for Android

On a Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 2014 edition, Twitter (version 4.1.3) is pre-installed. This app can be updated via the "Galaxy Apps" app, to version 5.49.0. However, the version of the Twitter app in ...
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Chrome Browser is not supported on this device (Samsung GT-P7500)

I have a tablet Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 (P7500) with stock firmware P7500XWLPG (Android 4.0.4). I want to install Chrome Browser on it. But when I find it in Google Play I see message "This app is ...
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Installing apps issue

I have Samsung Note 2. I can install neither play store apps nor APK. I can simply download APK, but the installation is never finished. When I download apps from play store, it simply downloads ...
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Samsung Galaxy S6 64GB “Insufficient Storage Space” after Hard Reset and tried every fix

I have tried all the fixes I can find online about deleting the cache but I just hard reset my phone and installed apps. This has happened twice so not sure what to do. Could it be the formatting was ...
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Unknown Android devices in Google Play

In Google Play when I go to an app (e.g. Facebook) It says this app is compatible with all your devices (I have no Android devices currently) and shows 'No carrier GT-I9100' (Samsung Galaxy S II) and ...
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Play Store Downloading of Updates Stuck part way through download

I have a Samsung Galaxy S3 & I have 3 updates in the Play Store. When I click on them they start to download but part way through between 40%-60% they will just stop downloading. The phone looks ...
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New Nexus 7 Android 4.1.1 no Google Play Store

I currently possess a Nexus 7 Tablet running Android v4.1.1 with Kernel v 3.1.10-00001-g2cd7831 which was given to me as a Christmas gift. The packaging it came in looked new. It uses the standard ...
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cant access google play store

i lost my first gmail account password and have tried using other passwords like excellency, excellently and so on to see if i can access it but to no avail so i re-opened a new account with the name ...
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Huawei ascend g6 complaining about internal storage when installing an app

I'm having a problem with my Huawei Ascend G6 smartphone. I'm using this smartphone without an SD card, the device has 8GB internal storage. The operating system is android 4.3 with Huawei EmotionUI ...
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Error: “Unfortunately, Google Play services has stopped”, when using some Google apps

Whenever I use Tinder, Gmail, Youtube, or Hangouts I get the error Unfortunately, Google Play services has stopped Then it asks if I would like to report the error. When I select to report the error ...
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Google Play Store does not open

i have a alcatel onetouch, since two days ago i try to open the Google Play store, but it does not show up, i looks like it will open but it get closed inmediatly, i don't know why does anyone can ...
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couldn't sign in/there was a problem communicating with Google servers - Xiaomi Redmi 2 Pro

I have a new Redmi 2 Pro and I am unable to sign in to my google account. I have Android 4.4.4 KTU84P version and MIUI 77.00.99. I'v already tried to login with other google accounts, I disabled ...
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I can't download apps on the play store

My device will let me open but when I click on an app for more info it says authentication required, and won't load app details. I rebooted the device and the connection is fine, I've downloaded many ...
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How to download an app from another region/country?

I've found duplicate posts, but they are outdated. The solutions no longer work as some of the apps have been deprecated, and things have changed since 2013. My phone is NOT rooted, I have a HTC ONE ...
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How can I download apps from play store directly to my external SD card?

So my phone is an Alcatel One touch that has about 1.88 GB of internal storage, I downloaded about 3 apps and the memory isinsufficient. Obviously I bought a 16 GB external SD card, the problem is the ...
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Google play reports insufficient memory despite being able to install apps from F-Droid

I have a Motorola Photon Q running CyanogenMod 12.1 (Android 5.1.1). I've read through all the questions listed in the insufficient-memory wiki, and none of them have helped me so far. Whenever I try ...
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What does 'No carrier *' mean?

I tried to install google cardboard. But I found "No carrier Samsung SM-J700F". What does this mean? Why can't I install cardboard?
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How to format a flash drive to fat32

So I'm kinda stranded after accidentally wiping out my whole internal storage. I'm trying to install a temporary ROM e.g CM on it via USB OTG on TWRP. My phone doesn't have an OS on it. I have no PC ...
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App Availability After Deletion from Playstore

I wanted to ask that what would happen to an app (For example Flappy Bird) that gets deleted from the play-store. However, I still have it on my mobile. I am changing my phone and plan to sell the old ...
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Is it possible to stop certain apps from updating via Google Play? [duplicate]

A friend of mine updated a certain app and I don't like the choices the devs made. I'd rather stay on the current version. I know that I can set Google Play to not update apps automatically. Thing ...
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Device does not register with Google to access the Play Store

I just got a new BLU studio G and after configuring my google account I can access my gmail, drive and other stuff, except for Play Store and Hangouts. I went to my account settings on the web and in ...
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Can't update to WhatsApp latest version

I got a message saying I was running on an old version of WhatsApp and that I must update the app from Google play store. However, when I try to update, it hangs at the message saying Updating and ...
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Re-install system google play store

I tried installing a modded playstore using Lucky Patcher but in the process it deleted the system app and didn't install the modded one. i have tried installing it manually but it just can't work ...
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View all most recent ratings for an app in the Google Play Store?

How to view all most recent ratings (and not for only one particular language, which the sort by newest default does)?