For questions related to Google's official content store for Android devices. Please note that questions related to publishing, registering, or otherwise interacting with the Play Store in a development capacity are off-topic.

learn more… | top users | synonyms (3)

0
votes
0answers
8 views

Error retrieving information from server [RPC:S-7:AEC-0] [duplicate]

I keep getting this error when trying to install any application from the Play Store. I've tried steps described here Error when downloading application from the play store: RPC: S-3, but to no avail. ...
13
votes
2answers
2k views

Where can I find out when I installed an app?

Is there a Play Store log file? Or should I be looking where apps are installed on the phone for time/date stamps?
0
votes
0answers
324 views

Play store - Wishlist server error DF-DFERH-01 - ZTE Blade III

My android was working fine until one day, i saw Error retrieving information from server. [DF-DFERH-01] with a RETRY button. This is happening only in the "My wishlist" menu. No errors before. ...
3
votes
1answer
168 views

Play Store updates downloaded on 3G network by ignoring settings

On my Xperia J phone Google Play Store setting of automatic updates is set to: Wi-fi only. To my greatest surprise, yesterday it started to download 50MBs of updates when I was on 3G and my 200MB ...
0
votes
1answer
1k views

Minimal .apks for play store

Introduction I just installed CyanogenMod 10.2 on HTC One X+ and I want to install ONLY the Google Play Store. I know there is Gapps, but I want to have even less apps on my phone than what is in ...
2
votes
1answer
136 views

Is it possible for Google to detect app updates that have not been delivered through Play Store?

I'm playing a game that is developed by a sub-division of Google. (Ingress/Niantic) Usually new versions of this game pushed out through staged roll-outs, which means if you are not one of the lucky ...
5
votes
1answer
131 views

Cyanogen and Google Play compatibility

I already read, how to install Google Play on Cyanogen. But then what? Do the apps from Play store install seamlessly, like on "standard" Android? Some apps require minimum version of Android. ...
2
votes
3answers
186 views

What are the pros and cons of allowing Google Play store to automatically update apps?

Automatically update apps on my Android phone: Upsides: Apps get new feature, bug fixes, performance improvements, etc. Downsides: The UI layout or some features that I am already used to ...
0
votes
0answers
61 views

unable to log into google+ account or google play acount via chrome or app

I have a new smartphone (samsung galaxy s4) without a SIM currently. when i try to login to my google+ account with it google says that the password is wrong although it works on my desktop computer ...
0
votes
0answers
11 views

Including permissions in searches

Is there a browser (firefox, chrome) plug-in or other method to search google play not only by keywords, but by also limiting certain permissions? Wouldn't this be a great way to filter out a ...
10
votes
1answer
970 views

How do I install, update, and remove apps for multiple devices in the Google Play online store?

I've got several Android devices. I like to use the online Play store to manage installs because it's much faster than doing so through each device. However, I do not see a way to determine which apps ...
0
votes
1answer
76 views

Does 'installation unsucessful' apps occupy space in SD card

After downloading some of the apps from google store I get a notification stating phone memory low and subsequently the installation gets failed.My question does these not installed app files get ...
1
vote
1answer
601 views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
122 views

-24 Google Play Error on installing eBay [duplicate]

Whenever I try to install the eBay app from the play store I get a -24 error code: "unknown error when installing application". I have googled the error and I cannot find anything relating to this. ...
0
votes
0answers
834 views

Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 - 2014 Edition (Chinese version)

I live in China. Just purchased a Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 - 2014 Edition (SM-P600) tablet. Since I have other devices that came with Google Play Store, I had no idea that Samsung's wouldn't. I was ...
4
votes
1answer
4k views

Can I use Google Play gift cards in my country?

I recently found out that there are now Google Play gift cards. Something I've been looking forward to. The downer? It's not available for sale at my country (Philippines). So I want to know, if I get ...
1
vote
1answer
83 views

Where the apps from google play get downloaded?

If I am installing an application in windows, I will be downloading the exe and clicking the exe will install the application. Even if I uninstall the application, I can reinstall the application from ...
0
votes
2answers
610 views

Play Store Not Downloading Large Apps

When I try to download any large app from the Play Store (v 4.3.11), it stays at "downloading" and doesn't go anywhere. I'm able to download small apps such as Angry Birds without a problem. My GApps ...
4
votes
1answer
4k views

How to remove Google Play sample books from my library without them coming back?

I have the Google Play Books app on my Android tablet, and there are three books included with it: Alice in Wonderland, The Three Musketeers, and Treasure Island. When I go to my library and hit the ...
0
votes
3answers
14k views

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?
2
votes
1answer
1k views

Google Calendar install error: Incompatible with other application(s) using the same shared user ID

I'm stacked with the following problem with my first Android device (Ruggear RG960 Apex, Android 4.1.2, rooted using Kingo Android ROOT) I bought about a week ago. The problem is when I'm trying to ...
2
votes
2answers
3k views

Out Of Space error

my Samsung Galaxy Tab 2.0 running Jelly Bean is running into some problems. Ever since I downloaded 'Smule Magic Piano', every app I try to download from my device or the online store has shown the ...
1
vote
3answers
221 views

Why can't I download apps on my android phone?

I have a Huawei ascend y300 4.1 android jelly bean .Every time I try downloading apps from google play it says "Couldn't install on USB storage or SD Card" I try deleting apps I don't use for memory ...
0
votes
0answers
40 views

Google Play not working with firewall

I installed a firewall on a rooted device (tried two: Avast and Droidwall) but I was not able to make Google Play work (download apps from internet). What apps or services do I have to whitelist ...
1
vote
2answers
8k views

what is error 909 in play store? I am unable to insall any application

When I am downloading any application from play store, I am getting error 909. And I am unable to install any app. So please help me with this issue
1
vote
0answers
19 views

Find when an app was released on the google play store [duplicate]

I tried searching for a tool online but couldn't find how you can find out when an android app was first released on the google play store? On google play it just mentions when it was last updated. ...
2
votes
2answers
719 views

I get an application error 919 when updating Chrome. How to proceed?

While updating Chrome, I repeatedly get the following error: Unknown error code during application install: "919" This is on a Wolfgang AT-AS43D4, running stock 4.1.2. I have about 100 MB free ...
2
votes
1answer
150 views

Error while installing APK without Play Store

I've downloaded some app* from the play store via the bluestacks emulator and then copied the apk off the emulated system to my android phone. But when I want to install it, I'll get an error which ...
0
votes
2answers
86 views

Autodownload apps that installed on another tablet?

Is there a solution without any extra app or software for the following: I have here an old Acer A510 Tablet with my account, also a new Xperia Z2 Tablet - I would like to force the play store on the ...
0
votes
1answer
52 views

How to get specific contact's “+1” Play Store applications list?

I would like to get list of "+1" Play Store applications of specific contacts. Are there any ways to do this?
6
votes
1answer
324 views

Why would a free app be in the top grossing section?

I was just browsing through the play store and noticed that there are a few free apps in the top grossing section and that's a little puzzling. This might not be the best place to put up this question ...
3
votes
1answer
1k views

WANTED: Download Archive of Old Google Apps (APKs) for G1 (1.6 Donut)

Are old APKs for Google Android apps available for download from some official or trusted source? I just reset my G1, and would like to reinstall some of the (older) Google apps that don't appear to ...
1
vote
3answers
55 views

when i download apps from my computer to send to my new motorola i1 they go to my old phone

My Problem: My device doesn't show up on Google play. Only my old phone, the one my Grandmother is using. The apps I download go to her phone! Please help!
0
votes
0answers
16 views

Download previously purchased [duplicate]

I've two android devices galaxy Note2 and galaxy S4, i purchased apps in my note device, can i use the same app that i purchased in the other one? i saw in this page ...
0
votes
1answer
268 views

Rooted Android Phone - Add Latest Google Play Store to System App for future factory reset

I rooted my Android Phone and deleted some unwanted apps with google play store, google play services and google text to speech. Now how to add these apps again (latest version) as a system app for ...
0
votes
0answers
792 views

Rooted Huawei Ascend Y300 reboot fails when play store process is opened

I'm on jellybean (4.1.1) using my Huawei Ascend Y300's stock ROM, however with root, as already stated in the title. Every time I attempt to reboot my phone and the google play process is opened the ...
2
votes
0answers
108 views

Samsung Galaxy Player 5.0 can't connect to any of Google services

I'm not really sure if this question is fit for this site, but a few days ago my Samsung Galaxy Player 5.0 stopped being able to connect to Gmail, Google Talk and Play Store using their respective ...
0
votes
1answer
130 views

Samsung G S3 Mini: UK Apps 'not available in your country'?: in UK, with new UK phone from UK provider!

Just got my new Samsung Galaxy s3 mini, from t-mobile UK. Trying to download UK apps (e.g. BBC News) from Google Play, but getting the "app not available in your country" messages.... Am in the UK, ...
1
vote
1answer
220 views

When is an “in app purchase” not an in app purchase?

The Play Store policy on in app transaction fees reads like this: For applications and all in-app products that you choose to sell on Google Play, the transaction fee is equivalent to 30% of the ...
0
votes
1answer
61 views

Where can I see all my +1 and app ratings?

Where can I see all my +1 and app ratings?
2
votes
1answer
90 views

How to delete google play?

I want to disable or delete google play store (I don't want the person who has access to the device to install any apps, and I want to free up some space while I'm at it). I have root. Where are the ...
14
votes
1answer
2k views

Why do apps on the Google Play Store have com. at the start?

When you get an app from the play store, the apps are always given in this format (For example): https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.king.candycrushsaga I'm not interested in the main ...
1
vote
2answers
3k views

Can you fully remove Google system apps from Android including the Play Store updates?

Believe it or not, but I want to remove a few Google Apps which I have no use for and want to free up space, resources and mobile data usage by not having them on my phone at all. These include: ...
2
votes
3answers
838 views

Installing apps from Android Market or alternatives to a virtual Android x86 device

I'm using Oracle Virtual Box to emulate an Android-x86 device. I installed android-x86-2.2-r2-sparta.iso to a virtual HD. Are there any way to install apk packages from Android Market ...
9
votes
2answers
6k views

How can I stop the Android Market from showing bad/naughty apps?

I am using Honeycomb with Xoom, it's very annoying to see all the bad naughty apps all over the market, for example in the category "Libraries and Demos". Although we can ignore them and not download, ...
6
votes
6answers
4k views

Application stuck in “Installing…” stage in Market

I'm having the problem mentioned in the title on my Samsung Galaxy S. I updated the app Dock Simulator and for some reason it got stuck while installing. Now it shows the scrolling green bar in the ...
3
votes
3answers
4k views

How can I turn off android market sync while roaming?

I had an issue with an travel now. I turned off sync on my android device and urned on data while roaming. I expected that no sync would occur while in this setting, but suddenly the automatic ...
-1
votes
1answer
80 views

Google Play Download Error?

Whenever I try to install any app from the google play, the download doesn't begin. The "Downloading..." word dosn't appear and the download bar doesn't even begin ... Need help :S
1
vote
1answer
49 views

Play store My App section

When i open the play store -> My apps section from my PC, i see a list of all the apps i ever used. This list is uneditable. When i check the same in the play store android app, i see the same list ...
1
vote
1answer
33 views

Activating a new phone that is the same as my last phone on google account

i'm not sure if this question has come up yet. If it has, i've yet to come across it. I've got a new phone and the same old phone number. My new phone has a new sim card too, though i don't believe ...