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new account for GMail only

I added a second account in the GMail aplication, in order to be able to send/receive mail using that account. I realized that the account has been added not only for GMail, but the Market (Play ...
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How do I view a different country's Google Play store?

I would like to look at the Google Play store for a country different than my own, but I've spent an hour trying to figure out how to find or view the stores for any other country and I can't find the ...
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Simultaneously install app on mulitiple devices registered with single Google Play account

I have multiple device registered on my Google play account. When I install an app I can select on which device I want to install the application. Can I select more than one device to install the app? ...
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My android doesn't download [duplicate]

My android is an alcatel onetouch pop c7 I was just transfering the game and it says error:the device doesnt have enough space(something like that)but the app is 5mb and i have 130mb My device is ...
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How frequently are Android apps in Google Play updated?

I wish to know how frequently apps in Google Play are updated on average? For instance, statistics such as average number of apps updated per day or number of days in-between 2 successive updates of ...
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What causes “could not be downloaded due to an error. (498)”

I purchased an app from Google Play and I uninstalled a while back. I wanted to get it installed again but when I try to install it I get the error message: "Appname" could not be downloaded due to ...
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Google Play Store is not updating

I unistalled Google Play Services and Google Play Store and later when I reinstalled them both, the Google Play Store was again back to an old version, and now it's not updating. Before I uninstalled ...
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Google play fails to install application with RPC:S-5:AEC-0

Someone has reported me that he cannot install or upgrade applications on Google Play. It fails with error RPC:S-5:AEC-0 What does that mean? How to fix this?
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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 ...
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Play Store 4.9.13 insufficient storage error and icon issues

I've been having issues with the Play Store's recent 4.9.13 update on my Blu Dash 4.5. Every time I try to install or update any app that is more than 1 MB, I keep getting an "insufficient storage" ...
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How to force built-in apps to update on a brand new android device?

I've just unpacked a new phone Moto G 2nd Gen and noticed that the Google Play My Apps is completely empty (it's for my wife, she didn't use android before). So I updated several essential apps ...
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How to reduce minimum internal storage free space when installing/updating applications

On my Nexus 4, if the free space on the internal storage goes below 500MB the phone is unable to install/update apps (reports "There is insufficient space on the device") From what I've found online, ...
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Android 2.3.2 - Google apps missing after unexpected shutdown

I am writing to solicit some assistance with an issue affecting my coworker. She has Android OS 2.3.2. She said her phone had a strong battery charge last night and she put the phone in her bag. ...
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Can't install new apps, all incompatible with Android phone (ZTE Blade)

After spending a few moments moving some apps from my phone's internal storage to my SD card, I'm no longer able to download/install apps. Every time I try to get one (like the Wikipedia app) I get ...
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Some games won't install on Moto G (3g)

I have just bought my Moto G. However, while other games installed without any issues, any Temple Run games just took forever, so I had to give up, despite Google Play saying they had been installed. ...
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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 linked question in the comments this was possible in 2012, but it ...
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Why is the Play Store not working?

I have Wi-fi and everything, but when I go to open the Play Store, it comes up with a message saying 'Check your connection and try again'. I have cleared all the data, even did factory reset, but it ...
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Re-installed Play Store doesn't work

I have a rooted Samsung Galaxy Y GT-S5360, running on Gingerbread 2.3.6. I accidentally uninstalled the Google Play Store. I re-installed it and I am able to search for applications on the Play ...
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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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There is an error which tells me that there is insufficient place [duplicate]

When i gi to download apps on play store and click on accept terms.. There pops up an error which says that there is insufficient place on my device. There is 5gb internal storage and almost 1gb on SD ...
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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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Can't download any app why? [duplicate]

Okay i can't download any app to my phone without it alway sayrERROR DOWNLOAD APP THERE IS INSUFFICIENT SPACE ON THE DEVICE. I'VE ONLY GOT 1 APP MYSELF DOWNLOAD TO MY PHONE IT CALKED VAULT FOR MY ...
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How do I download an app from another country? [duplicate]

I have a Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini and when I go to download certain apps and it will not let me because 'it is not available in my country', however other people within my country have these certain ...
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How can I buy apps from unsupported countries?

What can you do if you are located in a country that still does not support paid apps? Please include solutions for non-rooted users as well.
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Is there any way to make the Google Play Store wishlist more useful?

The wishlist in the Google Play Store is barely useful. It doesn't seem to be sortable or searchable. Is there any way to make it more useful? I've been using the MarketMarks app to get around the ...
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google play error: Error while retrieving information from server [DF-SA-01] [duplicate]

I am receiving this error message on google play store error:Error while retrieving information from server [DF-SA-01]. Do you have any idea how to fix it please?
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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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How to install app in playstore without Google playstore in android emulator

I had installed AndroVM to use Android apps in computer. But when it comes to games like shadow fight even with OpenGL support enabled, AndroVM couldn't run many games such as Hill Climb racing, ...
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Android tablet not auto-updating applications

I have an android tablet that is leveraging an internal company network. It appears that this device and all others similar to it are not auto-updating applications from the Play Store even though all ...
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MarketMarks app: How to perform Backup and Restore

MarketMarks is an excellent Android app to create a sortable wishlist for apps offered in the Android Play Store, complete with editable tags, update dates, prices, and custom notes. I can't get the ...
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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 ...
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Google Play Error Code: 495 on Android One [duplicate]

I am using an Android One mobile phone. When I try to install apps via WiFi I get Error Code: 495, but, when I do the same via mobile data it's working fine. When follow the procedure mentioned in ...
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Galaxy S3 insufficient space

I've got a couple GBs worthof space and my internal and external SD storage are about at 25% full each. No matter where I try to download apps to, it says I've got insufficient space. I've already ...
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View Google Play In-App Purchases on Google Play Store

When viewing an application on the Google Play Store (for example, Sygic GPS Navigation), it says underneath the Install button "Offers in-app purchases". Unfortunately, I don't see a way to view the ...
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Installing/updating apps over mobile data

On my LG G2 device running Android 4.2.2, I can't seem to install or update any applications while on the mobile network. I can still access the Play Store but upon tapping "Update", the download ...
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Keep getting invalid package error when downloading app from Play store

I can't download any app from Google Play, I get invalid package message. I know this is an old problem and I that I have to clear Dalvik cache. Problem is that I can't down load the file manager to ...
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Why am i unable to view the applications installed in the Play Store>All section

In the play store under my apps we have two options. 1)Installed Apps 2)All Previously i could view the complete list of applications which i had installed and also uninstalled previously(the apps ...
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How to get updates for apps which use Google Play on my Kindle Fire?

A number of apps on my Kindle Fire indicate that updated versions are available and prompt me to "tap here to update" or words to that effect. The trouble is this: so far all the apps with updates -- ...
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Android market not working on LG GT540 android 2.1

I recently did a factory reset on my LG GT540 and when I boot it up it gives the warning: UIDs on the system are inconsistent, you need to wipe your data partition or your device may be unstable ...
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Unable to connect to network after factory reset

Today I did a factory reset on my phone (Galaxy y GT-S5360T) to attempt to free up some space (it worked, thankfully) and now I can't seem to connect to any wifi network. I am currently running the ...
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How to purchase an app on Google Play without a credit card?

I live in India and I don't have a credit card. I have tried using debit cards, internet banking and a virtual credit card from my bank (State Bank of India), but none of them work. How can I ...
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Cannot connect my Galaxy Ace to my Google account

I have 'Market' and every time I attempt to log into it using my Google account it says that it 'Can't establish a reliable data connection to the server.' Any idea what could be done to get it ...
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Can I restore downloaded paid apps after a factory reset?

I need to factory reset my phone. However, I need to know whether I will be able to download the applications I paid for on Google Play once I do the reset, and download them onto my phone at no ...
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Disable “Enjoy your app!” popup

Every now and then, after installing or updating an app from the Play Store, a popup with the following text appears: Enjoy your app! If you ever forget your password, we can help you restore ...
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License certification fails with Google Play Store

I've a SGS3 running PAC-ROM and newest pa_gapps and since some days pro apps fail to check the license include 3C Android Tuner Action Launcher Link Bubble PowerAmp installed Lucky Patch 4.8.3 ...
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How can I modify the phone model in build.prop to get unsupported apps?

I currently have a rooted HTC Legend. In light of the current Android Market sales, I would love to be able to purchase some of the apps on sale without a compatible handset, since I plan to get a ...
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How to Create Additional Google Play Account Under 1 Google Account?

I have just set up new Google Account on my tablet that uses new Google Play account. I want to add another Google Account that I use as main that already has history of apps I bought in the past and ...
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Cannot Update or Install Apps from PlayStore

Currently I'm using HTC Flyer. I cannot update or install apps from appstore and tried resetting the tablet. Still no use. Device Info: HTC-Flyer P510e Android Version : 3.2.1 Any way ...
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i have been locked out of my samsung galaxy player 5.0

help! 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 ...
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Recommended way to restore transparency about permissions after Google Play store changed rules

It's been quite a time when Google decided to not any more let the customer decide whether or not to let apps access the internet. (see ...