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Clear Google Play Failed Download Space

I recently tried installing an app that was around 1.8GB to my Nexus 7 (8GB). it's a device with unfortunately small internal storage, so I had about 2GB free before attempting the install. I come ...
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Confirm if apps have successfully installed from Google Play (Without looking at the phone)

My girlfriend recently had her phone stolen and I'm trying to track it down by remotely installing apps on her phone via Google Play, but I can't tell if the apps are successfully installed. For ...
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“Low Memory Space” but my space is plenty [duplicate]

As of right now i have 144mb on external, and 44 on internal. But i can't download a 8mb app? I fixed it once but i had to do a lot of stuff to it and I'm only 14 so yeah not a tech wiz. Its getting ...
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cannot longer share apps on latest version of Google Play Store

Stock Galaxy S4 GT-I9505, latest public version of Google Play Store, now when I open an app I do see the uninstall / Open or Update buttons and a new visual showing nicer/bigger application icon and ...
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How can I install the Google Apps Package (Play Store, …) on my Android device?

I have recently installed a custom ROM and cannot find the Play Store. It seems like all apps that belong to Google are missing. How can I install the Google Apps Package (Play Store, ...) on my ...
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Can ROM APKs self-update without violating Google Play policies?

Last year Facebook's hands were slapped by Google for updating their APK outside of the Google Play update process. Google then introduced language in their Developer Program Policies. An app ...
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Android affiliate programme

I'm new to the Android world having lived in iOS for a long time. Does Google have an affiliate programme like the Apple store does with LinkShare? If not, is there a reason why? If not, is there ...
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How do I change accounts on Google Play Store on a Blu Studio handset? [duplicate]

I bought a Blu Studio from someone and they have their account hooked up to it. I want to remove it and setup mine. How do I do so?
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Which BusyBox is legitimate on Play Store?

BusyBox is a collection of *nix utilities. I am attempting to install it via the Play Store (I've had a lot of trouble in the past trying to cross-compile BusyBox). The problem I am having: there are ...
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How to renew Google Play Access All Access from an Android?

I got the 30 days free trial for Google Play Music, but cancelled it. I'd like to renew it. How can I? I can't find a way. Here's an image:
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Will Google play store auto update in future if I install latest store APK manually for now?

I'm desperately waiting for play store to update to 4.9.13, now it's been three weeks since update release and I'm losing control now. I want to ask that for now if I update play store manually with ...
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Android App - Same phone - Different versions on App Store

I'm using an Android application called 'Out of Milk'. I have it installed on two identical phones (hardware and software). However on one phone it is version 4.2.2 and on the other phone it is ...
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Re-Installing an unpublished purchased app?

Can i install a purchased app from playstore even if its unpublished from store? I know it will be displayed on my apps list, but i think we can delete apps from that list too.In that case how I can ...
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I need Google Settings again in my phone, but I can't install it again without the Google Play Store

I have uninstalled an application called "Google Settings" by accident. So now whenever I go to the Google Play Store it says "server error". Whatsapp need to be updated, but for me to do update it I ...
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Google Play Store behaving strangely: apps don't install

Lately, when I try to install apps from the GPS, the following things happen: When I tap "install," the blue "waiting" bar shows up. (I don't know whether there's a better name for it.) Instead of ...
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How to remove android update [duplicate]

I have upgrated my grand 2 by kitkat (4.4.2).BT when i am going to make a call the netwrk vanishes.the message shows "the process com.android has been stopped".I want remove the kitkat virsion.How can ...
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Older version of Plenty of Fish or POF application [duplicate]

I need an older version of Plenty of Fish or POF I have searched for it everywhere and I can not find it. I had version 1.92 which worked great and stupid me went and updated the app, now I can't see ...
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How can I reset the Play Store content filter pin?

I have forgotten my Google Play Content filter pin and would like to reset it so I can download some apps that are being blocked. Does anyone know how I can reset the pin?
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On android, is there any way to sign into Google Play without also signing into Gmail?

I have an android tablet. I would like to sign in into the play store in order to get other apps, but I do not want to sign in gmail/contacts/calenders/g+ etc. This device will be shared among ...
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How to pay for my kids apps?

Here is the story. I have two kids (5-7 years), they have their Android tablets... and I have the credit card. I have created two google accounts, each for one tablet. I want to buy apps for them, but ...
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Is displaying invalid content a violation on the play store

I have a suspicious app which requires all sorts of permissions Omega Status Bar. I was facing an issue with the notifications,I reported this behavior to the developer and was surprised to know that ...
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App reporting privacy - is there any?

When you report an app (for violation) through Google Play, does the developer have access to (any parts of) your Google identity? Does the fact that you've reported this app show up in any of your ...
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Samsung Galaxy S4 play edition and exFat

Does the Play version of the Galaxy s4 include support for exFat in the sdcard reader? Or is exFat support one of the extras that Samsung adds to the device (presumably since they made the licencing ...
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Google Play updates on mobile connection despite setting

Even though I have set the option not to update apps on mobile connection, it still updates them and Google Play app is the number one in my mobile connection usage. How to fix it?
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google play uses wrong account for in-app purchases [duplicate]

Problem: When trying to purchase in-app items, google play selects the wrong google account and do not allow the user to correct it. Scenario: I have two google accounts, one private and one ...
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Deleted Google Play Settings… Help!

I was trying to make room on my cell which is a Huawei Ascend Y215 and I deleted Google Play Settings, Now my Google Play won't work. Please help!
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I deleted Google Settings App

I deleted the Google Settings App on my Xperia and now I can't use Play Store anymore. The reason I did this in the first place is that I was trying to update my whatsapp but insufficient storage ...
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Connect to internet via proxy

My office network is connected via proxy. While I connect to the internet(via browser) using mobile Wi-Fi, it asks for user name and password. When I enter the user name and password, it connects to ...
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How do I remove a review I've written from the Android Market app?

How do I delete a review that I have written from the Android Market? Somewhere in Google's issue tracking software someone has raised this issue (I've lost the link, sorry), and the answer given was ...
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How do I force stop an application downloading from Android Market?

As I posted Some of the applications are getting downloaded more than once ... I need to stop the downloading an application from the Market. Its really waste of time and waste of data(I use 2GB data ...
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number of downloads

How we can find that how many times a specific app has been downloaded? for example, in this page I cannot see any information about that.
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How to download a Google play book

Can someone tell me how to download a Google play book so that I can read it off line on my Android table which? I attempted to use the download option on the MyBook list (the three dots). The file ...
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World Of Tanks Blitz is not on Google Play Store [closed]

I am very new to Android ecosystem. I can't seem to locate this game title on Play Store. Should it be on Google Play Store?
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Why is the play store displaying same app twice under the My apps section

4 Under the All apps the true caller is shown twice by the play store / Under the settings there is only one app not two. (click images for larger variants) Android Version:4.1.2 Jellybean Device: ...
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Website auto redirects to playstore app [duplicate]

I have runkeeper installed and within the app they direct yoy to there website to create routes. However when I browse to runkeeper.com it redirects me to the playstore app automatically. How can I ...
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How can I turn songs from Google Play Music into ringtones?

Is there a way to easily use music from Google Play Music as ringtones on my phone?
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How to find release date for Google Play apps? [duplicate]

At some point it seems that Google Play showed "Release Date" for its apps. Now i can not find this. Does anyone have any ideas here? Does anyone know what OS of Android used to show this? Note ...
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Nexus 7 2013 LTE (DEB) is acting weird

Every time I open a Video in the official YouTube App (from Google), on my Nexus 7 2013 LTE, it tries to play in 720p. I see in the middle (where the play button would be) of the black rectangle (the ...
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How can I get a list of all my paid (only) apps in the Play Store?

I'm interested to know all of my apps that I paid for in the Google Play Store. Is there an easy way to retrieve this list filtering only paid applications?
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I want to uninstall Playstore

I need to uninstall the Playstore on my Android device due to internal memory issues. All my updates are done externally. I want to inquire if it is safe to do so?
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Configure Play Store to download temporary files to SD Card

I find that every time I start to update an application using Google Play, my phone's internal memory starts to run out (i.e. the Play app downloads temporary files to internal memory). In a number of ...
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How to view video/photo from smartphone to TV?

Is it possible to view media contents from the smartphone to the TV? I would like to buy a movie from the PlayStore but I am not sure on how to view it. I need a specific cable (to connect the HDMI ...
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Google play website shows all Apps under “My Apps” as “Installed” even uninstalled ones

I am looking at "My Apps" in Google Play Store and Google Play website. In Google Play Store, it marks properly the apps that are currently installed as "installed" and the apps which have tried ...
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Android App unavailable for download in Isle of Man [duplicate]

I'm having the same problem as the BBC iPlayer app for Android where our Android app is not available for download in the Isle of Man, from the Google Play store. As IoM is part of the UK, it should ...
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Emulator with Google Play Certification

I am looking for an Android emulator that has been authorized by Google to include Play and other apps. One I am looking into is called Andy. Is Andy authorized to use GApps? If not, are there any ...
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Permanently indicate to Market an application should refuse upgrades?

Some applications update frequently, (like Dolphin Browser), but to my needs the current version is clearly enough, barring a major advance of the application. Some applications (like Slacker Radio) ...
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Is it possible to hide an application from Google Play? [duplicate]

Some perspective: Hi, my mobile phone is from 2011 and my manufacturer stopped providing updates past a certain version so I decided to put a Cyanogenmod based ROM on it (CM 10.2, 4.3 based). ...
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Getting a Galaxy Note 3 N9006 to work like a normal phone

I'm an American living in Beijing. I had a Galaxy Note 1 for a bit, and loved it. I recently bought an unlocked Galaxy Note 3 N9006, which is a Chinese variant of the Note 3. Unfortunately, because of ...
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Making Calls with Google Voice on Nexus 5

I'm wondering how(if possible) I can use the Google voice technology on my Nexus 5. I have it downloaded it on my laptop and it works great, but I'm unable to download it on my nexus 5 (the app is ...
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How can I resume cancelled app dowloads after attaching a Google account?

I got a new phone and I signed in with my existing google gmail account. To my surprise, the phone started redownloading all of the apps I had on my other phone over my cellular data connection. ...