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How can I share my Google Play wish list with other people?

I've got a birthday coming up, and people ask me what I'd like to get. Among other things, I have a few items in my Google Play wish list, and I know that I can see it at ...
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How to install apps by connecting to the desktop

I was just wondering is that possible to install apps on my tablet by connecting it to my dekstop from google play. Thanks for any help
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Android App initial release date

When you are viewing an app in Google Play store, it displays the following : Updated, Size, Installs, Current Version, Requires Android, and Rating. I am trying to do some research and figure out ...
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Download failed because you may not have purchased this app

I purchased this app from the Google Play store. After it installs and attempt to open it I get the error message: "Download failed because you may not have purchased this app" Screenshot (click for ...
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Wifi and Google Play access after factory reset for off contract Sprint HTC Evo 4G

I no longer use my old HTC Evo 4G I got from Sprint. I want to give it to my toddler so he can play games. Currently, since it is off contract it can't access the mobile network but it still can ...
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Can't access my play store account

Due to some reason my phone got stuck. I took out the battery and put it back and restarted my phone, but after that the time shown in my phone was in a back date. As a result I'm getting "I can't ...
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Add 2nd number into Google play

I recently bought another android device. How to add my 2nd number to Google play account? So that, I can easily choose to install apps from google play into my 1st number or 2nd number.
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Google Play refund a purchase?

On Google Play, I ordered an app with my Discover Gift Card, and I refunded it within 15 minutes. According to my Card balance, I have not been refunded yet. How will I know when I will get refunded?
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Where can I find the version numbers of old updates of a Play store app? [duplicate]

I want to install an old version of the Netflix app as three updates ago the app refused to work as it should on my S3 even after the last new update. I want to find the version numbers of the last ...
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Why does google not display all user reviews in the play store?

Google does not display all users' reviews in the Google Play Store, whereas they (seem to) display all of them in the Developer console. It is very frustrating to see that excellent user reviews are ...
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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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How to install 'Google play services' over an android phone samsung galaxy Y S5306 using my PC?

How to install 'Google play services' over an android phone samsung galaxy Y S5360 using my PC? Will it require kies?I am facing the similar issue as faced by this gentleman (Can't install Google ...
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Samsung Galaxy Ace S5830M CyanogenMod 7.2: Google Play gives error 492 after factory reset

I have a Samsung Galaxy Ace S5830M from Telcel, Mexico running CyanogenMod 7.2. Per a previous thread I managed to install Google Play from the Google Apps package from the CyanogenMod Wiki for CM 7.2 ...
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Google Play Error - could not be downloaded due to an error(403)

Today I got brand new Cubot GT-99, added my Google acc but when I try to install any app it throws error: "Some App Name" could not be downloaded due to an error(403) Also app update throws a ...
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app force opens play store when I try to open chrome

I downloaded and installed go launcher and there was an icon pre installed with it. I clicked on it once accidentally and it opened in the play store, now when I try to use Chrome anytime it force ...
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What's the difference between uTorrent and BitTorrent apps from the same developer?

In Play Store, there are two apps with almost same descriptions from same developer: uTorrent and BitTorrent. What's the difference between them?
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find the source of an app on my tab3

It has an Android robot with a cloud over his head with the letters dlna in the cloud? I downloaded an app from google play and can't find the source to look it up to figure how to make it work.
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what's the directory location for Newsstand documents?

System: ASUS MemoPad 302C I saved a few magazine issues using the options available in the Google Play Newsstand app, but can't figure out where the files are stored. Nothing showed up in the ...
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How can I customize the time to update my android applications? [duplicate]

How can I customize the time to update my android applications? The update process likes to start when I am using my phone. I would like to set a time at night to update applications when I don't use ...
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App download from own server shows unknown resource, How to make it trusted one [closed]

May be I am asking discussion related question, I am sorry if you feel it wrong, but I am really stuck while deciding what to do. For first time app Installation I have to give Download link for ...
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How to undo “flag as spam” for the Google play store?

It's a simple and short question: I've accidentally marked some reviews for some apps as spam, and they were removed (or were hidden from me). How can I undo my mistakes? The problem with clicking ...
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HTC One Google Play install problem

I've got an HTC One that I've rooted and flashed with GPE 4.4. A couple of apps now won't install, eg Beautiful Widgets and Swiftkey. They fail with "Couldn't install to USB or SD card". An extensive ...
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How to override country locked apps? [duplicate]

I wanted to try some apps but they're locked outside my country. Is there a way to override this?
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Not able to install google apps after following the suggested steps

I have a retail tablet(Crystal Audio, GR) that after many tries I have managed to root it, with Kingo Root. I can the application SuperSu installed and when I am trying to perform root actions, it ...
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Reinstall uninstalled Google Play Store [duplicate]

How do I tackle my problem as I have mentioned in the title? I tried to check many times but I could not install Google Play Store. I have a Micromax a77 Canvas.
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What is error code 919? [duplicate]

Every time I try to install or update an app, it is either stuck around 90% indefinitely, or it shows a message saying "Unknown error code during installation: 919." It happens every time, it is quite ...
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Google Play Store - No Connection (Galaxy Note 3) [duplicate]

I'm have connectivity issues with the Google Play Store app. I have a non-rooted Note 3 (4.3). The had worked the first few weeks I had the phone in December and then hasn't worked since. I get the ...
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How can I stop being redirected to the App Store/Google Store by dodgy ad-scripts?

There are a load of sites that do this now, and it's really annoying: I visit a content site on my Android device. 10-15 seconds after loading starts the site hangs for a few seconds. Google play ...
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Where to check what apps I have purchased

I got a statement from my bank and I have 2 transactions I do not know what they are. Google *E-Commerce Ltd GOOGLE.COM of 15.99 Normally I have a text, which indicates what app or service I ...
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Play Store keep crashing while updating apps on Nexus 5

Ok so, I have a Nexus 5, stock, updated to last Android version. When I update apps, some of them, while downloading the update, make the Google Play Store crash to home. I start again the play store ...
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Get rid of google market localization limitation to install an app [duplicate]

I'd like to test last HBO GO android application to see how they implemented chromecast, but I'm in Canada and my devices are registered to play store Canada so I'm not able to install it. I have been ...
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Installing apps from desktop site “play.google.com/store” not working/slow

When i am signed with the same account as my phone on my desktop, i can choose to install apps from my desktop. I can simply click on install button and choose the device op my preference. I remember ...
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How to fix Google Play Store Update Error in Android 4.0.4?

I hope this question is not a duplicate of other related questions. In my Samsung Galaxy S duos mobile (Android 4.0.4 OS) I received frequent notification to update my software. Though I ...
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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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“invalid download uri” from Play Store on a Huawei phone

I have a g350-u00 device that was shipped with JB 4.1.2 but without Gapps. To add Google account, I rooted the device and copied .apk files to /system/apk from gapps package ...
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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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How do I get my keyboard back?

I recently got an Android Tablet and I noticed it was incredibly slow so I disabled and force stopped a lot of the apps that were pre-downloaded onto the device because I knew I'd never need them. ...
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Updating app that has newer version than the store it was bought in

I bought an app in the Samsung Play store, only to find out later that there is a newer version available in the Google play store. In case the developer doesn't update the Samsung offered version, ...
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Installing an app from Play Store using the command line

Is it possible to install an app from Play Store using the command line and if yes, how? What I am trying to accomplish is something similar to using adb install file.apk but instead of an apk file ...
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Google Play Language Setting

I am currently using Samsung Galaxy S2. Recently I found that there are a lot of different language application in the Google play store. I can understand both English and Chinese but It seem like I ...
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Restoring purchase of premium features after reinstall

I was searching for a nice-looking Android app that can keep track of my expenses and I found Expense Manager. The app itself is free and it looks like it suits my needs, but it also has some premium ...
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Google Play Store is not working

I updated my Galaxy S3 three months ago and since then, my Play Store went wrong. I can't open it anymore, not to mention my phone often got stuck for hours. I tried every method I could find like ...
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Can't update apps nor install apps [duplicate]

I have a Galaxy Nexus with the stock firmware, it's a device that has been powered off for a long time. Currently I can't update any existing apps nor can I install new ones. I have tried with Chrome, ...
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List of all Google™ app developer ids

Google Inc "owns" most of the apps made by Google for Android. However, there are notable ones that most would consider Google apps, such as Ingress by NianticLabs@Google Sky Map by Sky Map Devs. ...
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Problem with downloading files from play market and websites

I have nexus 5 (android 4.4.2, TeamWin Recovery Project, root). Recently, problem with downloading files from play market and websites appeared. I see infinite downloading in the play market. I see ...
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How do I restrict uninstall of apps in the play store?

I have an android tablet. I also have a kid that doesn't understand enough to actually operate it properly, but more than enough to delete apps through the play store. Restricting purchases from the ...
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Allow auto-update of only a single app

Is it possible to auto-update selectively? For example, if I want to allow an anti-virus app to update, but no others. Can this be done? Android 4.0.4
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Android apps on amazon Kindle Fire HDX?

Is there a way to use Google play or regular android apps to work on a kindle fire HDX? Any help would be much appreciated.
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Samsung Galaxy Note 3 won't sync with google play

I just got my new Samsung Galaxy Note 3 SM-N900, but I've already got problems: First, everytime I sync my phone with google it always comes up with sync error, I don't know how to fix this. I've ...
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not able to access playstore after factory reset

I am not able to access the Google Play Store on my Samsung Galaxy Y GT-S5360 after a factory reset. How can I get it working again?