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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
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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 ...
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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 ...
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Google Play Services and Play Store crashing

I have very little internal memory (user memory 150mb), so after the auto update of Play Service and the Play Store, I took a back up (using ES File Explorer). I have root access, so I pasted those ...
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Applications restore or install from external sd card

I have Samsung Galaxy Duos Trans-S 7562. It had an problem with Wifi, so I sent the phone in for repairs. Before handing the phone over to store, I backed up the applications on the external Sd card. ...
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How am I getting anonymous ratings on my app?

I thought that with the integration of Google+ into everything, all ratings were no longer anonymous. That must not be the case, though. While some of my app's ratings have a review and username ...
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How do I install Google Play store?

I have a rooted Huawei G700-U10 with android 4.2.1. I removed the Android Play Store and Services, but now I need it. How do I reinstall them?
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According to Link2SD I only have 2% system space left

I have plenty of space everywhere else. How can I fix this?
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Had to reset my android tablet and my google play app appears on the home but when I tap it it says app not installed!!

I can not open google play store on tablet. app shows when tapped it says app not installed. I have tried going into settings and the app does not appear there to try to reinstaLL it. I have tried ...
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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: ...
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Why are preinstalled apps not registered in play store on new devices?

This is the 2nd time I noticed this. Once with a new Samsung galaxy s3 (with newly created Google account) and now with a new Samsung Galaxy Note (also with a newly created Google account). I've just ...
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How to authorize other email adress for google play store?

I can install apps on our family tablet using my personal Google account. Somehow I've set this up in the past, so I have all my devices under one Google account. Note that the tablet is officially ...
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How to check for updates of sideloaded apps

And if possible also check if there is a beta/orevennewer version of the app. I often flash new rom or restore and I have to use a backup application to restore apps and other things(The best I know ...
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Queue a Google Play app to download later on wifi to save mobile data?

Is there a method to queue a new app for installation from Google Play, so that it downloads later when the phone connects to WiFi? The point being to save mobile data.
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Error 492 in Google Play Store

I have android 4.0 and I am getting Error 492 while downloading any app from Play Store. I have tried resetting my SDCard and doing Factory Reset. I have HCL ME U1 Tablet and It isn't rooted and I ...
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My Gmail account has many emails. If I add another Gmail account to my phone, can I make the new Gmail primary and still use my apps

I have an (old) Android phone (HTC Incredible ADR6300) which I have configured with 1 Gmail account. I have downloaded a bunch of apps from Google Play. Most of the apps are Free, but I have a few ...
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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 ...
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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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Installing TextSecure, but missing Google Play [duplicate]

I am running a rooted Android 4.2.1 and removed all Google packages. Now I want to install TextSecure from Whisper Systems, bu to support push messages Google Play is needed for Google Cloud Messages. ...
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Installs for Google play & other app stores [closed]

A user can download the android app from any where - Google play, Amazon app store, Opera app store, Samsung app store.. Some of the android apps can also be ported into other OS providing access to ...
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Installing TextSecure, but missing Google Play

I am running a custom ROM (Android 4.2.1) and want to install TextSecure from Whisper Systems. To support push messages Google Play is needed for Google Cloud Messages. How can I install Google Play? ...
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Search Play Store history for an app?

My droid phone died recently and I got a replacement. I was trying to install a phone silencer app that I liked which was on my old phone, but I couldn't find the exact one in the Play Store. Is there ...
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Gmail on Android separate from google play

Is there any way to read mail (and calendar) from a gmail account on a Android phone without tying the account to a play-store account used on the same phone? Theoretically this should not be a ...
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Block Adult app recommendations on play store

I always get adult app recommendations (under "Recommended for you") on play store though I have never used one. I find it quite embarrassing. Is there any sort of content filtering possible.
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How many devices don't run Google Play

I've recently integrated AdMob into my app. AdMob requires Google Play Services, which requires the Google Play app. How many devices do not have Google Play available? I'm worried about losing ...
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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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Can the Mobile Management facility of Google Apps For Business be used to control which apps are installed from Google Play?

Am considering buying Google Apps For Business to improve management of a large number of Android devices. We will provide an app that we have created to our users through our private channel. We do ...
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Huawei bought in China, can't access Google Play (g510 t8951)

I bought this huawei cellphone in China and I can't access the google store. I can access some apps through Baidu Store but then some doesn't work because I don't have Google Play Service. I've tried ...
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Connect a phone to a Google Play account without giving my account details

I am setting up a new phone for a family member. I like to administer the phone from my Google Play account. Can I do that without leaving my Google Play credentials on the phone? And have contacts, ...
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What is the market share for different app stores across the European countries and overall across the continents?

I have been looking all over the internet to find the answer to this question, but I haven't succeeded yet. Is there anyone who can help me to share such information? I would love to know what is the ...
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Newbie needs help: Not sure how to get Google Play apps on CyanogenMod [duplicate]

I finally decided to install CyanogenMod on my Samsung Galaxy Nexus (Verizon). The installation process went pretty smoothly (I only had to pull the battery twice ;)), but I am having no joy ...
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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 ...
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Android Google Play Hangs

When ever i download an app from google play my entire UI is stuck until i press back button. Is it a device problem ? I don't see this in some other devices but seen in some also. Persistent ...
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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.