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My new Android device not showing up in Google Play

I had a Intex iBuddy Connect (Tablet) linked with my Google account. Later on I purchased an new Android device (a XOLO Q700). I logged into Google Play from my device and I am able install apps to ...
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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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How to change android primary google account

During the "in-app purchase" I am unable to switch the Google account I would like to use for "in-app purchase". Currently, in order to change the primary Google account on Android operating system, ...
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How to change Android's primary Google account [duplicate]

During the "in-app purchase" I am unable to switch the Google account I would like to use for "in-app purchase". Currently, in order to change the primary Google account on Android operating system, ...
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How can I stop Google play from automatically updating?

How can I stop Google play from automatically updating to the latest version? I tried deleting my hosts file but it's not being deleted. My phone is rooted.
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unlinking android mobile from google play store [duplicate]

I have 2 android mobiles and now I'm not using one of them.Is it possible to unlink the mobile which I'm not using from the Google play store?
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Issue Updating Google Apps - “Not Signed Correctly”

First and forehand, I am running JB 4.2.2 AOKP on my AT&T Samsung Galaxy S3. I have the latest gapps package installed after every time I flash an update to my ROM. For some reason though, ...
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How do I install Google Play on Cyanogen Mod 10.1? [duplicate]

I see CyanogenMod 10.1 removed Rom Manager. How do I now install Google Play?
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Attempted installing Google Play Store, but ended up installing Android Market!

As seen below, anything to do with Google Play is installed in the Android SDK in my Ubuntu. In light of this SDK Extras set above which has the Licensing Library, it is perfectly legal to have ...
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What is the meaning of the set of Play Store icons at the top of the screen?

Why are there a set of Google Play Store icons at the top of an Android (Nexus 10) screen? What do they mean?
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App that send gps location to the registered email when the app installed successfully

Is there an app that send the gps location or the network location or ip address to the registered primary google account of the device when the installation is completed. Checked in google play, but ...
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Cannot add Google accounts on Huawei U8825D/G330D

This is a Huawei U8825D/G330D running Android 4.0.4 on a contract with China Unicom. I have used two Android phones in the past, and was always able to sync all my Google services by logging into a ...
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Android Market or Google Play Store for black Pandigital Novel [duplicate]

I'm looking for an easy way to get the Android Market or Google Play Store on my black Pandigital novel. I've searched and searched, but I couldn't find any ways to get either of them. If anyone knows ...
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Any pattern lock in Android ICS which would lock the phone and not allow retries?

I saw this link below for pattern lock provided by Android Recovering from forgotten lock pattern What i was looking for incase the user exceeds a number of tries it just completely locks down the ...
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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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Digital magazines on google play/android Market: does it work like Apple newsstand?

I apologize if I may seem a bit confused but actually I need some direction to make up my mind about digital magazines publication on google play /android markets. I'm comparing to the Apple store/ ...
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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?
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Why does my phone switch off while downloading an app from Play Store?

I signed in with a different Gmail account a few days ago, and since then whenever I try to download an app from Google Play Store, it shows that it's getting prepared for download but the download ...
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Want to organize apps on nexus 4

I have many apps, i want to organize my 150 apps in folders (but not on the home screen). Any suggestions how to do this properly?
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My device is grayed out on Google Play website

Recently I had some trouble with google play app - first, I was getting "connection error" when using wifi. I cleared the app chache, uninstalled updates and after I played with it a bit more, it ...
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How enable monetary parental control for Google Play ?

The last Google Play update removed the PIN option. The new solution is email login. My kids know, and should know, their email logins, so that is not protecting me from Google Play purchases. How ...
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Does google do anything to stop an app developer from just posting lots of 5 star reviews for themselves?

Anyone can set up a gmail account and anyone logged into gmail account with their android phone or tablet can leave google play app ratings (with android 4.2 I can even have multiple google accounts ...
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Sharing Wishlist on google play store

Is there a way to share or transfer wishlist from one account to another on google play store?
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how can install google play in my cyanogenmod htc wildfire [duplicate]

hey i have install cyanogenmod-7 in my htc wildfire, but google play & Google apps could not install, please help how can i install Google apps.
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google play store says no connection retry [duplicate]

When I open the Google Play Store it says, no connection retry even when I am connected to wifi and when I hit Sign In in the Youtube app it says, An error occurred.
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Does the play store still show the provider and mobile information, if the google account is removed/changed

Basically what I would like to know is will the play store web version still show the provider and mobile information ie [This app is compatible with your PROVIDER_NAME DEVICE_MODEL.] if the device is ...
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Google Play app doesn't auto-update

Ever since the new update of Google Play app, I couldn't get the apps to automatically (in background) update. But instead, they only update, when I open the Google Play app a few times I have ...
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I cant sign-in to my gmail account after a factory reset

So after resetting my phone and trying to sign-in to my google account, I always get this response (connected to WiFi) "CAN'T ESTABLISH A RELIABLE DATA CONNECTION TO THE SERVER." So using my laptop I ...
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Reregister device with Play Store

I was recently going through my list of devices on the web Play Store to remove an old device. While looking at the list, I saw that I had two entries for my Nexus 4: "LG Google Nexus 4" and "Nexus ...
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Why can't i install bigger apps?

My phone is rooted. When I try to install bigger apps (20 MB+), I get an error ("Not enough space"). But I still have 37 MB free space. I've tried move apps from phone to SD card but anyway it says ...
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Why is Kivy Launcher giving “your device isn't compatible” with Nook HD+?

When I bought my Nook HD+ a week after Google Play was enabled for it, one of the first apps I installed was the Kivy Launcher. It worked great for a few times, then stopped working mysteriously - ...
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Unable to access Google Play

I have a Samsung Galaxy S Duos, and ever since I bought my cell phone, I am unable to access the Google Play Store due to the error message: Authentication is required. You need to sign in to your ...
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What does “Add to Queue” mean in “Play Music”?

What does "Add to Queue" mean in "Play Music"? I've seen an answer elsewhere which said "it adds to the current play list." That answer makes no sense. What "current play list?" There is no such ...
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How can i logout from my gmail account [closed]

how can i logout from my gmail account from my mobile phone? my mobile phone is sony erricson XPERIA U.
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cannot download apps from play store

Previously my BSNL Penta T-Pad 701C was connected to the internet through a Beetel MF 190 3G USB dongle, but I could not download apps from Google Play. I contacted customer service who advised me to ...
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Can I download a paid app on a second device from Google Play? [duplicate]

Say I have bought an app from Google Play and already have it installed on one device. My question is – do I have to pay again if I download this app from Google Play from another device(but same ...
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How to upgrade android market to Google play

I am using Micromax Android A60( version android 2.1 ) phone since two years ago. Now the Market app is not working. When I download any other app it gives error download unsuccessful. Even the ...
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My SGS2 got stolen and I want to reset it through a PC - how?

My phone got stolen and I want to reset it through a PC how do I do that?
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504 Error when downloading an app from Google Play Store [duplicate]

My device is Glaxcy Note II GT-7100 version 4.1.2. My problem is when I'm trying to download any app from Google Play Store, it gives me an error 504. So I'm waiting for your help. I see this was ...
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Google Play UI language vs review language - what's happening here?

I'm Polish, in Poland, but use English for the interface. I posted a review on a Polish app (in Polish, of course)... and it's not visible to people with Polish UI language selected. I've tried ...
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Services Google Play and Shop Google Play why both?

Why I do I have to have both Services Google Play and also Shop Google Play applications on my phone? They take quite a lot of memory space, which is quite small on my ZTE SKATE. I have an SD card ...
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How to search Games with “Google Play Game Services integration” in play store?

Google recently introduced "Google Play Game Services integration" in play store games. How can I list games that supports "Google Play Game Services integration" using play store App or using play ...
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Google Play store crashes and gapps process not working since upgrading to Jelly Bean on Samsung Galaxy S II

My phone is about 9 months old and has not given me any problems before I upgraded to the latest Android version - Jelly Bean 4.1.2. I downloaded an original version (not a cracked version) when I got ...
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How do I delete a comment under Google Play [duplicate]

I want to delete a comment made by my daughter under Google Play.
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The application Market Feedback Agent has stopped unexpectedly

The application Market Feedback Agent (process com.google.android.feedback) has stopped unexpectedly. Please try again. I keep getting this error message when YouTube crashes. I click to report ...
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Send sms through internet without using native services [closed]

Is there any way to send SMS to another device using internet? I don't want to use phone native. I want to use internet to send messages. I'm not talking about android applications like Viber, ...
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2answers
3k views

How to disable Play store from updating itself?

I don't quite like the new design of the play store, and wish to stay with version 3 of it. Is it possible (by root if needed, and I think it is needed) to disable it from auto-updating? Will I even ...
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1answer
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Changing Play Store default language and/or country

I bought a Samsung S4 here in the Philippines but the default language in the Play Store is Korean. Also, the prices of the apps for sale are in Won (Korean currency). How do I change the language to ...
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If I delete a game that I've downloaded from google play, can I still install it later? [duplicate]

As the title says, If I delete a game that I've downloaded from google play, can I still install it later? For example I have payed for GTA Vice City on my Galaxy S4 and if I want to try another ...
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How is an Android application installed?

What program installs other applications? Is it the package installer or some other internal system application? I stopped the package installer manually, but when I access Google Play from my browser ...