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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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What does error 923 when downloading apps from Google Play Store mean?

I've seen this error a few times just now, it seems to only occur when I install an app through the Google Play web interface. Haven't seen it when installing apps directly from my mobile device. ...
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How long does it usually take for my google play app to be on mobile devices? [on hold]

How long does it usually take for my app to be on mobile devices ? I have put my website application on the play store 3 days ago now still cant find it on the store.
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Automatic Updates not Working after Updating to Android 5 on my Nexus 4

Title basically says it all. Automatic updates are enabled (tried both with WLAN and with don't care about WLAN). If i click on the Apps for which an update is available, the optionsmenu also tells me ...
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Change Mail voice to woman voice during the call [on hold]

How do change male voice into female voice during the call? My mobile model Samsung GT-S7562
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How to stop Google's Play Store from auto-updating itself (without rooting)?

I have a problem with my tab. With the new version of Play Store, My tablet PC keeps restarting. So, I restored Google Play to the Factory Default. Soon after, it updated itself, causing the device to ...
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Google Play doesn't recognize my Genymotion device

I run Android 4.4.4 in Genymotion. I installed the Google Apps, which include Google Play. I logged into my Google account, and I see in the Google Play application on my phone that I'm logged in. ...
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Handwrite / draw on a text document

Is there an Android app that enables hand-writing / drawing on a word document? I want to draw and write on the text. I don't want to edit the document, but write on the top of it. Instead of typing ...
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Black background for icons

I have bought a Gigaset tablet and found, that all the icons have black background instead of transparent. I have attached also a picture about this issue.
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My play store suddenly change to another location and I cannot get it back

My play store used to be the US version and just a few days back it changed to Hong Kong version. Now I cannot figure out why and how it changed and I want to get it back to US version. The only ...
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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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Google Play Store Error [duplicate]

I use Techno N7 mobile phone. Sometime ago I deleted some Apps and must have deleted some that affected my Google Play Store. Now if I want to install some Apps, I get the message that I should ...
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Duplicate Provider Authority error

My android phone alcatel-one-touch-idol-x is asking me to update Google Play Store services, however when I hit update it will stop with the Duplicate Provider Authority error. Ive noticed that others ...
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Unable to upgrade and install whatsapp

I didn't checked whatsapp in a few days, so I tried clicking into it, I got a message like this version of whatsapp is too old, please upgrade. I clicked the upgrade button and was led to the google ...
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how do I reinstall the AOSP music player in KitKat?

I bought a Motorola Moto G yesterday, And the stock Android music player is missing. I found an old froyo player that works somewhat but it isn't fully integrated. I can't switch songs from the lock ...
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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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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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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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Submitting an app to the play store that connects with BLE hardware [on hold]

I'm going to be submitting an application that connects with hardware that my company manufactures. We have an iOS version of the app, and during the submission process apple asked us to send our ...
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Installing Whatsapp on Galaxy Note Pro

I have installed whatsapp in my galaxy note pro previously but uninstall a few days later. Now that I want to install back again, it says device does not support whatsapp. Please advise why am I ...
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1answer
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Installing Google Account on i9500 on leaked 5.0.1

I recently installed the leaked lollipop 5.0.1 ROM for the s4 i9500. I can see that it does not come with the google package of google play, google search and also one cannot add a google account in ...
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Play store app updating process

I have recently updated an app (specifically WhatsApp messeneger) vía play store and some friends of mine can't see the new version on the store yet. How are updates managed in the play store? When a ...
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Clear purchase history?

can the purchase history be cleared? I want to remove my history of purchase so I have no comments with my spouse. Thank you I haven't found anything yet on the net.
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Market App crashes on Samsung Galaxy Ace

i have samsung galaxy ace, yesterday i rooted my phone and installed the link2sd application, everything was fine, today when i tried to install an application using market, the market just crashes ...
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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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insuffient dont have enough space on my sd card

When I'm trying to download samthing it says "insuffient space on my device"my brean it does work when I hear that......it so confusing me..and I have engh space on my memory card
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Unable to install apps on new Android one device due to google play 489 download error

I bought a new Android One device from Amazon.in but I'm unable to install or update any applications from Google Play Store on it when I'm connected to wifi. The error message is a 489 download ...
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How to remove Google Play sample books from my library without them coming back?

I have the Google Play Books app on my Android tablet, and there are three books included with it: Alice in Wonderland, The Three Musketeers, and Treasure Island. When I go to my library and hit the ...
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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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GCM PUSH Notification server returns null [closed]

I am using RESTFul webservice.and also using GCM Push Notification.My code is like @POST @Consumes(MediaType.APPLICATION_FORM_URLENCODED) @Produces(MediaType.APPLICATION_JSON) public void ...
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2answers
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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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Memory card slot damaged and files are protected by Vault App

My memory card slot got damaged recently and all my important files are protected by the Vault App. I'm unable to view my folders when I put my memory card into a new phone and those files aren't ...
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How to hide my Google Play downloads from my friends?

I am new to android and just by going into Google Play I can see every app my friends downloaded. I am really feeling uncomfortable about this since I don't like to feel exposed. Does anyone knows ...
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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 view your accounts google play store money

I bought a nexus 7 in 2012 and it came with a $20.00 gift card. When I went to install apps from the app store, it asked me to sign into my google account. I signed into my gmail account and received ...
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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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Is it possible to convert web-app to native android app? [closed]

I just want to know this thing, i developed a webapp (website is made in wordpress), but now i wanted the complete webapp to be converted into Native android app. How is that possible? As Native ...
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Play Store android apps are not updating in android Lollipop

I have installed latest factory image for android lollipop version from google site to my nexus 5 device. When I am updating apps from play store update all option is not working. some of individual ...
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How to update pre-installed apps that is incompatible with my device

I just purchased an Asus Zenfone 5 and sign up a new Google account to use the phone's services. I can update almost the pre-installed app via the Asus System Update and Google Play Store. However, ...
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How to figure out why a specific app cannot be installed on my device(s)?

All to often I encounter apps that the Google Play Store claims are incompatible with one or multiple of my devices, but isn't very helpful as of "why". How can I figure this out? While this question ...
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uco mbank apk installation error

I am using samsung galaxy tab2 ( GT-P3100 ) with android 4.1.2 when I updated uco mbank apk after installing when I open apk its unable to view properly and completely on my screen am attaching screen ...
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1answer
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Google play vouchers and redeem codes [duplicate]

My friend lives in a different country but I want to send them a Google Play voucher or send the redeem code via Facebook. Would the redeem code work if she lives in a different country and our ...
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1answer
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Android in app purchase issue: You already own this item

I am interested in purchasing the Game from Google Play Store, but when I try to purchase it using the buy Button in game menu it takes me to Play store and there I get a message "You already own this ...
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How can I bulk install apps with Play Store or App-Brain?

I'm trying to restore a new device with apps from my old device, but neither Android Market nor AppBrain seems to automatically bulk install them? When I use the Execute method in AppBrain it seems to ...
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Can't download apps from Google Play store via mobile network

I have a Sony Xperia sola in Egypt. I bought it with Gingerbread, then I upgraded to ICS 4.0.4. After the upgrade, I became unable to download any apps from Google Play using my mobile network, and ...
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How do you install this app (For Non US / CAD base owners ) [duplicate]

For NON US & Canadian citizens, how do you install this app onto your Android Device? ps: i do have a Nexus 7 (II) from Amazon, but my google account is tied to a overseas acct. ...
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unable to install app on my phone micromax a106

I m unable to install app on my phone micromax a106 .iit shows sufficient space in storage. BT error comes out as not enough space.
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How to stop repeated requests to install an app?

I'm getting the same message or rather, a notification, several times daily, a request to install an app (Zero Launcher, specifically) and it doesn't seem to stop. It's starting to feel like ...
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Server Error! Play Store failing

I can't go on to the Google Play Store! I do not know why. Last time I did, I tried to download 'HOM 2' which is a game, and cannot download it. It says "package invalid" and "phone storage is getting ...
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Google shows wrong country

Play Google does not show apps for my country. I visited another country and came back and store is stuck to that country, I tried clearing data, removing my addresses and cards from Google wallet ...