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How do multiple accounts on Play Store work?

I have 2 accounts on the device: abc@gmail.com - Main Account xyz@gmail.com With account abc@gmail.com selected on the Play Store, I've downloaded app XPTO and bought some stuff via In App ...
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Message: Unfortunately Google Play Store has stopped

My problem is that this is happening on a very old HTC Sensation, running Android 4.0.3 and that all the help I find online refers to more modern versions. In Apps Google Play Store, I forced stop, ...
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Paused download

I was downloading an app from play store, which got paused due to an error "enable background data". I could get rid of this error but in the notification center I still see incomplete and paused ...
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Android app size showing different on play store app than from play store website [duplicate]

I have my app on play store. When I check the listing from the desktop my app size is shown as 8 MB, while if I check the same on the device's play store app, it is shown as 6.75 MB. I checked this on ...
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Discrepancy between sizes of apps listed in Play Store vs. actual installed app size

The Play Store lists the size of all apps available in their store. When a user downloads and installs apps, the actual sizes reported by Android are often larger than the sizes listed by the Play ...
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Play Store - “An unexpected error has occurred. Please try again later.”

I've been having this issue since I bought my S7 Edge over a week ago. I am unable to add a payment method or do anything involving payments on both my phone and play.google.com. When trying to add a ...
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How to reset the custom flash counter to 0

I have an samsung Galaxy s6 edge and i want to install knox on my phone. My problem is that the flash counter is 1, because i have root my phone before. My question is: Is there any way i can ...
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Market not working in My Android phone

I have a Samsung Galaxy Ace with Android Version 2.3.6, whenever I try to open Market to install some apps on my device,an error message pops up saying that "The Application(process ...
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How can I download an APK file from the Play Store?

I can't download apps from the Play Store on my Android device (maybe due to a network issue), so I'm wondering how could I download the APK file of an app on my PC from http://play.google.com/store?
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CM 10.2 with Google Apps version 20130813 won't download from Play Store

I have a Galaxy S3 I9300 from Telcel, Mexico running CyanogenMod 10.2.0, upgraded from 10.1.3 with the upgrade feature and using TWRP for this purpose. I am unable to download anything from the Play ...
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Google Play “can't establish a reliable connection to the server”

I have tried all methods to make Google Play work but it still says this: Please help me.
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Cheaper in-app purchases

I play Game of War Fire Age and wondering if I can get cheaper packs on it, I'm from the UK and it costs me £79.99 to buy a pack but my Brazilian friend only pays $60 for the same pack, is there ...
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How to convert apk to deb OR make Google Play available on other linuxes? [on hold]

I know Android (and even ChromeOS) is/are linux. What i don't know is why this/these linux(es) aren't being nice with the rest of the linux world! I know Google's philosophy of linux is different (not ...
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insufficient storage even with marshmallow sd card formatted for internal space and plenty of space

When I try to install an app from the Play Store I am getting the "insufficient storage" message but I have 20 GB free on my SD card that is formatted for internal storage. I am using a Moto G 2nd ...
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Google Play - How do you get the photos in the examples with the app running on a phone? [on hold]

I have heard of a service one time that would let have your app up on a virtual phone (say, an S7) and place that virtual phone on a virtual desk for a very professional looking app screenshots on ...
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maths related question [on hold]

Out of a total of 35 students, 16 want to study French, 16 want to study Sanskrit and 11 want to study Telugu. 5 want to study both French and Telugu, and of these three want to study Sanskrit as ...
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I ROOT MY XOLO ERA 4G USING KINGROOT BUT AFTER ROOT PLAY STORE IS NOT START AND I RESET MY PHNE THEN I DONT LOGIN TO MY ACCOUT PLAYSTORE [on hold]

PLEASE HELP ME I RECENTLY PERFORMED A FACTORY DATA RESET ON MY DEVICE AND NOW THE PLAY STORE IS NOT WORKING and i still trying but the pop up says There Was a problem communicating with google servers ...
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Free Android App patent problem [on hold]

If I upload my new developed app to google store and make it free to download, Do I pay anything to owner of patent? I wrote a board game for android, but this game can be patented(design patent) if ...
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Samsung S Memo app

Why can't I find the Samsung S Memo app on the Android play store? I have this on my Samsung Galaxy SIII but wanted to reinstall and watch the video on how to use it properly, but no luck. Any ideas?
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Apps on SD-Card moved back to device storage after being updated?

On my Samsung Galaxy S5 (running Lollipop 5.0), I noticed the following behavior: I moved some apps to my external SD-Card storage. Every time, Google Play Store tells me to update one of these ...
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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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Deleted play store accidently form my rooted Sony Xperia C2305 using lucky patcher

I've already read the answer of this similar question here but in the first answer in step-6 it is not asking for replace the application because I've deleted it from my phone and it is not disabled. ...
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Does using Android Instant Apps count as installation on Play store?

As I saw yesterday, Google I/O 2016 Keynotes with awesome release of many new features. One of the best feature which I like most as an Android Developer that is Android Instant Apps. The new ...
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Where can I find out when I installed an app?

Is there a Play Store log file? Or should I be looking where apps are installed on the phone for time/date stamps?
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Why android app shows ads but not earns money in admob account? [closed]

I had an android app called Videos Downloader the app that downloads videos from 1. Facebook 2. Instagram 3. Twitter 4. Vine.co 5. Tumblr 6. Vimeo The problem is this app shows ads but i was not ...
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How can I batch update specific apps?

I'm using a rooted Galaxy S5 with Lollipop. I want to update several apps over the Play store at once, but not all of them. Even if I have to use another app to do so, that's okay.
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Can't authenticate account on the Google play store

I've been having authentication issues on the google play store for a while now while using my tablet. I have a Galaxy tab II 10.1, My phone authenticates just fine. I just reset the password on ...
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What's the directory location for Newsstand documents?

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 /sdcard/ directories tagged with ...
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How can I get Google Play store to work on my Samsung S3 mini with CyanogenMod OS?

I got the CyanogenMod OS installed on my Samsung S3 mini a couple of months ago but since then my Google Play store stopped working, giving the error message: No Connection. Retry. OR Check your ...
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Google play store is missing after installing Cyanogenmod 12.1

I installed CyanogenMod 12.1 to my galaxy S2(GT-I9100) along with gapps. (Later I tried the same with different gapps too) and everything went good, I successfully installed both zip from CWM 6.0.4.x. ...
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How to check an application's checksum or hash on Google Play?

Some free applications on Google Play are limited to the United States so the rest of the world has to use dodgy sites to get them. However the security of such sites are questionable as the apps ...
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After factory reset Market keeps crashing on Galaxy S2 on ICS

My phone was stuck in a bootloop, so I had to factory reset it. Now a new problem has arisen, which is that the Play Store is gone, and I am back at Market but it won't open and keeps crashing. Please ...
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Error downloading apps in Google Play Store with Samsung Galaxy S3: “Package file invalid”

Whenever I try to download an app in the Google Play Store on my Samsung Galaxy S3, it keeps saying "package file invalid" and won't let me download anything. The message also has a triangle with a ! ...
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I rooted my mobile and my google play store is not working

I uninstalled updates and force stoped it. I even uninstalled the updates and cleared cache. I did factory reset but not working. Now i can't even add or sign in my old account. What should I do? Help ...
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Snapchat without Google play services? +other problems

I have a rooted Samsung Galaxy Note 3. There's no Google Play services on it, and so no apps that require Google can work, and Snapchat is one of them. I tried downloading the Google Play services ...
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In Explorer, after performing factory reset Google play store converted to Market place

I performed factory data reset of my another device "HTC Explorer". And before performing the reset Play store was there but now it disappears, and instead of play store now its Market place. So how ...
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External SD Card removed - Apps can't be deinstalled :-(

My external SD card seems to be broken. I removed it and inserted a new one. Now the apps don't work any more. That's all right. But: I can't uninstall or re-install the apps any more. If I try to, ...
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Reinstall gapps

I am using galaxy grand2 with stock rom(jelly bean,rooted).Day before yesterday i saw a video of modded play store on the you tube. i tried to install that but it didn't work for me. and i removed it. ...
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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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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 play store won't let me download apps

Google Play Store is not letting me download a game for some reason I keep trying and every time it says the same thing it says something about the authentication I don't know what that means so it's ...
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Purchased music from Google Play - they are nowhere to be found

I purchased 3 x albums 4 days ago using Play Store. It advised that the purchase was successful and the money was debited from my account - but it never actually said it was downloading anything. ...
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Fix Google Play insufficient storage error without rooting my phone

This question is essentially the same as Google Play: Error downloading app - insufficient space, but I want to fix it without rooting my phone. Clearing Cache, uninstalling Google Play updates and ...
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Google Play keeps asking for an account (new or existing) and does not start anymore

Suddenly Google Play stopped working and now it is always asking me to provide an existing account or that i create a new one. When i try to use my existing one, it tells me that that account is ...
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Couldn't sign in to Google

I'm experiencing this issue from couple of days : I have already : Disabled 2 step verification from Google Account Factory Reset Clear cache from recovery Reflash the ROM
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No Google apps and no install zip option in recovery mode

I have a galaxy s3 and I put CyanogenMod on it but there are no google apps and when I boot into recovery mode there is no install zip option to install the gapp ROM how do I get the Google apps on ...
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Can I use a Canadian Google Play gift card on an American account and vice versa?

Can I use a Canadian Google Play gift card on an American account and vice versa?
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Server error launching Google Play Store

When I start google play store I get a white page with the message "Server error" and a "retry" button. logcat tells me: 03-07 11:31:29.148: E/Volley(7984): [13] BasicNetwork.performRequest: ...
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How can I prevent installation of NEW applications on an Android 5.1 device, but keep auto-updates of existing applications?

We will soon have to provide a phone to a person who is obviously not familiar with IT stuff at all, and not capable of learning anything about information security, etc. (and probably not capable of ...
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Where are my Apps gone? Not shown under all apps, in my phone

I have a nuumber of Android apps installed. When I use them from desktop shortcuts of phone, they work normally but in "All apps" (having up arrow symbol) section, it only shows 4 apps: Latitude, ...