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Google Play does not work and shows “No connection” or “There was a problem connecting to the network”

I've got a Droid X, running Android 2.3.4 and System version 4.5.621.MB810.Verizon.en.US. Just recently, Google Play stopped working. Whenever I open Google Play, it immediately displays: No ...
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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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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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Tinder app won't work without Google Play services

I was trying to use the latest version of Tinder 3.3.1 but each time I get the following message: Get Google Play services This app won't work without Google Play services, which are missing ...
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1answer
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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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1answer
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Keep getting invalid package error when downloading app from Play store

I can't download any app from Google Play, I get invalid package message. I know this is an old problem and I that I have to clear Dalvik cache. Problem is that I can't down load the file manager to ...
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Why am i unable to view the applications installed in the Play Store>All section

In the play store under my apps we have two options. 1)Installed Apps 2)All Previously i could view the complete list of applications which i had installed and also uninstalled previously(the apps ...
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2answers
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How to get updates for apps which use Google Play on my Kindle Fire?

A number of apps on my Kindle Fire indicate that updated versions are available and prompt me to "tap here to update" or words to that effect. The trouble is this: so far all the apps with updates -- ...
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Android market not working on LG GT540 android 2.1

I recently did a factory reset on my LG GT540 and when I boot it up it gives the warning: UIDs on the system are inconsistent, you need to wipe your data partition or your device may be unstable ...
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Galaxy s3 insufficient space

so This has been happening for a while now. I've plenty of space (a couple GBs worth)& my internal & SD external storage are about at 25% full each. No matter where I try to download apps ...
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Insufficient memory error in google playstore even though i have enough space

Recently i changed my sd card from 2gb to 8gb and now i can neither download nor update any apps from google playstore . It shows "Insufficient space on device" even though internal 1.5gb & ...
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I keep getting error 911 when downloading large apps

When I download anything over 70 mb onto my phone, the download gets about ~95% then it stops and a pop up saying something along the lines of, this app cannot be downloaded due to error (911) ...
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Unable to connect to network after factory reset

Today I did a factory reset on my phone (Galaxy y GT-S5360T) to attempt to free up some space (it worked, thankfully) and now I can't seem to connect to any wifi network. I am currently running the ...
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i cant install fifa 14 in my phone lg l80

I downloaded the file.Bt it is showing downloading failed due to no Wi-Fi foind.what to do?
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Samsung Galaxy Ace S5830 - Google Play Store Installing

I hava Samsung Galaxy Ace S5830 and my Android version is 2.2.1 I have not Google Play app on my phone. Can I install Google Play app with this specifications. If not how can do it? I just do not ...
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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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Cannot connect my Galaxy Ace to my Google account

I have 'Market' and every time I attempt to log into it using my Google account it says that it 'Can't establish a reliable data connection to the server.' Any idea what could be done to get it ...
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Can I restore downloaded paid apps after a factory reset?

I need to factory reset my phone. However, I need to know whether I will be able to download the applications I paid for on Google Play once I do the reset, and download them onto my phone at no ...
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Disable “Enjoy your app!” popup

Every now and then, after installing or updating an app from the Play Store, a popup with the following text appears: Enjoy your app! If you ever forget your password, we can help you restore ...
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License certification fails with Google Play Store

I've a SGS3 running PAC-ROM and newest pa_gapps and since some days pro apps fail to check the license include 3C Android Tuner Action Launcher Link Bubble PowerAmp installed Lucky Patch 4.8.3 ...
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3answers
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Downloading from Play Store gives error 491

When I try to download anything from the Play Store it shows error 491 and can't finish the download. I have a Samsung Salaxy S 7582. How do I fix this?
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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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1answer
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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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How can I modify the phone model in build.prop to get unsupported apps?

I currently have a rooted HTC Legend. In light of the current Android Market sales, I would love to be able to purchase some of the apps on sale without a compatible handset, since I plan to get a ...
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1answer
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How to Create Additional Google Play Account Under 1 Google Account?

I have just set up new Google Account on my tablet that uses new Google Play account. I want to add another Google Account that I use as main that already has history of apps I bought in the past and ...
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Cannot Update or Install Apps from PlayStore

Currently I'm using HTC Flyer. I cannot update or install apps from appstore and tried resetting the tablet. Still no use. Device Info: HTC-Flyer P510e Android Version : 3.2.1 Any way ...
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1answer
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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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2answers
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Installing Play Store for SM-N9006

I have a chinese Note 3. It doesn't have play store which defeats everything that made samsung dominate the smartphone space. I can't download GMail; I am stuck with a browser that uses baidu for ...
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1answer
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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 have been locked out of my samsung galaxy player 5.0

help! i have been locked out of my galaxy player. when i clicked on "forgot password" it told me to log in to my google play account. I forgot my password to it too. i need help to figure out how to ...
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Re-installed Play Store doesn't work

I have a rooted Samsung Galaxy Y GT-S5360, running on Gingerbread 2.3.6. I accidentally uninstalled the Google Play Store. I re-installed it and I am able to search for applications on the Play ...
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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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Recommended way to restore transparency about permissions after Google Play store changed rules

It's been quite a time when Google decided to not any more let the customer decide whether or not to let apps access the internet. (see ...
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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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How to reduce minimum internal storage free space when installing/updating applications

On my Nexus 4, if the free space on the internal storage goes below 500MB the phone is unable to install/update apps (reports "There is insufficient space on the device") From what I've found online, ...
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1answer
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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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insufficient space

i have qmobile a700 whenever i download new thing an error occurred insufficient space and i have all the data to sd card but still i get the same error if anyone know how to fix this then plz help me ...
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Why is Myanmar excluded in Google Play Store?

I am an Android developer and noticed that my apps can not be sold in Myanmar (and other countries) - the country appears in the list but with a strike-through formatting. I found web forum posts ...
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Icon issues in Google Play Store 4.8.20

I'm running Android 4.2.1 and recently the Play Store app updated to version 4.8.20 and since then I'm facing icon issues within the store. Click for larger version As you can see, there's a weird ...
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Forward button functionality in the Play Store

l was watching one of the Play Store app videos on Note 3 and accidentally touched the back button twice. And That's when I realized HARD one more time that I can not do a forward (back to what I was ...
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2answers
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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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Problem Sync'ing/Downloading from Google Play

Android Enthusiasts I've been having problems when trying to download apps from Google Play. I'm relatively new to the Android Scene. Whenever I try to download and install from Google Play, I get a ...
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3answers
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Problems with changing the default country in Google Play Store

I need help regarding changing my country on the Google Play Store. I tried everything from hard resetting my phone to changing all the details in the settings but it didn't work. I changed all my ...
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3answers
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Force to buy app with old version of Android

I have two smartphones: HTC Desire (unrooted / android 2.2 / normal-sim / operator1 / my account) Nexus 4 (android 4.4.4 / micro-sim / operator2 / my account) Both smartphone are regurarly logged ...
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1answer
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How to force built-in apps to update on a brand new android device?

I've just unpacked a new phone Moto G 2nd Gen and noticed that the Google Play My Apps is completely empty (it's for my wife, she didn't use android before). So I updated several essential apps ...
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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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Is there a way to sort apps by rating? (taking into consideration number of downloads)

I want to search for strategy games but I want to be able to see the best rated first.
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How do I fix “Unknown reason -110”?

Whenever I try to install/upgrade an application, I get an "Installation Error: Unknown reason -110" message. What does this error mean, and how do I fix it? HTC Incredible 2 [Verizon Wireless] ...
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How can I replace stock download manager that Google Play uses?

Yesterday I upgraded my rooted LG Optimus One (P500) running v20g 2.3.3 to CM10 (unofficial) 4.1.1 through this post. Since the new ROM is unofficial and is in alpha/beta stage there are few known ...