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How can i remove the new google updates? Especially keyboard?

How can i get rid of lollipop 5.1 update? Is there a way to use the previous version on my tablet? Please ?
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Why don't the capitalization voice commands work in the Google app?

The capitalization, quotation marks, and some punctuation marks don't work for me In the Google app. Is there some additional software I should know about? Thanks.
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Can't use ok google anymore

my problem here started about 2 months ago. i searched a lot for an answer before asking for help here. but didn't find anything. i'm from Iran. i used to be able to use google now and its cards ...
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my android phone can't access to any google related sites and services

I just recently bought a brand new asus zenfone go, everything is fine until I shut off my wifi and left home. I subscribed to a mobile data plan, of course. but i can't access any google related ...
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Importing movie into a Google Slides slide

I have a .mov file I'd like to put into a slide in Google Slides. How do I do that? I know how to do as a Youtube video, but I don't want to upload it as one. PS: I understand this isn't exactly ...
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Please Help me : Samsung MetroPCS [duplicate]

So my cousins gave me a phone and she forgot to take the password off so since she wasnt responding with the passowrd i got in paitent and i went on and reset the phone by holding all 3 buttons up ...
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Navigation on Google Maps only shows a still satelite picture

I have been using the Google Maps Navigator on my LG G2 without any hassles. Of late the navigator is malfunctioning. After entering my location and distination, it will only show the still picture of ...
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How to remove google synced data from my phone?

I added my father's Google account in my android phone to help him in some work as his phone wasn't working. Now before I could stop the sync settings, it has synced some contacts in my phone with his ...
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Android 4.4 KitKat Google search/now app Network error. Check your connections and try again

In android KitKat I am getting a network error on Google Search/Now(whatever) and it won't let me search, I cleared the cache of every application on our living planet as we know it, I have tried ...
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View all most recent ratings for an app in the Google Play Store?

How to view all most recent ratings (and not for only one particular language, which the sort by newest default does)?
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How to install Android from scratch

So I bought a phone from Aliexpress. It's a J5 Mini phone with Android 4.2.2. Problem is that it doesn't have Google Play services installed on it. When I open settings and try to Add Account, ...
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What specifically prevents OTAs from being taken on modified /systems, and why can't it be shut off?

I have had a constant nightmare with not being able to take OTAs on any of my (rooted) devices. They boot into TWRP, complain about the build fingerprint, and won't install, so I have to wait for a ...
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Is it possible to access the service, Google uses to sync their Google Keyboard?

I don't know if that sounds dumb or if this belongs here as it is only kind of an Android related question but I thought if someone can help me, it's an Android expert. I would like to know if I can ...
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Cancel ADM Reset

My phone was recently stolen so I used ADM to reset everything but this afternoon I found the bugger who took it and retrieved it the problem is when I connect to the wifi it will wipe everything is ...
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How do I sever the connection between an account and my phone?

I have a Note 4, and recently I signed into a certain account so I could do something, nothing important, so I'd rather not say. Then, I removed it by going to Settings> Accounts> (Accountname, or ...
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How do I automatically back up my photos from my phone to Google?

Last time I checked, many months ago, or a year maybe, whenever I took a photo with my Android phone, it would back up to Google Plus. Although I didn't want my pictures to be shared on G+, I did like ...
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Google Voice Search requiring internet access even when offline speech recognition pack is installed

When installed, the Google app includes Voice Search. In the settings for Voice Search, there is an option to install Offline speech recognition packs. Despite doing this, Voice Search is still ...
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Huge amount of storage taken up by unknown music

I have had a second hand Huawei phone for a few months and I've been having a war trying to free up storage, but my biggest mystery is, I have a huge 116 KB taken up in music I haven't downloaded. ...
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Does the Android Backup Service save WPA2 Enterprise certificates?

We all know that Google's Android Backup Service, if enabled, saves WPA2 passphrases for Wifi access points (e.g., ...
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How to push gapps via adb to a rooted device

I have a Samsung t355c. A China model of the normal tablet that doesn't have gapps and as far as I get it a locked bootloader. There is no custom recovery for it. Runs 5.0.1 I managed to root it ...
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Using google apps with separate google account

I have two Google accounts. One use for certain google stuff and one for other. I want to be able to use Google apps on my android phone with both of those accounts. I want to use some with one ...
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Google Play , YouTube and Gmail show error message “No Connection – Retry”

Some Android apps (like Google Play, Google Chrome, Gmail, and YouTube) show an error message “No Connection – Retry”. On the other hand, apps like Facebook, Messenger, and WhatsApp perform Okay and ...
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how can I stop the Google app from randomly opening?

Whenever I have my headphones in, especially when I'm listening to music, the voice app thing for Google will randomly open!! I can't seem to get it to stop! Please! Someones gotta help me!! Make it ...
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Google account sync preferences no longer granular?

I just got a new phone running Android 5.1.1 (LG V10), and Gmail seems to be indicating that it won't receive push notifications unless I turn on "auto sync". This seems to include syncing "Google ...
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Different coloured journeys on location services

On google location services, my journeys are shown in dark blue, light blue and grey. Is there some significance to this?
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Google Play Store - “An unexpected error has occurred. Please try again later”

Since Yesterday I have been getting this message from the google play store when ever I try to save something to my wishlist. This has occurred both on the app and the web version of the play store. ...
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Disable “Get google play services” message

So I have a rooted Lenovo P780 with VibeUI 2.0 KitKat, without google play services. Some apps give the "Get google play services" popup, but don't actually need it. It's a bit annoying and I ...
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“Insufficient Storage Error” when updating and Downloading

My question is probably the same as many other questions like "Fix Google Play insufficient storage error without rooting my phone", and similar to that one, i want to do it without rooting my phone. ...
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How can I export contacts & SMS from broken Galaxy S3 and import them onto Google Nexus 6P?

I've got myself in a pickle. The screen AND buttons on my Galaxy S3 have broken, so I've acquired a Nexus 6P phone. My old contacts and SMS messages are stored on the Galaxy S3 phone itself. I am able ...
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Does a non-owner user profile have rights to wipe an Android phone?

My work is pushing the use of Sophos Mobile Control (SMC) for MDM purposes so we can sync our email to our personal devices. I have a Nexus 5 with Android 6.0 (stock) and my intention is to create a ...
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Play store install problem

I have a 2look 2LGX05-S with android 4.2. The problem is I can't install anything on the app store because it says insufficient storage. Phone storage has 2.8 GB available, SD card 13.42GB and ...
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Google Now can't find my contacts

I have a Samsung Galaxy S6 and for some reason, Google Now can't seem to access my contacts. When I tell Google Now to call a contact, it performs a Google search for the person, rather than going to ...
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Google music: offline listening after subscription expires?

I am thinking about getting a subscription to google music after seeing so many good reviews (plus, the same subscription will allow you access to Youtube Red when it comes out! source). I just have ...
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How to sync Android and iOS photos?

I currently have iPhone 5, iPad mini, MacBook Air and iMac. I use the iOS and OS X Photos apps to store my photos and to share select photos with family. My photos are stored in iCloud for purposes of ...
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How do i sync Google Keep via Bluetooth/wifi without internet connection?

I use Google Keep on my Android as well as Ubuntu, living in a remote area of a developing nation, internet outages are common. So i need to sync my notes on google keep with my android, is it ...
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Google Search bar moto g2

I have a moto g2. It's Google search bar is now showing on middle of the screen. How can I place it on top again? Please tell me the new bar looks ugly. At the middle
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Can Google Photos sync up iOS Photos *albums*?

Is there any way to get Google Photos sync on iOS/OS X to recognise my albums and retain those photos in those albums when on Google Photos? I am looking for ways to return to Android. Thanks.
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How Can I Fix My Google Maps App?

Maps worked fine on my Galaxy S5 up until a few days ago. All of a sudden, I can't access my history, get directions or see the map of where I am when I open the app. When I go to the menu, it still ...
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Google Music eating battery life while idle

Device: X9076 Find7, Nameless ROM 5.1 gMusic is hammering my device. Normal battery burn is about 4.8% per hour. Fine, I can live with that no problem. I've used GMAA since it became available but ...
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How to display recent searches in the Google Search app?

When other people use the Google Search box on their Android device, about 3 items from the recent search history will show under the textbox. However, when I open the search box with my Google ID, ...
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How to sync personal dictionary between devices (Google Keyboard)?

I also have installed Google Keyboard app on my tablet and have selected my main Google account as the sync account. The dictionary was initially empty but I have added some words. I also pressed ...
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Everything keeps force closing on my Android NeuTab N7, how to fix?

So this will be a long one, just bear with me while I attempt to explain this. In about July, I was gifted an Android NeuTab N7, it worked perfectly up until a month or so ago. First, it started ...
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cannot sign in on my Android device - Google 2-factor authentication

So I'm trying to add my google acct to my device and it seems to be working fine up to the point where's it's asking me for the code sent to my phone via SMS. I correctly put it in but the page goes ...
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“Ok google” doesn't work

Device: LG G3 F400k Rom: CM12 Nightly (12.1-20151004-NIGHTLY-F400) Google App version: 5.3.23.19.arm Google services version: 8.1.15 (2250156-230) Google Play store version: 5.9.12 Everything ...
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Can't find music I downloaded from Google play music

I just downloaded the Google play music subscription and downloaded a bunch of music that is supposed to download to my SD card but cannot find any of my music and its also not downloading to my SD ...
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Disabling the Google App

A while back, I disabled the Google App (com.google.android.googlequicksearchbox). IIRC, disabling the app caused some problems which I discovered over time. Unfortunately, all my notes on the topic ...
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Offline DATA in Google Maps prompting for updates too often

The offline data in Google Maps app should be downloaded every 30 days. But in my Moto E it's prompting me to download the map data too often (2-3 days once). Why is this happening?
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'Google Play Services is not working'

i recently flashed my Samsung Galaxy S4 with Resurrection Remix rom.My phone now doesnt support any of the official Google apps.Whenever i open any such app, it says that 'Google Play Services is not ...
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Remove disabled account from android phone

I had a school email address on smartcloud, and I left the school a few months back so i had no use for the account. today i got a notification telling me my account has been disabled. i can't clear ...
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How to update Gapps in Cyanogenmod?

I am running cyanogenmod 12.1 with Gapps outdated version. So, I want to replace the actual version to the newest. I already downloaded de correct one. I would like to know the installation procedure ...