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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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Why does Google always need personal data? [closed]

Whenever there is an app from Google Inc in the Android market, I am uncomfortable with their permission levels: Why do they always need read/write permissions to personal data/contacts and all our ...
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Am having multiple issues with Android 4.4.2 tablet

This is a fairly new tablet. First, I couldn't get page reload to stop coming up while using Chrome and stock (google) keyboard. The manufacturer, Prestige, advised me to use the stock browser ...
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Restore Google Nexus 5 IMEI that reads 0

I bought a Nexus 5 on Ebay. It came brand new with all the packaging, but having bought a previous Nexus 5 (directly from Google) this packaging seemed a little suspect (I think it might be a very ...
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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 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 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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“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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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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Check if Google Play Service is up to date

I have a Sony Xperia Z3 compact, and when I trying to broadcast my video live on YouTube from Xperia , I sign in with Google+ account and I received "Error when trying to sign in, please check if ...
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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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Can't log into Google Play Store or my Google account

Through a series of mishaps, I deleted Google Play Services, Google+ and probably many other apps. I did a factory reset, but it did not bring back my missing apps. My phone was rooted and I used ...
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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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Google Maps timeline feature not working

When I was trying to connect my past timeline events, I encountered an awkward situation. It says "Can't connect to Maps, try again". Does anybody know why I'm getting this error? Is there any way to ...
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Where to check what apps I have purchased

I got a statement from my bank and I have 2 transactions I do not know what they are. Google *E-Commerce Ltd GOOGLE.COM of 15.99 Normally I have a text, which indicates what app or service I ...
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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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“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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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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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 ...
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Why is 'no connection' error appearing while accessing Google Play store?

I have this common, annoying problem while trying to access Google Play Store from my phone. It just shows 'no connection', and won't load, even though the internet access is surely working. The ...
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How can I change the file size of photos uploaded to Google Photos?

i have uploaded my photos in google photos with upload size Original. Now 4.4GB only left out of 15GB. I have deleted photos in my phone after uploading to google photos. Now i changed my google ...
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Fully Remove Google Voice Search

I am running Lollipop on the LG G3 and due to a loose connection on the audio jack google voice search gets activated everytime a slight movement of ANY attached cable. Now, I would like to ...
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Why is 'no connection' error appearing while accessing Google Play store?

I have this common, annoying problem while trying to access Google Play Store from my phone. It just shows 'no connection', and won't load, even though the internet access is surely working. The ...
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How to regain access to Google after phone is found?

I lost my Android phone but after a few days someone returned it to me. Unfortunately, in the mean time I had blocked my SIM, and blocked my Google and Facebook accounts from using that phone device. ...
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OS X Yosemite - Nexus 5 - ADB Device Offline

I've been trying to initiate ADB commands on my Nexus 5 using my MacBook Air. However, when I type adb devices into Terminal, my Nexus 5 is listed as offline. I've tried disabling/enabling USB ...
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Android Device Manager can't change password

I tried to lock my phone from Android Device Manager and entered a password with 17 characters. Unfortunately, my phone can only accommodate 16. I can't change the password because it says that Google ...
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On line and last on line status

If my bf's viber shows he's online and then in the middle of the night it changes to offline, what does this mean? Does it mean that when he's at home and within reach of the internet it shows him to ...
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Google translate wont picures or highlighted text at all, work on android, speech to text working, simple typed translation too

Google translate APP working fine with simple typing, speech translation too, but picture to text not working I can take picture or load from gallery but it wont read it it starts scanning for text ...
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Saving image out of Google app

I can't find a way to get an option to save an image out of the Google app on my phone? I open the image and after going through enough many steps to call it awful UX, I get to these menu options ...
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Google android device manager, what cause change in status?

After my tablet had be stolen i tried mosty using Android device manager to remotely wipe it. the first time i used the web version (https://www.google.com/android/devicemanager?u=0) for the tablet i ...
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Contact List and select one contact in my application

I'm trying to make an emergency app for the elderly. I created a button they could press so that they can easily call 911, and also buttons to the numbers of three contacts, of which they can add from ...
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Can't establish a reliable connection to the server google play?

Ok so i have samsung galaxy s3 i rooted it a week ago and it worked flawless then afterward when today i opened google play it says no connection .i tried all methods like setting date and time ...
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How to stop dialogs telling me to turn on the ability of Google apps to access my location?

This phone I have been using for years and flashing it with different ROMs, mostly CM. However, I think at the switch from CM 10.2 to CM11 it started giving me this insanely annoying message: In a ...
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How can I force a complete new sync of my Google contacts to my phone?

I would like to force a fresh download of all my google contacts to my phone (and before delete all the google contacts I do have on my phone ... as the sync on my phone got confused and keeps ...
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Missing photos from Google Photos app! Help!

My son uploaded about 1000 photos but when he got home from holiday and logged onto the app the photos simply weren't there even though when he did the upload he got a backup successful message. Is ...