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Is it possible to disable Google Play apps remote installation?

I would like to know if it's possible on a given device to disable the Google Play 'feature' to remotely install an app into it, once logged in from a browser. I'm not interested in workarounds on how ...
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Can't copy image url (4.4.2)

I have a Samsung Galaxy Avant with Android 4.4.2 and up until a couple days ago I've been able to copy image addresses with Google Chrome but now I don't see the option anymore. I've tried it with ...
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Executing custom commands, doing google search as well

While executing custom voice command (using commandr or autovoice) on my mobile, it is doing google search as well. E.g. "Good night" should put my phone to silent. But with this it is also ...
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What is com.google.android.gsf.login?

Com.google.android.gsf.login. I seen this in my history and am having trouble figuring out what it is. Can you please help me ?
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Nova Launcher -Google problem

I have a problem with Nova Launcher. When I go to Google and press "home" , it always asks me to choose between launchers. This happens only when I use Google, it's really annoying. Model: Alcatel ...
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Is there a way to turn off app updates when global and app-specific autoupdate setting is already set to Never/Off?

On Monday, January 18th, 2016, on a never-network-locked-or-branded Nexus 5, I've noticed that the Google Chrome app was suddenly updated, together with the user-installed "My Cricket" and one other ...
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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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Configure Google instead of S-Voice

My s5 allows me to have S-Voice always listening for its hot word. I would rather have Google always listening for its hot word. I don't see how to do this. Any ideas? thanks
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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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Device with fake IMEI number that doesn't belong to me is shown under my Google Dashboard

I have sync my google account on my samsung galaxy note 2 but recently i have lost it. After few days when i was checking google dash board to recover my contacts, i saw 2 devices listed under my ...
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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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What is Google Partner Setup?

What does the Google Partner Setup app that is pre-installed on almost every Android device actually do? Why does it need each of those intrusive permissions, especially the Phone permission? Why ...
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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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Google search and chrome not working on mobile data

I have a OnePlus One on which I am running 5.1.1 Cyanogen OS. I rooted it and installed Greenify, and tried to greenify the google apps. Since then, my google apps are not working over mobile data, ...
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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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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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Purchased music won't play without wifi

Why won't the songs I purchase from Google play actually play without wifi? I have set the settings to download without wifi. I don't care about the data. I don't like waiting until I get home to be ...
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No Google Apps on Android Device Emulator

I have an Android Virtual Device set up on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS, but it doesn't seem to have any Google Apps when I start. The main purpose is to do some app testing and security analysis, but I need to ...
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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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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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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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Google Search Bar Widget is gone from Galaxy S5, it is not in the widgets section anymore

My Google Search Bar went missing (I did not delete it). Every fix says to hold down the home screen and re-add it, however, it is NOT in the widgets section anymore. It is completely missing. I've ...
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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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Change input from analog to digital clock in Google apps

So Google changed their alarm clock and calendar a while ago so that instead of entering exact numbers with a numpad (left image), you have to start searching for the exact spot to touch in a radial ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Sync Google Reminders with calendar

There any way / program for synchronization Google Reminders, which use for Google Now, with calendar? I need this because I have cloud calendar (btw this cloud on the google too :) and so ...
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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., http://arstechnica.com/security/2013/07/does-nsa-know-your-wifi-password-android-...
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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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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 Fit"...
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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 ...