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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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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 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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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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Google Play Music : Error retrieving information from server [RPC:S-7:AEC-0 xxxx-xxxx-xxxxx]

When trying to subscribe to the trial of Google Play Music, I came accross this error. I *had 2 accounts (removed secondly account while trying to resolve issue), primary is the only one active. ...
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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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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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How long does an erase message sent from Android Device Manager last; when can I turn it back on?

I lost my phone recently and sent an erase message from Android Device Manager. I got my phone back and, because the battery was flat, it hadn't gone through. I had cancelled phone and had no WiFi, so ...
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Android x86 (Lollipop 5.0.2) stuck on logo during boot

I downloaded Android Lollipop x86 for my Toshiba Satellite L505D-S5965 and installation went perfectly. I pressed reboot when it was finished and the GRUB menu was there and I started Android. ...
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WiFi network in range, but could not be connected!

In my mobile phone (CyanogenMod 11-M12, Galaxy SIII I9300), in WiFi section my WiFi SSID is shown and under its name is Save, secured with WPA/WPA2. WiFi is ON. If I press SSID, a pop-up ask me to ...
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Official Google Android OTA Links

Today, I felt the right time to OTA-update my out of date Nexus 5 from 4.4.4 to 5.0. It worked pretty well and I found the required image within seconds. What I'm curious about is where to get the ...
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Android default keyboard phoning home to Google?

I installed CyanogenMod 11 on my HTC One (M8) the other day and, so far, have only installed DAVdroid for contact synchronization and Network Log. So, out of curiousity, I let Network Log run when I ...
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unable to launch Google calendar ics file attachment

I received an gmail from my sons baseball coach with a Google calendar ics attachment file for the seasons schedule. When I click on the attachment in the email while on my Alcatel onetouch FierceXL ...
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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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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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“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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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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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 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 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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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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hangouts and play services

All my friends are chatting over hangouts and I feel left out. So I installed hangouts to be a part of their chats. I love hangouts on the computer and was super excited about getting it on my phone (...
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Google photos displays pixelated images

Today I noticed that pictures (screenshots, pictures, etc) in my phone (LG F60) are displayed awfully. I use google photo. Until yesterday everything was fine but today i noticed that everything in ...
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Google Play is putting adds up when I'm doing anything on my phone. text, games, gallery etc

When I open my text message and start to reply to the friend. Google play opens with an Android add. I hit the back button and it takes me to Google play home. So then I have to back out. When your in ...
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Restore settings from Google account

I updated Android manually but all my settings are now lost. I remember that in the previous updates it would download all the apps again and restore settings from my Google Account. But this time I ...
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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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Google Calendar app entries on Android Device inconsistent with web browser entries

I cannot make sense of the entries on my Google Calendar for android application. When compared with the web version of Google Calendar (see screenshots below), I can see the following differences: ...
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Create a range of numbers with Android google spreadsheet

I am trying to create a simple range of numbers on Google spreadsheets in Android the same way you would do it on a computer: drag the corner spot down selecting 2 consecutive numbers. So I would ...
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Why are most of my Pre-Installed apps that connect to Google not working?

Okay, I am using a Huawei m865c (Ascend II), running Android 2.3.6. I am trying to open Google Play, but it tells me that there is no connection. I am connected to a 20 mb/ps with all bars. I tried ...
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Where do you publish information about a vulnerability you have found within android?

I found a small vulnerability within the default web browser, here is the ticket. Submitted last year. Issue 42647: Android Web Browser, JavaScript Popup Bug. Tested on 11 Jan 2013. ...
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Nexus5 identified as Media Player (Device), instead of Storage Drive, Windows 7

I've had the Nexus 5 for a few months, and exchange files between my PC and the phone using the USB cable frequently. I also charge the phone using the USB connected to my PC. Usually, the window pops ...
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GTalk_ASYNC_CONN wakelock detailed report. Keeps draining batteries

It's been a month since I've tried dealing with this wakelock. I've read a lot of articles, including this. A week ago I was also dealing with NlpWakelockCollector, which sometimes gets stucked ...
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Cannot install google play services

My HTC Desire S (Rooted and installed with Sabsa Prime ROM) have Avast Mobile Security as antivirus. Recently I was given a free Premium Security code by Avast. But I'm unable to update the code on to ...
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Google Play Music freezes the touch screen

I'm running a Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini. I'm having intermittent issue with the touch screen freezing and no longer responding to any touches. The power button works, as does the home key. The volume ...
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Would Non-Open Handset Alliance Android phones have Google Now?

I understand that whilst Android is free and open source, in order to use Google services, an OEM has to be approved to join the Open Handset Alliance (OHA). One of the biggest additions to Android ...
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does charging the phone with other chargers affect mobile or battery?

Actually I used Micromax charger instead of Xolo charger. I have xolo era x phone. My phone gets switched off if I keep it idle for 4 min. Why it is happening?
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cannot login to gmail app on android phone, will not sync

I have been given old android phone by a relative who added me as a user to accounts and sync. My account would not sync and I could not delete her default account. I kept getting a signin error you ...
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Some photos missing in Photos and Gallery apps

In both Photos and Gallery, there is an album of called "Downloads". Over the past year or so, I have downloaded more images from the web through the browser. These photos would show up in the album ...
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Deactivated google keyboard can't get into my phone as I have a password and no keyboard to activate it again

Someone accidentally deactivated my google keyboard so I have no keyboard , but I have a password so can't get into my phone to activate the keyboard again does anybody no how to get around my ...
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Google map wrong location

I looked at my google timeline. It had several time stamps grouped together. I clicked to confirm and now it appears as if I went straight to a location. I have been to this location about four times ...
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Error retrieving information from server.[BM-PPH-02]

I am trying to subscribe to Google play music to be able to have a monthly plan, but it keeps showing this: Error retrieving information from server. [BM-PPH-02] please help.I've tried everything.
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dropbox and google drive slow sync with android?

If i upload files to dropbox or google drive, I must wait for hour until they become available in my android phone so that I can use them in my phone. Is it just me doing something wrong or why is the ...
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Contact app with selective sync?

I am using a Xiaomi Mi5 and the default Contact app sync ALL contacts with Google which creates a huge redundant list of any person I ever emailed. There is no option to select which Group/Folder to ...
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Google hangouts keeps on adding a default country code when I'm trying to make an international call

I'm currently in South Korea and am using a South Korean provider for my cell service. Whenever I try to make an outbound international call, google hangouts keeps on adding +82 after I dial the first ...
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Google/Android Contact with wildcard email address

Is there a way to have a wildcard email address in a Google Contact? Example: I use AT&T Wireless and they send me alerts and such with emails that match the filter: att-services.cn.*@emaildl.att-...
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“Unfortunately, the process com.google.process.gapps has stopped” error message always pop-ups

My tab is Ainol Novo 7 Venus running on Android 4.1, and the error message Unfortunately, the process com.google.process.gapps has stopped. will appear every time even after I have done a ...