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Yes and No! It depends upon how you want to use this answer. I still see the guest account icon when I pull down the top bar and click the blue user thing. You don't need to go that far by completely disabling the guest user to avoid that guest account icon when you pull down the top bar and click your profile image. All you've to do is remove all ...
As of mid-2011 the Android Market supports multiple accounts. To add another account... Press menu button – select settings – Accounts and Sync – tap on “Add account” and add your another gmail account. To activate or use another gmail account in the market, open the new market app (v 3.0.26) and select “Accounts”. A list will pop-up showing all ...
I have spent weeks looking for a solution to this and finally this post helped me! It was so far from obvious and it felt like Google wanted me to keep the account by force lol. Anyway, what I did was go to Settings > Accounts > Google, clicked the account I wanted to delete, the Sync menu option opened and this is where I always got stuck. Through this, I ...
As things currently stand, there is no way to disassociate a device from the ones shown in your Market Account. Keeping them hidden is the only way that Google currently offers.
Being "logged in" is a misconception. Even when you are "logged in" when you use a browser, this is handled by the storage of a cookie with an authentication token stored in it. On the device is sort of the same, except it is not a "cookie". When you set up your account, an authentication token is requested and stored on the device. A new token can also be ...
There's no way to do this. It's been posed on Gmail's support forums in the past and the answer has always been (from the linked discussion above): ... Google's native apps on Android phones are designed to use the phone itself to sign in and out. If you're concerned about account security on your phone I recommend you add a lock pattern or PIN to ...
There's an awkward solution: Renaming the package name inside an apk as proposed by Adobe to fix a nasty limitation of their AIR framework, XDA has the same too. All use apktool to reverse engineer an app (unpack apk, change package name in AndroidManifest.xml, repack, resign). Note: This won't change locations on the SD card though (if it's used, all 5 ...
The Amazon Kindle Store and the Google Android Market are different stores. Apps you buy in one store are not honored in the other store. You can install the Amazon Store on your Nexus One pretty easily, so you'll be able to use Apps you buy on your Fire on your Nexus One. But going the other way is more trouble (it currently requires you've rooted your ...
You will not have to repurchase them if you associate the same Google account with the new device. They will be available in your market to re-download. I don't know if you can have more then one phone associated with the same account, but I did not do anything when I got a new phone, except associate my google account to the new phone.
Your application purchases are tied to your Google Account and can be installed an unlimited amount of times on any device http://market.android.com/support/bin/answer.py?answer=113410
I found a workaround for my problem that works splendidly. After having installed the latest version of the Gmail App, I have discovered that when I go to Settings > Account > Add account, I can configure a generic email address (i.e. not necessarily a Gmail one) to be used with the said App. It supports both IMAP and POP3 protocols. (sorry for the ...
What do you mean, by 'delete it' exactly? Your phone needs to be linked to a Google account, no matter what (as far as I know). If you do wish to change the "main" Google account your phone is linked with, a factory reset is the way. I've had to do it myself a few times. If you just want to stop receiving Gmail notifications, go into Settings > Accounts ...
In short, you have a non-Google-approved device. That's why there are no Google apps on it. And you can't download from the Market unless you have the Market installed on your device. There are ways to get the Market on your device anyways, though. (See this question). However, none of those ways will have a "reputable link" for you to download. You're ...
Yes, you can use multiple accounts -- did you try it? I use 3. Add them like any other account through Settings -> Accounts and sync -> Add account.
In order to remove an user account you need to perform: Go to device settings (As shown in the question). click on accounts Tab (3rd in the option list). Click on Google Account (select the account which you wish to Remove). First you need to Stop Sync (As done in question "synchr. wylaczonaa"). On Samsung devices these options are shown by pressing and ...
Beyond what you've already done, you can't. The Market requires you to have your Google Account added to your phone, and this naturally stores data such as your email address even if you don't sync email.
While you add the Google account or even afterwards (from account settings), you can select the content and services to sync. You can select only Gmail, leaving alone all the other services you don't want like Google+, drive, sheets, docs etc. There's no need to setup a third party email client. All (most) Google apps are aware of this functionality and ...
P.T. details how to accomplish this by simply adding another account to the phone and then selecting it in Google Play Store settings. It's worth noting that originally the only way to change the Google Account associated with the Google Play Store was to do a factory reset of your phone and set it up again from scratch.
(1) What are the non-Google alternatives to GMail, Talk, Voice, Maps, Google Calendar on the Nexus One? Can't say specifically about Nexus One, but the stock Android platform does not come with Google-branded apps; so, yes, it is possible for the phone to live without Google. However, IMO if you're using Android and avoiding Google's services, you're ...
Obvious: It syncs Google+ notifications if you have a Google+ account. For example, comments on one of your posts (depending on your notification settings). Not as obvious: You need the Google+ app for it to work.
You can't do this because: There's only one Google Services Framework running for all accounts. Google Accounts credentials are stored centrally from where Google Apps authenticate. But, there's a way to solve your issue: Turn on IMAP from Gmail settings. And, use IMAP in default Email app or K-9 Mail app. Done! Play Store can't see it..
EDIT: Looks like this is coming, according to Google employee Colin Gibbs, on this Google Mobile Support forum thread: Thanks for being patient while we work on this feature. When we launched Android 3.0 (Honeycomb), we added support to Google Talk for multiple accounts. We're currently working on bringing the feature to phones as well. ...
You just have to re-download them, not re-purchase them. The apps are tied to your account, not your device. As far as I know you don't have to do a thing to your old device before your apps are available for download and installation on your new one. Post #2 in this thread states the same, for what it's worth.
Yes (if I understand you correctly). Just go into Settings - Accounts and Sync, then modify what things are synced per account. In other words, email@example.com can be set to sync gmail, contacts, calendar, etc. But you can set firstname.lastname@example.org to just sync gmail (not contacts, etc). There are checkboxes once you add the account.
There are ways to do it without a factory reset. However, depending upon the phone, it may not work without being linked with a Google account. I'm not sure about the Hero one way or the other. See here. Another option is that you could just create a dummy Google account, then never use it.
Android comes with an Email app that lets you use any POP3, IMAP, or Exchange account. Talk can be replaced by Meebo, eBuddy Messenger, and many others. Voice is a fairly unique service but some features can be sort of replaced -- you can use a SIP phone number and an app like Sipdroid for calls, or something like Kik Messenger for text-like instant ...
Titanium Backup PRO (and only the paid (Pro) version allows this) - FYI ROOT REQUIRED - does allow Profiles, but not the running of multiple insntances of the same app, with the exception of Winamp (but Winamp has Always been written to do that, no matter the platform)
As far as I know there is no way that you can limit the ability of the phone to edit content. That said there are many steps you can take to ensure that somebody won't be able to get to the stage where they can delete your content and dealing with it if it happens: setup a pin number on your sim setup a lock screen on your phone install an application ...
Be patient, it can take a while for your device to show on there
All applications that use Android's internal Google Account system should ask you which Google Account they should use on their first run.This includes games, but excludes websites as they do not use any Android framework.
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