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I'm not 100% sure for all apps involved, but for most the "general rule of thumbs" applies: go to Settings→Apps select the "All" tab (to also show pre-installed apps) walk the apps one-by-one, open their entries, and select "Clear Cache" plus "Delete Data" Especially exclude things like "Google Play Services", but include the "Calendar Provider" and ...


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As always do a backup of your device before removing anything If you don't understand something that is stated please ask, before continuing 1) go into settings and turn off all syncs. Goto settings/apps/ locate the Google apps you don't want running. Clear data and disable each, one at a time. [Leave PlayStore, Play Services, Services Framework, and ...


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It doesn't seem unusual to me that an app that commercially depends on tracking its users would send you to a website to track and count you, and then have that site redirect you to the real store page. If you don't trust them not to misuse this tracking data, don't use the app.


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Great answers are posted already. If your device is rooted, you can look for a custom rom such as Cyanogenmod, AOSP rom etc. These roms do not have Google apps by default. You have to flash them separately. If available, you can install a custom rom compatible with your device, then install a micro gapps package (also known as minimal google apps). The micro ...


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Yes, you are justified and they are being sneaky. Once a set of permissions is allowed, it can install new permission into that same set without getting approved on update. But you can retake control. If your rooted, you can download the Xposed Framework installer from the XDA forums. Xposed Installer ...


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Another solution would be to buy some Google Play credit you enter the code you buy into your wife's play store, and you can use that balance to buy apps


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A solution could be to add your Google Account to her phone, disable all syncing (Gmail, Calendar, Contacts, etc.), and then install the app from the Play store from your account. I did this with my wife's phone so that I could use some apps that I had purchased but on her phone. Google Play currently has "no data move functionality available" source so ...


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The refund button on the Play store is only available for 2 hours (although Google's support pages say 15 minutes). From your question it sounds like you may be the developer of the app, in which case you can manually refund the purchase regardless of when the app was purchased via your Google Wallet merchant account. I don't think this actually reverses ...


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I'm assuming your phone isn't rooted. If you know exactly what build/version you're after then do a quick Google search for 'Google Play Services XXX.apk' and manually install the later version over the top of your current one, and the same for the next one. They are available on aptoide, blackmart and other alternate stores. If you get any packages ...


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No without the download/use of the application one cannot exactly say what kind of in-App purchases are available in an Application. One can only guess through the views in an application provided by the play store. As you can see in one of the screen shots as above you cannot exactly say what all features you need to purchase some applications write ...


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Please note the below is generic details. OEMs have their own Android Wear apps, just as an example Smart Connect from Sony According to this article: When you install an Android app that also has an Android Wear app, the app is automatically installed on your watch. The watch connects and starts downloading apps using the phone’s internet connection. ...


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Are you clicking on ads inside apps? Because they would pop-up Play Store immediately. Remove all those apps which pops-up ads very frequently. If no - try signing out of the Play Store and stop it forcibly using App Manager. Then start it and login again. Post what happened.


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Android leaves some space for system updates, usually 10% (I'm not sure if this number), so if your free space becomes lower than that, it says you are running out of storage space. There are methods for increasing internal storage by using a second partition on your SD Card and mounting it using Link2Sd. (Note: you need root for this)


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If you're interested, I've developed an app, StripSearch, to filter search listings by the permissions used. The app works by excluding results that don't meet the permission requirements specified by a given search filter (a filter can exclude, require, or ignore specific permissions). Several filters are included by default, but you can create your own as ...



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