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Google can restore your contacts from the last thirty days.  This is for your desktop computer, and would probably propagate into your Android as well, if Android is not fixed after fixing your desktop contacts, fix those on Android with our other answers, afterwards. Google search:  lost gmail contacts Restore contacts - Gmail Help, You can ...


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Ensure "contacts to display" is set to "all contacts" (under the settings in your contacts app). This ensures you will see contacts from your Google account. It would he good to validate your Google Contacts data by going to http://www.google.com/contacts. Verifying that all the data is there confirms that the issue is with your phone's display, not the ...


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You can add the credit card to your Google Wallet account while leaving it in your friend's account. (My wife and I have each others card under both of our accounts.) As for the "no longer available" message; that refers to their account only.


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It means it won't be able to be used with that Wallet account anymore. You can still add the card to your Wallet account.


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Did you clear Contacts Storage? Settings > Applications > General Applications > All (at the top) > Contacts Storage > force stop > clear data then Bring up "Contacts" you will then see "You don't have any contacts to display" > press Menu button > Accounts > choose account to sync (your gmail account) > Sync


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You didn't explicitely mention it, but from the context I assume you're using a device with Android 4.4 (Kitkat). With that, Google "pimped" the dialer. PhoneArena writes on this in an article called Google makes the Dialer awesome again: this is why you want Android 4.4 KitKat: I think the best new addition though comes in the changes to Caller ID, ...


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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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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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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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Obviously you need an internet connection to create or log into your account. As you don't have a mobile internet connection yet, the phone needs to connect to a Wi-Fi network first. That's why it's showing you the Wi-Fi settings right away.


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If you have installed Android Device Manager or Avast (or similar) anti-theft agent apps, you can lock/erase your phone through internet. If you are lucky enough that the user is using WiFi/3G using same (your) google account, you can even download these (or any other) apps remotely using Google Play. If none of the above going to work, just report to your ...



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