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Well technically I don't think you need to actually setup a Google account right away. So what I would recommend is skipping the part of the setup process where you setup a Google account and then use a built in app to retrieve it (SMS, copy a file onto your phone or any method to read text). Other than that I think the best thing would be to just ...


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It could be nice to know how many "a few" is.... From Marshmallow Compatibility Definition Document (CDD) , quoted here MUST rate limit attempts for at least 30 seconds after 5 false trials for fingerprint verification .... and whether this is an adaptive number that for example may take into account how recently it was correctly unlocked CCD is ...


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Give this a try: http://www.apkmirror.com/apk/google-inc/chrome/chrome-42-0-2311-107-release/chrome-42-0-2311-107-android-apk-download/ I use APK mirror all the time and have never had any issues. You said 42 and below right? This is version 42 -Asloss


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First: Different sizes do not necessarily mean the bigger one is infected with malware. Or rather, that might depend on your definition of malware: F-Droid compile .apk files themselves, and while doing that, often exclude proprietary parts – such as ad modules. Second: Aptoide has security checks running on their .apk files. You should find a shield in the ...


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We cannot look into the sources of the Google AccountManager: while Android itself is open source, the Google apps are not. But we can make an educated guess: It's not necessary to store passwords on the device in this case. You once enter your password, it gets confirmed server-side, and you receive an "authentication token" in return. That token is saved ...



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