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Any way to access Google Drive Backup?

I recently lost my phone and bought a new one. unfortunately I've bought one of those new Huawei phones that come without GMS. Now i still want to restore my google drive backup of my lost phone. I ...
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How is Google Play services still running after disabling?

A while ago I disabled Google Play services, Google Play Store and lots of other Google apps in my phone. Below is a screenshot. One can see that Google Play services is still having cached ...
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What is com.android.settings, com.android.launcher3, and com.mediatek.batterywarning used for?

I keep seeing com.android.settings, com.android.launcher3, and com.mediatek.batterywarning show up in my Google history but I have no clue what it is. Is this a way to open hidden apps on Android ...
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Why does Google Chrome keep freezing on certain websites?

In 2021 June update, the devs have introduced a bug which let chrome glitch on certain websites like Quora, there are also some update issues in Google Chrome. Does anyone know about this, or how to ...
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How does Google know whenever I made a login in Android?

Now a time, whenever you make a login or anything using a username or password, Google prompts you to save the password in your primary account. Unlike earlier, when it was limited to browsers only, ...
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Nothing happen when 'Tap yes' in Google 2-step Verification

Phone is Sugar C13. The phone is running Android 8.1.0. When I sign in Chrome on PC, I get the "notification" of "Is it you trying to sign in?", and the two step verification pops ...
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How do I stop the Google app from automatically updating?

On my Samsung Galaxy A10E, Android 10 the Google app will update, taking up 300 Mb of unnecessary data, despite these things I tried: Disabling the app (It re-enables itself after updating) Disabling ...
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Has the floating calendar icon feature and “Aa” button been removed from Google Sheets on Android?

I found a screenshot of the buttons I am trying to describe on this other post. Thanks. But the actual feature is no longer appearing on my app. I recently updated it (8 Jun 2021) so I'm worried that ...
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Recurring crash from Google app with error message “EXCLUSIVE background task UPDATE_HOTWORD_MODELS crashed”

My mom's Xiaomi phone started displaying the error message: The Google application has suffered an error again. Please send a report to Xiaomi. The code under the "see more" button is ...
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Google account won't login on HTC Wildfire S A510e

I have the correct username and password, and I even tried changing the password on my PC, but the same thing happens: I get an error message saying "You entered the wrong password or your ...
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Galaxy A52. Dreaded “cannot connect to google servers, try again later” after reset

Morning all I know this question has been asked before, but all replies point towards removing a specific app. My issue is different. I've just had screen replaced on my A52, got the phone home and ...
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Removing Google Lens

So, Google had its option "Search with Google" till very recently (aka a few mins ago). "Search with Google Lens." Seriously? First of all, the button doesn't even do anything ...
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How to let my profile picture view by anyone

I have added one picture as my google contact profile picture. But when other people call me, the picture is no show in their contact list and when we talking. Is there any way to show my profile ...
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How google home app works?

I am developing a new iot project to monitor air quality in the environment. the device, ESP8266, needs a wi-fi connection, which we usually put fixed in the code that the microcontroller will run, ...
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Android 11 Wifi no internet, even though there is internet

Edit: after getting the hint to try creating a new SSID on my WiFi router, I now resolved the problem by just connecting to the same router but with a separate SSID. I still have no idea what the ...
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How google check the apps submitted for publication in playstore? [duplicate]

I knew playstore authority ( None other than google) take some time to analyze the app and then gives permission.Am I right? What do they do to analyze the app? and how they check all assets( image ...
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Why does Sound Search Widget Keep Disappearing?

Ever since I got the phone and continuing to this day, if I reboot the phone the Google Sound Search widget disappears from my home screen. I reinstall it from the widgets menu, and it's all good--...
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Background ble scan in one plus

We are trying to build an app which scan nearby Bluetooth devices and shows on the UI, we also have event listener which detects whenever location or bluetooth state is changed and accordingly we ...
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How to stop google translate from translating youtube title [duplicate]

I've just got annoying things in my entire life. Youtube keeps translating my youtube title and it's totally annoying. Is there a way for google translate not translating my youtube title. I tried to ...
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“Verify it's you” pop-up when I try to make a purchase through Google Play

Whenever I want to make an in-app purchase, a prompt with the header "Verify it's you" with a text box and a submit button appears, but it doesn't say what i need to introduce in the text ...
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action to share location with specific user via google maps

I'm looking for a way to start sharing my location with a specific user via google maps (preferably for a certain period of time) after receiving a SMS from specific contact. Explanation: During the ...
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What to do if my phone is stolen?

My phone was stolen recently. I read that if you have a Google account connected to your phone, the thief needs to enter your Google password when wiping the data or factory resetting it. However, ...
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Android privacy

I'm using a phone with stock Android, on which I don't have root access nor bootloader unlocked. I never logged in my Google account, and I've disabled every Google related app (Gmail, Play store, ...
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Recent Google Pages no longer in recent apps

I recently got a new phone (Samsung Galaxy S20, which runs Android 11 and OneUI 3.1. Before, I had a Galaxy S8 which I believe was on Android 9 or 10 at the highest, and not sure which OneUI version. ...
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Unable to access Google Play store and Google Maps

I'm not able to access play store and maps with my google account, but it remains accessible with another google account. I'm at a loss how to resolve this. Would anyone have any solution?
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How to recover the encrypted data after a hard reset of a moto G8

I forgot my pattern to unlock my moto G8 so I decided to make a hard reset to access it; which I successfully did and gained access into my phone. I never had any data in the sd card nor google drive; ...
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Google can't record now as Duo is recording

Hi All Whenever I am making call in Duo some Error message is coming in screen like Google can't record now as Duo is recording.and while Playing pubg and stream in Omlet arcade same Error is coming ...
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Google Play Store

I have to ask because I am just very curious. I recently got back with my boyfriend who cheated on me. I am trying to work things out but am skeptical. I have checked his phone and have not seen ...
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Recovering bricked Pixel 2 with drained battery

Bit of a weird setup but I have a Pixel 2 phone with offline charging disabled. Today I wanted to restore the factory image so I booted the phone into TWRP, wiped all the partitions. I then got ...
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Doogee N20pro TEE/Google key not write

I have been trying to flash GSI (Havoc) rom to my Doogee N20 pro. Unfortunately something went wrong and i found myslelf in boot loop without any possibility to enter any mode with any key combination....
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Does “Visited <name of app>” shown on Google's My Activity mean that the app has been installed?

My minor child has 'visited <name of app>' in her Google's My Activity from the Google Play Store multiple times. Does this mean she has/had the app? She recently got a new phone and was setting ...
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Avatar on hangouts flashes a circle with a letter

When I log into my hangouts to message my boyfriend, sometimes the picture flashes a green circle with a letter and then loads the picture again. It doesn't happen all the time, just occasionally. ...
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What kind of data do Google and Samsung collect from the OS itself?

Not including apps and websites. I've switched to open source phone, SMS, calendar, etc. and I use the DuckDuckGo browser to try to block some of the web trackers. What kind of data can Google and ...
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How do I remove accounts from a Google calendar?

I use a number of gmail emails on my phone, but I only want my Google calendar to use events from one email address. When I click on the settings option in calendar, I don't have any option to remove ...
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Do phones heat up when using incognito?

Every time I use incognito my phone heats up a bit. Is this normal?
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My google account is disabled

My google account is disabled. My mobile is working fine. I add another google account. Can I get all my apps to that account.
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I cannot enter a new email to log in to Google again

I quite recently changed both my mail adress any my password for my google account. When I now try to use my phone (any Google services) I get a screen: Verify that it's you (You were signed out of ...
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Why is web page opened

I restored os on my android phone, and when I go to google browser(first time on fresh os), it opened some website that I haven't visited in years. I check all settings and can't find why I got that ...
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Sync Chrome cache on android

Are android's chrome cache different with laptop's chrome cache or are they both the same when using google sync?
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How can I enforce Google SafeSearch on Firefox/Chrome?

I'd like to enforce Google SafeSearch on Firefox/Chrome on Android. Is there any way to do it? For example, if I enable it and then switch to Incognito/Private mode the setting will disappear. For ...
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Google Play Services has stopped

On my Samsung Galaxy A6 I keep getting the message 'Google Play Services has stopped' Whatever I try to do this message keeps appearing and I cannot get rid of it. I did manage to get into the app, ...
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Google apps not working on mobile data, although non-Google apps are working

I have a strange problem on my Samsung J2 Android phone. Although apps like WhatsApp and some games which require Internet work, none of the Google Apps like Google, Chrome, YouTube and Play Store are ...
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What does the “Save password to Google?” do?

I'm on Android 10 and and after installing the Uber App, I get the "Save password to Google?" prompt. But since I'm a not a huge fan of the Google megapoly, I'm reluctant to say yes, when I ...
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Back up only specific photo albums

I want to factory reset my phone, clearing out all the junk, but keep my albums with personal pictures. Activating google backup would be easiest, but it saves everything into the cloud, regardless if ...
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Files app (com.google.android.documentsui) keeps crashing

I have a Samsung S6 Lite and whenever I need to use the Files app as a FilePicker I get the message "Files has stopped". Specifically when trying to import a PDF in Squid Notes. However, ...
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My hangouts problem no wifi problem

My tab is working on a wifi and I don't have a simcard when I enter hangouts app it says no wifi no connection server
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How can I configure Google voice access so that I only have to say “hey Google” once?

After I say "hey Google", Google voice access is letting me say a few voice commands. However, after a few ones, I have to say "hey Google" again to be allowed to give further ...
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Why Google Apps have TikTok APIs and Libraries?

I'm new to Android app development, but a privacy Enthusiast who looks into the Activity's of Apps to see what kind of tracking does the specific apps use. And while doing so, I came across, TikTok's ...
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Some websites not reachable using cellular data but working perfectly using Wifi

I a have a Xiaomi mi 9 se phone and I am not able to access some websites using their IP adress. To give you some context, I have some servers I wish I can access but it not possible, I receive a ...
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Why Google is sending SMS messages to me?

I have just received a SMS message... from Google (?): What is this? Does this mean that some "bad guy" has my phone number and is playing some nice tricks with me, pretending that he is a ...

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