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Root Chinese Huawei​ ​Enjoy 8

Mum got a new phone from China. She can't install our use any Google services or Facebook etc, I think I need to root it but I don't know much about this stuff. Any help please?
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“Unfortunately Google App has stopped” has been popping up on my Asus Zenfone 2

i've tried clearing the cache and force stop the app, as a result of that action now my phone can't connect to every app. after that i tried my phone to factory reset but when it back on the pop up ...
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Sending data to google spreadsheets from an app invnentor blocks

I've been playing around this week with app inventor and I've got to say that it is pretty handy for people that don't really code, people like me.Now, I've run into a problem which is; I can't send a ...
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How to get rid of Google invasion?

The performance of my phone became very poor. It's very slow. When I open the wifi, it freezes for a few minutes! I had to reset factory default. After the resetting, the phone became super fast once ...
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Unable to login to Google account after reflashing gapps (LineageOS 14.1)

today I ran into some trouble and had to reflash my LineageOS system and with that my GApps. After reflashing (dirty flash, by the way) I could not login to my Google account anymore. After logging in,...
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How can I connect my LG H 840 phone to Google servers in China?

I had to do a factory reset because of the UI system has stopped. Aparently it was cause by Google autoupdate and my battery problem. I tried all kind of programs in the end I hard reset the phone. ...
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Add More Emojis to Recent Tab?

I tend to use a lot of emojis so the recent tab is a huge help. One day my recent tab had a whole big list of my recent emojis and disappeared a few days later. This was very useful for me, and I ...
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How to enale float notifications in Google Maps

I have a smart band which can show app notifications. I want to see those float notification in band, when i traveling using the Google Maps. So how to enable float notification for Google Maps ...
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Why GooglePlay Music can't play the audio files?

I am using Samsung J2 Phone with Marshmallow OS and it has 64GB SD card (external storage). I am not able to play the audio files (mp3) from the SD card using Google Play Music but I am able to play ...
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View or Change Password for Google Find My Device Lock Motorola Moto e5 plus

I lost my phone and locked it with Google Find My Device. I don't remember the password. I've spoken with Motorola and they want me to mail them my original phone and they will mail back a replacement ...
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Google Timeline randomly working

I have a new Android phone and Google Maps Timeline isn't working how it should. Since getting the phone a week ago, it has accurately tracked me twice (which shows it can). Sometimes it knows where I ...
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How do take the google find my phone pin off?

I lost my phone (LG). I decided to go to find my phone on google when I signed in and saw where it was located I put a screen lock on it and put in a password. When I found my phone I put in the pin ...
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How to remove ONE account from Google Maps

I have several Google accounts in my phone. I want to use only ONE of those with Google Maps. I must have accidentally used another one a few times, and now I keep getting notifications about it, ...
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Google apps don't see a Google account that is active on my phone

I've got a number of Google accounts used got various things, but one is what I would call my primary account and is the one that I always make sure that I associate with a new phone. I recently got ...
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Possible to transfer Google Play Balance from one Google account to another? [closed]

Actually I am using 2 Google accounts in my device and first is my permanent while second is only for special purposes. I have mistakenly added my funds to second account instead of first one and now ...
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How to uninstall Google/Samsung apps properly?

I have a Galaxy A5 2016 and I would like to remove all Google apps for the sake of privacy. I have a rooted phone and it's running Samsung firmware. I've tried simply uninstalling the apps with an ...
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Where does Google's Allo store (private) messages and media?

I suppose that messages and media sent and received in incognito mode are encrypted but they have to be stored or at least cached somewhere on the device as long as the timer, if any, has not finished....
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dmesg unable to enumerate usb device on google nexus 7 2013 wifi version

I installed android file transfer and flashed the ROM of Google Nexus 2013 WIFI tablet by executing the flash-all script command on my macbook pro macOS Mojave. This tablet has issue with usb ...
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Importing the Telegram contacts into the phone book - Android

I have a fairly serious problem. I lost all the numbers in the phone book, breaking the SIM card, but luckily I saw that most of them are stored on telegram. I tried with telegram desktop to export ...
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How can I delete these older contacts backups from Google?

I can't seem to find out online anywhere that is specific to this issue.
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How to downgrade Google search app in recovery?

For some reason, I would like to downgrade the Google search app (com.google.android.quicksearchbox) to a older version, and upgrade later, on a MI 8 running Android Oreo. But when /system is mounted ...
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Google Calendar's drag'n'drop in Oreo

One of the most fabulous features in Google Calendar was an ability of dragging and dropping events for a quick reschedule. With my Moto Z2's upgrade to Android I have lost this functionality. I must ...
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How do I find out what is causing the app “Google” to use so much background data

Even though I have background data turned off, it is using incredibly high amounts of data to the point of being ridiculous. This is starting to cost me money as data is not unlimited in Canada. It's ...
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Are non-Google emails stored only locally when using the Gmail app? [duplicate]

The Gmail app allows to add non-Google email provides (via POP and IMAP). Is it mentioned somewhere that the emails pulled from these providers stay on the device and are not stored/shared with ...
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Working with Security Metadata in APK file

According to this Blog post, Google has added a Security Metadata on top of an APK to verify that it was originally distributed by Google Play. More specifically it adds APK Signing Block to the APK ...
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Google apps having connection problems while my Internet works fine

Google apps like Play Store or YouTube won't connect to the Internet. But YouTube works fine on my browsers. I also play online games (no problems there). Can you give me a quick solution,please...
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How to edit two Google keep notes at the same time?

How can I use multi window or another gesture to edit to Google keep notes at the same time. I'm on Android 7.0 Nougat. I know I can use multi window, although I would appreciate it if someone could ...
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When saving a webpage from Chrome on Android, where in the file manager can I locate the stored file? [duplicate]

I need to know where are the saved webpages of Google Chrome stored in Android. I mean, I can access them from the browser itself but I need to know where its stored in the file manager.
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How to remove device from Google?

I have given away one of my devices, I'd like to remove it from my Google account entirely. It seems, there is no longer a way to do this (which, if true, probably breaks GDPR). I'm aware I can "hide"...
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Google Maps “copy to clipboard” via share menu

Samsung S9+ user here. On my old S6 I used to be able to enter a location in Google Maps, click the 'share' button, then click an option 'copy to clipboard.' This would copy a goo.gl link to the ...
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Voice input without Google search app?

How to get voice input (speech to text) without the Google search application? Currently, my tests of many apps speech to text, or voice input, need Google app. Please, could you help?
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“Incorrect code” when scanning QR in Android Messages for web

I've installed Android Messages in Samsung Galaxy S4 mini i9195 and it works fine, except one thing - it keeps complaining with an "Incorrect code" message whenever I try to scan the QR of https://...
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Prevent google backup of contacts?

I have Google backup turned off permanently, however my contacts are still backed-up somewhere to Google cloud. I discovered that yesterday from another device that offered me to recover my contacts ...
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Replacing Ubuntu OS with Android OS [duplicate]

Is there a straightforward step-by-step instruction to replace Ubuntu OS with Google OS on a BQ Aquaris M10 HD tablet. I know nothing about computer code and nothing can be assumed. These ...
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unable to sign in due to unkown error

my new LG phone STYLE X is not allowing me to sign in due to an unknown error. tells me to use another account or wait 24hours to try agian. ive tried using another account but still is not working.
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Update Google Play Services

Google won't run unless you update Google Play Services?
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What is the scope of Google Play Protect's scanning?

Even though I don't recommend relying on it (because it is not very effective), I know quite a few people who only use Google Play Protect. Does Google Play Protect only scan apps installed via the ...
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Album on google music in wrong order

About a week ago my favorite album disappeared from my library, and when I tried to download it again, all the songs were in the wrong order. I tried creating a new account (from incognito mode on PC) ...
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How to greatly improve privacy against Google apps such as Play Services?

This is really a long and tiresome journey. So I hope you become my companion! Device info changed with build.prop and XPrivacy/Lua. Magisk/Xposed in Systemless mode. I am on my way to achieve ...
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Installing Gapps (space problem)

I have installed the custom ROM from TeamWin recovery mode for android 8.1 (don't judge 😋). Everything was installing fine with no errors but then I then installed Gapps, it then told me there is not ...
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How to install core GMS packages on Android 7, EMUi 5.1.1 B223 HEEELP!

I have a Chinese phone and i don't know what to do with that... I have HUAWEI 7 plus ( Android 7, EMUi 5.1.1 B223 ) i need your help!
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going google free

hi i have been trying to find a way to get google off my phone i have been using gapps pico for a while but just for kicks i have tried to go without google completly i have however2 problem 1:...
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When will google assistant support Cantonese?

I heard that google assistant is going to support more language, there is no real date. Anyone know about when it will be released?
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Google notification block

I received a google notification on my tablet asking me to login to my google gmail. I can not access anything on my tablet unless I login to this notification . However, it says the password is not ...
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How to set an alarm via ADB?

I want to set an alarm using ADB. So as adviced by this documentation, I try to use this command to invoke google voice action intents using adb: adb shell am start -a android.intent.action.SET_ALARM ...
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Disable Chromes “articles for you”

The Google Android Chrome browser (which is the default browser on lots of Android devices) is displaying "suggested" news items on every new tab "articles for you". There doesn't seem to be an option ...
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Device won't boot - Shows g.co/ABH secutiry error

Device is a pretty much new LG V30 from verizon, running android 8. I have done pretty much nothing with the device yet. No root, no tinkering, nothing. I accidentally accepted the software update ...
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Google Audio feedback(Ding sound on clicking mic or saying Ok google)

Why after turning off all the accessibility services the sound is disabled and immediately after enabling accessibility of any third party app or inbuilt app ,this sound is enabled. I am facing this ...
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What Google services do the Google Pixel phones require using?

What Google services do the Google Pixel phones require using? Or can they be used without using Google products? For example, do they require using a Google account? If so, do they require using ...
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Disable 'OK Google' recognition without completely disabling Google app

I find the 'OK Google' always-on voice recognition to be creepy and intrusive. At the same time, I find the voice entry for GBoard keyboard to be very useful. If you completely disable the Google ...