Questions tagged [google-account]

issues with your Google account (used for Playstore, Gmail, etc.)

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Google is taking me around in circles!

Hello to whom is reading this. I have a HUAWEI phone that I reformatted, the phone turns on and it says ("this device was rest. To continue, sign in with a Google Account that was previously synced on ...
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Can I transfer google play data to another gmail account address?

I have been using other people google account for my google play. When I create my own google account, can I transfer every data (example: game account that bind to the google play) from the previous ...
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I found a file in my Google docs, portion pasted. Does this mean someone has hacked into my home security cameras? [closed]

ava.util.ArrayList.size()' on a null object reference at huiyan.p2pipcam.adapter.CameraMoreAdapter.getCount(CameraMoreAdapter.java:50) at android.widget.HeaderViewListAdapter.getCount(...
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Email address problem

my account has always been linked to my main email address that is until the new update now it is saying that it is linked to my secondary email which I have never used for this game, I can't buy ...
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Getting passed Google account after hard reset [duplicate]

I reset my phone but now when i get re set it up its asking for previous account onfo. I don't know that info. I bought it from a friend.. How do I get around that. Thanks
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Microsoft Intune and Outlook without Google account

I wish to buy a cheap Android device only for reading company mails and calendar. Our company requires that you enroll to Microsoft Intune (even found an official *.apk). For Outlook APK I found lots ...
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Remove “session expired” account from Gmail

I am using a Gmail on a chromebook and my high school google account is present in the account menu even though it is an expired account. I do not know how to remove this account from the account ...
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Yet another play store df-dferh-01 issue, Pixel 3a

Pixel 3a here. After a fresh install of the latest factory image, I was unable to download apps from play store. Searching or browsing apps in the store are without any problem, but once I tapped ...
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What is the Samsung account on Android Phones for and what does it sync?

What is the purpose of the samsung account on my android phone? Does it make sense to use it and what does it sync to the cloud? If I use a google account, isn't that basically enough? Do they ...
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Google-Bypass FRB

The phone os Samsung Galaxy Core Prime 5.1 i think.. I seen a post online that you can get the internet key after you how your fingers to get Text to spech to comes up. This phone DOES not have it. It ...
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How can I choose an alternative account to make an in app purchase?

I am trying to buy an in app purchase with Google opinion rewards credit. I have tried removing it from my apps and games library on my other account, and then downloading on the account I wish to ...
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Android device logged out of all google accounts and asked me to log back in

This happened to me recently and I haven't seen it before ever. I was wondering what this is caused by, and if this is common. I have logged into all my accounts so I don't remember the exact ...
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How can I use Google Meet with a non default account without pulling email, calendar etc?

I would like to join some Google Meet video calls with a Google account which is normally not on my phone, only to be used for Meet, nothing else.
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How to sync only selected component of Google Account?

When we add a Google account in an android phone, automatically and immediately it starts synchronization of all components like Calendar, Contacts, Drive, Gmail, Google Fit data, Google News, Keep ...
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How can I add android phone as secure 2FA to my google accounts after OS reinstall?

I bought a new phone (Redmi 6) and signed up to my google account. Everything worked fine, I used it as a 2FA to log in to my google account (using Google Prompt method). I also have my older phone ...
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Will Android be able to install OS updates without Google account?

I am working with android phones at work, we want to remove all google accounts from the phones before we give it to our customers. I know that the phones are not able to receive app updates, but ...
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Calendar Sync with Galaxy Watch not possible

actually I habe two questions toa Android and tizen. I installed a custom Android Rom without gapps. But now the default Android calendar has no connection to my Google calendar as I cannot add a ...
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Initial setup: Google Assistant isn't available for this account

Getting the following error when I try to active my new One Plus 7 Pro, The Google Assistant isn't available for this account The Google Assistant needs Activity controls that your device ...
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Sign out from remote Android's Gmail

Last week I lost my phone, so I borrowed a phone from a friend. The phone already add the Gmail app with my friend's Gmail account (a Gmail account that my friend does not care much about so there was ...
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Remove gmail account from gmail app without removing google account from the phone

I don't use gmail for my e-mail. However I want to use the gmail app for my work e-mail. So how do I keep only my work e-mail in the gmail app, removing the gmail account from it completely? I still ...
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Payments on Google Play not showing up on other devices

To start off let me list my devices: Samsung Galaxy S5 - Used to purchase the game Amazon Fire Tablet HD 10 - Google Play sideloaded Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 PC/Laptop About 24 hours ago I purchased ...
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What account does Google lens use?

What account does Google lens use? I installed it from the play store. It doesn't have settings; it only has a feedback link.
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Yet another how to bypass “verify your account this device was reset”

On my phone (Alcatel mt6737m aka Optus X Spirit, android 6.0) I had screen lock set up, and also had "require PIN on startup" (when it asks for pin on every reboot, even before showing unlock screen). ...
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Ads on my android phone [closed]

How can I stop ads from running on my phone. I tried stopping in the Google ads settings but still it is running on my fone.
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Google play store app installation history

What would cause the Google history to show certain apps installed, but then uninstalled, all at the same exact time or within one minute of each other?
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Verify google account synced on factory reset [duplicate]

Did a factory reset by accident and now can't get past the sign into to verify with last google account synced to device.
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How to use Google Account for Only Photos App on Android

I have used Google Photos App on iOS and the google account there allows me to disable access to the other google services where I don't see my other accounts in all Google Apps like Youtube, Gmail, ...
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Why is my Android activity showing up on myactivity.google.com?

I never consented to this and there was no indication anywhere that activity on my Android phone would show up in Google's My Activity. I see stuff like "com.google.android.pack" and other stuff. How ...
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Second Google Account for Phone

I have a second Google email address for business. I would also like to be able to upload business photos / media to the HOA account with photos: can this be done and how? I have added the 2nd ...
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Play Store and the country pain

I had already a lot of trouble with the play store country change in Canada. Now I'm living for a while in Singapore and I have the same trouble again. In Canada/USA I was not able to download the ...
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How can Users from a company download private apps [closed]

In order to keep our react-native app updateable and private, we decided to use this approach to upload an APK to the Play Store privately. Apparently, our client has to have G Suite set up for this ...
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Is it possible to use Android Emulator to pass identity confirmation via Android Device?

My google account is requiring I confirm my identity using an Android device, but I have no android devices. I had logged in with one over 4 years ago, but no longer have any (switched to IOS for ...
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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 to set default Google account on Sony Xperia ST21i?

I have set up a google account for a friend with this phone model, and we cannot make the phone to have it as a default account, nor sign in to Google.
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How do I change the Google account on a RCA used tablet I purchased? [duplicate]

I bought a RCA DRP2091-Tablet/Combo at a Flea market and I factory reset it and I'am stuck at the Google Verify your account! Please someone tell me how to add my google account!
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Desyncing android phone from google

We set up our daughters new phone using my husband google account. He turned off the sync for contacts on just her phone because she doesn’t need all his contacts. Several days later most of his ...
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Use multiple Google accounts, but allow only one to locate my phone in device manager

My question is basically identical to this question from 2016 (I would have commented on it but I don't have sufficient reputation): How to use multiple google accounts, but allow only one to locate ...
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Free up space by only deleting older photos past a chosen date

Google photos app has a "free up space" option where it will delete all photos that have been already backed up to Google photos from the local device folders. The problem with this is that the ...
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Preventing auto login to the default email on an android tablet

When using an android tablet for the first time, I have to set a default email google account. When I click on the Gmail icon, it automatically log into my gmail account. Is there a way to prevent ...
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How to fix crashes on “Checking info” screen when trying to add a Google account?

I had to remove my Google account to sign out of Gmail, but when I try to log back in I see this screen and then it crashes: Without this, my Keep, Gmail and even Play Store isn't working and I'm ...
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How to export a list as Text of all Play Store Apps that I have ever installed

I need to generate a text export of the list under the MyApps-> Library Tab of the Play Store App for Android. I need a list of every App that I have ever installed from the Play Store, and not just a ...
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Google Play Services only recognizes deleted account; cannot update any apps

I got my Samsung Galaxy J7 in September and signed in using my primary, personal Google account ("A"). In early November, I downloaded Skype for Business for my job purposes, and created a new Google ...
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reset a unknown Google acct

how do I reset a google acct if the info is unknown. I was given a Samsung G7 phone. but I don't know the google email or password. Im wanting to reset it & add my google information to it.
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How long are call logs stored and is this configurable?

As far as I can tell, my OnePlus 3 has complete call logs for the past 6 months (last log 4-19-2018, today is 10-20-2018 which seems too much of a coincidence) Logs are really useful but some calls I ...
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How to factory reset without having google account verification(FRP) during setup?

I bought Asus Phone last 5 months, and I bought new one today. I'm planning to give the old one into someone but before that, I wanted to factory reset the device to clear all my data but I'm gonna ...
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If I have a phone contact and I sync my contacts to my google account then will the contact see my email address in his contacts?

If he has a google account too and I sync my contacts to my google account with his phone number then will google notice that we are in phone contact and therefore show my email contact to him in his ...
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Disable contact sync for one Google account - S8 - Android 8

My Samsung Glaxy S8 with Android 8.0 & Samsung Experience 9, is configured with multiple Google accounts. Would like to disable contact sync for only one Google account, while synchronising all ...
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How to recover gmail address

So, Awhile back I got a new phone and my number changed. I went to My Google Account page but It would not let me sign in to change my number. Been 5 months now..but It is still logged onto an older ...
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How to change Google assistant associated account?

If I have multiple Google account signed in. How do I change the associated account which Google assistant will use? So Google assistant will load the personalized settings from the correct account.
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How to delete Google account from a factory-resetted phone?

I have an Android 5.x smartphone ("phone 1"), which was using my Google account. Recently, I've started using different one, so I've (pretty confident that I've) dropped Google account on "phone 1", ...