Questions tagged [google-account]

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

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Is there a way to have a Gmail account without a mobile number

Is there a way to have a Gmail account without a mobile number، To access the Play Store? I remember there was no such problem in the past. I am constantly traveling and I do not have a fixed number. ...
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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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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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Prompted to enter new password for Gmail on Android for no apparent reason

In just one of multiple Gmail accounts on my cell phone, I noticed that an outgoing email sent while away from home (probably over 4G) got stuck on the Outbox without being sent. At first I attributed ...
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Cant restore a Pixel 3XL backup on Google Drive to set up a new Samsung S21 Ultra

I got a new Samsung S21 Ultra to replace my Pixel 3XL. My Pixel was backed up by Google, and I can see it in Google Drive's backups, but all I can do with the backup (from Google Drive) is delete it. ...
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How to undo imported google account vcf file contacts

I recently received a vcf file in my android phone tecno k9 and i accidentally opened it and over 10,000 contacts were imported unawares,how can i undo this as my phone is sluggish when i am using ...
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How can I install and use apps on my phone with neither of them knowing about the other?

For example I want to install app Y on my phone, but I don't want my Google account (which I'm using to use my Android) to know that I'm using the app or any information that I enter in it...and I ...
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Unable to add account on android 6.0.1

I have an old android tablet - Asus/Google Nexus 7 (2013) - which I would like to use with Touch Portal. The tablet was factory reset several years ago and has, I believe, the latest release of ...
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Downloading Google Play store apps as a guest

I have a free Google account. Since this device is not mine, I am browsing as a guest. To download apps, you need to access the Google Play store app. How do you do it?
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Is it possible to get the list of contacts for a user's gmail conversation?

I want to get a user's email contact in my app, I can get the users contact list by reading contacts and get the emails if there is any email associated with any contact number(but the problem is it ...
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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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What URL can I hit to initiate call?

I'd like to be able to hit a URL with CURL from my laptop, and have it cause my android phone to initiate a phone call, on speakerphone if possible. I'm using a Linux laptop with Firefox browser, and ...
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Want to use old phone, cannot get hooked up with Google account

Want to use grandson's old phone, Google account verified on new device, successfully, but activation remains "pending". When trying to activate, message "something happened" ...
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Contacts doesn't show up under account sync

I can't get my contacts to sync. In the contacts app (both google and default phone app) it shows "1 account" (won't tell me what, presumably the 'on device' since it still shows that if I ...
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Google Account(and apps) not syncing on my Realme C2(Android 9)

My google account and app data are not syncing on my Realme C2 (Android 9). The data of a few apps like Chrome and Calendar is syncing and showing up when I select my google account under "...
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Using a cell phone to make calls without signing into Google account. Possible?

I intend to close my Google account for personal reasons. No part of it will I leave operable. But, I use an Android phone. I am not asking about Google apps here. I am asking if the phone will ...
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What app is org.codeaurora.snapcam?

I found this app with package org.codeaurora.snapcam showing up on my Google Activity. It say I used it, but also it doesn't show any details of what it is. It just shows details of my phone. I have ...
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When I want to add a Google account on my Samsung M31, I am stuck in repeat

When I click on add account, it prompts me to Enter your current password. When I enter it, it says, Try again. In a few seconds the Try again. prompt changes to Enter your current password., during ...
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Changing the emailid associated with your android account

My android phone is LG W10 Alpha LMX210LMW running Android 9. I have a particular email account associated with the phone say emailid1@gmail.com - I don't use that email id at all - it's solely for ...
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Google play services permision for user data

I've faced some lack of feature in play store. Which is in playstore's Wishlist section. Suppose if I have 500 app/game on wish list then I have to scroll all the way to find particular app. There is ...
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Google play services deleted, how to repair without play store?

I somehow destroyed Google Play Services while clearing cache n search history cause Play Store kept hanging up indefinitely when trying to download apps. My Google account then kept pinging the ...
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Google Sign-in not working in new Huawei devices: “There was a problem communicating with google servers”

Between the 11th and the 13th of September 2020 something has changed around the method used to log into Google accounts from new Huawei devices after installing Google Mobile Services (GMS). Before, ...
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How to access “Work Profile” files via USB on my PC

I've got an Android "Work Profile" on my phone, kind of setup as explained here. It's trivial to access normal Android files. Plug a USB cable into my phone and PC, select "File ...
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Get Notifications from Google chat web to android

I use a work account on google chat on web. But Google suite of that account dosnt have Google Chat/Hangout app for android. And as far as I know, Google chat only gives me push notification on web. ...
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Google 2-Step Verification (Android) Google prompt does not send to every phone where signed in

For Google 2-Step Verification (Android) Google prompt, from Google UI, it states that 'After you enter your password, Google prompts are securely sent to every phone where you're signed in.' But, ...
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How can I turn OFF Google Lens search, permanently

I really don't like google lens. I've been searching for ways to turn it off. Searching on line usually brings up an answer like this: On your Android phone, you go into your settings/apps and ...
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Is there an Android TV box where you are not forced to create a Google account?

Is there an Android TV box where you are not forced to create a Google account? I don't have a Google Account and don't wish to create one. But I wish to test Android TV, install Kodi.
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I get the following message on my phone: “confirm if it's you recovering your account”

But I didn't do any recovery and of course I didn't press any button. It happened already two times. What does it mean? Does somebody is trying to hack my google account? I have 2 factor google ...
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How to run my Play Games with its correct game progress after it runs another Play Games account of the same game app?

I have this problem as a game user. I have contacted the game developer and they told me that's an issue of google instead of their game. I have an old phone A with a Play Games account A that saved ...
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How to find previously installed apps after micro sdcard gone bad?

My micro sd card that was used to extend internal storage died. Now the apps I moved there are also gone. I don't remember precisely what I had on the card but would like to reinstall all of them. ...
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How do I logout from Youtube?

I have multiple Google accounts on my Android 10 (Samsung Galaxy M10s). Until today, I was using YouTube without signing in. Today I signed into YouTube with one Google account. Now I want to sign out ...
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Issue with Google Account Sync

I have multiple Google accounts on my Galaxy Note 9 and i have sync enabled for just one account of them and for the rest it is turned off (so that others' contact don't mix up with my contacts). But ...
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I cant delete a google drive archive (pd: sorry for my bad english)

Ok so long time ago my google drive account was like ban so of course i cant use it but for some reason when i enter the google drive mobile app its appears some wierd photos i tried to delete but ...
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Apps from Google Play without logging into to Google Play

I want to get apps from Google Play without logging in to Google Play or using a google account. I just dont want google to have this information. Is it possible ?
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Do not activate work profile

I have a Samsung s8+ I manage different email address one of them is managed from a Gsuite account. When I connect this account my phone is installing a work profile, If I do cancel durring the work ...
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Can't unlock tablet

I've got this Estar Beauty HD Quad-Core tablet running android kitkat (4.4) and I've recentlyforgotten my unlock pattern. I've forgotten my google account so I can't unlock it with google. It also can'...
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Can I use an Android One device without a Google account?

I wish to buy an Android One device and install only apps from F-Droid. I don't own a Google account and don't wish to register. I don't wish to install LineageOS or other alternative firmware. Is it ...
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Missing Google Contacts sync option in my google account in Android device

I have removed my Google account and reinstalled it with the same outcome. I have cleared the cache in the Android contact app. I have checked that my device has the latest google contacts sync APK ...
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How to get past Google blocking gmail smtp access?

I have a google account that I want to log into from the Gmail App of and android device. I ONLY want gmail, not hangouts, drive, etc. So I am trying to add the account as a standard email address ...
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Android tablet: your android was reset, please sign in to verify your account

A kid has a Chinese tablet, forgot his pin code, I did a factory reset for him, tried signing in again. Google keeps saying Android tablet: your android was reset, please sign in to verify your ...
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When does a Google account automatically backup on a Samsung Galaxy S6?

I need to backup my phone (Samsung Galaxy S6 running Android 7.0) using Google Drive but there is only a toggle in the phone settings saying 'Back up my data'. This is on but there is no indication ...
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Google sign-in for apps loops

I have several apps that use sign in with google for authentication. Problem is, the sign in screen loops back to select an account after presenting the alllow %app to access these parts of your ...
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Two-factor ID and Find My Phone app

After enabling two-factor identification on my google account, I lost my android (Samsung 9) phone, so I tried to use the Find My Phone app on a friend's phone. Of course, the two-factor ID correctly ...
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Google two-step verification doesn't want to work. Pops up, I approve and nothing happens

Phone is a Samsung Note 9 SM-960F model. The phone is running Android 10. And I never experienced this problem on any other phone, model or Android version before. Basically I am logged into my ...
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What is com.coloros.safecenter?

I am using Oppo F11 Pro mobile phone. When managing my Google account, under my activities I see "Used com.coloros.safecenter". What is that?
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Google email forgotten after hard reset

My father did a hard reset on his Samsung A10 to give to me as a gift, but he forgot his password and Google email. I checked the RootJunky video mentioned in this topic but it seems that is not ...
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Gmail account disappeared and Google Play Store app not working on MXQ Pro Android TV Box

I have MXQ Pro 4K Android TV Box. The personal Gmail account disappeared and the Google Play Store won't allow sign-in/access. How to fix it?
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Prevent Google Contact Sync in Work Profile on Android 10

Imagine the current situation: With the help of Shelter (https://github.com/PeterCxy/Shelter) I created a work profile. I want to use this work profile as a container with less personal data than my ...
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Can Google assistant on one device be commanded from another device both of which have been signed into the same Google Account?

User has two android devices(phones). User has signed into the same google account on both devices. Device01: - Work Device - Has a sim card - Mobile data enabled - Is not used much, kept away ...
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Is it legal to invite a friend to my Google family

I would like to invite a friend to my Google family cause there is a song or two she would like to listen to and I am thinking about buying a few movies on that Google account too so I am wondering if ...

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