Questions tagged [google-account]

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

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My mi mix 2 is not letting me sign in google account [duplicate]

Phone is saying This device was reset. To continue, sign in with a Google account that was previously synced on this device.
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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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How to remove Google Account after factory reset

I have been given a Huawei smartphone that needed a new screen, which I've just had replaced. I now want to sell the phone. Am I forced to enter the Google account of the previous owner in order to ...
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How to remove someone else's Google account from the Pixel 3a?

So my friend has his partner's Google Pixel 3a with him. She did factory reset and gave it to him before leaving for a semester abroad. She forgot to remove her Google account before performing the ...
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Contacts in google vs contacts in iCloud

I was a long-time user with apple, I knew that when I update my contacts in my iPhone it would be updated in the iCloud, I knew that when I update my contacts in my iCloud it would be updated in my ...
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I can't remove my google acount from my galaxy s4

So i wanna remove my google account from my galaxy s4 , but there is no google icon i can tap on ..there is only add account but the thing is i have several account on my phone but it shows as i have ...
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How to synchronize my smartphone to my Google account?

Everytime I take photos with my smartphone, I want to synchronize it automatically to my Google account. How to achieve that ?
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How can I add apps from different regions? [duplicate]

I want to install apps from another region (example Nabobil), but can't, because I have a different region on my phone. I'm using Google Pixel 2 running on Android 10 (latest Android version at the ...
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Why do I see unfamiliar acc email addresses in my Google smart lock

Installed netflix for the first time in my xperia Found the option for. Google. Smart lock asking choose which acc. You wanna lock Netflix with Wtf i dont know these accs. Is my google account ...
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How do I remove an account, which I already signed out of, from the “Choose an account” page and Android Chrome?

Someone signed-in their Google account on my phone and now I can't get it to disappear from the "Choose an account" list (the one with the "I" icon) on the Chrome browser whenever I access a Google ...
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Installed app linked to wrong Google account [duplicate]

I have two accounts on my OnePlus 6T phone, work & personal the personal is the primary account, but I have noticed that some apps (including Youtube that came pre-installed) are linked to my ...
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How to remove someone's google account off my phone when asked to verify

We are going through custody battles atm, and I allowed my child to take her phone to her mother's, in case she needed me or felt unsafe. Her mom took the phone, removed my google account, added hers ...
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Google apps (Gmail, Maps, Play) don't work when on data connection (Android - Pocophone F1)

lately and seemingly out of nowhere my phone has stopped updating Gmail when on data, even when I manually try to synch. Google Maps and Play also won't work, although everything else does, like ...
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Google Assistant Routine custom commands weird behavior

I'm trying to setup Google Assistant Routine for my wake-up alarm. Whenever I create 2 or more custom commands, they tend to change after saving. I'm trying to add 2 commands: continue music and turn ...
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Use another Google account in Chrome only

My Android phone has 2 Google accounts set up. I see those when I go to Google > Account in my phone settings: Google Account 1 (main user) Google Account 2 Google Chrome is configured to use ...
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Hiding Google account from all apps except the Play Store [duplicate]

I have added a Google account to my phone -- not voluntarily but because Google demands this if you want to install apps. Is there any way to hide this account from other apps like the calendar? ...
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Can we do something in Factory reset protection so the phone will be locked for ever?

I am reading this link about android Factory Reset Protection (FRP). Somewhere it says: Waiting a full day (or three) really sucks, but it's better than not having any access to your account and ...
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Android 10 - I want to link certain accounts to JUST Gmail but NOT everything else on my phone like maps, chrome, YouTube [duplicate]

I'm pretty frustrated by this because I don't know if there's a fix but it's super annoying. I have my work email, for example, that I want linked into Gmail of course so I can access my work email ...
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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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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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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 [duplicate]

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 limit Google account access to selected apps?

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 ...