Questions tagged [google-account]

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

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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 seach, 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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Will changing country of playstore using VPN affect my other Gmails that i use in the phone?

I have several Gmails synced to phone. One is connected to playstore. I want to change google playstore country using VPN, but i use the other Gmails in different google apps such as google meet. I am ...
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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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Problem with adding required amount in Google account

In pubg app I want to pay 85 RUPEE for a monthly subscription,bt Google redeem code dose not allow to add less then 100 rupees, if l lode 170 Rupees In Google pay account what will happen with my rest ...
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Can I use an Android One device without a Google account? Isn't there a compulsion?

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 LinageOS 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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Can't login to Dropbox via Google on an Android Smart TV

We use a Philips Smart TV which runs Android. All the networking is working. There is also an item in the device configuration menu to connect Dropbox account. This one opens a browser window where ...
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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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How to find which app stopped Google contacts sync

I have installed many updates or and new apps and noticed that google contacts sync stops synchronizing as other Google drive calendar all apps are sync and due to which my dialer contacts apps ...
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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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My LG phone was hacked and I can't add a new Google account

My LG phone's Google account was taken off of my phone and someone put their own on it. I did a factory reset, now it won't let me start with a new Google account. What do I do?
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Difference between “calendar” and “Google calendar” in sync settings

I've got a Moto Z² force with Android 9. I'm looking at Settings > Accounts > Google > my Google account > Account sync. There's a list of apps (or services?) for which I can enable automatic ...
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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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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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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 not ...
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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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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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