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Questions tagged [google-apps]

These are applications designed and distributed by Google, including core Android apps, such as the Play Store.

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Can we disable/ uninstall Google Apps from Realme2 Pro (Color OS 5.2)?

Pls let me know, can we disable/ uninstall Google Apps like Chrome, Keep etc. from Realme 2 Pro (Color OS 5.2)? If yes, please let me know, how? Regards FewL
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What data does the Google drive app contain in an android smartphone?

I want to delete some of my android apps data due to storage problems. I see that my Google drive app does contain a lot of data and cache. I have already deleted the cache but I am not sure if I ...
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How do I bookmark a page in Google Books?

Google Books has a feature whereby you can bookmark a page by tapping any corner of any page of a book you're reading. However, I was unable to do this. Could someone please provide some help as to ...
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Smiley face doesn't work

All of my Emojis work, except one. This one ☺️. In the emoji archive it's listed simply as "smiley face". It works in every other application except Google messages (not to be confused with Facebook ...
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When Google removes malicious apps from their Play Store, are users notified?

This Check Point Research article describes over 200 malicious apps on the Google Play Store that were downloaded over 100 million times. Google has now removed the apps from their Play Store. But ...
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Google app not working on Galaxy S9

The Google app (just the basic Google app and associated widgets, etc; not Gmail, Google Play, Chrome, Photos, Docs, etc) is not working on my Samsung Galaxy S9; I have had the phone since last July ...
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How to choose the appearance of the Gmail app?

In Android, Gmail released an update, and it asked me for Default, Comfortable or Compact appearance. I chose the Default, ofc I don't like it, I miss the old red bar already.. Now I want to try the ...
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On Kindle Fire 8, granting permission to Android apps

This is a modified cross-post from ebooks, but perhaps more of an Android question since Kindle Fire runs on a bespoke Android build. I have a Kindle Fire 8 (7th gen) running on Fire OS 5.3.6.4, ...
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Install Google Phone dialer on other phones

As you know Google Pixels and Nexuses are using Phone application as default dialer. and other phones can't install it. even if we get different versions of it from ApkMirror, it does not install on ...
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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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LineageOS update caused permission erros for GApps

I recently made an update of LineageOS for my LG G5 (LineageOS 14.1) as well as my Samsung Galaxy S5 (LineageOS 15.1). They both seem to have serious issues afterwards and I don't know what happened. ...
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Cool 1 C103 stuck in twrp

I installed the twrp from https://forum.xda-developers.com/cool1/how-to/guide-easy-twrp-root-using-qfil-eui-t3781171 and then tried to install unofficial lineage 15.1 followed by Gapps. I probably ...
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Can the Play Store (in /system/priv-app/) be reinstalled with a newer version?

Tapping on the build number in the Play Store doesn't really update it anymore on my device; I have no idea why. I've been trying to sideload the apk which just installs the newer version into /data/...
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Can't install apps after factory reset

I have a Lenovo Tab 4 10-inch tablet (Lenovo TB-X304F). Recently I had an error on it and had to perform a factory reset, and I'm experiencing problems reinstalling some apps I had installed before. ...
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How to configure android google chrome to use apps instead of web sites?

How to configure android google chrome to use apps instead of web sites? Sometimes if you install ap chrome sees it and offer you to configure itself to always use apps instead of web sites. How can I ...
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Open gapps crashing, no GSF id available on LineageOS 15.1

I just installed LineageOS 15.1 on my Galaxy Note 4 (SM910F) via TWRP, everything worked out nicely. Now I wanted to add the Gapps to the system in order to use the playstore. I downloaded the zip ...
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Moto E5 Cruise apps disappear from home after restart

I've had this phone for about six months and from day one I've had this issue. I will organize apps on my home screen. Takes a half hour at a time. Then when I restart half disappear. I've ...
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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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Samsung Galaxy S6 (G9200) with Rooted Stock Rom failed to install Gapps

I am using Android 7.0 Stock ROM on my Samsung Galaxy S6 (G9200) with a baseband version of G9200ZCS2ERC1 and security patch of ASKS v1.4 Release180122 SMR Mar-2018 Release 1. After I use Open Gapps ...
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How do I remove applications that android automatically downloads, and stop it downloading apps that I don't want automatically?

I have an android phone, and every now and again, when I connect to WiFi, I notice it starts automatically downloading updates. However, it also seems to download/ update a number of default apps, ...
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how can I forward all calls except one?

because i have a small business I get lots of calls, but sometimes I want a day off... so on these days I would like to be able to forward all my calls to my office, BUT allow ONLY my office number to ...
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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 ...
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Problems installing Open Gapps on Huawei Honor 7x

I tried to install Open Gapps to a Huawei Honor 7x mobile with twrp. I had strange problems during the installation: It detected a wrong architecture with version 7.1 pico package: the phone is ARM64 ...
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Lenovo Tab-2 Android 5.0.1 Not syncing with any google apps

I tried to clean my junk and boost tablet with a google app used for some time. It froze up. I tried to see if if needed updating. I uninstalled the app to reinstall. Google play says the app is ...
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After HR I get this error: com.google.process.gapps was interrupted

Lately I have had some problems with my Asus Zenpad 7, a strange message: "Unfortunatly com.google.process.gapps was interrupted" which doesn't stop appearing, my use of the tablet is now limited ...
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Google Play Services required permissions

Why does Google Play Services require so many permissions. Access to my phone, contacts, text messages, camera, microphone, and even body sensors cannot be turned off without constant push notices ...
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Not being able to add google account without wifi

I have factory reset my phone due to which there is no google account in my phone now. Unfortunately, the wifi, bluetooth and cell data didn't work. So, I am using pc's connection through tether but ...
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How can I safely and painlessly root my RedMi 3S to remove some Google apps?

I'm using a RedMi 3S with a modified Android 6.0.1 (MIUI build MMB29M if you must know.) I'll confess: I'm not a smartphone enthusiast. I've note tinkered with mine too much. However, I do want to ...
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Open Gapps doesn't open websites

I have an Android 7.1 phone with ResurrectionRemix and Open Gapps installed. When I try to open a website in chrome or in google search the Gapps crash... How can I fix this?
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How to disable Google Apps in Mi Phones

I observed in case of Mi phones like Redmi Note 4 & Mi Max2. We’re not able to disable Google Apps like Chrome, Play Music, Play Movies & TV, etc. Please let me know, how to disable Google ...
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When I move apps to SD card, it said “App has stopped”

Everytime I move an app to SD card, it will say "App has stopped" and the icon changes. I keep on retrying to uninstall and install it again and again, but it's still the same. I don't want to lose my ...
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YouTube age-restriction bug

I am asking this question on this site as I have a problem with the YouTube app: So, I happen to be a teenager under 18 and have a Gmail id that I use with YouTube. Now everything was fine until ...
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Lineageos + opengapps: remove gapps, dirty migration to lineageos-for-microg fails

I've got a motorola g4. Bootloader unlocked, twrp installed, lineageos installed, opengapps installed, non-rooted. Been using it for about a year. I want to try lineageos-for-microg: https://lineage....
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Huawei Honor 6X Emui 5.0 Android 7.0. Not Core GMS package problem

I live in the UK. I got a Chinese phone where I can not run Google apps. Having to install a Core GMS package in order to do this? Huawei Honor 6X Emui 5.0 Android 7.0. Is there anyone who has ...
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Removed Google Apps system app, now the device wouldn't boot

I have a Micromax Canvas A1 device (Android one). It's been rooted and I have removed some system apps on it before. When I disabled Google App, a lot of space was freed and the system worked fine. So ...
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Is there an official Google Apps package?

So I understand that I need to flash the gapps package after installing a custom Android distro (ROM). In that case, is there an official google apps package? If so, why should I rely on competing ...
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How does Google Test and Check Android Apps Uploaded to Play Store?

I have found so many Apps on the Google Play Store which are just useless. Can Anyone tell me how Google test the Apps Uploaded? Because there are so many Apps whose names are like "Useless App", "...
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Google play services, please help

So my Google play services won't update saying I need to sign in but when I try, it doesn't seem to work
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Do I loss Apps and Data

I have installed Lineage OS 14.1 on my Redmi 1S, and installed GApps(Aroma) from opengapps.org. I have increased /system partition size to install GApps package. New nightly with some fixes are ...
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Google Play Store downloads won't start

I ran a speed test and I'm getting a full 4Mb/s. However, when trying to download an app, it's stuck on the indeterminate progress"Downloading" bar. 20 mins later it gives me an error saying it couldn'...
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How to disable App Sugestion bar in my App menu?

I searched in lot of places but there are only solution for Marshmallow or lower SDK, I'm looking a solution for 7.1.1
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How to retrieve an app that's already removed from the play store before factory reset? [duplicate]

I had my phone undergo factory reset because there was some kind of malware and worms but it didn't work so I had it professionally fixed. And when I was going to re-install an app but it's already ...
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Which version of Gapps to install for Lineage?

I am going to install Lineage and I need to decide which version of open Gapps to use. I use lots of Google apps (Google Play Store, Gmail, Calendar, Photos, Music, Google search, Translate, Keep etc....
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Google App always opens google.com on chrome

When I open the Google App, it promptly opens Chrome and switches to google.com. I cannot access anything on Google App since it immediately switches to Chrome.
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In-app purchase on google play [duplicate]

Lets say i have an app I've recently downloaded and have made an in-app purchase on this app, if i were to uninstall this app and reinstall later on will my in-app purchase still be available? ( also ...
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Different gapps for every device?

Hi everyone? I am thinking about changing my phone's rom and I was wondering if every device need a special pack of Gapps (google apps) or if a pack works on different devices, what do you think? ...
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Fakestore, blankstore, gms, microg, unifiednlp - what's best for Android without Gapps?

I've been running Android for maybe 2 years without Gapps or a Google account, and like the experience, but I'd also like to do it better because some apps I used to use, now don't run without some ...
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Google photos keeps crashing

My google photos app keeps crashing whenever I open it. Sometimes it crashes in the background. I tried some fixes like clearing data, reinstalling, deleting big video files, maintaining nearly 4GB ...
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Install GApps without flash it

I know we can download it in a zip format in order to flash in recovery mode, for exemple from opengapps project. What are others solution to install GApps on any android device without to flash? ...
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Does anyone know what app store can be used without a VPN account in China?

I was wondering if there is an app store that could be installed eaither via the Google App Store or via an apk in China and be used as the local app store? This is my attempt of speeding my phone up ...