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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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Phone app hangs! Can it be re-installed?

My phone app ( which is used for calling ) hangs too much and it's very irritating when I have to make a call and it doesn't respond at all. I have tried disabling and re-enabling the app but it doesn'...
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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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Why can't I have both Exchange and Google accounts with the same username?

I have a Google Apps account and an Office 365 account that both have the same username -- my primary email address. Long story short, I used to use Google Apps for email/calendar/contacts and all ...
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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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Flashing zip without fastboot (Android TV x86)

I've got a tough one. I have a laptop with Ubuntu & Geek till it hertz's Android TV x86, and I'm trying to install gapps. I have the zip file on the computer, but I don't know how to flash it ...
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My phone cannot install anything (Samsung Galaxy Mega 6.3)

I have quite an old phone, I use it occasionally. Its a Samsung Galaxy Mega that has a cracked, yet still functional screen. I had just gotten back to using it after I lost my main phone in a school. ...
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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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Ability of Ugraded RAZR to run Android auto

Can the xt912 run android auto if upgraded to lineageos 14.1? To be more specific, I know that the phone will run Android Auto but is it capable of connecting to the cars screen. When I down loaded ...
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App auto-suggests emails that haven't been used on phone

I have a rather strange issue. I bought a new phone about 9 months ago and yesterday something weird happened. I downloaded an app (Wish) and when you start the app it tells you to "create an account" ...
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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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No instant apps appear in google search on android 5.1

I was watching YouTube and I had an update available for instant apps, I knew what it was so I let it update, and when I went into Google settings --> instant apps I activated it and I tried to search ...
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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 ...
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How to disable the assist input when the home button is long pressed?

I have removed Google Now in order to assign long press on home button to open another app. But recently it comes back with a different interface I'm familiar with. I guess the phone just has updated ...
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How can I flash gapps onto an unbranded, custom storage disk?

I want to flash the gapps package onto a custom storage disk. It is unbranded. It has Android 5.1 arm but no google apps (no google play, google play services, etc). I don't wish to root my phone. I ...
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Andoid App install workaround, country device not valid

I have a Galaxy Note Pro 12.2 (P905 with Sim) and the device itself is great, but I do regularly encounter "This app is incompatible with your device." and "This item cannot be installed in your ...
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Google Now cards not loading

For the last week or so, whenever I go to the Google Now page (swiping right from the home screen with the google now launcher), I don't get any Google Now cards. No weather, recommended news, etc. ...
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Ok Google from outside the app

After I upgraded my system on my Meizu MX5, I see no option in Google App to turn on Ok Google detection from outside the app (Settings > Voice > "Ok Google" detection > and here I have only ...
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Make Google apps usermode

I want to have minimal google apps (market, gmail, sync) as user apps without any permission to the system. like prevent google to force-remove an app from my phone etc. I saw once google apps ...
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Voice typing absent in gboard

Microphone icon is missing from gboard, is present in other keyboards(Swype, samsung keyboard), doesn't have a toggle setting under gboard settings. I have tried uninstalling gboard, didn't fix. What ...
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Where'd the Google camera app go?

I have a Motorola Moto Z but I can't find the official Camera app by Google. Can anyone provide me with the Play Store link?
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Andriod 4.4.2 “optimizing app x of 50 android” after flash Gapps

I've flashed Gapps for kitkat in my andriod 4.4.2, and now when I turn on the phone, The problem is that always said "optimizing app x of 50 android", the which take much time. (I also happened to ...
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Which Google apps can be deleted or disabled without harm to the system?

There's that common Google bloat ware on my smartphone's stock Android 6.0.1. I was wondering, what google apps I could savely either delete or at least deactivate without harming the OS's stability? ...
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How do I disable Google App?

I'm using Android 6.0 (non-rooted) phone. Holding home button opens up Google App which I never use. I don't think that I can change the behavior of holding home button at least as non-root user. (If ...
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Can not install/download APPS via Play Store to my Tablet …how can i fix this?

Over the past 2 days, whenever I try to download/install an APP via the Play Store/Market app on my TABLET, the app thinks for a while and then displays this error message: Authentication is required....