Questions tagged [google-play-games]

The Google Play Games app is a social hub for gaming on Android. You can browse your games, achievements and join multiplayer games from it.

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Google Play deducted extra Rupee 50 after first-time Play Store purchase of an App/Game. Why is that?

Today I bought Temple Run: Oz from Google Play. When I filled all the credentials in to pay rupee 53.18 for this application then it automatically deducted rupee 50.00 from my credit card and after ...
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Google Play Games profile fails to change my game profile to public

I've been experiencing a problem with the 'Play Games' app from Google on my tablet. When I go to my profile, I see a message showing me Your Game Profile is hidden Touch to change this setting ...
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How can I change my name on Google Play Games?

I opened up Google Play Games and clicked my way through it and it has changed my name to 'HighLemon4719'. Previously it was 'crazymaster' with my icon for Google+. Every time I start a game on my ...
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Google Play Games without Google Plus

Lots of Android games have some "achievement" features that give you badges for completing some task in the game. This sounds like fun and I'd like to try it. Apparently, those features are only ...
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How do I get the hidden achievement in the new Google Play Games app?

I've heard that there's a secret "easter egg" achievement in the new Google Play Games app, how can I get that achievement?
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Pokémon Go without Google at all

I bought an android phone recently and tried to use it without any Google account and so far that was alright. But I wanted to try Pokémon Go today and I cannot play without signing up with a Google ...
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How can I identify if my device is using ART runtime or a Dalvik?

I have an app called Timberman. Under the description it gives an important note: Game is not compatible with ART devices at the moment. Please switch to Dalvik. I don't understand what/ how can ...
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Same app paid for twice due to some error on Google Play Store, no receipt of failed transaction, but money deducted

I purchased a game yesterday, however due to some issue the purchase failed, yet the amount was deducted. I contacted the bank and they registered my complaint and informed me that either I'll receive ...
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how to pass google play games data to another user

My son is playing games on a tablet configured with my gmail. He is now old enough to get an account of his own. The only problem is that he plays a lot of games via google play games and I wouldn't ...
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How can I remove the “Install Google Play Games” prompt in apps?

I uninstalled the Google Play Games app on my phone to get rid of the other annoying prompt, but now I'm left with this one. Is it possible to remove the prompt shown above?
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How to find downloaded .apk files on my Android phone

I usually download apps and games from Google Play but I wonder if i could reuse these files and find them again if my application has been removed? Please help. Thank you in advance.
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Google Play Games doesn't restore highscores?

Maybe this question is totally dumb, but I was always under the assumption that if I connect a game with my Google Play account (if that's offered), my highscores, progress in games, etc. will be ...
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Where to download new Google Play Game service from Google I/O 13

At Google I/O, Google announced Androids new Google Play game service. From what I remember and from what I've been reading online, it has already been released. Though, I haven't seen it on the ...
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Google Play Games still seems to require a Google+ account?

I try to login to Google Play Games (version 3.6.27), but it still asks me for a Google Plus account. According to this answer: Google Play Games without Google Plus, no Google+ account should be ...
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Google Rewards for in-game purchasing

I have several gmail account each has its own rewards account. How can I use the accumulated rewards dollars for "in-game" purchases?
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Why does Google play services stop working in restricted accounts?

With many apps, my son's restricted account gives an error about Google play services having stopped, and the game quits. I'd there a way to fix this?
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Does Google provide a global games achievements system like Game Center? or Xbox LIVE?

Does Google Play offer an achievement tracking system similar to Apple Game Center, Xbox LIVE, and Steam? For keeping track of achievements, game progress, time spent in a game, what your friends are ...
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I can't use Google play games app

When I open play games it says "this app requires the latest version of Google play games app" but I already updated it's latest version.I cleared data,uninstalled to it's factory version and again ...
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Google Play Games: how long do XP and achievements last?

If a game that uses the Google Play Games service disappears, are the associated XP and achievements removed from the Google Play Games' player profiles?
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my phone cannot play stereo over 3.5mm headphone jack

recently I tried to run android games on my laptop in Gameloop emulator (shooter games in general). after playing a couple of minutes in PUBG Mobile with the same headphone on, I noticed that the ...
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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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What will happen if I delete the Google Play Services?

What will happen if I delete and re-install the Google Play Services? Will all my game data be deleted too?
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How to recover “Family Guy: The Quest For Stuff” game progress

My HTC 610 froze and could not be rebooted. I had a game installed through google play and was continually signed in to the google acount. I was told that as long as I was signed in, the game's ...
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How to search Games with “Google Play Game Services integration” in play store?

Google recently introduced "Google Play Game Services integration" in play store games. How can I list games that supports "Google Play Game Services integration" using play store App or using play ...
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Looking for a pseudo-random shuffled classic Android Klondike solitaire game

Hypothesis: Most classic Android Klondike solitaire apps are "rigged" to allow the player to win more often than they would if they were playing from a pseudo-random shuffled deck. Opinion: ...
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Parallel Space game progress file location

I've been using parallel space on my Android device for a while now but it's been having an issue with logging in to the Google Play services and thus backing up my game progress becomes hectic. I'd ...
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I uninstalled an app,but did not clear space

So i am using a Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 and i recently had this game called 'Bully:Scholarship Edition'(got tired a while of the GTAs) and i saw the app was having 5.30GB memory size I tapped uninstall ...
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minecraft and pvz backups transfer to new tablet

My son has been using a Samsung Tab A for the last year. I set him up (and his sisters) with a child google account which I monitor with Family Link. Unfortunately the tablet port charger broke (...
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Almost every game crashed on Lineage OS

I've one big problem on my phone. Almost every game crashes on start without any reason. Currently I have only one game which works - Farming simulator 18. Even my game exported from Unity3D isn't ...
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Use Idle resources permission

Some apps ask us to use the idle resources in return for the services. Like Androdumper or Pro pack in mini militia. What exactly do they mean by this idle resources?
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Ingress Scanner Tracking problems

I just wanted to ask how to solve this small issue with Ingress. I have normal data connection which I use to play Ingress, however whenever I try to move to a portal, the location shown doesn't ...
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How to disable “achievement” pop-ups?

When I'm playing a game, sometimes Google Play Games gives a pop-up at the top of the screen notifying me of a an "achievement". How do I disable this? The settings have checkboxes for notifications ...
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Why does Google Play Games keep auto-updating, even though I have disabled auto-updates?

Ever since the Lollipop update for my Moto E, storage space on the phone has been very tight. To make the phone more usable for the things I use it for, I've uninstalled the updates for all of the ...
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Google Play Games fails to find “Public Google+ Profile”`

I created a "Public google+ profile" after the first time it asked me, but it just endlessly asks for this every time I try to launch Google Play Games, or any game that relies on it. I deleted cache,...
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Google Play stopped syncing and loading game saves

So Google Play randomly stopped working. I can see my games achievements and so forth, but loading the game loads me as a new user completely and I have tried on 9 devices all with the same issue.
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How to get Google Play Games achievements on games purchased from Amazon AppStore?

I recently purchased Monument Valley from Amazon Appstore, there was a discount. Well, now I want to get achievements in the game, but Play Games achievements are not there because it was not a ...
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What determines the graphics of a device?

I do play a lot of games and most games settings have options to either set your graphics to low, average or high. So I'm really curious to find out what exactly determines the graphics of a phone so ...
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Install google play games without internet connection

I have a tablet that can't connect to the internet (I don't know why) and I want to install some games from google play. Is there a way to download them in another device and then transfer to the ...
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Apps install data in phone storage instead of sd card

This is really annoying me. I had deleted a 1GB game to free up space and install a game but I set all download and install locations to sd card but the app store downloads the game to the phone ...
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Migrate Clash of Clans data from Android to iOS

I have a CoC account on my iPad. I got an Android phone and set up a second account there. Now I got a new iPhone and I want to use my Android CoC account on that, but when I log in my iPhone, it ...
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How do I change my Gamertag in games?

I need some help or clarification on if I can change my Gamertag in the few games that I play on my Android Device. For example, my First Name last Initial shows up along with my Picture in all the ...
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Exporting progress from Google Play Games to iOS Game Center

I used Google Play Games to connect to Despicable Me: Minion Rush!. Is there any way to export my progress to the same game on iOS (which can be connected to iOS Game Center)?
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How to find where progress in game is saved

I am trying to transfer progress in a game to a new phone by transferring the files. In the case of some games, I was able to do that by copying files from Android->data. However, in other cases I am ...
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How to find truly NEW apps on the Play store?

How can I find new apps on the Play store? It seems that everything that is returned is just the popular stuff all the time. I'm interested in locating and trying out new apps (mostly games) outside ...
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Listing the achievements unlocked by a friend

In Google Play Games, is it possible to view all the achievements unlocked by a friend?
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How Google can check whether an application is installed from Play Store or Not?

If a developer turns ON Google Play's Anti-Piracy setup, the application cannot access the play services if it is not installed from Play Store(so says Google). My question is how Google verifies this?...
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My Newly Installled Games Keep Crashing [duplicate]

I have downloaded 3 new games: Idle Slayer, Shadow Hunter and Archero. They are all small games that don't require that much space or graphic processing. I was able to play them for 3 days with no ...
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Android Game stuck on downloading resources on OnePlus 6 / OxygenOS 10.3.6

Recently a game I have been following since day one got an update and my OnePlus seems to have a problem downloading the resources of the update. Here is a screenshot of the game: As an aspiring ...
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Progress of Google Play to Game Centre in iPad [duplicate]

I used to play Clash Of Clans on Android phone has have my progress saved in google Play Store but now I want to play on iPad. Is there any way to transfer the progress from Android to iPad?