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Google Play System Update stuck

I'm using Samsung Galaxy A34 and Google Play System Update is only installed in July 2023, how to update GPSU to get the update?
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How to reinstall all Google Play Store dependencies, specifically Google Account Manager to make the Play Store work again?

I'm using GNU/Linux and the adb command connected on a Samsung phone (specifically the SM-N9600 model, on Android version 10) without root, and also termux to find paths easily on the phone. I ...
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Cannot disable Google Play services

I can not disable my Google Play services because my old Samsung J7 (SM-J700H) phone does not let me disable the administrator privileges of Google Play services. I am trying to do this because my ...
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How to turn off pemissions in "Other app capabilities" of Google Play Services?

There are "Other app capabilities" permissions in Google Play Services. It can be reached by: Open the Android Settings app Select Application Select All applications Select Google Play ...
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Testing Play Integrity API in Android SDK emulator

I want to test my app with the Google Play verdict API, especially MEETS_STRONG_INTEGRITY. To test, I plan to use Android Studio as I have always done, but when I create a device, I cannot approve the ...
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How to install Open Gapps on Android Cuttlefish

I wanted to install Open Gapps (google play services) on cuttlefish virtual device (CVD). I tried using adb but flash archive is not present in the AVD image. Any idea how to install Open Gapps on CVD?...
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Move factory apps and services to SD card in Android 5

I've got this non-rooted BLU Energy Diamond with an absurdly long lasting battery that I use at work for testing apps on old devices, however, it only has 4GB of internal memory and a 16GB SD card. As ...
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Update Google Play Services on Moto 360 with Chromebook (V1)

I have a Motorola Moto 360 running Android Wear. I want to install Facer. I need to turn on ADB over WiFi or at least install a new Google Play Services, but I am using a Chromebook. It only shows ...
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Phone keeps returning GPS coordinates of a place I haven't been in years

Not sure if this is the right place to ask this kind of question, so please let me know if this thread should be moved to another SE board. The problem For about two years now, I keep getting very ...
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"Conflicting Packages exist" for Google play services itself (cannot be uninstalled)

(I have already looked up many solutions involving apk-managers or un-/reinstalling offered in similar situations, but none of them seemed to work in my case.) When trying to update the app "...
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Phone tried to create a new work profile when one existed, and now says account action required

I've had a work profile setup and working flawlessly for a year or so using my work e-mail. Yesterday I realized I had been signed out of my work's Slack which was not installed on my work profile but ...
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How to get rid of GMS (Google Mobile Services) issues on de-Googled devices?

Recently I've decided to de-Google my phone, and noticed some issues: GMS is NOT the core of AOSP, BUT is definitely required for most apps that need some account management to work properly like all ...
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Why do I have multiple Google Play Services and Google Play Service caches running on my device, and how do I get rid of them?

I have a Samsung Galaxy A54 5G (SM-A546U) that has been severely compromised. I have sometimes 3 or 4 Google Play Services and 3 to 4 Google Play Service system caches running at any given time. How ...
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Google passkey not working

I have the passkey enabled for my Google account and, so, for my Samsung device. The problem is that if I try to log in through MS Edge, it displays the QR code, I scan the code (FIDO:/XXXXXXX) but on ...
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Is there a way to block the flexible update flow monits?

There are apps I don't want to update for some reason, like missing features, new unwanted features, or tons of video ads with newer versions. Often when I launch some apps, I get the monit asking me ...
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What are the absolute minimum required Permissions I need to download from Play Store?

I have a tablet I bought for work, and as I don't really need most of the apps on it, I am shutting down and disabling all the Google/Android Services I don't need. Seeing how I need to download some ...
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Does Google still have the ability to uninstall apps without user permission (in 2023)?

In the past, Google has admitted that they have the ability to uninstall apps without user permission Exercising Our Remote Application Removal Feature This post is almost 13 years old, Android was at ...
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Manually updated Google Play Services. Will it continue to autoupdate iteself?

Due to an investigation of battery drain, I manually updated Google Play Services from ApkMirror (to V. 23.13.12 beta). If I'm not wrong, I recall that Google Play Services update itself when new ...
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Why do Google Play Services keep stopping?

I have a Xiaomi Pocophone F1 and I am running MIUI stock 12.0.3 without root but I keep getting Google Play Services keep stopping although I wiped the cache and data of all Google apps and I even did ...
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How to gain administrator privileges on a kid's Android 6 phone?

I have an old functional Honor phone with Android 6 which would be perfect for the little ones to use basic apps such as Spotify Kids or Youtube Kids. I created a Google kids account, added it to my ...
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List of apps on Google Play ever installed by me on any Android phone

I am running Android 12 on a Realme 8 5G Android smartphone. I am wondering about the Google Play app that came preinstalled. There used to be a place on my older phone in this app where I could see ...
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Digital Wellbeing doesn't have timer options: detects mine device as fully-managed

I am using Nusantara ROM (Android 12) and my device is RMX2193. The device isn't managed by an enterprise so I can't understand this Digital Wellbeing shows App timers aren't available for work apps ...
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How to fix Fishdom loading in Nox Player (app management)?

I get a Fishdom not responding error (from the very first time) every time when loading. According to the internet, the solution is to clear the App's cache and activate Force Stop on Android system ...
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Reviving a Samsung Galaxy III Mini (GT-I8190N)

I have an old Samsung Galaxy III Mini (GT-I8190N) that was running O2 (UK telco) firmware and the latest Jellybean browsers: Chrome 42, Firefox 68 etc., that worked with TLS 1.2. I've flashed the ...
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What to do when Google Family Link didn't start working, and when tapping the "Account action required" notification had no effect

Google Family Link is Google's parental-control app for Android and Chromebook devices. (No parental-control software is perfect. Therefore, it's wise to also keep all your child's devices in your ...
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How to revive an old 4.2.2 phone?

Because of "reasons" (or at this point mostly out of curiosity) I find myself with an old Wiko Iggy phone running Android 4.2.2 that after being factory reset is unable to install anything ...
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How can one install Google Play Services on an Android-running device that does not have it by default?

I have an unusual device - an "ITX-3588J" board from the Chinese manufacturer Firefly (T-Chip Intelligent Technology Co.) using a Rockchip RK3588 ARM SoC - and it comes pre-loaded with ...
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copy play services from one device to another

I have an Android device (fire tablet) without playstore/playservices. By googling, I found tons of howtos to download and install the 4 necessary apk packages. Since I have several "offcial ...
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com.google.android.trichromelibrary - An app that gets installs multiple times .....what's the point?

As I understand com.google.android.trichromelibrary is supposed to be a webview replacement in android 10+ find /data/app -type d -iname "*trichrome*" -exec du -hs {} \; 70M /...
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Google Apps (YouTube, Play Store e t c) stopped working, tried fixing it and made it worse, not I can't even make a backup to wipe the system

Mi 9 SE, MIUI 12.5 (Android 11) Ok, so 3 days ago I had an issue where the YouTube app, when started, was loading the feed infinitely, I decided to go to Play Store and update google services, but the ...
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How to clear Google Play Store & Google Play Services data / cache without allowing Google to force-update all apps on the Android device?

I find the Google Play Store and Google Play Services to be quite buggy. As such, I frequently need to delete the data and cache for each of them. The trick is figuring out a way to do this without ...
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Is it allowed for an app to ask for 5 stars with NO incentive?

I am aware of Play Store policy against reviews with an incentive. But is it OK if an app just asks the user to leave a 5 stars review if they're enjoying the app with no incentive whatsoever? Thanks!...
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Lost mobile data connection upon Android 11 minor upgrade - from Sep 1, 2021 to Nov 1, 2021 - APN menu gone - Motorola moto g 5G

My Motorola moto g 5G was updated to Android 11 with Android security update Sep 1 2021 a few weeks ago. Everything worked fine until a few days ago when there was a seemingly minor update to Android ...
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How to add special permission to application?

I removed too much system apps last time and I reinstalled Google Play Services (GmsService) from .apk file from backup. However, its component com.google.android.gms.persistent needs permission ...
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Multiple numbered copies of com.google.android.gms inside /data/app using up all the space on a device

I have an old Nexus 5X running Paranoid Android 6.0.1. I've started noticing that disk space is constantly running low despite not really adding any new files, and poking around with root I found that ...
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During purchase money is deducted but the payment status is shown as cancelled-Tinder gold [duplicate]

If during purchase money is deducted but the payment status is shown as cancelled will the deducted amount be refunded automatically?It happened with me while purchasing Tinder gold and after my money ...
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Why can't I install anything since Google Play Store downloads don't reach 100%?

Recently after a hard reset I can't use the Google Play Store on my 5.1 Lollipop. Whatever I try to download from the Google Play Store it gets stuck at some percentage and never reach 100%. Plenty of ...
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How does one properly install and run the google play store app on a xiaomi redmi 7 pro that was bought in China?

My cousin has a Xiaomi Redmi Note 7 Pro, Android version 10, MIUI version "MIUI 12.5.1Stable 12.5.1.0(QFHCNXM)" (409dpi) that he bought 'to be delivered from China'. He recently accidentally ...
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Installing Google Services and Google Play store on Huawei Y6P

I recently purchased a Huaway Y6P without realizing that it comes without Google apps. I am situated in Europe, not China, and I am used to using Google where I have all my data. I have followed ...
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Is there an official source of Google Play Store/Service Framework/GMS? or trustable third-party sources?

I tried to install the three Google apps with the auto-installer I used for my non-rooted Huawei P40 on EMUI 11.0.0 (based on Android 10, I think). Though the installation was successful, there was no ...
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WIFI ON but Play fails "No internet connection. Make sure WiFi ..."

Recently i decided to check for app updates and Play refuses to work and popup the error "No internet connection. Make sure WiFi or mobile data is turned on." However WIFI is enabled and ...
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impossible to update whatsapp due to Google Play Store error

I'm using Whatsapp on a Samsung GT-S7582 Android 4.2.2 machine :) (I know it's old but please stick with me), ... and I would really appreciate if you could help me making it work again. (Google Plays ...
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How is Google Play services still running after disabling?

A while ago I disabled Google Play services, Google Play Store and lots of other Google apps in my phone. Below is a screenshot. One can see that Google Play services is still having cached ...
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Cannot reinstall Google Play Services

I can't seem to reinstall Google Play Services again. I tried the APK file thingy from Google but it didn't work. I tried a website called APKPure.com but it also didn't work. I also tried some videos ...
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Samsung phone with PRELOADED Google items - "Google Play Services keeps stopping" popping up on phone. Have used help centre!

Tried all ways within Google Help Centre to correct this problem. Google Play Services now shows "Disabled" and "Force Stop" buttons now both greyed out and cannot rectify this ...
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How can I install and use apps on my phone with neither of them knowing about the other?

For example I want to install app Y on my phone, but I don't want my Google account (which I'm using to use my Android) to know that I'm using the app or any information that I enter in it...and I ...
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Will play services run on a dual-boot device with 2 roms once I boot into a rom without play services installed?

I have an OnePlus5 device with installed lineageOs. Because of my company's and software development needs I need to run apps that require play services. But I do not want to run all over the time. ...
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Installing google play services from APKmirror by command line

APKmirror provides many modern apps as split apk tar files. For example, if I want to install the android webview apk, I can download it from here, and un-tar the .apkm file to produce the following ...
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Google play services is crashing my Samsung J7 phone

Google services is crashing my Samsung J7 phone. I can't disable or force stop the app. The button is inaccessible. I can't uninstall updates: it tells me "administrator protected", I need ...
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Stop 'in app' ads from loading?

I noticed that ads inside apps are not loaded when Google Play Services' data connection is disabled and kind of formed the idea that it is responsible for loading these ads within the apps. Is there ...
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