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What data does an app I bought paid content in via Google Play store received

When I make a payment/buy a paid subscription via Google Play Store what data is being shared with the app I bought content in? Does it include: email address associated with the Google account; ...
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Message center number is missing in android 10

I wanna change message center on Android 10 but unfortunately no that option on my Android message app. I wanna change it. When I try to dial *#*#4636#*#*, nothing happens rather than just calling a ...
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The Play Store, GMS and certain apps break when auto-updating on my old Note 4, requiring `pm uninstall` via ADB to fix. What might the root cause be?

Kind of 90% at the "just concede defeat and see if a factory reset/different ROM will fix it" stage, but before I take the plunge (and hope I didn't miss anything w/ backups), I want to see ...
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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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Play Store: is my country associated with a given email?

I'm testing in-app-purchases in my React Native app, and want to simulate testing as a user from a different country. I signed into the Play Store with a new email and can use a VPN on my phone to ...
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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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Images, emails, web page apps not loading unless on wifi

I have noticed that unless I am on wifi some images on my email do not load, some web pages do not work eg screentrant.com and many other things are affected while using the mobile data and not wifi. ...
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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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How to prevent Google Play store from thinking Android apps need updates when they do not?

Recently, the Google Play store has been indicating that apps need to be updated that are already up-to-date. Nothing has changed on my end except I know Google has recently made some "...
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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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Who made my Android tablet computer?

The chargers is an AC adapter. It is model number ANU-050250A. Input is 100-240VAC0.3A 50/60Hz. Output is 5v=----2500mA. The table in the about info calls it a computer. Model number HL-1258A.
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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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An Android App for blocking trackers completely using AI

About my device: Android version: 10 ROM: Stock ROM(Android One) Bootloader status: Unlocked and Rooted with Magisk 21.4 Stable Tweaks that I've done till today: AdAway AfWall+ Warden Ditched ...
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Apps recently changed, without an update from the store

I've recently noticed that once in every few days, several apps on my phone suddenly show as "recently updated", even though they didn't get any update from the Play Store. The way I can see ...
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Getting rid of "X Google enrollment" in Android 11? since I don't use Assistant

Since I have a new phone with Android 11, every now and then I see a notification about "X Google enrollment" whatever that may be. Upon searching around I see it's nothing to worry about, ...
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Upgrade HCL ME V1 tablet to make it usable again

I have HCL ME V1 tablet : preinstalled with Android 4.0.4 (Ice-cream Sandwich) OS. It has 4GB of internal SD memory 1GB DDR3 RAM and 1 GHz, Cortex A8 processor It used to work fine when I had bought ...
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Stop GMS Firebase Indexing from collecting all of the personal data

When I was playing with settings on my Nokia 6.1 Plus running a stock ROM Android 10 with bootloader unlocked and rooted with Magisk v21+, I noticed that Firebase App Indexing that comes under Google ...
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Why does my mobile data work for some things?

I'm not really sure when this started but I've discovered that I have some type of data. My parents haven't included data in my line yet I'm able to receive notifications from discord, youtube, google ...
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What is the support timeline for Google Play System Updates (GPSU) from Project Mainline?

Since Android 9 more and more core components can be updated by Google by the Google Play System Updates (GPSU) that come from Project Mainline (https://www.xda-developers.com/android-project-mainline-...
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How to find the files (.apk) of a certain app like Google Play Services

I have a rooted device and I tried the find / -name "*Play*" command and got some files from com.google.android.gms and a couple of Playlists but nothing like Google Play Services.apk I ...
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Google play services deleted, how to repair without play store?

I somehow destroyed Google Play Services while clearing cache n search history cause Play Store kept hanging up indefinitely when trying to download apps. My Google account then kept pinging the ...
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Does Android update and Google services still work on Huawei P30 Pro?

It's one of the best smartphone in the market, with all the top specs, is it a bad time to buy it in 2020 given the fact of US Government bans? I am concerned about Google services and future Android ...
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What is com.mgoogle.android.gms?

While checking the installed packages in my device through adb. I found two packages, com.google.android.gms and com.mgoogle.android.gms. I know the former is related to Google Play Serivces. What is ...
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Why do Google Play Services appear to access Location despite being disallowed to?

On my phone I disallowed Google Play Services access to Location many months ago. Yet Recent Location Requests item of the Settings still gets them listed: How can this happen? Do Google Play ...
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Google play services keeps stopping, and it is much worse than normal

My Samsung Galaxy J7 (2016 version) is constantly showing "Google play services keeps stopping" every 2~3 seconds. My device is running on android Oreo. I tried reverting back playstore to ...
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COVID-19 contact tracing API stats?

Is there a way to see how many unique contact tracing IDs my phone has registered via BLE?
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Info on and removal of COVID contact tracing in Google Play Services

Has anybody had a closer look into this module what it really does? I want to know if the functionality will work if bluetooth is turned off. I guess a surefire method to test this would be to remove ...
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SafetyNet vs MagiskHide: what's the status now in mid 2020?

As widely reported on different sites, and also discussed on this site (here and here), earlier this year, Google made changes to SafetyNet so that it could detect bootloader/verified boot status even ...
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Is it possible to uninstall the Google Play Store without affecting Google Play Services?

I have a rooted Samsung Galaxy a50 with a stock ROM installed. However, after using an app (System App Remover) to uninstall Google Play Store (I removed the Google App also) — many apps simply crash ...
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How to Override Google Play's Compatibility Check

I own a mid-range Android phone with pretty decent specs,yet I find many a times that certain games and services are shown to be in-compatible with the phone.However when I download the apk from the ...
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Install MIUI PlayStore using Google Installer, got error: can't downgrade apps for google play service

In my old Xiaomi device, Mi Note2, Mi Mix2, to install google play store, I just run the google installer. It will install everything needed automatically. However recently, I tried to run Google ...
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Install TWRP and Magisk Manager on Moto G5 Plus without rooting

I would like to install Google Play Services for AR (ARCore) on my Moto G5 Plus, running Oreo 8.1 - this device is not on the official Google supported list. I believe this is possible with TWRP and ...
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Unfortunately Google Play Services stopped won't go away

A pop-up that says 'Unfortunately, Google Play services stopped' won't go away on my phone. Everything I've read says to go to settings and then apps but I physically can't, the pop up doesn't go away ...
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