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“There was a problem communicating with Google servers, try again later” error

Yet another occurrence of this when setting up a new phone, in this case a OnePlus 5 with the H2OS (Chinese) OS. I installed the current Oxygen OS official 9.0.9 from XDA, used the OnePlus transfer, ...
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Help downloading playstore on amazon fire 7 tablet

I have seen many videos how to install playstore on my new Amazon fire 7 tablet. Every time I click on the 4 links that you are advised to download. I get error message saying no permission to write ...
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Android Studio Emulator with both the Google Play Store and Root?

https://developer.android.com/studio/run/managing-avds#system-image says To ensure app security and a consistent experience with physical devices, system images with the Google Play Store included ...
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Explanation for a few running services in google play service

Can someone explain what...PlaceDetectionAsyncService is? I found in developer options, running services, google play services. I wanted to know if it was just a location provider..etc also ...
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How to install Google Services on a Garmin Fleet 790 Navigation Tablet?

I tried different approaches. Installing the APKs: Login, Framework, Service and last but not at least Playstore wont work. (I tried it successfully on fire tablet) In factory mode the menu Point: ...
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Can't update Google Play Services after factory reset Lenevo Tab3 TB3-701F [duplicate]

basically after a factory reset I can't use Google Play services it won't update of tried the Google forums and the look like nobody understands what's going on I really did the device before and then ...
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Can't Install Google Play Services on newly reset Tablet

I have a Lenovo tablet 710HF, that started having problems in the last couple of days. I went ahead, and did a factory reset. Once the tablet came up, it kept complaining that Google Play Services ...
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Why can't Android device use Google service without permission?

Now Google doesn't allow HuaWei to ship their services with the phone and the install-after-shipment route is blocked too. I think Google apps like Map/Gmail/Search/Youtube/Drive/Docs/Play/Assistant ...
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Are Android App Permissions Placebos (Android Pie)?

I'm looking at every app that has 'Microphone' permissions on my Android Pie Galaxy Note phone, accessed through: Settings > Apps > Hamburger Menu > App Permissions > Microphone Five ...
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How to install global MIUI/google services on a Redmi Note 8 Pro?

I have recently bought a Redmi 8 Pro in China with the Chinese MIUI 10. Because I live in the UK, I would like to use google services and apps such as Whatsapp and Facebook that are not available on ...
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Coming back Google Play Services

I have Samsung Galaxy A50 which is my professional smartphone, I use it for work and it is funded by my company. It has some professional software installed in Knox like encrypted e-mail etc. I am ...
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Connecting an account fails because of alleged Family Link and Google Play Services version mismatch

I'm migrating from a Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini to a Redmi Note 3 whos bootloader I unlocked and then updated to Android Pie. Whenever I try to use the account that is already used by the Samsung device I ...
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Can I transfer google play data to another gmail account address?

I have been using other people google account for my google play. When I create my own google account, can I transfer every data (example: game account that bind to the google play) from the previous ...
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Apps coming as updated when recently installed

So, I recently downloaded myfitnesspal and when I did, it showed as updated and not installed. It said that the app was recently updated and not installed. So my question is, is this normal ...
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What is the exact functionality of Google Play Services & Google Services Framework (gapps)?

Is there an official or unofficial description of what is the exact functionality of Google Play Services and Google Services Framework (gapps) apart from things related to the Play Store account-...
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How does degoogling affect battery?

Google apps especially play services show on top in RAM consumption and always have few processes running. Also these apps are very bulky. By degoogling I mean disabling GSF & Google play ...
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Play Store stuck on 'Download Pending' or 'Waiting to Download'. How to fix?

( TL;DR - How to uninstall Play Store) Hmmmmm....... OK. So, a friend of mine deleted my Google Account as Prank(don't how it is a prank), after when I came home I just logged in and tried to install ...
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Using Google's Play Store through a VPN

My only way to connect to the Play Store is through VPN software. When I disconnect I frequently get messages saying "Play security information update" from the Download Manager. Connecting to the VPN ...
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Identifying the correct version of Google Play Services

My android phone has the following specifications : OS Version Jelly Bean MR1 4.2.2 Architecture armeabi-v7a Software Density 191dpi I need to update Google Play services manually since I am unable ...
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Can not install an updated version of google play services

I can not install any updated or degraded version of my google play services. I am interested to degrade my google play services to 12.6.85. But it always shows "App not installed".
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How to get rid of “Device is not Certified”?

I wanted to ask that is there any solution for getting rid of this "Device is not Certified" without/with root? I have flashed Phusson's GSI and then GApps Micro but the first error j get is that on ...
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Yet another play store df-dferh-01 issue, Pixel 3a

Pixel 3a here. After a fresh install of the latest factory image, I was unable to download apps from play store. Searching or browsing apps in the store are without any problem, but once I tapped ...
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How to troubleshoot a regularly crashing Google Play?

I'm using a Lineage OS custom ROM on a Xiaomi Redmi 4A. I can't remember when it started, but quite often, I see a message telling me that "Google Play has stopped working". This can happen on the ...
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Experiencing code bm-rgch-06 during Google Play code redemption

My friend bought some codes for Google Play credit for me, but when I tried to redeem them, the aforementioned code came up. Through some research, we've discovered this could either mean the person ...
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What services are needed for Google Play Store to work?

I've got a Chinese Lenovo Z5 phone and an Amazon Fire HD 8, which do not come with Google Play Store by default. I know how to manually sideload APK and install Play Store, however I am not sure about ...
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I cannot access Playrix Games

I have a Samsung tablet, CE0168 which I use to access and play Township and Homescapes games. As of July 16, 2019, I have been unable to access these two apps along with anything else on my tablet. ...
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Is there ANY way to use Google services on a Huawei phone that has them blocked?

I just bought a Huawei phone and then realized that google play services had been blocked. So, I tried a workaround by installing the latest version of google play services apk, which doesn't work. ...
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Google Play Services update to version 17.4.55 slows down GMS vision based App

I have an App that is based on the GMS vision Google APIs for Android, it has worked well and fast enough for months, using about 50% of cores of my smartphones (Huawei P20 Lite, and Samsung Galaxy S8)...
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Put GApps file on Android bsp for nxp development board

I have an embedded system development board nxp MCIMX7ULP-EVK with Android BSP (Android 8.1) installed on it (link). The board by default does not have google play service on it. I downloaded ...
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Google Play Services stopped working on my device that uses an AOSP Android 5.1.1

My Juniper Mesa2 tablet has stopped working with anything requiring Google Play Services. I have tried sideloading the APK file and directly loading it. Nothing seems to be working. Is there an ...
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Why does google translate refuse to work without sms permission

Google Play Services required permissions Is a related question. I understand that "messaging" needs access to sms messages. But "play services" has no business there. I disabled it. Today i tried ...
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Huawei update to EMUI 9 broke everything

I have a Huawei NOVA 2S which I purchased in China. I got the EMUI 9 update yesterday and none of my Google Apps were working. Found this: https://itechify.com/2019/04/26/fix-google-apps-on-huawei-...
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Determine if a Google Play app requires Google Play services?

How do I determine if a Google Play app requires Google Play Services? Or does every app listed on Google Play require it?
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Can apps bypass permissions and just use Google Play Services?

I was reading this answer, and the first comment under it, and wondered if apps can bypass their own app permissions and just get whatever data they want from Google Play Services. What got me ...
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Payments on Google Play not showing up on other devices

To start off let me list my devices: Samsung Galaxy S5 - Used to purchase the game Amazon Fire Tablet HD 10 - Google Play sideloaded Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 PC/Laptop About 24 hours ago I purchased ...
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Continual “Google Play Services has stopped”

On my Samsung phone (not sure which model), every few seconds I get the message "Google Play Services has stopped" with options to "Close app" or "Send feedback". Regardless of choice, the message ...
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Play Store downloads failing for subset of apps

I have an issue where Google Play Store will not download updates for a specific subset of my installed apps. I'm using a Sony Xperia Z5 with Android 7.1.1. When the problem apps attempt to update in ...
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Acidentally uninstalled Google app on Android phone

I accidentally joined the beta program for the Google search app on android, in ordered to leave the program I had to uninstall the app and re-install it. When I did this, everything seemed to be ...
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Updating google apps on stock Nexus 5 causes bricking

I was on my Nexus 5. I hadn't updated google apps for a long time. Then one day, i thought "why not update hangouts" so I tried to get it through google play. Google Play updated itself. Then updating ...
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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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Mismatching certificate store and used certificates

About 2 weeks ago I've started to experience SSL errors on my Samsung Galaxy S8 (SM-G950F), in various applications (Google Play services, Netflix, Uber and also when browsing to certain HTTPS domains)...
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Why google play services restore its used space after I clear all data?

Before I clear all data, google play services used space is 126 MB. After I clear all data, google play services used space is 50~ MB. Before I know it (less than one minute), it restore back to 126 ...
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Does buying thousands of apps (but not installing them) cause bloat in Android?

A few years ago, Google added the ability for app developers to place their apps "on sale". They included the ability for developers to temporarily offer their apps for free. I started "buying" ...
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Install Google Play Services without Google Play Store

Recently, I rooted my phone for the first time, and wanted to get rid of most Google apps including the Play Store. However, after seeing multiple apps didn't work correctly because of a dependency on ...
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Remove Play Store access without removing Play Services

I have built AOSP for the kiddo's phone. My goal was to remove the Play Store so that he can't install games or other apps. However, we use Google Fi for our phone service, which requires Google ...
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Device not recognized as Android TV

Similar to Install Android TV app on mobile Android I am trying to get Android TV versions of apps installed on a device that is not recognized as one. In my case it is a STB, a cheap China gadget (...
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Android O VirtualBox can't set up device - google play services keep crashing

I have an Android O Virtualbox and when I go to set it up, it asks if i want to set it up with data from my old phone or start new. I've tried both options, and it says that the Google Play Services ...
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Google play services won't run unless you update Google play services

I am constantly getting a notification about every 1 or 5 minutes since I had updated the Google Play Services app. It's a very strange type of notification. It says "Google Play Services won't run ...
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Does “find my device” work with OpenGApps?

According to instructions posted here, I am already set up and good, but android.com/find shows I have NO devices set up. I am using Lineage OS (8.1) on an Xperia SP with openGApps installed (I don'...
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Google Services Framework repeated pop up and how to stop it?

So my LG Android lite keeps appearing a pop up that says "Unfortunately, Google Services Framework has stopped". I have checked here for solutions but my device has one more issue, anytime I open any ...