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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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"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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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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Why does SockStat app show Google Play Services making VNC connections?

I did have fun with the SockStat app on my device and saw that Google Play Services is making VNC connections from my device to a Google server through 74.125.71.188:5228. The question here is: why? ...
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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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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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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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Google Play Services deleted, how to repair without Play Store?

I somehow destroyed Google Play Services while clearing cache and search history because the Play Store kept hanging up indefinitely when trying to download apps. My Google account then kept pinging ...
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How to install core GMS packages on Huawei 7 Plus?

I have a Chinese phone and I don't know what to do with that. I have Huawei 7 Plus (Android 7, EMUI 5.1.1 B223). How to install core GMS packages on it?
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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How to install Google Play Services without through Play Store in Redmi 3? [duplicate]

A bunch of my apps ask me to install Google Play Services but my Play Store won't start since the service is missing.
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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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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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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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Tinder app won't work without Google Play services

I was trying to use the latest version of Tinder 3.3.1 but each time I get the following message: Get Google Play services This app won't work without Google Play services, which are missing from ...
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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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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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Google Play Services Has stopped message continually popping up on my Samsung phone

The following message keeps appearing on my Samsung Galaxy S4 phone screen about every three seconds "Unfortunately, Google Play Services has stopped". Is it actually a virus or it is a problem ...
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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 "Google Play Services won't run unless you update it"?

My device is a Sony Xperia Z and it's running Android 5.0.2. It prompted me to update my Google Play Services, and when I followed the notification it delegated me to the Play Store to update it. ...
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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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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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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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Accidentally deleted Google Play Services, now no Google supported app works [duplicate]

I accidentally deleted Google Play Services after rooting my phone . Now I'm not able to open any Google supported apps , can't open my Gmail. It says: Google play service which some of your ...
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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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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 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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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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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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Unable to install Google Play Services to save Clash of Clans village [closed]

I play Clash of Clans and I have a village which I do not want to lose. I am attempting to save the village to Google Play Services but I am not able to install Play Services as it says that it is ...
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Is there anything malicious with "play support libraries"?

I was doing my daily stuff on my Android Nougat. And then something started downloading, "play support libraries". I think OK right. But the moment downloading stopped, and installation ...
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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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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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Core GMS package Suddenly started Malfunctioning (old Huawei Honor 8, ~2 years in use)

I have been using my Huawei Honor 8 for about 2 years now. I live in the US. And I have been using Google Play Store and other apps without any issues. Last night my phone ran out of charge and died. ...
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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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