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Not able to install google play services!

I can't install google play services, either from play store or from a downloaded APK. When I downloaded it from play store, the following error was displayed: incompatible with other apps using ...
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Where is data of Google Play Services located in device? Can I safely delete it?

Just noticed that data in internal storage for Google Play Services app grew above 100Mib, so this app is officially space hog now. So my questions are: What is the exact location for Google Play ...
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Error: Application not installed, when trying to install Google Play Services APK

I'm using XOLO A500 running Android 4.0.4. Initially, it was showing this error: Then I tried installing Google Play Services through APK file(that was solution on many sites), but I am getting the ...
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Kindle Fire query - snapchat and Google Play

I would like to know how to get my snapchat working. Everytime I go to sign in to my snap chat it says "This app won't run without Google Play services, which are missing from your phone." so therefor ...
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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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Every app in GAPPS works fine except Google Play Store and Google Play Services. How to fix them?

I've done the factory reset, yet I see the popups "Unfortunately Google Play Services has stopped". I've tried reinstalling the GAPPS but a weird situation came up. I can sign in but the pop up ...
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Accidentally deleted Google Play Services, now no Google supported app works

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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Google App and Google Play Services force close - SecurityException

My friend's Samsung Galaxy S phone (with CM11) has been recently having an issue, where Google Play Services has been randomly crashing with this message in the logcat: java.lang.SecurityException: ...
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"Incompatible with other applications(s) using the same shared user ID” while installing Google Play service? [duplicate]

I know similar question is floating on the same site, but no solution works for me. I have been using Karbonn A26 Smart phone for the last two years, and I was not able to install run YouTube and ...
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Can't reinstall correct version of google play services

I accidentally installed the wrong version of Google Play Services via an apk, and now it's crashing every 5 minutes and the Google apps don't work. I tried installing the apk for the right Google ...
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Galaxy S3 running CM11 - SystemUpdateService keeps getting disabled

SystemUpdateService is currently destroying my battery (phone awake 98% of the time) because it's not running (The update services acquires a wakelock to check for updates, but since ...
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“This app won't run without Google Play Services, which are missing from your phone”

When I tap Google+ and try to sign in with my Gmail account it says couldn't connect to the server, but I can receive email, and when I'm trying to download apps in the play store it says error ...
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Will installing Google Play services to SD Card Mess my phone up? + Google play app info uninstall updates button GONE

Okay, So i am running a Sony Xperia E1. It is not rooted or anything like that. Here is a load of information about it: - Free space on Internal: 2GB (Enough to update GP Services, but if you read ...
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Push Notifications not working over WiFi on Google Devices

I have 3 Android devices at home: Nexus 4 Android 5.1.1, Nexus 5 Android 5.1.1 and Lenovo Yoga 2 Android 4.4.2, all connected to my WiFi. The Nexus devices simply cannot receive Push Notifications (...
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Clash of clans not connecting to google play

I have just factory reset my device and tried to load my previous village back. But the game doesn't connect to Google Play. My game loads on my friend's device but not on mine. I am using Samsung ...
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hangouts and play services

All my friends are chatting over hangouts and I feel left out. So I installed hangouts to be a part of their chats. I love hangouts on the computer and was super excited about getting it on my phone (...
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How can I stop Google Play Services from updating automatically?

I have a OnePlus One with Google Play Services version 7.5.62 (1927436-438) The most current version of Google Play Services is 7.5.66 (1939950-438) which unfortunately has a bug of some kind that ...
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Google Play service

Sir when I open many apps it shows the app would'nt run without google play service which is missing from your phone So I tried many versions of google play service but I could not instal any from ...
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How to suppress these “Application needs installed” notifications from Google Maps?

Since the last Google Maps update, it periodically shows an “Application needs installed: Request of install from Google Maps” airpush notification begging me to install Google Play services. I do ...
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How to update Google Play Services without having a Google account?

I have installed an app which apparently requires a newer version of Google Play Services. How can I upgrade these services to a newer version without having a Google account? This is on Android 4.4....
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after a routine reboot, Google Play Services disappeared on stock 5.0.2 Moto E 2015

Been loving my 2nd-gen Moto E for the last month or 2. Rebooted it last night and when it came back Google Play Services was missing, i.e., no longer listed under Apps, no way to clear cache for it, ...
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Has Google just stopped supporting Amazon Fire Phone?

A few days ago, my phone suddenly started giving me constant "google play services has stopped" pop-ups. Auto-updated Google Play Services version: 7.3.29 (1866531-036)(7329036) I tried force ...
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Does flashing Factory image on nexus 5 reinstall core apps

I messed up with some internal core apks of nexus 5 running 5.1 (android L) to be particular Google play services. I want to get back the original apks. Would flashing factory image help me with that ...
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Google Play services using up battery - Why and how to fix it?

Why would Android devices have Google Play services using up the second-most amount of battery usage over a 24 hour period (second only to screen power)? On one device, I see Google Play services ...
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TWRP restored backup and now “google play services has stopped” pops up every second

TL;DR On turning on pops up "google play services has stopped" and on clicking ok it pops up again after 1/2s so i cant do anything then 1click at a time. Also my account isnt in google play- it asks ...
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Is it safe to uninstall Google Play Services App?

I am using Andriod 2.3.6 Gingerbread for the last 3 years. For the last 2 months the "Google Play Services" app is taking too much memory, Now I want to uninstall it. Is it safe to do so? Does it ...
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Google Play SERVICES now force closing?

I have a Samsung Galaxy Pocket. Google Play Services has always worked for years on my phone. But a few weeks ago l noticed my phone was 'force close vibrating' constantly! After looking and watching ...
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“Incompatible with other application(s) using the same shared user ID” when installing Google Play services

I am using Samsung Galaxy Tab 3. I use it to play games and I have one that needs to be backed up by Google+. Unfortunately, my tablet doesn't have Google+ and Google Play services app installed in it....
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How can I uninstall updates to Google Play Services? The buttons are greyed out

I'm trying to uninstall updates to the Google Play Services app but the Force Stop and Uninstall updates buttons are greyed out. "Android Device Manager" was set as a device administrator but I've ...
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Strange behavior on Nexus 4, Android 5.0.1 (issue with Google Play Services?) Apps don't autostart, Google apps don't work, phone freezes

Update: Resetting only the Google Play Services app as has been suggested didn't work for me unfortunately, because (in addition to what I've written below) the "force stop" and "uninstall updates" ...
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Error when running android apps via bluestacks (Unsupported Device)

I run android apps using Bluestacks. I installed Clash of Clans android file and installed it and played it via Bluestacks. There is no problem playing the game. But when I want to sign in to my ...
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RPC:S-2:AEC-2 when trying to install Facebook [duplicate]

The phone is a Moto G running Android 4.4.4. The problem happens when trying to install Facebook. I've tried clearing the cache for Google Play Services and Google Play Store. The "Uninstall updates" ...
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I Can't Access Google Playstore Nor Gmail On My Huawei Y220

My Huawei Running On Android v2.3.6 can't access gmail and google playstore anymore. I deleted the pre installed Emails but everything was working fine until when I once switched the phone off and ...
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google play services is not supported by kindle fire

I installed google play services on my kindle fire 6. Except whenever I try to launch it, it always crashes. And when I try to launch another app, YouTube for example, it says "Google Play Services, ...
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Cannot login on Tinder: Billing Services are unavailable

First of all, I am not able to find Tinder on my Play Store, so I downloaded it from the website. When I log in with Facebook, an error comes up telling me I'm not connected to Google Play and the ...
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How can I make Google Play Services appear in the Play Store

Recently after an OTA update I got the "Can't run this unless you update Google Play Services" message (due to the version in the image being older than the one running on the previous image). ...
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Reinstall “Google Play services”

I have deleted Google Play services on my Android cell phone. While trying to reinstall from google, I have "No Carrier Lenovo 860t) and can not install. Please can you kindly help me on this, what is ...
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How do I run apps without Google Play Services?

"This app won't run unless you update Google Play services" I know a lot of users managed to even uninstall Google services already, but I'm wondering how are they able to run the apps independently? ...
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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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Regarding the “Error Downloading: insufficient space” error in the Google Play store [duplicate]

I've spent a long, long time searching for a viable, long-term fix for this problem; though I'm beginning to believe that Google Play (or Google Play Services) is to blame. I recently factory reset my ...
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Is it possible to use hundreds of Android devices with the same google account? [duplicate]

We have developed a App that uses GCM push, that seems that needs Google Play Services (Google account). Customer has 100-200 devices, it it possible to use the same google account in all devices? ...
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Can't log into Google Play Store or my Google account

Through a series of mishaps, I deleted Google Play Services, Google+ and probably many other apps. I did a factory reset, but it did not bring back my missing apps. My phone was rooted and I used ...
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Trusted places not present under Smart lock in Nexus 5 (Android 5.0 lollipop)

I have just updated to Lollipop on my Nexus 5 and can't see "Trusted Places". I use "Trusted Device" which works pretty well, but I would like to use "Trusted Places" at work. However, it is not there....
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How to configure Push Notifications for CloudMagic with out Google Play Services enabled?

I am using Nokia XL. I used to use AquaMail in Nokia XL with push notifications. But for CloudMagic, it asks google play services for push notifications. What's the alternative to use push ...
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Nexus 4 Smart Lock Trusted Places is not there!

I have just updated to Lollipop on my Nexus 4 and can't see "Trusted Places". I use "Trusted Face" which works pretty well, but I would like to use "Trusted Places" at work. However, it is not there. ...
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Why are most of my Pre-Installed apps that connect to Google not working?

Okay, I am using a Huawei m865c (Ascend II), running Android 2.3.6. I am trying to open Google Play, but it tells me that there is no connection. I am connected to a 20 mb/ps with all bars. I tried ...
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Google Play Services

My phone keeps telling me... "Google Play Services has stopped working"... I don't know what it means but it pops up SO MUCH and it's VERY annoying. I have tried doing a soft reset, but that did not ...
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Google Play Store is not updating

I unistalled Google Play Services and Google Play Store and later when I reinstalled them both, the Google Play Store was again back to an old version, and now it's not updating. Before I uninstalled ...
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packages.xml is restored after reboot

This is my first question here. I hope developers will help me out. I have XOLO A500 device on which Google Play services is not being installed because of "Using the same shared id" problem. To ...
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How do you fix your tablet if Google Play Services is stopping

How do you keep Google Play Services from stopping or get it to start back up? It has deleted all my apps and is now telling me every time I try to download that I don't have enough space. What do I ...