Questions tagged [google-play-services]

A library used by Google apps and many third-party apps to provide location and social functionality

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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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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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Downloads start minutes after clicking the button

Recently I've been getting an issue that when I start any download from an app such as the Play Store or Google drive, when I click the download button I get a indication that the download has begun ...
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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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How to disable auto update Google Play Store and Google Play Service

My phone broken WiFi (couldn't scan WiFi around). So, I have to use phone data. However, I'm having problems with two apps: Google Play Store and Google Play Services usually updating, consume a lot ...
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Google Play Services - taking up over 2GB and random crashing

I have already looked for an answer to this like thus: https://stackoverflow.com/search?q=%22google+play+services%22 and https://android.stackexchange.com/search?q=%22google+play+services%22 This ...
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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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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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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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How to use KVM alone without Android Studio AVD to emulate official x86_64 android images

I want to use official (google compiled) x86_64 android images. I know that I can use AVD manager from Android Studio to easely run and manage them. However, I use virt-manager with KVM, so I can't ...
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Google Play Music draining humongous amounts of battery

Around a couple of weeks back, my phone battery started draining really quickly. In the battery settings view, I could see that Google Play Music is consuming huge amounts of battery. I have tried ...
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List of domains used by Google Maps API Family (Firewall Config)

our corporate config firewall to allow Android Phone use App to Map Location , our programmer use fused location provider API (GPS, Network etc) to Map , but the Phont is in the internal network,and ...
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Which are the undeniable Google Play Services permissions?

I just got a new phone (Wileyfox Swift) with Cyanogen 13.0 installed and I am playing a bit with the app permissions. I am trying to understand which permissions can be denied to Google Play Services ...
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Enable asking to send crash report once answered with No

One of my app users had a crash when starting the app. The first time when he was asked "Send Crash Report?", he answered No. Now it's almost impossible to get to information about the bug, because ...
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Unfortunately Google Play Services stopped

I am using Xiaomi Redmi 3. All of a sudden, I found it continuously displays 'Unfortunately, Google Play Services has stopped'. It happens so often, that I can't do any other work. I uninstalled that,...
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“Google Play Services which some of your applications rely on is not supported by your device”

My mobile is Micromax Canvas Fun A63 (rooted using framaroot). After 1 month of rooting, one day it showed me this: Google Play Services which some of your applications rely on is not supported by ...
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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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 ...
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How to fix crashes on “Checking info” screen when trying to add a Google account?

I had to remove my Google account to sign out of Gmail, but when I try to log back in I see this screen and then it crashes: Without this, my Keep, Gmail and even Play Store isn't working and I'm ...
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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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Lucky Patcher broke my Google Play services

I have a OnePlus 6 running Android 9.0.2 rooted with Magisk, but no recovery. (I tried to install recovery before rooting it every way I could imagine, with no success.) I had Lucky Patcher installed ...
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Open gapps crashing, no GSF id available on LineageOS 15.1

I just installed LineageOS 15.1 on my Galaxy Note 4 (SM910F) via TWRP, everything worked out nicely. Now I wanted to add the Gapps to the system in order to use the playstore. I downloaded the zip ...
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How to make Battery Saver Mode settings permanent?

And I have set my Battery Saver Mode settings as follows: $ adb shell $ su # settings put global battery_saver_constants "animation_disabled=true,vibration_disabled=true,adjust_brightness_disabled=...
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Google Apps not responing even after factory reset

I have a very annoying problem with my phone's Google Apps, which I cannot resolve or even diagnose. It affects Google Play, Google Maps, Chrome, Youtube, Google Settings, Account managing, and ...
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Android 8.1 GApps

So basically, I've flashed a rom onto my phone, specifically lineage 15.1, for the reasoning of I like Android 8.1. The problem, however, is that my gapps seem to not work. Google Play services stop ...
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Lineage OS — Phone still spying on me?

I switched from Android to Lineage OS, and I installed the most basic Gapps package possible, called 'pico', to get the bare minimum requirement for the Google Play store. I then manually disabled ...
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Every Google app stopped working and I cannot act on this

Yesterday morning suddenly all my google apps (except partially Chrome) stopped working at the same time and I don't understand why, and surprisingly enough I cannot even act on this via the usual ...
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Google Play Services is not compatible with my device

Everything was running smooth until I got info I need Google Play Services to run GMail, Google Play Music, GoogleMaps and so on. I try to download/install it but get the message "Google Play Services ...
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Google play services keeps crashing

Google play services keeps crashing every 3 to 10 seconds, and everything google related on my tablet won't load. It started this morning when i powered on my tablet. I'm using a Samsung Galaxy TabA 8....
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How to install Google Play Services without through Play Store in Redmi 3?

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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Identifying why Google Play Services is hogging background data

My biggest data usage is Google Play Services background data. Google Play Services is used by many other apps, hiding which app is actually responsible for the data usage. This also means you can'...
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Google App & Google Play Services Draining Battery in Cyanogenmod

I have an old Sony Xperia Z I want to use in my car to use Spotify/ Google Maps/ Google Navigation/ Android Auto. The phone is running Cyanogenmod 13.0-20161219-NIGHTLY-yuga / Android 6.0.1 (...
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WhatsApp delayed notifications - Force application to run with foreground priority

Is it possible to force an application (e.g. WhatsApp) to run with foreground priority so Android shows notifications (e.g. new messages) of that app as fast as possible? There are apps that use a ...
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Google Play Services: Wrong Architecture. Can't change

So I've got a problem with Google Play services where it's stuck in an arm64-v8a architecture while my phone's is armeabi-v7a. It happened when I tried installing a beta version of Google Play ...
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How do I get Google Play back on my phone?

A can of worms were opened all because I was logged out of Snapchat. I got new a phone about a month ago called the Samsung Galaxy A9 Pro. It was only sold in China and Hong Kong. When I got it it ...
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Is it possible to detect via adb if a certain app crashed (and restarted)?

In my tablet Google Play Services crash every often. They do restart automatically. I'd like to know if it's possible to programmatically discover via ADB whether a restart happened or not. I tried ...
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“Google Play services are updating” message

Since ~ 27 July, in MapMyRide the map has been blank with a message "Google Play services are updating". GPS works fine in the Google Maps app itself. I thought this was specifically a problem with ...
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Google play concern on cyanogen

I want to get Google play on my Cyanogen 13 (6.0) and i discovered openGAPPS. Do you need Google play services in order for google play to work? I'm concern about the privacy implications and ...
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google play service has stopped and google process gapps has stopped

The following message keeps appearing on my asus tablet model K01A screen about every three second. "Unfortunately, google play services has stopped" "Unfortunately, the process com.google.process....
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Unable to Use Google Play or Log Into Google On My Note 2.

I installed the CyanogenMod 13 Marshmallow for my Note 2. I haven't been able to log into Google Play. I can log into my GMail but everything else doesn't work. I also keep getting "Unfortunately ...
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How to get information about devices that do not run Google play service?

We can get information about percentage of different Android version using Google play service. Here is the link. Now, how can I get information about percentage of Android versions running without ...
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Googly Play Store won't open. I'm unable to get stated with my MM installation, please help

I have a OnePlus One. I installed CM 13 nightly, the relevant Slim GApps Nano, and Xposed v80 last evening. Ever since the setup screen, the pop-up saying "Unfortunately, Google Play Services has ...
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LGG4 marshmallow: third of apps uninstalled after turn off/on - playstore says they're still installed

My LGG4 was fine until the upgrade to marshmallow in January. After the upgrade nearly half of my apps had lost their icons replaced by the android icon. Clicking these, says app not installed. But ...