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When does exactly Google Play updates the apps if the automatic update option is selected? [duplicate]

As soon as they are released or when the phone is idle? Or maybe just at random? 🤔
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Why doesn't the Android Studio include the google play store app for tablet AVDs?

I am using Android Studio 3.5.2 Build #AI-191.8026.42.35.5977832, built on October 30, 2019 JRE: 1.8.0_202-release-1483-b49-5587405 x86_64 JVM: OpenJDK 64-Bit Server VM by JetBrains s.r.o macOS 10.13....
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onProgressChanged invoked recursively for Lenovo YT-X705F [on hold]

java.lang.StackOverflowError: stack size 8MB at android.content.ContextWrapper.getApplicationInfo(ContextWrapper.java:159) at android.view.View.getLayoutDirection(View.java:10277) at android....
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How can I switch out of “Internal Beta” version in Android App Store?

I'd like to install the most recent public version of an app I'm working on. I also happen to be a beta tester. The page for the app in the Android Play Store has many tells that it is for the ...
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How to enable in-app purchase via google play on a restricted account

I'm using android v9 on a samsung tab A for allowing my daughter to access a limited amount of applications thanks to a restricted account. One of the applications we've authorised is the Nintendo ...
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Does rooting an Android phone allows to update signed apps with a malicious app?

I am new to android internal things. If i root my phone or it has been rooted by a malicious app with a click of mine without my knowledge will it be able to modify signed apps like google pay (I know ...
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Extracting the videos from the Video play subscription application in android

I have subscribed to a movie susbcription application, i paid for its subscription fee and i can download the videos and watch later on offline mode. The videos are saved in data of the apk (verified ...
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Mirror actions across hundreds of android emulators

I have several hundred android emulations. I want an application that will allow me to mirror actions I do on a single device, to all the other devices. Meaning if I click on an icon located on x,y of ...
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Can't Donwload/Install/Update any app - Waiting for download

I've got a problem while trying to install/upgrade any app on my android phone, after tapping on install/upgrade it just get stuck with the message waiting for download. Nothing works for me, I ...
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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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Google has stopped working - J7 prime

Good Morning, I have a J7 Prime and since sunday a message keeps coming up Google has stopped working, I tried to force stop but to afraid that I will loose all my information. I have cleared the ...
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What private data can apps access without any specified permissions?

Let's say an app doesn't require any permissions at all. What could that app access that could be a potential privacy risk? Other app usage? List of installed apps? Check is my screen unlocked? Google ...
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Installed app linked to wrong Google account [duplicate]

I have two accounts on my OnePlus 6T phone, work & personal the personal is the primary account, but I have noticed that some apps (including Youtube that came pre-installed) are linked to my ...
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Can I access play store via proxy?

I have an issue with accessing play store when using Fiddler as an inbetween proxy. I have a Unity app which uses http requests as well as purchases via the GooglePlayStore. Chrome browser and in-app ...
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How To Install New Android Apps without Uninstalling Other Installed Apps?

I'm using Android 8.1.0 on my latest Huawei smartphone. I'm constantly using several apps at a time & installing new ones as required.. but this problem (a sort of nuisance) is that I need to ...
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Will my Google Play refund be affected by me deleting or removing the card's information from my Google Play account?

Google Play approved a $9.99 refund to the card they charged on 11/1/19. However, before this refund was approved, I deleted or removed this card's information from my Google Play account permanently. ...
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How do I get rid of target devices to install on the Play store?

Each time I visit the Play Store website via the PC and want to install an app, I get not just my device (Pixel 2), but an emulator that I once used : https://i.imgur.com/PIQDA96.png I tried to go ...
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How reliable age certification at Google Play is?

So far I've been trusting in PEGI certifications nearly as in bible. Today, I found Alchademy game, which has PEGI 3 age certification, but deeply in the game's desc you can find something like this: ...
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How much privileged GMS Core is in the Android Stack?

The GMS Core has a ton of capabilities and doesn't seem to perform like a typical application (as in an Application living in the 'Applications' layer shown below). I would assume it would have more ...
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Play Store can't update apps

I have a Xiaomi Redmi 5A with mi-globe MIUI 11 ROM, with Magisk 20.0 root. Yesterday, Play Store updates suddenly stopped working. I checked the logcat and it appears it's trying to link /data/app/com....
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How to browse Google play store for Android TV without a ATV device?

Can we browse google play store for android TV on web? I know for example these two links but these are not comprehensive in any way! List of apps (partial!) List of games (partial!) I don't have a ...
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Why does Play Store on Android Wear claim ten updates when there are only two?

My Ticwatch S2 notifies me when there are app updates available, which when tapped gives the option to update all or open (I have auto-update apps turned off). I picked open. However, instead of ...
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Use Android Phone as a facecam for Ps4 twitch/youtube live streaming

Instead of buying a ps4 camera, I wondered if my android phone could be used as a facecam for Ps4 twitch/youtube on a live stream. I have done a fair bit of research and have found the following: ...
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Why can't I install anything? No error given, just endlessly “tries”

I have been unable to install anything on my Moto E5 Play (Android 8.0). It never gives an error, or any indication that something's wrong, it just eternally spins the loading circle around the app's ...
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what is Market, on an Android device?

In looking up an issue I'm having, I came across 2 questions and associated answers that talked about "Market" (for example, Application Always Downloading). I've never heard of this app, and couldn'...
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Access Channel Impulse Response of LTE signals on cell phone

Is there a way to access channel impulse response information on ios/android or any other mobile software? I was looking at the android developer website but could only find functions that provide ...
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Why do I have to always clear the cache of the Download Manager in order to download 1 app?

I'm using a Samsung Galaxy J4 Core with Android 8.1.0 Go. When ever I want to download an app on Google Play, I first have to clear my data/cache for my Download Manager and restart my phone. It then ...
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Hiding Google account from all apps except the Play Store [duplicate]

I have added a Google account to my phone -- not voluntarily but because Google demands this if you want to install apps. Is there any way to hide this account from other apps like the calendar? ...
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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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What does “Device connected - Updated usage information for some apps” mean on Play Store?

I would like to know what this means inside the Google Play Store: Updated usage information for some apps. The following screenshot shows on Google - My Activity at different times. ...
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Can I use different countries version of the Play Store on different accounts?

I recently moved abroad and I need to change the country of my Play Store (for mobile/banking apps), I also need to keep the apps from my home country. Can I use two different Android accounts (with ...
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How to downgrade from Android 10?

Android 10 is extremely unstable on my Pixel XL. Most apps crashed within a few seconds after open, even including Google Play Store. That means, I could not do any new app install, because Google ...
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Google Play Services Keeps Stopping, I've tried everything

I can't get any of my apps to work. I've tried clearing the data & restarting - works for 10 min then back to square one force stopping - won't let me uninstalling updates - it tells me it's ...
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Pushing Apps to Wear OS (Ticwatch E)

THIS POST WAS ORIGINALLY POSTED ON STACK OVERFLOW I am a Wear OS user and want to push Google Voice to my watch. (I have a Ticwatch E if that helps.) I have connected my watch to my computer via ADB, ...
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Google Play Subscription

I have bought a subscription on some google play app but when I was paying for it I have entered wrong email address that I am using on google play. Now I cant see my subscription on "my ...
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Is there difference between update and re-installation for android apps?

I keep auto updates in Google Play on to make sure apps on my phone are always up to date. A few days ago I rooted my phone, which resulted in a factory format. After I re-installed all the apps I had ...
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How can I install apk that allowing only installing from google play?

I have apk that I want to edit the assets on him and upload that back to the device. The apk downloaded originally from the google play, and I used apk extractor to get the apk of the app. But when I'...
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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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After the playstore update I'm no longer able to use my Play Store credit from my Google Rewards app

I have $6 in my google rewards app sitting there and there's a button on the app to take me to the app store. When I click on a premium app the option to pay for it with the rewards balance does not ...
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PlayStore silently updates Apps even with deactivated Auto-Update

On my Galaxy Note 4 I have XPrivacy installed which informs me about newly installed and updated apps. In PlayStore I've set "App download preference" to "Ask me every time" and "Auto-updte apps" to "...
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Google Play does not download application when VPN connection is active

I use OpenVPN Connect. When VPN connection is active Google Play can show pages, pictures, video, but does not download the application: "pending...". To begin download I need to disable VPN, then it ...
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Google Play storage space calculations inaccurate?

Why exactly does this "More Storage Space required" message pop up when installing an app through Google Play store even when enough space is, theoretically available (x more MB needed)? And, on top ...
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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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Does Google Play Store change apks with time

I have a trivial app up at the Play Store. It calculates its own keyed checksum and displays the results. The Play Store checksum is always different than that of the uploaded apk file. I understand ...
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Was unable to install any app - how to find out what was blocking the installs?

I was unable to update/install any apps earlier today, using either Play Store, F-Droid, or Play Store in my work partition, even though I had over 500MB free on my phone (Pixel XL running Android 9.0)...
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CHANGING LOCATION [duplicate]

I purchased my Samsung Galaxy S 10 Plus in Dubai and was using it there. Last month I relocated to Abidjan in Ivory Coast. Still for applications and purchases the currency AED of my Earlier country ...
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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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Can i add money to a google play gift card and how

Can I add funds, and how if I can. If I had a 10 pound Google play card and I needed 14 pounds on it can i add 4 pounds to it?
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Inbuilt call recorder doesn't allow to record call from other call recorder

I have vivo-v11-pro and i want to use a call recorder other than inbuilt call recorder as in built call recorder shows recording dialog at the end of call. so i installed extra call recorder but when ...