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MIUI 12.5 VS root or not? If, wich one? [closed]

Hey, I have a Xiaomi Mi T10 Pro with MIUI 12.5 Stable + Android 11 I have been a Samsung user until S20. Then I got this instead. The first thing I use to do is root the phone. But now, without a ...
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Images, emails, web page apps not loading unless on wifi

I have noticed that unless I am on wifi some images on my email do not load, some web pages do not work eg screentrant.com and many other things are affected while using the mobile data and not wifi. ...
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How do I view a large Markdown file in android? [closed]

In iPad, I can open a large Markdown quickly and view it, for example, a 2Mb file. The file is so large because it contains image data. But when I open it on Android, apps will shutdown. (I downloaded ...
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Is there an official source of Google Play Store/Service Framework/GMS? or trustable third-party sources?

I tried to install the three Google apps with the auto-installer I used for my non-rooted Huawei P40 on EMUI 11.0.0 (based on Android 10, I think). Though the installation was successful, there was no ...
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How can I download the last supported/compatible version of an app by knowing the Android OS version?

I have a very old samsung phone (Galaxy Ace) which runs Android Eclair. Surprisingly, Google Play and other apps still work and connect to the Internet, but there's a few problems. I had to hard reset ...
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How to purchase premium features of an Android app for a group of people?

For a research project, we are utilizing an app available in the Google Play Store to collect data. However, to do this properly, we need to provide all participants with the paid full version of the ...
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Pixel 2: no Play store after lineageOS and gapps installation

I installed Lineage 18 on a Pixel 2 without issues. I followed the official guide (https://wiki.lineageos.org/devices/walleye/install). The problem is that there is no Play store after the first boot. ...
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WIFI ON but Play fails "No internet connection. Make sure WiFi ..."

Recently i decided to check for app updates and Play refuses to work and popup the error "No internet connection. Make sure WiFi or mobile data is turned on." However WIFI is enabled and ...
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How to opt out the Designed for Families program of Google Play? [migrated]

I have a free app available on Google Play. I got an email from Google Play after I submitted the 'Target audience and content' for this app on 'App content' page of Play Console today. It said that ...
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Why is GPay not compatible to my Motorola G Stylus 6

I get an error message on Google Play right when I open up the GPay app saying your device is not compatible
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How to prevent Google Play store from thinking Android apps need updates when they do not?

Recently, the Google Play store has been indicating that apps need to be updated that are already up-to-date. Nothing has changed on my end except I know Google has recently made some "...
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How can one purchase an app on google play without having to immediately install it on a device? [duplicate]

I am going to purchase an app on google play, but I don't actually need to install it on any devices just yet. But, it appears that I must install it on a device in order to purchase it. I am confused,...
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Suspicious Pre-installed Google Files App on Infinix HOT 10

I'm using Infinix HOT 10. I got tired of the buggy pre-installed File Manager, so I started looking for alternatives on Google Play Store. To my surprise, I found Google Files app (which is supposed ...
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As a parent, how can I remove Google Play from view of my kids Chromebook?

My wife and I are homeschooling my daughter this year and she needs a laptop for Zoom meetings and two web sites. I have setup her account so that Zoom is accessible and she can only view the two ...
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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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Stop websites to redirect to their Play store apps

Some websites force to install their app and won't let me visit their websites in Google chrome on Android without redirecting to playdate Play store. Only workaround is incognito mode because chrome ...
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Play Store -- Relevance of color of Icon with initial in it

I recently had an issue in trying to download an app for a Canadian product from Google play. Despite being in Canada, on a Canadian WiFi system or Canadian SIM Card on a Canadian carrier the download ...
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Force Android to display "Desktop Version" when you add to home screen

I view several websites only as "Desktop Versions" but when I add them to my home screen they do not respect this decision. Is there any way to force this feature to work correctly?
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A seemingly random selection of apps keep crashing

Starting from today, some apps on my phone just kept crashing. At first it was mostly Google-related apps, and since I've had issues with Google Play services crashing before, I took the usual route ...
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Play Store Verification on Oppo Realme Q

I am currently using an Oppo Realme Q (RMX1971) which I got myself last year due to its good hardware. Not so long ago, I was able to simply download and install apps from the Google Play Store. ...
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Whenever I press home on my Gionee s10b or reboot the phone I am stuck with this

Whenever I reboot or press home on my Gionee, I am stuck on this page, and it doesn't load at all
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My Gionee S10b is not connecting to the internet, it connects only with hotspot

my Gionee s10b is not connecting to the internet, but when I connect it with a hotspot to my laptop. I can browse on my laptop. But I can't browse on my phone. Please help.
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My proifie pic shows up on tbe left side then quitly moves to tbe right side?

My profile pic shows on the left side then quickly moves to the right side of Google? Is someone else log in my account or over writing my screen? It's said not secure at first in the search bar then ...
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If I have two phones, and I use the same email address for google play store, will it back them up individually?

If I have two phones, and I use the same email address for google play store, will it back them up individually? For example, would each phone have its own apps that are backed up? Or would they end ...
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Why does Google Chrome keep freezing on certain websites?

In 2021 June update, the devs have introduced a bug which let chrome glitch on certain websites like Quora, there are also some update issues in Google Chrome. Does anyone know about this, or how to ...
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Rebinding installed apps with Google Play

In order to carry out a country change, Google support told me to uninstall the updates of Google Play (which I see as a downgrade, to version 17), to change the country, and let Google Play update ...
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How to install a mobile-only Android app on an Android tablet?

How to install a mobile-only Android app on an Android tablet? By "mobile-only", I meant the app has only released a mobile version and no tablet version. For example, DoorDash is one such ...
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How to successfully and safely install a free app, using android (not a PC), from Play Store but without using the Play Store app?

I log in on Google with Firefox, access the Play Store site, click "Install" for the chosen app (only clickable after I remove &gl=US from the URL). It says it will be installed soon. 30 ...
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Why no storage error showing with my space empty?

Im having more than 12GB free space And when i try to install app or update app im getting no storage error. I have clear cache also still showing same issue. Any suggestion. Thanks
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Is there a way to make an apkmirror.com app behave exactly the same as the app from Google Play Store and Galaxy Store?

There can be a subtle difference on how the app behave: Xiaomi phones using Dual app for Pokemon Go Galaxy phone using Pokemon Go from Google Play Store and Pokemon Go from Galaxy Store OnePlus using ...
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Can't reinstall apps from SD card after reboot

This is the first time my phone randomly rebooted, I didn't think much of it until all my apps disappeared. The apps in the internal storage is still there but the apps that was moved to the SD were ...
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Can I edit an Apk for removing Ads even getting updates?

There are various sources for downloading an apk. After installing an apk, Play Store detects the app. And it shows updates, if any update is available. After updating the app, the app starts ads. Can ...
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How to adjust settings to block annoying upgrade prompt

Motorola Moto G8 power smartphone with Android 10. How to adjust settings to block annoying upgrade prompt to Android v11? Also, is it really necessary to update the multiple Google applications? I'm ...
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Google Play app shows me a fake recent searches

I have opened Google Play app on my Motorola One (Android 10 / Android One) today to search for some app. Only to be hit be following: The three marked so-called recent searches were never performed ...
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Google Play Store stuck on "Pending" (Android 10)

The issue with Google Play Store being stuck on "Pending" has been discussed a lot. We all know the solution: clear the cache. But I'd like to delve deeper into this problem. I'd appreciate ...
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Why are some writing applications unable to distinguish left and right written language?

Why are some writing applications unable to distinguish left and right written language? For example, Writer plus is able to recognize the path of Persian or Arabic language. But JotterPad or ...
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Can an app that has permission to access the photos copy them?

i'm really wondering and can't find answer. Google Play from the store every downloaded apps want to access photos. Permission content read the contents of your usb, modify or delete the contents of ...
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roblox app data and cache directory on android

I have downloaded total commander and search android/data but can't find the Roblox directory. I want to check the logs for in-game purchases. If I go to settings/apps / Roblox I can clear the game ...
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How to Unlock Bootloader in HUAWEI P30 Lite New Edition (MAR-LX1B) phone?

I want to root my HUAWEI P30 Lite New Edition (MAR-LX1B) phone. To achieve this I wanted to install Twrp on my smartphone. TWRP and the stock ROM I already have. But now to my problem. To install TWRP ...
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How google check the apps submitted for publication in playstore? [duplicate]

I knew playstore authority ( None other than google) take some time to analyze the app and then gives permission.Am I right? What do they do to analyze the app? and how they check all assets( image ...
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No Google Play Store on Xiaomi 11 Lite 5G

I got a Xiaomi 11 Lite 5G, and it had Google Play Store and I used it to install Pokemon Go and used its Dual app mode. And then I had two Pokemon Go running, but then I tried installing Plants vs ...
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Changing country in Android play store is not working, how can I change it?

I have moved from Hong Kong to the UK. I am now physically in the UK connected to the UK network with a UK number and a UK SIM. However, I can't change my Play Store country to the UK. Initially, in ...
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some apps enabled in restricted account get "download failed because the resources could not be found"

I installed a few tocaboca games for my daughter from the admin account on her Samsung S5e tablet running Android 11 from the google play store. These are installed on the internal storage and there ...
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Google play store available apps whilst on VPN vs native Google Play Store country

I've read a few threads as well as the Google requirements for changing the country in the Google play store. My question doesn't pertain to actually changing countries, it's about how the play store ...
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Uninstall system apps on rooted android 10

I've been trying to remove the chrome, youtube and playstore applications from my android device, however, I've run into some issues. I've tried rooting my device, but the systems folder is hard-coded ...
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"Verify it's you" pop-up when I try to make a purchase through Google Play

Whenever I want to make an in-app purchase, a prompt with the header "Verify it's you" with a text box and a submit button appears, but it doesn't say what i need to introduce in the text ...
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Vietcombank Smart OTP app says "Your device does not match security requirements. Please re-activate Smart OTP on other devices"

I am trying to use the app Vietcombank Smart OTP on Android. This is the Smart OTP app of the Vietnamese leading bank Vietcombank. The app downloads fine, but everytime I start it up I get this error ...
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Is there a way to have a Gmail account without a mobile number

Is there a way to have a Gmail account without a mobile number، To access the Play Store? I remember there was no such problem in the past. I am constantly traveling and I do not have a fixed number. ...
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Firefox stable version

If I go to the Play Store, and pull up Firefox, I notice that its version 88.0.0-beta.3. I searched some more and found another version that is 87.0.0-rc.1 I dont want a beta version or rc version, I ...
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Google Play Store uses mobile network, ignoring Data Saver settings?

One of my apps is allowed to use the mobile network, and all others are confined to wifi. This is specified in my Data Saver settings, but according to GlassWire, Google Play Store is still using the ...

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