Questions tagged [google-play-store]

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Using a different account for writing reviews on Play Store

I'm not sure if this is the correct site to ask this, but when I download an app from the Play Store, I use a different account for writing a review after using the app. I wanted to ask if what I'm ...
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Google play stops downloading at 98 percent

I recently bought a new Android phone. Everything was perfect until google play stopped working. It downloads apps until about 98 percent and stops! I still can install apps with third party app ...
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How to stop update notifications for disabled apps on a Family-Link managed device?

Running Android 6.0.1 on Nexus 7 device, where I have disabled the following apps: Google Play Movies and TV Google Play Music Google Play Newsstand Google Play Books Before disabling, I cleaned ...
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Advise for migrating from Android 6.0?

I have an old Lenovo T3-850F that has fallen out of support; and I thought that maybe I should migrate it to a new device with a higher version. What do I need to do to do this properly and not loose ...
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Update external installed app from Play Store

Some days ago, I installed an app downloading it directly from the enterprise server. Today, an update was uploaded to the Play Store, but there, I can not see the update button to automatically ...
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all google product app isn’t loading or working. what to do?

Google services like Youtube, Gmail, assistant, Docs, google app etc are not loading or working. The loading bar appears but nothing happens. Play store loads everything but when i click install it ...
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Playstore not downloading or updating anything

My playstore is not working from my device. Whenever trying to download or update, it just shows 'waiting for downalod' and that loading bar spins forever around the app logo. No i do not have any ...
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Frequent deletion of particular contact's messages

There is a problem with continuous deletion of particular contact's messages whether it is text message or whatsapp messages that to every two or three days. I don't know what is the actual problem it ...
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How to Watch Bitchute on the Nvidia Shield

I enjoy watching wild conspiracies for entertainment. At one time, these were plentiful on YouTube, but these days those types of videos are buried too far when you search for them on YouTube and they ...
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Possible spyware or normal behaviour for Aptoide? [duplicate]

I want to express a strong warning regarding Aptoide, a page which claims to be a safe source for side-loading authentic APKs. I tried their service and downloaded a German online banking app. The ...
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How to verify sideloaded APKs?

I have sideloaded APKs, which are not available on sites like APK Mirror or APK Pure, from Google Play via the Evozi APK downloading service. It is an online banking app, so I want to verify it. How ...
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What is EastworldService running from the Play Store app?

I looked in on my running apps and my Play Store has 1 process but 20 services running: Play Detection Async services, Collection Dispatching services, Thunderbird Setting Injector service's, Device ...
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Browsing play.google.com without opening Play Store

When I try opening play.google.com in Google Chrome, it redirects to the Google Play Store app. I want to access the Play Store from my browser so I can easily get links to different apps for sharing. ...
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Google Play does not install applications through OpenVPN connect

Google Play works fine as application browser, but fails to install any app when OpenVPN is active. The same problem repeats on 3 phones from different vendors. How to investigate?
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How to block app silent installation

Recently I noticed I have opera browser installed. I definitely did not install it because I was sleeping at that time. I checked installation time and revealed it was the day before yesterday ...
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Is it possible for Purchase Authentication to be disabled without user knowing?

I've got a Samsung tablet, and have always had the "require authentication" for purchases, as it's mostly used by my young kids. We've never had a problem, until this month... We went on vacation and ...
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Identify which apps are updated on Play Store from Google activity log

Google activity log shows "Device connected and Google apps updated". How can I know which apps are getting connected/updated in this way?
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How to prevent play store from detecting VPN?

I live in China so in order for me access play store I must use a VPN. Play store however, has disabled me from accessing and downloading updates via VPN. I can activate (after each time I upgrade ...
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Why are some unlisted apps unavailable from the Play Store Library page? How do I reinstall them?

Several apps are regularly removed from the Play Store search results, but are still available to users who had installed them before their delisting. While most of them are still available on the ...
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How accurate is Google Play installs measure?

When you look at app listing in Google Play there is "Installs" section: How accurate is that? What values can be found there? Does is take uninstalls into consideration?
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Gmail account disappeared and Google Play Store app not working on MXQ Pro Android TV Box

I have MXQ Pro 4K Android TV Box. The personal Gmail account disappeared and the Google Play Store won't allow sign-in/access. How to fix it?
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Playstore Won't Download or Update Apps

When I click to install or update apps in the Playstore nothing happens. It does not say downloading, download pending, error, etc. Literally nothing happens. Please help! I have not been able to find ...
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Is it possible to extract App Reviews from the google play store by countries?

Is it possible to extract app reviews from the google play store by countries? I know that this is possible for the apple app store but haven't seen any possibility for the google play store yet. ...
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How to change Google Play country without adding payment method

I live in European Union in country where some apps like Cortana and Google assistant are not avaiable. Now I am in Italy, and I will stay for few weeks if that is relevant, so how can I change my ...
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Is Android showing app ads in share menu now?

Android is showing an Adobe app in the sharing menu and "Open with" dialog as if it's installed but will install it when I click on it. Is this a new perk of advertising with Google Play? Is ...
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How to efficiently install same apps on 2 phones?

I have a main phone and a backup phone. Main phone is functional and has a bunch of apps installed. How do I install all the same apps on the second phone while using same Google account?
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How to attend my phone call from android phone in Mac?

I am using Asus Zenfone Max M1 Pro with Android 9.0 I wanted to attend my phone calls from mobile in Mac machine running 10.15.1 macOS Catalina, I have tried, Airdroid, it doesn't support. Any help ...
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How can I get an Amazon Fire HD 8 to be listed as an installable device on the Play Store?

I have side-loaded the Play Store on an Amazon Fire HD 8 using the Amazon Fire Toolbox. No problems, and I can install apps from Play Store on the device itself. Now I'd like to be able to browse the ...
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Is it allowed to offer incentives for 5 star ratings on the Google Play app store?

I started using an Android app that is offering in-app incentives (unlocks) in return for 5 star ratings on the Google Play app store. Is this against Google Play's terms of service?
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Android Pie keep reinstalling Google Chrome even disabled

I've got Brave as my primary browser for my LG V30 (H93230d) running on Android Pie several months ago with Chrome disabled in my settings. However recently I started to see Chrome appearing in my ...
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Paid app accidentally deleted and now can't re-download: says I “already own” the app

I paid for and downloaded an app from the Play Store. Afterwards, I accidentally deleted this app with Titanium Backup instead of a different app that I intended to delete instead. Now, when I go to ...
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Galaxy A3 2017, PROBLEMS WITH GOOGLE PLAY STORE

I have a galaxy a3, 2017. its showing all the time that my google play store stopping . i did try all the things which i read in internet, but still its the same. any recommendations? or maybe im ...
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Delete all WhatsApp numbers that blocked you and also that are nolonger active

I have almost 4, 000 contacts in my WhatsApp. Some are nolonger active, others blocked my number, and still others just changed the privacy settings. Is there a way of listing all the contacts ...
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How can I bulk-purchase Android app codes, just like I can on Apple's VPP?

I have a paid app on the Google Play Store. Someone wants to give my app away for free to 5,000 members of their service (not employees, just members from all over the country). Someone else has ...
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How can I remove from “previously installed apps” list in the PlayStore the applications that are already installed on my phone?

How can I remove from "previously installed apps" list in the PlayStore the applications that are already installed on my phone? For example, the application anyconnect shows up in the "previously ...
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How do I NOT install the apps that Google Play Store offeres for review?

I have a new Nokia 3.1. It immediately wanted to download updates, which it did successfully. Now I have a notification that I can't get rid of to "Complete setup by installing apps". When I touch it, ...
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I was checking my log of netguard … and then I saw this … is normal?

I was checking my log of netguard ... and then I saw this ... now im freaked
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“There was a problem communicating with Google servers, try again later” error

Yet another occurrence of this when setting up a new phone, in this case a OnePlus 5 with the H2OS (Chinese) OS. I installed the current Oxygen OS official 9.0.9 from XDA, used the OnePlus transfer, ...
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Limit number of installed apps

My kids both have an android tablet. With parental control I can limit the apps type to PEGI 7 for example, which works fine. But they then keep installing apps until the device is full, and then ...
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How to test my Device's capability to support WiGig?

Well, how do I test if my Device supports WiGig? My device manufacturer claims that the device supports WiGig but, I don't have a WiGig network, or at least I am not aware of that! Is there an ...
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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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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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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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