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How can I install apk on device without google play

I have a problem with apk install. I have a device without google play. The device is not preinstalled with google play. This is running android 7. I downloaded apk and copied to device. I allowed ...
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Using Google's Play Store through a VPN

My only way to connect to the Play Store is through VPN software. When I disconnect I frequently get messages saying "Play security information update" from the Download Manager. Connecting to the VPN ...
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where can i get app back that opens a tab for all my apps?

My smartphone was open in my pocket and the application that opens the tab for my all apps disappeared. Now i can open apps that are not on the home screen just through the play store. phone sony ...
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Unfortunately Google Play Services has stopped,

My sister cannot get into her Android note pad. The home page with icons is faded and there is a box in the middle of the screen with the message “unfortunately Google Play Services has stopped”. ...
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When using Google Payments for an in-app purchase, does the App admin see any information identifying or associated with your google account?

For example, Let's say I have 2 play store accounts signed in on android: alice@gmail.com bob@gmail.com Event 1: I sign into the app using alice@g, and then make a payment in the app using ...
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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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What is the meaning of “need access to: ” in when we want to install an application?

Whenever we want to install an application from Google Play, the application will ask permission to access to some things. The number of permissions are different from one to another application. ...
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Can't install app on Watch from Wear OS app

I'm trying to install an app on my LGE G Watch F5CC (Android 6.0.1, Android Wear 1.5.0) The G watch is recognized by the Wear OS app running on my smartphone on Android 9, but when I try to install ...
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Gooluck wins app is missing from google playstore

I installed GooLuck Wins on my previous phone but it was stolen. I got a new phone but I can't find the app on Play Store. Even after I signed into my Gmail account, the app is not still reflecting in ...
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Do spoken aloud/verbal notification tones exist?

I would really like a notification tone which says out loud "text" when I receive a message, or "Discord" or "Gmail" etcetera. I know I could do it myself, but I'd like a more professional voice. I ...
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Experiencing code bm-rgch-06 during Google Play code redemption

My friend bought some codes for Google Play credit for me, but when I tried to redeem them, the aforementioned code came up. Through some research, we've discovered this could either mean the person ...
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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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I cannot access Playrix Games

I have a Samsung tablet, CE0168 which I use to access and play Township and Homescapes games. As of July 16, 2019, I have been unable to access these two apps along with anything else on my tablet. ...
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If I update the play store with an apk to a newer version, will play store update itself automatically when an even newer version is available?

The play store app on my phone takes longer to get the latest version than other phones so I updated it with an apk to the latest stable build. I wonder, since I have updated play store with an apk ...
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Google play and play services for Sony Experia T3

I lost my phone and lost all google apps as a result. Now I want to reinstall Google play and play services. Kindly assist
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I live in Israel,my Google Play country is set to USA. How to change to Israel?

The need to change the above had arisen when I tried setting up Family Link on my kid's phone, which fails due to" country setting being different on parent and child phones". Sure enough, his country ...
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How can I choose an alternative account to make an in app purchase?

I am trying to buy an in app purchase with Google opinion rewards credit. I have tried removing it from my apps and games library on my other account, and then downloading on the account I wish to ...
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What does downloads mean in Google Play store app page?

When we open the app page on Google Play Store, it says 1k+ downloads. What does this mean? Does this mean current total installs or total installs in life of the app?
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Google Play incorrectly detects, if application is installed or not

td;dr: I see "Installed" button on many applications at Google Play which I never installed on any of my devices and which are not installed right now (happens only through website / PC). In addition, ...
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not able to install Google Fi

I subscribed to Google Fi for transferring my American phone number to this service. I have Google Pixel 3a XL, which has esim. To activate Google Fi service I need to install Google Fi App. This ...
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Bought minecraft, money was deducted from my bank twice. Refunded it, but I am afraid that I will get it back once

As stated in the title, I bought a game for 7 euros, and it was deducted from my bank twice. It only shows up once in my purchase history, and I refunded that. Now I am afraid that I will only get one ...
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How to share an Android app with referral code?

I want to recommend a paid app to my friend. I was thinking that maybe I could get some referral advantage from Google Play when she installs it? But I don't see any button in Google Play that would ...
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Where has the Llama app gone?

I recently made a full factory reset on my Sony Xperia X Compact, only to find out that the Llama app is gone from the play store (This link is dead for me). Also the author's website looks really ...
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Is it possible to recover apps removed from Google Play?

I recently discovered that on my new phone (the old one died suddenly because of eMMC failure) some apps are no longer on Google Play. They are not incompatible with device; they are not listed at all....
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How to remove a system app from the Play Store updates list [duplicate]

I wonder how I can remove SwiftKey Keyboard form the updates list. Notes It's a system app. Its Disable button is grayed out.
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Use proxy for stock android download manager? Play store not downloading through shadowsocks

I'm in China. I use proxy to access GFW blocked sites. Proxy is connected as an android VPN. Stock download manager does not go through proxy. How can I use proxy with it? On my Mi Mix 2S, I just ...
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How to search for Android apps without ads?

Is it possible to limit searches within the Google Play Store to apps (gratis or paid) that do not contain ads? If it's not possible within the Google Play store, is there another effective way to ...
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Google play store keeps stopping

This is so annoying it keeps popping up, i have done almost everything i have deleted all my apps, freed up storage, reset my phone, powering it off. Nothing works at all, it’s annoying me so much.
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Why is the bURLy app no longer visible in the PlayStore?

@Dan Hulme I just read this comment from you, wondering why the app bURLY was deleted from the store. I googled the package name and found the apk in the wild but it also didnt really work / didnt ...
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App that can remotely install apps for others?

I have a few tablets in my company. I want to install a certain educational app for all the tablets but I do not want to go around the company, manually installing it for them. Is there an app or a ...
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Refund Google Play apps but never received payment [closed]

I requested for a refund and was notified by Google Play that the request was approved. When I checked my refund status, it states that it's been "cancelled" and that I have not been charged yet but ...
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Quick way to send a link to a Google Play store app via SMS

I feel like I'm not seeing something obvious. I have several apps installed via the Google Play store on an Android device. I want to send links via SMS to the appropriate Google Play store pages so ...
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Can “Manage Google Play private apps” be distributed to the others who have the different domain?

My organisation is using google suite (with custom email domain i.e. @companyx.com) and would like to deploy a private app to only suppliers. If I deploy private app to managed Google Play store, can ...
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Google Play Store displays server error repeatedly

After an app installation failed, I cleared the cache and data for Play Store, and restarted my phone too. However now it just shows server error for all my linked Google accounts. Its an Android Oreo ...
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How do you auto restart an app in an Android device after it has been closed?

I am putting my tablet on display for visitors to use Skype but I am afraid if a visitors goes into another page instead of Skype. Is there a method I can use that will restart Skype automatically ...
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Google widget icons

Last week I updated Google app through Play Store. After that it shows a asterisk symbol on Google 5*1 widget. One is Google logo, microphone. And what does asterisk indicates? App version 9.88.7.21....
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Can't launch Google Play Store from within other apps

Recently, I am having a problem with my Android phone. Generally, when an app tries to show something in the Play Store, the Play Store app opens up. But, recently I noticed that Play Store is no ...
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How to delete contact who don't use whatsapp?

How to delete all contact who don't use Whatsapp only?
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Can't install my own app from Play Store

Not sure whether it's related to the problem or not, but this affects only my own apps. When I try to install any of them, it downloads twice for some reason, then I get this message: Can't install ...
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In Android 7.0 Nougat, which permission gives an app your phone number?

In Android 7.0 Nougat, which permission gives an app your phone number? When I say "which permission", I mean when installing apps, the Google Play store will inform the user of certain permissions. ...
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Does LineageOS or OpenGApps have a GMS License and GMS Certification?

Some time ago, I have installed LineageOS on my Samsung Galaxy S2, together with the OpenGApps suite. I have registered with Google and enjoy access to the phletora of Google Play apps on this phone. ...
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Android TV showing “There was a problem communicating with Google servers, try again later” error

I just got a new Android TV box and am trying to sign into Google play store but every time I put in the information and hit enter the error "There was a problem communicating with Google servers, try ...
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Nokia 6 TA-1021 Playstore app download problem

just to provide some background, 1 year ago I bought a Nokia 6 TA-1021 Model, as soon as I got it, it said that it wanted to upgrade the system from Nougat to Oreo so I allowed it, then it happened I ...
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WebView err_unknown_url_scheme

I had to edit a WebView app for client, there's a link in the app for another android app on google play which has this schememarket://details?id=..... When I open the link from the app, I get the ...
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I can't open my apk file

I downloaded an apk from the web that is a paid app in the Play Store, but I can't use the app cause the app knows I downloaded it without paying. I tried it with 2 different apps and these happened: ...
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Why I can't find Clear Local Search History on Google play store?

The Google support said that it is in the Play Store at the Settings, but there isn't this option. I can find only these. I tried to delete all upgrades, and I found it at the 6.9.21 version, but not ...
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Huawei update to EMUI 9 broke everything

I have a Huawei NOVA 2S which I purchased in China. I got the EMUI 9 update yesterday and none of my Google Apps were working. Found this: https://itechify.com/2019/04/26/fix-google-apps-on-huawei-...
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Apps missing when freeing up space

Tried to install a new app on my android phone (marshmello). But since I didnt have much memory space left Google play store asked to free up space and opened a new pop up. But in the Free Up Space ...
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playstore download stops for no reason

There are no problems downloading games and apps that are less than 100mb. But if i download apps that are more than 1gb, i tend to leave it downloading overnight. By morning, I checked my phone ...
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Google playstore showing “similar app available here” in green bar

Many apps like Facebook, Linkedin have two versions. One small and one full version. When you go to playstore and navigate to any of these apps you see "similar app available here" written below app ...