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Google play store app installation history

What would cause the Google history to show certain apps installed, but then uninstalled, all at the same exact time or within one minute of each other?
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How to root Mi TV 4A?

I tried all rooting technique but nothing is working Problem no 1: I can't use USB debugging options (don't have USB to USB cable) but I can able to use adb over network after boot. Tried all kinds ...
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Will skipping Play Store updates cause problems?

I have found that auto-updating apps from the Play Store sometimes causes me an inconenience: A newer versions of an app sometimes doesn't have the features I liked in the older version. Thus, I ...
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How can I stop my apps from updating automatically (Google Play Store settings do not work for all apps)?

I have set Auto-update apps to "Don't auto-update apps" in Google Play Store. That works for the majority of apps (except the Play Store itself). However, according to my security software (Avast), ...
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“in.android.location.PROVIDERS_CHANGED” is popping in my android phone

Recently in my android smartphone, while toggling GPS the notification popping up "in.android.location.PROVIDERS_CHANGED". Why this is happening recently & not before and how to disable it?
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Android apps for “armeabi-v7a” and “x86” architecture: SoC vs. Processor vs. ABI

While downloading Android apps, sometimes I have seen apps for armeabi-v7a and x86 architecture. I read some references for armeabi-v7a and x86 architecture. However, at the end, I couldn't finalize ...
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Why can't I install YouTube on my phone?

I am using a Tecno Pop 2 Power device. It runs on Android 8.1(Oreo). It's a new device. When I launched it, it came pre-installed with the "YouTube Go" app, which is in no way a replacement for the ...
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Is there a Google Play app that can be pushed to a device with a broken screen to retrieve data without user interaction?

I'm at my last resort with a OnePlus 6 with a broken screen, with the only remaining option being to order a replacement screen to get back into the phone to retrieve the data. Before I go that route, ...
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My Samsung S7 keeps getting popups saying that “Google Play Services has stopped” and restarting itself

My Samsung S7 keeps getting popups saying that Google Play Services or Knox Enrollment keeps stopping while I'm setting up my phone. It was constantly restarting beforehand, so I factory reset it, but ...
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Why does the Google Play Store sometimes not list an app update?

I've noticed that the Google Play Store sometimes does not list an update for an app. For example, I'm working on a stock, non-rooted, Android Nougat device on which Firefox Focus was installed ...
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Game Servers and ROM

Are there any ways to change the server of a game without flashing ROM, or to keep the same server after flashing a ROM from a different geolocation?
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google services has stopped wont stop long enough for me to fix the problem cant even get into my settings

google services keeps looping gives me no time to fix due to it just keeps forcing me back to same looping message cant even get into my settings for long enough to repair because it just throws me ...
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How to add whatsapp contacts in bulk?

I want to save 1000's whatsapp contacts which were not added in contact list in bulk which is the fastest way to do it?
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Can I consume a consumable In-App purchase as a user?

As a developer I let my app's users buy in-app purchases (IAPs) and then the app lets Google know that the IAP is consumed so it can be purchased again. Is that possible for me as an app user? That ...
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Cannot rate apps on Google Play

I just found out I cannot rate apps on Google play. Any app. And yes, I have them installed. But the rating 5 stars or 'Rate' button are missing. Am I missing something? Anyone else experiencing the ...
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How to stop ads redirecting to Play store

I have a similar problem to How can I stop being redirected to the App Store/Google Store by dodgy ad-scripts? however the solution provided there doesn't work: I'm opening in-app ads on purpose for ...
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Where can I find the default /system/lib for Lollipop

I have a rooted Alcatel 5017 A and I wanna check the libraries on the system (I think I got hacked) can anyone show me the default content of system/lib for this phone? Thank you all! Also, I would ...
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Play Store and the country pain

I had already a lot of trouble with the play store country change in Canada. Now I'm living for a while in Singapore and I have the same trouble again. In Canada/USA I was not able to download the ...
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How can Users from a company download private apps [closed]

In order to keep our react-native app updateable and private, we decided to use this approach to upload an APK to the Play Store privately. Apparently, our client has to have G Suite set up for this ...
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Android Apps will not stop updating, no matter what I try

I've searched extensively on this and I see many threads where the advice relates to drilling into the apps individual menu list and 'un-checking' the 'Enable auto-update' box. Anyway, I'm at my ...
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How do I know Google Play store apps are authentic and untampered with?

I use Linux a lot and Android on my phone only for a few things. However I want to install a new app (Signal) for the first time in ages. Now... when I download and install linux apps I can check and ...
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Family Link not available on OnePlus One?

My son is using an old OnePlus One, and I wanted to install Google's family link on it. The browser finds it but the play store doesn't, and when I click it in the browser (and go into the play store) ...
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How to solve error 910? [duplicate]

I do not understand how this happens, nor what causes it. So if I try to download a game that I once had in the past, it downloads it but when it's doing the installing phase, it gives me a 910 error. ...
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One specific game/app refuses to install

As the title says, one single game on the app store that I had installed beforehand without issues, now refuses to install at all. The playstore keeps giving me error -506 over and over, and that's ...
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google play servics Icon disapeared from my apps in HTC desire 816 dual sim with Android 6

google play servics and google play store Icons disapeared from my apps in HTC desire 816 dual sim with Android 6 and google icon disapeared from my general tab !
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Install google play on emulator

How can I install google play on emulator? I start my emulator like this: ./emulator -avd my_custom_device_API_26 -dns-server 8.8.8.8 -writable-system and I tried it this way but it doesn't work. ...
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How to restrict games installation

I am a iPhone person and my wife is andriod. Our son has been madly installing games despite me hiding the play store icon in a folder he manage to find it. I went into playstore setting but the ...
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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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How to quickly find apps which *do not* have in-app purchases?

I started using a popular free to play online Poker app some time ago, and I'm pretty sure that after about a week of playing they ramped up the difficulty significantly - I was steadily winning, and ...
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All the applications on my phone are not responding/working

Hey Guys I recently dropped my phone and I was forced to send it for repairs after it died. Thankfully there wasn't any screen damage but according to the technician the charging IC chip was damaged ...
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App can't install. Error 910 on Google Play Sotre and conflicting packages when sideloaded, even though the app isn't already installed [duplicate]

Alright, first, I should point out that I'm not a developer or hacker, I've never worked with adb and so on, which means I didn't mess with advanced system settings or anything like that. I'm posting ...
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Paid app on computer (via google play store) but installed on phone as 'unknown sources' (not via the play store)

I just paid for 2 apps on my computer logging into the play store. But I installed them on my phone as .APKs so how to have the free versions turn into paid?
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Lost play store

I was trying to fix the 491 issue and apparently followed badadvice uninstalled and the entire Play Store app disappeared from my phone I can't seem to get it reinstalled help please
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What is this icon for its the up down arrow on the left [duplicate]

It's on the left side of the notification bar with the up down arrow thing
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How do you uninstall apps from your desktop web-browser?

I was trying to remove a bunch of old apps from my android phone. I used to be able to uninstall apps from my desktop web browser by going to google play and then just clicking uninstall. But today ...
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there was a problem communicating with google servers on tablet

I can access GOOGLE and google play on my laptop, but not my tablet. After following all the steps of removing and re adding account, it still doesn't work. How do I fix this problem?
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Possible to transfer Google Play Balance from one Google account to another? [closed]

Actually I am using 2 Google accounts in my device and first is my permanent while second is only for special purposes. I have mistakenly added my funds to second account instead of first one and now ...
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My second app gives error 910 when trying to install [duplicate]

I have 2 apps on google play both are webview app first one is "Milana" with ID "com.milana.eg" second one is "Milana Stuff" with ID "com.stuff.milana.eg" both have different sign key but the problem ...
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How to uninstall Google/Samsung apps properly?

I have a Galaxy A5 2016 and I would like to remove all Google apps for the sake of privacy. I have a rooted phone and it's running Samsung firmware. I've tried simply uninstalling the apps with an ...
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Can the Play Store (in /system/priv-app/) be reinstalled with a newer version?

Tapping on the build number in the Play Store doesn't really update it anymore on my device; I have no idea why. I've been trying to sideload the apk which just installs the newer version into /data/...
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Can't install apps after factory reset

I have a Lenovo Tab 4 10-inch tablet (Lenovo TB-X304F). Recently I had an error on it and had to perform a factory reset, and I'm experiencing problems reinstalling some apps I had installed before. ...
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Why does Google Play Store show installed apps in the “Previously installed apps” section?

When I go to the Previously installed apps section of Google Play Store, some apps that are currently installed on my phone are also shown. I thought that may be all of the currently installed apps ...
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Why is Google Play unable to update only Google apps?

Everything was working fine on my Lenovo tablet until a couple of weeks ago when Play Store was no longer able to update the gmail app. It usually just was left hanging. Other apps seemed to update ...
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Play Protect : Device not certified - What does it mean?

I would like to know what it means when Google Play Protect certifies a device. My Moto G6 (Ali) is not certified in the Play Store. (Tap to enlarge) Is there any way to certify my device? ...
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Payment deducted but app was not downloaded

I paid Rs.180/- for an App called "Pop Diary+Journal. The amount was debited but the App was not downloaded. It has not shown in Google play stores history. The App developer said he could not help ...
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Browse only really free software on the market

How can I browse Google Play so that only apps/games that have no ads and no internal purchases are seen? Note I am not talking about dedicated third party free stores, but about the actual Google ...
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Chrome redirects to messenger on Samsung mobile

I have been getting redirect notices on my Samsung Google Chrome browser with a link to messenger. I once installed messenger but I have never used it nor do I even have a Facebook account. But now ...
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Why is Firefox for Android shown as “offered by” Google Commerce Ltd?

If you look at the page for Firefox for Android on Google Play, and it 'Read more' then scroll all the way down, you will see the following. The question is simple, why is it shows an offered by ...
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Google Play error 501 when updating YouTube

I'm trying to update the YouTube app. Whenever the update downloads and it shows "Updating app". It takes a lot of time and after some time, an error is displayed "Unknown error 501". I've searched ...
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How to install Playstore on a device on which it is not already installed?

I bought a VivoY13 phone from Chinese Dealer. But Google playstore is not pre-installed. And when you try to install it shows errors. Does anyone have solutions or faced similar situation?