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How can I make my phone require a password to open Google Play Store?

I want my phone to require a password to enter the Google Play app, so if I let someone else, such as a friend, use my phone they can't go into the app and snoop around. I have a Samsung Galaxy S9 ...
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What does “staged” mean in the context of dictionary download?

Google search can't answer my question What does staged mean? Sorry I'm a pretty new to the tech thing
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Why is Play Store showing “Can't install app…Error Code: 910”?

I am using Android Lollipop mobile. I have uninstalled preinstalled Youtube app updates. Now I tried to update the app from Play Store. It is giving the error "Can't install app" with error code 910. ...
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What damage can someone do with a logged play store account?

Let's say I have 500 tablets that I'm using for educational purposes at a highschool. In order to preload the app and receive automatic updates later, we have a single dummy Google Account that's ...
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Best way to install Android app on 500 tablets?

We have 500 tablets that need to go out with our Android app pre-installed. From our experience so far, the only way to install the apps is by creating a new Google account, logging into the play ...
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Location triggered alarm [duplicate]

Suppose you want to activate an alarm triggered once a certain location is reached. There exist something capable of this already on Samsung S9 for example
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Error retrieving information from server [DF-DFERH-01]

Error retrieving information from server. [DF-DFERH-01] I have a Sony Xperia XZ Premium running android 8.0.0. I have a problem when trying to go to the play store app and selecting the music tab. I ...
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Determine android:installLocation in Play Store BEFORE install

I'm familiar with moving apps from internal to external memory. In fact I have to with the limited internal memory I have. Some apps don't allow that. I know it's the android:installLocation line. ...
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Lucky Patcher broke my Google Play services

I have a OnePlus 6 running Android 9.0.2 rooted with Magisk, but no recovery. (I tried to install recovery before rooting it every way I could imagine, with no success.) I had Lucky Patcher installed ...
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Why is the first step always 73.73 kB while downloading from Google Play Store?

My phone is a OnePlus 5T running Android 8.1. While downloading or updating apps from Google Play Store, the first step is always 73.73 kB. I'm just curious. Is there any technical reason (e.g. file ...
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Play store downloaded more than 100%

What is happening? Play store keeps downloading after 100% how to fix this ?
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How to unhide my review that had been hidden by app developer?

I noticed that one app that is licensed under GPLv3, while the app developer had not been publishing code updates on github for several years already. I decided to write a review on Google Play and ...
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Android App for split screen pdf note taking (for tablets) [closed]

Does anybody know of an app which lets you have a split screen of pdf(left) and note taking blank page(right) setting, so that you can make notes for every individual page? When you revisit it would ...
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Set up Google Play for restricted user accounts

i have a Samsung Galaxy Tab 4, running Android 5.0.2 I'm looking for a soluton to the following issue: All of my family is using the tablet. So i set up accounts for an admin, and personal accounts ...
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How to remove device from Google?

I have given away one of my devices, I'd like to remove it from my Google account entirely. It seems, there is no longer a way to do this (which, if true, probably breaks GDPR). I'm aware I can "hide"...
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How to identify I already own a paid app which is on a 100% discount offer period?

Google Play Store recently got updated in my device to v11.8.xx. I'm used to buying paid apps gone free (PAGF) [free for a limited time]. In v11.7.xx or earlier, if I bought a PAGF, the view used to ...
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how can i access All application which is using INTERNET in Android

i want to access all application which is using Internet at the background of our mobile phone kindly help me how to find applications which is running on Internet at background.
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Importing APK Files from google play console , then making it run on Android Studio

I am currently working for my professor and there was a programmer before me that built the app. I am trying to convert his APK file into my own Android Studio for the full code so I can make updates ...
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Android 'Add-on' for app

Don't know if I have the terminology correct, but I recently install TeamViewer Quicksupport from the Play Store. After it installed, I had to download an 'Add-on' for Samsung (I have no idea why it ...
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Can I resume downloading app in play store?

I started downloading a game using Wi-Fi, the game was about 1.5GB . When almost 800 MB was done i closed wifi. The download paused. Will i be able to continue from 800 MB when i connect to Wi-Fi ...
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Are device administrator permissions a security risk?

I would like to use t-igra's SwipeLock+ app, but it requires device administrator permissions. Google Play Store lists the following permissions: receive data from Internet view network connections ...
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How to get Google (Play) Services on Huawei Nova 3e / P20 Lite?

I have bought a Huawei Nova 3e (aka Huawei P20 Lite) from China but it does not include Google Play Store / Gmail and other Google services. I have tried several things Installing and running "...
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HTC Desire bravo custom rom

I have an old rooted HTC Desire gsm version with custom recovery installed. Presently it is running the stock 2.3.3 android provided by htc, but this rom contains no standard apps like maps or gmail, ...
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How to prevent Google Play Books from uploading ebooks?

Even with Enable PDF uploading disabled on Google Play Books application every book I add gets added to the cloud. Is there any way to disable this behaviour?
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What personal information is shared from the Play Store to an Android Developer?

I am working on a simple app to get started in Android. I am trying to understand what information is shared with a developer from the Play Store as a result of downloading an app but I am finding it ...
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Check latest added apps in google play store

How do we check latest added apps in google play store? Currently we can only see New Free Releases but that are top new Free apps. So How to Check latest added apps in google play store?
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App is “uninstalled” but greyed out, won't remove

A game app is greyed out after I uninstalled it; it says it cannot find the app, but the greyed out app stays and will not remove. I can re-install the app but the original greyed out app stays there.
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How to free up space to install apps?

After installing a 32 GB SD card, having trouble installing apps. Because the OS is 5.x and not upgradable then adoptable storage isn't an option. How can I install apps when the system reports ...
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What is the scope of Google Play Protect's scanning?

Even though I don't recommend relying on it (because it is not very effective), I know quite a few people who only use Google Play Protect. Does Google Play Protect only scan apps installed via the ...
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Find Exact Install Date of A FREE App From The PlayStore On A Older Phone

I'm looking to find the instillation date of an app I had on my old phone. I've tried looking on the play store here however it only shows be previous paid purchases. I've also tried using a ...
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how to format an SD card as portable for adoptable storage?

I have ZTE phone: Model z828 Fcc id srq-z828 IC 5200E-Z828 H/W U06A DATE 03/2017 and have inserted and mounted a 32 GB SD storage chip. However, cannot seem to get an option to use ...
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Installing Gapps (space problem)

I have installed the custom ROM from TeamWin recovery mode for android 8.1 (don't judge 😋). Everything was installing fine with no errors but then I then installed Gapps, it then told me there is not ...
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How to install core GMS packages on Android 7, EMUi 5.1.1 B223 HEEELP!

I have a Chinese phone and i don't know what to do with that... I have HUAWEI 7 plus ( Android 7, EMUi 5.1.1 B223 ) i need your help!
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Why I cannot find google Cantonese input in play store?

I watched this video https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Jqz3Fv9PcRo I want to download the same app, the video was just a few months old. However, I could not find the app. My location is US.
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How do I stop my child installing apps via Google Play's web interface?

For various reasons (probably because I'm not a very good parent :-)) I've needed to use applock by Domobile Lab to prevent my 14 yo from putting viruses on my android phone from Google Play putting ...
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I have an old HTC Sense and i am having problems getting market to open or even updating to google play store.

I have an old HTC Sense Android, running 2.3.4, I'm not new to this scene, i currently have a galaxy S6 Active and a S8+, but im still learning, ANYWAY this phone doesnt have service, just wifi, i was ...
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New to this sort of thing: Attempting to figure out a long lost Google account on Android

I am very new to this sort of thing and I am really liking the possibilities that are achievable with Android. I wasn't really at all familiar with this until a few days ago and some of the things ...
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How do I sign in to google without compromising password?

I've got a Lenovo Solo VR headset. I've got a long, randomly generated password for my google account that is pretty much impossible to memorize without an eidetic memory. If you remove the goggles to ...
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What Google services do the Google Pixel phones require using?

What Google services do the Google Pixel phones require using? Or can they be used without using Google products? For example, do they require using a Google account? If so, do they require using ...
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Can anyone tell me what is @pm@ listed under my apps?

I have this app labelled @pm@ listed under my apps & I don't recognize it, can anyone tell me what @pm@ is listed under my apps. It also on the side of app has a grey cloud with a white up arrow ...
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Serveral phones with same AppStore/Google login

I a have a large cluster of phones, about 100, in several places in the world. They are wall mounted, and I cannot access them physically, they all must be in silence (so are configured to reject ...
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For what purpose does the Google Play Store use the PHONE permission?

I noticed that, by default, the current version of the Google Play Store has access to the PHONE permission. For what purpose does the Google Play Store use the PHONE permission?
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Intrusive Google Play Store advertisements appear as soon as I start charging my phone

I get these types of full screen ads as soon as I charge my phone: I don't even have to unlock the screen, the ad sound starts playing as soon as I plug in my phone. In order to get rid of it, I ...
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How do I stop Google Play Store from Popping up (10-15 times a day) and “Suggesting Apps?”

I have a galaxy S7 edge and for the last 3 weeks, I constantly get pop ups from the Google Play store suggesting apps that are in development. I have turned off notifications, but nothing has stopped ...
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Installed app not showing on Play Store

I have a Samsung FGalaxy 7 using Android version 8.0.0. I have an app that is on my list of apps to run (and it does run), but it does not show in Play Store so that I can uninstall it. I tried ...
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Meizu m3 note started lagging because of Google play services

Recently, my meizu phone started lagging, and after a while, I decided to reinstall my system. After a couple of reinstallations, i realised, the problem was in google services, because my phone ...
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How to force Adobe tracking link in SMS to open Google Play Store app and not the web browser

I am sending a bitly in SMS that masks an Adobe tracking link to download an app. I want the link to open the Google Play app, not the web browser. Is there a way to force this? Given that I can't ...
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Huawei 8 cant download from google play

So one of my apps gives the following message: your device isn't compatible with this version to a Huawei 8 user even though it is marked supported in the google play console. All I have in ...
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What make app to the “top apps”?

I assumed that app is more "top" within its category mostly based on installs (quantity and velocity) and user rates and comments. Probably also slightly some other criteria like android vitals score ...
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Google Play won't allow me to update applications

Google Play will not allow me to update my Facebook Application. It keeps saying that I can't update Facebook because of its default location. [1] My phone is an Android 4.4.4, Gualcomm® snapdragon ...