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Is there a way to remove the Guest account?

To remove guest user from android device follow this link This simply says that you have to enter into guest account then from settings -> users -> remove guest user you can remove guest user.
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How to unlock non owner account after reboot?

It seems like by the primary user (here called "user 0") has to log in by definition as the first user. The documentation on the File Based Encryption (FBE) does not give many details on the ...
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Skip "Sign in to Google" when setting up new Android device

My Shield TV worked just fine for three years without a Google account, but the Oreo update appeared to lock me into a signup page; This is pretty obnoxious. You can double-tap the home button and ...
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How do I reverse "sync turned off" in my Google account?

Even more hidden is this... For Moto G 2015... Go to: Settings Data usage Scroll down to Gmail Select Gmail App settings Select one of your gmail accounts and there you'll find a check box to ...
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uninstall app that was installed under another account

I just ran into a very similar issue, where I was trying to update an app owned by a different account. The fix was simple: I logged into the play store with the desired account on the web from my ...
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Android AccountManager security

We cannot look into the sources of the Google AccountManager: while Android itself is open source, the Google apps are not. But we can make an educated guess: It's not necessary to store passwords on ...
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How to use two whatsapp accounts on one phone

Yes you can use two WhatsApp account in a single phone,and here is an alternate method. There are so many application using them you can use dual WhatsApp, and Parallel Space, simply install ...
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Is there a way to remove the Guest account?

After much effort, I tried this simple method and it worked to solve the problem of being able to create a new user or logon as a guest with zero prompts for a password from the lock screen. Note that ...
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Is there a way to remove the Guest account?

There is a now a better solution available named Single User Mod (tested on stock Android 7.1.1 but should work for earlier Android versions too). Pre-requisites: Magisk (framework) and Magisk Manager ...
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Is there a way to remove the Guest account?

Without rooting the device and still be able to change build.prop, no need for adb or developer tools. In short: I found the right twrp for my device, then used latest Odin to flash twrp on it. Then ...
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Is there a way to hide account in Gmail?

According to Gmail support, accomplishing this without explicity removing it from device is not possible: To remove the Gmail account only from the Gmail App isn't possible. If you do not want ...
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Is there a way to isolate my Google account to just the Play Store?

If you want to use the original Google Play Store there is no way to limit the Google Account to this service. In case you loose the device, anyone who gets access to the device can install any Google ...
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Viewingtext messages and call log on synced phoned via google account

Text messages and call logs are related to the SIM being used and have nothing to do with Google account , unlike contacts. Without using an app to transfer it's not possible
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Using multiple devices with the same cloud accounts

It is very unlikely that such a setup messes anything up. The only possible scenario where this could happen would be a badly coded app. In most cases, your apps would only allow you to log in from ...
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"Clear data" does not clear login details

You probably also need to remove the program account details from Settings -> Accounts and Backup -> Accounts It is probably there that the account details are being saved. Mainly to allow you to ...
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How to unlock non owner account after reboot?

Disabling FBE will get you what you want, though it seriously reduces the security of the device. File Based Encryption (FBE) is called "Strong Protection" in the settings. On my tablet, you ...
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How can I change my device's user name?

Unintuitively, the user must first enable multiple user support on the device before the logged-in account can be configured. From the Settings menu, go to System, then "Multiple Users". ...
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Remove user account in Android 5.1

In my phone, I went settings->accounts, selected Google. There I have two e-mails registered, I clicked on the first one, and a set of details opens. On this screen you see on the top right corner a ...
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How to remove dummy account from android?

The answer is within this article: Add the Account Required by the Framework The sync adapter framework requires each sync adapter to have an account type. You declared the account type ...
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How to create a guest account on Android phones?

Guest is a built-in feature as of from Android L (5.0). It's in Settings -> Users -> Guest Mode Pros: Guest data is isolated and gets wiped every time G Mode is disabled (device returned to owner) ...
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How can I use multiple accounts with Telegram?

Use the Parallel Space app. Using this app, you can run more than one copy of almost any app. Here is a link to the app: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.lbe.parallel.intl
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android thinks accounts.db is corrupted and deletes it

I got it fixed, even when i do not understand what happend I checked the created sqlite file with PRAGMA integrity_check;, and after reindex and vacuum i actually got a message its corrupted (not ...
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How do I reverse "sync turned off" in my Google account?

On your mobile device, open Settings. Under Personal, touch Accounts. In the top-right corner, touch Menu More. Check or uncheck Auto-Sync Data.
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Removing a deleted account that's still on Galaxy S4

Just remove the account from the device. Go to Settings > Accounts > Google, then click on the account, click on 3-dots ⋮ > Remove account. You'll get rid of the notification.
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What does Android rooting imply in terms of user accounts?

As you might have expected from the "Linux user perspective", item #3 is the correct answer. With a little adjustments: apps that come with "root features" can use the "root functionality" as well. ...
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Unable to add Rediffmail account in Gmail app

Select POP3 → In POP server address, type pop.rediffmail.com → in SMTP server address, type smtp.rediffmail.com. Then you are all set.
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Is it possible to keep multiple address books on a single phone?

OpenContacts works well as separate private addtessbook https://f-droid.org/en/packages/opencontacts.open.com.opencontacts/
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Is it possible to keep multiple address books on a single phone?

I managed to do it with Android for work profiles. It is convoluted and pain in the ass to set up but you get 2 completely separate contacts, gmail, calendar, etc
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Is it possible to keep multiple address books on a single phone?

Contacts VCF allows you to have multiple address books. You can open and edit vCard files (.vcf). Each vCard file is its own separate address book. Contacts VCF does not usually access the main ...
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