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How to bypass Factory Reset Protection (FRP) or "Verify your account" screen?

Use this code to unlock in an emergency call: *#812#. After calling it, the phone unlocked and I was shown the home screen. After that, I went to the setting and added a new Google account. Since then,...
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How to export a list as Text of all Play Store Apps that I have ever installed

Use Google Takeout to export out of Google services a list of all activity involving the Google Play Store for a Google account. No root or even device is required as you are exporting out of Google'...
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"Sync is currently experiencing problems. It will be back shortly." error message appears under the Sync settings

Not closely related to the issue, but it solved my very similar problem with contacts sync: The contact option was not listed in Android's (v.6.0.1, Marshmallow) Settings / Accounts / Google sync menu....
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What will happen to purchased apps if I log out of my Google account

When you sign out of the account from which you purchased apps , they will stop working as licencing checks are carried out in the background. Thanks to Izzy who pointed out in comments that this ...
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How do I delete an old device from my Google Acct?

If you are unable to remove the device from the Device activity section of your Google account because the red button doesn't show up, go instead to Google Security Checkup and expand Your devices, ...
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Google Play Services only recognizes deleted account; cannot update any apps

This could be happen because you deleted your account permanently from the web but that account still saved in the device and triggering a force sign in to identify you. Follow these steps: For ...
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Switch Payment Profiles on Play Store?

You can now change this in the Google Play app under: Menu > Account > Preferences > Country and profiles If you have more than one profile - they should be here. In case if you are stuck ...
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How to close Google account on the phone

Sign in to your account here and delete it like that: More info on deletion you can find in help article. After the successful deletion your account will be signed out from the phone as well and your ...
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Find the IMEI number of lost Android phone

Not a way to find it , but to document that it's not possible from Google Dashboard anymore Is it possible to find the IMEI number of a lost Android phone using Google Dashboard? Unfortunately NO ...
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Find the IMEI number of lost Android phone

Yes, as of July 2019, you can still get your IMEI number from the dashboard. Just go to the "Find your device" page and select your device. Then in the upper left corner, the name of your device will ...
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How do I delete an old device from my Google Acct?

It's quite easy. Click on the device you wish to remove and confirm as shown in screenshot below from my list of devices Edit Try signing out of that account and signing in from that old phone and ...
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How can I turn OFF Google Lens search, permanently

This link shows how to disable the feature. It's hard to follow at first, just replay it a few times. Basically type chrome://flags in your chrome browser, which give you a "search flags" ...
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"Sync is currently experiencing problems. It will be back shortly." error message appears under the Sync settings

I tried EVERYTHING. Finally came across the answer - turned off Power Saving (which I normally keep my phone on) and hey presto, everything syncs again. So easy.
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Change personal name associated with email address

Edit your Google Account information: Sign in to My Account. In the "Personal info & privacy" section, select Your personal info. Choose the information you want to edit and follow the onscreen ...
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Removing a device from Android Device Manager for a specific account

Actually, it is very straightforward. Remove the work Google account from your phone and then add it to Gmail app as an IMAP account instead of a fully functional Google account. If it is added as an ...
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How can I factory reset a European Huawei phone in China without access to Google?

To reach Google and proceed with the next steps, you need to set up a PC that's capable of penetrating through that wall (e.g. with VPN), and make it a proxy server on the local network for your phone ...
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How to remove Google account on Chrome?

Are you sure that your boyfriend's account is opened only in chrome ? Well i think it's not. The problem is not with the chrome if i am getting your problem. Here the person adds his account to your ...
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Company account terminated

Simply remove the account from the phone settings. Depending on your model and Android version, the location will slightly vary. Try this: Settings > Users & Accounts (Or only accounts) > That ...
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Can't update or install app with new Google Account

I removed my old google workspace account ([email protected]), and I am now able to install the app with my logged in ([email protected]). I was just too scared to do that before. The existing apps still work, ...
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Swap first and last name in contacts

Open Outlook CSV file. Cut the Title Column (column D), and paste before the First Name Column (column A). Save as CSV. This should result in contacts importing to Google correctly.
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How to stop web browser offering to sign into Google account

Disable "Google Account sign-in prompts," which allow Google to offer a faster way to sign in with your Google Account on supported third-party sites https://myaccount.google.com/permissions?...
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How can I set up my Google account without syncing Gmail?

Here's a working solution to add a Google account and prevent it from syncing everything. Before adding the Google account, disable Sync (from system settings or from your pull-down menu). With sync ...
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Is there a maximum number of devices allowed on a Google Play Account?

If you have more than 100 devices per account it seems like you will get logged out on previously signed in devices. In the Google Dashboard I also can only see 100 devices at a time.
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Allow usage of SID and LSID cookies in Android browser

From Google Privacy & Terms - Types of cookies used by Google Preferences [...] Most Google users will have a preferences cookie called ‘NID’ in their browsers. A browser sends this cookie with ...
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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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Cannot log in to google account when on data (works on Wifi)

Do you have background data restricted? Usually I can't login to my Google account with background data restricted. Try with removing background restriction.
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Problem with apps. Going from iPhone to Android

iOS and Android are different operating systems. As you probably couldn't run Windows applications on your iPhone, you neither can run iOS apps on Android. Alone for this reason they cannot simply "...
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How to reach Google Servers to complete the setup from China

As seen in other answers, VPN is the best solution. In case you don't have a VPN or it fails to connect, do as follows. This won't do any harm to your phone. 1. Unlock bootloader (if needed) ...
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Remote erase of Android phone that's been turned off

The request is queued... If the erase is successful you will receive an email with the time, date, and location (if available) of the device when the command was successful.
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How can you disable the Google "Did you just sign in?" notification

To remove: Settings -> Apps -> Google Play Services -> Notifications -> Block all That should remove those notifications now. Source here
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