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Google Photos deletes copy and original on device

After a while of trying around, I found a solution. This behavior of the Google Photos app seems to be intended, because it is more an interface for the network service to synchronize images, and less ...
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Does LineageOS allow us to install apps via Google Play?

LineageOS is Open Source OS. Google apps like Play Store, Gmail, Maps etc are proprietary Google products and cannot be bundled with LineageOS due to licencing issues. However, you can always download ...
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Which version of Gapps to install for Lineage?

You can download Gapps package for your lineage from this website source opengapps.org. Site contains several fields such as : 1.Platforms: ARM64 - For 64-bit devices ARM64 means the devices that are ...
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Fakestore, blankstore, gms, microg, unifiednlp - what's best for Android without Gapps?

Some basics first: NoGAPPS is deprecated and got replaced by its successor, µG (read: microG). µG includes the core (basically, GServices) and also UnifiedNlp. No GService replacements will support ...
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What is Google Partner Setup?

Google Partner Setup is an app that helps you run applications in conjunction with Google products. For example, with this application's help, you can use the calendar from your device with a ToDo app ...
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How much privileged GMS Core is in the Android Stack?

Android reserves UID range 10000 to 19999 for apps - user, system or framework. u0_a12 doesn't indicate a user owned application, it simply means UID 10012 which can be assigned to any app. On Android ...
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Install GApps without flash it

If you want to install without modifying /system then it's impossible. So the answer is "No, you can't" with neither root access nor recovery flashing. But if you simply wany to DIY without using a ...
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Voice typing absent in gboard

You must have uninstalled "google" app. Install that and then in settings go to languageand input option. There you have to select google keyboard and Google Voice.
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Which Google apps can be deleted or disabled without harm to the system?

This very much depends on the device and the Android version running on it, plus where you've bought it – as the lot of pre-installed apps might differ based on that. I'm not sure about Gmail – but ...
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How do I disable Google App?

You can change the behavior of holding home button even as non-root user (at least on my LG G Flex 2 with Android version 6.0.1): Settings - Apps - Configure apps - Default Apps (in Advanced section) ...
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Which version of Gapps to install for Lineage?

I would suggest the Pico version for the specific platform you have. It gives you the ability to access google where you can download only the apps that you need or want.
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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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Where'd the Google camera app go?

As @beeshyams said in their comment, the Google Camera app is not available in some regions on the Play Store. This link is to the listing on the Play Store. If you can access the listing from that ...
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Google Play Services required permissions

Google Play Services is kind of a "service provider" for other apps on your device. A look into our google-play-services tag-wiki will give you some details and explain some of the permissions this ...
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Can't install apps after factory reset

Google Support had me try a number of things that didn't help, but when they had me remove my payment methods, that seemed to do it. I had already removed and added my Google accounts from my device, ...
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What data does the Google drive app contain in an android smartphone?

What does does this app exactly contain The app's files and settings, plus the files that you have made available for offline use. and what I may lose on clearing this app's data? Nothing. Only ...
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What happens if I ignore the warning: "If you deny this permission, basic features of your device may no longer function as intended"?

While revoking a runtime manifest permission requested by an app, the system warning: “If you deny this permission, basic features of your device may no longer function as intended.” is displayed by ...
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Unable to download Google Allo from Google Play Store - Pre-register/Unregister

We’re beginning to roll out Google Allo for Android and iOS, and the app will be available worldwide in the next few days. (Taken from the end of the blog post) Google roll out app releases in ...
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Google Play Music frequently flashing in notification bar and notification tray

I also saw thius notification flashing briefly. As far as I can tell, it is related to connectivity changes (switching from WiFi to mobile and vice versa). For the time being, I've disabled ...
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Google App "search pending" notification stuck on Marshmallow

When you try to uninstall the Google app, it would ask you if you want to replace the app with the factory version. Select yes. That should do it, worked for me. :)
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How do I know 360 Security antivirus app really works?

First, That app is shit ! Second, It does nothing but clearing junk and cache of the apps on your device. It will always prompt you with ads and unwanted bullshit. There is no such thing as virus ...
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Different gapps for every device?

GApps (Google Apps) are usually usable across devices and across Android versions but some Google apps feature different versions for different Android versions. Those can include more functionality, ...
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How can I install Google Apps on Cyanogenmod for the Samsung Galaxy S2 (i9100)?

Okay, I add another answer because the protocol I am attaching differs from what I posted above. This worked for me, I cannot tell if this will work for you; please don't point your finger on me ;) ...
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Google photos keeps crashing

I was having the same problem every time I oppended the app it crashed and I found that if i oppened it with wifi off it worked just fine so it had something to be with the automatic back up, I went ...
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Google App always opens google.com on chrome

Same happened on my sister's Samsung Tablet. Turned out it was caused by the Qustodio Parental Control app. It blocked safe search which was forcing the Google app to open google search in Chrome ...
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YouTube age-restriction bug

Is this actually a bug in YouTube or is it supposed to be this way? Being that when you open a new channel, it doesn't ask you for your date of birth, that means that it's using your main accounts ...
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Disable 'OK Google' recognition without completely disabling Google app

I believe this website has a guide to the solution that you're looking for. Edit: I was asked to summarize the site (Yes, I did just copy and paste the instructions for the most part): Google Now ...
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