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Does Android AOSP communicate with third-parties?

I know the project has always been open-source but recently purchased by Google. You are mistaken on that point. The original Android, Inc. was founded in 2003 and acquired by Google in 2005. Google ...
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Does Android AOSP communicate with third-parties?

A very large portion of the applications for Android depend on Google Play Services and Cloud Messaging, even if you don't want to use a Google account. AOSP and most alternative "Google-free&...
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Is the received SMS from Google with a code genuine?

Maybe someone is trying to login to your Google account, and Google is sending you the 2fa code. As long as you're not logging in yourself, ignore the message. You may also want to change your ...
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What adds "Translate" item to selected text's context menu and how to get rid of this

Two options to try: Uninstall the Google app. If this is not possible,next Disable the Google app These were suggested since Google Translate is baking itself in the option menu. The second option ...
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Google prompt won't show up after I flashed my phone

Logging out should have stopped the prompts on the old device. Check under logged in devices and log it out manually. You can check the prompt-supported devices you are logged into right now at ...
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Why Google Apps have TikTok APIs and Libraries?

According to the Google Xander‌ (which is "Gold Product Expert") on the support: Tiktok is an internal component in Google used by many apps, it was written and named like that before the ...
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Where did the Google calendar widget go?

Yes, Google removed the combined date and weather widget from Android 13. The widget was replaced with the Google Assistant Quick Overview widget. There are a few ways to get the combined date and ...
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How to turn off/on Google activity permissions by individual apps

There is no such setting for apps. Google activity tracking is on the Google account. All I can see on mine is Web & App Activity Location History YouTube History
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Remove devices from 2FA of Google sign in

Surely this is only a problem if you lose both a good and a bad device simultaneously to the same person. The chances are very small. You can't stop the Google 2fa, it is annoying and silly for other ...
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What are the restrictions for spending Play Points?

This was either a bug: In Google Play app in general In Google Play service's configuration for my country Somewhere in between my account and Google Play service (some glitch) After filling a two ...
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