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[Q] Do i really need Google Talk for android market/Google Play

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By 0mega007, Senior Member on 5th April 2012, 04:17 AM
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Hi, read in some topics that google talk is needed to download apps from the market, but i got a r800x 2.3.3 and i deleted google talk and i can download apps.

I will be getting a R800I with 2.3.4 58, is google talk needed only in 2.3.4 to download apps or you don't need google talk and the info i saw is wrong?

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5th April 2012, 04:56 AM |#2  
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AFAIK, Google Talk is needed for the Market to work only in USA phones. Not sure why your R800x doesn't need it though
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im using it outside usa, could that be the reason?

What about anyone in a r800i, have you deleted google talk and have a working market?
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5th April 2012, 08:12 AM |#4  
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AFAIK, Google Talk is needed for the Market to work only in USA phones. Not sure why your R800x doesn't need it though

Google talk is required in all phones. I live in the uk, if i remove google talk, market downloads get stuck on downloading.

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5th April 2012, 03:31 PM |#5  
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weird i can dl on market without google talk on the r800x, maybe is because i only use it in wifi on airplane mode
5th April 2012, 11:45 PM |#6  
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More opinions please
5th April 2012, 11:53 PM |#7  
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Google talk is required in all phones. I live in the uk, if i remove google talk, market downloads get stuck on downloading.

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Ha ha that's why it done that!... yeah I can confirm that too!! I'm in the UK and that makes sense why mine kept failing

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6th April 2012, 12:00 AM |#8  
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R800i in the uk and I can download and update apps without google talk :S...Searched for it via titanium backup and i definitley do not have it O_o.
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8th April 2012, 02:41 PM |#10  
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I have an R800i in Romania,market and downloads work great without GTalk.

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8th April 2012, 08:43 PM |#11  
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yes. for me it works too without googe talks

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