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[Q] Google play services have stopped

26th May 2014, 08:18 PM   |  #1  
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hi all, last night i upgraded from cm 10.2 to cm 11 trough the updater and now i get a warning popup every 5-10 minutes saying that so and so app have stopped working, mainly google play services, should i re-flash gaps? thanks in advance
26th May 2014, 08:43 PM   |  #2  
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Try uninstalling the Google play services update and then update. I had the same issue on another ROM and it worked for me

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27th May 2014, 02:07 AM   |  #3  
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i don't have an option to uninstall updates, only to uninstall the entire app thing
27th May 2014, 02:41 AM   |  #4  
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You probably have to flash kk gapps.. Uninstall anything gapps related and flash kk gapps

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27th May 2014, 02:58 AM   |  #5  
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thanks, so what exactly are the gapps is it just like gmail, youtube, google play and such? will flashing kk apps just replace them?
27th May 2014, 03:32 PM   |  #6  
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thanks, so what exactly are the gapps is it just like gmail, youtube, google play and such? will flashing kk apps just replace them?

No it's not those.. It consists of Google back up, sync, play store, and other things, but I think it'll be better to just wipe the system, reflash ROM, and then flash kk gapps.. You should be up and running by then

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27th May 2014, 04:06 PM   |  #7  
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No it's not those.. It consists of Google back up, sync, play store, and other things, but I think it'll be better to just wipe the system, reflash ROM, and then flash kk gapps.. You should be up and running by then

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This. Anytime you are moving to a new base (in this case Android 4.3 to Android 4.4) your best option is to do a full wipe and fresh install. You can backup and restore your app data to the new version, just not your system settings.

The CM installer tried to outsmart this but if it doesn't work perfectly, just do a full wipe and fresh flash.

However, if you want to try flashing a KK Gapps package, I'm sure it won't brick your phone. So it's worth a shot to see if that fixes it. It will only waste 30 seconds of your time if it doesn't.
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27th May 2014, 09:36 PM   |  #8  
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This. Anytime you are moving to a new base (in this case Android 4.3 to Android 4.4) your best option is to do a full wipe and fresh install. You can backup and restore your app data to the new version, just not your system settings.

The CM installer tried to outsmart this but if it doesn't work perfectly, just do a full wipe and fresh flash.

However, if you want to try flashing a KK Gapps package, I'm sure it won't brick your phone. So it's worth a shot to see if that fixes it. It will only waste 30 seconds of your time if it doesn't.

so just flashing kk apps might brick it?
27th May 2014, 10:27 PM   |  #9  
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so just flashing kk apps might brick it?

No. I said that WON'T brick it. That's why it's worth a shot.

No risk. High potential reward.

You might also try using Titanium to manually uninstall all google apps and services before flashing the KitKat Gapps package.
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27th May 2014, 10:30 PM   |  #10  
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No. I said that WON'T brick it. That's why it's worth a shot.

No risk. High potential reward.

You might also try using Titanium to manually uninstall all google apps and services before flashing the KitKat Gapps package.

thanks man, i screamed YOLO and just flashed it, time to see if it'll work lol

EDIT: thanks a ton bro i flashed kk apps and its all fine and dandy working perfect
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