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I accidentally deleted google play on my rooted android device.

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I accidentally deleted google play on my rooted android device. Now I cant install any apps. how do i correct this?
Submitted: 4 years ago.
Category: Android Devices
Expert:  Nick H. replied 4 years ago.
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My name is XXXXX XXXXX I will assist you with your Android issues.

Please first try to look in applications. See if there is Market app there.

If not, please reboot your phone. See if Market comes back.

If not, you can do a factory reset. This will wipe your data out on the phone. Please backup before you do this. Thanks.
Customer: replied 4 years ago.
Still cant download ne apps. No market. No play store. I have a rooted device
Expert:  Nick H. replied 4 years ago.
Please do a factory reset for your phone.

-Go to Settings

-Select Privacy

-Select Factory data reset

-Select Reset phone

-Select Erase everything

-Your phone will reset which will take about 3-5 minutes. Set it up again and test your wifi issue. Thank you.

Customer: replied 4 years ago.
Did that already. No market. No google play. Still cant download and install any apps
Expert:  Nick H. replied 4 years ago.
Thanks for your info.

This means you have to reflash the firmware. What is your phone make and model? And what Android version is it using?
Customer: replied 4 years ago.
Its a samsung SGH-I997.
Customer: replied 4 years ago.
firm ware version 2.2.1
kernel version 2.6.32.9
build number FROYO.UCKH1
Expert:  Nick H. replied 4 years ago.
Thanks.

Please follow the link below to update your phone to Ginger Bread.

http://www.samsung.com/us/support/SupportOwnersFAQPopup.do?faq_id=FAQ00045587&fm_seq=46249
Customer: replied 4 years ago.
Not having very much luck sofar. Ive gotten to the point of emergency recovery in keis mini. phone has screen that says downloading, (construction icon) and do not turn off target. nothing seems to be doing anything tho. been 20 min.
Expert:  Nick H. replied 4 years ago.
It is a big file. So please wait for another 30 minutes.
Customer: replied 4 years ago.
k, have to leave for work in 25 mins. sweet!
Expert:  Nick H. replied 4 years ago.
Thanks.
Expert:  Nick H. replied 4 years ago.
If this does not work, please bring your phone to a local phone store or your Service Provider retail store. Ask them to restore the phone for you. Thanks.
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Category: Android Devices
Satisfied Customers: 8276
Experience: Sr. Android Expert, Phone Tablet Repair Shop
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