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Google account and old smartphone

Sep 3, 2012
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[Don't know is that correct department, but in my opinion, it's the best to put my thread, sorry for my English]

Last week I bought Sony Xperia T, and sold HTC Wildfire S. Before HTC was sold I removed all personal data, and switched off my Google sync from the device, which means phone was working on factory settings back. Don't know why, I still have got it, on a list in Google Dashboard. Is there any way to remove it from the list?

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you can't. once it is registered to an account it stays on that account, however if you turned off sync and removed the account from the phone, it will never sync to it.

you can hide it, so it isn't shown when you have to choose your phone during app instalation, which is convenient enough, I guess. You can do it here: https://market.android.com/account?hl=en_us&pli=1

If the link doesn't work follow these steps:
1. Go to Google dashboard (https://www.google.com/dashboard/).
2. Find Android Market.
3. Click on Installed applications.
4. Click on SETTINGS tab.
5. Click edit next to the phone you want to hide.
6. Select hidden in menus option.
7. Click update, and you're done!