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"Facebook" could not be downloaded due to an error. (495)

How do I solve this error?

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Armed with google-fu, and searched yielded this makes me wonder, is your clock out of sync completely, perhaps on the wifi network's router and not your device? –  t0mm13b Jul 25 '12 at 16:48

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According to a user on The Transformers' Forum:

"I had the same problem but fixed it. Go to settings-apps-all-download manager and clear data. Then go to settings-apps-all-Google Play Store and clear cache. Play store should work and if not try restarting your tablet."

There is another answer that says - "uninstall all updates to Google Play, reverting to the original market, then re-starting that, and letting it re-update to Google Play, then re-starting it again."

However vague, clearing the data on Google Play Store app might do the job.

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I have tried but same error and my device works with other WIFI networks. –  hurelhuyag May 16 '12 at 12:27
Wherefore occurs this error? –  hurelhuyag May 16 '12 at 12:37
Can it be possible that the network you use is blocking downloads (or even the word "facebook") in some way or the other? –  SamSPICA May 17 '12 at 9:52

I get this error myself, and it looks like this is mostly a network issue. May be because of some stale values on device, clearing application cache for Google Play or Download Manager can help.

However trying a different network (wifi instead of data) works for me. It might also help if you change DNS addresses on device, I guess.

D/Finsky  ( 4507): [1] DownloadImpl.setState: com.google.android.apps.books from DOWNLOADING to ERROR.
D/Finsky  ( 4507): [1] DownloadQueueImpl.onError:     com.google.android.apps.books: onError 495.
D/Finsky  ( 4507): [1] DownloadQueueImpl.remove: Download    com.google.android.apps.books removed from DownloadQueue
D/Finsky  ( 4507): [1] InstallerTask.cancelCleanup: Cancel running installation of com.google.android.apps.books
E/Finsky  ( 4507): [1] RestoreTracker.onInstallPackageEvent: Restore package com.google.android.apps.books download error 495
I/ElegantRequestDirector( 4507): I/O exception (org.apache.http.NoHttpResponseException) caught when processing request: The target server failed to respond
I/ElegantRequestDirector( 4507): Retrying request
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Had the problem on an Alcatel device where "all apps" in settings - apps does not exist. Using WLAN instead of 3g for downloading from Play Store worked. Not sure if it will now also work again on 3g.

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