Android Enthusiasts Stack Exchange is a question and answer site for enthusiasts and power users of the Android operating system. Join them; it only takes a minute:

Sign up
Here's how it works:
  1. Anybody can ask a question
  2. Anybody can answer
  3. The best answers are voted up and rise to the top

From what it looks like, Facebook is just downloading an update, but it is not downloading anything. Even after multiple reboots and uninstalling Facebook app, it still continues. How to clear this up?

Phone is Samsung Galaxy S3 running Android 4.1.2. With default TuchWiz launcher.

enter image description here

share|improve this question
up vote 3 down vote accepted

Try: -Long pressing the notification. -A small dialog that says "App Info" will appear. -Press "App Info" -Press "Force Stop".

share|improve this answer
I did the same and it fixed the issue. Also, cleared cache for this 'download' app. It was really frustrating to see this kind of issues.. – Mar 15 '13 at 6:55

Just go in

downloads-->select other downloads( and it will appear facebook build 141046) -->select it -->click cancel


settings-->apps-->all-->download manager-->force stop
disable and clear cache then enable again

share|improve this answer

Your Answer


By posting your answer, you agree to the privacy policy and terms of service.

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.