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Google play stuck on “Waiting for network…” when installing an app on mobile data

I recently bought a Meizu m3 note. Everything works fine in the play store (after I put the SIM in), except the downloading on mobile data connection. I can browse, search apps and request to install....
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Offline use for a downloaded playlist in Google Play Music

I'm subscribed to Google Play Music. So far I'm happy with it. But I found a few usability issues. For instance. I found out that creating a playlist, and setting my device to sync and download it, I ...
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How do I know 360 Security antivirus app really works?

I have an Alcatel one touch fiercexl & 360 Security is the antivirus/cleaner app I have. I'm not entirely sure it even works like it says it should. Aft I use it & leave the app, and then go ...
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App unavailable in my country, even though it clearly is

Quick question. How is it that my boss is able to download Pokemon go on his Samsung Galaxy S7. We both have phones tied to the company, he is sitting next to me (both in the UK), but when I attempt ...
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Schedule downloading/sync for certain timespan?

I have an internet plan which is six times cheaper between midnight and 6 AM. Therefore, I do my heavy downloading during that timespan. However, I'd prefer to go to bed around 10 PM. I need a way ...
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Transferring photos

I transferred my photos from my Samsung S6 to my desktop, but should have transferred them to Picassa so that I could save my tags that I put on all of the pictures. Is there a way to transfer the ...
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Downloaded files missing

I have a bunch of downloaded files in /storage/emulated/0/Download and I've noticed that some files, when downloading them, don't trigger a "this file already exists" warning even though I am pretty ...
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Still stuck in download after uninstalling the app and hard reboot

My Android phone (4.4.2) is stuck in downloading an app. I uninstalled the app and removed the battery and rebooted and when it restarts, it's still trying to download the app! How can I cancel the ...
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Downloaded MP3 File Opens Wrong App

I downloaded an audio file (a podcast, 41MB, .mp3). After it downloaded, I tried playing the file by selecting the file via the pull-down menu. I also tried by opening up the Downloads app and ...
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Download history on s5 mini

Is it possible for items one hasn't ever downloaded to appear in the download history of an s5 mini?
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.ini file automatically downloaded, malware?

My phone is LG G2 (D802). My phone downloaded a .ini file which is currently located under Downloads > sav_amd_dir > md.ini. The download happened automatically in the background while I was ...
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Browser downloading as .php file extension

This morning I tried to download a number of mp3's from a lecture series (freely and legally available online) but when I searched for them from my media player app I discovered they were all titled "...
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Why are my downloads disappearing? Samsung S4 Mini

I cant find any of my downloads/photos that I saved to my internal memory, like pic attachments from text messages. They show in my downloads under gallery for a while then they disappear. I checked ...
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Download files from a .txt or .list file containing lines of URLs

I am trying to download all files from a downloads.list file which contains about 60 lines of URL to download .deb packages from my Ubuntu computer which is not connected to the internet due to lack ...
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accidentally deleted my gallery app can you help me

i accidentally deleted my gallery app. mine phone is rooted and its micromax a120. so can u help me to recover the app or u can provide me a link so i could download from that link. plz help me. plz
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Cannot browse or share photos downloaded from internet

This was a problem in my S3 but now it is much more prevalent in my LG4. in 70% of cases, when I download a photo from the internet it is not available for sharing using fb or whatsapp, and I cannot ...
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Random file downloaded but can't locate

I have a Samsung Galaxy S4 mini running Android 4.4.2. I was browsing the internet (yahoo site) using the most recent update of Dolphin browser (which, was not able to load the webpage). During this ...
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Galaxy tablet requires restart to download attachments

I have a Galaxy Tab A (SM-T550) running Android 5.0.2 that only downloads files from emails (in Gmail) if I restart it — after I have downloaded a file, I have to restart it for a second ...
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Downloading problem on Google Play Store

My Google Play Store sometimes says Can't download app and sometimes it just keeps on showing Downloading... and a continuously moving progress bar but it does not install the app.
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Play Store app download 100% then starts over to 0%

I can successfully download small apps like solitaire, but when I try to download larger apps/games that are 65 MB large, it downloads 100% then it starts over until I go in and cancel the download. ...
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Downloaded images/music files not appearing

I've been having problems with my gallery and music app on my lg g2. I recently initiated a factory-rest on my phone and I wanted to download an image to see if it would work appropriately, but it ...
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am getting unwanted ads

I am getting some unwanted advertisements, despite disabling the background internet. These advertisements do have a cancel button, but that does not work so forcefully you have to click on them and ...
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F-droid: keep partial downloads

I am trying to install OSMAnd~ which is 43 MB, but I am sitting on a crappy connection that cuts out after 10-20 MB. Can I somehow ask F-droid to keep the partially downloaded file and continue ...
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Play Store Downloading of Updates Stuck part way through download

I have a Samsung Galaxy S3 & I have 3 updates in the Play Store. When I click on them they start to download but part way through between 40%-60% they will just stop downloading. The phone looks ...
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Different types of downloads on Cyanogen OS Website

** This question is for Cyanogen OS and not Cyanogen Mod. On the Cyanogen OS download page, for my device (YU Yuphoria), I see 3 different downloads for my device, i.e. cm-12.1-YOG4PAS47N-lettuce-...
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How to check if a particular user has downloaded my android app?

We have users using both website and android app. I want to know if a user on my website has downloaded the app also(even if he has not started using it). I have user's email address and phone number.
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Saved videos (expired) getting downloaded automatically

I had saved many videos from youtube in my android phone Asus Zenfone2. Many are now mentioned as expired. I surfed Internet and came to know that it may happen. One more problem I am seeing is that ...
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I can't download any apps and games lower than 50 mb

Ever since the play store update to 6.0, I can't download anything lower than 50 mb. It's confusing. Any app higher than that downloads fine. I've tried the clearing caches and data method but its not ...
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Where is my Outlook attachment downloaded?

I use the Outlook app on my Android phone and I received an attachment in one of my emails. I downloaded it and it automatically opened with another app so I can read it. Now I want to retrieve it ...
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How to save data while installing updates from the Play Store?

Every time there's an update in the Play Store the whole application gets downloaded again instead of some particular size. For example, there are 45 apps installed from Play Store. The average size ...
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E:footer is wrong when sideloading zip on Moto G X1032 Cyanogenmod

I stupidly deleted google download manager, and I've converted a apk of Download manager for Android to a flashable zip as a replacement. I put it in platform-toolsand opened a command prompt in the ...
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I want to downlaod an existing Chat from Tinder

I have a chat on Tinder that I do not want to loose. Is there any way (even against payment) to download that chat thread to pdf, txt, excel...?
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Download purchased APK from play store

I am using CyanogenMod on my Android devices without Google Apps (and consequently without the Play Store). Nevertheless, I have a Google account bound to my device ID and have purchased various apps ...
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how to see links of all downloading sources

As an example, there is app which download something program,pdf,video,document or etc. But, the downloaded files are not in sdcard. And when the program download it is encrypted by the program just ...
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Where to download android for galaxy S5 (G900FZHU1ANE3)?

I have problem with my android. Even if I do factory reset. I decide to install another copy of android. My phone is samsung galaxy S5. Even though finding android for US models is easy (link), my ...
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How to reinstall Google download manager on rooted MOTO G X1032?

I'm on Android 5.0.2, rooted through Clockworkmod. I have Titanium Backup synced to my Dropbox and a Nandroid image. I deleted the default download manager (stupidly on my Titanium Backup as well) to ...
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Unable to download .apk from a blank tab in Chrome

I am working on a mobile application and to be able to test it on a device I have a URL, where I go from my device and download .apk installation package. To open the URL and download the app I use ...
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Can I force an app to download its data to the SD card?

I recently downloaded Vrse for messing around with VR stuff. To function, the app needs to download 360 degree video "scenes". The files are relatively large; generally a few hundred MBs. I'm ...
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Android error storage full when there is space available

In every app I get a notification that storage is full when I try to download something. Ex. Pocketcasts, Dropbox, etc. Every app gives it's own version of "storage full" or "insufficient storage". ...
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Which android internet browser can download a specific file by clicking on a specific button?

I'd like to see the four different graphical altitude profiles (original, 1st, 2nd and 3rd alternative) for my specific route with my personal profile (write something in the field "Profile") on my ...
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How to download a video that has been removed?

A video from socialcam.com was tweeted by someone. I need to download it so bad, but the thing is, it has been removed from the socialcam.com, but I can still play the video using the Twitter App(I ...
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Control a Windows download manager using an Android device

Can anyone please tell me if there's currently a way to use my Android device to get my Windows PC to download a file? For example, maybe I could use the Android "Share" functionality (with a ...
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download stops when screen off

Hi I'm having this problem with my Samsung galaxy s4 When ever I download something from the Internet and turn off the screen the download fails as soon as I turn it back on. I have tried other ...
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Torrent speed slow on Android mobile device

I have installed BitTorrent on my Xperia Z. While downloading I observed that it limits speed to 100-130 kbps max. It's same for all torrents irrespective of the number of seeders. When I tried from ...
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Why can't I download anything on my ZTE reef all of a sudden?

I just bought this phone on eBay and got it on Saturday. I downloaded games, music, ringtones etc. from play store on Saturday & yesterday. Now today when I try again to download it says couldn't ...
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my android phone is tethered to my tablet. i wanted to put games on my tablet but the games downloaded on my phone. how do i get them on my tablet

My android phone is tethered to my tablet. I wanted to download games onto my tablet. The games downloaded on my phone. How do I get them to download to my tablet? I used my tablet to find a game at ...
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What happens to CPU frequency when Android downloads a large file with screen off?

For example, I start downloading system update file and hit the power button to dim my screen. What happens to CPU? Does it lowers its frequency or change its governor to powersave? Or does CPU ...
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Samsung Galaxy S5 AT&T - Stop 5.0 Lollipop update mid-download

I received an alert for a software update the other day that I kept putting off until today. Unbeknownst to me when I started the download, it was Android 5.0 Lollipop. I've read around that it still ...
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what is com.sec.android.providers.downloads?

I happened to notice this app(?) had access to virtually everything on my Galaxy S3. Seemed a little strange so I googled it trying to find out exactly what it was for. I never did find what I was ...