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How do I empty the Downloads Folder

My internal sd card is full because the downloads folder my browser saves stuff to contains a bunch of old files. How do I empty this downloads folder in android?
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How to download a Windows executable? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to download unsupported files from the default browser? When I try to download a Windows executable (.exe) from Android browser, the download starts but stops ...
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Change Default Save To Directory For Content Downloaded From Apps

I've been looking all over and could only find information on changing the directory for the camera or for changing from the internal storage to an external SD card. What I am trying to figure out is ...
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How do I save images from google search on my Galaxy Ace (Android Version:2.2.1)

When I want to search for an image and I get the image results, I do not see a download option when I select a particular image (although the URL is of a .jpg file) Is there an app for that or some ...
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Moto G (1st Gen) xt1033 lollipop [duplicate]

Recently the 2014 edition of the Moto G got the Lollipop update. I wanted to know the exact date on which the 1st Gen Moto G will be getting the update? Also, can flashing the update of the 2nd Gen on ...
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Whatsapp For Nokia X

I wanted to know that how can I acquire Whatsapp for my Nokia X. My family and friends are both on Whatsapp and it causes a communication gap between me and them if I don't have it. I want to keep ...
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YouTube app not preloading

I have a Nexus 7 running 4.4.2. I have one video in my "Watch Later" list in the YouTube app, which successfully preloaded a few weeks ago. I have the preload setting activated. I have added a second ...
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How can I download entire folders/albums or songs from my PC (over wifi, BT, or USB) to my phone to take on the go

I have tens of thousands of songs on my PC organized by artist/album in folders, and would like to be able to view my collection and manage what comes with me when I travel. Ideally I could browse and ...
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How to save a text file from the browser?

I was reading a game FAQ on my Galaxy S II with the stock browser, and was a little surprised that I had no option to save the .txt file to the phone. Is this possible?
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Download Photosphere images

I have Google Cardboard which works great with Photosphere. I've created a few of my own, but I'd really like to get some spectacular images (e.g. Times Square, Grand Canyon etc) to install on my ...
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Android app to limit data download when tethering [closed]

When I connect my android mobile to my laptop, I use the 3G data via USB tethering. Several background activities on my laptop (win 8.1) such as regular updates continuously occur. This drains the ...
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Chrome browser in Android always renames downloaded file to Download.bin

I'm using a Nexus 7 device and whenever I download a file greater than 28MB, the Chrome browser renames it to Download.bin no matter what the name of the file. When I download a file less than 28MB, ...
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Samsung Galaxy Tab: Cannot download from Google Play

I bought this tablet without a SIM card. I have a WiFi connection, but it still doesn't let me download from the Android Market. How do I fix this?
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What is the difference between deleting and clearing downloads?

If I select on a download I am given the option to delete or clear the selection. What is the difference? If I select clear, do it mean I still have the option to delete? If so where from?
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App download from own server shows unknown resource, How to make it trusted one [closed]

May be I am asking discussion related question, I am sorry if you feel it wrong, but I am really stuck while deciding what to do. For first time app Installation I have to give Download link for ...
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My phone occasionally tells me: “Currently unable to continue download, please try again later”. What was it trying to download?

I have a Samsung Galaxy S3, which I often use as a hotspot for my laptop when WiFi is out of reach. I have a good deal with my carrier so that I have unlimited and fast connection anywhere. Everyone's ...
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How to download via Chrome on Nexus 7 with Jelly Bean 4.2.2

I have a Nexus 7 updated to Jelly Bean 4.2.2, with all apps updated. Chrome is version 28.0.1500.94. I navigated to ...
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Why can't I download apps from the Android Marketplace?

I just bought an HTC Desire S and cannot download apps from the Android Marketplace. I tried to download Skype and it stalled saying "Starting To Download" - nothing happened. Then I tried downloading ...
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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. ...
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FOTA download stays at 0% and can not get rid of it on Verizon Ellipsis 7

I have Verizon Ellipsis 7 (QMV7A) running on Android 4.2.2. I've been stuck with FOTA downloading for 3 days, and it's draining my battery. The download will not progress past 0%. I have tried to stop ...
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Force a download manager not to manage downloads

I have a nexus 7 and I use chrome on it for my browser. I have a download manager installed, and I use it to download files by URL. However, it has usurped the downloading of chrome, and I like ...
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Clearing Notifications/Downloads

Recently bought the Samsung Galaxy Ace and I'm having issues removing the notifications of a download that claims it is still in process, and notifications about messages that are not sent... Any ...
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Where have the megabytes from my downloaded game gone to?

I downloaded heros call game, about 130 MB. All is fine -- but I can't find the 130 MB anywhere on my phone, just about 300 KB. Where have all the megabytes I downloaded gone to? Probably something ...
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How do I download app's APK file from Market to my desktop computer? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I download an APK file from the Play Store? Is there any working tool I could use to download app's APK file from Market to my desktop computer? I know there ...
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How Can I Access “Android Lollipop” [duplicate]

I'm looking to download "Android 5 Lollipop" for my Samsung Galaxy S4 i9505. I want the official "thing". My questions are... Where can I download this? Any methods of installation? Do I need to ...
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downloading error file more than 10 MB

I am using symphony w 10,there is enough space in my memory card but I can not download file size more than 10 mb. There is no space left in phone storage.
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Persistent download icon in Prestigio (4040 DUO multiphone) pull down menu - even with download over days ago. How to remove it?

In the pull down menu of my Prestigio 4040 DUO multiphone, there is this persistent DOWNLOAD icon, it's just stuck there even though download was completed days ago. It came when I was doing some app ...
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How to remove downloads

On my Nexus 7, I see in Storage that Downloads are taking 50.56 MB. I tap Downloads and then see "No items". How do I remove these 50 MB?
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download several files to tablet from drive

I would like to download approx. 100 pictures from google-drive to my tablet. I found only one way, only one picture by one. Is there a way to "download all"?
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Batch download web links on Android?

I have plenty of web links to some images and I want to download all of them on my Android device in queue. I have searched words download manager on Play Store but those applications seem to support ...
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Download any Android apps on SD card

How can we download the files directly to SD card rather than phone memory on Android phones? Is it possible?
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How do I remove pending/in-progress downloads

A few days ago, I tried to save an attachment from official Gmail app and it could not finish download due to some connection errors. Now, I'm seeing the notification every time without any ...
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Download video from DailyMotion

Is there a way to download videos from DailyMotion? I do have the DailyMotion application on my phone (Canvas 2) but as far as I can see it doesn't provide any feature to download video.
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Where can I find the media downloaded from whatsapp installed on a virtual device?

I installed whatsapp on virtual device : Where can I find the media downloaded from whatsapp ? I searched the android directories but couldn't find the media I downloaded.
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Update from app store stuck on “downloading..”

There are three apps that needs an update on my device, I've got an always-on 3G connection and it's working (I can use whatever app I need), but when trying to download the update from the app store ...
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The last App update keeps downloading after reboot

When I update an app everything works fine. Android Market shows that the update was succesful and nothing is downloading. Also there are no items in "downloads". But when I reboot, the progress bar ...
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Some of the Applications are getting downloaded more than once from Android Market

I observed one funny thing. I have the habit of installing the applications directly from Android market on PC. How to install the Apps directly from PC ? Ans: I have a Google Account. I open the ...
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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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Files deleted from Internal/External SD return with a size of 0 bytes

I am running the Resurrection Remix ROM on my i9300, I don't know what could've caused this. Every time I save files to my SD card, external or internal, for instance when I download a file from the ...
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My phone won't turn on/charge and I need to get data off of it

My phone is about 5 months old and for some reason it completely stopped working the other day. When I plug it in, in order to charge nothing happens, and when I plug it into the computer no ...
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Download a file directly to pc over usb

Is it possible to download a file from the internet through my phone directly to my PC? I'm running stock Android 4.2.2. The reason being that my phone has limited space, so sending the file file ...
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Songs got deleted and don't know how.

I download a lot of songs on my phone which have been there for a long time and just the other day I went to play something and it said no songs playing? I didn't delete anything either. Is there a ...
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Android 5.0 download notification hidden forever

I've got a Nexus 4 and have been looking forward to update to Android 5.0 Lollipop, so I installed MultiROM and set a secondary ROM for that. While playing with the notification control in Settings, I ...
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on the fly view of download pdf

Can I set up my Android tablet to display downloads on the fly as in a windows machine. I am thinking mainly of pdf file links although XL files would also be useful. Rob Thirlby
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How do I stop a download?

I accidentally clicked on a download link and started a download. Once the download started, I didn't know how to cancel it. Later, it occurred to me that I could have ended the connection. Either ...
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How do I find media downloaded to phone from XMBC?

I am using XMBC for Android on my HTC One and downloaded a movie to /storage/sdcard0/Download/ Where is that going to show up and how do I get to it? Is it possible to download to maybe a cloud or a ...
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Download files from Extabit Server

I have a problem with downloading files from Extrabit server (Premium User) I use Boat Browser hold on "Download" button and Share Link with AndroGET (Free) AndroGET start checking file and show ...
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Can't download files to HTC One X

My phone has stopped allowing me to download any files to the download folder on my sdcard. The download folder is now empty too which it wasn't before and I never deleted the files manually. Its a ...