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How to force-cancel a running download?

I have started a download using Icon Downloader for NT that doesn't look like it will ever finish. In my notification area, it has survived two reboots and the uninstallation of the app. How can I get ...
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How can I tell what my phone has been downloading?

I have a 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 happy. ...
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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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How can I delete stickers on viber?

How can I delete downloaded stickers on viber? I downloaded there a few, and the last one I wanted to download was not possible because there was not enough room in my storage space(still isn't). Now, ...
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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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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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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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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 ...
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Cant download any pictures/files/movies from the Internet on my Samsung Galaxy S2

Yesterday I downloaded a video online from the Internet on my Samsung Galaxy S2. When it took too long time, I stopped the download and pressed deactivate and force stop. I tried to download the video ...
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Frequent, unexplainable “Download unsuccessful” using stock browser on Droid 3

I have been experiencing this frustrating issue with my phone where it might take several attempts to download a file through the stock browser. An example would be how it took 5 attempts to download ...
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Package file is invalid [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Package Install via Market sometimes fails and gives seemingly random error message Every time i try to download a app from the android market place to my HTC desire it ...
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Why can't I download anything from the Market after CSC change?

I changed the CSC to my country and after that, I couldn't download anything from the Market. It gives this error: "app name" could not be downloaded due to an error. (-101) I tried updating to ...
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How to open PDF from Notification bar and fix “Cannot open file” error?

I have searched and searched for a solution to this problem, please help. I am using a Samsung Galaxy S4 with Android 4.2.2 along with the Chrome browser. Steps to replicate: Navigate to: ...
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Where are downloaded apps saved when installed on SD card?

Yesterday I had ~40 MB of free space on my android 2.2.1 Samsung GT-S5570. I wanted to install Facebook App, so I downloaded from Play Store and then it installed automatically. It's size was ~20 MB. ...
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how to change the default download folder on android pad

From time to time, you need to download files into your android device, but the downloaded files always end up in the default folder. Is there any way I can change that default folder or make the ...
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New files in Download directory

I see the following two files in the Download directory: Flash_Player.apk and securedownload.bin. I am sure for 100% (well, for 99%) that I didn't download them intentionally. What are these files, ...
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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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Why does my Android phone download files slower over the same network than my laptop?

I have a HTC Legend running on JB. While on the same network, the same download file gets downloaded on my Legend slower than it does on my Laptop? (no change in any conditions whatsoever)
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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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How to download file using tasker?

I need to download files using tasker.(detailed post here on softwarerecs) But I am not able to understand the HTTP_GET task. I want to download different files from various links read from a file, ...
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Samsung galaxy S3 continuously downloading on gprs

My mother in laws phone continuously downloads from GPRS, seemingly even when wifi is available. Usually the downloads are very small and in multiples over a short period. occasionally they are much ...
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How to transfer a file from my downloads folder to my media folder? (Nexus 4)

I have downloaded an mp3 I want to use as a ringtone. I don't want to connect my phone (Nexus 4) to my computer, I just want to transfer the file from my downloads folder to the appropriate folder ...
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Is there a way to pause the play store downloads?

I'm a Nexus4 user, I tried to download Injustice last night and it got cancelled a couple of times due to poor speed of my connection. Is there a way to pause the download so that i could later ...
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Play Store Not Downloading Large Apps

When I try to download any large app from the Play Store (v 4.3.11), it stays at "downloading" and doesn't go anywhere. I'm able to download small apps such as Angry Birds without a problem. My GApps ...
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Run/Download Android Apps on a PC (Windows)

I tried running android 4.1.1 in virtualbox, but it was to slow and sluggish to do anything. I came across Windroy which runs Android as a windows app. I found a google play apk but it won't run when ...
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what is the download mode

could anybody explain what is this download mode? As described in here How to root Innos A35 as I hold vol up +vol down 5 seconds and at the same time connecting the USB cable to my computer it shows ...
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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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Why I have problem downloading iso file in android?

Background: Our company monitor the network data usage and give warning to employee with high internet data usage. What I want to do is download the big file in my android phone because I have a ...
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How can I save a file rather than open it?

I want to change a URL somehow so that it prompts my HTC Sensation to save the file rather than open it. Is this possible?
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How to fix a consistently freezing app download?

On my new Motorola X, I am downloading an app (Amazon's Kindle app) from the Google Play store and it is consistently getting to 91% downloading and then freezing there. I can cancel the download ...
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How to stop speech recognition download?

http://postimg.org/image/qyxwjj2f1/ Here is a picture of the screen. It says Downloading English (US) Offline speech recognition data 108%. When the download started itself I lost the internet ...
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Resume broken apk download

I am trying to install Asphalt 8 game which is 1.35 GB in size. However my wife network is erratic due to which the downloading stops after sometime. Is there any way to resume the download from the ...
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Can I download folders from Google Drive to my Android device

I have recently saved a lot of music and pictures onto my google drive and now I would like to save them from there straight onto my SD Card (in my S4). I know if I press on the file for a few seconds ...
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Refresh Downloads list

I have Android 4.4.3 on a Nexus 5. I connected the phone to a laptop, and there I deleted most of the files in the Downloads directory of the phone. Nevertheless, these files still show up on the ...
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Download youtube videos through cache

After watching a youtube video can I use the cache to download the video on my sd card? Something similar to it is in Windows where after watching a video, an application searches through the cache ...