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Picture attachment download keeps using same file name

with my Samusung Galaxy S II Epic 4G (Sprint) every time i go to save an attached picture from a text message the menu pops up with the same file name (everytime!) and a checkbox. i have to remember ...
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Make Android always ask where to save a file on every download

Is it possible (as an OS-level setting or somewhere in application properties)? Maybe every time a user action leads to saving a file some system event is fired and it's possible to write an app for ...
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How do I automatically save Downloads to a Dropbox folder?

The thing with the Dropbox internal folders is that Dropbox doesn't store its starred files as exact duplicates of the original file. So a starred PDF file on Dropbox isn't stored as a PDF file ...
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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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Why do I get small size download than listed size of app from Play Store? [closed]

In this screenshot, you can see listed size of app is 6.33MB, but I am getting 3.17MB download. What is this? I thought, variable size based on device was limited to in-app downloads. If Play Store ...
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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 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 to download an audio file from a web site? [duplicate]

Is there a way to download an audio file, such as a mp3-file from the Android browser to the device so I could listen to it later when I'm offline? Is there a way I should program the web site to make ...
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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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What is the best way to get the android sdk reference offline on my android device?

I want to study the Android API on my phone during my frequent and long metro rides (where I cannot connect to the internet). What would be the best way to make the documentation available (I would ...
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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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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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App to download rss enclosures (just like a podcatcher) [closed]

Is there an Android app that is able to download rss enclosures? I want to setup calibre on a server to download articles from some newspaper-sites and converts them to .epub. Then I want to have an ...
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How can I download an MP3 to my phone instead of opening it in a music player?

I'm trying to download podcast MP3s to my phone so I can listen to them in my car. Ideally, I'd like to be able to Chrome-to-Phone them from my computer at home, and then choose to download and play ...
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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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Application that is able to resume failed download

It's often happening when I want to download a file with browser that download fails due to a bad connection and then I have to download a file from the beginning. Is there an app or browser plugin ...
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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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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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If I flash my ROM or wipe my device after buying an app, will I have to buy it again? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How many times an Android Market's application can be installed? If I buy an app and after a few days I decide to wipe out the data on my phone and install a new ...
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One purchased app stuck at “Starting download…” but others download fine

I purchased an app from the Android Marketplace and the download will not start. It is stuck at "Starting Download..." and none of the suggestions on the support site worked. I can download other apps ...
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How do I force stop an application downloading from Android Market?

As I posted Some of the applications are getting downloaded more than once ... I need to stop the downloading an application from the Market. Its really waste of time and waste of data(I use 2GB data ...
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Why can't I download apps from the Android Market via my PC?

I was trying to find a free french dictionary for android, and indeed I found many. But I can't download them. The problem is, I don't have access to the internet right now from my cell phone, 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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How To Access Uploads?

When I upload a video to YouTube and exit that tab, I can no longer get back to it later. I think this also happens with other uploads. The only way is to upload something again. So far I can only see ...
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Watch and download youtube video simultanously

So I can watch a youtube video, great. But once I go out of range of wifi I can't play it. So the other option, is, I use a program to download the video. But I can't play it before it's downloaded. ...
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Download free-software apps from official Android Market without logging in

The Android Market has some apps which are free software, which entails that anyone can redistribute them; and that are also zero cost. (An example is Theremin, but I'm not interested only in that one ...
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Issues canceling downloads in Market

All of a sudden a few days ago, I went into the Market for the first time in ages to download a new app. It said the app would be downloaded, but when I went back several hours later, it had not ...
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Download an APK without an SD card or computer?

I have an Archos 7 Home Tablet v1, with a Cyanogenmod 7 rom on it. I do not have an sd card for it yet, and was wondering, Is there any way I can install/download an APK file to it without an SD card? ...
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Unable to download apps from Market, after factory reset

Problem description I did factory reset of my phone, (Droid X), and I changed primary email, and I am not able to download any application from market. I get a message like application will be ...
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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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Why does Android download pause, and only continue after restart?

Sometimes when I download apps (from the market), the download gets paused. After the download gets paused, I am unable to continue the download. But after the restart my device and then retry ...
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HTC Desire S on Android Marketplace - “the requested item could not be found”

I cannot download, not update apps. I get the above mentioned message.
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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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How to increase the download speed of Torrent on Android Mobile?

I own Xperia Mini Pro. Recently I came to know that there are some Torrents Clients available on Android Market. So I installed aDownloader to download some movies from Torrent server. I want to know ...
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Are there alternative ways of downloading free applications from Android Market?

I can't download applications from the Android Market very well. The most common problem is that it sends an HTTP request and the remote server replies, but no data follows: the TCP connection just ...
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How to download unsupported files from the default browser?

When I try to download an SVG through the default browser (eg, by clicking on the image on a Wikipedia illustration - despite the .svg extension, that page is actually showing a PNG preview), the ...
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How to download files from the Web in the Android Browser?

This is probably quite a stupid question, but after trying for a long while to figure it out, I still cannot convince my Android browser to save the file from a web link. If the link is a picture , ...
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Market App Downloads always fails/never starts

Brand new LG GT540, everything works except for the Market. Clicking on Install on any App resultings in it sitting on 'Starting download..." for several seconds then as soon as it changes to ...
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How can I download arbitrary files to the SD card on my phone? [duplicate]

So I have an android phone, and I wanted to download some files on it that are not currently accessible from my PC (corporate firewall). The thinking is that once the files are on the phone, I can ...
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Can I get a shortcut to the Downloaded Files folder?

When an file or app downloads (as opposed to installing directly), the downloads open up. Otherwise, I can't seem to navigate in there. Is there a way, on a stock, un-rooted Android, to navigate to ...
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Complete Dropbox implementation for Android

I'm looking for a method to retrieve all my files from my Dropbox account and download them to my SD card. This should download everything with no user intervention. There are a couple of Dropbox ...