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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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Persistent download notification on Galaxy S3 running Android 4.3

My Galaxy S3 from Sprint keeps showing me that a file (a picture) has been downloaded. I deleted the downloaded file after a day or two, yet the notification still pops up and when I tap on it, it ...
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Unable to download media Whatsapp while using Wifi with proxy

I'm using a wifi network that contains a proxy. I am using proxydroid to run the proxy for all applications on my Android phone. But sometimes I am not able to download media on Whatsapp. How can I ...
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Pause download on Google Play Store

I'm a Nexus 4 user. I tried to download Injustice from Google Play Store 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 ...
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Can't delete file in download folder

A few days ago, I downloaded a file of 1.9gb to my phone using the utorrent app. Utorrent downloaded the file automatically to my internal storage, and since I only had 2 gigs of free space, the ...
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How to set default download location to ext SD card in Galaxy Grand

I already tried to change the download and install location to SD card using ADB but it hasn't worked. All the games and other stuff are being downloaded and installed to phone memory itself. I don't ...
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Can I download apps via my Linux PC then install them on Android from there? [duplicate]

I have a Motorolla Citrus smart phone. I have Linux Mint Nadia Cinnamon I am a total newb to smart phones and don't understand much of the terminology and what can be done. I am temporarily out of ...
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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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Flashing Galaxy Tab 2 7.0 (Verizon branded)

We are attempting to flash a Galaxy Tab 2 7.0 (Verizon branded) with a cutom ROM. We get to the following screen: Followed by First, where is it looking to download? Second, why is it ...
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Removing item from download list

HTC One S, Android 4.1.1, HTC Sense 4+ I was messing around with a media server at home and started a download of a large file. This file is now gone from the source but the phone is still trying 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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Download file, rename right away, including [duplicate]

TL;DR: I need a "Save As" dialogue for downloading files and especially images. On my Android device, when I download a file from within Chrome it is saved to a default location with the filename it ...
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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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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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“Save Image” doesn't work

Using Android 4.0.4 on the LG Optiomus P970 I cannot save images from browsers. When using the preinstalled browser (not Chrome on this device) tap-and-hold brings up a context menu including "save ...
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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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change download folder to external sdcard in ttpod

I am new user of Sony C6603, with Android 4.2.2. For free music download, I use TTPod. I find the music can be downloaded for free in this App, but I wonder if I can change the default download folder ...
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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 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 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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How can I download files if there is no SD card?

I have no SD card in my phone. And I would like to know how I can save pictures in a place where I can access them later because I download them on tumblr.
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Android stuck in downloading mode

So what happened is that my mobile (Galaxy S4 - GT-9500) ran out of charge. When I plugged in the charger and tried to turn it on, it went directly to what I think is the recovery mode (Android logo ...
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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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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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Files from website downloading with .do extension and won't open

I regularly need to access doc and pdf files with my Galaxy SII, which I download from a website. I recently made some changes to apps but thought I'd reversed them all, but now the files won't ...
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I'm having trouble making a custom ringtone

I have an LG-LS855. I don't seem to have any way to plug it in to my computer. I've made a ringtone I want to use. It's an mp3 file. I've uploaded it onto Google Drive. The only thing I seem to be ...
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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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Cannot find downloaded files

My phone is a Galaxy S3 i9300 and is rooted. I do most of the time download files via the Internet. So the files I downloaded are in the documents folder. The weird part is after I check it in my file ...
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How to save an image displayed in the stock browser without downloading it a second time?

I am trying to save a scanned image from a printer on the local network with the stock Android browser. The browser interface looks something like this: As soon as I click "start scan", the printer ...
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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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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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Can I change the download path for the Amazon MP3 cloud?

I want to download my music from the cloud through the Amazon MP3 app, but whenever I download it always puts it in the "amazonmp3" folder on my phone's internal drive. This is kind of annoying ...
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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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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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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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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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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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How can I stop downloads from Google Play when net balance is ending (or zero)?

In my SIM, the net balance is zero. But, the device shows that it is still downloading applications. Because of this, I am losing my main balance. Also, the battery is getting lower every 3 hours. ...
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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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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 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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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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Firefox for Android: Download a video file

I've got Firefox running on the Nexus 10, and I'm trying to download a video from a URL. When I tap on the video link, it starts trying to play in the browser, instead of downloading the file. How can ...
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How to stop Chrome from causing Download folder to reappear in gallery?

Wanting to exclude the Download from being scanned by the Gallery application, I do as required, and create a: .nomedia file in the Download folder. That correctly causes the Download folder to ...
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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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How to detect who is downloading apk files in background?

At some point in time my Android phone start downloading some .apk files in background. I assume this is doing some of the free apps what I've installed on my new phone from Google Play (I've ...
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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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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 ...