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How to see download count of an Android app on Google Play store?

I cannot see the download counts of one app on Google Play. How can we know that number of one app?
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How to download a Google play book

Can someone tell me how to download a Google play book so that I can read it off line on my Android table which? I attempted to use the download option on the MyBook list (the three dots). The file ...
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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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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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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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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 cant 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 playstore on Saturday & yesterday and now today when i try it says couldn't install on usb or ...
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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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Why music downloader apps return unrelated, foreign-language songs?

Every time I search for music in redacted apps, all do the same thing. Any artist or song I try to find, the search results find a few but are not that song or artist. They show up in some weird ...
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How can I reinstall Play Store?

I was having some issues with my samsung galaxy s2. I took it to an I.T. store to get it fixed and now all is working fine, except play store is no longer there. I went into 'all applications' in ...
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How can I install apps again after forgetting my “content filtering” PIN in Google Play?

I am unable to download certain applications. I can't remember my content filtering pin number. I would like to get help with resetting my pin number.
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Downloads from Google play store stop at about 80%

Every time I try to download from Google play store my phone downloads it to about 80% then it stops showing error and code #. Is there something I am doing or not doing right. I have an android phone ...
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can't download apps

My Moto E says insufficient storage space available every time I try to download an app. I don't have any apps currently installed and I clear all of my cache data frequently. My internal storage has ...
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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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internal storage space

On my Alcatel One touch Fierce It says that I have 354mb of downloads But when I clicked on it it says that I don't have any downloads. Does anyone understand what's happening and how to fix it?
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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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need help asap storage and file transfer problem - nexus 5

hey i have a nexus 5 and a mac book pro, the nexus 5 is running android L - build number LPV79 and my mac book pro is running the most up to date software, I've installed a really bad rom on my phone ...
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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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insufficient storage. can't download apps

I have a blu Neo 4.5. I have 7 gigabytes on my sd card. My internal storage is filled up so I moved all apps to sd card and still won't let me. How do I fix it?