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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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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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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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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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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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boom beach file not working when sent to obb

I am a boom beach fan. Until the recent update the game required to be downloaded again or send the updated file of of the game. I took the updated file and shifted to ...
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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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youtube offline video error playing

Can someone help me? I encounter problems when I play videos downloaded from Youtube. Those videos are added to disk. the downloads were all completed successfully but when I try to play them, it says ...
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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?
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Can't find stock 4.3 Jelly Bean ROM for Moto G [duplicate]

I have been unable to locate any stock ROMs for my phone. Dose anyone happen to know where I could find a stock 4.3 Jelly Bean ROM for the Moto G? Please don't link me to here as the link is dead: ...
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what is com.sec.android.providers.downloads?

I happened to notice this app(?) had access to virtually everything on my Galaxy S3. Seemed a little strange so I googled it trying to find out exactly what it was for. I never did find what I was ...
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When I search on a music download app, why does it not find any songs and shows results in a foreign language?

Every app I download and search for music in (music maniac, paradise pro, etc.) 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. ...
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I cannot save files from web since last software update. Does anyone know the reason?

So since the last software update I can't save files from web (whether it is a video or a picture) after long pressing on the files. I have no problem with saving files using other methods but there ...
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my phone says “invalid URL” and “Error 944” whenever I download apps

I've been trying to download applications for weeks but it always says "Invalid URL". What am I going to do?
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How to stop an ongoing download in HTC desire 500?

I had started a download on chrome, but after sometime wanted to stop it. There is no option available for that either in chrome app or in the mobile download manager. What should I do ?
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unable to download app

Just bought linx 10 Also bought phone ZTE Got phone first so downloaded lots of apps. Including camera mx. Tried to download camera mx to linx tablet but it say it is already installed. Did the ...
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Download and run Android APK files [duplicate]

I want to download BitTorrent Sync to synchronize my Android and PC. Question #1 What's the difference between download from here or here? Since I'm not interested in register myself on Google ...
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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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How to set timeout to zero on the HTTP Get action of Tasker?

I have to download a file using Tasker, but the default timeout limit for the HTTP Get action (120 seconds) is not enough. How to set the timeout to zero (never) or to much more than 120 seconds? ...
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Nexus 4 won't update

So I had updated to Lollipop some time ago, but due to some app incompatibilities I rolled back to Kitkat; Now that it seems all the issues with said apps have been solved, I decided to update again, ...
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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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Storage and downloading files

I bought a new phone and everytime I save a picture from Twitter, the browser or a bbm profile it always saves in my phone storage not my SD card. I was wondering if there's a way to make them save ...
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Google Play store not downloading anything

Problem: Google Play store is not downloading anything. I have Samsung Galaxy Pocket Plus gts5301 and no matter what app I download from Play store the downloading bar keeps on running and download ...
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Andriod download error [duplicate]

I downloaded a big appliation. It is 1.4 GB ,my internal is 1.6, the installation failed but the memory is used. I only have 200 MB, i don't know where does the 1.4GB go even though the application is ...
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Android does not download any files from untrusted CA certificate site

I work on a site that serves mobile phones and shares some file. When I publish my site in http everything works great. But when I activate SSL and publish my site via HTTPS with my own certificate, ...
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Can I download a file in Chrome into Dropbox so that it gets uploaded to Dropbox?

Is there a way to download a file in Chrome (on my Nexus 7) and then have it uploaded to a folder in Dropbox? On a desktop PC, I'd just save it into the Dropbox folder and the app would upload it. ...
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Downloading My Own Books From Play

So, I uploaded several books to Play mainly just to store them there. They weren't bought on the Play Store and are old books (from Archive.org) with no DRM. Now I notice that the only option Play ...
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Download Problems

So when I download music, it will show up in the music player, but when I turn off my phone, which is a galaxy s3 by the way, the music doesnt show up in the music player but will still be in my ...