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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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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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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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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 ...
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Android 5.0 download notification hidden forever

I've got a Nexus 4 and have been looking forward to update to Android 5.0 Lollipop, so I installed MultiROM and set a secondary ROM for that. While playing with the notification control in Settings, I ...
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apps download error [duplicate]

Whenever I try to download apps I receive error "error while Dowunloading-application name" there is insufficient space on the device. Please help me to overcome this and I have sufficient space on ...
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Location of Downloads attached to text messages on my Samsung Galaxy III

My downloads are not appearing in my "downloads." Anyone know where else they may be being stored?
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Cannot download apps over mobile data

I am using Samsung Tab S. My device cannot download any apps from the Play Store when I use my data plan, but it is working when I'm using WiFi. I also did not receive any notification for FB, insta, ...
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why cannot download an app on more than two devices

why cannot download an app on more than two devices, I can on Apple, Google states that it is installed already and it is not
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Android 4.2.2 update error

After rooting with Cyanogenmod and updating my Galaxy Tab-p1000 into android 4.2.2 from Froyo 2.2, when I attempt to download apps from Play Store, the install button in the play store page for apps ...
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Some games won't install on Moto G (3g)

I have just bought my Moto G. However, while other games installed without any issues, any Temple Run games just took forever, so I had to give up, despite Google Play saying they had been installed. ...
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How to stop mobogenie Auto download in anroid?

mobogenie application auto download in my mobile, my cellphone is Sony Xperia J and my android version is 4.1.2 , once I removed it from my device but it's downloaded automatically again , how to stop ...
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Where can I download Android TV OS?

I'm confused, is this even available? I have a Tegra K1 developer kit and I'm wondering if there's an Android TV image I could download and install on the the K1.
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Error [DF-SA-01] when downloading application from the play store

Can anybody help me how can I solve this problem. I have tried options of clearing cache data, force stop google paly store/service, removing google account from accounts and reboting device but it ...
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IRC client with XDCC support

Honestly, I haven't installed and checked all irc clients for Android, nevertheless I wasn't able to google any. Does it exist? If yes, mention it, please :)
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How to store currently downloading file via mobile directly on PC

I have a very big file that needs to be downloaded and I am using my Android phone to download it. Is there a way to directly store or sync it on my laptop? It is too big and there is not enough ...
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not able to download apps in Micromax Unite 2

I recently bought a Micromax Unite 2. I can't download any app from the Play Store. In Settings->Storage>default write disk, I have selected as Internal SD card. The SD card it shows 5gb as ...
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Any way to resume corrupted download?

I faced the following problem 3-4 times when my files were not downloaded unsuccessfully. I usually download movies through my PC but I tried of doing it with my tablet, I assume that it will be ...
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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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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 ...
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Cannot download app from Google Play Store [duplicate]

I'm trying to install, on my Galaxy Tab GT-P3100 (with Android 4.0.3), an app which requires Android 2.2 or superior - as in the page's app on Google Play Store (webpage). However when I try to ...