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Google play stuck on “Waiting for network…” when installing an app on mobile data

I recently bought a Meizu m3 note. Everything works fine in the play store (after I put the SIM in), except the downloading on mobile data connection. I can browse, search apps and request to install....
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Download Photosphere images

I have Google Cardboard which works great with Photosphere. I've created a few of my own, but I'd really like to get some spectacular images (e.g. Times Square, Grand Canyon etc) to install on my ...
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Offline use for a downloaded playlist in Google Play Music

I'm subscribed to Google Play Music. So far I'm happy with it. But I found a few usability issues. For instance. I found out that creating a playlist, and setting my device to sync and download it, I ...
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How do I know 360 Security antivirus app really works?

I have an Alcatel one touch fiercexl & 360 Security is the antivirus/cleaner app I have. I'm not entirely sure it even works like it says it should. Aft I use it & leave the app, and then go ...
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App unavailable in my country, even though it clearly is

Quick question. How is it that my boss is able to download Pokemon go on his Samsung Galaxy S7. We both have phones tied to the company, he is sitting next to me (both in the UK), but when I attempt ...
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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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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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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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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 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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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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Schedule downloading/sync for certain timespan?

I have an internet plan which is six times cheaper between midnight and 6 AM. Therefore, I do my heavy downloading during that timespan. However, I'd prefer to go to bed around 10 PM. I need a way ...
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Transferring photos

I transferred my photos from my Samsung S6 to my desktop, but should have transferred them to Picassa so that I could save my tags that I put on all of the pictures. Is there a way to transfer the ...
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Download YouTube Videos from Mobile?

Is it possible to download YouTube Videos on my New Samsung Galaxy Y android phone and have it stored in my SD card?
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Downloaded files missing

I have a bunch of downloaded files in /storage/emulated/0/Download and I've noticed that some files, when downloading them, don't trigger a "this file already exists" warning even though I am pretty ...
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Downloaded MP3 File Opens Wrong App

I downloaded an audio file (a podcast, 41MB, .mp3). After it downloaded, I tried playing the file by selecting the file via the pull-down menu. I also tried by opening up the Downloads app and ...
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Still stuck in download after uninstalling the app and hard reboot

My Android phone (4.4.2) is stuck in downloading an app. I uninstalled the app and removed the battery and rebooted and when it restarts, it's still trying to download the app! How can I cancel the ...
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Download history on s5 mini

Is it possible for items one hasn't ever downloaded to appear in the download history of an s5 mini?
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.ini file automatically downloaded, malware?

My phone is LG G2 (D802). My phone downloaded a .ini file which is currently located under Downloads > sav_amd_dir > md.ini. The download happened automatically in the background while I was ...
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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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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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Browser downloading as .php file extension

This morning I tried to download a number of mp3's from a lecture series (freely and legally available online) but when I searched for them from my media player app I discovered they were all titled "...
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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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Why are my downloads disappearing? Samsung S4 Mini

I cant find any of my downloads/photos that I saved to my internal memory, like pic attachments from text messages. They show in my downloads under gallery for a while then they disappear. I checked ...
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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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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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Download files from a .txt or .list file containing lines of URLs

I am trying to download all files from a downloads.list file which contains about 60 lines of URL to download .deb packages from my Ubuntu computer which is not connected to the internet due to lack ...
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What happens to CPU frequency when Android downloads a large file with screen off?

For example, I start downloading system update file and hit the power button to dim my screen. What happens to CPU? Does it lowers its frequency or change its governor to powersave? Or does CPU ...
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accidentally deleted my gallery app can you help me

i accidentally deleted my gallery app. mine phone is rooted and its micromax a120. so can u help me to recover the app or u can provide me a link so i could download from that link. plz help me. plz
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Why can't 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 play store on Saturday & yesterday. Now today when I try again to download it says couldn't ...
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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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How can I delete stickers on viber?

How can I delete downloaded stickers on viber? I downloaded there a few, and the last one I wanted to download was not possible because there was not enough room in my storage space (still isn't). Now,...
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How to fix a consistently freezing app download?

On my new Motorola X, I am downloading an app (Amazon's Kindle app) from the Google Play store and it is consistently getting to 91% downloading and then freezing there. I can cancel the download ...
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Downloading PDF file from browser

I have been trying to download a PDF file from my Samsung Galaxy 10.1, 32G, Wi-Fi Tab. When I click on the download icon to check on it,it shows "Download in progress". A one page file, for instance, ...
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“File too large” when merging a video file on TubeMate

I have Samsung Galaxy Note 2 and I'm using TubeMate 2.1.2 to download an HD video on YouTube. After the download finished, there is a merging file problem, and an error appeared: File too large ...
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Cannot browse or share photos downloaded from internet

This was a problem in my S3 but now it is much more prevalent in my LG4. in 70% of cases, when I download a photo from the internet it is not available for sharing using fb or whatsapp, and I cannot ...
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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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Random file downloaded but can't locate

I have a Samsung Galaxy S4 mini running Android 4.4.2. I was browsing the internet (yahoo site) using the most recent update of Dolphin browser (which, was not able to load the webpage). During this ...
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Galaxy tablet requires restart to download attachments

I have a Galaxy Tab A (SM-T550) running Android 5.0.2 that only downloads files from emails (in Gmail) if I restart it — after I have downloaded a file, I have to restart it for a second ...
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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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Downloading problem on Google Play Store

My Google Play Store sometimes says Can't download app and sometimes it just keeps on showing Downloading... and a continuously moving progress bar but it does not install the app.
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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 app download 100% then starts over to 0%

I can successfully download small apps like solitaire, but when I try to download larger apps/games that are 65 MB large, it downloads 100% then it starts over until I go in and cancel the download. ...
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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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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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Refresh Downloads list

I have Android 4.4.3 on a Nexus 5. I connected the phone to a laptop, and there I deleted most of the files in the Downloads directory of the phone. Nevertheless, these files still show up on the ...
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am getting unwanted ads

I am getting some unwanted advertisements, despite disabling the background internet. These advertisements do have a cancel button, but that does not work so forcefully you have to click on them and ...
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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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Download purchased APK from play store

I am using CyanogenMod on my Android devices without Google Apps (and consequently without the Play Store). Nevertheless, I have a Google account bound to my device ID and have purchased various apps ...