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Go into twrp mode on your phone and go to install. Then go to where you downloaded the zip file and tap on it. Then just swipe to install and reboot your device.
Well I managed to solve it, got the idea from here: Application stuck in "Installing..." stage in Market. I went to Settings > Applications > Manage Applications. Force stop the Google Play Store application Uninstall updates for the Google Play Store application It warned me that Google Play Store would be restored to its original state, I ...
Keep letting it update. Eventually it finishes. No help from Verizon and so I had no choice but to let it run. Took about 6 weeks.
Solution: Galaxy S(First Series) will easily handle 4.0 Kit to JB Get the latest working galaxy toolkit, unlock the boot-loader: Yes, You can uninstall updates for Google Play but that gimps your device. How to: Links are hit or miss dead. Look up "Galaxy Tool Kit" Those kits include step by steps.
I just found a new incompatibility causing something similar (at least right now: May 2015). Updates and reinstall of Facebook were repeatedly failing with "Package invalid" using both Google Play and 1Market. It seems that the problem was my home program: Nova launcher. This was on Bluestacks using my PC, by the way. I changed my home program back to ...
Take a look at this answer. Apps are stored only on the /data partition, which is only a part of internal storage. So even though you have space on your SD card, (either internal or external), you may not have enough space to install your apps.
Already fixed it. I downloaded an Android 4.4 ROM for my phone(SM-G355HN) and flashed it with Odin while my phone was is download mode.
The Google play store, and other app stores, only list the main application (APK) size, not the total app size, which includes the OBB (Opaque Binary Blob) expansion files. OBBs are the extra files that an app downloads to run. There should be no difference in file size before the extra files are downloaded. From the Play Store Developers section: The ...
A signed apk is a zip aligned file. You can get the apk file on your computer, rename it to zip and try a zip file manager to extract content. If the programmer chose to use encryption algorithms for resources and embedded decryption inside application code, even you are good on reverse decompile, you can get "era" or bigger time to decrypt this or you may ...
Well the application may not contain graphic activity, it may contains background services, or broadcastreviver that work on background I mean in hide mode.
well let the update download. After downloading you have manually install it so don't install. This way you can prevent the lollipop update and stay on kitkat.
I don't know whether this works for some one or not. I installed Lucky Patcher in my Phone. And immediately it showed me warning that unused file Anydo.odex and after then I Am able to install all these applications. Its weird.
Apk and zip files are essentially the same, compressed. Before the system can use the file it needs to decompressed. So the file is one size when downloaded and another size when installed. Also note sometimes when apk's are installed, after being opened some data may need to be downloaded. So file size file will increase again. Differences in size are ...
Because Play Store shows download size, and download file (probably apk) is compressed. When you install app, apk is decompressed and larger.
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