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I mistakenly uninstalled my Download Manager 4.4.4 in my Samsung Galaxy Grand prime G530H. A system application. I tried replacing it with a Download Manager 2.3.5. I did that by using a file explorer to place the 2.3.5 in the system folder. Then I rebooted the phone. It didn't work. The phone doesn't recognize the 2.3.5. Looking through the file explorer I can see the Download Manager 2.3.5 is still in the system/app folder and I tried deleting it but it won't delete. I need help on how to get the original Download Manager 4.4.4.

  • Can you just push a custom ROM to your phone and be done with it? – DankyNanky May 1 '16 at 1:29
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    Mike? Can I call you Mike? what's a custom ROM? If you have one can you send to me? – okeke May 1 '16 at 8:45
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    Resetting the device might bring back the app. – MANI May 1 '16 at 8:52
  • @okeke I have added an answer that will hopefully help :) – DankyNanky May 1 '16 at 13:02
  • Custom ROMs are like different OS. They are based off of android (as android is open source). You don't need Michael Nancarrow to send you a ROM, you can search one up (perhaps cyanogenmod for it's fame), find build, and flash. But that might not be necessary – TheBro21 May 2 '16 at 18:12
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Okeke,

Refer to MANI's answer regarding resetting the device, this may assist you, but as far as I am aware a reset does not touch where the applications are actually stored.

What is a ROM?

Read Only Memory. Essentially just a new firmware/software for your Android Phone. For a more detailed explanation and information on a ROM look on this website. If unsure if you should do this process, read on How To Geek about the "Top 5 Reasons to install a Custom ROM"

Process for your Phone

Here is an example of how to install a custom ROM on your phone (including Drivers, links to ROM etc.)

Here is the Xda Forum for your phone. Covers troubleshooting, ROMS etc. I would suggest you look here also.

Other Resources

Refer to this question on SE that provides a detailed answer (thanks @Izzy)

Hope this helps you. Undoubtedly a Factory Reset could assist, but I am not 100%. The steps for a Factory Reset on your device are located here.

Regards

Mike

  • Thank you Mani. Mike. I just signed up at the xda forum. I have requested for help. Just hope someone can help – okeke May 1 '16 at 23:29
  • @okeke Let me know how this goes. – DankyNanky May 3 '16 at 8:17

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