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Wi-Fi icon next to apps in android market

I've noticed that a few items on "My applications" on the Android Market client have a gray "WIFI" label on them. What does that mean?

  • For example: Flight control, Frontline commando Commented Jan 13, 2012 at 8:50

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Usually means it's a large file and requires you to be connected to WiFi to download.



You need WiFi to download the app. It could be that the app size is "LARGE", and a download via carrier network is not recommended.

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