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Which user-agent string is most optimal for use in ADM or similar download management applications?

I thoroughly comprehend what a user-agent string is, and how to spoof/parse them. What I can't seem to find in the endless sea of search results that all speak about the same two aforementioned ...
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How do I solve this download manager problem (android)?

I don't really know if this is the right place to ask this question, but can anyoane be kind and help me a little here? My mom has a huawei smartphone. I don't know what has she pressed but now, ...
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ADM (Advanced Download Manager) is not grabbing links automatically

In my previous Android phone, when I to copied any link, there was a popup window of ADM asking whether I wanted to download the specific file or not. It required that ADM should be running in the ...
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Can't Donwload/Install/Update any app - Waiting for download

I've got a problem while trying to install/upgrade any app on my android phone, after tapping on install/upgrade it just get stuck with the message waiting for download. Nothing works for me, I ...
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Why do I have to always clear the cache of the Download Manager in order to download 1 app?

I'm using a Samsung Galaxy J4 Core with Android 8.1.0 Go. When ever I want to download an app on Google Play, I first have to clear my data/cache for my Download Manager and restart my phone. It then ...
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Use proxy for stock android download manager? Play store not downloading through shadowsocks

I'm in China. I use proxy to access GFW blocked sites. Proxy is connected as an android VPN. Stock download manager does not go through proxy. How can I use proxy with it? On my Mi Mix 2S, I just ...
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Play Store downloads failing for subset of apps

I have an issue where Google Play Store will not download updates for a specific subset of my installed apps. I'm using a Sony Xperia Z5 with Android 7.1.1. When the problem apps attempt to update in ...
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How to replace Android's Download Manager by an other default app?

I got enough of the poor functionality of com.android.providers.downloads So I decided for a better alternative download manger. But how can I choose the alternative as preferred download manager? ...
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Downloads start minutes after clicking the button

Recently I've been getting an issue that when I start any download from an app such as the Play Store or Google drive, when I click the download button I get a indication that the download has begun ...
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How to intercept Chrome links with Advanced Download Manager (ADM)?

I have installed Advanced Download Manager (ADM), but when I try downloading a file from Chrome, it downloads the file with its Chrome download manager. How to set-up ADM to intercept the download ...
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"Save as" like window's saving

I see that in Android (MiMax 2 with Android 7) the downloads fall in the same and unique folder. I have a Dropbox. In the Dropbox I can save my files offline. But when I want to move a file from the ...
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Google Play Store won't download app

Play Store downloads successfully first chosen app, but it get stuck on downloading the second one. There is no error message. Only activity I see is notification of content waiting to be downloaded. ...
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What does the setting option mean entitled "allow multi-thread downloads" in Es file explorer?

What does the setting option mean entitled "allow multi-thread downloads" in Es file explorer' under download manager settings?!
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My phone is downloading "Google Play", over mobile data

My phone randomly shows the Download Manager downloading "Google play". I usually cancel this download since it seems fishy to me, and that's what my question (asked below) is about. Since this sounds ...
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Downloader app failing to download apps over a specific wifi hotspot (Error 495)

This may look like it's beating a dead horse, but it's not. All of my Android devices of different brands and different chipsets, from Exynos, Snapdragon 820, Snapdragon 435, with stock or custom ...
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Constant "<Untitled> Download unsuccessful." notifications

I'm constantly harassed by these "<Untitled> Download unsuccessful." notifications. After taking the above screenshot, I cleared the entire notifications list. Within the next three minutes (...
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What is downloadfile.bin?

At random times, Download manager start downloading series of files named as downlaodfile.bin, downloadfile-1.bin and so on. I got this issue since today morning. And it happened twice today. What ...
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Accidentally Uninstalled Download Manager

I was using my phone ASUS Zenfone Max when I accidentally uninstalled my Download Manager, I thought it was a random pop up download when you go to sites so I deleted it. After that, when I tried ...
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Google Play Store downloads won't start

I ran a speed test and I'm getting a full 4Mb/s. However, when trying to download an app, it's stuck on the indeterminate progress"Downloading" bar. 20 mins later it gives me an error saying it couldn'...
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Google Play Store download stops to a certain percentage on large programs

Hey fellow Android Enthusiasts, I have encountered a very weird problem which I hope you could help. When I download a large apps from Google Play Store, it always pauses at a certain percentage, for ...
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Will clearind data from download effect the downloader apps?

!My device is samsung galaxy J5, the download manager has currently 1.3 GB . I'm just curious will clearing the data from the download manger will effect apps wether it will delete the download ...
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How to schedule downloads in Advance Download manager?

I installed Advanced Download manager to schedule my downloading for night time. I know how to schedule and it works as long as the app is open. So I put some files for downloading and schedule it for ...
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How can I change the default download location to the external SD Card?

I have a Chinese tablet that runs Android 4.4.2 (KitKat) and comes with the default Download Manager. I googled for a way to change the default download location to the external SD card with no luck. ...
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Cannot download apps

I recently have received error 495 on my Nexus 6P running Nougat, causing none of my apps to update. I tried common solutions like clearing cache and signing in, but they didn't work. I eventually ...
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How to use mobile Internet on trains effectively?

When I'm on a train ride (mostly in Germany) I often find that this results in very poor mobile Internet connectivity on my Android devices. Particularly, loading of even small web pages may take ...
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Can't download from Play Store on Wi-Fi

I have a BLU Vivo Air (non LTE) with 4.4.2 installed, and it has developed an issue where it will not download app updates over WiFi. The download from the Play Store starts, but immediately goes to "...
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Nexus 4 on cm 13 nightly - application cannot download files

I have recently downloaded cm 13 and flashed it on Nexus 4. Since then none of my applications can download any files. Google apps can do that though. I have tried to capture the relevant debug info ...
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Where is my download list located ony htc desire?

I used my Showbox app and tried to download something and it said "saved to download list"
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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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Stopping downloads

I have an LG G4 phone that doesn't have Download Manager enabled. It started downloading something on its own, even though Play Store is set for "do not auto-update apps". How can I stop this download?...
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Download manager does not exist

I've bought Chinese Meizu m2 mini and there is no Download Manager app at all. I can download from Web by ES explorer's downloader facility, but I can't do anything with Google Play. My firmware is 4....
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Export list of Downloads (no root)

I was using Firefox and for some reason it deleted all downloads from the SD card. I found an in-built app "Downloads" which has a list of all files downloaded to date, listing both Chrome and ...
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Android app downloading but not installing

My Device is Motorola Moto G 1st Gen. running Android Lollipop 5.0.2 From the last 2-3 months, my phone is not installing apps. It downloads the app and even shows installing but never completes. ...
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How to reinstall Google download manager on rooted MOTO G X1032?

I'm on Android 5.0.2, rooted through Clockworkmod. I have Titanium Backup synced to my Dropbox and a Nandroid image. I deleted the default download manager (stupidly on my Titanium Backup as well) to ...
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What happens if I clear data in download manager?

What happens if I clear data in download manager? Will it delete all of my downloads?
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Download progress notification and Google Play Store showing different progress percentage

As the title says, I've noticed that the download progress in the notification bar and the progress in the Play Store shows different progresses. Screenshot: My question is why does this happen? Is ...
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Control a Windows download manager using an Android device

Can anyone please tell me if there's currently a way to use my Android device to get my Windows PC to download a file? For example, maybe I could use the Android "Share" functionality (with a ...
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Android Gmail app - can't download some attachments - Nexus 5 [duplicate]

The problem is that I can download some attachments, but some not. I usually cannot download zip attachments that are forwarded to me. I cleared cache and data of the Download Manager, but that didn't ...
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Android Download Manager does not properly resolve hostnames

I have had an issue for a while with a few of my Android tablets. Those tablets would consistently refuse to install or update software from Google Play. I have spent days looking for a solution; I ...
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Download manager apk [closed]

I made a mistake... I incorrectly thought the "download manager" apk was a worthless Virgin Mobile stock one, so I deleted it. Well, I'm a bit wiser now, and I now know that the Google play store ...
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How to cancel a download on Android 4.4 KitKat

I (accidentally) started downloading a 350 MB file from Google Chrome and I can't find the option to stop it, the downloads app just shows the files that have already finished but not the downloads in ...
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Download notification not showing after factory reset

I have an Asus Zenfone 5. Usually when I am downloading a file, my mobile will show the download in the notification pane. After performing a factory reset on the device it is not showing the ...
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Android Jelly Bean - Download and install Download Manager without a pc

I'm writing this from the tablet having the issue. 2 months ago when I still had a working pc I wanted to install Linux on my tablet and in the process I wiped mostly everything from it and changed ...
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TI SensorTag firmware Update through OAD(over-the air ) in android

Help me to upload firmware through android app in nexus 7 ,as I have build my sensor tag project through IAR embedded workbench,but I didnt find any app for OAD firmware update in android, when I am ...
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How can I download entire folders/albums or songs from my PC (over wifi, BT, or USB) to my phone to take on the go

I have tens of thousands of songs on my PC organized by artist/album in folders, and would like to be able to view my collection and manage what comes with me when I travel. Ideally I could browse and ...
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Problem with downloading files from play market and websites

I have nexus 5 (android 4.4.2, TeamWin Recovery Project, root). Recently, problem with downloading files from play market and websites appeared. I see infinite downloading in the play market. I see ...
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Download manager with support of password protected sites and Content-Disposition: attachment

I've already tried almost 10 most rated download managers and browsers (including latest Chrome and Dolphin) to download content from a password protected site. Neither one works. The site serves the ...
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How to download via Chrome on Nexus 7 with Jelly Bean 4.2.2

I have a Nexus 7 updated to Jelly Bean 4.2.2, with all apps updated. Chrome is version 28.0.1500.94. I navigated to http://diablo.incgamers.com/blog/comments/diablo-3-podcast-102-public-game-...
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Force a download manager not to manage downloads

I have a nexus 7 and I use chrome on it for my browser. I have a download manager installed, and I use it to download files by URL. However, it has usurped the downloading of chrome, and I like chrome'...
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Clear cache and data of Download Manager

Google says to clear cache and data on Play Store and Download Manager when experiencing download problems. I can't find Download Manager on my Android device.
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