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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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Download Manager causes high CPU usage on Motorola Razr with stock Android 4.0

My Razr (Stock ROM 4.0) is very very hot. After some research I found com.android.providers.downloads is responsible, since it's using about 60% of CPU. I have tried killing it, and it respawns, ...
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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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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 do you restart the download manager service?

I was using my Nexus 7 (android 4.2.2) through the hotspot on my phone and the download manager was trying to download a large app update. I pressed and held the notification to get to the app info ...
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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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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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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 downloading large apps from Google Play Store, it always pause at a certain percentage, for ...
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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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playstore download stops for no reason

There are no problems downloading games and apps that are less than 100mb. But if i download apps that are more than 1gb, i tend to leave it downloading overnight. By morning, I checked my phone ...
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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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advanced download manager (adm) to intercept chrome links?

how can I use adm with chrome? I haven't been able to set it up, chrome downloads with its own download manager, has anyone managed it?
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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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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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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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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 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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How to save an image displayed in the stock browser without downloading it a second time?

I am trying to save a scanned image from a printer on the local network with the stock Android browser. The browser interface looks something like this: As soon as I click "start scan", the printer ...
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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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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"