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I can't permanently delete or download files

Whenever I try to permanently delete a photo in my photo gallery, I get a message saying "Can't delete from device." I've tried deleting files by plugging my phone up to my computer, but the files ...
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How to make new files in Downloads folder visible to all apps?

In Android Nougat, when I use Samsung's File Manager to move an apk file into the Downloads folder, it then appears - within File Manager - in the Downloads folder (as expected). When I try to access ...
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clone app and do auto-update on the cloned app like Parallel Space

Is it possible to create something like Parallel Space by oneself? There a well described to procedure how to clone an app How to keep two versions of an app installed? How to Install and Run ...
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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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Chrome - unprompted auto-download of files after opening the browser - bug or something else?

Upon opening google chrome on android, it suddenly downloaded (unprompted by me) a jpeg, as well as a "seed" file. After scanning both files with the mobile version of kaspersky, i opened the jpeg ...
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How to get latest version of Google Play Store

I'm trying to solve a problem I'm having with Google Play Store. (Specifically, a continual "Error checking for updates" and an empty "Installed" list. I tried clearing the cache.) The version I have ...
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Can't stream or download podcasts hosted by Audioboom

I got a Galaxy S8 a few weeks ago and I noticed that I could not download or stream episodes from the podcast Casefile. The problem persisted on seven different podcast apps so I figured it wasn't the ...
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Cannot download through a link

I have google play and app gallery (from Huawei). but whenever i need to download an app through a link it brings me directly to the Huawei Gallery and of course it is telling me the app is not ...
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How to stop embarassing images showing on my phone's screen when I try to tweet?

I have downloaded some images of an adult nature onto my phone. My problem is, they show up as preview images whenever I try to compose a new tweet in the official Twitter app. I can't find any ...
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Why aren't my songs dowloading?

I use an Android phone, and I usually download songs by converting them from YouTube to mp3 through websites. This time, when I hit the download button, the downloading didn't start. It said "download ...
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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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How to download apk file of telegram app on android? [duplicate]

Telegram allow to install app only on Google Play Store but I want to download apk file and send to my friend because his Android device which does not have access to Google Play Store. Is it ...
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Downloads sporadically disappearing. QuickTransfer folder appears

For the last while now (months, I think it may have been tied to an update), most of the files in my download folder (/storage/emulated/0/download) disappear at seemingly random times, then all come ...
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How to fix “Samsung account already exists in account manager” when downloading apps?

When I am downloading the Collins Cobuild English Dictionary from Galaxy Apps, it displays the message: "Samsung account already exists in account manager", as shown in the picture. As a result, I am ...
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Forced download

I had this icon in notification bar once I connected to wifi .. Google play auto update is disabled and application update comes with no red dot ... When I scrolled down the status bar, no ...
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Is Qualcomm safe to be on phone or is it a security threat?

I have alot of stuff downloaded on my phone like com.qualcomm.qti.simsettings all starting with Qualcomm. Should these be on my phone ?? What little I did read it said security threat. Should I delete ...
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How to get reliable download for old Android Samsung?

What is reliable? I need reliable Android, to install "from zero", cleaning all the old firmware of the old smartphone.... So, the first and main step is to download a reliable and complete set of ...
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Can't download anything from Sourceforge on Samsung Galaxy Grand Prime+?

I can't download anything from Sourceforge from Android such as Samsung galaxy grand prime+ and HTC phones. How to solve this problem? Can I download from Sourceforge on Android? Update: Android ...
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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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Is there a reasonably straightforward way to download videos from proprietary web browser players?

I have a Samsung SM-P900 tablet that I bought specifically to watch professional education videos during a long commute. Unfortunately almost immediately after that the videos I want to watch the most,...
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File not deleted from Downloads message (but got disappeared)

When I try to delete a file using the downloads app (Android 8.1 app), I sometimes get the notification that my file couldn't be deleted and subsequent message by tapping the notification that my file ...
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How to allow downloading multiple files again in Chrome?

When I was recently downloading files from a website, Chrome warned me, that website tries to download multiple files. I haven't seen that warning before and I guessed, that this may be security ...
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WhatsApp away from Wi Fi?

When I am away from WiFi, I do not want to receive nor send messages or media on WhatsApp. Where on my Moto G can I make this setting? Thanks !!
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LineageOS 14.1 browser keeps saying “Download Unsuccessful” at 30-35%

I recently installed LineageOS 14.1 x86 (Android 7.1.2), and have been having issues downloading with the default browser. Every download starts working, but then fails at around ≈30-35%. I have: ...
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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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Ads security issue affecting all Android system

for a couples of day I have noticed that there is a strange behavior on my Android phone device. and I think it is a global problem. I have noticed that some Ads appears in the screen in whatever app ...
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Installing the right version of Play Store on my old Android device

I am a Linux user, but only a beginner at dealing with android on a tablet. I have an old Asus Transformer Pad TF300T. It is running android 4.2.1 (which means Jelly Bean according to wikipedia), ...
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How to download a specific part of any online streaming videos on Android phone?

I'm using an Android phone. I watch action movies online in it. I always want to download only some particular scenes of the movie. But I don't know how. So I download the complete movies which are ...
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certain apps won't download

the google play store won't open or download certain apps. most apps open fine and have no problem downloading updates, but a few are giving me trouble and not even letting me open their page on ...
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What about Android App Bundles' language support?

You can find out everything you need to know about Android App Bundles here. As this is a new way to deliver apk's I am very interested in how it works. When taking a look at the explanatory video ...
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second language disappears after restart

I have a q about my android phone. every time I turn off or restart my phone (Samsung Note 3) my second language for typing disappears and I have to download the second language from the list on ...
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Multiple links/files/folders download using Android phones/Apps

How to download all links/files/folders from websites/web directories using android phones/apps?
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Difference between drive, file manager, and downloads on my android phone?

I know that Google photos access my pictures, no matter what device I get on, as long as I enter my email address. But, my question is that, what's the difference between drive, file manager and ...
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Virus keeps downloading “Female for Portuguese” TTS file while hijacking Chrome

Device: Samsung Galaxy S4 mini [SCH-I435] OS: Android 4.4.2 Problem: When I try to open my browser (Chrome) it auto redirects to us.councilors425qd.top/.... and starts auto downloading "Female for ...
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Galaxy S3 GT-I9300 Stuck at Samsung logo with no recovery and no download mode

Background: I was having CWM recovery with custom ROM "CyanogenMod" and recently I flashed "LineageOS" successfully but I noticed that phone internal storage is being occupied by previous ROM files ...
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new.jar file getting downloaded automatically

What causes new.jar file getting downloaded frequently. I saw it happening again after deleting the downloaded new.jar file. What is this file about?
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Able to open existing files, but cannot download any new ones (e.g., pictures from Chrome or camera app)

My (unrooted) Moto G4 currently has a 32Gb SD card formatted for internal storage. I can open files stored on the SD card (e.g., pictures, ebooks, etc.), so as far as I can tell the card itself is ...
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Install google play games without internet connection

I have a tablet that can't connect to the internet (I don't know why) and I want to install some games from google play. Is there a way to download them in another device and then transfer to the ...
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How do you shuffle google play songs (across albums) that have been downloaded to android phone

I'm new to google play and have just downloaded a good bit of my music to android phone. I like to shuffle but am dismayed to find the only facility for shuffling appears to be within album and not ...
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Problems with downloading certain APPS from Google play to my new mobile phone

I have a new HTC U11 phone, and an old defective (not working) S5. Whenever I try to download an App, say Skype, on my new phone, although I get a message that it has been installed, yet it just isn't ...
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Is it possible to officially download or purchase android software?

Just like there is a download or purchase option for Windows from their publisher (Microsoft), I could not found any download or purchase option from the official website of android (https://www....
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What is the difference in a app and a apk?

App vs Apk ? Can someone plz explain the difference, and which one is it best to use ? Thank you for your help, Eveon J.
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“anazon.ca” download pending

My phone frequently shows a Chrome notification for "anazon.ca" with "Download pending ...". This appears frequently with a current time-stamp, even when WiFi and data is turned off. I tried ...
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What app needs iipsrv.fcgi?

My Samsung Galaxy Note 8 downloaded three copies of a file called iipsrv.fcgi. I have the apps Gamedia Browser, uTorrent and VLC Media player on my phone and am wondering if this download is related ...
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Downloading an HTML page

Is there a way for me to download an HTML page to a folder on my smartphone? I usually make a copy in PDF format but sometimes it does not get very good.
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How do I export saved web pages from Chrome on Android?

I have a lot of sites saved for offline reading in Chrome. Some of them aren't online anymore. Is there a way to get them out of the app in HTML files? Chrome version: 60.0.3112.116
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When I try to download pictures from phone to computer, “no pictures found on this device”

I have an LG-X Power. I have tried to download the pictures from my phone to my computer. When I connect through a USB cord - I receive a message on my computer that reads: "No pictures found on this ...
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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 Maps - download ONLY country (without surroundings)

Google Maps for mobile (android) has a feature that you can download offline map, however it seems to me that you can only select area with fixed ratio, therefore you are selecting a huge area that ...
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How to download everything off broken Samsung when screen won't turn on?

Last week I dropped and broke my Samsung galaxy s5. The screen won't turn on, but it vibrates/rings whenever I get a call or message, so I know the phone still works. All I want is to download my ...