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Getting apps or data from the Internet onto your Android device. Please see the full tag wiki for related links which might better fit your question or should be used additionally to better describe your issue.

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Apps to download MP3 files or Stream them on Android 2.3.6 [for free? xD] [on hold]

I just wanted to quickly ask for an app that can help me download or stream MP3 songs. [I tried spotify, but it's unsupported and deezer's UI is crazy] So, if anyone has any apps in their minds ...
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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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How to know why “Error code: 495” occurs when downloading large files?

Download always stops when phone is idle and I get same message below. No saving mode used and I download through Wi-Fi. Phone is Honor 8x, Android 8.1. I tried to clean the cache for the Google play....
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“Attackers on <b>%1$s</b> might atte…” downloads while using Facebook app

The night of the 17th, I was using the Facebook app while suddenly a download in progress icon appeared in the status bar. I pulled down the notifications screen just in time to catch a glimpse of the ...
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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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Can I get hacked by just opening an APK file without even installing it?

Can I get hacked by just opening an APK file without even installing it on an updated android phone 5.0+↑ !!
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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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Downloading Error

I've bought this new Mi note 5 pro, whenever I download any thing via ADM or even Utorrent over my 4G connection whole of my data is used up (as much required by the download) and the task is reset ...
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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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Why do I have about 200 MB of downloaded stuff in my Xperia E-1 downloads folder but when I go there, there is nothing?

So I have around 200 MBs of downloaded stuff in my downloads folder, but I don't know what they are or how I got them. They just appeared one day. I've tried factory reset and all the typical stuff, ...
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Where can I download Galaxy Note 5 newest official rom?

I want to flash my phone and reinstall the newest Note5 firmware, but I can not find it on Samsung's official site!
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What's this file libAppDataSearchExt_armeabi_v7a.v7.so downloaded from *.gvt1.com on my device?

I was checking the traffic of my Android 5.1 tablet, and I've found that some files are downloaded discretely like this one: GET /edgedl/android/appdatasearch/libAppDataSearchExt_armeabi_v7a.v7.so ...
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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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Save received NFC as file instead of opening; only open after confirmation

Android phones are highly vulnerable, because with enabled NFC, they open everything without user confirmation. http://www.theverge.com/2012/7/26/3188098/android-beam-nfc-flaw-charlie-miller-exploit-...
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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 to create a copy of what an application is downloading?

I have an app in which it downloads several PDFs in-app and saves them to an unknown location (i have checked all locations in my phone). I want to make a saved copy of everything the app is ...
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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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Can't download purchased music

I purchased a song from Google Music and was given the option to add it to a play list but not to download it. I added it to a play list but that playlist doesn't work if I'm using downloaded music ...
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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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Download stopped and now unsuccessful

I was downloading a file (420MB) in my android phone. After 80%, download icon started showing on/off. Finally it disappeared. Now my download has completely stopped. The unsuccessful file is in ...
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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 ...
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Download queued and stuck

I have Android 5.0.2. A notification showing in Line 1 "Downloading English (US) and Line 2 "Queued". I long touched on it and the text changes to Download Manager. How to get rid of this annoying ...
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Is there a time limit for downloading/installing a large app?

I have a Shield Android TV (first version with 5.2 installed). I'm trying to install Half Life 2: episode one from the play store. But it's not working properly. The app is 2.6GB and over DSL it's ...
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i cannot download anything on my phone orange roya

My phone says there is no space, however i still have 1.8 gb left. I cannot update, install apps, download music from google play. I can download pictures from the internet and whatsapp tho. What is ...
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How to save instagram video from the app

Is there a way to download an instagram video from the app? Does a specific application exist?
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APK files downloaded but not installing

I'm trying to install an apk from apkhome, it says install but then it says app not installed:
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Every album has the same icon

I downloaded Shuttle(free version) to listen to music on my Xiaomi Redmi 3 Pro. I downloaded a lot of music albums(only mp3 files), but the last one created a problem. When I downloaded this album, ...