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Old January 18th, 2010, 04:33 PM   #4 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by vincentp View Post
Hate to ask such a silly question, but is there any chance you've used all of your storage space?
Nope - I wondered about that, so I uninstalled about 10MB of rubbish that he had. Made no difference.

Follow up:

Funny thing - apps that there were updates for tried to download, failed, then showed in My Downloads simply as "Free" instead of "Installed" or "Update available".

Last resort - wiped phone. (Great - now he has to go through all the rigmarole of setting up his icons, widgets, etc all over again).

Now working. Sort of - My Downloads showed (for the first three times) all his previous installed apps. Great! I re-installed Facebook and the two paid apps he has. Now the My Downloads ONLY shows these ones - no idea what apps he had installed before, and luckily the two paid ones were already re-installed.

What a damn mess. I am fairly IT literate and patient with phones. What's Joe-Public meant to do when this shite happens?
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