i want the old market backGeneral


  1. rockandrollac

    rockandrollac Well-Known Member

    How can i keep the old market layout? The new market layout sucks, don't like it at all. I can go to settings/application and remove market, which puts it back to old. but the dang thing updates to the new layout. How can i keep it the old layout???

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  2. rockandrollac

    rockandrollac Well-Known Member

    anyone?? this new marget really sucks. or can point me to a support page
  3. sandystorm

    sandystorm Well-Known Member


    What are you talking about a new market? it all seems same to me and works like it always did. Please explain more so we all know what your talking about. Thanks
  4. 1of7627

    1of7627 Well-Known Member

    I got the new Market too. I don't think you're going to be able to avoid it forever. It's a learning thing and I'm somewhat getting used to it. - MarkC
  5. DanDroid

    DanDroid Well-Known Member

    Market looks the same to me, I'm running version 2.3.6 - Is this update region specific?
  6. 1of7627

    1of7627 Well-Known Member

    Looks like a regional rollout to me. My phone got it but my wife's hasn't yet. I've seen it on other forums like this post on the Motorola Droid 3 forum: https://supportforums.motorola.com/thread/55135?tstart=0

    Don't think it's OS specific since the D3 has Gingerbread and the Revo doesn't yet.
  7. rockandrollac

    rockandrollac Well-Known Member

    Yea, i unistall and the it just come's back. guess i'll just have to get use to the new one
  8. notty

    notty New Member

  9. 1of7627

    1of7627 Well-Known Member

  10. sandystorm

    sandystorm Well-Known Member

  11. djembeman

    djembeman Well-Known Member

    I like the new market just fine. the new movie rental function and Google "Videos" app look pretty cool. I'm trying my first movie rental today. purchased the rental but will watch later.
  12. rockandrollac

    rockandrollac Well-Known Member

    Since i started this thread here's my update - I'm starting to get use to the new style. It's not as bad as i thought it would be
  13. djembeman

    djembeman Well-Known Member

    Google Video Rentals and the Videos App work pretty good. If you are going to plan on watching them through HDMI I would suggest using a different service though. Phone through HDMI to your TV doesn't look the best since they are really only sending you a big enough (high quality) movie file to look great on a small phone screen. I'm guessing Google may have this service on Google TV and the quality would be meant for a larger screen. I won't use this service often, but possibly while traveling only with my phone.
  14. cristake87

    cristake87 New Member



    The new Market it crash on my htc hd 2 ultimate droid. I don,t know wy.
    I reinstal the Ultimate droid and make the same shet. Can anyone help me to fix that?
  15. CoachWade

    CoachWade Active Member

    I'm not half so agitated by the layout as I am by the fact that it went and linked every email address on my phone to my apps. I run three Google Calendars off this phone, and now I'm getting notices for every dang one of them when there's an update to the apps.

    Did anyone ask for this? No. Is anyone so dumb as to really need three notifications for the same software to be sent to the same device? God I hope not!

    I also don't like how app searches now return books and movies. I've never in my life downloaded a book or a movie from the app store and I have zero intention of ever doing so. My ebooks are specifically purchased to be non-device specific, because I read on both a kindle (.AZW format) and on my phone using Moon+ (ePub). I'm not buying some proprietary crap from these buffoons.

    I also have to say that allowing 1200 character app reviews from a computer, and only 160 character reviews from a phone is equally dumb, but if we're going to frost this cake of stupid, it's that the app market won't let me review an app I just deleted from my phone because it didn't work. You have to physically have the app still on your phone in order to review it from that phone. What makes this so dumb is that you can log into your account and review ANYTHING from a computer.

    Between the overpriced and buggy HTC Sensation that doesn't even allow bluetooth file transfer or printing (even though it claims to do so-- HTC never made Win7 drivers, so the device will "Pair" but not "connect."), and the botch job of just about everything Google associated with android (Calendars don't display properly, apps like Google music are forced onto the user, the app market is a gigantic fail), there is no part of the Android system from start to finish that is EVER going to "kill" the iPhone.

    So... yeah. I can't stand Apple, but Google is doing everything in their power to make me legitimately HATE Android.

    ~D.
  16. pirahna

    pirahna Well-Known Member

    I don't mind the new layout but I hate that it takes several minutes for it to load now. I usually lose interest long before the page ever loads.

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