Support Sluggish Downloads

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by furman82, May 5, 2010.

  1. furman82

    furman82 Member
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    I've been using AppBrain to interface with the Android Market and I have been running into an issue where I try to install a couple of apps, it says it's starting download, but then nothing happens. I even turned on and off my 3G a few times, with no luck. This has happened once before. Is there something wrong or is this a case where the Android Market is a POS?
     

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  2. necosino

    necosino Well-Known Member
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    Most likely AppBrain. The only issue I've ever had is where it says it's downloading, then doesn't update again until installing (progress bar doesn't move) which isn't a big deal..
     
  3. RandomBehavior

    RandomBehavior Active Member
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    Running solely through the Market app I can only speak highly of nothing but great speeds for downloads, both WiFi and via wireless network.
    I know that's not a very insightful reply but just wanted you to at least know how it's performing for me to date.
     
  4. Needz_Android

    Needz_Android Well-Known Member
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    when you click "install" on appbrain, do you go over to your phone and open appbrain and click "sync with appbrain" and then "perform installs"?
     
  5. furman82

    furman82 Member
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    Yes. Then I end up on a screen where it shows empty progress bars for the apps I tried to download.

    I just went into the Android Market and tried to download one of the programs independently from AppBrain. Still didn't work. Must be a hiccup from the Market... oh well.
     

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