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Can't download from Android Marketplace after rooting??

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by ryandelman, Aug 12, 2010.

  1. ryandelman

    ryandelman Well-Known Member
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    Here's the problem:

    I finally (after some trouble) rooted my Captivate earlier today. Since then, I have not been able to download any apps from the Android Marketplace, either paid or free.

    The apps get to the stage of "Starting Download" but just wind up hanging there infinitely.

    Is it likely that something occurred during or indirectly related to the rooting itself that's caused this problem, or is this just as likely coincidental?

    Any thoughts?

    -Ryan
     


  2. NZtechfreak

    NZtechfreak Android Expert

    Coincidental I think, many other users, Rooted and Non-Rooted alike are reporting this issue.
     
  3. NZtechfreak

    NZtechfreak Android Expert

    Hmmn, strange issue with forums, my posts are disappearing then reappearing...
     
  4. -Ollie-

    -Ollie- Well-Known Member

  5. -Ollie-

    -Ollie- Well-Known Member

    (double post)
     
  6. snapper.fishes

    snapper.fishes Android Expert

    Install market enabler? Worth a try.

    Edit: I think I know what you did. You uninstalled Google Talk didn't you. I just did the exact same thing....

    Shortly put: We are both screwed. Seems like Google market uses Google talk in order to operate. Fortunately, there is a fix - Reflashing the firmware. This is the only option. Hard reset doesn't fix the problem. I tried it.
     
  7. aleffler5569

    aleffler5569 Lurker

    how do you reflash the firmware cause i got the same problem going on
     
  8. snapper.fishes

    snapper.fishes Android Expert

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