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Cant Update Apps!!!

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by GLENN C., Aug 24, 2010.

  1. GLENN C.

    GLENN C. Active Member
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    for the past 2 weeks, everytime i go to the market to upgrade my apps, it doesnt upgrade. it says the app is "starting download" but nothing...also, the notification bar is showing that anything is being downloaded...help please?

    i also cant download any apps from the market as well...
     

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  2. MassacrMan

    MassacrMan Well-Known Member
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    I've heard of a bug where the phone starts to lag when downloading an app, it will be stuck on "starting download" when in reality it is actually downloading the app. Wait a bit and see if the phone jumps to the app appearing to be installed successfully.
     
  3. GLENN C.

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    k ill give it a shot
     
  4. GLENN C.

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    3 mins in and still not luck...
     
  5. tblack1100

    tblack1100 New Member
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    I purchased a Samsung Captivate a few days ago and I am having the same issue. When I try to download an app, it stays on downloading forever.

    Any luck finding a solution?


    Thanks
     
  6. getDange

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    Did you mess around with any of those third party connection managers, task killers, or battery savers? Try uninstalling them.
     
  7. sluggo33

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    Try clearing the cache in the market app. It worked for me. Mine wasn't hanging on "starting downloading" though. It was just failing to download.

    /Settings/Application/Manage Applications/Market/Clear Cache...

    You may try to clear saved info in other apps too. google voice etc...
     
  8. GLENN C.

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    no luck
     
  9. GLENN C.

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    no luck either
     
  10. GLENN C.

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    i just realized that all of this has been happening ever since i rooted the phone..

    do you think if i un-root and return to the phone to stock, the problem will get solved?
     
  11. getDange

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    I would think so. do ODIN restore to factory
     

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