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Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by Bryan84, Oct 21, 2010.

  1. Bryan84

    Bryan84 Member
    Thread Starter

    Why is my Market not showing apps that my friends' Market is? We are both from the same country too. Example if you search "EasySMS", you should get about 6 hits. For me, when I search "EasySMS", I only get 2 hits. Here is a screen-shot:

    http://i54.tinypic.com/241nsao.jpg

    Any idea why and how I can fix it?

    Also, possible you help me download "EasySMS", the free one by deraills and attach it here?
     



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  2. Szadzik

    Szadzik Extreme Android User

    1. Does your friend have a Milestone?
    2. Do you both have the same Android version?
    3. Has he used Market Enabler?
    4. What country are you in?
     
  3. Bryan84

    Bryan84 Member
    Thread Starter

    1. No he using another brand phones.
    2. Yes.
    3. Never heard of it.
    4. Singapore
     
  4. Szadzik

    Szadzik Extreme Android User

    The fact that you have different brands may be a factor here, but who knows.

    Are you using an unofficial version of 2.2 on your Milestone? If so, have you applied the Market fix?
     
  5. Bryan84

    Bryan84 Member
    Thread Starter

    No. I am using Android 2.1.

    I've tried to uninstall the updates to Market and still no match found. In fact worst, my ~S$0.00 is supposed to be in S$ but now is in Euro$. :(

    or maybe MarketEnabler messed it up. How can I restore back to my orginial setting? :( what can Singapore's gsm.sim.operator.numeric be? :( does uninstalling MarketEnabler reset the "Fake country" to orginial?
     
  6. Szadzik

    Szadzik Extreme Android User

    You can revert back in Market Enabler only if you saved the previous setting or you remember your provider's code. I think if you uninstall it it should revert too.

    Even if you revert back, I do not think you will be able to see the same stuff someone with 2.2 sees.
     
  7. Bryan84

    Bryan84 Member
    Thread Starter

    Ok I am able to fix the currency issue but my original problem of EasySMS not appearing still persists. Anyone knows a solution?

    Can someone upload the .apk here for me?

    Thanks.
     
  8. Szadzik

    Szadzik Extreme Android User

    Have you tried Google search?

    androideasysms - Project Hosting on Google Code
     
  9. Bryan84

    Bryan84 Member
    Thread Starter

    y
    Yeah that I know. But on the developer website, that is not the latest version. I contact the developer and he said he does not upload every new version to the web. Quite nonsense to me. :(
     
  10. Szadzik

    Szadzik Extreme Android User

    You want me to get you the APK from the Market? Of course the free version one.
     
  11. Bryan84

    Bryan84 Member
    Thread Starter

    Yes please. Free is good. It was my first post request that someone post it here for me. :)

    Btw... is the a way to download apps offline from the Market besides from a phone? Like an "offline download"?
     
  12. Szadzik

    Szadzik Extreme Android User

    Here you go.

    I do not think there is an offline download option anywhere.

    Why not use Appbrain and Fast Web Installer?
     
  13. Bryan84

    Bryan84 Member
    Thread Starter

    Thanks! Yes I do use AppBrain but it also says file not found. :(
     
  14. Szadzik

    Szadzik Extreme Android User

    Use fast web installer, appbrain does not redirect you to the market then.
     
  15. Bryan84

    Bryan84 Member
    Thread Starter

    "Not found"

    "The requested item could not be found" :( even with fast web installer.
     
  16. Szadzik

    Szadzik Extreme Android User

    You will have to manually find each app you are missing.
     
  17. Bryan84

    Bryan84 Member
    Thread Starter

    I guess there may be other apps not showing updates too. :(

    I just don't know why I am facing this problem.

    I click "Install" for EasySMS on Appbrain. It "sent to phone" .. so when it tap "Install" on my AppBrain app in my phone, it says "Not Found. Requested item could not be found." :(
     
  18. Szadzik

    Szadzik Extreme Android User

    There is something not working here and you have to find what and only then you will be able to solve the problem.You are rooted you said and you tried Market Enabler so maybe that mixed things up.
     
  19. Bryan84

    Bryan84 Member
    Thread Starter

    Yes I am rooted, tried Market Enabler but had uninstalled. Any ways to troubleshoot?
     
  20. Szadzik

    Szadzik Extreme Android User

    The only thing that comes to my mind at this point is a hard reset, but maybe someone else will have some ideas.
     
  21. Bryan84

    Bryan84 Member
    Thread Starter

    That's crappy. :( Guess I will wait till G.O.T updates their 2.2.1 firmware for Milestone then I'll do a flash.
     
  22. faugusztin

    faugusztin Member

    @Szadzik: hard reset will not help. This is a screwup on Motorola & Google side, all protected apps (even the free ones) doesn't show up in countries outside of the official Market countries (those where users can buy apps). The reason is that Motorola didn't sent their 2.1-update1 signature to Google, or someone forgot to put in the DB.... I have a UK Milestone in Slovakia, for example UK people see Desktop Visualizer, i don't. Same firmware, the only difference is the physical location of the phone.

    To be more exact, even some UK people have problems :
    https://supportforums.motorola.com/thread/38452
     
  23. Szadzik

    Szadzik Extreme Android User

    Market Enabler should resolve this issue then, but for some reason did not.
     
  24. faugusztin

    faugusztin Member

    As i said, it is a screwup with the 2.1-update1, that is the version which has problems. But there is no really a option to downgrade, as Moto didn't had a usable firmware so far. Not 2.0, not 2.0.1, not 2.1, and 2.1-update1 is still the best even with the mysterious SD card goes missing bug and with this market bug.
     
  25. Szadzik

    Szadzik Extreme Android User

    Experienced no bugs myself, but maybe I'm just lucky. Now I am running the not-yet-released 2.2.1 and all apps are showing fine in the Market.
     

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