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Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by totenkopf, Feb 7, 2011.

  1. totenkopf

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    Samsung Captivate, ATT, Android OS 2.1

    ok, heres what happened, i was instructed by samsung tech support to do a hard reset for some other unrelated issues. when i came out of the reset and began setting up my phone again and input my regular gmail account, i was able to download a couple of apps, but after a few minutes nothing new would download. i talked to tech support again, and they said it was due to my gmail acount not working or something and told me to create a new one. sure enough, after another reset, and a new account setup, i can download all i want. i have tested this a few other times, to the tune of 5-6 more resets, and it seems the same each time. no matter what i do, my old gmail account will only let me download a few apps and the new account will let me download all i want.

    is there any way around it? samsung told me since its the gmail account, its googles domain and google has been, to say the least, unresponsive.

    thanks, yall

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  2. totenkopf

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    ok, knock on wood, but i think i fixed it. i did a hard reset, but in the linux menu where you would normally choose "delete user data" i chose "delete cache" and then "reboot". when i came back in all my settings and files were still there, but now im able to use the market as before.

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The Samsung Captivate release date was July 2010. Features and Specs include a 4.0" inch screen, 5MP camera, 512GB RAM, Hummingbird processor, and 1500mAh battery.

July 2010
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