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What happens if an app is set to refresh and you don't have a data connection?

Discussion in 'Android Apps & Games' started by KaskaA, Jun 6, 2011.

  1. KaskaA

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    I use a few apps have refresh intervals that I set to one hour. What happens if that hour passes and I don't have an active internet connection? Will the app automatically refresh when the device reconnects to the internet?
     

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    In my experience, the app will automatically refresh once data is reconnected.
     
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    I moved this thread to the "Android Applications" forum so that you get better help (AndroidSPCS is on top of things though :) )
     
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    It depends on the app. Usually once a data connection is restored the apps will update on schedule, however a few apps will stick throw a failure notification and won't try to connect until the notification is viewed.
     
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    Does the same thing happen for push notifications (as in will an app refresh automatically when data is restored if it is set for push notifications)?
     
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    Depends how the server is setup to push. If you hit a timeout period or a specific number of failed attempts, it could delay the receipt of push mail until you log back in with the server. Then push will resume.
     
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    Thank you so much for your help!
     

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