3rd Tab In Market Was Download Until Verizon Had It's Way

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    All day yesterday the tab was downloads which I thought was much better after doing the update. The wife looked at hers and it said Verizon and when I pulled mine up it had switched. I guess all the more reason to Root.

    I don't like seeing random changes to the phone when I didn't do it. The wife's old Storm had random apps showing up on her phone all the time.
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    Mine has always said verizon. Since launch day. Ever device I've seen said that.
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    Are you sure your phones have updated yet completely? Mine USED to say Verizon but after the update (which I did two minutes ago) it has been Downloads.
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    Mine changed back after a reboot. I'm wondering if it has anything to do with folks who manually updated, versus those who automatically updated. I did the manual method (giggity) and it WAS downloads. Then I battery pulled a few times, just to clear some things up, and sure enough "Verizon" came back.
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    my update to 2.0.1 took place just a couple hours ago. My tab say "downloads"
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    Yeah I decided to wait for the update to come to me. It stayed that way all day not sure if I did a reboot either. I looked down it was downloads, the wife looked a minute later, she said hers had Verizon and immediately opened my Market back up and boom, changed.
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    Mine always said verizon and still says verizon. I'd prefer downloads though.
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    Have you rebooted lately? Try it a few times and see if it's still there. I'm guessing that it's always been "Downloads" in the event that this went to a non-Verizon branded phone, but the minute Big Red's network picks up on it, it changes to "Verizon".

    Not that it's a huge issue. You can always just hit the menu button and get your downloads there. I actually liked the Verizon tab, because the recommended apps were all amazing.

    Also. Go Hokies.
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    I manually updated, and I don't remember it ever saying Download... Always been Verizon...
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    I did the manual update. It had the downloads tab until a reboot. Then verizon had its way.
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    Yeah... rebooted and it's Verizon. Don't really mind, but I worry for future support. I was happy to finally get away from locked and dumbed down Verizon GUI and this seems like a step in the wrong direction... I trust Google to keep it at a minimum though.
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    I wouldn't be surprised if there was a background service changing this from Downloads to Verizon, and those of you with apps killing all background services all the time are killing the one that changes that... isn't there some background service that is a hidden verizon menu? I've never seen it on my phone, and it's always had Verizon in the market...
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    Mine was Verizon from launch until update. After update it went to Downloads. After reboot it's back to Verizon. Weird. I have been on the Verizon network the whole time.
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    3rd Tab

    I think the 3rd tab in Market changes depending on how you access the Market, if you are using 3G the 3rd tab will say Verizon, if you have the droid connected to WIFI network then the 3rd tab will say download, I tried this before posting and that is how it worked but now I am on WIFI and it still says verizon so sorry for the misinfo
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    I just did my update an hour ago, have rebooted 2-3 times, and I have "Downloads." Had Verizon before. And I am always on 3G or 1X.
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    I got update OTA on Wednesday and this is the first time I looked at the tab since then. It's Verizon.
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    Mine has always said Verizon
    I think Downloads should be the third tab with Verizon relegated to menu option, not the other way around. :mad:
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    ok this is funny i just open up market on my phone and the third tab said downloads then I stop messing with the phone screen went black and had to unlock it and all the sudden the third tab changed to verizon. Just thought it was funny that it changed that quick.
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    Mine has always been Verizon. Updated last night and it's Downloads. Rebooted a couple of times after reading this thread and it never changed back to Verizon.
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    before and after update--Verizon
    Just rebooted, still Verizon.