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Downloads from Android Market only work on Wifi?

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    It won't let me download apps, and says it will start once connected to wifi.

    It says something like this: Download size to large, connect to wifi

    The apps I am downloading aren't even over 2MB.

    How do I fix this?

    Thanks.
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    Old or new android market?
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    Which ever comes stock on it.

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    Thanks the market looks awesome, but it still doesn't work on 3G.
    I tried tons of apps.

    luckily I'm almost always by a wifi hotspot, but it could get annoying...I might try verizon tomorrow.

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    No problem man. And Hmm, that's weird. Hopefully Verizon can tell you what's up.
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    Go to settings> battery & data manager > data saver > and unclick the data saver option. I just randomly looked through all my settings earlier today and saw it, then saw this question and remembered what I saw. Hope I helped. Data saver helps battery by making market, social and other apps do certain things over wifi only.

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    OH cool i was wondering about that but it was never really a big deal. I'm not one to look everyday for updates for my apps so when I got that message I could wait till I had wifi or I was already in a place with wifi so I just had to turn it on.
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    Thanks Johnny :)

    I just asked almost the same question...thanks...that did the trick.
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    i was having the same problem. i was getting really pissed off until i found the data saver thing

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    I wish they gave a little more warning when checking the box....that or I didn't read it.

    When I saw Data Saver, I kind of just checked it without thinking...

    +1 to Johnny
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    Yeah it doesn't tell you unless you click on the individual boxes

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