my RAZR's losing apps!

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  1. maomao

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    Saturday I went to open an app and it said it wasn't installed. I had to reinstall it. Sunday this happened with 2 apps. And Monday and today. What on earth...?
     
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    Are you certain someone else hasn't had their hands on it? ;);)
     
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    Leeshor, lol. i live alone and i knew I'm not uninstalling them in my sleep.
     
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    There must be a reasonable explanation. If you go to the Google Store on the WEB does it say those apps are installed? I'm guessing they aren't in the app drawer.
     
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    Are these paid or free apps. Just curious.
     
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    Actually, they are all free apps. Today it was the TriMet Ticket app by globesherpa.

    The other uninstalled apps:
    WTP? Free - what's the phrase free
    Words with Friends Free
    Words Cheat
    Indeed
    Instagram
     
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    Haven't been out to the web yet. But... I would click on the shortcut and see a tiny dialogue box stating the app isn't installed. So the app software was missing but not the shortcut icon.

    When I reinstall suddenly I have 2 shortcuts.
     
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    Also, I have some bigger apps on the SD card. The mysterious disappearing apps were on internal storage.
     
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    Still happening daily. :(
     
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    2 words I hate, factory reset. :biggrin:
     
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    I know I hoped, in the dark recesses of my mind where I am sure I purposely hadn't thought of this, that it would not be The Answer.
     
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    I just don't see any other option at this point. Something is seriously wrong and just may not be correctable any other way.
     
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    Well, I did the presidential thing.

    But Google programs installed old versions after reset. I powered the phone off and back on... That didn't help. The gmail format is old, Maps is the old version, etc. Haven't been to Google forums yet...
     
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    Also, every time I post here now, I get a message: " The remote server sent an unknown response. This could be related to an outdated plug-in or possible conflict. "
    DF is the only place I'm seeing that. ?
     
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    Maybe your internal memory is starting to go? lol idk.
     
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