s3 won't download files anymore

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  1. cathyboo

    cathyboo New Member

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    hi my s3 wont download files from the Internet anymore, photos pdf's etc. it says 'starting download' as usual but then just doesn't download anything.
    hope someone can help
    Thank you
     
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    How much spare memory is available? Does it do this on 4g and wifi?
     
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    hi thanks for your reply I have over 8gb. I dont get 4g or wifi where I live. its happened ever since I updraded to 4.3 :-(
     
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    Check your settings. Since you have no WiFi, Mobile Data needs to be turned on.

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    I found that after the 4.3 update my download app had been turned off. I had the same issue. Try opening applications and tab over to see if yours is turned off.
     
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    My s3 has also same problem, it shows "starting download" as usual but it does not download any thing. I am using wifi. The problem started since i forced stop downloading. Anyone can help me plz?
    Also play store is not working, what is redem code, where did i get this?
     
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    [QUOTEr111, post: 2556349, member: 381434"]My s3 has also same problem, it shows "starting download" as usual but it does not download any thing. I am using wifi. The problem started since i forced stop downloading. Anyone can help me plz?
    Also play store is not working, what is redem code, where did i get this?[/QUOTE]
    thats exactly what I unknowingly did. you need to enable downloads again as you've simply just switched it off by forcing the stop lol
     
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    thats exactly what I unknowingly did. you need to enable downloads again as you've simply just switched it off by forcing the stop lol[/QUOTE]
    Thanks for reply
    To enable download should i turn off tab? And turn on by pressing power+manu+volume.
    Is there any other way to enable downloads again.
     
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    Thanks for reply
    To enable download should i turn off tab? And turn on by pressing power+manu+volume.
    Is there any other way to enable downloads again.[/QUOTE]
    go to settings - application manager - swipe across to all then scroll down until you find application installer. click on it and see if it says disabled like mine did. just click enable & bobs yer uncle :) hth
     
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    Hi I seem to be having a similar problem with my phone. However whenever I use wifi or 3G my downloads are enabled. I tried disabling and re enabling however this didn't help.
     
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