trouble downloading apps because of WiFi

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  1. Cny2286

    Cny2286 New Member

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    The apps that i am trying to download keep telling me i need to have my WiFi on so i turned it on and nothing will download still. This started after i had to do a factory reset on my phone.
     
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    I see you have the X2 based on your info, but please be a bit more specific, do you have data saver on, is it actually connecting to a wifi network or is it just on?
     
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    same

    I am having the same trouble with my Droid 3 XT862. I can browse just fine but any app I try to download says the file is too big and needs to be downloaded using the wifi. This has gotten to be a pain in the backside. Tried changing quite a few things and I really won't have time in the near future to drive out to the Verizon store to have a Tech look at it. Any help is greatly appreciated.
     
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    datasaver

    The dreaded data saver app locked me into wifi to save power. Not sure how that works, but undoing it now lets me download apps like it should.
     
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    Data saver keeps you from breaching the new 2gb cap, since this is one of the phones to come out after the cap, it uses it.
     
  6. Apollyon67

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    Thanks

    Ah Ha, That makes sense. So far I am still grandfathered in with the unlimited... for now.
     
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    Thanks is fixed my issue. I had data saver on.
     
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