Geekzone: technology news, blogs, forums
Guest
Welcome Guest.
You haven't logged in yet. If you don't have an account you can register now.

View this topic in a long page with up to 500 replies per page Create new topic
1 | 2 | 3 
1140 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 35


  Reply # 434978 3-Feb-2011 18:09 Send private message

defragger: None of my apps have downloaded at all so far. Been over 8 hours now.


Same problem here.

1376 posts

Uber Geek

Trusted
Subscriber

  Reply # 434982 3-Feb-2011 18:22 Send private message

I've just noticed that from the Market page you can access your usual Google bits and bobs like Gmail, Documents, Calendar and whatnot.

But in Gmail, you don't get a link to the Market.  Boo.




Samsung Galaxy S5 SM-G900I

1032 posts

Uber Geek

Trusted

  Reply # 434983 3-Feb-2011 18:24 Send private message

defragger: None of my apps have downloaded at all so far. Been over 8 hours now.


I'm sure you've thought of this, but check that your data is switched on and/or your wifi is off to prevent it overriding the data.

Cheers,
R2D2




Galaxy S has gone to its new owner. HTC Sensation has gone to its new
owner. Now using Galaxy S3. Eagerly awaiting release of the Note 3.

1376 posts

Uber Geek

Trusted
Subscriber

  Reply # 434985 3-Feb-2011 18:38 Send private message

More trials.  I've been able to install Angry Birds from the Google Market, even though it said it was already installed.  AppBrain didn't show Angry Birds being installed but did after I ran a synch.

Now I'm uninstalling it via AppBrain but I suspect that it wont do diddly squat either.  I'd already clicked the "Installed" button in the GoogleMarket and it was all set for me to install it again.

The Help file is nonsense.  Type in "uninstall" and you get a half cocked page with some odd symbols. But you can select your language.  Just don't expect to see anything ;-)

I've posted the question to their forum.  Now to wait for a reply.




Samsung Galaxy S5 SM-G900I

119 posts

Master Geek


  Reply # 435156 4-Feb-2011 08:45 Send private message

kiwitrc:
athor: Do you have the Backup my data option turned on in the Privacy settings?


Sorry, what privacy settings are you referring to?


The privacy settings under the main android settings.

3476 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 358

Trusted
Subscriber

  Reply # 435159 4-Feb-2011 08:48 Send private message

athor:
kiwitrc:
athor: Do you have the Backup my data option turned on in the Privacy settings?


Sorry, what privacy settings are you referring to?


The privacy settings under the main android settings.


Hmm, I dont have Privacy as a setting under my settings?

119 posts

Master Geek


  Reply # 435167 4-Feb-2011 09:03 Send private message

Looks like HTC may have messed with the settings in the desire.

I found this thread about - http://androidforums.com/htc-desire/266940-back-up-htc-desire-system.html

The option you are looking for is Back up my data (Back up my settings and other application data on Google servers).

Atleast thats what it is on my nexus one. I don't know if they will fix your problem, but if the phone is not backing up data on googles servers (like what apps you have installed) then that might cause the out of sync in the market, maybe.

3476 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 358

Trusted
Subscriber

  Reply # 435178 4-Feb-2011 09:14 Send private message

athor: Looks like HTC may have messed with the settings in the desire.

I found this thread about - http://androidforums.com/htc-desire/266940-back-up-htc-desire-system.html

The option you are looking for is Back up my data (Back up my settings and other application data on Google servers).

Atleast thats what it is on my nexus one. I don't know if they will fix your problem, but if the phone is not backing up data on googles servers (like what apps you have installed) then that might cause the out of sync in the market, maybe.


Hey thanks for that, after reading through that thread and jumping a couple I found it.

2620 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 57

Trusted
Subscriber

  Reply # 435180 4-Feb-2011 09:15 Send private message

tomgeeknz:  As posted on @Technobuffalo and others (http://bit.ly/ehvIf8) Google has launched an Android Web Store allowing you to buy, view and download apps directly to your android device. 

To be honest it is about time!! Check it out at http://market.android.com


It works well. I bought the "Victoria" voice for the SVOX TTS Classic app. The Market pushed it to my phone almost instantly......the download on my phone started in under 30 seconds after the purchase completing in Chrome on my PC.

Update: I wasn't using wifi at the time. I was on 3G. Maybe that matters.  




____________________________________________________
If you're not curious, your brain is already dying...if not dead.



231 posts

Master Geek


  Reply # 435370 4-Feb-2011 15:26 Send private message

ArtooDetoo:
defragger: None of my apps have downloaded at all so far. Been over 8 hours now.


I'm sure you've thought of this, but check that your data is switched on and/or your wifi is off to prevent it overriding the data.

Cheers,
R2D2


Yeah I did that. Hmmm. 




 

1032 posts

Uber Geek

Trusted

  Reply # 435376 4-Feb-2011 15:31 Send private message

defragger:


Yeah I did that. Hmmm. 


Did the downloads say 'completed' when you looked at your market account page in your PC web browser?

Cheers,
R2D2




Galaxy S has gone to its new owner. HTC Sensation has gone to its new
owner. Now using Galaxy S3. Eagerly awaiting release of the Note 3.

231 posts

Master Geek


  Reply # 435577 5-Feb-2011 08:04 Send private message

ArtooDetoo:
defragger:


Yeah I did that. Hmmm. 


Did the downloads say 'completed' when you looked at your market account page in your PC web browser?

Cheers,
R2D2


Yep they say 'completed'. 




 

1032 posts

Uber Geek

Trusted

  Reply # 435595 5-Feb-2011 09:12 Send private message

defragger:
ArtooDetoo:
defragger:


Yeah I did that. Hmmm. 


Did the downloads say 'completed' when you looked at your market account page in your PC web browser?

Cheers,
R2D2


Yep they say 'completed'. 


Do you have your downloads yet? There are reports of many others having problems with the web market, if that's of any comfort.

Cheers,
R2D2




Galaxy S has gone to its new owner. HTC Sensation has gone to its new
owner. Now using Galaxy S3. Eagerly awaiting release of the Note 3.

231 posts

Master Geek


  Reply # 435660 5-Feb-2011 13:52 Send private message

I'm not too phased. I just would like to have it working but ah well. Hopefully it fixes itself :)




 

Aussie
2201 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 209

Trusted
Subscriber

  Reply # 435945 6-Feb-2011 17:55 Send private message

12 apps per page is a bit pathetic...

1 | 2 | 3 
View this topic in a long page with up to 500 replies per page Create new topic




Twitter »
Follow us to receive Twitter updates when new discussions are posted in our forums:



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when news items and blogs are posted in our frontpage:



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when tech item prices are listed in our price comparison site:




News »

Trending now »
Hot discussions in our forums right now:

Moment of Truth?
Created by BarTender, last reply by joker97 on 15-Sep-2014 15:20 (69 replies)
Pages... 3 4 5


Spark DNS Issues - Amazing - Broadband Service Alert
Created by PeteS, last reply by Demeter on 15-Sep-2014 14:13 (307 replies)
Pages... 19 20 21


hp bios update
Created by foxy38, last reply by foxy38 on 14-Sep-2014 19:08 (26 replies)
Pages... 2


2014 Holden SS (V8) or Ford XR6-T (in-line 6 turbo)
Created by joker97, last reply by joker97 on 15-Sep-2014 16:08 (68 replies)
Pages... 3 4 5


Have $10,000, now what?
Created by Unregistered, last reply by pbgben on 15-Sep-2014 12:51 (44 replies)
Pages... 2 3


Mr. Key to extradite the German?
Created by TimA, last reply by Yabanize on 15-Sep-2014 16:05 (20 replies)
Pages... 2


Warning: Rage Ahead - Campbell Live and childhood poverty
Created by kawaii, last reply by sir1963 on 15-Sep-2014 07:09 (225 replies)
Pages... 13 14 15


Apple Watch - It's official!
Created by dickytim, last reply by joker97 on 13-Sep-2014 11:53 (60 replies)
Pages... 2 3 4



Geekzone Live »
Try automatic live updates from Geekzone directly in your browser, without refreshing the page, with Geekzone Live now.

Are you subscribed to our RSS feed? You can download the latest headlines and summaries from our stories directly to your computer or smartphone by using a feed reader.

Alternatively, you can receive a daily email with Geekzone updates.