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Topic # 112335 5-Dec-2012 13:15 Send private message

I have a Galaxy S2 which I recently updated 4.0.1 OTA. When I open My Apps in the Play Store, if it shows some updates and I am at home, the updates will not download over my WiFi. They just show 'downloading' for ever and time out. However, if I am at work and connected to my employer's WiFi, updates will download. This problem arose recently but before I upgraded the OS to 4.0.1.

I have googled the hell out of this and not come up with a solution that works. Have tried deleting and reinstalling my google account, clearing data and cache in Play Store under Settings > Applications.

Would welcome advice or ideas.

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  Reply # 727406 5-Dec-2012 13:25 Send private message

i had that once.

I deleted wifi access point from the list and added it again, that fixed the issue :)



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  Reply # 727433 5-Dec-2012 14:11 Send private message

kobiak: i had that once.

I deleted wifi access point from the list and added it again, that fixed the issue :)


Thanks. I should have added above that all other WiFi operations (email, internet etc) on the phone are working OK. It's even telling me when apps need updating - it just won't update them.

However will certainly give your idea a try.

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  Reply # 727527 5-Dec-2012 17:16 Send private message

eracode:
kobiak: i had that once.

I deleted wifi access point from the list and added it again, that fixed the issue :)


Thanks. I should have added above that all other WiFi operations (email, internet etc) on the phone are working OK. It's even telling me when apps need updating - it just won't update them.

However will certainly give your idea a try.


I've had the same thing in the past on a device...and "forgetting" that access point and setting it up again did fix it. 

Might not work in every case, but it's worth a try. 




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