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.




267 posts

Ultimate Geek


# 83491 17-May-2011 20:57
Send private message

Have had this issue for a few months now... About 4months. It first started on and off.. i.e. it would start working after a while and then come right... But for the last month and a half I have never been able to get past this message...

Really starting to anny me now... Even considering getting a new phone just so I dont have to put up with Ovi store any longer!!... Really like the phone itself though... Never have a problem with it and it does everything I need.


Create new topic
3666 posts

Uber Geek

Trusted

  # 470257 17-May-2011 21:00
Send private message

Perhaps it has something to do with their renaming? No longer called Ovi Store, now simply Nokia Store.



267 posts

Ultimate Geek


  # 470260 17-May-2011 21:04
Send private message

heavenlywild: Perhaps it has something to do with their renaming? No longer called Ovi Store, now simply Nokia Store.


4 months of it not working is ridiculous... You have to admit...!

Didn't know that they were renaming... Will keep my eye out.

 
 
 
 


3397 posts

Uber Geek

Trusted

  # 470262 17-May-2011 21:05
Send private message

I haven't got many paid items off Ovi but never had a problem with getting any of them.




Sony Xperia X running Sailfish OS. https://sailfishos.org The true independent open source mobile OS 
Samsung Galaxy Tab S3
Nokia N1
Dell Inspiron 14z i5


28560 posts

Uber Geek

Moderator
Trusted
Biddle Corp
Lifetime subscriber

  # 470263 17-May-2011 21:07
Send private message

What network are you on?



267 posts

Ultimate Geek


  # 470265 17-May-2011 21:13
Send private message

sbiddle: What network are you on?


Was on Vodafone... But changed over to 2degrees about 3 weeks ago when my voda contract expired.

I am trying to download them on wifi though... so shouldnt matter... the txt's come through from ovi store to 2degrees.

1315 posts

Uber Geek

Trusted

  # 470269 17-May-2011 21:17
Send private message

Have you been in touch with the Nokia Careline either by phone or this page http://www.nokia.co.nz/support/ask-nokia

They may have to reset something on the back end.

Also make sure you have the latest firmware on your handset



267 posts

Ultimate Geek


  # 470273 17-May-2011 21:25
Send private message

BrentR: Have you been in touch with the Nokia Careline either by phone or this page http://www.nokia.co.nz/support/ask-nokia


Also make sure you have the latest firmware on your handset


Phone is always up to date... Ovi will update itself with a SW update - Correct? I dont actually have to uninstall and download a new one. Usually keep my phone pretty up to date...

I have called the Nokia careline 3 or 4 times now... But have always got the same responce "The Ovi store payment process is currently down for maintenence, we anticipate service being restored shortly".... I just dont beleive it and cant be bothered waiting another 10mins on hold to hear the same think... But will have a look a the link now. Thanks :)

BrentR: They may have to reset something on the back end.


What do you mean? - Thanks

 
 
 
 


532 posts

Ultimate Geek


  # 471354 19-May-2011 22:26
Send private message

The store is certainly working as I bought an application as recently as today (that one using WLAN though, not WiFi) and don't recall a problem at other times.

Ovi Store application version on my phone (N8, but I assume they are all the same) is 2.06.00042 in case you want to check yours. 

327 posts

Ultimate Geek


  # 471416 20-May-2011 07:39
Send private message

For what it is worth, I have made 3 purchases in the last week on my Nokia X6, without problems. I recently had the Ovistore application on my phone do an update (automatically updated when I launched Ovistore on the phone a couple of weeks ago), and the version reads (using the application manager) as 1.09(8). (Same version for Ovistore client, and OviStore Launcher.)

I connect using the home WiFi (on Slingshot), and my Ovistore account already holds my credit card information, gained from a purchase I made some months ago, so I don't need to re-enter my credit card number each time I make a new purchase.

Hope this helps in some way :)

487 posts

Ultimate Geek


  # 473423 24-May-2011 13:23
Send private message

Starplay:
sbiddle: What network are you on?


Was on Vodafone... But changed over to 2degrees about 3 weeks ago when my voda contract expired.

I am trying to download them on wifi though... so shouldnt matter... the txt's come through from ovi store to 2degrees.


I've moved from Voda to 2degrees, and I generally download from Wifi.  No problems here with Ovi/Nokia Store on my 5800XM.

Like someonelse mentioned earlier just contact Nokia 0800 665421

2514 posts

Uber Geek
Inactive user


  # 473440 24-May-2011 13:44
Send private message

I have also purchased from Ovi store (or what ever it is called now) recently, no issues it was thru WLAN rather than WIFI.




267 posts

Ultimate Geek


  # 475879 30-May-2011 19:01
Send private message

Great... After a 3 hour call from Nokia Careline it still doesnt work... The conclusion of the call was oh well see how it goes.. it might correct itself sometime in the next week. If it doesnt send us an email again and we will have another look into it.

Thanks Nokia for just wasting about 5/6 hours of my time and then not even solving the problem. The only other solution that they could come up with was for me to drive up to the carecentre in Auckland and personally explain the situation and have the phone checked. The careline operater did not think that it was questionable to get me to drive 5 hours there and then 5 hours back to drop it off to the carecentre. And then drive up again when the phone was ready. I thought this to be plain stupid so of course im not going to do it.

I did however appreciate the call from the careline... But the outcome was less than desirable.



267 posts

Ultimate Geek


  # 475906 30-May-2011 19:48
Send private message

Oh... And now after reloading the backup... None of the apps I had are on my phone. Im guessing that I am going to have to re-download all of the free apps... And just put up with not having any of the paid apps as I cant purchase them again...

327 posts

Ultimate Geek


  # 475942 30-May-2011 20:42
Send private message

You should find all your previous downloads, including the paid ones, available in the ovistore site once you log in. Just visit the "My Stuff" section. Re-downloading from the "My Stuff" section is free.



267 posts

Ultimate Geek


  # 509579 21-Aug-2011 12:40
Send private message

I wish Nokia knew how to fix this. After a 4 hour phone call with them, and then another 3 hour phone call... all that was acheived was loosing a heap of my data and the problem still being present.

With the anna update and my N8 working really well, it would be cool to have some of the paid apps... But that wont be happening.

Create new topic



Twitter and LinkedIn »



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 »

Vodafone integrates eSIM into device and wearable roadmap
Posted 17-Jan-2020 09:45


Do you need this camera app? Group investigates privacy implications
Posted 16-Jan-2020 03:30


JBL launches headphones range designed for gaming
Posted 13-Jan-2020 09:59


Withings introduces ScanWatch wearable combining ECG and sleep apnea detection
Posted 9-Jan-2020 18:34


NZ Police releases public app
Posted 8-Jan-2020 11:43


Suunto 7 combine sports and smart features on new smartwatch generation
Posted 7-Jan-2020 16:06


Intel brings innovation with technology spanning the cloud, network, edge and PC
Posted 7-Jan-2020 15:54


AMD announces high performance desktop and ultrathin laptop processors
Posted 7-Jan-2020 15:42


AMD unveils four new desktop and mobile GPUs including AMD Radeon RX 5600
Posted 7-Jan-2020 15:32


Consolidation in video streaming market with Spark selling Lightbox to Sky
Posted 19-Dec-2019 09:09


Intel introduces cryogenic control chip to enable quantum computers
Posted 10-Dec-2019 21:32


Vodafone 5G service live in four cities
Posted 10-Dec-2019 08:30


Samsung Galaxy Fold now available in New Zealand
Posted 6-Dec-2019 00:01


NZ company oDocs awarded US$ 100,000 Dubai World Expo grant
Posted 5-Dec-2019 16:00


New Zealand Rugby Selects AWS-Powered Analytics for Deeper Game Insights
Posted 5-Dec-2019 11:33



Geekzone Live »

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


Support Geekzone »

Our community of supporters help make Geekzone possible. Click the button below to join them.

Support Geezone on PressPatron



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.