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Can't download paid apps i receive Error 403 Android market.

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8th March 2012, 03:29 PM   |  #1  
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I purchased Tasker android app on the android market 7th march. When i try to download that app i receive "Error Takser could not be downloaded due to and error. (403)". My bank confirm Google charged, but i can't download it. If i visit android market using web browser i can see i already purchased it. If i clear cache data on "Play store" app its not work? Are there any solution?
8th March 2012, 03:36 PM   |  #2  
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Why don't you contact the developer with your order number and see if he can help
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24th March 2012, 12:12 AM   |  #3  
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Email google about this issue.
I'm having this issue with all my Android Devices....this is apparently a problem with google. I've been in contact with them and they said their were issues with teh conversion to Google Play. I've been dealing with this for 2 weeks and have access to free apps, but I can't buy any. I've been forced to purchase apps from the Amazon Appstore. Google apparently doesn't want my money....I've been sending emails to google and the developers of the apps I purchased (Scrubs and Cut the Rope: Experiments) and have had literally NO correspondence from google or the the developers. This sucks, as I just got my Prime and Picked up a Used A100, now Google is screwing me....Just some bad news...considering that it's been 2 weeks since this issue cropped up for me and the fact that Google (and it appears the developers) are ignoring my emails, I'm going to assume two things, Google doesn't care, suggesting you start a new google account and re-buying your apps, or it's a known issue and they just don't want to deal with us right now....I just want a straight answer....It could be months before this is fixed....I recommend emailing google ASAP.
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3rd April 2012, 01:23 PM   |  #4  
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I have the same issue. Galaxy S2.

I downloaded an application ($20) from a forum to test it before purchasing, now after uninstalling it, it says i've already purchased it!

So i go to click INSTALL (no Buy button) in the Market (Google Play) and it says error 403 or something..

I thought I would be smart and download the AppBrain appstore. Well the STUPID thing is there is no reason to ever use this, as it just opens up the Market and wants me to install again without buying!

I tried to do the same thing with the Amazon app store, but they too divert you back to the Market app (market:// I assume)

Has anyone got any ideas on how I can "reset" or make the market think I haven't purchased this Application, and be able to purchase it legitimately and support the developer and receive frequent updates form the developer????

Thank you very very much!
3rd April 2012, 01:32 PM   |  #5  
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Don't worry dude, every android users are facing the same issue all over the world. It is the Google's side that is having issues.

My google play have your issue intermediately few days ago.
4th April 2012, 01:16 PM   |  #6  
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I've had the same problem so I decided to use Wifi from home. I found that by using my home wifi that I was able to update. I know this doesn't help the problem if you are not connected to wifi but if you are at home - it might help
4th April 2012, 02:51 PM   |  #7  
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Quote:
Originally Posted by flipmode_11

I have the same issue. Galaxy S2.

I downloaded an application ($20) from a forum to test it before purchasing, now after uninstalling it, it says i've already purchased it!

So i go to click INSTALL (no Buy button) in the Market (Google Play) and it says error 403 or something..

I thought I would be smart and download the AppBrain appstore. Well the STUPID thing is there is no reason to ever use this, as it just opens up the Market and wants me to install again without buying!

I tried to do the same thing with the Amazon app store, but they too divert you back to the Market app (market:// I assume)

Has anyone got any ideas on how I can "reset" or make the market think I haven't purchased this Application, and be able to purchase it legitimately and support the developer and receive frequent updates form the developer????

Thank you very very much!

http://forum.xda-developers.com/show...7&postcount=16
6th April 2012, 12:18 AM   |  #8  
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Just started getting this error again. Anyone else? Tried clearing store cache, dalvik-cache and google framework cache. Still gives a 403 error when attempting to download a paid app.
6th April 2012, 01:02 AM   |  #9  
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I just did a factory reset on my phone, and all my apps, free and paid installed no problem.. except Smart Keyboard Pro. It showed "purchased", I clicked it and told it to install (from the PC), and that was over an hour ago. I have restarted, and it still wont download, i get the 403 error each time..

I'm open for ideas...
6th April 2012, 02:31 AM   |  #10  
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http://forum.xda-developers.com/show...7&postcount=16

thanks, this did it...

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