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Facebook (build 132866) won't stop downloading

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8th March 2013, 12:34 AM   |  #1  
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I get this notification that says it's downloading. But when I go to app info. It's from downloads instead of the Play Store. I don't know what it is. When I disable the app. Everything stops working; Play store, Chrome, Facebook, etc. I was just wondering if anyone else had this problem?

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8th March 2013, 12:59 AM   |  #2  
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Re: Facebook (build 132866) won't stop downloading
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I get this notification that says it's downloading. But when I go to app info. It's from downloads instead of the Play Store. I don't know what it is. When I disable the app. Everything stops working; Play store, Chrome, Facebook, etc. I was just wondering if anyone else had this problem?

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Did you try downloading a file with that name? Open up the download icon found in the app drawer and see whats downloading.

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8th March 2013, 01:09 AM   |  #3  
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Did you try downloading a file with that name? Open up the download icon found in the app drawer and see whats downloading.

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I didn't download anything. I noticed it on my way home. It initiated randomly. And it won't finish, or even stop. It isn't showing in the downloads either.

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I found it in the downloads a couple hours after the problem started. I don't have a full solution, which sucks.
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8th March 2013, 01:23 AM   |  #4  
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Might be it is sync ur gallery with fb photos. Uninstall app and reinstall.
8th March 2013, 01:25 AM   |  #5  
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I'm experiencing this exact problem, also initiated on its own. I uninstalled and reinstalled Facebook but that did not affect the perpetual downloading of this. Nor have several phone restarts, etc.

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8th March 2013, 01:28 AM   |  #6  
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Angry solution!!!
I don't know you already fix this problem or not.
I searched several site and finally got an answer for this problem.
Just connect WiFi and let it do whatever it want.
Before I found this, I tried several things;
1. restarted my phone
2. pulled out battery and put back
3. killed the process from task manager
4. removed FB account
5. removed FB app from my phone (actually, back to previous version) and update again
Non of these helped me ever!!!
Also, this problem is not device specific. (I realize it after googling it)
I mean various devices and locations had the same issue.
Anyway, good luck!!!
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8th March 2013, 02:15 AM   |  #7  
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I don't know you already fix this problem or not.
I searched several site and finally got an answer for this problem.
Just connect WiFi and let it do whatever it want.
Before I found this, I tried several things;
1. restarted my phone
2. pulled out battery and put back
3. killed the process from task manager
4. removed FB account
5. removed FB app from my phone (actually, back to previous version) and update again
Non of these helped me ever!!!
Also, this problem is not device specific. (I realize it after googling it)
I mean various devices and locations had the same issue.
Anyway, good luck!!!

Thanks. Connecting it to wifi did allow it to finish the unending installation very quickly. That was annoying and I'd like to know why an update initiated on its own, seemingly from within the app and not through the Play store (I do not have any auto-updates allowed, especially for social media apps), and drained my battery while it looped an install process that was apparently constantly seeking a wifi signal to complete.
13th March 2013, 02:03 AM   |  #8  
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Thanks a lot!!
Quote:
Originally Posted by pain7246

I don't know you already fix this problem or not.
I searched several site and finally got an answer for this problem.
Just connect WiFi and let it do whatever it want.
Before I found this, I tried several things;
1. restarted my phone
2. pulled out battery and put back
3. killed the process from task manager
4. removed FB account
5. removed FB app from my phone (actually, back to previous version) and update again
Non of these helped me ever!!!
Also, this problem is not device specific. (I realize it after googling it)
I mean various devices and locations had the same issue.
Anyway, good luck!!!

My mom had this going on for several daysand wanted to see if I could fix this. You helped make me look like i actually knew what I was doing, lol thanks a lot man disappeared in about 10 seconds after connecting to WI-FI.
14th March 2013, 04:58 PM   |  #9  
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I'm experiencing this exact problem, also initiated on its own. I uninstalled and reinstalled Facebook but that did not affect the perpetual downloading of this. Nor have several phone restarts, etc.

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I had the same problem. i went to downloads and deleted it
15th March 2013, 08:57 AM   |  #10  
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Originally Posted by Fumblez

I get this notification that says it's downloading. But when I go to app info. It's from downloads instead of the Play Store. I don't know what it is. When I disable the app. Everything stops working; Play store, Chrome, Facebook, etc. I was just wondering if anyone else had this problem?

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I started having this issue today on my Galaxy Tab 2. The only solution people found on different forums is ti turn on WiFi. It'll immediately start downloading and would get installed (Probably due to its size it does not want to be downloaded on 3G/4G). Although I don't feel very comfortable installing this, Does not feel very genuine to me.

Did any one else had this problem? or any issues after installing it?

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