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Has verizon blocked large apps from play store?

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By micromania, Member on 26th March 2014, 05:21 AM
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I could not download most of the apps after I got my phone. Turned on Wifi and they suddenly started downloading.

Anyone know if verizon has blocked large apps over their network?

The worst part is i don't see a setting *ANYWHERE* to allow large apps over lte.

Anyone know anything about this? For once i hope i am doing something wrong and there is a setting i didn't see somewhere.
26th March 2014, 05:39 AM |#2  
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I ran into that.. I think. It was stalling on an update. I stopped it then restarted it. It produced the pop up that you uncheck to allow it to download large apps over the network. I searched but couldn't find the setting outside of reproducing the circumstances by uninstalling the Zoe update and doing it again.

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26th March 2014, 08:36 AM |#3  
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Verizon can't do this without deep packet inspection, and that would not be worth it. Besides, they let you stream over lte, why would they block large apps? They don't. I bet its a sense feature that is embedded into the framework. I believe it should pop up with a warning asking you to enable downloading large apps over LTE
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