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[Q] Android DownloadManager issue

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By ArnoldasM, Junior Member on 10th May 2014, 06:56 PM
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Hello everyone,
for the last few days i'm messing around with DownloadManager in my app. It kinda works, but have some issues. It downloads file fine, but when I try to open file, it say "Can't open file". Here is download manager code from my app:

          Uri source = Uri.parse(url);
                DownloadManager.Request request = new DownloadManager.Request(

                //Set title and get name file download
                //Replace %20 from filename with spaces
                String split[] = url.split("/");
                String filename1 = split[split.length - 1];
                String filename2 = filename1.replace("%20", " ");

                //Set path for save download file
                        Environment.DIRECTORY_DOWNLOADS, filename2);

                //Show notification in notification bar after download

                DownloadManager manager = (DownloadManager) getSystemService(Context.DOWNLOAD_SERVICE);
Thath everyone would understand easier, here is some screenshots with the issue:

As you can see, it downloads file:

File is downloaded successfully:

However, when I enter "Downloads" it still shows, that the file is still in "Downloading..." state. And when I try to open it, it says "Can't Open file"

And if I enter Downloads directory with "File Manager", I can see it has been completely downloaded, and If i try to open it, it opens just fine.
Maybe anyone knows how to fix it? or where should I look for an error?

P.S. Sorry if its not so clear, but English isn't my native language.

11th May 2014, 08:02 AM |#2  
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Cool. What's the device? Android version?
11th May 2014, 08:36 AM |#3  
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Originally Posted by surlac

Cool. What's the device? Android version?

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11th May 2014, 11:12 PM |#4  
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Nevermind. Found the issue... with status "Downloading...."

request.setDescription..... stupid me....

and if someone facess "Cant open file", you have to set mime type.
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