1. Arnoldthepotter's Avatar
    How long do apps take to download? My Legend is brand spanking new, I can go anywhere on the net, we've got ADSL2 here which is pretty brisk but the download progress bar in the Market app still says 'starting download' after five minutes. As with Astrid, so with Astro File Manager; no cigar. Do I have to find a time when no one else is downloading? :o
    08-12-2010 08:06 AM
  2. EvilMonkey's Avatar
    I've had that problem on occasion, and it always resolves itself. I remember once it took like 12 hours before the thing finally downloaded.

    Not sure what the deal is, but it's not the norm.
    08-12-2010 08:33 AM
  3. Arnoldthepotter's Avatar
    I'll need to be a patient primate.
    08-12-2010 08:40 AM
  4. Arnoldthepotter's Avatar
    Well, its been all night and it still says 'Starting Download...' I'm going to try a few other things.
    08-12-2010 04:23 PM
  5. Arnoldthepotter's Avatar
    I turned off wifi and connected to the mobile network and still no ticky.
    08-12-2010 04:26 PM
  6. Arnoldthepotter's Avatar
    OK, fifteen hours later they downloaded over the local 3G. Hmmpf! ?????
    08-12-2010 11:20 PM
  7. Jerry Hildenbrand's Avatar
    next time it happens --

    1. tap the home button
    2. open the app drawer and launch GTalk
    3. make sure GTalk connects
    4. long press home, and switch back to the market. if it doesn't start DL'ing right then, cancel the dl and try it again.
    08-13-2010 03:12 AM