1. Steve66's Avatar
    I have an apk application that a developer I'm working with sent to me. I opened the email message from the developer and clicked on the apk attachment to download it. The download started, showed up in the status bar, but it won't stop. It's been a few hours and it's still there.

    I have powered down the phone, tried killing a bunch of apps, but I can't get it to stop. How can I kill it? Thanks.
    04-26-2012 02:04 PM
  2. Steve66's Avatar
    I finally fixed this by going to 'Settings > Apps > All > Download Manager' and doing a force stop. That did the trick.
    04-26-2012 03:37 PM
  3. Small_law's Avatar
    That's the trick. I've encountered this a few times. You may need to clear data too if it comes back.
    04-26-2012 10:10 PM
  4. Steve66's Avatar
    Yep...I found that out too. Just killing the app didn't do it - it came right back. I had to kill the app and then clear the data.
    04-27-2012 03:34 PM
  5. Sfhandyman's Avatar
    I'm having the same problem. I killed Download Manager, Downloads, and Pocket Casts, and it is still coming back. I don't want to clear all my podcast subscriptions and downloaded episodes though.
    05-17-2012 08:01 PM
  6. Sfhandyman's Avatar
    OK. I think I got it. I cleared there data from the download manager and it seems to be gone. Thanks
    05-17-2012 08:06 PM