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Eliminating the Constant Samsung Galaxy S3 Download Complete Notification

Galaxy S3 Download Complete Notification

One reader reported through The Droid Guy Facebook wall that he keeps on encountering the Samsung Galaxy S3 Download Complete notification every now and then.

According to him, the problem started when he installed the Android 4.3 Jelly Bean update in his device. He explained that each time he connects to the Internet, the top of his screen immediately shows up several download arrows. He has to regularly swipe them down and clear them all to remove them.

Solution to the Constant Galaxy S3 Download Complete Notification

Looking at several forums online, there were a number of Galaxy S3 users who have experienced the same problem when they updated to the 4.3 version of their Android devices.

One contributor in Android Central suggested clearing the cache and data of the Download Manager. This solution appeared to work on the users who used to experience the Galaxy S3 Download Complete notification frequently.

1. Clearing the Cache of Download Manager

Here’s how to download the cache of the device to remove the annoying Galaxy S3 Download Complete notification:

  • Go to Settings.
  • Proceed to Applications.
  • Select Manage Applications.
  • Tap the All tab.
  • Choose Download Manager from the list of apps.
  • Hit the Clear Cache button.

This will remove the temporary files in the app that are possibly causing the errors.

 2. Clearing the Data of Download Manager

Do this only if clearing the cache fail to remove the glitches. Here’s how to clear the cache of your app:

  • Repeat all the steps above until you enter the Download Manager options.
  • Tap Clear Data.

Clearing the data will restore the configurations of your app to its original settings like when it was newly-installed.

Additional Reading

To learn about the difference of clearing cache and clearing data, check the related article in the link.

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Source: Android Central

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