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Issue with a failed download - notification keeps re-appearing

asked 2014-01-08 11:49:19 +0300

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I've got an odd little issue which I'm hoping you guys can help with.

A few days back I had a music file downloading when the connection dropped out and the notifications menu showed up "download2.mp3 - download unsuccessful". Which is fine, however every time I clear the notification it then re-appears around half an hour later.

Normally I'd go in and remove the half-complete download which should make the notification vanish, but unfortunately it's via an Android app and has decided to download to a folder I don't have access permissions to.

Anyone got any tips as to how I can either a) get rid of the notification for good or b) ideally obtain access to the android folders that I don't have permission to view/edit?

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i have several files that failed to download in notification area but from jolla browser. they keep reaping after i have cleared them. I'd appreciate if someone could help me with this.

viskari ( 2014-02-03 20:43:05 +0300 )edit

I'm experiencing this at the moment, has any solution been found without me having to reset the device?

starpollo ( 2015-08-19 10:34:26 +0300 )edit
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Erase /home/nemo/.mozilla/mozembed/downloads.json

objectifnul ( 2017-12-27 13:10:44 +0300 )edit

I have the exact same issue with an Android app, 100's of failed download notifications. How do you stop these? Answer to delete mozilla downloads.json seems related to native rather than Android downloads. How do you stop the Android notifications?

richie ( 2018-09-19 00:01:05 +0300 )edit

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answered 2017-03-27 20:15:54 +0300

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Bumping up, keeps happening to me in SFOS Browser on 2.1.0.9 and 2.1.0.10.

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that's not an answer. please do a as comment.!!!

cemoi71 ( 2018-05-18 12:12:18 +0300 )edit

for bringing the theme up, there is still the possiblity to edit the main thread above.

cemoi71 ( 2018-05-18 12:13:14 +0300 )edit
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answered 2017-03-27 23:16:11 +0300

I cleared this issues one time a bit ago. I downloaded an android app called download manager or something. Then I opened it and deleted the failed download. Since then I didn't have anymore issues.

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That solution worked for me, thank you!

wcr ( 2018-04-15 12:48:05 +0300 )edit

pfff fine for a short time. I understand that the issue is annoying but that's just a workaround, you didn't solve the issue with it....
I don't tell not to use it. If it's useful to calm down. then it is good.
But that's not the definitive solution....

cemoi71 ( 2018-05-18 12:10:39 +0300 )edit
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answered 2017-12-27 10:01:20 +0300

cosmin popescu gravatar image

i have the same issue with a transfer failed in the sailfish browser.

any ideas?

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Erase /home/nemo/.mozilla/mozembed/downloads.json

objectifnul ( 2017-12-27 13:12:51 +0300 )edit

that's not an answer. please do a as comment.!!!

cemoi71 ( 2018-05-18 12:12:09 +0300 )edit
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answered 2014-01-08 21:28:20 +0300

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If you have developer mode enabled, you can use devel-su to access at least some of the restricted android folders. I don't know if there's any solution without developer mode.

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answered 2017-03-28 02:06:09 +0300

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just install “android download manager” or any “android launcher” (download manager comes with it). Then go clear the download from download manager. this will fix the repeated notification.

i myself tried the ZenUi Launcher and fixed the problem. :)

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In my case this happens on Sailfish side and there is nothing in Download Manager.

pisarz1958 ( 2017-03-28 19:09:15 +0300 )edit

that's just a workaround, which may help if it goes on the nerve. but it's not THE solution

cemoi71 ( 2018-05-18 12:14:43 +0300 )edit
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answered 2018-05-16 07:57:42 +0300

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This happened to me once again and rm .mozilla/mozembed/download s.json helped.

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