Downloading files

Download a file

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  1. Follow the link to download the file.
  2. Confirm that you want to download the file in the window that opens.

You can monitor the file download progress in the Android notification bar (to open the bar, swipe down from the top of your smartphone screen). When the download is complete, a message appears in the notification bar.

Stop, resume, or cancel the download

  1. Open the Android notification bar (to open the bar, swipe down from the top of your smartphone screen).
  2. Tap the Stop icon and then Continue or Cancel under the file name.

How do I open a downloaded file?

In the notification bar
  1. Open the Android notification bar (to open the bar, swipe down from the top of your smartphone screen).
  2. Tap the file name.
  3. In the pop-up window, select the application to open the file with (you will see this window if you have not assigned a default application for this file type).

After opening the file, a notification about it will not be displayed in the bar.

In downloads
  1. Tap  (if you don't see this button, then press the menu button on your smartphone).
  2. Tap Downloads. A list of downloaded files opens in the Android download manager.
  3. Tap the file name.
  4. In the pop-up window, select the application to open the file with (you will see this window if you have not assigned a default application for this file type).

View downloads

To view a list of all files downloaded on your smartphone:

  1. Tap  (if you don't see this button, then press the menu button on your smartphone).
  2. Tap Downloads.

A list of downloaded files opens in the Android download manager.

Delete downloaded files

  1. Tap  (if you don't see this button, then press the menu button on your smartphone).
  2. Tap Downloads. A list of downloaded files opens in the Android download manager.
  3. Select the file and delete it using the download manager.

Clear all downloads

To delete all downloaded files:

  1. Tap  (if you don't see this button, then press the menu button on your smartphone).
  2. Select Settings.
  3. Go to the Privacy section.
  4. Tap Clear data.
  5. Make sure that you've enabled the Downloads option.
  6. Disable all the other options (if you only want to clear your downloads).
  7. Tap Clear data.
  8. Confirm deletion.