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Unknown error code "-24"

I recently factory reset my Samsung Galaxy S3 as it was freezing on me. With that everything redownlaoded via Google Play automatically except Spotify. When I tried manually it downloads and goes to install and a message comes up stating Unkown error code during application installtiion. "-24"

 

Can anyone help as to what the problem might be. Ive restarted etc and doesnt work.

 

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Re: Unknown error code "-24"


monkeysee wrote:

Thanks so much but still no action. After install option from opening this file...its result just says

 

Spotify (with logo)

 

X Application not Installed


Ok, this is very strange. That indicates that the launcher activity cannot be found. Please try wiping your device again, and also upgrading to the latest OS if available.

 

You should then try to reinstall from Google Play, or if that doesn't work install the apk linked above.

 

(Tip: Don't select to restore your data. That feature is very buggy.)

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I recently factory reset my Samsung Galaxy S3 as it was freezing on me. With that everything redownlaoded via Google Play automatically except Spotify. When I tried manually it downloads and goes to install and a message comes up stating Unkown error code during application installtiion. "-24"

 

Can anyone help as to what the problem might be. Ive restarted etc and doesnt work.

 

Thanks


This sounds more like a Google Play store issue than a Spotify issue, however I will still help you ;)

 

First off, reboot your device, and ensure you are logged into the Talk app :)

 

If that fails to work, go into your internal and external storage and delete all mention of Spotify :)

 

Are you rooted?

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Thanks.whats the talk app? Do you know where spotify files sit internally and externally?
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Re: Unknown error code "-24"

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Thanks.whats the talk app? Do you know where spotify files sit internally and externally?

Internally:

 

They are in the /data directory. This was erased when you did a factory reset.

 

Externally:

 

(the folders may be called something else)

 

/sdcard/Android/data/com.spotify.mobile.android.ui

 

 

 

The talk app is the Google Talk app, and it controls all aspects of Google on an Android device :)

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Thanks for your help.no trace of spotify on drives.no idea what google talk is.it doesnt appear as an app via applications nor google play. Have checked online and it comes as google chat.not sure how that linked to google play...
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Thanks for your help.no trace of spotify on drives.no idea what google talk is.it doesnt appear as an app via applications nor google play. Have checked online and it comes as google chat.not sure how that linked to google play...

Talk is the app for google talk, or google chat.

 

It is the root of the gApps. Without it, Google Play wouldn't work.

 

It could be called gTalk, or just Talk. It has a 'Talk' icon though.

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Sorry but google play works perfectly. No idea about the chat thing it isnt making any sense to me. Its just spotify that isnt working. ..doesnt seem like a problem with play
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Re: Unknown error code "-24"

Does pointing your mobile browser to m.spotify.com and following the prompts to download manually work? (Also moving this to the android section)

 

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Re: Unknown error code "-24"

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Does pointing your mobile browser to m.spotify.com and following the prompts to download manually work? (Also moving this to the android section)

 

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It's about Google Play not downloading the app, not the actual spotify app = Off Topic :)

 

(That link also just directs the user to the google play listing)
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monkeysee wrote:
Sorry but google play works perfectly. No idea about the chat thing it isnt making any sense to me. Its just spotify that isnt working. ..doesnt seem like a problem with play

It isn't a Spotify error until it is installed - and it is Google Play's error when it won't install.

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