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Android Game Install Troubleshooting Guide

Message “Installing app unsuccessful – unknown error -18”

Solution A:
Hook up phone with computer, browse to .android_secure on SD card and delete the file smdl2tmp1.asec

Solution B:
1. Unmount SD card (in Settings => Storage => …)
2. Install the game
3. Mount SD Card (in Settings => Storage => …)

The game does not start after installation / update

Restart phone.

The game icon disappear after update

Restart phone.

The game does not download from Android Market

1. Settings => Applications => Manage Applications => All
2. Select Download Manager
3. Clear data

Message “Sorry, there is not enough space to install this item”

Go to Desktop or Web Browser Android market and click install. For whatever reason doing a remote install that way started the download on phone and installed it fine.

ViewSonic G Tablet – The game cannot be found on Android Market

Perform “2nd Market Fix” described here:

For DROID x2 users

You must have the phone connected to your computers USB while downloading the Android market place apps.

For Samsung Galaxy S / Samsung Fascinate users

Please upgrade your phone to Froyo (Android OS 2.2) because Android OS 2.1 has a serious bug and the game does not run.

Please let us know if you have other problems or workarounds.

Thank you for our Slovakian friends at Art in Games for the original documentation!

Android App of the Day

Today’s Free Game on ‘Android App of the Day’ is Fairy Mahjong 3D. Please download and share it with your friends!