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I have Mac lion and I have Xcode 4.2 installed (downloaded from appstore for free).

Today I wanted to upgrade to 4.3.2. Then I searched Xcode from appstore, on the Xcode page, it says "Free", then I click on free, the button turns to green with text "Install App".

After click "Install App", it start downloading, but it's so slow and I had to take the computer out for a while, then I paused the download and shut down the computer.

Then, after I came back, when I return back to appstore, there's no resume downloading. When I search Xcode again, on the Xcode page, it says "Free", when I click on "Free", the button turns into Gray with text "Install", when I click on "Install", nothing happens.

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Go to Mac's App Store -> Purchases tab and see the progress of your download. It should show Paused/Running etc.

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Thank you, I found it! But now the problem is, when I click on Resume, nothing happens. Then I deleted it (there's a cross button beside, when I click on it, it was removed from purchases). Then I click on "Install App" from appstore again, but it still shows 1.44G of 1.53G, seems that it's not deleted at all. Any hints? –  user534498 May 15 '12 at 11:45
Hmm,I guess you will have to let it continue from there. I did the same when I hit this problem. Worked for me, but the download took a very long time. –  ilight May 15 '12 at 12:02
Pressing the "X" button from the purchases page just hides the app so it doesn't show there or in the updates page. –  Mark Thalman May 16 '12 at 14:17

If u have downloaded the xcode from the app store then try upgrading it from 'Updates' tab ->last tab(that tab will have even badge indicating updates available for installed/purchased apps).

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Moreover goto LAUNCHPAD, u should find the status of downloading app as PAUSED. enter image description here

Click on that app then it will resume download.

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