Part 2 on 47 Google Play Store Error Codes And How to Fix Them

Here is the part 2 of 47 error codes from Google Play Store and how to fix them. This will help you fix all Play store error you encounter now or in the future. Will drop the remaining part in later days.

12. Google Play Store Error – Error 20

Error 20 appears when users install app or update the existing app. However, there is two solution is available to fix error 20 on Android.


You can root your device as you have to access a file name as ‘smd2tmp1’ found in / mnt / secure / asec / to fix this error. On your rooted Android device you have to just delete this folder and you will never ever get this error again.

But, if you don’t want to root your device there is still one solution that you can follow to fix the problem. You have to delete the data/file of the particular app that is creating problem. You can use file explorer to access the folder and delete them.

13. Google Play Store Error – Error -24

The reason for this error is unknown but you can use the below solution to fix it.


You need a root manager to solve this one. If you have one, navigate to Data/data. In that folder, locate the package name of the app causing trouble (this can be found by looking at the URL of the app on the Play Store website). Delete the entire folder. Try reinstalling the app.

14. Google Play Store Error – Error 101

“Can’t download app as there are too many currently installed”. It means that this error occurs when you try to install the app that is already installed on your device.


uninstall the old app and unused app and then re-install that particular app that you want.

15. Google Play – Error 103

This problem occurs when Google Play thinks an application is compatible with a device, but is not. Clearly, the Play Store tent installation, but cannot. Suddenly, the 103 error occurs and recurs on all your other devices, including those that are compatible – what a nightmare.


Generally, you have nothing to do on your side since this error will solve itself after a few hours. Or contact Google support.

16. Google Play - Error 110

The application cannot be installed


Go to Settings > Applications > All > Google Play Store > Clear cache. If the problem persists, try downloading the app from the Play Store website.

17. Google Play - Error 194

This error happens when you try to download games or apps from the Google Play Store.

One fix for this issue is to clear the cache data for Google Play Services and the Google Play Store.
  1. Go to Settings > Apps or Application Manager
  2. Scroll across to All and then down to the Google Play Store app.
  3. Open the app details and tap the Force stop button.
  4. Next tap on the Clear data button.
  5. Now repeat the process above but replace Google Play Store with Google Play Services at step two and then attempt your download again.

18. Google Play Error – 403

The download is impossible and the request is 'forbidden'. This usually happens when two Google accounts are used to buy applications on one device.

Solution 1:

Go the Google Play Store with the correct Google account. Uninstall the application in question. Try to get the app from Google Play again and click the purchase button.

Solution 2:

Clear the proxy you have possibly set up, by going into the Settings, then choose Wireless and Networks (or More networks) and then Mobile Network. Select APN, and hit Clear Proxy Option. You can always reinstate the proxy afterwards.

19. Google Play Error – 406

Apps cannot be downloaded. This particular error can occur if you've reset the Google account you used to register on your phone, if you've restored your device to its factory settings, or if you've registered a new account on your phone.


Go to Settings > Applications > All > Google Play Store > Clear cache.

20. Google Play - Error 413

Downloading applications or updates is impossible. If you use a proxy, remember that it may cause problems with the operation of the Google Play Store.


Go to settings>>Application and Scroll down to Google Services and tap on Clear data and then Force stop. Do the same with the Google Play Store app and clear the cache from your internet browser.

21. Google Play - Error 481

This error occurs when you have an issue with your play store account


Remove your account and login in with an alternate account.

22. Google Play - Error 491

Downloads and updates impossible.


Remove your Google account by going to the Settings for your device, then Accounts and Google. Hit Remove account. Reboot your Android and add the account once again. Next, in the Settings, go to Apps and swipe to All. Scroll down to Google Services, then click Clear data and finally Force stop.

23. Google Play - Error 492

It’s impossible to install an application because of the Dalvik cache


Under Settings, find Apps, then swipe to All and scroll down to Google Services. Here, select Clear data and then Force stop. Do the same on the Google Play Store app.

24. Google Play - Error 495

Problem downloading or updating apps from Play Store


Delete your Google Play Store data in Settings > Apps > All > Google Play Store > Clear data. Delete data from Google Services Framework as well (note: this will assign a new Google ID to your device, as if you had factory reset it, meaning your Google apps may temporarily act up afterward).

Delete your Google account on the device, reboot your phone and re-add your Google account in Settings > Accounts > Add Account > Google Account.

25. Google Play Store - Error 497

Difficulty updating installed apps


Clear out your Play Store data. Go to Settings > Applications > All > Google Play Store and hit Clear cache, Clear data and Uninstall updates.

26. Google Play - Error 498

Interruption of downloads from the Google Play Store.


Clear your device cache, delete unused apps, files and downloads… Restart your device in recovery mode and wipe cache partition.
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