If you are reading this then it’s obvious that you have an Android phone and it has Google Play Store. It is used to access tons of apps, games, movies, books, and music. But what if you are downloading an app, the process is going on, and all of a sudden, out of nowhere, the download stops and you get the error stating “This app cannot be downloaded due to error 194″?

What’s that error? How to fix this error? Is this the only error in Google play store?

Here are some of the most commonly faced Google play store errors:

1

What Does It Mean?

It’s an error that occurs while downloading apps and games from the Google play store.

How to Fix It?

First of all, make sure that you have the latest version of Google play store.

This error could be fixed by clearing Google play store and Google play services data.

To clear Google play store data, open it in the application manager and tap ” CLEAR DATA “. Doing so will delete all the data or login information shared with Google play store.

Now repeat the same procedure with Google play services.

2

What Does It Mean?

This error occurs while downloading or purchasing apps and games from the Google play store. Here the problem is with the Google play services and not the Google play store.

How To Fix It?

  1. Go to your phone’s settings
  2. Open “Application manager” or “Apps”
  3. Swipe to “All” column
  4. Scroll down and look for “Google services framework”
  5. Open it and tap on “CLEAR DATA”

3

What Does It Mean?

This error occurs when Google play store is facing problem retrieving information from the server.

How to Fix It?

Clear Google services framework data.

Remove and re-add your Google account. Here’s how to remove your Google account:

  1. Open your phone’s settings app
  2. Look for “Accounts” which is under “Personal” subheading
  3. Tap on “Accounts” and then tap on “Google”
  4. Next, tap on your Gmail ID
  5. Now, tap on the three vertical dots on the top right of the screen
  6. Select “Remove account” from the menu
  7. On the pop-up menu tap on “Remove account”

Now your Gmail account is removed from your device.

To re-add that account simply open any Google app and log in using the required information.

4

What Does It Mean?

This error means that there is a problem in downloading or updating apps and games from the Google play store.

How to Fix It?

This error can be fixed by clearing data from Google play store and Google services framework. Both are accessible via application manager in your phone’s settings.

5

What Does It Mean?

This error occurs when the app or game is downloaded but cannot be opened.

How to Fix It?

The problem is due to low storage. Try uninstalling the apps that you don’t use anymore. Remove the stuff that is taking unnecessary space in your phone’s storage.

6

What Does It Mean?

This error means that apps will not be downloaded because Google play store is updating.

How to Fix It?

Wait till the Google play store updating process finishes.

7

What Does It Mean?

This error means that there is a problem with your Google account.

How to Fix It?

Remove your Google account and then re-add it. The steps to do so are mentioned above.

8

What Does It Mean?

This error means that apps cannot be installed due to Dalvik cache.

How to Fix It?

Rooted users can delete Dalvik cache by entering the recovery mode.

Non-rooted users can perform a factory reset. Make sure to backup your data since all your data will be deleted after factory reset.

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