A number of Android users have been reporting a Google Play error that doesn’t let them download or update apps, and simply shows an “Error checking for updates” message.
The issue we’re discussing today is caused by incorrect time and date settings on your device. This is easily fixed:
How to fix error checking for updates
Go to Settings, then tap on General Management. Select Date and Time. Make sure Automatic date and time is enabled. If it was already enabled, try disabling it for about five seconds, then re-enable it. Close Settings and wait for a minute or two, then try opening Google Play again.
If the first method doesn’t work, go to your phone’s Settings -> Application Manager.
Now from the list of installed Apps, you need to find Google Play Store App and tap on Clear Data button.
After that, follow the same process for Google Service Framework app.
Now restart your phone and you will surely find your problem solved.
How to fix Google Play error code 101
Error code 101 has a few different causes. One of the most common is that you have a problem with your Google account. If you are receiving this error, you may be trying to use an account that has been removed or disabled.
Error code 101 can also be caused by an issue with your internet connection. If your connection is unstable or weak, it may cause this error to appear.
If you are still having issues, you will want to try restarting your device, then check to make sure that Google Play is up-to-date.
How to fix Google Play error 495
The main reason for this error is either an interruption in the download process or a problem with your phone’s cache. Here are some solutions for you:
Clear cache, data, uninstalled updates from play store and google services framework.
- Reboot device numerous times.
- Try different networks (cell, WiFi).
- Try installing apps via the web interface (from PC).
- Install the latest version of play store and google services framework.
How to solve Google Play error 491
This error usually occurs when you try to download an app from Google Play Store. The error message is displayed as “download unsuccessful” on the screen. The main reason for this error could be that your device cache has been corrupted.
The most common solution for this error is clearing the cache data of the Play Store app and deleting your Google account from your phone and then re-adding it back again.
You can follow these steps if you want to fix this problem by yourself:
Clear Cache Data
- Go to Settings > Apps or Application Manager.
- Scroll across to All and then down to the Google Services Framework app.
- Tap Clear data and then Force stop.
Delete your Google account and re-add it
- Go to Settings > Accounts (or “Accounts and Sync”).
- Tap Google and then the account that you want to remove.
- Tap the Menu icon in the top right corner of the screen.
- Tap Remove account.
Re-add your Google account by following the above steps again, but tapping Add account instead of Remove account.