In LatestSets today’s Article, I will explain you in detail how to fix Google Play Store Has Stopped Problem in Android Smartphones.
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Even though many Google Play Store alternatives are available for Android Platform, most of the users download the app from Google Play Store only because of multiple reasons. Play Store is always keeping its eye over its app and any app whit a strange behavior immediately get removed from the Google Play Store. Because of these reasons, the Play Store ranked as the most user-friendly app store for the Android Platform.
We have already discussed how to fix different Google Play Store Errors in a previous article. Today let us discuss how to fix Unfortunately Google Play Store Has Stopped issue.
Unfortunately Google Play Store Has Stopped issue can be fixed very easily with the following tips. Most of the time this issue will get fixed by just restarting or clearing the Google Play Store App Cache.
Check the available storage in your device if you are frequently facing app crashing issue in Android. Insufficient storage space crashes not only Google Play Store but also any other apps on your device.
You can check the available memory on your Android Smartphone at the settings.
Alternatively, you can check the available storage on your phone with the help of a File Manager App on your smartphone.
If your smartphone does not have enough storage, you have to release some storage on your phone
Transferring images and apps into the external SD Cared will release some memory on your smartphone. Remember, few apps do not work properly if you transfer it into the external memory card. If any apps start to crash after transferring it to the external memory card, please transfer it back to the phone memory for the smooth functioning of that particular app.
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Also, you can upload the images and other documents to online storage apps like Google Drive, Google Photos, Microsoft One Drive or DropBox. After uploading the data, just delete it from your device.
I use Google Photos App to save my photos and other images. As soon as I take a photograph or download a picture, it will automatically upload into Google Photos App. After uploading the image into Google Photos, I can safely delete the photos from my smartphone.
Do not install any unnecessary apps into your device. If you check the smartphone, you can find more than a couple of apps which you do not use regularly. Today itself check your smartphone and uninstall all the unnecessary app from your smartphone. I uninstalled Facebook App from my smartphone as it is a useless app for me.
Still, I do not miss a Facebook update as I can check it on my mobile browser. It eats up a lot of memory and battery from your smartphone. You can read why I uninstalled Facebook App from my smartphone here.
I recommend you to uninstall all the unnecessary app on your phone to fix many smartphone issues including Unfortunately Google Play Store Has Stopped issue.
Still, Unfortunately Google Play Store Has Stopped issue not fixed? Then the app cache might be the possible reason for crashing Google Play Store. If this is the case, then clearing the app cache of Google Play Store and Google Play Services may fix unfortunately Google Play has stopped issue on your smartphone.
Follow below steps to clear App Cache.
- Go to the settings and App Management.
- Now find Google Play Store and Google Play Store Service from the app list.
- Open both the apps and clear the cache by tapping on it.
- Now restart the device and check whether the issue is resolved or not.
If Unfortunately Google Play Store Has Stopped problem is not resolved, then go to the next step.
Now remove Google Account from your device and add it back to the smartphone. When we checked on multiple devices and it proved to fix Unfortunately Google Play Store Has Stopped issue.
You can remove and add a Gmail Account to your device at the settings. Read my article on how to remove Gmail account from a Device for more clarification.
After removing the Google Account from the device, you can add it back at the settings. Follow the following steps to add Google Account to the Android Phone.
- Go to settings.
- Find “Account and Sync.”
- A new window will open up and tap on “Add Account” at the bottom.
- Now Tao on “Google.” If you see two “Google” on the list, tap on the first one.
- As you tap on “Google”( See the Image), you will find the options to add the Google Account.
Now check the phone to confirm whether the issue is solved or not. If the issue not solved, then you have to go for a Factory Reset.
A factory reset is a final hope to fix Unfortunately Google Play Store Has Stopped issue on an Android Smartphone if all other tricks fail to solve the problem. You should go for a Factory reset only if all the other methods fail to fix the issue. Because when you do a factory reset, all the data and settings will permanently wipe off from your device.
So do a full data backup before go for a Factory Reset. Factory Reset option available on settings.
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Finally, Unfortunately Google Play Store Has Stopped problem can be fixed easily by yourself at home. Make sure that you do a Factory Reset only in case of all the other methods fails to fix unfortunately Google Play Store Has Stopped issue on Android.