How to fix Unfortunately Google Play Store has Stopped Working

Google operating System – Android is one of the best operating system but sometimes android users too have to face problems with their Smartphone. One of the most common problem android user has to face is this error “Unfortunately Google Play Store has Stopped Working“. It was very annoying when i had to face this problem but luckily i found a fix for this Error.

This is an embarrassing issue which is happening on many devices which use Google Android as OS. “Unfortunately Google Play Store has Stopped Working” error mostly come up when you are accessing Google Play Store for downloading, updating and other purposes. Let me give you some useful tips which helped me to fix this issue.

Important Tip:

  • Check Google Play Store after every step, Don’t try everything at once. 
  • Reboot Your Device after Every Method and Check Google Play Store.

How to fix Unfortunately Google Play Store has Stopped Working

Unfortunately Google Play Store has Stopped Working – Fix

Method 1: Uninstall Google Play Updates.

If this error appeared after the Google Play Store Updates, then you should Uninstall Updates of Google Play Store. May be there is some problem with the update or the update is not properly installed.

Go to: Settings –> Application Manager –> Google Play Store –> Uninstall Updates.

unfortunately google play store has stopped working

Method 2: Clear Cache for Google Play Store.

Sometimes this error can also occur due to some fault in cache. By clearing the Cache, this error is easily resolved.

Go to: Settings –> Application Manager –> Google Play Store –> Force Stop.

Go to: Settings –> Application Manager –> Google Play Store –> Clear Data.

unfortunately google play store has stopped working

Go to: Settings –> Application Manager –> Google Play Store –> Clear Cache.

unfortunately google play store has stopped working

Method 3: Enable any Disabled App.

This method to fix “Unfortunately Google Play Store has Stopped Working” error is effective in most of the cases.

Steps to Follow:

  • Set your Phone in Flight Mode.
  • Go to: Settings –> Application Manager –> All Apps.
  • Scroll Down to bottom and Enable any Disabled App.
  • Set your Phone back to Normal Mode.

This will surely help you to fix this issue.

Method 4: Use Wifi Only.

This error sometimes also occur due to fault in cellular data. It requires High speed Connection so use Wifi Only to download, Update anything.

Go to: Settings  –> Wireless and Networks  –> Mobile networks  –> Turn off Mobile Data.

unfortunately google play store has stopped working

I’m sure that these methods will help you to resolve your problem. Don’t forget to share on Facebook, Twitter and Google Plus. Please feel free to comment regarding any query.

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  1. Joonas May 1, 2015
    • Aman Raizada May 5, 2015

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