Tuesday, 9 May 2017

How to fix "No Internet Connection" That Occurs on Playstore

Most times we often fall victim of this problem “No internet connection. Make sure your Wi-Fi or cellular data is turned on then try again” when trying to update our apps from Playstore. It does get pretty annoying, especially when you've tried out all measures known to you in other to fix such problem.

Well, I bring good news to you, as I’ve played around with this and hence the below solution will be sure to bail you out of such problem.

5 Ways To Fix No Internet Connection on Playstore


1. Clear Google Play store Cache
Android OS keeps cache of Google Play Store items in order to quickly serve content to users and to save bandwidth at same time. But sometimes, it causes issue and could be the reason for the connection error. Hence it is wise to clear the cache and restart your playstore.

Go to settings>apps>Scroll down to Google Play store>Clear data cache

2. Change or Re-Login Your Google Account
If you previously changed the security settings or password of your Google account. You need to update the account settings on your Android device. Also, you can switch to other account.

Go to Settings > Accounts > Google
Tap your primary Google account
Open options from right top corner, click remove account.
Now open PlayStore, it will ask you to login your Google account again.

3. Uninstall Updates
Google playstore automatically makes changes to your device without your permission. In a case where the changes are negative, it is wise you uninstall changes and revert back to the previous version to fix the connection issue.

Go to settings>Apps>Scroll down to apps>Google Playstore… Uninstall updates and you are good to go.

4. Fix Date & Time Setting
The only thing that makes me change my date and time is when I intend to cheat on my 4 pics one word game; and any attempt to forget to change it back will give you connection error except date and time is set correctly.

Go to settings>Date & time> Set it to automatic and you are good to go.

5. Factory Reset Your Phone
If you’ve tried all the listed option above and nothing seems to work for you, then you may have to factory reset your phone. Before you do that, it is advisable to back up your file, documents and applications.

Go to Settings>Backup and reset>click factory data reset.

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