[Fixed] Unfortunately, How to Fix Google Play Services Has Stopped Error?

Guide To Fix Unfortunately, Google Play Services Has Stopped Error: –

Are you facing an error which is saying the following line “Unfortunately, Google Play Services has stopped“? And you don’t know how to fix it? But the error is frequently following you all the time whenever you open any Google apps or some other apps, Right? Here I have a solution for you. Reading this complete guide, you can able to solve this error in your Android device with few changes.

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So, Before getting into the guide, You should know why the error was raised on your device. There can be ultimately two reasons; one is: you haven’t updated the Play Service app to the latest version and the second is: your current Android version is not supporting the Play Service app may be due to some random bugs.

But, Don’t worry, I have found some working methods to solve this error. So, Don’t skip any of the methods.

How To Fix Google Play Services Has Stopped Error?

You can fix the error on your Android device by following the below methods. Let’s start with No.1

1. By updating the Google Play Service App: –

You can get rid of this error by upgrading the Google Play Service app to the newer version.

  1. Go to Play Store.
  2. Select My Apps & Games from the menu.
  3. Update Google Play Service to the latest version.
  4. Then, Restart the device once you’re done.’

2. Clearing Cache: –

You can also try clearing cache of Google Play Service app. Google Play service is the core of all Google apps installed on your Android device. So, Try to clear the cache of Play service by following the steps below.

  1. Go to Phone Settings.
  2. Go to Apps >> Select “Google Play Service” App.
  3. Tap on Force Stop and Then, Tap on the Clear cache.

This method has worked for many of our friends who have faced this problem earlier.

3. Clearing Cache of Google Services Framework: –

Google Services Framework app is the one which helps to keep updated with Google servers all the time. It also helps in syncing the data from Google servers to phone and vice versa. So, this can also be a problem of getting this error on your device.

  1. Go to Phone Settings >> Apps
  2. Enable “Show System Apps” on the top right corner
  3. Now, Select Google Services Framework and Tap on Force Stop
  4. Then, Tap on Clear Cache.

Also, Try to Reboot your device once. Maybe, A simple Reboot could fix this error.

4. Reinstalling the Google Play App: –

The newer version of Google Play app can also conflict the program and cause the error that says “google play services has stopped.” So, The only solution we can do is, Uninstalling the new updates and Reinstalling the Google Play App again. To do so, Follow the steps.

  1. Go to Settings >> Security >> Device Administrator >> Disable Android Manager
  2. Then, Go to Apps >> Select Google Play App and Click on Uninstall updates.
  3. Now, Again go to Device Administrator and Enable Android Manager.
  4. Now, After few minutes It will show the alert message to install Google Play App. Then, Install it and Restart the phone.
  5. If you didn’t get any alert message Simply Download and install the latest version of Google Play from outside.

Also Read: – Google Account Manager APK Download 2018 Version

5. Change Date and Time: –

The problem would be with your wrong date and time. So, Changing the date and timings could help you out to fix the error. So, I hope many of you know how to change it. If not, Follow the steps below.

  1. Go to settings >> Date and Time 
  2. Enable Automatic Time Zone which is provided by the network.

6. Re-adding the Google Account: –

If methods discussed above have not worked for you then, the last step you can take action to the fix error is, by re-adding the Google account. For that, follow the steps.

  1. Go to Settings >> Accounts
  2. Select Google >> Tap on three vertical dots on the top right corner >> Click on Remove account
  3. Again, Add a Google Account and sign in to your device.
  4. Now, Restart the device.

This method has worked for 60% of our folks. So, You can try this to fix the error.

Final Words: –

I hope this article helped you solving the error “Unfortunately, Google Play Services has stopped.” If your problem persists after trying all the above working solutions then, Please let me know in the comment section or else, Take a complete backup of your device and Factory reset your device. So, Your device will erase all the data entirely and looks fresh. You can also retrieve your data by clicking on Restore from the backed up account. So, Please do share this with your friends and help them if they are facing the same error.

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Vijaygopal Balasa

Vijaygopal Balasa is a blogger with a passion for writing about a variety of topics and Founder/CEO of Androidstrike. In addition to blogging, he is also a Full-stack blockchain engineer by profession and a tech enthusiast. He has a strong interest in new technologies and is always looking for ways to stay up-to-date with the latest developments in the field.

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  2. I did as you said but still not working – continues with the Google Play services have stopped – Started having problems about three days ago n- McAfee giving warnings about Google playstore. Will try a full reset


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