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Google play store error 495 may prevent you from updating, downloading or installing apps from Google Play Store. This is one common error which affects users very often. It occurs when one of the connectivity options doesn’t work efficiently to download an app. It happens more often when you try to download or update the app via google play store using Wi-Fi. Whether it works fine with your mobile data connectivity. There are many ways available to deal with this issue. Let’s discuss some of these solutions here.
Solution 1: Restart device: This is the most common solution to deal with many of your device and system problems. Try to restart your device as a quick fix and see if it works. Simple restart process sometimes helps you fix many issues which you can’t even understand. Restart your device and try to update or install the app to check whether it works.
Solution 2: Reset Wii-Fi Router: Next is to check your Wi-Fi router as the problem relates to Wi-Fi. Try to reset your Wi-Fi router to check if the problem persists. You can also try to shift to a different network.
Solution 3: Clear Play Store Cache: Since the problem relates with the connectivity, it could be a cache that is playing spoilsport, thus clearing the cache may solve the problem. To clear cache in Google play store go to Settings of your device > and head to Apps > All >Google Play Store. Click on it to open settings for the Play Store. Now click on “Clear Data” and “Clear Cache” buttons to clear cache files and other unnecessary data. Exit the Settings and restart the device. Now go to Google Play Store to download or update the app, see if it works fine.
Solution 4: Clear Cache & Data for Google Play Services: If clearing cache & Data of Google Play Store doesn’t work try this step. To do this go to Settings > Apps or Application Manager > All > Google Play Services. Now click on “Clear Cache” and “Clear Data” buttons. Do the same with Google Services Framework and Download Manager.
Solution 5: Remove and Add back Google account: This is the most working solution to Error 495 as resetting your account settings help Google Play Store take a fresh start. To reset your account settings, you need to remove associated Google account using which you are trying to install or update apps on Play Store.
- To do this go to System Settings > Accounts > Google > remove your Gmail account.
- Now clear cache and data from Google play store, Google Services Framework and Download Manager (as discussed above).
- Next is to reset your Gmail account and to do this go to Settings > Accounts > Google > Add your Gmail account.
- Once you have added back the Gmail account restart your device and rerun the google Play Store and try to update or install the app to see if it works.
Solution 6: Wipe cache partition via Recovery: To do this reboot your device into Recovery mode by pressing mix of volume down, power and home buttons (works differently for different devices). Now select Wipe Cache Partition option by navigating between options with the volume rocker. Confirm it using Power button. Now restart your device and try to update or download the app from Google Play Store.
Solution 7: Activate Access Location in Google Settings: It happens sometimes when due to location restrictions the app couldn’t download. To change it go to Settings > Location > Location Access > Enable access to my location and then activate GPS.
Solution 8: Reset App Preference: This is another effective solution to Google Play Store error 495. To follow this step, go to Settings > Apps or Application Manager > All > go to menu by tapping on the top right to see the dropdown. You will find an option called “Reset app preferences” there, click on it and confirm it. Now go to Google Play Store and try to update or install the app.
You can try these different solutions to deal with Google play store error 495. As a last resort, you can try to reset your Android device to fix this issue if everything else doesn’t work.