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Can’t find Google Play protect on Google Pixel: How to fix

Recently Google has announced Google Play Protect for your Pixel and other android phone safety. To use this feature, first of all enable Google Play protect on android device. You can easily enable it using Google app settings in your pixel device. But several user reported can’t find Google Play protect on Google Pixel, Pixel XL and Nexus 7.1.2 devices.

Google Play protect feature keep your Google pixel apps safe and secure your data. It will scan your phone and find harmful apps & remove it from your device. Also scan all installed apps from unknown sources on your device. Check out below given troubleshooting method to fix can’t find Google Play protect on Google Pixel and Pixel XL 7.1.2.


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How to fix can’t find Google Play protect on Google Pixel, Pixel XL, Nexus

There are three different methods to fix Google play protect option not available on android phone.

1st Method: Force stop Google Play store on Pixel

Step 1: Go to settings in your pixel

Step 2: Under device section, tap on apps

List of installed apps see on the screen.

Step 3: Scroll down until see Google Play store and tap on it

Force stop Google Play store on Pixel phone

Step 4: Tap on force stop

Now clear data of Google Play store on your pixel:

clear data of Google Play store on your pixel

Settings > Device > Apps > Google Play store > Storage > Clear data

fix can’t find Google Play protect on Google Pixel XL

 

Now check Google Play protect option available or not in your pixel device. Click here to enable Google Play protect on android phone. If can’t find Google Play protect on android phone, try below given method.

2nd Method: Clear cache of Google play services to fix can’t find Google Play protect on Google Pixel

Step 1: Go to settings in your pixel

Step 2: Under device section, tap on apps

Step 3: Scroll down until see Google Play services and tap on it

Step 4: Tap on Storage

Clear cache of Google play services in Pixel device

Step 5: Tap on Clear cache

Now clear data of Google play services on Google Pixel XL

Clear data of Google Play services in Pixel device

Settings > Device > Apps > Google Play services > Storage > Manage space > Clear all data

3rd Method: Remove your Google account in Google Pixel

Step 1: Go to settings

Step 2: Under personal section, tap on accounts

Step 3: Tap on Google

Step 4: Tap three vertical lines

Remove your Google account to fix Google Play protect issue

Step 5: Touch remove account

Step 6: Again tap on remove account

Now restart your Google Pixel or android device and add your Google account again. Check Google Play protect option see or not.

Did these solutions fix can’t find Google Play protect on Google Pixel and Pixel XL? What other fixes do you know? Tell us in below comment box. Stay connected with us for latest Google Pixel tricks.

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