How to Fix Unfortunately Google Play Services Has Stopped Working

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Suddenly stop Google play store working and see the error message “Unfortunately, Google play services has stopped on android device. Here’s how to fix Google Play services stopped working in the latest android devices. Due to this reason, you can’t update any apps or download apps from the Google Play store. This Google play services error causes of old version Google play services, internet connection problem, Google play store update.

When using the outdated version of Google Play services, you can show Google Play services has stopped working message consistent popping up whenever turn on Wi-Fi or mobile data in my android devices.

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How to Fix Google Play Services Has Stopped Working on Android (Lollipop 5.1.2, Marshmallow 6.0, and Nougat 7.1.2)

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Check out each one listed tricks to fix this error in your android or Samsung Galaxy phone.

Restart your phone

Turn off your android phone and then turn on again. This is the easiest trick to fix Google play service error.

Update the latest version of Google Play services

Make sure to update it with the latest version. You can download the latest Google Play services versions from the play store. If already latest versions updated and not fix the issue then uninstall updates and try to update again.

Fix Google Play Services has stopped issue Android

Open Play Store > Three horizontal lines > My apps & games > Update all

Uninstall Updates of Google Play Service

Step 1: Go to Settings in your android device.

Step 2: Under the device section, tap on Apps.

Step 3: Scroll down to Google Play services and tap on it.

Step 4: Tap on Three vertical dots at the top right side corner.

Unistall updates of Google Play Services in android nougat

Step 5: Tap on Uninstall updates.

After uninstalling Google Play services updates, restart your android phone. Again update your Google play services and you can download or update apps in your android lollipop 5.1.1 and other devices.

Clear the cache of Google Play Services

Step 1: Go to Settings in your android device.

Step 2: Under the device section, tap on Apps.

Step 3: Scroll down to Google Play services and tap on it.

Step 4: Tap on Storage.

Clear cache of Google Play services in android phone nougat

Step 5: Tap on Clear cache.

Now clear data of Google Service framework using below settings in your Google Pixel 7.1.2 phone.

Clear data of Google Service framework in android

Settings > Apps > Three vertical dots > Show system > Google Service framework > Storage > Clear data

If none of the above methods fix Google Plays services stopped working error, try below given the last method.

Force Stop Google Play Services

How to Fix Unfortunately Google Play Services Has Stopped Working

Settings > Apps > Three vertical dots > Show system > Google Play services > Force stop > OK

Turn off Wi-Fi and Use Mobile Data to Download or Update apps

Recently my Google Pixel has faced this Google play services issue, using this method solved it. In my pixel device can’t update or download apps using Wi-Fi, only using mobile data update or download apps. To fix this Wi-Fi issue, reset network settings on Nougat 7.1.2 using the below settings.

Settings > Wireless & networks > Network settings reset > Reset settings

Google play services has stopped on Android device

Settings > System > Advanced > Reset options > Reset WiFi, mobile & Bluetooth > Reset settings > Reset settings – Latest Android

After network reset your pixel phone, restart your pixel phone and you can download or update apps using Wi-Fi.

Remove Google account to fix Google Play Services has stopped working

Step 1: Go to “Settings

Step 2: Tap “Accounts” under the personal section

Step 3: Touch “Google

Step 4: Tap “More

Remove Google account from your android device

Step 5: Tap “Remove account

This will delete all messages, contacts, and other data from the phone related with this Google account.

Step 6: Tap “Remove account

Step 7: Click “OK” to remove an account

Again login with your Google account and check the issue resolve.

Reset App Preferences

Step 1: Go to “Settings

Step 2: Tap “Apps” under the device section

Step 3: Touch “More” from top of the right side corner

Step 4: Tap “Reset app preferences

You can view this message on the screen: Reset app preferences?

Reset App Preference on Latest Android

Step 5: Tap “Reset apps

It will reset all app preferences on your android phone or tablet including background data restrictions for apps, any permission restrictions, disabled apps, disabled app notifications, and more. But you will not lose any app data from your phone.

Clear Cache Partition

It will remove temporary data from your android devices. You don’t worry about apps and other phone data when performing this wipe cache data. Click here to show complete steps with a picture.

Factory Reset Your Android Phone

It will reset all your android device information including Google account, downloaded apps or games, music, photos, and more. Before factory reset android, backup & restore your android data.

Step 1: Go to “Settings”.

Step 2: Under the personal section, tap on “Backup & reset”.

Step 3: Tap on “Factory data reset”.

Step 4: Touch “Reset Phone”.

Step 5: Touch “Erase everything”.

Alternative Way (Stock Android 10):

Fix Unfortunately Google Play Services Has Stopped Working on Android Smartphone

Settings > System > Advanced > Reset options > Erase all data (Factory reset) > Erase all data > Erase all data

From our sides, all possible solutions given above to fix Google Play services has stopped working error message in android phone. Do you know some other methods to fix this issue? Share with us in below comment box.

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