How to fix Google Play Store Error 495

Among the errors Android users get while trying to download apps or games from the Play Store over Wi-Fi is the one with the code 495.  Sure, you can quickly solve this by installing anything using mobile data, but what if you want a game which has a total size of a few GB? You can easily finish all your available data.

Google Play Store Error 495

In this case, you should look for a fix of the Google Play Store Error 495. And guess what? You’re in the right place because this is exactly the thing we’re talking about today!

Why do I get this error?

There’s no exact reason behind the trigger for this app, but the good news is that it can be solved very easy.

How to solve Error 495 in Google Play

After doing all the required research, we’ve come across three main methods of solving the Google Play Store Error 495.

Method 1: Clear the Google Play cache

This is the ‘classic’ method to get rid of an error like this, as it works in most cases.

  • Go to Settings > Apps  and open the list with all of your apps
  • Look for Google Play Store, open it and tap Clear Data and Clear Cache
  • Go to the Apps list again and look for Google Service Framework
  • Clear Data and Clear Cache for this app as well
  • Go back to the Play Store and see if the error appears again

Doesn’t work? Try the second method!

Method 2: Remove your account

  • Go to System settings > Account > Google and remove your Gmail account
  • Go to Settings > Apps > All and look for the Google Play Store.
  • Tap on it and look for the Clear Cache and Clear Data options. Tap on them.
  • Tap on Force Stop as well.
  • Repeat the previous two steps for the Google Service Framework and Download Manager
  • Go to Settings > Accounts > Google and add your Gmail account again
  • Restart your phone or tablet
  • Set up the device again, add your account and accept the terms and settings
  • Go back to the Play Store and try installing an app, in order to see if the  Google Play Store Error 495 appears again.

If this doesn’t work either, proceed to the next one.

Method 3: Install a VPN

  • Install the Hideman VPN app from the Play Store (if you’re lucky enough and it works) or install the .apk directly
  • Open the app and select the United States as your country of connection
  • Press connect
  • Open the Play Store and see if the error persists

Any of these methods should help you fix the Google Play Store Error 495, according to a lot of users who used them. What about you? Which one of them worked? Let us by commenting below!


  • I’m not on my Xiaomi Mi Pad 4 tablet right now, but with it I’ve had this Play Store error popup consistently. I’ve already used both methods 1 & 2 with variations thereof, without complete fix. Did encounter something interesting regarding downloading/updating over WiFi in the last 2-months. I’m using public WiFi hotspots, can’t say public library hotspots are the pillar of stability. However, chanced upon fast 5GHz WiFi a couple times (where the tablet could be using dual^channel WiFi), Walmart’s here in N. America is great, and found the Play Store downloaded & updated app almost instantaneously. This does not fix the problem but allows the installation and maintenance of Play Store apps. My tablet has not such similar problem downloading from the internet (so solution 3 should work) & the only explanation I could come up for the Play Store problem is Android is encountering a switching or timing problem.

  • The problem 495 is shown every time i tried to download bubg
    I use a very strong wifi
    I was trying for last four days and it is not working
    My phone is S7 edge

  • For me, I fixed it in another way. I tried all above solutions but didn’t work. Finally what I found was, I previously installed a VPN app called “no root fire wall” . In that app previously I disabled net connection for “market feed back agent” .
    I just gave net permission to that… That’s all… My problem solved.
    So if you have any APN app in your device and facing this problem then look in to VPN app.

  • Does method 3 works??? I tried 1 and 2 but it’s not working. I am trying to update pubg mobile but error 495 shows up.

  • Thanks for the idea!
    I switched to an other WiFi connection (shared from a mobile) then it helped, Google Play works again.

  • Well nothing worked and I did it in order..
    Im runnin andy 9.0 on a galaxy s9 plus..
    Cant update pubg mobile..
    Any other solutions?..

  • Well I’m trying to update PUBG via wifi but error 495 always comes out if the download gets to 300mb+ even though my internet speed is superfast. I cleared the cache and im using a very clean galaxy s9 plus.. no other game app except PUBG and apps are either stock google or Samsung’s.. and I only use one from either of them.. should I uninstall the app and reinstall or do these procedures instead?..

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