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.
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!