In the pile of the list of errors which occur in Google Play Store app, error 489 is the one. It is not a new error, but it does not seem to have solved by Google till date. As it is one of the bugs similar to other errors, it arrives while installing the downloaded apps or updates from the Google Play Store. While it is not a much fatal error in Android, it may still be quite annoying, when it occurs frequently when you are trying to install the apps or updates from your Play Store app. And similar to other errors too, its solution is so much simple, i.e. it can be solved in an easy way.
The error 489 mostly occurs in the Android devices due to the problem of network connection or your google account, which means it is not affected by the internal storage or anything. If you are also searching for the solution of error 489 which occurs in your Android smartphone or tablet while trying to install the downloaded apps or app updates, you can try the following methods for the solution:
Remove your Google account once from your device and add it back again. If you do not know how to do this, just follow the following steps:
- Go to your phone’s Menu > Settings > Accounts
- Tap in the Google you’ll see there.
- Tap in the options icon, and click on Remove account.
- Confirm that you want it.
- After you’re done, reboot your device, and add your google account again.
- Go to Settings > Applications manager > Google Play Store and clear the data.
If your phone asks that you should do a factory reset to remove your google account and you don’t want this to happen, you can see how to remove google account from android without having a factory reset.
Switch your network. This means, if you are using your mobile data, you may try using the Wifi network, or vice-versa. This is because the connection is mostly the problem due to which you’re getting the error 489, and you will most probably get a faster network, if you switch over. You can also try changing the APN, if you are currently using mobile data and persist on using it.
Try either (both if one doesn’t help) of these methods, and your problem is solved. Good luck with your app installation!