Few days ago, I encounter the “Connection timed out” Error in Google Play Store. It was so frustrating because no matter how many times I try to open the Play Store, the same message pops-up on the screen. Due to this problem I was not able to enter into Play store and download any app. Many of the people have experienced this error and I know how it feels when you can’t install the app you wanted so desperately.
Finally, I got the fix for this Error. In my case just by Clearing Cache and Data has solved the issue but it may not be same for you. Here, are some of the best and working methods to Fix “Connection timed out” Error in Google Play Store. Before that try some of the basic method, it may solve you issue.Also, Don’t conclude that the solution doesn’t work just by trying single one. I recommend you to try all the given method until you don’t fix the issue.
1. Restart you Device: Sometime just by re-starting your device can solve the issue. So why not try this once. To re-start your device:
1. Restart you Device
2. Check your Internet connection: In most of the cases it has found that the Error is caused due to slow internet connection. So make sure your internet connection is working properly and has good speed.
Clearing Cache and data should fix your issue. if you are still facing the problem, head to the next step.
In many of the cases it has found that the error is caused due to wrong Date and Time. So, make sure you have the current date and time. Also an additional tip is given below. You can follow that in case your Date and Time is correct.
Now, check the Google Play store, if you are getting the error or not. If you are not able to fix the issue also try below steps.
[In some case: users have Manually changed the date and time, so that they are correct after the process of changing the date and time to wrong and again making the Date and Time in Automatic mode]
If you are able to fix the error then the job is done otherwise head to next method.
This method has worked many of the time and it has got good positive response from the users. I hope this solution work for you and you will also be able to Fix “Connection timed out” Error in Google Play Store
This Method should fix your Error. In case you are still getting the Error, step to next method.
Many of the time outdated version of Google Play Store is found to be the reason behind the errors. So, check whether the update is available or not. If update is available then update the Play Store and see if it fixes the issue.
But, if there is no update available then your Play Store is up to date. So there are possibilities that the updated Google Play Store is causing the error. There are chances that the updated Version of Google play store may have Compatibility Issues. So in this case, you need to Uninstall Google Play Store updates. Just follow the step to Uninstall Google Play Store update.
This method has worked most of the time and it should also work for you. Just in case, this doesn’t work then try below methods.
If none of the above methods worked for you then you just got one way to solve the issue. Factory Reset you device should fix your issue.
How to Factory Reset your Android Device
So, these are some of the methods to Fix “Connection timed out” Error in Google Play Store. Hopefully, your error has been fixed by now. Let us know which one worked for you in comment section below.
Kaif is an author and co-editor at Appslova. Intellectually curious tech enthusiast and has been specially covering on How to-Tips-Tricks & Fixes with mobile technology news and app reviews.
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Clearing the cache files solved the problem for me. Thanks anyways :) ...