“Unfortunately, Google Play services has stopped” is one of the common error in Android. Many users are facing this error. If you are also one among them who is suffering from this problem and haven’t found solution yet then you have come to the right place. In this tutorial, you will get to know How to Fix “Unfortunately, Google Play services has stopped” Error in Android? Before going to main solution try basic solution, it may solve you issue.
Re-start your device: Sometime just by re-starting your device can solve the issue. So, why not try this once. To re-start your device:
-Unlock the screen of the devices.
• Press and hold the “Power” button until a menu appears.
• Select “Power off“.
• Wait for the device to power off.
• Wait 10 seconds, then press and hold the “Power” button to power the device back ON.
• After that, see whether it fixes your issue or not.
Screenshot of Google Play Store, Google Play Services and Google Service Framework
This method should fix your error. If you are still getting the error then follow the next method.
There are chances that the current Version of Google Play Service may have Compatibility Issues. So in this case, you need to Uninstall Google Play Service which turns to factory version. Just follow the steps given below:
This method has worked most of the time and it should also work for you. Just in case, this doesn’t work then download updated version of Google Play Services apk file from browser as mentioned below.
Many of the time outdated version of Google Play Service is found to be the reason behind this errors. It has also found that sometimes the current version of Google Play Service may not be compatible with the OS of the phone. So, you better download the latest version of Google Play Services. Some of the website to download the apk file are apkmirror, apkhere, AndroidDrawer or you can simply click on the link given below:
APK Releases || APK PORTAL
If you are able to fix the error then the job is done otherwise head to below method.
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
If you are using custom ROM like Cyanogenmod, SlimROM etc and facing some errors whether it is “Unfortunately, Google Play services has stopped” Error or any other than you should know either it is because of compatibility issue or the ROM has not been installed properly. So, it is better you reflash the operating system along with compatible GAPPs (Google Applications) package. If you are still getting the error, try flashing different ROM.
So, these are some of the solution to Fix “Unfortunately, Google Play services has stopped” Error in Android. Hopefully, you have fixed the error by now. Let us know which method worked for you.
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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