Error 960Google Play Store is an online market place for downloading the app. There are huge collections of apps in Google play store. As the number of the android users are increasing day by day, the use of Google play store or let’s say the rate of downloading the app is increasing rapidly. Most of the people are satisfied with the app they download but some of the users have to face different problem while downloading and even after the app has been downloaded. Getting Error message while downloading, installing or updating the app is common for most of the users. Error  960 in also a common error in Google Play store.

Mostly this error occurs when we try to install the app. In this error usually users don’t face this issue while downloading the app rather they faced this problem during the time of installing the app. An Error message pops up saying –Unknown error code during application install: “960”. Here I have listed some of the Fixed for this Error 960.

Some of the Methods to Fix Error 960 in Google Play Store:

play storeMethod 1: Clear Cache and Data

Clearing cache and data is also one of the major solutions of the error 960.

  • Go to Setting >> Go to Application Setting (In some devices application setting is named as apps).
  • Go to, All the apps > >Find the Google Play Store >> Clear Data and Cache
  • Once you have clear everything, Next, you need to Force Stop the application.
  • Similarly, Find the Google Play Service >> Clear Cache and Data
  • Also, Find Google Services Framework >> Open Google Services Framework >> Clear cache and data
  • Now, Restart your device and try to download the app

Uninstall UpdatesMethod 2: Uninstall Google Play Store Updates

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.

  • Go to Setting >> Go to Application Setting (In some devices application setting is named as apps).
  • Go to, All the apps > >Find the Google Play Store >> Uninstall Updates

Once you have uninstalled the Google Play Store updates (Getting back to stock version). Restart your device and try to download the app. If it didn’t work for you then try updating the Google Play store again to the latest version available in your updates. This should finally fix the Error 960.

factory resetMethod 3: Factory Reset your Phone

This is the last method to get rid of the issue but I would recommend not to reset your phone unless there is no other option. Resetting your phone will erase all the data and information, downloaded app and all such things but you can back up your data and information, app and other thing before resetting the phone.

  • Go to Setting >> Scroll down and select Backup & reset option
  • Once you click Backup & reset >> Other option will appear
  • Click on Factory Data reset

You will get your Phone system fresh as if you have just brought it because all the setting and other stuff like that you will need to set again and it will surely fix the error of your device.

So, these are some of the Fixes of Error 960 in Google Play Store Hopefully, your problem is solved by now.


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