It is an obvious fact that there are much bugs in Android, unsolved by Google. This may be due to the several models of Android available in the market. In the pile of the list of errors which occur in Google Play Store app, error 120 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.
Usually, error 120 occurs when you try to install an app in your Android through the Google Play Store app. It usually occurs in the budget android smartphones, which are not much noticed by Google and even the manufacturers themselves. The error 120 in your android smartphone or tablet when occurs frequently, can be annoying for you as you won’t be able to install any apps when you suffer from this. The symptom of this problem is that it shows unknown “error code during application install: “-120”.
Most of the time, this is because your phone may not support the installation of apps through Google play store (it was in the past, and can be a different reason for present). You can check if your phone supports so from here . If it does, you should update the Play Store app itself at first. For the The most effective method which helped solving this error for Android users is clearing the cache and data, which includes the following process:
- Go to Menu > Settings > Application > Manage Applications> Play Store.
- Therein, you can see the Clear Cache, and Clear Data options. Click on both of them respectively.
- Head back to the home, and reboot your phone.
The error 120 in your Android may have been solved by now, but in case it hasn’t, and also if your phone is so old that it doesn’t support the Play Store App, you can install the apps manually, or through other app stores. See our article on how to do this.