How to Reset Google Play Store

reset google play store

One of the most common troubleshooting methods in fixing Play Store errors is app reset. And this tutorial will show you a concise guide on how to run this procedure.

Basically, resetting Play Store entails reversing the app back to the factory version or resetting your Google account. However, to cover all grounds, it’s recommended to combine both procedures, to wholly reset the app.

In this piece, we’ll be taking you through step-by-step guidelines on how to go about this procedure.

How to Reset Google Play Store

To reset your Google Play Store app, follow the set of steps below:

  1. Remove Google Account

Play Store requires a Google account, so the most basic thing to do here is to remove your account.

To do this, follow the steps below:

  • Click on the home menu icon on your phone.
  • Find and click on Settings.
  • Tap on Accounts.
  • In the next window, select
  • Locate and click on your original account (the one registered on Play Store).
  • In the next window, click on the Remove account
  • Confirm action, as prompted.
  • Close window.

After this, proceed to the next step.

  1. Remove Play Store Updates

To do this, follow the steps below:

  • Go to Settings.
  • Select Apps or Apps & notifications.
  • Find and select Google Play Store.
  • Click on the “options” icon (with three dots) at the upper right corner of the screen.
  • select Uninstall updates.
  • Confirm action: tap OK, when prompted to reset the app to factory version.
  • Exit window.

After this, proceed to the next step.

  1. Restart Play Store

Now, you can finish resetting Play Store:

  • Go to the app’s location on your phone and tap on it. You’ll be prompted to enter your log in credentials.
  • Key in your Google account details (username and password) and sign in as prompted.
  • You are all set!

Closing Note

After resetting Play Store, check for Android updates and install available updates, to further improve the app’s performance.

Simply go to:

  • Settings > System
  • Advanced > System update
  • Then, install available updates.

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