Fix Download Pending Status on Play Store


Here’s how you can Fix Download Pending Status on Play Store, you are seeing this because either Google Play is stuck or the changes Google has made to its app store are causing this.

We’ve seen Google Play received loads of updates last year, back in the time we can download multiple apps at same time. But now we can download only one app at a time. That’s sucks for me, not sure about you. This is the main reason behind this message ” download pending “. If you have selected more than one app to download, Google Play will start with one and all the other apps will be added to the queue.

Sometimes we want to install a single app and because of these new changes, it got stuck in the queue. Heed the instructions below to install the app before all other apps in the queue. Moreover, you can easily get rid of Download Pending Status on Play Store message.

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Fix Download Pending Status on Play Store

Fix Download Pending Status on Play Store:

We have found two methods that will help you to get the desired results. Also when you are downloading an app and it finds its way to downloading queue, the following method will help you get out of this situation.

Fix Play Store Download Pending:

Step1: Open Google Play on your device.

Step2: Swipe Right on your screen, You’ll be in Google Play Store menu. Tap on My Apps & Games.

Step3: Here you’ll see all your apps and games. Now tap on the cross button [X] in order to cancel all others apps which are in the queue.

Step4: Only leave the one app you want to download first.

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Clear Cache of Google Play Store:

Step1: Open Settings on your Android device.

Step2: Now tap on More tab.

Step3: Tap on Application Manager form the list.

Step4: Now select All Application with a swipe to left.

Step5: There you’ll see all your installed apps, Tap on Google Play.

Step6: Now all you have to do tap on Clear Cache and Clear data.

Step7: Now go to home screen and restart your device.

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Now if both these methods are not good for you, then all you can do is forcefully stop Google Play. Follow the instructions below.

Step1: Open Settings->Apps->Google Play.

Step2: Tap on Force Stop.

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