How to Fix Google Play Store Error 194

Google Play Store error 194 is one of the most common error and it generally arises when we are trying to download or update apps from Google Play Store.

Why Google Play Store Error 194 Occurs?

The following are the most probable causes for this error. It may arise

  • Due to cache problem
  • Due to problem with your Gmail account
  • Due to network issue

In this post, we will see 3 simple methods to fix this error. I recommend you try the following methods in order. Let’s get started.

Fix Google Play Store Error 194

Method 1

Here, we will clear the data of Google Play Store and Google Play Services app.


  • Go to Settings.
  • Navigate to Apps and find Google Play Store (You can see it under All tab).
  • Click on “Google Play Store”.
  • Tap the following buttons in order.

Force stop

Clear data

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  • Do the same above steps for the Google Play Services.

That’s it. The error should be gone and you can download or update apps without any error.

Method 2

  • Go to Settings.
  • Under the Accounts section, click on “Google” and click on your Google account.
  • Open menu and tap on “Remove account”.

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  • Click on “Remove account” on the confirmation message and reboot your mobile.
  • Go to settings again.
  • Under Account section, you can see the “Add account” option.

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  • Add and configure your Gmail account again.

Method 3

Sometimes, internet connectivity issues may be a cause for this problem. In this case, switching the internet connection will solve this error.

For instance, if you are in the mobile data connection, then switch to the WiFi connection and try to download the apps from Google Play Store.

Also see: Fix Play Store Error 495

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