Google play error code 506

Google play error code 506

Google play error code 506


If you see error code 506 when you try to update or install an app from Google Play Store, you’re not alone. In fact, this is a common mistake simply caused by several versions of an application causing a closed loop. However, this closed loop does not exist for a single reason; there is no single solution to this problem. Today, we will share all the possible solutions to fix error code 506 of the Google Play Store. We will start with the simplest to the most serious. Be careful, some solutions may reset your settings or even delete application data.

Google play error code 506

Some of the Methods to solve Error 506 in Google Play store?

Method 1: Clear Cache and Data

  1. Go to Settings >> Go to Application Settings (on some devices, application settings are named applications).
  2. Go to, All apps >> Find the Google Play Store >> Clear data and cache
  3. Once you have cleared everything, you must then force the application to stop.
  4. Similarly, search for Google Play service >> Clear data and cache
  5. You will also find Google Services Framework >> Open Google Services Framework >> Clear cache and data.
  6. Now, restart your device and try downloading the app.

It worked for a lot of users and I hope it will work for you too. If that does not work for you, go to the next method.

Method 2: Unmount SD card

  1. Go to Settings >> Storage >> Scroll down and select “Uninstall SD Card”.
  2. Open Google Play Store >> Download the application again that gave you the error message
  3. When the installation is complete, return to Settings >> Storage >> press “Mount SD Card”.
  4. If the above steps did not work, also try removing your SD card before installing it.

The above method should solve this problem. If the error persists, continue to the next method.

Method 3: Remove and add Google Account

  1. Go to Settings >> Accounts >> Google
  2. Remove all your Google Accounts
  3. Go back to Google Play Store and sign in to your account information.
  4. Accept all of Google’s terms and configure Google settings, then launch Google Play Store and download the app.

Deleting and adding the Google Account resolved the issue for many users because there was a problem with the Google Account. If this helps you fix the error, the job is done, otherwise go to the next method.

Method 4: Change the Storage Setting

Most users found that this solution worked well. After changing the storage settings, users were able to download the app without any error message on the screen.

Steps to change the storage setting:

  1. Go to Settings >> Storage >> Preferred Installation Location
  2. Tap on the preferred installation location, a box will appear with a different option
  3. Select the option “Let the system decide”
  4. Open Google Play Store >> Download the application again that gave you the error message