[Solved] Error 927 in Google Play Store

By Lois Green, Tuesday, July 25, 2017

"I got error 927 when downloading WhatsApp on my Samsung Galaxy S7. How to fix the error 927?"

Many users couldn't download apps/games from Google Play Store due to the error 927. The error comes up while you are downloading, updating apps/games from Play Store. Here are 4 effective solutions to solve the error 927 in Google Play Store on Android phone/tablet.

Error 927 in Google Play Store

3 Things to Check Before Adopting Any Solution

Before trying any solution, you want to make sure that:

  • Your Android phone/tablet has a strong network connection. The error code 927 could appear when the internet connection is weak in your device. If you are connected to a Wi-Fi network, reboot your modem to make sure the network is fine.

  • You have tried downloading apps over mobile data. Some users get the error code 927 only when downloading apps from Google Play Store over Wi-Fi network. So you can switch from Wi-Fi to mobile data to see if the update or installation goes well on cellular data.

  • Google Play Store app on your device is not upgrading. If the app is upgrading, you may want to stop downloading or updating others apps until Google Play Store upgrade is complete.

4 Solutions to Fix Error 927 in Google Play Store

Solution 1. Clear Caches & Data

  1. Go to Settings > Apps/Application Manager.

  2. Choose Google Play Store and tap Clear Caches and Clear Data.

  3. Choose Google Play Service and select Clear Caches and Clear Data.

  4. Also choose Google Play Services Framework and remove its caches and data.

Android Clear Data and Caches

Now open Google Play Store and try to download or update apps. If you still can't install apps on your Samsung/Nexus/HTC/Moto/LG/others after cleaning Google Play caches and data. Move on to the next step.


Solution 2. Delete Previous Updates

  1. Go to Settings > Apps/Application Manager.

  2. Choose Google Play Store.

  3. Tap the three dot icon and choose Uninstall Updates.

  4. Tap Yes to verify your choice.

Uninstall Google Play Store Updates

The error 927 should stop appearing on your Google Play Store by now. If the error persists, try the next solution.


Solution 3. Remove and Re-add Google Account

  1. Go to Settings > Accounts > Google.

  2. Choose your Google account.

  3. Tap three dot icon and choose Remove account.

  4. After that, go to the same place and add your account back.

  5. Restart your phone/tablet.

Remove Google Account

You should now be able to update, install apps from Google Play Store now. If now, check your phone storage to make sure that there is enough storage for the installation of apps.


Solution 4. Free Up Phone Storage

The error 927 could be caused by insuffient space on your device. If you can only download small apps/games from Google Play Store or get insufficient storage notification quite often, your Android device may not have enough storage for the apps installation or updates.

Android Insufficient Storage Alert

You may want to free up more internal storage for the new apps or updates. For example, move some of the photos in your Android to cloud storage, reset your device. Check more tips on free up Android internal memory.

Have you solved the Google Play Store error 927 yet? If you have other ways to fix the error, please leave your comment and help other users with the same problem.

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