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Play Store Stuck on Downloading – Fix Download Pending Issue

Hello guys, in this post I am going to tell you that how you can solve this play Store stuck on downloading or download pending issue on Google Play Store easily with these simple and easy steps. I have got many comments and complaints about this issue on the various Android Smartphone devices so today I have decided to write my article on this topic to solve / fix this issue.

Few days back I also faced this download pending issue on Google play store on my Samsung Galaxy S7 Android mobile phone, it is really annoying problem and everyone hates this problem and want to solve this issue as soon as possible, but the majority of people don’t know that how to fix it or why this error is coming on their smartphones on Google Play Store application. So now I will tell you that how I managed this problem and fixed it, so you can also do this method to solve this issue.

How to Fix: Play Store Stuck on Downloading

1: Go to Setting of your android smart phone device.

2: Now go to Installed Apps or Applications.

3: Here just scroll down and find the Google Play Store application, and tap on it.

4: Now here you will see a button of “Clear Data” just tap on it.


5: You will see a popup window that will ask you “Do you really want to Clear Data” tap on Yes.

Now go back to Google play store and try to install any application on your smart phone, and you will not see the download pending issue here.

If the issue is not resolved and the play store again stuck on downloading then see the following method.

How to Solve: Download Pending Issue

Sometimes his error occurs due to update error of PlayStore application, so if you are using / running an old version of play store then update it to the latest version, you can easily do it by following the easy guide below!

1: download the latest Google Play store app (APK) from any website, I will recommend you to download it from this link > Download APK

2: After downloading this APK just install it to your android smart phone, (just enable unknown sources installation before installing this APK).

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3: Android system will ask you to overwrite this application on existing app, just allow it.

4: After successful installation of Google Play Store application APK just open it and try to install any free application on your smartphone and you will see that download pending issue has been resolved and installation of application is not stuck on downloading.

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If this stuck on downloading issue is not fixed by this method then you have only one option to fix this download pending problem just read the instruction below!

How to Fix Download Pending or Stuck on Downloading Issue on Play Store

Now you have this last option and method to resolve this critical issue on your android smart phone device that you need to do FACTORY RESET to your android smart phone device.

How to Reset your Android Device

Now I am going to tell you that how you can reset your phone to solve this problem, just follow the instructions below!

>> Just take a complete backup of your device’s data like your pictures, videos, messages, contacts etc, because after factory reset your all data will be removed.

1: Go to Setting of your device.


2: Now find the “Backup and Reset” option.

3: Tap on it and here in this menu you have need to find Factory Reset option, just find and tap on it.

4: Now Android system will ask you to remove everything (Data and your Google Account) etc just allow it.

5: Now your smart phone will start resetting your device and it will take few minutes.

6: after successful resetting your smart phone will restart and now you have to set your Google account on your device.

7: After adding your Gmail account on your device now try to install any free application from Google Play Store and you will see the download pending issue or stuck on downloading problem has been fixed.

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Guys, we hope you will like this article, and we hope that your issue of download pending has been resolved, if yes then please like this post and share it on your social accounts also. If you are facing any issue on any step then just leave your comment below, we will reply you as soon as we can.


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