Android play store: Your device isn’t compatible with this version fix this problem

Play Store showing download pending when you try to download apps from Play Store? Well, this could be because of a recent change in the way Play Store handles downloads OR maybe your Play Store is stuck.

Your device isn’t compatible with this version fix

Fret not!  We can fix it either way.

Google recently updated Play Store to download only one app at a time, not multiple apps like before. And this might be the reason you’re seeing download pending message because there might be other apps in queue pending for download.

If you want you can clear the download queue on Play Store so that you download/install the app before all other apps in queue, follow the instructions below:

Your device isn’t compatible with this version problem solving

  1. Open Play Store app.
  2. Swipe-in from right edge of screen, and select My apps & games.
  3. Here you’ll see all apps that are currently downloading on your phone. To cancel an app from downloading, select it and touch the X (cross icon) near the download progress bar to cancel download for the app.
    └ You can do this for all apps to clear the download queue.

If the issue persists even after clearing the download queue, try clearing out cache and data for Play Store app itself. Follow the instructions below:

  1. Go to device Settings » Apps.
  2. Select Play Store from the list of apps installed on your device.
    If you can’t find Play Store on apps list. Look for an option show System or All apps installed on device.
  3. Once on Play Store info page, Clear Cache and Clear Data. If you’re on Marshmallow or higher Android versions, select Storage, and then clear cache and data from there.

If you are still unable to download apps, “Force stop” Google Play Store. To do so, follow the steps below:

  1. Go to device Settings » Apps.
  2. Select Google Play Store from the list of apps installed on your device.
  3. Tap “Force Stop“.

Hopefully, the tips shared above helps you fix the download pending message on Play Store.

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