Error 504

Error 504

The error 504

code appears while attempting to download apps or games in the Google Play Store. This is a gateway timeout error and is generally associated with slower internet connections or mobile data networks. Simple fix that worked for some is turning your mobile data off and then back on. You can try it now by turning your Airplane mode on and then off or by going to settings >> data usage>> turn off Mobile data and turn it back on. Now try to download or update the app via Google Play. If that didn’t work, some users have even solved the Google Play Store error 504  by freeing some space in their android device by uninstalling unwanted apps or games.  If these Android fixes didn’t work there are more to go in this post for “App” could not be downloaded due to an error. (504)

Like most android market related error there is no one sure solution for the 504 error. However, one of these steps should help you resolve the 504 error in Google Play Store:

Methods to solve error 504

Method 1:

  • Go to Settings>> Application Manager or Apps>> Open “All” apps
  • From the list of apps find Google Play store >>Clear Data and Clear Cache
  • From the list of apps find Google Service Framework >> Clear Data and Clear Cache
  • Now install or update app from Google Play Store

Method 2:

  • Go to system settings>> Accounts>>Google>>remove your Gmail account
  • Now from settings>>Apps>>All> Force stop, Clear data and cache for Google Play Store, Google Service Framework and Download Manager (like in method 1)
  • Now again go to settings>> Accounts>>Google>>Add your gmail account
  • Restart your android and then accept all the Google terms and setup Google settings
  • Rerun Google Play Store and update or install your app.

Method 3: Installing a VPN app

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