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What is "Error 927" I receive when I want to update an application from Google Play?

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When I tried to update an application on my Android phone I received an "error 927" message. What is this related to?

asked Aug 6, 2012 by anonymous
edited Aug 27, 2012 by Nadia B

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Error 927 is an error which belongs to the developers of the application you are trying to install. This error appears because of a network connection error in a few cases, and it also contains a "Package file is invalid" message when the update isn't validated properly or simply fails to validate with the Google Play servers. Usually the error disappears when the developer is contacted in order to fix their application. And there's nothing users can do except for waiting, because their phones are OK, the problem is in the server.

answered Aug 10, 2012 by Andrew Constandache (98,540 points)
edited Aug 27, 2012 by Nadia B
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Thank you Andrew! I been breaking my head over it.is

answered Oct 30, 2012 by anonymous
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Someone suggested to go to the manage application and force close the google store... for which the warning appears... still i went ahead and forcelly closed google store but didnt helped... also cleared catche...!!!

Just for information.

answered Dec 14, 2012 by anonymous
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In my case it is Sprint's abysmally slow internet connection. If I switch to wifi it works.

answered Dec 18, 2012 by anonymous
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I'm facing the error for all the applications which I'm trying to install or update. But works in wifi. What to do. How to solve this problem?

answered Mar 2, 2013 by anonymous
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Is there really no way to fix problem except waiting?

answered Mar 21, 2013 by anonymous
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answered May 12, 2013 by anonymous
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Solutions:

  1. Update all Apps

  2. Clear Device Cache

  3. Reset app preferences

  4. Create new Google Play account

  5. Use WiFi connection to download apps

  6. Clear Google Play Data

  7. Configure Android Market Accounts (For ICS)

  8. Review Filters of your Router

  9. Uninstall Recent Updates

  10. Clear the Android Market Data

Update all Apps

Error 927 appears when your smartphone apps are out-of-date. The first step is to update all apps installed in your smartphone. You need to check each app you have installed and update outdated apps one by one. You can easily update your device apps by going through the manuals provided by the publishers/manufacturers.

Clear Device Cache

If you continue receiving error 927 even after updating your apps, it’s time to clear the device cache. Clear corrupt cache contents as shown below:

· Turn on your smartphone.

· Go to Settings | Storage | Cache Data.

· Click OK to confirm cleaning cache data.

· Now try to download your new app.

Reset App Preferences

Resetting app preferences is another useful tweak to fix Android error 927. It will reset all apps preferences to their default settings at once. Follow the procedures given below:

· Open your Android Phone App Drawer.

· Select Settings and choose Apps Option.

· Now press menu key.

· Select Reset App Preferences.

· A warning screen will appear.n Tap Reset App optio.

· This action will reset all the app preferences

· Now go back to App Drawer. Configure apps to their default settings.

Create new Google Play Account

Error 927 can be resolved by creating a new Google Play account. Use a different name for your new account. Follow the procedure given below to do so:

· Turn your Smartphone on.

· Create a new Google Play account. Fill up the required info.

· Start Google Play and select the new account you have just created.

· Go to My App and download the app you are trying to download.

Use WiFi Connection to Download Apps

Google has not declared any official solutions for error 927 problem. Google is working on this problem and will release a solution very soon. For the time being Google has recommended its users to use WiFi connection for downloading the apps. This resolves error 927.

Clear Google Play Data

You might need to remove the Google Play Data. Do the steps given below:

  1. Tap Settings | Manage Applications.

  2. Find “Google Play”.

  3. Tap Force Stop | Clear Data.

Configure Android Market Accounts (For ICS):

Please follow these steps only if you’re using the ICS:

  1. Open Android Market.

  2. Press the Menu button of your phone.

  3. Select an account.

  4. Select the account you would like to use with the Android Market. Select a different account than the existing.

Review Filters of your Router

Do you use Cisco or Linksys Router? If so, review the filters of your router. Disable the Proxy Filter and re-open Google Play Store. You won’t receive error 927 Android.

Uninstall Recent Updates

Did you recently install new updates? Uninstall any recently installed updates.

  1. Tap Settings | Applications.

  2. Tap All | Market | Uninstall Updates.

Clear the Android Market Data

Delete Android Market Data stored on your smartphone.

  1. Tap Settings | Applications.

  2. Tap Manage Applications | All | Market | Clear Data.

answered Jul 19, 2013 by anonymous
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Iv been haveing the same problem I have galaxy S4 and I decided to delete Instagram App and I was trying to get it and at frst I keept geting a 927 error and thin I tryed to clean the cashed file and the data From the google playstore and still haveing the same problem

answered Aug 8, 2013 by anonymous
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For me, the google play store apps don't update if i use 3g or wifi so the problem is google play!

answered Nov 24, 2013 by anonymous

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