How to Fix Google Play Store Error 504

Wonder how to fix Google Play error 504? This post will give you a full list of possible solutions to help you fix error 504 at Google Play store.

By Stephen Wilson | Posted: Mar. 13, 2018, Last Updated: Mar. 13, 2018
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I cannot upgrade (or now install) the Unfi Android app. Has anyone else encountered this issue, or know how to fix it?

Been successfully using the Unfi Android app on stock (not rooted) Android 5.0 for a while. The latest 7/14 update failed to install with this error: Can’t install app: “UniFi” can’t be installed. Try again, and if the problem continues, get help troubleshooting (Error code: -504). Any suggestions or pointers? Thanks! – An Android User Asking for Help

Guess many of Android users have suffered from this annoying issue when updating or downloading the app at Google Play store, with the message of Can’t install app: “XXX” can’t be installed. Try again, and if the problem continues, get help troubleshooting (Error code: -504), or Unknown error during application installation:”-504”.

Technically, Google Play error 504 is a gateway timeout error and is generally associated with slower internet connections or mobile data networks. So the most common and easiest way applied is put your Android devices in Airplane mode, and then turning it off. If this way does not work for you, don’t worry, and you can try the following tips to fix this Google Play error 504.

How to Fix Google Play Error 504

How to Fix Google Play Error 504

How to Fix Google Play Error 504

Tip 1. Clear Google Play Cache

Step 1Go to Settings > Application Manager or Apps> Open All apps;

Step 2From the list of apps find Google Play store > Select Clear Data and Clear Cache option;

Step 3From the list of apps find Google Service Framework > Clear Data and Clear Cache;

Step 4Now install or update the app from Google Play Store.

Tip 2. Remove Your Google Account and Sign in Again

Step 1Go to system settings > Accounts> Google > remove your Gmail account;

Step 2Now from settings > Apps > All > Force stop, Clear data and cache for Google Play Store, Google Service Framework and Download Manager;

Step 3Now again go to settings > Accounts > Google > Add your Gmail account;

Step 4Restart your android and then accept all the Google terms;

Step 5Rerun Google Play Store and update or install your app.

Tip 3. Installing a VPN App

Step 1Find a reliable VPN application and download the VPN application from Google Play Store, like Hideman;

Step 2Now open the app and select the US as the country of connection and press connect option;

Step 3Open Google Play Store and Download app.

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Stephen Wilson

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