Google Play Store is the most prominent platform for Android users to download thousands of free and paid apps or games quickly without wasting time on another platform. But, what if you could not be able to download your favorite app? Yes, that’s possible! Some users have been getting “Your Device isn’t Compatible with This version” on Google Play store error while downloading apps or games.

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Usually, this error triggers if your device is running the older version of the Android. In such case make sure that the app is compatible with the Android version you have on your phone. As every device has manufactured with a different chipset, sometimes it occurs if your device’s hardware is not compatible with the app or games you are trying to download. Well, you can manually install the app through APK, but that’s not the solution. Here are some solutions you should try to fix “Your Device isn’t Compatible with This version” error on Google Play Store.

Your Device isn't Compatible With This Version error on Google Play StoreHow to Fix “Your Device isn’t Compatible With This Version” on Google Play Store Error

If your device is running Android 4.1 Jelly Bean or up and has app compatible device but still getting the Your Device isn’t Compatible with This version error on Play Store then follow these methods.

Solution #1: Clear Google Play Store and Play Service Caches

First of all, check that how much caches stored in Google Play Store and Play Service. If the caches amount is higher, then the possibility of getting your device isn’t compatible with this version on google play store issue more top.

Step #1. First, launch the Settings app on your Android phone.

Open Settings on Android phoneStep #2. Tap on Apps.

Tap on Apps on AndroidStep #3. Now look for “Google Play Service” and “Google Play Store.”

Look for Google Play Service and Play Store in Android SettingsStep #4. Tap on them one-by-one and select Storage and hit the Clear Caches.

Tap on Clear Caches on Google Play Service and Play Store on AndroidSolution #2: Uninstall Google Play Store updates

If you have tried the first method and it didn’t work, then try to uninstall the Google Play Store updates.

Step #1. Open Settings app on your Android phone.

Open Settings on Android phone

Step #2. Tap on Apps.

Tap on Apps on Android

Step #3. Look for the Google Play Store and tap on it.

Tap on Google Play Store on AndroidStep #4. Press on three-dots at the right corner and select “Uninstall updates.”

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Uninstall Google Play Store updates on Android PhoneStep #5. Now tap Ok to confirm and then try to download the app.

Solution #3: Uninstall Google Play Service updates

Likewise, Google Play Store, try to uninstall Google Play Service updates to solve the “your device isn’t compatible with this version error on Google Play store.

Step #1. Open Settings on your Android phone.

Open Settings on Android phoneStep #2. Tap on Apps.

Tap on Apps on Android

Step #3. Now, Tap on Google Play Service and then tap on three-dots at the right corner.

Select Google Play Service and Tap on three dots on Android settingsStep #4.  Next, select “Uninstall updates.” and tap Ok to confirm.

Uninstall updates to Google Play Service on Android

Solution #4: Remove Google Account and add it again.

Maybe your Google Account is not adequately attached to the Play Store and your device. So, try to remove your Google Account first and reconfigure it on your device.

Step #1. Open Settings on your phone.

Open Settings on Android phone

Step #2. Next, tap on Accounts and select Google.

Go to Accounts and tap on Google on AndroidStep #3. Now select your attached Gmail ID. Now tap on three-dots at the right corner and then Select “Remove Account”

Tap on Menu and Remove Google Account on AndroidStep #5. After that, turn off/on your phone and follow these steps again to add your Google Account and see the result.

Solution #5: Factory Data Reset or Root

After properly following above solutions, if you haven’t got any fix, then your last option is to try to factory data reset or root your Android device. Well, the rooting Android device is pretty hard and risky. In the end, it’s your choice. But, you can simply factory reset your device by heading to Settings → Backup & Reset → Factory data Reset → Reset Phone. Make sure that you will lose your entire data.

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Conclusion

Well, we tried to give you all possible solution to fix this most maddening “Your Device isn’t Compatible with This version” error in Google Play Store on your Android. If the problem has been solved, great! Do have you have any suggestions to override this error? Drop comments below or on Facebook, Twitter, and Google Plus.

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