Why can't I download anything from the play store?

That moment when you're going to try to download an app from the Play Store and for some reason you can't download anything.

There are many reasons why this could happen and in this article we are going to talk about all of them, to explain the reasons and their solutions.

No need to panic as the solutions to resolve this issue are quite simple and quick. Something that can take 10 minutes.

Why can't I download anything from the play store?

To try to solve the problem, start with more basic solutions, which include checking if the time is correct, if you have good internet, and if you have enough space.

There are several reasons why you might not be able to download something from the Play Store, the most common reasons being mentioned below;

  • Problems with your internet;
  • Lack of storage;
  • Incompatibility of your cell phone with the application.
  • Some flaw in the App store itself

Now that you know the main reasons for not being able to download something from the Play Store, below we will show you the solutions.

I can't download anything from the play store

If you can't download anything or if the playstore just keeps loading, you should try to resolve it by following the steps described below.

1. Restart your mobile

The first and quickest attempt you can try to resolve this issue is simply restarting your mobile phone.

This process can get any errors removed, and you can download the app without any problem again.

To do this, just press the "Power" button on your device for a few seconds and wait for the restart option to appear.

2. Use a different network

In case the first attempt doesn't work, or if you've tried before. You have to change the network you are using, as it could be the cause of the problem.

If you are using mobile data, try using a wifi network. And if you are using a wifi network try using mobile data.

3. Turn off economy mode

Another problem that can make the Play Store only load and not download anything is the battery saver mode.

Make sure battery saving mode is turned off, using /from notifications to access the settings center.

It is also important to make sure the internet saving mode is turned on or off. Going to settings>Internet and Mobile Data.

4. Clear playstore cache

I can't download anything from the play store
I can't download anything from the play store it just keeps loading Source: Unplash

One last attempt to try and resolve your issue would be to clear Cash from the Play Store to force it to restart.

Visit settings > Apps and notifications > Application information (or View All Apps) > Google Play Store > Storage and caching and tap Clear cache.

Once this is done, try to download your application again, and this time it will be successful. If none of these attempts work, wait a few hours as it could be an internal issue.


We believe that with all the steps described above, you will be able to download the desired application from the Play Store.

If you continue to have regular difficulties, you can try using a VPN app or download the app via an APK on the internet.

We've reached the end of our article and we hope you enjoyed it and understood why you can't download anything from the Play Store and just keep loading it.

CEO and Founder of Noticiar Moz, he loves to write articles to help people with everyday problems. Graduated in Informatics from ITC in 2018. He writes about everything and shares his knowledge with the world.