Well “Google Play Authentication is required” errors is very common to android users. and most of users get worried about it. normally this errors occurs when you wrongly remove data or cache of some software that are linked to google account.
Also if you removed your memory card or if your memory card is corrupted then you may get this error. its very simple to solve this error and we are going to tell you in steps.
Remove Your Google Account
First most simple method is to remove your google account from your mobile settings. errors occurs when google play store get updated so go to your mobile settings > apps or accounts (can be different depends on android version) or gmail option > and remove the google account which is linked to google playstore or on which you get “authentication is required” error message. steps are given in picture below
Settings > Accounts
look for the google account which is giving authentication error
Remove account and then add it back again
Clear data of Google Play Store
Same like the procedure before go to mobile settings > apps > google playstore open it up and you will see clear data option. simply click on clear data and cache.
Settings > applications > Google play Store
Tick Tick on Clear data and done
Uninstall Play Store Updates
Third and last method is to uninstall google playstore updates from your android mobile. to do this go to your mobile settings > apps > google playstore > uninstall updates. Google will prompt you to install latest version again. install it (even if it don’t ask then do not worry).
you can see the options to uninstall updates just tick it
You will be back to the Normal version of Google Play Store.
if you are still having Errors then pick your cell phone and bang it on the wall or throw it in water or hammer it. because even husbands don’t tell things in that much details like we did.
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