How to Fix Error 403 on Android: Android is of the major platforms now days. Almost everyone is using Android as there operating system. But there are so many Errors which are faced by everyone. So Today I am going to discuss about one of the errors. This is one of the most common errors which must be faced by everyone at once. Error named as “Error 403”. Some days before I was downloading an app from Google Play Store and suddenly error comes and it was showing “Could not be downloaded due to an error. (403)”. Then I thought that it is because of network it will solve automatically but after 2-3 hours again I got the same error then I Googled it for the solution. Today I m going to discuss about the same error because it was not clearly given on web. Read below about “How to Fix Error 403 on Android”.

How To Fix Error 403 On Android

Had you ever thought why this error was occurred and how to fix error 403 on Android? This error can be occurred  because of following reasons:-

  • Unstable internet connection
  • Proxy Settings Error
  • APN Setting Error

These are the most common reasons for getting Error 403 on Android but there may be so many to get this Error. Briefly read and get the solution on How to Fix Error 403 on Android.

How to Fix Error 403 on Android :- Solutions

Method 1: Clear Proxy

You might be getting this 403 Error because of your Proxy Settings. So you have to follow these simple steps to downloading game, apps or anything from Google Play Store.

  • First Go to Settings then you have to go for Wireless and Networks
  • After this go for Mobile Network then APN (Access Point Name)
  • When you reached to APN select edit then Select Clear Proxy Option
  • After all these steps you can re-try downloading your material.

Method 2 : Get Internet Strength

Sometime your internet strength connectivity is low. To improve or get your internet strength there is a little trick that you have to follow. Turn on Airplane Mode Profile (Wait until the indicator turns into an image signal plane) then Turn OFF same way you have enable it. Then wait till your phone get signal and internet connectivity. If this method was not worked for you then for some other method.

Method 3 : Delete Search History

First open Google Play Store then press Menu Button then go for settings and finally select clear search history. But most of times this method doesn’t work but there is no harm to adopt it.

Method 4 : Alternate Google Account

May there is some problem that was associated with your Gmail Account so you can try this method.

  • Create a new Gmail Account
  • Then go for Google Play Store then Press Menu Button then go for Accounts and then finally select alternative Gmail account ( the new one)
  • After these two steps try installing the app again.

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