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Why does the play store keep force closing over and over


AC Question

How come when i tap the play store app it says sorry! and says it has to force close?

B. Diddy

Senior Ambassador
Mar 9, 2012
Welcome to Android Central! Which device? Try going to Settings>Apps>All, select Google Play Store, and Clear Cache/Clear Data, then Force Stop.

If that doesn't work, try rebooting the phone, or wiping the system cache partition (if possible).