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Whenever I try to install a particular app from the play store, this message is displayed - "Authentication required. Sign in to your Google account." How do I fix this?
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i facing tis issue also...pls help
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Hello Everyone, 

please try to clear your data of play store. 

  1. Go to your device's Settings menu > Apps or Application manager (this may differ depending on your device).


  1. Select the Google Play Store

  1. Clear Data for the Google Play Store



if that doesnt work

try to remove and add your account
First, remove your account:
  1. On your Android phone or tablet, open your Settings app .
  2. Under "Personal," tap Accounts.
  3. Tap Google  the account you want to remove. 
  4. Tap More   Remove account.
  5. If needed, enter your device's pattern, PIN, or password to finish removing the account.
Next, re-add the account:
  1. On your Android phone or tablet, open your Settings app .
  2. Under "Personal," tap Accounts  Add account  Google. 
  3. Follow the onscreen instructions to add your account. 
  4. Open the Google Play Store app 
  5. Tap Menu .
  6. Look for the name and email address of the account you're using at the top of the screen.
  7. Tap the Down arrow   the account you want to use.
  8. and then try 
 Let me know if it worked or not 

Thank You
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It work thank you
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Did not work ):
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Didn't work
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thank you so much it work what a relief
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It did not work. All it did was delete play store from my phone.
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Didnot work bro...
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It even did not work out on my phone.. Please help me out as soon as possible... 🙏🙏🙏
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Hi there! During this authentication required, how do you change accounts? I'm having trouble and am stuck on the authentication required one. That's on top of the authentication required bug. I can't switch accounts (not offtopic, but a related)
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