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Please let me know that how to fix Google Play Store authentication is required sign in error. I am facing these error while installing app. Help me.
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Receiving an authentication error while signing in to the Google Play Store is pretty uncommon which can really obstruct you to operate Google Play Store thereby making it a good case for assessing the reasons for such an error and finding a feasible solution for fixing it thereafter.
Friends, recently I had observed a message while signing in to Google which reads thus:” Google Play Store Authentication is required – Sign In error”. I could fix this issue of “Google Play Store Authentication is required – Sign In error” simply by removing and adding the Google account again.
Though there are several other solutions to fix ”Google Play Store Authentication is required – Sign In error”, here is a complete walk-through that is aimed at solving the issue of “Google Play Store Authentication is required – Sign In error”.
Removing and adding your Google Account again facilitates removing old files and creating the Google Play Store account with the new files.
So here is presented a detailed procedure that will remove and add your Google account.
Step 1 - Go to Settings followed by switching to Accounts.
Step 2 - Continue choosing your Gmail account.
Step 3 - Now remove the account by selecting account.
Step 4 - Select Add Account from the Menu followed by choosing the Google option.
This issue of “Google Play Store Authentication is required – Sign In error” could also be because of poor synchronization or a dead battery.
So to fix this up, simply adhere to the following steps.
Step 1 - Click on the Settings option.
Step 2 - Choose Gmail Account after you have selected Accounts.
Step 3 - Now click on Account Sync.
Step 4 - Click on three vertical dots followed by clicking on clicking Account Sync.
When you go on to purchase anything via Play Store’s App, Google requires you to authenticate your transaction.
So just follow these steps to disable the authentication procedure.
Step 1 - Tap your Account icon after going to the Google Play Store.
Step 2 - Go to Settings followed by tapping on the Authentication.
Step 3 - Choose Require Authentication for Purchases.
Step 4 - Select the “30-minutes or never option”.
It is also advisable that after you make purchases, re-enable the option for ensuring the safety of your account.
Quite often the Google Services Framework may be interfering and interrupting the operation of App thereby causing the error “Google Play Store Authentication is required – Sign In error” get displayed.
So in an attempt to resolve this issue simply make the Services Framework stop functioning followed by accessing the Play Store.
Step 1 - Go to Settings>Apps and Notifications.
Step 2 - Select All Apps to see the same.
Step 3 - Tap on three vertical dots and select “Show System” subsequently.
Step 4 - Navigate to find the Google Services Framework”.
Step 5 - Tap or click on the Force Stop option.
Disabling the Play Store updates could be another option to fix the issue of “Google Play Store Authentication is required – Sign In error”. So ensure that the ensuing steps are executed to get this issue resolved.
Step 1 - Go to the Settings followed by tapping or clicking on Apps and Notifications.
Step 2 - Go to Google Play store and thereafter tap on the three vertical dots to finally click on Uninstall Updates.