Glitch At Play Store Affecting Garena Free Fire Installation; Here’s How You Can Fix It

Glitch At Play Store Affecting Garena Free Fire Installation; Here’s How You Can Fix It
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An error at the Play Store seems to be affecting people who tried installing Garena Free Fire. Fortunately, it’s quite an easy fix, and we’ll show you how.

Some people who downloaded the game and tried to install it have encountered “Error Code: 971” message. They are then directed to get help from the troubleshooting wizard.

There are three main ways on how to resolve the installation error for Garena Free Fire.

First is to clear the cache on the Play Store. This won’t affect the performance of the device and, in fact, improve it. You need to go to Applications, which you find on the Settings tab. You can then Locate the Play Store and click the Force Stop. This will allow you to clear your cache and your data.

Go to the Play Store again and download the Garena Free Fire.

Rebooting is easy enough. Most phones have a drop-down option on the main screen. Select the Airplane mode and activate it. Wait at least 10 seconds before turning off the Airplane mode. You can go back to the Play Store and download and install the game once again.

The third solution is to reboot your Google Account. Click on the Settings and select the Accounts button. Tap the Google option and then remove your account. Reboot your device and go back to Settings. You can then add your Google Account from the “Add Account” option.

The second solution is to restart your network connection. You may also reboot your phone or tablet after receiving Error Code: 971.

Here’s a video showing a brief walkthrough of Garena Free Fire to give you an idea of what it’s all about. The game is available for both Android and iOS.

Garena Free Fire has been receiving high praise from players and critics alike. Each game lasts about 10 minutes where you have to put your skills against 40 other players. The battle royale game is a free-for-all shooter game. You land on the war zone on a parachute. You can interact with most of the objects on your environment. You can even drive a vehicle to make your exploration a little faster and easier. Your survival will depend entirely on your strategy.

With many enemies, charging at them might not be the best option. Fortunately, there are many areas in the game where you can hide and ambush or snipe your enemy. The last man standing wins the game.