[Fix added] There was a problem communicating with Google servers

There was a problem communicating with Google servers

Are you trying to add a Google account to your Android phone but getting the following error: There was a problem communicating with Google servers? No worries, we’ll help you fix this issue.

Google products have become an essential part of our Android smartphone. Whatever be a Google account is a must to access Google products like Google Play Store, Gmail, Google Drive, Google Photos, etc.

When your Android device makes you lose your coolness by displaying a Google Sign-in error (There was a problem communicating with Google servers), we are here to help you get back your peace.

How to fix: There was a problem communicating with Google servers?

So, here we’re providing the complete solution to fix such an issue:

First things first

Check your internet connection. Due to a poor network connection, your device fails to communicate with the Google server. Test your network speed and ensure proper network.

If you have a Wi-Fi connection, you can try Sign-in by connecting with Wi-Fi.

Check Data Usage

After ensuring a proper internet connection, there is a chance of data restricted for the Google apps.

Go to Setting → Data Usage → Restrict data usage → Ensure Google data usage is not restricted.

Ensure the Date & time of your android device is correct.

Clear Cache

After checking the basics, 

Go to Settings → Apps → Clear Cache memory of all the Google apps.

Reboot the device

Sometimes, rebooting your device will help you to resolve the device.

Some of the minor software communication issues will be resolved while your performing a reboot.

Review recently downloaded apps

Sometimes, the apps downloaded recently may create such issues in your device. If you have downloaded any apps from a third-party apart from Google Play Store, uninstall the app and try to Sign in to your google account.

Software Updates

This is a primary, simple method but trust me, very effective.

The usual bugs faced by Android users in their device can be solved by updating the latest available software and Android applications.

Many users are unaware of the available software updates on their mobile. The

conversion rate of updating software is also less.

Check for software update on your device,

Go to Settings → About Phone → Software Version → Check for an update.

If you find any, update your software.

After updating and rebooting your device,

Go to Setting → Account & Sync → Google → Add Account and try to Sign-in.

If the issue is not resolved, try the next step.

Remove account

Go to Settings → Accounts & sync → Google → Manage account → More → Remove account.

After removing the account, try to add the Google account back. 

Try this. This method worked for some Android users.

Disable Two-Step Authentication

Sign in to your Google account on your PC.

Go to Security → Disable 2-Step Authentication, and now try to Sign-in your account on an Android device.

We hope, the above methods helped you to fix, “There was a problem communicating with Google servers” error.

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