Solution: Problem downloading Whatsapp to Android phone

Posted on Jul 6 2016 - 4:45pm by In-house Geek

You may have encountered problems here and there while trying to install Whatsapp Whatsapp to your Android phone. Sometimes these errors comes with codes.


Whatsapp has come up with the quick solutions to these errors and they work! According to Whatsapp support, here are the respective error codes and their solutions:

Error Codes

For error codes: 413, 481, 491, 492, 921, 927 and 941
  1. Remove your Google Account by going to Settings > Accounts > Google > and select your account.
  2. Tap on the Menu Button and select Remove Account.
  3. Reboot your device and navigate back to Accounts and add your Google Account back.
  4. Clear the cache stored in your Google Play Store App by going to device Settings > Applications > Google Play Store > Clear Cache and also Clear Data.
  5. Try downloading again.
For error codes: 101, 498 and 919

Please follow the instructions in the section “There is insufficient space on the device” below and try installing WhatsApp again.

For error codes: 403, 495, 504, 911, 920, 923, RPC errors, Package file invalid, installation or download unsuccessful errors
  1. Follow the instructions in the section “There is insufficient space on the device” to make sure you have enough space on your device.

  2. Access the website from your phone’s browser.

  3. Tap Download Now. It will be downloaded as an APK file. Note: You will need to enable Unknown sources in device Settings > Security > Unknown Sources in order to do this.

  4. Open the file to initiate installation.

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