Android System Webview Errors Solved: Download & Updates

Android System WebView, the App which always suffers from the issue of Not Updating! Mr. Jake asked us: hey, Backdroid, trying to update the Android System webview; it’s not updating; hoping you’ll have a way to fix that.

This article will help you fix Android System Web View not updating in a few simple steps. And one exciting thing we learned while fixing the system webview. I’ll share that in the end, SO DON’T MISS THE END.

 Learn in BackDroid style to Fix it.

If the Android System Web view is not updating on your device, chances are it can be fixed by uninstalling the updates of the Google play store or by simply booting the device from safe mode. Moreover, the Android System webview shows pending because of poor internet connection; on top of that, try updating the App after a day.

Only the top 1% will look at the PROPER ways below.

Android System WebView Update and Downloading errors Fixed by 5 Ways

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A comprehensive guide below to Fix all the issues, most notably the issue of downloading pending or not updating apps.

1. Uninstall the Google Play updates

Install not only delete the cached play store data but also bring back its old version—the version which does not have this bug.

We have also tried to do that on our honour smartphone and realme device. Worked for both of them.

So, How do Uninstall the Google Play Updated version to revert it?

How to uninstall the Google play updated App

Remove latest version of play store
  • Open settings.
  • Tap on Apps.
  • Select the Google Play Store.
  • Tap on three dots and select uninstall updates.

Also read: Will Clearing Cache Delete Media Files, Passwords, Or Data?

2. Boot the device from the Safe Mode

Safe mode android

Safe mode is usually used when an issue or any error occurs. When Android System WebView is not downloading, try booting the device into safe mode.

Press your phone’s power button. When the animation starts, press and hold your phone’s volume down button. Keep holding it until the animation ends and your cell phone starts in safe mode. You’ll see “Safe mode” at the bottom of your screen. Source: support.google.com

Boot your device into safe mode, which will help fix the system webview app.

3. Try after a few days

There is no hurry; if you won’t update the Android system webview now, there’s no harm in it. This App helps the device: Learn more about Android System WebView.

We did try this on one of our devices, and it works. As you wait, there is a higher chance it will update.

For example, You want to update the Android System WebView, but it shows a pending download. Rarely can Google not detect a user requesting a file to download, so it shows you the awaiting download. So, try after some time. SiTryfter a day or two.

Because only the ASW is not updating, that doesn’t mean that other apps are not updating.

You can still update other apps.

check internet connection smartphone

4. Check internet connection

Check the internet connection while updating or downloading the Android webview. To check the internet connection, search speed test on google and check if Google can detect your device’s upload and download speed.

You have a stable network connection if Google can detect the internet speed. Or a restart can fix it.

5. Clearing Cached Data of Android System WebView and Google Play

clear cache on smartphone by image backdroid

It is the ultimate method to try when nothing works, this method works for a fraction of people, but it does work.

How to Clear Cache of Android System WebView

  1. Open the settings.
  2. Tap on Apps.
  3. Select the Android System WebView.
  4. Tap on Storage here.
  5. Now, tap on the clear cache.
Clear the cache of Android system WebView

How to Clear Cache of Google Play Store

  1. Open the settings.
  2. Tap on Apps.
  3. Select Google Play.
  4. Tap on Storage here.
  5. Now, tap on the clear cache.
Google Play Clear Cache

All Ways to Fix the Android System WebView error

The list includes the method to fix the android system webview not updating, downloading, or downloading pending.

  • Sign out and Sign in Again in Google Play.
  • Update the Google Play.
  • Uninstall any recent updates.
  • Restart the Smartphone a few times.
  • Clear out background running apps.
  • Check the Internet connection.
  • Download after a day.
  • Reboot from Safe mode.
  • Clear the Google Play and Android System WebView cached files.

Above shared all the ways which have the potential to solve the error. I wish you’d share this article or at least BOOKMARK it so that whenever you want it, you can get it.

Today have shared all the ways to fix Google play without downloading the Android system webview or if the system webview is not updating.

FAQs

Q: What is Android System WebView, and How Does it Work?

Ans: Displaying web pages within an activity layout is now possible using the WebView class, an extension of Android’s View class. By default, all WebView does is display a web page. It doesn’t have all the features of a full web browser, like controls for navigating or an address bar.

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