The main reason that causes the Google play store error 498 is the device’s cache partition size. Sometimes it happens when you try downloading an app that is large in size than the cache partition. Also there are many reasons apart from this that do not allow you to download any apps from Google Play store. Here are explained some methods to fix the error.
Ways to fix Google play store error 498
You need to clear the cache and data from Google play store in order to fix Google play store error 498. Follow the steps to do this.
> Go to settings first.
> Select Application
> Tap Manage Application
> Choose Google play store.
Select Clear cache and Data and again go ahead to download the app to check if it is working now.
Another reason for this issue might be the Google server when it is under maintenance or very slow due to some reason. So it is advised to download the app using Wi-fi network to avoid the problem.
If the above mentioned methods can’t fix Google play store error 498 then try the third method. You need to add a new Google play store account. Follow the below steps to do that.
Go to Settings on your phone > Account > Add new account > select Google > Next > type the email > done.
Sometimes uninstalling and reinstalling the Google play store app can help you to fix Google Play store error 498. Follow this method if your phone is rooted.
Go for the last method if all the processes become unsuccessful in fixing the problem. Connect the phone with a computer using data cable and open Google play store in Computer’s browser. As you get the app, click on it which will show an install button. Click on the button and the app will be installed in your Smartphone. So you can download the app in this way to avoid the problem.