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Google Play error: Package file invalid?

by NurseJen99 / August 12, 2013 2:11 PM PDT

Is anyone else having this issue? I have a Samsung Galaxy Express and this is my only issue but I think its a Google issue.

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Just elaborate a bit more....
by John_Farrel / August 20, 2013 9:47 PM PDT

Please specify whether you are having it for any specific application or all applications?? That means just specify a bit more about your trouble. As far as I know it usually occurs when any file is not completely downloaded.

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package file invalid error
by edwan33 / October 25, 2014 6:25 PM PDT

I keep having the same error with most applications. Can't sign in to hangouts without updating my play store version, can't update Google play services because of the package file invalid error. The current version is 3.5.19 on my note 3 (SM-N900). I'm on the brink of removing play store and reinstalling it again though I'm not quite sure whether that's a good idea

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