PlayStore, Gmail And Other Google Apps Connection Problems: Solution

In case any of the Google Applications (like PlayStore, Gmail etc) on your android device fails to connect to the internet or you are unable to download through them, here is how to solve the problem once and for all.

Please note that this solution requires that your android device be rooted. And I have confirmed this solution only on android 4.X.X upwards.

How to Correct PlayStore And Other Google Apps Connection Error

1- If your android device is not rooted, root it first.

2- Download and install any root file browser like Root Browser, ES File Explorer amongst others from the PlayStore.

3- Open the root explorer application and grant it root access.

4- Now, go to the phone's memory, locate etc folder. Inside the etc, locate hosts file and delete it.

5- Restart the phone and enjoy!