Having trouble updating WhatsApp to the latest version? It can happen to anyone. And not to worry, every problem has a solution. Just take note of the error message and find out what they mean so you can fix it.
When updating the messaging app, you may encounter any of the four most common errors.
There is insufficient space on the device
This App is incompatible with your Android Device
This item isn’t available in your country
Do you want to know how to fix Error Code problems?
Error codes refer to any numbers that will show on an error message. In WhatsApp, one solution can work for a group of error codes.
To fix error codes 413, 481, 491, 492, 921, 927 and 941
Remove your Google Account. Go to Settings > Accounts > Google > select your account > Menu Button > and select Remove Account.
Reboot your device.
Add your Google Account back
Clear cache in Google Play Store App. Go to Settings > Applications > Google Play Store > Storage > Clear Cache. For good measure, you can also Clear Data.
Try downloading the updated version again.
To fix error codes 101, 498 and 919
Clear cache and data. Go to Settings > Applications > Google Play Store > Storage > Clear Cache. Follow the same steps to Clear Data.
Reboot and reinstall WhatsApp.
Try updating again.
To fix error codes 403, 495, 504, 911, 920, 923, RPC errors, Package file invalid, installation or download unsuccessful errors
Follow the solution for error codes 101, 498 and 919.
From your phone’s browser, visit WhatsApp website.
Tap Download Now to download the APK file.
Enable Unknown sources on your mobile device. Go to Settings > Security > Unknown Sources.
Open the downloaded file to start the installation.
In some cases, the problem may only have something to do with insufficient device space. So make sure you have sufficient storage space before you download WhatsApp update. Start by clearing cache and data before you start removing other apps.
Once you’ve updated to the latest version, you can then enjoy the new features of the latest WhatsApp.