How to fix "Parse Error on Android: There was a problem parsing the package"?


How to fix "Parse Error on Android: There was a problem parsing the package"?

The Parse Error in Android devices is one of the oldest and most common error faced by Android users. The error usually pops up when one tries to install an app on his Android phone. The message appears "Parse Error: There was a problem parsing the package". It turns out to be "the application cannot be installed on your phone due to an issue with the parsing."
I know is gonna be frustrating you..

The Causes for the parsing error on your android phone when installing new file are as follow:
  • The Apk file might be corrupted or Damaged.
  • Your Android smartphone is not compatible with the app.
  • Your device security system is blocking a third-party app installation.
Those are the main causes for been popping up parsing error

Read more on how to fix them properly:

  • Allow Apps Installation from Unknown Sources on your phone settings.
Go back to the folder where you have the .apk located. Tap on it and install the app.
And if is still telling you the same thing, kindly Read the second method below

  • Enable USB Debugging
steps:
1. Goto settings

2. Find About Phone Option

3. Scroll down to “Build Number”. Tap seven times on it. After 7th tapping you hopefully see a “You are now a developer” message on the screen;

4. Go back to “Settings”, scroll down to “Developer Options”;


5. Tap on USB debugging and enable it

Lastly,
Disable Antivirus
The parse error can also occur if your security application is blocking the installation. Most of the Antivirus try to block the installation of the applications that may look untrusted or suspicious. So, if you are trying to install an .apk file, the chance of getting the error is that your Antivirus app is blocking the .apk file and preventing the suspicious installation. Try to disable the Antivirus temporarily and install the .apk file. If your guess is right, you should be able to install the .apk file without receiving any parse error in Android.


Today we have discussed a number of methods for fixing the parse error in Android and established its possible causes. If you have faced this issue using your Android and successfully solved the problem, please, share your experience with us. It is possible that your way to make deal with the parse error will help our readers in the comment box.

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