How to change country in Playstore - What are the steps for changing country name in Playstore

Updated: Sep 11,2020 07:43 GMT

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Change Country Name in Google Play Store: How to change country in Playstore is very important information to be known by all mobile users irrespective of which country they belong to. People travel a lot and stay in a new country for a long time and hence may need to change the country in Playstore for availing smooth services and facilities of the smartphone. In this article, we will guide you how to change the country in Playstore and what are the steps to be done for changing the country in the playstore. Let's read this article to know about how to change the country in the Playstore.

 

 What is Playstore?

Google Playstore is quite a popular application among users as it is already installed in all Android and iOS smartphones. The playstore is a favourite among users of all age levels because of its utility value. It covers a variety of apps related to games, photography, education, games, entertainment, cinema, music channels, news channels and the list just goes on. The best thing is most of the apps can be downloaded free. Having all the information right at your fingertips using the pocket size mobile is a blessing for the present generation. In the present covid situation, the play store apps have been of great help, as youngsters could download games and play with their friends. While travelling to another country, users can make use of the playstore apps, provided they change the country name to the visiting country in the playstore app to continue using their mobile apps  for making payments while shopping, paying bills in restaurants.

How to change country in Playstore?

If one is going to another country for a long time, changing the country in Playstore will be a good idea, because the mobile phone will become very handy for us to communicate and make use of all services available in the country especially while shopping, paying bills in restaurants, etc. How to change country in Playstore let’s read the below steps:

  • On your Android phone open the  Google Play Store
  • Tap Menu and then Account.
  • Tap  "Country and profiles," find the name of your country.
  • If there is no payment method from the new country, follow the onscreen instructions to add a new payment method. This creates a new Google Payments profile linked to the new country.
  • The first payment method must be from the country where you are moving to.
  • Once the profile is created, you can add payment methods from other countries.
  • The Google Play Store automatically changes to the new country. 
  • It will take 24 hours to change.

 

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How to change country in Playstore - FAQs

1. Why is it important to change the country in the playstore?  

If one is going to another country for a long time, changing the country in Playstore will be a good idea, because the  mobile phone will become very handy for us to communicate and make use of all services available in the country especially while shopping, paying bills in restaurants.

 

2. How long does it take to update the change in the name of the country?  

It will take 24 hours to make an update on changing the name of the country.


 


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