Android’s operating system is a very popular software which is constantly reviewed and supervised in order to get new developments and content, while also improving the performance and default configurations of the mobile device.
Nevertheless, even a very solid operating system such as Android can cause error codes to appear. These are almost always solved by using the options included inside the operating system itself, which avoids the annoying need of using third-party app services.
For some time now Android has had an annoying error when its users try to buy something on the Google Play Store but the payment is declined or not processed. The same happens when they have purchased content and try to get a refund.
Keep in mind that some virtual prepaid cards are not supported by the Google Payment service, this is not something new. There is no known universal way to fix this issue, although Google Help forum moderators have been sharing their experience with ideas of how to solve the problem with other users.
So give a try to the couple of methods down below and see if the error gets fixed:
What do you learn here?
There may be a problem with your credit or debit card if one of the following error messages appears:
In order to fix this, you should check that the card and address information are up to date, send the additional information requested, check that there are sufficient funds to make the purchase or contact the bank or the card issuing entity to get more details.
This way you will add a new payment method to your Google account.