How do I change my country in Google Play?

A simple 6 step guide for solving this common Google Play problem quickly and effectively by GetHuman

1
Sign into your Google Wallet account to manage your payment methods.
2
Delete all of your payment methods from Google Wallet, and only add a card to one with a billing address located inside your desired country.
3
Open the Play Store and navigate to any item available for download.
4
Click to begin a download until you reach the "Accept and buy" screen (no need to complete the purchase).
5
Close the Play Store and clear data for the Google Play Store application (Settings > Apps > Google Play Store > Clear Data) or clear your browser cache.
6
Re-open the Play Store. You should now see the Play Store that matches your default payment instrument's billing country.
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Author: BenF • February 29th, 2016

About this Step by Step Guide

After thousands of Google Play customers came to GetHuman in search of an answer to this problem, along with others, we decide it was high time to publish instructions. Here are just a few examples of the types of questions we were being asked or problems reported by users like you: How do I change my country in Google Play?; In play store android look alike rocking over bar what is it, on top of ad; I had to change my Google password a few day's ago and ever since I'm not able to make in app pur...; wish to block children being able to purchase games and videoes on mobil phone; need total refund of google play credits that i used in megapolis and had to restart game; recovering aps i deleted some apps off my play account... So we put together this guide to try to help. It has 6 step(s) to it. It takes an average of 111 minutes to get through these steps according to other users, including time spent working through each step and contacting Google Play. And we tried to include a checklist of information you'll need when you try to fix this yourself. Best of luck and please let us know if you successfully resolve your issue with this.

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