How do I change my Google Play store country?

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

Before you get started, be sure you have: Email, Password
1

Sign into your Google Wallet account on your computer to manage your payment methods (https://wallet.google.com/manage/paymentMethods).
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
Clear data for the Google Play Store application.
4
Go Settings > Apps > Play Store > Clear Data , Clean cache
5
Re-open the Play Store, and sign out the Google Play account.
6
Sign back in Google Play Store. You should now see the Play Store that matches your default payment instrument's billing country, and download the apps you want.
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Author: Ollie • February 4th, 2016

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