Are you trying to download GamePigeon from the App Store but when you click Get nothing really happens? If you have enabled a password, you will be prompted to add it but afterwards the download with stop midway? Try these steps to download GamePigeon successfully:
Check your internet connection
Switch between your cellular network and Wi-Fi and then try downloading GamePigeon. You can also try to download the app on another device while connected to the same network. If both don’t work then the problem could be caused by your internet provider. If the other device works then proceed to the next step.
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Pause the download
On iOS 6 or later, tap and hold the app immediately it starts downloading then pause the download. Wait for a few seconds before you resume the download.
Check other downloads
There could be other downloads that are preventing GamePigeon from downloading. Go to App Store then tap Updates to check apps that are stull downloading or need to be updated. Pause or cancel them first before you try GamePigeon once more. If it doesn’t work, proceed to the following step.
Disable restrictions on downloading apps
When enabled, app download restrictions can hinder you from downloading GamePigeon. Go to Settings > General > Restrictions then enter your passcode. Toggle on Installing Apps then turn on the updating feature before you retry to download the app.
Open Settings > [Your Name] > iTunes & App Store > Password Settings. While here, toggle the Require Password option to an off position. Close App Store then reopen it and try downloading GamePigeon.
Change the date
Go to Settings > General > Date and Time and ensure that the date is correct. If not, set it to the correct date and time before you retry to download the app. Alternatively, you can toggle on Set Automatically.
Log out of apple ID
Go to Settings > iTunes & App Store > Apple ID then sign out. Retry the download while signed out. Remember to sign in again after the download.
Clear App Store cache
Open App Store then tap ten times any icon at the bottom of the app you wish to download. The app will appear to restart and then redirect you to the start. The cache will be clear allowing you to do a fresh download.
Check available storage
Go to Settings > General > About > Available to check if the storage is enough to download GamePigeon.
Restart your device
If all of these failed then you have to restart your device. For iPhone X, press and hold the Side button and either Volume Up or Volume Down until a slider appears then slide it to an off position. To restart, press and hold the side button until you see an Apple logo.
When using iPhone 8 or earlier, press and hold the Top or Side button until the slider appears. Drag it to turn your device off. To restart it, press and hold the Top or Side button again until an Apple logo appears.
Hopefully the steps above have helped you download GamePigeon and play some of the best texting games out there. With this app, you can play a variety of online games with friends easily. If you’ve downloaded the app but it isn’t working, consider checking out our detailed guide with steps to follow when GamePigeon is not working in order to fix it.
Alex is an IT technician who shares his experiences with Apple devices occasionally. He has a collection of Apple devices (from iPhone 4) and has recently started trying out Android.
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3 thoughts on “I Can’t Download GamePigeon! The Simple Fix”
When I get a game request sent to me for iMessage it’s says I need to download game pigeon. But when I go to the App Store it says to “open” but it won’t let me click on it or open.
Same here. Did you get any help?
I’ve got the same problem as well!
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