How to Fix “Downloading English (US) Update Waiting For Network Connection”

There have been instances of users complaining that their software updates are getting stuck due to a certain kind of error message. The error message says ‘Waiting for network connection’ even when they have good internet connections. This has left many users confused, The real reason for this is a bug – the “Downloading English (US/UK) Update Waiting For Network Connection” error. This isn’t a serious issue and there are ways to overcome it which we will cover in this article. So, below we have a tutorial on how to Fix Downloading English Update Waiting For Network Connection issue.

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How to Fix “Downloading English (US) Update waiting for Network Connection ( Fix 1)

For the first method that we are talking about here, you have to select “Do not auto-update languages” and restart your phone.

  1. Go to the Settings App on your device
  2. Scroll down and select “Google
  3. Scroll down and select “Settings for Google Apps
  4. Select “Search, Assistant & Voice
  5. Select the option “Voice
  6. Go to “Offline speech recognition
  7. Select option for “Do not auto-update languages
  8. Now restart your device to apply the changes you just made.

How to Fix Downloading English Update

Restarting your device will apply the changes that you’ve just made. After restarting your device, you won’t receive the “Downloading English (US/UK) Update Waiting For Network Connection” notification anymore.

This however prevents the language from being updated. In case you want to update languages, you can refer to the next solution.

How to Fix “Downloading English (US) Update waiting for Network Connection ( Fix 2)

In this method, you will have to uninstall and reinstall Google Speech Services. You can also try clearing the app’s cache/data.

  1. Go to the Google Play Store.
  2. Search for “Google Speech Services”.
  3. Uninstall “Google Speech Services”.
  4. Reinstall “Google Speech Services”.

By doing this, the Google Speech Services app will be updated to the latest version and you won’t receive the “Waiting For Network Connection” error anymore.

 

Why am I getting this error?

This error is what is called a software bug. This is different from a glitch, as a glitch can auto-correct itself while a bug cannot do that leading to some broken functionalities.

“Downloading English (US) Update Waiting For Network Connection” is a software bug as it doesn’t sort itself out. This means that even if you have a working internet connection, the app might still fail to update as it prevents languages on the Google Speech Services app from updating.

Various users have reported the issue on multiple forums such as the Samsung, Android Central, and Google forums.

For now, you can either use the methods mentioned in this article or wait for Google to fix the error on their end.

 

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