Make sure that background data is not restricted from the the data usage on your phone settings. The possible causes of “download pending” are given below.
- Make sure background data for the google play store is not restricted.
- Make sure you have a powerful network connection. Your phone must be showing “H+” or “3g” .
- Wait for the google play store app to finish updating, it might take few minutes.
- Other apps are using the internet connection.