Most of the Custom ROMs, don’t have Google Apps to reduce ROM size & to allow the user to Install what they require.Google Apps are the proprietary Google-branded applications that come pre-installed with most Android devices, such as the Play Store, Gmail, Maps, etc. Due to licensing restrictions, these apps cannot come pre-installed with CyanogenMod and must be installed separately. But you can download Gapps for all Android versions & Custom ROMs as per your requirement.
There’re different Gapps package available on this page. Each Package is of different size. More Google Apps are packed in bigger packages. If your device’s Internal memory is less, go with the smallest package (Pico/Micro). If you want to install all the available Google Apps on PlayStore, download bigger packages. If you just want PlayStore and basic apps, download smaller packages. For more info regarding packages, click here.
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Download Android Gapps (Google Apps)
Smallest Gapps package that allows you to gain Playstore & Playservices access. It is highly recommended package as it is small & does the job. You can download other apps from Playstore later. Helps save storage & no useless Google Apps that you don’t use. (Recommended)
A bit bigger package than pico which has few more apps then pico package. It contains all the Google services & framework apps.
Bigger than Nano & provides all the basic Google Apps that most of us use daily like Gmail, Google launcher etc. Recommended if you use basic Google Apps.
This package is designed for those who use limited Google apps or prefer to install apps on their own. In this package you will find the core Google system base, Google Android Shared Services, off-line speech files, Google Play Store, Google Exchange Services (replaces stock/AOSP Exchange Services), Face Detection for Media, Face Unlock, Dialer Framework and few more.
If you prefer the option use to use stock/AOSP apps, this package is designed for you. In this package you will find the core Google system base, off-line speech files, Face Detection for Media, Face Unlock, Google Play Store, Google Exchange Services (replaces stock/AOSP Exchange Services)
In this package you will find the core Google system base, off-line speech files, Face Detection for Media, Face Unlock, Google Play Store, Google Exchange Services (replaces stock/AOSP Exchange Services) and more (refer below image).
In this package you will find the core Google system base, off-line speech files, Face Detection for Media, Face Unlock, Android For Work, Google Connectivity Services, Google Play Store, Google Exchange Services (replaces stock/AOSP Exchange Services) and more (Refer below image)
The Aroma package is a special version of the regular ‘Super’ package, but with a graphical front-end that will allow you to select which specific applications to install (or not) without having to manually write a Gapps-config file. Note: For versions of 5.0 and lower the Aroma package is based on Stock, and not all options shown are actually available within the package. AROMA has some known issue, which varies by device and recovery version.
Which Package to choose
Which Platform to choose
All this Gapps have DPI-optimized support for all Google packages (unlike other GApps). If you have 64-bit device, select ARM64. If you have a Zenfone device, select x86. Most of the devices today are 32 bit. You can install the Gapps package by clearing Dalvik cache & flashing the Gapps zip from your custom recovery like TWRP, CWM etc.
- ARM64 – For 64-bit devices.
- ARM – For 32-bit devices.
- x86 – Intel smartphones like Zenfones etc.
Supported Android versions
- Gapps for Android Lollipop 5.0 (CM 12 Gapps)
- Gapps for Android Lollipop 5.1 (CM 12.1 Gapps)
- Gapps for Android Marshmallow 6.0 (CM 13 Gapps)
- Gapps for Android Marshmallow 6.0.1 (CM 13 Gapps)
- Gapps for Android Nougat 7.0 (CM 14 Gapps)
- Gapps for Android Nougat 7.1 (CM 14 Gapps)
How to Install Gapps (Google Apps) on Android
Step 1. Download the suitable Gapps package for your device. Transfer the downloaded zip file in your device’s Internal memory.
Step 2.Boot into Recovery mode using your recovery combo buttons OR you can use Rebooter App to boot into Recovery mode.
Step 3. Select Install & locate the Gapps package you transferred in your device. Swipe to confirm flashing.
Step 4. After the installation process is completed, Goto Wipe & select Dalvik cache & cache. Swipe to confirm selected cache partitions.
Step 5. Now reboot your device.