Download GApps for Custom ROM

by Rushikesh P. Traveller

Gapps are Gmail, Google+, Google Drive, Google Playstore, Google Music, Google Docs, Goole Earth, Google Search, and Youtube, etc. By the way, all these apps are pre-installed on every mobile so you don’t have to download them from anywhere. But if you will install any custom ROM then these Gapps will not available.

Google Apps or GApps are primarily used to flash Google services on custom ROMs. Usually, most of the custom ROMs come without any support for Google services. It is also an advantage of third-party ROMs that they don’t carry any inbuilt support for any assistance.

Google always posts the AOSP source code for Android Update. The same AOSP code is being used by the major OEMs to develop their custom ROMs based on different Android versions. They often add or remove the Android’s base functionalities to make it compatible with the smart devices, including Smart Watch, Smart TVs, Smart Box, and smartphone, etc.

On the other hand, third-party custom ROM developers like Pixel Experience, LineageOS, Nitrogen OS make the AOSP source code available with extensive features. Now, it depends upon the developers to either include Google Apps or not. Then the role of flashable GApps comes into play.

Until recently, it was impossible to get Google Apps on Android 10 based custom ROMs. It means the users were unable to install apps from Play Store. They are unable to use the Google-powered backup features and some other essential services.

In this tutorial, we'll download and install Android GApps on any Custom ROM.


1. Unlock the Android bootloader.

2. Turn On USB Debugging Mode.

3. Charge your phone to 50%.

4. Install TWRP recovery on your mobile.


Download Android GApps (Google Apps)

How to Flash Android Google Apps on any Custom ROM:

1. Restart your mobile phone into TWRP recovery.

2. Press the Install button.

3. Select the that you've downloaded.

4. Swipe to start the installation process.

5. Wait till the installation process is over.

As soon as the flashing completes, you will see the latest Android Gapps services running successfully on your mobile phone.

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Created on Mar 19th 2021 03:04. Viewed 117 times.


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