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Latest Google Apps – gapps for Android 7.1/7.0 Nougat, Marshmallow, KitKat and more

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  1. Meet Singh

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    Google apps (gapps), or as the name suggests, are basically stock apps from Google that comes with the AOSP source. These Google apps range from Play Store, Chrome, YouTube, Gmail, Google Search (search bar), Google Now launcher, camera, now on tap, and much more. It also included one of the most important service – the Google Play Services without which you cannot access the Google Play Store or run any of the gapps listed above. Gapps come in handy if you are running a custom ROM like the CyanogenMod 13/12.1/11, etc. The CM 13 don’t come with pre-install Gapps as they already have their own apps, and also because it is a standalone firmware in itself. So in order to gain access to the Google services on a custom ROM like CM, you will need to flash the Gapps package additionally over your ROM. Update: The Gapps for the Android 7.1 Nougat Developer Preview or official are now available. Download Google Apps for Nougat now!

    Now, the Gapps have come to the latest Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow firmware just like the KitKat, Jelly Bean, and previous Android OS versions. As the Android 7.0 Nougat is yet to be released officially, you may not find the gapps for Nougat at this moment. So once Google updates the AOSP source code with Android v7.0, you will soon see Gapps for the same and we will list them as soon as they are available. Moreover, you won’t need them either as the firmware isn’t available right now. You will need then once the CyanogenMOd 14 is released. It is skeptical that Cyanogen Inc. would actually name its upcoming Android 7.0 Nougat based firmware as CyanogenMod 14. However, judging on the naming convention of Cyanogen, the new firmware may most likely be named as CM 14 or later. So head over to download section to get gapps. for all the Android OS versions and all Android devices. Update: Gapps for Android 7.0 Nougat are now available. Download gapps for CM 14 based custom ROMS.

    Download latest Google apps / gapps for all Android devices
    Gapps packages may come in a variety of packages. For instance, super, stock, full, mini, micro, nano, pico, etc. with super being the highest, containing almost all the Google apps and services, and pico being the minimalistic package with only Google Play Services, Play Store, and few others. (Check out the chart below to know which package containg which apps.) No matter which gapps package you choose or flash, you can still install other apps from the Play Store or otherwise. Moreover, these Google apps compatibility is different for various processor architectures like ARM, ARM64, x86, and x86_64.

    You will also find an AROMA gapps package which will allow you to choose which Google apps you want for your device. So now that you know what gapps are and how all of it works, you may head over to the downloads to get the perfect package for your device.

    Download Gapps for Android 7.1 Nougat Developer Preview or later
    For ARM devices:

    For ARM 64 devices:

    For x86 devices:

    For x86_64 devices:

    • Open GApps x86_64 7.1 Pico
    More on Open Gapps

    Download Gapps for Android 7.0 Nougat (Google apps)
    Once the official AOSP source for the Android 7.0 Nougat is released by Google, the gapps packages will show up soon. So stay tuned.

    For ARM devices:

    For ARM 64 devices:

    For x86 devices:

    For x86_64 devices:

    • Open GApps x86_64 7.0 Pico
    More on Open Gapps – link above

    Gapps for Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow (Google apps also for Android 6.0)
    For arm devices:

    For ARM64, x86, x86_64 devices, check out this link. You may also like alternative Slim Gapps.

    Gapps for Android 5.0/5.1.1 KitKat (Google apps)
    For arm devices:

    For ARM64, x86, x86_64 devices, check out this link. You may also like alternative Gapps.

    Gapps for Android 4.4+ KitKat (Google apps)
    You may also use the gapps listed on OpenGapps page from above.

    Chart showing contents of various gapps packages – stock, full, mini, micro, nano, pico

    List of core google apps and services that are included in the Gapps
    GoogleBackupTransport.apk (Handles backup of settings)
    GoogleContactsSyncAdapter.apk (Google Contacts Sync)
    GoogleFeedback.apk (ForceClose reporting)
    GoogleLoginService.apk (Google login system)
    GoogleOneTimeInitializer.apk (?)
    GooglePartnerSetup.apk (In App purchases)
    GoogleServicesFramework.apk (Provides account / login information to Google Apps)
    Phonesky.apk (Google Play Store)
    PrebuiltGmsCore.apk (Google Play Services)
    SetupWizard.apk (Setup Wizard when you first use your phone)

    lipAppDataSearch.so (part of PrebuiltGmsCore.apk)
    libconscrypt_gmscore_jni.so (part of PrebuiltGmsCore.apk)
    libgames_rtmp_jni.so (part of PrebuiltGmsCore.apk)
    libgcastv2_base.so (part of PrebuiltGmsCore.apk)
    libgcastv2_support.so (part of PrebuiltGmsCore.apk)
    libjgcastservice.so (part of PrebuiltGmsCore.apk)
    libgmscore.so (part of PrebuiltGmsCore.apk)
    libgms-ocrclient.so (part of PrebuiltGmsCore.apk)
    libjgcastservice.so (part of PrebuiltGmsCore.apk)
    libNearbyApp.so (part of PrebuiltGmsCore.apk)
    libsslwrapper_jni (part of PrebuiltGmsCore.apk)
    libWhisper.so (part of PrebuiltGmsCore.apk)

    How to download and install gapps for any custom ROM?
    1. Make sure you have TWRP setup on your device.
    2. Make sure you have custom ROM installed on your device and require CyanogenMod etc.
    3. Flash your ROM.
    4. Flash GApps package.
    5. Wipe the Dalvik & cache.
    6. Reboot to system.
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