Google apps or Gapps are not pre-installed on the Custom ROM like Cyanogenmod 12 CM12 Lollipop. You need to to install the Google apps package on the android to use the Google applications. Google Apps include Play store, Gmail, Maps, Google Backup Transport, Car Home, YouTube, Google Search, Google Voice Search, Google Music, and Google Docs. If you have the rooted device and ant to install the new custom Rom Like CM 12 on your phone or tablet then you need to flash the Gaaps package to use the Google services on your device. With the this Package you can’t enjoy the plays store and pother Google services on your phone. Here in this guide we show you how to How to install Google Apps or Gapps Cyanogenmod 12 CM12.
Install Google Apps on Cyanogenmod 12 CM12
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Step 1. Once the custom ROM is installed on your device. Download the Google apps package from the below mention links.
Step 2. One the zip file is downloaded on your desktop. Connect your device to the PC and move the Gapps zip file on your device.
Step 3. Now turn off your android device and boot the device into recovery mode.
Step 4. Now you will see the custom recovery main menu screen, from here tap on the “Install Zip From Sdcard” or similar, and after that “Choose Zip From Sdcard”.
Step 5. Now browse the ZIP file that you moved on your phone or tablet and install the same on your device.
Step 6. The installation process will take some time. Once completed, Reboot your device and you should now have Google Apps installed.
That’s it, now the Google apps are installed on your Custom Rom.