If you are running Android 5.1.1 Custom ROM, CM 12 or CM 12.1 ROM on your android powered device then you need a compatible version of Google apps package to run all the Google services on your android. Without this, you can’t enjoy any of the Google services like Play store, Gmail, Google search, Google maps, Hangout, Youtube, Google Music, Google Docs etc. Whenever you flash any custom ROM on your phone you need to flash the Google apps package to install all these Google applications on your phone. Here we’ll show you how you can downalod and install Android 5.1.1 Google Apps on your android. This GApps package is compatible with any custom ROM based on Android 5.1.1.
Android 5.1.1 Gapps include the following things:
1. Android 5.1 Support
2. Android 5.1.1 support
3. Latest Google Play Services 7.3.26
4. Latest Google Play Store 5.4.12
5. Google Search App/”OK Google” everywhere feature
6. FaceLock for SmartLock
7. Fully compatible with CM12 and CM12.1 ROM based on Android 5.1 and Android 5.1.1
8. Compatible with all custom ROM based on Android 5.1.1 Lollipop.
Download Google Apps Package 5.1.1
Step 1. Download Android 5.1.1 Gapps (Google Apps) Date 4-21-15 from here -91MB Size (Don’t extract the zip file)
NOTE:- If the above file will not work for you, Then You can find all the latest Gapps for Custom ROM here (Works on All Android ROMs)
Step 2. To install the package on your phone, copy the zip file on your android.
Step 3. Turn off your device and boot in recovery mode.
Step 4. From the recovery main menu select the “Install from .zip” or “Install Zip From Sdcard” option
Step 5. Select the “gapps-L-3-14-15.zip” file, that you saved on your android on step 2.
Step 6. Flash the file on your phone and wait for a few seconds to complete the flashing process.
Step 7. Once the Flashing process is done, reboot your deivice.
You have now successfully installed all Google Apps on Android 5.1.1 custom ROM or CM 12 ROM.