GApps 5.0/5.1 – Google Apps For All Lollipop Based Custom ROM

Gapps for Lollipop is required to install on Android devices that have custom ROMs installed based on Android Lollipop 5.0 and 5.1. Gapps 5.1 can be downloaded and flashed with the help of custom recoveries like TWRP or CWM according to the availability of the device.

Lollipop Gapps comes in a wide range of varieties and packages that includes the CPU architecture of your custom ROM built upon such as the ARM, ARM64, x86 and x86_64 respectively. You need to choose the right platform before downloading, remember that if your ROM is running on a 64-bit CPU architecture then you need to download the Lollipop Gapps from the ARM64 platform. Doing so will give you a rich experience over apps control and installation, if you flash the other platform GApps then it might not work. It will simply block you from flashing or if it flashes then your device may enter into a boot loop. So be careful and check the custom ROM post or ask the author of the ROM before flashing the Gapps on your device.

Gapps 5.0 is designed for 32-bit and 64-bit platforms but the packages are limited to each platform. The 32 bit Gapps for Lollipop comes with 6 packages pico, nano, micro, mini, full and stock while the 64 bit Gapps for Lollipop comes with an additional package known as the Aroma which supports special devices only Galaxy S5, Oneplus One, Oneplus X, Moto X and Moto G.

Gapps 5.1 is similar to Gapps 5.0 and it supports all the packages for the devices those which are running on Android Lollipop 5.1. The packages include “tvstock” for TV devices, followed by pico, nano, micro, mini, full, stock, super and aroma.

These Gapps can be flashed on Android devices which are running on Android Lollipop 5.0 and above and supports custom ROMs such as:

  • AOKP
  • CyanogenMod 12 and 12.1
  • CopperheadOS
  • Lewa OS
  • MIUI
  • OmniROM
  • OxygenOS
  • Paranoid Android
  • Ressurection Remix
  • Yun OS
  • Other custom ROMs running on Lollipop

If your device is running on Android KitKat 4.4 then you must download and flash KitKat GApps. The Lollipop GApps and Marshmallow GApps are totally different from one another and will not work on either device running the opposite version of Android. So please make a note to flash KitKat Gapps on KitKat based custom ROM and Lollipop GApps on Lollipop based custom ROM.

AROMA Gapps Package

The Aroma package is different from all the other packages and is specially designed for particular Android devices such as Galaxy S5, Oneplus One, Oneplus X, Moto X and Moto G. The package is a regular version of Super Gapps package along with the ability to choose and install the Google Applications according to the users wish. 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.

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SUPER Gapps Package

The Super package is so far the most common package that is packed with any Google device with all the Google applications installed in it. If you do not want to miss any Google services then you must go with this package which includes the core Google system base, Google Android Shared Services, off-line speech files, Face Detection for Media, Face Unlock, Google Play Store, Google Exchange Services(replaces stock/AOSP Exchange Services), Dialer Framework and the following Play Store applications:

Android Pay
Chrome Browser (replaces stock/AOSP Browser)
Cloud Print
Gmail (replaces stock/AOSP Email)
Google+
Google Apps Device Policy
Google Calculator (replaces stock/AOSP Calculator)
Google Calendar (replaces stock/AOSP Calendar)
Google Camera (replaces stock/AOSP Camera)
Google Connectivity Services
Google Contacts (replaces stock/AOSP Contacts)
Google Desk Clock (replaces stock/AOSP Desk Clock)
Google Dialer (replaces stock/AOSP Dialer)
Google Docs
Google Drive
Google Earth
Google Fitness
Google Indic Keyboard
Google Japanese Input
Google Keep
Google Keyboard (replaces stock/AOSP Keyboard)
Google Korean Input
Google News & Weather
Google NFC Tags (replaces stock/AOSP NFC Tags)
Google Now Launcher (replaces stock/AOSP Launcher)
Google Package Installer (replaces stock/AOSP Package Installer)
Google Pinyin Input
Google Play Books
Google Play Games
Google Play Movies & TV
Google Play Music
Google Play Newsstand
Google Play services
Google Print Service Recommendation Service (replaces stock/AOSP Print Service Recommendation Service)
Google Search
Google Sheets
Google Slides
Google Storage Manager (replaces stock/AOSP Storage Manager)
Google Street View
Google Text-to-Speech (replaces stock/AOSP Pico TTS)
Google VR Services
Google Translate
Google WebView (replaces stock/AOSP WebView)
Google Zhuyin Input
Hangouts (replaces stock/AOSP SMS App)
Hotword
Maps
Messenger (not installed on tablet devices) (replaces stock/AOSP SMS App)
Pixel Icons
Pixel Launcher (replaces stock/AOSP Launcher)
Photos (replaces stock/AOSP Gallery)
Project Fi by Google
TalkBack
Wallpapers
YouTube

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STOCK Gapps Package

This package is commonly designed for most users who tend to use the major Google Applications with, it includes the basic Google Apps that are present in the Google Flagship Nexus devices. You will also find the core Google system base, Google Android Shared Services, off-line speech files, Face Detection for Media, Face Unlock, Google Play Store, Google Exchange Services(replaces stock/AOSP Exchange Services), Dialer Framework and the following Play Store applications:

Chrome Browser (replaces stock/AOSP Browser)
Cloud Print
Gmail (replaces stock/AOSP Email)
Google+
Google Calculator (replaces stock/AOSP Calculator)
Google Calendar (replaces stock/AOSP Calendar)
Google Camera (replaces stock/AOSP Camera)
Google Contacts (replaces stock/AOSP Contacts)
Google Desk Clock (replaces stock/AOSP Desk Clock)
Google Dialer (replaces stock/AOSP Dialer)
Google Docs
Google Drive
Google Fitness
Google Keep
Google Keyboard (replaces stock/AOSP Keyboard)
Google News & Weather
Google NFC Tags (replaces stock/AOSP NFC Tags)
Google Now Launcher (replaces stock/AOSP Launcher)
Google Package Installer (replaces stock/AOSP Package Installer)
Google Play Books
Google Play Games
Google Play Movies & TV
Google Play Music
Google Play Newsstand
Google Play services
Google Print Service Recommendation Service (replaces stock/AOSP Print Service Recommendation Service)
Google Search
Google Sheets
Google Slides
Google Storage Manager (replaces stock/AOSP Storage Manager)
Google Text-to-Speech (replaces stock/AOSP Pico TTS)
Google VR Services
Google WebView (replaces stock/AOSP WebView)
Hangouts (replaces stock/AOSP SMS App)
Hotword
Maps
Messenger (not installed on tablet devices) (replaces stock/AOSP SMS App)
Pixel Icons
Pixel Launcher (replaces stock/AOSP Launcher)
Photos (replaces stock/AOSP Gallery)
TalkBack
Wallpapers
YouTube

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FULL Gapps Package

Full Gapps package is primarily designed for those users who want to use basic Google Apps needed to run applications on daily usage but do not require other Google Apps. This package is for users who have less storage on their devices and want to use apps like the core Google system base, Google Android Shared Services, off-line speech files, Face Detection for Media, Face Unlock, Google Play Store, Google Exchange Services(replaces stock/AOSP Exchange Services), Dialer Framework and the following Play Store applications:

Chrome Browser
Cloud Print
Gmail
Google+
Google Calculator (replaces stock/AOSP Calculator)
Google Calendar (replaces stock/AOSP Calendar)
Google Desk Clock (replaces stock/AOSP Desk Clock)
Google Docs
Google Drive
Google Fitness
Google Keep
Google News & Weather
Google NFC Tags (replaces stock/AOSP NFC Tags)
Google Now Launcher
Google Play Books
Google Play Games
Google Play Movies & TV
Google Play Music
Google Play Newsstand
Google Play services
Google Search
Google Sheets
Google Slides
Google Text-to-Speech
Hangouts
Hotword
Maps
Photos
TalkBack
YouTube

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MINI Gapps Package

The mini package is for the users who tend to install apps on their own and has limited Google apps packed in this package. 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 is included along with the following Play Store applications:

Google Calculator (replaces stock/AOSP Calculator)
Google Calendar (replaces stock/AOSP Calendar)
Google Desk Clock (replaces stock/AOSP Clock)
Google NFC Tags (replaces stock/AOSP NFC Tags)
Google Now Launcher
Google Package Installer (replaces stock/AOSP Package Installer)
Google Play services
Google Search
Google Text-to-Speech
Gmail
Hangouts
Hotword
Maps
Photos
YouTube

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MICRO Gapps Package

The micro package is designed for users who have small system partitions on their device and who like to install few applications. 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 is included along with the following Play Store applications:

Google Calendar (replaces stock/AOSP Calendar)
Google Now Launcher
Google Package Installer
Google Play services
Google Search
Google Text-to-Speech
Gmail
Hotword

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NANO Gapps Package

Nano package is the smallest package designed for users who want just the core Google applications installed on their device. In this package you will find the core Google system base, Google Android Shared Services, Google Play Store, Google Calendar Sync, Dialer Framework and the following Play Store applications:

Google Package Installer (replaces stock/AOSP Package Installer)
Google Play services
Google Search
Hotword

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PICO Gapps Package

This package is designed for users who want the absolute minimum GApps installation available. In this package you will find the core Google system base, Google Android Shared Services, Google Play Store, Google Calendar Sync, Dialer Framework and the following Play Store applications:

Google Package Installer (replaces stock/AOSP Package Installer)
Google Play services

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How to Install GApps 5.0.x

Step 1 – Copy the Gapps file to your SD Card

Step 2 – Reboot to custom recovery (TWRP/Philz/CWM/Other)

Step 3 – First flash your custom ROM and then the Gapps. (If you have your custom ROM already installed then just flash the GApps and Wipe Cache/Dalvik once)

Step 4 – Reboot

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5 Comments
  1. Aseer Shaikh says

    Lenovo k3 note resurrection ROM page is not opening. It shows 404 not found…

  2. MD MAHASIN KAMAL says

    I am unable to gapps install getting error message 40

  3. Florian Busch says

    I downloaded the pico package. After scanning the zip file, chrome says that it will harm my computer? I downloaded gapps packages from several other sites before and never had that warning…

    1. techolite says

      That is quite strange. I will look into it. Thank you for informing that. It is safe by the way.

      1. Florian Busch says

        The same happened after downloading carbon rom from http://www.techolite.com/download-lenovo-k3-note-carbon-rom/

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