LineageOS 16 GApps Zip Package is now available for download for all LineageOS 16 Custom ROMs based on Android Pie. Download the official LineageOS 16 GApps Zip for your device.
Google announced Android 9.0 Pie update for supported Android devices, a couple of months ago. While we all know very well that manufacturers take their own sweet time to deliver the latest update to Android devices (albeit only for flagships), there are already Android Pie custom ROMs available for many devices. Just like previous versions of Android, we started seeing Android Pie Custom ROMs for many devices, just as soon as the official version was released. Reason? Project Treble. Thanks to Google’s latest feature, Project Treble, a lot of devices have already tasted a stable version of Android Pie.
Anyone who has tried to install a custom ROM on their Android device would know that the very first step that you should take after installing custom ROM on any Android device is to install the corresponding GApps Package for it. In this article, we are bringing you the latest LineageOS 16 GApps Package for you to download.
What is a GApps Package?
GApps (short for Google Apps) is nothing but a bunch of Google Apps and Services which will enable Google services to work properly on your Android device. In case if you didn’t know already, almost all the custom ROMs are built on the basis of Pure AOSP (Android Open Source Project) ROM, which does not have any Google Apps or Services and is fully open-source.
So, in order to use apps like Google Play Store, G Mail, Hangouts, etc, you need to have Google Services enabled on your device. And flashing the GApps Package via a custom recovery does exactly that. It simply enables Google Services and also installs a few essential Google Apps based on the package you choose.
Download LineageOS 16 GApps Zip
Steps To Install LineageOS 16 GApps
- Copy the Lineage OS 16 GApps Zip file to your device.
- Boot your device into TWRP Recovery.
- Once you are in TWRP Recovery, flash the LineageOS 16 GApps Zip on your Android Device. To do this:
- Go to TWRP main screen.
- Tap on ‘Install’.
- Browse and select the LineageOS 16 GApps Zip file and ‘Swipe to Confirm Flash’.
- Once the installation is complete.
- Once all the above procedures are complete, reboot your device.
That is all, you now have successfully installed LineageOS 16 GApps on your Android device!
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