Below we tried to gather and collect all the accessible information and download links for Google Apps Installer .apk for MIUI and other China smartphones.

Basically, GAPPS is a package of basic Google Android applications. Usually, when you buy Chinese smartphone, Xiaomi for example, you don’t have already GAPPS installed, and you must install them manually. Sometimes it could be a little bit hard to find an appropriate fully working version, and we hope this post could help you.

Google Installer APP for MIUI phones

We want to start our guide with the most common, universal and popular Google Installer for Android phones. This is basically the first thing you want to try and it’s called simply Google Installer V2 by Eric Xiang.

Download Google Installer V2

Google Installer V2 – is an universal app (means that in theory it will work on every Android device), that allows you to install missing Google Apps and frameworks on your MIUI phone.

How to install Google Installer V2

The Google Installer V2 application will detect if Google framework is required for installation and automatically installs if anything is missing.

  1. Download and install Google Installer on your phone.
  2. Select and install all required Google Apps.

Download here latest version of Google Installer V2: Google+Installer_2.0.apk (167.9 Kb)

(Google Installer V2 also can be found and downloaded from Chinese Mi Market).

How to use Open GApps

Those who prefer to flash and use custom ROM’s usually spend some time manually installing Google applications like Google Play Store, Gmail etc. One of the most convenient and fastest ways on how to install Google Applications is Open GApps website, where you can download required package of Google Apps for exact Android device version. Open GApps team making the process of installing GApps even more straightforward by releasing an their own application, which helps you to install suitable Google Applications package.

You can download OpenGapps for free at Play Market or from official website.

If you can’t install Google Play Store and other Gapps on your device with Google Installer app then continue reading this post. Below we’re going to give you short guides and instructions on how to install Gapps on most popular Xiaomi phones. One of the most recommended and stable way is to flash GApps from OpenGApps in TWRP Custom Recovery mode. But first try to find your Xiaomi device in the list below, maybe there’s a much easier solution.

Please note that you’re doing everything at your own risk, and we’re not responsible for any damage done to your device.

How to install GApps on Redmi Pro

Here you can download working Google Installer for Xiaomi Redmi Pro phone. There’s a few versions of Google Installer around the web, but as far as we know the most stable version is 2.0 (167kb).

This installer includes:

  1. Google Services Framework
  2. Google Account managment
  3. Google Calendar sync
  4. Google Contacts sync
  5. Google Play services
  6. Google Play store

Phone contacts should be imported manually, since cloud sync is not working.

Download Google Installer for Redmi Pro: Google+Installer_2.0.apk (167.9 Kb)

How to install Gapps on Redmi Note 4X

Google Applications for Xiaomi Redmi Note 4X can be downloaded here at http://opengapps.org/

Select ARM64, Android 6.0 and for “Variant” select Pico;

Download and install with TWRP recovery.

How to install Google Applications on Redmi Note 4

Here’s two methods on how to install Gapps on Redmi Note 4 Android phone.

First method: Install using TWRP custom recovery this package: MM-gapps-fixed-signed.zip (64.0 Mb)

Second method: Install Gapps using Google Installer apk: Google Installer V2_en.apk (165.5 Kb)

In case you’ve already installed Google Installer but you still got some bugs and errors, then try downloading this Google Installer V2_en.apk (165.5 Kb) pack and update these apps in the same order:

  1.  Google Account Manager
  2. Google Service Framework
  3. Google Play Services
  4. Google Calendar Sync
  5. Google Contacts Sync
  6. Google Play Store
  7. Calendar 5.5

Then enable permissions for Google Service Framework, Google Play Services and Play Store and reboot your device.

Download Google Apps Installer for Redmi Note 3 Pro Special Edition

That one is very simple! Just download one from http://opengapps.org/ or already made package from Opengapps and install as usual application.

Download Gapps for Redmi Note 4 Pro SE: GApps.ver.1.0.build.6.apk (3.9 Mb)

How to install GApps on Redmi Note 3 Pro

Download Google Installer for Redmi Note 3 Pro: Google_installer+Redmi Note 3 PRO.apk (1009.4 Kb)

Otherwise you can use Opengapps: http://opengapps.org/

Download and install GApps on Xiaomi Redmi Note 3

Download Google Installer for Redmi Note 3 Pro: NewGoogleInstaller2.0.apk (201.5 Kb)

There’s a well known issue that on the first startup of Play Store you can’t download any application. Here’s a solution that might work: Delete your current Google accounts in the “Settings”. Then add your account, but this time in “Settings” > “Accounts” > “Other”. Now open Play Store, update it and try to download something.

How to install GApps on Redmi Note 2

Best way to install Google Applications on Xiaomi Redmi Note 2 Android phone is to get it from http://opengapps.org/

Select ARM64, Android 5.0 and for “Variant” select Pico;

Install GApps on Redmi Note and Redmi Note 4G

In case you’ve got some issues with Play Market, try to reinstall this Gapps package for Redmi Note 4G.

Download Google Installer for Redmi Note: gapps-jb-20130812-signed.zip (96.1 Mb)

Download and install Google Apps on Redmi 4X

Best way to install Google Applications on Xiaomi Redmi 4X / Prime Android smartphone is to get it from http://opengapps.org/ and flash with TWRP custom recovery.

Select ARM64, Android 6.0 and for “Variant” select Pico;

If OpenGApps isn’t working for you (or in case you haven’t got TWRP recovery or your device is locked) you can try to install this package on Redmi 4X with official ROM: Google+Installer_2.0.apk (167.9 Kb)

How to install GApps on Redmi 4A

Google Play Store For MIUI devices based on 64bit CPU: Gapps+For+MIUI+devices.zip (44.0 Mb)

Also visit official thread on MIUI forum for recommended gapps installer.

How to install Play Store on Redmi 4 and Redmi 4 Prime

First method is to install with http://opengapps.org/ – Select ARM64, Android 6.0 and for “Variant” select Pico;

Second method is using Chinese Appstore to find and install “Google” apps.

How to install GApps on Redmi 3S/3X

Google Applications for Xiaomi Redmi Note 3S/3X can be downloaded here at http://opengapps.org/ Select ARM64, Android 6.0 and for “Variant” select Pico; Download and flash with TWRP recovery.

How to install GApps on Redmi 3 / Pro

First of all you may visit the thread on MIUI forum. There you can download the installer app, you can also download it from a mirror link below.

Download Google Installer for Redmi 3 / Redmi 3 Pro: Google Installer V2_en.apk (165.5 Kb)

In case of issues after installing Gapps, you can try this solution:

  1. Enter settings;
  2. Installer apps;
  3. Find these three apps and clear cache on them: Google Play Market, Google Services Framework, Services Google Play. Open app and press “Clear data”, then “Clear cache”. Repeat for each app. In “Services Google Play” you’ll see “Margin Space” button, click on it and in the bottom find delete all button.
  4. Next we need to reset auto synchronization: Go to “Settings” > “Other accounts” > “Google” > Select your account and disable everything, then reboot your device.
  5. Again go to the “Settings” > “Other accounts” > “Google” > Select your account and enable everything, then find and tap on “More” > “Sync now” and reboot your device.
  6. Check if Play Market working.

Download and install Google Play for Xiaomi Redmi 2

Download Google Installer for Redmi 2: Google_Installer.apk (167.9 Kb)

Simply install just like a normal app. Should work fine 🙂

Download Gapps for Xiaomi Mi Max

Here’s an official forum thread related to the Gapps pack for Mi Max: http://en.miui.com/thread-286862-1-1.html

You can find download links and full installation guide on the link above!

How to install GApps on Xiaomi Mi5S Plus

You can download Gapps from OpenGapps website. Select ARM64, Android 6.0 or Android 7.1 (depends on installed ROM) and for “Variant” select Pico;

To install Gapps on custom ROM follow this short tutorial:

  1. Download the required pack from OpenGapps
  2. In TWRP flash any custom ROM you want and then without (!!!) reboot (that’s very important) flash downloaded .zip file with Gapps
  3. After flashing GApps reboot your device.

How to install Google Play Market on Xiaomi Mi5S

Here’s a simple tutorial if other methods didn’t work for you:

  1. Open “Mi App Store” Chinese market;
  2. Search for “google”;
  3. Tap on the blue/green button;
  4. Press “Install”;
  5. Open installed app and accept with everything;
  6. You should have Google Play Market installed now.

Download & install Gapps on Xiaomi Mi5

The most simple way to install Google applications on Mi5 Chinese Official ROM is to use Google Installer 2.0: Google+Installer_2.0.apk (167.9 Kb)

Here you can also check out related thread on MIUI forum for another version of Google Apps Installer. Download links and more guides and be also found in this thread.

Another method is to install Gapps from OpenGapps website. This is similar to Mi5S device. Select ARM64, Android 6.0 or Android 7.1 (depends on installed ROM) and for “Variant” select Pico;

Flash custom ROM and install Gapps in TWRP follow these steps:

  1. Download the required pack from OpenGapps
  2. In TWRP flash any custom ROM you want and then without (!!!) reboot (that’s very important) flash downloaded .zip file with Gapps
  3. After flashing GApps reboot your device.

And lastly another method that’s seems pretty easy:

  1. Download GApps for manual installation from this link: GAPPs+manual+6.0.zip (44.2 Mb)
  2. Extract .zip folder and copy all apps to your phone.
  3. Install them one by one in the right order. Some should take around 5-10 minutes. If you’ve got any error messages, just skip them, they’re not critical.
  4. Don’t forget do enable security settings for these apps.

How to install Google Apps on Xiaomi Mi4C

First try the simple way and install GApps on Xiaomi Mi4C is to use Google Installer 2.0: Google+Installer_2.0.apk (167.9 Kb)

Secondly you can you can download Gapps from OpenGapps website. This is the most stable way to flash Gapps. Select ARM64, Android 5.1 or Android 7.1 (depends on installed ROM) and for “Variant” select Pico; Flash downloaded archive in TWRP Custom Recovery.