Download Gapps For Android 5.1 Based Custom ROM Like CM12.1
If you are installing custom ROMs in your android then you need to flash Google Apps after installing custom ROMs.
Since, Google has released Android 5.1 and CyanogenMod 12.1 , now you need new Google Apps Package which is compatible with these new upgrade. Basically there is no official site to download Google Apps from, as a result it has become really tough to get the proper Google Apps Package.
Stock Google Apps Package:
This is the Stock Google App package which has all the apps and services that includes: Google Play, Talkback, Google Wallet, Google Earth, Google keyboard, Launcher and more. It has almost all the google apps that are available in the Google Playstore.
Note : This Gapps package for Android 5.1 is 453MB. It has almost all Google Apps which might not be suitable for you. It’s up to you to chose this big version or the reduced Gapps Version which is given below para.
Download Gapps for Android 5.1 Based Custom ROM [235MB]
This is the recommended Gaaps version for the Android 5.1 custom roms. It has all the important Google apps which are necessary. Let’s see the list of it :
- Google Calendar
- Google Now Launcher
- Google Play Services
- Google Search
- Google Text-To-Speech
Core Minimum Google Apps Package
This Gapps Package for 5.1 consists only the core Google apps like Playstore, Calendar Sync, Play services. It does not have any other Google Package files like offline speech , live wallpapers and other such goodies. This is a very good option for people with less memory. It is only 45MB. People with older phone should choose this version.
If you are planning to install Gapps in any custom ROM running android then check that it is based on Android 5.1. Like download Gapps for CyanogenMod 12.1. Download this Gapps Package for them.