So, your device did not come with Google services pre-installed? Nothing to worry about. Just download and install Google Installer 3.0 APK. What is an Android device without Google Play Store, and Services on it? This little, easy to use installer package includes apps like Google Play Store, Contact Manager, and Account Management, etc. These apps, also known as GApps, usually come preinstalled on all Android phones and tablets. However, you won’t find GApps on some Huawei and Xiaomi phones, and on the phones that have the version of Android built for China.
In such a case, it becomes essential to have access to these apps. This downloadable Google Installer 3.0 APK does just that. It provides an easy way to install Google Play on Huawei and Xiaomi devices that do not ship with it. What’s even better is that this will NOT void your warranty. Installing Google services using this Google Installer APK will have no impact on your device warranty.
Here’s everything you need to know:
What is the Google Installer APK?
Google Installer APK is a lightweight package that will let you install Google Play Store and other Google apps on your device.
Who will need the APK?
If your device already has Play Store and other Google apps installed, you don’t need to bother installing this. Only the devices where these apps do not come prepackaged will need it. Just download the APK and install it on your device.
Basically, all devices running Android Pie, Oreo, Nougat, Kit Kat, Lollipop, or Marshmallow are supported. Some honorable mentions include:
- Xiaomi devices running MIUI ROM.
- Huawei phones that do not have Google apps and services.
- Smartphones and tablets that have MIUI 9 / MIUI 8 (or older) installed.
- OnePlus 3T, OnePlus 3, and older versions of the device.
Download and Install Google Installer 3.0 APK
Before you begin: Enable installation from “Unknown Sources” on your Android device.
Step 1: Download the APK: GoogleInstaller_3.0.apk
Step 2: Make sure that the APK file is on internal storage of your device, not on memory card.
Step 3: Locate the APK file on your device and tap on it open it.
Step 4: Tap on blue circle that says “Install” to kick off the process.
Installation will now begin. All Google apps will be installed during the process. You will see the progress on screen.
Step 5: Wait for installation to complete. Once done, check and verify.
You will now have GAppps on your device.
Do I need to root my device to use Google Installer?
Not at all. The package installs GApps on your device without rooting it.