Gapps 5.1.1 Lollipop: If you’re planning to run a custom ROM on your Android 5.1 or 5.1.1 Lollipop device then you’re going to need the compatible G-apps download. If you’re on Marshmallow then you will need to head to the Gapps 6.0 Marshmallow Download page. For Lollipop users, here you can find the download links for your device. The Gapps for 5.1 Lollipop will have the following:
Android 5.1 Lollipop Gapps Features
- Android 5.1 and 5.1.1 support
- Google Play Services 7.3.26
- Google Play Store 5.4.12
- Google Search App/OK Google Improvement
- FaceLock for SmartLock
- Fully compatible with CM12 and CM12.1 ROM
- Fully compatible with any Android 5.1 or Android 5.1.1 custom ROM
-Dynamic Google Play Services (dpi), Google App (Search), Swypelib, and FaceLock based on cpu architecture (arm and arm64) -Core Google syncing apks -Google App (Search) for "OK Google" everywhere feature -FaceLock for SmartLock feature -All corresponding libs/files/etc. for the above to work properly -Nothing more and nothing less
As you can see, all of the normal Google bloatware have been removed. However, if you so desire, you can download these apps from the Play Store after you have installed this Gapps package. The current package is designed to ease the load on your device, optimizing performance and battery life. If you need to you can install apps like Google+, GMail, Google Maps, etc. via the Play Store after installation.
The Gapps included here are compatible with the following ROMs:
List of ROMs Compatible with Gapps 5.1
- Any other Android 5.1, 5.1.1 custom ROMs.
Gapps 5.1 Download
The above application package will work on most Android devices running custom ROMs. If you need help then you can leave a comment and someone will gladly help out.
Gapps 5.1.X Changelog
8-7-15 -Updated Core GApps against Nexus 6 5.1.1 (LMY48I) factory image(arm bits)(Thanks and credits to TKRuzze) -Updated Core GApps against Nexus 9 5.1.1 (LMY48I) factory image(arm64 bits)(Thanks and credits to TKRuzze) -Some script adjustments. On the next page you can learn how to install Gapps on your devices.
How to Install Gapps
The Google Applications packages should be installed via recovery. Exact steps vary, but the general process is the same as that used to install CyanogenMod, or any other flashable zip:
- Copy the gapps .zip-file to
- Using adb:
adb push filename.zip /sdcard/
- Using adb:
- Reboot your device to recovery via any one of these methods: 1) using the power-on key combo for your device; 2) running
adb reboot recoveryfrom your computer; 3) or via the Advanced Reboot power menu (enabled in Developer Options).
- Choose “install zip” or “Apply update” from within recovery, and navigate to the zip-file loaded earlier.
- Reboot from recovery back to Android.
There you have it. That’s the simplest/fastest way to install Gapps on your device after you have downloaded the application package.Be sure to keep an eye on this page for the latest Gapps Downloads for Android 5.1.X Lollipop. Please share the information on social media to spread the word.