First you should have a Root Access and a Custom Recovery as well. Also, if you don’t have Root Access than we have guides on How to Root your Android device and How to Install a Custom Recovery. However, when installing GApps, first you have to make sure that the GApps version you install must matches your Android ROM. For example, if you are running Android 7.0 Nougat, then download and install GApps for Nougat. You can find your Android version number by going to Settings and from there go to About device.
How to Install GApps via TWRP Recovery
So, first you have to download GApps by using the link given below, and choose the right version for your Smartphone.
Once the file is downloaded, save it to your SD Card. Also, if you don’t have an SD Card, do not get woried about it. All you can do is, just save it to a folder on your device that you will remember like Downloads.
Step 2: Boot into Recovery.
Now once you have your preferred GApps file, all you have to do is boot into recovery using your recovery combo buttons. Also, if you don’t know which buttons to press, to access recovery, then just Hold Vol Down + Power for 5 seconds, which should be work on most smartphones.
Once you are in recovery, you should see something like the following.
Step 3: Find the File and Flash it.
Installing on TWRP
Installing on Clockworkmod
Now go ahead and select “Install” Step 3: Flash GApps.
Step 4: Flash the file.
Select ZIP in TWRP
Select ZIP in ClockworkMod
Once you have selected your preferred GApps file, it’s time to flash the file!
Step 5: Clear Your Cache!
Flash dat file in TWRP
Flash dat file in ClockworkMod
–>> After the install is complete, sit back and clear your cache files…
Once you have followed the above steps are done you just need to reboot your device. Now you have successfully installed GApps. Also, if you have any question or suggestions regarding this article, just feel free to leave that in the comment section below.