Due to government’s policy, Xiaomi has excluded Google Apps in stock MIUI China ROM, and that includes Play Store which is the door leading to all other Google Apps. Some users tried to to blindly search for any Play Store installer file (.apk) and eventually ended up failed. We have previously posted Gapps installer for all Marshmallow-based MIUI devices including Mi 3, Mi4, Mi 5 and Mi Max. Basically it’s easy to install the apps since users have to simply download all the .apk files and install them one by one subsequently.
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To cut long processes short, a member of MIUI forum from Myanmar called thandana has managed to create a Windows-based automatic Gapps installer. It means users can install not only Play Store app but also required Google Service Framework plus many other Gapps.
Included Google Apps List
Google Backup Transport
Google Login Service
Google OneTime Initializer
Google Package Installer
Google Partner Setup
Google Services Framework
Google Calendar Sync Adapter
Google Contacts Sync Adapter
Google Play Services
Google Play Store
Google Plus One
Google Play Games
Download from official page : http://en.miui.com/thread-286862-1-1.html
Alternatively, you may also download from mirror direct link from our US server below (please also check our server status) :
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Version n/a | 2983 downloads | 267 MB
How to use it
Step 1 – Make sure you have USB ADB Drivers installed properly on your PC. If not, simply download ADB Setup installer file and install it first.
Step 2 – Download the autoinstaller package from above link and use Winzip or Winrar to extract its content. You will then get a file called “Google Apps.exe” and a folder called “package” containing all Google Apps .apk files.
Step 3 – On your phone, launch up Settings >> and go to Developer Options >> Security Apps >> tap on the Setting symbol from the top right bar >> then switch off Install from USB option.
Step 4 – Connect your phone into computer using its USB cable.
Step 5 – Launch up Windows Explorer and navigate to the location of extracted Gapps Autoinstaller package.
Step 6 – Finally, simply double-click on “Google Apps.exe” file to execute it.
Step 7 – You’ll see something like what in the picture above. Press any key on your keyboard to start installing Gapps on Mi 5 / Mi Max.
The process may take awhile. Enjoy the newly installed Gapps.
Finally, please say thanks to its developer because of his amazing tool. Furthermore, all credits belong to its developer.