How To Install Google Play Services

The Android operating system comes with Google Play Services. It is a built in service to manage Android operating system to give notifications, sync apps, location settings and everything related to a service. Google Play Store service is a default feature for Android; it comes with preloaded. Unfortunately, we miss the Google Play services in some China phones. Or installing the customs ROM’s also is a reason for missing Google Play Services app on the device. Customs ROM’s like CyanogenMod and other ROM’s don’t come with Google Apps and its services. You have to install the apps manually after flashing the ROM on your Android device.

If you are missing Google Play Services app because any of the above reason you don’t have to worry about it. You can manually install the Google Play Services APK on your Android device. Simply follow our guide to installing Google Play Services on your Android device. The guide is simple and requires few steps to install the apk.

How To Install Google Play Services

To get started; first, you have to know the version of Android on your device. To know the firmware version go to Settings->About Phone->Android Version. The next step is to download and install the latest and suitable Google Play Service APK on your device. To enable third party app installs on your device to go to Settings->Security->Unknown Sources and enable it.

Now choosing a Google Play Services apk is not a straightforward process. First, you have to know the compatible version of the apk according to your Android device version, CPU architecture and device screen DPI. In the next step, you have to know which version of Google Play Service apk is suitable for you. To know the compatible version check the below table.

Android versionCPU architectureDevice Screen's DPI
0 = Android 4.4.4 and older1 = armeabi0 = universal
2 = Android 5.0 and 5.13 = armeabi-v7a2 = 160 dpi
4 = Android 6.0 and above 4 = arm64-v8a4 = 240 dpi
7 = Android 5.07 = x866 = 320 dpi
8 = Android TV8 = 480 dpi

After knowing the exact version of the compatible Google Play Services, download the APK from APK Mirror.

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