Google’s ongoing Android 12 beta program for the Pixel smartphones is the most popular topic in the Android community, especially after Apple announced iOS 15 in the WWDC 21 keynote event. It’s a constant battle battle the two operating system Android and iOS; which is good for everyone. As Android is an open source operating system, Google also makes the AOSP sources available publicly. In addition to this, the search giant also released official Generic System Image (GSI) builds based on Android 12.
A lot of official and unofficial Android 12 custom ROMS and GSI builds from various developers are now popping up. As a result, Gapps, also known as Google Apps, for Android 12 are a necessity now. If you don’t already know, most custom ROMS and GSI builds do not come with Google Apps pre-installed. You need to flash separate Gapps packages into your ROM.
GSI available from Google are vanilla or stock Android builds meant for developers for testing purposes. We will also seeing many developers releasing Android 12 based custom ROMS soon. Most of the custom ROMS and GSI zips do not come with Gapps, also known as Google Apps. Here we have listed Gapps from various developers compatible with the latest Android 12 builds.
Gapps, also referred to as Google apps, come as separate packages not pre-installed on custom ROMS due to licensing issues. It needs to be flashed separately onto the custom ROMS using a recovery such as TWRP. Gapps consist of various important packages like Google Play Services, Play Store, YouTube, Google Assistant, Chrome, and more. So you see they are very important for average user.
Download Android 12 Gapps For ARM & ARM 64 Devices
Here download Gapps for the latest Android 12 ROM compatible with your device’s architecture (ARM 64, ARM, X86). You can: Easily Find Processor Architecture on Android Device: Find arm, arm64, x86 and all CPU Info.
Gapps packages are available from various developers like BiTGApps – which come as flashable zips as well as Google Installer APK. NikGapps, on the other hand, comes in various packages from small to large files.
Gapps for Android 12 by BitGapps
Get the popular BiTGApps updated packages now compatible with Android 12.
- Download Bit Gapps (arm) | Gapps downloads | Mirror link | Full repository
- Download Bit Gapps (arm64) | Gapps downloads | Mirror link | Full repository
Gapps for Android 12 by NikGapps
NikGapps package comes with a SetupWizard module. While this Gapps distribution may have some bugs, you can skip the module using nikgapps.config or flashing the variant without SetupWizard. That should fix it.
Open Gapps for Android 12
Open Gapps are very popular Gapps package when it comes to flashing custom ROMS. Keep looking for Android 12 Open Gapps packages from the source below. We will update the official or unofficial builds as soon as they are available.
- Download Open Gapps | Open Gapps downloads (coming soon…) | Source
Google Apps Installer APK for Android 12 (GAPPS APK)
This Google Installer APK is the quickest way to install necessary Google Apps on your Android devices without going into TWRP recovery. It will install Google Apps like Play Services and the Play Store.
Later, you can manually download the rest of the Google Apps from the Play Store. We have also posted the Google Installer APK in the first link. If it is not compatible with Android 12, try the BitGapps APK in the second link.
- Google Installer APK | Downloads (post link)
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