Download and Install Google Apps (Gapps) on SlimSaber LP Custom ROM

SlimSaber or SlimLP is one of the best android custom roms like the Cyanogen, AICP and other custom roms among the Android community.

The SlimSaber Lollipop (LP) also enhances great features, stability and customization of the Android Lollipop operating system, and the material design of this ROM is quite outstanding, compared to other custom roms. The source code of the custom rom is also optimized completely and gives the best performance of battery life.


Some New Features Added to SlimSaber (Lollipop Version)
  • Compiled with a custom toolchain Sabermod for more performance and better battery life.
  • Compiled with the most GCC optimization level -O3.
  • Compiled with strict-aliasing compiler optimization.
  • Added patches to fix GCC strict-aliasing violation rules.
  • Added ARMv7 and Cortex-A9 optimized string handling routines for more smoothness and more memory optimization.
  • Added zzmoove governor to the SlimKernel.
  • Added some AOSP fixes and improvements.
  • Added some VanirAOSP fixes and improvements.
  • Disabled SQLite fsync to increase I/O performance.
Today’s stroll, I would brief you guys on how to install gapps on SlimSaber LP custom rom.
Google Apps are really great Google branded apps that are pre-installed on most android phones and tablets just like the Google Playstore, Gmail, Google Maps, Google backup, Youtube, Google search and other related apps from Google Inc. It's really difficult to find Google Apps (Gapps) on android having cyanogen roms due to some some licensing restrictions.


How to Install Google Apps (Gapps) on SlimSaber LP Custom ROM

Before proceeding to the below guide, make sure that your android device have the latest custom recovery (TWRP/CWM) installed on it. 
Step 1: Enable USB debugging on your android. To enable, Go to Settings » About Phone » Scroll down and tap build number several times until you will see a pop-up which states that, “You are now a developer”. Then go back to settings » developers option (which is above “About Phone”), and enable USB debugging. Then connect your device to PC.

Step 2: Next, download Google Apps from here with your PC and move the downloaded file to the internal storage of your android device.

Step 3: Now, switch off your device and boot to recovery mode (press and hold Volume Down button + press Power button).

Step 4: Once you get to the recovery mode, simply perform a full system wipe (Wipe Data/Factory Reset, Wipe Cache Partition and then Wipe Dalvik Cache/ART cache from advanced section).

Step 5: After that, go to the recover main menu, then choose install ZIP from SD Card, then select the Google Apps Zip file and install immediately.

Step 6: Once the installation process is completed, simply go back main recovery menu and tap on Reboot system, and your device would be rebooted.

Once your android device is successfully rebooted, then you would find Google apps (Gapps) on the custom Rom of your android device.

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