This week, Google began rolling out the latest version of their operating system, Android 7.0 Nougat. Like expected developers are already working at custom ROMs based on the new OS and one of the most expected is CyanogenMod 14 or, keeping it short, CM14.
We know that you’re looking forward to get it, but you should be aware of the fact that after updating to the new CM14, you will need to download and install the Gapps file, in order to enjoy all of Google’s services and apps that usually come on an Android phone.
Therefore, if you’re looking forward to installing CM14 on your phone, as soon as it’s available, you need to know how to download and install Gapps, in order to get the max out of the new custom ROM. We’ve put together a short step-by-step tutorial on this, so now you can download Gapps For CM14 ROM/Android 7.0 Nougat.
When it comes to installing Gapps on custom ROMs, the best and most popular option is Gapps. It comes in various packages, like stock, mini, micro, pico, or nano, the difference between these being the total number of Google apps they contain.
If you want just the essentials, like the Play Store and Play Services, the nano or pico packages are the ones you should choose. After installing them, you will be able to download apps from the Google Play Store on your phone running CM14 ROM.
Download Gapps For CM14 (Android 7.0 Nougat)
Install Gapps on CM14 (Android 7.0 Nougat)
Step 1: Download the Gapps for CM14 file and save it on your device.
Step 2: Boot your phone into recovery mode.
Step 3: If you are using TWRP Recovery, click on Install and select the Gapps package. If you are using CWM, click on Install zip from SD Card and select the Gapps package.
Step 4: After selecting the package, simply flash the file. The process should take around 10 minutes.
Step 5: After the flashing process is completed, go to Wipe > Advanced Wipe and Select Clear cache and Dalvik cache.
That’s it, you’re all good to go.
You have successfully installed Gapps on CM14 and you can now enjoy the Google Play Store and all the Google services, depending on the package you have chosen.
If you’re facing any issues during the installation process or have any questions regarding the way it’s done, feel free to contact us, using the comments section below.