Install Gapps and Play Store on MIUI 6 in Xiaomi Redmi 1s, Mi3, Mi4 and Redmi 2, Note

Xiaomi devices run of backed version of Android which is known as MIUI. The company released the latest version MIUI 6 recently for its powerful devices like Xiaomi Redmi 1S, Mi3, Mi4, Redmi 2 and Redmi Note. The update was released OTA but some users have manually updated their devices to this version and are now facing some problems, major one is non availability of Gapps and crashing of Play Store after updating to MIUI 6.

If you are victim of Play Store crashing or looking for Gapps package for your Redmi  1S, Mi3, Mi4 or Redmi Note running on MIUI v6, then let me tell you that it is available now and you can easily install all the Google Apps from zip file. That kind of great news, isn’t it?

Install Gapps and Play Store on MIUI 6

MIUI 6 was major update and it fixed all flaws and bugs in MIUI 5 like heating issues, ram issues, battery drainage issues etc. Other big thing is that it comes with whole new interface that is much more eye catching then the previous versions. So keeping all these things in mind, MIUI 6 worth a try on Redmi 1S, Note, Mi3 and Mi4. As far as Gapps for MIUI 6 are concerned, we will look after them now!

How to Install Gapps and Play Store on MIUI 6 in Xiaomi Redmi 1s, Mi3, Mi4 and Redmi 2, Note

First if you are manually updating your Xiaomi Redmi Note, Mi3 or Mi4 to MIUI v6, then I recommend to first clean your phone using custom recovery like CWM or TWRP and clear the cache. Installing the Google Apps on MIUI 6 can be easily done by following steps:

  1. Download Gapps for MIUI 6
  2. Connect your Xiaomi phone to your computer and transfer the downloaded zip to it.
  3. Now using the MIUI zip extraction feature, unzip that file.
  4. Look for folder where they are extracted.
  5. In that folder, you will find .apk of all Google Apps like Play Store, Gmail, Google Login Service etc.
  6. Install each one by one.

Once they are installed, I recommend to reboot your Xiaomi phone once. Similarly, Google Play Store crashing can also be solved by installing it from .apk again. This is how you can easily install Gapps or Google Apps on your Xiaomi Redmi 1S, Mi3, Mi4 or Redmi Note after it is updated to MIUI 6.