How To Flash Gapps Using TWRP Recovery (2022 Updated)

In this guide,e you will learn How to safely Install / Flash Gapps or Google Apps using TWRP recovery. This is only for TWRP recovery and not for Clockwork Mode a.k.a CWM recovery. Because TWRP is the most used custom recovery On Android. Now just follow the given steps to Flash Gapps via TWRP custom recovery

Gapp packs / Google App packs are needed on Android to run any Google applications like Gmail, Google+ and others. Most of the ROMS come only with the ROM files so we have to flash Gapps.Zip files separately. If you are Flashing custom ROMs like Lineage os then download Gapps compatible with those ROMs.

If your ROM comes with Google apps then you don’t have to Flash the Gapps again. But most of the clean ROMs like CyanogenMod or other AOSP ROMs don’t come with a Gapps pack so you have to Install / Flash Gapps using TWRP recovery.


Download the right Gapp pack for your device

For CyanogenMod13 a.k.a CM13 ROMs -> How To Download & Install CyanogenMod 13 Gapps

Note: First Flash the ROM.Then Flash Gapps Pack.

How To Install / Flash Gapps using TWRP Recovery

Flash Gapps Using TWRP Recovery (2019 Updated)

  • Make Sure your device is rooted and you have a custom ROM and Recovery (TWRP) Installed.
  • Download the Right Gapps pack from the download section above
  • Connect your device to PC and transfer the file to the internal memory of your device
  • Boot your device into TWRP Recovery
  • From TWRP main menu, tap on “Install” and select the Gapp .Zip file that you have downloaded with the ROM file


  • After selecting the .zip file, do “Swipe to Confirm Flash” on the bottom of the screen to begin the Google Apps installation process. This may take some time.

  • Once done, reboot your device

Thats it.You have successfully flashed Google Apps or GApps on your Android device. is one of the leading tech blogs started in 2014. Our stories have been picked up by the likes of Forbes, Foxnews, Gizmodo, TechCrunch, Engadget, The Verge, GSMAreana, and many others. Want to know more about us? Head here. You can follow us on Telegram, Twitter, Instagram and Facebook

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