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Installing Google play services on Xperia X

asked 2017-10-11 20:45:54 +0300

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updated 2017-10-11 21:44:20 +0300

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Can I install with this instruction https://together.jolla.com/question/30926/howto-install-google-play-on-original-jolla-phone-sbj/ ? Which Gapps version should I download?

EDIT: Android version is 4.4.4 Kitkat so I'll try gapps-kk-20140105-signed

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If Android version is 4.4.4 Kitkat (as written above) then you should probably try this How To: https://together.jolla.com/question/114608/howto-install-gapps-gplay-google-play-kk-on-tablet-or-c/ (for tablet & Jolla C). Will try myself in few hours... :)

czdosi ( 2017-10-11 21:50:42 +0300 )edit

I'm now at the situation that when I start play-store and try to login it's says that unable to connect google servers. Tried both ways.

I think factory reset is next step and trying that your link again :)

EDIT: Argh my mistake I forget to move that Gms... file to right place. After moving that I was able to login play store.

MJolla ( 2017-10-11 22:04:29 +0300 )edit

EDIT: Argh my mistake I forget to move that Gms... file to right place. After moving that I was able to login play store.

How do you do it (move that Gms... file to right place)?

I will not get google play to work.

Gouneesz ( 2017-10-18 08:52:51 +0300 )edit

Anybody else having problems with the play store icon disappearing? No problem with any other android icons.

bellis ( 2017-10-28 22:33:55 +0300 )edit

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answered 2017-10-11 22:11:52 +0300

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I verify that this method works with play store: https://together.jolla.com/question/114608/howto-install-gapps-gplay-google-play-kk-on-tablet-or-c/

I'm able to download apps straight from play store (This is awesome, because it didn't work on Aquafish)

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And GApps which I used was gapps-kk-20140105-signed (different than that instruction)

MJolla ( 2017-10-11 22:26:57 +0300 )edit

@MJolla are you still able to install apps through Play Store after the latest version got installed?

ejjoman ( 2017-10-12 12:20:38 +0300 )edit

@ejjoman. It's working ok with that 20140105

MJolla ( 2017-10-12 17:28:15 +0300 )edit

@MJolla yeah, used this version, too. But the Play Store updated itself immediately and stopped working after that ("Download pending...")

ejjoman ( 2017-10-12 17:36:05 +0300 )edit

@ejjoman hmm. My Play Store doesn't want to update itself :) I used this http://www.devfiles.co/download/7m2VdVjQ/gapps-kk-20140105-signed.zip I just found it with google so I don't know maybe it's hacked or someting :D Original page: https://www.orduh.com/cyanogenmod-11-android-4-4-google-apps/

At first I put those file to wrong directory and install phonesky, but then I wasn't able to connect google servers.

MJolla ( 2017-10-12 17:55:51 +0300 )edit
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answered 2017-10-14 01:10:24 +0300

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For install from play store with you;re goole account, you can use yalp store. Easy way to get yalp is the fdroid app.

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Danke für die Info, auch wenn mir unklar ist, warum jemand SailfishOS will und dann doch den Playstore installiert!?!

M.Bln. ( 2017-10-14 01:15:22 +0300 )edit

english please :)

clovis86 ( 2017-10-14 01:20:30 +0300 )edit

He just wonder, why people have sailfish AND then want the google play store...me too, plenty ways to install apks without google services all times running in the background.

poddl ( 2017-10-14 02:33:57 +0300 )edit

more and more apps need gservices unfortunately ( most of my bank apps for example )

clovis86 ( 2017-10-14 09:36:20 +0300 )edit

therefore I would recommend the open source project Gsuite...

poddl ( 2017-10-14 10:51:26 +0300 )edit
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