|NOTE: Easier way is the X86 way, described on https://www.genymotion.com/help/desktop/faq/#google-play-services|
|Download the following ZIPs:|
|ARM Translation Installer v1.1 (http://www.mirrorcreator.com/files/0ZIO8PME/Genymotion-ARM-Translation_v1.1.zip_links)|
|Download the correct GApps for your Android version:|
|Google Apps for Android 6.0 (https://www.androidfilehost.com/?fid=24052804347835438 - benzo-gapps-M-20151011-signed-chroma-r3.zip)|
|Google Apps for Android 5.1 (https://www.androidfilehost.com/?fid=96042739161891406 - gapps-L-4-21-15.zip)|
|Google Apps for Android 5.0 (https://www.androidfilehost.com/?fid=95784891001614559 - gapps-lp-20141109-signed.zip)|
|Google Apps for Android 4.4.4 (https://www.androidfilehost.com/?fid=23501681358544845 - gapps-kk-20140606-signed.zip)|
|Google Apps for Android 4.3 (https://www.androidfilehost.com/?fid=23060877490000124 - gapps-jb-20130813-signed.zip)|
|Google Apps for Android 4.2 (https://www.androidfilehost.com/?fid=23060877490000128 - gapps-jb-20130812-signed.zip)|
|Google Apps for Android 4.1 (https://www.androidfilehost.com/?fid=22979706399755082 - gapps-jb-20121011-signed.zip)|
|Google Apps for Android 2.3.7 (http://www.mediafire.com/download/bs063kb0m742o5l/gapps-gb-20131027-signed.zip - gapps-gb-20131027-signe.zip)|
|Note: Genymotion must be set to use it's own ADB (Settings -> ADB -> Use Genymotion Android tools)|
|Next Open your Genymotion VM and go to the Homescreen|
|Now Drag&Drop the Genymotion-ARM-Translation.zip onto the Genymotion VM window.|
|It should say "File transfer in progress", once it asks you to flash it click 'OK'|
|Now Reboot your VM using ADB. If nescessary you can simply close the VM window, not recommended|
|Once you're on the Homescreen again Drag&Drop the gapps-jb-20130813-signed.zip (or whatever version you got) onto your VM, and click 'OK' when asked|
|Once it finishes, again Reboot your VM and open the Google Play Store.|
|Sign in using your Google account|
|Once in the Store go to the 'My Apps' menu and let everything update (fixes a lot of issues), also try updating Google Play Services directly (https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.google.android.gms).|
|You can also search for Google Maps, update it manually (press update or install button) and you will receive the message to update Google Play Services|
|(For Android 4.4.4 and 5.0 is posible you need to reboot several times before updates are shown)|
|Now try searching for apps in Google Play and if you can find and install for example 'Netflix' or 'Google Drive' then congrats you now have ARM support and Google Play fully setup!|
Sep 11, 2016
Sep 20, 2016
Yay -- the Android 6.0 gapps nano version for x86 from opengapps.org (
open_gapps-x86-6.0-nano-20160917.zip) worked for me!
Sep 24, 2016
@joelpurra can you start play store without errors? in which emulator you tried?
Oct 3, 2016
@anonym24 I think you just have to update the apps as is explained here: https://inthecheesefactory.com/blog/how-to-install-google-services-on-genymotion/en I haven't myself yet, I'm downloading to see if I can make it
Oct 7, 2016
This is such a hack and it installed some crappy executables on my machine. Is there not an official way to run Google Play Store in Geny Motion? It seems like they're leading the industry in this space and this issue would have ben addressed.
Oct 7, 2016
Tested for Android 6, google play service crash, cannot connect with google play
Oct 10, 2016
The reason why Google Play Services are not included by default is simply a matter of intellectual property.
But if you really need them, we've shared a fully functional (and official) way using OpenGapps.
It can be found at genymotion.com/faq/#google-play-services
Let me know if you have any questions :)
@amaels - Social Media @Genymobile
Oct 18, 2016
Awesome, @amaels. I Just tried it and it worked flawlessly. Thank you!
Oct 31, 2016
@amaels doesn't work for Genymotion 2.8.0 and Google Nexus 6 VM
Nov 4, 2016
It works for me Samsung s6 with GAPPSapps android version 6 you suggest above!
I tried 3 GAPPS for version 6 and your Gapp flush smoothly.
Dec 7, 2016
It worked perfectly well for me on Google Nexus 4.2.2. Thanks
Dec 15, 2016
For android 6 nexus 6p, doesn't work
Android 5.1 Nexus 6 also doesn't work.
Jan 18, 2017
same for me as well, ive tried marshamallow and nougat gapps files, i tried ARM64, and x86_x64 versions
and they all FAIL!!! i have the latest genymotion 2.8.1, VirtualBox , android studio and all apps are updated to this minute, including all SDK packages. emulator opens and works fine, i just cant install any gapps whatsoever, ANYONE????
Jan 19, 2017
tested successfully on android 5.1 genymotion 2.8.1 with one crash only Ubuntu 14.04 (with gcc-4.9 g++-4.9)
Custom Phone - 5.1.0 - API 22 - 768x1280
i flashed Genymotion-ARM-Translation.zip then restart( adb reboot).
then flashed gapps-L-4-21-15.zip then restart( adb reboot)
this time android message like "gapps stopped working" then ( adb reboot) - which wasn't necessary
then i run Google play -> entered email & password -> it crashed after agree on google terms (still working in the background but the GUI vanished
so i restart (adb reboot) and kill the process(VMBoxHeadless)
again start google play and agree on google play terms.
hope it will help someone
Jan 19, 2017
i flashed the Genymotion-ARM-Translation 1.1.zip now when i open the nougat emulator it opens and goes to the homescreen like normal but i still cant flash GAPPS ive tried gapps from 5 different sources, XDA, Opengapps, etc....none will flash. same error as has been.
Jan 30, 2017
It seems that Genymotion 2.8.1 has changed to only use x86 emulator images (possibly explained here) .
Thus, like @amaels referenced in genymotion.com/faq/#google-play-services, now we only need to use x86 architecture of OpenGapps instead of other architectures and the arm translator.
Feb 2, 2017
Google Nexus 4 API 22 5.1.0
Feb 5, 2017
@JaxGit have you been able to successfully install OpenGapps (x86) in Genymotion 2.8.1? Because whatever combination I try, it won't do it.
Mar 27, 2017
The original gist instructions are totally outdated.
You need special arm translators for Android 5.x and 6.x. And there is none for 7.x.
Here are the tools you need (as of April 2017):
5.x translator, 6.x translator, google apps installers, and supersu for rooting.
Edit: I cannot get them to run certain apps reliably... The only reliable setup I have found is to go back to Android 4.3 (on Genymotion 2.8.1) with the old school ARM Translator v1.1. Everything from Android 4.4 and up is just garbage when it comes to ARM emulation.
Apr 10, 2017
I havent been able to use anything >4.4 with genymotion 2.8.1. Cant login to google account and so can't update anything.
Jun 7, 2017
I was able to install an ARM apk using the image "Google Nexus 5X - 6.0.0 - API 23 - 1080x1920" and "ARM_Translation_Marshmallow.zip" from SteveJobzniak's post.
Aug 12, 2017
Feb 5, 2018
Apr 28, 2018
thank you very much to me
Oct 23, 2018
I am using android oreo with genymotion.Arm translator zip file is not flashing.Can any one please help me?
May 28, 2019
Thanks, after a lot of trying around it finally worked. The 4.1.1. link is still broken, but the link provided above did the trick. What was also very important was to stop my browser from unpacking the zip. Now, I can finally continue to work with an emulator on my project.
Aug 20, 2019
@AnjuJohnson. Android oreo is OK with Genymotion_ARM_Translation.
But i can't it for android pie
There is actually x86 Gapps available - http://opengapps.org/, so we don't need this old ARM Translation anymore