• Minimum Google Apps Required To Run Play Store.
  • Google Play Store
  • Gms Core
  • Google Services Framework
  • Google Contacts Sync Adapter
  • Google Calendar Sync
  • ExtraFiles (necessary files for Gapps to work)


  • Everything from Core
  • Google Carrier Services
  • Google Clock (Replaces AOSP Clock)
  • Digital Wellbeing
  • Google Dialer (Replaces AOSP Dialer)
  • Google Messages (Replaces AOSP Messages)
  • Google Contacts (Replaces AOSP Contacts)


  • Everything from Basic
  • Device Health Services
  • Google Drive
  • Google Calculator (Replaces AOSP Calculator)
  • Google Setup Wizard
  • Google Maps
  • Google Photos (Replaces AOSP Gallery)
  • GBoard (Replaces AOSP keyboard)
  • Google Calendar (Replaces AOSP Calendar)
  • Google Keep (Replaces AOSP Notepad)


  • Everything from Omni
  • Google Files (Android R+)
  • Google Velvet (for voice unlock)
  • Google Play Games
  • Google Markup, Google Sounds
  • Google Sound Recorder (Replaces AOSP Sound Recorder)
  • Google TTS (Replaces Stock TTS)
  • Pixel Specifics (includes following apps)
  • Pixel Launcher (Replaces Stock Launcher)
  • ASI (formally known as Device Personalization Services)
  • Settings Services, Private Compute Services
  • Google Wallpapers, Quick Access Wallet
  • Pixel Themes, Emoji Wallpaper, Pixel Weather (Android U+)


  • Everything from Stock
  • Gmail (Replaces AOSP Email)
  • Android Auto
  • Android Device Policy
  • Device Setup (Android for work)
  • Google Feedback
  • Google Partner Setup
  • Google Chrome (Replaces AOSP Browser)


  • Everything from Core - but Go
  • Assistant Go
  • Gallery Go
  • Gmail Go
  • Google Go
  • Maps Go
  • Navigation Go

Latest Update - 19th July 2024 (Android 10-14)

  • Update the apps to QPR3 (Android 14)
  • Renamed the Release folders on sourceforge to make better sense of android versions
  • Improve how priv-app whitelist permissions are set
  • Removed styles and wallpaper setting on los 21 causing crash (Android 14)
  • Rebase NikGapps user builds code to make it more efficient
  • Installer script improvements
  • Fixed missing necessary files from Go packages (Android 10)
  • Added missing fsverity certificates to Android 12.1 and below
  • GoogleDuo is now Meet
  • Enabled selecting single package under GoogleChrome while creating user/custom builds
  • Update NikGapps config to v35
Older Changelogs
19th Apr 2024 (Android 10-14)
  • Fixed Potential bootloops on LineageOs 21 (Android 14)
  • Update to QPR2 (Android 14)

6th Mar 2024 (Android 10-14)
  • Removed MotoCalculator with installation of Google Calculator
  • Removed Glimpse and DotGallery with installation of Google Photos

10th Feb 2024 (Android 10-14)
  • Fixed an issue with Addon.d scripts were being duplicated upon dirty flashing Rom/performing OTA update
  • Fixed an issue where execute.d config was not deleting the files when set to 0
  • Added a new config override_with_zip_config to allow users to override the default config (/sdcard/NikGapps/nikgapps.config) with the one from the zip
  • Significant improvement in build time while creating the builds (release, elite, user builds)
  • Updated nikgapps.config to v33

27th Jan 2024 (Android 10-14)
  • Fixed the padding issue with GBoard
  • Fixed Google Wallpaper crash while accessing from Pixel Launcher home screen
  • Removed game_service flag as many Roms use an oss alternative
  • Change PixelLauncher appset to PixelSpecifics to avoid confusion between appset and package name
  • Added Pixel Weather to PixelSpecifics (Android 14)
  • Update nikgapps.config to v32

29th Nov 2023 (Android 10-14)
  • Enable Android 14 for elites

07th Nov 2023 (Android 14 beta + Android 10-13)
  • Initial Android 14 beta Release
  • Fixed some issues with the installer looking at folder instead of addon.d folder

10th Oct 2023 (Android 10-13)
  • Fixed the mounting issues for recoveries like crdroid
  • Fixed some issues with the script running in error in recovery
  • Update busybox binary to v1.36.1

07th Oct 2023 (Android 10-13)
  • Fixed apps that were larger in size failing to survive OTA updates
  • A lot of script improvements in terms of mounting and logging
  • Add easy way to remove scripts on dynamic partitions (for those being troubled with gapps when switching roms)
  • Generate scripts in the order of their installation

16th July 2023 (Android 10-13)
  • Fixed an issue on older A-only devices where gapps were installed to /system instead of /system/product
  • Fixed Webview overlay pointing android 11 sdk overlay instead of android 10 (Android 10)
  • Fixed the issue on A-only devices where manually deleted files were restored with OTA update.
  • Updated apks to QPR3 (Android 13)
  • Add Emoji Wallpaper apps in Pixel Launcher (Android 13)
  • Add Pixel Live Wallpaper (Android 13)
  • Installer scripts improvement
  • Elite Builds - Easy Update - Added the ability to create new build as soon as elite config is updated
  • Elite Builds - Display the apps that are part of elite build on sourceforge page in the same folder as zip
  • Update nikgapps.config to v30

27th June 2023 (Android 10-13)
  • Fixed the script losing a file when the approximate match is found
  • Skipped building overlay directory in system unnecessarily
  • Remove the AOSP version of QuickAccessWallet
  • Elite Builds - Auto upgrade the elite.config to latest version including debloater changes

21st June 2023 (Android 10-13)
  • Fixed the dynamically generated files not surviving the OTA update
  • Fixed relocating of files upon dirty flashing
  • Fixed build.prop changes not surviving OTA update
  • Make sure the overlays are always installed to product partition
  • Remove StorageManager with StorageManagerGoogle
  • Update nikgapps.config version to 29
  • Elite Builds - Add the ability to debloat stuff using elite.config (v29+)
  • Elite Builds - Add creator's name in recovery as a special badge of honor

9th June 2023 (Android 10-13)
  • Introduced elite builds
  • Fixed the issue when dirty flashing leads to duplicate entries in
  • Control the overlays through code - better control over configurable features
  • Fixed Pixel Setup Wizard (Android 13)
  • Make the logs better readable while restoring
  • Fixed the Pixel Launcher crashes on ArrowOs
  • Improvements in script
  • Config upgraded to v28

29th May 2023 (Android 10-13)
  • Fixed the incorrect calculation of space after the installation was finished
  • Delete stuff before restoring the files to make space for gapps during OTA
  • Install the apps with largest size first - After Core/CoreGo is installed
  • Fixed Velvet/GoogleClock/AndroidAuto/Gboard/GoogleSounds not restoring after OTA update
  • Log file details when copied over OTA update

18th Apr 2023 (Android 10-13)
  • Added the ability to force debloat predefined folders in debloater.config during OTA update
  • Added the ability to force delete predefined aosp folders to remove during OTA update
  • Update Chrome to v109
  • Improve the logs

10th Apr 2023 (Android 10-13)
  • Fixed the issue with nikgapps.config where AppSet configurations were not cascaded to Packages inside it
  • Fixed the issue with nikgapps.config where Package configurations were misread in some scenarios
  • Fixed the issue where user builds were skipping the Packages if value was set to 2 (to keep aosp counterpart)
  • Fixed color selection not appearing in Pixel Launcher (A13)

08th Apr 2023 (Android 10-13)
  • Fixed the config detection - those who did not see their config changes reflecting in the last build, please try again
  • Fixed the 2nd app in order failing to install when the 1st app was uninstalled
  • Fixed the issues with dirty flashing NikGapps resulting into skipping some apps, should almost never skip installing app upon dirty flashing NikGapps.
  • Fixed the issue where DocumentsUI was added to the GoogleFiles package when it is not supported (Android 10)

07th Apr 2023 (Android 10-13)
  • Fixed color selection option not appearing in pixel launcher (A13)
  • Fixed Pixel Launcher crash in qpr2 (A13)
  • Various additions to reduce gms battery drain under certain scenarios (A10-13)
  • Google Apps updated to QPR2 image (A13)
  • Improved robust logging to identify more error under certain scenarios (A10-13)
  • Remove Seedvault with installation of SetupWizard (A10-13)
  • Many Installer Script Optimizations (A10-13)
  • nikgapps.config bump to v27 (A10-13)

23rd Mar 2023 (Android 10-13)
  • Fixed the generation of duplicate prop values in list_files (
  • Set the Debloater index to 04 to make sure debloater runs first (to make space for gapps restoration)
  • Minor Script Improvements

19th Mar 2023 (Android 10-13)
  • Fixed the incorrect naming convention of addonlogs
  • Fixed the debloater not surviving OTA update in some scenarios
  • Enable pixel launcher animations
  • Update the Go apps (android 12+) to latest available versions
  • Update NikGapps Logo in recovery
  • Minor Script Improvements

11th Mar 2023 (Android 10-13)
  • Fixed the files not being debloated with OTA update
  • Fixed the aosp apps not being deleted with OTA update for devices with dedicated partition
  • Append 0 before index to sort the files execution in correct order

9th Mar 2023 (Android 10-13)
  • Fixed the select text issue with Pixel Launcher
  • Fixed Live Captions (ability to download languages and detect captions)
  • Fixed At a Glance widget not showing up weather in Pixel Launcher
  • Fixed the issue where dirty flashing ran into storage space issue
  • Enabled call recording with google dialer from gapps end (still require server support)
  • Reordered the scripts to execute core apps first (some of the scripts will start with 5, 9 and 10)
  • Redefined the variants (omni, stock, full, go) check the website for their definition
  • Added SettingsServices and PrivateComputeServices to PixelLauncher (android 12/12.1/13)
  • Bump the config version to 26

1st Mar 2023 Hotfix build (Android 10-13)
  • Fixed the issue with Google Photos not being able to edit images
  • Fixed Recorder app crashing on android 12.1 and lower

28th Feb 2023 Hotfix build (Android 10-13)
  • Fixed the bootloop on stock, full builds and Google Search

18th Feb 2023 (Android 10-13)
  • Remove Notepad with installation of Google Keep
  • Remove Launcher3Quickstep with installation of Pixel Launcher (it won't be there to cause crashes)
  • Fix Setup Wizard Crash on Voltage OS
  • Ability to recognize the instruction by name (such as during sideloading the zip
  • Add more validations to avoid failures in the config releases
  • Add the ability to remove conflicting overlays just as we remove aosp apps
  • Fix the broken 'find' function while searching for existing folders apps
  • Rename the addonlog file to include date in it
  • Removed Pixel Setup Wizard and Flipendo as addons (while we work on fixing it)
  • Config version bump up to v25

1st Feb 2023 (Android 10-13)
  • Implement framework to auto update the apks (beta) with latest available versions in Pixel 7 pro oem image (Android 13 for now)
  • Update the apps to latest available versions in Pixel 7 pro oem image (Android 13)
  • Fix Pixel Launcher crashes (Android 12.1)
  • Fix WipeRuntimePermissions config treating the installation dirty (and skips gboard, gclock when it should not)
  • Update the overlays for android 13 with missing features (such as fast pair)
  • Fix the issues with DPS (AIS) crashing in some cases (for e.g. select text feature).
  • Merge all the script fixes in Debloater
  • Update nikgapps.config version to v24 (bring back Pixel Launcher in stock)
  • Many more improvements and fixes under the hood

8th Sept 2022 (Android 10-13)
  • Fix Pixel Launcher crashes on android 12.1 and below

4th Sept 2022 (Android 10-13)
  • Add GoogleWallpaper and DPS Addons
  • Fix Pixel Launcher crashes on android 12.1 and below
  • Release addons for android 13
  • nikgapps.config version bump up to 23

31st Aug 2022 (Android T, SL)
  • Move Pixel Launcher from Stock/Full to Addons-only until the issues are resolved

30th Aug 2022 (Android T, SL)
  • Added Google Dialer Call Recording Support
  • Major Overlay Updates for Android T, Minor for SL
  • Attempt to fix pixel launcher crash in some cases

25th Aug 2022 (Android SL, R Release)
  • Fixed Markup crashing
  • Fixed dynamic_partitions_op_list issue coming with ota update or dirty flashing Rom
  • Fixed ota update not able to delete aosp apps
  • Fixed an issue where gboard voice command was taking longer to process
  • Script Improvements

9th July 2022 (Android SL, R)
  • Fixed select not working on recents screen with pixel launcher (tested on los 19.1, check with rom Developer if this doesn't work)
  • Fixed Digital Wellbeing focus mode and Bedtime mode not showing up
  • Fixed location indicator always showing up for phone services
  • Script improvements

20th April 2022 (Android SL, S, R and Q Canary Release)
  • Integrate Debloater with Gapps Package (debloater will run first if debloater.config is configured)
  • Fixed Flipendo not installing
  • Fixed Data transfer tool not working on android 10, 11 on some Roms
  • Add Velvet and GoogleAssistant to GoogleSearch AppSet
  • Update config version to v22
  • Fixed Velvet causing bootloop in some cases

13th April 2022 (Android SL, S, R and Q Release)
  • Android 12.1 (12L) release
  • Many fixes (faster ota update and fixes)
  • Fixed Pixel Launcher and Setup Wizard for android 12.1 release
  • Removed Vanced Manager (will add back as an later)
  • Fixed an issue which requires formatting /data partition to boot
  • use addon_version = 3 (dropping v2 support)
  • Fixed Aosp apps not being deleted for some users
  • Dropped Vanced and Adaway support as those are non-gapps
  • Enforce Android Auto to be clean flashed only to avoid unnecessary issues
  • Add Google Talkback (for those who wants to include them in custom builds)
  • Script improvements
  • nikgapps config version updated to v21

28th Feb 2022 (Android S, R and Q Canary Release)
  • Fixed installation issues of some apps (to system_ext) in android 10

22nd Feb 2022 (Android S, R and Q Release)
  • Introduce Smart Installation to address storage full issues
  • Added space check before installing packages to ensure that system is never left into inconsistent state
  • Revamped and improved NikGapps uninstallation mechanism
  • Fixed an issue where custom locations for nikgapps.config were not recognized
  • A lot of script improvements and fixes under the hood
  • Made gms optimization configurable (using gms_optimization config starting v20)
  • Control all the features of nikgapps.config through config builds
  • Fixed an issue where dirty flashing Gboard failed even when Gboard was originally clean flashed
  • nikgapps.config bumped up to v20
  • Changed script name from < to <51-package>.sh to let Rom script execute first
  • Abort when unknown mode is detected
  • Addon.d improvements
  • Revert back to google setup wizard as default (flash PixelSetupWizard for pixel setup wizard)

27th Jan 2022 (Android S, R and Q Release)
  • Hotfix Update - Fixes notification delays for some people due to gms optimization

25th Dec 2021 (Android S, R and Q Release)
  • Fixed aosp dialer being unset as default dialer even when GoogleDialer was not flashed (like with core package)
  • Fixed installing a few apps such as GoogleWallpaper on android 10
  • Fixed gapps size being miscalculated in some scenarios
  • Introduce use_zip_config value starting nikgapps.config v19 to use nikgapps.config from zip while installing
  • Update YouTube Vanced apps to latest versions (Vanced YouTube - 16.29.39, Music - 4.57.52, Manager - 2.6.2)
  • Drop PixelTips, GoogleTalkback as those aren't so much useful, Move GoogleTTS from full to separate addons
  • Bring back PixelSetupWizard for now (and also include it in omni, stock and full)
  • Installer script improvements
  • Playstore Updates (25th Dec 2021)

18th Oct 2021 (Android S, R and Q Release)
  • Android 12 bring up
  • a lot of mount fixes (thanks to osm0sis)
  • fix DPS (also known as ASI) crashes
  • Fix GoogleFiles deleting DocumentsUI on android 10 when it shouldn't delete it
  • config releases - add more validations to ensure the config files are not breaking the workflows
  • config releases - speed up the execution
  • drop Flipendo from gapps ( will still be available) and Pixelize (gotta stick to google stuff, pixel isn't for every device/rom) AppSet

18th Sept 2021 (Android R and Q Release)
  • Update Google Photos, Calendar, Duo, Gmail, Calculator and Clock with Android 12's Material You design
  • Add changes to support unlimited backup with google photos
  • Find the available size of /system correctly on devices like OnePlus7T
  • Fix the implementation of Debloater
  • Fix some instances of modified nikgapps.config not being recognized
  • Don't abort when system size is 0
  • Improve how partition is identified during size calculations
  • Playstore Updates (18th Sept)

15th Aug 2021 (Android R and Q Release)
  • Ability to flash Addons on top of other gapps and Roms with prebuilt gapps
  • Fix modified nikgapps.config being overridden by stock nikgapps.config in some cases
  • Ability to modify nikgapps.config from the zip file to customize the installation (for those who sideload zip)
  • nikgapps.config version updated to 17 (recommend to use this to build custom gapps builds)
  • Remove Eleven with installation of YouTube Music (both stock and vanced)

04th Aug 2021 (Android R and Q Release)
  • Update GoogleChrome to v90 (Android R)
  • Delete AOSP Files with installation of GoogleFiles
  • nikgapps.config version updated to 16 (recommend to use this to build custom gapps builds)
  • Update YouTube Vanced to v16.20.35, Vanced Music to v4.30.51, Vanced manager to v2.6.0
  • Playstore updates (4th August)

18th July 2021 (Android R and Q Release)
  • Fix priv-app permissions not being generated when the application manifest was broken
  • Playstore updates (Android R) (18th July)

4th July 2021 (Android R and Q Release)
  • Fix unzip command failing to recognize '-p' arg and eventually failing the installation (thanks to @glx33807 and @OneWayGamer)
  • Allow dirty flashing Gboard/Clock upon dirty flashing Rom
  • Script Optimization (comparatively faster installation)!
  • Rename NikGapps log name to reflect device and file name
  • Abort the installation when system available size is 0
  • Fix gapps failing for devices not having /system as block

27th June 2021 (Android R and Q Release)
  • Fix NikGapps execution conflicting with Magisk execution
  • Fix Potential Crashes with Google Playstore
  • Fixes with Mounting product and system_ext partitions
  • Update GoogleWallpaper
  • Update nikgapps.config to reflect version (v15 being the latest)

1st June 2021 (Android R and Q Release)
  • Add support for android 11 go packages
  • Add support for go packages in config releases
  • Build Go Packages too
  • Script improvements
  • set InstallPartition=default as default value to make it simpler
  • Update nikgapps.config to v14
  • Ability to include addons as part of your custom build in config-releases
  • Swap Google Recorder (moved to stock) and Google Play Games (moved to full)
  • Remove LOS Recorder with installing Google Recorder
  • Clean up /dev/tmp to prevent recovery from crashing in middle of the installation
  • Fix finding block on dynamic_partitions

16th May 2021 (Android R and Q Release)
  • Update how Busybox is installed
  • Add support for system_ext partition (hopefully helps with storage full issue)
  • Rebase the script (optimized to a great extent)
  • Dynamically choose which partition to install gapps to (the will pick the partition which is writable)
  • Prevent GBoard and GoogleClock addons from flashing before first boot (this needs to be flashed before first boot)

1st May 2021 (Android R and Q Release)
  • Fix bootloop with OTA update on A/B devices

24th April 2021 (Android R and Q Release)
  • Update Google Setup Wizard associated apps (R)
  • Add Flipendo to Omni, Stock and Full package (R)
  • Installer script improvements

20th April 2021 (Android R and Q Release)
  • Playstore updates (R)
  • Mounting fixes (more details

4th April 2021 (Android R and Q Release)
  • Addon v3 support
  • Add support for GoogleDuo, GoogleDocs, GoogleSlides, GoogleSheets
  • Playstore Updates (4th April)

28th Jan 2021 (Android R and Q Release)
  • Added missing Hotward Permissions
  • Playstore Updates (28th Jan)

27th Jan 2021 (Android R and Q Release)
  • Fixed YouTube Vanced Root version not working
  • Fixed Android tv remote app crash
  • Add missing GBoard properties
  • Ship GoogleRecorder 2.1
  • Playstore Updates (27th Jan)

24th Jan 2021 (Android R and Q Release)
  • Fixed an issue where sideloading of NikGapps packages failed
  • Fixed an issue where the permissions were resetting upon dirty flashing NikGapps
  • Mounting fixes (require feedback from users with dynamic partitions on space issue)
  • Many under the hood improvements

31st Dec 2020 (Android R, Q and P Release)
  • Uninstall the addons/gapps packages with -1 config (mode=uninstall is optional now)
  • Calculate partition size and gapps size (based on customized nikgapps.config)
  • Added support for flashing NikGapps after first boot (for space issue with dynamic partitions)
  • Fixed an issue where YouTube Vanced failed to install after ota update
  • Remove more aosp apps (SimpleGallery, SimpleCalendar)
  • Playstore Updates (31st Dec)

12th Dec 2020 (Android R and Q Release)
  • Install gapps to /system partition in devices with dynamic partitions (should fix no space issue for several users)
  • Introduced more configs to control execution (read more in nikgapps.config file from the zip)
  • Fixed duplicate values coming in nikgapps.config causing issues
  • Ship working versions of Google Maps, Drive, Google Recorder
  • Remove GmsCore folder with installation of GmsCore
  • avc denied error should be fixed with this update
  • Playstore Updates (12th Dec)

22nd Nov 2020 (Android R and Q Release)
  • Feature to uninstall any Package/Addon added (more info can be found on nikgapps.config blog)
  • Fixed several apps (such as GooglePhotos, PixelLiveWallpapers) not showing up even when they were installed
  • Fixed issues with Google Phone (you'll be able to update it properly)
  • Fixed SetupWizard appearing on notification bar even after going through setup wizard process
  • A lot of code optimization in script
  • Many new things added in nikgapps.config (listed Packages under AppSet so you can control it)
  • Playstore Updates (22nd Nov)

16th Nov 2020 (Android R and Q Release)
  • Android Auto, DeviceSetup (i.e. Android for Work) in full package (R and Q)
  • More robust GMS Optimization (R and Q)
  • Added Google TTS, Google Talkback (Q)
  • Added google webview, trichromelibrary (Q)
  • Fix aosp apps not being deleted during execution (Q)
  • Improvement in scripts (R and Q)
  • Moved DPS to Macro so that we don't have to ship it with Pixel Launcher AppSet (R and Q)
  • Updated Vanced Gms to latest version (can be found in @NikGappsSupport telegram group)
  • Playstore Updates (16th Nov)

25th Oct 2020 (Android R Release)
  • Added Google TTS, Google Talkback
  • Added google webview, trichromelibrary (should resolve lags issue in chrome)
  • Moved certain pixel launcher overlays in Pixelize Package
  • Added PixelLauncher from Pixel5
  • Fixed Google Drive not opening issue
  • Added swipelibrary with gboard
  • Faster installation (script changes)
  • Set several apps by default (Google Dialer as default phone, Google Velvet as default assistant)
  • Fix aosp apps not being deleted during execution
  • Updated Pixel live wallpaper from Pixel5
  • Updated Vanced Gms to latest version
  • Dropped Google Play Music in favor of stock YouTube Music
  • Playstore Updates (25th Oct)

10th Oct 2020 (Android R and Q Release)
  • Fixed Pixelize Package failing to enable Pixel Setup Wizard (You should get PixelSetupWizard if you sent Pixelize=1)
  • Shipped a working messages app (The one that is compatible with shipped Google Play Services)
  • Addons Updated (10th Oct)
  • Playstore Updates (10th Oct)

08th Oct 2020 (Android R and Q Release)
  • Fixed select option not working in Recent Screen
  • Revamped NikGapps architecture to implement AppSets (check notes/website for more details)
  • Add pixelize AppSet that will enable pixel features such as PixelSetupWizard, PixelConfigs
  • Remove styles and wallpaper to avoid conflicts with Rom
  • Removed the overlay that was causing biometrics to fail in app authentication
  • Removed Lawnchair from NikGapps packages (Q and R) since the development is stopped, Add Pixel Launcher instead, you can flash Lawnchair to get Lawnchair
  • Fix Debloater not debloating in some scenarios for A/B devices, Also fix logging for A/B devices
  • Add Eclipse Pixel Live Wallpaper (damn cool!) in pixel live wallpapers
  • Playstore Updates (08th Oct)

26th Sept 2020 (Android R Release only)
  • Fix 4G/LTE not working due to APN resetting
  • Fixed an issue where Google Lens was not opening in Google Photos
  • Fixed Chrome sync issue out of the box (without contacts permissions)
  • Remove RevengeOS Messages and Calculator with Google Messages and Google Calculator installation respectively
  • Playstore Updates (25th Sept)

23rd Sept 2020 (Android R Release only)
  • Added DevicePersonalizationServices starting Macro (Live Caption Works)
  • Added Google Files (Macro/Stock/Full)
  • Added GoogleDialer, PixelLauncher, GoogleFiles overlays
  • Fixed Permission (PACKAGE_USAGE_STATS) denial with Pixel Launcher
  • Set Location Permissions to GoogleChrome for those who were facing issues with account sync in Chrome
  • Added all the pixel overlays (icons, accent, etc to get more Pixel feel)
  • Improve scripts to a huge extent
  • Improvement in scripts

16th Sept 2020 (Android R Release only)
  • Added Pixel Launcher (macro/stock/full) (Yay? :P)
  • Fixed Google Chrome account sync/sign in issue
  • Fixed Google Markup crash
  • Remove unnecessary Google Dialer overlays

14th Sept 2020 (Android R Release only)
  • Fixed PixelSetupWizard (Test Google Restore and let me know how it works out for you)
  • Move Pixel Setup Wizard overlays to /system/overlay
  • Improve the script (in support for android 11)

12th Sept 2020 (Android R Release only)
  • Initial NikGapps R (Android 11) release
  • Everything Works except for SetupWizard! (will be fixed with upcoming releases)
  • NikGapps-full without setupwizard is also uploaded which should be a stable one with almost all the apps targeting android 11
  • I've also uploaded the builds with SetupWizard which can be skipped using nikgapps.config (if someone doesn't want full package and want macro or stock)
  • Improved logs structure
  • Removed Lawnchair since it is not yet compatible with android 11 (will try to add Pixel Launcher with future releases)
  • YouTube Vanced v14 is shipped with the build
  • Playstore Updates (12th Sept)

1st Sept 2020
  • Setup InstallPartition config such that, user can install gapps to desired location (This is more for Developers)
  • Fixed an issue where LawnchairRecentsProvider was installed by default
  • Fixed an issue where GooglePhone was not appearing on Playstore if InstallPartition was set to system
  • Separate GoogleSetupWizard and PixelSetupWizard
  • Improved logs structure
  • Addon Updates (1st Sept)
  • Playstore Updates (1st Sept)

25 Aug 2020
  • Revamped Addon.d implementation (One master to control all the Packages)
  • Log the execution in one single file (can be found at /sdcard/NikGapps/Logs folder)
  • Fixed mounting issues with Dynamic Partitions (Huge Thanks to @merothh for working together on this)
  • Fixed conflicts with Magisk (Now dirty flashing will also flash magisk without issues if magisk is present)
  • Fixed AOSP Apps not deleting after dirty flash in some cases
  • Fixed location crash issue with vanced
  • Fixed mounting issue for pie and older version (addons can be flashed on older versions)
  • Improved logging functionality to a greater extent
  • Remove ExtraFiles and ExtraFiles from nikgapps.config (to prevent users from accidentally setting it to 0)
  • Remove AOSP Dialer with Google Dialer installation (set GoogleDialer=2 in nikgapps.config if you want to keep aosp dialer)
  • Addon Updates (25th Aug)
  • Playstore Updates (25th Aug)

23 July 2020
  • Everything from last Experimental Release (highlights below)
  • Fixed mounting issues with newer twrp version (3.4)
  • Add support for Devices with Dynamic Partitions (Thanks @merothh)
  • Fix Priv-app permissions generation with MaxSdkVersion in it
  • Installation will now fail if there is no space left on the device
  • Installation will now fail for devices not having NikGapps support
  • Made WipeDalvikCache configurable (set WipeDalvikCache=0 in nikgapps.config if you want the to skip wiping dalvik cache)
  • nikgapps.config updated with package names that makes sense (let me know if you still want me to add description)
  • Addons Updated (Support for twrp 3.4 and Version Updates till 23rd July)
  • Debloater v6 Updated (Support for twrp 3.4)
  • Playstore Updates (23rd July)

24 June 2020 (Experimental)
  • Revamped the whole mounting mechanism
  • Fixed mounting issues with newer twrp version (3.4)
  • Add support for Devices with Dynamic Partitions (Thanks @merothh)
  • Made nikgapps.config location portable (now will also read the file from the same directory gapps zip is)
  • Remove AOSP Browser, Email, Gallery with Chrome, Gmail, Photos installation
  • Updated nikgapps.config with Go Apps (You can now configure Go apps installation too)
  • Added Android Device Policy to support Work Profile (Starting Stock Package)
  • Moved Lawnchair to priv-app as it is reported to work better being privileged app
  • Debugging logs will now be better at reading (nikgapps.log)
  • Playstore Updates (24th June)

07 June 2020
  • Added a config 'InstallPartition' to choose between 'system' and 'product' while installing
  • Enable blur on regular picture in Photos app
  • Added Gmail Go in Go packages
  • Fixed crash with PixelWallpapers Addon (Need to be flashed over NikGapps package)
  • Support to Flash over Rom with Existing Gapps
  • Everything from Experimental Build (check older changelog)
  • Playstore Updates (07th June)

10 May 2020 (Experimental)
  • Fixed Dialer not supported message in Google Dialer
  • Fixed Crashes with Device Personalization Services
  • Fixed Device Health Services crash
  • Updated nikgapps.config (finally, I know :P)
  • Separated LawnchairRecentsProvider from Lawnchair (use nikgapps.config to include)
  • Fixed EOL issue with nikgapps.config
  • Added ActionServicesOverlay, WellbeingOverlay, Google Dialer Overlays
  • More stuff that I forgot
  • Playstore Updates (10th May)

27 April 2020
  • Introducing NikGapps Go! A lite version of gapps
  • Fixed backup/restore issue with pixel setup wizard
  • Fixed Bad/Rom Recovery issue reported for some devices
  • Added Lawnchair recents provider
  • Made Lawnchair a system app
  • Addons are updated!
  • Playstore Updates (27th April)

09 March 2020
  • Included everything from the last experimental build.
  • Added missing media effects library
  • Added logging mechanism in scripts (will be generated in /sdcard/NikGapps/addonLogs)
  • Debloater-v4! Made the debloater more stable with additional conditions (to avoid bootloop)
  • Updated all the Addons
  • Latest version of Google apps (09th Mar)

10 Feb 2020 (Experimental)
  • Added Pixel Tips
  • Added Pixel Setup Wizard and its overlays.
  • Set sms, storage and location permissions to google play services by default.
  • Updated chrome to v80.
  • Updated calendar sync adapter to match android P+.
  • Updated Lawnchair to latest alpha version
  • Kept Aosp Dialer!
  • Remove Device Personalization Services since its FCing and we're yet to find the solution. (an will be provided in support group which you can flash to get it back)
  • Playstore Updates (till 10th Feb)

19 Jan 2020
  • Fixed operand issue (nikgapps.config should work accurately like before).
  • Fixed permission issues with Google Play Services
  • Fixed issues with contact sync
  • Playstore Updates (till 19th Jan)

12 Jan 2020
  • Fixed NikGapps installation issues with config values not reflecting in installation.
  • Added a nikgapps.config value "2" to retain aosp apps (set the value to 2 if you don't want the to delete the aosp counter part of google app).
  • AOSP Dialer is now deleted by default starting omni package to maintain the uniformity (set Dialer=2 in nikgapps.config before flashing if you want the gapps to skip removing aosp dialer).
  • YouTube Vanced Dark/Black fixed (Dark was installing black and visa versa).
  • The now clears Dalvik Cache (helps when the changes are not reflected because of dalvik cache).
  • Updated all the Addons (which had a version updates).
  • Latest version of Google apps (12th Jan)

17 Dec 2019
  • Back to Latest Lawnchair alpha version for Q releases
  • Enable Google Apps Updates from PlayStore (for apps such as Digital Wellbeing, Google Sound Recorder)
  • Add support for Next Generation Assistant
  • Add Pixel Live Wallpapers (So Amazing! Must Check out!)
  • Removed Pixel Live Wallpaper from Full package since there is a package available now
  • Added Chrome, Photos, AdAway Addons
  • Removed MixPlorer Addon for now (since it causes issues with Havoc Rom, will add it back again once I fix the issue)
  • Stability Improvements
  • Latest version of Google apps (17th Dec)

03 Dec 2019
  • Removed Debloating from gapps installation to avoid unnecessary bootloops (Flash latest if you want to debloat anything)
  • Fixed issues with payzapp installation
  • Added Lawnchair 2 (stable)
  • Added shared maps library support in favor of apps depending on maps library
  • Fixed an issue where dirty flashing a Rom required setting permissions to all the apps again
  • Installation Script improvements
  • Fixed an issue with MixPlorer causing Force Close of default Files App
  • Added Device Personalization Services (full package)
  • Latest version of Google apps (3rd Dec)

24 Nov 2019
  • Fixed gapps not getting installed when the zip was placed in a folder with spaces in it (flashing with ext sdcard should work now)
  • Fixed - 'Busybox installation Failed'
  • Bootloop with various Roms should be fixed now
  • Fixed a bug in script where dirty flashing did not delete the necessary files
  • GMS Optimization is back! disable 'Find my device' option from settings
  • Lawnchair and Lawnfeed added (starting stock package)
  • More improvements to Addon.d
  • More Addons (Google Recorder, Lawnchair)
  • Removing Bromite for now (since it is causing bootloops for many)
  • Stability Improvements
  • Latest version of Google apps (24th Nov)

11 Nov 2019
  • Fixed storage and sms permissions by whitelisting soft restrictions on GooglePlayServices
  • Fixed 'Checking for update' taking forever to load in GoogleSetupWizard
  • v2 - added support for OTA installation (Introducing Debloater v2 with this support)
  • Use Rom Specific system partition ($S) to perform restore/delete actions during script execution
  • script now gets written to SAR driven /system partition
  • Removed unnecessary ls -al /tmp command from
  • Fixed chmod, chcon errors in script
  • Added Google Sound Recorder (Starting Full Package)
  • Added Digital Wellbeing (Starting Basic Package)
  • Default Debloater.config doesn't delete anything now
  • Fixed the typo while removing apps from /system/app/product folder
  • Added Installation Logging (this will help users share the necessary logs for faster resolution to the issues they experience). File is created in /sdcard/NikGapps/logs folder
  • Show Progress in Progress bar while installing packages
  • Digital NikGapps logo added in gapps script
  • Stability Improvements
  • Latest version of Google apps (11th Nov)

14 Oct 2019
  • v2 support (now works on A/B devices too).
  • Play Store not showing quick changelog box while updating an app fixed
  • All the various NikGapps packages now available for Android Q.
  • Introduce debloater.config with NikGapps-Debloater itself (a config to remove unwanted apps/files). Instructions present in config file.
  • Push nikgapps.config and debloater.config to /sdcard/NikGapps by default with so you can just go to the folder and edit the config file.
  • improved the (aborts the installation when installation is faulty without impacting the system).
  • Latest version of Google apps (14th Oct)

12 Sep 2019
  • Support Priv-app Whitelist (Fixed boot loop on Roms like Omni)
  • Separated the Addon.d script for individual packages (Fixed override issue)
  • Introducing nikgapps.config (control the installation as you need now)
  • Revamped the NikGapps implementation method
  • Reduced the zip size (implemented compression - core - 66.2 mb only)
  • Moved the packages to single zip (configuration will allow you to control the installation)
  • Beautified the and restoring process now shows the progress
  • Latest Google Apps (12th Sept)

17 Aug 2019
  • Remove Aosp Apps now removes gallery also
  • Added Remove - Digital Wellbeing zip to debloat Digital Wellbeing
  • Updated all the Addon apps to latest version
  • Added MixPlorer and Google Play Music Addon
  • Introducing NikGapps Go Addon (Lite package including Go apps)
  • Fixed FCs with CrDroid Rom
  • Latest Google Apps (17th Aug)

04 Aug 2019
  • A lot of Addons added
  • Script changes to keep aosp dialer as it is for those who prefer call recording. (added a separate zip to delete aosp dialer, can be found in Addon Packages)
  • Updated lawnchair to latest version
  • Added Google Markup in Omni Package
  • Latest Google Apps (4th Aug)

22 Jul 2019
  • Removed Chrome from stock
  • Removed web view stub
  • Removed Dialer app by default in stock (no more duplicates now)
  • Introduced 4 new packages "core", "omni", "full", "aroma"
  • Updated Google Apps (22nd July)

11 Jul 2019
  • Added Lawnchair
  • Added Google Drive
  • Added Google Maps
  • Removed duplicate apps (except Dialer app)
  • Removed Google Assistant
  • Removed Google Chrome Beta
  • Removed Aosp keyboard
  • included Google stable (beta had theming issues)
  • Updated gcam from PE rom (
  • Latest Google Apps (11th July)

02 Jul 2019
  • Changed the base from PE to Opengapps (fixes crashes on few roms and requires clean flash)
  • Fixed duplicate Calendar appearing
  • Added Google webviewstub
  • Added modded Pixel Launcher
  • Removed gcam from stock and basic package to make it generic for all arm64 devices
  • Latest Google Apps (2nd July)

25 Jun 2019
  • Fixed FC with Face Unlock
  • Added Google Sounds
  • Added Pixel Launcher
  • Updated YouTube Vanced to latest
  • Updated Google Camera to latest
  • Latest Google Apps (25th June)

12 May 2019
  • Added Google Markup
  • Fixed Google Backup and Restore issues
  • Fixed device not compatible message appearing while opening Google Dialer app
  • Updated to latest Google Camera (with Time Lapse feature)
  • Updated to latest version of Google Apps (12th May)

27 Apr 2019
  • Signed the build with my key (just like opengapps)
  • Updated PlayGround
  • Updated Google Camera to (from PixelExperience Rom)
  • Updated to latest version of Google Apps (27th April)

15 Apr 2019
  • Fixed Setup Wizard FC (tested on Havoc, CrDroid, RR, AOSIP, Los 16. Let me know if you face issues with any other rom)
  • Updated to latest version of Google Apps (15th April)

07 Apr 2019
  • Added Setup Wizard in stock gapps for those who wants to restore their backup from google backup.
  • Added ARCore and PlayGround in stock gapps with supported GCam (same as pixel experience rom)
  • Updated to latest version of Google Apps (7th April)

30 March 2019
  • Updated to latest version of Google Apps (30th March)
  • Included Digital Wellbeing in basic version of NikGapps
  • Introduced NikGapps Stock (Google Apps Package which replaces stock aosp apps with Google Apps. More details in OP)