Nokia is working day in and day out for its revival. Earlier this year Nokia launched three different smartphones. Now the company is all set to launch the flagship smartphone; Nokia 8. From the current Nokia’s Android lineup, Nokia 6 is a very popular phone. Apart from the International version there is a Chinese version of Nokia 6 as well. The company launched it specifically for the Chinese. However, the Chinese version does not come with Google Play Store. For your information, if you own the Chinese market variant then you can still install Google Play Store on Nokia 6 quite easily.
How to Install Google Play Store on Nokia 6?
The Chinese government has banned the use of services like Google, Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. China has its own search engine Baidu, and it is quite popular among the Chinese all over the world. There are different methods to install Google Play Store on Nokia 6. However, you will not be able to download and use applications like Facebook, Twitter and Instagram on your Nokia 6 because these services are banned by the government.
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Before we proceed and install Google Play Store on Nokia 6, there are few things we should know. Google Play Store runs along with the Google Play Services. So, if we do not have Google Play Services, then we will not be able to run Play Store on Nokia 6. So, we will cover everything in detail. We will make sure that once you have Play Store on Nokia 6 with Chinese, you can use it without any issues.
Pre-requisites to Install Google Play Store on Chinese Nokia 6:
There are few pre-requisites for this method.
- Download Google Play Services from here.
- Download Google Play Store from here.
- You can Download Google Play Services Framework from here.
Now you are good to go.
Guide to Install Google Play Store on Nokia 6:
Our step by step guide will guide you to install Google Play Store on Nokia 6 Chinese variant. Before we proceed you have to make sure that you allow installation from unknown sources. If you does not allow, then we will not be able to install the Play Store.
- Go to Settings -> Security and allow installation of application from sources other than Play Store.
- Download Google Play Store, Google play services and Google Services framework from the links we mentioned in the pre-requisite section.
- Install Google Services Framework and Google Play Services.
- Now install Google Play Store.
- Open Google Play Store and login using your Gmail account.
Now you are all set to use Google Play Store on Nokia 6 Chinese variant. You can download any application from the store and use it on your phone. However, as mentioned earlier, you will not be able to use the applications officially banned in China.
If in case your Google applications are not working properly then I would suggest you to clear cache partition. We have already covered this topic in detail.
However, if you are still not able to use Google Play Store on your Nokia 6, then we recommend you to flash a custom ROM. We will soon cover a detailed tutorial on how to install custom ROM on Nokia 6.
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