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SUMMARY OF RECENT CHANGES



SEPTEMBER 01, 2014 - 20140901
  • YouTube updated to v5.9.4.9 [Stock/Full/Mini]
  • Maps updated to v8.3.1 (#803010824) [Stock/Full/Mini]
  • Google News & Weather updated to v2.0 (1385697) [Stock/Full]
  • Google News & Weather has been removed from the Mini and Micro Modular GApps packages as it is now available in the Play Store. [Mini/Micro]
  • Chrome Beta updated to v37.0.2062.117 [Chrome Beta Addon]
  • Updated GApps Remover - A utility for advanced users who wish to modify/remove GApps from their device or GApps package. SEE HERE for Complete Details


AUGUST 25, 2014 - 20140825
  • Chrome Beta updated to v37.0.2062.94 [Chrome Beta Addon]


AUGUST 18, 2014 - 20140818
  • Google Search updated to v3.6.14.1337016.arm [Stock/Full/Mini/Micro]
  • Google Drive updated to v2.0.222.51 [Stock/Full]
  • YouTube updated to v5.9.3.8 [Stock/Full/Mini]
  • Chrome Beta updated to v37.0.2062.76 [Chrome Beta Addon]
  • Chrome Browser updated to v36.0.1985.135 [Stock/Full/Chrome Addon]
  • Although Google+ has been updated to v4.5.0.72928916, it is not included in this update due to library incompatibilities with Maps. (Hopefully, Google will fix this in a future update of Maps or G+)
    - Google+ update will work fine if you update from the Play Store
  • Updated GApps Remover


AUGUST 11, 2014 - 20140811


AUGUST 04, 2014 - 20140804
  • Google Now Launcher updated to v1.1.0.1167994 [Stock/Full/Mini/Micro]
  • Chrome Beta updated to v37.0.2062.55 [Chrome Beta Addon]
  • addon.d Backup and Restore scripts will now backup and restore to/from /sdcard if /tmp does not have sufficient space available - Thanks @osm0sis for the script work! [Stock/Full/Mini/Micro]
    - This should help users with limited memory devices who may have had issues in the past with the backup/restore process
  • Updated GApps Remover


JULY 29, 2014 - 20140729
  • Google Play services updated to v5.0.89 (1307510-03x) [Play Services/Games Updater]
  • Updated Google Play services v5.0.89 (1307510-030) as the default Google Play Service in all GApps packges [Stock/Full/Mini/Micro]
    - This should help users who are NOT using PlayServices/Games Updater with FC's on clean installs
    - You will still receive a silent update (from Google) to the proper version for your device (if needed)
    - Use of the PlayServices/Games Updater is still HIGHLY recommended with all GApps installs - especially a Clean install
  • Chrome Browser updated to v36.0.1985.131 [Stock/Full/Chrome Addon]
  • Chrome Beta Addon updated to remove latest version of Chrome Browser [Chrome Beta Addon]
  • Updated GApps Remover


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JULY 25, 2014 - 20140725


JULY 23, 2014 - 20140723
  • Google Play Store updated to v4.9.13 [Stock/Full/Mini/Micro]
  • Reverted addon.d Backup and Restore script changes made in July 20 build until they can be tested more fully [Stock/Full/Mini/Micro]
  • Added Google Play services v5.0.84 (1259630-030) as the default Google Play Service in all GApps packges [Stock/Full/Mini/Micro]
  • Updated GApps Remover


JULY 20, 2014 - 20140720
  • Maps updated to v8.2.0 (#802003424) [Stock/Full/Mini]
  • Google Wallet updated to v2.0-R172-v18-RELEASE [Stock/Full]
  • Chrome Browser updated to v36.0.1985.128 [Stock/Full/Chrome Addon]
  • Google Camera will no longer be installed on OnePlus One and Oppo Find7 devices [Stock/GoogleCamera Addon]
    - According to PA Developers, camera will not function if installed in System Partition on these devices
  • addon.d Backup and Restore scripts will now backup and restore to/from /sdcard if /tmp does not have sufficient space available - Thanks @osm0sis for the script work! [Stock/Full/Mini/Micro]
  • Added Google Play Games v2.0.11 (1269547-030) to PlayServices/Games Updater and applied script updates from @JustArchi and @osm0sis for system size detection [Play Services/Games Updater]
    - Using this Addon is highly recommended for all GApps installs - especially a Clean install
  • Updated GApps Remover


JULY 16, 2014 - 20140716
  • Google Camera updated to v2.3.019 (1271679-30) [Stock/GoogleCamera Addon]
  • Gmail updated to v4.9 (1271612) [Stock/Full/Mini/Micro]
  • Google Keyboard updated to v3.1.19633.1257820 [Stock/GoogleKeyboard Addon]
  • Google Play Store updated to v4.8.22 [Stock/Full/Mini/Micro]
  • Updated PlayServices/Games Updater - A utility to update Google Play services and Google Play Games (if installed) to the latest and PROPER version for your device. [Play Services/Games Updater]
  • Updated GApps Remover
  • NOTE: If you are using CWM version 6.0.4.7 it is highly recommended to update to a newer version or a different recovery. Version 6.0.4.7 (ONLY) is NOT compatible with PlayServices/Games Updater and will also NOT be compatible with upcoming versions of PA GApps.


JULY 08, 2014 - 20140708
  • Google Search updated to v3.5.16.1262550.arm [Stock/Full/Mini/Micro]
  • Google Play Music updated to v5.6.1609P.1258283 [Stock/Full]
  • Google Keep updated to v2.3.02 [Stock/Full]
  • Added CMHome, CustomLauncher3, and LiquidLauncher to the list of launchers removed in Google Stock GApps (and optionally in Modular GApps and GApps Remover) [Stock/Full/Mini/Micro/GApps Remover]
  • Updated GApps Remover


JULY 02, 2014 - 20140702


JUNE 29, 2014 - 20140629
  • YouTube updated to v5.7.41 [Stock/Full/Mini]
  • Google Drive updated to v2.0.222.39 [Stock/Full]
  • Google Search updated to v3.5.14.1234234.arm [Stock/Full/Mini/Micro]
  • Maps updated to v8.1.1 (#801010124) [Stock/Full/Mini]
  • Google Bookmarks Sync updated to v4.4-927798 [Full/Mini/Micro]
  • Improved feedback to user in case of failed install - Thanks @bigsupersquid for the suggestion and code. [Stock/Full/Mini/Micro]
  • Updated PlayServices/Games Updater - A utility to update Google Play services and Google Play Games (if installed) to the latest and PROPER version for your device. [Play Services/Games Updater]
  • Updated GApps Remover
  • Chrome Beta updated to v36.0.1985.94 [Chrome Beta Addon]
  • NOTE: This will be the final update that includes Android 4.4.3 GApps packages [Stock/Full/Mini/Micro/Addons]


JUNE 20, 2014 - 20140620
  • Updated Core Base¹ to Android 4.4.4 (KTU84P) from Google Nexus 5 Factory Image [ALL 4.4.4 Packages and Addons]
  • Introduced Google Email Addon Module based on Google Email v6.3-1218562 and Exchange Services v6.2-1227136 (from Android 4.4.4 factory images) [GoogleEmail Addon]
  • Google+ updated to v4.4.3.69327528 [Stock/Full/Mini]
  • Google Drive updated to v1.3.222.29 [Stock/Full]
  • Google Play Movies & TV updated to v3.2.25 [Stock/Full]
  • Hangouts updated to v2.1.311 (1231142-30) [Stock/Full/Mini]
  • Chrome Beta updated to v36.0.1985.81 [Chrome Beta Addon]
  • Fixed derp in addon.d backup scripts that MAY have prevented GApps from properly restoring after a ROM update - SEE HERE for details. [Stock/Full/Mini/Micro]
  • Updated GApps Remover


JUNE 15, 2014 - 20140615


JUNE 08, 2014 - 20140608
  • Hangouts updated to v2.1.224 (1212213-30) [Stock/Full/Mini]
  • Google+ updated to v4.4.1.68642489 [Stock/Full/Mini]
  • YouTube updated to v5.7.36 [Stock/Full/Mini]
  • Chrome Browser updated to v35.0.1916.141 [Stock/Full/Chrome Addon]
  • Chrome Beta updated to v36.0.1985.49 [Chrome Beta Addon]
  • Application updates from 20140603 added to 4.4.2 GApps packages. NOTE: This will be the final update that includes Android 4.4.2 GApps packages [Stock/Full/Mini/Micro]
  • Updated GApps Remover


JUNE 03, 2014 - 20140603
  • Updated Core Base¹ to Android 4.4.3 from Google Nexus 5 Factory Image [ALL 4.4.3 Packages and Addons]
  • Installing 4.4.3 GApps on a 4.4.2 ROM may cause problems - INSTALL AT YOUR OWN RISK [ALL 4.4.3 Packages and Addons]
  • Google Play Store updated to v4.8.20 [Stock/Full/Mini/Micro]
  • Maps updated to v8.1.0 (with xxhdpi resources) [Stock/Full/Mini]
  • No longer adds duplicate 'Browser' to .gapps-stock while bypassing Chrome Installation [Stock Only]
  • Updated GApps Remover


MAY 31, 2014 - 20140531


MAY 24, 2014 - 20140524
  • Google+ updated to v4.4.0.67714770 [Stock/Full/Mini]
  • Chrome Browser updated to v35.0.1916.122 [Stock/Full/Chrome Browser Addon]
  • Gmail updated to v4.8 (1167183) [Stock/Full/Mini/Micro]
  • Chrome Beta updated to v35.0.1916.122 [Chrome Beta Addon]
  • Modified addon.d script in Chrome Beta Addon to support stock/AOSP browser removal for users of Google Stock and Full Modular GApps [Chrome Beta Addon]
  • Added PAC-MAN ROM's renamed Launcher to list of launchers when replacing stock/AOSP launchers [Stock/Full/Mini/Micro]
  • Introduced GApps Remover - A utility for advanced users who wish to modify/remove GApps from their device or GApps package. CLICK HERE for Complete Details


MAY 17, 2014 - 20140517a
  • Google Now Launcher updated to v1.0.16.1154249 (overlooked in 0513 and 0517 Mini and Micro packages) [Mini/Micro]


MAY 17, 2014 - 20140517
  • Google Play Store updated to v4.8.19 [Stock/Full/Mini/Micro]
  • Google Play Newsstand updated to v3.2.1 [Stock/Full]
  • Introduced Chrome Beta Addon Module - will replace GApps (system) version of Chrome Browser


MAY 13, 2014 - 20140513
  • Google Now Launcher updated to v1.0.16.1154249 [Stock/Full/Mini/Micro]
  • Google Wallet updated to v2.0-R163-v18-RELEASE [Stock/Full]
  • HDR support files from the Nexus 5 factory image have been added to all GApps packages. This may help users who prefer to install Google Camera from the Play Store [Stock/Full/Mini/Micro]
  • Added further PicoTTS removal support to addon.d scripts (overlooked in previous updates) [Stock/Full/Mini/Micro]


MAY 10, 2014 - 20140510
  • Google Camera updated to v2.1.043 (1161434-30) [Stock/Google Camera Addon]
  • Maps updated to v8.0.0 [Stock/Full/Mini]
  • Cloud Print updated to v0.9.10 [Stock/Full]
  • YouTube updated to v5.6.36 [Stock/Full/Mini]
  • Google Wallet updated to v2.0-R163-v17-RELEASE [Stock/Full]
  • Google Drive updated to v1.3.144.25 [Stock/Full]
  • Hangouts updated to v2.1.100 (1151589-30) [Stock/Full/Mini]
  • Added PicoTTS removal support to addon.d scripts (overlooked in previous update) [Stock/Full/Mini/Micro]


MAY 03, 2014 - 20140503
  • Google Search updated to v3.4.16.1149292.arm [Stock/Full/Mini/Micro]
  • Google Play Music updated to v5.5.1511O.1148372 [Stock/Full]
  • Google Keep updated to v2.2.11 [Stock/Full]
  • NOTE: Although Google Play Games was updated to v1.6.07, the update will not be included due to Google making the update device specific (see FAQ #7 for more details).
  • Stock/AOSP Pico TTS will now be removed by default in Google Stock GApps. (Google TTS is vastly superior). Thanks @PedroM.CostaAndrade for the suggestion. [Stock ONLY]
  • Added a new optional advanced feature for Google Stock GApps that will prevent the installer from removing the Stock/AOSP Pico TTS [Stock ONLY]
    To use this feature, see Advanced Features & Options #2
  • Added a new Advanced Feature for Modular GApps packages that will allow you to optionally remove the Stock/AOSP Pico TTS [Full/Mini/Micro]
    To use this feature see the Advanced Features & Options for the particular GApps package
  • Removed iWnn Emoji Keyboard from Google Keyboard Addon Module
  • Created separate Emoji Keyboard Addon Module - can be used with Google Stock GApps as well as Modular GApps packages
  • iWnn Emoji Keyboard updated to v2.2.6-Google-T-09A [Emoji Addon]
  • Cleaned up Core sharable libraries [Stock/Full/Mini/Micro]


APRIL 26, 2014 - 20140426a
  • Reverted System Partition parsing script due to incompatibilities with certain devices [Stock/Full/Mini/Micro]


APRIL 26, 2014 - 20140426
  • Hangouts updated to v2.1.076 (1133037-30) [Stock/Full/Mini]
  • YouTube updated to v5.6.35.apk [Stock/Full/Mini]
  • Added a new Advanced Feature to bypass the installation of Google Camera on Google Stock GApps. [Stock ONLY]
    To use this feature, place a file in /sdcard/ called '.forcenocamera '. Doing so will prevent the installation of Google Camera and will also keep your existing stock/AOSP camera.
  • Updated System Partition parsing script. Thanks @crazycaveman for the suggestion [Stock/Full/Mini/Micro]
  • Made further keyboard library updates to help with ongoing keyboard issues [Full/Mini/Micro]


APRIL 21, 2014 - 20140421
  • YouTube updated to v5.6.32 [Stock/Full/Mini]
  • Google Calendar updated to v201404014 [Stock/Full/Mini/Micro]


APRIL 17, 2014 - 20140417
  • Google Camera added and will be installed on all devices (replaces Stock/AOSP camera) [Stock/GoogleCamera Addon]
  • Google Gallery is installed by default on all supported 4.4.2 Nexus devices (same as prior versions) [Stock ONLY]
  • Previous '.forcephotosphere ' and '.forcenophotosphere ' Advanced Options have been renamed to '.forcegallery ' and '.forcenogallery ' and now only impact the installation of Google Gallery [Stock ONLY]
  • Introduced new GoogleCamera Addon that will install the Google Camera on any device (Replaces former Photosphere Addon)
  • YouTube updated to v5.6.31 [Stock/Full/Mini]
  • Google Calendar updated to v201404011 [Stock/Full/Mini/Micro]
  • Fixed addon.d backup scripts to properly support .gapps-modular' advanced feature introduced in last update. Thanks to @hlxanthus for the report. [Full/Mini/Micro]


APRIL 12, 2014 - 20140412
  • Google Keyboard updated to v3.0.19423.1102675a [Stock/Keyboard Addon]
  • Cloud Print updated to v0.9.8 [Stock/Full]
  • Google Play Newsstand updated to v3.2.0 (AGAIN) [Stock/Full]
  • Added a new Advanced Feature for Modular GApps packages that will allow you to optionally remove the Stock/AOSP Launcher, Browser, or MMS app if you choose.
    To use this feature, place a file in /sdcard/ called '.gapps-modular '.
    Inside the file, type the name of the Stock/AOSP app(s) you wish to remove during installation. Valid options are:
    launcher (to remove Stock/AOSP Launcher) [Full, Mini, and Micro]
    mms (to remove Stock/AOSP MMS App) [Full and Mini ONLY]
    browser (to remove Stock/AOSP Browser) [Full ONLY]
  • Fixed a system partition space calculation error in Google Stock GApps (ONLY) that may have allowed previous versions to install when it should have failed. This problem would only potentially have affected Galaxy Nexus users or users who were close to running out of space using the Google Stock package. [Stock]
  • Script now removes 'rogue' keyboard app found in some ROM's (thanks to @alexcheveau for the report) [Stock/Keyboard Addon]


APRIL 05, 2014 - 20140405
  • Chrome Browser updated to v34.0.1847.114
  • Google Play Newsstand updated to v3.2.0
  • Google Keep updated to v2.2.08
  • Google Play Movies & TV updated to v3.1.22
  • Google Keyboard[/URL]: Final attempt to fix v3.0.19373.1072412a FC's with fussy ROM's (Sharable libraries left intact inside apk)


MARCH 29, 2014 - 20140329
  • Chrome Browser updated to v33.0.1750.170
  • Google Wallet updated to v2.0-R155-v15-RELEASE


MARCH 24, 2014 - 20140324
  • Google Keyboard updated to v3.0.19373.1072412a: NOTE: If you experience high battery drain or FC's after updating - try clearing data and cache for Google Keyboard - This is NOT a GApps issue.


MARCH 21, 2014 - 20140321a
  • Google+ updated to v4.3.1.63038142
  • Google Text-to-Speech updated to v3.0.11.1070024


MARCH 18, 2014 - 20140318
  • Chrome Browser updated to v33.0.1750.166
  • Google Play Movies & TV updated to v3.0.29


MARCH 16, 2014 - 20140316
  • Google Play Store updated to v4.6.17
  • In cases where Chrome Browser is not installed due to space limitations on device, Google Stock GApps will add 'Browser' to an existing '/sdcard/.gapps-stock' - or create the file if it doesn't exist - to prevent the removal of the Stock/AOSP browser during the addon.d restore process
  • Fixed Chrome Browser addon.d script in Full Modular GApps to never remove Stock/AOSP browser


MARCH 14, 2014 - 20140314
  • Google Search updated to v3.3.11.1069658.arm
  • Maps updated to v7.7.0
  • YouTube updated to v5.5.27
  • Google Play Movies & TV updated to v3.0.28
  • Google Wallet updated to v2.0-R155-v14-RELEASE
  • Google Stock GApps and Full Modular GApps will now bypass the installation of Chrome Browser on devices where it's removal would allow the installation to complete instead of failing due to insufficient system partition space available. This should prove especially useful to Galaxy Nexus users.
  • Going forward the GApps installer will copy pa_gapps.log to /sdcard/ instead of the previously named pa_gapps.txt


MARCH 07, 2014 - 20140307
  • Google Play Music updated to v5.4.1413N.1048534
  • Google Text-to-Speech Engine updated to v3.0.10.1047791
  • NOTE: Although Google Play Games was updated to v1.5.08, the update will not be included due to Google making the update device specific (see FAQ for more details).


MARCH 01, 2014 - 20140301
  • Google+ updated to v4.3.0.62241793
  • Chrome Browser updated to v33.0.1750.136



Click Link for: Updates_Prior_to_2014-03-01.txt

¹ Core Base includes core Google system base as well as FaceUnlock and the News & Weather Widget.