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[Guide] Getting Google Play Services working on Sailfish OS

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crazy cat

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Jan 17, 2007
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45
München
This is a tutorial how to get Play Servcices/Play Store working on your Jolla. Thanks to jollafin!!!

You need: Time, Jolla and Computer
TAKE BACKUP FROM /opt/alien/system
Enable Jolla Developer Mode and allow SSH-connection.
Download http://goo.im/gapps/gapps-jb-20121011-signed.zip and extract it.
Plug your Jolla with USB to computer in normal mode.
Copy system-folder from your extract files to Jolla.
Open SSH-connection to your phone and login.
Write “devel-su” and press enter. After that, write your password.
Write command: rsync -av –ignore-existing /home/nemo/system /opt/alien
Reboot phone
Install Google Play services to Jolla
Install Google Play Store to Jolla
Start Play Store and do updates.

Source
http://jollafin.blogspot.fi/2013/11/play-store-for-jolla.html
http://www.jollatides.com/2013/11/29/jolla-how-to-access-google-play/
 
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Reflexdarky

Senior Member
Jul 4, 2012
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This is a tutorial how to get Play Servcices/Play Store working on your Jolla. Thanks to jollafin!!!

You need: Time, Jolla and Computer
TAKE BACKUP FROM /opt/alien/system
Enable Jolla Developer Mode and allow SSH-connection.
Download http://goo.im/gapps/gapps-jb-20121011-signed.zip and extract it.
Plug your Jolla with USB to computer in normal mode.
Copy system-folder from your extract files to Jolla.
Open SSH-connection to your phone and login.
Write “devel-su” and press enter. After that, write your password.
Write command: rsync -av –ignore-existing /home/nemo/system /opt/alien
Reboot phone
Install Google Play services to Jolla
Install Google Play Store to Jolla
Start Play Store and do updates.

Source
http://jollafin.blogspot.fi/2013/11/play-store-for-jolla.html
http://www.jollatides.com/2013/11/29/jolla-how-to-access-google-play/


just done this on my jolla and it works a treat only thing is free apps work but paied ones dont cheers for the guide :good::good::good:
 

akira.pwr

Senior Member
Mar 21, 2010
1,008
110
Vicenza
Don't know why, but I have force close when try to open Play Store, I think to have done right all the steps, but for sure I've missed something...

EDIT: OK, solved, I've read wrong the procedure, now everything works, even gapps :)
 
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hank00123

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Nov 10, 2019
1
0
Doesnt worked for me.... sadly. I am using Sailfish OS 3 newest version should it still work with this ? Did i something wrong ?
 
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