The Honor V40 5G and the Honor View 40 are both the same phone and also now a flagship device from Honor. They both feature an impressive camera setup that consists of 50 MP + 2 MP + 2 MP and a dual front camera of 16 MP.
The Honor V40 5G also has a powerful chipset and a 4000 mAh battery. The phone comes with an under-display fingerprint for security. Well, despite all these goodies, the Honor V40 fails to feature Google Play Store. This is no longer big news since the trade war is still going on.
The lack of Google Play Store is what makes many people hate the phone. If you are a big fan of Huawei, you don’t have any reason to hate the Phones because you can still do without the Google Play Service on your phone.
Yes, Huawei has made it so easy to download apps and games on the Honor V40 and View40 phones using the App Gallery. With that app, you can install other apps on your Honor V40 without visiting Google Play Store.
We know that there are other apps that are missing on the Huawei AppGallery and they include Whatsapp, Facebook, Google Chrome, Youtube, Instagram, and many more.
Well, if you really need those apps, then you can either download their APK files of better still use the methods below to get back to Google Play Store on your Honor V40 phone.
Install Google Play Store on Honor V40 5G Via GSM Installer
Step 1: Go to the Honor V40 5G app drawer.
Step 2: Open the Setting App.
Step 3: Select “Advanced Settings”.
Step 4: Tap on Security, then tap on “Enable Installation from Unknown Sources”.
Step 5: Here you will need to download and install GSM installer HERE.
Step 6: After that, download the Google Play Store APK file from HERE.
Step 7: Install the Google Play Store APK on your Honor V40 5G phone and then log in and enjoy downloading apps from Google Playstore.
Install Google Play Store on Honor View 40 Via Google Installer
Step 2: Enable Unknown Sources from Huawei settings.
Step 3: Now locate the APK files you just downloaded and install them by following the on-screen instructions.
Step 4: After that, you will have to install the Google Services Framework device.
Step 5: Just tap the Red Button and accept the terms and give all the permissions.
Step 6: You can now find Google Playstore and install it.
Step 7: Preferably install the Google Play Services before installing the Google Playstore.
Install Google Play Store or GMS on Huawei V40 Via Google services framework
Another working method to get Google Play Service on the Honor V40 5G is through the Google Services framework.
Step 1: Download Huawei HiSuite on your PC.
Step 2: Download the Lazy App and Google Apps from here.
Step 3: As you can see, you need a PC to run through the process.
Step 4: After installing those Apps on Step 1 and 2, connect your Huawei phone to your PC via USB cable and set it to File Transfer Mode.
Step 5: After that, moved over to Settings and search for HDB.
Step 6: Now select Allow HiSuite to use the HDB option.
Step 7: Wait for some time while your device connects to the PC via the HiSuite.
Step 8: As soon as it’s connected, you should see the HiSuite screen appear on your PC.
Step 9: Now download and extract the LZPlay app on your PC. A password prompt will appear, just enter a12345678 as the password. Good, the LZPLAY installation has been completed.
Step 10: You can now move over to your Huawei device and using the file manager app, install the six Apps you downloaded from step 2 above.
Step 11: Ensure you install all the apps one by one and permits them.
Step 12: Once you are through with the installation, launch the LZPlay app on your device. Press Activate and ignore anything you see on the menu screen.
You can also use other different methods to install Google Play Store on your Honor V40 and the Honor View 40 5G phone. Well, if the method above does not work for you, then follow the same procedures on the Huawei Nova 8 series here.