The Huawei Mate X2 is the first foldable smartphone from Huawei and the smartphone does not come with Google Play Store. So in this post, we will be showing you how to install or download Google Play Store on the Huawei Mate X2 smartphone.
About Huawei Mate X2
The Huawei Mate X2 is a premium, device that has a foldable screen display size of 8.0 inches and a cover display size of 6.45 with an OLED touchscreen. It features a nice body and also has an impressive camera of 50 MP + 12 MP + 16 MP + 8 MP and a front camera of 16 MP.
The phone is powered by Kirin 9000 5G and it has inbuilt storage of 256GB 8GB RAM, 512GB 8GB RAM. It also has a nonremovable battery of 4500 mAh with fast charging technology. The 2-in-1 Android phone runs on Android 10 and just as mentioned above without Google Play Store.
Install Google Play Store on Huawei Mate X2 Via GSM Installer
Step 1: Go to the Huawei Mate X2 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 Huawei Mate X2 phone and then log in and enjoy downloading apps from Google Playstore.
Install Google Play Store on Huawei Mate X2 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 Mate X2 Via Google services framework
Another working method to get Google Play Service on the Huawei Mate X2 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.
That’s all. Use the comment box if this method did not work for you. Or better still, you can download any app you want on your Huawei Mate X2 using the Huawei App Gallery or online by downloading the APK and then installing it on your device.