How to install Open GApps on the Odroid N2


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This is a step by step guide on how to install the Open GApps on the Odroid N2 device and register the devices Google Play Services Framework ID with Google so that you can use Google Play Services on the device.

This guide assumes you have installed the Android 9 firmware with Video Kiosk as the only launcher from here and that you have installed the Android Debug Bridge (ADB) on your PC or Mac.

Do the following:

  1. Download ARM 9.0 Nano from https://opengapps.org/
  2. Rename the download to something simple, for example: oga.zip
  3. Power on the Odroid N2 and wait for Video Kiosk to open
  4. Allow ALL Video Kiosk Consent and Permissions requests
  5. Setup the network (typically WIFI) on the device
  6. Connect a USB cable to the OTG port
  7. On your PC or Mac open a shell or terminal and enter these commands:

    adb root
    adb push oga.zip /cache/recovery/oga.zip
    adb shell
    echo "--update_package=/cache/recovery/oga.zip" > /cache/recovery/command
    reboot recovery
    
  8. Wait for Video Kiosk to open
  9. Tap the button titled Account
  10. Tap Google
  11. Wait for Device is not play protect certified message to display
  12. From the shell or terminal, enter this command:

    adb reboot
    
  13. Wait for Video Kiosk to open
  14. Make a note of the Services ID displayed on the button to the right of the Services ID label
  15. Tap the button displaying the Services ID to open the Registration page at Google
  16. Login with the Google Account you will be using on the device
  17. Add the Services ID to register the device
  18. From the shell or terminal, enter this command:

    adb reboot
    
  19. Wait for Video Kiosk to open
  20. Tap the button titled Account
  21. Tap Google
  22. Enter the Account details for the Google Account that you will use on this device
  23. If you have already purchased a Video Kiosk license, tap the button titled Activate to activate the license on the device