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Installing GApps on Nokia X

Nokia X is an Android device released in 2014. People expected the device to be a flagship, for it officially marked Nokia's foray into the world of Android. However, the device is far from being flagship. It lags behind in both the hardware and software aspects. The 1 GHz processor, 512 MB RAM and 2 GB ROM cannot handle even low strain games and apps. To make things worse, the device ships with the Nokia X Platform, a modified version of Android, which does not come with GApps inbuilt. All this explains why the device did not sell well. Well, this doesn't necessarily mean that one has to use the device as it is. A root exploit has been discovered, custom recoveries and ROMs have been developed, and there is a special GApps package available for the device. Several websites mention that GApps can be installed by performing some complex operations using Root Explorer and a special GApps package created by someone called 'kashamalaga'. Of course, it may work [I haven…