I have a Chinese ZTE V955 phone.
This model appears in the list of the Google approved phones and seems to work extremely well.
The Android version is 4.0.4. Kernel version 3.0.21 –perf.
For some reason there are no Google apps on this telephone, which is extremely frustrating.
Also there is no way to add a Google user to “Accounts and sync”.
I understood there is a way of adding the Google Play store after rooting the phone.
After a lot of searching and trying, I have been able to root this telephone in an instant with ICS Root Unlocker 1.0.
I have Superuser and Total Commander can write to protected files.
I found a GoogleLoginService apk and a GoogleServicesFramework apk, which I installed.
After that I was able to add a Google account in accounts and Sync.
I was also able to install Google Talk and I can log in.
Then I installed several versions of the Google Play apk.
The application starts, loads some 48k data and the stops with the message “Unfortunately, Google Play Store has stopped”. Behind that message there is another message that probably asks for the user to accept or decline the Google conditions, but I cannot click because of the first message on top.
Some sites suggest to copy the vendor.apk to the system/app directory and install it after changing that file’s permissions. I did not try that because I’m a little scared of upsetting this directory.
Can anyone help me further ?
Can I flash the Gapps package without flashing a new Rom I don't seem to find one for this phone) ?
Do I need to edit the etc/hosts file ?
Thanks a lot.