How to install Google Play on ThinkPad Tablet

The Lenovo ThinkPad Tablet don’t allow users to use Google Play by default. However, we can do it by ourselves. This tutorial will tell you how to install Google Play on ThinkPad Tablet.

Get Root Authority

Fistly, you need to get the ROOT authority before you can install anything. You can follow this ThinkPad Tablet rooting tutorial.

Download Installer

Then you need to download Google Play Installer APK. You can get it here.

Install Google Play on ThinkPad Tablet by ADB

You should have ADB driver and yareftpt tool on your PC.

i. Connect your Tablet to PC. Enable USB debug mode.

ii. Unzip the file you downloaded. Copy all files to yareftpt root folder.

ii. Unzip the installer to yareftpt root folder.

iii. Press “Shift” and right click on the yareftpt folder. Select “Open Command window here”.

iv.  Input the following command

adb shell mount -o rw,remount -t ext2 /dev/block/mmcblk1p2 /system
adb push Vending.apk /system/app
adb push GoogleServicesFramework.apk /system/app
adb shell chmod 6755 /system/app/Vending.apk
adb shell chmod 6755 /system/app/GoogleServicesFramework.apk
adb reboot

Then press Enter and wait until it finished.

You will get the old Android Market added on your tablet. Then you can download the latest Google Play in Android market and install it.  Push Google Play is not allowed.


Restart Lenovo ThinkPad Tablet twice.

Go to Settings -> Account & sync. Login with your Google account. Then you are allowed to use Google’s services.