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Having hassle downloading Google apps in your Huawei smartphone? That’s the reason

The conflict between the Chinese tech company and the US government could prevent you from using your favorite applications.

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30, 2020

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This article was translated from our Spanish edition using AI technologies. Errors can occur due to this process.

If you recently released a Huawei branded smartphone, you may have had a problem installing Google applications. The reason for the new "failure" would be the struggle the United States government is waging against the Chinese multinational.

Last September, Huawei announced that its devices would no longer have Google services by default. Despite the decision, there were ways to download the tech giant's apps, but now they're failing. In addition, it is possible that smartphones on which Google was already installed also cause difficulties.

A Reddit user reported problems downloading the company's apps on a Huawei device. Thanks to the methods developed over the past few months, the person had Google services on their computer. Even so, in one of the latest updates for Google applications, it was impossible to manually install the APKs.

The error that occurs is that the application is incompatible with the device's CPU, which has not been seen before on Huawei phones with Google services.

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According to the tech media in Gizchina, pressure from the US government has blocked Google's ability to install its applications on Huawei phones. The measure would also apply to teams that have Google services thanks to the "trick".

This is very bad news for users as they may not have access to these applications. All that remains is to wait until the conflict is resolved after the results of the US elections. Or find a way to "bypass" the system to install our favorite Google apps on every Huawei smartphone.

See also: Huawei presents its high-end Mate 40 devices

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