- October 13, 2019 at 4:51 PM #99767
Couple of working mods of Pixel camera or well known as Google Camera for Redmi Note 8 Pro is now available to download. Yes, despite having a Mediatek chipset on the phone, it’s true that the Google camera APK for Redmi Note 8 Pro is available and it works almost flawless.
For now there are two versions of working GCam available for Redmi Note 8 pro, a 5.1 and a 6.1. The 6.1 Google camera provides night sight and also allows to switch between different camera sensors and seems to be more versatile.
The 5.1.018 GCam was ported by BSG and the 6.1.021 GCam is by Arnova8G2. Never mind to try other Arnova8G2 Google Camera build from the huge list, if few features do not work on this build!
Status of this Redmi Note 8 Pro Google Camera APK:WHAT’S WORKING:
– Camera sensor switching (on 6.1.021)
– Front camera
– Video recording (on 5.1.018)
– Everything is working on 5.1.018 Google CameraKNOWN ISSUES ON GCAM 6.1.021:
– Video recording crashes
– Motion photos crashes
– Portrait mode
– Night sight mode
– Slow motion
Download Google Camera for Redmi Note 8 Pro:
Don’t bother about Camera2 API, as it is enabled by default on devices shipped with Android Oreo or later.
How to Install Google Camera on Redmi Note 8 Pro?
- Download the GCam apk for Redmi Note 8 Pro from the above download link
- To install apps from a third party app other than Play Store you need to enable app install from Unknown Sources on your Android device.
For Android Oreo or Pie version, enable Install Unknown Apps from the app from which you are going to install the Google Camera APK.
For example: if you have downloaded the Google Camera apk file on Google chrome or firefox browser on your phone.
Or you have downloaded and copied the apk file to the file browser and you want to install it from there.
Go to Settings > Apps & notifications > Open the app (Chrome, Firefox or file manager app etc) > Install unknown apps and enable Allow from this source
See the below screenshots that enables to install unknown apps on Oreo for Chrome app (you need to enable on the app from where you want to install the apk):
- Once enabled, click on the app to install.
- Go to App settings and Clear data.
- Start the Google camera app and enjoy ultimate mobile photography on Redmi Note 8 Pro.
To find GCam for other devices, here is a huge list of Google Camera APK download page.
Well, as always, this is just a port of Google Camera APK and not the actual stock Google Camera, so you can always expect that all of the features might not be available or just broken! Also, it is possible that this is not the only Google camera mod that works on Redmi Note 8 Pro; there could be other GCam mods out there that may just work fine on the phone.
That’s all for the Redmi Note 8 Pro’s Google camera. Stay tuned to this article for more updates on getting a stable or other latest updates of GCam for Redmi Note 8 Pro.
New features are keep on coming on the Google Camera app and hence there could be many versions of these ported apps for Redmi Note 8 Pro. Below forum will have all GCam apk updates for the Redmi Note 8 Pro.Stay tuned or Subscribe to the Redmi Note 8 Pro forum For other Google Camera, Custom ROMs and all other device specific topics.
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