• September 2019
 

How to Download and Install GCam for Samsung Galaxy Note 10/10+

 
 

This post was last updated on September 9th, 2019 at 06:32 pm

The South Korean smartphone giant, Samsung recently launched their latest Note flagship devices, the Galaxy Note 10 and the Note 10+ globally. Both the device offer similar specs but differ in their dimensions and the standard variant i.e. the Galaxy Note 10 misses one camera. There are some other differences as well between both the devices. However, we all are aware of the Google Camera Port for the Gcam that brings in Google’s high-performance software image processing for the other smartphone OEMs. In this post, we bring to you a guide on how to download and install GCam for Samsung Galaxy Note 10/10+. Note that the Google Camera Ports in this post, will work only with the Snapdragon variants of the Galaxy Note 10/10+.

The Note10 series was one of the most widely anticipated smartphones from Samsung and at last, it is officially launched. Sure, the Note series smartphones are expected to pack the most powerful and high-end specs along with the almighty, S-Pen, it definitely ticks that box out. You get a lot of features as well as the best available specs that you can get on any smartphone. For anything that great, you need to pay a huge amount of money and these devices have kept the premium price tag. The stock camera on the Galaxy Note 10/10+ is also very efficient and produces brilliant images but, the Pixel 3/3XL camera is still the best smartphone camera to ever exist, period. So this GCam mod brings in the software processing capabilities to the Samsung Galaxy Note 10/10+ and enhances the image taking the performance of the device.

So, without any further ado, let us get straight into the article itself;

Google Camera Port or GCam – Features

You might have now become very familiar with the Google camera ports, that are making rounds on the internet of every tech or mobile blogs. These camera ports can be sideloaded on your smartphone and can give you the best image processing capabilities like the one you have seen on the Google Pixel devices. Moreover, most of the times the results are better than that of the stock camera. You are definitely going to get blown away with the features and the image quality that this Google Camera Port or the GCam provides you from your smartphone.

Features

  • HDR+
  • Night Sight
  • Super Resolution Zoom
  • Top Shot
  • Portrait mode (front and rear)
  • Google Lens
  • AR Stickers
  • Image Stabilization
  • RAW Image Files
  • Slow Motion

Besides, as mentioned earlier, all these features offer great output than any other camera app due to Google’s powerful software processing.

You can check out the other Google Camera Port related posts from our websites by clicking the below link;

Google Camera APK Download For all Android Devices

What is Google Camera Port APK?

Google Camera Port use the software processing capabilities of the smartphone to the next level and help you produce better image and photos that your stock camera app cannot produce. Moreover, let me bring this to the table that at least 8 out of 10 times or 9 out of 10 times I have seen the images produced by the GCam Port is better than the images produced by the Stock Camera of the mobile phone. And trust me on this, because I have tested almost all the major smartphones including the new ones. One interesting fact is that I also have lost track of when did I use the Stock Camera on my smartphone since the time I have ported the GCam app for my smartphone.

Now, this is the specialty of Google Camera port APK. Moreover, with the GCam port, you will experience stable performance. Yes, there might be some bugs and glitches you might face from the app but, with updates that are tweaked. Your device does not need to have a dual or triple camera lens for taking clear and crisp images or videos. Even if you have a single and lower pixels camera lens, the Google Camera will do the rest.

Moreover, it does not matter if your device has a single lens or a dual or even triple-camera set-up. The GCam is bound to produce great results and will definitely, 90% of the times, produce better images than your stock camera.

Download GCam for Samsung Galaxy Note 10/10+

Below is the download link to two of the working GCam or Google camera ports for the Samsung Galaxy Note 10/10+ smartphones. You can use either of the two below Google Camera ports on your device.

Steps to Install GCam for Samsung Galaxy Note 10/10+: Version 1

  1. Download the GCam APK version 1 from the download section above carrying the version number 6.3.017.253834016 (arm64-v8a) (nodpi) (Android 9.0+).
  2. Once you have downloaded the APK, install it like you would install any other third party APK on your device.
  3. Make sure that the Unknown Sources options are enabled on your device. If not then, once you tap on the APK for installation, it will ask you whether you want to install the APK from this source or not. Tap on OK.
  4. Let the installation to complete,
  5. That’s it! you have successfully installed the Google Camera port for the Samsung Galaxy Note 10/10+.

Make sure that you follow the below recommendation and tweaks for the GCam version 1 for better performance.

Recommended Settings for GCam version 1

  • Tap on the More option.
  • Now, open Camera Settings>>BSG MOD Settings>>Input Model>>Change Interface Style – Pixel 2.
  • Select ConfigurationsPIXEL2018 ZSLR HDR+
  • Now, go back and select Enable Google Photos.
  • Disable Zoom
  • Now, under the Portrait mode, select and enable HDR+
  • Open Saturation and set Highlight Saturation to 1.8 and Shadow Saturation to 2.4 (for rear camera)
  • Once everything is done, restart the application.

Steps to Install GCam for Samsung Galaxy Note 10/10+: Version 2

Install in the same way as mentioned for the Version 1 GCam APK. Make sure that you follow the below recommendation and tweaks for the GCam version 2 for better performance.

Recommended Settings for GCam version 2

  • Tap on the More option.
  • Now, open Camera Settings>>BSG MOD Settings.
  • Open Saturation and set Highlight Saturation to 1.9 and Shadow Saturation to 2.0 (for rear camera)
  • Now, under the Portrait mode, select and enable HDR+
  • Go back to the Camera settings>>Advanced Option and Enable the HDR+ Control option.
  • Once everything is done, restart the application.

So, there you have it from my side in this post. Hope you have successfully installed the Google Camera Port APK for the Samsung Galaxy Note 10/10+. Note that these version of the GCam or the Google Camera Port are only for the Snapdragon variants of the device and will not work on the Exynos versions. Also do note that you can go ahead with the Version 2 of the GCam APK only if you the Version 1 of the APK does not work correctly. Please let us know in the comments section below if you have faced any issues while following the above-mentioned steps. And also, don’t forget to report if you come across any link failure as well. Until the next post…Cheers!

 

About the Author

A Six Sigma and Google Certified Digital Marketer, who has a year of experience as an Analyst for a Top MNC. A technology and automobile enthusiast who likes to write, play guitar, travel, ride his bike, and relax. Entrepreneur and Blogger.

   
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