Download Google Camera 7.2 for Moto X4 – with 32x Zoom


This post was last updated on January 18th, 2020 at 05:10 pm

A working mod of Google Camera 7.2 or GCam for Moto X4 running on Android 10 or Android Pie is now available to download which is built by onFire. The key feature on this build of GCam 7.2 for Moto X4 includes 32x Zoom and Astrophotography mode.

Astrophotography feature was introduced in Google Camera 7, hence you get the same on this GCam 7.2 for Moto X4, in addition, you get other features such as HDR+, ZSL, Super Res Zoom, Night Sight, Slow motion, Time lapse etc.

Google Camera 7.2 for Moto X4 - with 32x Zoom

Android compatibility of Moto X4 GCam 7.2

Google Camera 7.2 is compatible with Android Pie and Android 10. Hence the same goes for this GCam 7.2 for Moto X4.

– Nothing

Camera2 API must be enabled on Moto X4 to install GCam. Visit the following link to verify and enable the same:
Verify and enable Camera2 API (requires an unlocked bootloader)

Where to Download GCam 7.2 for Moto X4?

Following is the download link to the Gcam APK for Moto X4:
Google Camera 7.2 for Moto X4 (with 32x Zoom, Night sight, and Astrophotography mode)

NOTE: Comment in a reply if this GCam has some issues or not working at all.

How to Install Google Camera on Moto X4?

  1. Download the GCam 7.2 from the above download link.
  2. 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):
    Enable unknown sources to install app

  3. Once enabled, click on the downloaded app to install.
  4. Once installed you can clear the app data and open the app and enjoy the feature packed Google Camera APK on Moto X4.

Prevent portrait images to be saved in a new folder

Portrait mode creates a separate folder. To prevent this, change the below setting:
Go to Settings > Advanced (under custom settings) > Enable Save to /DCIM/Camera

How to shoot in astrophotography mode?

Enable the following setting to make the Astrophotography mode available all the time.
Go to Settings > Advanced (under custom settings) > Toggle the Force astrophotography to enable

See the below screenshot to know how to force enable astrophotography on GCam 7.2

Astrophotography mode only works on Night Sight mode, so go to that mode to shoot.

How to enable 32x Zoom?

There is no specific setting that has to be enabled to achieve get high res zoom. Just use the zoom slider to get the maximum zoom the phone supports.

Try other GCam APK for Moto X4

It is possible that this is not the only Google camera mod that works on Moto X4. There could be other GCam mods out there that may just work fine on the phone.

Google Camera was never available for phones other than Google Pixel series. With that fact, this is just a port of the actual Google Camera app. You can try other GCam from various developers or from the huge device specific list.

GCam APK Download (this page contains a huge list of GCam for all available devices)
Google Camera by Arnova8G2
Google Camera by San1ty

That’s all for the Moto X4’s Google camera 7.2 with astrophotography mode enabled. Stay tuned to this article for more updates on getting a stable or other latest updates of GCam for Moto X4.

New features are keep on coming on the Google Camera app and hence there could be many versions of these ported apps for Moto X4. Below forum will have all available working Google Camera for Moto X4.

Visit the following link for Moto X4 updates on other Google Camera, Custom ROMs and all other device specific topics.

About the Author

A Software Engineer by profession who has worked for few big organizations; such as: Broadcom, Cypress Semiconductor, LSI Corporation, Toshiba, Western Digital; on various cutting edge technologies and product lines, such as: RAID storage Driver, SSD firmware, Wi-fi firmware etc. Having more than 8 years of experience in software engineering domain.


Leave a Reply