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Download Google Camera (GCam) for Moto X4

 
 

This post was last updated on March 18th, 2020 at 01:33 pm

Few of the working GCam or Google Camera for Moto X4 is now available to download which is built by BSG, onFire. As of now the latest version of GCam is 7.3 but for the Moto X4 we have only till the GCam 7.2 version. Once a verified port is available, it will be added to the list.

Available GCam versions

Below are the available versions of GCam for Moto X4

  • GCam 7.2
  • GCam 6.1

The Google camera 6.1 provides night sight and the GCam 7.x version brings Astrophotography mode to the Moto X4. The available GCam APK ports are compatible on Android Pie and Android 10.

Download Google Camera (GCam) for Moto X4

Status of this Moto X4 Google Camera

WHAT’S WORKING
– Almost everything
KNOWN ISSUES
– Nothing reported yet

 


Camera2 API needs to be enabled to install GCam on Moto X4. Follow the below link to verify and enable the same:
Verify and Install Camera2 API if it is required.

Where to Download GCam for Moto X4?

Below are some of the download links to compatible Gcam APKs for Moto X4 –
GCam 7.2 (with 32x Zoom)
GCam 6.1
 

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

How to Install the Google Camera APK on Moto X4?

  1. Download the GCam apk 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 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.

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. This page will always have all available working Google Camera for Moto X4.

Stay tuned to the following link to get updates of Moto X4 for other Google Camera, Custom ROMs and all other device specific topics.

About the Author

I am a Software Engineer by profession. I have worked with few big companies, such as: BROADCOM Corporation, Cypress Semiconductor, LSI Corporation, TOSHIBA Corporation, Western Digital; on various cutting edge technologies and product lines, such as: RAID storage Driver, SSD Firmware, WLAN Firmware etc. Having more than 9 years of experience in Software Engineering domain. Now contributing to the Custom ROMs community by bringing various Custom ROMs to the end users, developed by thousands of developers across the globe.

 
 
 

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  1. Afzal April 5, 2020
    • siba April 6, 2020