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By deckimbal, Junior Member on 25th July 2018, 02:23 PM
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This thread is to discuss best gcam mod for mi A2.

The Google Camera HDR+ was a must-have for Xiaomi Mi A1. With it, the phone’s dual camera worked surprisingly well in low light.

So how are we?

Will there be a gcam app port to the Mi A2? And will the effect be es big, as before?
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27th July 2018, 03:07 AM |#2  
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I am looking forward for this , on paper , Mi A1 / Mi A2 / Mi A2 Lite using AndroidOne , for Mi A2 Version (im referring to both Mi A2 and Mi A2 Lite) , wondering if the TWRP will be the same ?
28th July 2018, 06:25 PM |#3  
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for of all, does it have camera2api enabled or we have to root again to enable. someone please confirm.
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29th July 2018, 10:18 AM |#4  
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I think my Mi A2 will arrive in nex 6/8 days, when i'll got it i'll can confirm or not the compatibility with camera 2 api, i will use this application to test compatibility https://play.google.com/store/apps/d...vice.inspector and report the check
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I think my Mi A2 will arrive in nex 6/8 days, when i'll got it i'll can confirm or not the compatibility with camera 2 api, i will use this application to test compatibility https://play.google.com/store/apps/d...vice.inspector and report the check

please qoute me i consider buying tis phone. thank you!
EDIT: please make a fe night photos, this is also a key selling point. and what you think about the audio on headphones, thast REALLY important for me!

peace"
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please qoute me i consider buying tis phone. thank you!
EDIT: please make a fe night photos, this is also a key selling point. and what you think about the audio on headphones, thast REALLY important for me!

peace"

I will do it as soon as my phone arrive, i can't wait, i will do test of macro, HDR in daily conditions, low light condition hand take and low light condition with trippod, eadphones audio is something i can't do because xiaomi does not provide headphones and i use bluetooth techvilla headphones, sorry for this
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I will do it as soon as my phone arrive, i can't wait, i will do test of macro, HDR in daily conditions, low light condition hand take and low light condition with trippod, eadphones audio is something i can't do because xiaomi does not provide headphones and i use bluetooth techvilla headphones, sorry for this

camera is okay i guess. but have wait until get root access and install gcam mod
2nd August 2018, 04:50 PM |#8  
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update.
I rooted the device + enable Camera2API + installed M1 Gcam. Seems to be working fine. We test and let know later
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update.
I rooted the device + enable Camera2API + installed M1 Gcam. Seems to be working fine. We test and let know later

well this is a great news... mind to share the steps?
2nd August 2018, 11:05 PM |#10  
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well this is a great news... mind to share the steps?

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* https://forum.xda-developers.com/sho...40&postcount=2
* https://forum.xda-developers.com/sho...55&postcount=7
* https://forum.xda-developers.com/mi-...a2api-t3747073
* https://forum.xda-developers.com/mi-...mi-a1-t3684325
Credits @guangie , @flex1911 , @Dornyx , @Arnova8G2 , scrubber

WARNING, FLASH AT your OWN RISK!!!!

1. Unlock bootloader via fastboot
2. Makesure you are on V9.6.5.0.ODIMIFE
3. Go here https://github.com/guangie88/xiaomi-jasmine-magisk-boot and download patched_boot.img
4. Boot to fastboot and flash it as given in instructions (fastboot flash boot_a patched_boot.img, fastboot flash boot_b patched_boot.img)
4. Boot to system and install Magisk Manager. APK via internet or extracted APK.
5. Now enable camera2API
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[B]Enable ADB in the developer settings.
-Assuming you already have platform-tools binaries, do this in your shell/cmd:
-Code:
adb shell
-Now, when you are in the device shell, type this:
-Code:
su
-The device will probably ask about root access, grant it.
-Now, when you are in the root shell, type this:
-Code:
setprop persist.camera.HAL3.enabled 1
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6. REBOOT the phone
7. Download and install good Gcam mod for Mi A1
i used those
scrubber_GCameraP2XL.apk - front is not working
GCam5.1.018-Arnova8G2-V1.4.apk - Everything seems to be working fine
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3rd August 2018, 04:11 AM |#11  
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Originally Posted by crazykas

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* https://forum.xda-developers.com/sho...40&postcount=2
* https://forum.xda-developers.com/sho...55&postcount=7
* https://forum.xda-developers.com/mi-...a2api-t3747073
* https://forum.xda-developers.com/mi-...mi-a1-t3684325
Credits @guangie , @flex1911 , @Dornyx , @Arnova8G2 , scrubber

WARNING, FLASH AT your OWN RISK!!!!

1. Unlock bootloader via fastboot
2. Makesure you are on V9.6.5.0.ODIMIFE
3. Go here https://github.com/guangie88/xiaomi-jasmine-magisk-boot and download patched_boot.img
4. Boot to fastboot and flash it as given in instructions (fastboot flash boot_a patched_boot.img, fastboot flash boot_b patched_boot.img)
4. Boot to system and install Magisk Manager. APK via internet or extracted APK.
5. Now enable camera2API
"
[B]Enable ADB in the developer settings.
-Assuming you already have platform-tools binaries, do this in your shell/cmd:
-Code:
adb shell
-Now, when you are in the device shell, type this:
-Code:
su
-The device will probably ask about root access, grant it.
-Now, when you are in the root shell, type this:
-Code:
setprop persist.camera.HAL3.enabled 1
"
6. REBOOT the phone
7. Download and install good Gcam mod for Mi A1
i used those
scrubber_GCameraP2XL.apk - front is not working
GCam5.1.018-Arnova8G2-V1.4.apk - Everything seems to be working fine

Thanks man.. Im going to try this out . btw... I am using Mi A2 Lite.. will this same step works ?
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