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By Venu_GopalU, Senior Member on 31st May 2018, 08:21 AM
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Note : Tested on Resurrection Remix Rom,if they aren't working, don't sh!t here .Check your cam2api and still not working , it might be problem with gcam , ask the Gcam Dev . I just pushed the working Gcams on my WHYRED(Indian varaint) here . on chinese variant gcams would have to be worked, im not sure about chinese varanit,try on your on


Hey all , here are the bunch of google cameras that are working fine with Redmi note 5 Pro .they perform really good and some Gcams shines in low light performance too , only things that itches is 4K .I will update this thread whenever i was free.

MAP OF THIS THREAD
Ways to Enable Camera 2Api ( See 2nd post)
Fix broken camera after Enabling Camera 2 API ( See 3rd Post )
Samples and Suggested Settings ( See 4th Post )

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GoogleCamera-Pixel2Mod-Arnova8G2-V7.9.4

Tolyan009

MGC_5.1.018_v2e_tolyan009_v1.4.1-test


Thanks to @talk2indrajit @cherri

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[Collection] Working Gcams For Redmi Note 5 Pro [31-05-2018], App for the Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro

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Created 2018-05-31
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31st May 2018, 08:21 AM |#2  
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Ways to Enable Camera2API


1. Editing BUILD.prop
-You must be Rooted
- Download any root explorer
-go to root find System folder and open that & open build.prop and set to edit
Now add this line ---> persist.camera.HAL3.enabled=1
-Save and reboot once
-done


2.Using flashable Zip
- You should have a custom Recovery
- download the file which is attached below in this post
-copy to internal storage and reboot your device to recovery mode
- select the zip and flash and reboot to system
- done


3. Turn on the Switch in about phone
-the switch will be available in next builds of RR and LOS
-Find the switch in settings ,system . below the About phone there is an option called Advanced.
-open that and switch on and reboot to enable camera 2 api.
-to disable switch off and reboot
see the attched images for reference
Here is a small video on the cam2api switch

4.Without Rooting Device
Thanks to @mohan_168
- Boot phone into fastboot (Volume down + Power)
- Install TWRP
- Boot into recovery (TWRP)
- Press on "Keep read only" on the first page that is presented in TWRP
- Connect phone to PC
- Type "adb devices" and ensure connectivity
- Type "adb shell"
- Type "setprop persist.camera.HAL3.enabled 1"
- Type "exit"
- Type "adb reboot"
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Here is how to Fix broken camera for apps after Enabling Camera 2 API

The camera is broken for some social apps like whatsapp ,snapchat... so here are the steps to fix
Requirements
- Must be Rooted
- Use any root explorer
- browser
- u should know the package name of the app
+ u get the app package name by simply opening app info of that app and see on bottom .( pic is attached below for reference )
+ another way is share the app link from playstore . example here is a link https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.whatsapp <-- here the package name is " com.whatsapp"


Procedure
Step 1 : open any root explorer and go to /system/ and open build.prop
Step 2 : click on edit and now see carefully , add this line--> camera.hal1.packagelist= APP PACKAGE NAME in the APP PACKAGE NAME , use your broken camera app package name .example my whatsapp is broken, add like this ---> camera.hal.packagelist=com.whatsapp
Step 3 : Save and reboot once
Step 4 : your camera will be working fine now
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31st May 2018, 08:33 AM |#4  
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Samples Posted Here

Thank you @mohan_168
GCAM (MCG 5.2.022) vs MIUI stock camera

The monkey - The penguin
MIUI - https://ibb.co/gjgCfy || GCAM - https://ibb.co/irUnDJ
Gcam - https://ibb.co/kDDxDJ || MIUI - https://ibb.co/hLwjtJ

Silent lady - Garfield
GCAM - https://ibb.co/hUVKtJ || GCAM - https://ibb.co/gmtB7d
MIUI - https://ibb.co/mRhcfy || MIUI - https://ibb.co/iDVf0y

The cat - The slide
GCAM - https://ibb.co/eUaDLy || GCAM - https://ibb.co/d6xtLy
MIUI - https://ibb.co/hQtTnd || MIUI - https://ibb.co/hkFkYJ

Silent lady 2 - Giraffe
GCAM - https://ibb.co/i4Z17d || GCAM - https://ibb.co/hUYdnd
MIUI - https://ibb.co/ksuJnd || MIUI - https://ibb.co/hYYNDJ
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31st May 2018, 08:33 AM |#5  
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Thank you for this announcement, which camera works in miui eu. ??

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Thank you for this announcement, which camera works in miui eu. ??

Enviado desde mi Redmi Note 5 mediante Tapatalk

for now use this,its working on MIUI pro. http://bit.ly/2H0WD5j , when i switch to MIUI i will let you know the working Gcams , if possible try the above gcams ,if working report here ,i will update the OP
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for now use this,its working on MIUI pro. http://bit.ly/2H0WD5j , when i switch to MIUI i will let you know the working Gcams , if possible try the above gcams ,if working report here ,i will update the OP

That link takes me to miui eu not to any download of gcam, I already have installed the stable EU ROM 9.5.14

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That link takes me to miui eu not to any download of gcam, I already have installed the stable EU ROM 9.5.14

Enviado desde mi Redmi Note 5 mediante Tapatalk

the link is fine , use any browser
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the link is fine , use any browser

ok thanks, now yes, download wrong because of chrome


Enviado desde mi Redmi Note 5 mediante Tapatalk

---------- Post added at 09:15 AM ---------- Previous post was at 09:11 AM ----------

Well it does not work in miui eu, thank you anyway, friend for your interest.

Enviado desde mi Redmi Note 5 mediante Tapatalk


edit:: i donno about this convo , it was mixed with other reply.
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How about setting? I use RR but hdr+ and portrait mode front in camera not working just black capture
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How about setting? I use RR but hdr+ and portrait mode front in camera not working just black capture

the thread is still updating , u will get the settings very soon. hope u understand

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i'm currently using MGC_5.1.018_Urikill_vXXII it has working hdr+ and potratit mode for front camera . @Kalevi2011
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