Firstly, you might be thinking, why do I need to download a google camera? Your camera might be working fine, but there is always a scope for improvements. Gcam is an application developed by Google for Android users, which gives you more choices. You will get a better view and a more precise picture. Let’s look at the options we get when we download a Gcam:
- Slo-mo video capturing.
- Front portrait.
- Night sight mode.
- Playground sticker.
- Regulates brightness.
- Astrophotography for low light images.
- By default DND during video recording.
Isn’t it cool? Let’s dig in deeper to check. So, how do we download Gcam in Redmi note 8?
- Download the APK file (an APK file is a file format for android users, it helps us install apps on our android phones).
- Choose the google camera you find apt for Redmi note 8, then install it.
- Please have your phone camera2api enabled if your phone doesn’t have it. (Camera2 is the latest Android camera framework that trades poor camera framework libraries).
- When done, open the Gcam without a config file. If you are satisfied with the quality, do not download the config file. But if not, step on to download a config file (a config file will be used to arrange settings of a program).
- Now open the file manager app on your phone, Redmi Note 8, you will find APK and Config files there. Click on the APK file to open, install it first.
- Open the camera and give permissions for the usage of Gcam. Now Gcam is ready.
- But do not forget the config file for a better setting. Go to the file manager app again. Create a new folder make two subfolder configs and configs7. Copy and paste the config file in both the subfolders.
- Now, to load a config, go back to the camera and click on the dark area beside the capture trigger. Choose config menu pops up. Select the config file (if you have more than 1).
- Now, the Gcam you have downloaded will restart with a better setting. But if you want to have the previous setting again without the config file, download the APK file again.
- Whichever you choose is up to you. Congrats! You can click and record amazing moments that you adore with the finest picture quality.