Install Google Pixel 2 Camera on Mi A1 Without ROOT

From last few days, most of our Android readers are asking us how to install Google Camera on Mi A1 without rooting the phone or how to install Google Pixel 2 Camera on Mi A1. So this guide is on the Google Camera and Mi A1 phone. In Google, Camera use can use the front portrait mode and most of the Mi A1 users want this feature on their phone. So here in this tutorial, we will help you enable the Google Camera on your Mi A1, and yes to apply this method you don’t have to root your Mi A1 phone.

Google Camera comes with lots of features to use the Google Pixel 2 camera on your all you have to run some adb shell commands on your phone and after that, you can use the Google Camera on your phone. But for that first, you need to unlock the bootloader of your phone and boot the phone in custom TWRP recovery. So below you can find all the steps to download and install Google Pixel 2 cameras on Mi A1.

Install Google Pixel 2 Camera on Mi A1

The best part of this guide you don’t need to root the phone and you will not lose the warrant of your phone. Most of the Mi A1 users don’t want to root the phone, so this guide is a savior for them and without rooting the phone they can enable the Google camera on the phone.

How to Install Google Pixel 2 Camera on Mi A1 Without Root

1. First, you need to unlock the bootloader of your Mi A1. If you already have done that then go to the step 2.

2. Download the Mi A1 Google Camera zip file here and save the zip on your phone.

3. Enable the USB debugging on your phone form the Developer options.

3. Extract the Mi A1 Google Camera zip file on your desktop and you will see some files in the folder.

4. Now run the ADB setup file and install all the drivers on your PC.

5. Now you will find the new ADB folder on your Windows C drive.

6. Open the ADB folder and copy the TWRP file form Mi A1 Google Camera folder and paste in the ADB folder.

7. Now save the Google Camera apk file on your phone’s Mi A1 internal memory.

8. Now switch off your phone and boot your phone in fastboot mode. Hold Down Volume Down + Power button.

9. Once your phone in fastboot mode, connect the Mi A1 to the PC with USB cable.

10. Now open the ADB folder and Open the Command prompt windows their by Holding the SHIFT button and Right click on the empty space of the ADB folder.

11. Now run the following commands on by one on your command window:-

fastboot devices
fastboot boot twrp.img

Now the phone will boot TWRP recovery

adb devices
adb shell
setprop 1
setprop 1
adb reboot bootloader

Now your phone will boot again in fastboot mode.

fastboot devices
fastboot reboot

12. Now your phone will reboot and open the file manager and install Google Camera apk file.

13. Now open the camera go to setting > Advanced settings and Enable Portrait mode.

14. Now Force stop the app once and re-start to the Enjoy the Front Portrait mode of Google Camera.

Video – Google Pixel 2 Camera on Mi A1

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2 thoughts on “Install Google Pixel 2 Camera on Mi A1 Without ROOT”

  1. not working commands….
    when i type command “fastboot devices” ,it shows nothing.
    i installed adb and copied twrp.img into adb folder(C:/adb)
    then i turnedoff my phone and put into fastboot mode,then connected to PC .
    then i tried fastboot devices commands but nothing shows. what i did wrong.

    reply me
    thank in advance

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