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Install Xiaomi Mi A2 Camera app on Redmi Note 5 Pro, Root Required

Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro users can now install Mi A2 Camera app through the instructions detailed ahead. New Xiaomi Mi A2 comes as a rebranded Mi 6X device that runs Android One. One of the many benefits of running Android One includes stock Google apps. Thanks to developers at XDA, a successful Mi A2 Camera app port has been worked up that users can install on Redmi Note 5 Pro through the details ahead. This Mi A2 Camera app relies on Camera2 API which means, once installed on Redmi Note 5 Pro, you would have access to Portrait mode. Read ahead for complete Mi A2 Camera app installation instructions on Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro.

Camera2 API was first introduced in Google Pixel 2. Now, it has made way to more devices like the Redmi Note 5 Pro. However, by default, it is not activated which means you would first have to manually enable that. Once enabled, you can easily utilize the steps ahead to enjoy Xiaomi Mi A2 camera app and all its features. Before we list down the instructions, you can read about the Mi A2 Camera app port feature run-down right ahead.

Install Mi A2 Camera app - Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro

Xiaomi Mi A2 Camera app Port for Redmi Note 5 Pro – Features:

Here are the features from Xiaomi Mi A2 Camera app port for Xiaomi Mi Redmi Note 5 Pro. Do remember, this is a port so some functionality might be glitchy.

  • Portrait Front Mode
  • Beautify Mode
  • Front Flash
  • HDR Modes (Pro and Live)
  • Improved Image Processing
  • Utilizes Camera2 API

Install Xiaomi Mi A2 Camera app on Redmi Note 5 Pro through Magisk Manager

Discussed previously, do make sure your device is rooted through Magisk and you have Magisk Manager installed before implementing the steps below. Also, do make sure Camera2 API is enabled. The best way to have Camera2 API enabled is by installing a custom ROM or editing Build.prop file.

Ahead are detailed steps along with screenshots on how install Xperia XZ2 Sound System using Magisk Manager.

Step 1 – Download Xiaomi Mi A2 Camera mod package to your device


Step 2 – Open the Magisk Manager app on your device.

Step 3 – Click on the three lines on the top left of your display.

Step 4 – From the options, select “Modules“.

Step 5 – Now, tap on the add button on the bottom of the display.

Step 6 – A file browser would now open. Select the module you want to install.

Step 7 – Once selected, tap on flash option.

Step 8 – The Magisk Manager app should display a certain command line display. After it finishes, press on Reboot.

That’s all to it! Your camera app should be replaced with the new Mi A2 Camera. Reboot your phone to apply all changes. If you ran into issues, reach us through the comments.