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Redmi Note 8 Pro- How to Install Google Camera (GCam) APK

Xiaomi has announced their latest smartphone in India, the Redmi Note 8 Pro with Quad Rear cameras and Android 9.0. The Redmi Note 8 Pro is a powerful device and it priced at Rs 14,999 and it comes with Helio G90T processor with 6GB of RAM and 64GB of storage included. One of the most important things people want to know is whether the device supports GCam or Google Camera apk to be installed on the device. The GCam or Google Camera app has been providing best camera experience for non-pixel devices and one of the best camera apps. It is not compatible with all phones, so let’s see how to install GCam on Redmi Note 8 Pro.

install GCam on Redmi Note 8 Pro

Install Google Camera on Redmi Note 8 Pro:

Step 1: Download the GCam APK on your Redmi Note 8 Pro from this link.

Step 2: Connect your Note 8 Pro to PC in case you are downloading from PC and transfer the file to any folder. If you are downloading directly from the phone, open the File manager and select the file you downloaded or copied to the device.

Step 3: Click on the apk to install it and you might have to grant the necessary permissions to install APKs on your device.

Step 4: Once installed, open the Google Camera app and start using it by granting permissions.

So this is the simple process to install Google Camera on Redmi Note 8 Pro. If you are a person who likes GCam builds, this is how it has to be done.

Important things to Note:

Currently, the builds available do not support all the features in the Google camera or GCam. Here is the list of features which do not work on Redmi Note 8 pro:

1. Night mode

2. Portrait (front and rear)

The build works well with the regular camera shots along with selfies and video recording which is available at 4K UHD.

In case you have any doubts on this, please drop a comment and we will help you out.

Nirmal is a Technology Blogger and a Microsoft MVP in Windows. Blogging has been his passion for more than a decade now, he started with this blog in 2007. He can be contacted at You can find Nirmal on , and .

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