Through this post, you can download latest Google Camera Port for Xiaomi Mi A3, followed by instructions on how to install it and import the XML config file, if supported. Various ports of Google Camera 7.2, 7.0, 6.2, and 6.1 are available for download. These are compatible with any Mi A3 running Android Pie and Android 10.
The Xiaomi Mi A3 is the third iteration of Xiaomi’s Android One series and a worthy successor to last year’s Mi A2/A2 Lite. The phone features a powerful triple camera setup on the rear, with a 48-megapixel primary lens, an 8-megapixel ultra-wide lens, and a 2-megapixel depth lens for AI Portrait Mode. Despite all the decent camera hardware, the phone fails to capture outstanding photos using the in-built stock camera app.
Enter Google Camera Port (Also known as “GCam Port” or “GCam Mod“). The Google Camera Port for Mi A3, on the other hand, delivers a much better camera experience with features like Portrait Mode, Night Sight, HDR+, and more. Even the images captured using normal mode in the Google Camera port delivers far better results when compared to the stock camera app on the Mi A3. Not just that, the latest Google Camera 7.x port also allows you to enjoy Pixel 4 camera app features like the fully updated UI and Astrophotography mode.
So, if you’d like to improve the overall camera experience, then you must try this port. You can download Xiaomi Mi A3 Google Camera Port APK from below and install it. The best part about installing GCam on Mi A3 is that it would not require you to unlock the bootloader or root the phone, both of which are essential in the case of the Mi A2 (Lite) and Mi A1. That’s because the Xiaomi Mi A3 fully supports level_3 of camera2 API straight out-of-the-box.
Updated on 12 February 2020: Added download links for the latest Google Camera 188.8.131.52 Ports from Parrot043 and cstark27.
Download Google Camera Port for Xiaomi Mi A3
After trying ports from many different developers including Arnova8G2, Parrot043, san1ty, and more, we have finally found the ones that are stable enough for daily use. Some of these were also recommended by other Mi A3 users over at this XDA thread. Almost all major camera features, including Night Sight, Portrait Mode, Astro Mode, etc are fully working in these ports. A few of these also support switching to the wide-angle lens but would require you to root your Mi A3 and set SELinux as Permissive. We recommend that you try every provided port to decide which one is the best for you.
Along with the direct links to download the Google Camera Port APK and recommended XML config file, we have also added links to the downloads page of the corresponding developer. You can visit these pages to check for the latest version of the port available, to test if it is stable enough for daily use.
Google Camera 7.2.014 Ports (Android 9 Pie and Android 10)
- MGC_7.2.014_Parrot043-v3.apk | Config file | Parrot043’s database
- PXv4.3_GoogleCamera_7.2.014.apk | cstark27’s database
Google Camera 7.0.009 Port (Android 9 Pie and Android 10):
Google Camera 6.2 Ports (Android 9 Pie and above):
- MGC_6.2.030_B-S-G-based_v.0.2c_TlnNeun.apk | Tolyan009’s database
- HyperCam_E1_P .apk | Configs | HyperCam database
- GC_6.2.030_AR_01.05.apk | marlin-ku’s database
Google Camera 6.1 Port (Android 9 Pie and above):
- MGC_6_1_021_xcam6_beta11.apk | xtrme’s database
- Gcam_6.1.021_Advanced_V1.7.190716.1800.apk | Arnova8G2’s database
How to Install Google Camera Port on Xiaomi Mi A3?
- Download GCam port APK and XML config file for Mi A3.
- Open a file manager app on your phone.
- Navigate to the folder where the APK was downloaded.
- Tap on the Google Camera Port APK to initiate the package installer.
- You may be prompted to allow the installation of apps from third-party sources.
- Tap on “Settings” and turn ON the “Allow from this source” toggle.
- Select ‘Install’ to install the Google Camera Port on your Xiaomi Mi A3.
- Once installed, go to the app drawer and launch the camera app.
- Grant it the required permissions when prompted.
Note: If you plan on installing a different port or updating to a newer version of the current port, then make sure to wipe the app’s data via the settings.
Load Config XML File
A few ports might support the ability to load/import XML config files (like Parrot043’s Google Camera 7.0 Port or HyperCam). If you have installed one of these ports, then you can quickly load the predefined camera settings.
To do so, simply download the config file and copy it to /GoogleCamera/ConfigsCamera folder (Create the folders if not already present). Then open the camera app and tap on the empty space near the shutter button. Finally, select the config XML file and tap on the ‘Restore’ button.
That’s it! You have succeeded to download Google Camera Port for Xioami Mi A3 and install it. Now go ahead and check out all the Pixel camera features like Night Sight, Portrait Mode, Astrophotography Mode, and more. If you find a more recent/updated and stable port, please let us know via the comments.