Install Google Camera Without ROOT on Redmi Note 5 Pro MIUI 11 & 10Pie

If you recently updated your Redmi Note 5 Pro to MIUI 11 or 10 Pie and the old Google Camera without ROOT method is not working on your new Pie Update. Then there is the new Guide which you can use on your MIUI 10 Android Pie Redmi Note 5 Pro. The Old method will work only On the OREO ROM and here is the new method which works on your android Pie Phone. So here in this guide I will show you how to Install Google Camera Without ROOT on Redmi Note 5 Pro MIUI 10 Pie and Enable Camera2API.

This Guide will work only for those Redmi Note 5 pro user who is with Unlock Bootloader and run on the latest MIUI 10 PIE. The guide is pretty simple and all its take few minutes to complete the whole task. In this guide, you don’t have to root or install TWRP on the phone. All you have to run some commands and you are ready to go. And yes you will get the OTA updates after this and you can install them without any problem. In this guide, we will boot the TWRP temporarily and flash one zip file to enable Camera2API on the phone so you can install the Google camera.

Gcam without Root

The best part of this guide that you will get all the future OTA update on your Redmi Note 5 pro. You can check the Video at the end of the post for the reference. So without wasting the time lets get started and enable Camera2API without root or TWRP and Install Google Camera Without Root.

Install Google Without Root

We tested this method on our Redmi Note 5 pro and it works without any problem. Read all the instructions very carefully and follow all the steps one by one on your phone. Don’t skip any step otherwise, you will not able to run the Google Pixel 3 camera on your phone.

Download File to Install Pixel 3 Google Camera

1. Download the ADB drivers here on your PC and install the same on your phone.

2. Now download these Fastboot files Platform tools folder here and unzip the folder on your desktop.

3. Download the TWRP image file for Your Phone Here. No need to Install the TWRP, we have to boot it temporarily to flash one File.

4. Download here and save the file on your phone.

5. Download Google camera apk file here to install Google Camera on your MIUI phone.

Steps to Install Google Camera Without Root on MIUI 10 Redmi Note 5 Pro

1. Make Sure that your phone’s bootloader is unlocked.

2. Now install the ADB drivers on your Windows PC and Unzip the platform tool folder on the desktop.

3. Now boot your phone in the Fastboot mode. To do this first turn off your phone and now hold down the Volume Down + Power Buton together.

4. Open the Platform-tools folder that you unzipped on your desktop in Step 2.

5. Now press and hold ‘shift’ key and right-clicked anywhere in the folder and select ‘Open command window here.’


5. Now the phone is in the fastboot mode, Coonect it to the PC and enter the following command to boot the phone in twrp.

fastboot boot twrpfilename.img

This will help you to boot your phone in TWRP mode.

6. Once you are in TWRP. Tap on the install button and install the file.

7. Now Reboot System.

8. Now the Camera2API is enabled and TWRP is removed from your phone.

9. Now install the Google Camera apk file on your phone.

10. Now the Google Camera is installed on your phone.

Congratulations! You have enabled Camera2 API without losing the ability to receive MIUI OTA Update since you do not flash any custom recovery.


Direct Link to YouTube Video
If you have any question about the guide or facing some problem during the process then leave the comments below, and we will help you to fix it up.

Rajesh Rajput is Tech Blogger, who loves to write about Android Tips, How to Guides, Reviews, ROMs, and more.

5 thoughts on “Install Google Camera Without ROOT on Redmi Note 5 Pro MIUI 11 & 10Pie”

  1. I just follow this guide , all ok until executed fastboot boot xxx.img
    My phone was started with mi logo, and stuck forever.. so i restart again back to normal system’

  2. >fastboot boot C:\Users\demukher\Downloads\platform-tools_r28.0.2-windows\platform-tools\MiUi-Wolf-DC.img
    Sending ‘boot.img’ (43024 KB) OKAY [ 0.915s]
    Booting FAILED (Status read failed (Too many links))
    fastboot: error: Command failed

    I am getting above error. In phone its showing “Phone destroyed” error message and its going back to existing recovery. Not booting with new recovery.
    Please suggest.

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