How to Install OnePlus 5/5T Camera app on Xiaomi Mi A1?

Xiaomi has earlier launched its Mi A1 handset and truly it is one of the best sufficient device available in the market. We are calling it sufficient as it packs a great blend of different features on a budget. With the arrival of Redmi Note 5 Pro, the sales of the device are going moderate. The most praised feature of the device is its Dual-Camera and to be true it takes amazing portrait shots. The device can record 4K video at 30fps but it is restricted by the stock camera app of the device. As compared to Mi A1’s camera app, the OnePlus 5/5T’s camera app is more refined and usable. If you have used or are using a OnePlus device then you may agree about this fact. There are a number of features like 4K recording, full-fledged Pro-mode, HDR, etc that make this app a perfect combination.

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Give it a thought if we say that you can use OnePlus 5/5T’s camera app on your budget Mi A1, we know that most of you will not believe us. There is a camera port developed by an XDA member named “shubham8” and this port will make it happen. The substantial fact about this app is that it can be installed on a Rooted or on a Non-Rooted device as well. Although there are some features that are limited to a rooted device only. Below are the steps following which you can easily install this port on your Mi A1.

How to Install OnePlus 5/5T Camera app on a Non-Rooted Mi A1?

1.) Firstly to start obviously you need a non-rooted Mi A1 handset.
2.) Just download the apk file from the below-given link on your device.
3.) Now go to Settings-Security and here check the Unknown Sources.
4.) Now head over to the explorer app and install the application like any other app.
5.) OnePlus 5/5T’s camera app is installed on your Mi A1.

Features working on a Non-Rooted Mi A1:

1.) Shot on OnePlus Watermark is working.
2.) Time-Lapse is working.
3.) 4K recording is working.
4.) Panorama is working.

Read More: 

How to Root Xiaomi Mi A1 and install custom recovery running Android Oreo
How to install Google Camera on Xiaomi Mi A1 without root

How to Install OnePlus 5/5T Camera app on a Rooted Mi A1?

1.) Firstly download the zip file whose link is provided below.
2.) Now boot into recovery mode by holding Power button+Vol Up.
3.) You need a custom recovery like TWRP or CWM to flash this file.
4.) After entering TWRP click on the Install button and locate the zip file which you have downloaded.
5.) Swipe to flash and after rebooting the device you find the OnePlus Camera app and Gallery app on your Mi A1.

Features working on a Rooted Mi A1:

1.) Pro-Mode/Manual Mode works like a charm.
2.) Slow motion video recording.(It might freeze occasionally)
3.) Shot on OnePlus Watermark.
4.) Time-Lapse is working.
5.) 4K recording is working.
6.) Panorama is working.

Apply this method if Portrait mode doesn’t work on a Rooted phone: 

1.) Add this line to build.prob “” with the help of any explorer app and reboot.

Read More:
How to unroot Xiaomi Mi A1 back to Stock Android Oreo
Best custom ROMs for Xiaomi Mi A1


Visit official XDA thread for detailed information and user reviews.

Download OnePlus Camera app for a Non-Rooted device.

Download OnePlus Camera zip for a Rooted device.

Akshay Dua
Akshay Dua
He likes to play with the latest phones, gaming consoles, PCs, laptops and when he gets some spare time he likes to do VFX stuff. You can always find him playing with tools like Photoshop, Lightroom, Premiere Pro, After Effects, etc. His current gear is OnePlus 6.


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