If you own a Redmi Note 5A and want to get Portrait Mode on your device then you are reading the right post. By default Redmi Note 5A camera has no Portrait Mode feature but you can install Pixel 2 Google Camera mod on Redmi Note 5A and get the desired Portrait Mode on your device. In this guide we will show you how you can take portrait mode photos on Redmi 5A with the latest Google Pixel 2 Camera Port.
Xiaomi Redmi 5A was released last year in October. The device comes with a 5-inch HD display with the resolution of 720 x 1280 pixels at 294 pixels per inch. Redmi 5A is powered by Snapdragon 425 quad-core processor along 2GB of RAM on board. Being a mid range device, it offers decent specs at affordable price. The device runs Android 7.1.2 Nougat but it’s hardware also supports upgrade to Oreo firmware via custom ROMs. Redmi 5A is equipped with a 13MP main camera and 5MP snapper on the front. Though Redmi 5A cameras are quite capable of taking great shots, but once you install the Pixel 2 Google Camera port on Redmi 5A it will enhance it’s capability and you’ll also get portrait mode on your device as well.
Google Pixel 2 Camera Port for Redmi 5A
Don’t think the process is difficult, all you need to do is just download the Pixel 2 Google Camera ported app for Redmi 5A and install it on your device. Then you will have to perform a little modification in build.prop file to get portrait mode on your device and you are done. The Pixel 2 Google Camera port for Redmi 5A will let you take pictures as well as selfies using the portrait mode, so just follow the instructions to get Portrait mode on Redmi 5A via Google Camera port.
Process to get portrait mode on Redmi 5A via Google Pixel 2 Camera
You device needs to be rooted to get portrait mode.
Download build.prop editor. Google Play
How to Install Google Camera Port with portrait mode on Redmi 5A
Download Google Camera mod for Redmi 5A, Drive
Open build.prop editor file you installed from Google Play.
Give it necessary root permission and add the following line in the code.
Now save the build.prop file and reboot your device.
After reboot, it’s the time to install the downloaded Google Pixel 2 Camera port APK file as normal APK.
Once installed, open recently installed Google Camera > then Settings > HDR+ Settings > choose Nexus 5X.
Now go to Advanced and Enable HDR+ Control option.
That’s it! You have successfully configured the Google Camera port on Redmi 5A. Just open the camera start taking pics and selfies in portrait mode. Share your experience with us and don’t forget to share this guide with your friends.