How to Install Google Camera on ASUS Zenfone Max Pro M2 Without Root & Bootloader Unlock

If you love clicking photos on your smartphone then you should have Google Camera on your smartphone. Because Google Camera captures awesome shots. But Google Camera is not available for the maximum android smartphone. Asus Zenfone Max Pro M2 comes in this list. Though the developer has managed to port the Pixel 3 Google Camera for Asus Zenfone Max Pro M2. You can install the ported Google Camera on your Asus Zenfone Max Pro M2 through this guide.

To install Google Camera on Asus Zenfone Max Pro M2 you need to enable Camera2 API. This is by default disabled by ASUS. But there is good news that ASUS allows you to enable it without rooting the device even without unlocking the bootloader. Mean if this is your just new purchase and you don’t want to unlock the bootloader as well as root then this is the best method to install G CAM on your Zenfone Max Pro M2. You don’t need to install Custom TWRP Recovery, just a few commands and you will be able to install Google Camera on your Zenfone Max Pro M2. As we are not rooting the device and even unlocking the bootloader mean there is no data loss and you will get all the OTA update after enabling Camera2 API and you will be able to install those OTA Updates as there is no Custom Recovey.

Hope you have got the clear idea of how much safe this method is to install Google Camera or GCAM on your Asus Zenfone Max Pro M2. So let us check how to do it.

How to Install Google Camera on ASUS Zenfone Max Pro M2

A. Download Tools

B. File Preparation

  1. Install the ADB Driver in your PC and reboot PC
  2. Unzip the Platform Tools zip file, you will get platform-tools folder
  3. Put platform-tools folder in C:// drive
  4. Now copy paste the Google Camera APK inside the phone internal memory

C. Enable USB Debugging,

  1. Enable Developer option- Goto Settings > About phone > tap Build Numbers 7 times.
  2. Enable USB Debugging- Goto Settings > Additional settings > Developer options > USB Debugging and enable it.

D. Enable Camera2 API on Asus Zenfone Max Pro M2

  1. Shut down your phone
  2. Now press Volume up and Power button simultaneously to enter Fastboot mode
  3. Now connect your Phone to PC via USB cable.
  4. Open the platform-tools folder
  5. Inside the folder, hold “Shift” Key then right click and select “Open command Windows here”.
  6. The Command prompt will open.
  7. Now run the below command. If driver properly installed it will show your device with some alphanumeric character
    fastboot devices
  8. Now its time to enable Camera2 API,  so run this command
    fastboot oem enable_camera_hal3 true
  9. It will show OKAY and FINISHED mean successfully enabled Camera2 API. Now run this below command to reboot to system
    fastboot reboot
  10. Once you have booted to the system just install the Google Camera APK
  11. Now you have successfully installed Google Camera APK on your Asus Zenfone Max Pro M2

This is an easy and safe and secure way to install Google Camera on your Asus Zenfone Max Pro M2 as no data loss and not unlocking the bootloader so that you will get all the OTA updates after installing this Google Camera on Zenfone Max Pro M2.


How to Install Google Camera on ASUS Zenfone Max Pro M2 Without Root & Bootloader Unlock
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