Install LG G6 Camera Port on LG G4 Without Root

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LG G6 Camera Port on LG G4 Without Root
LG G6 Camera Port on LG G4 Without Root

As we all are aware of the fact that the LG G6 has an 18:9 screen ratio. Due to this LG has made changes and updated lot of their apps in order to deliver a perfect fit for their new flagship. One of them includes the camera app. The camera app on the LG G6 has a fresh new look and interface with a lot of distinct and useful features to play with. The updated camera app certainly takes the advantage of the new 18:9 aspect ratio.

There are some features which are really useful and convenient and not at all seem gimmicky. One such feature is the ability to view the captured features by simply scrolling from the left side of the camera app. Other features include four different types of camera modes such as snapshot, match shot, grid shot, guide shot. A quick google search will give you a rundown of all the new features this app has to offer.

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Nevertheless, we are actually here because yener90, a senior member of XDA has ported the LG G6 camera to the LG G4. Before you get too excited, let me mention that it is still in alpha stage and therefore a lot of things are broken. However, the good news is that this doesn’t require root access, so it is worth giving a shot.

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Known Bugs

  • The app freezes when capturing photos with flash turned on
  • Empty texts
  • Sometimes there are no images on some parts
  • The app force closes sometimes
  • SD card issue

Installation of the LG G6 Camera on the G4

  1. Download the LG G6 camera [.apk] file: LGCameraAppG6_v0.1.apk | Mirror link
  2. Place the downloaded APK file on your device’s internal storage).
  3. Navigate to Settings» Security.
  4. Here, enable the Unknown sources.
  5. Next, navigate to the directory where you placed the [.apk] file.
  6. Click on it.
  7. Finally, click on Install.

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That’s it! Wait for the installation to complete. Then, open the camera app and use it as normally you would. Make sure to submit bugs and logs to the XDA post in order to get quick fixes and patches. Your feedback will help them make the app better.