How to use Portrait Mode in Xiaomi Mobiles (Redmi) MIUI 8/9

Hello MIUIers, hope you are doing well. Today we talk about Portrait Mode function on Xiaomi mobiles. We sure you want to take advantage of Portrait Mode in your Xiaomi Smartphone. You can use Portrait Mode in your latest Xiaomi mobile. Mi A1 has officially supported Portrait Mode but through the help of some tweaks, we can also use this portrait mode on our other Xiaomi Mobiles. No matter which is Redmi series mobile or Mi flagship series mobile or Mi Mix / Mi Mix 2. Here we share a complete guide with step by step instructions to activate Portrait Mode on your Xiaomi mobiles. You can use this mode no matter you are using MIUI 8 or MIUI 9 but make sure your Android version must be nougat or above lower Android versions won’t support Portrait Mode.

If you are using Mi A1 then you can directly access the Portrait Mode in your smartphone but if you are using other Xiaomi mobiles like Redmi Note 4, Redmi Note 4, Redmi 4, Redmi 5A, Redmi 3s, MI 3, Mi 4, Mi 5, Mi 6, Mi Mix 2, Mi Max etc then we need to some tweaks to perform Portrait Mode on these devices.

Basic Requirement for Portrait Mode in Xiaomi Devices:

  •  Your Android phone must be running on Android 7.1.1 (Nougat) or above.
  • Bootloader must be unlocked.
  • TWRP must be flashed on your device
  • Working Gcam, Magisk 15.2 zip, camera 2 api enabler zip

Your device must be running on Nougat or Oreo to use Portrait Mode on your Xiaomi mobile. Now you also need to unlock your phone bootloader. Click here to know more about bootloader unlocking process. Now Flash TWRP on your device. Make sure you flash latest TWRP on your device. Click here to know more about TWRP Flashing. Once you flashed TWRP then you also need some extra APK files.

Click here to Download Gcam, Magisk 15.2 zip, camera 2 api  Files

Steps to Activate Portrait Mode on Xiaomi Mobiles:

  1. Flash twrp, boot in twrp and swipe to allow modification (Necessary to mount system).
  2. Flash magisk 15.2 zip then flash camera 2 api enabler
  3. Reboot to system and install the provided Gcam apk
  4. Open the app.
  5. All Set, Done.

Now you can use Portrait Mode in both front & main camera.  Enjoy Portrait Mode in your Xiaomi mobile. make sure your device running on Nougat or Above version.

So now blur photos via the help of portrait mode is easy. Click good pictures with the help Portrait Mode function.

Please note – We are not responsible for the bricked device. You do this at your own risk.



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