Google has been chipping away at ARCore for as far back as a couple of months, and a developer preview was likewise accessible for the same to let app developers get an early access to Google’s augmented reality platform for Android devices. Earlier this week, the organization formally discharged ARCore into the Play Store alongside a going with app AR Stickers which was first displayed amid the dispatch even of Google Pixel 2.

Well, both ARCore and AR Stickers are right now bolstered on Android 8.1 running Pixel devices as it were. On the off chance that you claim a Nexus 6P or 5X running on the official Android 8.1 update, regardless you can’t download the new AR administrations from Google. While it’s right for the AR Stickers app to be Pixel elite, however, ARCore is the platform whereupon app developers will create AR based apps for Android devices, and Google should make it accessible for download on more devices in near future as OEMs take off Android 8.1 update.

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On the off chance that you possess an Android gadget with Android 7.0 Nougat on-board, there’s hardly any probability to get ARCore for your devices formally from Google. The organization will presumably keep the administration selective to fresher hardware and Android forms particularly enhanced for good AR execution. In any case, because of the enormous group of outsider developers, it has dependably been simpler to get the most recent from Google on any Android gadget, with no confinements.

Developer Arnova8G2 over at XDA has shared changed renditions of ARCore, AR Stickers, and the Google Camera app (where all AR activity is right now), for Android 7.0 Nougat running devices. The altered apps have been tried to work fine on OnePlus 3/3T and Xiaomi Mi 5, and they should deal with more devices controlled by similar hardware and Android Nougat.

You require ROOT access to your Nougat running gadget to have the capacity to enhance build.prop record and additionally to add calibration_cad.xml document to your telephone’s framework partition. This is required to have the capacity to utilize ARCore and AR Stickers on your phone.

Let’s get started


How to install ARCore and AR Stickers on Nougat

  1. Download and transfer all files from the downloads section to your phone.
  2. Install the modified ARCore, AR Stickers, GCam APK files to your device.
  3. Get any good file explorer app with root access from Play Store. We recommend the free MiXplorer app.
  4. Open the file manager app on your phone, give it root permissions, and then copy the calibration_cad.xml file to /system/etc directory.
  5. Download and install build.prop editor from Play Store.
  6. Add the following line to the build.prop file and save it:ro.config.calibration_cad=/system/etc/calibration_cad.xml
  7. Reboot your device.
  8. Once it reboots, open the modified Google Camera app (GCam) we installed in step 2 above, and select AR Stickers from the slide-in menu.

That’s it. You can now use AR Stickers on your Android device running on Nougat.

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