Is the GCam safe to use?

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danclay Posts 1 Registration date Friday January 7, 2022 Status Member Last seen January 17, 2022 - Updated on Jan 19, 2022 at 11:00 AM
HelpiOS Posts 13162 Registration date Friday October 30, 2015 Status Moderator Last seen January 27, 2023 - Jan 19, 2022 at 11:00 AM
Hello,

I happen to come acros the Google camera app for my phone Poco X3. I got it in this link: https://www.cyanogenmods.org/google-camera/

Is it okay to use the app? Has anyone got any bad feelings about it in this forum?
TIA.

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HelpiOS Posts 13162 Registration date Friday October 30, 2015 Status Moderator Last seen January 27, 2023 1,872
Jan 19, 2022 at 11:00 AM
Hi,

Google Camera is a good app and safe to use. However, I recommend you to download it from official or reliable sources. You can obtain this app directly from the Play Store.

If it says that Google Camera is not compatible with your device, try downloading the APK file from APKMirror. You should find an official variant of the app that's compatible.

Regarding the link you've found, it seems that it provides modified versions of Google Camera. Download those versions at your own risk.
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