Google has extended its ARCore support to numerous Android flagships, including the Galaxy S10. So if you have a compatible device, you'll have access to all the cool new apps that can make the world around you bigger. AR Stickers is one of the most desirable features of ARCore, AR Stickers, and is usually exclusive to Google's Pixel series. However, if you load the Google Camera app next door, you can try it on any ARCore device.
Now officially known as the Google Playground, the Google Stickers AR Stickers can work on most ARCore devices with a bit of tweaking. Developer Arnova8G2 has done all the hard work already (as covered by XDA), making the process as easy as installing some apps. Put simply, after a few quick fingers, take in interactive videos featuring cool AR characters like Marvel's Avengers!
Note: If you are a Pixel user, go to step 4 to learn how to use it. The playback feature built into your phone.
: Install ARCore
To get started, you need to download ARCore if you do not already have it. The app can be installed directly from the Google Play Store. Either go there or just tap the following link to install ARCore.
With ARCore, you now get the modified Google Playground app, which is used as the framework for the AR- Sticker serves. Because the file is 467 MB in size, downloading may take several minutes. If you have a limited mobile plan, we recommend using Wi-Fi for this part.
After downloading the modified app, install the file by tapping the notification notification completion alert. Follow the instructions and press "Install". "Alternatively, you can install the app at a later time by opening the APK from your folder with a File Manager app.
Step 3: Install Google Camera
If you have the Platform and Google Playground Mod on your device, you'll need to install the ported Google Camera app, which you'll need to interact with the Playground stickers.
If you're comfortable with loading pages, You can access the XDA Google Camera Port Hub and install the APK that corresponds to your device, if you need further assistance we have a complete guide to this topic, which you can view below:
When the process is complete, do not open the app yet as Google Playground may no longer sign up as an option. To be on the safe side, start Re-engineer your device to make sure everything is working properly.
Step 4: Open Google Camera & Enjoy!
After you have installed all the necessary files, you can try out your new AR sticker. Open the Google Camera, tap More at the bottom of the screen and select Google Playground from the list of options displayed.
As you can see in the GIF below, there are a lot of animated ones Stickers that you can insert into your photo or video. These are divided into different categories under "Last". Highlighted, Playmoji, and Stickers tabs. These stickers come in all shapes and sizes, from popular themes like Avengers, Star Wars, Stranger Things, to weather-related stickers, cute pets, etc.
If you want more stickers, you have the option to install additional packs like the new Avengers: Endgame characters. Simply tap the "Install" button in the sticker pack and wait a moment for the stickers to download and be available.
You can stick as many AR stickers on the screen as you like influence each other and even change the scene completely. Zoom together if you want to resize a character, and you can move your stickers by selecting them and dragging them to a more ideal location.
Once you're satisfied with the placement of your stickers, you can easily capture a video Tap and hold the shutter-release button as long as you want to record. You can stop it at any time by releasing the button. This seamlessly integrates your AR stickers into your movie, and the characters are realistic thanks to the advanced ARCore overlay, which you can even move while filming.
Step 5: Removing stickers (optional)
If you feel you have knocked too many stickers on your photo or video, you can remove them in two different ways. To delete stickers one by one, simply drag the sticker you want to delete onto the wastepaper basket in the upper right corner. If you want to remove them all at once, tap the three-dot menu button next to the trashcan and select "Delete scene" to start again from the beginning.
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