Get ColorOS Gallery Port For AOSP ROM
ColorOS gallery app is quite better in quality than its AOSP counterparts. The only issue with the ColorOS gallery app is that it doesn’t support Google Photos or any other Google services. This obviously isn’t a great experience and very inconvenient for users who have uploaded their images in Google Photos or have them stored in the same account. To add to this, we don’t have any good options for using AOSP gallery apps on our devices with ColorOS pre-installed. However, there are some amazing developers out there who have created ports for all of us to use. Today, we will be taking a look at one such port from sam_
Install ColorOS Gallery Port For AOSP ROMs
We will be using the Paranoid Android ROM and the AOSP Gallery app port to successfully install the ColorOS gallery app on our device. Please make sure that your device has an AOSP ROM installed and is rooted with TWRP as well as the Magisk Framework. If you don’t have the AOSP gallery app installed on your device, then don’t worry! We will first be installing the AOSP gallery app to our device and then installing the ColorOS gallery app to the AOSP gallery app. This will allow us to switch between both apps with ease. Other than the above, you will most likely need root to install the ColorOS gallery app port. If you don’t have root, then you will first have to gain root access on your device. We have an amazing guide on how to do so for all devices. You can find the guide for your device here.
- Device with AOSP ROM - If you have the ColorOS gallery app installed on your device, then chances are that you have a ColorOS ROM installed as well. In that case, this guide isn’t for you. - AOSP gallery app - This app is available on the Google Play Store and will replace your existing gallery app. - AOSP gallery app port - This is the modified version of the AOSP gallery app that will work with the ColorOS gallery app. - TWRP - This is the custom recovery that we will be using to install the AOSP gallery app port to our device. - Magisk - This is the framework that will make sure that the ColorOS gallery app port works without any issues on our device.
How to install and use AOSP gallery app with ColorOS
First and foremost, you will have to make sure that your device is rooted and has the AOSP gallery app installed. If you have done that, then you can go ahead and install the ColorOS gallery app port. The first step to this is to install the Magisk Framework on your device. This is to ensure that the ColorOS gallery app port doesn’t get detected and removed by the system. Now that you have the Magisk Framework installed, you can go ahead and GET the ColorOS gallery app port from the developer’s official page. Next up, you will have to transfer the GETed APK file to your device. Open the file and click Install. Now, open your gallery app and you should be able to see the ColorOS gallery app port.
As you can see, installing the ColorOS gallery app port is a very easy process. The app is a lot more feature-rich than the stock AOSP gallery app, especially when it comes to editing your images. The app also allows you to apply filters to your images, add stickers, text, etc. Basically, all the features that you find in other gallery apps like the Google Photos app. The only thing that you will have to do is change the default gallery app and select the ColorOS gallery app port from the list. If you are a fan of the ColorOS ROM and would like to try out the stock ColorOS gallery app, then this guide is for you.