Show Your Rooted Galaxy Nexus Some Android 4.2 Love With The Official Camera APK

Google completely revamped the camera app in Android 4.2, adding many new features, including the Photo Sphere 360-degree panorama mode. Google’s teasers left us jelly and wanting the camera app pronto. Lucky for us, Android is full of generous devs who feel we shouldn’t have to wait either. And so, in the spirit of Halloween, here’s a little treat courtesy of those great devs: the official Android 4.2 camera APK for rooted Galaxy Nexus users!

If you’re rocking a rooted Galaxy Nexus (your free to try any of your other rooted devices as well) and want to start enjoying all the features of the new Android 4.2 camera app, simply download the APK below and follow the instructions:

  1. Download the (mirror) file.
  2. Place the zip file on the root of your phone’s storage.
  3. Reboot into your recovery.
  4. Just in case, make a backup.
  5. Flash the file. (No need to wipe anything)
  6. Once installed, reboot your phone.

Some users are reporting issues with the Photo Sphere feature, but for the most part, everything seems to be working just fine. Enjoy!