Google has now finally launched the Augmented Reality Stickers with the Pixel 2 and updated it to the Playground and launched it with the Pixel 3. While these stickers made their way to the older Pixel smartphones, it was not available on any of the smartphones outside the Google lineup, until now. Now according to the report, you can have these running on any smartphone or device running on the Android Pie.
This is mainly with the help of Arnova8G2 and XDA Developer, the same member who also ported the official Google camera app to other smartphones. The last port brought up with the features like the Night Sight to other smartphones and with the help of this new port, you can have the playground on your Android Pie device as well. The new port requires you to install an APK file and works even without the root that makes it convenient for a lot of users.
The Google Playground Port will now work on the smartphones with the Augmented Reality support, and you might want to check if their smartphone is on this list before proceeding. If your phone is supported, then you might have to go and download the ARCore by the Google app from the Play Store.
Once the ARcore app has been downloaded, then you can go ahead and download the modded Playground app on your device. This APK file will going to have the size of around 470 MB and has all the Playground elements which are mainly required for it to work.
To simply access the Playground, you will need a modded Google Camera app. You can even go for any of the modded Google apps. Simply install the modded Google Camera app, and then you should be able to see the Playground under the more setting in the camera app.
You can even drag and drop these AR elements into the viewfinder, and you should be able to click the photos with these AR characters. Some also have certain actions that they can easily perform.
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