OnePlus 5/5T Front Camera Fix (V1)

A new update for this fix is available here.

About the fix:

  • It modifies the front camera library to enable portrait mode, hdr+, raw, etc.
  • This fix was created by XDA member "defcomg" and shared on this thread.
  • Android versions: Android 8 (use v3 or higher for Android 9).
  • Requirements: TWRP recovery or a rooted phone.
  • Limitations:
    • The front camera resolution is reduced to 4MP to avoid pink/red photos.
    • Breaks the front unlock feature (use Tasker to avoid this issue).
  • Suggestion: Perform a TWRP backup before applying the fix in case something goes wrong.
  • All versions: v1, 2, 2.2, 2.3, 2.4, 2.5, 3, 4, 4.1, 4.2, 4.3, 4.41, 5.0, 5.1, 5.2, 5.3, 5.4, 5.5, 5.6, 5.7, 6.0.

Downloads:

Instructions:

Using Magisk:

  1. Download and install the module via the Magisk Manager
  2. Reboot

Using TWRP:

  1. Download the zip and install it via TWRP
  2. Reboot
  3. Repeat these steps every time you update your ROM

Using a file manager (root):

  1. Download and unzip the .zip file
  2. Using a file manager (eg: MiXplorer), move the file(s) to /system/vendor/lib
  3. Make sure the permissions for both files are 644
  4. Reboot
  5. Repeat these steps every time you update your ROM

Using Tasker:

How to remove the fix:

  • If you used a TWRP zip/manually moved the files: dirty flash your ROM.
  • If you used Magisk: remove the module and restart.

Final notes: