Galaxy Note 8 SUPERCHARGED w/ S9 ROM Conversion!


Galaxy Note 8 is one of my main drivers if not my best phone of choice if I had to choose one phone from many of Android smartphones I have collected(around 100 now) in the last 7 years.  Well, what if I told you that you can even make your Samsung Galaxy Note 8 better with pretty much all the software features from the Galaxy S9?   That’s exactly what I did to my Galaxy Note 8 a few weeks back and boy, I am in heaven.  While many of earlier S9 ROMs had bugs like earphone not working or AR stickers from S9 not working, all those issues have been fixed with the latest S9 ROM that I am using.  It literally “supercharges” your Galaxy Note 8 as performance is great, battery life is excellent, and customization is nearly better.  Everything just is better with the S9 ROM and once you install this on your Galaxy Note 8, you will never want to run stock firmware ever again.  That’s a promise.

NOTE: Installing a custom ROM or rooting your Galaxy Note 8 will make your Samsung Pay unusable permanently!  Also may void warranty!

Okay, but which phones are supported?  Well, this is general knowledge but if you have Exynos model of Galaxy Note 8(pretty much all international and Korean models), you can install this ROM easily by installing TWRP then installing this ROM.  However, if you have a U.S. Snapdragon model, your bootloader is locked and you will NOT be able to install this ROM, not this year or 10 years later unfortunately.  Your best bet is to sell your U.S. model and buy international.  Now, international models only support GSM network so if you are on Sprint or Verizon you are out of luck.(For Sprint/Verizon users, you may be best off getting an unlocked Pixel 2 or 3 as they come with unlocked bootloaders and also works flawless on both Sprint or Verizon.  But buy the “unlocked” model from Google’s website, if you buy branded models from Sprint or Verizon, you will still get locked bootloaders even on Pixel phones.)

Overall, this is certainly a great way to “supercharge” your phone with an awesome custom ROM so definitely check it out if you have Galaxy Note 8 with Exynos CPU.  You will get awesome new features like Dual speaker mod that gives you stereo speakers on the Galaxy Note 8 along with modded camera that gives you higher bitrate and higher limits for recording video, nevermind the 1440P 60fps.  Sounds like a great way to “supercharge” your Galaxy Note 8?  Check out the full features and installation instructions on Galaxy S9 ROM for Galaxy Note 8!

29 Responses

  1. Kyle says:

    Does Rom also include the slow-mo feature?

  2. Maheswaran says:

    Does it support intelligent scan

  3. Minato says:

    Max can u upload that s9 camera port apk?
    I want to install it without install rom
    Please or root

  4. Arsalan Mansoori says:

    Does Bixby vision s9 work perfectly?

  5. Chris says:

    Hi Max, are the s-pen features retained in this rom?

  6. Fin says:

    Hi Max,

    Installed the rom with no problems. Selected Magisk in aroma, but when I go into Magisk manager it says the rom is not rooted. Tried flashing magisk through recovery, still does not root the phone. Any ideas?

    thank you,


  7. Zeynalov Elnur says:

    Hello i have done all steps and now i have also same like your device Max Lee. Problem is after my note 8 become dual speaker it does not sound loud even when it is maximized. Intelligent Scan (iris&face scan) is not working. When i open settings then lock security there note freezes.

  8. Miram says:

    thank you,
    really want to …

  9. Yves Delvaux says:

    INstall this rom on my note 8 rooted on Magisk based on your TWRP recovery.
    But I have an issue that any link in a mail, browser gives a crash of the Android System or even a copy of a file in the xeplorer leads to the same behaviour, a crash of the Android System where i got several notifications that the Stopped working before the final crash.
    Do you have an idea on what went wrong?
    Do I need to make a wipe of data and start again?
    do I need to unroot get back to stock rom and start again?
    TWRP seems to be well installed following your tuto but i get still the notification that encryption is still present even after the installation of the module explained in your tutorial.

  10. IanHan says:

    Hello! I already installed the rom but my secure folder is not functioning. “Failed to create knox mode, try again.” Under settings>secure folder need help here 🙂

  11. Robert says:

    How long does it takes for the first boot ? mine still stuck in samsung flashing logo

  12. SiiMo says:

    it’s not work for me systeme has stopped message appears all time and i can’t set wallpaper anymore

  13. JC says:


    Can you help me out? I isntalled with full wipe and its working fine the only thing is that smartthings is not working any idea how to fix this?

  14. jake says:

    so following the root guide, preparing for this, my note 8 has gone into some strange boot loop where no firmware will work (no stock or anything) boot error says something about “only use official firmware” and even that wont work, i need help asap!!!!

  15. Marcin says:

    Hi !Do you steel recomended samsung galaxy s9 rom for note 8?

  16. manuel Soto says:

    what version of rom is it? since it installs the one on the page but this version has a problem with the slow camera and when I try to watch the video it shows me an error, it can be fixed installing installing the latest version of addons_V5.3.2?

  17. Thejasetuo khamo says:

    Sadly i cant find the Samsung S9 plus ROM…to install it in my Note 8

  18. sheldon says:

    system has stopped message appears.

  19. Pedro Polido says:

    Hi max.
    Hapoy new year.
    Cant download s9 port to note 8.
    Need help

  20. neil says:

    i am unable to download the rom because the sight wont open

  21. Daniel says:

    Maxxxxxxxxxxx your download link is down for the note 8 This Supercharged Rom
    Please update this !!!!!

  22. angel says:

    I have flashed great but twrp won’t recognize the add-ons zip why!???

  23. Moses Amdany says:

    I love this rom. Is there one for s8+. Share a link

  24. sandy sanju says:

    Hi max. Can you please give pie update of this rom.
    I’m waiting from longtime and still using this rom in 2019 without any update. I hope you will give an update soon. Thank you in advance.

  25. Cella Beltramo says:

    My Devices: Samsung Galaxy Note II GT-N7100, N7105, Samsung Galaxy S III Mini, Samsung Galaxy Note 3, Samsung Galaxy Note 4, Samsung Galaxy Note5, Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge, Samsung Galaxy Note 7, Samsung Galaxy S8+, Samsung Galaxy Note 8 Top Threads in Samsung Galaxy Note 8 ROMs, Kernels, Recoveries, Other Development by ThreadRank

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