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Install CarHDROM v13 on Galaxy S8 Plus Android 8.0 Oreo Custom Firmware

CarHDRom version 13 is an Android 8.0 Oreo-based custom ROM for Galaxy S8 Plus. The firmware has been released on XDA Developer forum by a Recognized XDA Themer, Carotix. The ROM is fully Debloated, which means, no unwanted apps are pre-installed.

CarHDROM for Galaxy S8 Plus

CarHDRom v13 is pre-rooted ROM via SuperSU. The User Interface is tweaked with Oreo Aroma Theme. The ROM is fully optimized for a better performance with a lot of mods like ScreenCapture, Volte Toggles, and Custom BG in Pulldown.

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You can quickly install CarHDRom v13 Oreo Custom Firmware on Galaxy S8 Plus using the tutorial below!

NOTE: This OS is not an Official Firmware by Samsung, but a custom ROM which would require a custom Recovery like TWRP in order to flash the firmware package.

If flashing via TWRP Recovery is not a new task for you, this guide would not be much difficult.

We have covered entire step-by-step tutorial so that a new user can perform the flash easily.

If you are on Android 7.0 Nougat, you need to make the transition to Android 8.0 Oreo. For doing that, you need to FORMAT DATA from recovery option, so your internal memory will be wiped out – like a brand new device.

WARNING: All the custom ROMs, Official Firmware, How-to guides, tutorials, roots, hacks, and tricks mentioned on our site belong to the respective developers. We are not responsible if anything goes wrong with your device. Perform it at your own risk.

CarHDRom v13 Android 8.0 Oreo for Galaxy S8 Plus (Supported models)

To make sure you own the correct Galaxy S8 Plus for CarHDRom v13 Firmware, please confirm your variant from the list below:

  • G955F (Europe, Global Single-SIM)
  • G955FD (Global Dual-SIM)

Proceed to the tutorial below, ONLY if you own any of the above-mentioned Galaxy S8 Plus models.

Features of CarHDRom v13 Android 8.0 Oreo for Galaxy S8 Plus

This awesome Custom Firmware comes with a lot of cool new features based on Android 8.0 Oreo. A quick list of main features is given below, and we hope you would love to use it on your device.

ROM Features

  1. Deodexed
  2. Debloated
  3. Deknoxed
  4. Rooted with SuperSU
  5. NX Kernels for G950F/FD/N and G955F/FD/N
  6. Rom Control
  7. MultiCSC
  8. Floating Messages
  9. Multiuser
  10. LTE Only
  11. Netflix Fixed
  12. App Lock
  13. SamsungVideoList
  14. Live Drawing
  15. AdAway


  1. Potato Clock
  2. Virtual Buttons in Statusbar
  3. Data Usage to the centre
  4. Safe Volume Warning
  5. ScreenCapture, Volte Toggles
  6. Custom BG In Pulldown
  7. Battery Bar In Pulldown
  8. Open with “Once/Always”
  9. USB Plug/Unplug Disable WakeUp
  10. Torch Light on Volume Up
  11. Phone Custom BG with photo square
  12. 10-way Reboot Menu
  13. Outdoor Mode

LIKE this Custom Firmware for Galaxy S8 Plus? We love it too, and we know you are looking forward to installing it on your phone. Please read the important information below before starting the tutorial.

Galaxy S8 Plus USB Driver

Make sure you have correctly installed Galaxy S8 Plus USB Driver on your computer. If not, please download it from our USB Driver Section below and install it correctly. Otherwise, your computer will not be able to detect your device.

Download Galaxy S8 Plus USB Driver

Backup your Android Device

We don’t want you to lose any data, or anything could go wrong unexpectedly. Before starting the tutorial, we strongly recommend you to make a full backup of your phone. If possible, take a full Nandroid Backup via TWRP or you can try out some of the Hand-Picked Android Backup Apps to secure your data quickly.

Samsung users can use Smart Switch to backup data on the computer. Samsung Smart Switch even allows the users to move data from one device to another of different variant (like moving data of Galaxy S7 to Galaxy S8).

Things to Remember

  1. Make sure your phone has at least 80 – 85% charge. If not, please do charge it before starting the experiment.
  2. This tutorial will WIPE OUT all your DATA. Make sure to create a Backup of everything before starting the tutorial.
  3. Make sure your device has TWRP Custom Recovery installed from before. Otherwise, this tutorial will not work!
  4. You need to perform a Dalvik Cache wipe in recovery mode before installing the ROM.
  5. You need to enable USB Debugging mode to connect your Android phone to computer. (Settings > About Phone > Build number > Tap it 7 times to become developer; Settings > Developer Options > USB Debugging).

You may also be interested in the following articles for Galaxy S8 Plus:

Rooting: Root Galaxy S8 Plus [all variants] on Android 8.0 Oreo with CF-Auto-Root

Official Oreo: Update Galaxy S8 Plus to Android 8.0 Oreo [all variants] Official Firmware

How to Install CarHDRom v13 Android 8.0 Oreo Custom ROM on Galaxy S8 Plus

We have mentioned full step-by-step instructions on How to install CarHDRom v13 Android 8.0 Oreo Custom ROM on Galaxy S8 Plus. If you are entirely new to rooting, flashing a Custom ROM or an Official Firmware, please read the entire tutorial once before actually performing it on your device.

TUTORIAL: (Step by Step Guide)

Step 1: Download CarHDRom v13 Android 8.0 Custom ROM for Galaxy S8 Plus on your computer.

Step 2: Now, connect the device to your PC using USB Cable.

Step 3: Copy and paste the downloaded zip file to the internal storage of your phone.

Step 4: Switch Off your phone and disconnect the cable.

Step 5: Press and Hold Volume Down + Power Button together to enter into the recovery mode!

Step 6: Once you are in the TWRP recovery mode, perform a full data wipe by tapping on “WIPE” Button. Also, perform a factory reset by swiping on the “Swipe to Factory Reset” option at the bottom.

Step 7: Go back to main menu (TWRP Home) and tap on “Install” button. From the list, choose the zip file that you have copied in Step 3.

Step 8: Confirm the installation by swiping the “Swipe to Confirm Flash” option on the next screen.

Step 9: Now, tap on the “Wipe cache/dalvik” button to clean the ROM and stay away from any boot loop issues.

Step 10: Hit on “Reboot System” button!

Wait a while, and your phone will not take more than 10 minutes to boot for the first time.

Hurray! Your Galaxy S8 Plus should have got CarHDRom v13 Android 8.0 Oreo Custom Firmware installed by now.

If you encounter any problem, please comment below, and we will get back to you as soon as possible.

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Saeed Ashif Ahmed
Saeed Ashif Ahmed is a Blogger who has a keen interest in how emerging technology can help the world become a more just, equitable, and kind place. He enjoys interviewing CEOs of tech startups asking them what they are doing to bring greater opportunity and equity to our society.
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