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[Sound MOD] Install Dolby Atmos on Galaxy S8, ported from S9

Samsung Galaxy S9 is the first Samsung device to get Dolby Atmos sound mod. It gives high-quality sound on both headphones and speakers. Thanks to XDA Senior Member ImbaWind to port Dolby Atmos for Samsung Galaxy S8 from S9.

Galaxy S8

Galaxy S9 is the latest flagship of Samsung, that sustained itself as an extraordinary smartphone as compared to other flagships in the market. In addition to its incredible specs, Galaxy S9 features high-class sound processing with Dolby Atmos technology.

See also: [Updated] Official Galaxy S9 wallpapers, themes, sounds and apps [port] — download ’em here

Dolby Atmos has been entirely around on the TV, Studios and entertainment systems, but now, it’s available on Android smartphones. With this guide, you can easily install Dolby Atmos on Galaxy S8 to enhance your sound system. The installation process is mainly playing with TWRP Recovery. We will be flashing Sound Alive via TWRP on Galaxy S8 to enable Dolby Atmos. Sound Alive is available by default on Galaxy S9, but need to install in S8 to get Dolby Atmos.

But before starting the tutorial, your phone must fulfill the following requirements:

Download Dolby Atmos MODs for Galaxy S8

Download the following ZIP files for Galaxy S8. These will let you enable Dolby Atmos on your device. You need to flash both Sound Alive ZIP and Dolby Install ZIP to activate Dolby Atmos.

How to Install Dolby Atmos on Galaxy S8

  1. Download Dolby Installer and Sound Alive for Galaxy S8 (Cruiser) on your computer.
  2. Now, connect the device to your PC using USB Cable.
  3. Copy and paste the downloaded zip file to the internal storage of your phone.
  4.  Press and Hold [Bixby, Volume up and Power buttons] button together to enter into the recovery mode!
  5. Once you are in the TWRP recovery mode, tap on “Install” button. From the list, choose the ZIP file that you have copied in Step 4.
  6. Confirm the installation by swiping the “Swipe to Confirm Flash” option on the next screen.
  7. Now, tap on the “Wipe cache/dalvik” button to clean the ROM and stay away from any boot loop issues.
  8. Hit on “Reboot System” button!

That’s all! Dolby Atmos Sound Mod is now installed on your device. Now experience the enhanced music quality on your device with this custom mod and share your experience by commenting below.


So you are done with this tutorial! You had successfully installed Dolby Atmos on Galaxy S8 using our guide. If you faced any problem with performing this tutorial, please let us know by dropping a comment below. Our team will reply you back as soon as possible.

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