Samsung’s 2017 flagship got Oreo update a few months ago, and the developers were eager to continue developing Oreo-based custom ROMs for this device. Renovate is one of the best Android 8.0 Oreo-based custom firmware for Galaxy S8 which is released on XDA Developer forum. This ROM comes with some significant tweaks which are not available on Official Oreo firmware.
The current Renovate ICE version 9.1 is quite stable, and the recognized XDA developer has added an International Telegraph support for bugs reporting. If you are a ROM fan, you will surely love to use this Android 8.0 Oreo-based custom firmware on your Samsung Galaxy S8.Just read the instructions below to get this awesome firmware installed on your device.
You would require a custom recovery like TWRP to flash this custom ROM.Renovate 9.1 Android 8.0 Oreo for Galaxy S8 is highly optimized for more excellent battery life and performance. The developers have added some tweaking apps with which you can control the phone performance for a better experience.
As you continue reading below, we will guide you how to install Renovate ICE 9.1 Android 8.0.0 Oreo Custom Firmware on Galaxy S8 with an easy tutorial.
We have written the guide very carefully so that you don’t get stuck during the installation process.
If flashing via TWRP Recovery is not a new task for you, this guide won’t be much difficult. We have covered entire step-by-step tutorial so that a new user can perform the flash easily.
You can quickly install Renovate ICE 9.1 Oreo Custom Firmware on Galaxy S8 using the tutorial below!
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Renovate ICE CRb7 based Android 8.0 Oreo ROM comes with a lot of added features with great optimization. Below is the list of some key features for Galaxy S8, and we hope you would love to use it on your phone.
Android 8.0 Oreo
Knox set to 0x0 when booted
Support for G95XF/FD/N variants
Customizable AROMA installer with an option to debloat & remove Knox
Choose from magisk or Supersu
Choose from different CSC features
Optimized for improved battery/performance
Tweaks app to control your experience
5-way reboot menu added
Added app lock
Added screen recorder quick settings tile
Completely rebased on CRb7 base
Notification text colour tweaks
Back Camera flash battery level tweak
Disable MTP Popup tweak
Missing secure screenshot tweak
Missing hide Iris preview tweak
All rotations tweaks
Android 8.1 emojis in Aroma Installer
Removed Live Wallpapers
Improved compatibility with substratum themes
Fixed battery values for G955
Renovate ICE 9.1 for Galaxy S8 (Supported models)
To make sure you own the correct Galaxy S8 model with Exynos or Snapdragon chipset, please confirm your variant from the list below:
SM-G950A (Snapdragon 835) AT&T (United States)
SM-G950T T-Mobile (United States)
SM-G950P (Snapdragon 835) Sprint (United States)
SM-G950R4 (Snapdragon 835) US Cellular (United States)
SM-G950V (Snapdragon 835) Verizon (United States)
SM-G950FD Southeast Asia (India, Pakistan)
SM-G950K Korea KT+
SM-G950S Korea SKT
SM-G9500 (Snapdragon 835) China (Hong Kong)
Proceed to the tutorial below, ONLY if you own any of the above-mentioned Galaxy S8 models.
Galaxy S8 – Android USB Driver
Make sure you have correctly installed Samsung Galaxy 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.
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.
Things to Remember
Make sure your phone has at least 80 – 85% charge. If not, please do charge it before starting the experiment.
This tutorial will WIPE OUT all your DATA. Make sure to create a Backup of everything before starting the tutorial.
Make sure your device has TWRP Custom Recovery installed from before. Otherwise, this tutorial will not work!
You need to perform a Dalvik Cache wipe in recovery mode before installing the ROM.
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).
How to Install Renovate ICE 9.1 Android 8.0 Oreo Custom ROM on Galaxy S8
We have mentioned full step-by-step instructions on How to install Renovate ICE 9.1 Android 8.0 Oreo Custom ROM on Galaxy S8. 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.
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