No root hack brings Galaxy S9’s 4K/60fps mode to Exynos Galaxy S8, Note 8

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    No root hack brings Galaxy S9’s 4K/60fps mode to Exynos Galaxy S8, Note 8


    • A new script allows some Samsung Galaxy S8 and Note 8 devices to record 4K video at 60fps.
    • The workaround doesn’t require the phone to be rooted, but only works on phones with the Exynos 8895 processor.
    • Samsung hasn’t released an official way to record 4K video at 60fps on the phones, despite the Exynos chipset supporting the feature.

    A new script allows Exynos versions of Samsung’s Galaxy S8 and Galaxy Note 8 to record 4K video at 60fps. The script, which doesn’t require a rooted phone, was shared by XDA Developer forum member KunkerLV and works in conjunction with an APK called lgCamera.

    To get it to work, you simply have to download and install the rubberbigpepper.lgCamera APK and then follow these steps.

    1. Open the app and head to settings.
    2. Select the last tab from the menu and click on Edit Camera Script.
    3. Paste the below code into the box and tap apply.
    4. Select 4K video and 60FPS framerate from the respective menus.


    Users on the original thread have reported that the app works on Galaxy S8 and Note 8 devices. I downloaded the app on my Galaxy Note 8 and had no problems getting it to work, either. While there are no reports of it working on the Galaxy S8 Plus, the phone has the same Exynos 8895 chipset as the S8 and Note 8, so it seems likely.

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