Best Custom ROMs for Samsung Galaxy Note 8 in 2021

Best Custom ROMs for Galaxy Note 8

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 is one of the most selling flagships launched by Samsung in 2017.

The phone does offer good specs, but when it comes to software performance, it has been slowly degrading.

Samsung’s OneUI is great of course, but when it comes to customization it has only minimal customization.

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If you want better performance on your Galaxy Note 8 without the OneUI experience, then you can install Custom ROMs on your Galaxy Note 8. 

Custom ROMS gives you the freedom to tweak the settings, even those that were not customizable with the UI that comes installed on your phone.

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Best Custom ROMs for Samsung Galaxy Note 8 in 2021

Samsung Galaxy Note 8
Samsung Galaxy Note 8

Here is a list of Custom ROMs for Samsung Galaxy Note 8 in 2021, that you can prefer installing on your Galaxy Note 8. 

LineageOS

LineageOS
LineageOS

LineageOS is one of the best custom ROMs available for Android phones to date. The LineageOS resembles the stock Android feel, thus you get the experience of stock Android ROM apart from the OneUI on Samsung. 

The latest version of the ROM has a remodeled notification panel, also it has quick settings. The latest LineageOS comes with specific utility features like additional 100 emojis, expandable notifications, data saver app, multi-window support, a double-pressing power button to start the camera, and various others. 

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However, the ROM does have a con. It does not support S-pen and to use that, you will have to install an additional switch for that. 

ROM OS: Android 10

Download Link:  LineageOS 

ROM Maintainer: Stricted

Official Thread: Link

Light ROM

Light ROM
Light ROM

Light ROM is another custom ROM that you can flash on your Samsung Galaxy Note 8. As the name suggests, the ROM is lightweight and optimizes the performance of your phone for a lag-free and smoother experience.  

Talking about the utilities of the ROM, it comes with utilities such as Odexed and Zipaligned, Magisk root, CSC support, and also custom kernels. The ROM does offer several sound mods as well as camera mods. 

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The only backside of the ROM is, the Samsung Intelligent Scan feature does not work properly on this ROM. 

ROM OS: Android 9

Download Link:  Light ROM 

ROM Maintainer: yash92duster

Official Thread: Link

CrDroid

crDroid
crDroid

CrDroid is one of the most stable ROM available for Galaxy Note 8. The ROM is based on Android 9 and is designed to increase the reliability and also performance of your phone. It does offer a smoother system over the normal stock android.

It does offer various features like status bar, UI theming, and quick settings customization. 

ROM OS: Android 9

Download Link:  CrDroid 

ROM Maintainer: turbolukex5

Official Thread: Link

Resurrection Remix

Resurrection Remix
Resurrection Remix

Next on the list, we have is Resurrection Remix, which is a custom ROM based on Android 10. This custom ROM comes with a stock Android feel and features of stock Android because it is built upon the Android Open Source Project source code. 

If you want to get a stock Android to feel on your Samsung Galaxy Note 8, then you must go for the Resurrection Remix theme. The ROM offers features like Picture-in-picture mode, notification dots on app icons, Android Instant App compatibility, advanced copy-paste function, and various others. 

Moreover, the ROM is a blend of various source codes including AOSP (Android Open Source Project), LineageOS, and Slim. Therefore, Resurrection Remix brings the best out of each. The ROM is highly customizable, and it is well optimized to make your experience seamless. 

ROM OS: Android 10

Download Link:  Resurrection Remix 

ROM Maintainer: saifulmenon

Official Thread: Link

DevBase 

DevBase ROM
DevBase ROM

This custom ROM is specially designed for Samsung Galaxy phones and works well with Samsung Galaxy Note 8. 

The ROM does come without any bloatware and fewer bugs. Moreover, it comes pre-rooted with Magisk 18.0, so you need not root the device. It has features like Odexed, multi CSC OXM, and an additional Applock function. 

Moreover, the ROM does not have KNOX-related content and does provide a stock Android experience to the users. 

ROM OS: Android 10

Download Link:  DevBase

ROM Maintainer: ­_alexndr

Official Thread: Link

Final Words

These were some of the best custom ROMs for Samsung Galaxy Note 8. Flash the ROM and enjoy added features that you get with the phone. Hope you find the article informative. 

Anurag Jain

A content writer, tech geek, and fitness enthusiast out there to explore the world.

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