How To Enable 1440p Video Recording at 60FPS on Galaxy S8/S8+

Usually, the hardware in the smartphones is generally capable to do more than what the company allows you to do via the official software.

There are a number of reasons why the OEMs hold back these features but the developer community of Android has noticed the ability of the devices to do more so they create mods and also Custom ROMs to unleash the real power of the devices.

If you don’t already know what a mod or a custom ROM is, you should make a research first to understand the concept better and have a clear idea how it works. If you already know all these stuff then you’re good to go.

In this article, you will learn how to enable the 1440p Video Recording at 60FPS on Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8+.

Samsung Galaxy S8 Camera mod

The XDA Senior Member called zeroprobe has created Zero Camera mod for a long time and the latest update allows the Galaxy S8 and S8+ to record videos at 1440p at 60 frames per second.

Other features this mod will enable on your device are:

  • 4K HDR Auto photos
  • Autofocus tracking for all modes
  • No recording time limit
  • Video Effects for modes 4K
  • QHD at 60fps
  • Increased Bitrates
  • Increased JPG Quality for single and burst shots
  • Remove 4 GB video file size limit
  • Install the latest Samsung camera revision
  • Custom shutter speed > 10 seconds
  • Adjust photo Edge and Sharpness (Exynos only)

How to install Zero Camera Mod on Galaxy S8 and S8+ and get 1440p Video Recording at 60FPS

  • You should have root access and a custom recovery such as TWRP installed on your phone.
  • Download the mod zip file from this link and move it to your phone internal storage.
  • Turn off your Galaxy S8 or S8+ and reboot into recovery using the proper key combination.
  • Go to the install section and flash the mod zip file you have downloaded.
  • Clear cache and reboot the phone.

Alternatively if you don’t want to flash the mod zip file via the recovery you can buy Camera Mod S8 app on Play Store for just a few bucks.

Manual Install 

  • Download the zip file and extract it.
  • Download and install ES  File explorer or Root Explorer, both are free on Play Store.
  • Go to system/priv-app/Samsung Camera and replace the SamsungCamera7.apk
  • Change the permissions of SamsungCamera7.apk to 664
  • If you’re using and odex (stock) you should rename  /system/priv-app/SamsungCamera7/oat/arm64/SamsungCamera7.odex
  • Replace /system/etc/media_profiles.xml
  • Replace /system/cameradata/camera-feature-v7.xml
  • Clear cache and Dalvik cache
  • Reboot your phone and enjoy.

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