Samsung Galaxy Note8

 Dr.Ketan's ROM for Samsung Galaxy Note 8 is available. We supports N950F,N950DS and N950N models 


XDA Version ROM Download

 XDA and Pro version both using same ROM file  Pro version features are available with installing separate app Dr.Ketan Tweaks Pro. Read below for more details.  

ROM support Installation guide Here

Pro version of ROM

Pro version of ROM unlocks some cool features of the ROM.  You needs to get tweaks Pro to unlock preo features. Read below for more details about pro features

IMEI Backup

 N10 have now IMEI info separately located rather than routine so need to use proper tool to backup your IMEI. Here is IMEI Backup Restore tool designed specially for Note8

features of Tweaks Pro

Some cool features of Pro version


  • Custom power menu with long pressing power (can be used on any rom)
  • Sound Mode (can be used on any ROM)
  • Bixby and Volume Key remap Tool (can be use on any ROM)
  • CSC Features Tool (can be used on any ROM)
  • Debloating Tool (can be use on any ROM)
  • Optimization tweaks 
  • Receive notification when update (ROM & Tweaks both) available or new critical fix available
  • and much more. Read below for full feature list

Tools, features & Gen Info


General Info : 

  • Bootloader
  • ROM
  • Busybox
  • CSC

Memory Info

CPU Info

Device Test (hardware test)

Download latest ROM/Tweaks Pro
Check Updates : check if update available for ROM/Tweaks pro (auto check in ROM features)
Check for Message : Check if any important message from developer. (auto check in ROM Features)

Debloating tool

 With this tool you can disable > 40 service/apps with single click. Tool have three options
Disable All – To disable all bloatware with single click
Enable All – To Enable all bloatware back with single click
Custom restore – With this you can restore any single service if you want to restore back.

These services includes

  • Assist Menu
  • Basic Dream
  • Beaconman
  • Beam
  • Briefing
  • BT Test
  • Camera Test
  • Color blind
  • Device Test
  • Email
  • ImageSync
  • Chokocooky
  • Finder
  • Galaxy Widget
  • Game Optimizer
  • Help hub
  • Keystring
  • Magnifier
  • Market FB
  • Milk Music
  • minimode
  • Phototable
  • Print
  • Qconnect
  • RootPA
  • Safety Assist
  • Samsung Billing
  • SideSync
  • SKMS
  • SmartCard
  • SmartSwitch
  • SPA Monitor
  • Tag
  • TUI services
  • Uswitch
  • Voice wakeup (bixby)
  • VPN
  • With TV
  • WLAN Test

DPI Changer (Only for FHD+ and WQHD+)

 This is simple Application to change DPI on the fly. Though some app may requires to clear data to adopt new DPI. Also very few app needs to reboot to apply changes.
How to use.
Open application and select your DPI from DPI picker. (scroll finger across the box)
Selct 'SET DPI'
Done.Sometimes setting certain DPI may makes many applications non usable. And when your launcher / keyboard ecomes unusable then it will be difficult to reset. So when you testing DPI it's recommended to select "Auto Reser' option ON. This will reset DPI to normal on reboot in case device becomes unusable to perform action.Also to note that this application won't make any application multi DPI, this will depends on your ROM.

Memory Tool

 This is for users always wants some free RAM. 
On top of app you will see current free RAM. and below that there is option to clear background app with one tap manually. Also you can set up to clean memory periodically with desired threshold.
Free memory threshold : This will be level when system memory goes below this at defined period then it will clear RAM automatically.For example if you set 1024MB threshold level and Background process will be cleared if there is free memory level is below 1024MB at scheduled interval. 
Interval : Ther are 5 level of interval to check free memory. 0 is to Turn disable Auto memory. while 1 to 4 is time in Hr , Auto memory will test memory level.
At the end you will see Last auto cleaned time and Last Test time.  

Sound Mode


Mods available are

  • Backup/Restore
  • Restore stock (without Backup)
  • Mild Boost
  • High Boost

General Toggles


  • Heads up notification – Enable/Disable heads up notification
  • Fast Charging – Enable disable fast charging option
  • Auto GPS - It enable location service to High accuracy while screen is on and Battery saver (Network only, No GPS) while screen is off.
  • Auto Wifi - Turns off wifi if remain disconnected > 10min
  • Auto Blutooth - Turns off BT is remains unpaired for > 10min
  • Smart Network - Auto off network after 30 sec of screen off, Auto on after screen on (Only if data connection was on when screen turned off)
  • Media scanner - Enable/Disable media scanner. If you disable, your media library won't update to gallery/music
  • Popup blocker - disable some misc popup like battery full etc
  • Login security - capture screenshot if unauthorized attempt to unlock You need secure setting plugin to use this
  • Call reminder– Reminder tone on every minute while on call
  • Auto scan – Reverse media scanner. It will enable media scanner when your device attached to charger.
  • Power Control notification - Native feature of nougat. Open Settings - Notification - Turn off notification for app - Select Advanced from Rt upper corner and look for same app. Now you can see 5 level for selected app, you can decide level of notification

General Features


  • Quick reply from lock screen (only for supported apps)
  • Statusbar Icons : Show/Hide statusbar icons
  • Call Blocker

  1. Calls not in Contact - Block callers who are not in your contact list
  2. BlackList group - First create a group in contact named "Blacklist" , add contacts you want to block in this group and enable this option

  • Long Press duration
  • Meet Here - Car park/Share location utility
  • Face Down DND - Actibvates DND when device kept facing down
  • Int SD write Fix – Sometime you are unable to write on Int SD card this may fix this issue.
  • NetFlix Fix – Netflix  video may not play on rooted device, this is to fix this issue.
  • Backup EFS – Makes EFS backup of N950 on Int storage 'MyEFS' folder.
  • Component Flashing – you can flash Modem/Kernel/Recovery raw images (directly extracted from ROM tar file). You need to keep raw image file on root of Int storage
  • MultiUser - Tap to to enable multiuser, Long press to disable
  • Lock Screen Rotation - Tap to enable, Long press to disable. Reboot requires to apply changes
  • Volume limit for safe volume lock for child
  • Multiple image wallpaper
  • Messaging Backup

CSC features (separate app available)

  • Call Record – Enables native call record . Settings will be available – Phone – 3 dot menu – Record calls
  • Call msg Block – Option to Block Call/SMS
  • LTE only network mode (This may or may not work depending on your provider settings)
  • Camera shutter sound toggle - In camera app setting, you will have option to enable/disable camera shutter sound
  • Data Toggle in power menu – Long press power will have Mobile Data Toggle
  • LTE Instead of 4G – This will replace 4G Mobile data icon on statusbar with LTE – This is experimental feature and may or may not work
    with your carrier.
  • Data Usage in QP – You will see Data usage in Quick Panel
  • Firewall and Applock – These have two features. A – In settings – connection – data usage - you will find a option “Manage app data” to control data usage per app B – App Lock – This is useful to set lock per app. Settings will be available under Settings – Advanced features –AppLock. This features requires extra app, if your ROM doesn’t have this app installed, this feature won’t work.
  • Internet speed meter – You will have option to enable/disable internet download speed meter in status bar. Setting will be available in
    Settings – Display - StatusBar
  • Recent app protect – You can have lock option in Recent (Task)
  • Disable SMS to MMS - This will allow to send long msg without converting as MMS
  • Spam protection White Page – This will show Caller information (depending on data of provider of this service) even you don’t have on
    your contact. Settings you can find in Phone – 3 dot menu – Caller ID and Spam protection
  • Power Battery Menu – Some more options in settings – Device maintenance – Battery

Optimization tweaks

Various performance tweaks like . When you enable these tweaks, it will auto apply on every boot. To disable it, you need to turn off then reboot device.

  • Boost Device
  • Device Cleaner
  • I/O Tweaks
  • Aggressive Seeder
  • SQlite optimization
  • FS Trim
  • ZipAlign
  • Google Play service FixKOptimization Build prop

Various build.prop tweaks for performance

  • Battery Improvement – or better battery
  • Fast Boot – Fast rebooting device
  • Image quality – Better quality of images
  • Disable Log – Fasten device
  • Net Tweaks – Better network
  • Disable debug – Fasten device
  • Scroll Tweak –Better scrolling
  • Smooth UI – Smoother UI
  • Better Voice quality – Better voice quality
  • RAM management – Better balanced RAM management

Optimization tweaks added following options to run

  • Optimization run at once (Now it will not run when you toggle but separate menu to run)
  • Show/Hide toast notification
  • Optimization run on every boot
  • Optimization Daily (00 hrs) This is better option compared to on boot if you frequently booting device.

ROM features

  • NFC with Off screen
  • Auto 2G - ScreenOff - will change network to 2G
  •   Auto check for updates . This will check if updates available for ROM/Tweaks pro. Also it will display a dialogue box if any important message available from developer. This will let you keep updated if developer wants to pass any message regarding bug/fix/or any other kind of message .   
  • Custom Navigation height - More than 100 steps increment option to choose navigation bar heights
  • Half screen/Full screen Caller ID
  • No charging text on AOD
  • AOD only on charging
  • Auto data
  • Pop up notification only with screen on
  • Single/Dual SIM Toggle
  • KeyRemap

  1. Long Press Home - You can assign Google Assistant,(stock feature)/ Custom Application/Custom Action/PowerMenu Pro
  2. Long Press back - Long Press back custom action/PowerMenu Pro
  3. Custom Power Menu

Bixby & Volume Key remap

separate app avilable with following actions

Available Actions

1.General Actions

  •  Assist (Google Assistant)
  •  Keyboard
  •  Calendar
  •  Camera
  •  Call
  •  Contacts
  •  Browser
  •  Media Next
  •  Media Pause
  •  Power (sleep)
  •  Mute
  •  Screenshot
  •  Home key
  •  Music
  •  QS Panel

2.Special Actions

  •  PowerMenu
  •  AirCommand
  •  Kill App
  •  Ok Google (start listening)
  •  Flash Light
  •  Google Assistant

Volume long press Key Remap :

  •  Google Assistant
  •  Camera
  •  Media Next
  •  Media play/pause
  •  Screenshot
  •  Kill App (Foreground app)
  •  Flash Light
  •  Disable (Restore stock)


  • Some of features listed above may not work on some version of OS, we are trying to fix it.
  • For queries/issue regarding ROM, kindly post on XDA thread of concern ROM. Any other way of communication regarding rom will be ignored. 
  • Features mentioned above can be changed/removed without notice. Also all the features mentioned above may not be available depending on your device and version of tweaks.
  •  For best compatibility, always use latest version of ROM with latest version of Tweaks Pro

Change Logs

Changelog Information


ChangeLog for N950 Tweaks Pro

V1.1 - Initial Release


Experimental features are stable now

Added CSC features


Intro Page
-Bootloader info
-CSC info applied/Original
-Updates - Auto Check for updates of ROM/TweaksPro. Tap to turn on,Long press to turn off

- Clock with seconds - statusbar clock Option for hh:mm:ss/hh:mm
- Power control Notification - Naugat systemUI tuner. To use this, Enable it then look to Settings-Notifications-Disable notification for app you want to use power control - Click 'Advanced' from right upper corner - look for same app. You will have option for 5 level control.

- Quick reply from loclscreen
- Call Block 1.Block calls for not in contact lists 2.Bloack callers in Blacklist (first make 'Blacklist' group in contact and add number you want to block)
- MultiUser (Tal to enable,Long Press to Disable (moved from ROM Toggles)
- StatusBar icons Show/Hide for following icons. First select icons want to show/Hide and then 'apply'
following icons can be hide

Toggle ROM page removed
ROm Features page modified and now only few mods requires to be on dr.Ketan ROM

-RemapKey is completely rewritten.

V 1.4 -

- Fix update notification while testing manually
- Added guide on main page about how to use TweaksPro on stock/other ROm
- Air command action memo
- Power Menu Assist key custom action
- Full Picture caller ID (upper half screen) with Toggle

V1.5 -

- Screen Record option for power menu  (Tweaks - ROM features - Key Remap - PowerMenu custom action) 
- Volume up Torch timeout (Tweaks - Toggle)
- Messaging mode
SMS to MMS disable
Recipient limits raised up to 200
- Dual/Single SIM for SIM icon in call list and messages (Tweaks - ROM features)


- Optimized for Oreo

- Auto BT and Auto scan fixed

- Better and fast implementation of CSC features

Improved Update checker

- Some features marked with (*)  and may some others will not work with Oreo, may be available in future version depending on codes available in oreo


- Fixed bootloop with Supersu

- Auto install busybox if missed


- Fixed sound mode

- AppLock and Floating msg added (enable with CSC fearures)

V1.9 (For ROM version O4)

- More user friendly with SuperSu

- Improved CSC features implemebtation

- New PowerMenu Pro option to Remap Bixby(Bixby Key)/Google Assistant (Long press Home)/Long Press Back with following actions (all actions will be available at a time)

  1. Reboot
  2. Recovery
  3. ScreenShot
  4. Screen Record
  5. Band change
  6. Kill App
  7. Outdoor mode
  8. FlashLight

V2.0 (For ROM Version O5 and up)
- Auto BT fixed
- Extra Toggles and rearraned
- Easy implementation of Pro features (Should not cause force auto reboot after applying pro feature first time)
- Better implementation of KeyRemap
- 360 degree rotation (ROM Features - Supported applications screen can rotate 360)
- Many camera mods added
Rear - Selective focus,NightShot,Continuous shot,Animated GIF,Beuty shot,Rear selfie,Sound shot,Sport shot,Tag,Dual
Front - Night shot,Animated GIF,Auto,Beuty shot,Continuous shot
- Black theme with option to keep stock icon (experimental)
- Black theme dark notification bar as addon (experimental)
- Added new page for 'New Features' in main menu
- S9 themed messaging app
- Nfc offscreen hack

V2.1 (for ROM Version O6 and up)

- Improved black theme. almost no issue if using without black notification. May be some minor glitch if use black notification

- Added option to add/remove Recovery and PowerMenu Pro to long press power (By default both are enabled)

- New CSC feature S Power Planning (battery Power Menu) which enabled some battery management options under Settings - Device Maintenance - Battery 

V2.2-V2.3 (No public release)

V2.4 (For ROM version O9 and up)

- Toggle added for auto check update (ROM and Tweaks Pro) (Available in ROM features)

- Full screen caller ID (single press to enable/Long press to disable) (Available in ROM features)

- Volume Limit - To prevent high volume with preset limit. May be used with password for kids.

- ChangeLog is now linked to webpage (this page) Instead off line earlier.

- Improved to use with unofficial version of Magisk

2.5.2 (For O10 and Up)

- Busybox integrated with magisk built-in if you are using magisk for supersu user it will auto install busybox if running on Dr.Ketan ROM, else need to flash separately

- Fixed issue with latest version of magisk causing freeze UI on optimization tweaks


- Added Lock screen rotation feature (Tap to enable/Long press to disable) - Tweaks pro - General

- Added new feature "Check for Message". This way developer can pass a message in case there is any important announcement/update/bug fix  available. This will keep you updated without worrying for missing important stuff on forum.

If you have keep Auto check enabled in ROM features, it will auto announce message with a dialogue when there is new message. Also you check manually anytime from main page of tweaks pro.


- Fixed false developer's message ( On 2.5.3 It was giving notification even no new message from developer).


- Improve main page loading

- Added option for screen record settings


- Option for Half screen caller ID added (ROM Features)

- Added 3D emoji in camera - sticker 

- Added option to activate Pro one first start

- Activate Pro screen now show status of Pro

- Fixed 3D sticker issue (Beed to be on O15 or up)

- Updated to work with Magisk V18.0
- DND on face down
- Power Pro toggle


- Updated for Pie

- New Icon and Renamed

- Too many new changes, some features may not work on pie, we are looking into iy

- CSC features will be provided separately later


- Fixed ROM Link

- Slight faster opening app.

3.0.3 (Must be on P06 or up)

- PowerMenu (Long Press power key) added to Tweaks-ROM features - PowerMenu with following options

  • PowerMenu - This will open PowerMenu Pro with multiple action page/ Long press will Toggle mobile data
  • Emergency - Will show Emergency option
  • HelpMenu - Show features of PowerMenu

All three can be disabled by long pressing
- Very long standing issue of Not to use initial few minutes is fixed. Now it can be used any time after reboot.
- Bixby Remapper completely rewritten and made a separate app. It can be used on any ROM. You can get it from same Twekas download link, refer to ReadMe & changelog file included for details
- Fix for some cases everytime online license check
- Much faster loading of app.

- Dual speaker fixed

- Device Test fixed

3.0.5 (Must be on P07 or up)
​- Device Test fixed

- Full Screen/Half screen callaer ID (Tweaks - ROM Features)

- PopUp Notification (Floating) while Screen On Only (Tweaks Pro - ROM Features)
- Optimization tweaks added following options
Show/Hide toast notification
Optimization run at once (Now it will not run when you toggle but separate menu to run)
Optimization run on every boot
Optimization Daily (00 hrs) This is better option compared to on boot if you frequently booting device.

PS : Toast notification,Run on every boot and run daily have common rule for both optimization general and build.prop


- Volume key long press remap separately for both up & down (ROM features - Key Remap)

Google Assist
Media Next
Media Play/Pause
Flash Light (enable by default)
Disable Volume long press custom action


- Volume Key long press moved to Bixby custom action

- Tweaks Pro will not be available to fuction for first 2-3 minute of reboot to prevent clash with newer version of magisk