How to Install ViPer4Android on Android Oreo

ViPer4Android is an Android audio enhancer developed by “Zhuhang”, forum xda-developer, a top contribution. For a different question on the type of ROM that ViPer4Android Oreo audio effect works on check the forum xda-developer for questions and answers.

All credit to install ViPer4Android audio enhancer on your Android whether Marshmallow, Lollipop, Nougat, and other Android OS goes to both Zhuhang and other xda-developers.

In case you have any question flashing the program on your phone or whether the ViPer4Android Pie consumes a lot of battery kindly visit the Viper4Android threat for a complaint and how to rectify errors in your setup.

What is ViPer4Android?

Viper4Android is a custom Mod for Android OS from Android Gingerbird, Lollipop, Marshmallow, Nougat, Oreo, Pie, and to yet to release Android OS, say Android P. Te custom ROM brings out the best in your Android music settings overriding the default music configuration without leaving your Android phone music settings with fatigue.

The inner level and equalizer are optimized for best music and audio output with a tweak in the equalizer settings with the custom ROM.

The Viper4Android zip “UI of V4A” got the best feature when Android 7 & 8 were released into the market and the audio enhancer feature skyrockets. However, before the tweak in the audio effect of your phone using the ViPer4Android mod ROM below are some of the amazing features of the audio enhancer.

  1. Playback Control: Amplify the output volume of Android devices.
  2. FET Compressor: Limit the FET circuits to keep your device safe from getting any damage to any sound hardware system.
  3. Viper-DDC: Enjoy near HIFI sound on your headphones.
  4. Spectrum Extension: Make your music sound lossless with enhanced high frequencies.
  5. USB/Dock effect Support: ViPER4Android supports USB/Dock audio output.
  6. Speaker Optimization: Highly Optimized Speaker for a stunning output of quality audio.
  7. Viper Bass: With different bass modes, you can have more excellent bass experience than before!
  8. ViPER Clarity: With the latest Clarity mode selection, you can balance up heavy bass with high-clarity audio that you can never imagine before!
  9. Headphone Surround+ (VHS+): With this VHS+, V4A made its way to achieve great surround technologies for Android.
  10. FIREqualizer: 10-band Finite Impulse Response (filter equalizer) for redefining at the top of every audio output.

There are a lot more features you will enjoy using this Mod to boost the sound and equalizer of your Android phone.

Download and Install BusyBox

The ViPer4Android Mod needs the help BusyBox to give the best you want from installing the Android audio effects enhancer. Here, I’ll first give a pre-requisite to download and install BusyBox on your rooted Android phone.

This is not an audio enhancer that doesn’t require any root. To use Viper4Android, there is a need to root your Android.

Note: In other to use ViPer4Android profiles you need to grant root access on your Android phone. However, if you are new to root, here is everything you need to know about rooting Android and why you should root your Android phone.

Go to the Google Play Store to download and install BusyBox on your Android phone with root access

Launch the BusyBox app and grant root permission to your Android


Make sure you do not touch the BusyBox settings so that you can have a smooth ride installing ViPer4Android.

Download and Install Solid Explorer file manager. You can use other file managers if you know how to find your ways around but Install Solid Explorer works better and makes it easy to accomplish the workaround.

Launch the Solid Explorer File Manager and click on the Menu from the top right. Scroll down to Storage Section and click on the root to grant root permission.

Navigate to /Vendor/etc. and find the file named “audio_effects.conf and rename it to “audio_effects.conf.bak


Note: Take note of the file extensions

After you have successfully renamed the app, close solid explore file manager

Download and install SELinux Switch App  forum. xda-developer from and install it

Open the SELinux Switch App and grant root access.  From the pop-up click on Permissive and then RESTART your phone.


Note: Make sure you restart your phone before you continue to the next section.

How to Install ViPer4Android on Android Oreo

Here are the steps to install Viper 4 Android on Android Oreo and Android Pie.

Download ViPer4Android from here and extract the files to your computer Desktop.

In there are two files in the folder namely:

  1. ViPER4Android_FX_v2505_A4.x-A7.x.apk
  2. ViPER4Android_FX_v2505_A7.x_Nougat_IO_test_fix.apk

Connect your Android phone to your computer using a working USB and avoid using your phone so that you will not mess things up.

Copy and paste the file No2 into your phone storage. Now locate the file in your phone storage and install the APK.

From the new popup that says update  V4A driver. Click on Yes to grand the ViPer4Android app to upgrade the V4A driver and grant root permission to your phone.

Once the installation process begins do not touch your phone. In most cases, your phone screen will appear freeze. Just leave it and let the installation continues. The whole installation process should not take more than a minute.

After successful installation click on OK and your phone will Restart afterward.

Now, open the ViPER4Android app and click on Menu to the top left on the screen and click on Driver Status. If the screen below shows you have successfully installed the ViPer4Android to enhance your phone audio.


If you follow these procedures correctly you will have the ViPer4Android app audio enhancer on your Android phone functioning well.

If you have any problem with your installation and how to use Viper4Android please use the comment section so that we can reason together on how to resolve it.

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