Install Viper4Android for Android Nougat 7.0 [How-To]

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Here’s a guide on how to download and install latest version of Viper4Android on any Android 7.0 Nougat running smartphone or tablet and get the best sound quality mod for Android free of cost. We have already shared a method to easily install Viper4Android on Android Marshmallow, make sure to check that guide if you are still using Marshmallow firmware. Today, we are going to talk about the best method to install Viper4Android on Android Nougat 7.0 devices. With each new Android update, it’s getting harder to install MODs. However, due to the popularity of the Viper4Android Audio Mod, developers got together to work on a MOD that works on latest Nougat 7.0 firmware.

Previous Viper4Android MODs for Android Lollipop and Marshmallow got broken by the firmware update with security patch. But the process of installing Viper4Android on older versions is still very complex for normal user to understand and implement. But thanks to the work and effort put in by the Android developers over there at XDA, we finally have a working Viper4Android MOD for Android 7.0 running device that’s lot more easy than the previous installation methods.

Those who don’t know much about it, Viper4Android is the king of all sound mods on Android. Viper4Android is the preferred choice of many Android users when it comes to top quality audio mods used to enhance the sound output, especially on devices that come with below par speakers. Another aspect that gives Viper an edge over other similar sound mods is its ability to work on any Android device. Unlike Dolby or Beats audio mods, that are device specific and need to be ported to work on non-supported devices, you can use Viper4Android on any Nougat 7.0 running smartphone or tablet to get rich music experience without spending money on upgrading device speakers or improved hardware.

Viper4Android for Nougat has been released by an XDA member guitardedhero in the form of a flashable zip file. You can easily flash this file with a custom recovery such as TWRP or CWM. There are no hard steps to follow in order to install Viper4Android zip file on Android Nougat. Do note that the instruction below might also work on Android Marshmallow and Lollipop, do give it a go but we cannot guarantee that it will work on older Android firmware versions. You can install this MOD on AOSP based Android ROMs as well as stock firmware.

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Disclaimer: The process below involves tinkering with the root files and directory of your device’s firmware. Therefore, be very carefully during the installation process as any mistake could end up bricking your device. Although we have a solution to fix bricked Android devices here. But even then we will not be responsible for any damage to your device. The process below has been tested and found to be working on Nexus 5X, Nexus 6P, and Sony Xperia Z2.

Download Viper4Android Flashable File for Android Nougat:

Click on the link below to download the flashable .zip file for Android 7.0 Nougat and follow the instructions below to manually install the file to get Viper4Android.

Viper4Android v2.5.0.5 for Android Nougat 7.0

How To Install Viper4Android On Android Nougat

Before starting, make sure you device is rooted with a custom recovery installed on it and then follow the steps below:

1 – Download the flashable file from the link above and move it to your device’s internal storage.

2 – Power off your device and boot it into recovery mode.

3 – In the recovery mode, select Install and then select the file. Swipe to flash the file.

4 – When the device is finished installing, select Reboot System option in the recovery menu to reboot your device.

5 – Now, after the reboot, open any root file explorer app on your device, we recommend using ES File Explorer.

6 – On ES Explorer app, swipe from left and enable Root Explorer feature and grand root access when asked.

7 – Now, in the root explorer app, go to /Vendor/etc/ directory and rename audio_effects.conf file to audio_effects.conf.bak.

8 – After that go to your device’s app drawer and open the Viper4Android FX app that you installed via flashable zip file in the recovery mode above.

9 – Here, you will get a message to install the V4A driver. Select Yes when prompted.

10 – Wait for the drivers to install and be patient as it could take several minutes to complete depending on your device’s speed.

11 – That’s all.

You can now start enjoying latest Viper4Android on Android Nougat 7.0 devices. You can use it as your main sound system from now onward.


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