Since Android Gingerbread, Google always hides an Easter egg in each major version of Android.
The Easter egg in Android Nougat is even more interesting. The cat-catching game (Android Neko) is somewhat addictive for some users.
Android Oreo is not an exception. It also comes with an Easter egg.
What is Android Oreo Easter Egg?
Android Oreo’s Easter Egg features an octopus (because it is Android O).
It is a simple game: you can watch the octopus moving in the sea. Of course, you can drag it to move faster and change its path.
How to access the Android Oreo Easter egg game?
Google did not change the way to access Easter egg in Android Oreo.
If you are new to Android Easter egg, you may follow these steps to access the Android Oreo Easter egg game.
Step 1: Access phone settings
You can access phone settings via quick settings panel or settings app in the Home screen or Apps screen.
For example, as shown below, you can tap the settings icon (gear) in quick settings panel to access phone settings.
Step 2: Access Android version
In settings, scroll all the way down until you find system (or about phone in some Android phones).
Then as shown below, tap on System.
In System page, tap on About phone.
In About phone page, you can find the Android version.
For example, as shown below, this Pixel XL is running Android 8.1.0.
Please note, some Android vendors may arrange the Android version in other locations.
Step 3: unhide Android Oreo Easter egg
You can unhide the Android Oreo Easter egg by tapping rapidly on Android version for more than 5 times.
An Android Oreo icon should appear as shown below.
Step 4: Play Android Oreo Easter egg game
Tap on the Android Oreo icon rapidly a few times and hold it to launch the game.
There are also a few other ways to launch the game as well.
The Android Oreo Easter egg- an octopus, would appear.
You can drag the octopus by its head around the screen to move it.
To exit the game, simply press the back icon on the navigation bar.