About Galaxy S8 new features guides
Samsung Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ have some interesting and useful new features. These Galaxy S8 new features guides show you how to use them!
Some new features are unique to Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ and you may not even be able to find them in any Android Nougat phones.
For example, arranging the navigation buttons, using IRIS scanner, Bixby, face recognition are so new even many geeks may have problems to use them properly or effectively.
Galaxy S8 new features guides will solve the problems for all owners of Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+: new Samsung phone users, new Android phone users, seasoned Samsung phone users.
Please note, although Galaxy S8 and S8+ are running on Android Nougat 7.0, Samsung added some own features to Galaxy S8 and S8+. So some Galaxy S8 new features are not available in stock Android Nougat.
All of the Galaxy S8 new features guides come with a detailed explanation and step-by-step instructions. We try to make sure even your grandma can follow.
List of released and coming-soon Galaxy S8 new features guides
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1. Top 10 new features in Galaxy S8 and S8+
This Galaxy S8 new features guide explains to you the most interesting and useful new features of Galaxy S8 and S8+, including infinity display, software navigation buttons, Android Nougat 7.0, adjustable screen resolution, USB Type-C, iris scanner and face recognition, Samsung Bixby, Samsung DeX, and Samsung connect. Read on …
As explained in Galaxy S8 layout page and new features of Galaxy S8 and S8+page, Samsung changed to on-screen software navigation buttons (Back, Recents/Overview, and Home) in Galaxy S8 and S8+. This Galaxy S8 new feature guide will show you how to customize the layout of Galaxy S8 navigation buttons, and the background color of the Galaxy S8 navigation bar. Read on …
3. How to use Galaxy S8 Home button?
By default, Galaxy S8 apps screen button in Galaxy S8 and S8+ is hidden. Samsung expects you to use gestures to access galaxy S8 apps screen. This is actually a new feature in Galaxy S8 and S8+. This Galaxy S8 guide first shows you how to use Galaxy S8 apps screen with a gesture. Then the guide explains to you how to show apps button and how to hide apps screen button in Galaxy S8 and S8+. Read on …
5. How to set up and use Galaxy S8 iris scanner in Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8+?
Galaxy S8 iris scanner allows you to unlock Galaxy S8 and S8+ by looking at the phone (with your irises).
In addition, you can also use Galaxy S8 iris scanner for secure folder, Samsung account, Samsung pay and Samsung pass.
This Galaxy S8 new features guide explains you the biometric data security in Galaxy S8 and S8+, how Galaxy S8 iris scanner works, how to set up iris scanner and use it in Galaxy S8 and S8+.
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6. Using Bixby in Galaxy S8 and S8+
7. How to use Galaxy S8 secure folder?
You can use Galaxy S8 secure folder to run one additional private copy of any apps. You can also use the secure folder in Galaxy S8 and S8+ to hide any apps and private data.
This Galaxy S8 how to guide explains everything you need to know about secure folder in Galaxy S8 and S8+: what is Galaxy S8 secure folder, when will you need secure folder, how to enable secure folder in Galaxy S8 and S8+, how to add apps and files to secure folder, how to add shortcuts of secure folder app to Galaxy S8 home screen, how to customize app icon and name for secure folder, how to hide secure folder, and how to reset and uninstall secure folder in Galaxy S8 and S8+.
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8. How to use Samsung DeX for Galaxy S8 and S8+?
Samsung DeX lets you turn your Galaxy S8 and S8+ into an Android PC with a big screen. Both Samsung DeX Station and Samsung DeX Pad can be used by Galaxy S8/S8+ to enjoy Samsung DeX mode.
This Samsung DeX guide explains the details of the Samsung DeX, shows you how to use Samsung DeX, answers questions you may have on Samsung DeX.
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9. How to use Galaxy S8 fast face recognition?
10. How to set screen resolution and use performance modes in Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+?
11. How to use Samsung connect?
12. Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ specs
What are the hardware specs for Galaxy S8 and S8+? what are the differences between Galaxy S8 and S8+? How are the specs of Galaxy S8 and S8+ compared to those of Galaxy S7 and S7 edge? This page explains them in detail. Read on...
13. Top 8 missing features of Galaxy S8 and S8+ that may annoy you
Is Galaxy S8 or S8+ a right phone for you? This guide explains to you the top 8 missing features in Galaxy S8 and S8+ that matter. The important feature missing Galaxy S8 and S8+ include: smaller battery, strange (and wrong) location for the fingerprint sensor, dedicated Samsung Bixby button, missing support for Daydream VR, overpriced Samsung DeX, 2016 camera in a 2017 phone, awkward, half-baked Home button, and curved screen only. Read on….
14. How to remove Bixby Home page in Galaxy S8 and S8+ home screen?
In Galaxy S8 and S8+ home screen, the leftmost panel is reserved for Bixby Home page (Hello Bixby), which is part of Samsung Bixby. But many owners want to remove Bixby Home page in Galaxy S8 and S8+ home screen. This Galaxy S8 new features guide shows you how to easily turn off or remove Bixby Home page in Galaxy S8 and S8+ home screen. Read on….
In addition to customizing navigation buttons and background color of the navigation bar, you can now even choose to hide the Galaxy S8 navigation bar in any apps.
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Please note, this page only lists Galaxy S8 new features guides, you may check our other guides for Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+:
- Galaxy S8 how-to guides. You can read detailed step-by-step guides on using most features of Galaxy S8 and S8+.
- Galaxy S8 user manuals. The official user manuals for Galaxy S8 and S8+ in your local language are available for downloading (in PDF) or reading online.
- Galaxy S8 accessories guides. We will help you decide which accessories are for you within your budget. Cases, chargers, and many other accessories are covered.
- Galaxy S8 camera guides. Galaxy S8 and S8 edge have a decent camera sensor and probably the best camera software for a smartphone. We will show you how to use the camera to get the best shots and impressive selfies with Galaxy S8 camera.
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Julia Hamnett says
Can I write notes on my Samsung s8 phone plus lock screen
Nope. Screen off memo feature is only available on Galaxy Note devices (Note 8 or Note 5). It also requires the s pen.
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