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Samsung Galaxy Note 8 Is Now Receiving The Much Awaited Android 8.0 Oreo Update

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The Samsung Galaxy Note 8 is now getting the much awaited update. The update brings Android 8.0 Oreo update for Galaxy Note 8. There is no official confirmation from Samsung about this update.

A Reddit user confirmed that he received Android 8.0 Oreo update on his Galaxy Note 8 (N950F) Exynos version. The build number for this update is R16NW.N950FXXU2CRA1.DM.

You can check the update by go to device Setting > Software update > Download updates manually.

Here’s the changelog posted by reddit user:

  • Update to the keyboard
  • Picture in picture support (so far I have noticed it in YouTube and google maps)
  • App specific long press menus from launcher (can no longer put apps to sleep from that menu or open app settings)
  • Secure folder can be set to stay unlocked until the screen goes to sleep
  • Autofill API support (with bio-metrics) for all apps, and browser
  • Colored media notifications
  • Notification categories
  • Customization options for notification badges
  • Keyboard uses gify for gif search support (doesn’t work in gboard with stock messaging still)
  • More edge lighting options
  • Ability to ONLY view Samsung cloud items
  • Ability to backup Samsung secure folder in Samsung cloud
  • Bluetooth, high-quality audio codecs
  • Manage passwords of Samsung and third party apps with Samsung pass

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