GALAXY NOTE 8 Posts on XDA

Five More Reasons You Shouldn’t Buy the Note 8

Recently we posted a video on XDA TV where Mark talked about the reasons you should skip out on the Galaxy Note 8. This followup video focuses more on the shortcomings of the Note 8 and why the Note line isn't as exciting as it used to be.

How to Increase the Edge Screen Size on Samsung Galaxy Phones Without Root

While the Edge Screen function on the Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge, S7 Edge, S8, S8+, and Note 8 provides a useful way to to access your favorite apps, tasks, and more, it can be a pain to activate especially since the newer phones are so tall! The size (and recognition area) can be tweaked in...

Skip the Note 8, Get the Galaxy S8+ Instead

In this XDA TV video we revisit the Galaxy S8 after its launch 6 months ago. Now that both the S8 and the Note 8 are out, we explore why you should skip the more expensive Note 8 and get an S8+ instead. For anyone who is thinking about buying a Note 8, or you're...

With the Note 8, Samsung No Longer Delivers Embarrassing Real-World Performance [Comparing Note 8, Pixel XL, OnePlus 5]

For the longest time, TouchWiz was often criticized for its inability to get with the times and correct some of its longest-running points of criticism. Bloatware, a myriad of redundant features, outdated aesthetics and sub-par performance were the main things that stood out to many enthusiasts -- particularly those enamored with stock Android. Through many...

[Humor] The Samsung Galaxy S8+ and Galaxy Note 8 Violate Android’s Compatibility Requirements

Over the years, hundreds of Android devices have been released. Among the dozens of manufacturers building Android phones, Samsung is one of the more prolific of the bunch. But Samsung is best known their two flagship smartphone series: the Samsung Galaxy S and the Galaxy Note line. The latest flagship offerings from Samsung include the...

Samsung Galaxy S8/S8+ Receives Unofficial Port of the Samsung Galaxy Note 8 ROM

The Samsung Galaxy Note 8 has just been released a few days back, but it's notable in the software department for being the one and only Samsung phone to run Android 7.1.1 out of the box. Samsung's Nougat update rollout has been remarkable for skipping Nougat's maintenance release, Android 7.1, entirely on their device lineup. Those...

Unofficial TWRP Recovery Released for Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (Exynos)

TWRP has become an essential tool in the life of an Android enthusiast. It's a must have if you're serious about modifying your device with custom ROMs, kernels, and more. Official and unofficial builds are available for dozens of different devices, but today we are adding another new device to that list: the newly launched...

How to get the Samsung Galaxy Note 8’s Live Message Feature on the Galaxy S8

Live Message is a neat new feature on the Samsung Galaxy Note 8. On the keyboard, you can tap the heart icon and you will be met with a canvas where you can draw with various different pen effects and emoji. It can be sent on any platform that supports an up-to 15 seconds animated...

Galaxy Note 8 Applications For Any Samsung Device Running Nougat

The Samsung Galaxy Note 8 has been officially launched just a few days ago, and the king of phablets comes with a handful of useful updated applications. XDA Senior Member AlexisXDA managed to extract some of these applications and made them available for all Samsung devices running Nougat. This set includes a total of 16 applications that can...

The Samsung Galaxy Note 8 Will Be Announced on August 23

Every year, Samsung has two big product launches - one for the new S-series flagship held in the first quarter of the year, and one for the new Note device towards the second half of the year. So far this year we've gotten the beautiful Galaxy S8/S8+, and soon, the Galaxy Note 8 will be...