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Samsung Galaxy Note 8 tips and tricks

The Samsung Note 8 is the latest and most advanced phone from Samsung. And Note 8 features at it best with dual camera and enhancing the S Pen. With the S Pen stylus and most up to date software, Galaxy Note 8 feature packed phone from Samsung.

1. Galaxy Note 8 Home screen

The home screen is where we live on your mobile phone and in Note 8 offer many customisation in hand.
That means there are more customisation offered as per your wish from the home screen itself.

Edit your home screen:

A long press on the wallpaper on any screen lets you edit the wallpaper and themes, widgets, themes as well as manage your home page screens. You can also access the home screen settings here. Also you can change wallpapers with a long press in the home screen. Tap the first image with the Gallery icon in the corner.

Change your icons and customise theme :

Along with themes there are also icon packs. Again, many need paying for and will adapt the style of your icons. Just head into the wallpaper and theme manager as above and you’ll find the option to change your icons. Samsung has a load of themes. Just long press on the wallpaper as above, and you’ll get the option to change the theme.

Resize widgets and dealing with folders :

Many widgets are resizable. A long press selects them. When you lift your finger, you can drag the blue box that appears and resize your widget. Simply drag one app on top of another and a folder is created. To remove an app from a folder, open the folder and long press an app to select it and drag it to delete at the top of the page. Or, press and hold an icon and a menu will pop up. Open a folder and enter the name you want at the top. If you don’t want a name, leave it blank.

Access Google Assistant:

Despite Samsung pushing Bixby as its own assistant, it also supports Google Assistant. Long press on the home button and you’ll access Google Assistant, so you can speak to Google.

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Note 8 quick settings seems to the area where relevant tweaks happened. There are two views, a single swipe instant access and the full quick settings pane.

Through quick settings in Note 8 you can avail the below

  • Add brightness adjustment to the instant access view
  • Quickly change modes/selection
  • Change the quick settings grid
  • Access full device settings
  • Enable/disable quick connect
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3. Screen off note-taking

Being able to take notes is one of the biggest benefits of the Galaxy Note 8 and its S Pen stylus, but we often find ourselves noting down things in a hurry without much time to unlock our phone and boot up a specific note-taking app

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4. Waterproof S Pen

Using S Pen we can communicate apps through different ways. With a new S Pen and new features, the Note 8 is the most advanced stylus-equipped device out there.

  • Write notes on your lock screen
  • Customise Air command
  • Launch Air command if the icon has vanished
  • Highlight text with S Pen
  • Zoom in on a photo
  • Preview photos in Gallery with S Pen
  • Translate on the fly with S Pen
  • Use live message to send custom gifs

 

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