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