Samsung has long since released the Android 8.0 Oreo beta testing program on the S8 and S8 +. More precisely, November of last year. Finally, the company began releasing the new software to models sold in Brazil. The details are below.
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Galaxy S8 update for Android Oreo
The Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8 + were released with Android 7.0 Nougat and Samsung Experience in version 8.1. After a period of testing, Samsung began to release the software to users in Brazil. Since then, numerous users have reported to the site that they have already been able to upgrade their Galaxy S8 to new, non-beta software such as Flvio Bertoldi and Luciano Pereira, who shared the screenshots below.
Galaxy S8 first impressions with Android Oreo
We – Bruno – have already had access to the first features of Android Oreo in the Galaxy S8, modified by Samsung Experience 9.0 interface, former TouchWiz. To check our hands-on, visit the article below:
New features in the interface include notification channels, notifications that appear when pressing and holding an app icon, Dual Messenger feature to use two different WhatsApp accounts, Facebook, Messenger and Skype, and more similar emoji to other platforms (hallelujah!).
How to check for a new software update on your Galaxy S8 / S8 +:
- Open Settings
- Click Software Update
- Select Download Updates Manually and wait for a few seconds. If a new package is present, continue with the download and install it.
Are you curious to discover the new features of Oreo in the Galaxy S8?
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