Here you will find all of the Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ tips, tricks, tutorials and video guides to walk you through the phone from start to finish. This includes everything from system modifications like gaining root access, all the way to just learning the ins and outs of the software Samsung provides.
Be sure to bookmark this page as it will be updated daily with new articles to help you learn how to use your new smartphone. This includes very detailed and simple step by step instructions as well as walk through videos so you can follow along with me. Each Galaxy S8 tip will also come with an explanation at the bottom so you know why we’re doing something, what each step actually does, and how to change things back to the way they were before we started.
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Samsung has been working on Edge Screen features for a few years, so let me show you how to configure and even disable them on the Galaxy S8 & Galaxy S8+.
There’s a way for you to grant and revoke individual permissions for specific applications and games on both the Galaxy S8 as well as the Galaxy S8+.
You should be aware that you can disable and even change the information shown on when the Galaxy S8 Always On Display feature is enabled.
If you want, you can follow these steps to change the Galaxy S8 Home Screen Grid Size to allow for more or less apps on the Home Screen.
With a simple setting, we can change the Galaxy S8 Screen Resolution from the default 1080p (Full HD) to 1440p (Quad HD) or even down to 720p (HD).
If an application or game is having issues working on the Galaxy S8 or Galaxy S8+, then it’s a good idea to clear the app cache as well as the app data.
The Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ will attempt to automatically download OTA system updates in the background, but we can disable this from a hidden menu.
Knox is a way for Samsung and carriers to check and see if you’ve modified the Galaxy S8 or Galaxy S8+, and this is how you can check if it’s tripped.
If you ever just need to start over with a fresh start, you can follow these steps to do a full factory data reset on the Galaxy S8 and the Galaxy S8+.
Another good troubleshooting step for the Galaxy S8 and the Galaxy S8+ is to boot into recovery mode and Wipe the Cache Partition.