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  1. Emmi331

    Help restore blocked conversation

    Samsung Galaxy S8....I really goofed. I was trying to restore messages blocked from a certain number. I followed all directions, starting with settings. I found the name and the blocked messages, which were represented by little white boxes which needed to be opened. I realized I must have...
  2. B

    Audiobook disks

    Hi, I am a recent transfer from an iPhone and on it I had a app that took your audiobook disks one at a time and converted the files to iPhone type files and you could listen to a book and stop then start from where you left off. I have been trying to do this with my S8 and cannot get it to...
  3. A

    Is it possible to have a rooted Galaxy S8 running Pie on a U.S. network?

    After checking around to make sure Samsung Galaxy S8 can be rooted on Pie, I bought a model SM-G950U phone, but discovered to my dismay that the bootloader on U.S. versions with Snapdragon processors is not unlockable (there is no "OEM unlocking" setting in Developer Options, and none of the...
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    Help Device resetting without action

    Hi everyone, last night two of my devices (Samsung Galaxy S8 and an S9) during the night have completely reset with a hard reset losing all that was on it. I wonder if this anomaly is an android bug? I think it's a serious thing that a device resets itself without user intervention. Is there an...
  5. Android News

    AT&T Galaxy S8 Now Also Receiving Oreo Update

    Following Verizon, Sprint and T-Mobile, it appears owners of the Galaxy S8 on AT&T are beginning to receive Oreo. The update should also be rolling out to the Galaxy S8+. For the Galaxy S8, the build is labeled as R16NW.G950USQU2CRB9, weighing in at around 1.5GB.
  6. Android News

    Oreo update rolling now to the Galaxy S8 and S8+ on Verizon

    First the LG V30 and now the Galaxy S8 and S8+ are receiving the Android 8.0 Oreo update along with the Samsung Experience 9.0. Verizon was quick to update these two flagships before other carriers in the US.
  7. Android News

    Camera-based Google Lens comes to Samsung flagships

    After being announced at MWC 2018 the "camera-based" version of Google Lens has started to appear on the Galaxy S8, Galaxy Note 8, and Galaxy S9.
  8. Android News

    Samsung expects the Galaxy S9 to outperform the Galaxy S8

    Samsung has reportedly set the Galaxy S9 sales target at 43 million units for the year. It’s said to be slightly higher than the 41 million unit target set for the Galaxy S8 and the Galaxy S8+ last year.
  9. Android News

    Samsung reveals when its 2017 lineup will receive Android Oreo

    While we received confirmation from Fido earlier this week, Samsung Canada posted a note in its members app that the first device in Canada to run Android 8.0 will be the recently released Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+, then the S8 and S8+ will receive the update on March 19th, followed by the Note 8...
  10. Android News

    Samsung Galaxy S8 February 2018 security patch rolling out now

    Samsung has gradually been rolling out the February 2018 security patch to compatible devices and with the month now over, it has finally released the latest security maintenance release for the Galaxy S8 and the Galaxy S8+. Both handsets have now received the February 2018 security patch in the...
  11. Android News

    Samsung Galaxy S8 Android Oreo rollout has been resumed

    Samsung halted the Galaxy S8's original Oreo rollout to develop a new firmware version, and it’s now rolling out firmware version G950FXXU1CRB7 and G955XXU1CRB7 for the Galaxy S8 and the Galaxy S8+. The firmware update file weighs in at just over 530MB for those who are already on Android 8.0...
  12. Android News

    Deal: Free pair of Gear IconX headphones with a Galaxy Note 8 or S8

    Samsung's Gear IconX once held a retail price of $200, but we've seen them deeply discounted too - still, you can't beat "free". Samsung US is throwing in a free pair with every Galaxy Note8 or an S8 phone, including the Galaxy S8, S8+ and S8 Active. You need to buy the phone through Samsung.com...
  13. Android News

    Deal: Get a Samsung Galaxy S8 for $350 when you switch to Cricket

    Cricket Wireless is offering 50% off the price of the Samsung Galaxy S8 when you port-in or open a new line with the company.
  14. Android News

    Samsung reveals why it stopped the Galaxy S8 Android Oreo release

    After halting the Oreo update for the Galaxy S8, Samsung is now explaining why they did so. The update is seemingly causing some phones to randomly reboot. Samsung wants to investigate the issue and make sure the firmware is more stable before sending it back out.
  15. Android News

    The Android Oreo update for the Galaxy S8 begins rolling out to more countries

    After rolling out the Android Oreo update for the Galaxy S8 in select countries yesterday, Samsung has started to roll out the update to more regions. These include India, Poland, and France.
  16. Android News

    Samsung releases Android Oreo kernel sources for the Galaxy S8

    A day after releasing the Android Oreo update to Galaxy S8 owners, Samsung has released the kernel sources for both the Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8 Plus.
  17. Android News

    Samsung opted to not support Project Treble with the Oreo update for the Galaxy S8

    The Android Oreo update is finally rolling out to owners of the Galaxy S8, but Samsung has confirmed that the update does not support Project Treble.
  18. Android News

    Samsung Galaxy S8 Android 8.0 Oreo update now rolling out

    The official Android 8.0 Oreo update is now rolling out to the Galaxy S8 and the Galaxy S8+ in Germany. As promised by Samsung, beta testers are first in line, with regular users on Nougat expected to get the update after 24 hours.
  19. Android News

    Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ Oreo Beta Ends January 26 in US

    Beta testers for the Oreo update on the Samsung Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ are reporting receiving a notification that says the beta will conclude on January 26.
  20. Android News

    Deal: 50% off lease price on Galaxy Note 8, S8, or S8+ from Sprint

    For a limited time, you can get 50% off the lease price of the Galaxy Note 8, Galaxy S8, or Galaxy S8+ from Sprint with $0 down via an 18-month lease.
  21. Android News

    Samsung Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ January update rolling out now

    Samsung has started rolling out the January 2018 security patch to the Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8+. This is a little later than usual, but the updates are now here.
  22. Android News

    New Galaxy S8 and S8+ Oreo beta update that’s rolling out could be the last

    Samsung had revealed earlier that the Android 8.0 Oreo beta program for the Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ would end on January 15, and what could be the last beta build has begun rolling out today for both devices. The latest build has software version ZRA5, brings fixes for both minor and phone...
  23. Android News

    Samsung Galaxy S8 inadvertent screen wakeup leading to battery drain

    The Galaxy S8 is experiencing inadvertent screen wakeup which in turn is leading to battery drain. Numerous users from the official Samsung community, as well as Reddit have posted videos including a detailed description of exactly what it going on.
  24. Android News

    New Android 8.0 Oreo now rolling out to the Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+

    Samsung has just started rolling out a new Android 8.0 Oreo beta firmware for the Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+. The software version of the latest beta is ZQLE, and like the last beta, this one also seems to be all about bug fixes.
  25. Android News

    Verizon Galaxy S8, S8+, Galaxy Note 8 get December security patch

    Verizon has issued an update for the Samsung Galaxy S8, Galaxy S8+, and the Galaxy Note 8 to bring these devices up to the current December security patch.