The Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus smartphones are getting positive reviews and bumper sale predictions ever since their official unveiling a few weeks ago. It’s not that hard to understand all the euphoria surround Samsung’s latest flagship phones because as expected both models have plethora of interesting new features, beefed up hardware specs, and much needed changes in the software. Among great many new things, the Always-On-Display feature on the S8 and S8 Plus has also been improved over the last version for Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge phones. In this guide you can see how to install Samsung Galaxy S8 Always On Display APK on Galaxy S7 & S7 Edge running TouchWiz Nougat and Marshmallow firmware and enjoy new version with great changes on the older Galaxy S7 devices.
In terms of hardware, both Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus boast a stunning bezel-less design rounded off by an equally awesome Super AMOLED display, which is arguably the best on any smartphone. New flagships come with powerful camera, latest Qualcomm Snapdragon chip and snappier TouchWiz firmware.
Talking of software, the new Android Nougat TouchWiz on the Galaxy S8 and S8+ now brings whole range of new unique things which were absent from any previous TouchWiz version coupled with some old features that have been improved with new design and more options. One such feature is the Always On Display, which first made its way in the last year’s Galaxy S7 phones. Always On Display can be really useful feature which keeps the screen on all the time when enabled to show important updates, notifications, and many other settings that you so choose to see on it.
The Always On Display on the Galaxy S8 has been improved even further compared to the previous version. You can now select to see clocks, calendars, images, and much more.
How To Install Galaxy S8 Always On Display APK On TouchWiz Nougat/Marshmallow Samsung Galaxy S7 & S7 Edge
Android developers have been able to extract the Galaxy S8 Always On Display app from the system dump and pack it inside an APK file format so that it can be installed and used on other Samsung smartphones. You can now download and manually install the Galaxy S8 Always On Display app on other Samsung phones such as Galaxy S7/S7 Edge, Galaxy S6/S6 Edge, Note 5, others running on TouchWiz Nougat or Marshmallow. So far, it’s been only tested on the Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge, so we can’t say with surety that it will work on the Galaxy S6/S6 Edge or Note 5 as well.
Download Galaxy S8 Always On Display
Click on the link below to download the APK for Galaxy S8 Always On Display. You can use it on both rooted and non-rooted devices by following the steps below.
How To Install Guide:
1 – Download APK file from the above link and move it to device’s internal memory.
2 – Head over to Settings > Lock screen and security and enable Unknown Sources option to allow you device to run APK file downloaded from a source other than the Google Play Store.
3 – Now go to any file manager app on your device to locate and extract the APK and tap on it to install.
4 – Once done, go to Settings > Display and enable Always On Display option.
5 – If for some reason it keeps crashing, go to Settings > Apps > Always On Display > Storage and clear data.
6 – That’s all.
Now, go back to the home screen and turn it off. You will now be able to see all new stunning Galaxy S8 Always On Display app on Galaxy S7/S7 Edge or any other Samsung phone running TouchWiz Nougat or Marshmallow. There are several customization option available for the Always On Display which you can access from Settings > Display > Always On Display.