If you own a Galaxy S8 or Galaxy S8 Plus, you can use this guide to download Galaxy Note 8 apps for your phone. Now why would you want Samsung Note 8 apps running on your phone? Basically, with each new iteration of a smartphone, there are quite a lot of software advancements just as in the case of Galaxy Note 8. These apps are mostly system apps that are already installed on your device. But once you install Galaxy Note 8 ones, you will find a lot of the new features working on your phone along with revamped User Interfaces of most apps. This download doesn’t work like APK installs but you need a custom recovery for it.
The key apps we are looking forward to test with this Galaxy Note 8 apps port are the Edge apps such as People Edge, Task Edge and more. Further, other system apps like Phone and My Files will get a newer, slightly better interface. This article works with Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8 Plus running Android 7.1.1 Nougat custom ROM as officially Samsung has updated the phones only to Android 7.0 Nougat.
Galaxy Note 8 Apps Details
Here is the complete list of apps that you would be able to install once you flash the zip.
- Phone and Contacts
- Incall UI
- TouchWiz Home
- Edge Lightning
- Task Edge
- People Edge
- Air Command
- S Finder
- Samsung Themes Store
- Smart Manager
- My Files
- Photo Editor
- Game Launcher
- Live Messages
- Unified Profile
- Fingerprint Service
- Fused Location
- Media/Audio and Fonts folders
Download Galaxy Note 8 Apps Port for Galaxy S8 / Galaxy S8 Plus
It is important to note that you should be running an Android 7.1.1 Nougat ROM. Also, this ZIP package is meant to be flashed via a custom recovery such as TWRP running on your device.
UPDATE: Samsung Galaxy S9 stock apps are now available. Download Galaxy S9 Stock Apps Here!
There are multiple versions available of this package, we recommend downloading and installing the latest one available. The latest package includes bug fixes and new apps.
How to Install Galaxy Note 8 Apps on Galaxy S8 / Galaxy S8 Plus
Right below are the complete instructions on how to install Galaxy Note 8 apps either on the Galaxy S8 or Galaxy S8 Plus.
- This root method tutorial is only for Samsung Galaxy S8 or Galaxy S8 Plus.
- Make sure you backup all your data in your phone before proceeding as a precaution.
- Your Galaxy S8 should be running Android 7.1.1 Nougat.
- You should have TWRP (Galaxy S8 / Galaxy S8 Plus) installed on your device.
If you have fulfilled all the requirements above, then proceed to the actual tutorial.
Step 1 – Download Galaxy Note 8 Apps and transfer the files to the root of your device.
Step 2 – Power off your phone and enter into TWRP recovery. Once the phone is powered off, press and hold Volume Up, Power and Bixby button together for a few seconds. If you are having issues, read: How to Enter Recovery Mode on Galaxy S8 / How to Enter Recovery Mode on Galaxy S8 Plus.
Step 3 – In TWRP recovery, choose Install ZIP package.
Step 4 – Select the ZIP file you transferred in Step 1 and confirm install.
Step 5 – After the installation is complete, select reboot to system.
That’s it! You should now have Galaxy Note 8 Apps running on your Galaxy S8 / Galaxy S8 Plus. If you are stuck somewhere, reach us through the comments and we will get back to you.