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Samsung Galaxy S8 Android 8.0 Oreo ChangeLog

Galaxy S8 Android 8.0 Oreo

Samsung 为 Galaxy S8 推出了 Android 8.0 Oreo 的升级,内里除了有 Android 8.0 本身的改进,还有不少 Samsung 自家的改动,例如 Samsung Experience 9.0。Samsung 就在官方网站详列出 Android 8.0 Oreo 升级的完整 Changelog。

Changelog 列出了多项改动,下面介绍一些较为特别的。
生物认证 – 当装置只使用非安全性的屏幕锁,生物认证解锁或 Apps 内认证如 Samsung Pay 就会被暂停。生物认证只会于采用安全锁屏 (Pattern, Pin, Password) 才会提供。

Samsung Keyboard – 支援 GIF

Edge screen – 改进字号颜色,提升 Edge Panel 可视度,并加入三个 Edge Lighting Effects

Smart View – 当装置正在其他屏幕进行 Mirror 投放时,装置屏幕会自动转暗

Samsung account – 可为多个 Apps 管理 Samsung 帐户和设定

Samsung Dual Messenger – 可将通讯 App 安装两个复本,同时使用两个帐户

Find My Mobile – 当遗失手机时,可以遥控将 Secure Folder 备份至 Samsung Cloud

Biometrics
To improve your security, features that use biometrics (face, fingerprints, and irises) are only available when you use a secure screen lock type (pattern, PIN, or password). When you switch to a non-secure screen lock type (Swipe or None), biometric authentication is suspended for unlocking and for verification in apps like Samsung Pay and Samsung Pass. If you’re using biometrics now without a secure screen lock type, you’ll be able to continue after the upgrade, but changing to a secure screen lock type is recommended.

Quick Panel
– Manage notifications for each app with notification categories (supported apps only).
– Icons will be shown at the bottom of the notification panel for notifications that aren’t currently visible.

Home Screen
– Touch and hold an app to display shortcuts to common or recommended tasks within the app (supported apps only).
– Notification badges on app icons are linked with the notification panel. Clear a notification in one location, and it will also be cleared in the other location.

Samsung Keyboard
– The toolbar gives quick access to useful functions.
– The GIF keyboard lets you send GIFs.
– More high-contrast keyboards are available.

System Performance
– Background services are limited to improve performance and battery life.
– Currently running apps will always be shown in the notification panel.

Edge screen
– Improved font size, color, and other settings for better Edge panel visibility.
– Touch and hold the Edge panel handle to change its position.
– Added 3 more Edge lighting effects and color customization for apps.

Lock Screen and Always On Display
– New clock styles for the Lock screen and Always On Display.
– Adjust the transparency of notifications to get the look you want.

Smart View
– Let your phone’s screen go dark when mirroring to another screen.

Samsung account
– Control your account settings and profile information for multiple apps.
– Tap your profile picture on the main Settings page to access your profile information and account settings.

Samsung Cloud
– View and manage photos and notes stored only in Samsung Cloud.
– Store any type of file in Samsung Cloud Drive.
– Select specific items to delete or restore from your backups.
– See how big each backup is and how many items it contains.

Samsung Dual Messenger
– Install a second copy of a messaging app so you can use two accounts at the same time. For apps that verify accounts using phone numbers, you’ll need a different phone number for each account.
– Touch and hold a messaging app on the Home or Apps screen to install the second account or go to Settings – Advanced features – Dual Messenger.

Find My Mobile
– Back up Secure Folder to Samsung Cloud remotely when your phone is lost.
– Lock Samsung Pass using Find My Mobile.

Samsung DeX
– See more apps at once by changing the app list view to full-screen.
– Use Game launcher in Samsung DeX for a full-screen gaming experience.
– Added support for 2 additional Samsung covers (LED View Cover, Clear View Standing Cover).

Other improvements
– Bluetooth now supports high-quality audio codecs, including AAC and Sony LDAC.
– Video player includes auto repeat and 2x speed option.
– Voice Recorder provides smart tips to conveniently block calls while recording.
– Email lets you flag Microsoft Exchange ActiveSync emails.
– Samsung Health’s new sticky notification lets you see your step count at a glance.
– Clock now includes a Landscape mode and timer sound options.
– The digital clock widget goes directly to the Clock app when you tap it.
– Samsung Pass added the ability to manage usernames and passwords in third-party apps.

Source: Samsung Mobile