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    Apps at homescreen get removed after using Maximum Energy Saving Mode on Samsung S8.

    Hello. After using Maximum Energy Saving Mode and then turning it off my app icons on home screen get removed, only widgets stay in there. Also the apps get sorted alphabetically, not how I set them to be. I have Samsung S8, using One UI launcher. The problem started to happen recently, as I...
  2. DroidModderX

    Latest Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8+ Updates May Have Broken Fast Charging For Some

    While Samsung has really decided to lag behind when it comes to smart charge tech, smart charge is still a crucial feature of their modern devices. According to some S8 and S8+ users the latest update to these devices has broken fast charging for them. This problem does seem to be software...
  3. DroidModderX

    The Galaxy S8 Is Now Available In Burgundy Red Just In Time For Christmas

    I already have a Galaxy S8 and Galaxy Note 8 what could Samsung do to get me to buy more devices? Maybe release an awesome new color! Samsung just announced the Burgundy Red colorway for the Galaxy S8. It is available for purchase in Korea right now and will be rolling out to other select...
  4. DroidModderX

    Microsoft Now Selling Microsoft Edition Galaxy S8

    As you may already know Microsoft has basically hammered down the final nail in the coffin of the Windows Mobile platform. They have moved on to produce a Microsoft experience for both the Android or iPhone user. They are now selling Galaxy S8 and S8+ devices which already have their "Microsoft...
  5. DroidModderX

    Second Android 8.0 Oreo Beta Released For The Galaxy S8

    We are getting closer to an official release of Android 8.0 Oreo for the Galaxy S8! Samsung just released a second beta build of Oreo for the S8. The beta program still includes the USA, United Kingdom, and South Korea. The second beta is labeled G950FXXU1ZQK4. The update has already been rolled...
  6. DroidModderX

    You Can Force Your Galaxy S8 To Enroll In The Android Oreo Beta Update. Here's How!

    We have already seen some users receive the Android Oreo Beta update for their Samsung Galaxy S8. They were able to provide us with some information regarding new features with the update. You can manually enroll your Galaxy S8 for the Beta update. The method for doing so is not all that easy...
  7. DroidModderX

    Oreo Beta Is Finally Rolling Out To Some Galaxy S8 Devices

    It looks like Samsung will be rolling out their Oreo Beta update in two phases. The first phase will roll out to devices in North America, the United Kingdom, and South Korea. The second phase will roll out to China, Germany, Spain, France, Poland and India. The update was rumored for October...
  8. DroidModderX

    Some Galaxy S8s Are Missing Text Messages

    The Galaxy S8 and S8+ are currently experiencing a major bug. S8 users have been reporting in the US that they are missing text messages. This bug started showing up Thursday. This bug effects users on all major US carriers. Apparently switching messaging apps is not helping either. There is no...
  9. DroidModderX

    Samsung Now Allows You To Disable The Bixby Button

    The Bixby Button is Samsung's attempt to get those using their millions of new handsets to use the Samsung created voice assistant. Bixby is their answer to Amazon Alexa and Google Assistant. In some ways it can actually do more than either voice assistant. On the Galaxy S8 and Note 8 Bixby can...
  10. DroidModderX

    Benchmark Shows Galaxy S8 Running Android Oreo 8.0

    Well that was quick only a few days after Samsung began work on Android 8.0 Oreo for the Galaxy S8 the device has been spotted running the software a Geekbench benchmark. There is still no time table on the release of the software. The S8 still doesn't have an update of 7.1.1 Nougat. Hopefully...
  11. DroidModderX

    Samsung Working On Oreo Update For The Galaxy S8 and S8+

    Oreo has been out now for several weeks, and Samsung is already developing the new update for the Galaxy S8 and S8+. This is great news as Samsung has been notorious for updating devices super late. So far Samsung has not mentioned when these updates will begin rolling out to devices. Hopefully...
  12. DroidModderX

    The iPhone X Benchmark Beats Android Handily

    The new iPhone X has shown up on Geekbench and the scores of the new A11 chip are pretty astounding. The chip scores up there with the MacBook Pro! The All is a 6 core processor with 2 high score cores and 4 high efficiency cores. The new iPhone gets nearly 10k on multi score while the Galaxy S8...
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    Samsung Galaxy S8 Active Disassembly Teardown Repair Video

    Hey guys just disassembled the S8 active and gotta say I found it to be much easier than working with the regular S8 or prior phones. Glad to see it comes apart from the rear not the front!
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    Samsung Galaxy S8 Active Washer And Dryer Test Video

    Put the Galaxy S8 Active through the washing machine and dryer to see how it would hold up.
  15. DroidModderX

    Lots Of Galaxy Devices Received Updates Today.

    Earlier today I noticed that my Galaxy S8 had an update ready for install. I was pretty excited for a moment thinking this might finally be the 7.1.1 update. It turns out it was just an incremental update. The Android version after the update was still 7.0, however this update did bring some...
  16. DroidModderX

    Google Camera Has Been Ported To The Galaxy S8, LG G6 And Other Devices!

    You may be able to get even more performance out of your smartphone's camera now that the Google camera app with HDR+ support has been ported to many popular smartphones. A Ukrainian developer by the name of B-S-G has posted his modified version of the app. This is the same camera app found in...
  17. danDroid

    Samsung Galaxy S8 Active pre-orders begin August 8th

    After a number of leaks, and a possibly accidental confirmation by AT&T last week, the Samsung Galaxy S8 Active is now official. Samsung announced the device in a press release that we received via email earlier today, confirming the previously unknown price and release date details. Continue...
  18. DroidModderX

    Samsung To Bring Samsung Pay Tech To Non Samsung Phones!?

    Samsung Pay is still blowing minds everyday! Just about every time I pull out my Galaxy S8 to pay for something the teller starts to tell me that it won't work on their terminal, and just before they can finish their sentence the transaction goes through, and their mind is blown. Apparently they...
  19. DroidModderX

    TWRP Makes It's Way To NON US Snapdragon Galaxy S8 and S8+ Models

    TWRP has finally arrived for Snapdragon variants of the Galaxy S8 and S8+. Before you get too excited though TWRP for these device does require your Galaxy S8 to be bootloader unlocked. None of the US models have unlockable bootloaders so for now you still won't be able to install TWRP and then...
  20. DroidModderX

    Galaxy S8 Active Passes Through The FCC

    One of the biggest complaints facing the Galaxy S8 and S8+ has been the less than average durability. Several of my youtube buddies have announced over twitter that the S8 was the first device whose screen they cracked. I have even seen many commentors on my videos say that the phone screen...