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  1. cmb713's Avatar
    Yeah, I saw where I could set a schedule for AOD, and I saw where to turn the Edge clock on. But I couldn't find how to switch between the two on a schedule
    Yep, I can't figure it out either. That was pretty much the killer use of the Edge screen when sleeping at night. It was super easy to see the time while sleeping right next to it at eye level.
    04-23-2017 11:42 AM
  2. amyf27's Avatar
    I about had a stroke lol. I went into a Starbucks, got a drink, came out and started driving away. Couldn't find my S8+....realized left it in the coffee shop. Ran like a crazy woman and the k god it was sitting by the creamers. 😐heart rate back back to normal almost..
    blaine07, jma78b and recDNA like this.
    04-23-2017 01:49 PM
  3. Jazzamuffin's Avatar
    I about had a stroke lol. I went into a Starbucks, got a drink, came out and started driving away. Couldn't find my S8+....realized left it in the coffee shop. Ran like a crazy woman and the k god it was sitting by the creamers. 😐heart rate back back to normal almost..
    Oh man!!! Glad you got it. Don't do that again!!
    04-23-2017 02:26 PM
  4. blaine07's Avatar
    I about had a stroke lol. I went into a Starbucks, got a drink, came out and started driving away. Couldn't find my S8+....realized left it in the coffee shop. Ran like a crazy woman and the k god it was sitting by the creamers. 😐heart rate back back to normal almost..
    Wonder how Android Device Manager compares to Apples Find my iPhone offering? Does Samsung have a remote lock/wipe app in addition to Google's?
    04-23-2017 02:28 PM
  5. T48's Avatar
    I read! Lol
    You just wanted to be the 200th post!
    ClintRo likes this.
    04-23-2017 02:57 PM
  6. rockitdog23's Avatar
    Bixby is really ruining the experience for me. The accidental bumps annoy me, the fact that it doesn't even work as advertised and the inability to remap the button have soured me on what otherwise would be a great device. The fingerprint scanner is a PITA too.
    thecaringkind likes this.
    04-23-2017 03:08 PM
  7. rushmore's Avatar
    Bixby does suck really bad. Hubris is a beeuuch and Samsung leadership will use Bixby even though most consumers can't stand it. I was not planning on rooting, but Bixby might force my hand. Might.

    Update: I disabled Bixby with Package Disabler. No more accidental button or swipes bringing Bixby up.
    jjinal, thecaringkind and recDNA like this.
    04-23-2017 05:37 PM
  8. erasat's Avatar
    Wonder how Android Device Manager compares to Apples Find my iPhone offering? Does Samsung have a remote lock/wipe app in addition to Google's?
    Android device manager is the native Android one, but Samsung's Find my Mobile does the same but I find that the management is more robust. Go to Lockscreen and Security-Find My Mobile and check it out.
    jma78b likes this.
    04-23-2017 05:40 PM
  9. rockitdog23's Avatar
    Bixby does suck really bad. Hubris is a beeuuch and Samsung leadership will use Bixby even though most consumers can't stand it. I was not planning on rooting, but Bixby might force my hand. Might.
    I think I am going to be parting with this S8. I wanted to give Anroid another shot but I miss my Apple Watch and the fact that Bixby sucks is making me rethink this.
    swarlos and JOHNGAETANO like this.
    04-23-2017 05:59 PM
  10. rushmore's Avatar
    I think I am going to be parting with this S8. I wanted to give Anroid another shot but I miss my Apple Watch and the fact that Bixby sucks is making me rethink this.
    Disable Bixby with Package Disabler. That's what I just did.
    04-23-2017 06:31 PM
  11. pinkivy98's Avatar
    Loving this phone. The size of the S8 is perfect for me but it took me a day to get used to the new aspect ratio, since I was still using my S7edge till my case arrived. However after a day with it, I'm completely fine. I had a few remorse moments on not getting the S8+ but that went away as this one fits so perfectly in my hand and I can use it one handed. I could not do that with the S8+.

    The only annoying thing so far is this Bixby butting in while I'm trying to take a photo. I know there must be a way to get rid of that reminder, I just need to search and turn it off........ or something. I'm not sure how helpful Bixby is going to be but I'll give him a chance.

    I am sooo glad to have 64GB of internal memory on board. The 32GB of my S7edge was constantly running out of internal memory and I had as much on the SD card as possible!
    Once I clicked on the Bixby popup it no longer shows up when you go back in the camera again.

    I also love the 64gb Internal memory. My previous phones plus my s7 edge had 32gb which was the only selection Tmobile had. I will never upgrade a phone again unless it has at least 64gb internal memory. I've had my s8+ for only 5 days. What a major difference with 64gb internal & 256gb card.
    04-23-2017 07:00 PM
  12. LineKill's Avatar
    Android device manager is the native Android one, but Samsung's Find my Mobile does the same but I find that the management is more robust. Go to Lockscreen and Security-Find My Mobile and check it out.
    I wish Verizon had Find My Mobile, but that is another feature they decided we did not need😒
    04-23-2017 07:07 PM
  13. jjinal's Avatar
    I think I am going to be parting with this S8. I wanted to give Anroid another shot but I miss my Apple Watch and the fact that Bixby sucks is making me rethink this.
    Buy a S3 Frontier watch. I've had Apple Watch and now the S3. It's better even when using an iPhone.
    04-23-2017 07:11 PM
  14. ClintRo's Avatar
    What is funny is Bixby isn't even done... They really screwed the pooch here. Most people won't give it a son second chance even if it is good later. Lol

    I am not a fan when we already have Google Assistant. Plus Verizon disabled the shopping feature.
    recDNA likes this.
    04-23-2017 07:39 PM
  15. blaine07's Avatar
    I wish Verizon had Find My Mobile, but that is another feature they decided we did not need😒
    Must be why I can't find it in settings. Facepalm
    LineKill likes this.
    04-23-2017 09:18 PM
  16. KupKrazy's Avatar
    I haven't been accidentally pushing the Bixby button like it seems a lot of people have. I haven't found it a nuisance since it's not coming up when I don't want it to. I wonder if it's because of the case. The Spigen Tough Armor case has a different texture for the Bixby button then the volume ones and I haven't been bringing it up needlessly. LOL, I'm still one of the few looking forward to see what it can do in the future.

    One thing I have been doing sometimes is pressing the home button when I meant to push the spacebar when typing. Using Swiftkey - I made the keyboard a little bigger and I no longer have the issue.

    Another thing I like bout this phone is the notification and the edge light up. I think it's pretty cool and I like the way the notification pops up in that one line and disappears.

    So far, I'm still so very pleased with the phone.
    04-23-2017 09:38 PM
  17. cpagan2000's Avatar
    thanks. I'll probably install Gboard from the get go
    Well that can be changed without having to install another keyboard. I particularly like Samsungs keyboard its pretty fluid and matches the phones visual. Anyways to change the input go to Settings, General Management, Language and Input, Onscreen Keyboard, Manage Keyboards and Turn off Samsung Voice Input. Save precious by not having to install a redundant keyboard.
    04-23-2017 10:19 PM
  18. ravenwhale's Avatar
    Thanks for the feedback. My car is 3.5 years old, so I probably don't have 5.0 support.
    04-24-2017 12:38 AM
  19. HighTechToid's Avatar
    First couple of days it ran like a champ. Now I'm starting to see the ever present Samsung latency issues, random drops in frame rates on the most basic of tasks, over aggressive app killing and the like. It's not super terrible, but coming from a Google Pixel it's night and day difference. Again Samsung you let me down. Tease me with your beautiful hardware only to be kicked in the face by poor software optimization.

    Oh and changing the nav bar to another color other than white is broken. Once you open the keyboard it defaults back to white. That's how poorly Samsung software is optimized. Should have noticed that just in basic testing. I did find an app to keep it black, but I shouldn't need an app to fix a feature that's built into the phone.

    Likely going back to the Pixel.
    AustinTech, co.ag.2005 and recDNA like this.
    04-24-2017 01:36 AM
  20. m3lover1's Avatar
    Just go to settings-Apps-3Dots at the top-Default Apps and change the Default App Selection to Ask before setting default apps.
    Son of a...I swear it wasn't there in the previous Samsung phones I've used! Thank you so much!
    04-24-2017 02:58 AM
  21. wallstreet123456's Avatar
    I love my S8 Plus but there are a few things.....

    I keep getting "dqa Stopped Working" error message after the latest update.

    Many games I am playing on the phone do not allow me to exit, on my old device, the Note 5 you could hit the back key on the bottom of the phone to exit out of a game but there is no back button on this device when games are played and one games from the home screen do not have an exit option.

    Also, how do you take a screen shot?

    minor things but hopefully I can figure them out.
    04-24-2017 07:29 AM
  22. ClintRo's Avatar
    Screen shot... hit the power and down volume at the same time.

    To get a back button even in game you just have to swipe in from the left side it think (what ever side the home button is usually on)
    04-24-2017 07:51 AM
  23. cajun456's Avatar
    Anyways to change the input go to Settings, General Management, Language and Input, Onscreen Keyboard, Manage Keyboards and Turn off Samsung Voice Input. Save precious by not having to install a redundant keyboard.
    Thank you for this! I wanted to use the Samsung keyboard, but the Samsung voice was killing me.
    04-24-2017 08:24 AM
  24. ClintRo's Avatar
    SwiftKey FTW!!!
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    04-24-2017 08:33 AM
  25. ctk4949's Avatar
    I wish Verizon had Find My Mobile, but that is another feature they decided we did not need
    Must be why I can't find it in settings. Facepalm
    Im glad I finally left them after more than 10 years!! They always mess around with OUR phones!!
    04-24-2017 08:50 AM
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