Get a glimpse of Galaxy S8 on your old Android device by installing its launcher. It will give you a feeling of the latest Samsung flagship device. Galaxy S8 normally comes with features and optimisation over its predecessor both in hardware and software.
It is equipped with 4 GB RAM, Snapdragon 835 processor, a 12-megapixel camera and other specs that make the Galaxy S8 definitely a flagship killer. The software is also improved and Samsung also launched its own personal assistant named Hello Bixby.
Galaxy S8 is considered as a flagship killer of 2017 because of the fact it has huge specs along with plenty software upgrades. It comes out of the box running Android 7.0 Nougat firmware. It is based on AOSP sources but with Samsung experience on top of it. The new TouchWiz variant is named Samsung Experience with Nougat update.
Developers have already build a Galaxy S8 launcher for all the old Samsung phones running the official stock TouchWiz firmware. So if you haven’t installed a Custom ROM on your device you can easily get a feeling of the Galaxy S8. Various if its apps are ported to other devices. You will get the links to download them below.
The focus of this article is to help you install the Galaxy S8 launcher on other Samsung devices. It is tested in various devices such as Galaxy S6, Galaxy S7, Galaxy Note 5, etc and it works pretty well.
The Samsung Galaxy S8 launcher is available as an apk file that can be installed pretty easy and quickly on every device. It brings a brand new set of icons along with the latest infinity user interface. Just install the Galaxy S8 launcher apk by following the steps below and you’re good to go. If you want to get more feature of the Galaxy S8 you can consider installing the following apps:
Download Galaxy S8 Launcher
How to install Galaxy S8 Launcher on other Samsung devices
- Download the file from the link above and put in the phone internal storage.
- Go to Settings > Security and enable “Unknown Sources”
- Go back the place you the Galaxy S8 Launcher apk and install it.
- Reboot the phone and when it is turned on press the home button and select the Galaxy S8 Launcher. Set is default launcher and you’re done.
In case you can’t install the app and it throws a parsing error or a conflict with the stock TouchWiz theme, try downloading it from the mirror link above. Then install it as explained above.
If you installed the launcher in another device from those mentioned above, do share it with us the details of your phone and your experience with the Galaxy S8 launcher. Some other people who might not be so experienced installing third-party apps might need some more insights if the file will work on their device before going to install it.