Samsung recently announced its latest much awaited flagship – Galaxy Note 8. It will be start shipping on 15th September, same day when Apple will start taking order for its next iPhone. You might have seen Note 8’s pretty amazing features making it the BEST ANDROID SMARTPHONE! It comes with many new features among which Live Message took our attention.
Live message in Galaxy Note 8 will let you record animated GIFs of handwritting and drawings then share them using any app of your choice as GIF. It is actually very much similar to Apple’s iMessage but it doesn’t restrict you to their SMS app like Apple. Rather it allows you to use any app to share the live message in the form of GIF. You can send upto 15 seconds of Live Message. As Galaxy Note 8 comes with S Pen, it is intended to be used for Live message.
Right now, it is not available for any other Device including Samsung Galaxy S8. However it’s possible to get this Live message feature on Samsung Galaxy S8 without even rooting galaxy s8 device very easily. Thanks to XDA Senior-member mweinbach who figured out a way to modify apk file to make it work for Samsung S8.
Download Live Message APK for Samsung Galaxy S8
Install Samsung Note 8’s Live Message on Samsung Galaxy S8
Step 1. Secure Setup: The first step is that you need to toggle the ‘Secure Startup’ option on your Galaxy S8. To do this, go to App > Settings > Lock screen and security > Tap on the ‘Secure startup’. If it’s on, turn it off or if it’s already off, then turn it on.
Step 2. Restart your device.
Step 3. Extract the zip file you just downloaded from above download link. There are 3 apk files in the zip file. Copy them to your Galaxy S8 and install them as normal APK files. No root needed. ( If you want, you can root your samsung s8. Click here to root samsung s8)
Step 4. Changing your default keyboard: Now, Go to Settings > My device > Language and input and choose Samsung Keyboard Neural Beta as your default keyboard.
Step 5. Set up the newly installed Samsung keyboard. After it is done, you can hold down the emoji key > tap the live messages option to open the Live Messages feature!
That’s it! Now you should be able to send live messages to your friends using your Samsung S8! Do share this tutorial with your samsung user friends.
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Source : XDA