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Download and install the Samsung Galaxy Note 8 Live Messages feature on Samsung Galaxy S8. No root needed! Whenever Samsung announces a new flagship phone, you can be sure that it comes with a lot of new software features. Yes, not only new hardware, new software too. It makes the phone more desirable than the old flagship phones, which are probably never gonna get the new feature. When the Samsung Galaxy Note 8 was announced, it came with a number of new features as well. And as expected, they won’t be made available to the now-old Galaxy S8, bummer! One such feature is the Live Message Feature. Thanks to the good folks at the XDA, the Live Message features can now be had on the Galaxy S8 as well. You do not need root to get this feature on your Galaxy S8.That’ss right, no root!

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Galaxy Note 8 Live Message

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Image Credit: XDA

First, let us take a look at what exactly is this Live Message thingy we are dealing with here. When you are sending a text, you can tap on the heart icon on the Keyboard and you will be shown a canvas where you can draw with various different pen effects and emoji.

The interesting thing is, this can be shared/sent via any platform that supports animated GIF files of up to 15 seconds! This feature was initially available for the Note 8 as it depends on the Pen that comes with Galaxy Note 8. But now, Galaxy Note 8 Live Message has been ported to work on the Galaxy S8 as well.

Download Galaxy Note 8 Live Message for Galaxy S8

Though this method does not need root, you still need to download a modified version of the original Note 8 Live message to proceed with the tutorial. All credits to the XDA Senior-member mweinbach, for these modified Note 8 Live Message APK files.

Click below to download the Galaxy Note 8 Live Message APK for Samsung Galaxy S8:

Install Galaxy Note 8’s Live Message Feature on the 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 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. Reboot your device.

Step 3. Extract the zip file which you have downloaded. You will get three .apk files. Copy them to your Galaxy S8 and install them as normal APK files. No root needed.

Step 4. Changing your default keyboard: Got to Settings > My device > Language and input and pick 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!

Congratulations! You have successfully installed and setup the Galaxy Note 8 Live Message feature on your Galaxy S8, enjoy!

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  • travis ressler

    I followed it and it doesn’t work. Samsung keyboard neural beta doesn’t show up

    • Based on the reports from our users and the source, I can confirm that it works flawlessly. May be you missed a step? Did the ‘Samsung keyboard neural beta’ install without any issues? Did you activate the keyboard through settings after that? What version of Galaxy S8 are you using(unlocked/tmobile/versizon/etc)?