How to Add GIF to the Always On Display On Galaxy S8/S8+ and Galaxy Note 8

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Always on Display has been part of Samsung devices quite a long time. The Korean giant introduced AMOLED displays for the first time, therefore, Samsung devices have been the first when to received Always on Display Feature. It’s a great feature to have on any phone, it provides Clock and Notifications and other essential information at a glance. Meaning, you don’t have to turn on the screen to just check the time. AOD has improved tremendously over the period of time, at first it was just essential information presented in textual form then it was possible to add photos to the Always on Display. The latest addition to the AOD for the Samsung Galaxy S8/S8+ and Galaxy Note 8 allows you to put a little motion on the display. You can now add GIF to the Always on Display on Galaxy S8/S8+ and Galaxy Note 8.

add GIF to the Always on Display

Before we jump onto the guide on how to add GIF to the Always on Display lets clear couple of points. The first thing you should take into consideration is the length of the GIF. The GIF you selected to add to the Always on Display can’t be too long, otherwise, you will see a toast message. Tap the edit button in the Gallery to trim the GIF by removing frames. The second thing to keep in mind is the GIF’s don’t play in a loop on Always on Display. It will show animation only once when you turn off the display. Therefore, choose wisely; your GIFs should be neither too long nor too short. Download GIFs to add to the Always on Display from below link.

Download GIF for Always on Display

Now, all you have to do is to download the Samsung Always On Display 3.2.26.4 APK for Android and install it on your Galaxy S8/S8+ and Galaxy Note 8.

 

How to Add GIF to the Always On Display On Galaxy S8/S8+ and Galaxy Note 8

  • Download the Samsung Always On Display 3.2.26.4 APK for Android.
  • Copy the downloaded APK to your Android device.
  • To install APK files from other sources you will have to go to Setting >> Security >> Allow Unknown Sources. Once you check this option you will be able to install the files.
  • Tap the downloaded APK to initiate the installation process