How to Install Galaxy S8 AOD(Always-On-Display) on Galaxy Phones!

For those of you who want to try out Samsung Galaxy S8 AOD(Always-On-Display) on your Galaxy phone (such as Galaxy S7, Galaxy S7 Edge, or any older Galaxy devices running S7 Edge Ported custom ROM), you can easily do it with the Galaxy S8 AOD APK file, which was pulled straight from a real Galaxy S8.  This will give you several new features including swipe actions in your always-on-display and also you can set your edge screen as AOD (edge screen feature only works if you have edge screen phone).  There also may be some other new features I may have missed.  So, let’s go do this!

NOTE: You will need a Galaxy S7, S7 Edge, or any older Galaxy device running S7 Edge ported custom ROM running latest Android 7.0 Nougat!!!

Step 1. Download the Galaxy S8 AOD APK file at

Step 2. Once downloaded, tap on the downloaded file to install.

You may have to go into Settings.

Then make sure “Unknown sources” is checked ON.

Once that’s done, you can install the APK file easily.

Step 3. Your phone may lag at this point.  Just wait a bit until you can use your phone then IMMEDIATELY go to Settings->Applications->Always On Display.

Step 4. Tap on “Storage”.

Step 5. Clear data and cache.

Step 6. After that, you should be able to use Galaxy S8 AOD just fine and the lag should be gone!

Want to make it more like a real Galaxy S8?  Download Galaxy S8 wallpapers and also install Galaxy S8 launcher & Bixby.



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