Galaxy S8: What is the Places feature?

Last Update date : 2017.12.05



There have been changes made to the layout of the Phone app.


On the basic layout of the keypad screen, there is an additional tab called Places.

This is a brand new feature released with the Samsung Galaxy S8. It allows you to

locate local businesses and venues based on your Location.


Note: User must enable the Location feature to use the Places service.



How to set up the Places feature


Step 1: On the Home screen, tap the Phone app.

Step 1


Step 2: Tap Places.

Step 2


Step 3: Tap Start to continue with setup.

Step 3


Step 4: Please read the Privacy Notice, and then tap Agree.

If you choose not to agree, you will not receive access to the Places feature.

Step 4


Step 5: Device will ask for permission to access the Locations feature.

Please tap Allow to proceed with setup.

Step 5


Step 6: Wait till Loading is complete. The setup is now completed

and recommendations as well as categories will be displayed.

Step 6

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