Galaxy Note8: How do I set up and use Game Launcher on my Samsung Galaxy Note8 (SM-N950W)?

Last Update Date : Apr 09. 2018

Game Launcher


Ready. Set. Go! Let the games begin for real with Game Launcher on your Note8. Game Launcher keeps all the games on your phone in one place and lets you customize its features so you can keep your head in the game.

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Turn On Game Launcher


Make sure your favorite games are right where you need them, when you need them. Let’s get started:

1. From the Home screen, swipe up or down to access the Apps screen.

2. Touch Settings.

3. Touch Advanced features.

4. Touch Games.

5. Touch Game Launcher.

6. To turn on Game Launcher, touch the slider:

Turn On Game Launcher


7. A shortcut to Game Launcher will be created on your Apps screen.

Set up Game Launcher


1. From the Home screen, swipe up or down to access the Apps screen.

2. Touch Game Launcher.

3. Review the Game Launcher introduction and then touch START.

4. Review the Terms and Conditions, Privacy Policy, and Runtime permission. If you agree with all of the following, select I agree to all, and then touch START:

Set up Game Launcher


5. To show game icons only in Game Launcher, touch Enable. If you want keep the game icons in the Home screen and Apps screen, touch Cancel.

Use Game Launcher Features


Sick of your game getting interrupted by alerts and notifications? You can change Game Launcher settings to make sure you never miss a big play again. Also, put the game on mute to make a call or switch between performance modes. Here’s how to navigate the features Game Launcher offers:

1. From the Home screen, swipe up or down to access the Apps screen.

2. Touch Game Launcher.

3. To launch a game, touch the desired app.

4. To block all alerts during games, touch No alerts during games.

5. To open games in mute, touch Mute game.

6. To change the performance mode between Normal performance, High performance, and Save power, touch the selected performance mode.

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