What are the new features of Android Pie OS?

Last Update Date : Jul 17. 2019

Here are the best new features of Android 9.0 Pie you must know about.

New Features of Pie OS

The major changes of One UI and Android Pie are as follows.

Note: Depending on model and country or network operator, supported functions may change.

 
One UI
- Content, settings, and other information have been reorganized to keep you focused on the task at hand.

- Interactive elements have been moved to the bottom of the screen so they're always within reach.

- New designs and features such as Night mode help keep your eyes comfortable.

 

Notifications
- You can reply to messages directly in the notification panel.

- Image thumbnails are included in message notifications.

- In an app's notification settings, tap the switch once to turn on or off all the notifications in a category. 

 

Samsung Keyboard

- New Unicode 11.0 emojis are available.

- New adaptive theme changes your keyboard look based on the colors of the surrounding app.

- Floating keyboard is available in all apps and has new size and transparency settings.

- You can set a custom touch and hold delay. 

 

Always On Display
- New clock styles have been added, including the option to show a calendar with your schedule.

- Charging information has been added to let you know how much time is remaining until fully charged.

- You can show Always On Display whenever the screen is off, or you can set it to show for 30 seconds when you tap the screen. 

 

Settings

- Menus have been reorganized to make settings easier to find. Samsung DeX

- Continue using your phone while DeX is being displayed on a monitor or TV.

- Use Samsung DeX with supported HDMI adapters. No need for a DeX Station.

 

 Bixby

- Bixby is all new, with a range of improvements and new features.

- Swipe left from the main Bixby screen to explore the latest features and supported apps.

- You can control the Bixby key in settings to decide what happens when you press or double press. 

 

Phone

- You can now sort your call history by incoming and outgoing calls.

- Your call history can include up to 2000 entries (increased from 500 entries). 

 

Contacts

- The new drawer menu makes it easier to manage contacts from various accounts. 

 

Camera

- The new Scene optimizer automatically enhances the camera's color settings to fit the scene. 

 

Gallery

- Photo Editor Pro's editing tools have been added to Gallery, so you can make all your edits and touchups without leaving the app. 

 

My Files

- The new storage analysis tool has been added to help you monitor your storage usage and save space.

- You can now show or hide items on the My Files Home screen.

 

 Samsung Health

- Your daily step count will be shown in the notification panel. To hide it, press and hold the notification, then turn off Current steps.

 

 Other improvements and changes

- Turn on the screen automatically whenever you pick up your phone using theLift to wake feature.

- Access Kids Home on the quick panel.

- Call stickers has been discontinued.

- HEIF images are now supported

Android Pie update schedule

Eligible Models

Eligible

Model

Date

Galaxy A8 Star 

2019-Jul

Galaxy TabS3 

2019-Aug

Galaxy-M10 

2019-Jul

Galaxy M20 

2019-Jul

Galaxy J7 Duo 

2019-Aug

Galaxy J7 Pro

2019-Jul

Galaxy J8 

2019-Jul

Completed

Model

Date Completed

Galaxy A8(2018)

26/04/2019

Galaxy A8+(2018)

30/04/2019

Galaxy A6

08/04/2019

Galaxy A6+

22/03/2019

Galaxy A7 (2018)

27/03/2019

Galaxy-A9-2018

24/04/2019

Galaxy S8

04/03/2019

Galaxy S8+

04/03/2019

Galaxy S9

18/01/2019

Galaxy S9+

18/01/2019

Galaxy J4

02/05/2019

Galaxy J4+

03/05/2019

Galaxy J6

08/04/2019

Galaxy J6+

03/05/2019

Galaxy J7 Neo

17/06/2019

Galaxy Note Fan Edition

22/03/2019

Galaxy Note8

20/02/2019

Galaxy Note9

17/01/2019

Galaxy Tab A (2018, 10.5)

18/06/2019

Galaxy Tab S4

18/04/2019

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