Samsung's Galaxy Note 8 is a jumbo phone with many little secret tricks.
Here are five neat hidden features.
You can quickly make an animated GIF of anything playing on the screen.
Hover the style S Pen to the air command menu wheel.
Go to Smart select, then up top choose animation.
Record the selected area and you got yourself a quick GIF.
Is that bottom navigation bar, Cramping your big-screen style, shoot away by double tapping the dot on the far left.
If you want it back, just drag your finger from the bottom to pull that bar up, and double tap the dot again to keep it there.
The fingerprint sensor on the back, it could be used to open and close the top notification panel.
You have to first turn this on in the settings.
But when you do, swipe your finger up and down to move the panel up and down.
Translate languages in a snap with he stylus.
This is Germany's official Oktoberfest website.
But my German is nicht good.
So I go to the menu wheel and choose Translate.
Tapping this little letter icon sets it to translate entire paragraphs at a time and all you have to do is hover the pen over the text.
It also will convert other things like currency.
The pen itself has a hidden trick.
Press and hold the button on the side to use it as an eraser.
It really helps quickly undo any regrettable mistakes.
Works in a doodle or any s pen supported ap.
It's like it never happened.
For more details on the Galaxy Note 8 head to cnet.com.
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