First introduced with the Galaxy S7 and S7 edge, Always On Display mode was an excellent way to have consistent information like time, date, and calendar on the display. However, it had limited functionality as it could only display notifications from stock apps like the phone, dialer and messaging apps. Now, Samsung has allowed notifications from third-party apps to be shown in Always On Display mode.
The Galaxy Note 7 ships with Always On Display v1.7, and it supports not only third-party app notifications but also information from Samsung Notes. Users can pin notes, scribbles, or drawings that they saved in the Samsung Notes app to Always On Display for quick reference when needed.
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