Samsung fans were a bit disappointed when the Korean company dropped the Action Memo from its latest flagship phablet Galaxy Note 7. The Note 7 has many useful features like an IP68 waterproofing and the Always On Display, but it lacked the Action Memo. As its name suggests, the Action Memo allows users to jot down handwritten notes with the S Pen stylus and take action with it using the “link to action” option. For instance, you might jot down a phone number and then text or call it.
Galaxy Note 7 users await the Action Memo
Samsung has now confirmed that the Action Memo will be back in the Galaxy Note 7 soon. The Korean company will push out an update to the Notes app by the end of the next month. The updated version 1.2 of the Notes app will let you take down numbers and notes using the S Pen stylus that you can take further action on. Samsung confirmed it in response to a comment on the Notes app in the Play Store.
The company added that the updated Notes app will also be available for download on other Galaxy Note devices. The Notes app lets users conveniently create, edit and manage their S Pen drawings and notes. It supports handwriting recognition. The built-in search feature allows users to search inside their scribbles at will. It makes organizing shopping lists and chores easier with check boxes, numbering and much more.
Which older devices will get the app?
However, Samsung did not clarify which older Galaxy Note devices the app will be compatible with. The older S Pen generations may differ in handling and sensitivity from the Galaxy Note 7 stylus. So, chances are that many Note devices might not be able to take full advantage of the updates Notes app. The Galaxy Note 7 went on sale on August 19.
Meanwhile, Samsung is expected to launch a new version of Galaxy Note 7 with 6GB RAM and 128GB of storage in China.