Samsung has begun rolling out a new update for the Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ that limits the number of colors you can choose for the background of the navigation bar. Only light shades are available now, presumably to protect your gorgeous Infinity Display from burn-in.
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Until now, Samsung not only offered darker colors — including black, which is the default for most other Android devices — but it gave us an RGB scale that allowed us to choose any color we wanted for the navigation bar background. Now only six options are available alongside the default grey mode, all of which are light shades.
SamMobile, which was first to spot the change, suggests Samsung may have taken this step to “keep visual uniformity across apps.” The colors appear to fit in nicely with the rest of its TouchWiz interface, however, it’s more likely that brighter options were…
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