For a regular Android user, playing a game is the best pastime. The default Octopus Easter egg game in the latest Oreo is the best game an Android user can play without using the Internet. Yes, you are not supposed to connect your device to a Wi-fi network or your mobile data to unlock Android Oreo Easter egg game. In the past, you must have experienced some funny games on Nougat, Marshmallow or Lollipop. For the latest Android version, here is how to activate and play Android Oreo Easter egg game.

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The process is pretty damn quick and easy; at the end of the tutorial, you should be able to see a dark, fluffy octopus floating on your Android device running Oreo. You can drag that marine creature with your finger on any corner of the screen, and the obedient monster will follow your finger. Excited about this game? Let’s unhide Oreo Easter egg game on your Android device.

How to Play Android Oreo Easter Egg Game

How to Activate and Play Android Oreo Easter Egg Game

The best thing about this game is that you are not required to root your Android device. The fun begins on your Android device without enabling developer options.

FYI: I have used my OnePlus 3 smartphone running Android Oreo 8.0 to play this Octopus Easter egg game.

Step #1. First off, launch Settings app on your Android phone.

Open Settings on Android Oreo Running Phone

Step #2. Scroll down and tap on About phone.

Tap on About phone in Android Oreo Settings

Some devices have this option in Settings → System → About phone.

Step #3. Locate Android version option.

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Tap on Android version Under About phone option

Here, you are not supposed to tap once, but at least for four to five times until you see a circle on the screen. Note that the color of the ring may differ as per the device. On my OnePlus 3, I found the circle as mentioned in the screenshot below.

Step #4. Again you need to quickly tap on that circle for four to five times and then press and hold it.

Tap on circle to access Android Oreo Easter Egg Game

Your phone vibrates, and then you can see that octopus on your phone’s screen.

Play Android Oreo Easter Egg Game on the screen with your finger

You can now drag that creature and move it on the screen with your finger. Hold it from its head and not the tentacles.

How to get rid of the Octopus and enable home screen on Android Oreo device

Get rid of the Octopus and enable home screen on Android Oreo device

You have spent enough time with your friend, and now you want to use your phone? But how to hide that octopus? Will it stay there for eternity? No friends. You can quickly get rid of that octopus and go to your phone’s home screen. Tap or press the Home button on your phone, and you will be landed on the home screen. The octopus will go away until you beckon him again in future.

That’s all friends!

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