As of yesterday, Samsung has halted replenishing their merchandise One UI applications with adverts after years of fulfilling them. The applications comprise Samsung Pay, Weather, and Samsung Health.
Users have before sorted their comments on the Samsung Community symposia about the disappearance of adverts. An inquiry from TizenHelp (via 9to5Google) directed to a declaration from a Samsung worker substantiating that the adverts were certainly taken off for good.
“This is the Samsung Health Operation Manager. Kindly note that the ensign at the lid of the Samsung Health application will not be given from October 1,” they announced.
Samsung appears to have conceded the transition only for South Korea, but articles substantiate that the adverts have got on from sites like the United States as well. The corporation had before this year declared that it will be eliminating adverts.
Previously this move, Samsung Pay had a massive banner advertisement on its Pay tag which has presently disappeared. There is however a “Featured” category on the “Home” tab that may include invitations but it isn’t as meddlesome as the adverts shown previously.
Samsung Health has also been revamped, apparently server-side, to eliminate banner advertisements that occurred at the tip of the application. While this category often highlighted workout directions, it also facilitated commodities comprising Samsung’s smartwatches.
A banner advertising placed atop in Samsung Health has also been eliminated, probably due to a server-side improvement. While this category often featured workout pointers, it also promoted Samsung’s smartwatches.
Eventually, it seems that Samsung Weather has discontinued fulfilling adverts in its top banner, with the application now completely exhibiting the weather and projection at the top. The Galaxy Themes application also appears to have eliminated its ad flag, as pledged.
In case the aforesaid Samsung applications are still exhibiting adverts for you, a forced halt or cache apparent of the apprehensive should rectify it.
Nearly universally across the applications, you won’t notice banner adverts anymore. The only oddity to this regulation is Samsung Pay where there’s a category of the central interface committed to special requests, but that creates understanding in the context of the software.
If users however see adverts on your Samsung smartphone, it looks like you can drag through the update by utilizing the force halt functionality in Android to manually proceed with the Pay, Weather, Health and Theme applications.
In August, users understood Samsung scheduled to dump adverts in its applications and services completely, primarily thanks to objections from workers disappointed with their software getting colonized with spam.
While it’s frustrating to understand that user complaints — of which there are so, so numerous — weren’t sufficient to shove one of the most profitable phone manufacturers to enhance its end-user understanding, it’s a relief to discover something’s being done anyway.
It’s a crucial transition for a corporation that, not even a year ago, was imploring users to opt-in to locale trailing to enhance in-app promotions. Hopefully, any of Samsung’s applications that however include adverts will pursue suit over the coming months.
Smartphones — even budget equipment — are far too costly for users to be compelled into putting up with an unsatisfactory experience.