Galaxy Note 7

Over 96% of Galaxy Note 7 Units Returned to Samsung; FAA Lifts Ban on Device

Over 96% of Galaxy Note 7 Units Returned to Samsung; FAA Lifts Ban on Device

Samsung today announced that over 96 percent of the Galaxy Note 7 units sold to the public across the world have been returned to it. The company notes that it has taken aggressive actions like completely disabling phone calling functionality by rolling out a software update for the phone by working closely with carriers. By limiting the functionality of the phone, Samsung left users who were still using the Note 7 as their primary device with no other option but to return it to the company.

Samsung Predicts Its Biggest Ever Quarterly Profit despite Galaxy Note 7 Fiasco

Samsung Predicts Its Biggest Ever Quarterly Profit despite Galaxy Note 7 Fiasco

The Galaxy Note 7 fiasco led Samsung to lose billions of dollars, but the company has tried everything possible to make its affected customers happy. Post the Note 7 debacle, Samsung did not release any new flagship phone except for re-releasing the Galaxy S7 edge in some new colors to cash in on the holiday season. And it looks like the company’s efforts have paid off as it has predicted in its Q4 earning guidance that it expects to post a consolidated operating profit of $7.2 billion.

Samsung To Reveal Results of Galaxy Note 7 Investigation This Month

Samsung To Reveal Results of Galaxy Note 7 Investigation This Month

As per Korean newspaper JoongAng Ilbo, Samsung will be announcing the results of its investigation into the Galaxy Note 7 fiasco by the middle of this month. The Korean company had reportedly finished its investigation last month itself but decided to hold off until other third-party labs also post their findings. 

Verizon’s Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Will be Disabled After All

Verizon’s Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Will be Disabled After All

Earlier this month, Samsung confirmed that it would be disabling Galaxy Note 7 units out in the wild in the United States in early January.

T-Mobile, AT&T, and Sprint’s Galaxy Note 7 Units Will Stop Working By January 8th

T-Mobile, AT&T, and Sprint’s Galaxy Note 7 Units Will Stop Working By January 8th

After Samsung announced that it would be killing all Galaxy Note 7 units in the United States within 30 days, all major carriers have gone ahead and announced the dates on which they plan to roll out an OTA update that will disable charging on the phone and disable their mobile network functionality.

Verizon Says it Won’t Release Disabling Update for Galaxy Note 7

Verizon Says it Won’t Release Disabling Update for Galaxy Note 7

Samsung has just confirmed that it will be sending out an update to disable the Galaxy Note 7 in the United States.

Samsung Announces it Will be Disabling Galaxy Note 7 Units in the U.S.

Samsung Announces it Will be Disabling Galaxy Note 7 Units in the U.S.

Samsung has already confirmed that it will be permanently disabling Galaxy Note 7 units in Canada, Australia, and New Zealand.

Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Units in Canada Will Lose Mobile Connectivity After December 15

Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Units in Canada Will Lose Mobile Connectivity After December 15

Live in Canada and still using a Galaxy Note 7? Well, Samsung has now announced that all Note 7 units in Canada will lose the ability to connect to a mobile network from December 15. A software update from Samsung will also disable Wi-Fi and Bluetooth functionality on the handsets from December 12th onwards.

Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Battery Explosions Caused by ‘Aggressive Design’

Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Battery Explosions Caused by ‘Aggressive Design’

While Samsung is yet to divulge the details behind the batteries inside the Galaxy Note 7 exploding, a design engineering firm called Instrumental has done its own internal assessment on one unit of the handset and reached its own conclusion. According to the company’s CEO Anna-Katrina Shedletsky, the design of the Note 7 compressed the battery even during regular use that eventually led to the battery inside it exploding.

Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Explosion Issue to Be Revealed before End of Year

Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Explosion Issue to Be Revealed before End of Year

Its been almost two months since Samsung pulled the plug on the Galaxy Note 7 due to the explosion fiasco. The company has since then reassured its customers through multiple forms of communications that it will be working on improving consumer safety of its products. The Korean company also promised that it would be publicly sharing the reason behind the Note 7 units exploding, which was first blamed on faulty batteries.