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Samsung to disable Galaxy 7 of die-hard users in US

Samsung to disable Galaxy 7 of die-hard users in US

Die hard users of the Galaxy Note 7 who have decided to ignore the recall because their love for the handset is greater than the fear of it exploding, may only have a few more days left to use it.

At lease one owner of the phone claims to have received a message from U.S. Cellular that suggests Samsung is gearing up to disable the device next week, The Verge reported.

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It reads: “As of Dec. 15, Samsung will modify the software to prevent the Galaxy Note 7 from charging. The phone will no longer work.”

Samsung has already taken steps to encourage users to return the device, issuing a reminder pop-up message each time the phone’s screen is turned on. It also issued an update to limit the Note 7’s ability to charge beyond 60 per cent.

 

 

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