Galaxy S23 replace: Essential function has modified

The latest Galaxy S23 replace introduced a giant change to the SOS function.

To make up for the delay within the June 2023 replace for its flagship, the Galaxy S23, Samsung has packed a slew of enhancements and new options into this replace. It was revealed a couple of days in the past in some Asian international locations, and this week it has expanded to Europe. We found that it makes a giant change in how the SOS operate works. Particularly on the Galaxy S23 sequence of telephones.

In older variations of One UI, Samsung’s Galaxy telephones referred to as an emergency quantity when the facility button was pressed 3 times in fast succession. Additionally, the SOS operate was nonetheless energetic. Then, Samsung added the choice to disable this function. On newer telephones, Samsung has additionally modified the variety of energy button presses required. Amongst different issues, cross three by 5, to match operating a inventory model of Android from Google.

The SOS emergency name shortcut can not be disabled on the Galaxy S23

With the Galaxy S23 sequence’ June replace, Samsung has eliminated the power to disable the Emergency SOS function. It’s unclear if this was an intentional or unintended change. However as soon as the June replace is put in, urgent the facility button 5 instances will set off a name to the emergency response quantity.

It isn’t simple to by accident press the facility button 5 instances. As well as, it’s troublesome to make an undesirable emergency name. Additionally, it isn’t really useful to disable a function that may enable you in a disaster. Many of the customers in all probability didn’t know that it’s potential to disable the SOS emergency name shortcut. Thus, this modification will not be prone to have an effect on the vast majority of customers.

After the June replace, the SOS shortcut can be completely enabled. It stays to be seen if Samsung will deal with this situation in future updates.