Samsung released OTA update for Galaxy Note 7, which brought them down. After receiving an update to use the phones will only be possible with a permanent connection to the mains.
The latest update has blocked the possibility of charging the explosive Galaxy Note 7. It deprives the smartphone’s ability to function away from the source of supply.
After starting the program, revocation of explosive devices, Samsung has addressed to the users urging them to change gadgets. Later, the company has agreed with the operators in some countries to shut off Galaxy Note 7 from mobile networks, and for the us Galaxy Note 7 in January released an update that disabled the ability to charge the batteries. Now, Samsung sent out a “patch” to the Galaxy Note 7 copies worldwide.
The Verizon “deadly” was an update MMB29M.N930VVRS3APL2 and users of the South Korean smartphone received a notification and instructions on how to return the device.
“You won’t be able to charge the battery in this phone, – stated in the message received by the owners of the Galaxy Note 7. – Device will no longer perform the functions of the mobile phone after a full discharge”.
In September last year, the South Korean company asked the owners of the Galaxy Note 7 with the recommendation to turn off and as soon as possible to exchange devices because there is the threat of overheating and fire. The reason was the defect in batteries made by one of the suppliers. However, in early October, Samsung has resumed sales of the device in South Korea. After phones of the new party began to explode in the hands of owners, the company announced the suspension of production of the Galaxy Note 7.
In February it was reported that Samsung plans to sell the recovered Galaxy Note 7, previously withdrawn due to spontaneous combustion. To minimize the risk of explosions, due to which these devices were recalled in Seoul modernized and replaced the battery of the gadgets. Capacity withdrawn version was 3500 mAh, new it will be 3000 mAh or 3200 mAh.