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Samsung 'Find My Mobile' app notification

Martin-O2
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Hey everyone,

 

I know many of our Community members have a Samsung smartphone and/or tablet, and some of you may have noticed a strange notification on your phone today saying only “1” from the Samsung Find My Mobile app. We wanted to reassure you this was an internal test by Samsung and this notification was sent in error. See this tweet from Samsung UK for confirmation.

Speaking of Samsung and notifications, if you have ever had a notification that has disappeared or you swiped it away before you could read it, then you can install the official ‘Good Lock’ app from the Galaxy Store, and through that you can install ‘NotiStar’ which logs every notification your phone receives, so you can look back and see what it was.

 

Pro Tip: The Good Lock app also has other great features like lock screen customisation, additional clock faces, task changer appearance, change your quickpanel appearance, and more.

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Thanks for the heads up @Martin-O2  I had that twice in notifications on my phone and wondered what the heck it was all about. wink

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Thanks @Martin-O2 , I had that on both phones when I woke up this morning and wondered what the heck it was all about. No doubt it will be on the tablet and Kindle when I check thumbsup

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Yeah, here too @Martin-O2 

On my mobile this morning and also on a Samsung tablet

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No problem guys! I think there were a lot of confused Samsung owners this morning so it's great we're able to provide an explanation.

 

Please link to this thread if you see anyone affected by this posting. smiley

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Had it on my fold aswel lol I knew what it was lol
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Samsung have owned up that this 'mistake' was in actual fact a data breach.

 

https://www.reviewgeek.com/35877/samsungs-accidental-global-push-notification-came-from-a-data-breac...

 

 

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@jonsie wrote:

Samsung have owned up that this 'mistake' was in actual fact a data breach.

 

https://www.reviewgeek.com/35877/samsungs-accidental-global-push-notification-came-from-a-data-breac...

 

 


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