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Samsung To Remove Ads from its Stock Apps Later this Year

- Updated: 19th Aug 2021, 07:35 IST

Samsung has confirmed that it will stop showing ads in default apps. We are aware that some of the stock apps display several advertisements for a long time. These ads even displayed on some of the company’s premium offerings like the Galaxy S21 series. However, it looks like that might not be the case soon. Now, the company has confirmed this news to Android Authority.

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“Samsung has made a decision to cease the advertisement on proprietary apps including Weather, Pay, and Theme.” The update [to remove the offending ads – ed] will be ready by later this year”.

the company told in a response to an emailed query

However, this news first came a while back from Naver. However, later on, Samsung has officially confirmed. President and Head of Mobile Communication Communications Business, TM Roh while answering to one of the employees during the employee-only online meeting has confirmed that ads will go away from Samsung’s stock apps. Furthermore, he also affirmed that Samsung listens to the voices of employees and users. 

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According to the details available, Samsung plans to remove the ads through One UI software updates. The company has plans to release the new software update for its smartphones later this year which will remove the unnecessary advertisements.

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Moreover, notable brands in this regard include Realme, Xiaomi, and Samsung. But now, the latter company has reportedly announced a change of heart. We will have to wait and see when the update comes and brings a change in the stock apps.