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Samsung users asking Verizon to stop pushing bloatware update

US network carriers provide new software updates for Mobile phones and other devices after additional testing. Over the past few days, various network carriers released new security updates for Samsung devices, including the September 2022 patch, in which Verizon Update reportedly installed bloatware.

Some Galaxy device users have noticed 2 newly installed games without downloading them from the play store or other channels. Moving forward with the reports, Samsung users are reporting automatic installation of the two games via social media platforms like Reddit.

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Notably, the reports are from consumers who have Verizon-bound Samsung devices. Currently, the carrier is rolling out the September 2022 update for Samsung devices, which is also installing two games — Bingo Blitz and Blocks — without the user’s permission.

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If you have also noticed unwanted bloatware or apps/games on your Samsung phone after the new software update installation, we recommend that you uninstall them. To do this, all you have to do is tap and hold on the app icon, then the option will appear allowing you to uninstall the app from your phone.

Since the Verizon software update for some Galaxy devices includes two games, we expect the carrier to investigate the problem soon or provide an explanation if apps are being installed as part of an app promotion. Is. We will keep you updated on this matter!Samsung

Aside from Verizon locked Galaxy device users, owners using the unlocked model didn’t notice any unwanted app or game installations after the September update. All scenarios suggest that a Verizon update could have caused problems that involved two games with security patches.

  • Bingo Blitz is an online game app developed by Playtica Santa Monica and has a user rating of 4.6* with over 50 million downloads on the Google Play Store.
  • Blox (Block Puzzle – Classic Style), on the other hand, is published by Staples Games and has a user rating of 4.7* and 500k downloads.