Samsung has unveil a great new feature for their Galaxy phones that can’t be found on other Android phones.
Leading smartphone maker Samsung is gearing up to hold a new Unpacked event . As it plans to unveil the Galaxy Z Fold4 and Z Flip4 in August.
At the moment, the new feature has been reveal, which is exclusive to users of the technology in South Korea. The latest update will add an extra layer of security to users of Galaxy phones . When they need to hand them over to a third party.
What does the new Samsung feature do?
The new feature is call ‘repair mode’. It will ensure that the personal data on your device is safe while it is activate. Users can decide what data they can access.
However, when the setting is activate and the device is restart . Photos, Personal information such as messages and account information will no longer be accessible. The new feature Repair Mode can be enable by going to Settings > Battery & Device Care.
The repair mode feature is currently available on Galaxy S21 and later Samsung phones. However, it will be expand to other models in the future.
Currently, this feature is only available in South Korea, but the feature should be available in other parts of the world in the future. Samsung announce the new feature after Apple show off their iOS 16 Lockdown Mode.
The upcoming setting will add an extra layer of security to users like the iPhone, which is designe for use by people who are vulnerable to cyber attacks.
But Apple is taking a different approach than Samsung, limiting access to different things.
If Lockdown Mode is enable in Apple’s iOS 16, message attachments will be block . Also, you won’t be able to receive FaceTime calls from contacts you haven’t call before. After that, some web browsing activities will also be block.
Lockdown Mode will be available in iOS 16 and iPadOS 16 and macOS Ventura. iPhone fans will be able to try this feature when the iPhone 14 and iOS 16 launch in September.
On August 10, Samsung is planning to hold a huge Unpacked event where it will unveil the Z Fold4, Z Flip4, Galaxy Watch 5 and Galaxy Buds 2 Pro for the first time.
According to Samsung’s previously unwrapped release schedule, these products will be available for purchase in late August before the iPhone 14 goes on sale.