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Wednesday, April 15th, 2015 5:05 PM

Samsung Galaxy S6/ S6 Edge

Why is AT&T removing features that the developers have intentionally installed on these devices (S6/ S6 Edge)?

 

AT&T has removed the Download Booster feature that simultaneously uses Wi-Fi and LTE data to deliver faster speeds; the Simple Sharing feature that lets you more easily share large files with friends; Microsoft’s OneDrive application, which came with 100GB of free cloud storage; and the Smart Manager app that Samsung designed to make managing battery use and storage on your device easier.

 

I would rather go pay the extra money for an unlocked phone in order to keep these items and cut out the AT&T bloatware that I will never use. Yes, I can go download the Microsoft Apps from the Play Store, but the Smart Manager cannot be downloaded, nor can the Download Booster and Simple Sharing feature. 

 

 

GLIMMERMAN76

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8 years ago

each carrier has removed stuff from the s6/edge.

 

I asked this question the other day also.

 

here is what each carrier has done.

 

http://bgr.com/2015/04/13/samsung-galaxy-s6-verizon-att/

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8 years ago

Yes, I saw the same article. I still wnat to know why they are screwing around with factory installed software and Apps. 

GLIMMERMAN76

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8 years ago

As I have been told its there choice.  I am sure ATT has a deal with lookout.  and smart manger uses macafee.  

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8 years ago

[Per Guidelines:  Keep it Relevant and Appropriate].

 

Basically the reason for it is, AT&T is greedy and they don't care about the product they sell to the people. 

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8 years ago

I just got the Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge yesterday an it was working wonderful, then when i reach home and i left it on my bed. I pick up the phone and press the power button and it didn't wanted to turn on. I plug it next to the charger and it isn't giving a charge. Please help me with this situation.

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8 years ago

Your battery is probably defective. If you have a record of the date you purchased the phone, I would go back to the place you bought it and ask them to check it out. You might be able to get a new phone at no charge. 

 

I almost said get a new battery, but I remembered it inst removable anymore. 

GLIMMERMAN76

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8 years ago

even if the battery was bad adding power to the phone would show something.  Just return it an get another.

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