Samsung offers a lot of interesting and useful applications to Galaxy phones through the Galaxy Store. But recently, the company has silently installed a new app called Samsung Deco Pic on most of the flagship Galaxies, which requires access to camera, storage, and audio, therefore, it seems strange.
On various social media platforms, Galaxy fans are sharing their feedback, and most of them disclosed that the Deco Pic app has automatically appeared on their phones, at the same time, it has access to their phone’s camera, gallery, and audio.
While the Galaxy owners call “Samsung Deco Pic – a strange”, we are here with official information about the app, required permissions, and functionalities. Also, we will try to vanish all the rumors spreading regarding the weirdness (strange) of the Samsung Deco Pic app.
Deco Pic App
According to Samsung, the new Deco Pic app makes photos and videos fun with live stickers. Using this app, you can tap to take a photo or press and hold to record a video when a sticker effect is applied to a preview image. In addition, you can also experience various live stickers to share joyful moments.
GIFs: Moving GIF sticker is applied to the preview image. By entering the search terms, matched GIF images are retrieved.
Masks: A unique mask is applied to your face. The mask shows interesting effects according to facial expressions.
Frames: Beautiful frames decorates pictures.
Stamps: Stamps with various letter style decorates pictures.
View More: More stickers on the Galaxy store can be downloaded.
Official Galaxy Store landing page for the Samsung Deco Pic mentions some required permissions for the app as part of providing app services to the consumers. However, you can also use the basic features of the service without giving optional permissions.
- Camera: To give graphic effect to photos or videos
- Storage space: To save the recorded pictures
- Audio: To record sound when recording video
Samsung Weather updated to version 22.214.171.124, check what’s new
Samsung Weather is Samsung’s official application that provides users with accurate weather forecasts. With this app, you can understand the upcoming forecast of your current location with just a glance, and you can view not only today’s weather but also the entire week’s weather. Also, you can set up a widget on the screen so that you can view this information without opening any applications.
Besides, one of the best aspects of Samsung Weather is that you can view all-time updates for specific weather in your current location without having to manually change your location while traveling. Even if you are far away, you can check the weather in other areas to let you know the weather in the city you plan to visit or where your loved one lives.
Samsung Weather Update Tracker
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Long awaited Always On Display update releasing for Samsung phones [Expanding]
Samsung is expanding the One UI Always On Display 126.96.36.199 update for more Galaxy devices in different regions. The latest update arrives with fixes for Clock style and Widgets to improve the overall experience.
You will have to download the 26.11 MB package to install the latest update. Users can download the latest update via Galaxy Store or from the link mentioned below.
- Get Samsung Always On Display 188.8.131.52 update – APKMirror
June 28, 2022
Samsung Always On Display is a feature that allows you to check time, date, notifications, missed calls, battery level, and other information without unlocking your Galaxy device. Now, Samsung is enhancing its Always On Display feature by releasing a new update with version 184.108.40.206.
Samsung Always On Display 220.127.116.11.
The update brings fixes for Clock Style and Widgets behavior related to today’s schedule. Aside from this, this update also includes some general improvements to enhance the overall performance of the app.
To be mentioned, this update is compatible with Galaxy devices running on Android 12 based on One UI 4.1/One UI 4.0 or below. The update is currently rolling out in South Korea and will expand to other regions soon. It is an initial rollout so it may take some time/days to reach all eligible devices.
Users of Galaxy devices in South Korea can install this update via Galaxy Store. If you don’t know, then open Galaxy Store >>tap on the menu icon (three horizontal lines) >> Updates option >> here you will get all the available updates, you can install any of them.
How to enable Always On Display on your Galaxy smartphone?
Users of Galaxy devices can easily enable AOD by following the steps mentioned below.
- Visit the Settings app on your Samsung device.
- Click on the Lock screen.
- Tap on Always On Display.
- Tap the switch at the top of the screen to turn it on.
- Choose the mode that best suits your needs.
Amazon expanding Prime Video’s Watch Party feature to Samsung smart TVs in the US
Amazon has an amazing feature called Watch Party for its Prime users that lets them watch a movie or a TV show together with their friends or family remotely. The company is now expanding this feature to Samsung smart TVs and other streaming devices.
Amazon released the Prime Video’s Watch Party feature during the Covid 19 pandemic to let the users enjoy shows with others when they were far away from each other. For more fun, you can even chat with the people you’re sharing the screen with.
At the time of release, the feature was limited to desktop web browsers, Fire TV devices, and mobile apps. But now, Prime Video’s Watch Party feature is expanding to multiple smart TVs from various brands, Roku devices, and gaming consoles such as PlayStation and Xbox.
You can now take advantage of this feature with your friends and family members if you have a compatible Samsung or other smart TV.
How to use Amazon Prime Video Watch Party feature on Samsung smart TV?
- Click on the Watch Party icon in the options within videos.
- A sharable link will appear.
- You copy this link and send it to people you want to share the screen.
- As soon as anyone with a Prime Video subscription clicks on the link, they can start watching the video with you.
Make sure that everyone you want to share the screen with is signed up for Amazon Prime Video. It should also be noted that this feature does not work with live video feeds such as news and sports events.
Moving on, Amazon has only expanded this feature in the US and it is limited to 100 viewers. The video streaming service might release it for more users in the coming time.