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Smart Call is an epic feature created by Samsung



Samsung One UI 4.1 Smart Call

You may have obviously got a sudden spam call on your phone while relaxing or in the middle of working. Powered by Hiya, all-new One UI 5-based Samsung Smart Call identifies unknown callers, stops spam and fraud calls and helps businesses connect with their customers.

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Samsung has further enhanced the usability of the Smart Call, thanks to the upcoming Android 13-based One UI 5 update. This feature identifies numbers that are not in your contacts app and lets you block or report the calls. Regardless, the availability of the Smart Call feature varies on network carriers and models.

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Samsung Smart Call Features, by “Hiya”

Stop Spam and Fraud Calls

Available on Samsung devices, the Smart Call function flags calls that are suspected spam or fraud, and lets you easily block or report the number. Most Samsung customers also have the auto-block capability that stops known fraud calls even before coming to your phone.

Identify Unknown Businesses

If you have a Samsung smartphone in hand, you no longer have to wonder if you should pick up an unknown call as Smart Call allows you to know which businesses are calling even when the number isn’t in your contact list.

Connect With Your Customers

Powered by Hiya, the Samsung Smart Call feature can be reached by more customers with features like Branded Call, Secure Call, and reputation management and monitoring.

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How to use/enable Smart Call

You can enable and use the Smart Call feature on your Samsung smartphone by navigating to the Phone app, tapping More options (the three vertical dots), and then tapping on Settings. Once done, tap Caller ID and spam protection, and then tap the switch to turn it on.

More features

If you don’t want to be contacted by a specific caller again, tap the Block/Report number option during or after the call that will appear at the bottom of the screen when your phone rings. Besides, you can tap Block number to add the number to your blocked call list.

Aside from this, the Report number option allows you to select a category, such as General Spam, Scam or Fraud, or Telemarketer if you feel the call is fraudulent. After selecting the category, you have to tap on Report to conclude the procedure.

Troubleshoot Smart Call

If you’re receiving an error message when using Smart Call, or the feature is not working on your Samsung phone, you can follow the troubleshooting steps given below. For that, your device may need a software update, or you may need to clear the Phone app’s data.

How to check for updates

As always, navigate to Settings, tap Software updates, and then tap Download and install to check for software updates. On certain network providers, you will need to tap System updates, and then tap Check for system updates.

How to clear the Phone app’s data

  • Navigate to the App drawer and open Settings.
  • Tap Apps, and then search for and select the Phone app.
  • Tap Storage, tap Clear data and then tap OK to confirm.
  • Once done, close Settings, and then navigate to the home screen and open the Phone app.
  • Tap More options (the three vertical dots).
  • Tap Settings, tap Caller ID and spam protection and then tap the switch to turn it on.

Samsung Smart Call App

Samsung users can easily block or report spam calls Smart Call app. It allows users to know who is calling, even if the number is not in their contact list. You can easily block the call when it is spam and then report it and take action. To install this latest update you can visit Galaxy Store or download it directly from here.

James is the lead content creator on Sammy Fans and mostly works on Samsung's firmware section. His first phone was the Galaxy S4 and continues to get new S series devices. Most of the time, James tries to learn about new technologies and gadgets but he also sneaks a bit of free time to nearby rivers and nature.


Samsung intros 2023 TV and home appliances technology at China Tech Seminar



Samsung China technology Seminar 2023

Samsung organized a two-day ‘2023 China Technology Seminar’ in Beijing, China from June 8 to 9, introducing new technologies for TVs and home appliances in 2023. This time, the company launched bespoke home appliances such as refrigerators, washing machines, and dryers.

The company has launched the 2023 Neo QLED 8K, 98-inch QLED, and OLED TVs with new technologies such as picture quality upgrades, better gaming experiences, the Frame Matte display, and smart calibration.

In addition, Samsung has unveiled its own technology-focused AI technology of Bespoke at China Technology Seminar 2023, which is gaining popularity in the global market.

Samsung China technology Seminar 2023

Bespoke washing machines and dryers feature AI-optimized washing and drying, which wash and dry clothes based on artificial intelligence (AI) based on the amount and degree of pollution. In addition, it recommends courses according to consumer usage patterns.

The AI technology allows customized storage by setting the temperature in various modes in a wide temperature range from -23 to 4 ° C. Furthermore,  the micro constant temperature technology minimizes the temperature difference between the refrigerator and freezer compartments to ± 0.5 ° C.

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Since 2012, Samsung has held technology and life media “Technology Seminars” in major regions around the world to introduce core TV technologies and services and listen to the opinions of all parties.

Samsung China technology Seminar 2023

After the epidemic, the China Tech Seminar, which was held offline again this year, attracted the attention of the industry. Around 150 people attended the conference including prominent local media and business partners

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Samsung inspires Malaysian youth to enrich foldable phone apps



Samsung is engaging Gen Z in reimagining foldable app experiences through its collaboration with top local universities. Samsung is organizing a Developer Day hackathon where students will pitch ideas to enrich apps UI/UX on the Galaxy Z Fold and Z Flip foldable phones in Malaysia.

Taking place on June 14 and 15, the Developer Day hackathon will enable students to leverage Samsung and Android operating systems’ capabilities to flex tech creativity, as well as pitch their apps in the real world and benefit foldable phone users in Malaysia.

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3 winning teams will be selected each day across the 2 days, bringing it to a total of 6 winning teams. The winners get to bring home Samsung products worth up to RM39,188 each day. The hackathon is one of the many activities during Samsung’s Galaxy Space, a Gen Z-inspired experiential event that is open to the public.

The hackathon is organized in collaboration with Taylor’s University and Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman (UTAR).

This comes on the back of Samsung’s recent event, ‘Reimagining Foldables for Malaysians’, where the company collaborated with top local organizations to showcase the optimization of local apps that Malaysians use on a daily basis, bringing it closer to their hearts.

“At Samsung, we are passionate about bringing relevant mobile innovation to consumers, so it made sense for us to get Gen Z involved in creating new ideas and experiences for the Galaxy Z that are relatable to them. This is also in line with our ESG mission to empower young Malaysian talent to make waves in the tech space. We look forward to inspiring ideas with potential to bring them to market,” said KM Liew, Vice President & Head of Mobile eXperience, Samsung Malaysia Electronics.

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Giant Samsung OLED TV without Samsung Display launching soon



Samsung 83-inch oled TV LG

Samsung has recently completed compatibility registration for the 83-inch OLED TV (KQ83SC90A) at the National Radio Research Institute, which is equipped with a panel supplied by LG Display. Both of the Korean tech firms are expected to establish a visible “OLED alliance.”

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Through this alliance, Samsung can quickly settle into the emerging OLED TV market, and LG Display is expected to secure the number one spot in the TV industry as a new customer and improve its performance early, BusinessKorea reports.

Giant Samsung OLED TV w/o Samsung Display launching soon

For starters, compatibility registration is a procedure required to manufacture, sell, and import broadcasting and communication equipment such as TVs. It is common for a product to be launched within three months of registration.

LG Display is the only manufacturer, which can produce such giant OLED panels at present. This is why Samsung’s first 83-inch OLED TV release attracted attention in the industry.

Samsung Electronics stated, “We cannot confirm matters related to component procurement and supply lines.”

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It is expected that Samsung Electronics and LG Display will dramatically resolve the panel supply negotiations that have dragged on for more than 2 years. Industry insiders reveal that the two sides have only a little fine-tuning left to do.

It has already been reported that some of the initial quantities have been supplied. New products may be launched as early as September. Samsung can dramatically increase its OLED TV sales volume through cooperation with LG Display.

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