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Smart Call is an epic feature created by Samsung

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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.

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PSA: Samsung Galaxy S23 series misses these incredible color shades in India

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India is one of the key markets and profitable land for Samsung Mobile. Meanwhile, the company is still avoiding prioritizing the country, and no one knows why. The wonderful Galaxy S23 series just went available in India, for pre-orders, but, consumers are angry as their preferred color is missing on the page.

According to the information, the Galaxy S23 Plus and Galaxy S23 Ultra smartphones are not available in all their Global color variants in India. The vanilla Galaxy S23 is listed in all four color shades including Green, Phantom Black, Cream and Lavender.

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Talking about the unavailable colors, the Galaxy S23 Plus misses two of its incredible shades – Green and Lavender. Similarly, the Galaxy S23 Ultra is not available in the beautiful Lavender color option, while, the exclusive colors are available in four options for the device.

Galaxy S23

  • Global: Green, Phantom Black, Cream and Lavender
  • Not available in India: All available

Galaxy S23 Plus

  • Global: Green, Phantom Black, Cream and Lavender
  • Not available in India: Green and Lavender

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Galaxy S23 Ultra

  • Global: Green, Phantom Black, Cream and Lavender
  • Not available in India: Lavender

Pre-order benefits

If you pre-book the Galaxy S23 series before February 4, 2023, you can claim benefits of up to INR 50,000+ in India. By pre-booking the S23 Ultra, you can get a free 25W power adapter and a wireless charging pad. Moreover, the Galaxy Watch 4 Classic LTE and Buds 2 bundle can be added at just INR 4,999.

In India, the Galaxy S23 Ultra comes with a starting price tag of INR 1,14,999 for the 12GB RAM and 256GB internal storage. Besides, the Galaxy S23’s 256GB can be grabbed at the price of 128GB at INR 79,999, whereas the Galaxy S23 Plus 256GB costs INR 94,999.

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Pre-order Samsung Galaxy S23 Ultra to grab gifts worth INR 55297 in India

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Pre-order Samsung Galaxy S23 Ultra to grab gifts worth INR 55297 in India

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Samsung published the Galaxy S23 series pre-order page in India, mentioning benefits up to INR 55297 for buyers of the S23 Ultra. The Galaxy S23 Ultra is available in India in three storage variants – 12GB RAM plus 256GB, 512GB, and 1TB with price tags of INR 1,24,999, INR 1,34,999, and INR 1,59,999.

If you pre-order the Galaxy S23 Ultra before 12:00 AM tomorrow in India, you will be eligible for benefits up to INR 55297. The company is bringing a free 25W Travel Adapter and Wireless Charger word INR 4,298, whereas you can make an epic bundle by adding Galaxy Watch 4 Classic 4G and Buds2 for just INR 4,999.

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By upgrading to the new Galaxy, you can also get the benefit of INR 8,000 on the purchase of the Galaxy S23 Ultra. However, shoppers having SBI, HDFC, or ICICI bank credit cards can grab an instant discount of INR 8000. Besides, the first purchase from Samsung Shop app offers you an additional INR 2,000 off!

Adding another tip for your purchase, use your second Samsung Shop account’s referral code to get additional benefits of up to INR 5,000, which purchasing. Samsung’s Referral program lets users refer their friends and family to buy Galaxy devices and avail special discounts.

Galaxy S23 and S23 Plus

  • Benefits up to ₹ 22298

On purchasing the Galaxy S23 Plus, you can get the Galaxy Watch 4 Bluetooth by paying INR 2,999. If you are upgrading to the vanilla Galaxy S23, you will get the 256GB model at the price of 128GB. The INR 8000 bank offer and free adapter plus wireless charger remain the same as S23 Ultra.

The Galaxy S23 starts at INR 74,999 for 8GB+128GB and INR 79,999 for 8GB+256GB. On the flip side, the Galaxy S23 Plus starts at INR 94,999 for 8GB+256GB and INR 1,04,999 for an 8GB+512GB storage variant. Below, we’ve mentioned Samsung.com/IN so you can visit the purchase page.

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Samsung unveils Galaxy S23 price and pre-order benefits in India

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Samsung S23 Price India

Yesterday, Samsung introduced the Galaxy S23 smartphones worldwide. Now the company has officially unveiled the price and pre-order benefits for the Samsung Galaxy S23, S23+, and S23 Ultra in India.

As per the information, the Samsung Galaxy S23 Ultra price starts at INR 124,999 in India and you can get it at a monthly payment plan starting at INR 11,282.20.

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Meanwhile, the Galaxy S23 Plus costs INR 94,999 which you can purchase from INR 8,574. 45 per month and the standard Galaxy S23 is priced at INR 79,999 and its monthly payment plan starts at INR 7,220.57.

Samsung S23 Price India

Galaxy S23 Launch Offers:

  • Get Galaxy Watch 4 Classic 4G and Galaxy Buds 2 worth INR 47999 at INR 4999 (available with Galaxy S23 Ultra)
  • Get Galaxy Watch 4 Bluetooth at INR 2999 (available with Galaxy S23+)
  • Get 256 GB storage for the price of 128 GB (available with Galaxy S23)
  • Free 25W Travel Adapter and Wireless Charger worth INR 4298
  • Bank Cashback or Upgrade benefits worth INR 8000
  • Extra INR 2000 off with welcome voucher on Samsung Shop App 1st purchase

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Galaxy S23 key upgrades:

In case you are wondering, Samsung has introduced a new design for the Galaxy S23 and Galaxy S23+ that now matches the Ultra model, featuring individual camera rings on the rear.

All the Galaxy S23, S23+, and S23 Ultra smartphones feature a more durable display. Their epic camera offers users more freedom to explore their creativity, like capturing truly cinematic Nightography videos with transformative AI.

Whereas, the Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 Mobile Platform for Galaxy unleashes a premium experience, including groundbreaking AI. The S23 Ultra supports S Pen and offers more possibilities for productivity, notetaking, hobbies, and more.

In addition, the devices drive the newest Android 13-based One UI 5.1 software and are eligible to receive major upgrades up to Android 17 and regular security patches till 2028.

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