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Enhance your Samsung Phone performance through version 14.1.15

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Samsung Phone app comes preinstalled on all Galaxy smartphones, so users can quickly and easily find people to make a call. To enhance the users’ experience, the company brings new features and improvements through new updates. The Korean tech giant is now releasing a new Samsung Phone update with version 14.1.15.

Samsung Phone 14.1.15

The Korean tech giant has released the Phone update with an installation package size of 26.34 MB. It fixes some common bugs to enhance performance and stability. We recommend users install the latest update on their Galaxy devices via Galaxy Store for a bug-free experience.

Aside from the common bug fix, the update does not bring any new features or changes but applies the stabilization patch so users will get a smoother usability experience after updating.

Samsung Phone 14.1.15 update

You can easily install the latest version via Galaxy Store. After opening the Galaxy Store, tap on the Menu icon, and click on the Updates option. Then, tap on the refresh icon present on the right side of the Phone app to install the update. Also, you can download the update directly from the third-party source link mentioned here.

Aside from this, if you want to set a background for the calling screen to make the smartphone look more impressive, then you just need to follow a few steps. Open Samsung Phone >> More options >> Settings >> Call Background >> Background >> Select a picture or video >> Set as call background.

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WhatsApp makes profile photos screenshot-proof

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A few years back, WhatsApp removed the option to allow users to save profile photos of others, and now to add an extra layer of protection to privacy, WhatsApp is restricting users from taking screenshots of other users’ profile photos.

As per the details, WhatsApp is rolling out a feature to block screenshots of profile photos, it means no one will be able to take screenshots of other users desktop picture (DP). It provides more control over user’s privacy and ensures that their images aren’t shared or stored without permission.

In addition, this feature would prevent the misuse and unauthorized distribution of profile photos. By blocking the direct screenshot functionality within the app, WhatsApp aims to discourage casual and unauthorized sharing of profile photos, reinforcing the concept of user privacy and consent.

After the latest version update, when a user attempts to take a screenshot of a profile photo, a notification appears indicating that the action has been blocked. However a users may still take a photo using a secondary device or camera to capture the profile photo.

Consequently, the feature to block screenshots of profile photos is rolling out with version 2.24.4.25 and is currently live to some beta testers. Therefore, it will be available to more users in the coming weeks or months.

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Google Maps losing users to Waze over incident reporting on Android Auto and CarPlay

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Google Maps is a widely used navigation app, but it has a feature that many users may not be aware of that is incident reporting. This feature, which was launched in 2019, allows users to report various road conditions and events, such as accidents, speed traps, construction, and lane closures.

However, this feature is becoming increasingly outdated and useless, as Google Maps has not supported it on the platforms that most drivers use nowadays – Android Auto and CarPlay.

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Google Maps has not added the incident reporting feature to these platforms, even though it has been almost five years since its launch.

On the other side, Waze supports incident reporting on both Android Auto and CarPlay and recently updated its feature to make it more user-friendly and accessible. This is a huge missed opportunity for Google Maps, as it lags behind its rival app, Waze.

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WhatsApp Transfer channel ownership feature rolling out for iOS 

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WhatsApp Channels is one of the most prominent tools, which allow administrators to send various types of content such as text messages, photos, videos, stickers, and polls. Therefore to uplift its productivity, WhatsApp now offering the ability to Transfer channel ownership for iOS users.

WhatsApp is rolling out a feature to transfer channel ownership on iOS devices with version 24.4.10.70. This feature enables users to step back from the responsibilities of managing the channel while still maintaining its continuity and ensuring that it continues to flourish under new leadership.

Furthermore, the ability to transfer channel ownership will be beneficial for a user who wishes to grow their channel further but wants to resign responsibility for managing the channel due to various reasons, such as time constraints, shifting priorities, or personal circumstances.

By transferring ownership, the user can effectively delegate the most important administrative tasks to another trusted contact, ensuring that the channel remains active and operational. However, the feature is currently available for some beta testers, but it will be available to regular consumers soon.

To transfer the ownership, WhatsApp has added a new option in the channel info screen. This sends a request to the other party and to become a new channel owner the recipient must accept the invite, if the receiver fails to do so, the operations remain unfinished.

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