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All through the house, not a creature was stirring... especially Samsung smartwatches: Batteries empty at 3AM

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Re: Please try <painful solution that is worse than bug>

"The Galaxy S9 series has a bug where joining a WiFi access point doesn't turn off cellular data. As soon as I join a WiFi network, apps start transferring everything in their queue over their original cellular connection. This phone has changed my data usage from about 600MB/month to 3+ GB/month and it costs extra. It's trivial to reproduce this but Samsung Support can't be bothered to do anything but offer canned useless responses."

Yep, I picked up a used Samsung S9 the other day.

I only paid $60.00 for it but I feel that I was massively overcharged.

Samsung and/or Sprint feels that users shouldn't have control over permissions for the Facebook app and others they decided should be non-removable system apps.

The biggest problem is that the S9 has a locked bootloader so flashing the device with a proper OS such as Lineage is out of the question.

I used to tease iPhone users but not anymore.

I will be trading this POS for an iPhone 6.

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