Worst update EVER. My phone can't go more than an hour without freezing up and me having to restart it. Please just at least test your updates before you make them live. Act like a real software developer.
I am not one to spend snippets of my life posting online; however..the upgrade to my G6 on May 2 ,2017 pushed me to search to see if others are as displeased as I am with this new offering.
The saying ' JUST BECAUSE YOU CAN do a thing, DOESN'T MEAN YOU SHOULD. " apply big time here! The changes from Samsung..or Verizon are awful to a point of almost being offensive. Design team..poor attempt at "job security'. Listing specifics at this point would be redundant to some of the other posters comments. I will say this "why in the name of reasonableness if a 'one'step', straight forward command worked, why would you change it to a 2, 3 or 'go fish' til you find what now works?
And, i am now also receiving annoying unwanted calls as others on forum have.
Anonymous, 04 May 2017Hope Samsung is listening to all the complaints. Im a big Samsung fan but the latest softwar... moreI agree!!! This update sucks. It is not user friendly at all and visually challenging. How about asking your consumers first and offer us an out if we want. This is crap!!
What in the world are you thinking? The update changed the color of the text and phone logs making it look washed out and hard to read. The icons even changed. Have you ever heard, if it isn't broke, don't fix it????
Change it back or I switching to and IPhone. None of my friends with IPhones have these issues. Please hurry. I hate this Samsung 6 phone now.
Hope Samsung is listening to all the complaints. Im a big Samsung fan but the latest software update sucks. My phone keeps rebooting while i am viewing an app. Bland colors no option to change font for texting. Phone book is bland. No option to change colors or font. What happened Samsung? I was happy without the update. My phone rebooting at random is the worst.
thought I was the only one - happy to find I am not crazy - just apparently being driven closer to blindness by this ridiculous update
Since this update, my phone has completely froze up and crashed over night 4 different times. I had trouble resetting it, but now it won't reset at all. Completely useless phone now. I'm annoyed!
This is the worst update yet. Everything on my Galaxy S6 phone is now much harder to read. It seems now I am having to push buttons twice now very often instead of once. Today, another changed feature frosted me. I get phone calls from sales people that I don't want. Today, I got another one, and it used to be such a breeze to block it. All I had to do was hit the context menu while that phone number was selected and select "Add number to blocked caller list". Now, even that is pain. Now, you bring up the menu, and that selection is gone. You have to go into "Settings", then select "Block unwanted numbers" and then you have to type in the phone number (if you can remember it) to add it to the blocked list. This is a huge step backwards! Thankfully, in one month my 2-year contract is up and then I will try my first Apple phone.
Anonymous, 03 May 2017I let Samsung perform an update my Galaxy S6 Edge on May 2, 2017 as I thought this would impro... moreIt's it Samsung or the carrier? I have Verizon and I thought it was from them. If this is from Samsung then I'm getting a Google phone. My husband had on and loves it! We've been Samsung users for many years, but unless they undo this mess, I'm done! I agree with everything you stated. This is the most non professional thing I've ever seen. Very amateurish.
I hate the new update. It's very awkward and inconvenient! It's also bland and colorless! Worst of all I list my ability to rotate my screen!!!!! With poor vision that was a life saver when viewing pictures! I really really HATE this new up date. With any luck I will undo it. I had no problems with memory except for the excessive bloat wear that Verizon packs in. THAT takes up most of my memory on my phone worn USELESS things that I don't want and NEVER USE!!!! Are you listening Verizon? TERRIBLE UPDATE & TOO MUCH USELESS
B L O A T W E A R!!!!!
I hate this update from May 2, 2017!!!!!!!! It is very very very hard to read on all scenes! I am Not a tech type person at all, but I am so displeased that I actually searched for a way to comment! Please fix this! Get rid of ugly white scenes, and tiny clear icons and print!!!!!
Every S6 user, 03 May 2017I too hate this update. I don't like most of the updates I have gotten on previous phones. But... moreI couldn't agree more! I hate this update
It's inconvenient in almost every way and I lost my ability to rotate my screen! I use that feature a lot. I'm going to try to undo the holiday and go back to the former system. UGH!
I too hate this update. I don't like most of the updates I have gotten on previous phones. But this update is exceptionally bad. The whole thing is a complete lack of effort and/or thought. Its so bad, that I am pretty convinced that this was on purpose in an effort to sell new phones. Extremely angry.
I let Samsung perform an update my Galaxy S6 Edge on May 2, 2017 as I thought this would improve or at least keep my phone operating properly. Big mistake. There is not one thing that is an improvement on this phone. I will echo many other comments. HATE IT. The white face screen display, or whatever it is, is much harder to read and the icons on the drop down shade menu are smaller and more difficult to navigate. I have yet to figure out how to move them into an order that works for me. What the heck has happened here? I almost feel as though my phone was hacked as it is so changed from what it was and most definitely NOT for the better. I am seriously considering a new phone - different brand. Good thing I am eligible for a new phone. Sorry Samsung. I have been a loyal user (had a Galaxy S3, too) but probably not anymore. This is just awful.
I use an IPhone, but I still have pain. My wife has the s6, HATES the update, and I get to hear it, all day long. Can I sue VERIZON for spousal abuse? This is what happens when somebody needs to justify their job, make changes regardless of what your customer wants. We don't remember anyone ASKING us to upgrade. They simply make your phone miserable until you comply. This had to come from near the top of the corporate ladder. When you look down the corporate ladder you see brains. When you look up......
AnonD-666267, 02 May 2017I might try that at Verizon! THanks and good to knowSo I called Samsung as many if you stated. I was told to bring phone to Best Buy. The tech yesterday inform that the phone, s6, couldn't do a Reflash. Instead he went to settings-accessibility-vision-and increased the screen zoom anf font. Hit apply. Once home, I played with it more and went bavk to the same area and turned on high contrast fonts and keyboards.
Now, my phone is more usable. Hope this helps.
Beyond horrible update! Everything about my phone sucks now...I can't flip my pictures sideways or find what they've done with the switch in settings, I touch my screen and it slides instead of opening an app, the keyboard SUCKS!!!! I have to re-type everything now. I hate it hate it hate it!!!!! I'm pissed and seriously going to look into a different phone now. Thanks for nothing Samsung!
Oh, and it has this horrible alarm that just goes off at any random time now and I can't find it to turn it off! Just horrible all around!
This update is horrible! Very hard to read and even see. Samsung messages is worst of all. Please change everything back to the way it was! And hurry!
If it aint broke don't fix it!!
Seriously, the font on my notifications is so small I can barely read it with my glasses ON!
What's worst is that the font for the words "CONTENT HIDDEN" under the ultra small font is large. Hello!! The content is ALWAYS HIDDEN! Yu pinheads make the title of the notification smaller? It's like reading a package insert for a prescription drug for gods sake.
Also, I used to be able to see what WiFi network I was conneted to by looking at the pull-down screen. Now I have to open up Settings to check it. How lame.
Plus the phone now looks like an iPhone.
Please come up with a fix for this. I loved my S6.