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Samsung Internet updates through the Google Play Store

(Topic created: 09-19-2023 08:18 PM)
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KingMe
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WHY is it that I must sign into Google play store in order to update my Samsung phone?

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user_ams007
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The Samsung One Ui operating system is based on Google Android operating system and sometimes Samsung apps will update via the Google Play store and also on the Samsung Galaxy store, it's recommended to update your apps, Some of the updates have security patches in them

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user_ams007
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Your Samsung device uses the Android operating system and your device has Google applications installed that are essential for your phone to run properly, the Google Play store provides updates such as Google maps and Google search and important security updates
KingMe
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Actually, I should have specified Samsung internet update.
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user_ams007
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You don't need to update the Samsung internet web browser if you don't use it
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KingMe
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But I DO use the Samsung internet daily. But I don't understand what a Samsung internet update has to do with Google play store
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user_ams007
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Some Samsung applications are available on the Google Play store and also on the Samsung Galaxy store, you can disable the Samsung internet update by turning off auto update Screenshot_20230920_001246_Google Play Store.jpg
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Please see the attached article for detailed information about the Google Play store https://support.google.com/android/answer/10546414?hl=en#:~:text=Google%20Play%20services%20helps%20....
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I personally recommend that if an Application update is available that you update it to keep your phones Applications current, some updates contain security updates and other features
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Huh because it is Google software
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user_ams007
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The Samsung One Ui operating system is based on Google Android operating system and sometimes Samsung apps will update via the Google Play store and also on the Samsung Galaxy store, it's recommended to update your apps, Some of the updates have security patches in them
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