Why was this removed from the app? I had a lot of data I was keeping for my doctor and it was the most useful thing in the app for me. They remove a function without notifying customers beforehand. Makes me want to switch to Apple.
How do we contact Samsung support about this?
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I'm guessing the real reason is they didn't want to be sued during the covid pandemic when someone used their pulse oximeter and said individual died and somehow became their fault.
The SpO2 sensor on the phones measurement has a infrared sensor which measures un-oxygenated blood, but a UV sensor is also needed to measure the oxygenated blood, which the phones and watches do not have. So they guestimate the O2 levels using only one side of the equation. Numerous articles and YouTube videos have highlighted the poor accuracy of the phones and watches. I believe Samsung decided no dodge the lawsuit bullet that could come if someone claims that false SpO2 readings caused them damage. It probably will not return until/if they put in a UV sensor as well.
I use it anyway but like to check my phone levels with a doctors finger tip measuring tool which has both sensors and is more accurate.
Hi there, I don't mean to inundate you with requests, but could you please either post the last version number with the standalone O2 sensor, or let me know if you can send me the apk?
Could you please send to me as well? Thanks!
If you want I have an apk of the final version of Samsung health that still has the oxygen saturation test still in it right before they took it out...I can send it to you if you want