What Is Samsung Push Service And How Can You Disable It?

Very similar to Cortana and Siri in laptops, there has come a new application in smartphones, specifically in Samsung smartphones, called Samsung push services. Although one cannot equate digital assistants like Cortana and Siri with the push messaging service of Samsung, the functionality of the Samsung push service is more or less similar to the above platforms, except that they do not take any commands. 

Now to know and get a clear and detailed picture of the Samsung push service, let us sail through the article and collect more information about the same to determine whether it is for you or not.

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What is Samsung push service?

Samsung push service involves push notifications that pop up on your phone regardless of what you are doing. These push messages generally consist of alerts, the latest sports scores, a sale going on, an event nearby, etc, and prompt you to take any action with either yes or a no. Moreover, you do not need to be using any app to get this notification as they are quite similar to text messages and mobile alerts. 

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In the Samsung push service, the notifications are limited to giving you updates and notifications related to Samsung only. Therefore, if you are using the Samsung app, then it will be the easiest and the best option for you to use the Samsung push service as it gives you notification for everything. So whenever an app from Samsung has some news regarding any updates and offers, you will be notified at the very instant. 

You can also adjust and specify the kind of Samsung notifications you wish to get on your phone. All you need to do is to go to push service settings in the ‘apps’ section on the phone and go to show system apps and you will find the option of Samsung’s push services in which you can set app’s notifications and permission. 

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Why is there the need to disable the Samsung push service?

Not all might need to disable the Samsung push service but this has some potential downsides which have led to some people disabling the push service. Therefore, there are not many people who are happy with this service feature. Sometimes, people are finding it too intrusive and disturbing and other times people believe that it is taking unnecessary storage of their phone as they are unable to delete the items they do not need anymore. 

Some Samsung users have also complained that they are receiving advertisements as part of Samsung’s push services, therefore leading to major battery drainage in Samsung smartphones. Samsung too did not mention anything about advertisements during the launch of push message services. Therefore, the random reminders that pop up have irritated most of the users due to which they want to disable the Samsung push service. 

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How to disable Samsung push service?

Due to the reasons mentioned above, one might feel the need to disable the Samsung push service if it has started to annoy oneself. Here is how you can disable the Samsung push service with the help of the easy and quick steps given below: 

  1. Go to the settings option on your phone. 
  2. Navigate to apps and move to the option of show system apps and Samsung push service. Turn off all the notifications from here. 
  3. Click on the notifications options and you will see different toggle switches there. Turn off all the notifications options there. You can also tap on the Samsung push service option that you see on the tap list and tap on either the disable or the force stop option to disable the Samsung push service. 

This is how quick is the procedure to disable Samsung push service on your smartphone. If you do not want to disable the Samsung push service altogether and rather want to limit its usage to a wifi connection rather than it using your mobile data, then you can refer to the steps given below:

  1. Go to the settings option on your phone.
  2. Tap on the connections option on your phone and go to data usage on your phone.
  3. You will see the option of ‘mobile data usage’, click on it. After this, scroll down to the bottom of the screen until you see the Samsung push service app. Tap on it. 
  4. You will see a toggle switch again against the ‘allow background data usage option’. Uncheck/ turn off the toggle switch.

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This is how you can limit the pop-ups of Samsung push service only to the wifi connection and restrict it when you are using mobile data. 

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