Samsung Galaxy S9 sending users private pictures to people

Samsung's logo is seen on a building during the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona Spain on Feb. 25 2018

Samsung users in the USA are reporting that their phones are sending text messages with attachments from their photo gallery to random contacts without explicit permission.

The Galaxy S9 user said their scheduled messages are being sent "prematurely", scheduled text messages "end up in the WRONG threads", and the Messages app "incorrectly displays scheduled messages as "sent" when, in fact, the other party has not received them".

A handful of phone owners posted complaints on Reddit and Samsung's customer support forums that their phones were sending photos without a user actively doing so and without any notification. Go to the settings menu that handles apps' permissions and deny Samsung Messages' access to your storage. Notably, there's also no record that the photos were sent from an affected users' phone, according to the Reddit user.

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One person said the situation was worse than handset troubles.

'Do S9s come with divorce lawyers?' another quipped.

Another referenced the self-immolation of Note 7s debacle by stating: "Give me a spontaneously exploding phone any day of the week, Samsung, instead of this nightmare scenario".

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Samsung's top-tier are among the best to still offer expandable storage as a standard feature, with the Galaxy S9, Galaxy S9 Plus, and the Note 8 all sporting an optional microSD slot. It may be related to a recent T-Mobile profile update to the new RCS text-messaging format.

A Samsung spokesperson told The Verge it's "aware of the reports" and that its technical teams are 'looking into it'.

Some believe the problem stems from the conversion from the SMS messaging protocol to the new RCS (Rich Communication Services) on the native Samsung texting app. Samsung has acknowledged the problem and is working on it, but has not pointed to a cause.

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