Samsung new One UI 2.5 version update brings App display ads on stock apps, lock screen

The South Korean Giant Samsung pushing new update to some premium smartphones Samsung S20 Series, Samsung Galaxy Fold series, Samsung S10 Series in update version 2.5 on One UI.

Many users complained over Samsung mobile twitter handle that One UI 2.5 update brought displays ads over smartphone lock screen, App ads suggestions on stock apps in their devices.

Samsung rejected all these acknowledgment said that it was a bug that will be fixed soon in the next update. If we recall last year reports from Korean media, Samsung testing ads on One UI to regenerate revenue for developers. It could be the next move of Samsung in nearly future.

It being shame that the Samsung denies showing ads in its stock apps such as Music, browser, Galaxy Apps, Samsung Pay and more apps in the future. The xda developer also reported that same issue on global version of S20 Ultra.


What do you think if your $1000 smartphone showing ads on software that comes from reputative brand? Will you choose brand or Ads?