Galaxy S22: Update solves performance throttling – that’s what’s behind it

Samsung is delivering an update for the Galaxy S22 that increases the performance of many apps. The background.

A few days ago, users accused Samsung of throttling the performance of its Galaxy smartphones via the “GOS” (Game Optimizing Service) app preinstalled on the devices to extend the battery life and reduce heat development, which we reported on in detail here. There was talk of over 10,000 affected apps, including Netflix, Instagram and Microsoft Office. Samsung announced an investigation. As Xda-Developers is now reporting, Samsung is already delivering a corresponding update for One UI for the new Galaxy S22, with which app throttling can be deactivated.

However, initially only in South Korea. At least that’s what owners of the devices report in the Samsung community forums. It is expected that the update will be available in other countries in the near future.

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According to users, the Galaxy S22 will get improvements in GPU and CPU performance with the firmware update. In addition, a new mode will be added to the Game Booster app. In addition, users should be able to completely deactivate GOS if they wish, which means that all apps can exploit the full performance of the smartphones. The update should then gradually appear for other Galaxy cell phones that are affected by the GOS throttling.

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